Everyday conversations for English learners: At the movies

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.
Illustration of canary in the coal mine idiom (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Idiom in the news: Canary in the coal mine

Understanding idioms is one of the hardest parts of mastering a language. An idiom is a group of words that together assume a new...

Everyday conversations: Let’s go to a restaurant [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today, students discuss the food at cultural restaurants.

Everyday conversations: The business of seafood [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, two students talk about the business of seafood.

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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 for English learners: Informal 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...