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As It Is takes a daily look at issues in the news in the United States and around the world.
Arts & Culture is our weekly program about music, pop culture, society and life.
Classic short stories that introduce American literature to intermediate English learners.
Do you have a question about English? Go ahead and Ask a Teacher.
How Americans use English grammar in everyday conversation.
Innovations and trends in education in the United States and around the world.
Learn English as you read and listen to news and feature stories about health, medical and lifestyle topics.
U.S. History explains the history of the United States. Each report tells how the country and its people have developed.
New developments in science, space exploration, environment and technology
The day's hottest issue in social media.
Words and Their Stories programs explain idioms and expressions that many learners of American English find difficult to understand.
Everyday Grammar TV is a video series to teach grammar for learners of American English.
English @ the Movies is a short video explaining a term heard in a current movie.
A short video explaining an expression used in American English
A short video explaining a word or term used in news stories
This year, the U.S. National Park Service turns 100. America’s 28th President, Woodrow Wilson, formed the National Park Service in 1916 to “protect the wild and wonderful landscapes” in the United States.
What It Takes is a podcast of conversations with well-known people in almost every field. The interviews have been recorded over the past 25 years by the American Academy of Achievement. They offer life stories of people who have had a huge impact on the world.
Learning English programs use a limited vocabulary and short sentences. They are read at a slower pace than VOA's other English broadcasts. Our broadcasts were formerly known as Special English.
Let's Learn English is a new course for English learners. Certified American English teachers designed the course for beginners. The course continues for 52 weeks. Each week, there will be a new lesson with video showing the lives of young Americans.
Let's Learn English - Level 2 is a new course for English learners. Certified American English teachers designed the course for intermediate-level learners. Each week, there will be a new lesson with a video showing the lives of young Americans.
The Let’s Teach English video series offers free online training for English language educators worldwide. It is based on the Women Teaching Women English text for adult, beginning level learners. Voice of America and the University of Oregon are partners on this project.
George Washington. Abraham Lincoln. John F. Kennedy. Millard Fillmore?
Some U.S. presidents are better known than others. “America’s Presidents” tells each of their stories: when they lived, what they were like, how they governed, and why Americans remember them.