Wednesday, September 28, 2016

ESL Learning Guide -

I've updated my topic guide on my Web site, so visitors can find conversations AND my videos by topic. This is very helpful in finding conversations, let's say, on travel, education, shopping, and so on. Give it a try:

Monday, September 19, 2016

Identity Theft

In my newest listening activity, a man is about to get into real hot water (real trouble) when his sister saves him from a huge mistake. Give it a try:

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Driving in the United States

I often have students who want to drive in the United States, and specifically Utah, but don't know the rules of the road. This is particularly true at the beginning of a new school year when everything is new to them. In this video, I talk about some basic rules of the road. Take a look:

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

First Day School Activities

Here is a helpful conversation about the first day of school. Often, teachers introduce themselves, the class, their grading systems, and their class policies. This might help you with your own class:

First Day at School

Here is one of my all-time favorite listening activities with our son, Josh. We recorded this over 17 years ago, but it is a fun one to learn about our son's experience at a Japanese elementary school.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Using Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab

At the beginning of every new school semester or year, it can be helpful to review what my site offers teachers and students. Here are some tutorials that might help.