美国之音(以下称VOA)的英语节目,按播音速度可分为两种:Standard English (标准英语)和 Special English(特别英语)。

Special English 又叫“慢速英语”,是VOA 专为全世界非英语国家初学英语的听众安排的一种简易、规范的英语广播节目。该节目创始于50年代末期,是VOA 的专家们研究如何与世界各地的英语学习者进行交际的产物。它正式开播于1959年10月。当时只面向欧洲和中东,但由于这个节目适合许多国家英语学习者的需要,所以它的广播对象不久就扩大到世界其他地区,并很快在全世界范围内产生了广泛的影响。现在这个节目对欧洲、非洲和拉丁美洲每晚广播一次,对加勒比地区每晚广播一次(星期天除外),对东南亚广播次数最多,每天上午两次,晚上三次。

该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:为打击黑客和网络恐怖主义 中国加强互联网管制2017-03-20
China says it wants to extend its control of Chinese territory and waters to the internet and information technology. Critics say Chinese officials also wants to suppress critics.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:尼日利亚北部出现越来越多的说唱和时尚元素2017-03-20
In the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, local rap and fashion artists are helping build a vibrant arts scene.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:许多记者在叙利亚丧生2017-03-20
The Carter Center uses YouTube, Facebook and Twitter to create maps showing where fighters are gathering. Former President Jimmy Carter tells VOA the maps can help aid groups.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:台湾学校和政府与大陆学生起冲突2017-03-19
Some Taiwanese colleges and universities are preparing documents or statements that support the political beliefs of the government in Beijing. They are doing so in hopes of getting more students from China’s mainland. But Taiwan’s government is trying to lessen its dependence on China.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:美国旅行禁令拒游客于千里之外?2017-03-19
America’s travel industry says it fears new restrictions on foreign visitors to the United States will harm U.S. tourism.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:南非提议有限合法化犀牛角贸易2017-03-19
International trade in the horns of the big land animals has been outlawed since 1977. Supporters of the new law say it will increase money to protect rhinos. But environmentalists say no trade in rhino horn should be permitted.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:墨西哥公司竟欲点亮美版长城2017-03-18
Hundreds of companies have expressed interest in helping build U.S. President Donald Trump’s southern border wall. However, only one of them is from Mexico.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:巴西人抗议总统的改革计划2017-03-18
Protests erupt in major cities against Brazilian President Temer’s pension reform plan. Despite protests, and a looming corruption scandal, Brazil’s credit rating has been revised to stable
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:秘鲁遭遇致命洪水袭击2017-03-18
Fast-moving water spilled onto streets and into homes on Thursday during intense rainstorms in Lima, Peru’s capital. The heavy rains reportedly killed at least 12 people.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:中国:中美贸易战不符合双方利益2017-03-17
As China prepares for a visit by the new US Secretary of State, Chinese officials say good relations are important. But they warn that a trade war would hurt American businesses.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:失踪了35年的稀有小提琴再次公开演出2017-03-17
A Stradivarius violin was stolen from Roman Totenberg many years ago. It was recovered in 2015. Recently, Totenberg’s former student Mira Wong was the first person to play it in public.
VOA慢速英语:特朗普欲大幅增加军事开支并削减对外援助2017-03-17
As a candidate for president Donald Trump promised to make major changes in American’s government and his first budget does that. He proposed a big increase in military spending, and money to build a wall along the U.S. southern border. But he proposes big cuts in foreign aid and other programs.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:美国联邦法官叫停特朗普新版旅行禁令2017-03-16
A United States federal judge in Hawaii has suspended President Donald Trump's new travel ban order.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:加州批准测试真正的无人驾驶汽车2017-03-16
California is set to open its roads up for the first time to self-driving vehicles with no human drivers. The proposed change, expected to be approved by the end of the year, would allow testing of vehicles with no steering wheel or pedal controls.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:美国指控俄罗斯黑客窃取雅虎用户资料2017-03-16
The United States has announced charges against four people suspected of stealing information from at least 500 million Yahoo user accounts in 2014. The four are accused of targeting the email accounts of Russian and U.S. government officials, reporters, financial services employees and military.
VOA慢速英语:索马里兰挖掘万人坑 搜寻凶手2017-03-16
Investigators in Somalia continue to find and remove bodies from large group burial places in the northwestern area of Somaliland. They are gathering evidence to present in court so that war criminals might be punished. Two such cases have been presented already in courts in the United States.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:欧盟最高法院支持工作场所“禁头巾”2017-03-15
The EU’s top court has ruled that employers can ban some religious symbols, such as headscarves, in the workplace. But the European Court of Justice said such a ban must be part of a company’s overall policy for all employees to dress neutrally.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:索马里海盗在北部海岸劫持船只2017-03-15
Criminals have hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia in the Indian Ocean. Pirates hijacked the large ship called the Aris 13 on Monday.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:越南欲签署与美国的自由贸易协议2017-03-15
The Southeast Asian nation signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But with the U.S. withdrawal from the agreement, Vietnamese leaders are now looking for other trade deals.
