Word on the Street

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Word on the Street is an extremely good website by The British Council and the BBC.

A series of chapters dealing with everyday situations with a set of definite sections which make students learn as they enjoy these nice clips.

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The episodes are divided in sections: Those which help learners to focus first on comprehension, where we can watch everyday situations dealing with different topics.

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These are followed by sections more focused on linguistic aspects which are exemplified with parts of the previous clip.

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Some brief explanations are highlighted on the screen in order to clarify those linguistic aspects that must be learnt.

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Finally, these clips are followed by some drills to help students evaluate what they have learnt in the episode.
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This website will really fulfill the needs of those students who need some reinforcement on their listening skills as well as those who want to use some good-quality self-access material. Great production and crystal-clear explanations. for those who find it difficult, they can also see the transcript as they watch.

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