Anders Pettersson

Jun 21, 2021

4 min read

An expat’s guide to British English

Big Ben and the Thames in London
Big Ben and the Thames in London. Photo:

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.