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Listen to real news stories, past and present, written especially for international learners of English.

 

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BBC World Service - Words in the News

Current stories.  Listen, read and learn new vocabulary. 

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

News About Britain

Breaking News English

A new story every three days, read slowly and clearly. You can read the transcript and download exercises too.

Level: Upper Inter. This website has sound Go>

BBC World Class

International news for kids, updated every day. Listen to bulletins and read the scripts here.

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

VOA Special English Reports

News reports in slower and simpler English.

Level: Upper Inter to Advanced. You need RealPlayer. This website has sound This website has video Go>

Text Reconstruction

Listen to a news story and type in the words you hear.

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

 

 

 

 

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