Ringing Bells - Part One (B2)

Before Listening

You are going to listen a a story about ringing a church bell.

  1. Write down five words you expect to hear.

  2. Ring is an irregular verb. Write down the following:

    a) present simple b) past simple c) past participle d) noun for person who rings.

  3. Listen to the opening of the story.

Quick Check

  1. Who is retiring after 65 years?

  2. Why is this a problem for the bishop?


Listen to the complete Ringing Bells (Part One). Complete one of the following.

Fred & Rita: Ghost Story?


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English Practice (B1-2)
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ESOL resources to help develop English language skills. Short reading & listening materials with accompanying activities.

Aimed at teenagers & young adults but suitable for all ages.

Skills Practice: Reading, Listening, Writing, Speaking & Use of English

Resources: presentations, reading & worksheets, quizzes, teaching notes & extension materials.

Sample Materials

Language Level: Intermediate/Upper Intermediate:  CEFr B1/B2

Exam LevelPreliminary (PET)PET for Schools - Preliminary English Test (B1) First (FCE) B2