The Grasshopper Story

4 Aug

A new little story, from July 1st, 2007, in Kyrgyzstan. Step 1 Read the sentences and try to reconstruct the text by putting its parts in order. (A) And I said, “Oh? Is he alive?” And she said, “Yes, alive.” … Read More »

Student Songs from Tajikistan

2 Aug

      On July 4th, 2007, in Dushanbe, I met with a group of young English learners and we spent two hours together. First we did a listening activity based on a a short song that I wrote the night … Read More »

Camp Love, by Anvar Khamraev, Umed Nuriev and Sherioz Makhmidov

2 Aug

Camp Love words and music by Anvar Khamraev, Umed Nuriev and Sherioz Makhmidov Dushanbe, Tajikistan In a camp I met a girl I fall in love She makes me blind I lost my mind By the time she loved me … Read More »

The Crazy Cow, by Dilya Umarova, Yasmina Inomova and Manizha Batirova

2 Aug

The Crazy Cow words and music by Dilya Umarova, Yasmina Inomova and Manizha Batirova Dushanbe, Tajikistan Between the rocks The crazy cow She is alone She wants to eat And broke her horn And starts to cry She runs away … Read More »

Venera, An English Teacher From Tajikistan

1 Aug

Meet Venera. She’s from Tajikistan. In fact, this is a great way to meet Tajikistan itself, a country that few people know about. You can learn some of Tajikistan’s recent history from Venera’s talk. Step 1 Some words you should … Read More »