New Content Added – September 2008

                    

Chinese (Beta)

            

ChineseLingQ
Learn Chinese from the ChineseLingQ podcast. Each episode can bestudied using the learning tools available at LingQ.com
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CP
Sources: Podcasts from http://chinesepod.comLicense: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.Dialogue audios & texts remixed/created from podcasts.
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CSLPod – Elementary 【初】
Core Dialogs from CSLPod.com
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MIT’s Learning Chinese
MIT OpenCourseWare. Learning Chinese: A Foundation Course in Mandarin, Produced by Julian K. Wheatley.License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAhttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/Pinyin transcript and English translation available at course homepage.http://ocw.mit.edu/
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English

            

Adieu, Audio Cassette Tapes
Recently, the New York Times ran an obituary, but not about a person.The paper said good-bye to an old friend: the audio cassette tape. ByTed Landphair 18 August 2008
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Agriculture Report
(No description)
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Alzheimer’s Disease
A German doctor discovered the disease in 1907. Back then, it wasconsidered a rare disease. Today, it is known to be more common.
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American life
Culture, religion, politics, history etc.
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Are You a Poor Speler?
A clever little computer program called a spell-checker is oftenreferred to – especially by poor spellers – as the greatest thing sincesliced bread. By Ted Landphair16 June 2008
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Are You Irritated? Angry? Insulted?
It’s amazing and sometimes amusing to watch opinions fly back and forthacross the Worldwide Web. By Ted Landphair 14 July 2008
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As a Man Thinketh by James Allen
Allen’s books illustrate the use of the power of thought to increasepersonal capabilities. Although he never achieved great fame or wealth,his works continue to influence people around the world, including theNew Thought movement.Allen’s most famous book, As a Man Thinketh, was published in 1902. Itis now considered a classic self-help book. Its underlying premise isthat noble thoughts make a noble person, while lowly thoughts make amiserable person.(Summary by Wikipedia)James Allen (1864-1912)
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A stay on Crozet Islands
Telling you about my stay on Crozet, a little island lost in theAntarctic Ocean, where I left a part of myself, is a way to get rid ofmy memories that have haunted me for years. So I decided to release myship’s log in which I described day after day my life there. This storyis read by my friend John Budding.
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Children’s Collection
This is a collection of short stories, songs, etc. that little kids enjoy.
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Computers in the Classroom
Internet has opened the world to many people. Now students can go to any library on earth.
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Consistent Parenting
Any time you have adults sharing the parenting responsibility you haveto learn to compromise, communicate, and above all else, support oneanother.
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Ed’s Blogs
I will speak and import some of my blog entries to this collection.They will be about language learning, my family, my school, andwhatever comes up. I hope you enjoy it.
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Effortless English Podcast
(No description)
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Emma’s Students Stories
This is a collection of English writings from Emma’s students.
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EnglishLingQ
The EnglishLingQ podcast is produced by The Linguist Institute. Thepodcast comes in a variety of formats from more formal lesson typeepisodes to more casual everyday conversations.
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English Tips
This is a collection of tips to help the English learner.
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For Some, Home is Where the Classroom Is
Home schoolers maintain that their kids have no problem learning, andtest results, by and large, back them up. By Ted Landphair 16 January2008
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Good Question, Good Answer about Buddhism.
Answers to questions that people often ask about the Buddha’sTeachings, with Venerable S. Dhammika.First written in 1987 and now translated into over 14 languages, GoodQuestion Good Answer provides clear, thoughtful and lively answers tomore than 130 commonly asked questions about Buddhism.
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Hanging In, Hanging Out, and Hanging On at the Drive-In
The world’s first drive-in movie theater opened in Camden, New Jersey on on June 6, 1933. By Ted Landphair 02 June 2008
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HEALTH REPORT
Every Wednesday, Special English broadcasts a four-minute report aboutcurrent medical research and health-related issues.
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How Much Water Should I Drink?
I bet you’ve heard it said that you need to drink at least eightglasses of water a day in order to stay properly hydrated. What wouldyou say if I told you that all of these widely held truths are littlemore than urban legends?
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Introducing the Dutch
In these short texts I would like to introduce Dutch culture. The textsare short and written in simple English.
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Liao-Fan’s Four Lessons
(No description)
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LIGHT UP YOUR BRAIN
CHILDREN’S AUDIO STORIES
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Matt Damon Rips Sarah Palin
Actor Matt Damon says the selection of Sarah Palin as the Republicannominee for vice president in the United States could end up "like areally bad Disney movie" if John McCain wins the November presidentialelection.
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May Contain Traces of Dodo
Posts from the blog at www.tracesofdodo.blogspot.com. A tale of twoEnglish schoolboys, their school science project, the Large HadronCollider at CERN, and the Ghost of Albert Einstein. This blog waswritten in a house where dodos are handled and may therefore containtraces of dodo. Suitable for intermediate learners of English.
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SPEECHES
speeches
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Suicide Help
Beautiful text to prevent suicide
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The Apology
Learn how to say you’re sorry.
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The Greatest
Superlatives. Which sentences do you agree with? Which ones do you disagree with?
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The House
This is designed to show you how a short sentence builds up into a longsentence. Just like building a house, a sentence must be built incertain way.
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The Mall
A strange story about my trip to the mall. Read slowly for beginners.
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The Outdoor Girls in Florida, by Laura Lee Hope
The Outdoor Girls in Florida is a story of adventure following a groupof girls (Amy, Mollie, Betty, and Grace) on a journey to help theirfriend Will.Source: Laura Lee Hope, The Outdoor Girls in Florida (New York: Grosset& Dunlap, 1913)
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They Called Them ‘Sodbusters’
About six kilometers from the tiny town of Comstock, Nebraska,population 60, stands a remarkable house, built in 1900. By TedLandphair 28 April 2008
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This is your brain on scones
Some articles on England and the English, including some editedexcerpts from Wikipedia on English and British-related topics. Read ina south-eastern (Estuary) English accent.
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VOA
(No description)
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VOA
VOA Special English
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VOA, In The News
Every Saturday, Special English broadcasts a five-minute report aboutan issue, event or person in the news.
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French

