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English Listening Comprehension Quizzes for ESL EFL

English listening comprehension quizzes and tests for beginning, intermediate, upper and advanced level ESL EFL English classes and learners.

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

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

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

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

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

A Survey
Listen to a man asking a woman questions for a survey and take note of her answers.

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

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

Conclusions #1
Choose the correct conclusion based on what you hear.

Conclusions #2
Choose the correct conclusion based on what you hear.

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

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 he like his job? - 3
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.

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.

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

English Listening Lounge
This site employs RealAudio with a large collection of ordinary English speakers, talking naturally on a wide variety of interesting topics, to provide English learning possibilities. It includes a number of free listening possibilities. For further listening possibilities, there is a monthly fee of $20.

History Channel
Improve your listening skills. Great speeches that have changed the course of history.

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

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

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

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...

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

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.

Minimal Pairs
Pages provide listening and pronunciation quizzes based on the use of Minimal Pairs.

Minimal Pairs
Pages provide listening and pronunciation quizzes based on the use of Minimal Pairs.

Mistakes #1
Listen for the mistake.

Mistakes #2
Listen for the mistake.

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

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

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

Ordering Food in a Restaurant
What do the man and woman order at the restaurant?

Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab
An excellent and extensive listening resource for English learners. New listening exercises every week with follow up java quizzes. Listening for all levels by Randall Davis. Well worth the visit!

Renting a House
Find out the house that John wants to rent.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Words in the News
This is a wonderful listening resource that includes a text with difficult news vocabulary explained. Return often as stories are updated regularly.

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