Do You Watch Documentaries?

document (noun) – an official word for a piece of paper, such as a legal document documentary (noun) – a video program that tells the truth – a factual program Do you watch documentaries? Read more »

Easy English 200 – Speaking and Listening – Introduction

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (talking1.mp3) at National Library Scotland This is a different type of lesson. There is no transcript. Listen carefully. Answer the questions. Answer the questions aloud. If you don’t understand the first time, listen again and again until it becomes easy […] Read more »

A New Life in Mosquito City – part 32 – Is everything ok?

In this episode, Mark goes into work on a Monday morning at the Mosquito City herald. He speaks with his boss, Frank, and discovers that Frank isn't exactly who Mark thought he was! Read more »

A New Life in Mosquito City – Part 31 – The Cry

In many cultures, it is considered embarrassing or wrong for a grown man to cry. Yet crying is a healthy was to express an emotion of sadness or happiness. In this episode, Mark breaks down and starts crying right in front of Peter Bestluck. Why does he cry? Find out. Read more »

A New Life in Mosquito City – Part 30 – Meeting People

Meeting people is fun. All people are unique and interesting in one way or another. Listen to Mark as he meets Stephanie, Peter Bestluck's sister. Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 41

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (miyako41.mp3) at leftantler John: Hi, Yumie, have you heard the news? Yumie: The TV news? John: No, Miyako’s news! She’s going to go to Oz. She’s going to be there for a whole year. Yumie: Oh wow! When? Where? Why? […] Read more »