Simple English News

Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2007

For beginning ESL students struggling to develop effective listening skills, Simple English News, with its numerous exciting news stories, is a highly recommended online resource.


• A rich selection of short, illustrated news articles categorized into world news, business news, sports news, science and technology news, entertainment news, health news and unusual news

• Clear presentation of articles and their transcripts, making it possible for users to read and listen to stories at the same time

• A glossary of potentially troublesome vocabulary frequently encountered in the media

• Regular polls on current world affairs open to all users

Simple English News is fine-tuned for beginner English listening but it will be useful, as the motto of the site goes, for anyone who wants to learn English.

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