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Words and Their Stories: Seeing an Eclipse Is Good! Being Eclipsed Is Not – VOA Learning English (Aug 19, 2017)

Hello and welcome to Words and Their Stories from VOA Learning English. On this program we explore the origin and usage of common expressions in American English. We always give examples or dialogues using the expressions. Sometimes we even use … Continue reading

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Academic Writing: Common Patterns, Part 1 – VOA Learning English (Aug 17, 2017)

The new school year is beginning in communities across the United States. Many students are busy at work in their new classes. Some are already thinking about all the homework they will face in the weeks to come. Schools often … Continue reading

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Everyday Grammar: Okay – VOA Learning English (Aug 13, 2017)

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Words and Their Stories: When Do We ‘Eat Crow?’ – VOA Learning English (Aug 12, 2017)

Now, the VOA Learning English program Words and Their Stories. On this show, we explore the origins and usage of expressions we use in every day American English Okay, nobody likes to be wrong. But when it turns out that … Continue reading

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English in a Minute: Drop the Ball – VOA Learning English (Aug 12, 2017)

Dropping the ball in a team sport is not a good thing. But what does this mean in other situations? Let’s hear from Ashley, Jonathan and Anna! This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of … Continue reading

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English @ the Movies: ‘Takes Your Breath Away’ – VOA Learning English (Aug 11, 2017)

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The Excitement of Three-Part Phrasal Verbs – VOA Learning English (Aug 10, 2017)

Popular music can teach you a lot about the English language. You may not realize it, but musicians are actually teaching you about English grammar in each song they perform. Consider this song by the famous reggae artist Bob Marley. … Continue reading

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News Words: Dissent – VOA Learning English (Aug 10, 2017)

Does your government put restrictions on dissent? This was originally published on www.learningenglish.voanews.com and reproduced here with permission. Courtesy: Voice of America

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Everyday Grammar: Make – VOA Learning English (Aug 06, 2017)

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Words and Their Stories: Your ‘Dirty Laundry’ Has Nothing to Do With Clothes – VOA Learning English (Aug 05, 2017)

Now, from VOA Learning English, it’s time for Words and Their Stories. On this program you can learn English expressions that Americans use in conversation. Today we are going to talk about the fabric we wear on our bodies. In … Continue reading

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