Want To Talk English Like an American? Learn These 15 Idioms

November 17, 2017
17 November 2017,
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Idioms are phrases or sayings with meanings that are different than what is actually being said. In other words, they should not be taken literally. For example, if someone is “in the same boat” as someone else, it means they are in the same situation. They are not actually in a boat together. There are many different idioms that have […]


12 Hollywood Movies that will help you get an American Accent

November 7, 2017
7 November 2017,
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Most of us enjoy watching great movies and it is an excellent way for students to improve their American accent.  Students can choose films, which interest them and often films are easier to follow and understand initially then reading books.  The films will give the students a better knowledge of perhaps history if the film is historical or improve their […]


10 TV shows that will help you learn American Conversational English

June 15, 2017
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Television is a useful tool to help a student becoming conversationally fluent in English. A wide variety of television shows expose students to material and situations they may not otherwise encounter. When selecting TV shows to watch, one should seek content that features good grammar, relevant cultural references, and useful information about a country’s culture. In the U.S., there are […]


15 Sports Idioms that American English Speakers use often

April 19, 2017
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Sports serve more purposes than to please the masses with their high intensity, adrenaline filled games. Sports of all kinds have seeped into the fabrics of our culture, providing fun ways to exercise, unique game day food, and of course, plenty of idioms! The best part about using sports idioms is you don’t have to be an expert in any […]


25 Sports Idioms that are Commonly used in the American Workplace

October 31, 2016
31 October 2016,
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As a new English speaker, you may often hear idioms, or short phrases, that have a meaning other than their literal one. Many of these idioms are borrowed from sports, and are frequently used in the American workplace these days. It can be confusing to sit in a meeting with colleagues or your boss and hear sports idioms that seem […]