English as a Second Language: Listening 3
Listening materials for English language learners – Stories, songs, poems, fun facts…
The LanguagePoint - Resources based on news stories.
ComAudio Online - listen to many different kinds of audio items and read the texts at the same time. Interactive cloze exercises with immediate feedback are also available for each item.
About Everyday Life - The EDL project uses interactive, situation-based lessons to teach functional literacy skills. Each activity provides learners with the opportunity to test their knowledge of real-world situations and to develop the confidence and skills necessary to be successful in everyday life.
Takako's Great Adventure - This story is in 10 episodes. The script is available and difficult words or expressions are highlighted to provide a definition or synonyms. MP3 audio files are available for each episode. Required: Shockwave plug-in from Macromedia.
Talking About and Word Power- thematic lists of commonly used words and examples of how they are used in various situations, phrases, and idioms. Definitions and pronunciation of some of the expressions are provided as well as exercises.
Do you speak english? - A bit of humour in this short video.
English Listening Room - Listen to the songs in RealAudio and fill in the missing words in the blanks. Songs include:
Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab - over 100 listening, multiple choice comprehension quizzes. Quizzes are graded by level of difficulty: easy, medium, difficult, very difficult.
ESLnotes.com - The English Learner Movie Guides - Each individual guide is a detailed synopsis of a popular movie; plot, major characters, glossary of vocabulary and questions for ESL class discussion. Guides are available in PDF, HTML and WORD formats.