Posts tagged spoken english
Dine Out on this Dinner Slang, or Go Splitsies

Learn 5 super native phrases to talk about dining and paying for food, and get a podcast recommendation with some special magic.

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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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Talk About Dating Apps Like a Native

Learn the latest and most modern native English slang for online dating, plus some pop culture about a famous serial killer.

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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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‘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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Why We Say ‘Dude’, Friendly Phrases, and a Christmas Bonus!

Today you’ll find out about the history behind the word dude (from the Revolutionary War to cowboys), a Christmas bonus waiting just for you, and the epic Coen brothers’ film The Big Lebowski.

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These Idioms Are Signed, Sealed, Delivered... They’re Yours!

Today you’ll learn about 4 native idioms with the word ‘seal’, a classic Stevie Wonder song, and the most iconic American sitcom from the 1980’s.

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3 Common English Sayings with Racist Origins

Did you know that the phrase ‘long time no see’ began as a racist mockery? Read this article to find out the origins of 3 common English sayings, and also get a recommendation for one of the most talked about movies of 2017.

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