Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States

6 Ways to Exit a Group Conversation in American English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Nov 13, 2013 @ 07:51 AM

Do you ever find yourself standing in a group of native English speakers and all of a sudden you need to leave the group, but you aren't sure how to say that you are leaving?

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Describe a Person's Appearance in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Nov 11, 2013 @ 11:05 AM

Do you know how to describe a person's appearance in English?

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

6 Ways to Greet Colleagues at a Conference in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Nov 04, 2013 @ 08:14 AM

Do you occassionally attend professional conferences where you meet other people who are doing similar work in your professional field of expertise?

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Topics: Business English Vocabulary, English Lessons

19 Ways to Describe Taste in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Oct 31, 2013 @ 08:50 AM

In our last article we talked about how to describe smells in English.

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Describe Good and Bad Smells in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Oct 28, 2013 @ 08:16 AM

Do you ever wonder how to describe good, bad, or neutral smells in English?

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

4 Ways to Say "I'm Working Hard" with English Idioms

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Oct 21, 2013 @ 07:54 AM

Are you working hard these days?

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Topics: English Idioms, English Lessons

Stop Memorizing! English Is Not a Math Equation

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Oct 14, 2013 @ 08:22 AM

Do you think that English is just like math?

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Topics: Advice for English Students, How to Learn English

How to "Break the Ice" in English with New Colleagues

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

Do you ever get confused about how to strike up a conversation with people when you get started at a new job?

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Topics: Business English Vocabulary, English Conversation, English Lessons

8 Ways to Respond to a Surprise in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Oct 07, 2013 @ 07:43 AM

Have you ever been given a surprise birthday party?

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

10 English Verbs that Are Driving You Crazy!

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Oct 02, 2013 @ 02:11 PM

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Topics: Phrasal Verbs, English Lessons

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