(Liens vérifiés le 27/02/2013)




Récupération du son - Sites-ressources - Conseils - Leçons - Evaluation -
Ecoute de mots - 'Spelling' - Dictées - Cuisenaire rods -
- Télévision et Cinéma - Chansons - Discours -
Accents et Dialectes
- Sujets
- Cartoons - Videos


Suggestions - Games - Songs -
Language laboratories - VIDEOS - Posters - Cartoons -
Accent training
Intonation - Emphasis - Reduction - The sounds -
Minimal pairs
- Heteronyms / Homographs -
Tonic accent
Phrasal stress - Sentence stress -
- Thought groups -
Poems and Rhyme Phrases
- Dialogues - HISTORY

EXPRESSION ORALE Participation - How to... - Podcasting -
Interactive activities
- Activities to print
- Talking to Robots -
- Songs - Cartoons - Videos
CONVERSATIONS Conversation questions - How to express... - Useful phrases -
Ending a conversation
- Videos
VIDEO Moteurs de recherche -
Récupération de videos -
Techniques pour enseigner avec la video -
Video clips - Activities (Video not provided) -
Pages complémentaires : 

Théâtre (activités)
Sons / Bruitages / Videos / Animations FLASH



Conseils :


  • Listening: Top down and bottom up - an article

    "In 'real-life' listening, our students will have to use a combination of the two processes, with more emphasis on 'top-down' or 'bottom-up' listening
    depending on their reasons for listening.

    • Top-down vs. bottom-up listening
    • In the classroom
    • Top-down listening activities
    • Bottom-up listening activities
    • Conclusion"


  • L'entraînement à la compréhension de l'oral et la capture du son
    1- La compréhension de l'oral et le CECRL.
    - Les différents types de textes oraux.
    - Les descripteurs du CECRL (niveaux à atteindre)

    2 - Les documents sonores et leur utilisation en classe
    - Quels types de document utiliser en classe ?
    - Quels types d'activités proposer à nos élèves ?

    3 - La capture du son.
    Diaporama à télécharger
    par José Paradas (Ac. Versailles)


Leçons :

  • Atelier de compréhension orale avec BBC World Service
    "Travail par groupes de compétences.
    Voici le référentiel des huit ateliers compréhension orale. (Durée huit semaines)
    Pour tous les ateliers des extraits de BBC World Service sont utilisés."


  • languages - a lesson proposed by Randall S. Davis (esl-lab) with :
    - a list of commonly-used vocabulary with a recording of the words in RealMedia format.
    - a short quiz to test students' comprehension of some of the words,
    - a Follow-Up exercise for expanding students' use of the vocabulary in a conversation with a partner or group.
  • English Pronunciation/Listening from New Okanagan College ( :
    Movies / Videos / Lessons / Dictations / Minimal Pairs / Tongue Twisters...


Evaluation :

  • Banque d´outils d´aide à l´évaluation diagnostique
    Niveau : Collège : cycle d'orientation (3ème)

    Exemple :
    Mesurer le nombre d’éléments lexicaux significatifs repérés en un temps limité. 
    "Cet outil évalue l’aptitude des élèves à repérer les mots porteurs de sens dans un message oral, c’est à dire les mots qui jouent un rôle essentiel dans leur démarche de construction du sens.
    Le support proposé, intitulé ‘Bullying’, aborde la thématique de la violence, qu’elle soit physique ou psychologique, en milieu scolaire."

    Recherche par niveau.
  • Évaluation en classe de Seconde
    "L'ensemble de ces fichiers et enregistrements dédiés à la Compréhension Orale provient des cahiers d'évaluation des classes de Secondes utilisés entre 1992 et 2001."
    (Yvan BAPTISTE - Ac. Montpellier)


Ecoute de mots :

  • Turbo-mots
    "Le but du jeu est de classer le mot, le plus rapidement possible, dans sa catégorie en fonction du son."

    - Activity created by: Renée Maufroid



Spelling :

  • Times Spelling Bee - interactive game
    Listen and write the word you hear.



