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    #1

    a word

    Which one is correct? She is an accounting teacher or an accountancy teacher.

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    #2

    Re: a word

    Quote Originally Posted by chrysanthemum View Post
    Which one is correct? She is an accounting teacher or an accountancy teacher.
    Accounting.

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    #3

    Re: a word

    I'd say "accountancy".

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    #4

    Re: a word

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I'd say "accountancy".
    Perhaps another difference between BrE and AmE. AmE speakers please "chime in".

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    #5

    Re: a word

    As an American, I'd use only "accounting." The first time I heard "accountancy" in an ESL chat page, I thought it was a bad translation, but I've since learned it's just another one of those difference I hadn't know about before.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #6

    Re: a word

    Here we go, again!!! Vive la difference between AmE and BrE!!!!

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    #7

    Re: a word

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    Perhaps another difference between BrE and AmE. AmE speakers please "chime in".
    'chip in' - BrE

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    #8

    Re: a word

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    'chip in' - BrE
    Ah yes, another difference. In AmE the term "chip in" is frequently (maybe most often) used when referring to contributing financially to a fund or a payment of some type e.g. a bill in a restaurant.

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