HomeListening Sub-skills Practice for Cambridge English: Advanced & Proficiency (6)

TASK 1

Listen to some words which can present spelling problems in British English. Write the words in the boxes below.

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TASK 2

Listen and decide if the underlined words are linked by a /j/, /w/, or /r/ intrusive sound.

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TASK 3

Dictation is a useful skill to practise. In terms of listening, it can help you recognize aspects of fast native speaker speech. It can also help improve your spelling and grammar. Listen to this extract from a travel programme. Write what you hear in the boxes.

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Listen to this extract from a novel being read out on the radio. Write what you hear in the boxes.

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TASK 4

Listen to each sentence being said in two different ways. For each version, decide what emotion is being expressed.

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