An English Village in Spain

In Gibraltar, they don't want to be Spanish and they don't want to be British. What do they want to be? Listen to Mark and Luis talk about this British colony in the south of Spain. 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 »

Himalayan Hike – 1 – Hiring a Guide

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (Himalayan Hike1.mp3) at irp Mark and Axel from Australia teamed up with Luis from Spain and Alex from France to hike to Malana in Himachal Pradesh. Gilles helped them negotiate the price and conditions of a guide over the mountain […] Read more »

The Argentine Economy

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (argentine.mp3) at lu6fpj Australian Guy: How is the Argentinian economy now, like there was a crash a few years ago wasn’t there? Argentine Guy: The crash was in 2001 and after that I don’t know if you remember we had […] Read more »

Bilingual – English and Irish (Gaelic) – 2

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (irish2.mp3) Do you have a house? (Irish) Yes, I do. (Irish) Do you have a horse? (Irish) No, I don’t. (Irish) Do you have a car? (Irish) No, I dont. (Irish) Do you have any food? (Irish) Do you have […] Read more »

Bilingual – English and Chinese – 1

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (chinese1.mp3) I speak Chinese. (Chinese) I do not speak English. (Chinese) Can you speak English? (Chinese) Yes. (Chinese) Can you speak Chinese? (Chinese) I can speak a little Chinese. (Chinese) Where are you from? (Chinese) I come from Shanghai. (Chinese) […] Read more »

Bilingual – English and Cambodian – 2

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (cambodian2.mp3) Where are you from? (Cambodian) I am from Australia. (Cambodian) Where are you from? (Cambodian) I am from Cambodia? (Cambodian) Where is he from? (Cambodian) He is from America. (Cambodian) How long have you been in Cambodia? (Cambodian) One […] Read more »

In those days it was called the Western Transvaal

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (isabel1.mp3) at pingnews.com Mark: What part of South Africa were you born in? Isabel: In those days it was called the western Transvaal. Mark: Right. Isabel: These days it is called the Northern Province. Mark: The Northern Province. Isabel: Yes. […] Read more »

Bilingual – English and Vietnamese – 1

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (vietnamese1.mp3) I speak Vietnamese. (Vietnamese) I don’t speak English. (Vietnamese) I want to learn English. (Vietnamese) I want to go to Australia. (Vietnamese) I don’t want to go to India. (Vietnamese) I want to go to Australia. (Vietnamese) How much […] Read more »

Bilingual – English and Hebrew – 1

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download audio file (hebrew1.mp3) You can use this one to learn English and to learn Hebrew simultaneously. water (Hebrew) Do you have any water? (Hebrew) I want some water. (Hebrew) I am thirsty. (Hebrew) I am hungry. (Hebrew) food (Hebrew) I want some […] Read more »