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    Practise your English language listening skills with the Elementary Podcasts! Each episode is accompanied by a range of activities to help you learn new vocabulary and focus on the language you hear. Appropriate for beginners to intermediate-level learners as you can make it easier or harder on yourself!

    08/19/2011 - 06:47
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    Listen to these beginning and intermediate level conversational podcasts to learn more words and pick up on pronunciation. Each one has a transcript and mp3 file. Most topics deal with basic conversations you might have with a friend or when meeting a new person for the first time.

    09/08/2011 - 09:25
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    This site contains listening exercises for beginners to advanced students. An excellent source for improving your English skills. Each lesson has two or three tasks to help you practice the lesson.

    08/30/2011 - 09:13
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    This site includes native English audio about many topics at easy, intermediate and advanced levels. Additionally, there is a special section for TOEFL/TOEIC test preparation. Each audio file includes a pre-listening activity, self-quiz and post-listening activity. Great site for practicing your listening skills and expanding your vocabulary. If you are a beginner, see the link to Self-Study Guides on the right to get started.

    07/17/2011 - 09:51
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    This is a very good website providing listening lessons on daily news. There are several quizzes and transcript provided on each lesson.

    02/16/2012 - 11:36
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    A great news based listening website. The content is specially tailored for English learners and written in simple English. The audio is also recorded in slow speed. Very good for intermediate level learners.

    09/16/2013 - 10:37
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    A selection of recorded articles covering a wide range of topics of interest. They are suitable for intermediate to advanced learners.

    04/09/2014 - 14:50
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    Do you need practice with auditory comprehension so you can understand others when they speak English? This page is for you! There are 20 audio files with transcripts about various topics - from weddings to TV ads to murder! Be sure to read the tips about how to use these resources most effectively!

    08/19/2011 - 06:27
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    Free listenings for beginner, low-intermediate and intermediate English learners including downloadable mp3 files, printable scripts and listening comprehension. Includes many topics, like celebrities, nature, history and food. There are many topics about Spain and Spanish celebrities.

    03/26/2014 - 17:12
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    Podcasts are the modern and convenient way to practice conversational English. Here you can download short audio files and follow along with the transcript. Each audio file includes fast and slow speech as well as a section for explaining vocabulary phrases from the dialogue. This is free access, but if you join you can access the 10 page learning guide for each podcast in addition to these great features.

    02/16/2012 - 12:18
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    This site has something for everyone! Native and non-native English speakers have conversations about topics of personal interest to them and you get to listen! All conversations include audio, a transcript and notes about slang phrases or unusual vocabulary. Some include a PowerPoint or vocabulary test. Join the global community of English learners!

    02/16/2012 - 12:19
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    This is a collection of 21 narrated stories by Caroline Brown. This is an good resource for practicing your listening and comprehension skills about a variety of topics, especially related to the culture of the U.K. Each story includes four exercises with answers and text as needed (click "See Text" for answers or text).

    02/16/2012 - 11:19




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