8 Examples on how Real Spoken English is different from Textbook English

July 10, 2017
10 July 2017,
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Here’s the thing. Most English language learners learn ‘textbook English’. However, most native English speakers speak ‘Real Spoken English’. What’s the difference? The difference can be perfectly described in this conversation: Textbook English Sara: “Hello Frank. What are you doing today?” Real Spoken English Sara: “Hey Frank! What’s up?”   See the difference?   The problem is most schools, classes, […]


11 Examples of how Real Spoken English is different from Textbook English

June 27, 2017
27 June 2017,
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English has all kinds of rules that can be difficult to remember. Textbook book English (or English you see in textbooks, newspapers, and other formal publications) usually use all of these rules. However, most of the time, Real Spoken English doesn’t use the rules correctly. Even native speakers don’t always speak properly. Let’s look at some examples of textbook vs. […]


20 Slang Phrases that have Originated from Social Media

April 25, 2017
25 April 2017,
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The most hilarious and often questionable slang phrases of our time have stemmed from social media. Social media phrases and words are constantly changing, adapting, and transforming along with our society. Some slang phrases and words have obvious meanings and some are confusing no matter how familiar you are with social media! Read the following and see how many social […]


4 ways to Learn Modern Spoken English and talk like a Cool Kid!

January 28, 2017
28 January 2017,
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Most English students want to learn real, modern Spoken English that is used by native speakers in day to day conversations. However, a lot of traditional English courses teach English that is not used by real native speakers in real life situations. For example, take the expression “it is raining cats and dogs”. If you are a foreign student arriving […]