The Obsession

at The Library of Congress Synopsis: The Obsession is a story that was told to me by a student from Oman. It is about human relationships and emotions and the grammar focus is past simple tense and past continuous tense. It is an intermediate level story. Download the text: The […] Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 20

[audio:miyako20.mp3] Download audio file (miyako20.mp3) at omnos John: Hi Miyako. How do you feel today? Miyako: Much better, thanks. How are you doing? John: Oh, all right, I guess. Miyako: What is it? What’s wrong? Is everything okay? John: Oh, Hiroko and I are not getting on. Miyako: Really? How […] Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 19

[audio:miyako19.mp3] Download audio file (miyako19.mp3) at omnos John: Hey Hiroko! How are you going? Hiroko: Pretty good. Yourself? John: Good. I feel like seeing a movie. Hiroko: Me too. Which movie do you want to see? John: I want to see Sixth Sense. Do you like Bruce Willis? Hiroko: Yeah, […] Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 13

[audio:miyako13.mp3] Download audio file (miyako13.mp3) at Crowe Lee John: Do you smoke, Miyako? Miyako: Usually I don’t smoke but I am smoking now. John: Why are you smoking? Miyako: I feel sad. I feel depressed. John: Why are you sad? Miyako: My boyfriend doesn’t like me any more. I like […] Read more »