Bilingual – English and Flemish – 1

Use this post to learn English and Flemish at the same time. Where are you from? I come from Belgium. Which language do you speak? Read more »

The Holy Grail

A temple in Ethiopia contains a very special relic. Is it the Holy Grail or the Ten Commandments? Listen to Luis and Isabel talk about it. Read more »

Football is the Global Language

Some people have said that football, or soccer, is the world's global language. Indeed, it is the world's most popular sport. Listen to an Australian bloke talk with a Yorkshireman about football. Read more »

The Man from Marseilles

[audio:marseilles.mp3] Download audio file (marseilles.mp3) at serena sundai Mark: So Eric, you are from France? Eric: Yes. Mark: Which part? Eric: Which park? Mark: Which part?! Eric: My part is Marseilles. My city is Marseilles and my country is France. Mark: But you speak English with an Indian accent. Eric: […] Read more »

What is it like in a Dogon Village?

[audio:luisdogon.mp3] Download audio file (luisdogon.mp3) at el rabbit A group of friends start to talk about Dogon villages in Africa and end up talking about nationalism. Mark: What is the Dogon village like? Luis: They are clay… and they are… Mark: Clay houses? Luis: Clay houses. Mark: Round houses? Luis: […] Read more »

Eran from Israel

[audio:israelieran.mp3] Download audio file (israelieran.mp3) at Tmuna Fish Mark: So Eran what part of Israel do you come from? Eran: I am from Rishon. Rishon le Zion. Mark: From where? Eran: Rishon le Zion. Mark: How do you spell that? Eran: R-i-s-h-o-n. Mark: Uh-huh. Eran: Would be Rishon. Mark: Uh-huh. […] Read more »

On Horseback from Canada to South America

[audio:onhorseback.mp3] Download audio file (onhorseback.mp3) at stephanie-sas Craig and Mark and some friends talk about a horseback journey from Canada to South America. Craig: One night Mark and I came up with an idea for a great trip. It started…we were talking about horses and…you know that I really love […] Read more »

Hiromi's Trip to Thailand – Episode 2:
Mark is Late

[audio:HiroThai2.mp3] Download audio file (HiroThai2.mp3) by Enesco In this episode, Mark, staying true to form, shows up late at the cafe to meet Hiromi. 2. Mark is Late Mark: Hi Hiromi, sorry I’m late. Hiromi: That’s ok. Do you have a drink? Mark: Not yet. What are you drinking? Hiromi: […] Read more »