Listening links from Cybrary Man http://cybraryman.com/listening.html Listening links from Cybrary Man
Active Listening for the Classroom | Active Listening: Seven Ways to Help Students Listen, Not Just Hear | Aggressive Listener | Appreciative Listening Activities | Assertive Listening and Hearing Tactics | Critical Listening | Dialogic Listening | Directed Listening/Thinking Activity DLTA | Empathic Listening | Extensive Listening | Passive and Active Listening | Purposeful Listening Children's Activities |
Sympathetic Listener | Therapeutic Listening |
#Webinar Teaching & Listening Tools & Apps #liveclass20 http://bit.ly/17VD71v #Webinar Teaching & Listening Tools & Apps #liveclass20 Special Guest: Shelly Terrell
Fantastic resources for incorporating audio and listening tools into your classrooms. Many are browser based, some are apps and all are free!
Voxopop http://www.voxopop.com/ Voxopop
We aim to bring people together in an environment of constructive communication. We all know that the world needs more communication between people of differing social, political and religious contexts - and Voxopop aims to provide that kind of bridge to bring about social change. So... let's get talking!
Used by educators all over the world, Voxopop talkgroups are a fun, engaging and easy-to-use way to help students develop their speaking skills.
They're a bit like message boards, but use voice rather than text and a have a specialised user interface. No longer confined to a physical classroom, teachers and students of oral skills can interact from home, or even from opposite sides of the planet!
Audio Puzzler http://audiopuzzler.com/ Audio Puzzler is a kind of puzzle game based on, well, snippets of audio found online.
The audio is taken from popular video clips, so that when you complete the puzzle you'll be able to watch the video as well.
Get a sense for how to play and then dive in.
The American's guide to speaking British. http://www.effingpot.com/ The Best of British
The American's guide to speaking British.
Listen A Minute http://listenaminute.com/ Listen A Minute
479 Listenings: 9-Page Handouts & Online Quizzes - Listen Up!
Listen a little every day to improve your listening skills.
Focus on new words, grammar and pronunciation in these short texts.
Doing the online activities, discussion, survey and writing will help.
Listen many times - enough for you to you understand everything. Listen A Minute.
LyricsTraining http://www.lyricstraining.com/ LyricsTraining Brilliant to practice listening and reading skills
Listen as a music video plays .. with the lyrics streaming below the video .. some words missed ... you need to add them. Gamification
i2speak : Smart IPA Keyboard http://www.i2speak.com/ The Smart IPA Keyboard lets you quickly type IPA phonetics without the need to memorize any symbol code. For every Roman character you type, a popup menu displays a group of phonetic symbols that share the same sound or shape beneath typed character. Use arrow keys to select the proper symbol then hit the Enter button.
Write phonetics using English alphabet then search the web or post to social networks by clicking the appropriate button
ELLLO English Listening Lesson Library Online http://elllo.org ELLLO English Listening Lesson Library Online
Activities include multimedia, free MP3 files, vocab tasks, language notes, print page and more...
The mp3 files and text on elllo are Creative Commons. Students and teachers are free to download, copy and distribute these materials for educational purposes. They are not transferable for commercial purposes.
To view a screencast about ELLLO use in teaching and Learning visit http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/elllo/
Phonics Games http://www.funfonix.com/games/ Phonics Games
Free initial sounds games and activities: short vowels and hard consonant practice exercises.
123Listening http://www.123listening.com Teachers can download MP3 audio with matching printable worksheets, make your own custom listening comprehension exercises or print out free ready made materials.
Many different audio downloads and many different worksheets that can be combined to be very simple for young learners or more difficult for older students.
123Listening http://www.123listening.com/worksheetmakers/ 123Listening.com offers free listening quiz worksheet makers, listening activity wizards, listen lesson plan materials and printable listening activities to use with free downloadable audio files and mp3 listening tracks available from the main page.
Forvo http://www.forvo.com/ Forvo is the place where youŽll find millions of words pronounced in their original languages. Cool, isnŽt it? Be a part of this cultural phenomenon now!
Forvo is the place where youŽll find words pronounced in their original languages. Ever wondered how a word is pronounced? Ask for that word or name, and another user will pronounce it for you. You can also help others recording your pronunciations in your own language.
American English Pronunciation Patterns http://www.pronunciationpatterns.com/download.html American English Pronunciation Patterns
Pronunciation Patterns groups 4,000 English words by phonics and patterns to help you perfect your English pronunciation in one year.
It has many other features to help you improve your speaking fluency and reduce accent.
Professional 3.0 demo trial available
Accent Master: English Pronunciation Made Easy http://www.AccentMaster.com Our interactive software can teach you proper English pronunciation.
Commercial software package
Also have a free newsletter with tips on how to improve your English pronunciation.
Speech Accent Archive http://accent.gmu.edu/ Speech Accent Archive
This site examines the accented speech of speakers from many different language backgrounds reading the same sample paragraph. Currently, we have obtained 425 speech samples.
Storyline Online http://www.bookpals.net/storyline/ Storyline Online
The Screen Actors Guild Foundation is proud to bring you Storyline Online, an on-line streaming video program featuring SAG members reading childrens books aloud. Hand-picked by BookPALS National Program Director Ellen Nathan, a former teacher and librarian, each of the books on this site offer an accompanying lesson plan and activity guide.
Sounds of English http://www.soundsofenglish.org/ Sounds of English is a website designed for learners of English and their teachers.
Activities and exercises for English pronunciation and listening.
Phonetics Flash Animation Project http://www.uiowa.edu/%7Eacadtech/phonetics/ Phonetics Flash Animation Project
This site contains animated libraries of the phonetic sounds of Spanish and English. Available for each consonant and vowel is an animated articulatory diagram, a step-by-step description, and video-audio of the sound spoken in context. It is intended for students of phonetics, linguistics, and foreign language. There is also an interactive diagram of the articulatory anatomy.
This project was a collaborative effort of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Speech Pathology and Audiology, and Academic Technologies at The University of Iowa.
The American's Guide to Speaking British http://www.effingpot.com The Very Best of British: The American's Guide to Speaking British
The seven sections on the left contain over 1000 words and expressions that differ in their usage between the US and the UK. This site started as a simple list to amuse our friends when we moved to the USA for 2 years - believe it or not, to a house in Tossa Lane!!!
Now, it's sold around 30,000 copies as a paperback book and has been reprinted four times!
Of course, you can read it all here for free.
Speaking http://eleaston.com/speaking.html Speaking | Styles of Communication | Teaching Communicative Competence | Improve your spoken English | Teaching Conversation | Teaching Speaking | Campfire Skits | Consonant Sounds | Vowel Sounds |
Learning English with the BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/ Interactive Multimedia site which is an excellent source of listening exercises using the news, sport, music and other interests.
BBC | ESL | EAL | Listening | interviews | English by Radio | Music | News | Sport |
General Listening Quizzes http://www.esl-lab.com/ As far as listening resources on the internet ... this must be in the top five!
General Listening Quizzes | Long Conversations with RealVideo | Short Listening Exercises |