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Words and Their Stories: The Cost of Doing Business

Words and Their Stories: The Cost of Doing Business

图文2017-01-15 11:30:10

There are many expressions that business people use to talk about their business deals. Learn some very useful ones in this episode of Words...

Words and Their Stories: What Is Your New Year's Resolution?

Words and Their Stories: What Is Your New Year's Resolution?

图文2017-01-08 20:51:11

Today we talk about the word “resolution.” Resolution is a word with more than one meaning.

Words and Their Stories: Mystery at The Ice Castle Inn: The End

Words and Their Stories: Mystery at The Ice Castle Inn: The End

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This week we finish the three-part story “Mystery at The Ice Castle Inn.” You will learn not only the ending of the mystery but also more ...

Words and Their Stories: Mystery at The Ice Castle Inn: Part 2

Words and Their Stories: Mystery at The Ice Castle Inn: Part 2

图文2016-12-26 10:25:32

We continue learning cold weather expressions with our story, Mystery at The Ice Castle Inn. This is Part 2 of a three-part series.

Words and Their Stories: Mystery at The Ice Castle Inn: Part 1

Words and Their Stories: Mystery at The Ice Castle Inn: Part 1

图文2016-12-18 14:49:09

Mystery at The Ice Castle Inn (Part 1 of 3) Now, the VOA Learning English program Words and Their Stories. On this program we explain how to...

Words and Their Stories: You Can't Go Home Again. And Other 'Home' Expressions.

Words and Their Stories: You Can't Go Home Again. And Other 'Home' Expressions.

图文2016-12-11 15:26:54

"Home" fills our hearts and our conversations. Learn the most common "home" expressions, including the somewhat confusing one: "You Can'...

Words and Their Stories: You’re Dreaming!

Words and Their Stories: You’re Dreaming!

图文2016-12-04 22:12:23

Scientists are still unable to explain why we dream. But we can explain how we use the word dream in our everyday conversations!

Words and Their Stories: Monday-Morning Quarterbacking: Expressions of Looking Back

Words and Their Stories: Monday-Morning Quarterbacking: Expressions of Looking Back

图文2016-11-28 10:23:56

Looking back. Remembering. The past can teach us many things. But why does it involve American football? Find out in this episode of Words a...

Words and Their Stories: Don't Be MIA! Improve Your English With These Military Words

Words and Their Stories: Don't Be MIA! Improve Your English With These Military Words

图文2016-11-14 10:25:00

Just because an expressions is created by a soldier doesn't mean it is only used by soldiers. Improve your conversation skills these exp...

Words and Their Stories: Whose Finger Do You Want on the Button?

Words and Their Stories: Whose Finger Do You Want on the Button?

图文2016-11-06 11:09:28

Common everyday objects are found in our common everyday expressions. This time we focus on an object that people all over the world use wit...

Words and Their Stories: Do You Believe in Ghosts?

Words and Their Stories: Do You Believe in Ghosts?

图文2016-10-30 23:19:55

Halloween is a fun holiday in the U.S. It’s a time for costumes and candy and scary things … like ghosts!

Words and Their Stories: Cinderella in Sports? You Bet!

Words and Their Stories: Cinderella in Sports? You Bet!

图文2016-10-24 00:16:03

The story of Cinderella tells about a poor girl who marries a prince. But did you know that in American English a “Cinderella story” has m...

Words and Their Stories: You Do the Math

Words and Their Stories: You Do the Math

图文2016-10-16 21:16:08

Remember all that math you learned in school and thought you'd never use? Well, many math words and expressions are in our everyday conv...

Words and Their Stories: Hats Off to You!

Words and Their Stories: Hats Off to You!

图文2016-10-09 09:51:32

We all wear clothes. And in American English, we have a lot of expressions connected to clothing! Read on to learn several useful expression...

Words and Their Stories: Goodbye, Summer. Hello, Autumn. Or Is It Fall?

Words and Their Stories: Goodbye, Summer. Hello, Autumn. Or Is It Fall?

图文2016-09-25 11:27:45

Autumn is also called “fall.” This is probably because it is the time when trees lose their leaves and they fall to the ground. But why do...

Words and Their Stories: Eureka! A Word of Discovery

Words and Their Stories: Eureka! A Word of Discovery

图文2016-09-18 10:30:26

You don’t have to be Greek to use this week’s expression, “Eureka!” We tell you how this exclamation is said to have arrived in American...

Words and Their Stories: Table Tennis, Anyone?

Words and Their Stories: Table Tennis, Anyone?

图文2016-09-11 17:33:25

Some of the most common expressions in the English language come from common, everyday objects. Learn some really useful expressions that co...

Words and Their Stories: Sometimes You Have to ‘Bite the Bullet’

Words and Their Stories: Sometimes You Have to ‘Bite the Bullet’

图文2016-09-05 10:19:26

Have you ever had to bite the bullet? Chances are you have. Learn what that expression means in this week's Words and Their Stories. You...

Words and Their Stories: Wheels: An Invention Worth Exploring

Words and Their Stories: Wheels: An Invention Worth Exploring

图文2016-08-28 13:54:05

You might stop often to think about wheels. Well, maybe it’s time you did! They’re a useful invention and they’re useful in American Engl...

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