Posts tagged learn vocabulary
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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When Funky is Bad, and Not Saying Disco

Today you’ll learn why we say ‘funky’, in both positive and negative situations. Plus, find out my favorite funky music to get down to!

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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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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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Most Quoted Sci-fi Lines (You've Totally Heard Us Say These!)

Learn the most common quotes from science fiction that natives like me use all the time! Plus, get some stellar recommendations for your future sci-fi pleasure.

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Don’t be Pissed at Today’s Lesson!

Today you’ll learn 5 slang phrases to describe your anger, plus get an excellent Pop Culture recommendation from when Martin Scorsese was in his prime.

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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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How to Impressively Describe Your Headache (Happy New Year!)

In this post, you’ll learn 6 ways you can impressively and descriptively talk about your headache in English, plus get a recommendation for a soothing binge-worthy TV series.

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