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American Marathons Posted by on Jul 26, 2016

If you like to run, you’ve probably thought about running a marathon some day. Even if you don’t like to run, if you live in a city, you have probably been affected by a marathon (as they often close down streets and disrupt traffic). Today’s post is all about marathons: the history of this amazing…

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English prepositions – at, by, in, on Posted by on Jul 19, 2016

This post offers an overview of four common English prepositions and how they are used when talking about time, transportation, and location. I am sure you see and use these four prepositions all the time. Prepositions are tricky for a lot of people – they can be hard to learn to use correctly as they…

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American roadside attractions Posted by on Jul 12, 2016

One of the best ways to see America is by car. The United States is such a big country and there is so much to see, like major cities, national parks, and natural wonders, but there are also some really crazy a quirky things to see out there too. These odd monuments, statues, and buildings…

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Important Historical phrases in America Posted by on Jul 5, 2016

Today I have some famous phrases or quotes from American history to present.  These quotes are each representative of important people and events in America’s past and they are all often re-quoted by others. These particular phrases are generally related to American politics or politicians.  Along with each quote below I share some context about…

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Slow food vs. fast food in America Posted by on Jun 28, 2016

Let’s take a deeper look at the American fast food culture and the emerging slow food alternative, by exploring the history of fast food and what slow food really means. America is often thought of as the world capital of fast food. There are a lot of fast food restaurants in this country for sure…

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Wild animals in North America Posted by on Jun 21, 2016

North America is home to some amazing and unique wild animals. People come from all around the world to see these animals, and to hunt some of them, in their native, American habitats. Many of these animals can only be found in deep forests or in National Parks in America, while others are commonly seen…

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English computer vocabulary Posted by on Jun 14, 2016

Computers are a big part of our everyday lives – at work, at home, out shopping…we encounter them everywhere. You are likely on one right now! It is certainly a good idea to know the names for different parts of the computer, for many reasons, but especially if you have a problem and need something…

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