Spelling names

Listen to the conversation and do the exercises to practise and improve your listening skills.

Instructions

Do the preparation exercise before you listen. Then do the other exercises to check your understanding.

Preparation

Do this exercise before you listen.

Remote audio URL

Transcript

A: What’s your name?

B: Anika.

A: Can you spell that?

B: A-N-I-K-A.

A: What’s your surname?

B: Reeves.

A: Can you spell that?

B: R-E-E-V-E-S.

A: R-double E-V-E-S.

B: That’s right.

Discussion

Are you good at spelling?

Topics
Average: 3.9 (11 votes)
Personal online tutoring
EnglishScore Tutors is the British Council’s one-to-one tutoring platform for 13- to 17-year-olds.

Comments

Submitted by Talok12 on Mon, 02/19/2024 - 18:45

I T-H-I-N-K I A-M G-O-O-D A-T I-T

Submitted by Dianeramirez3103 on Thu, 04/27/2023 - 03:42

I think that I am not good at spelling. But I like it

Submitted by ahgima099 on Sat, 08/20/2022 - 12:14

I'm not good at spelling. I have to try a lot that.

Submitted by AliEsp on Sat, 08/13/2022 - 16:05

No, I am not good at spelling.

Submitted by Tami1210 on Thu, 08/11/2022 - 02:48

I'm not that good at spelling but I try

Submitted by Fenic on Thu, 10/14/2021 - 07:46

I am good at spelling.
Profile picture for user FlowerQueen

Submitted by FlowerQueen on Tue, 09/07/2021 - 18:28

Yes, I think, I am. To spell English is more difficult than spell German, but it is easy for me.

Submitted by summer78 on Thu, 07/29/2021 - 17:16

Maybe not in english

Submitted by Ammar on Wed, 07/28/2021 - 19:13

I think so.
Profile picture for user MuradYT

Submitted by MuradYT on Mon, 06/07/2021 - 07:32

I think Y-E-S

Submitted by arialmora19 on Mon, 06/07/2021 - 03:43

I think. I am ok with the spell

Submitted by yuca on Thu, 06/03/2021 - 23:25

I think the activity is very good

Submitted by Chinaa on Thu, 06/03/2021 - 21:09

I'm good at spelling

Submitted by Abrahamua on Thu, 06/03/2021 - 15:16

i think i am really good at spelling

Submitted by LADYUAE on Thu, 06/03/2021 - 14:19

very interesting this way of learning english
Profile picture for user teenwolf

Submitted by teenwolf on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 17:55

I'm not that good at spelling

Submitted by mdmc on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 17:36

HELLO, TO SPELL IF I DO BUT IT IS SEARLY COMPLICATED

Submitted by Noni on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 17:32

I like the name Anika

Submitted by HelencitaUAE1A on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 17:30

No. i don't know how to write in inglish

Submitted by Winky on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 17:26

I have a difficult name because I always have spell

Submitted by panda1a on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 17:17

amazing what one can learn with a little ATTENTION

Submitted by MoliUAE on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 17:08

I'm not good at spelling, but we're getting better.

Submitted by MoliUAE on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 17:06

I'm not good at spelling, but we're getting better.

Submitted by Ronaldc84 on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 16:59

Don't good spelling

Submitted by Lis on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 16:50

This time I feel like I have to improve hearing affinity but I liked the activity.

Submitted by SameJF on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 16:49

Yes a little yes ... It is difficult but I will try to improve it

Submitted by ElisitoUAE1A on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 16:34

Yes I am good at spelling but I am learning in English.

Submitted by Puchi on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 16:27

I am not the best but I believe that I defend myself in what I can.
Profile picture for user lanitaUAE

Submitted by lanitaUAE on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 16:25

I'm just learning and it went well.

Submitted by kikito on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 16:17

I am not good at spelling

Submitted by SbSteph on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 16:15

this activity is incredible

Submitted by emii on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 16:10

Sometimes, I still have to improve a little.

Submitted by CameriUAE on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 16:02

I think , I´m so good at spelling ,I havve practiced for a long time with differents words

Submitted by Chinaa on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 15:54

Yes, I'm good at spelling

Submitted by 1bROXY on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 13:12

i'm not good at english

Submitted by magUAE on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 12:55

my spelling level is not that good

Submitted by SaseUAE on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 12:48

It was very fast but I think I did pretty well even though it was Anika and I listened to Anike

Submitted by SiumaUAE on Fri, 05/14/2021 - 12:45

Very good activity
Profile picture for user Kostantinus

Submitted by Kostantinus on Thu, 01/07/2021 - 07:23

I think I am good at spelling.
Profile picture for user rafaelyeshua

Submitted by rafaelyeshua on Tue, 12/15/2020 - 15:21

No, i don't know how to spell in english
Profile picture for user weasley

Submitted by weasley on Wed, 10/28/2020 - 16:49

i think i am really good at spellings.
Profile picture for user Xuka

Submitted by Xuka on Mon, 08/17/2020 - 17:32

My spelling is not very well, and I'm trying my best to improve it.

Submitted by Ian_reynoso on Tue, 08/04/2020 - 18:22

I don't consider myself good but not bad, I'm somewhere in the middle, so to speak.
Profile picture for user DIGIOTANIMES

Submitted by DIGIOTANIMES on Tue, 05/05/2020 - 18:17

I’m not good at spelling before I have a very bad spelling, I write horrible people don’t understand me sometimes or most of the time what I write

Submitted by _16lx on Tue, 03/31/2020 - 19:02

umm I think I'm not bad but I'm not professional of curse cuz I'm still studying English
Profile picture for user nga2k5ute

Submitted by nga2k5ute on Fri, 08/16/2019 - 14:14

Erm,... I think I'm really good at it! It's really easy!
Profile picture for user empty

Submitted by empty on Mon, 07/22/2019 - 12:38

Are you good at spelling? Yeah . I believe its the easiest study subject .

Submitted by levansonqs on Wed, 06/26/2019 - 08:59

yep, Sometimes I concern between A, I, E
English courses near you