This week I got a question from an All Ears English listener from Brazil.
Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States
Today is a rainy day here in Boston!
If you run into a friend or acquaintance and they say they are fine, but they don't look "fine," how do you dig deeper to find out if they are actually ok?
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?
Are you planning to apply for a job or an internship in the United States sometime soon?
What are you planning to do for New Year's Eve this year?
Do you sometimes wonder what the "feeling" is behind the phrases that you use?
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving!
How does it feel when you first step off the plane in a new country with a new language?