Listen&Learn in Easy English

Category: LISTEN & LEARN

Listen & Learn

A collection of engaging posts with audio and quizzes to inspire learners in progressing their English

Index of stories

Listen&Learn: Australia’s Bright Pink Lake
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: This lake confused scientists and fascinated tourists.

Listen&Learn: The Asch Conformity Experiment
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: An experiment that tested how likely it is for a person to conform to the opinion of a group.

Listen&Learn: The Great Depression
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: The worldwide recession during the years leading up to World War II.

Listen&Learn: Stephen Hawking
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the physicist who wrote A Brief History of Time.

Listen&Learn: Pride and Prejudice
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A classic, romantic novel written by a female author in the nineteenth century.

Listen&Learn: The “Rabbit Island” in Japan
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: An adorable tourist destination with a surprising history.

Listen&Learn: How 3D Printers Work
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn how these machines can create 3D objects with instructions from a computer.

Listen&Learn: The Russian Revolution
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: How the effects of World War I caused Russia to become a communist country in 1917.

Listen&Learn: John Lewis
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: One of the most important leaders of the civil rights movement

Listen&Learn: Peter Pan
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A beloved children’s book that may have a secret dark meaning.

Listen&Learn: The Cat Who Helped Write a Scientific Paper
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: The reason why a physicist decided to name his cat as the co-author of his research paper.

Listen&Learn: The Mystery of Antimatter
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: One of many questions that scientists still have about the universe – why is there more matter than antimatter?

Listen&Learn: The Chernobyl Disaster
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A tragic event in history that contributed to the controversy surrounding nuclear power.

Listen&Learn: Frida Kahlo
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A famous artist from the 20th century, known for her self-portraits.

Listen&Learn: The Hobbit
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: One of the most well-known books of the fantasy genre.

Listen&Learn: The Library of Discarded Books
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A library in Turkey that rescues books that have been thrown away.

Listen&Learn: Science of Colour
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn how our eyes detect colours, and why some light is invisible to humans.

Listen&Learn: The Cold War
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: The dangerous rivalry between two powerful countries that lasted over 40 years.

Listen&Learn: Marie Curie
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about one of history’s most well-known female scientists.

Listen&Learn: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: An iconic fantasy children’s story about a girl trying to find her way home.

Listen&Learn: Rubber Ducks Lost in the Ocean
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: How a failed shipment of rubber ducks helped scientists understand ocean currents.

The Big Bang Theory
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: The theory of how the universe came into existence.

The French Revolution
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A violent revolution that would change France’s government forever.

William Shakespeare
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: The famous writer from 16th-century England, whose plays have inspired countless adaptations.

Anne of Green Gables
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: The story of a young orphan named Anne Shirley.

Listen&Learn: The Voynich Manuscript
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A mysterious book written in an unknown language.

How Vaccines Work
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn how vaccines help the body fight off disease.

The Titanic
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: The tragedy of the most famous sunken ship.

Amelia Earhart
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: One of the most widely-known female pilots – and the mystery of her death.

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A children’s book about a magical world that became one of the most famous classic novels of all time.

The Mona Lisa
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: How the world’s most famous painting became so popular.

The Science of Hand Washing
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn how hand soap works against bacteria and viruses.

The Moon Landing of 1969
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” -Neil Armstrong

Albert Einstein
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: The man considered to be the greatest scientist of the 20th century.

Summary: Little Women
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A classic novel from the mid-19th century.

All About Mardi Gras
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Food, parades, dancing, and masks – learn about the Mardi Gras celebration.

The Smartest Animals in the Sea
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: These sea animals can have conversations, use names, and recognize their reflections.

The Causes of World War I
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the conflict and assassination that caused World War I.

The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: One of the most famous leaders of the American civil rights movement.

Summary: To Kill a Mockingbird
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A fictional story that covered real issues: especially racism in America.

The Haunted Vending Machine in Seattle, Washington
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: All about the vending machine that might have been owned by ghosts.

The Causes and Effects of Climate Change
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: The causes and effects of climate change – and what you can do to help prevent it.

Origin of the New Year’s Celebration
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: How the world started welcoming the New Year in over 4,000 years ago

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