I'm a huge fan of TED talks and for anyone trying to improve their English listening and vocabulary, TED is a great resource. Every talk has subtitles available in many different languages, and each talk also has an interactive transcript.
What's the best way to use TED talks to improve your English? Here are the steps to follow:
If you'd like to try my method, here is an absolutely beautiful TED talk about animals with some amazing photographs, by wildlife photographer Frans Lanting. It is also a chance to hear excellent English being spoken by a non-native speaker. (He is from the Netherlands.)
My blog has changed! If you're looking for my English-practice exercises, they're all still here, just look in the archives.
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