American English vs British English: 10 Spelling Differences that are Confusing to English Students

May 19, 2017
19 May 2017,
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The differences between American English and British English cause confusion among many English learners. Not only do these two versions of English have different words that mean the same thing, they also spell the same words differently. That’s right, how you spell a word may just depend on if you learned American English or British English. Keep in mind that […]


American English and British English : 25 Key Differences You Should Know

April 28, 2017
28 April 2017,
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And just when you thought English couldn’t get anymore confusing, you learn that American English and British English use different words that mean the same thing. If you have an American English conversation partner, you probably learned an American vocabulary. However, if you had an English conversation partner from Britain, chances are you learned a British vocabulary. In fact, due […]


15 Sports Idioms that American English Speakers use often

April 19, 2017
19 April 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 “Cool” Slang words that are used in Real Life American Conversational English

March 10, 2017
10 March 2017,
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No matter how dedicated you are to learning the English language, new and unfamiliar slang words will always appear in everyday conversations. Chances are, you’ve seen these words being used in social media content or in everyday American conversations. Here is a list of 25 popular slang words to help you master American Conversational English! Chick- (noun) Another word meaning young […]


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 […]