¿Porque no escuchar una historia en inglés? Os vais a sorprender que bien los niños entienden los cuentos en inglés! Nosotros ya lo sabemos y usamos cuentos en la clase.
Aquí tenéis un ejemplo:
Watch the story and answer the questions:
Which animal is fast?
Which animal is slow?
Who is going to win the race?
Now answer these questions:
Who won the race, the hare or the tortoise?
Why did he win?
Do the fast runners always win the race?
this website to listen to news bulletins at three different levels. Do some exercises on vocabulary and answer comprehension questions.
for some interesting discussions on controversial issues. Switch on the subtitles to make sure you can note down some useful expressions. this YouTube channel
Here’s an example of an interesting debate:
Mark Weiner’s Migrationology
Remember that if you are having trouble understanding the videos you can always switch on subtitles on YouTube.
Enjoy the virtual journeys!
Life without a mobile phone? No internet? Impossible!
Take a journey with Anne of Green Gables to remind yourself of the simple pleasures in life, real necessities and the power of human relationships. Highly recommended to help you extend your English vocabulary too.
Remember! Watch in English and practise your listening skills!
Are you good at listening?
No? Don’t worry, you are not alone 🙂
2. Choose a topic that interests you, the level or the accent you would like to listen to.
3. Read the questions in the ‘quiz’ section. Listen to the text and answer.
4. Go to the ‘vocab’ section to check the meaning of some interesting expressions.
5. If you want to explore the text more, you can look at the script and find some more interesting language.
Do it every week and you will start feeling more confident with your listening!
Here is a fantastic
blog post by Sandy Millin about improving listening skills through podcasts, giving a great list of websites and topics to choose from.
Enjoy your practice!
Do you find yourself singing along to a famous song and thinking, ‘Hmm… Did they actually sing that?’ Here’s an example:
Lyrics Training and find out what they are actually singing!