As Halloween approaches,
haunt the alleyways, and spooky words keep cropping up in conversation. Practice your English listening skills and learn heaps of eerie words with these ghouls and goblins 10 short Halloween dictations for ESL students! Boo!
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HALLOWEEN WORDS: English Dictation 1
Do you have a
? I’ve got to clear the broom out of the cobwebs . attic
HALLOWEEN WORDS: English Dictation 2
and ran her long, cackled finger around the warty of the rim . “The hour is nigh,” she said. cauldron
HALLOWEEN WORDS: English Dictation 3
The black cat
the toad through the bushes. What a stalked midnight snack this would be. scrumptious
Bonus Vocab from Answer
Halloween candy is scrumptious, too! Yummy!
HALLOWEEN WORDS: English Dictation 4
Her face was
, and her voice was caught in her throat. “What’s the matter?” said Larry. “You ashen .” look like you’ve seen a ghost
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HALLOWEEN WORDS: English Dictation 5
An army of
skeletons down the lane, rattled by the old animated ‘s hag . Good men and spell women in life, they now marched forward to serve her pious purpose. sinister
HALLOWEEN WORDS: English Dictation 6
You’re going on a
tour in Transylvania for your honeymoon? That’s a bit
, isn’t it?
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HALLOWEEN WORDS: English Dictation 7
. I wouldn’t be surprised if he ended up having a makes my skin crawl full of cellar or something! corpses
HALLOWEEN WORDS: English Dictation 8
soared through the air across the shrill shriek . A lump formed in Archibald’s throat. They were back. moors
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HALLOWEEN WORDS: English Dictation 9
Ethel gave Miriam a
. “Fetch me my withering glare forthwith, unless you want to see your entire family potions into transmogrified !” Miriam newts and trembled . complied
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HALLOWEEN WORDS: English Dictation 10
! Let’s go home and study English before some evil befalls us! gives me the willies