ELT Listening Material – Nathan Hall. Here is a regularly updated collection of authentic and adapted listening material that could be used in an English language classroom or my students for extensive listening. Click on the title of the website to go to that page, or click on the ‘More Information’ link to get a summary of information on length, accents, transcripts, and more. If you find any links that do not work, please let me know. Also, if you have anything to add to this list, please share it with my using the contact page on this website or send me a message on Twitter (@nathanghall) and I will make sure to give you credit. = Adapted for those who speak English as an additional language Conversational The Listening Project: A BBC weekly podcast from the daily radio program of the same name.
StoryCorps: A radio program from NPR. ELLLO: Short semi-scripted conversations on various topics. New Dubliners: Interviews with immigrants to Ireland. BBC – Great Lives: Discussions on important people from history. Stories Inc. English Listening Lesson Library Online. Podcasts | Independent English. Podcast (noun)a recording of a radio broadcast or a video that can be taken from the InternetTo listen to the podcast, click on the link below.I download podcasts of radio shows and listen to them in the car. [Definition from the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary] Although the word podcast was originally taken from ‘iPod’ and ‘broadcast’, you don’t need an iPod to listen to one.
In fact, you don’t even need an mp3 player; a computer with internet access is enough. They are freely available from a wide variety of sources, some designed for native speakers and others for language learners. Why should I use podcasts? As you listen to more and more English, you will understand more. How can I use podcasts? You can download podcasts from some of the places listed below and listen to them as you are doing other things. Here are some activities you can do using podcasts if you want to use them for studying: Choose a podcast on a subject you are interested in. Where can I find podcasts? P.S. Listen Current – Listening that sparks learning.