Posts Tagged ‘cultura americana’

Vamos visitar o Polo Norte juntos! [Phrasal Verb: Give Somebody Away]

Vamos visitar o Polo Norte juntos! [Phrasal Verb: Give Somebody Away]

Are you familiar with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer? Learn a little about this legendary figure in American folklore and review the phrasal verb "give somebody away".

Você conhece Rudolph a Rena do Nariz Vermelho? Aprenda um pouco sobre esta figura lendária no folclore americano e reveja o phrasal verb "give someone away". Read the rest of this entry »

Rudolph entrou para a história [phrasal verb: go down in history – part 2]

Rudolph entrou para a história [phrasal verb: go down in history – part 2]

A música natalina sobre Rudolph, A Rena do Nariz Vermelho, conta a história do Rudolph, é claro. 🙂 Depois de narrar tudo o que aconteceu com ele, a música termina assim... Read the rest of this entry »

How will President Obama go down in history? [phrasal verb: go down in history]

How will President Obama go down in history? [phrasal verb: go down in history]

In Tuesday's midterm elections, the GOP took over both houses of Congress. Now president Obama will have to work together with the Republicans if he wants to get anything done. The well-known Senator Rand Paul said the following about President Obama: “He has to decide if he wants to go down in history as the most unpopular president in history, or whether he wants to work with Congress."

Nas eleições de meio de mandato de terça-feira, o Partido Republicano assumiu o controle das duas casas do Congresso. Agora o presidente Obama terá de trabalhar em conjunto com os republicanos, se ele quer realizar alguma coisa. O conhecido senador Rand Paul disse o seguinte sobre o Presidente Obama: "Ele tem que decidir se ele quiser __________________ como o presidente mais impopular da história, ou se ele quer trabalhar com o Congresso." Read the rest of this entry »

What’s Halloween All About?

What’s Halloween All About?

IN TODAY'S ISSUE: Halloween Controversy - Harvest and Halloween Customs - What We Are Working On - How To Make a Jack-O'-Lantern - Being A Christian Is Like Being A Pumpkin Read the rest of this entry »

História “Um Jogo de Futebol Muito Tenso” [Termos e expressões em inglês para falar sobre futebol]

História “Um Jogo de Futebol Muito Tenso” [Termos e expressões em inglês para falar sobre futebol]

A Copa do Mundo 2014, sediada pelo Brasil, se inicia hoje; e na terça-feira, dia 17 de julho de 2014, lançaremos nossa história especial:

Tim and Tammy Teach
Soccer Terms and Expressions.
Story: "A Nerve-Racking Soccer Match" Read the rest of this entry »

28 Unwritten Rules Everyone Needs To Follow [English/Portuguese]

28 Unwritten Rules Everyone Needs To Follow [English/Portuguese]

My student sent me an e-mail with these 28 Regras não escritas da vida que todos devem seguir. I found the same sentences in English and decided to share them here with you so you can know how to act in several situations - and learn new vocabulary while you're at it!

Meu aluno me enviou um e-mail com estas "28 Regras não escritas da vida que todos devem seguir. Encontrei as mesmas sentenças em inglês, e decidi compartilhá-las com você aqui para você saber como agir em várias situações - a aprender novo vocabulário ao mesmo tempo! Read the rest of this entry »

Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales – Part 4 – Peace on Earth from Lucy

Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tales – Part 4 – Peace on Earth from Lucy

During the Christmas Season, Lucy tries to experience the real spirit of Christmas - but she is having a hard time.

Durante a época de Natal, a Lucy tenta experimentar o verdadeiro espírito de Natal - mas está tendo dificuldades. 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 »