Students dressed in costumes for Halloween (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

Everyday conversations: What’s your Halloween costume? [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, students talk about their Halloween costumes.
Hands holding newspaper at newsstand (© AP Images)

Learn English for journalism — for free

Are you ready to take your writing to the next level? Learn how to read, write and edit like a journalist with a free online class.
Crowd of people standing outside and listening (U.S. Embassy Kyiv)

Will Ukraine break a Guinness World Record with an English class?

On May 28, thousands of people in Ukraine aimed for a Guinness World Record by simultaneously participating in an interactive English-language lesson.
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!
Woman holding up diamond between her thumb and finger (Crater of Diamonds State Park via AP)

Everyday conversations: Find diamonds in a park [audio]

This series of Everyday Conversations is about a family traveling to each of the 50 U.S. states. Learn terms from a trip to Crater of Diamonds State Park.
Jazz band performing outdoors in New Orleans (© 2015 DiscoverAmerica.com/Matador Network)

Everyday conversations: Food, music and architecture [audio]

This series of Everyday Conversations is about a family traveling to each of the 50 states in the U.S. Learn terms and phrases about New Orleans, Louisiana.
Passengers on Mississippi riverboat in rocking chairs (© AP Images)

Everyday conversations: A steamboat ride on the Mississippi River [audio]

This series of Everyday Conversations is about a family traveling to each of the 50 states in the U.S. Learn terms used on their Mississippi River cruise.
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.
Arrangement of candles and framed photographs dedicated to musician Elvis Presley (© AP Images)

Everyday conversations: We’re going to Graceland [audio]

Everyday Conversations is about a family traveling to all 50 states in the U.S. They visit Graceland, former home of musician Elvis Presley in Tennessee.