Listening Game: Practice Listening with Youtube Videos (Ted Talks, Friends, etc)
Students, this is a game to help you improve your listening skills and English vocabulary with your favourite videos.
First, select a popular Youtube clip below to start the listening challenge.
TV Sitcom “Friends”
[Intermediate] Unagi (4:44)
[Intermediate] The I-Hate-Rachel Club (2:44)
[Intermediate] Joey & Chandler become lazy (4:37)
[Intermediate] Joey’s Sister’s Problem Pt.1 (4:05)
[Intermediate] Joey’s Sister’s Problem Pt.2 (4:30)
[Intermediate] The Test Pt. 1 (4:47)
[Intermediate] The Test Pt. 2 (4:48)
TV Sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”
[Upper-Intermed] Pharma Girls (4:33)
[Upper-Intermed] Jennifer Lopez as Anita (5:27)
TED Talks & Educational Videos
[Intermediate] How Whales Became the Largest Animals Ever (British Accent) (3:16)
[Intermediate] Why the Octopus is the Weirdest Animal on Earth (3:20)
[Intermediate] How to Wake Up Better (2:11)
[Intermediate] Gratitude (School of Life) (2:40)
[Upp-Intermed.] Jim Carrey – What it all means (5:18)
[Advanced] The danger of silence – Clint Smith (4:16)
[Upper-Intermed] The art of misdirection Pt 1 (4:39)
[Upper-Intermed] The art of misdirection Pt 2 (4:02)
[Intermediate] Try something new for 30 days (3:20)
[Upper-Intermed] Keep your goals to yourself (3:13)
[Intermediate] The world’s English mania (4:27)
[Intermed.] Al Pacino Speech – Any Given Sunday (4:30)
[Intermed.] Christopher Walken – The Lion Speech (2:17)
[Upp-Intermed.] Churchill – Their Finest Hour (End) (1:37)
[Advanced.] Stephen Merchant – Wedding Speech (Comedy/British English) (1:35)
[Upp-Intermed.] Steve Jobs – Graduation Speech Pt. 1 (5:15)
[Upp-Intermed.] Steve Jobs – Graduation Speech Pt. 2 (3:29)
[Upp-Intermed.] Steve Jobs – Graduation Speech Pt. 3 (5:43)
Short Films & Skits
[Intermed.] “Vincent” by Tim Burton (6:00)
[Intermed.] “Xentrex” with Dwayne Johnson (2:25)
Instructions (Read First)
Click on one of the above videos (Friends, TED, etc). You must do this before the next step.
Press the Start Video button to begin the listening game.
As you listen, type the missing word for each sentence in the [sentence] area below this box.
You do not need to use your mouse to stop and start the video. It will automatically stop so you can type in the answer. To replay a sentence, use the ‘replay‘ button below.
If you enter the correct word, you will gain 100 points and the next sentence will appear. However, you will lose 25 points for replaying a sentence and 100 points for displaying the answer. Good luck!
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Every week, new videos will be added for you to practice. If you have any requests or technical difficulties, please leave a comment below.
— Listening Game designed by Matthew Barton of Englishcurrent.com
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