Archive for the ‘Listening’ Category


Posted: 2013 年 10 月 29 日 in Listening

Lyricstraining is a multilingual website to learn languages for free through music videos, lyrics, and karaoke in English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, and Dutch. It is an MV-based listening-typing game which involves the audience in language learning interactively. In this web-based personalized training program, songs are categorized into three levels (easy/medium/hard) with three modes (beginner/intermediate/expert). Learning with Lyricstraining demands attention, memory, speed, flexbility, and sometimes problem solving. With an account, learners not only track changes in performance but also create their personal songs. Statistically speaking, this website may be the most popular one on this blog.


How to use Lyricstraining


Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab

Posted: 2013 年 10 月 16 日 in Listening

Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab is a great website for listening training. It is  created and maintained by Randall Davis, an American teacher with a multicultural background. His areas of interest and specialty include CALL, video technology, teacher training, and learner autonomy. The website is abundant in authentic, high-quality, and well-organized listening materials with questions, scripts, and activities FOR FREE. For instructors, you can help your students to save a lot of money simply by introducing this website to them. For self-learners, please watch the introduction video below to get the hang of it.

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