Category Archives: Words and Their Stories (VOA Learning English)

Do You Believe in Ghosts? – VOA Learning English (Oct 29, 2016)

Do You Believe in Ghosts? (0:06:26) http://av.voanews.com/clips/VLE/2016/10/27/7860d6d8-6c37-4689-8c86-dfc8f8a62035.mp3 From VOA Learning English, this is Words and Their Stories. On this program, we talk about the origins and usage of common expressions in American English. With Halloween just around the corner, today … Continue reading

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Cinderella in Sports? You Bet! – VOA Learning English (Oct 22, 2016)

Cinderella in Sports? You Bet! (0:08:58) http://av.voanews.com/clips/VLE/2016/10/19/29a49e8f-7b88-4ae0-bea9-3ca304ee1024.mp3 From VOA Learning English, welcome to Words and Their Stories. On this program, we explore the origin of common expressions in American English. And we teach you how to use them. Today, we … Continue reading

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You Do the Math – VOA Learning English (Oct 15, 2016)

You Do the Math (0:07:51) http://av.voanews.com/clips/VLE/2016/10/13/8a57cdc3-979a-4fad-85e9-a126141b3daa.mp3 Hello and welcome to Words and Their Stories from VOA Learning English. On this program we explain how to use common expressions in American English. We also explore the origins of these expressions. Where … Continue reading

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Hats Off to You! – VOA Learning English (Oct 08, 2016)

Hats Off to You! (0:08:45) http://av.voanews.com/clips/VLE/2016/10/06/31ab748d-87b1-457a-bd74-2cf08618c05f.mp3 Hello and welcome to Words and Their Stories from the Voice of America! This program helps you understand common expressions in the English language. You know, we tailor this show for people interested in … Continue reading

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Brainwash: Not as Clean as You Think – VOA Learning English (Oct 01, 2016)

Brainwash: Not as Clean as You Think (0:06:22) http://av.voanews.com/clips/VLE/2016/09/30/a72718f8-ed97-4382-b9d3-73089783921e.mp3 Hello and welcome to another Words and Their Stories. Today we are talking about expressions to describe people who are not in their right minds. People who are not in their … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Summer. Hello, Autumn. Or Is It Fall? – VOA Learning English (Sep 24, 2016)

Goodbye, Summer. Hello, Autumn. Or Is It Fall? (0:07:42) http://av.voanews.com/clips/VLE/2016/09/22/5d5a46da-649c-4d81-b8c6-f540d5a0f79c.mp3 Now the VOA Learning English program, Words and Their Stories. This is the program that explores the origin and uses of popular words and expressions in American English. Today, we … Continue reading

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Eureka! A Word of Discovery – VOA Learning English (Sep 17, 2016)

Eureka! A Word of Discovery. (7:12) http://av.voanews.com/clips/VLE/2016/09/15/2ddc1cdd-4885-443c-8a0b-cddc509a17c7.mp3 Hello! This is the VOA Learning English program, Words and Their Stories. On this weekly program, we explore the origin and usage of common expressions in American English. For example, sometimes when Americans … Continue reading

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Table Tennis, Anyone? | Words & Theirs Stories – VOA Learning English (Sep 10, 2016)

Table Tennis Anyone? (7:32) http://av.voanews.com/clips/VLE/2016/09/08/56bdf7b5-da15-4cf7-b2dd-9d75c6d27a7c.mp3 Hello and welcome to Words and Their Stories from VOA Learning English! On this program, we explore the stories behind common expressions in American English. Today, we talk about an object found in every home. … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Have to ‘Bite the Bullet’ – VOA Learning English (Sep 03, 2016)

Sometimes You Have to ‘Bite the Bullet’ (5:51) http://av.voanews.com/clips/VLE/2016/09/01/892dcb79-58dc-44ba-8502-84b022ed39be.mp3 Now, the weekly program Words and Their Stories from VOA Learning English. On this program, we explore the history and usage of common expressions in American English. We also give you … Continue reading

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Wheels: An Invention Worth Exploring – VOA Learning English (Aug 27, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2015/04/4/40/40102859-e573-429c-bbad-22cd3f87180f.mp4 Wheels: An Invention Worth Exploring (8:23) http://av.voanews.com/clips/VLE/2016/08/25/92e13609-7008-4d71-9e85-b44ace897afa.mp3 Now, the weekly program Words and Their Stories from VOA Learning English. On this program, we explore the history and usage of common expressions in American English. Today we explore expressions using … Continue reading

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