A school field trip to a planetarium show about the nine planets of our solar system proves to be information and interesting. If only the students can remember the show long enough to pass their quiz the next day…
Learn about the regular and progressive verb tenses in both active and passive voices.
An arrogant military journalist screws up and is sent to the front line to fight a war against invading aliens trying to conquer the Earth. He knows nothing about weapons or fighting. He is killed within seconds of hitting the beach in an amphibious assault. Suddenly he wakes up and finds that it is the same day but before he was sent to fight. Unfortunately, the same sequence of events plays out and he dies again in the same way. This process begins repeating (live, die, repeat). He does not know why, but he comes to learn that he is in some kind of time loop and the day he is killed repeats over and over. He further learns that the Earth is doomed because the human race cannot defeat this very powerful enemy.
As this time loop begins repeating countless times, he learns to adapt to the time sequence, and he lives a little longer each repetition. Finally he meets a female soldier who has an idea how to use his unique ability to experience this day over and over again may give the human race an edge — a chance to beat the alien invaders. If only he can live long enough to do it without dying permanently…
A Voyager space probe that we sent out many years ago to invite aliens to come visit us is discovered by an alien spaceship. They decide to accept our invitation, so they send an alien scout ship to visit the Earth. The lone alien visitor’s scout ship crashes and strands him on the Earth. Now he has to learn some simple English to ask a widowed human woman to help him rendezvous with his mother ship in three days so he can return home. Otherwise, he will die. The movie is about how he tries to save himself from this predicament. There are some funny moments as the woman’s feelings slowly change from terror to fear to curiosity to wonder to love.
An alien takes the form of a young widow’s husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them.
Director: John Carpenter. Stars: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith
A Palestinian family moves to Florida in the United States due to the father’s job reassignment. Their son and daughter are starting their first day of school in a new country in the 11th Grade. They know no one, and everything they see is new to them. Fortunately, they have had good teachers and have a good knowledge of English.
A corporation schedules and holds a teleconference call between their international offices scattered around the world.
A Chinese friend of Teacher Lee’s invites him to meet two Chinese college teachers for a cup of coffee at a Starbucks restaurant so they can practice speaking English with a real native English speaker. During this informal get-together, they introduce themselves and make small talk.
An annual general meeting is scheduled and conducted to discuss a company’s past-year performance and to project the new-year’s performance. During the meeting, some ballots are cast and votes counted, and some SWOT analysis occurs — strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.
A trainer is training some sales personnel, Suki and Victor, both of whom work in the bedroom furniture department. They are being trained on how to greet and treat the customer with politeness and courtesy. Can they both meet the store’s strict training requirements?
This final chapter will be the conclusion to Teacher Lee’s life in this plane of existence. This chapter is only partially in progress (as explained within) and may be updated periodically as new details unfold and reveal themselves.
A Chinese astronomy teacher in a famous university is taking four of her students on a field trip to a local planetarium. Learn a legend about the Chinese Goddess of the Moon and also the names of six features on the face of the moon so you can impress your friends.