CNN Student News - January 28th 2015 - English Sub

source: Thanh Do    2016年1月28日
CNN Student News with subtitles.

Speak English Naturally: Silent Syllables

source: Learn English with Emma     2015年11月14日
Do you know what a 'silent syllable' is? It's actually one of the topics you have to master in order to sound more like a native English speaker. In this video, you'll learn what syllables are, which words have silent ones, and how to correctly pronounce some common words with silent syllables. You'll also learn to count syllables, so you know how many syllables are in a word. Practice these words by taking our quiz at the end of the video, and start speaking English more naturally today.

Name of Clothing (English Picture – Lesson 5)

source: Daily English Conversation   2016年1月22日

Road Trip Gossip! 美语怎么说(23)

source: 美国之音中文网   2012年12月15日
1. Your secret is safe with me 我给你保密 
2. Baby bump 显怀 
3. This doesn't add up 这不对头 
4. Part their ways 分手 
5. The million dollar question 最重要的问题是
6. Gold digger 淘金女郎 
7. Get dolled up 梳妆打扮 
8. False alarm 虚惊一场  


source: 美国之音中文网    2015年10月29日
话题:各种化妆品怎么说 怎么买
--mascara 睫毛膏
Mascara, in my opinion, is the most important item of makeup a girl can have! On a chill day sometimes I'll throw on some mascara and that's it!

Interesting English phrases with 'BALL'

source: Learn English with Let's Talk     2016年1月26日
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1] to have a ball - means to enjoy oneself or to throw a party
Ex: When the teacher had to leave the classroom suddenly ; the children ended up having a ball . The mayor threw a ball for the who's who of the city .
2] The ball is in your court - means it is your turn to reply or take action or make a decision
Ex: Once the citizens' committee put forward their detailed views and ideas regarding the improvement of Public Transport in the city ; the ball was in the Mayor's court .
3] to get the ball rolling - means to get the process started or to start the event
Ex: Once we received the approval from our Boss ; we got the ball rolling on our project .
4] Ballpark figure - means the approximate value or number or figure
Ex: The actual cost of the project was far greater than the estimated ballpark figure .
5] Lets play Ball - means let's compete .
Ex: Once I realised that my colleague was being highly competitive with me ..I challenged him saying,"lets play ball!".
6] Slime ball - means someone who is sly and cannot be trusted or who has a very shady character .
Ex: After a few meetings .. I realised that the client was a complete Slime ball as he repeatedly lied and chose to inflate and brag about his non- existent achievements .
7] A different ball game - means a different level of challenge altogether .
Ex: As a manager managing a large team ...keeping each team member motivated every day is a different ball ga,me altogether .
8] A ball of fire - a person who is full of energy and enthusiasm
Ex: The new employee we have hired is a ball of fire ; always alert and energetic.
9 ]Eye on the ball - means to focus on the task at hand
Ex: When handling complicated tasks at work ; it is important that everyone has their eye on the ball.
10] to drop the ball - means to make an error /mistake
Ex: Our team ended up dropping the ball on an important pitch by being over confident and under prepared.

Name of Eating (English Picture – Lesson 4)

source: Daily English Conversation   2016年1月21日

Personable 美语怎么说

source: 美国之音中文网   2012年7月13日
T­MI: too much information
Personable 有亲和力 


source: 美国之音中文网   2015年10月29日
话题:Volunteering ~ NGO
--volunteer 做志愿者
Do you volunteer? I was thinking about starting to volunteer more often.
Yeah! I volunteer at my local pet shelter. I walk the dogs on the weekends sometimes.
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BEFORE and UNTIL. Confusing Vocabulary 4

source: MrSkypelessons    2016年1月25日
In this vocabulary lesson we look at the difference between BEFORE and UNTIL. These two words are very similar in meaning (and sometimes interchangeable) but they are used very differently. They are a common source of confusion for students.
BEFORE (when? FINISHED) I'll finish it before the New Year
UNTIL (how long? CONTINUOUS) I'll wait until he comes back
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Name of Vegetables (English Picture – Lesson 3)

