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Listen & Learn

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

Index of stories

Listen&Learn: Malala Yousafzai
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the activist who spoke up for girls’ education in Pakistan.

Listen&Learn: The Little Prince
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the famous book by French author and pilot Antoine de Saint-Exupery.

Listen&Learn: Military Dolphins
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the dolphins that are trained for war.

Listen&Learn: Dark Energy
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the force that is accelerating the expansion of the universe.

Listen&Learn: Prohibition
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the period of time when alcohol was illegal in the United States.

Listen&Learn: Isaac Newton
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the scientist who developed the theory of gravity.

Listen&Learn: The Odyssey
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the famous legend of Odysseus.

Listen&Learn: The Town That Banned Death
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the town where dying is not allowed.

Listen&Learn: Redshift
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the effect that causes objects to change colour.

Listen&Learn: The Egyptian Pyramids
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about Egypt’s massive ancient tombs.

Listen&Learn: Agatha Christie
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the mystery writer who became part of a real-life mystery.

Listen&Learn: “Cosmos”
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the book that introduced the public to the universe.

Listen&Learn: Alaska’s Cat Mayor
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the cat that was voted into office.

Listen&Learn: Bioluminescence
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about creatures that can produce light.

Listen&Learn: The Library of Alexandria
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the ancient library of lost knowledge.

Listen&Learn: Charles Darwin
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the scientist who formed the theory of evolution.

Listen&Learn: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies.

Listen&Learn: Koko the Gorilla
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the gorilla who used sign language to communicate.

Listen&Learn: Auroras
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the lights that appear over the North and South Poles.

Listen&Learn: The Ancient Olympic Games
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the origin of the world’s most popular sports competition.

Listen&Learn: Helen Keller
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A famous author and disability rights activist.

Listen&Learn: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A humorous story about a man’s adventures in space.

Listen&Learn: Human Libraries
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Places for people to tell their stories and learn about each other.

Listen&Learn: Artificial Intelligence
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the types of intelligent computers.

Listen&Learn: Juneteenth
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the day 250,000 enslaved people became free.

Listen&Learn: Banksy
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about one of the world’s most famous street artists.

Listen&Learn: A Room of One’s Own
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A feminist essay from 1929.

Listen&Learn: The Language of Flowers
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn how people used flowers to send messages in the 19th century.

Listen&Learn: Neanderthals
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about a prehistoric species that was very similar to humans.

Listen&Learn: Feudalism
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A political system from the Middle Ages.

Listen&Learn: Vincent van Gogh
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the painter of famous works like The Starry Night and Irises.

Listen&Learn: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A classic story about the magical world called Narnia.

Listen&Learn: Whale Songs
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn some different theories about why whales sing.

Listen&Learn: Superfluids
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: The liquids that can flow forever.

Listen&Learn: The Industrial Revolution
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the way factories changed Europe’s economy in the 18th century.

Listen&Learn: Princess Diana
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the “People’s Princess”.

Listen&Learn: Charlotte’s Web
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A children’s book about friendship, life, and death.

Listen&Learn: The Mandela Effect
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: How groups of people can share memories that aren’t real.

Listen&Learn: Carbon Dating
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: How scientists determine the ages of fossils

Listen&Learn: The Causes of World War II
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: The worst conflict in history.

Listen&Learn: Harriet Tubman
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A woman who led hundreds of people to freedom.

Listen&Learn: Romeo and Juliet
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: The famous story of forbidden love

Listen&Learn: The Town With One Resident
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about Monowi, Nebraska – a town with a population of one.

Listen&Learn: How Stars Die
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn what happens at the end of a star’s life.

Listen&Learn: The Spanish Flu
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: One of the worst pandemics in history

Listen&Learn: Joe Biden
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the new president of the United States.

Listen&Learn: A Wrinkle in Time
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A science fiction novel loved by children and adults alike.

Listen&Learn: The Dog Who Knows 1,000 Words
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about Chaser, the border collie known as the smartest dog in the world.

Listen&Learn: Cloning
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: The history, facts, and controversy of genetic copying.

Listen&Learn: The History of Santa Claus
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: The origin of the jolly man in the red suit.

Listen&Learn: Kamala Harris
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the first woman elected vice president in the U.S.

Listen&Learn: A Christmas Carol
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A Christmas story about the dangers of greed.

Listen&Learn: Why Hurricanes Have Human Names
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Find out why and how tropical storms are given their names.

Listen&Learn: Stem Cells
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the cells that could be revolutionary for medical treatments.

Listen&Learn: The Renaissance
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: A revolutionary time in history for art, science, inventions, and ideas.

Listen&Learn: Alex Trebek
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the host of one of the most popular game shows of all time.

Listen&Learn: The Diary of a Young Girl
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: The diary that reveals the tragic events experienced by Anne Frank and her family.

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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