Listen to a story about the Christmas season and why it’s sometimes stressful! You’ll also learn how about a common vowel sound in English that doesn’t exist in many other languages!
English Listening: A Dilemma on Thanksgiving | Episode 09
Listen to a story about a dilemma I had at Thanksgiving dinner this year! You’ll also learn how to hear and make the reduced form of the preposition “of.”
The Story of Halloween
Halloween is a community event. It’s a combination of an ancient pagan festival from northern Europe and a religious holiday created by Christians in ancient Rome, but its name comes from Scotland. Now it’s a day when children wear costumes and get free candy! On October 31, kids put on costumes and go door-to-door […]
The Story of Easter
Easter is both a religious and secular holiday. The religious holiday celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, while the secular part is a mixture of European traditions celebrating the beginning of spring and modern North American customs. This is the long and confusing story about why and how we celebrate both Jesus and a bunny […]
The Story of St. Patrick’s Day!
St Patrick’s Day is a fun day in Canada and the US. It’s not a public holiday so nobody has the day off from work, but it’s a day that many people celebrate. It’s a day to pretend that you are Irish! People wear green clothes and St Patrick’s day accessories like leprechaun hats or […]