Watch the news in English

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Listening, Reading, Videos |

The news is a great learning resource because you usually already know the context.  Just by looking at a few pictures, you can usually guess what the story is, so it’s easy to listen and connect what you hear with what you already know.  Euronews provides a transcript with each video in their “OUR LATEST VIDEO NEWS” section so you can listen first and then read if you’d...

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English blogs for English readers

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Listening, Reading, Videos |

Do you have English websites that you like to read?  Here are some blogs and journals that are updated regularly, maybe one of them will make its way into your bookmarks bar! Boing Boing Wonkette Jezebel You Are Not So Smart Bad Science Lifehacker Monbiot News of the...

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Weekly or monthly news sites

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Listening, Reading, Videos |

Do you have English websites that you like to read?  Here are some magazine sites that are updated frequently, maybe one of them will make its way into your bookmarks bar! The Economist The Atlantic Monthly Harper’s Mother Jones The New Republic Dissent Adbusters Salon Slate Wired Utne Reader Boston Review Esquire The Onion (satire) San Francisco Bay Guardian Village Voice (New York City) Chicago Reader The...

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Daily news sites

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Listening, Reading, Videos |

Do you have English websites that you like to read?  Here are some news sites that are updated daily, maybe one of them will make its way into your bookmarks bar! The Guardian The Independent BBC The New York Times The Los Angeles Times ABC CBC Google News Yahoo...

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Intermediate level English news sites

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Reading, Videos |

These sites have short articles written with relatively simple grammar and vocabulary Orange news Simple news website, check the “quirkies” section for some funny and strange articles. USA Today Very simple American...

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