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Archive for November, 2015

10 Things to Do in Asheville Posted by on Nov 30, 2015

Check out the largest private estate in America, enjoy the great outdoors, munch on tons of tasty food, sip on craft beers, and so much more in Asheville. Join us as we show you 10 awesome things to do in this great city. “Welcome to Asheville, one of the coolest little cities in the US…

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Giving thanks in English Posted by on Nov 24, 2015

The Thanksgiving holiday in the United States is a time when people give thanks for the people and things they have in their lives. In honor of the upcoming American holiday of Thanksgiving I have some idioms and expressions for you that are all about giving thanks. Emphatic expression of thanks: I can’t thank you…

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Is it ‘this’ or is it ‘that’? Posted by on Nov 17, 2015

Do you know when to use the English words ‘this’ or ‘that’ correctly? If you don’t, you have come to the right place, because our topic today is the correct use of these words. ‘This’ and ‘that’ are words that fall into the category of words called demonstratives.  Demonstratives are words used to indicate something…

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Great American Cities – Asheville Posted by on Nov 12, 2015

72 Hours in Asheville (Part One)

So far we’ve covered a few east coast cities (New York, Boston, D.C., Philly), a couple of west coast cities (San Fransisco, L.A. and Las Vegas) and one Midwest city, Chicago. Now we’re heading to the southeast, the land of BBQ and biscuits and gravy, to a small mountain town called Asheville in our “Great…

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You’re fired! Posted by on Nov 10, 2015

Before he started running for president of the United States, the billionaire Donald Trump had a television show called The Apprentice. In this show different professionals competed to be hired by and work for Donald Trump. Most of the people weren’t hired; in fact on a weekly basis someone was fired, on national television. The…

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Articulate. Posted by on Nov 3, 2015

Just a heads up (or warning) this post is intended for advanced ESL students. If you aren’t an advanced learner, you can give this post a try, and I hope you won’t get frustrated if you have trouble understanding the video this post is based around. If you do find this English too advanced for…

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