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English in a Minute: Hit the Spot – VOA Learning English (Aug 05, 2017)

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English @ the Movies: ‘You Got This’ – VOA Learning English (Aug 04, 2017)

Our English @ the Movies saying today is “you got this.” It comes from the film “Megan Leavey.” This movie is based on a true story about a woman Marine and her dog at war in Iraq. Watch the video, … Continue reading

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Getting to Know the Verb ‘Get’ – VOA Learning English (Aug 03, 2017)

From VOA Learning English, this is Everyday Grammar. So, Alice, what did you do last night? Well, I was at home, getting ready to go to the movies. I was getting my shoes on when I got a feeling that … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: Uses of Well – VOA Learning English (Jul 30, 2017)

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Words and Their Stories: Surprising Origin of ‘To Keep at Bay’ – VOA Learning English (Jul 29, 2017)

Now, it’s time for Words and Their Stories from VOA Learning English. On this program, we explore everyday expressions that we use in conversation. Americans often use the first saying we will talk about today. But many people likely do … Continue reading

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English in a Minute: Weasel Out of (Something) – VOA Learning English (Jul 29, 2017)

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English @ the Movies: ‘You Will Soon Pay’ – VOA Learning English (Jul 28, 2017)

Our English @ the Movies saying today is “you will soon pay.” It comes from the film “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.” In it, pirate Jack Sparrow is in trouble again. Watch the video, then take … Continue reading

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Starting Sentences With Conjunctions – VOA Learning English (Jul 27, 2017)

The film Finding Forrester tells a story of a high school student who becomes friends with a famous writer named William Forrester. Forrester published a single book, then withdrew from public life. Forrester teaches the student about writing. In one … Continue reading

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News Words: Ransomware – VOA Learning English (Jul 27, 2017)

Ransomware is a crime committed in the cyber world. Find out what it means in this week’s News Words. This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

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Explainer: Industrial Espionage – VOA Learning English (Jul 26, 2017)

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