Posts Tagged ‘natal’

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 »

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 »

O Ganso Está Engordando [Phrasal Verb: Cut Down On (Something)]

O Ganso Está Engordando [Phrasal Verb: Cut Down On (Something)]

In today’s video, Tim is thinking of what to cut down on as he prepares for the end-of-the-year festivities.

No video de hoje, o Tim está pensando sobre o que poderia cortar na sua comida enquanto se prepara para as festividades do fim do ano. 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 »

Christmas Greetings

Christmas Greetings

Existem várias maneiras de fazer votos de Boas Festas em inglês.  Confira abaixo.

1. May you have...! = Que você tenha...!

Note que o subjuntivo (em português) "tenha" fica na forma base em inglês. Para o subjuntivo (em inglês) usa-se a forma base (como no presente) ou "be" para o verbo "ser" ou "estar".   Por exemplo, se quero dizer:

Que Cristo seja real para você nesta época!

Em inglês fica... Read the rest of this entry »

Turn the holiday season into an opportunity to learn English [phrasal verb]

Turn the holiday season into an opportunity to learn English [phrasal verb]

In today's talk, Tim reads another part of "Charlie Brown's Christmas" and talks about how you can turn the holiday season into an opportunity to learn English. Don't miss the other episodes!

Fill in the blanks (Preencha as lacunas).

Hey, it's Tim Barrett here.  Sorry I didn't continue talking to you last week, but you know how things get _________ at the end of the year. Continuing Charlie Brown's story, Charlie Brown's (First) Christmas , remember Charlie Brown was feeling _______ , so he tells Linus: "I think there must be something wrong with me, Linus. Christmas is coming, but I'm not happy. I don't feel the way I'm supposed to feel. I just don't understand Christmas I guess. I like _________ presents and sending Christmas cards and _________ trees and all that, but I'm still not happy. Read the rest of this entry »

What cheers you up when you’re feeling down? [phrasal verb]

What cheers you up when you’re feeling down? [phrasal verb]

In today's talk, Tim talks about the importance of Phrasal Verbs and shows you the first phrasal verb in the story "Charlie Brown's Christmas".  Don't miss the other episodes!

Fill in the blanks (Preencha as lacunas).

Hi, it’s Tim here.  I said I’d try to write you every day, so… Excuse me, I said I would try to talk to you everyday, so here I am with a tip today.  And I have an e-mail...  I received an e-mail from someone.  And he was asking about our Tim and Tammy products with phrasal verbs - or, that teach phrasal verb.  And he asked me if phrasal were really _________ .  Are they something you really need to learn?  Are they something that you use _____ in and _____ out or are they something that you a going to use just once in your life.  I’ll answer like this: Read the rest of this entry »