Everyday conversations: Are you homesick? [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, students discuss missing their families.

You won’t need to fish for compliments with these handy phrases

When learning American English it's helpful to know figures of speech. Try these animal-themed phrases!
People walking on sidewalks along skyscrapers in New York City (© AP Images)

Everyday conversations: We’re in New York City! [audio]

Do you want to improve your English language skills? These helpful phrases to get you around New York City where you can see a show, tour a museum and more!

Everyday conversations for English learners: In the yard [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is on working outdoors in the yard.

Everyday conversations: Developing a business plan [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, two students discuss writing a business plan.

Spice up your conversation with the flavors of American English

Learn how food terms are used in American English. Food-related phrases are used to decribe events that occur outside of the kitchen.
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Everyday conversations for English learners: Can you say that again?

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: A telephone call

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: Starting a business [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is on starting a business.