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Old July 27, 2009, 01:22 AM
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Well this site is also for Spanish people learning English.

So maybe I have some useful links as well for native Spanish speakers learning English.

Audio/Podcasts:

1. http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/subjects/english.shtml
Many podcasts and radioprograms, regularly updated. Also educational.

2. http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/
Many free podcasts, targetting grammar specifically. Suitable especially for intermediate to advanced students who want to patch up some of the finer points of English grammar.
The podcasts can be downloaded free of charge including the full transcript.

3. http://www.learnoutloud.com/Podcast-...guages/English
Many free podcasts many times including transcripts.


Free ebooks or audiobooks:

1. http://librivox.org/
Many free audiobooks in English can be downloaded here. The site is run by volunteers.

2. http://www.free-ebooks.net/
Another site with many free ebooks that you can download once you have registered. (I have not used this one yet so I don' t know how many they have. )


3. http://www.e-book.com.au/freebooks.htm
Links to digital libraries.

4. http://www.getfreeebooks.com/
Free ebooks on many subjects.

5. http://manybooks.net/
Over 24.000 free ebooks...

6. http://freeclassicaudiobooks.com/
Many free classical audiobooks.Downloadable.

7. http://www.audiobooksforfree.com/screen_main.asp
Many free audiobooks. Downloadable.

8. http://www.greylib.net/?category=english
Many free audiobooks and ebooks, literature in English.


Tools/software:

1. http://www.wartoft.nu/software/selingua/
Selingua is also suitable for people learning English (large vocabulary database).

2. http://www.wordchamp.com/lingua2/Reader.do
Very handy ' reader'
You can read texts of e.g. 'The Times', or in fact load any url of any Spanish text/ website. Just hover over the word and it will give you possible translations including the pronuncation in Spanish and English.

3. http://www.verbix.com/languages/english.shtml
Online tool for conjugations of verbs.


Online Radio and TV:

1. http://multilingualbooks.com/online-tv-english-us.html
Many TV stations (US).

2. http://multilingualbooks.com/online-...ish-other.html
Many English TV stations (non-US)

3. http://beelinetv.com/free_english_tv/

4. http://www.blinkx.com
Large collection of links to sites (such as Megavideo) containing lots of English/ American series. You can download them & add your own subtitles which you can find online e.g. here .
Free English TV channels.

5. http://www.england.fm
Many English radiostations

6. http://www.america.fm
Many American radiostations.



Pronunciation:

1. http://www.forvo.com/languages/en/
Large database with many English words pronounced. You can download it into mp3's. You can also request pronunciations (in that case you need to register).

2. http://swac-collections.org/?lang=eng
Large database of pronunciation of English words.

3. http://www.internetpolyglot.com/lessons-en-es
45 free lessons in vocabulary, including pronunciation and exercises.


Language exchange/community/tandems/penpals:
The first 2 also contain exercises.

1. http://www.babbel.com

2. http://www.livemocha.com

3. http://www.linguanet-europa.org/plus/welcome.htm

3. http://www.interpals.com


¡Buena suerte! Good luck!

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