High School in the USA – Part 2 – Prom

American Culture 15 June 2012 | 6 Comments

Ahhhh, to be young again…just thinking about what to write about high school puts me back so many years! I feel like a kid again just thinking about the fun times I had in high school. Some of the most memorial times I had were at prom! Prom is a big dance that usually occurs […]

Happy Mother’s Day

American Culture 13 May 2012 | 1 Comment

In United States in Canada Mother’s Day falls on the 2nd Sunday of the month of May.  I actually was born on Mother’s Day many years ago, so it was always a special day for me and mother when I was growing up.  Very rarely my birthday falls on Mother’s Day and then it is […]

Life Growing Up in Texas

American Culture 12 May 2012 | 4 Comments

Many people think that if you live in Texas then you must be able to ride a horse! Well in my case it is true! Although it’s not true for every Texan. Funny though, I do fit most of the stereotypes about Texas. My family owed a ranch when I was growing up. We had […]

He’s Such a Player!

American Slang 11 May 2012 | 5 Comments

OMG, He’s such a player! Slang of the day:  player (There are also many alternative spellings and pronunciation like playa or playah.) Meaning:  This word usually refers to a male who dates more than one person at time.  Usually getting a little something something from everyone he dates. Usage:  I saw him kissing Tiff yesterday. […]

Cool Beans

American Slang 10 May 2012 | 4 Comments

Cool Beans! Slang of the day:  Cool Beans! Meaning:  This expression has nothing to do with beans.  It just means something is neat, awesome or cool. Usage:  Cool Beans! Dialog: Xander – Guess what Claire! Claire – What? Xander – I made an A+ on my biology final exam. Claire –  Wow, cool beans! Xander […]

Five Random Things About Me!

American Culture 9 May 2012 | 13 Comments

Here are five random things about me that you might never have guessed: 1.  I like to crochet and make teddy bears. – I find it really relaxing to just sit back and do crafts with my hands.  I like to crochet while I’ll watching TV or just having a conversation with someone.  It’s very […]

An Ongoing Dialog

American Slang,English Fun 8 May 2012 | 4 Comments

Hi everyone! In the past I’ve been making dialogs with random people’s names in order to show what different words or phrases meant.  I’ve decided to create a few characters that I will use over and over so that you can get to know these people and their personalities.  Let me introduce to you the […]

It’s All Good!

American Slang 6 May 2012 | 2 Comments

It’s all good! Slang of the day:  It’s all good! Meaning:  This means that you should not worry about things and that everything will be alright. Usage:  It’s all good! Dialog: Brian – Oh I’m so sorry Yvonne! Yvonne – What did you do this time? Brian – I, um, accidentally deleted all of your files on your computer… Yvonne […]

Bee’s Knees

American Slang 5 May 2012 | 5 Comments

Thanks for helping!  You’re the bee’s knees! Slang of the day:  bee’s knees (There are also many alternative spellings like beez neez, etc.) Meaning:  This saying means that you think someone or something is great or of high quality. Usage:  Wow that restaurant we ate at last night was so yummy!  It surely was the bee’s […]

Pros and Cons of Using Google Translate to Help you Learn a Language

Learning English 4 May 2012 | 3 Comments

So, you’re learning English and you found a good article on the internet to read.  It’s a little difficult for you to read so you open up google translate to let it do the work for you.  Is this bad? Is this good?  In this post I will try to go through the pros and […]