In each English-speaking country, you’ll learn different speaking style and different word style. If you like to learn speaking English in American style, you must know how to use suitable words in American style.
How to master these words? This lesson will help you do that.
Some common words using in American style:
You talk like it’s a fairy tale
No kidding! It makes non sense
Are you kidding me?
Gotcha = got it: understand s/th
It can’t be: it’s impossible
It’s so annoying
You look amazing
I have no money
That’s it: you must do it like that!
I cross my heart for it!: I swear for it
Are you in need for something?
You look ridiculous!: You look funny
It looks nonsense but it’s work
It’s not work
We made it/ we did it
Wow. Give you my big WOW
You’re such a guy: you’re amazing guy
Cross your heart?: Do you swear?
Oh! You got my stuff: Oh! You know what I mean
I wanna help
Leave me alone
Don’t make a stuff like that! Don’t make s/th crazy like that
You got everything except …
I can’t stand it
Don’t be so serious
I have no choice
I’m on your side
I have no word to say
There you are
Give me a big five = shake hand for congratulations
It’s up to you!
I do it on my own
You’re really in your work = You’re busy now
It’s so yummy: It’s so delicious
Do you have a second?
You’re so awesome: You’re so amazing
I’m stuck with my work: I’m busy with my work
Can you do me a favor?: Can you help me?
I don’t wanna miss it!
What the hell are you doing?
Don’t get me wrong: don’t misunderstand my idea!
It’s over : It ends
I’m in no mood for s/th! I’m not excited to do s/th
I’m in mood for s/th! I’m excited to d s/th
It’s so risky
Some situation with common words in American style above:
Me: Hey, John! What is your dream?
John: I dream about my true love and my true love’s first kiss.
Me: You talk like a fairy tale.
John: Come on! It’s just a dream! No one gets tax on dream! How about you!
Me: Well, I wish the most beautiful girl will love me!
John: (smiling)Well well! You’re daydreaming like me!
Do exercise at home
Me: Hey John, Do you wanna go outside for eating something with me?
John: No thanks! I’m stuck with my exercise
Me: Come on, John. I know new shop with delicious food near us. You like it if you enjoy it just once
John: Don’t lie me!
Me: What the hell did I lie you for? It’s so yummy, indeed.
John: Well, when will we go?
Me: One hour later
John: See you at my home then
At hot pot shop
John: What will we eat? Friend
Me: wait and see!
John: Here it goes
Me: Taste it, John!
John: Wow, it’s so yummy. What is it?
Me: It’s Chinese hot pot!
John: Why do you laugh at me?
Me: You look so ridiculous.
Me: There’s something on your nose.
John: Hey, Duc! How did you find this place?
Me: My friend took me here once! We’ll come back again next time, ok?
John: I don’t wanna miss it!
Me: Hey John! I’ll change house next month
John: Are you in need for something?
Me: You got me, John! Can you give me a hand for my luggage?
John: You’re always welcome to me!
Me: Thank you very much, John!
John: Don’t worry about it!
Me: I’m gonna study abroad next month.
John: No kidding! It makes nonsense! How about your girlfriend?
Me: You got my stuff! I didn’t know how to tell her!
John: Well, if you can’t tell her, write it to her.
Me: Wow, good idea!
These are the common words in American style. If you use the Rule Q – A and practice English Speaking with these words in American style above, I’m sure you can master them in only one week.
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