            

Boule de Suif
http://www.guydemaupassant.fr/maupassant.htm
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Christine et Serge parlent de leur travail et de leurs passions
Christine parle de son métier et de ses passions avec son frère Serge.
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Clea cuisine
Cléa, amatrice et passionnée de cuisine, créer sans cesse pour son plusgrand plaisir de nouvelles recettes qu’elle fait partager sur son blogwww.cleacuisine.fr, d’où sont issus les textes de cette collection.
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La France
Texte fourni par The University of Hong Kong /Faculty of Arts (http://www.hku.hk/french)
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la musique et les paroles
la musique et les paroles
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Le Pays de Fourrures
Par Jules Verne. Audio from librivox.org and text from gutenberg.org
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Le Podcast High Tech
L’essentiel de l’actualité high tech et des nouvelles tendances. Apodcast from Belgium featuring tech news and new trends.
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l’histoire de France
L’histoire que je vous propose ne ressemble à aucune autre, parcequ’elle est celle de la France où je suis né. Elle a pour but de vousfaire rêver sur les hommes et les femmes qui ont construit la France.Ces histoires, ajoutées les unes aux autres, font l’Histoire.
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Moi, moi-même et moi… par Johanne Lambert   – dédié à Herman
Texte de réflexion portant sur l’indifférence, pouvant faire partie dela collection “Qu’en pensez-vous?“ par Johanne Lambert
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Portraits du quotidien
Des Français se présentent. Les courtes réflexions qu’ils offrent surleur vie quotidienne, sur leur travail, sur leurs habitudes ouvrent surla société française d’aujourd’hui. Ces portraits ne sont pasreprésentatifs, ils sont juste des exemples parmi des millions deFrançais. (http://www.hku.hk/french/) Added: 2
 

                    

German

            

