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Do You Want to Speak English with Confidence? Set a Deadline!

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Sep 09, 2014 @ 04:47 PM

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Topics: English Lessons, English Conversation, Business English Vocabulary

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

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: English Lessons, Daily Life in the US, United States Culture, English Conversation, 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 Lessons, English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop

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: Interviewing, English Lessons, United States Culture

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: English Lessons, United States Culture, Vocabulary Workshop

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: English Lessons, United States Culture, 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

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

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