News, issues and important ideas. Daily stories written at the intermediate and upper-beginner level and are read one-third slower than regular VOA English news casts.
Each story has:
- the written article
- an MP3 file of someone reading the story
- vocabulary words
- from Voice of America Learning English.
Can you imagine eating your spoon, fork and knife after you have finished with your meal?
An Indian based company, named Bakeys, has created cutlery that can be eaten.
The company makes its products with three flavours: savoury, sweet and without a flavour.
The edible cutlery could become an alternative to plastic one which has a negative impact on the environment.
Food Idioms – A Short QuizButter up means ...
to flatter someone in order to get something from him or her.
to appologize to someone.
to cheat on a partner.
to seduce women.
2. If your car is a lemon then you have ...
a very expensive car.
a very cheap car.
an ordinary car.
a worthless car.
3. If someone eats like a horse then he eats ...
not very much.
not little, not much.
We are not talking about a toy car.
The production of the car lasted from 1957 to 1990 and more than 3 million cars were produced in East Germany over that period.
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When we speak about inventions we usually think of men, but there are also many women who have contributed their ideas to our daily lives.
Josephine Cochran patented her dishwasher as early as 1886.
Mary Anderson was a real estate developer who invented the windscreen wiper in 1903. She got her idea on a frosty day while travelling in a tram. She observed that the motorman drove with the front window open because the windshield had too much sleet.
Marion Donovan is known for developing the first disposable diaper.
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