Alltagsleben
Alle möglichen Situationen im Alltag werden hier beschrieben. Sie sind gedacht für Menschen, die aus anderen Ländern kommen, damit sie sich besser zurecht finden.Different situations in daily life. Written for people from other countries for help.
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Alltagssituationen für Beginner I und II (Daily situations for beginner I and II)
Hier möchte ich einfache und kurze Sätze und Fragen für dich sprechen,wie sie im täglichen Leben vorkommen.Here I will speak short and easy sentences and questions for using indaily life.
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Annetts Blog
Hier schreibe ich über alltägliche Sachen, über meine Erfahrungen beimSprachenlernen und über das Leben in der Schweiz. Ich hoffe, Euch sobeim Lernen der deutschen Sprache unterstützen.
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Aussprache – Sprechübungen
Hier findest du Beiträge, die dir ein wenig helfen können, aufbestimmte Dinge bei der Aussprache zu achten.Es gibt auch immer Beispielsätze.
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Computer Club Zwei
One of the most popular and successful podcasts in Germany. JoinWolfgang and Wolfgang as they discuss all things tech. DerComputerclub2 (CC2) ist einer der meistgehörten und erfolgreichstenPodcasts Deutschlands. Wöchentlich verfolgen bis zu 200.000 Hörer dieInternetsendung, die bereits sechs Monate nach der ersten Ausstrahlungmit dem Publikumspreis des Deutschen Podcast Award im Januar 2007ausgezeichnet wurde. Jeden Montag präsentieren die erfahrenenModeratoren Wolfgang Back und Wolfgang Rudolph im CC2 – Audio-Podcastaktuelle Themen aus der Computerbranche, die sie interessant, spannendund für jedermann verständlich erklären.
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Das warme Polarland
Im ZauberlandeDie Neuesten Märchen für die liebe JugendvonErnst Constantin.Fantasiegeschiche
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Der NABU-Podcast
Seit November 2007 gibt es den NABU (Naturschutzbund Deutschland) auchzum Hören. Nicht nur Vogelstimmen, Musik und Interviews machen denPodcast zu einem wahren Vergnügen fürs Ohr. Ob auf dem Weg zur Arbeitoder zwischendurch im Internet, "Kuckuck, liebe Hörer" entführt Sie füreinige Minuten in eine andere Welt.
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Der Sonntagssoziologe
Ein Podcast zur Soziologie.Sozialwissenschaften zum Anhören: Kultur, Partnerschaft,Gesellschaft, erklärt in kleinen Häppchen für die Ohren.Von René Lehnert.
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Dübels Geistesblitz
Mini-Hörspiele (Comedy) von Marcus Dübel: Die Wikipedia beschreibteinen Geistesblitz in etwa so: Unter einem Geistesblitz versteht maneine plötzliche Erkenntnis oder Idee oder eine geistvolle Erleuchtung.Meist weiß die betroffene Person nicht, woher dieser Einfall gekommenist, weil er nicht unbedingt einem vorherigen Gedankengang entspringt,sondern aus heiterem Himmel zu kommen scheint. Besser könnte ich meinenPodcast selbst nicht beschreiben.
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Erste Sätze – First sentences
Hier gibt es einfache Sätze für dich in Deutsch und Englisch.Here are some easy sentences for you in German and English.Die englischen Sätze sind von einem Muttersprachler korrigiert.The english sentences are corrected by a native speaker.Es werden nur die deutschen Sätze gesprochen.Only the German sentences are spoken.Diese Sammlung unterliegt dem copyright von Irene Kessler. DieNutzungserlaubnis besteht für ThLinguist und LingQ.This collection is copyright by Irene Kessler. The permission for usingis for TheLinguist and LingQ.Diese Sätze eignen sich auch sehr gut für Deutsche, die Englisch lernenmöchten! Das habe ich beim Erstellen festgestellt, da ich jaEnglisch-Lernende bin! Es sind oft die kleinen Sätze und Nuancen, dieeinem fehlen.
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Feste
Es gibt viele Feste. Feste, die in Familien stattfinden aber auchFeste, die in Vereinen oder in Firmen stattfinden. Hier werden siebeschrieben und auch ein wenig erklärt wie sie ablaufen.
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Natur
Wissenswertes aus Flora und Fauna wird hier gesammelt.
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Wanhoffs wunderbare Welt der Wissenschaft
In "Wanhoffs Wunderbare Welt der Wissenschaft" gibt es aktuelleWissenschafts-Nachrichten präsentiert vom Journalisten Thomas Wanhoff
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Japanese (Beta)

