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ESOL listening practice materials for English language learners. Prepared by ‘one of the best writers of language learner materials in English'. All levels including IELTS, FCE, GCSE etc. Linked worksheets and other learning resources can be found here: https://esolepacks.com/

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War of the Worlds (C1)

The War of the Worlds (1898) is one on the most popular science fiction stories .It opens with a famous description of a planet unprepared for a coming invasion.Learning Activity: Pay the audio - what atmosphere does it create - 1. Show class this presentation

-1 s3 w ago
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War of the Worlds (C1)

The Listeners (B1)

The Listeners by Anne E.G. Nydam "Is there anybody there?" said the Traveller,Knocking on the moonlit doorThe Listeners by Walter de la Mare (1912) is a wonderfully atmospheric narrative poem. My adapted version is shorter but stays close to the original. The evocative image by Anne E.G. Nydam will also help with comprehension.Lesson Activity Ask students to focus on the image (onscreen or via worksheet). What can they see? What do they think the poem is about? Play adapted version. Ask students to focus on general comprehension. What happens?Play adapted version again - with students reading the text. Answer quick check questions.. Play Edward Sargeant animation of the original. What differences do they notice? Extension for higher levels - Work on original text of The Listeners . You can find some excellent teaching resources (presentations & worksheets here. The Listeners - Adapted text/worksheetThe Listeners - Complete original text The Signalman 1.99 4.99 Man Size in Marble (B1...

-1 sNOV 15
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The Listeners (B1)

The Signalman

https://esolepacks.com/audio-readers/classic-ghost-stories-l8s2f

-1 sNOV 13
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The Signalman

Ringing Bells - Part One

The first part of story about a bell ringer -with a very unusual technique. Listening comprehension (B2) - download free quiz & worksheet here: https://esolepacks.com/sample-materials/ringing-bells-part-one

-1 sNOV 5
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Ringing Bells - Part One

A Christmas Carol: Stave Four (extract)

Scrooge meets the spirit of Christmas Yet to ComeTaken from A Christmas Carol (audiobook & reader) http://esolepacks.com/a-christmas-carol/. Ideal for English language learners, reluctant readers or those new to the text. CEfr Language Level: C1

3 MIN6 d ago
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A Christmas Carol: Stave Four (extract)

Ringing Bells - Part Two

Before listeningYou are going to hear the final part of Ringing Bells (Part One here). First complete this worksheet about idioms using church bells. English Practice (B1-2) 2.50 5.99 ESOL resources to help develop English language skills. Short reading & listening materials with accompanying activities.Aimed at teenagers & young adults but suitable for all ages.Skills Practice: Reading, Listening, Writing, Speaking & Use of EnglishResources: presentations, reading & worksheets, quizzes, teaching notes & extension materials.Sample MaterialsThere Goes the Bridegroom Fun Facts about Hawaii WorksheetMeet One DirectionFred Posts His Phone Language Level: Intermediate/Upper Intermediate: CEFrB1/B2 Exam Level:Preliminary (PET),PET for Schools- Preliminary English Test (B1)First (FCE)B2

-1 sOCT 19
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Ringing Bells - Part Two

How did The Beatles get their name?

How did The Beatles get their name? B2 First Listening ( Section 2) English Language level:Intermediate (CEFRB2 - Upper Intermediate )

-1 sOCT 10
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How did The Beatles get their name?

Halloween Ghost Story (B1)

A young couple move to the country. Every night they visit a beautiful local church. Inside there are twomarblestatues. Why do these statues frighten local people? And what is the secret of the brokenmarblefinger? 'TheMarbleFinger' is based on a classic horror story, Man Made inMarble(1893)…

-1 sOCT 8
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Halloween Ghost Story (B1)

Punting Accident

Adapted extract from Chapter 15 of 'Three Men in a Boat' by Jerome K Jerome (1889)

-1 sSEP 12
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Punting Accident

How did The Beatles get their name? (B2)

How did The Beatles get their name? There are many theories.

