English dictation

Dictation - My Friend Looks Like


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 - My Friend Looks Like

  1. My friend looks like George Clooney.
  2. He doesn't look exactly like him though.
  3. He isn't very fit. Because, he is a little lazy.
  4. He likes to go for long drives in the country. But, he doesn't like to go walking.

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