A New Life in Mosquito City – part 35 – At Work

Mark and his boss, Frank, have a nice little chat at work. Do you ever chat with your boss at work? Read more »

Bilingual – English and Luritja – 1

[audio:luritja1.mp3] Download audio file (luritja1.mp3) Use this post to learn English and Luritja at the same time. What do you want? I don’t want anything. What does he want? He wants to learn Luritja. Why? He works with Luritja people. Where is he from? He is from Sydney. Read more »

I make Bread and Pizza

[audio:hannan.mp3] Download audio file (hannan.mp3) at fooey Mark: What was your name again? Hannan: My name is Hannan Benetan. Mark: One more time. Mark and Hannan: Hannan. Mark: Hannan. How do spell that? Hannan: H-a-n-n-a-n. Mark: H-a-n-a. Hannan. What part of Israel do you come from? Hanan: Rishon le Zion. […] Read more »

Miyako’s Education – Part 32

[audio:miyako32.mp3] Download audio file (miyako32.mp3) at sherlock77 Hiroko: Hey, John. This is Hiroko. John: Hi, Hiroko. How is it going? Hiroko: All right. Well, actually not so good. John: Why? What’s wrong? Hiroko: Well, we were going to go to the Mexican place on Saturday night. John: Yeah? Hiroko: Well, […] Read more »

Working as an Engineer

[audio:workingasanengineer.mp3] Download audio file (workingasanengineer.mp3) at pianoforte Mark talks to Tony about a job in Kuwait Mark: What kind of job in Kuwait? Tony: Oh it would be ahh…well…it could be a number of things…in…civil engineering…you know…maintenance on the base…maintenance on the base, you know…evaluating contracts. Mark: Are you a […] Read more »

Bangkok during the Vietnam War

[audio:vietnamwar.mp3] Download audio file (vietnamwar.mp3) at *hendrik Mark asks Tony about his experiences in Bangkok during the Vietnam War. Tony: I didn’t go to Vietnam. I was in the air force. Mark: Right. Tony: They had a few bases in Vietnam but they had like six or seven air bases […] Read more »

People and Places – Miriam 1 – Where are you from?

[audio:miria1.mp3] Download audio file (miria1.mp3) at Aktiv Phil Mark: Where are you from Miriam? Miriam: I am from the Philippines. I was born in Manila, actually. Mark: Right. Miriam: … in 1961 Mark: Your parents are from Manila also? Miriam: No, my mother and father, actually; they come from two […] Read more »