A new weekly dictation to help learners of the English language to improve their listening comprehension.
How to use:
- Don’t look at the transcript (text) below.
- Listen to the podcast (the dictation is repeated twice) and try to write everything you hear down.
- Check your text with the text of the dictation. If any word is different, it is probably a listening comprehension mistake. Try to listen again to the word and repeat the pronunciation a few times. If you don’t understand the word when you read it; it is probably new vocabulary.
- Listen to the dictation again. You should understand some of the words that you didn’t understand before.
With the current lock-down due to the Coronavirus, more people have been doing their shopping online. However, sometimes shopping online can go a little wrong. A woman called Naomi, recently ordered 1 kg of sweet potatoes. Instead of receiving a sack of potatoes, she received one gigantic sweet potato. She called it Potatozilla. She shared it on Twitter and it quickly went viral.
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