VOA's Wordmaster Scripts

VOA's Wordmaster Scripts
Programs about the English Language


These are originally from the Voice of America www.voanews.com/wordmaster/ and have been reformatted so that they are faster to download, easier to read on the screen and print well on any size paper.


=== 2005 ===


2005-11-01-2 Small Talk: Think of It as an 'Appetizer' for a Full Meal of Conversation

2005-10-18-5 In Oregon, 'Heritage Speakers' of Farsi Get to Learn From a Young Native

2005-10-11-2 Getting Ready for the Speaking Section on the New TOEFL

2005-09-27-1 Literary Voice: Don't Parrot Cliches, but Do Read, Read, Read

2005-09-13-3 'We're Americans, We're Not Refugees'

2005-08-30-3 Language From the Sea, and Still Fresh After All These Years

2005-08-23-1 If You Could Care Less About Common Errors in English ...

2005-08-16-2 How a Secret-But-Not-So-Secret Code Let Women in China Share Hardships

2005-08-09-2 Does It Matter if Stocks 'Climb' Rather Than 'Bounce Back'?

2005-08-02-5 Talking to Teens (and Getting a Reply)

2005-07-27-5 Gerunds vs. Infinitives, Part 2

2005-07-19-1 Gerunds vs. Infinitives, Part 1

2005-07-12-1 Language of Showbiz

2005-07-05-1 Speaking of Alabama, Part 2

2005-06-28-1 Speaking of Alabama, Part 1

Wordmaster 306 Emotion in Words

Wordmaster 305 Hawaiian Language, Part 2

Wordmaster 304 Hawaiian Language, Part 1

Wordmaster 303 U.S. Academic Writing Style, Part 2

Wordmaster 302 U.S. Academic Writing Style, Part 1

Wordmaster 301 Do You Speak American?

Wordmaster 300 Audience Mail

Wordmaster 299 Meet Two More English Teachers

Wordmaster 298 Compounding in English

Wordmaster 297 Pronunciation of North American English

Wordmaster 296 Meet Two More English Teachers

Wordmaster 295 Meet Two Young English Teachers

Wordmaster 294 Conversational Styles and Sports

Wordmaster 293 Interview with an English Learner in Iran

Wordmaster 292 Linguistic Profiling

Wordmaster 291 Greetings in the U.S.

Wordmaster 290 Emotion Words

Wordmaster 289 Pretentious Language

Wordmaster 288 Internet Terms

Wordmaster 287 Questions About Pronunciation and Style

Wordmaster 286 Sound Change, Part 2

Wordmaster 285 Sound Change, Part 1

Wordmaster 284 Palindrome

Wordmaster 283 Top 10 Words Looked Up Online in 2004

Wordmaster 282 Lida Baker: Five New Year's Resolutions for English Learners

Wordmaster 281 Pronunciation, Part 2

Wordmaster 280 Pronunciation, Part 1

Wordmaster 279 College Slang


=== 2004 ===


Wordmaster 278 Lida Baker: Compliments in American English

Wordmaster 277 Proverbs in American English, Part 2

Wordmaster 276 Proverbs in American English, Part 1

Wordmaster 275 English Classes for Hmong Immigrants in Minnesota

Wordmaster 274 Creative Writing, Part 2

Wordmaster 273 Creative Writing, Part 1

Wordmaster 272 Lida Baker: Crafting a Complaint

Wordmaster 271 Language of Broadway

Wordmaster 270 Native American Influence on English

Wordmaster 269 Presidential Voices

Wordmaster 268 Epigram Writer

Wordmaster 267 Wordcount.org

Wordmaster 266 'Hatchet Jobs & Hardball: The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang'

Wordmaster 265 Linguistic Diversity in Action

Wordmaster 264 Lida Baker: Present Perfect Tense

Wordmaster 263 Confusing Synonyms and Confounding Political Terms

Wordmaster 262 Infowalker is a free computer program available on the Internet.

