Author Archives: Editorial Words

“Important Definitions” We Learnt Last Week (Jan 15-21, 2017)

Have you been reading the posts? To refresh our memory, here is a list of important definitions which we learnt last week (Jan 15-21, 2017). Note: Visit www.oxforddictionaries.com to know the words’ definition, more synonyms, pronunciation, example sentences, phrases, derivatives, … Continue reading

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“Idoims & Phrases” We Learnt Last Week (Jan 15-21, 2017)

Have you been reading the posts? To refresh our memory, here is a list of idioms and phrases which we learnt last week (from Jan 15-21, 2017). Note: Visit www.oxforddictionaries.com to know the words’ definition, more synonyms, pronunciation, example sentences, phrases, derivatives, … Continue reading

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“Phrasal Verbs” We Learnt Last Week (Jan 15-21, 2017)

Have you been reading the posts? To refresh our memory, here is a list of phrasal verbs which we learnt last week (from Jan 15-21, 2017). Note: Visit www.oxforddictionaries.com to know the words’ definition, more synonyms, pronunciation, example sentences, phrases, derivatives, origin … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Be Stumped? – VOA Learning English (Jan 21, 2017)

And now the VOA Learning English program, Words and Their Stories. Every word has its own story. What does it mean? Where did it come from? And how did it get into our language? There are many stories of early … Continue reading

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English in a Minute: Freebie – VOA Learning English (Jan 21, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/11/f/f1/f1603e7b-59e7-4b83-aab3-9833d22bc1a5.mp4 “Freebies” are, as you might have guessed, items given out for free! Learn more about how to use this word in this week’s English in a Minute! This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice … Continue reading

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Chinese Billionaire Does Not See China-US Trade War – VOA Learning English (Jan 21, 2017)

The head of China’s largest online seller Alibaba does not think China and the United States will have a trade war despite comments from the Trump administration. Jack Ma is the chairman of the Alibaba Group. At the World Economic … Continue reading

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Google Inspires Entrepreneurs Around the World – VOA Learning English (Jan 21, 2017)

In the late 1990s, Google was just a start-up company operating out of a garage in Palo Alto, California. Co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin started the company while studying at Stanford University. Google’s founders and its employees, then, understand … Continue reading

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Living in a hotter world – The Hindu (Jan 21, 2017)

Living in a hotter world – The Hindu (Jan 21, 2017) The world has turned the page on 2016 with the worrying revelation that it was the warmest year on the instrumental record since the late 19th century,…. For further reading, … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘You Are Having Visions’ – VOA Learning English (Jan 20, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/d/d3/d31eebd6-e1ad-4095-a4e9-3a24f976ef9f.mp4 Today on English @ the Movies we talk about the saying “you are having visions.” It is from the movie “Inferno.” This film is about a professor who is trying to save the world from a deadly virus. Want … Continue reading

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News Words: Speculation – VOA Learning English (Jan 19, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/4/42/4244c9fd-2ad7-40c0-a789-11e3f9404eb3.mp4 Find out what speculation means and what makes it go away in this week’s News Words. This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

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