Englishspeak.com is a free system for learning to speak English. The program contains lessons that give special attention to English pronunciation and everyday language. With over 100 lessons, Englishspeak.com provides a large amount of audio content. Users have access to two different speeds of playback for each item. Each English lesson simulates a conversation between the user and a native speaker. Users are put in a variety of real world situations and take part in conversations using the most frequently used English words and English grammar.
The site was launched in 2008. According to the press release, it was developed by InstantSpeak, "a recognized leader in the language training field". However, the link to the InstantSpeak site doesn't work, and the organization seems to have disappeared without trace. Strange, because the site Englishspeak site is an incredible resource. In addition to the 100 lessons, there are 2500 common vocabulary and phrase items. A tremendous emphasis is put on pronunciation. Users have access to normal and slow playback speeds for each conversation, sentence, and word. If you place your cursor over any word in the program and it will be pronounced slowly by a real person, not by a computer-generated voice. Impressive!
If you want to see the words and phrases with translations, select your native language at the top of the home page. That's a really useful feature.