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Resources for Studying English

By Greg Franklin,2014-07-04 18:46
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http://dictionary.reference.com/

    A good online dictionary with pronunciations

http://www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics/english/frameset.html

    English pronunciation guides with videos

http://www.pbs.org/

    Shows and talks from American public radio. Good for listening practice. (this site is really slow for me)

http://www.ted.com/

    A very good website with videos of talks and discussions on various topics. Videos can display subtitles in

    many languages and most videos have text of the speaker’s words.

http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~alzsh3/acvocab/index.htm

    A site for help in expanding academic vocabulary.

    Using Concordance Lines to study vocabulary. Read up on concordance lines here: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/~alzsh3/acvocab/concordances.htm

The following are websites that provide corpora for concordance lines. Try these out. Let me know if you

    have any questions.

    http://courses.washington.edu/englhtml/engl560/corplingresources.htm http://corpus.leeds.ac.uk/protected/query.html

    http://www.lextutor.ca/concordancers/

    http://corpus.byu.edu/coca/

    This last site from BYU is good and easy to use.

http://www.freeclassicaudiobooks.com/

Free audio books to practice listening and hear some good stories at the same time. Don’t just listen,

listen actively, listen for rhythm, tone, volume, emphasis, and speed.

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