Who are your friends? – American English Culture Lesson



“Tell me who your friends are, and I’ll tell you who you are.”

Have you ever heard this quote before? It’s a very popular saying in American culture – do you agree or disagree? Regardless of whether or not you agree with this statement, we can certainly agree on the fact that we have the ability to choose our friends. That being said, what kind of qualities do you look for in a friend? My friends are caring, funny, easy-going, spontaneous, musical, and interesting. These are also some of my favorite adjectives!

Sometimes our friends don’t specifically have the personality traits we hope for, but that’s what friends are for! Loving and supporting each other regardless of our differences. For example, I’m sure that some of us have friends with some negative personality traits: careless, lazy, rude, or inconsiderate; hopefully not too many of these! Our differences are what make friendships and groups of friends unique. Our friends are our support system, and it’s important to show your appreciation for them whenever you get the chance to.

When studying Conversational English, it’s very important to have friends who are willing to help you out. Whether they are English speakers, or foreign individuals with some knowledge of English, they are a great resource for practicing English Conversation on a regular basis. Remember this important tool (friends) ¬†that you will hopefully always have around you to help you increase your knowledge. That benig said, please send this article to a friend, and maybe it will help them out today!

Extra English Vocabulary Activity – Look up these adjectives below and use them in a sentence!

Easy-going, spontaneous, musical, lazy, unique, inconsiderate

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