Online Activities

  • Tutorials and exercises for vocabulary, verb tenses, conditionals, modals, and prepositions.
  • 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.


One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
Each semester year, the AEC enrolls about 250 students representing more than 35 countries on six continents.
Start working on your degree now! You can take university classes for credit at the same time you are taking English classes.
Earn university credits now! You can use 9 AEC credits as elective credits toward your KU degree in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Business, and Architecture.
Fulfill a university requirement! Completion of your English proficiency requirements means you have finished your foreign language requirement at the University of Kansas.