Category Archives: Descriptive

America’s Paradise: Listening Practice 3 (descriptive)

By | January 17, 2018

You are about to hear a descriptive account of the Virgin Islands National Park, which is listed as America’s 29th National Park. Listen 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. The Virgin Islands National Park covers a vast area of land… Read More »

Yellowstone: listening practice 2 (descriptive)

By | December 17, 2014

The following questions are based on the story of Yellowstone provided by Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link: Yellowstone National Park 1. Yellowstone is not like any other place on earth. The speaker calls Yellowstone a(n) … place. A. ordinary B. unusual C. special D. impossible E. unique 2. What makes… Read More »

Chicago: Listening Practice 1 (descriptive)

By | November 27, 2014

The following questions are based on the story of Chicago. Download the MP3 file by clicking this link: Chicago MP3 1. Chicago has the following nicknames, except: A. the Windy City B. the City of Broad Shoulders C. Player with Railroads D. Hog Butcher for the World E. Chicago fire 2. What is the speaker mainly talking about?… Read More »