English as a Second Language: Listening 2
Video Boosters - Les Video Boosters sont des exercices vidéo interactifs conçus pour améliorer votre anglais en renforçant votre vocabulaire, votre compréhension orale et écrite et l'utilisation de formes grammaticales, le tout en moins de 15 minutes.
English by Yourself – Espace kids 3-6 ans; Espace kids 7-12 ans : Sites créés en partenariat avec le British Council qui offrent des animations thématiques pour l’apprentissage de l’anglais.
Famous People English Lessons: Biographies and ESL Lesson Plans – Audio files with transcripts and exercises.
eslvideo.com - Video quizzes for ESL students.
iTunes Movie Trailers – A large selection of trailers and synopsis of movies.
Holidays – information for younger children about Christmas, Kwanzaa, Ramadan, Yom Kipper, and New Years with a Read feature for each paragraph that allows students to listen to a reading of the paragraphs.
The website "Voices in the Dark" is a source for audio recordings of classic novels, legends, poems, and essays. Audiobooks are usually short and come with accompanying text transcripts.
CBC Learning - News in Review – “Designed by teachers for an integrated curriculum and is an effective learning tool for Canadian studies, global studies, history, social science, media literacy, English and E.S.L.”
Alphabet - See and hear the letters of the English alphabet.
Phonogram Page – The Phonogram Page is designed to promote mastery of the 70 common phonograms of the English language. Students can hear these phonograms and practise saying them.
Time 2 Learn – Most of the resources on this site are for paying subscribers, but there is a sample lesson on musical instruments and an e-book on the continents. A trial subscription is also available. Lessons and e-books make use of audio files.
Western/Pacific Literacy Network/CNN SF Learning Resources - For each story a transcript, a sound file in RealAudio, a video file with sound, as well as the following are provided:
- Story: Intended for adults with moderate reading and speaking comprehension skills including advanced ESL or non-native English speakers.
- Abridged Story: Modification of original story text by simplifying complex ideas and sentences. Intended for adults with low reading comprehension skills including beginning ESL or non-native English speakers.
- Story Outline: Outline summary of basic edited story elements.
Harper Audio on InternetTalkRadio - Poems, short stories, extracts from novels of 32 writers including J.R.R. Tolkien, Edgar Allan Poe, T.S. Eliot, Anne Frank, William Shakespeare ... In audio format read either by the authors' themselves or by professional actors.
Wired for Books - makes important oral interviews from some greatest writers of the twentieth century publicly available.