The Education System – The Education Paradigm

Let’s embrace the future together. What do you think about education and study? Do you agree with the viewpoint of the speaker? Vocabulary Metaphors It is crucial – it is very very important. Cruce – crux – cross What does the word “paradigm” mean? It means “way of looking at […] Read more »

Easy English 200 – Speaking and Listening – Introduction

Download audio file (talking1.mp3) at National Library Scotland This is a different type of lesson. There is no transcript. Listen carefully. Answer the questions. Answer the questions aloud. If you don’t understand the first time, listen again and again until it becomes easy and natural. Listen until you can answer […] Read more »

Be Aware

Be Aware is a free English language course. It comes by by email. It consists of five lessons. Each lesson is about one of the free recordings on this site. With Be Aware, you can improve your English speaking and listening. You can also become more aware of English grammar […] Read more »

Bilingual – English and Afrikaans – 2

Download audio file (afrikaans2.mp3) Use this post to learn English and Afrikaans at the same time. I speak Afrikaans. I come from South Africa. My mother comes from Holland. I live in Australia. I work in Singapore. South Africa was a Dutch colony. South Africa was an English colony. I […] Read more »

Bilingual – English and Swedish – 1

Download audio file (swedish1.mp3) Use this post to learn English and Swedish at the same time. I speak Swedish (Swedish) I don’t speak English. (Swedish) I want to learn English. (Swedish) I speak a little English. I want to go to England. I don’t want to go to France. I […] Read more »

Bilingual – English and Chinese – 1

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) Where are you from? (Chinese) I come […] Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 36

Download audio file (miyako36.mp3) at Hobo pd Miyako: Wow! She speaks really good English! John: So do you. Miyako: But she speaks it better than me. She speaks it much better than me. John: I don’t think so. I think your English is just as good as hers. Miyako: You’re […] Read more »

Bilingual – English and Thai – 2

Download audio file (thai2.mp3) Hiromi enjoyed learning a little Thai so she learned some more. She decided to study Thai and to study English at the same time (simultaneously). My name is Hiromi. (Thai) I come from Japan. (Thai) I am a student. (Thai) I am a nursing student. (Thai) […] Read more »

Bilingual – English and Hebrew – 1

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 food. (Hebrew) Hello. (Hebrew) What is your […] Read more »