Miyako's Education – Part 6

[audio:miyako6.mp3] Download audio file (miyako6.mp3) at seaninjapan John: Oh, one orange juice and one hot coffee, please. Cashier: Go hyaku-en desu. John: Huh? I’m sorry. I don’t speak Japanese. How much is it? Cashier: Go hyaku en chodai. John: Do you speak English? I’m sorry. I don’t speak Japanese. I […] Read more »

Miyako's Education – Part 5

[audio:miyako5.mp3] Download audio file (miyako5.mp3) at davemattock John: Do you want coffee or tea? Yumie: Actually I don’t drink coffee or tea. I drink juice. John: Is orange juice okay? Yumie: Sure. Thank you. John: What kind of test is it? Yumie: It’s a biology test. John: Oh, you study […] Read more »

Chasing the Buck – An Incredible Animal Story

[audio:buck.mp3] Download audio file (buck.mp3) at the_life_and_times_of_the_ Mark talks to Eric about an incredible animal experience. Note that the word 'buck' means 'dollar' and also 'male deer'. Eric: So I was in…I think it was Wakayama on this really really small gravel mountain road…exploring on my off-road little sports motorcycle… […] Read more »

Miyako's Education – Part 4

[audio:miyako4.mp3] Download audio file (miyako4.mp3) at erin mj John invites Yumie to go for a coffee. John: Hi, Yumie, how are you? Yumie: I’m good thanks, but I’m really busy. I have a test next week. How are you? John: I’m good, thanks. Do you want to have a coffee? […] Read more »

Japanese Animals

[audio:japaneseanimals.mp3] Download audio file (japaneseanimals.mp3) at eesti Mark and Eric talk about wild animals in Japan. Mark: When you go on these motorcycle trips, do you see much wildlife? Eric: Well often I ride on my off-road bike. I ride fire-roads or logging type roads…very small gravel….roads and on these […] Read more »

Miyako's Education – Part 3

[audio:miyako3.mp3] Download audio file (miyako3.mp3) at ichic Talking about Miyako’s Boyfriend Miyako: Yumie is really pretty. Do you like her? John: Yes, I do. She’s nice. Miyako: She’s really clever too. She’s intelligent and beautiful at the same time. John: You really like her. Is she your best friend? Miyako: […] Read more »