source: Daily English Conversation   2016年1月21日

Treasure Hunt--美语怎么说(36)

source: 美国之音中文网    2013年5月24日
1. The name of the game 最重要的方面
2. Give credit where credit is due 论功行赏
3. At one's wit's end 无计可施
4. Come back to bite me 惹火上身
5. Get back at someone 报复某人
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In The Mood For Something!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网    2015年10月29日
in the mood for something 想...
Hey, you wanna go out to the Italian restaurant and split a pizza?
I'm not sure I'm in the mood for Italian. What else do you want?
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The most common WHERE Questions

source: English Lessons with Alex    2016年1月20日
Does it take you a long time to answer questions in English? In this conversational lesson, I'll teach you more than ten common questions that start with "where". You improve your speaking by knowing the most common questions English speakers use in conversation. Learn to speak more fluently by practicing saying these questions the way native speakers say them. I'll give you a chance to listen and repeat after me. Some of the questions in this lesson include: "Where are you from?", "Where were you born?", "Where did you grow up?", and more. In the quiz for this lesson, you'll review the grammar and correct structure of these very common WH questions. Where do you go for more English lessons? !
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Polite English: What NOT to say to people!

source: EnglishLessons4U    2016年1月22日
Instead of teaching you what to say, today I'll teach you what NOT to say! You'll learn conversation topics that you should NEVER go into, because they are insulting and can make people dislike you. Knowing what NOT to ask someone is an important part of being polite in English-speaking countries! These topics to avoid are different from culture to culture, so you might think you are not doing anything wrong, but to an American or English person, you are being rude by talking about their weight, for instance.This lesson is very important if you want to date, flirt, or talk with people in social situations. If you don't want to be rude, or embarrass yourself or others, check out this lesson so you can be more confident making friendly conversation in English. Wow! You look fat...and what's wrong with your face?!

Singles Day!--美语怎么说(19)

source: 美国之音中文网    2012年11月10日
1. keep it down 小声点
2. a recipe for failure 必败指南 
3. friend zone 好人卡 
4. play hard to get 欲擒故纵 
5. set the bar high  条件高 


source: 美国之音中文网     2015年10月30日
--foodie 吃货
My friend Melissa is a big foodie. She knows so much about all different types of cheese. I think she's tasted more than 100 types of cheese.
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English Vocabulary: Crime & Criminals

source: Learn English with Rebecca    2016年1月12日
Do you like to watch the daily news? Do you love detective shows? Then you need this lesson on the vocabulary of crime. Here, you'll learn about five common crimes and five types of theft. You'll also learn what to call the people who commit these crimes.
After the lesson, take the quiz at
And don't forget to check out the full EngVid resource on 50 different types of crimes and criminals at

Fruits (English Picture – Lesson 2)

source: Daily English Conversation    2016年1月20日
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source: 美国之音中文网     2012年11月28日
1. act out of character 表现反常
2. red carpet treatment 明星待遇 
3. feed an army 够一个师吃的 
4. get wires crossed  搞错了 

Congratulations To Both Of You!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网     2015年10月30日
--congratulations to both of you 恭喜二位
When I attend a wedding, and I'm friends with both the bride and groom, I usually say "Congratulations to both of you!"
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English Phrases & Idioms for Complaining about Your Job

source: Espresso English     2016年1月21日
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Change word meanings with SYLLABLE STRESS

source: Learn English with Gill (engVid)    2016年1月7日
Did you know that some English words change their meaning if you change the syllable stress? For example, there is a huge difference between CON-tent and con-TENT! With 14 examples of this amazing phenomenon, this lesson is a PER-fect way to per-FECT your English!
After watching, you can download and print the resource page which contains 30 more examples for you to practice:
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Totally Slipped My Mind!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网    2015年10月30日
话题:memory & forgetting things
--totally slipped my mind 彻底忘了
Hey Bai Jie, are we still getting lunch today?
I have to go to class at noon. It totally slipped my mind. Sorry about that!
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Animals (English Picture – Lesson 1)

source: Daily English Conversation       2016年1月14日
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Finding a roommate!--美语怎么说(25)

source: 美国之音中文网      2013年1月5日
1. fit the bill 符合标准 
2. don't hold your breath 不要抱太大期望 
3. neat freak 整洁控 
4. drama free 不找事 

