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Learning English programs use a limited vocabulary and short sentences. They are read at a slower pace than VOA's other English broadcasts. Our broadcasts were formerly known as Special English.
Learning English Podcast - August 16, 2023
On today’s podcast, the state of Georgia brings new legal charges linked to the 2020 election dispute against former President Donald Trump; then, an introduction to our “Early Literacy” series followed by how to teach English fluency; then hear about Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska.
On today’s podcast, more on Hawaii’s deadly wildfire and how officials are reacting to the disaster; then experts say hospitalizations from COVID-19 cases are increasing followed by a discussion about vocabulary in the story; finally hear about Denali National Park in Alaska.
On today’s podcast, scientists aim to help Florida’s coral reefs; and ancient reptile appears to have been a filter feeder; an extinct whale might have been the heaviest animal ever followed by a discussion about ; then hear about Dry Tortugas National Park in Florida.
On today’s podcast, researchers say there is less sea ice around Antarctica; more American teachers are quitting or retiring than ever before; learn all about the expression “kid gloves” followed by a discussion about its usage; then hear about U.S. President William McKinley.
On today’s podcast, deadly wildfires on the Hawaiian island of Maui; the U.S. government launches an artificial intelligence competition; a listener question from Japan about "This Is Me" followed by a discussion about the Broadway song; then part 1 of Willa Cather’s short story "Paul’s Case."
On today’s podcast, researchers study the remains of enslaved people from the 1800s in the state of Maryland; learn about homelessness among American schoolchildren during the COVID-19 pandemic; next, the grammar of cleaning terms; then hear about Everglades National Park in Florida.
On today’s podcast, Brazil holds a meeting on the Amazon rain forest; violence at medical centers in America; American game makers ban artificial intelligence use for artwork designs in their products followed by a discussion about the gaming world; then hear about Gettysburg National Military Park.