Exercises: 5 / 8

American and British differences

Purpose: The following exercise gives you practice in distinguishing which affixes require hyphenation in British and American English.

Instructions: In this exercise, you will view a sentence. Click on the either the British, American or combined flag to answer whether the writer has written the affixed word using American or British conventions. Don't worry about making mistakes! The exercise will offer you feedback no matter which choice you make. Read the feedback to learn from your mistakes.

Estimated time: 20 minutes.

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