CELPIP Listening Topics: Improve Your Listening and Vocabulary

“…I really appreciate this method of teaching…”

Charity D.

How to Use Ted Talks to Practice Your Listening Skills

For each of the 5 minute Ted Talks on this page you should try to:

* predict what the talk is about
* predict the vocabulary the speaker will use
* translate and learn any new words

Each of these talks includes a text transcript. Just click on the ‘transcript’ button to see it.

Click here for more CELPIP listening tips.

General English as a Second Language Classes

ESL Red Deer offers general courses in English as a Second Language to help you expand your vocabulary, or improve your language skills, before preparing for your test including:

Beginner English
Intermediate English
Advanced English