English Listening Lessons
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English Listening Lessons
free online listening activities and podcasts for English language students
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Lady Gaga

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This online English lesson for adult learners and older teens and will help you prepare for the listening part of the IELTS exam, and practise your general English. Watch a short biographical video about Lady Gaga, learn and revise some useful vocabulary, and complete a multiple choice quiz to test your understanding.


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Nat "King" Cole (Upper.Int/IELTS)

Nat "King" Cole (Upper.Int/IELTS) | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

An integrated skills lesson about the popular singer and Jazz musician Nat "King" Cole for adult English language learners and older teenagers.  Watch a short biographical video about Nat King Cole, and complete a multiple choice quiz. Includes IELTS true, false, not given type questions.

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Shopping Online

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Know your consumer rights - buying online.  An online multiple choice test, to help English language students learn about UK consumer law and improve their listening skills.

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Take Me To The Mardi Gras

Take Me To The Mardi Gras | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

Gap Fill quiz on the song "Take Me To The Mardi Gras", by Paul Simon, to practise English listening skills and using simple, high frequency English words.

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Consumer Rights: Buying Electrical Goods

Consumer Rights: Buying Electrical Goods | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

Learn about your rights when buying electrical goods in the UK, and practise your English listening skills with this online multiple choice quiz.

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The Great Fire of London

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An online lesson about the history of the Great Fire of London. Watch a short video telling the story of the Great Fire of London, learn and review some useful English vocabulary, and complete an IELTS style multiple choice listening quiz.

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Love is in The Air

Love is in The Air | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

Easy English Listening quiz on the popular song 'Love is in The Air,' to practise English listening skills and using high frequency English words. Watch the video, and then complete a simple gap fill exercise.

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Green Tourism in London

Green Tourism in London | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

This free interactive lesson about environmentally friendly ways to explore England's capital city is designed to help advanced English learners improve their vocabulary, practise their listening skills, and prepare for the Life in The UK Citizenship Test. Watch a short video about green tourism in London, review some useful English words and expressions, and complete an IELTS style multiple choice listening quiz. 

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Charles Dickens

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Multiple choice listening and vocabulary quiz about the popular English author Charles Dickens. Watch a short video, learn some vocabulary that Dickens introduced into the English language, and then complete a multiple choice quiz to test how much you have understood. Part of a series of free English lessons about British life and culture.

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Cupid, by Amy Winehouse

Cupid, by Amy Winehouse | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

Video Listening Exercise for Intermediate English Learners - watch this video of Amy Winehouse singing Cupid and test your listening skills with this fun quiz. Browse the links on the menu for more quizzes on popular love songs.

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Black History: Muhammad Ali

Black History: Muhammad Ali | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

Video listening exercise for adult English language students and young learners, about the popular sports personality Muhammad Ali, who celebrates his birthday this month on January 17. Watch a short biographical video about Muhammad Ali, and then complete a multiple choice listening comprehension test.

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The Big Freeze

The Big Freeze | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

Intermediate video listening exercise for English learners about extreme winter weather conditions causing chaos and disruption across the UK. Watch the video, and complete a multiple choice quiz to test how much you have understood.

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May be useful if you are planning to cover the 'snowpocalypse' in class!' :-)

 

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Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, May 14, 2013 4:33 PM
Very useful for the class.
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Under The Boardwalk, by The Drifters

Under The Boardwalk, by The Drifters | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

Practise your English listening skills and revise words for prepositions of place with this easy quiz on the song "Under The Boardwalk" by The Drifters.

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'Antisocial' Networking

'Antisocial' Networking | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

A listening and vocabulary lesson about social media, for adult English language students and teens. Watch a short video, learn some useful new vocabulary, and complete a multiple choice test to check for understanding. Part of a free series of online lessons about technology and social media use.

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My Favourite Things

My Favourite Things | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it
A listening and vocabulary lesson to learn and practise using the simple present tense. Listen to the song My Favourite Things from the film the Sound of Music, learn and review some useful words for talking about likes and dislikes, and do a grammar quiz to test how much you have understood.
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Songs from the movies: Skyfall

Songs from the movies: Skyfall | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

A gap listening fill quiz for English language students on the theme tune to the New James Bond Film Skyfall, to learn and practise using simple, high frequency English words.

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The History of Saint Patrick's Day

The History of Saint Patrick's Day | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

A listening and vocabulary lesson about the History of St Patrick's Day, for adult English language students and young learners. Part of a free series of online lessons about festivals and celebrations around the world.

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The White House Easter Egg Hunt

The White House Easter Egg Hunt | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

A multiple choice listening activity for adult English language students and kids about The White House Easter Egg Hunt.

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Songs from the Movies: Stand by Me

Songs from the Movies: Stand by Me | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

Learn and practise English with songs from the movies. An easy online listening quiz.

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The History of Valentine's Day

The History of Valentine's Day | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it
English Listening Comprehension Activity for IELTS students and Intermediate English learners. Watch this short video about the history of Valentine's Day and then complete a multiple choice quiz.
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Perfect Day

Perfect Day | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

Practise your English with this simple gap fill quiz featuring the song Perfect Day, by Lou Reed. Listen to the song, and then type the words in the word box to complete the gaps in the lyrics.

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

Upper Intermediate ESL video quiz about Nelson Mandela's life and achievements. Watch a short biographical video about Nelson Mandela, and then complete an online multiple choice test. (image credit: http://www.sagoodnews.co.za/ via Wikipedia)

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Happy birthday to Nelson Mandela, who turns 95 on July 18, 2013!

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Martin Luther King Jnr.

Martin Luther King Jnr. | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it

An online video comprehension exercise on Martin Luther King Jnr.'s life and achievements. Watch a short biographical video about Dr King, and complete a multiple choice listening comprehension test. Related online activities and worksheets are also available.

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"Here Comes The Sun"

"Here Comes The Sun" | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it
English Listening Comprehension exercise on the Beatles song Here Comes The Sun, to practise listening skills, spelling words that students often find confusing, and identifying simple, high frequency vocabulary in context.
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MLK Jnr. Day - "Happy Birthday"

MLK Jnr. Day - "Happy Birthday" | English Listening Lessons | Scoop.it
ESL grammar gap fill activity for English language learners & kids on the song Happy Birthday by Stevie Wonder, to practise your listening skills. Listen to the song and complete the gaps in the lyrics by typing in the missing words.
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Image credit: Minnesota Historical Society CC-BY-SA-2.0

 

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