A Conversation about Australia and New Zealand and Canada

Questions Listen to the music. Do you like it? What is the name of the radio host? Is it Clint Eastwood or Vinnie Eastwood? LISTENING Listen to the audio and read the notes. Do you follow the thread of the conversation? Are you learning new vocabulary. FOCUS on the vocabulary. […] Read more »

Bilingual – English and Luritja – 1

[audio:luritja1.mp3] Download audio file (luritja1.mp3) Use this post to learn English and Luritja at the same time. What do you want? I don’t want anything. What does he want? He wants to learn Luritja. Why? He works with Luritja people. Where is he from? He is from Sydney. Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 40

[audio:miyako40.mp3] Download audio file (miyako40.mp3) at elmada Miyako: John, I’ve decided I’m going to take a year off. I’m going to defer. I have spoken to the head of the department and I have got permission to stop studying at the end of this semester. John: Where are you going […] Read more »

Kirsten from Tasmania

[audio:kirsten.mp3] Download audio file (kirsten.mp3) at Jonathon Ah Kit Mark: So Kirsten what part of Tasmania do you come from? Kirsten: I come from a place called Launceston in the north of the state. It is the second biggest city in Tasmania. Mark: Is it on the coast? Kirsten: No, […] Read more »

Bilingual – English and Cambodian – 2

[audio:cambodian2.mp3] Download audio file (cambodian2.mp3) Where are you from? (Cambodian) I am from Australia. (Cambodian) Where are you from? (Cambodian) I am from Cambodia? (Cambodian) Where is he from? (Cambodian) He is from America. (Cambodian) How long have you been in Cambodia? (Cambodian) One hour. (Cambodian) Two hours. (Cambodian) Three […] Read more »

Hitching Around Australia

[audio:dahi.mp3] Download audio file (dahi.mp3) at davidgraymaclean Mark: So… so Dahi, what part of Ireland do you come from? Dahi: I am from Cork. It is in the very south. Mark: Is it the southern most part? Dahi: It is the southern most county. It is not the southern most […] Read more »