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

English in a Minute: Night Owl – VOA Learning English (Jun 24, 2017)

An owl is a kind of bird that is most active at night. So, what does it mean if you describe a person as a “night owl?” This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of … 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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English in a Minute: Shell Out – VOA Learning English (Jun 10, 2017)

This phrasal verb has to do with money. Learn how to use it in this episode of 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: Put All Your Eggs in One Basket – VOA Learning English (Apr 14, 2017)

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English in a Minute: On a Roll – VOA Learning English (Feb 18, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/07/f/f7/f789cb66-5a2a-4263-8350-4de132f1e446.mp4 What does it mean to be “on a roll?” 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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English in a Minute: Happy Medium – VOA Learning English (Feb 11, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/11/2/28/288815b7-b92b-476f-b791-838d22702606.mp4 What is a “happy medium?” And how do you find it? Watch this week’s English in a Minute 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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English in a Minute: Slippery Slope – VOA Learning English (Jan 28, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/9/9b/9b59cdc8-d343-4fba-8546-f248c3d74621.mp4 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: 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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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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