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Learning Through Headlines: Electric car travel given a boost in Manitoba, Ontario

25 Jul , 2017  

July 24, 2017: We’ve talked before about some really poorly-written headlines. Today however we’d like to give a shout out to the author of a rather good one, because it’s actually quite clever. Find out the double-meaning at the heart of this headline in today’s lesson! https://ca.yahoo.com/news/electric-car-travel-given-boost-215010147.html Looking for something to help give your English […]

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Learning Through Headlines: 4 Foolproof Ways to Eat Healthy Consistently

21 Jul , 2017  

July 20, 2017: The suffix “–proof” is found in all kinds of English words, usually meaning that something is protected from something else. Today’s word, “foolproof” is a great example of this type of word in use. https://ca.news.yahoo.com/4-foolproof-ways-eat-healthy-180000032.html Looking for a foolproof way to improve your English? Look no further than our Real Deal English […]

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Learning Through Headlines: How the Redskins totally botched the Kirk Cousins contract debacle … again

19 Jul , 2017  

July 18, 2017: There are so many different ways to talk about making big stupid mistakes in English. Today’s Learning Through Headlines is all about one of those ways, the word “botch!” https://sports.yahoo.com/redskins-totally-botched-kirk-cousins-contract-debacle-235254094.html While you’re at it, be sure to check out our Real Deal English study bots. They can really help you improve your […]

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Learning Through Headlines: This Amazing Coloring App Will Make You Zen AF

15 Jul , 2017  

July 14, 2017: We’re not going to tell you that swearing/cursing is the best way to make your English sound more natural, but we’re not NOT going to tell you that either. Find out how two simple letters can help emphasize what you want to say in today’s Learning Through Headlines! https://ca.yahoo.com/news/amazing-coloring-app-zen-af-163443594.html If you haven’t yet […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Costco’s food court is testing a burger that’s been called a Shake Shack ripoff

13 Jul , 2017  

July 12, 2017: To rip somebody off means to steal from somebody. But it doesn’t necessarily need to be just about money. Find out a few other uses of this very versatile word in today’s Learning Through Headlines! http://www.businessinsider.com/costcos-food-court-new-burger-reviews-2017-7 Know what isn’t a rip-off? Our Real Deal English study bots. Totally original, amazingly free. Try […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Elizabeth Hurley, 52, Shares Bikini Selfie — Followers Go Nuts

10 Jul , 2017  

July 8, 2017: “Going nuts” has lots of different meanings, depending on the situation and the emotions involved. Today we’re going to look at a positive meaning of “go nuts.” https://www.yahoo.com/style/elizabeth-hurley-52-shares-bikini-selfie-followers-go-nuts-164651694.html People all around the globe are going nuts for our Real Deal English study bots. Click on the following link to find out why! […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Kylie Jenner Just Gave Us a Rare Look at Her Natural Hair Sans Wig

6 Jul , 2017  

July 5, 2017: English is a language that borrows a lot from other languages. Today we’ll take a look at the French loanword “sans”. http://www.elleuk.com/beauty/hair/articles/a35604/kylie-jenner-gave-fans-a-rare-look-at-her-natural-hair/ Looking for a great way to improve your English, sans cost? Why not check out our Real Deal English Study bots. They might not help your French, but your English […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Donald Trump lashes out again at ‘crazy, dumb’ TV hosts despite bipartisan criticism

2 Jul , 2017  

July 1, 2017: Another day, another “Donald Trump lashes out at…” story. Find out the meaning of the President’s favorite activity in today’s Learning Through Headlines! http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-02/trump-lashes-out-again-at-television-hosts-shifts-blame-to-nbc/8670558 And while you’re at it, don’t forget to check out (not lash out) our Real Deal English study bots. They’re convenient, and you can’t beat the price! https://m.me/realdealenglish

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Learning Through Headlines: Trump rakes in $10 million at first re-election fundraiser

30 Jun , 2017  

June 29, 2017: Raking! It’s not just for gardens anymore. Find out the meaning of the phrase “rake in” in todays Learning Through Headlines! https://ca.yahoo.com/news/40-months-trump-holds-election-223429124.html And since we’re at it, why not rake it a bit of extra knowledge by using our Real Deal English study bots! Find them here at https://m.me/realdealenglish

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Learning Through Headlines: 6 Fragrances That Straight-Up Smell Like Vacation

27 Jun , 2017  

June 27, 2017: “Straight-up” is an awesome piece of American slang that always makes its appearance in headlines, TV shows, and everyday speech. Find out how to use it in today’s Learning Through Headlines! https://ca.yahoo.com/style/6-fragrances-straight-smell-vacation-210000439.html And don’t forget to check out our straight-up amazing Study Bots at https://m.me/realdealenglish!

