An Interview with Mark White about Interactive Stories

[audio:InterviewMark.mp3] Download audio file (InterviewMark.mp3) An interview from 2004 with Mark White about his Interactive Stories method of language learning. Interviewer: Good evening. My name is Aaron Campbell and I am speaking to you from Shugakuin in the north of Kyoto, Japan. I am sitting here in my room on […] Read more »

Plutonium is a Dangerous Substance

[audio:plutonium.mp3] Download audio file (plutonium.mp3) at maidrin_rua Mark and Aaron talked to an eighty-six year-old Japanese poet and political activist who had lived in India and China. Mark: Ok so you came back to Japan because it is an important time…like…the constitution… Naoto: Yeah…you know…the constitution…August next year there is […] Read more »

Japanese University Students talk to Thai University Students

[audio:basksuinterview.mp3] Download audio file (basksuinterview.mp3) by apc33 The following questions and answers were carried out between October and December of 2005. The Thai students are in the British and American Studies program at Thammasat University, while the Japanese students are from Kyoto Sangyo University. The Thai students wrote and sent […] Read more »

Hiromi’s Trip to Thailand – Episode 4: On the Flight

[audio:HiroThai4.mp3] Download audio file (HiroThai4.mp3) by jmsmytaste 4. On the Flight Passenger: Where are you from? Hiromi: I'm Japanese. Passenger: I can see that. What part of Japan do you come from? Hiromi: Originally I'm from Toyama, but I live in Kyoto now. Passenger: I see. Where is Toyama? Hiromi: […] Read more »

Hiromi's Trip to Thailand – Episode 1:
Making a Phone Call

[audio:HiroThai1.mp3] Download audio file (HiroThai1.mp3) by designsquid (erichhh) Hiromi is a nursing student in Japan. Mark, from Australia, is her friend. They are not “together”, they are just friends. In this episode, Mark’s phone rings. 1. Making a Phone Call Mark: Hello, (this is) Mark speaking. Hiromi: Hello, Mark. This […] Read more »