Are you an advanced (CEFR level C1) learner of English? This section offers listening practice to help you understand extended speech about abstract, complex or unfamiliar topics. Situations include job interviews, lectures, talks and meetings.

Each lesson has a preparation task, an audio recording and two tasks to check your understanding and to practise a variety of listening skills. Make a start today.

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19

Listen to the job interview to practise and improve your listening skills.

6

Listen to a project management meeting to practise and improve your listening skills.

12

Listen to an interview about two books to practise and improve your listening skills.

15

Listen to a conversation about birthday parties between three friends to practise and improve your listening skills.

9

Listen to two friends talking about a recent trip abroad to practise and improve your listening skills.

7

Listen to four people talking about different business challenges to practise and improve your listening skills.

6

Listen to the business podcast about innovation to practise and improve your listening skills.

12

Listen to a talk about social psychology to practise and improve your listening skills.

6

Listen to four different people talking about their experiences with renting accommodation to practise and improve your listening skills.

4

Listen to the radio programme about tech addiction to practise and improve your listening skills.

4

Listen to a lecture about the helix shape to practise and improve your listening skills.

3

Listen to a lecture about the history of hand gestures to practise and improve your listening skills.