stories about inventions

Uber

learn English listening with fluency lessons about Uber

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

Erasers

learn English listening with fluency lessons about the history of 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.

Shipping Containers

a listening fluency story about 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

story about Post it notes for Eglish listening fluency

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

Rubik’s Cube

rubiks cube listening story to improve english fluency

The Rubik’s Cube was named after its inventor. Learn more about this amazing puzzle game in this Level 2 listening lesson.