Posts tagged american slang
This Vocabulary is Money, Baby

Learn awesome native slang and idioms for money, and find out about an epic indie movie classic (with a stellar soundtrack.

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Amusing Slang for Amounts, and Wu Tang Clan Actors

Learn funny phrases natives use for numbers and amounts, as well as some some super cool hip hop and indie movie pop culture.

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‘Ditching’ School or Work, and Naughty Teen Pranks

Today you’ll learn to talk about ‘ditching’ school or work, and names for naughty American teenage pranks.

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What’s the Difference Between Nerd and Geek?

Today you’ll learn how Americans use the words ‘nerd’, ‘dweeb’, ‘dork’ and ‘geek’. Plus, you’ll get a famous quote from the quintessential 80’s movie: The Breakfast Club.

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The Gift of Gab and Christmas Pressies

Merry Christmas! Here’s a little gift of vocabulary for ya! In this article, you’ll learn native slang and idioms related to gifts and presents, as well as some personal anecdotes and reflections from me! Ho ho ho!

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How Natives Talk About Breakups and Dating (Mostly Breakups!)

In this video lesson, you’ll learn 6 very native and modern slang terms and idioms for talking about the end of relationships. Unfortunately, we could all use these at some point! Plus, aren’t breakups a part of so many good films?!

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Lovers, 'Friends with Benefits', and Hot Tubs

Today you’ll learn how to refer to your romantic partner, and see a memorable Saturday Night Live sketch about lovers that I still quote to this day!

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Don’t Be Spaced-Out and Flaky in English

In this video, you’ll learn 6 phrases for people who are forgetful and, perhaps, in worlds of their own. Plus, get a fun movie recommendation for warmhearted flakiness and friendship.

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Vocabulary for Fancy Clothes, Looking Spiffy, and Vivid Vampires

Today you’ll learn 7 native phrases to describe looking fabulous, and hear about my favorite pop culture vampires. (Vampires always look fabulous, don’t they?!)

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