Well, yes… I understand that sitting down for a couple of dictations is not what you had in mind for your evening. However, dictations are a great help to learn vocabulary in context and to improve both your listening as well as your writing skills. And these online platforms offer you the chance to practice them without your teacher (e.g. me) looking over your shoulder all the time.
On this blog you can find useful language help for everyday life situations, e.g. ‚the language of anecdotes‘, ‚talking about colds and flu‘. Furthermore the Cambridge Dictionary can be added to your browser or personal website.