22 American English Words that Brit’s Don’t Understand

April 24, 2018
24 April 2018,
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The English language has been spoken for 1,500 years now and is spoken in many different countries in the world including countries where English is the native language.  American English could be said to be an easier language to British English as the words are less complicated.  For example, sidewalk used by Americans meaning to walk on the side of […]


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 […]


14 Slang Words Used by American Teenagers When Texting

August 31, 2017
31 August 2017,
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Texting, instant messaging, and communicating online have become increasingly popular over the past few years. Many people have a computer, tablet, smartphone, or cellphone that allows them to speak with others use written messages, like texts. As technology has evolved, so has the English language. A whole new variety of words, phrases, and slang has developed through texting. Many of […]


15 Slang Words that are often used by College Students

July 20, 2017
20 July 2017,
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Slang words refer to words used in informal situations.  College students have their own way of communicating, which adults can find difficult to understand.  These slang words are not the normal part of everyday vocabulary except if you are at college when it becomes an essential way of communicating.  These slang words give the students a sense of belonging and […]


10 TV shows that will help you learn American Conversational English

June 15, 2017
15 June 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 […]