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Authentic English: Communication Activities

Find short videos of native and fluent English speakers discussing a wide variety of topics. Transcripts for the videos are included.

ELLLO: English Listening Lesson Library Online

Over 2,500 free English video and audio tracks of native and fluent speakers of English speaking about a variety of topics including current events and grammar. Also find games, worksheets, and lesson plans. New tracks and materials are added each week.

ELLLO! Listening Games

This website contains short listening texts for English language learners that are read at a natural speaking rate. After listening, learners can take a quiz to demonstrate their understanding of what they heard.

Listening with a Purpose: 7 Types of ESL Activities

This article outlines different approaches that teachers can take when planning the purpose of a listening activity so that students can strengthen a variety of listening comprehension skills.

Manythings.org

This website is for people studying English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL). There are quizzes, word games, word puzzles, proverbs, slang expressions, anagrams, a random-sentence generator and other computer-assisted language learning activities - including activities that learners can do on their own and listening and reading texts that can be used to create lessons.

Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab

Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab is an online, multimedia listening website designed to help ESOL students improve their listening comprehension skills in English. The website contains over 300 original learning quizzes and activities that cover functional language topics.

Rong Chang Listening Collection

This is a collection of online listening tracks for ESL learners. There is a wide range of topics and levels featured, and all of the sites include an audio track and a reading text.