Recently I am learning the Cambridge practice tests for IELTS, the listening part is the most difficult for me. Even if I look at the transcripts when I am listening to the audio, I find that there are many linking sounds, weakness, and assimilation in spoken English; sometimes the sentences are simple but I can't hear clearly what the native speaker says.

I try to upload the mp3 audio in my Dropbox, and ask for help in English Language Learners. My posts often were closed, marked as

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This type of questions are not welcomed here!

If I want to get help from this community, what would be a good method to do so?

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    ELL is for answering specific types of questions, it doesn't exist to do everything you might have trouble with. Read how to ask a good question. Doing audio transcriptions is not one of the site's primary purposes. If you need an audio recording transcribed, there are websites where you can pay for it; you could also ask teachers or members of your class for help, or find a discussion forum website for English learners.
    – Stuart F
    Jul 14, 2022 at 11:03
  • Our Resources for learning English post her on Meta has a "Exchanging online with a partner" section that might be helpful. If you can narrow your question down to a specific spoken pattern you're having trouble with, that sort of question might be on-topic. Here is an example of a well received question tagged with spoken-english ell.stackexchange.com/q/217778/9161
    – ColleenV
    Jul 21, 2022 at 12:33


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