Everyday Conversations

Person taking picture of statue (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

Everyday conversations: A trip to the nation’s capital [audio]

Washington, D.C., the nation's capital, houses the three branches of the U.S. government and is known for its monuments and museums. Learn terms about D.C.
Aerial view of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay e (Edwin Remsberg/Alamy Stock Photo)

Everyday conversations: The Chesapeake Bay and blue crabs [audio]

Learn new terms and phrases in English in this discussion about the complex nature of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay ecosystem.
People watching as a boy plays a horn (© AP Images)

Everyday conversations: ‘All men are created equal’ [audio]

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is a significant place in American Civil War history. Learn English terms and phrases related to these historical events.
Woman walking down a boardwalk toward a pavilion (Nathan Siemers via Flickr)

Everyday conversations: Going to the Jersey shore [audio]

Learn English while touring the U.S. Today's conversation is about going down the Jersey shore to enjoy a picnic on the beach and visit a historic town.
A lighthouse sitting atop a rocky coastline (© AP Images)

Everyday conversations: Some of the main things about Maine [audio]

What's the reason people visit Maine? It could be the wildlife, coastal scenery or delicious seafood. Learn more about Maine and some English phrases!
Syrup being poured over a stack of pancakes (Shutterstock)

Everyday conversations: Maple syrup and pancakes [audio]

Try some new English terms and phrases while learning about Vermont, which is known for its maple syrup and beautiful scenery. Take a look!
People hiking through a forest (New Hampshire State Parks)

Everyday conversations: Hiking in New Hampshire [audio]

Take a hike and explore the parks of New Hampshire while learning English terms and phrases.
Woman walking down sidewalk on a college campus (Shutterstock)

Everyday conversations: Home of Harvard University (and a lot more!) [audio]

Learn English and take a virtual tour of the U.S.! Today, we're going to Massachusetts to visit Harvard University and the Plymouth Colony.
Bronze statue outdoors of tennis player with raised racquet (© AP Images)

Everyday conversations: Tennis, anyone? [audio]

This series of Everyday Conversations is about a family and their travel to the U.S. In Rhode Island, they visit the International Tennis Hall of Fame.