O Dia Depois em Boston [Como Dizer “Cair a Ficha” em Inglês]

O Dia Depois em Boston [Como Dizer “Cair a Ficha” em Inglês]

The day after the bombing at the Boston Marathon, reporters are trying to piece together the information and understand what is happening. Learn how to say "cair a ficha" in English.

O dia depois do atentado na Maratona de Boston, repórteres estão tentando colher informação e entender o que está acontecendo. Aprenda a dizer "cair a ficha" em inglês. Read the rest of this entry »

Grandma Moses, Nunca É Tarde Demais Para Aprender [Phrasal Verb: Take Up (Something) / Take (Something) Up]

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Grandma Moses, Nunca É Tarde Demais Para Aprender [Phrasal Verb: Take Up (Something) / Take (Something) Up]

Have you ever heard of Grandma Moses? She’s an example to all of us that you are never too old to learn a new skill. Check out this cool video about her, and learn the phrasal verb take up (an activity).

Você já ouviu falar da Vovó Moisés? Ela é um exemplo para todos nós de que você nunca está velho demais para aprender uma nova habilidade. Confira este vídeo interessante sobre ela, e aprenda o phrasal verb take up (an activity). Read the rest of this entry »

Eu Compraria Aquele Produto Num Piscar de Olhos [Expressão: in a heartbeat]

Eu Compraria Aquele Produto Num Piscar de Olhos [Expressão: in a heartbeat]

In today’s video talk, see why Tim would buy a book in a heartbeat if it was available – and learn the idiomatic expression “in a heartbeat”! 🙂
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Mr. Monk e o Computador [Expressão: “Pegar o Jeito” em Inglês]

Assista ao vídeo engraçado abaixo, "Mr. Monk e o Computador" (2 minutos). Leia o Script. Leia as explicaçõees do vocabulário, e aprenda a expressão "get the hang of (something)". (Remember that Mr. Monk has OCD [a doença "TOC"].)

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Uma Chave Inglesa no Projeto [Expressão: In The Works]

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Uma Chave Inglesa no Projeto [Expressão: In The Works]

Happy New Year!

What are your plans for this New Year? Are you going to take your English to the next level with us this year?

We here at Tim and Tammy Teach have several interesting projects in the works for this year?  Read about them below (and learn the expression "in the works" while you're at it.) Read the rest of this entry »

Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales – Part 3 – Season’s Greetings from Sally

Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales – Part 3 – Season’s Greetings from Sally

In this third installment, Sally decides to give everyone paper airplanes for Christmas and she discovers that "Samantha Claus" is actually "Santa Claus". Later, she decides to "fall down" a tree for Christmas. Watch what happens (and learn lots of interesting English expressions) below!

Nesta terceira parte, a Sally decide dar aviões de papel para todo mundo mundo como presente de natal e ele descobre que "Papai Noela" é, de fato, "Papai Noel". Mais tarde, ela decide "cair" uma árvore de natal. Assista e veja o que acontece (e aprenda muitas expressões interessantes em inglês) abaixo. Read the rest of this entry »

Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales – Part 2 – Yuletide Greetings from Linus

Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales – Part 2 – Yuletide Greetings from Linus

In this second installment of Charlie Brown's Christmas Tales (click here to watch first installment), Linus can't decide what kind of letter he should write to Santa Claus and he is fascinated by a girl at school who won't tell him her name.
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Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales – Part 1 – Happy Holidays from Snoopy

Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales – Part 1 – Happy Holidays from Snoopy

Check out this cute and funny Charlie Brown (Snoopy) Christmas special.  In the first installment, Snoopy tries to get Lucy to invite him to the skating show. And later, he dresses up as Santa Claus to work as a bell-ringer to raise money.  On Monday, I'll post the second installment. Read the rest of this entry »

Reação à Pegadinha do Elevador do Silvio Santos no Fox News

Reação à Pegadinha do Elevador do Silvio Santos no Fox News

Have you seen the elevator prank where someone is standing in an elevator, the lights flicker, and then a little girl “appears” and scares the daylights out of this person? Watch this discussion about it on Fox News and learn several interesting expressions and phrasal verbs. Read the rest of this entry »

Thanksgiving Day in the United States

Thanksgiving Day in the United States

Thanksgiving falls on the fourth Thursday of November, a different date every year.

  • falls on = cai (em tal dia)

The first Thanksgiving feast in the United States was held by the Pilgrims and the Indians, who got together to thank the Lord for their first harvest in the New World. (It's an interesting story. I'll tell it to you one of these days.) Read the rest of this entry »