Listening – General
These websites are usually for advanced level students.
Fantastic and comprehensive site about improving your listening skills in academic lectures
Tons of free music available for listening and download, and you can comment on the tracks as well as read
other comments. Of course, you can always upload your own songs if you have any.
(Note: Free registration required.)
Presentations by famous people at the TED Conferences
Free movies and television shows
News and cultural programs
NPR’s Southern California affiliate or National Public Radio
News, both in print and video, targeting student interests
Student produced news and cultural programs
Nine stations of news and cultural programs from the United Kingdom