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Intermediate Level English Listening Exercises

English listening skills learning for intermediate level learners includes English online listening comprehension exercises for intermediate level classes including dialogues and quizzes.

Customer Request 1 - Listening Comprehension
Listen to a customer making a request and take note of what she wants.

Customer Request 2 - Listening Comprehension
Listen to a customer making a request and take note of what he wants.

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

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.

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.

English Learning Podcasts
Overview of podcasting for English teachers and learners including an introduction to podcasting and recommended sites with English learning podcasts.

Interview with a Dancer
Listen to a man a man interviewing a famous dancer and take note of her answers.

John's Holiday - Listening Comprehension
John has just returned from a holiday. What experiences has he had?

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

Listening - A Job Opportunity - 1
Listen to two people talking about a new job opportunity and get the details about the job offered.

Listening - A Job Opportunity - 2
Listen to two people talking about a new job opportunity and get the details about the job offered.

Minimal Pairs - 'ae' and 'eh'
'ae' as in 'cat' and 'eh' as in 'let'

Minimal Pairs - 'ae' and 'u'
'ae' as in 'Cat' and 'u' as in 'Boot'

Minimal Pairs - 'au' and 'ir'
'au' as in 'caught' and 'ir' as in 'earn'

Minimal Pairs - 'eh' and 'uh'
'eh' as in 'let' and 'uh' as in 'up'

Mistakes #1
Challenging listening exercise asking you to listen for the mistake made in a number of different sentences. Try your luck!

Mistakes #2
Challenging listening exercise asking you to listen for the mistake made in a number of different sentences. Try your luck!

Numbers Listening - 1
Identify the numbers contained in these sentences.

Numbers Listening - 2
Identify the numbers contained in these sentences.

Renting a House
Listening comprehension exercise in which you need to find out about the house that John wants to rent.

Short Story Radio
Listen to professional recordings of original English language short stories free of charge. There are two new stories every week.

The Local News - 1
You will hear a man reading the local news. Write down the answers to the questions below. You will hear the listening twice. After you have finished, click on the arrow to see if you have answered the questions correctly.

The Local News - 2
You will hear a man reading the local news. Write down the answers to the questions below. You will hear the listening twice. After you have finished, click on the arrow to see if you have answered the questions correctly.

Trip to London
You will hear a man talking about a trip to London that he has just returned from.

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

How to Practice English Listening Comprehension Skills
Mike Shelby offers advice on how to practice English listening comprehension skills.

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