AEE 1235: Are You Rocking Your Outfit Today? How to Comment on Your Clothes in English

Are you sporting anything fun today? Have you heard this phrase talking about “sporting” something in English? If you aren’t used to talking about fashion or what you are wearing, then phrases such as this can be confusing. We’re going to help you to understand… Read More

AEE 1234: Late to the Airport? How to Ask to Skip the Line in English

Have you ever been late for a flight? Have you ever almost missed a flight? If you’ve been in a situation like this, then you know how stressful it can be. Have you ever asked somebody if you could get ahead of them in line?… Read More

AEE 1233: How to Hang On When Natives Speak Fast

Do you ever find it hard to understand natives when they speak fast in English? Do you ever find that words are pronounced very differently than what you see and learn from a textbook? Today we’re looking at features of connected speech–this is all about… Read More

AEE 1232: Should You Ask Someone’s Age in English?

Have you heard the phrase “Age is nothing but a number” ? Have you ever wondered what somebody’s age was? We’re going to help you understand why age is such a taboo topic in American culture, particularly when you are dealing with somebody a bit… Read More

AEE 1231: Bees Are Busy and So Are You– How to Talk About it in English

Have you been very busy lately? Do you notice that people talk about how busy they are often in English? This may be a cultural thing, but it seems that everyone is busy these days. Talking about how busy you are has become a very… Read More