Level 7+: Coffee Talk - Would You Rather?

In this episode of Coffee Talk, Charlie and Jay play the "Would you rather" game, asking each...

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Level 5-6: Life Story #3 - Who do you take after?

Are you more like your mom or your dad? Who or what has been a big influence on your life? Do you...

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Level 5+: Breaking News - Suspended Animation

"Breaking news" means news that is exciting and often unexpected. If you check the global...

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Level 5+: Movie Scene #1 - As Good As It Gets

This is the first lesson in a new series about some of my favorite movie scenes. I'll play you a...

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Level 7+: Coffee Talk - Would you kill the fat man?

Is it morally permissible to kill one innocent person in order to save the lives of more innocent...

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Level 7+: Coffee Talk - Affirmative Action

Affirmative Action is an action or policy favoring those who tend to suffer from discrimination,...

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Level 7+: Coffee Talk - Better Prison Systems

In last week's Coffee Talk, we chatted about the American prison system, and why 25% of the...

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Level 7+: Coffee Talk - The Ukraine Crisis

The crisis in the Ukraine has been a major news story over the past few months, with protests in...

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Level 7+: Culture Talk - Individual vs Group

While having some coffee, Charlie and Jay chat about relationships with family, friends, and...

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Level 5+: Complimenting Coworkers

What's the fastest way to make someone feel good? Give them a nice compliment! A compliment is...

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Level 5+: Business Idioms that Start with Up

We've got some more business idioms! The last lesson focused on idioms that start with "under",...

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Level 5+: Business Idioms that Start with Under

In this lesson, we learn four idioms, or sayings, that start with the word "under". These can be...

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Level 5+: Jay's Dating Advice

Today is Valentine's Day, and I imagine a lot of you are going on dates! Or, maybe you're...

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Level 5+: Business Idioms that Start with T

Business idioms are sayings, or expressions that we use in business. They can be hard to...

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Level 7-8: A History of Everything (short story)

Something different today: a short story written by Jay called "A History of Everything". It has...

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Level 5-6: Chinese New Year

Today is the first day of the Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival! I spoke with my Chinese...

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Level 5+: Business Idioms that Start with S

Business idioms are sayings, or expressions that we use in business. They can be hard to...

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Level 7+: Culture Talk - France

For "Culture Talk", we sit down with people from around the world and ask them to tell us about...

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Level 5+: Business Idioms that Start with Q&R

Business idioms are sayings, or expressions that we use in business. They can be hard to...

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Level 7+: Coffee Talk - Coming to China

In this first episode of Coffee Talk, Charlie and Jay chat about their decisions to live in...

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