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Top 7 Ways to Get the Most out of Listening Comprehension Exercises. 7 Terrific Warm-up Exercises for Better ESL Listening. Listening through video: 7 things to keep in mind. A few months ago I was talking to a friend who’d just dropped out of his English classes halfway through the course.

Listening through video: 7 things to keep in mind

Here’s a condensed version of our conversation: “It was not a bad course at all, and the teacher was very friendly and knowledgeable. It’s just that…” “What?” “Well, I got tired of traveling all the way across town, twice a week, to do things I could easily do at home, on my own.” I immediately thought, of course, of a classroom full of students plodding through dozens and dozens of gap-fill activities. “We did far too many video activities in class.” Wait a minute. Students love video, right? “But isn’t that a good thing?

“Well, the videos were fun and all, but, hello, I have YouTube on my phone.” And then his phone rang and we went back to talking about politics. But my friend’s comments kept nagging at me for weeks and ultimately prompted me to write this post, which begins with a question – now more rhetorical than genuine: Maybe. 1. 2. 3. 4. But here’s the good news: 5. 6. 7. Select an English topic from the 54 topics available. Each topic has 10 pictures (Beginner) or 20 pictures (Intermediate) with their accompanying written texts and spoken English recordings.

Select an English topic from the 54 topics available

There are 56 Beginner topics and 58 Intermediate topics to choose from. All the topics are free to use. Storynory - Free Audio Stories for Kids. School Radio - Primary teaching resources: Audio and sound clips for KS1 and KS2 primary curriculum. Storytelling, Storytellers, Stories, Story, Storytelling Techniques, Hear a Story, Read Stories, Audio Stories, Find Tellers, How to Tell A Story - Stories. The 7-step Listening Challenge. How can your students develop their listening while away from your English classes ?

The 7-step Listening Challenge

A learner training moment of reflection on how to take responsibility for their language acquisition. Quiz me *Do you need to train your ears for the different accents and pronunciation out there? *Is it important to listen to a recording on a particular topic to check your general understanding? Learn English for Free with elllo! Big city small world. Listening Games. Task Town. Roald Dahl - att läsa, lyssna, samtala och skriva om. The Rainbow Fish. Fairy Tales. Audio stories and fairytales for children. Cyber lab. Zoo Stories: Jungle Animals (for preschool and kindergarten kids) 5 Easy Listening Games for ESL Beginners.

7 Terrific Telephone English Activities for Adult ESL Learners. Listening with a Purpose: 7 Types of ESL Activities. Listening downloads - British Council - LearnEnglish - Professionals. The Talking People Podcast. Oxford Phonics World Readers. Do You Hear What I Hear? 8 Activities to Improve Listening Skills. Free ESL Stories and Exercises. Soundtransit. Listen and Write - Dictation. Voki Home. English Listening Level Test - How well do you understand English? Which English exam is right for you?

English listening comprehension test - Movie Trailers - Catch Me If You Can. 31 FREE Dictations Worksheets. Short Online Dictations. Create Dictations. Now Dictation also available for your favorite device with HTML5 This activity is a dictation, therefore it consists in writing exactly the text that we are given.

Create Dictations

It is important, while you are dictating, to give details of the punctuation marks (like comas, full stops, question marks, etc.) so that the correction can be exact and also to avoid any kind of misunderstandings. When we define the dictation, we introduce the title and configure some correction options: Sensitive at capital letters.Sensitive at accents.Sensitive at skips of the line.Number of attempts. This is the number of times in which we can ask for the correction of the dictation. Once these parameters are configured, you have to write the sentences of the new dictation correctly.

Finally, the written sentences are recorded, sentence by sentence, so that each of them can be repeated if necessary. 10 Great ways to use Audacity with your Students. Video Based ENGLISH LISTENING COMPREHENSION for ESL Students - Page 1. ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English. SECTION 1: Movie Clips Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language.

ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises: Movie clips to practice English

The exercises below use movie clips to help you to better understand spoken English. Here's what you do: Click on the video you want to watch below.Watch the video, and pay attention to it! (You can pause and rewind the video.)Answer the listening comprehension questions below the video.Check your answers. The Great Gatsby Moonrise Kingdom Silver Linings Playbook. Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab - For English as a Second Language. Listening Master - LingualNet.

Listening Games. Audio Lingua. Listen A Minute: Easier English Listening and Activities. English Podcasts. Free Online IELTS Listening Test. IELTS Listening exam Practice tests.