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

September 25th, 2017

1:19

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? …

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

September 20th, 2017

1:21

September 20, 2017: Poor Ivanka. Words are hard! Find out how the First Daughter misused the word “otherwise” in today’s Learning Through Headlines.

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

September 16th, 2017

1:10

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 …

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

September 11th, 2017

1:25

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 …

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

September 5th, 2017

1:20

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 …

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

September 1st, 2017

1:24

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 …

Learning Through Headlines: Demi Lovato slays the national anthem at Mayweather-McGregor fight

August 28th, 2017

1:21

There are lots of really colloquial ways to say that someone did a really good job doing something in English. We’ll look at a few of them in today’s …

Learning Through Headlines: Price slump, tight cash wreak havoc in Canada’s top housing market

August 26th, 2017

0:59

August 25, 2017: Native speakers of a langue often make mistakes too. Today we’re going to talk about a phrase that English speakers get wrong all the time!

Learning Through Headlines: Megyn Kelly was a total eclipse buzzkill on ‘Today’

August 23rd, 2017

1:00

August 22, 2017: When lots of people are really excited about something, we say there is a lot of buzz around it. What do you call someone who wants to kill that buzz? Find out in today’s Learning Through Headlines!

Learning Through Headlines: Game of Thrones’ next White Walker battle is looming

August 19th, 2017

1:15

August 19, 2017: Finally we get the chance to use GoT as material for LTH! Don’t miss today’s episode, where we talk about the word “looming.”

Learning Through Headlines: Employer not on the hook for injured worker’s housing

August 16th, 2017

1:03

August 15, 2017: If you’re “on the hook,” it means that you’re responsible or liable for something. As you could imagine, it’s rarely a fun place be! …

Learning Through Headlines: Bolt has farewell party crashed, but not by De Grasse, in 100 final at worlds

August 7th, 2017

1:26

August 6, 2017: This headline is the next inductee into our Learning Through Headlines Wall of Shame. Find out why in today’s lesson!

Learning Through Headlines: You Can Buy This Historic Home for $10 — But There’s a Catch

August 4th, 2017

1:19

August 4, 2017: “Too good to be true” is a phrase that comes up a lot in daily life. The reason things are too good to be true is that there usually is a catch. Find out the meaning of this expression in today’s …

Learning Through Headlines: Nicole Kidman Says ‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2 Is ‘Very Up in the Air’

August 2nd, 2017

0:49

August 1, 2017: Saying that something is “up in the air” means that it is still unknown, or as of yet unsettled. Find out how to use this phrase in …

Learning Through Headlines: ‘Where I grew up, we’re front stabbers’

July 30th, 2017

0:59

July 29, 2017: You’ve likely heard the expression “to stab someone in the back” before, but what does it mean to stab someone in the front? Today’s …

Learning Through Headlines: Paris tourism alive and kicking again after terror doldrums

July 27th, 2017

1:05

July 26, 2017: What does kicking have to do with being alive (or dead)? Find out in today’s Learning Through Headlines!

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

July 24th, 2017

1:18

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 …

Learning Through Headlines: 4 Foolproof Ways to Eat Healthy Consistently

July 21st, 2017

1:16

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 …

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

July 18th, 2017

1:22

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 …

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

July 14th, 2017

1:26

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 …

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

July 12th, 2017

1:26

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 …

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

July 9th, 2017

1:05

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 …

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

July 5th, 2017

1:11

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”.

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

July 1st, 2017

1:17

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 …

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

June 29th, 2017

1:19

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!

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

June 27th, 2017

1:14

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!

Learning Through Headlines: How to Create a Killer Marketing Strategy

June 23rd, 2017

1:26

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!

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

June 17th, 2017

1:26

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 …

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

June 14th, 2017

1:25

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!

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

June 9th, 2017

1:24

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!

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

June 6th, 2017

1:20

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!

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

June 4th, 2017

1:10

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!

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

June 2nd, 2017

1:16

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!

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

May 31st, 2017

1:20

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!

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

May 26th, 2017

1:00

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/

Learning Through Headlines: Canada spared from global cyberattack by fluke

May 23rd, 2017

1:03

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!

Learning Through Headlines: Verizon is losing customers like crazy

May 12th, 2017

1:04

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

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

May 10th, 2017

1:04

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!

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

May 8th, 2017

1:04

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 …

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

May 6th, 2017

1:05

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 …

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

May 4th, 2017

1:03

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.”

