Comedy in English – US Style

This will help English learners to understand American stand-up comedy.
Please remember to click on “captions” as the video has English subtitles.

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Bill Burr- Stand-up Comedy

Bill Burr is an American stand-up comedian from Massachusetts.

Watch his stand up set above, which has been subtitled in English for English learners. It also has some explanations of terms or phrases that may be new.

Feel free to use this dictionary for any other unknown words you hear. Enjoy!

If the video does not load above, click here to play in on youtube.

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Hang in There, Hagar!

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When you’re in a difficult situation and you’re losing hope, a friend might say to you, “Hang in there – I’m sure it will get better soon.”

So, “hang in there” means “don’t give up when you’re in a difficult situation.”

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Teaching English in Spain

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We often interview colleagues and graduates of our TESOL program about what life is like abroad. This will be the first installment of a series on teaching and living in other countries: The Inside Scoop. If you live abroad and have information you would like to share, feel free to contact me or leave a comment on the blog!

This month we will hear from Maria about her summer teaching in Spain:

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“Some seasons are easier to find work in than others. Summer is especially hard because many schools are closed. However, even in summer there are some language schools open because regular schools are closed and parents send their kids to language school for something to do. I found work in summer, but I had to hustle – I found out online where the schools were and then went from door to door. It took me 3-4 weeks to…

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PREPOSITIONS ARE EASY!

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Prepositions.

At first it might seem difficult but eventually with practice, you’ll get the hang of it!

What is a preposition?

The name “preposition” (pre + position) means “place before”. Prepositions usually come before another word, usually a noun or noun phrase

Prepositions rules

A preposition is a word such as at, for, with, into or from, which is usuafly followed by a noun, pronoun or, in English, a word ending in -ing.

When do we use prepositions

Prepositions show how people and things relate to the rest of the sentence, for example, She’s at home.; a tool for cutting grass; It’s from David.

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