CNN 10 with subtitles | February 14 ,2017 | Instability at a dam in California | Daily ...

source: Daily Listening    2017年2月13日
CNN 10 | February 14, 2017 | Instability at a dam in California | Daily Listening hightlights: Instability at a dam in California leads to the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people. A spike in heroin overdoses causes problems for a medical facility in Kentucky. And a "mass stranding" of whales challenges conservationists and volunteers in New Zealand. These stories and more are featured today on CNN 10.
► SUBSCRIBE The Daily Listening FOR MORE:

Names of Patterns - English Vocabulary

source: JenniferESL     2017年2月13日
Need captions? Click on CC.
0:01 Zigzags
0:29 Lesson title
0:42 Stripes
1:08 Wavy lines
1:20 Polka dots
1:25 Checkered pattern
1:37 Plain/ solid colors
1:47 Solid colors on clothing
1:55 More patterns on clothing
2:45 What kinds of patterns do you like to wear? Review.
3:27 Lesson ending
3:32 Music credits
My current teaching schedule:
Teachers: Please visit https://englishwithjennifer.wordpress...

10 Valentine’s Day Slang Words you'd Love

source: Learn English with Let's Talk   2017年2月13日

To have the hots for – To be extremely attracted to someone
Eg- He’s got the hots for my cousin.

Mack on – To hit on someone or to flirt with someone
Eg- All he knows is macking on the girls.

Puppy love – young love or infatuation. Many young kids these days get the feeling of love and romance but it is just an infatuation.
Eg- It’s just puppy love; you need to start concentrating on your projects.

Trophy wife – The young and attractive wife of a wealthy, famous or important man. She is more like a Status symbol for her husband.
Eg) I spotted John with his new trophy wife at the concert last week.

To go Hogging – To go out seeking less desirable women, or to pursue overweight women with the intentions of just having sex with them.
Eg) let’s give the fat ladies a chance, let us all go hogging.

Manicorn – The elusive perfect man who is charming, attractive, successful, and funny but he doesn’t exist.
Eg- I’m still single, still holding out for my manicorn.

Cupcake – To stay home romancing with your lover rather than going out.
We had planned a dinner out for valentines, but we just cupcaked.

Up one’s butt - Being obsessed with another person and always being glued.
Eg – She’s totally up James butt these days.

Whipped – Extremely obedient and being true to your partner.
Eg – His girlfriend has him whipped.

Bugaboo – An annoying person especially one making unwanted sexual advances.
Eg- That bugaboo keeps texting me all day long.

Meanings of 'Around' in Phrasal Verbs

source: Oxford Online English   2014年5月10日
A free English lesson from Oxford Online English. See more of our free English lessons here:
In this lesson, you can see the different meanings of 'around' when used in a phrasal verb. We'll explain the different meanings of 'around', and give you examples of each meaning with different phrasal verbs.

English Phonics Long 'u' Vowel Practice

source: Shaw English Online    2014年1月24日
Follow Shaw English:
Practice the long 'u' vowel sound. This phonics video will improve your English now.

Question Intonation - One Easy Tip to Remember!

source: mmmEnglish    2015年11月11日
In English, some questions we ask go up at the end and some go down. In this video, you’ll learn an EASY tip that will help you choose how to ask questions with the correct intonation AND sound more natural, like a native English speaker!
Do you like pizza? (rising intonation)
What’s your favourite pizza? (falling intonation)

Office Talk (Learn English 13)

source: EF podEnglish    2007年2月7日
Learn to talk about what you did at work in the past in English. In this beginner English lesson you will see an employee talking to his boss about his work the week before when the boss was away. You will learn to use the past continuous tense to ask questions and give answers.

How to Hear the Plural S

source: Go Natural English    2015年7月26日
Watch this video next:

Food Idioms - 2 -

source: EnglishAnyone    2011年8月11日
Here are some more great food idioms from!

The Apple Of My Eye
To be the apple of someone's eye means to be liked very much!
My granddaughter is the apple of my eye.

A Couch Potato
A couch potato is a very lazy person.
My brother is such a couch potato. He just sits around watching TV all day.

A Piece Of Cake
A piece of cake is something that is done very easily.
This job is a piece of cake. All I have to do is push this button!

To Spill The Beans
To spill the beans means to reveal a secret.
Don't spill the beans to John about his surprise birthday party tomorrow!

Take Something With A Grain Of Salt
To take something with a grain of salt means to believe only part of something.
Max always exaggerates, so I always take everything he says with a grain of salt.

To Have A Bun In The Oven
To have a bun in the oven means to be pregnant. The bun is the baby and the oven is the mother's belly.
Jane won't be drinking beer anytime soon now that she has a bun in the oven.

To Butter Someone Up
To butter someone up means to be extra nice to them for personal benefit.
I got a dent in my dad's car, so I'll butter him up before I tell him about it.

One Smart Cookie
To be one smart cookie is to be very intelligent.
My daughter won first prize at the science fair. She is one smart cookie!

Catching a Bus

source: Twominute English    2013年3月29日
Exercise for this lesson:
App for your Android Device:

0:16 In this lesson, we will learn how to talk to someone while catching a bus.
0:19 Sure. What is it?
0:22 Could you tell me when the next bus to Parkington Lane will be here?
0:27 It’ll be here in ten minutes. You seem to be in a hurry
0:31 Yeah, I have an interview. Are you sure it will be on time?
0:37 Yup. It never gets late
0:39 I’m counting on it
0:41 Good luck on the interview, man.
0:44 Thanks.
0:50 Good morning! Which stop?
0:52 Parkington Lane
0:54 That would be 50 cents.
0:57 Sure. Would you have change for 10 dollars?
1:02 Are you sure you don’t have anything less than that?
1:05 Hmm..let me check. Oh, here you go. I have a buck.
1:11 That’s much better, thank you.
1:13 You’re welcome
1:19 Excuse me. Could you give me some information, please?
1:23 Yes, sure. What do you need to know?
1:27 Well, I’ve never been to Parkington Lane before. Can you tell me when we get there?
1:33 Okay. No problem.
1:35 How far is it?
1:37 Four stops from here.
1:39 How long will it take?
1:42 About twenty minutes
1:45 Okay, thanks.
1:52 Hey man, you look nervous. Is everything all right?
1:57 It’s just that I have an interview.You see...It’s an interview with my dream company.
2:03 Just calm down. I’m sure you’ll be just fine.
2:06 I hope so. Where are you going to?
2:10 I work on Wall Street.
2:12 Oh! My interview is with Lehmann Associates.
2:16 Well, that’s where I work. What’s your name?
2:20 Sam Worthington
2:22 I guess you have an interview with Mark Mason then, am I right?
2:26 Yes, that’s right! How could you possibly know that?
2:30 Simply because I am Mark Mason!
2:36 Excuse me, I need some information.
2:43 Could you tell me when the next bus to Parkington Lane will be here?
2:54 Are you sure it will be on time?
3:00 Would you have change for 10 dollars?
3:07 Could you give me some information, please?
3:14 Can you tell me when we get there?
3:20 How far is it? How long will it take?
3:28 Where are you going to?