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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #125963: British English - American English: residence 2/3
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    British English - American English: residence 2/3


    Buying a house - Formalities:

    BRITISH ENGLISH:

    BRITISH OR AMERICAN ENGLISH:

    AMERICAN ENGLISH:

    A solicitor, a notary

    A Lawyer

    An attorney

    An estate agency, an estate agent, estate agent's

     

    A realtor, a real estate agent, a real estate office

    An estate agent

    A real estate agent

    A realtor

    A council estate, a block of flats, a block of council flats

    A social housing

    A housing project

    Council housing

    Social housing

    Public housing

    A council flat

     

    A public housing apartment

    A title deed

     

    A property deed

    An owner

     

    A homeowner

    To buy sth on hire purchase, to buy sth on HP, to buy sth on tick

     

    To buy sth on credit, to purchase sth on credit

    For rent

     

    For rent

    Town gas

    Manufactured domestic gas

    Mains gas

     

     

    What you can buy/rent:

    BRITISH ENGLISH:

    BRITISH OR AMERICAN ENGLISH:

    AMERICAN ENGLISH:

    A flat

     

    An apartment

    A block of flats

     

    An apartment building

    A block of individually owned flats

     

    A condominium

    A flat in a block of individually owned flats, a condo

     

    A condominium

     

     

    Sizes:

    BRITISH ENGLISH:

    BRITISH OR AMERICAN ENGLISH:

    AMERICAN ENGLISH:

    A studio flat, one roomed flat, a bedsit, a bedsitter, a bedsitting room

     

    An efficiency, an efficiency apartment, a studio apartment

    One-bedroom flat, 1-bedroom flat.

     

    One-bedroom apartment, 1-bedroom apartment, a two-roomed apartment

    A two-bedroom flat, a 2-bedroom flat.

     

    A two-bedroom apartment, a three-roomed apartment

    A garden

     

    A yard

    A terrace

     

    A patio

     

     

    Floors:

    BRITISH ENGLISH:

    BRITISH OR AMERICAN ENGLISH:

    AMERICAN ENGLISH:

    A lift

     

    An elevator

     

    A Duplex, a split-level apartment, a maisonette

     

    A three-floor

    flat

     

     

    A three-story apartment

    The ground floor

    The ground floor

    The first floor

    The first floor

     

    The second floor

    The nineteenth storey

     

    The twentieth story = (n+1)

    A storey, storeys (vu de l'extérieur du bâtiment)

    A floor (vu de l'intérieur du bâtiment)

    A story, stories (vu de l'extérieur du bâtiment)

    single-storey dwelling, single-storey accommodation

    Bungalow

    Single-story dwelling, single story accommodation

     

     

    WINDOWS:

    BRITISH ENGLISH:

    BRITISH OR AMERICAN ENGLISH:

    AMERICAN ENGLISH:

    A French window

     

    A French door

    A roller shutter

     

    A roller shade

    A blind

     

    A shade, a window shade

     

    A blind

     

    A roller blind

     

    A roller shade, a roller window shade

     

    A venetian blind

     

    Louvred shutters

    Shutters

    Louvered shuttered

     

     

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    1.  To rent or buy a property, you'll go to .

    2.  After asking about our wishes, the offers us properties in accordance with our choices.

    3.  If we buy the house, after the agreement of the bank, we have to go to .

    4.  The sollicitor will give us our , to prove that the property belongs to us.

    5.  With low incomes, people must apply for a . The delay can be extremely long!

    6.  Being an , in a condominium, does not mean that you can do what you want. There are specific rules to reside there.

    7.  People with reduced mobility should live only in dwelling housing.

    8.  A overlooks a balcony, a terrace, a courtyard, a garden.

    9.  The make it possible to see clearly even closed: they can be used as an air conditioning during too hot days.

    10.  The are real deadly traps for many animals that come to nest or to shelter in the interstices of the system.

    11.  For Laurel who lives on the seventeenth floor, the is a necessity, but it is often out of order.

    12.   In most buildings, heating runs on .

    13.  The are the least attractive flats: lack of brightness, increased risk of theft, noises from the entrance hall...

    14.  ...but they are easier and less expensive to move and live, and icing on the cake, are sometimes coupled with a .










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