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English Dictation Test - Elementary

Dictation - How much coffee?


Play the .mp3 files (they are large so be patient).

1. Just listen. I will speak, quite quickly, in a natural voice.

2. Listen and write I will speak more slowly.

3. Listen to the first file again - Check and make any corrections you think necessary.

4. Check what you have written.














Dictation Text - How much coffee does Mr Bean drink?

  1. Mr Bean drinks 8 cups of coffee a day.

  2. Mrs Bean thinks that Mr Bean drinks too much coffee.

  3. Mr Bean asked, " How many cups of coffee do you normally drink?"

  4. Mrs Bean replied, "I only drink 2 cups of coffee a day."

  5. Mr Bean promised not to drink so much coffee in the future.

Check for

punctuation - , . ' ! etc...

Each mistake = 1.
Do not count the same mistake twice.
If you get 5 or more mistakes do the dictation again.

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Thanks to Behide for the correction.