Traveling to Philadelphia

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Based on an Interview with Harriet, a Philadelphia native. Philadelphia is the major city of the State of Pennsylvania, on the East coast of the United States. It was founded in 1682 by William Penn. Philadelphia went on to be the main port of the American Colonies, after Boston. The name Philadelphia means: The City of Brotherly Love. Philadelphia in History … Read More

Are Business Trips really necessary?

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Are Business Trips really necessary

In the past a business trip was really necessary because there is only so much that you can do on the phone. Business partners always want to expand their businesses and sending a high level employee was often the only way to get the contract. Often, business travel was between cities in the same country so a business trip was usually a … Read More

What to do in Belfast

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Belfast speaks English with a Irish broge, that is the unique accent of Ireland. It brings to mind the fairy tales of Ireland and the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. It is the jewel of Ireland, on the harbor which launched many ships in its day. Visiting Belfast is a must if you want to learn … Read More

MoMA – The Museum of Modern Art

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MoMA

Interview with Amilia -former Director of the Westwood Art Association on Westwood Blvd in Los Angeles “I was the Director of the Westwood Art Association when MoMA was being built during the 1970’s. I was very enthusiastic about this project because most other museums at that time would not exhibit Modern Art and there was a real need for such an … Read More

Visiting the American National Parks

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As an English teacher, on line I get to “travel” to many different places with my students. I have heard about all sorts of places where people love to visit. A few of my students from Europe like to travel to the United States, not to go shopping in New York, although that is very interesting, but to see the … Read More

Visiting South Africa

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Visiting South Africa

South Africa is a lush, green with the most incredible weather you could  want. What is amazing about South Africa is the weather conditions, where it is never too hot and never too rainy. South Africa is known for the Kalahari Desert and the Kruger National Park. One of the favorite animals are the giraffes, there are many nature reserves for them. … Read More

A trip to New York

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You are on your way to New York City. There is a lot to see and to do there! Expect to spend a least a week in New York. You will want to go to the famous restaurants, see at least two or three museums, take a walk in Central Park and go to the site of the World Trade Center … Read More

Visiting Sydney, Australia

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An interview with Riva who just came back from a visit to Sydney, Australia. Live-English.net: What is the most popular tourist attraction to visit in Sydney? Riva: I climbed the Sydney Harbor bridge, it is a very tall bridge that was built in the 1930’s, you can actually climb up the outside of the bridge, they attach you by a … Read More

Hollywood

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When I hear the word Hollywood, I always think of the movies! Glamour, Movie Stars, Rock and Roll Club, and Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood is all this and more. People actually live in Hollywood as well. The Beatles wrote a song about a street in Hollywood, “Blue Jay Way”  I actually went there one night and it has a beautiful view of the … Read More