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Pure 'Madness' on Words to the Wise

Pure 'Madness' on Words to the Wise

图文2017-03-17 08:00:00

By VOA17 March, 2017We are getting wordy once again in the Learning English studio. I'm Caty Weaver and here with me are reporters Ashley T...

'Listening In' on Words to the Wise

'Listening In' on Words to the Wise

图文2017-03-10 08:00:00

By VOA10 March, 2017I'm Phil Dierking in the Learning English studio with reporter Anne Ball.So, last week Learning English had a show abou...

From News Event Comes Common Expressions

From News Event Comes Common Expressions

图文2017-03-04 08:00:00

Hello and welcome to another Words and Their Stories, from VOA Learning English.Each week we tell the story of words and expressions used in...

Words and Their Stories: Put Your Best Foot Forward!

Words and Their Stories: Put Your Best Foot Forward!

图文2017-01-28 08:00:00

By Anna Matteo28 January, 2017Now, Words and Their Stories from VOA Learning English.On this program, we explore common expressions in Ameri...

Words and Their Stories: Circle Your Wagons

Words and Their Stories: Circle Your Wagons

图文2017-05-22 14:45:47

Today, let’s consider the term circle the wagons. A great way to show your loyalty to a group of people is to protect them. One way to do t...

Words and Their Stories: Dictionary.com's New Words to the Wise

Words and Their Stories: Dictionary.com's New Words to the Wise

图文2017-04-22 11:09:20

Dictionary.com also announced it added new words to its online search system -- 300 of them to be exact.

Words and Their Stories: A 'Working' Vocabulary on Words to the Wise

Words and Their Stories: A 'Working' Vocabulary on Words to the Wise

图文2017-04-01 10:46:00

VOA Learning English fan Gustavo suggested a 'Words to the Wise' program about the work world. We were happy to 'work' with ...

Words and Their Stories: Farm Terms Are Good for Business

Words and Their Stories: Farm Terms Are Good for Business

图文2017-03-26 18:38:38

Since the 16th century, the word "farm" has meant "land used for agricultural purposes." But a much older meaning is related to economics. T...

Words and Their Stories: Talking Movies on Words to the Wise

Words and Their Stories: Talking Movies on Words to the Wise

图文2017-03-25 18:33:18

Flick is another word for movie. Cinema is another word for movie theater. And Hollywood is sometimes called 'Tinseltown.' But what ...

Words and Their Stories: Spring Is in the Air!

Words and Their Stories: Spring Is in the Air!

图文2017-03-19 10:31:56

Today we talk about a time when half the world is waking from the dark, cold winter months. Spring!

Words and Their Stories: Pure 'Madness' on Words to the Wis

Words and Their Stories: Pure 'Madness' on Words to the Wis

图文2017-03-19 10:27:20

Today on our program, we discuss some words and expressions related to March Madness. That is the big college basketball tournament going on...

Words and Their Stories: Don't Cross the Line! Unless It's the Finish Line.

Words and Their Stories: Don't Cross the Line! Unless It's the Finish Line.

图文2017-03-13 10:21:18

Today, we will talk about the word “line.” Line is a simple, four-letter word, but it has many meanings, making a simple word complex.

Words and Their Stories: New 'Words to the Wise' from Merriam-Webster

Words and Their Stories: New 'Words to the Wise' from Merriam-Webster

图文2017-03-03 10:50:54

The American English dictionary Merriam-Webster recently added a lot of new words to its online site. Learning English reporter Bryan Lynn l...

Words and Their Stories: Welcome to La La Land

Words and Their Stories: Welcome to La La Land

图文2017-02-26 14:04:24

Today we talk about expressions involving Los Angeles, California. Los Angeles is the biggest city in the western United States. It is the s...

Words and Their Stories: How to Win an Election

Words and Their Stories: How to Win an Election

图文2017-02-19 12:03:13

Today we talk about expressions related to the biggest contest in the United States – the election of the American president. Well, except ...

Words and Their Stories: Romantic Relationships. Let's Talk.

Words and Their Stories: Romantic Relationships. Let's Talk.

图文2017-02-13 12:01:42

Now, the VOA Learning English program Words and Their Stories.

Words and Their Stories: How Can a Smelly Fish Help You Avoid the Truth?

Words and Their Stories: How Can a Smelly Fish Help You Avoid the Truth?

图文2017-02-06 10:45:55

Words and Their Stories: How Can a Smelly Fish Help You Avoid the Truth?

Words and Their Stories: What Does It Mean to Be Stumped?

Words and Their Stories: What Does It Mean to Be Stumped?

图文2017-01-22 10:45:33

Words and Their Stories: What Does It Mean to Be Stumped?

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