I Want: Memory Game
A listening and matching game for beginners.
Audio Picture Dictionary
Listen to words to learn basic English pronunciation.
BBC Learning English
Inspiring language learners for 70 years.
This wonderful resource offers general and business English, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation lessons, and great programs for fun listening practice.
Dictation Listening Practice
Listen to short sentences. Type what you hear. Interactive exercises for ESL beginners by Dr. Ron Lee (rong-chang.com).
Easton's English Listening Links
Curated by a long time collector of great links for language learning, especially English as a second language.
English Listening Library Online. Elllo offers free listening activities for learning English with over 2000 listening activities offering every kind of English speaker's accent.
English à la carte
100 listening exercises for learners of English provide listening practice for different levels and different interests using Hot Potatoes interactive exercises.
A great sampling of free passages from this subscription based webcourse offering diverse English accents, various levels, and assorted speeds, and practical topics.
English Media Lab
A mixed bag directory of assorted listening exercises.
Listening games and interactive quizzes at every level. Includes specific knowledge areas such as grammar and business English, and targets speaking skills with (UK) audio samples and exercises for common English expressions.
Slow and clear talks with vocabulary explanations of popular cultural topics. Listen for free. Subscribe to download learning materials.
Learning Resources is designed to help adults improve basic skills like reading and spelling using real-life stories on topics of interest to adults.
100 listening exercises for learners of English listening practice for different levels and different interests from the Université de Franche-Comté, Besançon, France.
Sounds of English
Listening videos and games for beginning and intermediate adults.
Booking a Hotel Room- one of many free samples of the great listening material available at this subscription-based resource.
Adult Learning Activities
Adult Learning Activities
Created by the California Distance Learning project, this site offers hundreds of stories to hear and read to build English reading and to boost life skills. The topics were adapted from original stories by KXTV News in Sacramento. Each story has games and interactive quizzes to help learn the vocabulary and the topic ideas.
English Intonation Quiz
Funny listening quiz showing how word stress and intonation affect the meaning of an utterance.
ESL Business News
Business articles read aloud slowly with transcripts to read along.
English language teaching resources for all ages & levels. Presentations, worksheets, reading & listening resources, teaching notes, lesson plans & fun learning activities.
The Learning Edge
Presented as 12 newspaper editions, this website provides terrific listening opportunities for hearing English speakers at a slow but natural pace. The topics are designed to help immigrant English learners cope with and master the daily experiences of living and working in Canada (or any English-speaking country).
VOA: Learning English
Two complete levels of real audio news with transcripts, vocabulary quizzes, and practice exercises. Check out the great English audio and video links at the bottom of the page.
Medical English multi-media course for doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and general medial staff.
Funny Audio Files
Including funny answering machine/voice mail messages.
IDEA: International Dialects of English
Created in 1997 as the first online archive of primary-source recordings of English dialects and accents as heard around the world.
50 Units of English focusing on practical conversations and academic language as commonly found in American universities. Good luck learning English! (requires Flash)
Talk English Dialogs
Natural sounding dialogs with comprehension questions and transcripts. 34 lessons at 3 levels, including basic, intermediate, and advanced, are all presented at a challenging (authentic) speed.
Ideas Worth Spreading
Inspirational talks by great speakers presented in video with interactive transcripts to help you return and hear any sentence repeated to your heart's content.