Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States

How Long Will It Take You to Sound Like a Native English Speaker?

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jun 23, 2014 @ 09:20 AM

Do you want to sound like a native English speaker?

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Topics: How to Learn English, English Pronunciation

How to Talk About Your Family in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jun 09, 2014 @ 07:13 AM

Do you look like anyone in your family?

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop

4 Things to Know When You Meet and Greet an American Person

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, May 08, 2014 @ 12:28 PM

This week I got a question from an All Ears English listener from Brazil.

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Topics: United States Culture, Business English Vocabulary, English Conversation

How to Start an English Conversation with Someone at an Exercise Class

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, May 01, 2014 @ 01:35 PM

Let's imagine that you are living in the US and you decide to take up (participate in) a new activity.

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Talk About Where You Want to Live in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, Apr 18, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

Do you prefer to live in an urban, rural, or suburban area?

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop

6 English Greetings for a Rainy Day

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Apr 08, 2014 @ 08:51 AM

Today is a rainy day here in Boston!

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Topics: United States Culture, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Ask an American about their Pet in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, Mar 21, 2014 @ 11:16 AM

Do you want to start more conversations in English?

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop, Daily Life in the US

English Small Talk- How to Ask What's On TV

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Mar 20, 2014 @ 02:56 PM

Do you find it hard to come up with great small talk topics?

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Talk about Your Habits in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Mar 17, 2014 @ 10:38 AM

Do you have any bad habits?

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Topics: Vocabulary Workshop, English grammar

6 Ways to Use "Get" to Sound Like a Native Speaker

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Mar 04, 2014 @ 08:25 AM

Native English speakers use "get" all of the time, especially here in the United States.

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop

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