Category Archives: Biography

Donald Trump: Listening Practice 7 (biography)

You will hear a life story about Donald Trump, the present U.S. President. Listen carefully to the story, and then decide whether the following statements are True or False. You can listen online or download the Mp3 file by clicking this link. Donald Trump is orginally from New York but he has Scotish and German ancestry. T/F He built… Read More »

George H.W. Bush: Listening Practice 6 (biography)

You will hear a life story of George Herbert Walker Bush, who was elected US President in 1989. Listen to the story carefully, and then decide whether the following statements are True or False. You can listen online or download the Mp3 file by clicking this link. Before he took office as president, George H.W. Bush was Ronald Reagen’s… Read More »

Elizabeth Taylor (Part 2): Listening Practice 5 (biography)

The following questions are based on the life story of Elizabeth Taylor, a famous Hollywood actress and one of the most beautiful women in the world. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link Elizabeth Taylor (Part 2). 1. What was the major problem that Liz Taylor was faced with? A. financial problem… Read More »

Liz Taylor (Part 1): Listening Practice 4 (biography)

The following questions are based on the life story of Elizabeth Taylor, who is known as a famous film star and one of the most beautiful women in the world. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link Elizabeth Taylor (part 1) 1. How old was Liz Taylor when her parents moved to… Read More »

Remembering Whitney Houston (Part 2): Listening Practice 3 (biography)

The following questions are based on the life story of superstar Whitney Houston from the Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Whitney Houston part 2 1. Whitney Houston’s marriage to Bobby Brown had surprised a lot of people. Why? A. Her personality was pretty much the opposite of Bobby Brown’s B.… Read More »

Remembering Whitney Houston (Part 1): Listening Practice 2 (biography)

The following questions are based on the life story of superstar Whitney Houston from the Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Whitney Houston (part 1) 1. Whitney was born in … . A. 1961 B. 1962 C. 1963 D. 1964 E. 1965 2. We know from the story that Whitney inherited… Read More »

The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Listening Practice 1 (biography)

The following questions are based on the short biography of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link: Abraham Lincoln 1. When was Abraham Lincoln born? A. 1890 B. 1809 C. 1880 D. 1889 E. 1898 2. Which of the followings best describes the family he came… Read More »