Everyday conversations for English learners: Class elections [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is on class elections in U.S. schools.
Young women watching jet of water propel ball in air (U.S. Embassy Estonia)

Equipping teenage girls to be scientists or engineers

What happens when 100 girls from five different countries come together for a science and technology camp? Teamwork, friendship and skills-building
Man holding up a petri dish containing a virus (© Shawn Rocco/Duke Health)

Poliovirus therapy is being used to combat brain cancer

Experimental poliovirus therapy developed by Duke University researchers shows early promise for treating aggressive brain cancers.

Everyday conversations for English learners: Climate change effects [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is on the effects of climate change.
People in business clothes sitting in a row (D.A. Peterson/State Dept.)

Africa’s future leaders head home

Young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa’s 49 countries are returning home with clearer visions, revived purpose, and stronger networks after a summer as Mandela Washington Fellows.

Top concern among students heading to America: Is my English good...

Let’s say you’re thinking of attending a U.S. college or university. You’ll likely have to adapt to a new language and a new culture,...

Everyday conversations for English learners: Formal introductions

Learning to speak English? Our Everyday Conversations help you practice. Click the audio link to hear a native speaker pronounce each word while you...
People looking at a large green tractor inside an exhibit hall (© Robert Lever/AFP/Getty Images)

A ‘thinking tractor’ and other smart farm gadgets

To feed the world's growing population, American farmers can look to smart technology using artificial intelligence and robotics to help boost crop yields.
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If you want to study in the U.S., this is the...

http://youtu.be/hyk0qPhe3Rs These students from China and Cameroon grew and found their voices while studying at U.S. colleges. If you're thinking of applying to a U.S. college...