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

April 28th, 2017

1:05

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 …

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

April 26th, 2017

1:03

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.” …

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

April 21st, 2017

1:03

April 21, 2017: Okay enough politics, culture, and celebrity gossip. Today we’re talking about human relationships, specifically about the things …

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

April 19th, 2017

1:05

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 …

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

April 17th, 2017

1:04

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 …

Learning Through Headlines: Sean Spicer Throws In the Towel

April 14th, 2017

1:03

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 …

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

April 12th, 2017

1:02

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 …

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

April 10th, 2017

1:02

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 …

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

April 7th, 2017

0:59

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.

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

April 5th, 2017

1:05

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!

Learning Through Headlines: Trump’s 100 days: Will he eat humble pie on healthcare?

April 1st, 2017

1:03

April 1, 2017: In today’s Learning Through Headlines, find out what “humble pie” means, and why President Donald Trump probably won’t be eating it anytime soon!

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39458082

Learning Through Headlines: 10 Types of Relationships You Should Avoid at All Costs

March 31st, 2017

1:03

March 29, 2017: Today we’re talking about the phrase “at all costs”, meaning something that must be done (or avoided) regardless of the cost or …

Learning Through Headlines: United Airlines bars teenage girls in leggings from boarding flight

March 27th, 2017

1:05

March 27, 2017: We don’t often talk about fashion on Learning Through Headlines, but since this story is blowing up all over social media, we …

Learning Through Headlines: Controversial “Fixer Upper” Barndominium Rental In Hot Water Again (Part 2)

March 24th, 2017

1:05

March 24, 2017: In Part Two of our first-ever two parter, we’ve managed to squeeze in two separate vocabulary points. Find out how out use the phrase …

Learning Through Headlines: Controversial “Fixer Upper” Barndominium Rental In Hot Water Again (Part 1)

March 22nd, 2017

1:05

March 22, 2017: In Part One of our first-ever two part Learning Through Headlines, we’ll talk about the phrase “Fixer Upper,” a great expression if …

Learning Through Headlines: Comey ‘can put an end to this wild goose chase’ on Monday

March 20th, 2017

1:03

March 20, 2017: Today we’re looking at why the FBI director James Comey would be chasing birds, wild geese to be exact. If you’ve never heard this …

Learning Through Headlines: Is the White House Serious About Cracking Down on Weed?

March 17th, 2017

1:05

March 17, 2017: Sorry guys, today’s lesson isn’t really about weed. Rather, we’re talking about the phrasal verb “crack down”.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/white-house-serious-cracking-down-104002634.html

Learning Through Headlines: Joe Biden has a favourite Barack Obama bromance meme

March 15th, 2017

1:05

March 15, 2017: Today is all about brotherly love. We’re talking brothers, bros, and most important of all: the bromance. Why not grab your best bro and listen together!

Learning Through Headlines: Kids Crash Father’s Live Interview On The BBC 

March 13th, 2017

1:05

March 13, 2017: “Crash” is a word with so many different meanings in English. Find out why so many people are using it in headlines about this viral BBC interview in today’s Learning Through Headlines!

Learning Through Headlines: Score an Apple Mac Mini desktop computer for just $400 on Best Buy

March 8th, 2017

1:05

March 8, 2017: To “score” means to get something that’s not easy to get. Maybe something that everyone wants, but not everybody can have. Find out more in today’s Learning Through Headlines!

(And if you happen to get a …

Learning Through Headlines: The Best Healthy-ish Energy Drinks to Give You a Boost

March 6th, 2017

1:05

March 6, 2017: “-ish” could very well be the most useful suffix in all the English Language. Serious-ish! If it’s not in your vocabulary already, you …

Learning Through Headlines: Movie Theater Pranks ‘Moonlight’ Audience By Playing ‘La La Land’ Instead

March 3rd, 2017

1:05

March 3, 2017: What’s the difference between a “joke” and a “prank?” Can “prank” be both a verb and a noun? Do the people who work at the movie theater have a sense of humor, or are they just jerks? Find out this and …

Learning Through Headlines: And the Winner Isn’t: Warren Beatty’s Oscars Flub, Plus More Memorable Awards Mishaps in TV History

March 1st, 2017

1:04

March 1, 2017: Today we’ve got two different words that can both mean “mistake”, “flub” and “mishap”. After listening to the lesson, be sure to head over to our Facebook LTH Study Group and practice using the words with …

Learning Through Headlines: 5 Overrated Honeymoon Destinations That are Not Worth the Hype

February 27th, 2017

1:03

February 27, 2017: Ever noticed how some new restaurants seem to be so busy, while some other great restaurants sit empty? Or that some books really aren’t that interesting, but still have more readers than much better …

Learning Through Headlines: Air Force Stumped by Trump’s Claim of $1 Billion Savings on Jet

February 24th, 2017

1:03

February 24, 2017: “Stumped” is a word that can mean “puzzled” or “confused”. Find out when we use this baffling word in today’s Learning Through Headlines!

