Browsing archives for July, 2011


American Slang,English Vocabulary 30 July 2011 | 2 Comments

It’s really gross to pick your nose! Slang of the day:  gross Meaning:  disgusting or offensive Usage:  Billy is so gross because he always picks his nose and then wipes it on me!! YUCK! Dialog: Tom – Did you see Sally last night? Tim – Yeah, she drank way too much and ended up vomiting […]


American Slang,English Vocabulary 30 July 2011 | 2 Comments

“It’s been raining for 2 solid weeks and it’s driving me nuts.” Slang of the day: solid Meaning: consecutive Usage: I’ve been in a bad mood for 3 solid days. Dialog: *on the phone* Sam – Wow, it’s so sunny here in Texas. Mia – That’s great! Sam – Well, it is hot too. How’s […]

Laid back

American Slang,English Vocabulary 28 July 2011 | 4 Comments

“I’m always so laid back when I go to the beach!” Slang of the day:  laid back Meaning:  relaxed and/or calm Usage:  You are a very laid back person.  I never see you get angry. Dialog: Phil – The neighbor’s dog just pooped in our yard. Sue – Oh, okay. Phil – Why do you […]

Learning English Through Dreaming

English Fun 27 July 2011 | 4 Comments

Hi Everyone!! I’ve created a new e-book called “Learning English Through Dreaming.” This ebook is 40 pages long and filled with great writing prompts to get you daydreaming in English. Do you want to know what makes this book even more special? The fact that it is part of the live English series. This means […]


American Slang,English Vocabulary 27 July 2011 | 2 Comments

“My amigo!” Slang of the day:  amigo Meaning:  This is a spanish word meaning friend that we use in English quite often. Usage:  Oh, amigo!  How have you been. Dialog: Fred:  Hey Charlie! What’s up? Charlie:  Amigo!!! How have you been?

You’re a real pro!

American Slang,English Vocabulary 26 July 2011 | 2 Comments

“Wow, look at that kid. He’s a real pro at soccer.” Slang of the day:  pro Meaning:  someone who is really good at something – a professional Usage:  I can’t believe what a great ping pong player you are.  You’re such a pro. Dialog: Doug – Wanna play football with me? Tim – I don’t […]


American Slang,English Vocabulary 25 July 2011 | 2 Comments

“$224?  What a rip-off!  That shirt doesn’t even look that great.” Slang of the day:  rip-off Meaning:  something that is overpriced (too expensive) Usage:  I wanted to buy those cool shades, but they were 500 dollars!  A total rip-off! Dialog: Brian – Hey Yvonne, I like your new shirt. Yvonne – Thanks.  It only cost […]


American Slang,English Vocabulary 24 July 2011 | 4 Comments

“I’m so cool in my new shades!” Slang of the day:  shades Meaning:  sunglasses Usage:  It’s so sunny outside.  I need to find my shades and wear them today. Dialog: Tim – How do you like my new shades? Sue – Wow, how much did they cost?  They look expensive. Tim – It doesn’t matter. […]


American Slang 23 July 2011 | 4 Comments

“What are we having for dinner mom?”  Tom asked his mother. “Spuds!!!” she replied. Slang of the day:  Spuds Meaning:  Potatoes Usage:  I love eating spuds, especially with a lot of butter. Dialog:  Mom – I’ve been slaving in the kitchen all day long making this great dinner.  I hope you all like it. Dad […]

I’m as blind as a bat!

American Slang,English Idioms 22 July 2011 | 4 Comments

“I can’t find my glasses anywhere and without them I’m as blind as a bat! Is that a mouse in front of me?” Slang of the day:  blind as a bat Meaning:  one’s eyesight is very bad Usage:  I think I need to get some glasses. I’m as blind as a bat lately. Dialog: Doctor […]