Uber

Uber

Uber is an app that connects people and car drivers. It’s also a giant global company. Learn more in this listening lesson.

Greedy Man

Greedy Man

Here’s a short listening story about a greedy man who learns a lesson, and a police officer who finds the truth with a few sentences.

Erasers

Erasers

Long ago, people used bread to erase pencil marks on paper. Then somebody had a better idea. Learn about the modern eraser in the listening lesson.

Amazon

Amazon

How did Amazon.com become such a giant bookstore? Get the the history of this online store in this listening lesson.

Shipping Containers

Shipping Containers

What’s the most important change in business over the past 5 decades? Not computers. It’s the shipping container. Learn more in this listening lesson.

Post-It Notes

Post-It Notes

Who invented Post-It notes? It’s great story about creativity and hard work. Get the whole story in this listening lesson.

The Tree

The Tree

What can people learn from trees? Get one answer in this story about a boy who has second thoughts about chopping down a tree.