President Obama's Inaugural Speech Read and listen to the
I Believe Listen as you read essays on what people
believe from thisIbelieve.org. Click
"More" to get to the full essay and the listening
addresses the United Nations On the
occasion of her sixteenth birthday, Malala Yousafzai, survivor
of a Taliban assassination attempt, addresses the United
Nations on behalf of young girls everywhere and their right to
Technology, Entertainment and Design ~ an event that
features speakers who have won prizes to help change the world)-
Watch, read, and listen to speakers from all over the world
present their ideas on changing the world. (captioning
Americans - Many Rivers to Cross Episode 1 in stories
of the African American people.
Additional Videos for the African American Series
Don't Insist on English! -
Listen to this provacative and entertaining talk
on TED by a longtime English teacher in Dubai, Patricia Ryan.
Author Khaled Hosseini Listen to the author of The
Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns discuss
becoming a writer and several other topics.
Student News Listening to a news report every day will
improve your listening comprehension.
PBS Student News
Scroll to the video of the day and to the video archive to
view PBS News Hour videos.
News Listen to the daily news on MSNBC.
of America Special English (spoken slowly) - Listen to reports on a variety of topics in
clear English spoken slowly.
of America News
World News with
audio files. When the page opens, click the sound icon. You
can also select articles from various regions of the world
or listen to the latest news from Voice of America (top link on
Technology, and Health Topics
Listen to Webcasts
on issues related to science, technology, and health.
|Free Speech Radio
Free Speech Radio News offers a headlines package on a
National Public Radio Click one of two audio links at
the very top of the page. You may also want to listen to
podcasts--link at lower left side of page. They play with MP3/4
Click on video to watch a news story. Transcripts of
stories and Newsquiz are available.
Sound Clips Select a movie file, listen to the sound
clip, and drag the words to put them in the correct order. Use
the "Next" or "Contents" buttons to navigate
with Movie Trailers Select a movie file. Then play the
entire trailer only listening. Start the player again and type
in phrases. Pause it and check your words. The whole text will
soon be filled in. A great dictation exercise with video.
Biography of America
Annenberg Corporation for Public
Broadcasting presents videos on American history. Don't miss
this amazing site. Scroll down to Individual Program
Descriptions and click
to access videos. Sign up first. It's free.
American Rhetoric offers more than 200 short audio clips
from politicians, actors, preachers, athletes, singers, and
other noteworthy personalities; Top 100 Speeches from America's
best speakers; audio and video database of many Hollywood
movie speeches and much more.
|Living on Earth
Sound Journalism for the
Planet. Click the audio file for a show title and then click
the link to get the transcript.
BBC Interviews of Famous People
Listen to interesting interviews of
famous people in a variety of professions.
Moonlit Road "Ghost stories and strange
folktales of the American South, told by the region's most
ESL Cyber Listening Lab
Select topics under General
Listening Quizzes (Difficult) and topics under Listening Quizzes
for Academic Purposes (very difficult). Pre-listening,
Listening, and post-listening exercises provide hours of
Wired for Books
Listen to the voices of many of the greatest American
writers of the 20th century.
Medical dialogues in British English with script. Click on
one of the topics and then on "See full cartoon."
Wait for the sound file to load.
Video Gallery is avaliable at the top of the page or check
video in the bar above the ad. Browse Great
Speeches listen to speeches by
Watch and Listen Audio and video files from BBC
Medline Plus offers
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Tests and Diagnostic Procedures. Click a topic of interest and
then "Go to Module." Follow the audio
instructions to use the program.