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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It's Not the End of the World... Or is it?

Learn some vocabulary about the end of the world, and get my recommendations for the best end-of-the-world movies from the 1960’s to now! (People always think it’s about to happen.)

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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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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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Let's Come Clean About Being Honest

Today you’ll learn native slang and idioms about being honest and direct, with yourself and others. You’ll also hear my favorite, brutally honest, Led Zeppelin song from 1969!

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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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