How to Talk in English like an American College Student? 20 Slang Words You Must Know

May 31, 2018
31 May 2018,
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When international students start university in the US, they not only have to learn about their chosen subject, but they will also  have to learn American college slang.   In other words they will need to learn how to talk in English like American college kids! Adapting to life in a foreign country is a challenge to anyone but it […]


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

April 24, 2018
24 April 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 […]


British English vs. Australian English: Key Differences Illustrated

March 9, 2018
9 March 2018,
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The English language is the language which is used most widely in the world.  Learning British English or Australian English could well depend on where you live or where you would like to go and work.  There are many similarities but here are some differences between British English versus Australian English:   Different words with the same meaning   British […]


British English and American English: 20 Major Differences

January 19, 2018
19 January 2018,
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The main difference between British English and American English is vocabulary.  It is said that there is an old saying that Britain and America are “2 nations divided by a common language” although it is not known who said this quote.  Americans and English both understand what is being said whether British English or American English is being spoken.  Here […]


Want To Talk English Like an American? Learn These 15 Idioms

November 17, 2017
17 November 2017,
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Idioms are phrases or sayings with meanings that are different than what is actually being said. In other words, they should not be taken literally. For example, if someone is “in the same boat” as someone else, it means they are in the same situation. They are not actually in a boat together. There are many different idioms that have […]