• Listen to the weather forecast and do the exercises to practice and improve your listening skills.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Thu, 06/25/2015 - 12:41
  • An interactive audio book that teaches you about the four seasons. Read about what Silly Lilly likes to do in the different seasons. You can practice just your reading skills, or listen to the audio and follow the text as well.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Tue, 04/21/2015 - 00:36
  • Listen to this audio book and learn all about the four seasons. Follow the Apple Tree as it goes through the year and changes with the seasons and the weather.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Fri, 04/17/2015 - 01:38
  • A short story from Listen and Watch with the British Council. Katie and Jaia are on a school trip with the other children in their class. They're visiting the Planet Earth Museum. Visit the museum with them, and learn lots about our planet.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:00
  • Growing your own food is popular recently. It is healthy and can save the planet. Listen this audio to know how good it is. It includes an audio file and transcript.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:03
  • Zuly and Eric are planting a garden for their mom's birthday. Listen to the slow and fast dialogue of the podcast while following along with the transcript. This podcast includes explanations of highlighted words to help you expand your vocabulary, especially regarding slang terms or everyday phrases.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:35
  • There are lots of things we can do at home to look after the environment. What do you do? How green are you? Find out with this quiz from the British Council. Read and listen to the 13 questions and see how you do!

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:14
  • Steven, a student from Costa Rica, talks with Rachel about how he tries to help the environment. Includes audio file of non-native / native English (U.K.) conversation with transcript and vocabulary notes.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:43
  • Cheryl talks with Nick about a few dangerous things people should be aware of on her island. Includes audio file of native English conversation (Guam / Australia) with transcript of all audio and vocabulary notes. Some words in the transcript are "clickable" and take you directly to the notes. Great for expanding your vocabulary and enhancing pronunciation!

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:14
  • Rebecca talks about the drought in Australia and how people deal with it. Includes audio file of native English conversation with transcript of all audio and vocabulary notes. Some words in the transcript are "clickable" and take you directly to the notes. Great for expanding your vocabulary and enhancing pronunciation!

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:17
  • This is a listening skills resource. Listen to the speaker talking about the Maasai and the lions and do the exercises to practice and improve your listening skills.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Fri, 11/27/2015 - 16:03
  • Rebecca talks about the Great Barrier Reef and her thoughts about scuba diving. Includes audio file of native English conversation with transcript of all audio and vocabulary notes. Some words in the transcript are "clickable" and take you directly to the notes. Great for expanding your vocabulary and enhancing pronunciation!

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Fri, 08/01/2014 - 02:23
  • Enam talks about some problems and possible solutions for his country. Includes audio file of non-native (Mexico/Bangladesh) English conversation with transcript of all audio and vocabulary notes. Some words in the transcript are "clickable" and take you directly to the notes. Great for expanding your vocabulary and enhancing pronunciation!

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Fri, 08/01/2014 - 02:33
  • Katia talks about some problems and possible solutions for her country. Includes audio file of non-native (Mexico/Bangladesh) English conversation with transcript of all audio and vocabulary notes. Some words in the transcript are "clickable" and take you directly to the notes. Great for expanding your vocabulary and enhancing pronunciation!

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Fri, 08/01/2014 - 02:36
  • Learn how to talk about climate change and global warming in English using the first conditional tense. In this intermediate English lesson you will see a student talking to a professor about climate change. Your teacher will teach you some important English vocabulary for talking about the environment.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Fri, 08/01/2014 - 02:27
  • As the brightest and biggest thing in the night sky, the moon has inspired music, poetry and stories for centuries. But it is a hostile environment to humans in many ways. Learn vocabulary related to human history after listening to the audio and following the transcript. There is a comprehension task for you to practice, too.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Fri, 08/01/2014 - 02:41
  • Facts about the state of the global environment read like quotes on a poster for an epic Hollywood movie. However, many people feel that governments are not taking the environment seriously enough. Listen to the audio and follow along with the text to learn new words and practice pronunciation.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Fri, 08/01/2014 - 02:44
  • Intermediate listening about the plant echinacea and its properties. Includes an audio file, transcript and reading comprehension exercise.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Fri, 08/01/2014 - 02:30
  • Intermediate listening and reading exercise about the similarities between people and plants and the consequences of this relationship. Includes an audio file and transcript.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Fri, 08/01/2014 - 02:45
  • Trees have always fascinated people. They are the biggest living things on our planet, and one of the most beautiful. Trees appear in many religions and have inspired artists for thousands of years. Learn vocabulary related to nature after listening to the audio and following the transcript. There is a comprehension task for you to practice, too.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Fri, 08/01/2014 - 02:38
  • Reading and listening comprehension about the terrible fires in Australia in 2009. For intermediate English students studying the passive. Includes an audio file and transcript.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Fri, 08/15/2014 - 03:18
  • What do you recycle at your house? Are you interested in this topic? Listen to this interview with a little girl who has some good ideas for saving the Earth. After you listen, check how much you understood with the quiz.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:02
  • This podcast interview is a discussion about people who protest logging and deforestation by living in trees for an extended time. These people, sometimes called "tree huggers," believe that it is an important social issue. Learn new vocabulary by clicking on the phrases in blue for an explanation.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Fri, 08/01/2014 - 02:51
  • Steven talks about he learned to live off the land and eat all natural foods. Includes audio file of non-native / native English (U.S.) conversation with transcript and vocabulary notes.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Mon, 08/04/2014 - 01:50
  • Aiste and Christophe talks about some of the environmental problems in Europe. Includes audio file of non-native (Lithuania/Belgium) English conversation with transcript of all audio and vocabulary notes. Some words in the transcript are "clickable" and take you directly to the notes. Great for expanding your vocabulary and enhancing pronunciation!

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Mon, 08/04/2014 - 01:53
  • Nick is an environmental scientist from Australia. His job is to minimize destruction to the environment when trees are cut down in order to make paper. Listen to him share his knowledge about the impact logging has on the forests of Tasmania.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:00
  • Steven talks about a special nature camp in Costa Rica where students learn about nature. Includes audio file of non-native / native English (U.S.) conversation with transcript and vocabulary notes.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Mon, 08/04/2014 - 01:51
  • Intermediate level listening about the impact of plastic bags on the environment using different tenses. Includes an audio file, transcript and an online reading comprehension exercise.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:04
  • Nowadays, many of us try to live in a way that will damage the environment as little as possible. And we want to take these attitudes on holiday with us. Ecotourism is becoming more popular. This audio file about ecotourism includes a vocabulary preparation, transcript and a comprehension task. All items, including the audio file, are downloadable.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:05
  • In this TV program excerpt, Shirley introduces us to her garden and shares tips on how to make things grow. This site includes audio, a transcript and exercises to practice listening with slang/vocabulary notes in the transcript. To see the full transcript and vocabulary notes, click "Quick Script" at the top of the page.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:07
  • The Eden Project is a nature park on the site of a clay pit in Cornwall, and consists of two enormous domes and an outdoor area. Here, visitors can learn to live in harmony with their environment. Listen to the audio and follow along with the text to learn new words and practice pronunciation.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:09
  • Have you ever looked out of the window of a plane at 30,000 feet at the vast expanses of empty ocean and uninhabited land, and wondered how people can have any major effect on the Earth? Listen and learn more about this topic. It includes transcript and comprehension questions. Easy format can be downloaded or printed easily. Includes a list of new vocabulary to complement the text.

    Status: Published
    Updated date: Mon, 08/04/2014 - 02:09

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