Posts tagged learn speak english
It’s 5pm Somewhere- Native ‘Work’ Idioms

Today you’ll learn 4 work-related idioms and phrases, and also get a pop-culture cult comedy classic recommendation for a movie that natives still quote today.

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Janky and Dodgy- Adjectives for Things that are ‘Off’

Today you’ll learn slang to describe dodgy situation, and things that are just ‘off’ in some way. Also, I’ll recommend a TV sitcom that is the perfect example of dodgy people and seedy bars.

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What’s the Difference Between ‘Tweakers’, ‘Tweak’ and ‘Twerk’?

Learn the huge differences between these words that sound a lot alike, and also find out their weird origin stories. Plus, get a hippie pop culture recommendation from the 1960’s that every native speaker can reference.

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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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I Can’t Tell a Lie- These Idioms are Fabulous!

Learn the fascinating origins of two idioms for liars, and additional slang/phrases natives use with people who don’t tell the truth. Also, get a recommendation for my favorite comedic current events podcast!

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What (Not) to Say About Thoughts, and Monty Python

Learn what idioms about thinking are annoying and overused, and then learn better slang and vocabulary for ‘thoughts’ and ‘thinking’. Plus, watch the most famous scenes from the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail!

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Vivacious Vocabulary for Stand Up Comedy

Today you’ll find out how to talk about stand-up comedy in a very native way, and you’ll get lots of information and recommendations for understanding this modern art form.

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Why Natives Say ‘Though’ and 6 Slangy Phrases for ‘Impossible’

Learn native slang and idioms that mean ‘impossible’, why natives always add ‘though’ to the end of sentences, and get a Pop Culture Review and Recommendation for a 1992 comedy that natives still quote today.

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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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