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Episode 114: Roman Stories IV (Jill)

Episode 114: Roman Stories IV (Jill)

Our guest Jill talks about why she moved to Rome 13 years ago. She chooses her favourite place in Rome and explains why life in Italy is different from life in the States. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation.

Episode 72: Inside and Outside the Soviet Union

Episode 72: Inside and Outside the Soviet Union

Our guest Ed talks about his parents’ early lives in the Soviet Union, growing up in Tajikistan in the 1960s, and moving to Canada at age nine. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation. 

Episode 69: Sailing Around the World

Episode 69: Sailing Around the World

Our guest Patrick is taking a break from his in-progress trip sailing around the world. He talks about the first part of his journey that took him from the United States to New Zealand. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation.

Episode 66: A Sailor’s Life

Our guest Patrick talks about his life sailing on Lake Geneva, from learning how to sail as a young boy to making a career out of it as an adult. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation. 

Episode 54: Nostalgic for Taiwan

Nick’s friend Ted grew up in North America but has Taiwanese parents. In this conversation he talks about how his father was nostalgic for Taiwan and what happened when he eventually returned. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation. 

Episode 3: Rio de Janeiro

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Nick’s English friend Luke has lived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the past three years with his wife and young son. Luke talks about why he likes living in Rio and the experiences he has had there. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you go even further.