English students and teachers all over the world use SAT Reading Daily as a great source of reading material for daily SAT / GRE English reading practice. Our smart software continuously crawls scores of news sources on the web, looking for the most well written news stories and commentary based on our proprietary English writing quality ranking algorithm, and brings them to you. Note that this is not a typical "test prep" site. This is for students who really want to attain mastery over English by reading better material on a daily basis.

The ambiguous witness of Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: courageous, disarm, theologian, humanist, perennial, rigor, condescension, transcendent, poignant, panoply, recapitulate, piety, repudiate, orthodox, disciple, condescend, arrogant, pompous, introspection, decimate, subterfuge, righteousness, provenance, ascribe, abet, tacit, exigency, obsolescence, evasive, tenable, anachronism, metaphysical, dogma, metaphysics, intelligible, ideology, secular.

God’s artist paints a single picture

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: narrate, pious, orator, taunt, banish, rhetoric, bureaucrat, horde, deplore, alienation, acute, deficiency, preoccupation, hereditary, tome, polemicist, verve, eloquence, allusion, digression, oratory, liturgy, construe, render, analogous, posit, expunge, forswear, mannerism, subjugate, dutiful.

The Myth of Chinese Super Schools

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: belittle, debunk, stymie, repudiate, rigor, rote, conformity, homogeneous, orthodoxy, soar, accustom, ensnare, equalize.

Why Innocent People Plead Guilty

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: actuality, appellate, coerce, disparity, exoneration, salutary, panacea.

Tomgram: Ann Jones, Genuine, Handcrafted, Man-Made Government

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: implosion, ministration, rife, bumper, fabricate.

The Missing Women of Afghanistan

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: malleable, abysmal, canny, hypocrite, ravage, precede, instantaneous, interloper, polygamy, banish, decree, proviso, cajole, jocular, academician, supersede, interminable, fabricate.

Burkina army 'backs protesters' as parliament set ablaze

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: cordon, unscathed, pillage.

Is Ukraine Slipping Into Illiberal Democracy?

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: defunct, muffle, illiberal.

Rhizomes, Torrenting, and Thom Yorke

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: insufficiency, panacea, linguistics, multifarious, anew, beguile, delineate.

Altered states: Henry Kissinger’s scathing take-down of Obama

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: plurality, bequeath, anathema, entangle, coda.

The "American Jihad" Against Americans

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: irreducible, nefarious, theocracy, exalt.

The Voice of the Shaman

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: diaphanous, demarcation, incursion, monograph, botany, transcribe, enumerate, exegesis, sorcery, lattice, mourn.

Big Brother’s Liberal Friends

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: flatulence, pugnacious, manacle, zealot.

Sex Is Serious

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: tendentious, ephemeral, wantonness, prurient, predicate, penitential, dissimilar, pedagogy, scholasticism, render, revile, defensible, sociopath.

What the Christians did for us

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: superstition, prelate, cower, prologue, pecuniary, pantheon, inscrutable, deity, merciful, inscribe, unaccountable, aristocrat, peddle, vindictive.