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A woman talks about a magazine article she has read about emotional intelligence.

B2 - Advanced
6 Min 24 Sec
Very Slow

A speaker describes English exploration and trade in the last half of the 16th century.

C1 - Expert
7 Min 45 Sec
Medium

A speaker describes rural life in England in the 15th and 16th centuries.

C1 - Expert
10 Min 35 Sec
Fast

A speaker discusses Roman Catholicism in England during the period after the Protestant Reformation, from...

C1 - Expert
12 Min 3 Sec
Medium

A woman talks about the environment and Earth's finite resources.

B2 - Advanced
2 Min 44 Sec
Fast

A woman talks about the book "A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush", by travel writer Eric Newby.

B1 - Intermediate
3 Min 37 Sec
Slow
European Attitudes Toward Smoking

The speaker talks about a trip to England and France and her observations about smoking.

B2 - Advanced
5 Min 2 Sec
Medium

A young man talks about the British elections for European Parliament.

B2 - Advanced
1 Min 21 Sec
Fast

A young woman talks about her visit to Russia and describes how Russian culture is different from America...

B1 - Intermediate
0 Min 54 Sec
Medium

The speaker describes some aspects of the life of Ezra Pound, the great American poet.

C1 - Expert
2 Min 14 Sec
Fast

A young college student talks about family.

A2 - Easy
0 Min 27 Sec
Medium

The speaker discusses the problem of famine and food scarcity in Africa.

C1 - Expert
7 Min 10 Sec
Medium

Debra talks about her reaction to Faulkner's "The Sound and the Fury".

C1 - Expert
6 Min 55 Sec
Fast

A woman talks about her favorite vacation places.

B1 - Intermediate
3 Min 49 Sec
Slow

A young man shares his thoughts on the subject of feminism.

B2 - Advanced
1 Min 47 Sec
Fast

A woman talks about how she found senior housing in Princeton.

A2 - Easy
4 Min 31 Sec
Fast

A graduate student presents a summary of a Forbes Magazine article that argues that consulting firms are...

C1 - Expert
6 Min 50 Sec
Very Slow

A young woman talks about learning to ski.

B1 - Intermediate
1 Min 9 Sec
Fast

Gofam talks about his impressions of San Francisco and New York when he first arrived in the United State...

B2 - Advanced
4 Min 38 Sec
Slow

Jennifer talks about her first impressions of England when she arrived from Nairobi, Kenya.

B2 - Advanced
6 Min 20 Sec
Medium