Free English Listening Lessons

C1 Advanced Speaking Exam – Listening Lesson (C1)

In this free lesson from Oxford Online English, you will listen to examples of two candidates doing the four parts of the C1 Advanced speaking exam, and consider what to practise for the different areas of the marking scheme.

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Playing Cards – Listening Lesson (A1-A2)

Do you enjoy playing cards with your friends? Do you know the names of cards in English? Listen to two people talking about a card game in this free lesson.

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Making Holiday Plans – Listening Lesson (B1)

What are your plans for your next holiday? Listen to a conversation about holiday plans and learn new vocabulary in this lesson.

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Financial Problems – Listening Lesson (C1-C2)

Have you ever run your own business or known somebody who has? If so, closing the business due to financial reasons is something you probably don’t want to talk about, but…

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Playing Cards – Listening Lesson (A1-A2)

Playing Cards – Listening Lesson (A1-A2)

Do you enjoy playing cards with your friends? Do you know the names of cards in English? Listen to two people talking about a card game in this free lesson....

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Playing Football – Listening Lesson (B1)

Playing Football – Listening Lesson (B1)

What do you think is the most fun way to get fit? Listen to two people talking about playing football and learn some new vocabulary in this free lesson....

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Building A Website – Listening Lesson (B2)

Building A Website – Listening Lesson (B2)

Listen to a conversation about websites and technology in this free lesson. You can learn useful English vocabulary to help you talk about the topic!...

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Language Learning – Listening Lesson (A2)

Language Learning – Listening Lesson (A2)

Listen to two people talking about language learning in this free English lesson, including vocabulary notes and exercises....

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Talking About Singing – Listening Lesson (B1)

Talking About Singing – Listening Lesson (B1)

Are you a good singer? Listen to two people talking about singing in this lesson. You can learn new vocabulary to talk about singing and music....

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The Boring Man – Listening Lesson (B1)

The Boring Man – Listening Lesson (B1)

Can you use English in social situations? Listen to a conversation at a party and learn new vocabulary in this free English listening lesson....

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Giving Directions in English – Listening Lesson (A2)

Giving Directions in English – Listening Lesson (A2)

If a tourist asked you for directions in English, would you know what to say? Learn how to give directions and explain where something is in this lesson....

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The IELTS Speaking Exam – Listening Lesson (B2-C1)

The IELTS Speaking Exam – Listening Lesson (B2-C1)

In this free lesson from Oxford Online English, you will listen to examples of a candidate doing the three parts of the IELTS speaking exam, and consider what to practise…...

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Checking In At The Airport – Listening Lesson (A1-A2)

Checking In At The Airport – Listening Lesson (A1-A2)

Do you ever use English when you travel? This free English lesson will introduce some useful words and phrases to use when checking in at the airport....

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Making Holiday Plans – Listening Lesson (B1)

Making Holiday Plans – Listening Lesson (B1)

What are your plans for your next holiday? Listen to a conversation about holiday plans and learn new vocabulary in this lesson....

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Ordering at a Coffee Shop – Listening Lesson (A1)

Ordering at a Coffee Shop – Listening Lesson (A1)

Listen to a woman ordering a drink and something to eat at a coffee shop. This free English lesson from Oxford Online English will help you to understand the shop…...

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C1 Advanced Speaking Exam – Listening Lesson (C1)

C1 Advanced Speaking Exam – Listening Lesson (C1)

In this free lesson from Oxford Online English, you will listen to examples of two candidates doing the four parts of the C1 Advanced speaking exam, and consider what to…...

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Wedding Nightmares – Listening Lesson (B2)

Wedding Nightmares – Listening Lesson (B2)

When was the last time you went to a wedding? Did it go well? In this free English listening lesson, you can hear a woman talking about a wedding where…...

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Arguing About Music – Listening Lesson (B1)

Arguing About Music – Listening Lesson (B1)

What kind of music do you like? In this free English listening lesson, you can hear two people with very different tastes talking about music and what they like, and…...

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Train Station Announcements – Listening Lesson (A1)

Train Station Announcements – Listening Lesson (A1)

Do you catch the train in your country? Have you ever been to England and caught the train – or would you like to? In this free listening lesson from…...

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Working In An Office – Listening Lesson (B1-B2)

Working In An Office – Listening Lesson (B1-B2)

Do you work in an office? What’s your office like? Learn useful vocabulary to talk about your job and your office in this lesson....

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Injuries and First Aid – Listening Lesson (B1)

Injuries and First Aid – Listening Lesson (B1)

Listen to a dialogue about injuries and first aid in this free listening lesson. The lesson includes notes and a quiz to help you practise the new words!...

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Getting a Refund – Listening Lesson (A2)

Getting a Refund – Listening Lesson (A2)

What do you do if you want to take something back to a shop? In this lesson, you can hear a woman trying to get a refund, and learn shopping…...

