Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States

How to Talk About Your Personality in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Dec 30, 2013 @ 05:40 PM

Are you an extrovert or an introvert? Maybe you are an ambivert?

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

4 Ways to Make English Small Talk at a New Year's Eve Party

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, Dec 27, 2013 @ 11:02 AM

What are you planning to do for New Year's Eve this year?

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

Tip # 2: How to Know the "Feeling" Behind your English Words

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Dec 19, 2013 @ 08:58 AM

Do you sometimes wonder what the "feeling" is behind the phrases that you use?

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

3 English Emotion Words That Will Make You Sound like a Native Speaker

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Dec 16, 2013 @ 05:07 PM

Do you ever feel that you want to be able to express your own emotions or describe someone else's emotions using more advanced English vocabulary words?

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

The Top 13 English Lessons of 2013

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, Dec 13, 2013 @ 09:59 AM

It's Friday the 13th and it's a chilly day here in Boston! Some people in the US think that Friday the 13th is an unlucky day.

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Talk About a Movie in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Dec 02, 2013 @ 07:51 AM

Do you ever feel like you want to be able to go deeper in your English conversations?

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Topics: English Conversation, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

Survival English for Thanksgiving Dinner with Americans

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Nov 27, 2013 @ 09:07 AM

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving!

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Avoid Offending Someone in English Conversation

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Nov 19, 2013 @ 07:40 AM

Did you know that just learning English vocabulary words is not enough?

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Learn Real American English on Your Way to Work for Free

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Nov 18, 2013 @ 07:16 AM

Do you feel comfortable speaking English with native speakers or are you still memorizing phrases from a textbook and trying to use them in conversation?

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Topics: English Conversation, Vocabulary Workshop, Listening Practice

6 Ways to Exit a Group Conversation in American English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Nov 13, 2013 @ 07:51 AM

Do you ever find yourself standing in a group of native English speakers and all of a sudden you need to leave the group, but you aren't sure how to say that you are leaving?

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

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