January 30, 2005

Listening exercise lists This list sent to the CIHear yahoo group contains wonderful ideas. I used it a lot today. Ideas for Listening Exercises to Augment (Re)Habilitation ANIMAL SOUNDS http://www.animalden.net/sounds.htm SENTENCES Cochlear website - tools for adults. Sentence samples - http://www.cochlear.com/Lifestyle/570.asp *** Randall's Cyber Listening Lab - www.esl-lab.com *** *** Randall's Cyber Listening Lab - basic self-study guide - www.esl-lab.com/guide.htm *** http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/~ai251/xcarol.html PARAGRAPHS http://www.focusenglish.com/dialogues/conversation.html http://www.whitehouse.gov (click on radio/tv speeches) http://www.prairiehome.org/listings/200112.shtml http://www.audio-bible.com http://www.englishlistening.com/ http://esl.about.com/library/courses/blcourses_beginner_listening.htm http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorial.html Brain Connection - http://www.brainconnection.com/teasers/ ESL Gold - Listening Practice - Sounds and Distinctions www.eslgold.com/jsps/site.jsp?resource=pag_stu_pronunciation_sounds Randall's Listening Lab - A Day at School - www.esl-lab.com/elem/elemrd1.htm Rudenko Book Reader - www.rudenko.com Help ReadT is FREE software that reads along with you while you do the reading -http://www.helpread.com/ Audio Books - Recorded books available for sale or rent - CD and Cassette formats: http://www.audiobooks.com/ or http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/44/ref=br_bh_1_ab/102-9910858-9624108 Other sources for Audio Books - www.recordedbooks.com Look for those with no background music such as the following that other cochlear implant users have found effective: Dr. Phil's Life Strategies Bill O'Reilly's The No-Spin Zone William J. Bennett's Book of Virtues A Prairie Home Companion - Show Archives to listen and view - http://www.prairiehome.org/listings/index.shtml Software and materials for purchase to build listening skills in adults and...


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