Questions tagged [listening]

For questions about ways to listen more effectively or accurately to spoken English.

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Charlie Williams' bit about the Pygmie tribe

Would somebody be so kind to translate Yorkshire into English. Suppose the comedian is popular enough that a review will be appreciated by some: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7WucumXbAsk&t=240s (...
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How to improve English listening at high level?

I am an international student in UK, and I did get a quite high mark on IELTS listening, about 8 to 9. And I can easily understand what the professors say in the lecture, partly because I have a quite ...
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I can't distinguish words while listening to someone

I can't know that how can I explain. When listening to English speaking people I cannot understand some words. It's like they roll in their mouths. There are times when I cannot understand a sentence ...
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Can you hear the difference between “immeasurable” and “measurable”?

sound track There are several "man is immeasurable" and "man is measurable" in this sound track. But I can only hear out "man is measurable". I want to know it is an ear problem or it is a listening ...
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What do you doing?

Recently, I've listened to a simple conversation for kids. In the tapescripts, it's what are you doing?, but i've heard that the boy said what do you doing? .Although I've adjusted the speed, I still ...
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Please help me understand what the man said at 5:13 in this YouTube video

What are the transcripts at 5:13 of this YouTube video "What Would You Do With A Lost Wallet" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haJDju3LafU)? What I heard are: 5:13 That never happened. ??? that never ...