Most English communication is by speaking and listening, and these ESL driving listening exercises will help you get experience of listening to spoken driving vocabulary so you will be able to understand it.
To be able to have a real conversation with someone you need to be able to understand them when they speak to you. You need to be able to listen to them. This page has 4 activities that you can do that will help you get better at listening to spoken English. If you need any help with the words used you can go to the ESL driving vocabulary page where there is a recording of the driving vocabulary being spoken by a native English speaker.
The 4 exercises are as follows:
This first ESL driving listening exercise has a recording of 5 groups of words. In each group there are 5 words and you need to decide which option (A-D) in each of the 5 questions has the order the same as in the recording. Click the get score button at the end to see how many you got correct.
The second ESL driving exercise has the definitions of some words being spoken, and in each question you need to decide which of the given options (A-D) corresponds to the spoken definition. Once you have finished, again click the get score button to see how you did.
This third ESL driving listening exercise is a comprehension activity. Listen to the recording of the passage and then answer the 5 question in this task. Listen several times if you need to. Once you have finished you can reveal the correct answers by clicking the get score button.
At the end of the page there is a link that you can click to show the full text of the passage so you can check your understanding of it.
The fourth ESL driving listening exercise is a dictation. You need to listen to the recording and write down what is said exactly. The recording has the passage read twice. The first time at a slow speaking rate and the second time with pauses after every few words as well as the punctuation being spoken. You should listen a few times if you need to.
At the end of this page there is a link to click that will show the full text of the passage so you can check your answer. Only look once you have finished the task.