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O Gato de Botas Não Desapontou [Phrasal Verb: Let Someone Down]

O Gato de Botas Não Desapontou [Phrasal Verb: Let Someone Down]

In today’s video, Tim reviews the phrasal verb “let somebody down” while he shares a few scenes from the movie “Puss in Boots”. Also, you will learn a way *not* to translate this phrasal verb.

No vídeo de hoje, o Tim revê o phrasal verb “let somebody down” enquanto compartilha algumas cenas do filme “O Gato de Botas”. Também, você aprenderá uma forma como *não* traduzir este phrasal verb. Read the rest of this entry »

Rip van Winkle and the Revolutionary War [phrasal verb: sleep through something]

Rip van Winkle and the Revolutionary War [phrasal verb: sleep through something]

In today's talk, Tim tells the story of Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving and teaches us the phrasal verb "sleep through something".

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Phrasal Verbs no ano estelar 4202.9 [phrasal verb]

Phrasal Verbs no ano estelar 4202.9 [phrasal verb]

A few weeks back, we taught a phrasal verb that you can use to say "chegando perto, quase me alcançando”? Do you remember how to say that in English?  Click here to review the phrasal verb.

  • a few weeks back = algumas semanas atrás
  • tip = dica

Well, a student of mine was watching an episode of the classic Star Trek series; and in the story, the starship Enterprise was being chased by an alien planet-killing machine. Read the rest of this entry »

Chegando perto, quase me alcançando [phrasal verb]

Chegando perto, quase me alcançando [phrasal verb]

In today's talk, Tim will review a phrasal verb we taught you in our story "Charlie Beats a Bully" (http://tileeba.webstorelw.com.br/products/phrasal-verbs-letra-g).  He will also show you three places where he saw this phrasal verb being used this last week - in a cartoon on TV, in a comic book, and in a video game.

Na conversa de hoje, o Tim irá rever um phrasal verb que ensinamos a você na história "Charlie Beats a Bully".  Ele também lhe mostrará três lugares em que ele viu este phrasal verb sendo usado nessa semana passada.
Watch the video and fill in the blanks below. 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 »

Putting off writing Christmas Cards [phrasal verb]

Putting off writing Christmas Cards [phrasal verb]

In today's talk, Tim introduces his "daily" talks and teaches the phrasal verb "put off".

Fill in the blanks (Preencha as lacunas).

Hey, it's Tim Barrett here.   I'm just ________  _____ to say hello, and say that I'm going to be posting these videos now until the end of the year, maybe every day, maybe every ______  day (I don't know), or less.  So if you have any questions, just send me an e-mail at contato@domineingles.com.br , and I'll try to answer them in these videos . It can be questions about English, about ________ , about my family, whatever.  I'm _________  to be writing Christmas cards right now, but I keep _______  it _____ .  I'm not feeling very motivated right now.  So say something to motivate me; okay?  Bye-bye! Talk to you later. Read the rest of this entry »

Burning the midnight oil

Burning the midnight oil

A few years ago, I wrote an e-mail to our Tim and Tammy Friends and told them that David and I were up until 3:30 in the morning "burning the midnight oil".  We were recording a song for my cousin's wedding and had to stay up late to finish.

Falecer, Desmaiar e Distribuir (3 phrasal verbs com a palavra “pass”)

Falecer, Desmaiar e Distribuir (3 phrasal verbs com a palavra “pass”)

Do you see the image in today’s post? It’s a tombstone with the words R.I.P. Do you know what those three letters stand for?

  • tombstone = lápide
  • stand for = significar, representar

Those letters stand for the sentence “Rest in Peace”. That’s a common phrase on tombstones (at least in cartoons. 😉 ).

Last week, I wrote about Steve Job’s passing away and taught you many sentences and expressions to talk about Steve Job’s life. Click HERE to read last week’s article.

  • passing away = falecimento

Now watch the video below where they use the phrasal verb “pass away” to talk about Steve Jobs. Read the rest of this entry »

I could use a drink

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I could use a drink

Several people asked me about a sentence in the last video we showed you.

Click here to see the video: “O Brasil está ‘mandando ver’ com a produção do iPad”.

Several students didn’t understand it when the host said:

“Brazil could use an economic boost.” Read the rest of this entry »