The next day at school, we were taking a math quiz and the whole class was quiet. Suddenly, the tip of my pencil broke and
If you want to know New York, get to know its street cuisine. I learned it early. Growing up in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, I would get a lunch of two hot dogs in steam-soft rolls from the guy who set up his stainless-steel pushcart on the corner of 17th Street every morning, rain or shine, Saturdays and holidays, summer-fall-winter-spring.
"Could've or could": To have to watch her repeatedly state that she said "could" and be told over and over that she said "could've" on the tape? It was painful to watch her be treated as if she were stupid.
I'm not just talking about generations of children who have watched Sesame Street but also adults and children who watch together. I remember my dad, who immigrated to the US as a child, telling me how we used to watch Sesame Street together when I was young and how he would continue watching, learning new things, long after I had fallen asleep.
For me, studying English gradually became a hobby, sometimes more gratifying than hanging out with friends.
There's no way around it. If you are an immigrant looking to succeed in the United States, you must learn English.
Over the past few weeks, German vlogger Flula Borg has more than entertained us by explaining the American idioms that confuse
Via Viral Viral Videos Since the colloquial name of the spider isn't going to change anytime soon, hopefully a Google search
It seems that the mainstream U.S. population doesn't understand the value of speaking another language.
Since Obama took office, there have been many articles in the Japanese press about how the Japanese are learning English from him.