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 linkĀ Saudi Arabia Lifting Ban on Women Drivers.

Listen to the news story carefully, and then decide whether the following statements are True (T) or False (F).

  1. Saudi Arabia has a strong relationship with the United States of America. T/F
  2. President Trump doesn’t like the idea of Saudi Arabia lifting ban on women drivers. T/F
  3. Saudi Arabia’s decision to lift ban on women drivers is supported by the United Nations and Amnesty International. T/F
  4. The change in Saudi Arabia’s policy on women drivers shows how brave women activists have been. T/F
  5. Women activists think that other male guardianship laws are acceptable. T/F
  6. Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia is one of many conservatives who oppose the ban. T/F
  7. Many conservatives believe that lifting the ban is not a good idea. T/F

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