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Online Activities

  • Englishpage.com: Tutorials and exercises for vocabulary, verb tenses, conditionals, modals, and prepositions.
  • NPR.org: This site features a huge number of articles, photographs, and sound files from a variety of non-commercial radio programs.
  • WGBH Forum Network Channel: Taped interviews and videos of lectures by academics, and interviews featuring political figures and business executives.  Provided by PBS and NPR.
  • TED Talks: 1100+ talks to stir your curiosity. Browse by subject, length, or rating (inspiring, jaw-dropping, funny).
  • Writing DEN: Articles with photographs and sound files, accompanied by vocabulary, comprehension, and notetaking questions at the word, sentence, and paragraph levels.


Founded in 1964 as part of a Ford Foundation campus internationalization grant
One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
The AEC comprises three units: the Intensive English Program, Short-term Programs, and KU Outreach Programs.
Each semester, the AEC enrolls about 250 students representing more than 35 countries on six continents
The Applied English Center offers field trips and conversation groups to our students