Top Strategies: Listen to the Radio

In this video, Coach Miriam tells about how she used music and news radio to learn English. She also talks about podcasts – online radio shows that you can pause and repeat.

Some suggested listening:

Music Radio:

98.1 The Breeze: Relaxing, slower music, on the radio at 98.1 FM, online here.

News Radio:

88.5 KQED: Local and national news stories at 88.5 FM or online here.

VOA News: National and international news stories, for English languages learners. Online only here.


BBC 6-Minute English: A short podcast for English language learners. Find it here.

Up First: A ten-minute summary of the news every morning. Find it here.