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English Listening Quizzes

This page provides a list of English listening quizzes on this site. Each quiz contains a link to the listening file, as well as follow-up comprehension questions. You'll also find the appropriate level for each quiz marked in red to help you find quizzes that are not too difficult, but challenging.

A Job Opportunity - 1
Listen to two people talking about a new job opportunity and get the details about the job offered.
Level: Intermediate - upper-intermediate

A Job Opportunity - 2
Listen to two people talking about a new job opportunity and get the details about the job offered.
Level: Intermediate - upper-intermediate

A Customer Request - 1
Listen to a customer making a request and take note of what she wants.
Level: Lower-intermediate - intermediate

A Customer Request - 2
Listen to a customer making a request and take note of what he wants.
Level: Lower-intermediate - intermediate

A Survey - 2
Listen to a woman asking a man questions for a survey and take note of his answers.
Level: Beginner - lower-intermediate

Understanding Numbers - 2
Practice your number listening comprehension. Listen to the people speaking about different numbers and write down the number you hear.
Level: Beginner

Understanding Numbers - 1
Practice your number listening comprehension. Listen to the people speaking about different numbers and write down the number you hear.
Level: Beginner

A Trip to London
You will hear a man talking about a trip to London that he has just returned from.
Level: Lower - intermediate to intermediate

The Local News - 1
You will hear a man reading the local news. Write down the answers to the questions.
Level: Lower - intermediate to intermediate

The Local News - 2
You will hear a man reading the local news. Write down the answers to the questions.
Level: Lower - intermediate to intermediate

How Much Does It Cost?
Listen to two people speaking about different objects and write down the price of each object.
Level: Beginner

What exactly happened?
Listen to a woman describing a robbery that has just taken place to the police.
Level: Intermediate

What was in the handbag?
Listen to a woman describing items that were in a handbag that she has lost.
Level: Intermediate

Does he like his job? - 3
Listen to a man speaking about what he likes - and dislikes - about his job. True or False listening comprehension.
Level: Upper-intermediate to advanced

Does she like her job? - 4
Listen to a woman speaking about what she likes - and dislikes - about her job. True or False listening comprehension.
Level: Upper-intermediate to advanced

Joining the Local Library
Listen to a man who is finding out the regulations for joining the local library.
Level: Intermediate

Making a Dinner Reservation
Listen to a man making a dinner reservation and choose from the multiple choice answers the best answer to the questions.
Level: Beginner

Interview with a Dancer
Listen to a man a man interviewing a famous dancer and take note of her answers.
Level: Lower-intermediate - intermediate

A Survey
Listen to a man asking a woman questions for a survey and take note of her answers.
Level: Beginner - lower-intermediate

Does he like his job? - 1
Listen to a man speaking about what he likes - and dislikes - about his job. True or False listening comprehension.
Level: Intermediate - upper-intermediate

Does she like her job? - 2
Listen to a woman speaking about what she likes - and dislikes - about her job. True or False listening comprehension.
Level: Intermediate - upper-intermediate

Listening: Making Plans
Listen to John, Sue and Mary deciding what to do this evening. Choose the correct answer from the multiple choice questions.
Level: Beginner

Do you believe in UFOs?
John and Sue talk about their beliefs regarding UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects). Nice lengthy listening - Do you believe?...
Level: Intermediate

John sees a UFO!!
John calls the police to report his seeing a UFO!! Just a moment while the police find the right form to fill in...
Level: Upper-intermediate to advanced

Accent Listening Gallery
Listening quizzes using the unique structure of About.com that gives students and teachers of English access to an extremely wide variety of accents.
Level: Upper-intermediate to advanced

ABC
Basic pronunciation guide to the alphabet for beginners. Includes spelling drill.
Level: Beginner

Conclusions #1
Choose the correct conclusion based on what you hear.
Level: Upper-intermediate to advanced

Conclusions #2
Choose the correct conclusion based on what you hear.
Level: Upper-intermediate to advanced

Consonant Pronunciation Guide
This listening guide gives examples of IPA symbol sounds by using representative words.
Level: All

Jack London: Excerpt from "Nothing That Ever Came To Anything"
Listen twice to this short excerpt and then answer comprehension questions.
Level: Upper Intermediate to Advanced

John's Holiday
John has just returned from a holiday. What experiences has he had? British Accents
Level: Intermediate to upper intermediate

Minimal Pairs
Pages provide listening and pronunciation quizzes based on the use of Minimal Pairs.
Level: Intermediate to upper intermediate

Mistakes #1
Listen for the mistake.
Level: Intermediate to upper-intermediate

Mistakes #2
Listen for the mistake.
Level: Pre-intermediate to intermediate

Numbers Listening #1
Identify the numbers contained in these sentences.
Level: Intermediate to upper intermediate

Number Pronunciation
A basic guide to the pronunciation of numbers for beginners.
Level: Beginner

Numbers Listening #2
Identify the numbers contained in these sentences.
Level: Intermediate to upper intermediate

Ordering Food in a Restaurant
What do the man and woman order at the restaurant?
Level:Beginning to Lower Intermediate

Renting a House
Find out the house that John wants to rent.
Level: Lower Intermediate to intermediate

Telling the Time
What time is it? Listen and see if you can understand.
Level: Beginners

Vowel Pronunciation Guide
This listening guide gives examples of IPA symbol sounds by using representative words.
Level: All

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