Live Radio:
bbc
National Public Radio (US)
different accents


English Central: A site where you can listen to videos and try to imitate them to improve pronunciation: http://www.englishcentral.com/en/videos and ..training videos on how to use the site mentioned above (watch this first to decide whether you'd be interested):http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/englishCentral/index.html

Podcasts:
A handy way to practise listening on the move. You can listen to them on your computer, on your mp3 player, record them onto a cd or whatever you want! You download iTunes onto your computer, put in the title in the search box, find it and click 'subscribe'.

real radio programmes from the bbc, cnn etc for example:
  • bbc Great Lives - a celebrity and an expert get together to discuss the life of someone important/ well known e.g Carl Sagan, Robin Hood etc
  • Desert Island discs - a radio classic in which someone well-known talk about their life through pieces of music that are significant to them. They have to imagine they are going to a desert island and they can take a piece of music, a book and a luxury