CELPIP Listening Test: Improve Your Listening and Vocabulary

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How to Use Ted Talks to Practice Your CELPIP Listening Skills

The following videos will help you improve your listening for the CELPIP listening test.

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.

Graham talks about being a vegetarian during the week but not on weekends.

Use his talk to help you with your CELPIP Listening practice.

Write down any words you don’t know and practice using them as part of building your CELPIP vocabulary

Click here to go to Ted Talks for the full transcript

Kyra talks about the ever-popular skipping rope.

Use her talk to help you with your CELPIP Listening practice.

Write down any words you don’t know and practice using them as part of building your CELPIP vocabulary

Click here to go to Ted Talks for the full transcript

Matt presents some ideas about changing you rbehaviours.

Use his talk to help you with your CELPIP Listening practice.

Write down any words you don’t know and practice using them as part of building your CELPIP vocabulary

Click here to go to Ted Talks for the full transcript

Julian talks about listening and techniques you can use to listen better.

Use his talk to help you with your CELPIP Listening practice and to improve your CELPIP Listening.

Write down any words you don’t know and practice using them as part of building your CELPIP vocabulary

Click here to go to Ted Talks for the full transcript

Elizabeth provides an interesting talk about the connection between stress and memory.

Use her talk to help you with your CELPIP Listening practice and to prepare for your CELPIP Listening test..

Write down any words you don’t know and practice using them as part of building your CELPIP vocabulary

Click here to go to Ted Talks for the full transcript

Graham talks stuff, how most of us have too much of it, and what to do about it.

Use his talk to help you with your CELPIP Listening practice.

Write down any words you don’t know and practice using them as part of building your CELPIP vocabulary

Click here to go to Ted Talks for the full transcript

Gregg talks about teaching computers to ind read.

Use his talk to help you with your CELPIP Listening practice and to prepare for your CELPIP Listening test.

Write down any words you don’t know and practice using them as part of building your CELPIP vocabulary

Click here to go to Ted Talks for the full transcript

Keith gives us a quick history of cemeteries.

Use his talk to help you with your CELPIP Listening practice and to improve your CELPIP Listening.

Write down any words you don’t know and practice using them as part of building your CELPIP vocabulary.

Click here to go to Ted Talks for the full transcript

Rusha tells us all about heart burn, what causes it, and how we can avoid it.

Use her talk to help you with your CELPIP Listening practice and to improve for your CELPIP Listening test.

Write down any words you don’t know and practice using them as part of building your CELPIP vocabulary.

Click here to go to Ted Talks for the full transcript

Anita’s presentation explores the connection between your brain and the act of playing an instrument.

Use her talk to help you with your CELPIP Listening practice and to help you prepare for the CELPIP Listening test.

Write down any words you don’t know and practice using them as part of building your CELPIP vocabulary.

Click here to go to Ted Talks for the full transcript

General English as a Second Language Classes

ESL Red Deer offers CELPIP Study materials and general courses in English as a Second Language. These are designed to help you expand your vocabulary, or improve your language skills, before preparing for your test. They include:

Beginner English
Intermediate English
Advanced English

ESL Red Deer’s English Classes offer:

#201, 4909 – 48 Street.