Listen&Learn in Easy English

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Listen & Learn

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

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Listen&Learn: Space Espresso
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn how astronauts drink coffee.

Listen&Learn: The Future Library
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the stories written for people 100 years from now.

Listen&Learn: Dominant Hands
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the differences between right-handed and left-handed people.

Listen&Learn: Deep-Sea Gigantism
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn why animals that live in deep water grow so large.

Listen&Learn: Greenland Sharks
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the sharks that can live for hundreds of years.

Listen&Learn: The Beale Ciphers
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the mystery of possible buried treasure in Virginia.

Listen&Learn: Pando
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the thousands of trees that share the same roots.

Listen&Learn: The D. B. Cooper Case
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about a fascinating unsolved mystery.

Listen&Learn: Esperanto
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the constructed language with over 100,000 speakers.

Listen&Learn: The Holiday Space Prank
LISTEN & LEARN in easy English: Learn about the Christmas prank played by two astronauts.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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