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English Dictation Test - Elementary

Dictation - The Time


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 - The Time

  1. What's the time, please?
  2. What time is it, please?
  3. Excuse me. Do you know what time it is?
  4. Have you got the time, please?
  5. Could you tell me the time, please?
  6. It's 8 o'clock (eight o'clock) (8:00).
  7. It's quarter past 10 (ten) (10:15).
  8. It's time to get up.
  9. It's time to go to work.
  10. It's time to go to bed. It's bedtime.

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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