Everyday conversations for English learners: Going to the beach [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is on preparing to go to the beach.

Everyday conversations: Winter activities [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, students discuss winter activities

Everyday conversations for English learners: Giving your opinion

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: Women’s leadership [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, students discuss women in leadership positions.
Plate full of barbecue and sides sitting on table (© Radharc Images / Alamy Stock Photo)

Everyday conversations: Let’s eat barbecue [audio]

Tour the U.S. and discover its culinary culture while learning English. Today, we're traveling to Missouri to try barbecue!

Everyday conversations: The cost and rewards of clean energy [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, three students discuss using clean, renewable energy.

There’s no free lunch — but talking like an American doesn’t...

It's true that “there is no free lunch.” But it doesn't cost anything to sound like an American with these expressions containing the word “free.”
Brick mansion reflecting in pond (Csetzer/Creative Commons)

Everyday conversations: A day at a president’s house [audio]

What's it like to live as a president? Take a look at a Founding Father's house in Virginia and learn some English phrases.

Everyday conversations for English learners: After a debate [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is on U.S. school debates and elections.