Small Talk and Conversations in American English

Learn to communicate well and connect in conversations in English with these articles and video lessons

Making Small Talk and Catching Up with a Friend or Acquaintance

Have you ever run into a friend or acquaintance whom you hadn’t seen in weeks, months, or even years? What do you say to them?  What do you begin to talk about? Let’s talk about useful phrases for making small talk with a friend after you haven’t seen them for … Read the article and watch the video lesson

Introducing Yourself to New People and Making Small Talk

There are lots of possible situations where you’ll meet new people: at a party, in the student lounge, at a conference, on the train, while traveling, just to name a few. What do you usually say when you meet someone new? How do you introduce yourself? Do you find it … Read the article and watch the video lesson