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。

This Is America(今日美国) This Is America向听众介绍美国人民的生活、学习、工作和娱乐情况,是英语学习者解美国社会的一条渠道。该专题大都一个节目一个整体,每逢星期一晚播出。

该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:混合种裔美国人数量增长迅猛2017-03-12
The number of mixed-race Americans is increasing three times faster than the population of the United States as a whole. That information comes from the Pew Research Center in Washington, DC.
VOA慢速英语:美国最高法院法官必须出自哈佛或耶鲁大学?2017-02-06
Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, is following a tradition. He attended Harvard Law School in Massachusetts. The court already has five judges who attended Harvard. The court’s other three judges attended Yale University Law School in Connecticut.
VOA慢速英语:美国限制移民的历史悠久2017-01-31
Trump’s government is not the first administration to restrict immigration, including on the basis of national origin.
VOA慢速英语:更多的女性准备竞选公职2017-01-30
One result of the Women’s March on Washington may be that more women will run for elected office. Now, I want to do whatever I can, one woman said.
VOA慢速英语:美国总统就职历史上令人难忘的时刻2017-01-19
A look back at the most memorable American presidential inaugurations.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:当新奥尔良烹饪遇见越南的味道2017-01-16
Food is important to every country and in every culture. People around the world have their own types of meals they consider special. Now two chefs in New Orleans are combining traditional cooking styles from their own city and from Vietnam to make tasty food unlike any other.
VOA慢速英语:马丁路德•金纪念日:庆祝和平的节日2017-01-16
After 15 years of debate, conservative president Ronald Reagan agreed to a holiday honoring a progressive hero who challenged the U.S. government.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:美国或成为能源出口国2017-01-11
U.S. energy production remains strong causing OPEC members to reduce their output in an effort to lift prices.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:加州风暴吹倒两千岁红杉树2017-01-11
A powerful California storm has brought down one of the most famous trees in America. The giant sequoia fell Sunday in a northern California park during a storm that caused severe flooding.
VOA慢速英语:特朗普任命女婿为高级顾问2017-01-11
President-elect Donald Trump has appointed his son-in-law Jared Kushner to a high-level position in his administration. Kushner is married to Ivanka Trump.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:福特汽车扩大美国工厂 取消墨西哥建厂计划2017-01-05
American carmaker Ford decided to expand its factory in the state of Michigan rather than build a new factory in Mexico. President-elect Donald Trump has been critical of companies that move factories overseas.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:特朗普的提名面临参议院确认听证会2017-01-05
Two weeks before Donald Trump becomes president of the United States, the U.S. Congress is already considering his nominees for top government positions.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:越战著名美国老兵拉里·伯恩去世2016-12-31
Larry Colburn was 18 years old when he and two other soldiers intervened to stop the killing by U.S. soldiers in 1968
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:芝加哥致力于减少枪支暴力2016-12-30
Last weekend, while many people were celebrating Christmas,61 people were shot on the streets of Chicago. Eleven were killed. The shootings come at the end of a violent year in America’s third largest city.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:日本首相安倍历史性访问夏威夷珍珠港2016-12-29
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial on Tuesday. Both he and President Barack Obama pointed to the strong alliance between their countries. Japan attacked the U.S. base at Pearl Harbor during World War II.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:美国旧金山叫停Uber无人驾驶汽车2016-12-27
Ride-sharing company Uber removed its self-driving cars from the streets of San Francisco, after California officials canceled the registration of the vehicles. California said Uber needed the same permit given to other companies testing self-driving technology. Uber had rejected the permit.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:美国军方准备新总统就职典礼2016-12-27
In the United States, the inauguration of a new president is one of the nation’s biggest ceremonies.This year, hundreds of thousands of protesters are expected to travel to Washington, DC to show their unhappiness about the election of Donald Trump.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:俄亥俄州袭击案引发对美国索马里社区的关注2016-12-25
Members of the Muslim community in Ohio have been trying to understand what made one Somali refugee carry out an attack at The Ohio State University.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:美国永久禁止钻探北冰洋和部分大西洋海域2016-12-24
President Barack Obama declared that the majority of U.S.-owned waters in the Arctic, and certain areas in the Atlantic, will be permanently off limits to future offshore drilling leases
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:美国造船公司使用古法培训工人2016-12-22
Newport News Shipbuilding operates an apprenticeship program that trains workers in the skills needed to build modern warships
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕:数百万美国公民生活在美国的自治区2016-12-22
Many parts of the United States were first territories with the plan that they would someday become States. But in the late 19th and early 20th century, some areas came under the U.S. government’s control without any plan for them to ever become states.
VOA慢速英语:多数美国人生活在共和党控制州2016-12-21
Republicans have worked for many years to take control of state legislatures and governorships from Democrats. Their efforts have been very successful.
VOA慢速英语:美国小镇准备迎接叙利亚难民2016-12-21
Not everyone in the town of 16,000 people supports the mayor’s decision to bring 100 refugees into the town every year.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:2017年将是美军在太平洋地区困难的一年2016-12-19
China has become more aggressive in the area, and countries like the Philippines and North Korea are also a threat.
该音频有LRC字幕 VOA慢速英语附字幕[翻译]:美国将反击俄罗斯在美国选举期间实施的网络攻击2016-12-17
President Barack Obama says the U.S. will take action against Russia for carrying out cyberattacks during the election. He said intelligence agencies had concluded that Russia was responsible for leaking emails of political institutions. Obama did not specify what action would be taken.
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