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* American Stories in VOA Special English [FRAME]
Short stories written by American writers rewritten in VOA Special English

* VOA News in Special English - 10 Minute Audio with a Transcript
Once a week, this website posts MP3 and RealAudio files plus a transcript.

* VOA Special English - Words and Their Stories
MP3 files and Text, 5 minutes, once a week, idioms, vocabulary, etc.

* VOA Special English Mobile Site
This is a good, clean, fast-loading website, not just for mobil devices.

* VOA's Agriculture Report (Once a Week) (Voice of America)
Downloadable MP3 file or RealAudio file and text. For ESL/EFL students.

* VOA's Development Report (Once a Week) (Voice of America)
Downloadable MP3 file or RealAudio file and text. For ESL/EFL students.

* VOA's Education Report (Once a Week) (Voice of America)
Downloadable MP3 file or RealAudio file and text. For ESL/EFL students.

* VOA's Explorations (Once a Week) (Voice of America)
Downloadable MP3 file or RealAudio file and text. For ESL/EFL students.

* VOA's Health Report (Once a Week) (Voice of America)
Downloadable MP3 file or RealAudio file and text. For ESL/EFL students.

* VOA's In the News (Once a Week) (Voice of America)
Downloadable MP3 file or RealAudio file and text. For ESL/EFL students.

* VOA's Making of a Nation (Once a Week) (Voice of America)
Downloadable MP3 file or RealAudio file and text. For ESL/EFL students.

* VOA's People in America (Once a Week) (Voice of America)
Downloadable MP3 file or RealAudio file and text. For ESL/EFL students.

* VOA's Science in the News (Once a Week) (Voice of America)
Downloadable MP3 file or RealAudio file and text. For ESL/EFL students.

* VOA's Special English - Daily 30 minute radio show as an MP3 file
It's often very difficult to download this file.
special_english.mp3 (Right-click or Option-click)

* VOA's This is America (Once a Week) (Voice of America)
Downloadable MP3 file or RealAudio file and text. For ESL/EFL students.

* VOAa's American Mosaic (Once a Week) (Voice of America)
Downloadable MP3 file or RealAudio file and text. For ESL/EFL students.

A Princess of Mars (Read and Listen from VOA Special English)
A science fiction story by Edgar Rice Burroughs. MP3 or RealAudio Files

Aesop's Fables: The Cat and the Mice
MP3 File & Text: There was once a house that was overrun with mice.

Aesop's Fables: The Fox and the Grapes
MP3 File & Text: A hungry fox saw some fine bunches of grapes hanging from ...

Aesop's Fables: The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs
MP3 File & Text: A man and his wife had the good fortune to possess a goose ...

American Rhetoric (Michael E. Eidenmuller)
Has sound files of speeches

American Stories: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Ambrose Bierce)
Text and MP3 file in VOA Special English (approx. 1,500 word level)

American Stories: Feathertop (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
Text and MP3 file in VOA Special English (approx. 1,500 word level)

American Stories: Luck (Mark Twain)
Text and MP3 file in VOA Special English (approx. 1,500 word level)

American Stories: The Blanket (Floyd Dell)
Text and MP3 file in VOA Special English (approx. 1,500 word level)

British Council's Listening Downloads: Stories
You can listen to the files online, or download them.

Business Talk Radio - Computer America (Craig Crossman)
Advanced. Downloadable one-hour MP3 files (128 kbps) 41 Mb each.

Business Talk Radio - Menu Page for Archives of Shows
Advanced. Downloadable MP3 files of various programs.

Clive Hawkins' Pod Cards
Readings in British English about various topics around the world.

Denver Post Podcasts: All News, Local News, World News, Business New
Every weekday, you can get the top headlines from this Colorado (USA) Newspaper.

Dvortygirl / Nicolas Vion's MP3 Files of English Words
Approx. 7,000 words with a Creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/fr/

EnglishConversations.org - Real Conversations (Mark White and Aaron Campbell)
You can listen online or download the MP3 files. Transcripts available.

ESL Lessons - 6 MP3 Files
Visiting the Doctor, ...

eslprograms.vcc.ca - Audio Lab
Links to MP3 files. In some, you can hear a distinct Canadian accent.

Greaseman Show (Comedy) Bits
Advanced. MP3 files of comedy bits by a radio personality.

IC Radio Archive (Student Radio Station in London)
Wasted Weekend, Back to the 80s, Imperial Mints, The Flipside, ...

Into Tomorrow (Weekly Radio Show) (www.graveline.com)
Advanced. Downloadable MP3 files or streamed RealAudio. For native English speakers.

IRIN Radio (Integrated Regional Information Networks)
UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

KGOV Radio (www.kgov.com)
Downloadable MP3 files: Bob Enyart Live & Weekly World View. For Advanced.

KSL 1160 News Radio Podcast Library (Salt Lake City, UT, USA)
Direct links to the MP3 files offered to our podcast listeners.

LibriVox - Free Audio Books
Volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain.

Living on Earth
A weekly enviornmental news program broadcast on NPR in the USA.

NBC News Podcast - Downloadable Links
Daily Podcast From NBC5 (Chicago) Downloadable MP3 Files.

Old Radio World . com
For advanced ESL students and native speakers. OTR = Old Time Radio

Old Time Radio Shows (Public Domain) (www.archive.org)
For native English speakers. MP3 files of shows from the early days of radio.

Penguin Dossiers (A commercial site, but these are free.) (Pearson Education / Longman)
You can download MP3 files and read the scripts.

Project Gutenberg's Audio Books Read by a Computer Speech Synthesizer
Public domain books and stories. The pronunciation my not be completely correct.

Project Gutenberg's Audio Books Read by Humans
Books by Mark Twain, Walt Whitman, Edgar Allen Poe, ... (Not Modern Writers)

Radio New Zealand International
The 10-minute 'Pacific News & Sports Report' can be downloaded as MP3.

Radio Programs @ archive.org
For advanced English learners and native speakers. OTR

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