Welcome to EnglishClub Listening, to help you learn the skill of listening in English.
is the first of the four language skills
, which are:
1. Listening 2. Speaking 3. Reading 4. Writing
What Is Listening?
How to Hear English Everywhere
How can you hear English when you're not in an English-speaking country? Fortunately, there are many ways of hearing English in almost all countries of the world.
|THE WISE OWL|
A wise old owl
Sat in an oak.
The more he saw,
The less he spoke.
| || |
The less he spoke,
The more he heard.
Why can't we be like
That wise old bird?
Do you want to improve your English listening skills? What about your spelling, writing, and typing skills? Dictations can help in many ways. They even help you learn new vocabulary in context.
Listen to English by Radio
Listen to English online with programmes from stations like the BBC or Voice of America.
Listen to the News
Listen to our weekly digest of the news in English. With this resource you can practise your listening, reading, writing and even speaking.
Listen to Poetry in English
Some classic pieces of poetry and other texts for you to listen to and read.
You can listen online or download these readings, many of which come with transcript and wordchecker to explain vocabulary.
Improve your listening with MyEC!MyEnglishClub features thousands of videos and songs for English learners. Many videos include subtitles. You can also join the Audio Speaking Group and listen to recordings by other members.
This Week in History
Listen to a new story every Monday. Includes transcript, wordchecker and quiz.
The Learning English Video Project
Lots of listening practice. Watch short videos with and without subtitles. Transcripts and vocabulary available too.
More listening practice by watching videos.
Listening in Joe's Cafe
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English Listening Links
God gave us two ears and one mouth so that we can hear twice as much as we say.
Listening: A Good way to Learn English (article)
Listen to the Spaghetti Harvest Hoax
How to Learn Listening
TOEFL Listening Practice
TOEIC Listening Practice (Parts I-IV)
English songs, poems and tips for Parents and Babies
Words that Rhyme (YL)
Listen to Airline Announcements
Listening for Cashiers
Customer Service for Cashiers
Listening for Housekeepers
Checking in and Out of a Hotel
Taking a Tour