Words We ‘borrowed’… Here’s a list of words we adopted into English without really even changing the spelling, or in the case of languages with non-Roman alphabets, the pronunciation. Doppelganger We removed the umlaut from the a, but that’s it! We use this word to refer to a person who looks uncannily like another person. It […]
1. Cheeseburger with fries This is so popular because you can make them with as much or little toppings as you like! Most popular ones include onions, relish, bacon and in some areas even peanut butter! 2. Barbecue ribs Usually served with a bit of a char, and covered in BBQ sauce of course.. 3. […]
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Ever have something go wrong with a new vehicle? Your first reaction might be, “Oh no, what did I do?” but what if it has nothing to do with anything you did? Today’s dialogue represents what happens when something is wrong with the automobile, not the operator.
Check out these top 5 tips on how you can maybe switch up your English learning process to make it more interesting, and more importantly more effective! #1: Find some English radio stations and podcasts in iTunes There are tons of podcasts about all topics imaginable these days: entertainment, politics, news. A good way to […]
Need some more business cards? In today’s lesson learn how to have a conversation about ordering business cards.
Marketing copy has existed for a long time. But the nature of marketing copy has changed quite a bit in the past few years. How do you write effective marketing copy for the digital and mobile age?
1. ‘E’ is the most commonly used letter in the English language. In fact, as many as one in eight of all the letters written in English is ‘e’. 2. More English words begin with the letter ‘S’ than any other letter of the alphabet. 3. ‘I am.’ is the shortest complete sentence in the […]
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Twitter can be a great way to learn English and use some of the best resources available online. 1. Real Deal English (@realdealenglish) But you already knew this right? Follow us and receive free daily real-life situation based lessons, all in downloadable MP3 format so you can listen to them wherever and whenever you […]
1. Trying To Be Perfect Students and teachers often focus on mistakes. They worry about mistakes. They correct mistakes. They feel nervous about mistakes. They try to speak perfectly. No one, however, is perfect. Native speakers make mistakes all the time. You will too. Instead of focusing on the negative– focus on communication. Your goal […]