Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States

Infographic: What Do I Call a Person from Boston?

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jan 21, 2013 @ 08:37 AM

Today we have a different kind of lesson!

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

Listen to an English Conversation | A Traditional American Wedding

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Sep 12, 2012 @ 03:14 PM

Everybody loves a great wedding!

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Listening Practice

Learn about Labor Day with Native English Speakers

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Sep 06, 2012 @ 08:08 AM

Monday was Labor Day! What is Labor Day?

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Listening Practice

6 Myths About American Culture That You Learned from Hollywood

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Aug 06, 2012 @ 07:13 AM

Do movies portray reality?

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

How to Negotiate with Americans....and Win!

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Jul 17, 2012 @ 07:08 AM

 As an international professional working in the United States, let's imagine that you are about to negotiate with your American clients for a new project.

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Topics: United States Culture, Intercultural Communication

How an International Graduate Student Learned English in Boston

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jul 09, 2012 @ 07:14 AM

Being a graduate student is tough. Being an international graduate student is even tougher.

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Topics: United States Culture, Advice for English Students, How to Learn English, Life in Boston

International Students Struggling to Make Friends in the U.S.

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, Jun 22, 2012 @ 08:37 AM

Although the future of the U.S. as a world leader is looking more and more questionable, American universities are still a major destination for international students.

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Topics: United States Culture, Cultural Competence, Intercultural Communication

Mumbai to Boston | The Life of an Indian Expat in the U.S.

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Jun 06, 2012 @ 02:21 PM

Moving to the United States for work can be scary and exciting at the same time! What was the transition like for you?

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Topics: United States Culture, Life in Boston, Expatriate Support

New Study on Cultural Values | What Determines Success?

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Dec 12, 2011 @ 09:39 AM

If you are living and working in the United States with American colleagues, you might want to learn more about your own cultural values and the cultural values that determine the way that your American colleagues communicate and view the world.  How would you answer this question:

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

Presenting to American Audiences | Get your Listeners Involved!

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Oct 26, 2011 @ 09:07 AM

Are you an international professional or student working in the US and preparing for a presentation?

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

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