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sheetz
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 Message 57 of 245
24 July 2007 at 2:39pm | IP Logged 
This site has Japanese audio for a good number of works. Mostly short stories, including "The Little Prince," Tolstoy's "Ivan the Fool," Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "Adventure of the Dancing Men," and most of Natsume's novel, "Kokoro." I'll update the list in my previous post as I work my way through this site.

http://kokorojin.com/rodokulist.htm

Edited by sheetz on 24 July 2007 at 2:39pm

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Eve
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 Message 58 of 245
24 July 2007 at 3:29pm | IP Logged 
I've found this site with a few classical works in English: http://www.loudlit.org/collection.htm
This is from their website:
"Welcome to LoudLit.org.
LoudLit.org is committed to delivering public domain literature paired with high quality audio performances. We pair together great literature and accompanying audio.
Putting the text and audio together, readers can learn spelling, punctuation and paragraph structure by listening and reading masterpieces of the written word. Read and listen via your web browser or on your mp3 player."

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Serpent
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 Message 59 of 245
24 July 2007 at 6:45pm | IP Logged 
Seitsemän veljestä (Seven brothers) by Aleksis Kivi (Finnish, real audio)
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sheetz
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 Message 60 of 245
24 July 2007 at 6:50pm | IP Logged 
I found a great site where literary works in Japanese are placed in parallel text in English. I think the site is meant to be a resource for Japanese people wanting to learn English, but obviously it works the other way, as well! Some of the works they've done include a few on the list of free Japanese audiobooks on the last page, so I've noted them there.

http://www.bauddha.net/

Since the list of Japanese audiobooks may get buried in this thread, I'm adding it to the first post of my Learning Log and will continue updating it over there.

http://how-to-learn-any-language.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?T ID=6241&PN=1








Edited by sheetz on 24 July 2007 at 6:52pm

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ibanezmonster
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 Message 61 of 245
26 July 2007 at 8:10am | IP Logged 
Thanks so much for the Japanese links, Sheetz!

Excellent, that's what i've been looking for for a LONG time!
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derefed
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 Message 62 of 245
03 August 2007 at 2:17pm | IP Logged 
I'm having a problem finding a good resource for German. I've been to vorleser.net and looked through a few books, but some of the audio differs from the text hosted at Gutenberg. I've also tried German-grammar.de, which has side-by-side English/German, but in that case, the English translation was not as literal as other translations I have come across.

Isn't there some site out there with accurate, side-by-side German/English with accurate mp3 recordings for a number of long texts? I'd really like to use this method, but I'm finding it difficult to find exactly the sort of materials siomotteikiru uses.

Edited by derefed on 03 August 2007 at 2:19pm

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tmesis
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 Message 63 of 245
09 August 2007 at 7:19am | IP Logged 
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Edited by tmesis on 17 February 2008 at 3:53pm

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alexptrans
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 Message 64 of 245
15 August 2007 at 9:04am | IP Logged 
How about some Swedish audiobooks?


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