English Resources

The Office of English Language Programs promotes quality English teaching by providing academic expertise, consultative assistance, and materials resources for English teachers and learners worldwide. Click here to check out the new AE website!

Selected videos are presented here for English language classroom use.  Note the “CC” button; it will allow your students to read the script while they listen to the audio. Feel free to download* to your computer if your classroom does not have an internet connection.

This video was produced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs in February 2014.

This video was produced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs in February 2014.

This video was produced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs in February 2014.

This video was produced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs in February 2014.

This video was produced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs in January 2014. It features Denis Hayes, chairman of Earth Day Network.

This video was produced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Information Programs in February 2014. It features Grammy Award–winning rap artist Pras Michel.

Speakers include Farah Pandith, special representative to Muslim communities, U.S. Department of State; … Link »

The speakers are Peter Diamandis, chairman and CEO of Xprize Foundation; Bob Marks, director of supply chain for The Spaceship Company;… Link »

Appearing in this video are Brandon Schmittling, Washington resident; Dan Hoagland, DC Bike Ambassador for the Washington Area Bicyclist … Link »

This video was produced by the U.S. State Department in January 2012. It features Aubrey and Kyle Lange, who own their own family helicopter-herding business.  Link »

Extra-curricular group in Washington D.C. meets to broadcast hip hop radio station.  Link »

American high school students share their volunteering experiences.  Link »

Learn about electric vehicles and how they can help you go green.  Link »

How to download the above videos:

  • Install http://www.realplayer-plus.com/ (free) in the setup you can choose a location where the video will be saved
  • Go to the video you wish to download
  • Click play
  • While the video is playing, hover the mouse over the right hand side of the video window
  • “Download this video” will pop up on the right corner
  • Click download.
  • Video is now saved in the selected folder on your computer or by default in the library of realplayer under “download and recording”