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English Dictation Test - Elementary

Dictation - Mr Bean's Holiday


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 - Mr Bean's Holiday

  1. Mr Bean is going on holiday this year.

  2. What do you think he's going to do?

  3. He's not going to rest and relax.

  4. He's going to learn how to swim.

  5. He's going to write everyone a postcard.

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.

Let us know how you get on in the forum.
Problems with punctuation - check here.
Problems with spelling - check here.
Thanks to Shikha for spotting the discrepancy between the text and the recording.



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