Speaking about physical appearance in English

source: Learn English with Let's Talk      2016年1月20日
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Height - Short / Average / Tall
Example - Mike is a very tall guy.

Build / Weight - Skinny / Slim / Slender / Chubby / Plump / Obese / Stout
Example - Donna is quite slim.

Complexion - Wheatish (Brown) / Tanned / Dark-skinned / White

Hair Length - Bald / Short / Shoulder length / Long
Hair Style - Straight / Wavy / Curly
Hair Color - Blonde / Redhead / Grey / Brunette

Eyes - The color of the Eyes ( Blue,Green,Brown,Grey) Big and small , Squint (Eyes are not aligned)
Facial Features - Beard / Mustache / Pimples / Dimples / Mole

Ordering food (English Conversation For Beginners - Lesson 10)

source: Daily English Conversation      2016年1月15日
Lesson 10: Ordering food.
A: Hello sir, welcome to the French Garden Restaurant. How many?
B: One.
A: Right this way. Please have a seat. Your waitress will be with you in a moment.
Waitress : Hello sir, would you like to order now?
B: Yes please.
Waitress : What would you like to drink?
B: What do you have?
Waitress : We have bottled water, juice, and Coke.
B: I'll have a bottle of water please.
Waitress : What would you like to eat?
B: I'll have a tuna fish sandwich and a bowl of vegetable soup.
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Midlife Crisis--美语怎么说(27)

source: 美国之音中文网     2013年1月24日
1. a blast from the past勾起回忆的东西
2. What gives? 怎么回事呀?
3. Splurge (on) 在某人或某物上花大钱
4. Go way back 交情很深
5. Been there, done that. 有过同样经历或感触
6. Get it over and done with早弄完早踏实
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Mr. Right!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网     2015年10月30日
--Mr Right 白马王子
I have been single for so long and I'm starting to wonder if I will ever find Mr. Right!
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Business meeting & conference SMALL TALK – How to avoid that awkward mom...

source: English Jade - Learn English (engVid)    2016年1月18日
Do you get nervous in social situations? In this lesson, I'll teach you expressions you can use to master small talk and have meaningful conversations while presenting a professional image. While you can use these expressions in many business and academic situations, this lesson is focused on starting conversations when you are at a conference. I share many good small talk topics that are appropriate in this context. You will learn how to talk about what you have learned at the conference and how to express your opinion about the experience, including the conference venue and speakers. This is a great lesson to watch to prepare yourself for attending a work- or school-related conference. My goal in this lesson is to help you feel confident and make the right impressions with the people you meet. For more practice, take the quiz at . Good luck!

When do you want to go? (English Conversation For Beginners - Lesson 9)

source: Daily English Conversation      2016年1月15日
Lesson 9: When do you want to go?
A: Hi Mark.
B: Hi.
A: What are you planning to do today?
B: I'm not sure yet.
A: Would you like to have lunch with me?
B: Yes. When?
A: Is 11:30AM OK?
B: Sorry, I didn't hear you. Can you say that again please?
A: I said, 11:30AM.
B: Oh, I'm busy then. Can we meet a little later?
A: OK, how about 12:30PM?
B: OK. Where?
A: How about Bill's Seafood Restaurant?
B: Oh, Where is that?
A: It's on 7th Street.
B: OK, I'll meet you there.

