How to do these exercises

1. Read the instructions for one minute
2. Listen once
3. Check your answers for thirty seconds
4. Listen again
4. Check your answers for one minute

The audio long read

Listen to articles in the guardian and read them at the same time. Click here

Extra practice online

Visit the EOI Pinto website
Click here

Listening practice: dictation

Oxford University Changes Gender Dress Code


Listen to the recording twice




Source: www.breakingnewsenglish.com

Sleeping Is Life's Greatest Pleasure



Listen to the recording twice




Source: www.breakingnewsenglish.com

No Kids. The Secret to a Happier Marriage


Listen to the recording twice




Listening practice: Multiple choice

Jobs. Multiple choice 1








Awards. Multiple choice 2











Minority languages. Multiple choice 3








Relationships. Multiple choice 4















Marriage in Britain. Multiple choice 5






Tofu dialogues: Multiple choice 6

Listen to these dialogues twice and answer the questions
Tofu dialogues.pdf








Listen to the recordings twice.
Check your answers with the key
TOFU DIALOGUES-KEY.doc
Listen to the dialogues again while looking at the tapescript
tapescript_tofu_dialogues.pdf

Computer Addiction. Multiple choice 7





(The tapescript is on the second page of this document)

Listening practice: Note taking

Sleep and dreaming. Note taking 1




Club general meeting. Note taking 2






Music festival. Note taking 3




Time management. Note taking 4






Conspiracy theories. Note taking 5


Listen to the recording twice.



To see the tapescript click here

Getting away from it all. Note taking 6







Advice for business people. Note taking 7







Listening practice: Answering questions

A good read



Listen to the recording three times



Longer Listening practice: Podcasts and videos

A challenge in Antarctica




Listen to the recording as much as you need.
A CHALLENGE IN ANTARCTICA.pdf

Wikipedia

Listen to an interview with Jimmy Wales

Listen to the recording as much as you need.



Read about Jimmy Wales and do the exercises.


Blind Man Visits San Francisco

Journalist Peter White, blind from birth tells us about the sounds of San Francisco



Exercise: make a list of the places Peter White visits. Listen to the recording as much as you need.

What are the Americans like?

Listen and watch several British talking about the Americans. To watch the video go to the video section. To do the exercises click here. To watch the video at the same time as you do the exercise click on "streaming version".
Listen to the recording as much as you need.

The woman whose parents were drug addicts and went to Harvard


To watch Liz on video click here
Listen to the podcast and make a summary of Liz's story.

Listen to the recording as much as you need

Listening practice: True or false

Please notice that these exercises come form the BBC website and to do them you need to have Real Player installed in your computer.

Sports challenge

Listen to Jonathan talking about a sports challenge and do a vocabulary revision exercise click here
Listen to the recording twice

Chinatown

Listen to Perry Lee talking about the Chinese community in Liverpool and do a word formation exercise. Click here
Listen to the recording twice

Holidays

Listen to Denise talking about her dream holiday and do a verb pattern exercise. Click here
Listen to the recording twice

Rocket

Listen to Edward showing his rocket and practice idioms related to space. Click here
Listen to the recording twice

Unemployment

Listen to Terrie and Sarah talking about the job situation in their town. There's also a grammar exercise to practice wishes and regrets. Click here
Listen to the recording twice

Rebel

Listen to Jayne talking about her teenage years and do a word formation exercise. Click here
Listen to the recording twice

Nature

Listen to Mark from Belfast talking about the brown Irish field mouse and do a vocabulary exercise. Click here
Listen to the recording twice

Food

Listen to Ian talking about his feelings about food and do an idioms exercise. Click here
Listen to the recording twice

Combined exercises

Money Matters

1. Multiple choice listening exercise. Click here
2. Fill in the gaps listening exercise. Click here
3. Tapescript and key vocabulary. Click here
4. Vocabulary exercises:

Multiple choice

Sentence and vocabulary matching

Movie Review

1. Multiple choice exercise. Click here
2. Sentence completion. Click here
3. Tapescript. Click here

More combined exercises

Click here

Going Green I

1. Do the listening exercise




2. Do the vocabulary exercises


3. Read the tapescript


4. Do the webquest. Visit: http://www.solcomhouse.com/globalwarming.htm


Going Greeen II

1. Do the listening exercise





2. Do the vocabulary exercise



3. Read the tapescript


Cycling


1. Do the listening exercise


2. Do the vocabulary exercise

3. Read the tapescript

Listening practice: Try it yourself!

Students are normally asked to answer questions in their listening exercises but have you ever tried to make the questions yourself? Listen to the following extracts and send your questions to martateacher3y5@gmail.com

Moon landing

How many people have walked on the moon?
Then listen to the answer to this question here
And now make 4 questions for the extract (multiple choice, true or false, etc.)


Listening for CAE

Sentence completion
To do the exercise click here

CAE: Practice test 1

Test 1: Instructions

Test 1: Part 1

Test 1: Part 2

Test 1: Part 3

Test 1: Part 4


01 Test 1 - Instructions.mp3
02 Test 1 - Part 1.mp3
03 Test 1 - Part 2.mp3
Test1-Part 3_for wiki.mp3 (You have to listen to this part twice)
05 Test 1 - Part 4.mp3
CAE_listenign_test_one.pdf
Answers_CAE_Test1.pdf