013 - Expression: To Get The Hang Of It


In this expression episode, you'll learn how to use the common English expression TO GET THE HANG OF IT. You'll also learn all about THE SALEM WITCH TRIALS.

The American English Podcast

The American English Podcast

By Shana Thompson

"In 1600s (in colonial America), belief in the supernatural was very common. Many people attributed failing crops, family illnesses, or death to witchcraft. For example, if the family’s livestock had unexpectedly died this might have been a sign that a witch had cursed the family. It was these beliefs that helped fuel the hysteria in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692."


Hey everyone! As you probably got from that introduction, we’ll be talking about witches in today’s lesson and we’ll also be talking about the expression "to get the hang of it." So stay tuned…

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