Language Learning Online: Listening and more

There are so many different possibilities to learn a language online. At least, you can find loads of resources to support the learning process. What about a free language course to learn Danish, French, German, Icelandic, Luxembourgish or Amharic? Open Cultures offers an overview: Learn 48 Languages Online for Free: Spanish, Chinese, English & More. These courses are free and online.

Furthermore, this website offers 900 Free Audio Books and 1.150 Free Movies that can be used to foster the language learning process.  

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A second resource that might be helpful regarding listening comprehensions in the classroom is Audio-Lingua. This websites offers 5290 mp3 files in 13 different languages. You can use filters to find your way: key words, language, CEFR level, length, and speaker’s age. All these audio files licenced as OER using CC BY-NC-SA as a licence.

Last but not least YouTube and it’s stars are a great resource for language teachers and learners. There are channels for every field of interest, for every language and even every level. In 2018 I will introduce different channels to you. Today, I want to start with two collections by English Post presenting 15 Awesome YouTube Channels for Teaching and Learning English and 10 Amazing Websites to Improve your Listening Skills. Check also the section “Other great Posts” to find more collections helping with teaching writing, reading and speaking skills.