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Learning Through Headlines: How to Create a Killer Marketing Strategy

23 Jun , 2017  

June 23, 2017: If something is killer, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s going to kill you. Find out how to use this killer word in today’s Learning Through Headlines! https://squareup.com/ca/townsquare/how-to-create-a-killer-marketing-strategy And speaking of things that are killer, have you tried our revolutionary study bots? This is the future of English learning, folks, and the […]

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Learning Through Headlines: China Weapons: These Puppies Have The World Quaking In Its Boots

17 Jun , 2017  

June 16, 2017: Puppies! Who doesn’t love puppies? But did you know that the word “puppy” has another meaning besides baby dog in English. Find out what it is in today’s Learning Through Headlines! China Weapons: These Puppies Have The World Quaking In Its Boots And don’t forget to try our RDE Study Bots! These […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Umpire drops F-bomb on Daniel Murphy after being asked to move

15 Jun , 2017  

June 14, 2017: When learning a new language, many students are immediately drawn to the bad words. Here’s a lesson for those of us who want to talk about those words without actually saying them! https://ca.sports.yahoo.com/news/umpire-drops-f-bomb-daniel-murphy-asked-move-064545702.html And by the way, our Real Deal English study bots are so good that it might make you want […]

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Learning Through Headlines: UK exit poll suggests PM May’s election gamble has backfired

9 Jun , 2017  

June 8, 2017: We’re happy to announce that today’s headline will be the first to hang on the Learning Through Headlines Wall of Shame. Find out why in today’s podcast! https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/uk-labour-party-figure-steps-092047322.html Study bots: Not a gamble, not a shame! Just a great new way to study English without being stuck in a classroom! https://m.me/realdealenglish

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Learning Through Headlines: Casting Call: Stars Nab A New Role

6 Jun , 2017  

June 5, 2017: Today’s word is “nab.” A short word, to be sure, but it can go a long way in improving your oral English! http://etcanada.com/photos/120453/casting-call-stars-nab-a-new-role/#image-231075 And if you can nab a few seconds, don’t forget to check out our Real Deal English Study Bots at https://m.me/realdealenglish

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Learning Through Headlines: Dad Knocked Out When Shed Falls on Him

4 Jun , 2017  

June 3: 2017: Any fan of boxing will know the meaning of “knock out” (KO). But how is this phrase used outside of the boxing world? Find out in today’s Learning Through Headlines! http://www.insideedition.com/headlines/23699-dad-knocked-out-when-shed-falls-on-him-gets-dragged-to-safety-by-his-kids Knock out those English mistakes with our new Real Deal English Study Bots! Try them today at: https://m.me/realdealenglish

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Learning Through Headlines: Forget Trump’s bluster. The world is walking all over him

2 Jun , 2017  

June 1, 2017: To walk all over someone means to treat someone unfairly, to exploit them, or to take advantage of them. Find out who’s being walked all over in today’s Learning Through Headlines! https://ca.yahoo.com/news/forget-trumps-bluster-world-walking-090001198.html Oh and one more thing: Our RDE Study Bots are no bluster. Be sure to try them today! https://m.me/realdealenglish

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Learning Through Headlines: French president flexes diplomatic muscles in Putin meeting

31 May , 2017  

May 30, 2017: You don’t need big muscles to show everyone how strong you are! Find out how to use this phrase “flex your muscles” in today’s beefy Learning Through Headlines! http://www.ctvnews.ca/world/french-president-flexes-diplomatic-muscles-in-putin-meeting-1.3433504# And if you’re looking for a way to flex your linguistic muscles, be sure to try our new Real Deal English Study Bots […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Cashing In On Church: The Richest Mega Pastors in America

26 May , 2017  

May 25, 2017: Who doesn’t love a bit of cash every now and again? Find out the meaning of the cashy phrase “cash in” in today’s Learning Through Headlines! https://www.trend-chaser.com/money/richest-mega-pastors-america/ Our new Real Deal English Study Bots are so good, they might actually be better than cash. Well, maybe not THAT good, but pretty darn […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Canada spared from global cyberattack by fluke

23 May , 2017  

May 22, 2017: Canada: What a country! And a lucky country at that! Find out the connection between good luck and the word “fluke” in today’s Learning Through Headlines! http://globalnews.ca/news/3449782/canada-avoids-wannacry-ransomware-attacks/ Better English is no fluke. Take control of your English-speaking destiny by using our Real Deal English study bots! Try them at https://m.me/realdealenglish

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Learning Through Headlines: Verizon is losing customers like crazy

12 May , 2017  

May 12, 2017: Do you remember the meaning of “Doing something like crazy?” If not, then why not listen to today’s LTH to jog that memory of yours? Verizon is losing customers like crazy, even with unlimited data plans Don’t forget to check out our new Real Deal English study bots, a unique and effective […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Masters champ now sucks so much that caddie fired himself

10 May , 2017  

May 10, 2017: Saying something sucks is one of the easiest way to sound like a native English speaker. We’ll examine this amazing little phrase in today’s Learning Through Headlines! http://nypost.com/2017/05/09/masters-champ-now-sucks-so-much-that-caddie-fired-himself/ You know what most definitely does not suck? Our new Real Deal English study bots! A unique way to practice your English easily and […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Hillary Clinton took a swing at the media in her congratulations to French election winner

