Useful Websites

 

 

Oxford Online dictionary: includes spoken words in British and American accents, phonetic transcription, definition and example of natural use of the word in a sentence.

https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/

 

Ship or sheep: allows you to listen to the difference between 2 similar vowels (such as ship/sheep, bet/bat, loop/look)

http://shiporsheep.com/

 

Sounds: Audio clips of all the sounds of Australian English. A great resource from UTS.    

https://www.uts.edu.au/current-students/support/helps/self-help-resources/pronunciation/sounds

 

Useful websites for listening/shadowing

 

Breaking news English: world news for English language learners with transcripts

https://breakingnewsenglish.com/

 

BBC Reel:  BBC Reel will introduce you to a new idea, concept, place or person that will expand your mind, teach you something new or change how you see the world.

https://www.bbc.com/reel/

 

Ted Talks:  inspirational/educational talks on a wide range of issues – with transcripts

example of great public speakers include:

 

https://www.ted.com/talks/james_geary_metaphorically_speaking

 

https://www.ted.com/talks/robert_waldinger_what_makes_a_good_life_lessons_from_the_longest_study_on_happiness?language=en

 

https://www.ted.com/talks/claire_bowern_where_did_english_come_from/transcript?language=en

 

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