All about the United States

 

The U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. (Martin Falbisoner, Wikimedia CCA 3.0)

Our Communication Skills lessons are designed to assist international students and new residents in the United States to talk about a wide variety of cultural topics. The lessons are also a useful complementary learning resource when preparing for the U.S. naturalization exam.

Let’s talk about tourism in the United States

Talking about the United States (B1 Intermediate Level)

  • Lesson 1: Talking about agriculture in the United States
  • Lesson 2: Talking about the U.S. armed forces and police
  • Lesson 3: Talking about aquariums in the United States
  • Lesson 4: Talking about architecture and famous buildings in the United States
  • Lesson 5: Talking about American art
  • Lesson 6: Talking about the American banking system
  • Lesson 7: Talking about famous beaches in the United States
  • Lesson 8: Talking about famous bridges in the United States
  • Lesson 9: Talking about American cinema and movies
  • Lesson 10: Talking about famous Americans
  • Lesson 11: Talking about the currency used in the United States
  • Lesson 12: Talking about the demographics of the United States and its major cities
  • Lesson 13: Talking about the American economy
  • Lesson 14: Talking about the educational system of the United States
  • Lesson 15: Talking about energy resources in the United States
  • Lesson 16: Talking about fashion in the United States
  • Lesson 17: Talking about American festivals and parades
  • Lesson 18: Talk about American food and drink
  • Lesson 19: Talking about the geography of the United States
  • Lesson 20: Talking about the American system of government
  • Lesson 21: Talking about handicrafts in the United States
  • Lesson 22: Talking about healthcare in the United States
  • Lesson 23: Talking about American history
  • Lesson 24: Talking about famous hotel chains and some famous hotels in the United States
  • Lesson 25: Talking about your favorite landscapes in the United States
  • Lesson 26: Talking about American literature and libraries
  • Lesson 27: Talking about the media in the United States
  • Lesson 28: Talking about famous mountains in the United States
  • Lesson 29: Talking about famous museums and art galleries in the United States
  • Lesson 30: Talking about American music and the performing arts

Talking about the United States (B2 Upper Intermediate Level)

  • Lesson 31: Talking about American national symbols
  • Lesson 32: Talking about famous parks and gardens in the United States
  • Lesson 33: Talking about planetariums in the United States
  • Lesson 34: Talking about ports in the United States
  • Lesson 35: Talking about famous rivers in the United States
  • Lesson 36: Talking about science and technology in the United States
  • Lesson 37: Talking about sculpture and famous statues in the United States
  • Lesson 38: Talking about shopping malls in the United States
  • Lesson 39: Talking about sports in the United States
  • Lesson 40: Talking about famous supermarket chains in the United States
  • Lesson 41: Talking about guided tours in the United States
  • Lesson 42: Talking about different types of tourism in the United States
  • Lesson 43: Talking about the top tourist attractions for children in the United States
  • Lesson 44: Talking about the top tourist attractions by region in the United States
  • Lesson 45: Talking about different types of transportation in the United States
  • Lesson 46: Talking about the longest tunnels in the United States
  • Lesson 47: Talking about World Heritage Sites in the United States
  • Lesson 48: Talking about the weather, climate change and natural disasters in the United States
  • Lesson 49: Talking about wildlife and zoos in the United States
  • Lesson 50: Talking about famous places of worship in the United States

Talking about the top 35 tourist destinations in the United States

THE NORTHEAST

  • Talking about Boston
  • Talking about Newport
  • Talking about New York City
  • Talking about Philadelphia
  • Talking about Pittsburgh

THE SOUTH

  • Talking about Annapolis
  • Talking about Atlanta
  • Talking about Austin
  • Talking about Charleston
  • Talking about Charlotte
  • Talking about Dallas
  • Talking about Houston
  • Talking about Miami
  • Talking about Nashville
  • Talking about New Orleans
  • Talking about Orlando
  • Talking about Richmond
  •  Talking about Savannah
  • Talking about Washington, D.C.

THE MIDWEST

  • Talking about Chicago
  • Talking about Denver
  • Talking about Minneapolis
  • Talking about Mount Rushmore

THE WEST

  • Talking about Honolulu
  • Talking about Las Vegas
  • Talking about Los Angeles
  • Talking about
  • Talking about Phoenix
  • Talking about Portland
  • Talking about Reno
  • Talking about San Diego
  • Talking about San Francisco
  • Talking about Salt Lake City
  • Talking about Santa Barbara
  • Talking about Seattle