VOA慢速英语:移民择优!特朗普欢迎技术移民2017-03-15
President Donald Trump wants major change in American immigration policy. He wants to give a preference to people who can fill job openings in the United States. That could represent a major change from the current system, which gives a preference to children, spouses and parents of legal residents.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:苏格兰领导人欲就英国脱欧举行新独立投票2017-03-14
In 2014, Scottish voters rejected a proposal for independence from Britain. But Scotland’s prime minister wants a 2nd independence vote. She says Brexit, the Britain’s vote last year to leave the European Union, will hurt Scotland.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:土耳其与荷兰的紧张关系升温2017-03-14
Turkey protests the Netherlands refusal to allow its officials to enter the country, and their disproportionate force against protestors
VOA慢速英语:牧民建立丝绸之路?2017-03-14
New research suggests that paths used by herders through the high mountains of Central Asia were important in the development of the East-West trade path.
VOA慢速英语:北韩会停止快速移动导弹项目吗?2017-03-14
North Korea has been developing missiles and expanding its nuclear program for many years. But recently, North Korea has increased production and testing of weapons, leading security experts to urge immediate action to stop it.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:一男子守护美墨边境15年2017-03-13
American Glenn Spencer left his home in California for a reason: to help secure the border between the U.S. and Mexico. He uses a drone to track people trying to cross the border. He said he has discovered and reported thousands of people at the border over the past 15 years.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:联合国承诺加强打击海地致命霍乱传播2017-03-13
Late last year, the United Nations promised to strengthen its fight against the spread of the deadly cholera disease. U.N. peacekeeping troops unknowingly brought the disease to Haiti seven years ago. But, so far, the U.N. has raised just a small amount of the estimated $400 million it needs over
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:洛杉矶允许人们在人行道上出售货物2017-03-12
People sell goods and food on the streets of many American cities, often without permits. Many of these sellers are immigrants, and some are in the United States without government permission.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:玻利维亚总统签署法律 合法种植古柯的土地面积翻倍2017-03-12
Opposition members denounced the law saying it will increase cocaine production and attract drug traffickers.
VOA慢速英语:工人忧心机器人抢走饭碗2017-03-12
From lasers working at a factory to drones watering crops, it is not news that machines are doing more work than ever.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:调查显示腐败仍然是东南亚一个大问题2017-03-11
An anti-corruption group says about a third of the 22,000 people it talked with said they had paid a government official to receive services in the past year
VOA慢速英语:墨西哥政府为在美民众提供法律援助2017-03-11
The Mexican government says it is spending $50 million to increase legal aid to migrants who fear the U.S. will send them back to Mexico. The new effort is a response to President Donald Trumps policies on illegal immigration, the Associated Press reported.
VOA慢速英语:韩国总统朴槿惠被迫离开办公室2017-03-11
The South Korean Constitutional Court has removed President Park Geun-hye from office. All eight members of the court agreed with a National Assembly measure calling for her removal.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:非法移民在美国教堂寻求庇护2017-03-10
Ishmael Delgado has been living in the United States since the early 1990s. Delgado entered the country without legal permission. He came alone across a desert.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:乌拉圭学校教导学生尊重环境2017-03-10
The school in the small town of Jaureguiberry was built with recycled materials. Clean energy powers the building. The students learn to grow their own organic food. And, a regular curriculum is combined with lessons on farming, recycling and water conservation.
VOA慢速英语:Twitter修改审查机制或有碍言论自由2017-03-10
The social networking website Twitter has put new measures in place to try to stop users from being harassed or from seeing things that offend them. Some free-speech activists are worried that the changes could lead to unpopular ideas being censored.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:youtube惊现疑似金正男儿子视频2017-03-09
A young man appeared in a YouTube video claiming to be the son of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea’s leader. In the video, the man says in English, My name is Kim Han Sol from North Korea, part of the Kim family… He then shows a passport that was partially blacked out.
VOA慢速英语:美国法院听取特朗普新版“禁穆令”2017-03-09
The order suspends the country’s refugee admissions program and bars entry to people from six countries. In all six, most of the population is Muslim.
