Crowd of people standing outside and listening (U.S. Embassy Kyiv)

Will Ukraine break a Guinness World Record with an English class?

On May 28, thousands of people in Ukraine aimed for a Guinness World Record by simultaneously participating in an interactive English-language lesson.

Everyday conversations for English learners: Weddings

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 playground [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is on having fun at the playground.

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.
Trees, buildings, bridge and river (Courtesy of Michael Buchanan)

Everyday conversations: A revolt against slavery [audio]

In this conversation, the family visits Harpers Ferry, the site of a famous revolt against slavery. Learn English terms related to the fight to end slavery.

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.

You don’t have to pay top dollar to learn English

It's often said that if you want the best, you have to "pay top dollar." But some of the best things in life — such as learning English — are indeed free.
The boarded-up John Randall House in Connecticut (Jerrye & Roy Klotz via Wikimedia Commons)

Everyday conversations: From Grand Central to Connecticut [audio]

Learn English and travel the U.S.! This adventure takes you from Grand Central Station in New York City to Connecticut's Underground Railroad.

Everyday conversations: What’s your major? [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, students discuss their areas of study while at college.