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.
Scuba diver swimming near shipwreck's figurehead in Lake Michigan (© AP Images)

Everyday conversations: Going to a Great Lake [audio]

What's so wonderful about the Great Lakes? The treasures they have. Dive into these English terms and learn about what there is to do in Michigan.

Want to improve your English? Time to get intensive.

If you wonder if your English is good enough for a college classroom, consider an intensive English program in the U.S.
Person with computer laptop with words 'Learn English' on screen (© AP Images)

Advance your career with these free English classes

The U.S. Department of State and the University of Pennsylvania are offering free online courses for non-native speakers to build English skills.
Artist's conception of new NASA rocket lifting off from launch pad (NASA/MSFC)

Everyday conversations: Let’s learn about space [audio]

This series of Everyday Conversations is about a family traveling to each of the 50 states. They visit the NASA Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

Everyday conversations: Inclusive education [audio]

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

Everyday conversations: Thanks for volunteering! [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Today's dialogue is on volunteering and a fall festival.
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!

It’s raining cats and dogs with these weather-based phrases

Americans use weather-related words and phrases to describe things other than the weather. You should know these if you’re learning American English.