Friday, November 29th is this year’s “Black Friday”. Learn a little bit about why Americans go crazy for shopping on this day in the video below. Take the quiz to test yourself on what you watched. Need more practice? Sign up for your next online English lesson here.
It can be hard to be in a conversation with a native speaker, especially if you aren’t really sure what they are saying. Is it better to pretend you understand so that the other person doesn’t think you are stupid? In my view, the answer is a very enthusiastic “NO!” Read more…
If you have to write emails in English, take a moment and check this list to make sure that you aren’t committing any of these faux pas.
Here are five qualities that I don’t like in emails. These can either make you look unprofessional in English or just cause the reader to feel uncomfortable. (more…)