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Lotto Ticket--美语怎么说(37)

source: 美国之音中文网      2013年6月5日
1. Hit the jackpot 中头彩
2. Strike gold 发了财
3. Butter someone up 拍某人的马屁
4. All the rage 正流行,很火
5. Make a killing 赚大钱 

Extremely Congested Traffic!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网     2015年10月30日
--extremely congested traffic 塞车很严重
I deal with extremely congested traffic every day I take the bus to class.
--bumper to bumper 保险杠贴保险杠,水泄不通
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Describing downward movement in Graphs

source: Neil Collins     2016年1月15日

Choosing a time to meet (English Conversation For Beginners - Lesson 8)

source: Daily English Conversation     2016年1月15日
Lesson 8: Choosing a time to meet.
A: Jennifer, would you like to have dinner with me?
B: Yes. That would be nice. When do you want to go?
A: Is today OK?
B: Sorry, I can't go today.
A: How about tomorrow night?
B: Ok. What time?
A: Is 9:00PM all right?
B: I think that's too late.
A: Is 6:00PM OK?
B: Yes, that's good. Where would you like to go?
A: The Italian restaurant on 5th street.
B: Oh, I don't like that Restaurant. I don't want to go there.
A: How about the Korean restaurant next to it?
B: OK, I like that place.
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Confusing English Words: Difference between Ache, Pain, and Hurt

source: Espresso English     2016年1月14日
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2012 Yearender--美语怎么说(24)

source: 美国之音中文网       2012年12月30日
1. Be cut out for 有做某事的天赋
2. Behind the scenes 在幕后
3. Walk all over someone 随便欺负人
4 without further ado 废话少说
5. Tomorrow is another day. 明天一切都会好起来
6. Hold your horses 别着急 

Vacay Withdrawal!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网     2015年11月2日
--Vacay withdrawal 假后综合症
I just got back from a two-week vacation in Hawaii and I am having major vacay withdrawal. I do not wanna be in the office right now. 我刚刚在夏威夷度假两周回来,现在有严重的假后综合症。我现在不想去办公室。
--I can't focus on anything 不能集中注意力
I can't focus on anything!
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How To Talk About City and Town

source: Learn English with BeGlobal     2016年1月15日
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That's too late (English Conversation For Beginners - Lesson 7)

source: Daily English Conversation      2016年1月12日
Lesson 7: That's too late .
A: Mary, would you like to get something to eat with me?
B: OK. When?
A: At 10 O'clock.
B: 10 in the morning?
A: No, at night.
B: Sorry, that's too late. I usually go to bed around 10:00PM.
A: OK, how about 1:30 PM?
B: No, that's too early. I'll still be at work then.
A: How about 5:00PM?
B: That's fine.
A: OK, see you then.
B: Alright. Bye.
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6 different ways to congratulate someone.

source: Learn English with Let's Talk      2016年1月15日
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1) Felicitations - The word is derived from the Latin which means good wishes. So if you want to stand out from the crowd of people offering their congratulations you can use the term felicitations instead.
2) Hip Hip Hooray/ Hurray - It is a cheering called out three times in a row to express praise for someone or to appreciate someone.
3) Three Cheers 'for...' - Just as hip hip hooray, this phrase is generally followed by for and the name of the person or thing being celebrated.
4) Kudos - Compliments or congratulations. This word is derived from the Greek and means praise. It is used to appreciate and congratulate someone's deeds.
5) Hat's off to you - To show respect and congratulate. This expression alludes to taking off one's hat as a sign of respect.
6) Mazel Tov - Used among the Jewish for congratulating or to offer best wished to someone. The literal meaning of this phrase is good luck.

