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 - 10:59 PM December 06, 2013
American short stories rewritten into VOA Special English.
In other words, let's get to the bottom of this! | Words and Their Stories More
Leaders past and present praise the former South African president as a champion of freedom | As It Is More
World Leaders including President Barack Obama attend a memorial in Johannesburg. And Two South Africans remember Mandela's ability to compromise | As It Is More
Also, simple vinegar-based cancer test saves lives in Burkina Faso, and officials work to improve the diet of children in the West African country | Science in the News More
Continuing disputes between protesters and government supporters may affect Thailand's travel industry. Plus a new Pakistani film may add to tensions with India. And we remember American poet Emily Dickinson | As It Is More
And, one local musician writes a love song to his city | This Is America More
And, wealthy South Africans are buying Ferraris, Maseratis, Porsches and other high-cost cars | As It Is )) More
All times and days are
Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
Frequencies are in kiloHertz (kHz).
0030-0100 UTC 1575 6170 9790 11695 12005
15155 15290 (Daily)
0130-0200 UTC 7465 (Tuesday through Saturday)
1500-1600 UTC 6135 9760 12125 (Daily)
1600-1700 UTC 9760 13570 15470 (Daily)
1900-2000 UTC 7470 (Daily)
2230-2300 UTC 5820 7460 9490 (Daily)