Words & Phrases
fine or alright
I checked with my dad, and everything is A-OK, thank God.
a professional organization for American psychologists
I’m a proud member of the APA.
a group of twenty-one countries that work together to support the Asia-Pacific region
father is a member of an APEC committee. He enjoys the world-wide projects that they do.
the amount of interest associated with borrowing money
have a 1.2% APR on my car loan.
Associated Student Body
a student-run government at a school or university
I am running for ASB President in the spring. I hope I win!
a computerized banking station, often outside a bank or a business, that allows customers to perform transactions on their own
I got $200 at the ATM earlier today.
a home-style place to stay while traveling, often in someone’s home that includes a home-cooked breakfast
We are staying at a B&B during our vacation. It’ll be nice to stay in a small place this time instead of a big hotel.
traditionally a four-year, undergraduate degree earned by completing courses in the arts
I’m proud to say that I have a B.A. in American History. I hope to teach American History in high school after I get my credential.
traditionally a four year, undergraduate degree earned by completing courses in the sciences
I just received my B.S. in Biology. Now I plan to go on and get a Master's.
British Broadcasting Corporation
Easy Everyday English is now on the BBC.