8 May , 2017  

May 8, 2017: Hillary Clinton is still understandably mad about the outcome of last year’s election, and as a result, she’s been taking a few swings at the media lately. Find out what the phrase “take a swing at someone” means in today’s Learning Through Headlines! http://www.businessinsider.com/hillary-clinton-macron-media-tweet-french-election-results-2017-5 Take a swing at English mistakes with our […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Fyre Festival Disaster: Industry Vets Weigh in

6 May , 2017  

May 6, 2017: When we “weigh in” on something, it means that we’re sharing our opinion, or side of the argument, about it. After the disaster that was the Fyre Festival last week, people from all around the world continue to weigh in. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/fyre-festival-disaster-industry-vets-weigh-in-w480422 You know what’s NOT a disaster? Our new Real Deal English […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Whose water is it, anyway? Michigan’s policy a ‘recipe for disaster’

4 May , 2017  

May 4, 2017: Life has its ups and its downs, its triumphs and its disasters. And although each and every one of us all want to succeed, more often than not our plans are actually just “recipes for disaster.” http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2017/04/22/nestle-great-lakes-water-michigan/100741306/ If you’re looking for a recipe for better English, why not check out our Real […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Canada is North America’s up-and-coming startup center

28 Apr , 2017  

April 28, 2017: Canada! What an amazing country! And just as amazing is this headline’s key vocabulary, “up-and-coming.” Find out what this phrase means in today’s LTH! Canada is North America’s up-and-coming startup center Oh, and speaking of up-and-coming, don’t forget to check out our Real Deal English Study Bots! https://m.me/realdealenglish

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Learning Through Headlines: Ellen DeGeneres opens up about wife Portia de Rossi’s Scandal exit

26 Apr , 2017  

April 26, 2017: Everybody has things they don’t enjoy sharing with other people. But when we finally do want to share those innermost feelings, opinions, secrets, or desires with others, that’s called “opening up.” Whether you are someone who enjoys opening up or not, this lesson will definitely help you open your mind up to […]

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Learning Through Headlines: 10 of the Biggest Turn-Offs for Your Partner

21 Apr , 2017  

April 21, 2017: Okay enough politics, culture, and celebrity gossip. Today we’re talking about human relationships, specifically about the things that turn us on and turn us off about our partners. http://www.cheatsheet.com/health-fitness/biggest-turnoffs-for-your-partner.html/ Also, don’t forget to try out our RDE Study Bots, a new and engaging way to learn and review English https://m.me/realdealenglish

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Learning Through Headlines: How To Blag Your Way To Your Dream Job

19 Apr , 2017  

April 19, 2017: It’s not every day that we here at Real Deal English learn a new English word. Today, however, we were in for a huge treat as the word “blag” found its way into our vocabulary. It’s a neat little word that basically means to persuade, but there’s so much more to it […]

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Learning Through Headlines: United Airlines: Another Nightmarish Passenger Story Surfaces

17 Apr , 2017  

April 17, 2017: We’ve talked about “-ish” before on Learning Through Headlines (and we’ll likely talk about it again). Today’s headline is another reminder that you need to add this to your vocabulary right away! http://fortune.com/2017/04/15/united-airlines-segway-disability/ Also, don’t forget to try out our RDE Study Bots, the totally new and super convenient way to learn […]

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Learning Through Headlines: Sean Spicer Throws In the Towel

14 Apr , 2017  

April 14, 2017: Do you know what’s even better than idioms? Sports idioms! Today’s phrase comes from boxing, where “to throw in the towel” is a sign of admitting defeat or failure Also, don’t forget to try out our new RDE Study Bots, the super exciting new way to learn and review English https://m.me/realdealenglish https://www.yahoo.com/news/sean-spicer-throws-towel-193602073.html

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Learning Through Headlines: America’s airlines are shameless. But United has just set a new low

12 Apr , 2017  

April 12, 2017: The whole world is shaking their heads at United Airlines this week. The company has lost hundreds of millions of dollars, and is the butt of just about every meme and late-night joke. They really have set “a new low.” Also, don’t forget to try out our new RDE Study Bots, the […]

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Learning Through Headlines: 10 Foods That Make You Gain Weight Like Crazy

10 Apr , 2017  

April 10, 2017: “Like crazy.” These two simple words can go a long way to make your English sound much more natural. Find out how to use them in today’s Learning Through Headlines! 10 Foods That Make You Gain Weight Like Crazy

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Learning Through Headlines: Gorsuch confirmation will come back to bite GOP 

7 Apr , 2017  

April 7, 2017: Today we’re talking about a phrase for those times when things don’t seem to go your way, or for times when you make a bad decision that will certainly affect your life at some point in the future. https://www.yahoo.com/news/marie-harf-gorsuch-confirmation-come-043443219.html

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Learning Through Headlines: 3 Tips for Nailing Your Next Job Interview

5 Apr , 2017  

April 5, 2007: If you’re looking for a more natural way to say “Do something perfectly” or “did a really good job doing something”, then look no further than today’s LTH. Remember, we’re here to help you nail English! http://fortune.com/2017/04/04/leadership-career-advice-find-job-interview-resume-tips/