Category Archives: Everyday Grammar (VOA Learning English)

Everyday Grammar: Be Like, Be All – VOA Learning English (Oct 15, 2017)

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The Many Reasons for the Word ‘The’ – VOA Learning English (Oct 12, 2017)

The 1995 film Dead Man has a strange opening scene. Actor Johnny Depp is sitting on a train. A man sits down across from Depp’s character, and speaks to him: “Look out the window. And doesn’t this remind you of … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: The Disappearing That – VOA Learning English (Oct 01, 2017)

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Everyday Grammar: Take – VOA Learning English (Sep 24, 2017)

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Are You Afraid of Adjectives and Prepositions? – VOA Learning English (Sep 21, 2017)

The 2007 film No Country for Old Men tells the story of a lawman in West Texas. Actor Tommy Lee Jones played the part of the lawman. If you saw the movie, you might remember when he spoke these lines: … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: Adjectival Infinitives – Time, Place, Way – VOA Learning English (Sep 17, 2017)

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Everyday Grammar: How to Show That You Are Not Sure – VOA Learning English (Sep 14, 2017)

In the 1998 film “Saving Private Ryan,” actor Tom Hanks plays the part of Captain Mil ler. The fictional Captain Miller was an English teacher before becoming a soldier and fighting in World War II. In one scene, Captain Miller … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: Three-Part Phrasal Verbs – VOA Learning English (Sep 10, 2017)

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Everyday Grammar: Common Transition Words – VOA Learning English (Sep 07, 2017)

In 1963, President John Kennedy gave a famous speech at American University. In the speech, Kennedy said the following lines: “Our problems are manmade; therefore, they can be solved by man. And man can be as big as he wants. … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: Different Meanings of Have – VOA Learning English (Sep 03, 2017)

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