Site dedicated to Public Communication of all kinds and includes a Speech Bank, Movie Speeches, Audio Figures of Speech, The Top 100 American Political Speeches of the 20th Century, The Rhetoric of 9-11 and links to Communication Associations and Journals.
Center for Digital Storytelling
A clearinghouse of
information about resources on storytelling and new media. Site includes workships, interviews and case studies.
Here´s a list of some curious word origins. Some of these are English, but some are French and German words from which we get some English words.
Gifts of Speech: Women´s Speeches from Around the World
GoS is an archive of full-text speeches by influential, contemporary women.
Great American Speeches
As a whole, this entire website may be considered a giant lesson plan.
Hand Speak: Visual Languages
HandSpeak is a resource in exploring an approach to imagery language and visual communication, cultures, arts and creativity.
Speeches.Com - All You Need For A Speech
Home of the Instant Speech Generator, Executive Speech Service and Internet Speech Directory.
IPA, International Phonetic Association
The aim of the IPA is to promote the scientific study of phonetics and the various practical applications of that science.
Journal of Phonetics
The Journal of Phonetics publishes papers of an experimental or theoretical nature that deal with phonetic aspects of language and linguistic communication processes.
Online Phonetics Course
Fundamental ideas about the articulatory production of speech sounds.
Public Speaking Website
This website contains five modules that you can use along with your textbook to learn about the process of public speaking and to help you prepare your speeches.
Using Oral History Lesson Plan
This lesson presents social history content and topics through the voices of ordinary people. It draws on primary sources from the American Memory Collection, American Life Histories, 1936-1940.
Speech Accent Archive
This site examines the accented speech of speakers from many different language backgrounds reading the same sample paragraph. Currently, we have obtained 344 speech samples.
Speech on the Web
On this page you will find an exhaustive list of speech resources.
Vocabulary University participants learn English vocabulary in context (grades 5-12) with free word puzzles. Thematic word games and creative activities.