Author Archives: Editorial Words

The Experiment: Phrase Frenzy – sport – BBC Learning English (Dec 08 2017)

The Experiment: Phrase Frenzy – sport – BBC Learning English (Dec 08 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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English @ the Movies: ‘Put Your Foot Down’ – VOA Learning English (Dec 08 2017)

This English @ the Movies phrase is “put your foot down.” It comes from the funny movie “Inside Out,” about a young girl and the emotions inside her head. At one point, her dad gets so mad, he ends up … Continue reading

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News Words: Bureaucracy – VOA Learning English (Dec 07, 2017)

In a bureaucracy, one can expect a lot of paperwork and wait times. This video was originally published on VOC Learning English and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

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Capital crisis — The Hindu (Dec 08, 2017)

Capital crisis — The Hindu (Dec 08, 2017) U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, despite warnings at home and abroad, will worsen the Israel-Palestine conflict. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided … Continue reading

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Defection, disaffection — The Hindu (Dec 08, 2017)

Defection, disaffection — The Hindu (Dec 08, 2017) The disqualification of dissident Janata Dal (United) leaders Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar as members of the Rajya Sabha was done in needless haste. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here … Continue reading

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Island hopping — The Hindu (Dec 07, 2017)

Island hopping — The Hindu (Dec 07, 2017) The announcement of a free trade agreement between the Maldives and China is another sign of Beijing’s success in its outreach in South Asia. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here … Continue reading

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6 Minute English (What do you buy when you’re sad?) – BBC Learning English (Dec 07 2017)

6 Minute English (What do you buy when you’re sad?) – BBC Learning English (Dec 07 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 … Continue reading

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Unwavering caution — The Hindu (Dec 07, 2017)

Unwavering caution — The Hindu (Dec 07, 2017) For the Reserve Bank of India there is just one economic indicator that dominates its policymaking calculus: price stability. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. Courtesy: … Continue reading

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Lingohack (Acidic oceans will “reduce sea life”) – BBC Learning English (Dec 06 2017)

Lingohack (Acidic oceans will “reduce sea life”) – BBC Learning English (Dec 06 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 … Continue reading

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With that smile — The Hindu (Dec 06, 2017)

With that smile — The Hindu (Dec 06, 2017) Shashi Kapoor made his debut as a hero well into Hindi cinema’s Golden Age in 1961 with Yash Chopra’s Dharmputra. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. This preview is provided here with permission. Courtesy: … Continue reading

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