Listening

Choose from the list below

FOR ESL STUDENTS

American English Audio Course (1-Language.com)

Breaking News English

English Listening Exercises

English Listening Lounge

English Online

English, baby!

EngVid

Focus English

Learn English / Feel Good 

Lingualnet

Listening Skills Practice (About.com)

Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab

Real Life Adventures (English Language Center)

Takako’s Great Adventure (Interactive English Online)

The Learning Edge 

VOA News in “Special English”

FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES

Listening Comprehension and Note-taking (Using English for Academic Purposes)

Library of Congress Webcasts

Michigan Corpus of Academic Spoken English (English Language Institute )

Wired for Books (WOUB Center for Public Media)

PODCASTS

Discussion Podcasts

ELLO (English Listening Lesson Library)

English Through Stories Podcast

ESL Podcast

TOEFL Podcast

Go Fluent

ESL/EFL Mini Courses

Intermediate English Listening Course

GENERAL PUBLIC WEBSITES

  •   Children’s stories / Other Fiction / Poetry

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol (WiredForBook.org)

Feature Stories (MoonLitRoad.com)

Grimm’s Fairy Tales (National Geographic)

Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (WiredForBooks.org)

Listening Booth (poets.org)

The Mercury Theatre on the Air

  •   News/Magazines

Daily Show

Democracy Now Assistive Media

NPR: National Public Radio

PBS News Hour

World Talk Radio

  •   Science/Health

Discovery Channel Podcasts

Interactive Health Tutorials (Medline Plus)

Scientific American Podcasts

  •   Speeches

History and Politics Out Loud (Northwestern University)

Online Speech Bank (AmericanRhetoric.com)  

  •  Words and More

VOA Wordmaster (Voice of America)

Word for the Wise (Merriam-Webster)

World English

Instructional Programs, Lectures, and Seminars

University Channel (Princeton University)

Video Resources (Annenberg Media)

TED Talk (TED Conferences)

VOICES OF ENGLISH

  • English Accents

Audio Archive (alt-usage-english.org)

Speech Accent Archive (George Mason University) 

  • Voice Banks of professional voice-over artists

Brain Tracks voice-over demos

Vox Talent voice-over demos 

Movies

Movie Clips and Questions

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