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(Updated on 03/04/2016)

 

 

  • Americans Chose Their Favorite Poems - AUDIO + SCRIPT
    "April is National Poetry Month in the United States. Come along with us as we sample poetry by Robert Frost, Rita Dove,
    Langston Hughes, Edna Saint Vincent Millay and other beloved American poets."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • CC Prose "is dedicated to making classic literature accessible to people around the world. We make more than just audiobooks.
    By combining high quality audio, large print text, synchronized closed captions, and machine translations in multiple languages; we provide something for everyone.
    Learn English, learn to read, with free videobooks from CC Prose.
    All chapters contain synchronized text, an interactive transcript, and closed captions."

    + CC ProseKids + CC Poems + CC Cartoons
    (YouTube)

  • TS Eliot prize 2010
    "Derek Walcott has won of the TS Eliot Prize for Poetry with his collection White Egrets."
    (BBC)



    Listen to "extracts of the shortlisted poets reading their own works."

    (BBC)

  • Robin Hood Rap Poem - with Flashcards, Worksheets, Teachers' notes and key
    + 3 poems : I Wanna Be A Star - Key - Arabian Nights
    (British Council)

 

 

  • Limericks (eolf.univ-fcomte.fr)
    Pronunciation exercises on the schwa sound and the tonic accent
    (Speaker with a British accent)
  • The Poetry Archive - with AUDIO
    - Browse by Last name / by Title / by Theme / by Form

    (poetryarchive.org)

  • The Owl and the Pussy Cat, by Edward Lear - read by Bernard Cribbins - BBC Collection
    Entraînement à la compréhension orale
    - compréhension globale
    - chaîne sonore
    - formes faibles

    (merryprof)

 

  • The dead - animated poem (YouTube)

  • Edgar Allan Poe, 1845. THE RAVEN (everypoet.com) - You can listen to it. (town.hall.org)

 

  • 'Stop all the clocks' by W.H. Auden: "An excellent resource inviting close inspection of Auden's poetic technique. Includes analysis template."
    (tes.com)
    - the VIDEO (Youtube)

    W.H. Auden
    (1907 - 1973)
    English writer

  • "Stop all the clocks", a poem by W.H. Auden (1936)
    A/ Listening activities
    B/ Reading activities
    C/ Checking the vocabulary

    (Alyne Piazza)