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Books

Learn German On Kindle With Free Books

Not long ago I wrote a post about how to use your Kindle to learn a foreign language. Since then I have been using it myself quite a lot, both to help me learn languages and create my own German teaching…

September 23, 2012, by

Hacks & Tutorials

How To Dismantle Your Apartment in Less Than 6 Weeks

One year ago at this time, I did something noone prepared me for: I reduced everything that I own to the size of a suitcase. Why? My wife and I had decided to move to a foreign country which was…

December 18, 2011, by

Books

5 Reasons Why I Give Away Books For Free

Recently, my colleague Sylvia Guinan asked me: “I’ve been trying to work out your sharing philosophy. I share a lot too, but you work really hard on publishing professional books and then give them away. Is it some kind of…

November 15, 2011, by

Lifestyle

Why You Can’t Buy Time at Seven-Eleven

Last year at this time I was sitting in Middle Europe, waiting for spring to break through grey skies. Now I’m sitting in the Middle East, watching the sun go down over the ocean and drinking Arabic coffee. What’s the…

April 10, 2011, by

Learning English

English Quiz: House-Hunting, Results

So, First, The Theme Perfect time to buy a home – but we’re too scared The theme of this article is simple enough in basic terms: people who would otherwise be expected to purchase homes are too frightened to buy….

December 3, 2010, by

Learning English

English Quiz: Nervous House Hunters

Practice Your English Since I am doing this for free, I cannot grade anyone’s answers. Instead, I am conducting a thought experiment that will challenge your English comprehension. You do not need to think of this in terms of “marks”…

December 2, 2010, by

Learning English

English: Public Relations (PR)

A Common Media Term Public Relations, referred to as PR for short (not “per,” but P (pause) R), is the interaction between an organization (such as a government agency, a corporation, a school board, a church, etc.) and the public….

December 1, 2010, by

Learning English

English: Tapping People

Not A Physical Tap Obama Taps Geithner, Lew to Help Resolve Tax Cut Debate In this context, to tap (someone) does not mean physically tapping them. Historically, tapping someone on the shoulder is an action done to select someone or…

December 1, 2010, by

Learning English

English: Engaging Your Opponents

Ripped From The Headlines President Obama has been accused of “not engaging with his opponents” in his efforts to pass the new START treaty (STrategic Arms Reduction Treaty) with Russia through the United States Senate. Whether this is true or…

December 1, 2010, by

Learning English

Here’s Some Food For Thought

The Full Version, For Free I released this as a preview before but, it’s more important that the people who actually need this sort of thing, a primer on 50 English idiomatic expressions relating to food, obtain it for free….

November 29, 2010, by

Audio

English: Food Services Industry Exercise

Review & Deepening This presumes you have followed along with the first two posts of this series, here and here. — [audio:http://jp.learnoutlive.com/media/Food%20services%20review%201.mp3]download In the food services industry, workers provide food related service to customers at different kinds of stores. Some…

November 16, 2010, by

Audio

English Pronunciation: Food Services Industry, Pt. 2

More Food for Thought This is a simple recording demonstrating the pronunciation of ten additional words from a list of food services industry vocabulary intended for English learning that I have acquired. I hope this provides a little free listening…

November 16, 2010, by