In My Opinion…

Vedanta is a Hindu philosophy and practice whose goal is self-realization. In this conversation, Mark asks a woman in India about the best place to study Vedanta. Read more »

Bilingual – English and Cambodian – 2

[audio:cambodian2.mp3] 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 hour. (Cambodian) Two hours. (Cambodian) Three […] Read more »

Bilingual – English and Spanish – 1

[audio:spanish1.mp3] Download audio file (spanish1.mp3) You can use this text to learn English and learn Spanish. I speak English. (Spanish) I don’t speak Spanish. (Spanish) Do you speak English? (Spanish) Yes, I do. (Spanish) Do you speak English? (Spanish) No, I don’t. (Spanish) Do you speak Spanish? (Spanish) Yes, I […] Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 24

[audio:miyako24.mp3] Download audio file (miyako24.mp3) at Skinny Epicurean Hiroko: Hey, John. It’s me, Hiroko. John: Oh, hi Hiroko. What’s happening? Hiroko: I’m cooking. Do you want to come over to my place for dinner? John: That sounds great. What are you making? Hiroko: Korean. Have you ever had Korean food? […] Read more »

People and Places – Burke 1 – Grew up on the road?

[audio:burke1.mp3] Download audio file (burke1.mp3) at Monique Hofland Mark: Did you say…? Burke! Did you say you were…? Did you say you grew up on the road? Burke: Ahm. Well. Actually I grew up in the back of a backpack but that is because … I was born in … […] Read more »

Studying in India

[audio:studyinginindia.mp3] Download audio file (studyinginindia.mp3) at dashingyankee Mark: So I am just sitting in an Indian restaurant with my friend, Arthur. Arthur, you have been to India, haven’t you? Arthur: Yes. Mark: Tell us about it. When did you first go there? Arthur: in September 1969… Mark : September…? Arthur: […] Read more »