Bilingual – English and Chinese – 4

[audio:chinese4.mp3] Download audio file (chinese4.mp3) Use this post to learn English and Mandarin at the same time. I am forty-six. I am forty-six too. I don’t believe you. How old are you? How old are you really? I am forty-six. No! Yes! When were you born? I was born in […] Read more »

People and Places – The Swami 4 – The Same Thing

[audio:swami4.mp3] Download audio file (swami4.mp3) at Irp Swami: So you have the five senses. Mark: Mm. Mm.What is the relationship between Atman and Brahman? Swami: Brahman and Atman are the same thing. Mark: Mm. Swami: Brahman is the lingua franca… is the terminology for “the formless infinite” as described in […] Read more »

Musical Scales

[audio:scales.mp3] Download audio file (scales.mp3) at Dey Mark and Pedro and Be and Kenni are comparing Indian music and western music. Mark: Hello everybody. I am just sitting here with Kenni and Pedro and Be and me, Mark. Be and I (are) from Australia and Kenni and Pedro are from […] Read more »

Living Overseas and Coming Back

[audio:overseas.mp3] Download audio file (overseas.mp3) at glenelg48 Mark talks to Seiko about her time in San Francisco, Beijing and Amsterdam and they wander on to the topic of languages and being bilingual or multilingual. Mark: Seiko, you’ve just come back to Japan. When did you come back? Seiko: Well, I […] Read more »