17 Canadian Slang words that Confuse even Advanced English Speakers

January 14, 2017
14 January 2017,
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If you’re like many people, you think Canadians are just like Americans, but colder and further north (and possibly housed in igloos). For the most part, Canadian Slang is about the same as American or British Slang, so you’ll have little trouble understanding folks if you head up to Toronto or Vancouver. (Newfoundland might be another story.) But there are a […]


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? […]


10 English slang words that confuse most non native speakers

May 25, 2015
25 May 2015,
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Slang is very informal speech generally restricted to a particular group of people or a region. But knowing slang expressions is an integral part of becoming proficient in the English language. Slang can be a combination of made up words or manipulations of existing words and hence can be very confusing as the words may look familiar but in context […]