Category Archives: English @ the Movies (VOA Learning English)

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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English @ the Movies: ‘Get Yourself Lawyered Up’ – VOA Learning English (Jan 13, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/f/fe/fe458718-d78c-436a-b77e-85976ecea79d.mp4 Today on English @ the Movies we teach you about the saying “get yourself lawyered up.” It comes from the movie “Denial,” which is based on a true story. A woman calls a man a liar and ends up … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘A Chain Reaction’ – VOA Learning English (Jan 06, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/8/89/89ca61d7-0516-4af3-a69d-1f4d601bde3a.mp4 Today on English @ the Movies we talk about the saying “a chain reaction.” It comes from the film “I’m Not Ashamed.” This is a true story about a teenage girl’s religious faith. Do you know what “a chain … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Fresh Start’ – VOA Learning English (Dec 30, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/9/99/990465a4-bd69-49a3-92e4-34f0e580b8a7.mp4 On English @ the Movies today, we talk about the expression “fresh start.” It comes from the movie “Max Steel.” The story is about a teenager who discovers he has special powers he got from his dad. Watch here … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘There’s Something Off About Them’ – VOA Learning English (Dec 23, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/5/5a/5a7ebac0-6cda-4cdb-b194-c388d1fcbf89.mp4 On English @ the Movies today, we teach you about the saying “there’s something off about them.” It is from the funny movie “Keeping up with the Joneses.” The story is about two spies who move into a neighborhood. … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Brace For Impact’ – VOA Learning English (Dec 16, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/3/33/3376ccfe-f083-4928-8caa-0810f17e8034.mp4 Today on English @ the Movies we talk about the saying “brace for impact.” It comes from the movie “Sully.” The film tells the true story of an airplane losing power and making an emergency landing on a river. … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘I am Dead Meat’ – VOA Learning English (Dec 09, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/a/a0/a0878418-5c3a-494b-828d-fa5607f59ab2.mp4 Today’s English at the Movies saying is “I am dead meat.” Do you know what it means? It is from a funny movie called “Storks.” This story is about a girl and a stork delivering a baby. Watch our … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘It’s Crunch Time’ – VOA Learning English (Dec 02, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/09/5/59/59c9d335-b2a9-4d74-96c2-6e6f1c92a2c4.mp4 Today on English @ the Movies we talk about the saying “it’s crunch time.” The movie is “Hidden Figures”– a true story about African-American women who helped with the American space program. Want to know what “it’s crunch time” … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Not Everyone Is Wired’ – VOA Learning English (Nov 25, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/09/9/97/97bbe5e4-d10a-462a-870d-2ef213aecb8f.mp4 Our English @ the Movies saying for today is “not everyone is wired.” It is from the movie “Arrival.” The film is about Unidentified Flying Objects– UFOs– and communicating with beings from outer space. Do you know know being … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘The Cost of Doing Business’ – VOA Learning English (Nov 18, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/09/9/98/983f3a16-1b04-4af1-946a-2a97b9868b5e.mp4 Our English @ the Movies phrase today is “the cost of doing business.” The movie is “The Accountant.” It is about a man who is helping criminals with their finances. Watch our story so you can find out what … Continue reading

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