Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Life Changes

At times, people often make bad choices that lead to negative consequences. So, how can people repair their lives when things go wrong? Watch my newest video on the topic:


Monday, April 28, 2014

Commuter Train - esl-lab.com

So, you might wonder: Does Randall drive in a nice, fancy car to work every day? Huh, guess again! I take the train just like so many people. Watch my newest video on the topic and learn more about my trip to work. How do you get to school and work? Share your own experiences:


Friday, April 25, 2014

Unique School Classes - esl-lab.com

What? Modern dance? Marching band? Floral design and auto mechanics? Many international students are often surprised at the unique types of classes sometimes offered in schools in the United States. In my newest video, I introduce a class that you may never see in some places, but it is popular for many students. Give it a try. Do schools in area or country offer something similar? Share your comments:


Saturday, April 19, 2014

Good Neighbors

Have you ever had problems with neighbors ? Well, developing good friendships doesn't happen overnight, and there can be cultural differences from country to country and place to place. Watch my newest video on the topic:


Monday, April 14, 2014

Children's Voices in Language Learning

One of the main reasons I started my Web site (esl-lab.com) was to provide students opportunities to hear children's voices. You don't usually hear young voices in most English textbooks. Here is one of my original recordings made many years ago, but it is still one of my favorites:


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Private Language Tutor

Have you ever had a bad day? Well, in my newest listening activity, a man has an unusual encounter at the front door. Something very unexpected. How would you feel in his situation? Give it a try: