I would suggest that there shouldn't be any differences in the patterns you use as patterns are an important part of understanding what people are saying.
For example, don't say "my favourite color", or "my favourite colour is red and my favorite shape is a circle".
As a person who is very international, I have nothing against using words used in different areas(garbage/rubbish, etc.), and can accept that it may seem weird to use say Australian and American words mixed within British English, but only see it as an adaption and a sign of the diversity of the person's language and experience, and not something that is wrong.
Language is about 2 things, expressing yourself and communicating.
If something that sounds awkward does one of the above better than the standard, then I can not see what is wrong with it.
Language adapts, you just have to look at English 50, 100 and 150 years ago.