Missing Home--美语怎么说(29)

source: 美国之音中文网      2013年3月27日
1. Empty nester空巢老人
2. Have one's best interests at heart 为某人着想,把某人的利益放在第一位
3. You can say that again! 你说得太对了!
4.Nag, 唠叨,烦人地催促
5. If push comes to shove 形势逼人时 

Leaves Changing Color!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网      2015年11月2日
--leaves changing color 树叶变颜色
I love to see leaves changing color. Look at all the pretty red and orange leaves! Fall is officially here! 我喜欢看树叶变颜色。看看那些漂亮的红叶和黄叶!秋天真的来了!
--coolin' down 降温
The weather is coolin' down too! I had to wear a jacket to work yesterday. 天气也凉下来了。我昨天穿外套去上班。
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How To Improve Your English Speaking, Listening Skills, ...

source: Learn English with BeGlobal     2016年1月10日
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C: Confidence comes before fluency.
I : Ignore Grammar Police.
R: Recognize what motivate you to learn english.
C: Call people who encourage you.
U : Understand that we are all starting at different places and going over different speeds.
S :Start Small.

Set a time to practice every day.
Practice for 15 min a day.
Find someone with home you practice.
Form your schedule around practicing english.
Identify objects in english (noun and verbs before) through stickers.
Use good media resources.

Do you want something to drink? (English Conversation For Beginners - Lesson 6)

source: Daily English Conversation      2016年1月12日
Lesson 6: Do you want something to drink?
A: David, would you like something to eat?
B: No, I'm full.
A: Do you want something to drink?
B: Yes, I'd like some coffee.

A: Sorry, I don't have any coffee.
B: That's OK. I'll have a glass of water.
A: A small glass, or a big one?
B: Small please.
A: Here you go.
B: Thanks.
A: You're welcome.

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Learn English Collocations for Talking about Family

source: Espresso English     2016年1月7日
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source: 美国之音中文网      2013年6月26日
1. There's a time and a place for something (干某事)分时间和场合
2. New kid on the block 新人
3. On one's own 靠自己的力量
4. Teach you a thing or two 教你几招
5. On the house 免费
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All That And A Bag Of Chips!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网       2015年11月2日
all that and a bag of chips 完美无缺
Jim said to me yesterday: "I'm the guy of your dreams, I know you wanna go out with me." He thinks he's all that and a bag of chips!
put him in his place 让他认清自己
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CNN Student News - January 12, 2016 - English Sub

source: Thanh Do     2016年1月12日
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Phrasal Verbs with PASS: pass up, pass away, pass out...

source: English Lessons with Adam      2016年1月10日
Don't pass up this opportunity to increase your vocabulary! In this lesson, we will look at common phrasal verbs using the verb "pass". You will learn how to reply politely if you hear someone has "passed away". You will also be prepared if someone says they will "pass by" your house soon. Do you know the difference between "pass out", "pass over", and "pass around"? Watch this lesson on useful English phrasal verbs to find out!

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English phrases to express shock

source: Learn English with Let's Talk     2016年1月10日
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# The phrases that you can use to describe how shocked you are,are as follows:
1. The news came as a complete shock
Example - His accident's news came as a complete shock for the family.
2. We are completely taken aback
Example - I was taken aback, when I heard about John's death.
3. I was just stunned
Example - I am just stunned with her behaviour towards her husband.
4. It's unbelievable
Example - It's unbelievable that they got married at this age.
5. Words can't describe how I feel about this ...
Example - Word's can't describe how I feel about this whole disaster.
6. There is no way it could have happened
Example - She is already married to Mike, how can she just marry someone else? There is no way it could have happened.

# Phrases to say how bad something is:
1. It's awful
2. What a terrible news
3. It's a tragedy

# Here are some words and phrases that we often use to talk about the immediate or long-term effects of a natural disaster or other sad event:
1. To come to terms with
Example - It will take us a few months to come to terms with what's happened in the city.
2. To give moral support
Example - We can only give the family some moral support.
3. To be better prepared
Example - Monitoring will only help us to be better prepared for such awful events.

