Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States

5 New Ways to Say "Thank You" in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Aug 18, 2014 @ 07:47 AM

Do you sometimes feel grateful for what you have or what someone has done for you? 

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Describe Your Friendships in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Jul 24, 2014 @ 08:05 AM

Do you have a lot of cool and interesting friends?

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Talk About Your Emotions in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, Jul 18, 2014 @ 07:00 AM

Do you ever want to say how you are feeling about something in English but don't know the exact word to explain your feeling in an English conversation?

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Talk About Your Family in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jun 09, 2014 @ 07:13 AM

Do you look like anyone in your family?

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Start an English Conversation with Someone at an Exercise Class

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, May 01, 2014 @ 01:35 PM

Let's imagine that you are living in the US and you decide to take up (participate in) a new activity.

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Talk About Where You Want to Live in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, Apr 18, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

Do you prefer to live in an urban, rural, or suburban area?

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop

6 English Greetings for a Rainy Day

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Apr 08, 2014 @ 08:51 AM

Today is a rainy day here in Boston!

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Topics: United States Culture, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Ask an American about their Pet in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, Mar 21, 2014 @ 11:16 AM

Do you want to start more conversations in English?

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Topics: Daily Life in the US, English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop

English Small Talk- How to Ask What's On TV

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Mar 20, 2014 @ 02:56 PM

Do you find it hard to come up with great small talk topics?

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Talk about Your Habits in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Mar 17, 2014 @ 10:38 AM

Do you have any bad habits?

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Topics: Vocabulary Workshop, English grammar

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