Weekly listening practice based on fun and interesting facts in easy English. Try the gap-fill exercises and comprehension quizzes.
Why do I have a double chin in this picture?
What was Charlie Chaplin’s signature moustache called?
What do the names Hannah, Otto, and Bob have in common?
Why are there so many myths about bats?
What’s so scary about Anoka, Minnesota?
Help! I ran out of vegetable oil.
What were all of those windmills used for?
How do you pronounce this symbol? (*)
How old is the honey, honey?
Where’s the harness?
What common error do many letter writers make?
What would you do if you were stuck in your car for ten days?
Does a triple bypass hamburger sound like a juicy menu item?
Why would a wealthy European donate his fortune to the United States?
What does a cow say in your language?
What are your chances of being attacked by a shark?
Why would a language need special protection from the UN?
Why is there an old house in the middle of the new road?
Why wasn’t it called the American flu?
Why would this man’s children honour his request?
Was this just a coincidence or was it written in the stars?
How does the viceroy butterfly mimic the monarch?
What do body doubles do besides jump out of airplanes?
Was this a holiday or a work trip for Microsoft’s founder?
What is that humming sound?
Why is the Dead Sea so salty?
Why don’t builders dig deeper in this storm belt?
What dangerous thing happened during the first spacewalk?
Would you keep a peacock as a pet?
Why is Mr. Bean a hero to his own wife and kids?
Did this boat owner predict the future when he named his prized possession?
If you’re not tired, why are you yawning?
Did first-class pets on the Titanic have special privileges?
What is the origin of the word “jumbo”?
Is it a crime to chew gum?
What is the origin of the military salute?
What is cotton candy called around the world?
What did Gutenberg have to do with these terms?
What was the first company to offer a coupon to its consumers?
What is unique about British stamps?
What do apples and roses have in common?
What is the origin of the ring finger?
Which came first, the colour or the fruit?
If the brain feels no pain, what is brain freeze?