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Do you want to listen to engaging and interesting audio recordings on a wide range of topics?

In this section, listen to audio recordings of people talking naturally about topics that interest them. The speakers are from all over the world, so you will hear a wide range of accents. There are audios for upper intermediate (CEFR level B2) and advanced (CEFR level C1) learners.

You will improve your listening comprehension and develop your vocabulary. Each recording has a transcript and interactive exercises to help you understand and use the language.

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23 Feb 2021

Listen to Lluís talking about running and what happened when he ran the Barcelona marathon.

04 Feb 2020

Listen to Ella talking about Manchester, a city in the north of England with a very exciting music scene.

08 Jan 2020

Listen to Luke talking about London life and the best and worst things about living there.

26 Dec 2019

Listen to Melissa talking about The Hypatia Trust, a charity she founded to record and celebrate the achievements of women in all aspects of their lives.

16 Dec 2019

Listen to Jordan talking about music and how social media has changed the way we discover new bands.

09 Dec 2019

Listen to Phil talking about how taking up tennis when he retired has improved his health.

02 Dec 2019

Listen to Jo talking about a very special restaurant she visited recently in Catalonia.

25 Nov 2019

Listen to Ella talking about some of the most memorable moments from a study trip to the UK.

18 Nov 2019

Listen to Simon talking about how he learned several languages in a variety of different ways.

11 Nov 2019

Listen to Emily talking about the importance of managing her stress levels and the techniques she uses.

04 Nov 2019

Listen to Hermia talking about why she loves the band Radiohead.

28 Oct 2019

Listen to Jocelyn talking about her experience of moving out of her family home and living on her own in Hong Kong.

21 Oct 2019

Listen to Mel talking about why she loves horror films and which ones she prefers.

14 Oct 2019

Listen to Jonathan talking about why he prefers to buy records.

07 Oct 2019

Listen to Dave talking about travelling to different countries with his cats.

30 Sep 2019

Listen to Neil talking about Coventry City Football Club and why he's a loyal supporter.

23 Sep 2019

Listen to Jannie talking about an unusual visit from a wild animal.

Talk about: My son
16 Sep 2019

Listen to Ron talking about how he spends his time with his young son.