I'm hungry (English Conversation For Beginners - Lesson 5)

source: Daily English Conversation       2016年1月10日
Lesson 5: I'm hungry.
A: Hi Sarah, how are you?
B: Fine, how are you doing?
A: OK.
B: What do you want to do?
A: I'm hungry. I'd like to eat something.
B: Where do you want to go?
A: I'd like to go to an Italian restaurant.
B: What kind of Italian food do you like?
A: I like spaghetti. Do you like spaghetti?
B: No, I don't, but I like pizza.
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source: 美国之音中文网       2013年1月11日
1. at the end of one's rope无计可施;
2. Drastic times calls for drastic measures.非常时期需要非常手段;
3. Homebody 宅男宅女;
4. To be on top of things 控制全局;
5. To rub off on 产生影响;
6. When the going gets tough, the tough get going. 苦难时期,方显英雄本色。
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Don't Wanna Mess Up!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网      2015年11月2日
话题:The first job and interview
Don't wanna mess up 不想搞砸了
I start my first job tomorrow and I am so nervous! I don't wanna mess up.
impress someone 给别人留下深刻印象
Day 1 第一天
I want to impress my boss on Day 1.
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Learn English Vocabulary Words: Lights

source: Espresso English 2016年1月10日  
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CNN Student News - January 11, 2015 - English Sub

source: Thanh Do      2016年1月11日
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Asking Directions (English Conversation For Beginners - Lesson 4)

source: Daily English Conversation      2016年1月10日
Lesson 4: Asking Directions.
A: Hi Michael.
B: Hi Amy. What's up?
A: I'm looking for the airport. Can you tell me how to get there?
B: No, sorry. I don't know.
A: I think I can take the subway to the airport. Do you know where the subway is?
B: Sure, it's over there.
A: Where? I don't see it.
B: Across the street.
A: Oh, I see it now. Thanks.
B: No problem.
A: Do you know if there's a restroom around here?
B: Yes, there's one here. It's in the store.
A: Thank you.
B: Bye.
A: Bye bye.
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source: 美国之音中文网    2013年6月13日
1. Take the world by storm 风靡全球
2. Chase one's dream 追求梦想
3. Put one's heart and soul into呕心沥血
4. Lose it 疯了
5.Come to one's senses 清醒过来
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I Didn't Mean To!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网     2015年11月2日
topic: When we made mistakes, except 'sorry' 'my bad'. What other words can we say?
--I didn't mean to 我不是故意的
I heard you were mad at me for eating all of the cookies. I didn't mean to. They were just so good!
--It wasn't my intention 我不是有意的
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國際貿易英文 Business English

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Describing UPWARD movement in graphs

source: Neil Collins     2016年1月7日

What's your name? (English Conversation For Beginners - Lesson 3)

source: Daily English Conversation       2016年1月9日
Lesson 3: What's your name?
A: Excuse me, what's your name?
B: My name is Jessica. What's yours?
A: John.
B: You speak English very well.
A: Thank you.
B: Do you know what time it is?
A: Sure. It's 5:10PM.
B: What did you say?
A: I said it's 5:10PM.
B: Thanks.
A: You're welcome.
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Tight 手头紧--美语怎么说(4)

source: 美国之音中文网     2012年7月17日
1. dress code 着装标准
2. update my wardrobe 买新衣
3. tight 手头紧
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source: 美国之音中文网    2015年11月2日
1. What are you going to be for Halloween? 你万圣节要扮成什么?
2. Hey! What are you going to be for Halloween? Have you decided?
3. Undecided 没有决定
4. I am currently undecided. I really have no idea what I want to be for Halloween!
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Where are you from? (English Conversation For Beginners - Lesson 1)

source: Daily English Conversation      2016年1月8日
Lesson 1: Where Are You From?
A: Hello.
B: Hi.
A: How are you?
B: I'm good. How are you?
A: Good. Do you speak English?
B: A little. Are you American?
A: Yes.
B: Where are you from?
A: I'm from California.
B: Nice to meet you.
A: Nice to meet you too.

