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Online Dictation

Do you want to improve your English listening skills? What about your spelling, writing, and typing skills? Dictation can help in many ways. It even helps you learn new vocabulary in context.

EnglishClub dictation exercises come in three different levels. Try the short dictations first and work your way up. The directions are only there to guide you. You can listen to the dictations as many times as you need to.

Elementary online dictation speaker icon
Short recordings of one or two lines

Intermediate online dictation speaker icon
Mid-length recordings of one or two sentences

Advanced online dictation speaker icon
Long recordings of one or two paragraphs

Note: The easiest way to compare your answer to the transcript is to type in the text box provided (except on mobile). Your typing will improve along with your listening skills. Another option is to write on paper. This is a good idea if you are sharing a computer with a partner or group. Teachers may also be interested in this option as a class activity.