Useful Websites



Oxford Online dictionary: includes spoken words in British and American accents, phonetic transcription, definition and example of natural use of the word in a sentence.


Ship or sheep: allows you to listen to the difference between 2 similar vowels (such as ship/sheep, bet/bat, loop/look)


Sounds: Audio clips of all the sounds of Australian English. A great resource from UTS.


Useful websites for listening/shadowing


Breaking news English: world news for English language learners with transcripts


BBC Reel:  BBC Reel will introduce you to a new idea, concept, place or person that will expand your mind, teach you something new or change how you see the world.


Ted Talks:  inspirational/educational talks on a wide range of issues – with transcripts

example of great public speakers include:


Clear Accent

Nicole Levesque

ABN 67 136 838 313


23 Atchison Street

St Leonards, NSW

0405 344 334


open Monday to Thursday

         daytime and evening

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