Wordmaster 261 Baseball in American English

Wordmaster 260 Common Sentence Errors

Wordmaster 259 Hip-Hop Slang

Wordmaster 258 Language Map of the United States

Wordmaster 257 AmericanRhetoric.com

Wordmaster 256 Getting a Job, Part 2: The Interview

Wordmaster 255 Getting a Job, Part 1: Resume and Cover Letter

Wordmaster 254 Lida Baker: Voiced and Voiceless Sounds in English

Wordmaster 253 'Your Own Words' by Barbara Wallraff

Wordmaster 252 Easy English Times

Wordmaster 251 Meet the English Teachers

Wordmaster 250 'Logic Made Easy' by Deborah Bennett

Wordmaster 249 Lida Baker: Stress in American English

Wordmaster 248 TESOL Convention

Wordmaster 247 Future of English

Wordmaster 246 Hypercorrection

Wordmaster 245 Lida Baker: Keyword Method as a Memory Aid

Wordmaster 244 Adjectives

Wordmaster 243 Slang Flashcards

Wordmaster 242 Helen Fisher: 'Why We Love'

Wordmaster 241 Political Rhetoric in America, Part 2

Wordmaster 240 Political Rhetoric in America, Part 1

Wordmaster 239 Lida Baker: Phrasal Verbs

Wordmaster 238 'Word of 2003'

Wordmaster 237 'The Ballad of Palindrome' by Riders In The Sky


=== 2003 ===


Wordmaster 236 Vocabulary of Marriage

Wordmaster 235 Thanks for the Grammar, Mom!

Wordmaster 234 Listener Mail

Wordmaster 233 'The Evasion English Dictionary

Wordmaster 232 American National Corpus

Wordmaster 231 Origin of 'Murphy's Law'

Wordmaster 230 Slangman: A Really Bad Day

Wordmaster 229 'Wall Street Words'

Wordmaster 228 'Spanglish: The Making of a New American Language'

Wordmaster 227 Lida Baker: Thought Groups in Spoken English

Wordmaster 226 'Field Guide to Gestures'

Wordmaster 225 Slangman: Food-Related Slang / 'Jack and the Beanstalk'

Wordmaster 224 Listener Mail

Wordmaster 223 Maritime-Related Terms

Wordmaster 222 Slangman: Energy-Related Slang

Wordmaster 221 Sound of Silence

Wordmaster 220 Listener Mail

Wordmaster 219 Patricia O'Conner: 'Woe Is I'

Wordmaster 218 Chicago Manual of Style

Wordmaster 217 Slangman: Names Used in Slang

Wordmaster 216 11th Edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary

Wordmaster 215 English in Early America

Wordmaster 214 Encouraging English Learners to Talk in Class, Part 2

Wordmaster 213 Encouraging English Learners to Talk in Class, Part 1

Wordmaster 212 Advertising to Latinos

Wordmaster 211 International Newcomers' Academy

Wordmaster 210 Slangman: Insults

Wordmaster 209 Imagination in Writing

Wordmaster 208 Cursing in America

Wordmaster 207 'The Language Police,' Part 2

Wordmaster 206 'The Language Police,' Part 1

Wordmaster 205 Pronunciation in American English

Wordmaster 204 War in American English

Wordmaster 203 'Word Bursts'

Wordmaster 202 Lida Baker: War and English Teaching

Wordmaster 201 Rhetoric of War

Wordmaster 200 Slangman: Stress-Related Terms

Wordmaster 199 Listener Mail

Wordmaster 198 Anu Garg: A.Word.A.Day

Wordmaster 197 Listener Mail

Wordmaster 196 Lida Baker: Linking and Blending

Wordmaster 195 Relationship Names

Wordmaster 194 Trademarking "Freedom of Expression"

Wordmaster 193 Slangman: Hand-Related Terms

Wordmaster 192 Deborah Tannen: Fast Talk

Wordmaster 191 Fast Talk - NO SOUND FILES

Wordmaster 190 Lida Baker: Reduced Forms

Wordmaster 189 Sentence Structure


=== 2002 ===


Wordmaster 188 American vs. British English

Wordmaster 187 Campus Slang

Wordmaster 186 Excuses

Wordmaster 185 Rap Freestyling

Wordmaster 184 Law and Language

Wordmaster 183 Lida Baker: Listener Questions

Wordmaster 182 Slangman: Political Terms ("Cinderella")

Wordmaster 181 Listener Mail

Wordmaster 180 Allen Walker Read / "O.K."

Wordmaster 179 Who's on First?

