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?
John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937) is regarded as the first American billionaire. At the time of his death, the oilman’s fortune was 1.5% of the total U.S. economy, which would equal more than $300 billion today. He is considered the richest man in modern history. But...read more
Sometimes we get so frustrated or disillusioned or hurt or grief-stricken or angry that we think that God obviously didn't know what He was doing when He allowed certain things to happen in our life. Pretend that you could change your past. Imagine that things could...read more
It seems every culture has a unique way of giving names to their children. Traditionally in the United States a woman legally changes her maiden name to her husband's family name. Children also take the family name of their father. The given name is considered the...read more
Sheep are rather helpless creatures. A shepherd would protect his flock night and day. Particularly at night, a good shepherd would gather the sheep into a pen, a cave or an area with natural stone walls. Without a gate, the shepherd would often sleep or sit in the...read more
With certainty, we all teach our children that 2 + 2 = 4. No matter what language we speak, math and the laws of nature are the same. Every culture has used mathematics because it is not random or unpredictable; it is universal. The Pythagorean theorem a^2 + b^2 =...read more
Grapes are a wonderful fruit. They can be made into jam, jelly, preserves, raisins, juice, vinegar, wine or even eaten raw. They have been shown to have health benefits regarding cancer, the heart, blood pressure, digestion, allergies, diabetes and the eye. Grapes are...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
Have you ever been rejected by a person or an organization? How did that make you feel? Many times we don’t even attempt to do something because we are afraid of being rejected. In Mark 5 a man is rejected by the people from his town because of his actions. Jesus...read more
In Mark 6, we will see how a tyrannical ruler used his earthly power for an unthinkable act of evil and how Jesus used his infinite power to show his great compassion and love. Discussion King Herod Why had King Herod ordered John the Baptist be put into...read more
Jacob was the grandson of Abraham. He left his homeland because of a dispute he had with his older brother. Twenty years later Jacob returned home with great possessions and was reconciled with his brother. God had richly blessed Jacob with 12 sons. God...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.