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  • Millionaires, Billionaires, and Yachts
    by Cynthia on January 24, 2012 at 5:51 PM
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    Watch this sample speaking lesson and learn which country's millionaires and billionaires have the biggest boats. The slide show highlights the top 10 largest yachts in the world and the men who own them. To continue the lesson for 15 free minutes, submit your contact info on the Contact Me page on this website. We can talk about some of the questions that were in the video!

  • Restaurants that ... MOVE us
    by Cynthia on September 17, 2011 at 12:43 PM
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    Watch this sample speaking lesson to learn about some of the most unusual restaurants in the world. The slide show takes you around the globe to visit a few of these "moving" restaurants. To continue the lesson for 15 free minutes, click on the Contact Me page. We can talk about which ones you'd go to and which ones you'd avoid!

  • Is there a Message in your Salad Bowl?
    by Cynthia on July 7, 2011 at 9:26 AM
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    The expression "you are what you eat," is very popular, but do you know about "the message in your salad bowl"? Watch a short slideshow to understand this message better. To continue this speaking lesson, type and submit your information on the Contact Me form on this website. Let's talk about more examples!

  • Pamper Me -- Doctor Fish!
    by Cynthia on June 7, 2011 at 11:30 AM
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    Let's take a visit to the Dominican Republic for a special ocean spa cruise! In this speaking lesson, we will talk about pampering ourselves (or someone else). I will ask you questions about the video clip to help you start speaking. To continue this lesson for free, or to give it as a gift to someone else, complete and submit the Contact Me form on my website. Special thanks to ChuckOnTour2 for the video clip used within this video.

  • The Lesson of the Talking Stick
    by Cynthia on April 1, 2011 at 3:26 PM
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    Watch this sample speaking lesson to learn about the Native American Talking Stick. Enjoy the slide show and after, we can talk about "your" talking stick and what it would look like. To continue the lesson for 15 free minutes, click on the Contact Me page.

  • Curious about Chinese New Year?
    by Cynthia on March 15, 2011 at 3:53 AM
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    Watch this sample speaking lesson to learn about Chinese New Year. Enjoy the slide show and after, we can compare/contrast these ideas with your culture. To continue the lesson for 15 free minutes, complete and submit the Contact Me form on this website.

  • It's Cold Outside - Make it a Raclette E...
    by Cynthia on February 3, 2011 at 3:33 PM
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    This speaking lesson uses another video to explain our topic. To watch the other video, go to the Media Library page on this website. I will ask you questions about the video and we will talk about a raclette evening using some basic speaking strategies. To continue this lesson for free, or to give a package of lessons as a gift to someone, complete the Contact Me form on my Home Page.

    Special thanks to videomediaproducts for the Raclette Grill video.

  • Breaking Stereotypes 2
    by Cynthia on January 23, 2011 at 5:01 AM
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    Ideas used from a former online lesson about the Glam Rock era are compared to breaking stereotypes in the present time. We visit Thailand to see what males do to break stereotypes. The Media Library page on this website is where we watch a video on one aspect of Thailand's culture. I will ask you questions about the video (i.e. If you could change gender for 24 hours only, would you?). To continue this lesson for free, complete the Contact Me form at this website.  Special thanks to mattysiam who made the Ladyboy video.

  • Are You a Dog or Cat Person?
    by Cynthia on January 9, 2011 at 12:52 PM
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    Watch this sample speaking lesson to learn some cat and dog trivia. Listen carefully, and after I would like to hear your opinion about the trivia you just heard. To continue the lesson for 15 free minutes, complete and submit the Contact Me form on this website.

  • What's a Fashionista? Are YOU one?
    by Cynthia on November 24, 2010 at 4:25 PM
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    Watch a sample speaking lesson using another video to set our topic. Go to the Media Library page on this website to link to the other video. I will ask you questions about the video and we will talk about being a fashionista using some basic speaking strategies. To continue this lesson for free, complete the Contact Me form that can be found from my Home Page. Special thanks to sportschik6823 who made the fashionista video with lyrics.

  • Males and Females - Breaking Stereotypes...
    by Cynthia on October 28, 2010 at 4:12 PM
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    Watch a speaking lesson using music (Glam Rock era) to start our topic. Did David Bowie break the rock musician stereotype back in the 70's? What do males/females do NOW to break stereotypes? Go to the Media Library page on this website to watch another video. I will ask you questions about the video using some basic speaking strategies. To continue this lesson for free, complete and submit the form on the Contact Me page. Special thanks to Bettina Schoeller who made the music video.

  • Happy Trails in the new Skyrider Seats! ...
    by Cynthia on October 23, 2010 at 11:06 AM
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    Watch a sample speaking lesson using classic rock music and a news video to introduce our topic. To watch the other video, go to the Media Library tab on the Home Page of this website. I will ask you questions about the music and the news video. We will talk about these topics using some basic speaking strategies. To continue this lesson for free, complete and submit the form on the Contact Me page. Special thanks to ABC News who made the video on Skyrider Seats.


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