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AWA British vs. US English

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New post 17 Apr 2007, 02:42
I was wondering, since the essays are graded by a computer and US readers, whether it matters if the essays are written in British or US English. There are quite a number of spelling differences as well as differences in idiom; they might erroneously identify correctly spelled words as misspelled words.

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New post 17 Apr 2007, 06:28
i don't think it matters
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New post 18 Apr 2007, 19:21
If you can, try to write words in US English style.
However, as posted above, I doubt it is a problem.
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New post 19 Apr 2007, 09:03
Thnx for the replies!

I indeed think adaptation is better than confrontation, so I'll write in US English.
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