February 11, 2016 06:29 UTC

Video 'Athenaise,' by Kate Chopin

Women in the United States have wanted to be independent for a long time. This classic American Story tells about a young married woman in the Bayou of Louisiana who questions her role as a wife. Can she have her personal liberty and stay married to Mr. Cazeau? More


Route66VOA

  • The western end of Route 66

    Video Route 66 California: The End of the Trail

    The western end of Route 66 is Santa Monica and the Pacific Ocean. California's Route 66 passes through the Mojave Desert, bypassed towns, and the urban sprawl of Los Angeles on its way to Hollywood, Beverly Hills and, finally, the Santa Monica Pier. More

  • Video Arizona: The Spirit of Route 66

    Arizona’s stretch of Route 66 contains some of America’s most impressive - and famous - landscapes. But beyond the scenery, Arizona’s Route 66 offers Old West experiences, ghost towns, and legendary ghost stories. More

  • Video Santa Fe: The City Different

    Early travelers of Route 66 passed through Santa Fe, New Mexico, America's oldest capital. The route may have bypassed Santa Fe long ago, but many Route 66 travelers still choose to take the original road up to the "City Different." This week, we find out what makes Santa Fe special. More

  • Video Four Famous Foods on Route 66

    From Chicago pizza to roadside burgers in Los Angeles, the food along Route 66 plays a special -- and delicious -- part of any journey down America's Main Street. More

  • Tucumcari's Blue Swallow motel

    Video Ten Must-See Route 66 Attractions

    The United States is full of roadside attractions. The Historic U.S. Route 66 is home to some of the oldest and must unique attractions of them all. Here are 10 must-see attractions along the Mother Road. More

The Day in Photos

A man feeds seagulls on a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India, February 9, 2016.

A man feeds seagulls on a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India, February 9, 2016.


Video 'If You Learn Conditionals, You'll Be Glad'

In everyday conversation, English speakers often talk about things that are not true. Or, they talk about things that only happen if something else happens. Learn how to correctly use these conditional forms in English. If you write to us, we will let you know if it is correct. More


Everyday Grammar TV

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Everyday Grammar: Irregular Pluralsi
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To learn more about plurals, read our story Everyday Grammar: Unusual Plurals
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Video Everyday Grammar: Irregular Plurals

To learn more about plurals, read our story Everyday Grammar: Unusual Plurals
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Video Everyday Grammar: Onomatopoeia

Learn more with Everyday Grammar: Pow! Whizz! What Are Onomatopoeia? in Level Three
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Video Everyday Grammar: Pronouns, I and Me

You can learn more about pronouns with our story Everyday Grammar: Can You Correct 'Her and I?'

Confessions of an English Learner
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