Don?t Learn Culture the Hard Way

ReadOasis Step 2 Tom landed in Japan. He felt excited, but soon he got lost. He couldn?t connect with people. [...]

10 Commandments for Crossing Cultures

ReadOasis Step 2 When we cross cultures, we feel lost. We don't know places, and we can't easily find our [...]

How to Fail at Crossing Cultures!

ReadOasis Step 2 Do you want to stink at crossing cultures? Then don?t learn the language! Do you want to [...]

Grow Your Power of Will

ReadOasis Step 2 David looked at himself in the mirror. ?I?m so fat,? he said out loud. It was true. [...]

How to Become a Bad Student

ReadOasis Step 2 What should you do if you want to be a bad student? First, don't study! Get only [...]

How Instagram Hooks Your Brain

ReadOasis Step 2 Alex pushed his way into the crowded train. Riders pressed against him on all sides. He thought, [...]

The Longest Railway

ReadOasis Step 2 VOA Learning English reports that China has paid for the longest railway in the world. It's 13,000 [...]

How to Be a Bad Writer

ReadOasis Step 2 If you want to be a bad writer, what should you do? First, write long, confusing, and [...]

Sing Your Way to Happiness

One morning, Sally was riding to work. She ran over a big rock, and she fell off her bike. When [...]

How to Hear and Speak Faster

ReadOasis Step 2 Excited, Sunhee walked down the streets of New York City. She entered Times Square. She felt the [...]