Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Sleeping Problems

From time to time, I have students that tend to fall asleep in class, but I realize there are many causes for this. At times, students are struggling with homesickness and can't get
their families of their minds; on other occasions, they are still adjusting to life in a new country. Yet, other times, students are just staying up to late with friends.
Listen to this conversation, my daughter and I play the role of a brother and sister. Give it a try:

Saturday, December 30, 2017

New Year's Day 2018

With New Year's Day just around the corner, I want to share some listening activities on the topic:

A new year can be a new beginning for people in so many ways, but I try to view each day as a brand new beginning whether you are in March, August, or January. 

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Christmas is almost here!

Hi everyone. Here is a list off Christmas-related (or winter) language activities on my site. I hope you enjoy them:

Christmas  is Coming

Christmas Lights

Holiday Traditions

Winter Camping

Winter Sports

Christmas Day

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Christmas Gift

Over the next week or so, I will be highlighting Christmas-related listening activities or videos on my site. This morning's activity is called The Christmas Gift. Enjoy:

Christmas Fun

Christmas is a real treat for children, and when our kids were young, they loved the holiday. In this listening I talked with my kinds about what they wanted for Christmas. Give it a try:

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

House Cleaning

I don't think loves to do chores around the house, but they have to be done. In my newest listening activity, I've created some practice on just this topic. GIve it a try:

Recycling Our Waste to Save the Planet

As human beings, we tend to create a great deal of waste and at times don't do a lot to recycle. This means anything from recycling newspapers and plastic bottles to fruit and vegetable scrapes. Since we have a garden, we usually take old banana peels and potato and melon skins, and compost them back into the soil. Not everyone has the space for that, but it is one way not just filling up garbage dumps with biodegradable materials that can easily break down and be reused. Here are a couple of videos on my site on this topic: