Back to School Sale of Books on Audio

Back to School Sale of Books on Audio

3rd Annual Back to School Special

Millions of people are now back at school this year. If you're one of them and looking to brush up on a subject, or if you're not and just curious to learn more in a given area we've created a series of "101 pages" just for you. We created these pages a few years back, and we've now updated them with all the great resources we've added in the last few years.

These pages consist of audio and video introductions that we've compiled for most major academic subjects. It's a great mixture of audiobooks, podcasts and other free resources, and a great way to learn on your own or supplement your traditional studies.

To check out our 101 pages in subjects ranging from American Literature and Astronomy to Physics and Psychology, click the link below:

LearnOutLoud.com's Back to School "101" Pages

Education Month @ eduFire

September is Education Month at eduFire and LearnOutLoud. You already know about LearnOutLoud so we'd like to introduce you to eduFire. eduFire is a service that allows you to learn live over the web using video chat. In addition to over 1,000 language tutors, eduFire is now offering test prep tutors including SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT and more. It's a great time to check out the site.

New Audio Book: Literary Summaries

As part of the Back to School Special, our new audio book for the month of September is Literary Summaries: Nine Great Works of Classic Literature. This collection of concise summaries from nine of the greatest works of classic literature is a great way to acquaint yourself with Western literature and is the perfect starting point for further exploration. These abridgements have been compiled both as introductions to these works as well as enjoyable excerpts of literature in their own right. The books featured in this collection are:

  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  • Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
  • Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
  • Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift

    These literary summaries are available for on MP3 download and bookmarkable MPEG-4 download (for the iPod) exclusively through LearnOutLoud.com. Download this audio book today:

    Download Literary Summaries

    Proverbs Podcast

    We've recently launched a new podcast called the Proverbs Podcast. It will feature proverbs from various cultures and traditions offering practical wisdom from throughout the world.

    We're starting the podcast with chapters from the biblical Book of Proverbs. Please listen to and subscribe to our latest podcast:

    Proverbs Podcast on LearnOutLoud.com

    Subscribe to the Proverbs Podcast on iTunes

    And LearnOutLoud.com now offers 19 educational podcasts which you can listen to:

    All 19 LearnOutLoud.com Podcasts

    LearnOutLoud.com Podcasts on iTunes

    Many more podcasts to come!

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