June 3, 2013

American English and Culture Training - 8 Video Lessons

Have you been invited out to lunch by your American colleagues? Are you wondering how to handle that situation? Or, are you curious how to respond to American party invitations? Maybe you're looking for American English lessons? The slideshow videos in this post promise to answer some of your questions.  

The American culture tutorial slideshow podcasts on this page are free to view online.

For companies looking to purchase these videos, contact Jennifer Kumar

The videos listed below can be purchased for use in classroom training as well as in online modules. 

The videos on this page can also serve as templates. For companies looking to have a video library for their US cultural training programs, view the templates below, and contact Jennifer Kumar with your exact requirements for further details.

The templates in this post include slideshows with audio voice over by Jennifer Kumar. Photos are re-used under creative commons, or purchased from a stock photo website.

There are also face-to-face video templates available by clicking here.

US Culture and Language Tutorials - Learn American Culture and English

#1 - Learn about US Coins (American Money)

#2 - Lunch Invites from US Colleagues
Take note: This template can be molded to tailor-made topics 
suitable for targeted training programs.

#3 - Idiom Lesson - American English Saying "Pick Up"
Take note: Such tutorials can feature any number of 
American English idioms or saying used at work.

#4 - American English Listening Comprehension - Matching Pairs 1 of 4
Take note: This template can be polished and reused for similar 
tutorials on words with sounds typically difficult for Indians.

#5 - American Accent Lesson: Fine Tune B and P 
(Partial Video – Full Length for Purchase)
Take note: This template can be reused for other 
sounds like V/W, F/P, Z/J, as well as vowel sounds like "aw".

#6 - Eye Contact with US Americans (2020)

#7 - American Party Invitation Etiquette 

#8 - How are you holding up?
See the transcript along with the video here.

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Contact Jennifer Kumar for more information on helping your company or team with cross-cultural training videos. Jennifer provides training online to teams and individuals. We hope to being in touch with you!

Original post date: 6/13, updated: 6/2020

Authentic Journeys: Bridging Culture on Virtual Teams

We help build effective, culturally competent global teams with focus on the cultures of the USA and India. Jennifer Kumar, Managing Director, an American citizen, has almost 10 years experience living, studying and working (owning a business) in India. Authentic Journeys Consultancy is registered as a Private Limited in India (Kerala) and an LLC in the USA (Salt Lake City, Utah). We provide onsite and live-online instructor-led courses, facilitation and corporate coaching.