Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States

Dating at Harvard in the 1960's: An English Listening Lesson

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Aug 26, 2013 @ 08:04 AM

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a college student in the United States in the 1960's?

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop, Listening Practice

How to Leave a Tip in an American Restaurant

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Aug 21, 2013 @ 10:21 AM

Did you know that most servers in the United States make less than $10 per hour?

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

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

Don't Make These 7 English Mistakes Ever Again!

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Aug 15, 2013 @ 10:04 AM

Are you frustrated??

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Topics: English Lessons, English grammar, common mistakes

How to Recognize "Can" Versus "Can't" in English Conversation

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Aug 13, 2013 @ 08:24 AM

Do you sometimes have trouble figuring out if the person you are speaking with said "can" or "can't"?

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Topics: English Conversation, English Lessons, English Pronunciation

4 American English Expressions for a Rainy Day

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Aug 12, 2013 @ 08:04 AM

Do you like rainy weather?

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Topics: English Idioms, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

4 Ways to Improve your English While You're on Vacation

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Aug 07, 2013 @ 08:15 AM

It's vacation time for me this week!

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Topics: Advice for English Students, English Lessons

17 Ways to Say "Look" in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Aug 05, 2013 @ 01:49 PM

Do you know the difference between "glare" and "glance"? How about the difference between "look" and "see"?

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

Quick English Grammar Tip: "To" Versus "For"

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jul 29, 2013 @ 11:26 AM

The English language can be complicated sometimes!

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Topics: English Lessons, English grammar

Getting Away? How To Talk About Your Vacation in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Jul 24, 2013 @ 08:01 AM

It's almost August!

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Topics: English Conversation, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

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