English Learning

Girl rappelling off a rock wall (Courtesy of Children's Museum of Indianapolis )

Everyday conversations: The world’s largest children’s museum [audio]

The largest children's museum in Indiana is for the young and young at heart! Learn the lingo used at museums and try practicing your English.
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.
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.
Grace Potter and Sheryl Crow performing onstage (Courtesy of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Inc.)

Everyday conversations: Let’s talk about music! [audio]

This series of Everyday Conversations is about a family traveling to all 50 U.S. states. They go to Cleveland, Ohio, home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Trees, buildings, bridge and river (Courtesy of Michael Buchanan)

Everyday conversations: A revolt against slavery [audio]

In this conversation, the family visits Harpers Ferry, the site of a famous revolt against slavery. Learn English terms related to the fight to end slavery.
Two young men carrying surfboards to the beach (© AP Images)

Everyday conversations: Let’s go to the beach! [audio]

In this series of Everyday Conversations, a family travels to all 50 states in the U.S. Today, they learn about the history of Rehoboth Beach in Delaware.
Illustration of hand holding tag with drawing of arm and leg (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Learning English won’t cost you an arm and a leg [video]

If something “costs an arm and a leg,” that doesn’t mean you have to give up a limb to buy it. Learn six money-related phrases you can use every day.
Brick mansion reflecting in pond (Csetzer/Creative Commons)

Everyday conversations: A day at a president’s house [audio]

What's it like to live as a president? Take a look at a Founding Father's house in Virginia and learn some English phrases.
Picture of Outer Banks, NC (© Shutterstock.com)

Everyday conversations: Visiting the Outer Banks [audio]

Have you ever seen a baby sea turtle hatch? Or the ocean from atop a lighthouse? Learn what you can do in North Carolina and some helpful English phrases!