Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States

4 English Topics to Avoid in American Small Talk

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Jan 09, 2014 @ 01:04 PM

 Do you go to parties or events and often find yourself wondering what topics are ok to bring up and what topics you should avoid?

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Topics: United States Culture, English Conversation, English Lessons, Daily Life in the US, Cross Cultural Coaching

How to Talk About Money in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Jan 07, 2014 @ 01:32 PM

Would you like to be able to have deeper, more in-depth conversations about money and the economy with native English speakers in your life?

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Topics: English Conversation, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

Video Tip #4: Do You Want to Go Deeper into English Conversations?

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Sat, Jan 04, 2014 @ 07:15 AM

Do you feel lonely when you speak English? Do you wish that you could go into deeper conversations?

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Topics: Advice for English Students, How to Learn English, Vocabulary Workshop

This Is the End of Your Problems with English Phrasal Verbs!

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Jan 02, 2014 @ 09:41 PM

Do you struggle to understand the differences between phrasal verbs like "hang in," "put off," and "come around"?

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Topics: Phrasal Verbs, Vocabulary Workshop, Why Verb Dive?

Are You Making These Common American Interviewing Mistakes?

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Jan 01, 2014 @ 05:37 PM

Are you planning to apply for a job or an internship in the United States sometime soon?

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Interviewing

How to Talk About Your Personality in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Dec 30, 2013 @ 05:40 PM

Are you an extrovert or an introvert? Maybe you are an ambivert?

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

4 Ways to Make English Small Talk at a New Year's Eve Party

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, Dec 27, 2013 @ 11:02 AM

What are you planning to do for New Year's Eve this year?

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

Tip #3: Three Ways to Overcome English-learning Perfectionism

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Dec 26, 2013 @ 11:50 AM

Do you suffer from perfectionism?

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Topics: Advice for English Students, How to Learn English

Tip # 2: How to Know the "Feeling" Behind your English Words

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Dec 19, 2013 @ 08:58 AM

Do you sometimes wonder what the "feeling" is behind the phrases that you use?

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

3 English Emotion Words That Will Make You Sound like a Native Speaker

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Dec 16, 2013 @ 05:07 PM

Do you ever feel that you want to be able to express your own emotions or describe someone else's emotions using more advanced English vocabulary words?

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

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