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Learning Through Headlines: Hurricanes Harvey and Irma rack up huge financial costs

26 Sep , 2017  

September 25, 2017: “Rack up” is a phrasal verb that means to accumulate, gather, or get. But is it for gathering positive things or negative ones? Find out how native speakers use it in today’s Learning Through Headlines! https://ca.yahoo.com/finance/video/hurricanes-harvey-irma-rack-huge-110300355.html And speaking of racking up, why not try out our Real Deal English study bots to […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Everyone Is Pretty Sure Ivanka Trump Has No Idea How To Use ‘Otherwise’ Properly

21 Sep , 2017  

September 20, 2017: Poor Ivanka. Words are hard! Find out how the First Daughter misused the word “otherwise” in today’s Learning Through Headlines. http://perezhilton.com/2017-09-20-ivanka-trump-otherwise-twitter/?from=post Ivanka, if you’re listening, we’d like you to try out our Real Deal English study bots. They can really help you with those grammar problems. And they’re free! (not that it […]

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Learning Through Headlines: The Dodgy Origins of Dorothy Parker’s Famous Martini Quote

16 Sep , 2017  

September 16, 2007: If you’ve ever had any British friends, then you’ll recognize today’s word, “dodgy.” If you don’t have any British friends, then you’d better give today’s LTH a listen so you will know what they’re always talking about! https://ca.yahoo.com/news/m/89fe1993-6dd7-317f-afdc-cf8b5e64a65a/the-dodgy-origins-of-dorothy.html In this crazy world, you need to watch out for a lot of dodgy […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Charlie Sheen’s ‘9/11’ Movie Is Gross, Exploitative, and Just Plain Terrible

11 Sep , 2017  

September 10, 2017: “Just” is a word that native speakers use all the time, and also one that non-native speakers often have a difficult time mastering. We’ll look at one way you can start using it right away in today’s Learning Through Headlines! https://ca.yahoo.com/news/m/4717be44-512a-39fd-9e7d-552f89cc563f/charlie-sheen’s-‘9%2F11’-movie.html Looking for a study aid that’s just plain awesome? Why not […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Dragons’ Den driven to drink by champagne entrepreneur

6 Sep , 2017  

September 5, 2017: Drinking! Who doesn’t drink these days? Today we’re discussing a little phrase that might help explain why people enjoy those cold ones. Don’t miss it! https://ca.yahoo.com/news/dragons-apos-den-driven-drink-210807952.html Driven to drink from poor English learning resources? Put that bottle down and check out our Real Deal English study bots. Find them at: https://m.me/realdealenglish

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Learning Through Headlines: This Strength-and-Cardio Treadmill Workout Is a Weight-Loss Silver Bullet

1 Sep , 2017  

August 31, 2017: A “silver bullet” is a simple solution to a complicated problem. Find out where this expression comes from in today’s Learning Through Headlines! https://ca.news.yahoo.com/strength-cardio-treadmill-workout-weight-084700345.html Even though there are no silver bullets when it comes to learning English, our Real Deal English study bots just might be the closest thing you can find. […]