22 American English Words that Brit’s Don’t Understand

April 24, 2018
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The English language has been spoken for 1,500 years now and is spoken in many different countries in the world including countries where English is the native language.  American English could be said to be an easier language to British English as the words are less complicated.  For example, sidewalk used by Americans meaning to walk on the side of […]


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 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 […]


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 […]