People love selfies. People love selfies with their friends. After you work out the lighting and poses you want to use, what comes next? The caption! These days you can’t really lose with whatever hashtag you decide, but I want to bring up a phrase I see all too often: “my dear”. Stop saying “myContinue reading “English Lesson: Stop Saying “My Dear””
When people claim they don’t know English, they’re lying. There’s a handful of words everyone knows. In fact, they’re the words people are most eager to learn in any language. No, I’m not talking about “hello” or “hi”. It’s not “what’s your name” or “where’s the bathroom” either. The vocabulary that everybody wants to know areContinue reading “English Lesson: How to Cuss”
Sometimes a native speaker might be talking too fast. In order to get that person to stop, repeat, and clarify, you’ve learned how to say “pardon”. The problem is that when you say “pardon” you’re making your English sound terrible. It’s going to be much easier to learn other replacement phrases instead. You’re probably aware ofContinue reading “English Lesson: “Pardon””
What’s the difference between “to me” and “for me” when speaking English?