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Phrasal verbs with look Posted by on May 30, 2018

Good morning, readers! Let’s look into some phrasal verbs today? If you have been studying English for a while, you have definitely bumped into the so-called phrasal verbs. Although intimidating at first, there is nothing to fear! Phrasal verbs are nothing but a verb followed by a particle  (either a preposition or an adverb) that…

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Visiting Asheville – Beer City, USA Posted by on May 28, 2018

Visiting Asheville - Beer City, USA

Many cities across the USA claim to be “Beer City.” Finally, a poll was created in 2009 to decide once and for all which city could get that title. The winner was Asheville, North Carolina. Other cities won the poll in following years, but Asheville is the original Beer City, USA. This small city nestled…

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Let’s Play Horseshoes! Posted by on May 24, 2018

One of the great American traditions for the summer is gathering friends and family for some backyard games. Every family has its favorites, and there’s no better way to spend a warm afternoon than to share some laughs and get a little exercise at the same time. We might play ball games such as bocce…

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The Craft Beer Revolution Posted by on May 21, 2018

Once upon a time, there were only a handful of choices in the beer cooler. Mass-produced brands like Budweiser and Miller were often the only option. My how times have changed! These days, there are more beer options than you can count. This is thanks to the craft beer revolution that’s been going on. “What…

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Informal English Contractions Posted by on May 17, 2018

Native English speakers can be very lazy with our own language. We create contractions based on the way we actually say things. In time, these contractions work their way into everyday speech. However, if you are learning our language and you hear one of these contractions, you can’t be faulted for wondering just what is…

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What’s for Lunch? (ESL Lunch Vocabulary) Posted by on May 14, 2018

ESL Lunch Vocabulary

We’re going back in the kitchen for another short video to see what’s for lunch. You’ll see a few common lunch items in the video. You can practice listening and reading along at home as you follow along. Let’s take a look at some typical American lunch foods in this short 1-minute video: What’s for…

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America’s Maestro, Leonard Bernstein Posted by on May 10, 2018

“I can’t live one day without hearing music, playing it, studying it, or thinking about it.” Leonard Bernstein A centenary is a celebration to commemorate the 100th anniversary of a significant event, and we are having one right now in the world of music. Leonard Bernstein was born on August 25, 1918. All over the…

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