Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States

How to Make Small Talk with Americans About Baseball

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Aug 19, 2013 @ 08:26 AM

Baseball! It's arguably the  most popular sport in the United States.

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop, Cultural Competence

4 American English Expressions for a Rainy Day

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Aug 12, 2013 @ 08:04 AM

Do you like rainy weather?

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Topics: English Idioms, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

17 Ways to Say "Look" in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Aug 05, 2013 @ 01:49 PM

Do you know the difference between "glare" and "glance"? How about the difference between "look" and "see"?

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

Getting Away? How To Talk About Your Vacation in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Jul 24, 2013 @ 08:01 AM

It's almost August!

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Topics: English Conversation, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

10 American English Idioms for a Smooth Day at Work

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jul 08, 2013 @ 07:30 AM

Are you ready for your workweek?

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Topics: Business English Vocabulary, English Idioms, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

4 Typical 4th of July Invitations and How to Respond in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Jul 03, 2013 @ 08:03 AM

A big holiday is coming up here in the US tomorrow! That holiday is the fourth of July! Yay!

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

English Tip! How to Express your Gratitude in 4 Different Situations

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Jun 26, 2013 @ 06:56 AM

For today's English tip I'm going to help you be a more interesting and dynamic English speaker!

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

How to Say 5 Things You Did This Weekend in Natural English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jun 24, 2013 @ 08:12 AM

How was your weekend? Mine was great!

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Topics: Phrasal Verbs, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

Ocean Idioms that You Can Use to Speak English Like a Native

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Apr 29, 2013 @ 01:19 PM

Do you like to spend time at the ocean during the spring and summer?

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Topics: English Idioms, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

From Kindergarten to PhD: How to Talk about Education in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Apr 24, 2013 @ 07:14 AM

Are you an international professional who has recently moved to the U.S. with your family?

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop, Expatriate Support

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