Monthly Archives: October 2017

News Review (Human health affected by climate change) – BBC Learning English (Oct 31 2017)

News Review (Human health affected by climate change) – BBC Learning English (Oct 31 2017) Source: BBC-Learning English Terms Of Use: This post is reproduced under licence from www.bbc.co.uk/.  You are not allowed to modify, edit, reproduce, republish the contents of this post … Continue reading

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Lessons from Kirkuk – The Hindu (Oct 31, 2017)

Lessons from Kirkuk – The Hindu (Oct 31, 2017) The conflict that broke out in the oil-rich city of Kirkuk between Iraqi government troops aided by Shia militias and the Peshmerga, the military wing of Iraqi Kurdistan,…For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. … Continue reading

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Rahul Gandhi’s #Makeover – The Hindu (Oct 31, 2017)

Rahul Gandhi’s #Makeover – The Hindu (Oct 31, 2017) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi set social media alight last weekend with a tweet stating his pet dog Pidi was the author of his suddenly effervescent posts. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. … Continue reading

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The English We Speak (Excuse me!) – BBC Learning English (Oct 30 2017)

The English We Speak (Excuse me!) – BBC Learning English (Oct 30 2017) Source: BBC-Learning English Terms Of Use: This post is reproduced under licence from www.bbc.co.uk/.  You are not allowed to modify, edit, reproduce, republish the contents of this post for any … Continue reading

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Splendid goal – The Hindu (Oct 30, 2017)

Splendid goal – The Hindu (Oct 30, 2017) The first FIFA event on Indian soil has been an unqualified success. The Under-17 World Cup came to a close on Saturday with a riveting final in Kolkata, the quality of the football exemplifying … Continue reading

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On appointment of judges – The Hindu (Oct 30, 2017)

On appointment of judges – The Hindu (Oct 30, 2017) The move by the Supreme Court to seek an explanation from the government about the delay in finalising a fresh Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) for the appointment of judges in the….. For further … Continue reading

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Know Your English: Don’t carry coals to Newcastle – The Hindu (Oct 30, 2017)

Know Your English: Don’t carry coals to Newcastle – The Hindu (Oct 30, 2017) What is the meaning of ‘flagship’ in ‘flagship product’? (NR Raghuram, Hyderabad) When a company refers to one of its products as its ‘flagship product’, what … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: Because of & Due to – VOA Learning English (Oct 29, 2017)

This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

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English in a Minute: All Ears – VOA Learning English (Oct 28, 2017)

We all have two ears. So, what might the express “all ears” mean? Watch this week’s EIM to find out! This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

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Words and Their Stories: This House Is Haunted! – VOA Learning English (Oct 28, 2017)

Now, Words and Their Stories from VOA Learning English. In most parts of the United States, the month of October brings tasty foods such as pumpkin pie and apple cider. But it also brings scary creatures, such as witches and … Continue reading

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