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Should you use UK or US spellings in your IELTS exam?

January 22, 2020

American vs British English

You have the option to use either UK or US spellings, as long as you stick with one of them throughout your exam.

Take a look at this list of words showing the differences between US and UK spellings:- http://www.tysto.com/uk-us-spelling-list.html

Notice that US spellings use ’…ize’ whereas UK spellings use ’…ise’. Familiarise(…ize) yourself with such general rules and you will be well served in your IELTS exam.


Neha Singh

Written by Neha Singh
who conducts IELTS online tests at IELTS Bible