Weekly listening practice based on fun and interesting facts in easy English. Try the gap-fill exercises and comprehension quizzes.
Please introduce yourself and state your preferred gender pronouns.
Why do so many nations have the suffix?
Why would a reindeer travel by submarine?
What’s wrong with the old TV?
Did she say fourteen or forty kilometres west?
Which directions should I follow, Mom’s or Dad’s?
Did anything happen while I was grabbing a drink?
Which planet spins the wrong way?
Are you ready to talk?
What’s the difference between these reptiles?
Is this a one dollar bill or a one-hundred dollar bill?
Why did that man call me a deer?
Did you really look all the way from here to Timbuktu?
Would spell check have come in handy in 1787?
Why would someone abandon a Ferrari?
What inspired Lamborghini to switch to sports cars?
It’s a bit gaudy, isn’t it?
How can they be so close, yet so far away?
What are the ramparts in The Star Spangled Banner?
Am I pregnant? Let’s ask the frog.
Will Homer Simpson’s dream come true?
What makes this chicken taste so good?
Why can’t I understand the locals in Jamaica?
What should we call this adorable creature?
What’s the second biggest country?
Why is she getting a ticket for using a crosswalk?
What do ambulances have to do with ambling?
What are all of those people taking pictures of?
Why wasn’t it called the Big Orange?
Why can’t I remember all of that?
Why did they dig so far down?
How did that tree survive that windstorm?
What can I spell with the letter Q?
Why are there armed men near that rhino?
Why does she have a spring in her step?
Why pay more for brown eggs?
What did he really mean when he said I had nice hair?
Where did that red spot go?
Why are psychiatrists called shrinks?
What does this cover have to do with the book?
Why is he eating sand?
Why didn’t I hear that owl fly by?
Is this why we always saw the “fail whale”?
Can you pass the puffer fish?
The flight is delayed again!
Why do my nails take so long to grow?
What caused that flood?
When do reindeer lose their antlers?
What’s so short about shortbread?
Who wants to go out and fly a kite?
What’s so American about a bald eagle?
Is your battery about to die?
Would you kindly remove your hat?
Are we there yet?
By “scissors” do you mean one pair or more?
Who can use this slogan?
Is it true that there used to be 27 letters in the alphabet?
What is the origin of the word “trailer”?
Why don’t I have those teeth?
What’s the difference between a continental breakfast and an English breakfast?
Is it really the tallest building in North America?
Why is the nurse wearing the Swiss flag on her armband?
Is coffee really a drug?
What does “vermicelli” mean in English?
How much longer do we have?
Does this word belong in Swedish reference books?
There is something missing in this book.
It’s too sticky in here!
Does she ever do anything wrong?
Which kitty will you be having tea with today?
Don’t put the lid on.
What are the chances?
Was that a goal?
Who invented this Mobius loop?
What is that smell in the market?
Are crocodiles capable of feeling remorse?
Why don’t vultures have feathers on their necks?
Who thought of tying dough into a knot?
What do you mean by “nice”?
Why are there tulip bulbs all over the yard?
What is inside Ukraine’s big egg?
What exactly are investigators looking for?
How many people died in the Great Fire of London?
How do you celebrate mathematics?
What part of speech is the word “verbing”?
Who was Theo Lesieg?
Is it worth the money to take the toll road?
What do humans, chimpanzees, and bananas have in common?
Why does a gold medalist win a silver medal?
What does the word “valour” have to do with love?
No, a caruncle is not a relative with wheels!
Why didn’t she fall down after 30 rotations?
What did Winter Olympic host nations do before snow machines?
Why does Tiger Woods always wear red?
How could such a massive species go extinct?
You can see, smell, taste, and touch your wine. Can you also hear it?
Would it still be A Christmas Carol without Tiny Tim?
Have you experienced a happy accident lately?
Has your memory run out of space for English definitions?