Everyday conversations for English learners: Giving advice

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is about asking for and giving advice.
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Everyday conversations for English learners: Shopping

Learning to speak English? Our Everyday Conversations help you practice. Click the audio link to hear a native speaker pronounce each word while you...
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Everyday conversations for English learners: Informal greetings and farewells

Learning to speak English? Our Everyday Conversations help you practice. Click the audio link to hear a native speaker pronounce each word while you...

Talking the college talk

Student life has a language all its own. If you’re planning to attend an American university, learning the slang might help you adjust faster. “Like...

Everyday conversations for English learners: Asking directions

Learning to speak English? Our Everyday Conversations help you practice. Click the audio link to hear a native speaker pronounce each word while you...

Extend your visa in the U.S. with this program

President Obama recently announced plans to expand a training program for international students in the U.S., giving them access to professional training in cities...

Everyday conversations for English learners: Ordering a meal

Learning to speak English? Our Everyday Conversations help you practice. Click the audio link to hear a native speaker pronounce each word while you...

Everyday conversations for English learners: At the supermarket

Learning to speak English? Our Everyday Conversations help you practice. Click the audio link to hear a native speaker pronounce each word while you...
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If you are afraid of public speaking, read this

At some point, everyone needs to speak in front of an audience of one or more with some kind of goal. Here are some helpful tips from an expert.