American Easter Traditions

American Easter Traditions

Easter brings back memories of springtime, pastel colors, sunrise church services, new clothes, egg hunts, chocolate bunnies, and large family dinners for many Americans.  I'm sure you've seen depictions of our holiday traditions on TV shows or in movies, but maybe you're curious to learn a bit more about the holiday. I've done my best … Continue reading American Easter Traditions

10 Springtime Idioms, Phrases, and Expressions

10 Springtime Idioms, Phrases, and Expressions

Since it's springtime here in the US, I thought it would be fun to compile a list of spring-related idioms, phrases, and expressions to help you sound more fluent and better understand everyday conversation. Idioms and Expressions In like a lion, out like a lamb. This expression has nothing to do with animals, but everything … Continue reading 10 Springtime Idioms, Phrases, and Expressions

Three quick and easy ways to always sound polite in English

Three Quick and Easy Ways to Always Sound Polite in English

No one wants to be rude in their target language.  This post will explain how to use the three most important polite expressions you can learn to sound polite in English: please, thank you, and you're welcome.  They're simple and quick phrases, but understanding how and when to use them will make you sound more … Continue reading Three Quick and Easy Ways to Always Sound Polite in English