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Speaking & Listening Practice at CLP
Want MORE speaking & listening practice?
Go to the Carnegie Public Library and find:
- More music, films, audiobooks, and ESL kits
- More listening & speaking databases: Mango ESL, Little Pim, Muzzy Online, Overdrive
- Sign up for Let's Speak English
And don't forget... it's FREE.
Listen to ESL Podcasts
Click on the link below to see the transcript. Then, click on the Listen button under the title. Includes a slow dialog, explanations of vocabulary, and the dialog at normal speed.
Learning Skills Center
FREE face-to-face conversation practice with a native speaker at DUQ
DUQ's Learning Skills Center offers FREE face-to-face conversation practice with a native speaker. You may discuss a variety of topics to build your vocabulary and increase your English fluency. You may also practice real-life interactions, like getting a cell phone or a FREE public library card.
No ESL homework help. For ESL homework help, please contact Kathy Barnard (email@example.com) to schedule an appointment with the ESL Tutors.
Michael P. Weber Learning Skills Center
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: 412.396.6026 or 412.396.6027
Monday to Thurs.: 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Playing educational games is a fun and effective way to learn anything!
There are many games in the Curriculum Center at the Gumberg Library that help you practice your grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, writing, pronunciation, and more. And you may take them home!
Online Listening Practice
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Get listen and read along activities, stories, quizzes, and dictation.
Voice of America Podcasts
Get current news items... listen and read along, then comment below (no sign up required).
Read & Listen Stories
Choose a story. Then, on right side box marked "downloads," click on the audio file, pdf of story text, pdf of comprehension/grammar activities, and pdf of answers to activities.
Talk English Listening Activities
Choose your level and click on an activity to get the audio with comprehension activities and transcript.
Get interviews with English speakers (tagged with level) and comprehension activities.
Easy World of English Listen to Readings
Choose your level on the right side, select an article, and click the media player on the right side to listen.
GCF Everyday Life
Practice everyday life situations. Listen and follow directions.
Connect with English
Includes videos (allow pop-ups and turn on closed captioning), grammar activities, dictation, phrases and expressions, comprehension quizzes, as well as reading and discussion questions.