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Links

InternationalReal English

Videos of real conversations, with subtitles. You need RealPlayer. This website has video Go>

What's the weather like? - Pre-Inter / Intermediate

What are the Americans like? - Intermediate

What are the British like? - Intermediate

What are the French like? - Intermediate / Upper Intermediate

What's your astrological sign? - Intermediate / Upper Intermediate

Randall's ESL Lab

So many listening exercises!  Try the 'Easy' ones.  To read the words, click on Quiz Script at the bottom of the page. 

Level: Intermediate to Advanced. You need RealPlayer. This website has sound Go>

Canadian EnglishThe Learning Edge

This was designed to help native speakers in Canada with their reading.  Click on a story to listen.  You sometimes need to click on 'text' to read the script.  

Level: Intermediate. You need Flash. This website has sound Go> 

ABC Asia Pacific - Living English

Watch the series 'Sisters and Brothers', written especially for learners of English.

Level: Intermediate. You need RealPlayer & Flash. This website has video This website has sound Go>

California Distance Learning

An adult education site. Choose a topic, choose a story and then click listen at the bottom of the page. 

Level: Intermediate to Upper Intermediate.  You need RealPlayer. This website has sound Go>

InternationalAudio English Conversations

Listen online - just click 'Play'. This website has sound

Shopping for Clothes - UK/US - Pre-Inter / Intermediate

Confirming a Flight - UK/US - Pre-Inter / Intermediate

Ordering Food in a Restaurant - UK - Pre-Inter / Intermediate

Renting a Car - UK/US - Intermediate

Booking a Flight - UK - Intermediate

At a Doctor - UK/US - Intermediate / Upper Inter

Booking a Hotel Room - UK - Intermediate / Upper Inter

InternationalELLLO!

Try some of the easier activites at the English Language Listening Lab Online. They're short conversations and monologues with people from all over the word. Choose one, then click 'Play Audio' and scroll down to read the text.

Level: Intermediate. This website has sound Go>

British EnglishBritish Council LearnEnglish - Listening Downloads

Stories by Chris Rose. Listen, read and do exercises.

Level: Intermediate to Upper Inter. Go>

British EnglishStories for Dictation

Choose a story, then click 'solution' to read the text.

Children's fairy stories

Level: Intermediate to Upper Inter. You need Flash. This website has sound Go>

I Have a Dream

Read and listen to people's real lives and their dreams. Click on the arrow to go to the next page.

Level: Pre-Inter to Intermediate. You need RealPlayer & Flash. This website has sound Go>

Penguin Dossiers

Articles, from 2000 and 2001, on topics such as film, sport, music, news and culture.  Click 'Read Dossier' and then 'Hear Dossier'. 

Level: Intermediate. This website has sound Go>

InternationalESLClub.gr Trailers

Type the missing words.

Level: Intermediate to Upper Inter. You need QuickTime.  This website has video Go>

RadioEnglish 

Radio programmes with shorter sentences and slower speech.

Level: Intermediate to Upper Inter. This website has sound Go>

 

 

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Also on Okey-Dokey:

Pronunciation - Improve your listening by learning how English is spoken.

Reading - Develop your skills with our great selection of texts.

 

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Okey-Dokeyrecommends downloading the following free programs in order to benefit fully from the websites in our directory:

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QuickTime

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