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Everyday conversations: Let’s go to Disney World! [audio]

Florida is packed with fun! Go to an amusement park, see a space shuttle, and learn some English phrases.

To American-English speakers, these phrases might be the best thing since...

If you think with your stomach, it’s likely that you speak the language of food. Here are some food-based idioms common in everyday American speech.

Everyday conversations for English learners: Promoting a product [audio]

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

Everyday conversations: Teaching young learners about the ocean [audio]

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

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.

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.

Do you teach English? These programs can help inspire your students.

The best English-teaching programs emphasize the power of the human connection — the principle behind a trio of State Department programs.

Everyday conversations for English learners: What do you like to do?...

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is on small talk: What do you like to do?
Michigan State forward Jon Horford slams a dunk. (AP Images)

Want to talk like an American? It’s a slam-dunk with these...

Americans are crazy about sports. So if you want to talk like an American, it's important to learn some of the sports phrases that...