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The History of Pencils

What’s that black stuff inside your pencil? Listen to the story and learn the answers to important questions like that one.

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The History of Ketchup

How much do you know about the ketchup on your fries? Listen to the Level 4 lesson and learn how ketchup started as a fish sauce.

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Dangerous Animals

What are the world’s most dangerous animals? You might be surprised. Listen to this short podcast about four of nature’s deadliest animals.

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A Korean Fable

Here’s a short English listening story about a foolish man who learns a lesson the hard way.

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The History of Salt

Salt is the only rock people eat. Surprising, it’s played an important role in world history. Learn more about this tasty mineral in this Level 2 listening exercise.

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How to Improve Listening Fluency

What does research say about the effect of extensive listening? Here is a short summary of some research which says an extensive listening program can improve listening fluency.