Learning Through Headlines: Amazon strikes back at Walmart’s free 2-day shipping offer

February 22nd, 2017

1:02

February 22, 2017: Today we’re talking about the phrase “strike back”, meaning to retaliate, or to attack someone who has already attacked you.

Learning Through Headlines:‘Shark Tank’ Failures: 5 Products That Didn’t Make It

February 20th, 2017

0:55

February 20, 2017: “Make it” has a few different meanings in English. In today’s Learning Through Headlines, we’ll talk about two of the most common ones.

‘Shark Tank’ Failures: 5 Products That Didn’t Make It

Learning Through Headlines (20170217): Delta is bringing back a free perk that it got rid of years ago

February 17th, 2017

1:02

If you enjoy benefits or advantages, then you’ll love perks! We’re talking about this great little word in today’s Learning Through Headlines!

Learning Through Headlines (20160215): Elon Musk doubles down on universal basic income

February 15th, 2017

1:03

Everybody knows that some of the best phrases in English come from gambling. “Double down” is no exception. Find out what it means in today’s Learning Through Headlines!

Learning Through Headlines (20170213): Eating Well May Count More Than Exercise for Weight Loss

February 13th, 2017

1:01

No, we’re not trying to teach you how to count on today’s LTH. Instead, we want to show you the meaning of the phrase “count for”, which means “to have importance” or “to matter”. It’s a great show: you can count on it!

Learning Through Headlines (20170209): ‘Can you hear me?’: New phone scam tricks you into answering ‘yes’

February 9th, 2017

1:02

To our valued listeners: Be careful when you’re talking on the phone! Today we’ll talk about the difference between two related words, “trick” and …

Learning Through Headlines (20170207): ‘I’m crossing my fingers’: Sears job fair draws 163 on first day

February 7th, 2017

0:56

Crossing your fingers has two different meanings in English. We’ll talk about the most common one today in Learning Through Headlines. And a big welcome to Bill!

Learning Through Headlines (20170202): Winter Is Staying Put: Punxsutawney Phil Sees His Shadow on Groundhog Day

February 2nd, 2017

0:53

A bit of bad news for those of you wishing for an early spring: according to Punxsutawney Phil, winter is staying put. Find out all about Groundhog Day, as well as the meaning of the phrase “stay put” in today’s …

Learning Through Headlines (20170130): 12 Comics For People Who Can’t Adult To Save Their Lives

January 30th, 2017

1:02

Another two-for-one today! First, we’ll look at the word “adult” – it’s not just a noun anymore! Second, we talk about the phrase “can’t do something …

Learning Through Headlines (20170127): Elon Musk may be gearing up for his strangest announcement yet on artificial intelligence

January 27th, 2017

0:57

Elon Musk is a favorite here at Real Deal English: not just because he’s a genius or an innovative businessman, but because his headlines always contain such amazing phrases! Today, we’re “gearing up” to talk about the …

Learning Through Headlines (20170125): The Army’s New State-of-the-art $580 Million Handgun

January 25th, 2017

1:02

While we usually don’t talk about guns on Learning Through Headlines (unless we’re talking about your biceps!), we couldn’t pass up this opportunity …

Learning Through Headlines (20170123): ‘The Big Bang Theory’: Johnny Galecki weighs in on sitcom’s future

January 23rd, 2017

1:02

‘The Big Bang Theory’ has been on television forever, and has fans all over the world. But what will the future hold for this outrageously popular …

Learning Through Headlines (20170120): ESPN Commentator in Hot Water After Comparing Venus Williams’ Australian Open Match Performance to a ‘Gorilla’

January 20th, 2017

1:01

“In hot water” is an expression that means that basically means “in big trouble.” Find out a few different ways to use this phrase in today’s Learning Through Headlines!

Learning Through Headlines (20170119): A “two-fer” from Matt Damon

January 19th, 2017

1:01

What’s a “twofer” you might ask? It’s short for “two-for-one,” and it’s what we’re offering today! Two great phrases “have your work cut out for you” and “root for someone” are just a click away!

