with general ESL listening activities
ESL Wonderland--One of Holly's favorite sites. Kent Trickel delivers
a complete package--prelistening and vocabulary, teaching tips, etc.
The English Listening Lounge
-- This is commercial, and there are areas that are available only
by subscription, but the free quizzes are quite good.
About.com--There's a lot here. It's got a wide range of accents,
and there are
activities suitable for all levels.
with Authentic Materials
Mercury Theater on the Air --
This fabulous site includes Real Audio of famous radio plays produced
by the Mercury Theater. It includes the original 1938 Broadcast of "The
War of the Worlds." You will need to download a special font plug-in
to view it.
by a non-profit group called the One Act Players.
Favorite Poem Project
Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky's ambitious audio/video project asks Americans
to record their favorite poems. Here are videos of 50 Americans reading
their favorite poems. Wow! What a great site. Listen to many different
Americans and different regional accents. Learn why they love these
Audio -- Poetry read by the authors or by famous actors. Available
in several formats.
BrainPop--This site is aimed at kids, but the science related
animations have real possibilities for the ESL classroom.
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