CNN Student News August 15 2016 subtitle

source: Tieng Anh Chuan 100   2016年8月15日
CNN Student News August 15 2016 subtitle , Learn English from CNN Student News

Food Vocabulary | What's That?

source: Mark Kulek     2016年8月13日

Shopping for Clothes

source: Learn English with Let's Talk     2016年8月13日
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Shopping center/mall: is a large building full of different shops and brands.
Boutique: is a small shop and is usually expensive because they are designer labelled clothes
Chain store: is a retail store that has that have different branches. Example: Zara
Factory outlet: Clothes directly come from the factory and are not very expensive. They are mostly on a trial basis.
Department store: is a large huge store where you get a lot of things, like grocery, clothes, accessories, kitchen utensils etc.

# Questions you would ask a sales person:
--I’m looking for a blue shirt: Use this expression when you are searching for something specific and you are not able to find it.
--Do you have this in medium size: If you need a different size, ask the sales person for the particular size you want
--Can you tell me where the trial room is?: A trial room is also known as a changing room/fitting room/dressing room. If you want to try the garment, ask the sales person to direct you to the trial room.
--Do you have alteration services: If it doesn’t fit perfectly, you can ask if they could alter it for a better fit.
--How much is the shirt for? Is it on sale? : Now that you liked the shirt, you would want to know its price. You can ask if it is on sale.
--Will you be having a sale soon?: Ask this question if you would like to wait for the sale to take place

When will you start selling your new collection: There are different collections like summer collection, winter collection etc. So when you look forward to the next collection, ask this question.

Let's Learn English Lesson 21 Speaking Practice

source: VOA Learning English    2016年7月13日
In this video, you can practice saying the new words and learn how to use "then" to show that one event comes after another event.​​
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Let's Learn English Lesson 21: Can You Come to the Party?

source: VOA Learning English    2016年8月2日
Anna meets her friend Marsha in a coffee shop. Marsha asks Anna to come to a party. But Anna has to take a driving test. Can Anna come to the party?
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Talking about the Bathroom & Toilet

source: English Teacher Jon     2011年3月12日 Learn the different ways to ask and talk about the toilet in English in this practical lesson, then take the free quiz at

SAT Vocabulary List #24

source: Catlin Tucker    2014年2月15日
Please take Cornell notes on these words and write down any examples that will help you to remember their meaning. Remember, your can pause this recording at any time if it is going too fast.

Real English: How to talk to the POLICE

source: JamesESL English Lessons     2015年12月27日
When you go to another country, it is just as important to learn about the culture and the laws as it is the language. In North America, we try to be polite to everyone, including to the police. In this lesson, you will learn the proper way to behave when being stopped by a police officer. Some vocabulary and expressions you will need to understand include "driver's license", "fine", "bail money", "courts", "under arrest", "breaking the law", and more. It is very important to know what your rights are in the event you do get in trouble, so watch this lesson and stay safe.

Buying Insurance

source: Twominute English    2014年3月16日
Buying insurance is not at all an easy task! It involves a lot of research and decision making. You need to talk to a lot of people before you decide what to buy. There are several different types of insurance, but let's take a look at some sample conversations that you can use to talk about insurance.

0:12 Hello dear viewer! How are you?
0:14 We all buy insurance to keep us covered in critical situations and to protect our possessions.
0:20 This lesson has some conversations that show you how to communicate when you need to buy insurance.
0:26 To kick up your vocabulary, have a look at the vocabulary section at the end.
0:31 Shall we get started?
0:39 Where did you get your auto insurance?
0:42 I always prefer going to CTY Solutions. They’ve got some of the best insurance plans.
0:50 How long have you been working with this firm?
0:52 It’s been a while. Maybe 3 years or so.
0:56 I’m actually thinking about changing my auto insurance provider.
1:00 You can always get in touch with my agent.
1:03 And he’ll guide you, suggesting good alternative insurance plans that will suit your need and your requirements.
1:19 Does your company provide auto insurance?
1:22 It does! In fact, our company is known to provide some of the best auto insurance policies in the market.
1:28 What options do I have, with a 2007 model Camry?
1:33 Well, you’ll have a choice of deductibles, from $100 to $1000.
1:36 And you can pay the premium monthly, semiannually or annually.
1:41 What all will be included in the policy?
1:44 The policy has the details of what is covered that you should read before signing the detail.
1:49 However if you are concerned about claims, then let me tell you that our company has a policy of providing easy claim service.
1:56 So that means if I get in an accident, it’ll be easy for me to make a claim and get paid.
2:03 That’s absolutely right!
2:11 Where should I look for a good insurance company?
2:16 What do you need insurance for?
2:18 I’m thinking about renewing my car insurance, but I’m really not satisfied with my current policy.
2:25 Well, you can always look on the internet for A-list insurance companies in your vicinity.
2:30 That is one thing I can do. And thanks!
2:35 Don’t forget to look for customer reviews on particular companies as well.
2:39 You can also ask your friends which companies they use.
2:48 Hey, is there any way I can get in touch with some good insurance agents in town?
2:54 Sure! Do you have any particular companies in mind?
2:58 No. I’m kind of new here, so not sure about any of them.
3:02 You can look at online business directories for insurance agents in your town or vicinity.
3:08 Is there any other option?
3:10 I think that’s the easiest way to do it.
3:13 Within a few seconds you’ll get all the contact details of an insurance agent operating in your town.
3:20 I’m not good with computers. Would you help me with it?
3:24 Sure. Let me help you find some of them.
3:36 An insurance plan means the details of what’s covered and when it’s covered.
3:40 A company may have several plans for you to choose from.
3:47 An agent is a person who is employed by an insurance company to sell their insurance.
3:52 You may speak to an agent to get your questions about their plans answered.
4:01 Alternatives isn’t an insurance term but it's used in lots of situations to mean choices or options.
4:08 In insurance, you have alternatives in which companies to buy from, how often you pay the premium, and what kind of coverage you can buy.
4:21 The deductible is the amount of your loss that you must pay yourself before the insurance company will pay anything.
4:28 If you choose a lower deductible, your premiums will be higher, and if you choose a higher deductible, your premiums will be lower.
4:41 The amount the insurance will cost.
4:43 It may be given as an annual or monthly amount. You pay the premium to the insurance company.
4:54 Semiannually means twice a year.
4:58 You may want to pay your premium twice a year instead of monthly or only once a year.
5:08 The insurance policy is a legal document that gives all the details of what's covered and what's not.
5:15 You should read your insurance policy very carefully.
5:22 The claim is what lets the insurance company know that you’ve had a loss.
5:27 You make a claim to the insurance company when you’ve had a loss that is covered by the policy.
5:38 Vicinity means near, or in the surroundings. If you’re near a town, you’re in the vicinity of it.
5:46 I’m sure you liked this lesson. We’ll be back with a new one tomorrow.
5:50 Do come back for it!
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6:03 Later!

English Vocabulary Words - Olympics

source: Espresso English    2014年1月28日
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In today's lesson, you're going to learn some general vocabulary for talking about the Olympics, as well as specific vocabulary for summer and winter sports.

Using "Since" and "For" with the Present Perfect

source: English Lessons with Alex    2009年8月15日 Depending on whether you want to talk about how long you have been doing something, or when you started doing something, you will need to use one of these two words. Find out which is which and take the free quiz on the lesson at

# relevant grammar videos: present perfect + "since" or "for"