Jan 16, 2014
Liz: Excuse me Professor Cameron.
Prof: Yes Liz.
Liz: I just wanted to hand in my essay today. I know it's due tomorrow, but I won't be here, and I don't want it to be late.
Prof: Ok. What are you up to tomorrow?
Liz: Actually, I'm having an interview for the city newspaper.
Prof: Really? About what?
Liz: Well, I was...
Jan 11, 2014
When it's a special time of year, most cultures celebrate, among other ways(1), with traditional food. In England, we have lots of special food, both savory and sweet, that we enjoy during Christmas and the New Year. I have started my own tradition of making English trifle during the winters. It is a very well-known...
Jan 6, 2014
Jennifer: Hi Liz, I just thought I'd come by to say "Hi", and "Happy New Year."
Liz: Happy New Year to you too Jennifer. Did you have a nice time with your family?
Jennifer: Yes, we just had a quiet and relaxing time. A few friends came over and we had dinner. How about you?
Liz: I had an amazing time. A large group of...
Jan 6, 2014
I can't believe it's January, 2014. We say that Christmas 'came and went', which means that it was over very quickly, in the blink of an eye. I know that all around the world, people celebrate New Year's Eve with big parties, and in many different ways. Usually, we have a quiet, family time at home.We typically buy food...
Dec 16, 2013
Peter: Are you going home for the holidays?
Liz: Yes I am. We're going to have a big, family get-together. It'll be fun, but there's loads to do. I think my mother is already stressed.
Peter: Stressed? Why get stressed at such a fun time of year?
Liz: She doesn't choose to get stressed. It's just what often happens. She...