These are some of the differences between British and American English:
– British speakers say ‘to/in hospital‘ without the article ‘the’: Three people were injured and taken to hospital.
– American speakers say ‘to/in the hospital‘: Three people were injured and taken to the hospital.
– Nouns like government, team, family, etc can have a singular or plural verb: The team is/are playing well.
– These nouns normally take a singular verb in American English: The team is playing well.
– British people say ‘at the weekend/ at weekends’
– American people say ‘on the weekend/ on weekends‘
– British English uses the preposition ‘in a street‘: Do you live in this street?
– American English uses the preposition ‘on a street‘: Do you live on this street?
– British English: write to someboy: Please write to me soon
– Amecian English: write (to) somebody (with or without to): Please write (to) me soon.
– British people use the expression: have a bath / have a shower
– American people use the expression: take a bath / take a shower
(source: English Grammar in Use. Cambridge)