There are four ESL describing people listening exercise on this page. Listen is often difficult for English learners, so use the tasks on this page to help you practice before going and having a conversation with someone in English.
All of the exercises on this page a based around a recording of the describing people vocabulary being spoken by a native English speaker. By listen to these you will be able to hear the natural pronunciation. You can listen to each recording several times if you need to before doing the task in each exercise. The ESL describing people vocabulary page has a recording of all the words being spoken by a native speaker so you can listen to them and learn what they sound like before doing the tasks on this page.
The four activities are as follows:
For this ESL describing people listening task you need to listen to the following recording that has groups of spoken words and decide which option (A-D) in each question has the words written in the same order. When you have finished you can use the following get score button to see the correct answers.
Now in this ESL describing people listening exercise you need to listen to the spoken definitions of words in the following recording and decide which option (A-D) in each question has the word that goes with the definition. Again you can use the get score button to see how many you got right.
For this ESL describing people exercise you need to listen to the following recording of a passage being spoken and then answer the following five questions. You can listen a few times if you need to so you can understand all of the passage. Then you can see your score and the correct answers by clicking the get score button.
At the end of this page there is a link you can click that will show the full text of the passage so you can check to see how well you understood it.
For this last ESL describing people listening task you need to listen to the following recording of a spoken passage and write it down exactly as it is in the recording. The recording has the passage spoken twice: the first time is at a slow speaking speed and the second has pauses after every few words and the punctuation included.
There is another link at the end of the page that you can use to show the full text so you can check your answer and see how much of it you got correct.