ListenAndReadAlong Reading English really can be a "world of utmost joy without suffering". That is a comment of one of our Buddhist readers. Our Reading Movies(Rovies) try to make reading an utmost joy without suffering, or at least tolerable without suffering. We're kinda like the "Johnny Appleseed" of reading. If you don't know "Johnny Appleseed", we posted a Rovie on him.We are a nonprofit totally dedicated to making Rovies- Reading movies. At the moment we are at 140 and expect to be done by the end of August.We love songs, but songs are very time consuming, a 2 minute song might take 2 full days to post, but we're working on it..Now a little about us, at the moment there are 2 ½ of us.
Listen and Read Along Videos - Most in VOA Special English Community Club Home Community Club Firefighter Level A, Community Club What happens when the fire alarm rings? Early readers will follow along with images and audio as a firefighter races to work. Librarian Librarians love to read, too, as early learners will find out in this read-along book about life at the library. Mayor What's it like to be a mayor? Pediatrician Listen and read along as a pediatrician describes how she takes care of children in this interactive book for early learners. Pizza Maker Dough, sauce, and cheese combine to make a delicious pizza pie in this fun early-learner read-aloud about being a pizza maker. Police Officer A police officer's most important duty is keeping people safe, as early readers will learn through the words, images, and audio in this interactive book. Utility Worker Follow along with images and sounds as a utility worker climbs down into manholes and up high on electric poles in this exciting read-aloud book. Veterinarian Animals Animal Moves Level A, Animals Level B, Animals
Audio for ESL/EFL: Listen and Read Along (Flash/MP3) YouTube Videos Science and Technology This is 4 minutes long and use the Teleprompter Player.'Caine’s Arcade' Video Brings Fame to Creative Boy Words & Their Stories These are 5 minutes long and use the Teleprompter Player. American Stories The Tell-Tale Heart - Written by Edgar Allan Poe (Teleprompter) A Pair of Silk Stockings - Written by Kate Chopin (On YouTube.com)This is a playlist with 2 videos. (13:15) The Diamond Lens - Written by Fitz-James O'Brien (On YouTube.com)This is a playlist with 6 videos. (24 minutes) The Law of Life - Written by Jack London. President Obama Barack Obama's Weekly AddressesFor advanced students, we have a set of these. About "Listen and Read Along" These are all things that I adapted from material produced by the Voice of America (VOA). Some of these are in Flash, some are MP3 files played by a Flash player and some are hosted on YouTube.com.
Listen to English and learn English with podcasts in English LoudLit.org Black History Month February is Black History Month, a time when communities and schools give special attention to learning about the contributions and history of African Americans. We've gathered some great resources you can share with students in February — and throughout the year. Writers, illustrators, and storytellers Video interviews with children's book authors and illustrators Watch Reading Rockets' interviews with celebrated African American children's book authors and illustrators, and children's literature historian, Leonard Marcus, who talks about the history of multicultural children's books in the U.S. from the 1960s onward. Watch the full interviews with these award-winning authors and illustrators: Celebrating Black History Month with Poetry On her Poetry for Children website, Sylvia Vardell showcases wonderful poetry created by African American poets who write for young people, including Marilyn Nelson, Nikki Giovanni, Carole Boston Weatherford, Nikki Grimes, Ashley Bryan, Charles R.
ICDL - International Children's Digital Library Listen A Minute: Easier English Listening and Activities Stories, Literacy, Key Stage 1 - Interactive Whiteboard Resources Tiger's House This story book is a fun activity in which pages can be turned onscreen. Choose to read or hear the story. It can help you to be safe at home. There are two levels so it is suitable for 4 - 7 year olds Jack and the Beanstalk Listen to or read the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. The Lucky Seed A delightful, animated story about a seed which grows up to become a tree. Dotty and Boo Cat in The Stinky Wood An animated story where children watch and then answer questions at the end. The Bad Puppy A short animated story with repetitive text and high fequency words. Monster Shopping Trip A brilliantly animated story with text about Hairy Henry's birthday with monster characters. The Three Little Pigs A well animated story with text of the traditional tale 'The Three Little Pigs'. Mr Small - A Big Day Out An animated story about Mr Small by Roger Hargreaves. Animated Aesop's Fables Fairy Tales Delightful traditional and fantasy animated, narrated stories arranged in themes. Jungle Eyes
Beantime Stories On warm, sunny afternoons, you're likely to find children knocking on the door of Tippity Witchet's windmill house asking her to tell them a Beantime Story. Tippity is always happy to see them. She invites the children to pick ripe jellybeans from her garden to eat while she tells her tales. You should find a comfy place to sit and join them to hear some of their favorite stories. Tippity might even recite a poem or two. Scroll down to see titles and intended audiences Big News! Note to parents and teachers: would you like to expand your children's vocabularies in a playful new way? Please note: most of these stories do not include audio files. We recently did create video versions of Two Brave Pixies and Three Pumpkin Pirates and uploaded them to YouTube to attract visitors to Meddybemps.com. Share these presentations with children, but keep reading to them as well.
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