            

from English LingQ
translation in English available in English LingQ Library.
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Hitomi’s Nihongo Course.
This course is a very basic introduction of Japanese. If you are interested in Japanese but don’t feel like to start from "Hi, How are you. Fine, thank you" kind of stuff, even though your Japanese goes as far as "sushi", "arigato" and "otaku", here is the solution.I speak Japanese and English at the audio to make your life easier.Don’t you worry, I hate studying too. I will be on your side!I’d love to hear your *honest* feedbacks about this course. Please go to "Open Forum on LingQ" to leave your message(s).Thank you!
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JapaneseLingQ
Learn Japanese from the JapaneseLingQ podcast. Each episode can bestudied using the learning tools available at LingQ.com.JapaneseLingQ配信のポッドキャストで日本語を勉強しましょう。LingQ.comにログオンすると、より効果的に学習することができます!
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Nice to Meet You (Available in other languages at LingQ)
A review of some common greetings and introductions used in everydayJapanese. Inspired by English contents onhttp://www.lingq.com/learn/en/store/20064/#14324
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銀河鉄道の夜 by Kenji MIYAZAWA
Night on the Galactic RailroadLe train de nuit dans la Voie lacteeJapanese Classical Literature at Bedtimehttp://eloise.cocolog-nifty.com/rodoku/Author: Kenji MIYAZAWA (1896-1933)Reader: Kasumi KOBAYASHI
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青空文庫
http://www.aozora.gr.jp/
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Portuguese

            

Blog EscutaZé!
Blog semanal do jornalista José Luiz Teixeira.http://escutaze.blog.com/
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Fábulas Clássicas de Esopo
Fábulas Clássicas de Esopo. -A fábula é uma narrativa alegórica, emforma de prosa ou verso, cujos personagens são geralmente animais comcaracterísticas humanas, sustentam um diálogo, cujo desenlace refleteuma lição de moral, característica essencial dessa.-
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PortugueseLingQ
PortugueseLingQ Pocast presented by LingQ and Mairo Vergara.
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Take Saravá
great song sung by Silvia Torres. Unfortunately, I don’t quite get theidea what she’s singing about. Saravá is a goddess in Umbanda belief?And also, i found the lyrics in the web – but the special signs like ñand ã and ç weren`t depicted like they should. I tried to grasp whatthey should be and add them in the text.uma canção maravilhosa de Silvia Torres. Desafortunadamente eu nãoentendo de que coisa canta. Saravá e uma diosa en Umbanda ?
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Russian

            

Аверченко
Аркадий Аверченко
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Детство – Толстой Лев Николаевич
Childhood by Leo Tolstoy. The audio is from Libivox.org. The e-text isfrom www.lib.ru.There is some problem with uploading the audio for chapters 9, 10, 11,I am still trying to figure it out. Meanwhile I’ll carry on uploadingthe later chapters.
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Книга от Иоанна- The book of John from the Bible
книга от иоанна от Библии – The book of John from the Bible – (Writtenby John the apostle about the ministry of Jesus of Nazareth. It is theFourth Gospel in the New Testament. (Note: A few of these words are oldor obscure, you might try looking at the duel translations, on theWordproject web site, if you cannot find a sensible translation for aword in any dictionary.)Text and audio from the http://www.wordproject.org/*********Image::http://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org public domain
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Чехов
Антон Павлович Чехов
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Spanish

            

Literatura moderna en español
Lectura o dramatización de algunas de las joyas de la literaturamoderna en español. Voz de Alejandro Sierra.
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SpanishLingQ
Learn Spanish from the SpanishLingQ podcast. Each episode can bestudied using the learning tools available at LingQ.com.
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tutorías-berta
textos de las tutorías de berta
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