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English in a Minute: Tacky – VOA Learning English (Nov 25, 2017)

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English @ the Movies: ‘Pick A Fight’ – VOA Learning English (Nov 24, 2017)

“Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” is about two action super-heroes. Batman and Superman end up in a fight. Our English @ the Movies phrase we are talking about is “pick a fight.” What do you think that means? Listen … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and English Verbs – VOA Learning English (Nov 23, 2017)

Every year around the Thanksgiving holiday, a strange ceremony happens in Washington, DC. The president stands outside the White House, gives a brief speech and then officially pardons a turkey. A pardon is a declaration that someone will not be … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: Expletives – VOA Learning English (Nov 19, 2017)

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Words and Their Stories: Expressions From a Thanksgiving Meal – VOA Learning English (Nov 18, 2017)

Now, it’s time for Words and Their Stories from VOA Learning English. In the United States, it is almost time for something else. In a few days, smells of roasting turkey, buttery mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie will fill homes … Continue reading

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English in a Minute: Play Up – VOA Learning English (Nov 17, 2017)

This phrasal verb sounds like it means something fun..! This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

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Explainer: Thanksgiving – VOA Learning English (Nov 17, 2017)

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English @ the Movies: ‘Don’t Jinx Me’ – VOA Learning English (Nov 17, 2017)

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James Bond Can Teach You About English Grammar – VOA Learning English (Nov 16, 2017)

In the 1964 action film Goldfinger, actor Sean Connery plays the British secret agent James Bond. Bond, also called agent 007, is well-known for his drink of choice — a martini. He always wants his martinis prepared just the right … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: Reported Speech Historic Present – VOA Learning English (Nov 12, 2017)

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