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 […]


12 Trendy American Slang Words made Popular by the Internet

October 20, 2016
20 October 2016,
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New English learners may become confused when they encounter the use of slang, which is simply words or phrases that are informal and used in a playful or metaphorical manner. Slang is regional, generational, and ever-changing, which makes it even more confusing! The best way to navigate slang is simply not to use it until and unless you know exactly […]


A Guide to American Spoken English – Top 32 Slang Words

September 6, 2016
6 September 2016,
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American Spoken English is full of slang, idioms and colloquial expressions. If you want to be really fluent and talk like a Native American speaker, you must know how to use slang words in communications. Before we get in this free lesson on American Spoken English, let’s understand why learning Slang is an important step towards becoming an advanced English learner. […]


Improve American Spoken English with these 13 Business Idioms

June 29, 2016
29 June 2016,
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There are a lot of ESL students who want to improve American Spoken English. With Ivy League universities, Silicon Valley, New York City, Hollywood etc, the US is in the epicenter of research, technology, art and commerce, and hence improving American Spoken English is of great value to many individuals. However, if you really want to improve American Spoken English […]


Speak English Like An American With These 10 Slang Expressions

December 23, 2015
23 December 2015,
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As an English School that teachers ESL to kids, young adults, university students, adults, professionals, academics etc, we come across a lot of people who find American English hard to learn. There are some who struggle to understand American accents. A majority find American slang and idioms confusing and difficult to understand. So what makes American English hard to learn? […]