In this listening and vocabulary activity you will learn about three little words that are often confused - quit, quite and quiet.
A presenter on a radio programme is talking about a new play. Listen to the review and practise listening for gist or the general idea.
Two radio DJs are talking about a band. Practise your general understanding by listening to them talk and answering some multiple-choice questions.
In this listening and pronunciation activity, listen to the different words related to health and decide which syllable stress pattern they follow.
Listen to two people talking about plans to build new homes in their town. Answer the questions to practise listening for gist or the general idea.
This pronunciation and listening activity practises pronouncing the long and short 'i' sound. Listen and decide which 'i' sound you hear first.
Listen to two friends talking about going to see a film and then choose the correct answer to the questions.
Listen to some conversations between two people. Decide if they are agreeing or disagreeing.
This listening activity practises understanding implied meaning. Listen carefully to the context of the person speaking and choose the right option.
Listen to a student talk about college and decide which learning methods she finds helpful or unhelpful. This listening activity practises scanning a listening text to find particular information.
This pronunciation and listening activity practises the pronunciation of three consonant sounds. Listen to the different words and decide which consonant sound you hear.
Listen to Episode 3 of Virtually Anywhere - our audio series. Do this activity to practise some of the words you've heard in the episode.
The bank has called Fay and is leaving a message with her secretary. Practise listening for detail and then complete the gap with the word or number you hear.
This activity practises following dialogues that contain colloquial language. Listen to the person talk and identify how that person feels or the way they speak.
Paul and Geeta continue their travels around the world. Listen to episode 5 and try the learning activities to practise the words you've heard.
Practise listening for simple information. Listen to a conversation in a clothes shop and choose the correct answer.
Listen to the speaker stress a particular word and understand how this can illustrate the speaker's attitude. Match the statement with its meaning.
Practise your listening and vocabulary by listening to two short conversations with a man who has to cancel his plans.
Charlie is a basketball player and Sally is a writer. Listen to four different conversations and choose the correct answer to the questions.
Improve your English listening skills with Virtually Anywhere, our audio series. Listen to the first episode with final-year archaeology students Geeta and Paul and then try the learning activities.
Practise listening for simple factual information and checking meaning. Listen to a man talk about a programme called See Asia! and choose the correct answers to the questions.
This pronunciation and listening activity practises syllable stress. Listen to the different words and decide which syllable stress pattern they follow.
Do this activity to practise some of the useful language used in Virtually Anywhere episode 6 and improve your listening skills.
Kate has an unusual hobby of growing bonsai trees. Listen to Kate speak on a radio programme and answer the questions about her hobby.