Happy New Year 2016!

Happy New Year!! Hi Students, I am writing to wish you all a wonderfully successful 2016! I am excited to continue to support you in your English language learning journey in 2016. I recorded a short audio message for you. In the audio message, I read the Aesop Fable “The Tortoise & the Hare”. The […] Read more »

Podcast Episode 57 – Junie B. Jones

Reading easy chapter books is a great way to improve your understanding of everyday English and learn a lot about American culture. In this episode, I introduce you to one of the feistiest American kindergartners – Junie B. Jones.     Junie B. Jones is the main character in the series of books of the […] Read more »

Little Free Libraries

Slow Speed (4:50) Normal Speed (3:19) A few months ago, I was taking a walk around my neighborhood and I noticed a cute little box with a chair next to it. The box was shaped like a little house and was sitting atop a pole. Inside, there were books! I opened the little door and rummaged […] Read more »

Podcast Episode 49 – 10 Language Learning Tips

Language learning is a life-long process and many people use a variety of methods and strategies to continuously improve their skills. In this podcast episode, I am giving you my thoughts related to 10 language learning tips from a panel of multilingual experts. I read about these suggestions in a recent article online at TheGuardian.com entitled Learning a […] Read more »

Podcast Episode 45 – What is a MOOC?

In this new episode, I am talking about MOOCs. Have you ever taken a MOOC? Do you know what a MOOC is? If not, tune in and learn! I will tell you what they are, how to take them and tell you what types of MOOCs I have taken in the past few months. As […] Read more »