SALC

Here are some suggestions on how to use the SALC to practice and learn languages.

SALC - Here are some suggestions on how to use the SALC to practice and learn languages.

Reading Comprehension Level Beginner A1

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Reading Comprehension Level Beginner A1

Are you a beginner (CEFR level A1) learner of English? This section offers reading practice to help you understand simple information, words and sentences about known topics. Texts include posters, messages, forms and timetables.

Each lesson has a preparation task, a reading text and two tasks to check your understanding and to practise a variety of reading skills. Make a start today.

Choose a Reading Lesson:

A POSTER AT WORK

A POSTER FOR EXAM CANDIDATES

A RESTAURANT MENU

A STUDY TIMETABLE

AN AIRPORT DEPARTURES BOARD

BUSINESS CARDS

Listening Comprehension Intermediate or Advanced Level

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Listening comprehension exercises
with trailers of English-language movies

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 Blood diamond  (Edward Zwick)
 Braveheart   (Mel Gibson)
 Cashback   (Sean Ellis)
 Fantastic beasts and where to find them  (David Yates)
 Girl with a pearl earring  (Peter Webber)
 Keeping mum  (Niall Johnson)
 The King’s speech  (Tom Hooper)
 The Martian  (Ridley Scott)
 The mission  (Roland Joffé)
 Perfume  (Tom Tykwer)
 Pirates of the Caribbean: On stranger tides  (Rob Marshall)
 The secret life of Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller)
 Shakespeare in love (John Madden)
 The sixth sense (Night Shyamalan)
 Titanic (James Cameron)

Listening Comprehension through movie trailers

LISTENING COMPREHENSION 

Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language.

Here’s what you do:

  1. Click on the video you want to watch below.

  2. Watch the video, and pay attention to it! (You can pause and rewind the video.)

  3. Answer the listening comprehension questions below the video.

  4. Check your answers.


Anger Management

500 Days of Summer
500 Days of Summer

Shutter Island

A Beautiful Mind

Sharkwater