Wordmaster 178 Lida Baker: Names in America

Wordmaster 177 Wordtree Reverse Dictionary

Wordmaster 176 Memory Improvement

Wordmaster 175 Predicting New Words

Wordmaster 174 Finding Words for Sept. 11, Part 2

Wordmaster 173 Finding Words for Sept. 11, Part 1

Wordmaster 172 Web Accessibility

Wordmaster 171 Grammar Lady: Only One You

Wordmaster 170 Lida Baker: Exceptional Verbs

Wordmaster 169 Maritime Terms in Everyday English

Wordmaster 168 Slangman: Corporate Crime

Wordmaster 167 TOEFL

Wordmaster 166 Getting a Job, Part 2: The Interview

Wordmaster 165 Getting a Job, Part 1: Resume and Cover Letter

Wordmaster 164 Grammar Lady: Verb Phrases

Wordmaster 163 Medical Interpreters

Wordmaster 162 Lida Baker: Modals

Wordmaster 161 Slangman: Whimsy

Wordmaster 160 Grammar Lady: Listener Mail

Wordmaster 159 Spider-Related Expressions

Wordmaster 158 Lida Baker: Making a Request

Wordmaster 157 Persuasion and Resistance

Wordmaster 156 Weasel Words

Wordmaster 155 "Lower 48 States" and "Synergy" Explained

Wordmaster 154 Slangman: Construction-Related Terms ("The Three Little Pigs")

Wordmaster 153 English Teaching Starts Earlier

Wordmaster 152 "Minority" and "AHANA"

Wordmaster 151 Lida Baker: Pronouncing "th"

Wordmaster 150 New Words

Wordmaster 149 "Big Apple," "Kangaroo Court"

Wordmaster 148 Slangman: Bird Terms ("The Ugly Duckling")

Wordmaster 147 Language of Electronic Mail

Wordmaster 146 Lida Baker: Using a Dictionary

Wordmaster 145 Biathlon

Wordmaster 144 Learning English Online - Interview with Charles Kelly

Wordmaster 143 Lida Baker: Acquiring Vocabulary

Wordmaster 142 Words of 2001

Wordmaster 141 Bicycle Messenger Slang


=== 2001 ===


Wordmaster 140 Palindrome

Wordmaster 139 Slangman: Health Slang ("Hansel and Gretel")

Wordmaster 138 "Junk English"

Wordmaster 137 Lida Baker: Stress in American English

Wordmaster 136 English Teachers Convention, Part 2

Wordmaster 135 English Teachers Convention, Part 1

Wordmaster 134 Supreme Court Dictionary Use

Wordmaster 133 Telephone Etiquette

Wordmaster 132 Slangman: Old Slang ("Little Red Riding Hood")

Wordmaster 131 TESOL Teacher

Wordmaster 130 Grammar Lady: Listener Mail

Wordmaster 129 Language of Terror, Part 2

Wordmaster 128 Language of Terror, Part 1

Wordmaster 127 How America Got Its Name, Part 2

Wordmaster 126 How America Got Its Name, Part 1

Wordmaster 125 Gossip

Wordmaster 124 Race Terms

Wordmaster 123 Peace terms

Wordmaster 122 Military Terms in Civilian Use

Wordmaster 121 Cliches


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Wordmaster 120 Slangman: Action Words ("Goldilocks and the Three Bears")

Wordmaster 119 Grammar Lady: Verb Phrases

Wordmaster 118 "They Have a Word For It"

Wordmaster 117 Ear for Emotion?

Wordmaster 116 Slangman: Water Words ("Cinderella")

Wordmaster 115 Listeners' Questions About Grammar

Wordmaster 114 Political Marketing

Wordmaster 113 Grammar Lady: Only One You

Wordmaster 112 Therapeutic Language

Wordmaster 111 Singing Medical School Professor

Wordmaster 110 Language of Privacy

Wordmaster 109 American vs. British English

Wordmaster 108 Slangman: "Clean" Slang

Wordmaster 107 Baseball Idioms

Wordmaster 106 Diplomatic Language

Wordmaster 105 Gullah Geechee on Sapelo Island, Georgia

Wordmaster 104 Gullah Geechee on Sapelo Island, Georgia

Wordmaster 103 Slangman: Misunderstood Idioms

Wordmaster 102 Grammar Lady: English Sentence Order

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