Category Archives: Explanation

How Snow Forms: Listening Practice 5 (explanation)

You will hear a brief explanation of how snow forms. Listen carefully, and then decide whether the statements below are True or False. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking thins link . The speaker explains how snow falls. T/F Snow contains snow crystals. T/F Ice particles group together to form snow crystals. T/F Water droplets turn into… Read More »

Surviving The Heat: Listening Practice 4 (explanation)

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 »

How paper is made: listening practice 3 (explanation)

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 »

Yogurt-making: listening practice 2 (explanation)

The following questions are based upon the story of yogurt making by Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link: Yogurt-making 1. The speaker is talking about … . A. how to make very healthy yogurt B. how to make your own yogurt C. how to be a skillful yogurt maker D. how… Read More »

Soap-making: Listening practice 1 (explanation)

The following questions are based on the story of soap-making by Voice of America. You can download the mp3 file by clicking this link Soap-making. 1. The speaker is talking about … . A. home-made soap B. expensive soap C. rare soap ingredients D. lower-price soap E. essential oils 2. What is unique about this soap? A. It… Read More »