Category Archives: Listening

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 »

Credit Card Alert: Listening Practice 1 (exposition)

The following questions are based on ideas exposed on Youtube about credit cards. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Alert: Credit Cards 1. The speaker’s purpose is … . A. to persuade people to buy things he sells B. to persuade people to stop using credit cards C. to persuade people to save more… Read More »

To Build A Fire (Part 2): Listening Practice 2 (narrative)

The following questions are based on the story called To Build A fire from the Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link To Build A fire (part 2) 1. When did the man stop for lunch? A. at 12 o’clock B. at 1 o’clock C. at 2 o’clock D. at 3 o’clock… Read More »

To Build A Fire (Part 1): Listening Practice 1 (narrative)

The following questions are based on the story called To Build A fire from the Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link To Build A Fire Part 1 1. How does the storyteller describe his surroundings? A. grey and freezing B. warm and beautiful C. nice and warm D. quiet and frightening… Read More »

Bodies Recovered From Missing Air Plane: Listening Practice 1 (news)

The following questions are based on the news story of a missing air plane provided by Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Bodies Recovered from Missing Plane 1. According to the news, where was the wreckage of the missing air plane found? A. Java Sea B. somewhere in Borneo C. somewhere… Read More »

Video Games: Listening Practice 1 (discussion)

The following questions are based on the story of video games provided by Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Video games 1. What is the topic of the talk? A. researches about effects of video games B. good and bad effects of video games C. scientists doing research on video games… Read More »