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Practice Listening Comprehension
BBC Learning English
Listening games, tests, lessons, and other resources for English language learners.
EnglishClub: Listening Resources
Videos, podcast, news stories, dictation, and more.
English Listening Library Online
Contains over 2000 Listening activities, including games, audio, video, news, and notes to help highlight new or unusual language being used.
Free online English learning resource with easy and intermediate level stories. Includes the ability to hear the story being read while following along with the text.
Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab
Short listening exercises based on specific scenarios for every learning level. Includes a small quiz after each listening sample.
TalkEnglish Listening Lessons
Another library of short listening exercises for every learning level. Also includes quizzes after each exercise.
Build Your Vocabulary
Provides both definitions of words as well as lessons on parts of speech and rules.
EnglishDaily: American Idioms
Common idioms used in American English with explanations and examples of how they are used in conversation.
English Daily: American Slang
Common slang terms used in American English. Includes definitions, examples in conversation, etymology, and synonyms for the term.
Language Guide: Basic Vocabulary
List of basic English Vocabulary words broken down into subject categories such as animals, clothing, food, writing, etc.
EnglishPage: Advanced Vocabularly
List of advanced vocabulary words and phrase related to specific actions or places, such as higher education and ordering in a restaurant.
Help with Pronunciation
Great comprehensive overview of pronunciation including phonemic charts, word stress examples, sentence stress examples, tongue twisters, and more.
Great interactive listening tool that provides over 50 short lessons focusing on specific sounds found in the English language.
TalkEnglish: Pronunciation Practice
Audio lessons that focus on specific letters and sounds found in English that are sometimes difficult for ESL learners.
Improve your Conversation Skills
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