Author Archives: Editorial Words

Seven tips for English language beginners – Voice Magazine | British Council

Seven tips for English language beginners – Voice Magazine | British Council Once upon a time, an Italian woman in her 40s wanted to learn English. Maria was a widow and came into a bit of money when her husband … Continue reading

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Watch: How India chooses its President – The Hindu

Watch: How India chooses its President – The Hindu Ever wondered why the President of the world’s largest democracy is not elected by its people? To read more and watch the video, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with … Continue reading

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Words and Their Stories: No Guts, No Glory! – VOA Learning English (Jun 17, 2017)

Now, from VOA Learning English, it’s time for Words and Their Stories. This program explores common expressions in American English. Today we explore a word that does not sound very pleasant — gut. In the medical world, guts are the … Continue reading

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English in a Minute: Right as Rain – VOA Learning English (Jun 17, 2017)

How can weather be correct about something? Learn about the history and usage of this expression in this episode of EIM! This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

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Deep-sea dive – The Hindu (Jun 17, 2017)

Deep-sea dive – The Hindu (Jun 17, 2017) Reliance Industries’ and BP’s joint investment of ₹40,000 crore in the KG-D6 gas block has important implications for the oil, gas and renewable energy sectors in terms of technological development, supply line … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Turn Back The Clock’ – VOA Learning English (Jun 16, 2017)

“Turn back the clock” is the saying we are talking about on English @ the Movies. It is from the movie “Cars 3.” This is the third movie from Disney about cars that act like people. Do you know what … Continue reading

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Shoots take root – The Hindu (Jun 16, 2017)

Shoots take root – The Hindu (Jun 16, 2017) The biggest takeaway from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to raise the federal funds rate, for a third time in six months, is its… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview … Continue reading

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News Words: Catastrophic – VOA Learning English (Jun 15, 2017)

When something is described as catastrophic, it will not be a good thing. Learn what it means 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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Unwise proposal – The Hindu (Jun 15, 2017)

Unwise proposal – The Hindu (Jun 15, 2017) Permanent laws cannot be made in response to transient trends, especially to create a power that is open to abuse. The Election Commission of… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is … Continue reading

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I was completely baffled. (Words meaning ‘confused’) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Jun 14, 2017)

I was completely baffled. (Words meaning ‘confused’) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Jun 14, 2017) From time to time, we all find ourselves unable to understand things, whether it’s instructions for a piece of equipment that confuse us, an … Continue reading

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