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Wind Power

Americans get blamed for, well, almost everything that happens globally...and often the blame is well deserved. But as the U.S. government can cast a dark shadow over the planet they can just as easily cast a ray of hope. In today’s lesson Josh and Ashley talk about how the U.S. is leading the way in sustainable energy.

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:

  • Understand the difference between the past simple and the present perfect
  • Use phrasal verbs with the word "run"
  • Understand different types of sustainable energy

Let's Swing!

Brazilians have their beloved Samba, and Americans have.....well what beloved dance do the Americans have? Swing! A style of dance that evolved along with the jazz craze of the 1920's, swing has got some pretty swanky moves that would impress even the Rainhas de Samba! Find out more about it in today's lesson.

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:

  • Use "would rather" correctly
  • Understand different uses of the word "swing"
  • Talk about the American style of dancing called Swing

And the Oscar Goes To...

First, I'd like to thank the Academy for voting for me, uh, I'd also like to thank my family, the director, the cast and crew, my agent, my manager, my acting coach, my dog.....(yawn). Don't you wish they'd just give the artists the Oscar and then get them off stage without the speech? In today's lesson Ashley and Josh talk about the history of the statuette that's coveted by all filmmakers, the Oscar.

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:

  • Understand the use of inverting the verb in sentences
  • Understand expressions with the word "stand"
  • Talk about the history of the Oscar statuette

The Legend of St. Nicholas

Ho ho ho! Merry Christmas!  Without a doubt the first thing that pops into an American child's mind when he or she hears those words is, Santa Claus. In some languages he's called Father Christmas, in some, Old Man Christmas.  Let's face it, he's world renowned, but where did he come from? In this lesson you'll learn about the origins of this beloved figure.

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:

  • Understand the use of inverting the verb in sentences
  • Understand different uses of the word "trace"