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?
#1 Start here: Our Universe ~ Pillars of Creation
This is an exciting lesson about our great universe. How big is it? BIG!!!You may choose to read the lesson in Chinese [open in your browser to change the translation] and we will talk about these Discussion questions together in English. The Hubble Telescope has...
#2 What we all have in common
While we all have many differences, here are some of the things we have in common. Fill in the blanks with these words: birthday | cells | oxygen | respect | water | dumplings | love | fingerprint We all need ____________________________ to live. Our bodies contain...
#3 Have you ever made a promise?
Name a famous United States President whose name was Abraham. What do you know about him? We will discover another important person named Abraham and what God said to him c. 2000 B.C. Bible Reading: Genesis 12:1-3 & 15:1-3 Fill in the blanks with these words:...
#11 Life Sketch of Jesus
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...
#12 Bread of Life
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...
#13 Light of the World
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...
Mark 1 ~ Good News!
If someone said, "I have good news," what do you think they might say next? In Mark 马可福音 chapter 1, the words "new, news or good news" appear six times. Discussion: Mark 1 What is the gospel or good news about? Mark 1:1 What did Jesus say was good news? Mark...
Mark 2 ~ Jesus, the One & Only
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...
Mark 3 ~ The Twelve
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...
Chronicles of Narnia for kids
Chapter 1 ~ Lucy Looks into a Wardrobe
READ CHAPTER 1 The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeVOCABULARY Highlight in yellow (or any color you like) words in the book that you do not understand. Look up the word and write its meaning in the margin of your book. Here are some words that are possibly new to...
Chapter 2 ~ What Lucy Found There
READ CHAPTER 2 The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeVOCABULARY Highlight in yellow (or any color you like) words in the book that you do not understand. Look up the word and write its meaning in the margin of your book. Here are some words that are possibly new to...
Chapter 3 ~ Edmund and the Wardrobe
READ CHAPTER 3 The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeVOCABULARY Highlight in yellow (or any color you like) words in the book that you do not understand. Look up the word and write its meaning in the margin of your book. Here are some words that are possibly new to...
Famous Art & English
Would you like to improve your English in an interesting and unique way? Learn by appreciating these five paintings by Rembrandt.
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English Tutoring for Kids
We feel the best way to improve language skills is by using the language, particularly to improve listening and speaking.
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