10 Aug 2017
With a Green Card in your pocket, you are ready to start your new life in the USA. In the USA, your English skills will improve every day, but it is still important to learn the language in certain settings, like the workplace. Even though you feel comfortable speaking English, you may notice that there are certain ways to say and do things in the American workplace. The English one speaks at home or with the neighbors is not the same as the English you speak at work. Do not worry though, these can be learned! Read further to find out more about communicating in an American workplace.
19 Jul 2017
The United States is a large and diverse country, so it is no surprise that American English differs from coast to coast. Most people are familiar with the different American accents: the California valley girl, the Texas cowboy and the New Yorker living in the Bronx.
27 Jun 2017
In the last ten years, according to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), more than 7.4 million residents in the USA have decided to become real Americans and take on the U.S. citizenship. A part of becoming a real American, naturally, is feeling confident when you speak English – the...
29 May 2017
Have you ever seen a pig fly? Does chewing fat sound good to you? Americans often talk about flying pigs and chewing fat, but what are they really talking about? Expressions are used in normal speech every day.
21 Apr 2017
What language does a German in Spain or a Spaniard in Indonesia speak? English! It is no wonder that English is considered the language of the world. English allows many people and organizations from diverse cultures to communicate.
27 Mar 2017
The USA may seem so far away and yet with a little help from our ultimate tips and tricks for successfully finding a job in the USA and a little Green Card-luck, your dream country is really only a hop, jump and skip away.
22 Feb 2017
Idioms, proverbs and expressions are phrases which usually make little sense if taken literally and are abundant in all languages. That is why it is so important to familiarize yourself with the meanings and usage of them when learning a foreign language.
30 Jan 2017
Welcome to our new series all about the English language – specifically American English! We nmed it "Knockout English" because with the knowledge we provide you with month to month you'll be best prepared to rock your new world!