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Do you speak English? (English Conversation For Beginners - Lesson 2)

source: Daily English Conversation     2016年1月9日
Lesson 2: Do you speak English?
A: Excuse me, are you American?
B: No.
A: Do you speak English?
B: A little, but not very well.
A: How long have you been here?
B: 2 months.
A: What do you do for work?
B: I'm a student. How about you?
A: I'm a student too.
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My Newt - Learn English Faster with Laughter

source: Britlish - Linguaspectrum     2016年1月8日
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The Ex's Plant--美语怎么说(28)

source: 美国之音中文网     2013年3月16日
1. Off the hook 摆脱困境,脱身
2. Mind the store 暂时看管生意
3. Tick someone off 惹怒某人
4. Pick a bone with someone 和某人吵架
5. Go in one ear and out the other 左耳进右耳出,不把别人的话当回事
6. There are plenty of fish in the sea. 天涯何处无芳草.
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You Are Truly Awesome!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网    2015年11月2日
话题:what kind of words can I use to express happy birthday to my grandpa on his 80th birthday party?
1. You are truly awesome 你真的太棒了
2. You're the best grandpa in the world 你是世界上最好的爷爷
3. You are my friend and inspiration 你是我的朋友,也是我的榜样
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Talking about Plans & Goals

source: Espresso English      2016年1月3日
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Takes the Biscuit - an adult joke

source: Britlish - Linguaspectrum      2016年1月5日
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10 Rejections--美语怎么说(30)

source: 美国之音中文网      2013年4月4日
1. Get hitched 结婚的非正式说法
2. Humor me 迁就我, 顺我的意思
3. Drive a hard bargain 杀价,竭尽全力讨价还价
4. Hold a grudge (against someone) 心存怨恨
5. No can do 不行,干不了
6. Vouch for someone 力挺某人,替某人担保
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Didn't Turn Out!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网     2015年11月15日
1. didn't turn out 没拍好
2. take another one 再拍一张
3. fuzzy 模糊了
4. hold still 别乱动
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English Vocabulary: What's on your bucket list?

source: EnglishLessons4U     2016年1月4日
A "bucket list" is a list of dreams and projects you would like to accomplish during your lifetime. Do you want to achieve something special before you die? Maybe you want to go skydiving or write a book. Watch this lesson, and create your very own bucket list with Ronnie.
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40 Funny-Sounding English Words

source: Espresso English      2015年12月31日
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The Prankster--美语怎么说(31)

source: 美国之音中文网      2013年4月10日
1.Go steady with someone 和某人确立正式的恋爱关系
2. Close, but no cigar. 离正确或成功只差一步
3. Inner beauty 内在美
4.Wrong on so many levels 怎么都不对
5. Girly stuff 小女生喜欢的甜美东西
6. Have something up one's sleeve 心中藏着秘密的计划或想法
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I'm Just Looking!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网      2015年11月15日
话题:商店店员问 Can l help? 怎么回答?
1. That's OK. I'm just looking. 不用,我只是看看
2. No thanks. I'm just browsing 不用谢谢,我只是看看
3. I'll let you know. I'm good for now. 需要你的时候我会叫你的,现在不需要
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CNN Student News - January 05, 2016 - English Sub

source: Thanh Do      2016年1月5日
CNN Student News with subtitles.

Phrasal Verbs with UP [Learn English with Subtitles]

source: Learn English with BeGlobal    2015年12月30日
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LOL!! Learn English vocabulary about JOKES: hilarious, dirty joke, LMAO...

source: Learn English with Emma [engVid]      2015年12月29日
What's the difference between "fun" and "funny"? What do you say when you see something that makes you laugh? What is the difference between "LOL" and "LMAO"? In this interactive video, I'm going to teach you how to talk about jokes and comedy. You will learn many ways to say that you think something is funny or not funny. You will also learn what you can say if you don't understand a joke. At the end, I will tell you some jokes, and you can practise your new expressions! Don't forget to take the quiz at the end to check your understanding.

