Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States

Top 5 Ways to De-stress After your Move to the U.S.

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Mar 21, 2013 @ 08:26 AM

What was your move to the United States like?

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Topics: Expatriate Support, Cross Cultural Coaching, Life in Boston, Life in New York

6 Awesome Places to Walk and Talk in Boston and New York

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Mar 06, 2013 @ 06:58 AM

Boston and New York are walking cities!

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Topics: Daily Life in the US, Expatriate Support, Life in Boston, Life in New York

Driving in English: Read this Before You Hit the Road

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Feb 26, 2013 @ 08:15 AM

Do you have a car in your new life in the United States?

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Topics: English Lessons, Daily Life in the US, Life in Boston, Life in New York

Got the Midwinter Blues? 6 Things to Do in Boston and New York

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Feb 21, 2013 @ 07:35 AM

It's the middle of the winter in the Northeastern United States!

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Topics: Daily Life in the US, Expatriate Support, Life in Boston, Life in New York

Who's Helping You on Your Path to English Fluency? Say Thanks!

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Nov 21, 2012 @ 10:38 AM

Thursday is Thanksgiving Day.

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Topics: Advice for English Students, Life in Boston, Life in New York

How to Pack for All Four Seasons in the Northeastern U.S.

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Oct 16, 2012 @ 08:22 AM

Recently we have had questions from students who are moving to the Northeastern cities of the U.S. about how they should pack and prepare for their new life abroad.

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Topics: Expatriate Support, Life in Boston, Life in New York

Getting Around Town | Advice on Transportation in the U.S.

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Oct 10, 2012 @ 11:26 AM

Are you moving to the United States soon but still wondering how you will get around your new city?

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Topics: Daily Life in the US, Life in Boston, Life in New York

Tips for International Professionals in the U.S. | Getting Connected

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Oct 08, 2012 @ 08:15 AM

Getting ready for a move to the United States?

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Topics: Daily Life in the US, Expatriate Support, Life in Boston, Life in New York

Do you Speak New York City English?

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, May 17, 2012 @ 03:20 PM

Are you living in New York as an expat or planning to relocate there sometime soon? Are you struggling to improve your English so that you can communicate with the local people? Put your grammar textbook away! The real question is, do you speak New York City English? Every city has its own "insider" language. If you know the insider phrases, expressions and nicknames like other New Yorkers, you will have an easier time meeting people and connecting with them. So, today's post is your opportunity to find out if you really can speak New York City English. Check out today's video quiz below to learn ten key points that you must know to live like a local in New York.




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Topics: Vocabulary Workshop, Life in New York

Tips for Students from an ESL Teacher in New York

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Apr 17, 2012 @ 08:06 AM

Would you like to learn a few tips from one of our ESL teachers in New York about learning English and adjusting to life in the big city? Jane has been helping international professionals and students improve their English for five years. During that time, she has motivated many students to reach their goals and to feel comfortable learning English. Jane's students love her classes! She knows how to make students feel comfortable with conversation-based activities. In today's interview, I asked Jane to share some of her creative teaching methods. Keep reading to learn more!

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Topics: Advice for English Students, Life in New York

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