A Conversation about Australia and New Zealand and Canada

Questions Listen to the music. Do you like it? What is the name of the radio host? Is it Clint Eastwood or Vinnie Eastwood? LISTENING Listen to the audio and read the notes. Do you follow the thread of the conversation? Are you learning new vocabulary. FOCUS on the vocabulary. […] Read more »

The Advertising Industry is Responsible

Interviewer: Ponderosa Pine! How did you get that name? Environmental Activist: I gave it to myself in 1972. I had moved back to California from New Mexico where I became really fond of that tree and then I learned it is the most susceptible of California trees to smog and […] Read more »

The Story of America

How did America become what it is today? Why is English spoken in England and America? How is it possible that America is such a diverse country? Read more »

That’s how you sit

Talking with children can be insightful, as they have an innocent view of the world and ask very good questions. In this conversation, an adult speaks with a child about how a puppy dog sits. Read more »

Boat Building

Have you ever built a boat? An Ozzie and a Kiwi talk about building a boat. It isn't as easy at it might seem. 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 »