VOA慢速英语:美国种族仇视团体有所抬头2017-03-09
The Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights research group, says hate crimes are on the rise in the United States. Hate crimes are driven by prejudice based on characteristics including race, color, religion and sexual orientation.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:中国欲扩大南海旅游业务2017-03-08
China is planning to build its first underwater observation system in the South China Sea. Chinese media reports the system will provide information on many different seabed conditions.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:维基解密:美国情报间谍收集电子设备信息2017-03-08
In a release of documents Tuesday, WikiLeaks reportedly showed how the Central Intelligence Agency collects information from computers, smart phones and smart TVs.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:俄国革命100周年2017-03-08
The Russian Revolution took place 100 years ago. The revolution ended a political system based on the leadership of a single person. It also led to the rise of the Soviet Union.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:研究:改善住房条件有助于抗击疟疾2017-03-07
A new study shows that improving housing conditions may help in the fight against malaria at a time when other efforts be may slowing. The World Health Organization reports that more than 400,000 people died of malaria in 2015. Most of them were children in Africa.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:联合国外交官会见尼日利亚流民2017-03-07
Representatives of United Nations Security Council member countries visited a target of Boko Haram militants on Sunday. The diplomats traveled to Maiduguri, the capital of Nigeria’s Borno State. They met there with women at a camp for displaced persons.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:特朗普发推指责奥巴马政府窃听自己2017-03-07
U.S. President Donald Trump demanded Sunday that Congress investigate his claims that the Obama administration abused its powers in the Russian interference investigation.
VOA慢速英语:美国、日本、韩国谴责朝鲜试射导弹2017-03-07
The launches took place as South Korea and the United States are holding joint military exercises. The North Korean government says the exercises are reason for North Koreans to prepare for an invasion.
VOA慢速英语:特朗普签署新版“禁穆令”2017-03-07
President Donald Trump has signed a new executive order that bars travelers from six Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States. The ban removes Iraq from the list of countries covered in a previous order. It also prevents all refugees from entering the U.S. for four months.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:五角大楼欲扩大美军在索马里的军事行动2017-03-06
To counter the continuing threat of al-Shabab in Somalia, the Pentagon recommends to increase the U.S. training of Somali Army
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:越南欲签署与欧洲的自由贸易协议2017-03-06
With the future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement unclear, Vietnamese officials are looking to a free trade deal between their country and the European Union. But activists say human rights issues are important.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:迪士尼魔法:全屋家电隔空无线充电2017-03-05
The Walt Disney Company has built a room that it says can wirelessly power and charge any devices inside it. The process uses magnetic fields to transmit power to specially designed receivers.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:科学家研发新方法测试食品和药品的纯度2017-03-05
Millions of people in developing countries have to be on guard against contaminated food and medicine. Some products could be harmful -- even deadly.
VOA慢速英语:大部分基督徒选择不回到伊拉克2017-03-05
Hind Jijji recently returned to her hometown of Qaraqosh in northern Iraq after Islamic State, or IS fighters were forced from the town.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:特朗普上周重申中国是一个汇率操纵国2017-03-04
President Donald Trump made news last week when he repeated his belief that China is a currency manipulator.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:美国图书馆扩大聚合 欲打造世上最大图书馆2017-03-04
The Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, wants to use technology to make the Librarys wide mix of materials available to people around the world.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:前CIA负责人:暗杀金正男乃消除竞争对手2017-03-04
John McLaughlin says the killing of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s half-brother was an attempt to remove any alternative to the current leadership
VOA慢速英语:特朗普欲废除《清洁空气法》2017-03-03
The Clean Air Act is one of the most powerful pieces of legislation ever signed into law. What is its future under the Trump Administration?
VOA慢速英语:美国要求入境旅客提交社交媒体密码引不满2017-03-03
Privacy groups have raised concerns about a possible U.S. policy to ask visitors to provide social media account information and passwords at the border. Such border checks do not follow existing legal rules and violate the privacy rights of travelers, the groups say.
VOA慢速英语:国会共和党人寻求结束绿卡抽奖2017-03-03
Every year, about 14 million people from around the world try to win one of 50,000 Diversity Immigrant Visas. These visas let the winners live and work in the United States. The program is best known as the green card lottery. The chance of winning is about 0.3 percent.
VOA慢速英语:美国司法部长隐瞒竞选期间密会俄大使2017-03-03
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he will turn over the investigation into Russian election interference to a deputy. He acted after some Republican and Democratic members urged him to recuse himself because of unreported meetings between Sessions and Russia’s ambassador to the United States.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:马来西亚指控两名妇人暗杀金正男2017-03-02
A court in Malaysia charged two women with killing a man believed to be the half-brother of North Korea’s leaders. The killing has led to intense criticism of North Korea. Some U.S. lawmakers are considering returning North Korea to the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:特朗普首次国会演讲 呼吁两党合作2017-03-02
Many Americans said they liked President Trump’s speech to Congress Tuesday night. But there were concerns about how the country would pay for his proposals and whether Trump would move away from his calls for unity with divisive tweets.
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