Category Archives: Listening

A White Heron (Part 2): Listening Practice 4 (narrative)

By | July 24, 2018

The following questions are based on a story called A White Heron by Sarah Orne Jewett. The original source is the Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link White Heron Part 2. 1. When the cow finished drinking, Silvy heard … . A. a whistle B. a noise C. a cry D. a… Read More »

A White Heron (Part 1): Listening Practice 3 (narrative)

By | July 24, 2018

The following questions are based on a narrative story called A White Heron, which was written by Sarah Orne Jewett. The story was taken from the Voice of America. You can download the Mp3 file by clicking this link A White Heron (Part 1) 1. We know from the story that Silvy was still in the forest when… Read More »

Boyhood: Listening Practice 2 (movie review)

By | December 24, 2017

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 2, 2018

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 | 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 »

Remembering Whitney Houston (Part 1): Listening Practice 2 (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 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 | December 8, 2017

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 »