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Clairre Abeyratne, Alumni Ambassador

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Interesting British Words and Phrases You Might Want to Know Before Studying in the UK

Posted by Clairre Abeyratne, Alumni Ambassador on Dec 5, 2017 4:00:00 PM

It was comforting to know that I would be studying abroad in another English-speaking country, however, one of my biggest concerns was losing points on assignments by forgetting “u” in “colour” or if my writing style wasn’t “proper” (British) English. Turns out, professors did not mind the US spelling (for the most part), were quite understanding, and well prepared for students to come from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, languages, often non-native speakers. 

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