Tag Archives: Everyday Grammar (VOA Learning English)

Everyday Grammar: Euphemistic Adjectives & Nouns – VOA Learning English (Dec 10, 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

Everyday Grammar: Euphemistic Phrasal Verbs – VOA Learning English (Dec 03, 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

Everyday Grammar: Discovery Verbs (Present Perfect Tense) – VOA Learning English (Nov 26, 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

Thanksgiving and English Verbs – VOA Learning English (Nov 23, 2017)

Every year around the Thanksgiving holiday, a strange ceremony happens in Washington, DC. The president stands outside the White House, gives a brief speech and then officially pardons a turkey. A pardon is a declaration that someone will not be … Continue reading

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

Everyday Grammar: Expletives – VOA Learning English (Nov 19, 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

James Bond Can Teach You About English Grammar – VOA Learning English (Nov 16, 2017)

In the 1964 action film Goldfinger, actor Sean Connery plays the British secret agent James Bond. Bond, also called agent 007, is well-known for his drink of choice — a martini. He always wants his martinis prepared just the right … Continue reading

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

Everyday Grammar: Reported Speech Historic Present – VOA Learning English (Nov 12, 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

Understanding Adverbs: Always – VOA Learning English (Nov 09, 2017)

The film “Casablanca” is one of the most famous American movies of all time. At the end of the film, the actor Humphrey Bogart says a heartbreaking farewell to the woman he loves. Bergman: But what about us? Bogart: We’ll … Continue reading

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

Everyday Grammar: Commas – VOA Learning English (Nov 05, 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

Verbs and Gerunds in Speech and Fiction Writing – VOA Learning English (Nov 02, 2017)

The American rock group Journey released the song “Don’t Stop Believin’” in 1981. This song, still popular in karaoke music bars, can help you learn about English grammar. Let’s listen to some words from the song: Don’t stop believing Hold … Continue reading

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