Learning Through Headlines (20170118): Sun Sets on Clinton Global Initiative

January 18th, 2017

1:01

The Sun always sets at the end of the day. But “the sun is setting on” can also use be used as a metaphor, meaning something is coming to an end.

Learning Through Headlines (20170116): 3 New Movies Bomb at the Box Office

January 16th, 2017

0:59

Not every movie can be a Titanic or a Star Wars. In today’s show, we’re talking about what to call a movie that just doesn’t make any money.

The movies in question: “Live by Night”, “Monster Trucks”, and “Silence”.

Learning Through Headlines (20170113): How Apple’s culture of secrecy wears down its top developers

January 13th, 2017

1:01

It’s no secret that Apple likes to keep its secrets. But what does such a culture of secrecy do to Apple’s top employees? Find out in today’s …

Learning Through Headlines (20170111): Obama will buck tradition with his farewell

January 11th, 2017

1:03

Well, it’s time to say goodbye to President Barack Obama. Just like some aspects of his time in office, his farewell speech is going to be anything but traditional. We’ll talk about the phrase “buck tradition” in …

Learning Through Headlines (20170109): La La Land sweeps Golden Globe Awards

January 9th, 2017

1:03

What does sweeping have to do with movies or movie awards? Find out in today’s Learning Through Headlines!

http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-38517067

Learning Through Headlines (20170106): Johnny Depp Just Delivered an Extremely Low Blow to Amber Heard

January 6th, 2017

1:01

A “low blow” is an expression that comes from boxing, similar to “hit someone below the belt.” It’s a kind of attack or insult that’s just totally …

Learning Through Headlines (20170104): Jennifer Lopez Threw Shade at Mariah Carey Over That NYE Performance

January 4th, 2017

1:00

“Throwing shade” is a pretty new phrase that’s being thrown around a lot lately. Find out what it means in today’s Learning Through Headlines!

https://www.yahoo.com/style/jennifer-lopez-threw-shade-mariah-160544764.html

Learning Through Headlines (20170102): Mariah Carey botches NYE performance, leaves stage

January 2nd, 2017

1:01

Okay, we just want to be the first to say that we love Mariah Carey and her hit Christmas song “All I want for Christmas is you”. But we would be …

Learning Through Headlines (20161230): Dumped By Text Message, Here’s What This Woman Did

December 30th, 2016

1:02

Today we’re talking about dumping and being dumped, so all you scorned lovers out there, this episode of Learning Through Headlines is for you!

https://www.yahoo.com/style/dumped-text-message-heres-woman-170317845.html

Learning Through Headlines (20161228): Obama vs Trump: Dispute Erupts Over Who Would Have Won

December 28th, 2016

1:01

Obama is sure that he could have beaten Trump. Trump is convinced he could have beaten Obama. Us at Real Deal English? We just know one thing: the …

Learning Through Headlines (20161226): The rally on Wall St. is real and may have legs

December 26th, 2016

1:00

A wise man once said: “She’s got legs/She knows how to use them”. In the spirit of such sage advice, in today’s episode of LTH we’re taking a look at the phrase “has legs”.

Learning Through Headlines (20161223): Gulfstream G600 Jet Passes First Flight with Flying Colors

December 24th, 2016

1:00

If you do really poorly on a test, you can say that you “failed it miserably”. What about if you do really well? Find out in today’s Learning Through …

Learning Through Headlines (20161222): Why People Are Pissed About the New Apple MacBook Pros

December 22nd, 2016

1:00

Okay, maybe it’s not the most polite phrase out there, but it sure it natural. Learn all about being “pissed” in today’s LTH!

Why People Are Pissed …

Learning Through Headlines (20161220): This app wants you to ditch the gym membership

December 20th, 2016

1:03

This isn’t the first time we’ve talked about the word “ditch”. Might not even be the last time either! If you haven’t already added this great little …

Learning Through Headlines (20161214): Resurgent Japan military ‘can stand toe to toe with anybody’

December 14th, 2016

1:02

“To stand toe to toe” with someone has two different yet connected meanings. Find out what they are in today’s Learning Through Headlines!

Learning Through Headlines (20161207): Amazon Go pioneers grocery shopping without checkout lines, cashier jobs

December 7th, 2016

1:04

In today’s LTH, we’ll talk about Amazon’s latest plans, as well as the meaning of the verb “to pioneer”. Don’t miss it!

Learning Through Headlines (20161205): Market bears smell blood as China scrambles to plug capital outflows

December 5th, 2016

0:58

Today we’ve got a bloody good lesson on how to use the phrase “smell blood”. Just make sure to stay away from the sharks.

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