Are you a pre-intermediate (CEFR level A2) learner of English? This section offers listening practice to help you understand common vocabulary and expressions in short, clear dialogues. Situations include simple explanations, introductions, messages and announcements.

Each lesson has a preparation task, an audio recording and two tasks to check your understanding and to practise a variety of listening skills. Make a start today.

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21

Listen to a morning briefing to practise and improve your listening skills.

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Listen to some phone messages with directions to practise and improve your listening skills.

12

Listen to two colleagues arranging a meeting to practise and improve your listening skills.

22

Listen to two people talking about changing their plans to practise and improve your listening skills.

12

Listen to the lecturer giving some facts and figures to practise and improve your listening skills.

9

Listen to four conversations to practise and improve your listening skills.

11

Listen to a university teacher giving instructions for an assignment to practise and improve your listening skills.

5

Listen to someone leaving a message to practise and improve your listening skills.

7

Listen to a student explain why she can't come to class to practise and improve your listening skills.

8

Listen to some transport announcements to practise and improve your listening skills.

3

Listen to a professor's explanation to practise and improve your listening skills.

1

Listen to two people talking about the people in their office to practise and improve your listening skills.