Category Archives: Listening

Twitter: Listening Practice 2 (discussion)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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 »