How and what to talk about with Americans: personal experience

Often, even knowing a foreign language well, there are awkward pauses when communicating with a foreigner. They are mainly related to the fact that we do not know what to talk about with a person from another country. Especially for such cases, the author of the blog "Elena in America" ​​...

Small Talk: 7 Questions To Help Start And Keep A Talk With An American

Small talk is an essential part of American communication culture. It may be unusual for “our” person to maintain a relaxed conversation even with a familiar person, not to mention unfamiliar ones: we begin to talk about how our business really is, or we are completely frightened and ...

How to avoid typical mistakes of Russian-speaking immigrants in the USA

The USA is a country of opportunities, where everyone has the opportunity to realize themselves. And yet, Russian-speaking immigrants often complain that ignorance of the unwritten code of the local culture of communication often not only interferes with adaptation, but can also significantly complicate life in a new country. ...

15 language social networks for communication in English

Would you like to improve your English? This is best done by native speakers of the language. "Lifehacker" offers a selection of linguistic social networks for communication in English. Native speakers will help you hone your pronunciation and correct written mistakes. Slowly Slowly is a unique ...

An online bar has opened where you can drink during quarantine

The St. Petersburg agency shishki.collective has launched Stay the Fuck Home Bar - an online bar where you can drink during quarantine and self-isolation, The Village reports. The creators of the service urge people to stay at home so as not to get infected with the coronavirus (and not infect others with it). Their project is part of the #StayTheFuckHome global initiative. How the online bar Stay the ... works

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