Learn English as you read and listen to a weekly show with short stories by famous American authors. Adaptations are written at the intermediate and upper-beginner level and are read one-third slower than regular VOA English. Download free texts, MP3s and PDFs.
10:45 PM - 11:00 PM April 19, 2014
10:45 PM - 11:00 PM April 12, 2014
10:45 PM - 11:00 PM April 05, 2014
Thomas Jefferson was the first to use this word to describe Count de Buffon's books on natural history. Efforts to belittle the word "belittle" did not stop people from using the word. | Words and Their Stories More
Almost 270 people, mostly high school students, are still missing after the South Korean ferry disaster. But hopes of finding more survivors are decreasing. | In the News More
And, Nigeria makes plans to build a nuclear reactor | As It Is More
Today on the program, we tell you how many millions in China could be saved from smoking-related diseases. But first, we report on how to delay or prevent mental decline. | As It Is More
Many kinds of vegetables can be grown in EarthBox | Science in the News More
Advances in technology help rescuers find victims when tragedy hits. And when an operation turns from rescue to recovery - high tech helps to answer, "What happened?" | As It Is More
More than 200 art works by some of America’s best artists have returned home to a museum in Washington, D.C. The paintings had been traveling to shows around the world for the last four years. Now they are on exhibit at the Phillips Collection again. More
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