In this section you will find some links to websites which offer useful material for listening on line.


PRONUNCIATION


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1. Problems with the English sounds? Do you find it difficult to pronounce words in a proper way? Have a look at this BBC lesson:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/multimedia/pron/

2... or watch these two videos for short and long vowel sounds:







THEN PLAY WITH PHONETICS...


http://cambridgeenglishonline.com/Phonetics_Focus

...go on with vowels: http://www.oup.com/elt/global/products/englishfile/intermediate/c_pronunciation/pronunciation01/

...check word stress: http://www.oup.com/elt/global/products/englishfile/intermediate/c_pronunciation/nef_int_stressgame


...AND WITH HOMOPHONES!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/words/spelling/recognising/homophones/game.shtml



LISTENING WEBSITES


http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/ (elementary podcasts from BBC - with exercises)
http://esl.about.com/od/listeningquizzes/English_Listening_Comprehension_Quizzes_for_ESL_EFL.htm
http://www.elllo.org
http://www.nspeak.com/inglese/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=62&Itemid=108
http://www.englishclub.com/listening/news.htm
http://www.podcastsinenglish.com/pages/level1.shtml
http://www.eltpodcast.com/archive/bc
http://www.tolearnenglish.com/cgi2/myexam/index.php?go2=audio&gototal=7614&niveau=2
http://www.carolinebrownlisteninglessons.com/index.html
http://www.manythings.org/listen/
http://e4u.english.org.mx/tyl/iyl.html (select your level)
www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/newsenglish/witn/index.shtml - (News in the World - Listen and read)

http://www.eslpodcards.com/country-index.php
www.zanichellihappening.it
www.rong-chang.com/sites/esl-lab.htm
http://www.english-magazine.co.uk/wjhdy/tucms/&demo/contents/contents.html (sample material)
http://www.tolearnenglish.com/cgi2/myexam/index.php?go=video
http://www.englishpod.com/
http://iola.cityu.edu.hk/
http://www.listen-to-english.com/
http://podcastuk.org/ (Interviews from the UK - video)
http://www.voanews.com/specialenglish/index.cfm (upper intermediate/advanced level)
http://www.etseverywhere.com/ (EFL/ESL audio files )
http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com./0807-0810.html (upper intermediate /listening, text activities and worksheets)
http://www.agendaweb.org/listening/easy_interm.html (elementary level)
http://www.agendaweb.org/listening/elem_interm.html (elementary/intermediate level)
http://www.agendaweb.org/listening/upperintermediate.html (intermediate level)

WATCH AND LISTEN


http://www.infosquares.com/eslvideo/index.html (video-based listening comprehension exercises for ESL. These exercises are based on movie trailers)
http://www.eslvideo.com/index.php (Learn English with free videos from YouTube, Google Video, etc., thane take quizzes - from beginners' to upper-intermediate level)
http://www.real-english.com/new-lessons.asp (list of videos which include lessons made up of an average of 12 exercises per video)
http://australianetwork.com/studyenglish/ (Study English is designed for intermediate to advanced English language learners, especially those using English for study purposes)
http://www.lingual.net/ (learn English through movies!)
http://www.english-trailers.com/index.php (learn English through trailers)

More listening material:


Read and listen what students from colleges, universities and schools wrote about journeys that were significant for them:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/roadtrip/journeys_shortlist.shtml

LISTEN AND READ WITH.... CHILDREN!

http://www.childtopia.com/index.php?module=home&func=coce&myidioma=eng&idphpx=educational-games-childtopia

You'll also find here some audio files you can download and use to improve your listening skills.
Just choose a topic and/or a suitable level and click on the file name. Have fun!

PET LISTENING EXERCISES

FCE LISTENING EXERCISES