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Animals of the Ice: Listening Practice 3 (report)

By | December 5, 2017

The following questions are based on a brief description of the walrus. You can listen online or download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Animals of the Ice. 1. The spoken text is categorized as a report because … . A. it describes in details one specific walrus B. it describes the walrus as species in general… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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

By | December 11, 2017

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 »

Surviving The Heat: Listening Practice 4 (explanation)

By | December 11, 2017

The following questions are based on the story of how to survive the heat provided by Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link: How to survive the heat. 1. You can do the following things to protect yourself from extreme heat, except … . A. stay out of the sun B. drink… Read More »

Tomatoes: listening practice 1 (report)

By | December 24, 2017

The following questions are based on a report about tomatoes.You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link: Tomatoes. 1. The talk you hear is a report. It is called report mainly because … . A. the speaker literally reports facts of tomatoes B. the speaker describes tomatoes in general C. the speaker describes a specific tomato… Read More »

How paper is made: listening practice 3 (explanation)

By | December 24, 2017

The following questions are based on the story of making paper by hand. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link: How to Make Paper by Hand 1. The speaker says that the steps of making paper by hand are … those by machines. A. simpler than B. the same as C. more complex D. cheaper… Read More »

Chicago: Listening Practice 1 (descriptive)

By | January 14, 2018

The following questions are based on the story of Chicago. Download the MP3 file by clicking this link: Chicago MP3 1. Chicago has the following nicknames, except: A. the Windy City B. the City of Broad Shoulders C. Player with Railroads D. Hog Butcher for the World E. Chicago fire 2. What is the speaker mainly talking about?… Read More »