A great way to learn English through listening is to choose topics to listen about that suit your own interests. In this section you will find a wide variety of topics to practise your listening.
I Wanna Talk About...
Test your English listening skills while listening to people talking about things that interest them. Topics found through this link in include football, beating stress, horror films, losing weight, life in the UK and much more! Check your understanding with downloadable tasks and pdf transcripts as well. Click here to start listening now.
Learn about UK culture by watching videos and listening to audio about a variety of topics including banking, climate and geography, currency, manners, and much more! Click here to begin. On this site, do the Preparation tasks first. Then watch the videos or listen to the audio files. Next go to Tasks and do the activities. If you need help, you can read the Transcripts at any time.
English for Social Occasions
Do you need to improve your general English skills or help with your English for social occasions? In this section you'll find extended listening and reading practise which will help you improve your level of English and give you language to use in everyday situations. Click here to begin.