Listening linksEnglish listening, the first language skill
Academic English listening skills practice
Practise your listening skills with my mini-lectures on a range of interesting topics.
You can read what is broadcast on CNN TV.
Short, medium and long dictation exercises online
Dictations for Listening Practice
Get instant feedback that will improve your listening ability.
English Everywhere - Radio
Resources for teachers and students in teaching and learning English through radio.
English Everywhere - Television
Resources for teachers and students in teaching and learning English using the television.
Interactive audio/video learning materials, listening, quizzes...
A blog with new video lessons made weekly. Full transcripts, listening and discussion questions provided. A large range of topics. Suitable for class use and self study.
How to Hear English Everywhere
This page will show you why it is important to hear as much English as possible. And how to hear English everywhere in the world.
John Mitchell - Poetry in Music
Site of composer John Mitchell, with songs based on the works of well-known English and American poets.
Learn English with Teacher Joe
Listening activities to help students learn English fast.
Learning English Video Project
First ever documentary series on the learning of English around the world. 7-part series with subtitles, exercises and classroom materials.
Radio Plays from the Golden Age
Mystery & Adventure Theatre, Classic Old Time Radio Plays, World War 2
The Internet's most up-to-date list of UK radio stations simultaneously broadcasting on the web
A site that has recordings of famous poems, speeches, etc that people can listen or practice speaking English to!
Shaggy Dog Stories
Download 10 short, funny stories in mp3 format.
An animation by Anthony Essberger based on Lord Dunsany's short story "The Ghosts". With subtitles.