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English Dictation Test - Elementary

Dictation - Football

Hints - soccer - players


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 what you've written, and make any corrections you think necessary.

4. Check your dictation.
















Dictation Text - Football

Football is the world's most popular sport. In some countries, such as the United States, football is called soccer.

In a game of football there are 2 (two) teams. Each team has 11 (eleven) players.

A football match lasts 90 (ninety) minutes. At the end of a match, the team that has scored the most goals is the winner.

Check for

punctuation - , . ' ! etc...

Each mistake = 1.
Do not count the same mistake twice.
Numbers can be written in full, or using numerals.
If you get 5 or more mistakes do the dictation again.

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