Words that American English Speakers Pronounce Differently than the Rest of the World

August 14, 2017
14 August 2017,
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There are big differences between the way American English speakers pronounce words compared to either Britain or Australia speakers – all of which are English-speaking countries.  If you learnt English at school as a second language you probably will have been taught British English.  General English pronunciation is used the most on American major television programs and is more commonly […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


22 Expressions/Phrases commonly heard in American Business English

March 15, 2017
15 March 2017,
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English is filled with different idioms, sayings, and expressions. American business English has it’s own common idioms that may not make sense to someone who isn’t a native English speaker. Learn these 22 business-related, American idioms to help you communicate at your job or improve your comprehension of the English language. 22 Expressions/Phrases commonly heard in American Business English 24/7 The phrase […]