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Resource-Assisted Reading Home     Full Length Graded Read+Listen

Full length texts you can listen to before, after, or as you read. Click on any word to hear it spoken (TTS for single words + extended selections was lost from the Graded collection in summer 2015 but is gradually being restored, starting with King Arthur (check progress is at the graded menu page). In any case TTS is available in the companion click-on dictionary, although only for single words.) Save words to word box to collect later or send to three Reading-Plus activities.

English Ungraded
    • Call of the Wild

        MP3, TTS, Concordance, Dictionary

French Ungraded
    • Boule de Suif

        MP3, TTS, Concordance, Dictionary

English Graded
    • Story Library (11 complete texts)
        MP3 recording, TTS, Dictionary, & Crossword info-gap for each chapter


R: What does the research say about listening while reading within your "i+1"? Check out Cobb, Greaves & Horst (2001), "Can the rate of lexical acquisition from reading be increased?" in English or French

R: Can RA-Reading help develop literacy on a broad scale? Read an argument: Cobb, T. (2009). "Internet and literacy in the developing world: Delivering the teacher with the text." In Literacy for All in Africa

D: Build Your Own RA_Read hypertexts (Fr/Eng, Two Formats, Cross-Platform) @ Hypertext Home

Stories from Oxford Bookworms and Cambridge readers; voice recordings by professionals and various students