ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English
SECTION 1: Movie Clips Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language. The exercises below use movie clips to help you to better understand spoken English.
Better@English _Video and audio
To learn to speak fluent English, you need lots of exposure to spoken language coupled with opportunities to use what you’re learning. Many learners think that going to a traditional English course is the best way to learn. But you can also learn English very well on your own, without spending a lot of money.
British Library-BBC ‘Listening Project’ conversations go online
This week the BBC are uploading the first 355 Listening Project conversations to the British Library Sounds website at It’s an exciting moment because it means that for the first time these recordings will be available in their entirety for anyone to listen to from anywhere in the world. The Listening Project is a collaborative project between the BBC and the British Library, modelled on the US StoryCorps project. Producers from regional and national BBC radio stations have, since the beginning of 2012, been recording people talking to each other about a topic of their choice, often something that they have been wanting to discuss but never found the time to sit down and really talk about.
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
Games/Activities « Tune Into English
The Tune Into English Drawing Competition - feature in our publicitywww.tuneintoenglish.com ESL Beatles - their story in easy English, with activities and audio/videoeslchestnut.com The Beatles IQ Challenge - Can you beat Tune Into English’s high score of 172,077?
15 Excellent YouTube Channels for Language Teachers and ESL Learners
January 13, 2017 YouTube hosts a treasure trove of excellent educational content that speaks to the learning needs of a wide variety of audiences. Some of this content is created by dedicated teachers and educators who took it upon themselves to promote learning beyond the traditional walls of their classrooms. For instance, in the area of English language learning, there are numerous language teachers (including EFL and ESL) who have set their own YouTube channels and provide video lessons covering almost everything related to language learning. Today's post highlights some of these channels.
Learn English Video – Lesson 02
In this video lesson we will learn some advanced vocabulary. The video was produced by VOA (Voice of English), which has many great lessons and activities for English learners. This video tells us about Nathan Sawaya, a Lego artist! Watch the video carefully, and do the practice.
TED talks for autonomous listening: ten activities – ELT stories
The first week of the Electronic Village Online is in full swing! I’m co-moderating the session on teaching listening, and this week, under the guidance of Lizzie Pinard, we’ve started out with the topic of encouraging learner autonomy. One great thing about online sessions like this one is that there are a lot of participants who share a wealth of tips about the activities and resources they use.
Los sujetos en inglés
Los sujetos en inglés It’s a common mistake when students write and speak to omit the subject in English. This happens because of our language, Spanish, which permits speakers to omit subjects. We normally say: voy al dentista tres veces al año, no decimos el «yo». But in English, you have to remember that subjects are always necessary, which is what I keep telling my students, «no olvidéis los sujetos en inglés». Common mistake:
English listening exercises and tests with TED talks
English Levels (Based on the CEFR) A2: Basic - Elementary B1: Intermediate B2: Upper Intermediate C1: Advanced A1-Beginner and C2-Proficiency levels not available. Difficulty: 2.59
Describing a painting worksheets
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