“The Origins of The English Language” Dictation English B1

Dictation “The Origins of The English Language” English originates from Old English, which is its earliest historical form from the 5th century. There was no punctuation until the 15th century. The oldest Old English word still used today that has the same direct meaning is town.  Town has kept the …

“The Lion and the Mouse” Dictation English B2

Dictation “The Lion and the Mouse” Once when a Lion was asleep a little Mouse began running up and down upon him; this soon wakened the Lion, who placed his huge paw upon him, and opened his big jaws to swallow him. “Pardon, O King,” cried the little Mouse: “forgive me this time, I shall …

“Bagheera the Black Panther” Dictation English B1

Dictation “Bagheera the Black Panther” It was Bagheera the Black Panther, inky black all over, but with the panther markings showing up in certain lights like the pattern of watered silk. Everybody knew Bagheera, and nobody cared to cross his path; for he was as cunning as Tabaqui, as bold …

“The Countryman” Dictation English A2

Dictation “The countryman” The next man he met was a countryman carrying a fine white goose. The countryman stopped to ask what was o’clock; this led to further chat; and Hans told him all his luck. Grimm, Jacob. Grimm’s Fairy Stories. Kindle Edition. Vocabulary Below you will find the most …

“The New Year” Dictation English A1

Dictation “The New Year” The New Year never can be happy to me if I see the child and you go wandering away without a shelter for your heads. Dickens, Charles. Charles Dickens’ Children Stories. Kindle Edition. Vocabulary Below you will find the most important words from the dictation above …

“Kansas” Dictation English A1

Dictation “Kansas” So she told him all about Kansas, and how gray everything was there, and how the cyclone had carried her to this queer Land of Oz. Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank). The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Oz Series Book 1). Kindle Edition. Vocabulary Below you will find the …