(A bit of a difficult English dictation today!)
A 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.
In Connecticut, USA, a person bought a bowl at a yard sale for just $35 dollars. However, it was not just any ordinary bowl. It turned out to be a rare 15th century porcelain bowl made in China. And guess what? Last Wednesday, it sold at auction for $722,000. The small white bowl is adorned with blue paintings of flowers and other designs. Only seven of such bowls are known to exist in the world.
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