Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States

4 Ways to Complain in a Restaurant in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Feb 10, 2014 @ 07:46 AM

Do you know how to complain in a restaurant if something goes wrong?

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop, Cultural Competence

How to Say That You Can't Meet a Deadline in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jan 27, 2014 @ 12:18 PM

Do you work with clients in English-speaking countries?

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Topics: English Conversation, Cultural Competence, Intercultural Communication, Business English Vocabulary

How to Have a Friendly Argument in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jan 20, 2014 @ 08:49 AM

Do you ever feel like you want to disagree with a friend or acquaintance during a conversation in English?

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop, Cultural Competence

How to Make Small Talk with Americans About Baseball

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Aug 19, 2013 @ 08:26 AM

Baseball! It's arguably the  most popular sport in the United States.

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Topics: English Lessons, United States Culture, Vocabulary Workshop, Cultural Competence

7 Things That You MUST Know If You Move to the USA

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jul 15, 2013 @ 08:45 AM

Are you planning to move to the United States anytime soon? If so, today's article is for you!

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Topics: Daily Life in the US, Cultural Competence, Cross Cultural Coaching

Is Your Business Presentation Ready for an American Audience?

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, May 21, 2013 @ 08:28 AM

Are you getting ready to deliver a professional presentation in English?

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Topics: Business English Presentations, United States Culture, Cultural Competence, Intercultural Communication

Cultural Competence Quiz! Do You Know How to Work with Americans?

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Apr 09, 2013 @ 07:41 AM

Do you know how to work with American people?

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Topics: United States Culture, Cultural Competence

Intercultural Communication: Become a Master in 5 Steps

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Apr 04, 2013 @ 02:27 PM

The world is waking up and we are finally starting to realize that we need intercultural communication skills!

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Topics: United States Culture, Expatriate Support, Cultural Competence, Cross Cultural Coaching

3 Tips For Your Next Business Meeting with Americans

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Mar 14, 2013 @ 07:27 AM

As an international professional in the U.S., do you attend business meetings with your American colleagues every week?

Perhaps every day?

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Topics: United States Culture, Cultural Competence, Intercultural Communication

Going Home? Why It Might Be Harder Than You Think

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Sep 26, 2012 @ 07:55 AM

 Are you getting ready to return to your home country after living in the United States for a while?

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Topics: English Lessons, Cultural Competence, Listening Practice

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