Listening to English songs is fun and they help your listening practice too.  You don't need to understand all the words - you can understand if the song is sad, happy angry etc. from the sound!

Listen to Yellow by Coldplay and do the activity here.
 
 

Watch, listen and learn to cook!!!

To help you listen it is a good idea to watch videos.  This is because pictures help you to understand.

So you can watch a video about cooking chicken and answer some questions.  
Read the questions first.  You don't need to understand all the answers, but you need to understand the questions.

1.  Before the woman starts cooking, what food does she talk about: 

tomatoes                  salt                      chicken
tomato paste           mushrooms        olives
oil


2.  How much butter does she use?

1 tablespoon          1 gram                 1 teaspoon

3.  What food does she put with the butter?

4.  How many tomatoes does she use?

1 can                       2kg                      3

5.  How much garlic does she use?

2 grams                 2 tablespoons     2 teaspoons

6.  What does she put in the pan before the chicken?

7.  What adjective does she use with the olives?


whole                     sliced                   pitted

8.  How many minutes does she cook the chicken in the cooker?

Now you are ready to watch, listen and answer the questions - click here 
You can watch lots of times to hear all the answers - you can write your answers in your notebook.

If you want to check your answers then click here.

If you like this practice then go to www.easy2cook.tv for more food videos.
 
 
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Click on the picture and you can watch a video.  
This is good for listening.  You can also help the Earth!
 
 

Listening 3 - Real English!

Listen to me speaking to another teacher.  This is real English because we are speaking normally, not speaking slowly for students!  So this will be difficult.  

Read these questions and think about possible answers:
(Remember, Where questions = place, How old = age....)


Where are her parents from?

Where do her family live?

How old is her mother?

How many brothers and sisters does she have?

When did she last go to Canada?



Now listen and answer the questions.  Click here to listen.

Did you hear all the answers?  
How many times did you listen to hear all the answers?

 
 

Listening Practice 2 - My favourite food

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Listen to me talking about my favourite food.
Play the listening, stop it, and write down everything you hear. 
You can listen lots of times.  


Click here to listen.


When you finish all the writing check your answers here.  

This is good listening practice to understand details.


 
 

Listening Practice 1 - My house

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Listen to me talking about my house.  

Play the listening, stop it, and write down everything you hear. 
You can listen lots of times.  

Click here to listen.


When you finish all the writing check your answers here.  

This is good listening practice to understand details.