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The Cooking Class – Listening Lesson (B1-B2)

The Cooking Class – Listening Lesson (B1-B2)

Are you an expert in the kitchen? In this lesson, you can hear a dialogue from a cooking class, and learn useful vocabulary to talk about food and cooking....

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Talking on the Phone – Listening Lesson (A1-A2)

Talking on the Phone – Listening Lesson (A1-A2)

Making phone calls is harder than talking face-to-face. In this free lesson, you can learn useful words and phrases to help you make phone calls in English....

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Stinky Fruit – Listening Lesson (B1)

Stinky Fruit – Listening Lesson (B1)

Have you ever tried durian, blue cheese, or other stinky foods? Why do people eat things which smell so bad? Listen to two people talking about this topic and learn…...

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Going to the Doctor – Listening Lesson (B1)

Going to the Doctor – Listening Lesson (B1)

Have you ever needed to go to the doctor’s in an English-speaking country?. Learn useful vocabulary to talk about illness and treatment in this free lesson....

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Photo Editing – Listening Lesson (B2)

Photo Editing – Listening Lesson (B2)

Are you interested in photography? In this lesson, you can listen to a dialogue about photo editing and learn words and phrases to talk about photography....

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Where Are You From? – Listening Lesson (A1)

Where Are You From? – Listening Lesson (A1)

Where are you from? What is your country like? Listen to two people talking about where they are from in this free Oxford Online English listening lesson. This lesson is…...

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Talking About Names – Listening Lesson (B1-B2)

Talking About Names – Listening Lesson (B1-B2)

How do names work in your language? Listen to two people talking about different traditions connected with names in this free listening lesson....

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Talking About Holidays – Listening Lesson (A2)

Talking About Holidays – Listening Lesson (A2)

Where did you go for your last holiday? Did you have a good time? In this free lesson, you can listen to a conversation about travelling and vacations....

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Going to the Gym – Listening Lesson (B1-B2)

Going to the Gym – Listening Lesson (B1-B2)

Is going to the gym a good way to get in shape? Learn useful vocabulary to talk about health and fitness in this listening lesson....

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Financial Problems – Listening Lesson (C1-C2)

Financial Problems – Listening Lesson (C1-C2)

Have you ever run your own business or known somebody who has? If so, closing the business due to financial reasons is something you probably don’t want to talk about,…...

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A Football Match – Listening Lesson (B2)

A Football Match – Listening Lesson (B2)

Have you ever been to a football match? Listen to two people arguing about a match and learn some new vocabulary in this free English listening lesson....

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What’s Your Name? – Listening Lesson (A1)

What’s Your Name? – Listening Lesson (A1)

In this simple English listening lesson, you can learn some useful words and questions to use when you meet people. Suitable for beginners....

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Phoning for a Pizza – Listening Lesson (A1)

Phoning for a Pizza – Listening Lesson (A1)

Have you ever phoned to order a pizza? Listen to a conversation in which a man does this. You will hear the man in the pizza shop answering the phone…...

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Opening a Bank Account – Listening Lesson (A2)

Opening a Bank Account – Listening Lesson (A2)

If you spend time in an English-speaking country, you’ll need to open a bank account. Learn useful words and phrases to use at the bank in this lesson....

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Asking for Information at a Tourist Office – Listening Lesson (A1)

Asking for Information at a Tourist Office – Listening Lesson (A1)

Listen to a conversation at a tourist office, where a man is asking for information. This free English lesson from Oxford Online English will help you to ask questions (and…...

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Getting to Work – Listening Lesson (B1)

Getting to Work – Listening Lesson (B1)

How do you get to work, and how long does it take you? Listen to two people discussing transport and travel in this free listening lesson....

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A Phone-In About ID Cards – Listening Lesson (C1-C2)

A Phone-In About ID Cards – Listening Lesson (C1-C2)

Have you ever phoned a radio station? In the UK, the USA and other English-speaking countries, talk radio – where listeners can phone in and give their opinions – is…...

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Renting An Apartment – Listening Lesson (A2)

Renting An Apartment – Listening Lesson (A2)

Are you planning to work or study in an English-speaking country? In this lesson, you can learn some useful phrases and questions for renting an apartment....

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Paying a Restaurant Bill – Listening Lesson (A2)

Paying a Restaurant Bill – Listening Lesson (A2)

Have you ever eaten in a restaurant in an English-speaking country? When the bill came, did you split it equally between everyone or did each person pay for what they…...

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Ouch, My Head! – Listening Lesson (B1-B2)

Ouch, My Head! – Listening Lesson (B1-B2)

This poor guy has hurt his head, but his girlfriend isn’t too sympathetic… Learn vocabulary to talk about injuries and pain in this free listening lesson....

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