There are a range of listening task for you to do on this ESL birthday listening page. You can listen to the recordings and do the exercises to help you get experience of understanding spoken English and spoken birthday vocabulary.
There are four listening tasks for you to do on this page. In each of them there is a recording of birthday vocabulary being used, and you need to listen to this and try to understand it. The recordings are of a native English speaker so you can hear the correct pronunciation for the words used. If you are not sure of how any of the birthday words should sound that are used on this ESL birthday listening page you can go to the ESL birthday vocabulary page that has a recording of all the words being spoken.
In each of the exercises on this page you can listen to the recordings as many times as you need to, but it is good if you can understand them after just listening once or twice. The exercises are as follows:
In the first ESL birthday listening exercise you need to listen to the following recording and then decide which option (A-D) in each question has the words listed in the same order as in the recording. Once you have finished you can use the get score button to see the answers.
For the second ESL birthday listening exercise you need to listen to the spoken definitions in the recording and then decide which word (A-D) in each question is the correct one. Again you can use the get score button to see how you did.
In the third ESL birthday listening activity you need to listen to the following comprehension passage and then answer the questions. There is a get score button again for you to use to see the correct answers.
At the end of this page there is a link for you to click that will show the text of the passage so you can check your understanding of it.
For the fourth ESL birthday listening task you need to write down the following passage exactly as it is spoken. Listen to the recording and write the words down exactly as they are in the recording. In the recording the passage is spoken twice. The first 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 see the full text of the passage so you can check your answer and see how well you understood the recording.