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ESL052 and ESL053 (Advanced Communication Skills)

A library website that helps ESL052 and ESL053 Advanced Communication Skills students with their Listening Log assignment.

Authentic news

These authentic news sites offer audio (meaning listening) and video options.

The audio news stories have a "play-the-sound" button to start the sound. These are called "Play" buttons. Play buttons usually have a triangle on them. Examples you will see include:

Image showing five difference triangular "Play" buttons to play audio files.

The video news stories will have Closed Captioning, meaning transcripts in the video. You will need to turn Closed Captioning on. Closed Captioning buttons are usually at the bottom of the video player and have a CC on them.  Examples you will see include:

Three examples of Closed Captioning buttons on video players.

Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB)

National Public Radio news

National Public Radio (NPR)

CNN10 newscasts

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