Category Archives: Listening

Boyhood: Listening Practice 2 (movie review)

By | February 23, 2015

The following questions are based on a review on the movie ‘Boyhood.’ You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Boyhood – Movie Review 1. The speaker says that the movie is unique in how … . A. the director selects the cast B. the actors act in the movie C. the movie was made D.… Read More »

Lila: Listening Practice 1 (book review)

By | February 20, 2015

The following questions are based on the review of Marilynne Robinson’s book called Lila. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Lila – Book Review 1. We may conclude that Lila is a … book. A. fiction B. non-fiction C. history D. biography E. science 2. The speaker says that Lila is part of a… Read More »

Remembering Whitney Houston (Part 2): Listening Practice 3 (biography)

By | January 27, 2015

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 »

Remembering Whitney Houston (Part 1): Listening Practice 2 (biography)

By | January 26, 2015

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 1) 1. Whitney was born in … . A. 1961 B. 1962 C. 1963 D. 1964 E. 1965 2. We know from the story that Whitney inherited… Read More »

Credit Card Alert: Listening Practice 1 (exposition)

By | January 19, 2015

The following questions are based on ideas exposed on Youtube about credit cards. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link Alert: Credit Cards 1. The speaker’s purpose is … . A. to persuade people to buy things he sells B. to persuade people to stop using credit cards C. to persuade people to save more… Read More »

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

By | January 17, 2015

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 »

To Build A Fire (Part 1): Listening Practice 1 (narrative)

By | January 17, 2015

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 1 1. How does the storyteller describe his surroundings? A. grey and freezing B. warm and beautiful C. nice and warm D. quiet and frightening… Read More »