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Ted.com is a website with more then 1,700 talks (i.e. videos with speeches in English) available for free.
- The talks regard quite interesting subjects (technology, science, business, trends, medicine, psychology).
- A lot of great speakers (e.g. Nobel Prize Winners or Google founders) give their presentations.
- You have a chance to learn a great variety of accents (speakers come from various countries, their age and sex vary).
- English transcriptions and subtitles are available.
- Transcriptions in other languages (than English) may be helpful for beginners.
- The presentations are short (about 10 minutes).
- Watching the videos is for free.
- New videos are uploaded every week.
- Sometimes the talks are a little bit too lefty.
- Very old videos don’t have transcriptions.