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'Love of Life,' by Jack London, Part Three

2019-01-25 08:00:00

By VOA25 January, 2019We present the third of four parts of the short story "Love of Life," by Jack London. The story was originally adapt...

'Love of Life,' by Jack London, Part Two

2019-01-18 08:00:00

By VOA18 January, 2019We present the second of four parts of the short story "Love of Life," by Jack London. The story was originally adap...

'The Law of Life,' by Jack London, Part Two

2019-01-04 08:00:00

By VOA04 January, 2019We present the last of two parts of the short story "The Law of Life," by Jack London. The story was originally adap...

What Is Gerrymandering, Why Is It Important?

2018-12-30 08:00:00

By Kelly Jean Kelly30 December, 2018"Gerrymander" is an old word for an idea that is still important today in the United States.The term w...

'The Law of Life,' by Jack London, Part One

2018-12-28 08:00:00

By VOA28 December, 2018We present the first of two parts of the short story "The Law of Life," by Jack London. The story was originally ad...

US Census Decides How Many Lawmakers to Send to Congress

US Census Decides How Many Lawmakers to Send to Congress

图文2018-12-23 08:00:00

The United States Congress is supposed to represent the U.S. population. Yet the number of people who live in the country keeps changing.So ...

'After Twenty Years,' by O.Henry

2018-12-14 08:00:00

By VOA14 December, 2018We present the short story "After Twenty Years," by O. Henry. The story was originally adapted and recorded by the ...

What Is the US House of Representatives?

2018-12-16 08:00:00

By Kelly Jean Kelly16 December, 2018Many news stories about the United States government tell about Congress and American lawmakers. The U.S...

What Is the US Senate?

2018-12-09 08:00:00

By Kelly Jean Kelly09 December, 2018The Senate is one of the two parts of the United States Congress, the legislature that makes the country...

'Luck,' by Mark Twain

'Luck,' by Mark Twain

图文2018-11-30 08:00:00

By VOA30 November, 2018Our story today is called "Luck." It was written by Mark Twain. Here is Shep O'Neal with the story.I was at a dinn...

'Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen,' by O. Henry

2018-11-23 08:00:00

By VOA23 November, 2018We present the short story "Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen," by O. Henry. The story was originally adapted and reco...

'The Ransom of Red Chief,' by O. Henry

2018-11-16 08:00:00

By VOA16 November, 2018We present the short story "The Ransom of Red Chief" by O. Henry. This story was adapted for VOA Learning English b...

'Feathertop,' by Nathaniel Hawthorne 

2018-11-09 08:00:00

By VOA09 November, 2018Our story today is called "Feathertop." It was written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Lawan Davis adapted it for VOA Learn...

How Laws Are Made in the US

2018-12-02 08:00:00

The United States Congress is responsible for making and approving federal laws – rules that everyone in the country must follow. But exact...

Built, Burned, Bakery: A Short History of the US Capitol Building

2018-11-25 08:00:00

By Kelly Jean Kelly25 November, 2018The United States Capitol is one of the most famous buildings in Washington.The Capitol building is also...

What Is the US Capitol Building?

2018-11-18 08:00:00

In 1863, the American poet Walt Whitman wrote approvingly about the United States Capitol building in Washington, DC.Whitman described the b...

United States Congress Explained

2018-11-11 08:00:00

In the United States, voters choose members of Congress every two years. But what is Congress?Imagine that the U.S. government is a chair wi...

'A White Heron,' by Sarah Orne Jewett

'A White Heron,' by Sarah Orne Jewett

图文2018-11-02 08:00:00

By VOA02 November, 2018We present the short story "A White Heron" by Sarah Orne Jewett. Dona de Sanctis wrote this version for VOA Learnin...

'William Wilson,' by Edgar Allan Poe, Part One

2018-10-05 08:00:00

By VOA05 October, 2018We present the first of four parts of the short story "William Wilson," by Edgar Allan Poe. The story was originally...

'Benito Cereno,' by Herman Melville, Part Two

'Benito Cereno,' by Herman Melville, Part Two

图文2018-09-21 08:00:00

By VOA21 September, 2018We present the second of three parts of the short story "Benito Cereno." It was written by Herman Melville.Last we...

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