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

Mystery at The Ice Castle Inn: Part 1 – VOA Learning English (Dec 17, 2016)

Now, the VOA Learning English program Words and Their Stories. On this program we explain how to use common words and expressions in American English. Today, we are going to celebrate the coming of winter with expressions related to cold … Continue reading

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You Can’t Go Home Again. And Other ‘Home’ Expressions – VOA Learning English (Dec 10, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/05/6/67/671fbaf2-668e-49a3-9828-a0639d1ce3d5.mp4 In this episode of Let’s Learn English Anna is homesick. She talks to her friend Marsha about her family to feel better. You Can’t Go Home Again. And Other ‘Home’ Expressions. by VOA Now, the VOA Learning English program Words … Continue reading

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You’re Dreaming! – VOA Learning English (Dec 03, 2016)

You’re Dreaming! (0:08:02) http://av.voanews.com/clips/VLE/2016/11/30/1d07194c-93e4-4c28-912b-ec4f8f5f2a9a.mp3 Join us now for Words and Their Stories, a program from VOA Learning English. On this show we talk about the origins and meanings of common expressions in American English. Every week we dream up topics … Continue reading

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Monday-Morning Quarterbacking: Expressions of Looking Back – VOA Learning English (Nov 26, 2016)

Monday-morning Quarterbacking. And Other Ways to Look Back. (0:08:21) http://av.voanews.com/clips/VLE/2016/11/22/6e50006e-2dbb-4f3c-96ae-69d656f1f4a6.mp3 Now, the VOA Learning English program Words and Their Stories. Each week we take a closer look at words and expressions commonly used in American English. We explain how to … Continue reading

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Don’t Be MIA! Improve Your English With These Military Words – VOA Learning English (Nov 12, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2015/08/4/4e/4ea0eec8-3b1f-45ff-b9f5-b029500fde83.mp4 Don’t Be MIA! Improve Your English With These Military Words. (0:06:59) http://av.voanews.com/clips/VLE/2016/11/09/190b397c-320c-4baf-9700-77e989843ec0.mp3 Now the VOA Learning English program Words and Their Stories. On this show, we explore the origin and uses of common expressions in American English. Today, we … Continue reading

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Whose Finger Do You Want on the Button? – VOA Learning English (Nov 05, 2016)

Whose Finger Do You Want on the Button? (0:07:55) http://av.voanews.com/clips/VLE/2016/10/31/a834ee68-29c2-4595-99ca-7879363dfed4.mp3 Now, Words and Their Stories from VOA Learning English. On this program, we explore the meaning of everyday expressions in the English language. Today, we talk about a common object … Continue reading

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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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