Category Archives: English In A Minute (VOA Learning English)

English in a Minute: Two Left Feet – VOA Learning English (Jan 14, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2017/01/7/70/70fd2674-cb88-4ba4-8e17-9600f69df57c.mp4 You know the difference between a left foot and a right foot. But what does it mean if you say someone has “two left feet?” Watch this EIM episode to find out. This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced … Continue reading

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English in a Minute: Sugarcoat – VOA Learning English (Jan 07, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/07/0/0c/0c3de39d-d832-4e44-a193-93171040cebf.mp4 Have you ever tried to “sugarcoat” some news or information? Watch this week’s English in a Minute to learn all about “sugarcoating” things. 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: Golden Opportunity – VOA Learning English (Dec 24, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/6/64/6418b8b2-f6e1-423e-8579-fe5d3a408ec1.mp4 Have you had a “golden opportunity” recently? Learn about this phrase in this week’s English in a Minute! 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: Slip One’s Mind – VOA Learning English (Dec 17, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/10/f/f3/f38dfd96-7be5-42df-8739-6449311e6c28.mp4 What happens when something slips your mind? Watch this week’s English in a Minute to learn how to use this expression. This video was originally published on the www.learningenglish.voanews.com  and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

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English in a Minute: Dog Eat Dog – VOA Learning English (Dec 10, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/03/e/ee/eef9adba-fac6-4436-87a0-fc22c282915e.mp4 Dogs are popular pets in many countries. But, this expression sounds terrible! Find out what a “dog eat dog” world is like in this week’s English in a Minute. This video was originally published on the www.learningenglish.voanews.com  and reproduced here with … Continue reading

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English in a Minute: Sink Your Teeth Into – VOA Learning English (Dec 03, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/11/c/c2/c2ead044-e9cc-4834-ba20-2164ef45f4d3.mp4 What do you want to sink your teeth into? This expression is not always about eating. Find out how to use this phrase in this week’s English in a Minute! This video was originally published on the www.learningenglish.voanews.com  and reproduced here … Continue reading

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English in a Minute: Switch Gears – VOA Learning English (Nov 26, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/10/a/a3/a3059e29-a602-492d-918d-f9ac7122a33a.mp4 Switching – or changing – gears on a machine makes it change speed. But what happens when a person “switches gears?” Find out in this week’s English in a Minute! This video was originally published on the www.learningenglish.voanews.com  and reproduced here … Continue reading

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English in a Minute: Break the Ice – VOA Learning English (Nov 19, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/07/d/d8/d84d89f5-c535-4bec-be63-a6514b462f10.mp4 This video was originally published on the www.learningenglish.voanews.com  and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

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English in a Minute: The Ball Is In Your Court – VOA Learning English (Nov 12, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/10/6/69/691bff73-3e7d-4535-a1c4-225bfa7543d4.mp4 American English has a lot of sports-related idioms. This idiom comes from tennis. What should you do if the ball is your court? Find out in this week’s episode of EIM! This video was originally published on the www.learningenglish.voanews.com  and reproduced … Continue reading

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English in a Minute: Go the Extra Mile – VOA Learning English (Nov 05, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/10/f/f5/f57bcc58-4f90-4c57-ac28-c917a0ed2bdc.mp4 Americans use “miles” as a measure of distance. But what does it mean if you ‘go the extra mile?’ Find out in this week’s EIM! This video was originally published on the www.learningenglish.voanews.com  and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of … Continue reading

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