Category Archives: VOA Learning English

English @ the Movies: ‘Stand A Chance’ – VOA Learning English (Oct 06, 2017)

This was originally published on “VOA Learning English” and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

Posted in English @ the Movies (VOA Learning English), VOA Learning English | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

Posted in Everyday Grammar (VOA Learning English), VOA Learning English | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Words and Their Stories: Don’t Get ‘Boxed in a Corner!’ – VOA Learning English (Sep 30, 2017)

Now, it’s time for the VOA Learning English program Words and Their Stories. On this show we explore the origins, meanings and usage of common expressions in everyday English. Today we talk about a very common place – a corner. … Continue reading

Posted in VOA Learning English, Words and Their Stories (VOA Learning English) | Tagged , | Leave a comment

English in a Minute: Taste of One’s Own Medicine – VOA Learning English (Sep 30, 2017)

Are Jonathan and Anna trying to give each other medicine? The answer is no. But find out how to use this expression in this week’s EIM! This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

Posted in English In A Minute (VOA Learning English), VOA Learning English | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

Posted in Everyday Grammar (VOA Learning English), VOA Learning English | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Words and Their Stories: Kick Up Your Heels! – VOA Learning English (Sep 23, 2017)

Now, it is time for Words and Their Stories from VOA Learning English. On this program we explain the meaning and usage of common expressions in American English. Today we will talk about expressions with the word “heel.” Now, heel … Continue reading

Posted in VOA Learning English, Words and Their Stories (VOA Learning English) | Tagged , | Leave a comment

English in a Minute: Mom-and-Pop – VOA Learning English (Sep 23, 2017)

“Mom” is common word for “mother.” And “pop” is another way of saying “father.” Find out how to use this phrase in this week’s EIM! This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

Posted in English In A Minute (VOA Learning English), VOA Learning English | Tagged , | Leave a comment

English @ the Movies: ‘Getting Ahead of Myself’ – VOA Learning English (Sep 22, 2017)

This was originally published on “VOA Learning English” and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

Posted in English @ the Movies (VOA Learning English), VOA Learning English | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Everyday Grammar (VOA Learning English), VOA Learning English | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

Posted in Everyday Grammar (VOA Learning English), VOA Learning English | Tagged , | Leave a comment