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Podcast - VOA - Voice of America English News

Podcast - VOA - Voice of America English News
Subscribe toVoice of America Podcast to get audio automatically delivered to you. You can listen to the files on your computer or load them on your portable media player and take them with you. As It Is As It Is takes a daily look at issues in the news in the United States and around the world. On Saturday and Sunday, the program explores developments in health and medicine, economic news, education, technology and other subjects. American Mosaic American Mosaic is our weekly program about music, pop culture and life in the United States. In the News In the News explains the week’s main news stories to help make sense of our world. The Making of a Nation The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States, and each week tells how the country and its people have developed. Science in the News Science in the News is our weekly show about news from the worlds of environment and science. This Is America Words and Their Stories American Stories Learning English Broadcast

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All Business English Podcast Lessons All Business English Podcast Lessons This is a complete list of all the Business English podcasts published on Business English Pod, starting with the most recent lesson. Click on a lesson title to view each podcast page. Flash Sale – Save 50% on Membership! Signup for a 12-month Premium Membership for just $75.00 after discount. Premium Members have complete access to all the existing lesson resources, plus any new podcasts published during your membership.

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Karl Ove Knausgaard: My Struggle (Part I) — Bookworm — KCRW Karl Ove Knausgaard’s 6-volume autobiographical novel My Struggle (Archipelago), the third volume of which has just been translated from Norwegian into English, is one of embarrassment and unblemished emotion. Knausgaard, in reflecting on his autobiographical novels, says he always thought literature should be about life. He didn’t think his books would obtain universality; America, which used to feel significant, has become more like Norway: we all fear our lives are worthless, mean nothing. He describes writing as an attempt to feel life and find meaning within the banality of the everyday. Banner image by Anneli Salo

IELTS Skills Testing and English coaching INSTRUCTIONS: In this exercise you will get an opportunity to practise typing in numbers as you hear them dictated during a recorded lecture. Start the recording below and fill in the spaces with the numbers as they are spoken in the gaps provided below. Only use numbers and common numbered formats. For example, "2nd" would be marked as correct, but not "second". And don't forget to employ standard written usage and correct punctuation when formatting numbers large numbers. For example, "24.2 million" is correct, but not "twenty four point two million".

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