English language - Podcasts, audio lessons, and audiobooks

On this page you will find links to online English podcasts, English audio lessons and audiobooks. Most of the sites listed below allow you to download podcast files (mp3, wma, etc.) to your computer for free. Usually you can find English transcript for each audio clip.

Regular listening of English podcasts and audiobooks will help you learn basic English words and basic English phrases and will improve not only your listening, but also general communication skills in English language.

The difficulty level is indicated by color circles:

  • for beginner/elementary level,
  • for intermediate level – ,
  • for advanced learners – .

English dialects are indicated by a corresponding little flag:

  • – for American English,
  • – for British English,
  • – for Australian English,
  • – for Canadian English.

If you want to suggest an online resource for learning English, see the instructions here.