Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States

Video Tip! Stop Translating from Your Native Language Into English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Sat, Dec 14, 2013 @ 09:47 AM

Do you find yourself translating from your native language into English in your head before you speak?

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The Top 13 English Lessons of 2013

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, Dec 13, 2013 @ 09:59 AM

It's Friday the 13th and it's a chilly day here in Boston! Some people in the US think that Friday the 13th is an unlucky day.

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Pronounce The 43 Most Common American Names

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Dec 09, 2013 @ 07:58 AM

Do you have trouble connecting with people in English?

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5 English Phrasal Verbs for Winter in a Cold Place!

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Dec 04, 2013 @ 12:49 PM

Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is just around the corner!

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Topics: Phrasal Verbs, English Lessons

How to Talk About a Movie in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Dec 02, 2013 @ 07:51 AM

Do you ever feel like you want to be able to go deeper in your English conversations?

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Topics: English Conversation, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

Survival English for Thanksgiving Dinner with Americans

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Nov 27, 2013 @ 09:07 AM

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving!

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

Airport English! How to Succeed During Your First Hour in the US

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Sat, Nov 23, 2013 @ 09:19 AM

How does it feel when you first step off the plane in a new country with a new language?

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Expatriate Support

How to Avoid Offending Someone in English Conversation

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Nov 19, 2013 @ 07:40 AM

Did you know that just learning English vocabulary words is not enough?

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Learn Real American English on Your Way to Work for Free

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Nov 18, 2013 @ 07:16 AM

Do you feel comfortable speaking English with native speakers or are you still memorizing phrases from a textbook and trying to use them in conversation?

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop, Listening Practice

3 Ways to Start "Thinking" in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, Nov 15, 2013 @ 11:04 AM

You have been studying English for years and years and years. So why is it that you still don't feel comfortable speaking in real conversations?

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Topics: Advice for English Students, How to Learn English

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