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Listening, watching

and... speaking

 

Short videos :

                    http://slatev.com/archive.html

British Radios : choose a radio station and listen to it!

http://www.radiofeeds.co.uk/

Podcasts:

Jingles for drinks 

                        For  the fun of it!

http://www.geocities.com/foodedge/jingles1.html 

Downloadable MP3 files

http://iteslj.org/links/ESL/Listening/Downloadable_MP3_Files/

English Language Listening Lab Online

    On this site you can practice and learn English by listening to English speakers from all over the world, for free. Listening activities come with             transcripts, quizzes, pictures, and audio that can be downloaded.                     
                     http://www.elllo.org/index.htm

English trailers

                           A free website for studying English with movie commercials

                        http://www.english-trailers.com/index.php

The Audio Archive

English speakers from around the world. 

http://www.alt-usage-english.org/audio_archive.shtml

 English accents around the world:

http://www.ku.edu/~idea/

The British Library sounds archives

http://www.bl.uk/collections/sound-archive/listen.html

Accents and dialects in uk 

http://www.collectbritain.co.uk/collections/dialects/

Tales

Tales read by the story teller Bob Wilkins 

http://www.tellingtales.com/Stories/Stories.htm

 

Poetry

The writer's almanach : a daily program of poetry and history  broadcast on public radio . Includes an archive of the audio and text .
http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/

 

Interviews

Archived interviews with "cultural greats of the 20th Century talking about their work." Find audio clips (most under five minutes long) and biographical profiles.

 http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/audiointerviews/

 

Listening skills practice

100 free short English stories for ESL learners

Esl lab

http://www.esl-lab.com/

BBC

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/donthangup/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/compuspeak/

NPR

NPR is an internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of noncommercial news, talk, and entertainment programming.
http://www.npr.org/programs/

Voice of America

Listen to the radio  broadcast (mp3 or real audio) and read the scripts.

This is an  excellent source of documents for the class.

The English Listening Lounge

A selection of recordings to listen to + questions (you have to pay for more)

http://www.englishlistening.com/

Learning  resources

learning modules based on current and past CNN San Francisco bureau and CBS 5 - KPIX (CBS Broadcasting) news stories. Each module includes the full text of each story and interactive activities to test comprehension. The learner can choose to read the text, listen to the text, and view a short video clip of the story. Each module is designed for ease of use so the learner can use it independently. The instructor can also incorporate any story into class activities and lesson plans.
http://www.literacynet.org/cnnsf/

 

Telephone English

about com

click here to get loads of valuable addresses provided by about.com

telephone

(listening, speaking, writing)

http://www.hio.ft.hanze.nl/thar/telephon.htm

 

you may also visit the page Listening comprehension : where you will find some  interactive exercises

 

Bac

ACADEMIE de CAEN / RENNES

Session 2003

Baccalauréat série ES et L
Langue de complément : épreuve orale d'Anglais

http://www.ac-rennes.fr/pedagogie/anglais/info_officielles/orallangcomplement.htm

 

Phonetics

Ship or sheep?

to practice minimal pronunciation pairs

http://www.fonetiks.org/shiporsheep/

Sounds of English

Sounds of English is a website designed for learners of English and their teachers.

http://www.soundsofenglish.org/

 

System for Interactive phonetics

learn the signs

You see a symbol and a list of words. You have to choose the words which contain the sound symbolised

http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/johnm/flash/symword1.htm

You see a word and have to choose an appropriate symbol

http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/johnm/flash/rpvkey.htm

 

http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/project/siphtra.htm

 

http://www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics/about.html

 

http://pedagogie.ac-montpellier.fr/disciplines/anglais/ressources/phonologie/


 

Plenty of very useful links :

http://madeld.chez.tiscali.fr/appr_langues/anglais/c_oral_gb.htm

 

http://fpeyrissat.free.fr/formation/audio.htm

 

http://lve.scola.ac-paris.fr/anglais/son.php

 

http://pedagogie.ac-montpellier.fr/Disciplines/anglais/tice/audiofile.html

 

 

Let me know when you find a dead link, thank you!.