Category Archives: Listening

Why You Should Stop Smoking: Listening Practice 2 (exposition)

By | December 5, 2017

The following questions are based on ideas from Youtube about bad effects of smoking. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Why You Should Stop Smoking. 1. What is the topic being talked about? A. the danger of smoking B. the link between smoking and memory loss C. the negative effects of smoking D. the number… Read More »

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 »

Elizabeth Taylor (Part 2): Listening Practice 5 (biography)

By | December 5, 2017

The following questions are based on the life story of Elizabeth Taylor, a famous Hollywood actress 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 2). 1. What was the major problem that Liz Taylor was faced with? A. financial problem… 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 »

Twitter: Listening Practice 2 (discussion)

By | December 27, 2015

The following questions are based on some opinions of a girl about Twitter. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link Twitter 1. The spoken text is categorized as a discussion text because … . A. it explains why Twitter is disadvantageous B. it describes in details what Twitter is C. it covers… Read More »

A White Heron (Part 4): Listening Practice 6 (narrative)

By | July 31, 2018

The following questions are based on a story called A White Heron, written by Sarah Orne Jewett. The original source of the story is the Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link A White Heron (Part 4) 1. How would you describe the pine tree that Sylvie was climbing? A. quite tall… Read More »

A White Heron (Part 3): Listening Practice 5 (narrative)

By | July 31, 2018

The following questions are based on a story called A White Heron written by Sarah Orne Jewett. You can download the Mp3 file or listen online by clicking this link White Heron Part 3. 1. Why did Silvy’s heart begin to beat fast when she knew the young man talked about a white heron? A. Because she had seen… Read More »