VOA SPECIAL ENGLISH
VOA Special English is a simplified English language used by Voice of America
in daily broadcast. The news is read slowly and using a limited wordlist of about
Charles Kay Ogden recommended radio news be given in Basic
English with the appropriate Basic special radio vocabulary add-on.
Although intended for telling news around the world, VOA Special English
has the additional benefit of allowing introductory English to be learned and
for pronunciation to be polished.
Special English is available on the Internet at all times.
The news is available in Special English at all times
Click on "Listen now" - "Stream" if
you have Real Audio. You can download free Real Audio.
Special English is available on radio several times a day.
VOA News Special English Frequencies - these can change with the seasons.
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About this Page: VOATime.html -- Special English times and frequencies for VOA news
on the short-wave radio using only 1,500 words and spoken slowly. Also available on the
internet at all times.
Last updated January 27, 2006
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