Category Archives: Listening

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

By | December 5, 2017

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 »

Twitter: Listening Practice 2 (discussion)

By | December 27, 2015

The following questions are based on some opinions of a girl about Twitter. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link Twitter 1. The spoken text is categorized as a discussion text because … . A. it explains why Twitter is disadvantageous B. it describes in details what Twitter is C. it covers… Read More »

A White Heron (Part 4): Listening Practice 6 (narrative)

By | December 27, 2015

The following questions are based on a story called A White Heron, written by Sarah Orne Jewett. The original source of the story is the Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link A White Heron (Part 4) 1. How would you describe the pine tree Sylvie was climbing? A. quite tall B.… Read More »

A White Heron (Part 3): Listening Practice 5 (narrative)

By | August 3, 2017

The following questions are based on a story called A White Heron written by Sarah Orne Jewett. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link A White Heron (Part 3) 1. Why did Silvy’s heart begin to beat fast when she knew the young man talked about a white heron? A. Because she… Read More »

A White Heron (Part 2): Listening Practice 4 (narrative)

By | August 6, 2016

The following questions are based on a story called A White Heron by Sarah Orne Jewett. The original source is the Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link A White Heron (part 2) 1. When the cow finished drinking, Silvy heard … . A. a whistle B. a noise C. a cry D.… Read More »

A White Heron (Part 1): Listening Practice 3 (narrative)

By | December 27, 2015

The following questions are based on a narrative story called A White Heron, which was written by Sarah Orne Jewett. The story was taken from the Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link A White Heron (Part 1) 1. We know from the story that Silvy was still in the forest when… Read More »

Boyhood: Listening Practice 2 (movie review)

By | December 24, 2017

The following questions are based on a review on the movie ‘Boyhood.’ You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Boyhood – Movie Review 1. The speaker says that the movie is unique in how … . A. the director selects the cast B. the actors act in the movie C. the movie was made D.… Read More »

Lila: Listening Practice 1 (book review)

By | February 2, 2018

The following questions are based on the review of Marilynne Robinson’s book called Lila. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Lila – Book Review 1. We may conclude that Lila is a … book. A. fiction B. non-fiction C. history D. biography E. science 2. The speaker says that Lila is part of a… Read More »

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

By | December 8, 2017

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 »