IDEA International Dialects of English Archive Whether you’re an ESL (English as Second Language) speaker or just want to test your understanding of various dialects and accents, you’ll find this page a fun exercise in English comprehension. We invite you to listen to the following samples from around the world, transcribe (write down or type in English in a document of your own) the speech you hear, and then compare that to the full transcription by clicking the link underneath each audio clip. By clicking the link under the clip, you’ll be taken to the sample, where you can see the transcription, listen to the full audio clip of that subject, and find out more about the person. (To find the transcription, simply scroll about a third of the way down each page to the “orthographic transcription of unscripted speech.” And for a similar, fun exercise, see our Test Your Ear page.
Free ESL Regular Daily English Lesson - Talking About Girls - Types You Like or Dislike In this session, we are going to cover talking about girls. We will primarily cover commenting on traits you like or dislike. Don't worry ladies, we will have a session about guys later on. Describing what types of girls you like
IDEA International Dialects of English Archive For all you dialecticians, actors, linguists, and just plain language enthusiasts, let’s see if you can identify the home country (or, for the United States, Canada, and China, the state/province) of the following subjects from their accent or dialect. Take a listen, make your best guess, and then click the link under each audio clip to be taken to the sample you just heard. On that sample page, you will be able to read the biography of the subject, hear the person’s unscripted speech, and read the transcription. 1.Audio Player
Understand Spoken English « English Listening Learn how to use all the site features: See how subscribers can use English Listening. Click on the video to see and hear more. Michael talks about his love for running and how he get involved with the sport. Click on the picture to see and hear more. Gofam is a Vietnamese student living in America, and he describes Vietnamese food and compares it to American food. ELLLO Mixers Listen to six people answer the same question. Students can listen to the audio, take a quiz and learn new words. Mixer 150 Bad Habits Listen to six people admit their bad habits. Mixer 149 Real Heroes People discuss who they looked up to at one time. Mixer 147 Gadgets Count Listen as people share their thoughts on gadgets. Mixer 146 Cheating Six people share if they have ever cheated on a test.
American Accents - Test Your Listening Comprehension American Accents - Test Your Listening Comprehension Test your American English comprehension by listening to these videos of various American accents! I urge you - don't just listen, shadow! Learn English Online! Free Audio Course from 1-language.com Assignments Unit 31: Researching a Paper Unit 32: Submitting a Paper Unit 33: Doing Homework Unit 34: Choosing a Topic Unit 35: Study Partners Unit 36: Attending Class Unit 53: Homework Information Unit 54: Writing a Paper Unit 55: Choosing a Partner Unit 56: Class Introduction Short Talks Unit 37: Short Talk 1 - Planetology Unit 38: Short Talk 2 - Sigmund Freud Unit 39: Short Talk 3 - Earth Formation Unit 40: Short Talk 4 - English Etymology Unit 57: Short Talk 5 - WWII Unit 58: Short Talk 6 - Women's Voting Rights Unit 59: Short Talk 7 - Ford Cars in America Unit 60: Short Talk 8 - President Obama Unit 61: Short Talk 9 - Classical Music Unit 62: Short Talk 10 - Evolution of Facebook
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