Live Language Linkup

at Library of Congress Welcome to our Live Language Linkup Service! Do you want to practice speaking a foreign language? You can use this service to find conversation partners. You can speak online. You can use applications like Skype, Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger, MSN Messenger iChat, etc. Language Exchange What […] Read more »

Chinese Revolution

Did you know that the main protagonists of the Chinese revolution, Mao Zedong and Chiang Kai-Shek, were related? Find out how in this conversation between an American and an Australian. Read more »

People and Places – Miriam 1 – Where are you from?

[audio:miria1.mp3] Download audio file (miria1.mp3) at Aktiv Phil Mark: Where are you from Miriam? Miriam: I am from the Philippines. I was born in Manila, actually. Mark: Right. Miriam: … in 1961 Mark: Your parents are from Manila also? Miriam: No, my mother and father, actually; they come from two […] Read more »

Hiromi's Trip to Thailand – Episode 2:
Mark is Late

[audio:HiroThai2.mp3] Download audio file (HiroThai2.mp3) by Enesco In this episode, Mark, staying true to form, shows up late at the cafe to meet Hiromi. 2. Mark is Late Mark: Hi Hiromi, sorry I’m late. Hiromi: That’s ok. Do you have a drink? Mark: Not yet. What are you drinking? Hiromi: […] Read more »