-1 sSEP 12
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How did The Beatles get their name? (B2)

Latest Episodes

War of the Worlds (C1)

The War of the Worlds (1898) is one on the most popular science fiction stories .It opens with a famous description of a planet unprepared for a coming invasion.Learning Activity: Pay the audio - what atmosphere does it create - 1. Show class this presentation

-1 s3 w ago
Comments
War of the Worlds (C1)

The Listeners (B1)

The Listeners by Anne E.G. Nydam "Is there anybody there?" said the Traveller,Knocking on the moonlit doorThe Listeners by Walter de la Mare (1912) is a wonderfully atmospheric narrative poem. My adapted version is shorter but stays close to the original. The evocative image by Anne E.G. Nydam will also help with comprehension.Lesson Activity Ask students to focus on the image (onscreen or via worksheet). What can they see? What do they think the poem is about? Play adapted version. Ask students to focus on general comprehension. What happens?Play adapted version again - with students reading the text. Answer quick check questions.. Play Edward Sargeant animation of the original. What differences do they notice? Extension for higher levels - Work on original text of The Listeners . You can find some excellent teaching resources (presentations & worksheets here. The Listeners - Adapted text/worksheetThe Listeners - Complete original text The Signalman 1.99 4.99 Man Size in Marble (B1...

-1 sNOV 15
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The Listeners (B1)

The Signalman

https://esolepacks.com/audio-readers/classic-ghost-stories-l8s2f

-1 sNOV 13
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The Signalman

Ringing Bells - Part One

The first part of story about a bell ringer -with a very unusual technique. Listening comprehension (B2) - download free quiz & worksheet here: https://esolepacks.com/sample-materials/ringing-bells-part-one

-1 sNOV 5
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Ringing Bells - Part One

A Christmas Carol: Stave Four (extract)

Scrooge meets the spirit of Christmas Yet to ComeTaken from A Christmas Carol (audiobook & reader) http://esolepacks.com/a-christmas-carol/. Ideal for English language learners, reluctant readers or those new to the text. CEfr Language Level: C1

3 MIN6 d ago
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A Christmas Carol: Stave Four (extract)

Ringing Bells - Part Two

Before listeningYou are going to hear the final part of Ringing Bells (Part One here). First complete this worksheet about idioms using church bells. English Practice (B1-2) 2.50 5.99 ESOL resources to help develop English language skills. Short reading & listening materials with accompanying activities.Aimed at teenagers & young adults but suitable for all ages.Skills Practice: Reading, Listening, Writing, Speaking & Use of EnglishResources: presentations, reading & worksheets, quizzes, teaching notes & extension materials.Sample MaterialsThere Goes the Bridegroom Fun Facts about Hawaii WorksheetMeet One DirectionFred Posts His Phone Language Level: Intermediate/Upper Intermediate: CEFrB1/B2 Exam Level:Preliminary (PET),PET for Schools- Preliminary English Test (B1)First (FCE)B2

-1 sOCT 19
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Ringing Bells - Part Two

How did The Beatles get their name?

How did The Beatles get their name? B2 First Listening ( Section 2) English Language level:Intermediate (CEFRB2 - Upper Intermediate )

-1 sOCT 10
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How did The Beatles get their name?

Halloween Ghost Story (B1)

A young couple move to the country. Every night they visit a beautiful local church. Inside there are twomarblestatues. Why do these statues frighten local people? And what is the secret of the brokenmarblefinger? 'TheMarbleFinger' is based on a classic horror story, Man Made inMarble(1893)…

-1 sOCT 8
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Halloween Ghost Story (B1)

Punting Accident

Adapted extract from Chapter 15 of 'Three Men in a Boat' by Jerome K Jerome (1889)

-1 sSEP 12
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Punting Accident

How did The Beatles get their name? (B2)

How did The Beatles get their name? There are many theories.

-1 sSEP 12
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How did The Beatles get their name? (B2)
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