The Elixir of Immortality

If you had the chance to live forever, would you take it? Hear about a Chinese man who wanted to live forever and how he tried to do it. Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 36

[audio:miyako36.mp3] Download audio file (miyako36.mp3) at Hobo pd Miyako: Wow! She speaks really good English! John: So do you. Miyako: But she speaks it better than me. She speaks it much better than me. John: I don’t think so. I think your English is just as good as hers. Miyako: […] Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 33

[audio:miyako33.mp3] Download audio file (miyako33.mp3) at tzofia John: Hi Miyako. Miyako: Oh, hello John. How are things? Are we still going to go to the Mexican place on Saturday night? John: Well, I’m still going to go but Hiroko just called and she said she has a big psychology test […] Read more »

Bilingual – English and Japanese – 1

[audio:japanese1.mp3] Download audio file (japanese1.mp3) You can use this post to learn English and Japanese at the same time. Hello. (Japanese) I do not speak English. (Japanese) I speak Japanese. (Japanese) Do you speak Japanese? (Japanese) No, I don’t. (Japanese) I speak a little Japanese. (Japanese) Do you speak Korean? […] Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 9

[audio:miyako9.mp3] Download audio file (miyako9.mp3) at james spahr John: I am lonely. I feel lonely. I feel really lonely. I live in Japan but I don’t speak Japanese. I study at a Japanese university but I don’t understand anything. People are nice, but I am still lonely. Everybody is kind, […] Read more »

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 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 »