Category Archives: News

Saudi Arabia Ends Ban on Women Drivers (Part 2): Listening Practice 7 (news)

By | August 24, 2018

The following questions are based on a news story about Saudi Arabia ending ban on women drivers. The Voice of America is the original source of the story. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link Saudi Arabia Lifting Ban on Women Drivers. Listen to the news story carefully, and then decide whether the… Read More »

Saudi Arabia Ends Ban on Women Drivers (Part 1): Listening Practice 6 (news)

By | August 22, 2018

The following questions are based on a news story about Saudi Arabia ending ban on women drivers. The Voice of America is the original source of the story. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link Saudi Arabia Lifting Ban on Women Drivers. Listen to the news story carefully, and then decide whether the… Read More »

Diphtheria Threatens Rohingnya at Refugee Camps: Listening Practice 7 (news)

By | January 14, 2018

You will hear the recent news about the Rohingnya. 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. Some of The Rohingnya people now live in refugee camps in Bangladesh. T/F The Rohingnya refugees at the camps are in perfect living conditions.… Read More »

Two Injured in Small Fire at Trump Tower: Listening Practice 6 (news)

By | January 10, 2018

You will hear a news story about a fire incident at Trump Tower. 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. President Trump used to live in the tower. T/F Donald Trump was already the US President at the time of… Read More »

Saudi Arabia to Permit Movie Theaters After 35-Year Ban: Listening Practice 5 (news)

By | January 7, 2018

You will hear a news story about Saudi Arabia’s policy changes to permit movie theaters. 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. In 2019 Saudi Arabians will be able to watch films in cinemas. T/F The decision to allow cinemas… Read More »

UN Approves Resolution Rejecting US Decision on Jerusalem: Listening Practice 4 (news)

By | December 23, 2017

Listen to the news story about the United Nations Resolution, and then decide whether the following statements are True or False. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link. President Donald Trump declared Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. T/F The US President’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital was supported by the UN resolution. T/F The… Read More »

Snow Storm in The Middle East: Listening Practice 3 (news)

By | December 10, 2017

Listen to the news story about snow that fell in the Middle East, and then decide whether the following statements are True or False. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link. The speaker explains how snow forms. T/F Snow never falls in the Middle East. T/F The Eastern Mediterranean has recently seen the worst snow storm.… Read More »