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40 “Cool” Slang words that are used in Real American Spoken English

November 19, 2018
19 November 2018,
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Tired of learning textbook English that you never use in real life conversations? This is a HUGE problem with most traditional English courses. At Spoken English Practice, our teachers (also known as Conversation Partners) focus on teaching real Spoken English. We will spend a lot time teaching you slang and idioms as these are essential for you to speak like […]


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 […]


Words that American English Speakers Pronounce Differently than the Rest of the World

August 14, 2017
14 August 2017,
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There are big differences between the way American English speakers pronounce words compared to either Britain or Australia speakers – all of which are English-speaking countries.  If you learnt English at school as a second language you probably will have been taught British English.  General English pronunciation is used the most on American major television programs and is more commonly […]


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 […]


10 Idioms that Every Intermediate English Speaker should know and use!

January 14, 2015
14 January 2015,
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Idioms are an important part of any language specially English. Whether you are learning Intermediate English or Advanced English, whether you want to learn American or British English, learning idioms is an important aspect. Think of how often you use idioms in your own native language. Very often, right? Idioms make language more beautiful. Whether you are writing an office […]