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Learning English

How To Greet People In 3 Easy Steps

How To Greet People In 3 Easy Steps by Jeremiah Bourque (Click on link for audio version) Hello, how do you do? My name is Jeremiah Bourque. It’s a pleasure to meet you. In three sentences, I have just given…

August 17, 2010, by

Learning English

LOL Essays: Topic #1, Submission #3

As counter-intuitive as this may be for non-natives, you have to pick a side if you want to write a “persuasive essay.” If you don’t have a side, pick one. Hard, but necessary.

July 21, 2010, by

Learning English

Announcing: Learn Out Live Essays!

Topic #1: Are Cell Phones Good For Society?

July 16, 2010, by


Education for Better Living

Recently I spoke to my dear friend and colleague Jeremiah Bourque about the larger implications of education for our daily lives. Why to educate ourselves? In other words: “What are the practical values of learning?” There are of course many…

June 14, 2010, by


Remembering Comes After Learning, Not Before

Modern memory aids in language such as the Pimsleur language learning system and are good for what they are designed for: helping the brain memorize information. I do not have a problem with their performance in this area. The…

May 6, 2010, by