Dictées :

  • : "Choose your English dictation ... You'll hear it read four times..." - 5 levels

  • English Dictations
    - interactive exercises
    Hamburgers and Frankfurters - The Great Chase - The Fishing Trip - The Crash! - Thunder and Lightning -
    The Boy who Cried Wolf - Robin Hood -A Noise at Midnight - Fire at Blackpool Pleasure Beach - A Bad Day - a joke - A Day at Home


  • Text Terminator
    "I destroy texts! You recreate them!" says the Text Terminator.
    A text disappears and you have to reconstruct it.
    You can just guess the words or get help by listening to it if you want. Play now!
    (British Council)


  • English Pronunciation/Listening from New Okanagan College ( :
    Movies / Videos / Lessons / Dictations / Minimal Pairs / Tongue Twisters...
  • The Owl and the Pussy Cat, by Edward Lear
    read by Bernard Cribbins- BBC Collection
    Entraînement à la compréhension orale
    - compréhension globale
    - chaîne sonore
    - formes faibles


  • Graded English Dictations (
    "Choose your English dictation below. You'll hear it read four times :
    - first, the whole passage is read at normal speed for you to listen for gist;
    - second, phrase by phrase - each phrase is read slowly twice, with
    punctuation, while you write;
    - then the whole passage is read again for you to check your work;
    - finally, the written text is shown - count your mistakes."

  • Beginners Dictations (

  • Dictation Tests - (
    "Improve your listening skills and your spelling." (Elementary or Intermediate) :
    Adjectives / Buildings / Food / Irregular verbs / Education...
  • Real English® Dictations - Video Listening Exercises (
    What time is it?
    What's the weather like?
    Lost in England
    Paul and Fiona
    Tom and Connie
    Johnny and Noelle-Christine
    The Messenger


'Cuisenaire rods' :

Radio :

  • Mike's Radio World : Your gateway to over 5000 radio stations streaming live on the internet.

Télévision / Cinéma :

  • Movies
    "You're going to hear little movie excerpts and try to figure out what is going on."
    Activity created by: Renée Maufroid


  • The DAILY.WAV - "Short sound clips together with their transcripts.
    Clips come directly from commercially produced TV series and movies, like Star Wars and Black Adder."
    (The English weblab)

  • Hot Potatoes Exercises (michel.barbot) :
    - Listening 2 Movie sounds (48 exercises)
  • American Rhetoric: Movie Speeches - audio and video database of some 80 Hollywood movie speeches (


Chansons :

  • Listen to the Songs and Fill in the Blanks :
    Arkansas - Traveler Buffalo - Gals - Cindy - Little Bo Peep - Little Liza Jane - Swanee River - Weeping Willow (


Discours :


Accents et Dialectes :


  • Sounds Familiar? Accents and Dialects of the UK
    "Do you call a ‘bread roll’ a cobbatchbread cakebarm cake or scuffler? How do you pronounce the words cup and plant?
    And are you sitting or sat at this computer?
    The UK is a rich landscape of regional accents and dialects, each evidence of our society’ s continuity and change, our local history and our day-to-day lives. This site captures and celebrates the diversity of spoken English in the second half of the twentieth century.
    Click on the map to hear how pronunciation varies across the UK."

  • 21 Accents
    "Amy Walker does a little tour of 21 accents in 2 1/2 minutes.
    From the UK and Ireland to Italy, Germany, Czech Republic, Russia, France, Australia, New Zealand, and around North America."  

  • ACCENTS REGIONAUX - interactive activities
    "Dans les activités ..., vous pourrez entendre des locuteurs de différentes régions du Royaume Uni.
    A vous d'identifer la ville d'origine du locuteur !
    Chaque extrait dure environ 30 secondes."

    (Yvan BAPTISTE - Ac. Montpellier)
  • Audrey Hepburn - Accent training (You Tube) - UPDATED


  • The Audio Archive (
    "Sound samples are spoken by English speakers from around the world."

    The spoken texts :
    Arthur the Rat (Australia, Canada, England, India, Ireland, USA)
    The Rainbow Passage (England, USA)
    The North Wind and The Sun (England, USA)
    Bother, father caught... (Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, USA)
    I teach Ferdinand... (England, USA)
    + Other sound files
  • WHERE ARE THEY FROM ? - Listen!
    "You're going to listen to six native English speakers. As you will hear, they all speak English with very different accents."
    (Ac. Dijon)
  • Voices Recordings - with an interactive map (BBC)
    "Take an online audio tour of the way we sound today. Listen to hundreds of conversations...
    Some of the clips are people talking about language  slang, dialect, taboo words, accents.
    Other clips cover all sorts of subjects and simply offer a flavour of how we talk today."
  • English Language Listening Lab Online - "Learn English by listening to real speakers from all over the world.
    Over 400 listening activities to choose from!"
    + transcript + quiz
  • English Accents and Dialects - "There are currently 681 items in this collection." (

  • Listen to English Accents from Around the world (world-english)
    "You can listen to a dialogue or a poem being read by different native speaker from assorted English speaking countries.
    This list will include speakers from various locations in England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, USA, Canada, and the West Indies (Jamaica). While you listen you can also read what the speaker is saying...
    And at the same time increasing your knowledge of English literature."
  • Idem - long conversation (