Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Retirement Savings Rule 2: Plan for Your Future Goals and Needs

VOA Learning English: Retirement Savings Rule 2: Plan for Your Future Goals and Needs

Finance expert Sande Taylor says plan for 85 percent of your current costs ECONOMICS REPORT (download mp3)

Monday, November 28, 2011

Retirement Savings Rule 1: Reduce Investment Risk as the Day Nears


VOA Learning English: Retirement Savings Rule 1: Reduce Investment Risk as the Day Nears

Advisor Pete D’Arruda says people nearing retirement should have a lot less of their savings at risk in stocks ECONOMICS REPORT (download mp3)

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

ESLPodcast 91 - Thanksgiving

ESLPodcast 91 - Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving reminds us to be grateful, but for a lot of people, the holiday also means a weekend of eating a lot and watching football. (download mp3)

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Museum Serves Native American-Inspired Feast



VOAVideo: Museum Serves Native American-Inspired Feast

The modern American Thanksgiving is inspired by a harvest feast held in 1621 in Massachusetts when the English colonists and about 90 members of the Wampanoag tribe reportedly celebrated for three days.

If Americans today are looking for inspiration for their holiday meal, they might want to visit the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington and see what's on the menu at its cafeteria.

Monday, November 21, 2011

A Traditional Thanksgiving Meal, With Modern Shortcuts

VOANEWS: A Traditional Thanksgiving Meal, With Modern Shortcuts

Prepared foods and restaurants help Americans celebrate a holiday older than the nation itself l AGRICULTURE REPORT (download mp3)

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

ESL Podcast 737 – Kitchen Appliances

ESL Podcast 737 – Kitchen Appliances

If you like to cook, you want to have the right equipment in your kitchen. Learn how to talk about kitchen appliances in this episode. Download Podcast

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Moving

I am moving to a new home. I have limited access to the internet, so my posts will be infrequent. I hope to resume a regular daily posting schedule soon. Thanks--Teacher Jennifer