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.

Who Is the Pope?

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: dissection, scathing, acquiescence, detest, illusory, synod, papacy.

Guv Jindal’s ID test: Can Indian-Americans go all American?

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: abjure, disparage, proffer, disavow, forefather.

Obama's parting speech won't do Modi political harm

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: gloat, proffer, gratuitous, disreputable, demolish, condescension, propagate, necessitate, compulsion, sporadic, improvise, wag, truism, acrimony, abstruse.

CONGRESS CAUGHT IN AN EDDY OF POLITICAL FLOTSAM

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: abstruse, proffer, extricate.

The Challenge of Maintaining American Security Ties in Post-Authoritarian East Asia

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: interlocutor, salient, incongruity, embroil, repress.

Sometimes an Art

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: dichotomy, sanity, excavate, latent, accustom, intelligible.

Colombia angers Venezuela with call to free jailed opponent

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: rebuff, tack, irritant.

Tomgram: John Feffer, Europe's End?

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: paroxysm, irony, austerity, implode, peddle, accession, artifact, orthodoxy, exemplar, rectitude, sovereign, confide, reminiscent, transcontinental, illiberal, reinstate, infidel, rhetoric, tapestry, edict, construe, modicum, statecraft, wallow.

The European Union May Be on the Verge of Collapse

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: squander, illiberal, sovereign, austerity, infidel.

Are Enlightenment values the property of the West?

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: compulsion, pithy, torpedo, aristocracy, malleable, wretchedness.

Weekly Book List, January 30, 2015

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: obelisk, destitute, redemption, treatise, pandemic, disappearing, almanac.

Mature Themes – Andrew Durbin

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: introspection, connoisseur, accede, fallacious, domineer, occlude, prosaic, decadent, vocation.

Tomgram: Miller and Schivone, Bringing the Battlefield to the Border

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: scathing, extravagance, bemoan, fleet, coddle, putrid.

Kean-Hamilton: How to halt next terror generation

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: irreverence, incitement, decimate, virulent, hone, anathema, catalyze.

Secrets of modern mercenaries: Inside the rise of private armies

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: surfeit, impervious, corroborate, inoculate, euphemism, disparage, lexicon, emanate, catalyze, parse, adjutant, mercenary.

This is why they hate us: The truth about the roots of Muslim extremism

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: repentance, penance, purgatory, frighten, penitential, indulgence, archbishop, treatise, benefice, prelate, bequeath, itinerant, iconoclast, mausoleum, raze.