Tardy Ticket--美语怎么说 (41)

source: 美国之音中文网      2013年7月12日
1. Under the radar 不被发现,保持低调
2. Pink slip 解雇通知书
3. Name your price 出价
4. Highway robbery 拦路抢劫 , 敲竹杠
5. Rat someone out 揭发某人,检举某人
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Took Me By Surprise!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网    2015年11月15日
1. took me by surprise 让我惊讶
2. bored out of my mind 无聊死了
3. in the middle of nowhere 前不着村后不着店
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source: 美国之音中文网     2013年5月1日
1. Better off 情况更好
2. Personal effects 随身物品,私人物品  
3. In the wrong line of business 入错了行
4. My lips are sealed. 我保密
5. On the line 处于危险边缘
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Learn English with the Pac-Man Method!

source: English Lessons with Alex     2016年1月2日
What do Pac-Man and learning English have in common? More than you think. In fact, there is a learning philosophy behind the game that can be applied to anything you want, including learning a new language. In this exciting lesson, you will learn about the importance of being flexible and confident as you learn English. You will also find out about the learning blocks you need to avoid or overcome if you want to be successful and get to the last level of the game. Ready? YOU CAN DO THIS! Wakka wakka wakka.

Far Too Windy - Learn English Faster with Laughter

source: Britlish - Linguaspectrum     2015年12月27日
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Go Trick Or Treating!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网    2015年11月16日
话题:Halloween 万圣节
1. Go Trick or Treating 去要糖
2. Go door to door 一家一家敲门
3. pillowcase full of candy 一枕头套糖
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Using 'As' in English

source: Twominute English     2015年12月29日
Do you know how to correctly use the word 'As' in your sentences? Have a look at this lesson.

English phrases to say 'Hi 2016' & 'Bye 2015

source: Learn English with Let's Talk      2015年12月29日
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In case your new year resolution is to improve your English then you can start by raising a toast on the new year's eve
The way to propose a toast :-
1. Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right
2. Cheers for yesterday's achievements and tomorrows brighter future.

New year wishes are all about warmth and goodwill. The phrases that you can use to wish your family and friends are:-
1. You made my year exceptionally amazing, Wish you a very happy New year.
2. May your new year be filled with adoration,warmth and cheer.

Friends and Family tops the chart but do not forget to wish your office colleagues,peers and seniors. The phrases that you can use to wish them are:-
1. May all your endeavors meet huge success and appreciation,Happy New Year!
2. May the new year bring us more wonderful opportunities to work together.


source: 美国之音中文网     2013年7月3日
1. As white as a sheet 像纸一样苍白
2. No laughing matter 正经事,不是开玩笑的事
3. I'm done for. 我完了
4. Off the charts 超过正常水平
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Movie Trailer!--OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网  2015年11月16日
话题:How to ask your friends to watch a movie?
1. movie trailer 电影预告片
2. go to the premier 去看首映
3. super fan 大粉丝
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Difference Between Alone, Lonely, Only

source: Espresso English     2015年12月24日
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Most Common Expression in English

source: Learn English with BeGlobal     2015年12月26日
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--have a word with
--back and forth
--beat around the bush
--like the back of my hand
--come on
--take it easy
--give me a hand
--sick and tired
--it doesn't
--what a small world
--in ages
--grab a bite
--on second thought
--dying to

Petty Cash Jar 美语怎么说(42)

source: 美国之音中文网     2013年8月1日
1. Right-hand man 得力助手;左膀右臂
2. Give it to someone straight 直说;
3. Burst someone's bubble 打碎某人的幻想;
4. Scot-free 逃脱惩罚;
5. Catch someone red-handed 当场抓获

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Eggs! OMG!美语

source: 美国之音中文网     2015年11月16日
话题:“How Do You Want Your Eggs?
I found it really hard to understand terms like "over medium", "over easy" How do you want your eggs? 你希望鸡蛋怎么做?
over easy 两面煎,蛋黄生
over medium 两面煎,蛋黄半生
over hard 两面煎,蛋黄全熟
What would you suggest?你建议怎么样好呢?
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