English Listening Comprehension

You can easily practice and take simple tests to improve your comprehension and listening skills involved in the English language. The best way to do this is to speak regularly with native English speaking people, but not everyone has access to people who speak English well. There is a reliable alternative that will lead you quickly into success:

10 free texts Premium: 101 texts

We offer online audio exercises that you can listen to in the comfort of your own home or on your phone. You will not need a partner, and that means that you can practice whenever and wherever you would like. You will listen to spoken text in English and then answer questions about what you heard to find out if you clearly understood the words.

How to Practice Your Listening Skills in English

  • Choose an exercise text. There are many to choose from, and there are different levels of difficulty.
  • Practice the pronunciation of your choice: Listen to files in American English or British English.
  • You can choose a voice and accent for the speaker.
  • Listen to the spoken text and think about what it means.
  • Answer the comprehension questions and get immediate feed-back on how you did.

A1 & A2

  • David is planning a Vacation
    Planning family vacations in the mountains
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  • I Love My Family
    There are a lot of us, and we live in a big house
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Level B1

  • Caught in a Rainstorm
    It rains every time you go for a walk
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  • Fall is my favorite Season
    I love fall weather
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  • Getting in Shape
    I need to exercise to get in shape
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  • Going to the Store
    Lately, you don't have time to go shopping
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  • Marge Goes to the Supermarket
    Marge has to do this week's shopping
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B1 & B2

Level B2

  • A Job at a Retailer
    I help people find what they need
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  • How to learn a Language
    Learning a new language can be fun
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Level C1

  • Bonnie and Clyde
    The famous couple from the beginning of the century
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