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English @ the Movies: ‘Something Fishy’ – VOA Learning English (Jun 24, 2017)

On English @ the Movies we talk about the saying “something fishy” from the funny movie “The House.” It is about parents who open a gaming business to pay for their daughter’s university. Is “something fishy” about fishing? Watch our … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Turn Back The Clock’ – VOA Learning English (Jun 16, 2017)

“Turn back the clock” is the saying we are talking about on English @ the Movies. It is from the movie “Cars 3.” This is the third movie from Disney about cars that act like people. Do you know what … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Hitting Rock Bottom’ – VOA Learning English (Feb 24, 2017)

Our saying today on English @ the Movies is “hitting rock bottom.” It comes from the animated film “Sing.” It is about animals who want to sing and a theater owner trying to save his business. Do you know what … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Write Your Own Rules’ – VOA Learning English (Feb 17, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2017/02/6/66/66a773c1-5a2c-4e50-b85f-b3b7bec0bbb1.mp4 Our saying today on English @ the Movies is “write your own rules” from the movie “La La Land.” It is about a woman and a man who fall in love, while trying to make it big in the … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Lost Their Way’ – VOA Learning English (Jan 27, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/6/66/66363170-a308-4997-96f6-36c7747e89a6.mp4 Today on English @ the Movies we tell you about the saying “lost their way” from the movie “Dr. Strange.” It is about mysterious powers and superheroes who use them. Do you know what “lost their way” means? Watch … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘You Are Having Visions’ – VOA Learning English (Jan 20, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/d/d3/d31eebd6-e1ad-4095-a4e9-3a24f976ef9f.mp4 Today on English @ the Movies we talk about the saying “you are having visions.” It is from the movie “Inferno.” This film is about a professor who is trying to save the world from a deadly virus. Want … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Get Yourself Lawyered Up’ – VOA Learning English (Jan 13, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/f/fe/fe458718-d78c-436a-b77e-85976ecea79d.mp4 Today on English @ the Movies we teach you about the saying “get yourself lawyered up.” It comes from the movie “Denial,” which is based on a true story. A woman calls a man a liar and ends up … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘A Chain Reaction’ – VOA Learning English (Jan 06, 2017)

https://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/8/89/89ca61d7-0516-4af3-a69d-1f4d601bde3a.mp4 Today on English @ the Movies we talk about the saying “a chain reaction.” It comes from the film “I’m Not Ashamed.” This is a true story about a teenage girl’s religious faith. Do you know what “a chain … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Fresh Start’ – VOA Learning English (Dec 30, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/9/99/990465a4-bd69-49a3-92e4-34f0e580b8a7.mp4 On English @ the Movies today, we talk about the expression “fresh start.” It comes from the movie “Max Steel.” The story is about a teenager who discovers he has special powers he got from his dad. Watch here … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘There’s Something Off About Them’ – VOA Learning English (Dec 23, 2016)

http://av.voanews.com/Videoroot/Pangeavideo/2016/12/5/5a/5a7ebac0-6cda-4cdb-b194-c388d1fcbf89.mp4 On English @ the Movies today, we teach you about the saying “there’s something off about them.” It is from the funny movie “Keeping up with the Joneses.” The story is about two spies who move into a neighborhood. … Continue reading

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