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#739 Good Qualities
Matt explains what he thinks makes a good student, friend, parent, and boss?
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Time: 2:52
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#738 What are you like?
Matt reveals his personality by anserwing questions about character traits.
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Time: 2:58
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#737 Who do you admire?
Matt talks about two people he admires. He talks about an athlete and an actor.
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Time: 2:44
Matt
#733 Grandfather
Conrad talks about his amazing grandfather and how he overcame tough times.
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Time: 3:11
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#732 The Taxi Ride
Todd continues the story of his taxi ride in Thailand that didn't work out as planned.
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Time: 2:46
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#731 The Taxi Ride
Todd talks about a taxi ride in Thailand that ended up not like he expected.
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Time: 2:02
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#729 Teachers
Conrad shares his teaching background and what he looks for in a teacher.
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Time: 2:21
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#728 Conrad's English House
Conrad talks about starting up his own English language school.
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Time: 1:56
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#699 How Not To Get Lost
Greg has lived all over the world. He gives advice on getting around in a foreign place.
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Time: 3:31
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#697 Hong Kong
Adrienne talks about Hong Kong and her recent visit.

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Time: 2:51
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#696 Family Traits
Adrienne talks about the different personalities in her family.
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Time: 2:40
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#695 The Global Family
Adrienne's family lives in various parts of the world. She talks about it.
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Time: 2:16
Adrienne
#694 Jewels, Gems, Rocks and Stones
Adrienne talks about what jewelry she likes to wear. Are diamonds a girls best friend?

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Time: 2:53
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#693 Making Jewelry
Adrienne talks about making her own jewelry and how she got started.
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Time: 3:31
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#692 Collecting Jewelry
Adrienne talks about her interest in jewelry and where she gets it from.
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Time: 2:57
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#691 The Bachelorettte Party
Previously, Rachel talked about weddings. Now she discusses the bachelorette party.

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Time: 3:05
Rachel
#688 The Fan
Ken talks about his favorite team, cheerleaders and good teammates.

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Time: 2:16
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#687 Basketball Superstars
Ken talks about the stars of the NBA both past and present and why they are good.
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Time: 2:33
Ken
#686 Cool Comedians
Ken and Wendi talk about famous comedians in the United States.
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Time: 2:33
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#685 Dinner
Adrienne talks about dinner, eating out, getting takeaway, and dishes.

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Time: 2:33
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#684 Lunch
Adrienne talks about what she likes to have for lunch and shares her favorite burger.
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Time: 2:33
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#683 Breakfast
Adrienne discusses what she usually has for breakfast and what she sometimes makes.
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Time: 2:33
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#682 The Traditional Wedding
Rachel was recently in a large, traditional wedding. She talks a little about it.

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Time: 2:40
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#681 The Nature Wedding
Rachel talks about a wedding that is different than most weddings.
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Time: 3:23
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#680 Wedding Prep
Wendi and Rachel talk about weddings.
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Time: 2:47
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#642 Manga 1
Tre talks a little about his feeling about Manga and how he got interested in it.

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Time: 2:28
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#641 Manga 2
Tre tells Joel about the manga he reads and why.
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Time: 2:31
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#633 First Meeting
Tom is a teacher and Martin is a student at the same university. They meet each other.
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Time: 3:19
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#632 Big Company vs. Small Company
Tom and Martin debate whether it is better to work for a big or small company .

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Time: 2:06
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#631 Computers in Class
Tom and Martin debate whether computers should be used in class.
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Time: 1:36
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#630 Favorite Movies
Tom and Martin discuss their favorite movies.

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Time: 2:39
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#628 Hair Care for Dreadlocks
Tre talks about having dreadlocks and how to get them and maintain them.

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Time: 2:14
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#627 The Commute
Tom and Martin discuss how they get to campus.
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Time: 1:57
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#626 School Subjects
Tom and Martin discuss what subjects all students should take in school.

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Time: 3:31
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#625 What's for Lunch?
Tom and Martin talk about what they like to eat for lunch.
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Time: 1:46
Martin
#621 Hawaii Travel Tips
Mitchell give vacation ideas for people going to Hawaii on holiday.
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Time: 3:23
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#620 Surf and the Sea
Mitchell talks what life on the waves.

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Time: 2:46
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#619 How to Surf
Mitchell, from Hawaii, gives Joel advice on how to learn to surf.
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Time: 3:00
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#600 Buying a House
Michael talks about buying a house in the U.S.
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Time: 3:24
Michael
#599 Life in Togo
Michael talks about life in Togo in West Africa.
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Time: 3:14
Michael
#598 Big University
Michael talks about his university.
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Time: 2:55
Michael

#597 Chance Encounter
Michael talks about how he met his wife.
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Time: 3:01
Michael
#596 Mornings with the Dog
Michael talks about waking up and his dog.
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Time: 2:22
Michael
#586 Bike Worries
Terry talks about bad weather, illness, and vehicles. (Part 5)
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Time: 2:23
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#585 The Day Off
Terry talks about his routine when he's not riding. (Part 4)
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Time: 3:08
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#584 Daily Routine
Terry talks about his daily routine on the road. (Part 3)
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Time: 3:24
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#583 Bike Care
Terry talks about taking care of his bike. (Part 2)
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Time: 2:36
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#582 Biking Across the U.S.
Terry talks about his bike trips across America. (Part 1)
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Time: 2:39
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#558 Embarrassing Moments
Todd and Mark share embarrassing moments.
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Time: 2:24
Mark

#557 High School Clicks
Mark and Todd remember high school.
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Time: 3:11
Mark
#552 Rent or Own
Mark and Todd debate renting vs. owning.
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Time: 2:19
Mark

#551 City or Countryside
Mark and Todd debate the city and the country.
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Time: 2:16
Mark
#550 Dream Home
Mark describes his dream house.
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Time: 2:40
Mark
#549 ELLLO Mail Bag
What people write ELLLO about.
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Time: 3:14
Todd
#548 Jeannie's Family
Jeannie talks about her unique family.
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Time: 3:27
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#547 Meditation
Jeanie gives tips about the art of meditation.
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Time: 2:31
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#546 Gangs
Jeanie talks about why people join gangs.
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Time: 3:56
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#545 Hip Hop Music
Jeanie discusses rap music and censorship.
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Time: 2:57
Jeannie
#528 U.S. Travel Tips
Tres talk about when to visit the U.S.
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Time: 2:48
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#527 Family Road Trip
Tres talks about taking road trips with his family.
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Time: 2:17
Tres
#526 Music Man
Tres talks about his love of music and the drums.
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Time: 3:41
Tres
#525 High School
Tres talks about his high school in America.
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Time: 3:41
Tres
#524 Tulsa
Tres talks about his hometown.
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Time: 3:21
Tres

#496 English Movie Trailers
Andy talks about his web site for ESL students.
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Time: 2:42
Andy
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