English @ the Movies: 'Somebody Got The Better Of Us'

source: VOA Learning English    2016年8月13日
Our English @ the Movies expression is from the movie "Now You See Me 2." This is about people who do magic shows. But a tricky businessman makes them steal something important. The expression is "somebody got the better of us." Is that good, or bad? Listen and find out.
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English grammar: Which preposition to use after nouns?

source: Espresso English     2016年8月7日
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"DOWN" Phrasal Verbs in English: close down, bring down, break down...

source: JamesESL English Lessons (engVid) 2016年8月22日
You've never learned phrasal verbs like this before! In this video, you'll learn the ideas behind phrasal verbs with the word "down" in them. You'll learn "close down", "bring down", "shout down", and many more. Most importantly, I always want you to learn the hidden meanings of words so that you can understand them when you hear them out of context, in a way you haven't seen them before. I'll go over examples for how these phrasal verbs are used in conversation and we'll practice using them together on the whiteboard. Then test your understanding with the quiz: http://www.engvid.com/down-phrasal-ve...

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CNN Student News August 23 2016 subtitle /cc

source: Tieng Anh Chuan 100         2016年8月22日
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How to Talk About Your Job - Basic English Conversation Skills

source: Learn English Lab     2016年8月15日
In this lesson, you will learn how to have a conversation about your job, and how to ask people about their jobs. http://www.LearnEnglishLab.com

English Vocabulary - Talking about Shopping

source: English Teacher Jon    2011年8月5日
http://www.engvid.com You need to know some simple vocabulary and phrases in order to shop in an English-speaking country. In this lesson, I teach you some of this important vocabulary.
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SAT Vocabulary List #18

source: Catlin Tucker    2013年10月12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.

Bedroom Vocabulary.

source: EnglishLessons4U - Learn English with Ronnie! 2013年8月20日
http://www.engvid.com/ Let's go into the bedroom... and learn some new words there! I'm going to teach you lots of bedroom vocabulary: simple words like 'pillow' and strange words like 'duvet'. Don't hit the snooze button! Wake up and learn these words now. http://www.engvid.com/english-vocabul...

3 Quick and Easy Tips to Improve your English

source: JamesESL English Lessons (engVid)    2016年4月1日
Do you want to make studying English easy and fun? Are you looking for a way to use English in your real life? Watch this video to discover three tips guaranteed to have you learning fast and mastering your English while being productive in your life at the same time. These tips have been tried and tested by many language students, and I'm sharing them with you now! This is the closest it gets to complete English immersion, but best of all, you can do it from home, and it's totally free! So what are you waiting for?

Call on - Phrasal Verbs (English for Beginners)

source: Twominute English    2014年4月23日
The phrase "call on" can have different meanings. It can mean to ask for help, to visit someone, or to ask someone to do something. This phrase can often be confused with other phrases, but we are going to help you to use this phrase in an appropriate way.
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0:14 Hello, great to see you here.
0:16 From time to time, we call on someone for help, go visit our friends, or ask someone to do something for us.
0:23 In all these contexts, we can use “call on.”
0:26 In this lesson we’ll see some conversations that show us the use of “call on.”
0:31 Practice the lesson by repeating the dialog out loud after hearing it once.
0:35 To increase your vocabulary a bit, remember to check out and practice the vocabulary section at the end.
0:42 Let’s get started now!
0:50 Hey, did you see that the President called on the wealthy countries
0:53 for financial aid after the floods destroyed much of the country's agriculture?
0:58 Called on? What does that mean?
1:01 Oh, called on means a lot of things.
1:03 But in my sentence it means that the president asked for help.
1:07 Okay. I never knew that. So what other things does the phrase “call on” mean?
1:14 It can also mean that you are visiting someone.
1:17 Like in “Since we were in the area, I paid a call on my sister in law”.
1:22 It means you visited your sister in law?
1:25 Yes, that’s right.
1:27 Can “call on” also mean to ask someone to do something, especially to speak in public?
1:34 Like in “I now call on the other party to give their account of what happened”.
1:39 Yes, that’s right. You’ve got it.
1:49 So what did you do on your weekend?
1:51 Nothing much. I was in Beverly Hills, so I called on my best friend Cindy and we hung out.
1:56 That’s great. My friend called on me on Saturday, too.
2:00 What did you guys do?
2:01 We went to the amusement park.
2:03 It must’ve been fun.
2:05 Yeah, it was.
2:13 Hey, I heard you moved to another house!
2:16 Yeah. I did.
2:18 Did you do it by yourself?
2:20 No, no. I called on my friends to help me pack my stuff and to move it all to the new place.
2:27 Oh, that’s good. You could’ve called on me, though.
2:31 Yeah. I was gonna call on you but then I thought you’d be busy.
2:36 No, I wasn’t. It’s okay; next time you can definitely call on me anytime you need help.
2:44 Thanks. I hope I won’t be moving again soon!
2:54 Is your work done?
2:56 I thought it was, but they’re calling on me to do even more.
2:59 Haven’t you done enough work for them?
3:02 I’ve done some, but they’re calling on everyone to do more work, not just me.
3:06 Oh, that’s too bad. But you’ll still manage to complete it.
3:12 Yes, I will.
3:13 That’s fantastic.
3:15 But next time maybe you could call on Robin or someone else, so that you can work together.
3:23 Okay, that would be a good idea.
3:35 Helping by giving money is financial aid.
3:37 Some students get financial aid from their college to help them pay for school.
3:41 Lending your friend money is a kind of informal financial aid.
3:50 Agriculture is the growing of crops for food and other products.
3:53 Without agriculture none of us would eat.
4:00 An amusement park is a place people go to be entertained with rides, food, and games.
4:06 Disneyland is a very large amusement park, but you might have a smaller one in your own town.
4:12 I believe you learned a lot watching this lesson
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Difference between Job, Work, and Career

source: Espresso English    2013年8月25日
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Conversational English - How to Generalize

source: Learn English with Rebecca    2013年1月25日
http://www.engvid.com/ "Overall", "basically", "on the whole"... Watch and learn a wide variety of expressions to discuss issues in general. Watch this lesson to improve your English in professional and academic situations. Then take the quiz: http://www.engvid.com/conversational-...