Challenging Listening Materials
Intended for Natives

NPR's National Story Project -- The stories of normal people in their own words
Harry Ransom Center (University of Texas at Austin) -- Archive of fascinating historical videos
PennSound -- Hear Contemporary Poetry Read Aloud
Euronews -- See videos featuring European news while referring to a transcript
Video Stories by the NY Times
Arts Edge -- Hear and see presentations by and about performing artists
Sound Portraits -- Real narratives from real people about real American life
TED (Technology Entertainment Design) -- Talks by geniuses and cultural icons
LibriVox -- Acoustical liberation of books in the public domain
Spoken Alexandria Project -- Public domain classics as spoken word recordings
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