Listening Skills Practice


A creative and different way to train your listening skills is using music. We suggest you the following exercise to keep practising your English out of the classroom while enjoying Counting Stars by One Republic.


Play the song, try filling the blanks while listening and enjoy!

alive, dollars, face, feel, find, hard, kills, lately, life, line, make, right, river, signs, sleep, sold, stars, take, vine, word, wrong, young

________, I’ve been, I’ve been losing _______
Dreaming about the things that we could be
But baby, I’ve been, I’ve been praying _________,
Said, no more counting _______
We’ll be counting _________, yeah we’ll be counting _______

I see this ______ like a swinging ______
Swing my heart across the ________
And my _________ is flashing ______
Seek it out and you shall _______

Old, but I’m not that old
_______, but I’m not that bold
I don’t think the world is _____
I’m just doing what we’re told

I feel something so ______
Doing the _____ thing
I feel something so _______
Doing the ________ thing
I couldn’t lie, coudn’t lie, couldn’t lie

Everything that _______ me makes me feel _________


I ________ the love and I feel it burn
Down this ______, every turn
Hope is a four-letter ________
_______ that money, watch it burn

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Listening Skills Practice