An expat’s guide to British English

Big Ben in London and Boudicca statue
Big Ben in London. Photo by Jurica Koletić on Unsplash

Do you think British English is just like international English? Think again. Here are my top tips for understanding the Brits.

I moved to London a few years ago, and didn’t think the language would be an issue. I grew up in Sweden, where everyone learns English early on, and I had worked in English with international colleagues for several years in different countries.