Daily independent news program--stories, interviews, daily headlines you can read, watch, or listen to. This award-winning show provides access to people andperspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media.
American Rhetoric Online Speech Bank
Great website where you can hear (and sometimes watch) famous American speeches while you read the transcripts.
American Rhetoric Movie Speeches
Hear, read, and watch famous speeches or scenes from movies.
Voice of America
News and special interest stories, many of which you can listen to (or watch) while reading the transcript.
Voice of America - Special English
Special section of stories in the "Learning English" section where the speaking is natural-sounding but slowed down for English learners.
English Pronunciation VirtualLab (The New Okanagan College)
The best site I've found for interactive pronunciation practice
Word games, puzzles, quizzes, exercises, slang, proverbs and much more.
Phonetics: The Sounds of American English (University of Iowa)
See and hear how the individual sounds of American English are produced.
The Free Dictionary
My favorite online dictionary with audio. Loaded with information if you scroll down the page.
Hear words (in many languages) pronounced. Some different forms of words, such as past tense and plural, also some words in phrases.
Fastest access to words. British pronunciation, but most words are the same as American English. Can also translate a chosen word into many different languages.
Clear Speech from the Start (2001) Student book
by Judy B. Gilbert
Clear Speech 3rd Ed. (2005) Student book
Accurate English: A Complete Course in Pronunciation (1993)
by Rebecca M. Dauer
The Interview Rehearsal Book(1999)
by Deb Gottesman & Buzz Mauro