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English Dictation Test - Elementary

Dictation - Xmas


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 - On Christmas Day

  1. On Christmas morning I wake up very early.

  2. I have a shower and then get dressed.

  3. I go downstairs and have breakfast with my family.

  4. We all go to church together to sing carols.

  5. In the afternoon we eat dinner at 2 o'clock.

  6. After dinner we listen to the Queen's speech at 3 o'clock.

  7. Then we all help with the washing up.

  8. In the evening we play games and watch television.

  9. We all go to bed quite late.

  10. Happy Christmas!

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