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Where and How Americans Learn: Useful Terms in English

The author of the “Easy Speak - English School” channel on Yandex.Zen suggests talking about educational institutions. What to call a kindergarten, school, university in English? Education systems vary from country to country. Here are some of the educational institutions in the United States. So, let's start with the most ...

Enriching our speech: 45 English analogues of Russian proverbs

Let's imagine a regular working day at an American office, Englishdom offers. During the working day you can hear a lot of funny phrases. For example, a senior manager may cheer his subordinates like this: “It is useless to cry over spilled milk. Today we can still achieve great success! ”. ...

It's time to remember: 13 pairs of English words that Russian speakers confuse

It seems that for successful communication in English, it is enough to master grammar, memorize a lot of words and learn to understand speech by ear. But very often all successes are spoiled by similar words. It's time to remember them once and for all, writes Adme.ru. 1.…

Sounds strange and rude: mistakes in English that Russian speakers do without realizing it

"Hello! I'm Justin. I am a native English speaker, but a few years ago I lost my mind and started learning Russian, ”- this is how the Canadian Justin Hammond always appears in his YouTube videos. On his channel, he talks about what it is like for a foreigner to learn "great and mighty", and at the same time helps everyone who is trying to master his native language. ...

45 Russian words that cannot be translated into English

An interesting new thread has appeared on Twitter. In it, a girl named @AAluminium gives a list of Russian words, the meaning of which cannot be accurately conveyed in English (at least in one word, not a whole phrase). Quoted by Lifehacker, author's style. The girl decided ...

15 tricky English phrases that many people misunderstand

Sometimes you just want to include an internal dictionary and translate a seemingly simple expression from English. But there are such popular phrases that simply cannot be translated verbatim: they can have additional meaning or completely unexpected meaning. Bright Side got interested in the intricacies of spoken English and compiled a list of the most common phrases that ...

6 polyglot tips for self-learners of English

Polyglot Christina for Bright Side told about secrets and life hacks that invariably help you when learning a new language. Prepare yourself: it's not easy, but the results are worth the effort. Where to start Before you start learning a foreign language, determine which channel of perception is most comfortable for you and in which form it is easier for you to learn ...

9 bad habits we inherited from high school English teachers

School English is associated with paper dictionaries, dictations and memorizing grammar rules. Some of the knowledge from those lessons is no longer relevant, and the approach to language learning has radically changed. English teacher Dilyara Kashapova has collected bad habits associated with English that ...

'Flying pigs' and 'smart cookies': what do popular American idioms mean?

When learning English, non-native speakers often find it difficult to translate fixed expressions. The Voice of America on its Instagram page examines the most interesting and fun phraseological units. Under the weather Americans, like the vast majority of other earthlings, do not have bad weather ...

Speak like an American: what idioms and turnovers will help to become “yours” in the USA

Are you salty about my playlist? (“Does my music annoy you?”) - a friend asks a friend, smiling. The five of us sit at his house and play board games, eat light snacks and drink cider, which looks more like lemonade. He is from California, in Washington he works and films ...

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