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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.
As It Is takes a daily look at issues in the news in the United States and around the world.
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.
American Mosaic is our weekly program about music, pop culture and life in the United States.
Classic short stories that introduce American literature to intermediate English learners.
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.
Guide to understanding computers, software, websites, blogs, social media and mobile technology.
New developments in science, space exploration, and the environment.
This Is America looks at major issues in American life and society, and explores popular places across the United States.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States. Each report tells how the country and its people have developed.
In the News explains the main news stories of the day to help make sense of our world.