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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!
Jeopardy Game for Exam Preparation
by Cynthia on November 5, 2011 at 7:07 AM
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Are you ready to take your Speaking Exam in English? Watch this video and answer the Jeopardy questions. The entire PowerPoint presentation can be a fun way to prepare for your exam. Leave your name, country, and amount of money you won from playing the Jeopardy Game in the comment section of this video. I will have a drawing for a free 30-min. Exam Prep lesson from those who leave this info. Good luck!
Special thanks to Sara Signore Hallett for the idea, template, and sound clips for the Jeopardy Game. Also, this Jeopardy Game is for practicing English -- no real money will be awarded.
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.
UK Visa Requirement - A1 Level Speaking ...
by Cynthia on February 1, 2011 at 10:53 AM
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To help you know how ready you are to take the A1 Level Speaking Exam in English so you can move to the UK with your partner, watch this video clip and answer these questions. Continue this lesson for 15 free minutes or ask me to help you with other questions by completing the information on the "Contact Me" page on this website. A lesson package also makes a good gift for someone who is in this situation.
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.
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