We truly appreciate the effort it takes to learn another language. Most people first learn to read and write English. Then they want to learn how to use English in every day conversation, but they don’t know anyone who speaks English fluently as their first language. We love to help by giving you the opportunity to speak with an English speaker!
Lessons to Improve English Proficiency
All of our lessons are written to provide material to introduce English idioms and culture. While we discuss these lessons, we become friends ~ and isn’t that the best way to learn to speak a language for every day conversation?
The Hubble Telescope has given us far-reaching views of the universe, but the Hubble itself has its own remarkable story. When the first images from Hubble were received in 1990, NASA scientists realized there was a very small, but significant flaw in the mirror. NASA...read more
While we all have many differences, here are some of the things we have in common. Fill in the blanks: We all need ____________________________ to live. Our bodies contain 50-75% _______________. We all have a day, month and year called our _______________. We all...read more
Some promises are made without much thought like “See you next Tuesday for lunch.” Being polite, we may say, "Sure, I can come to your party." We intend to follow through but something more important might interfere with our plans or we may even forget! Sometimes we...read more
During our first meetings, we introduced ourselves by sharing our life sketch, an introduction of what we wanted to know about each other. Today we will talk about what Jesus wants us to know about him. Each of these statements from the Bible tells us an important...read more
Bread is served around the world in a variety of shapes, sizes, textures and flavors. Every culture uses bread as a base for some of their most popular dishes like pizza or dumplings! For sandwiches, plain white bread has taken a back seat to more interesting kinds...read more
Through an enormous amount of study and elaborate experiments, Thomas Edison successfully invented a practical and inexpensive light bulb and demonstrated it on December 31, 1879, at his laboratory in New Jersey - a Herculean achievement that had challenged scientists...read more
If someone said, "I have good news," what do you think they might say next? I received a promotion at work. My friend is getting married. We are having a baby. In Mark 马可福音 chapter 1, the words new, news or good news "gospel" appear six times. Discussion What is...read more
What makes a person unique? Throughout history rulers, leaders, scientists, artists and philosophers have been recognized for their personal talents and abilities. However all of these people are still just people. Their accomplishments are limited. In Mark 马可福音...read more
Twelve is an interesting number. In English, we call twelve things "a dozen". Eggs are sold by the dozen. Many things are cheaper by the dozen. In the Bible, Jesus chose a specific group of men to follow him and they are called "the twelve apostles". The twelve...read more
The seal of the University of Oklahoma features a picture of a person scattering seeds. The image is called "the Seed Sower". David Ross Boyd, the first president of OU, scattered or "sowed" seeds of education, as well as literally planting many trees throughout the...read more
As we all know, actually using a language can be more enjoyable and beneficial than being taught by a teacher or from a book. We are working on a program for young Chinese students who would like to practice their English with a peer – someone their age.