Category Archives: Explanation

How Snow Forms: Listening Practice 5 (explanation)

By | December 12, 2017

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 this 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 snow… Read More »

Surviving The Heat: Listening Practice 4 (explanation)

By | December 26, 2014

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)

By | December 10, 2014

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)

By | December 8, 2014

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)

By | December 2, 2014

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 »