anthropocene

KA WORDCAST: Listen Up! LESSON THIRTY-THREE: The Age of Humans

Listen to KA Wordcast: Listen Up! LESSON THIRTY-THREE HERE!          Entrance exam season is right around the corner, and we’re here to make sure you are 100 percent ready for it. For the next several weeks, we will be providing you with additional listening material that you can use to practice and improve your aural comprehension skills….

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megacity

KA WORDCAST: Listen Up! LESSON THIRTY-TWO The Rise of Megacities

Listen to KA Wordcast: Listen Up! LESSON THIRTY-TWO HERE!         Entrance exam season is right around the corner, and we’re here to make sure you are 100 percent ready for it. For the next several weeks, we will be providing you with additional listening material that you can use to practice and improve your aural comprehension skills….

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lofo

KA WORDCAST: Listen Up! LESSON THIRTY-ONE: Saving the Rhinos

Listen to KA Wordcast: Listen Up! LESSON THIRTY-ONE HERE!       Entrance exam season is right around the corner, and we’re here to make sure you are 100 percent ready for it. For the next several weeks, we will be providing you with additional listening material that you can use to practice and improve your aural comprehension skills. Each…

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hollywood sign

KA WORDCAST: Listen Up! LESSON THIRTY: Nurturing the Arts

Listen to KA WORDCAST: Listen Up! LESSON THIRTY HERE!        Entrance exam season is right around the corner, and we’re here to make sure you are 100 percent ready for it. For the next several weeks, we will be providing you with additional listening material that you can use to practice and improve your aural comprehension skills. Each…

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harriet tubman $20

KA WORDCAST: Listen Up! LESSON TWENTY-NINE: A Letter for Change

Listen to KA Wordcast: Listen Up! LESSON TWENTY-NINE HERE!         Entrance exam season is right around the corner, and we’re here to make sure you are 100 percent ready for it. For the next several weeks, we will be providing you with additional listening material that you can use to practice and improve your aural comprehension skills….

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the grand canyon

KA WORDCAST: Listen Up! LESSON TWENTY-EIGHT Totally Awesome

Listen to KA Wordcast: Listen Up! LESSON TWENTY-EIGHT HERE!         Entrance exam season is right around the corner, and we’re here to make sure you are 100 percent ready for it. For the next several weeks, we will be providing you with additional listening material that you can use to practice and improve your aural comprehension skills….

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hobbits

KA WORDCAST: Listen Up! LESSON TWENTY-SEVEN A Hobbit Mystery

Listen to KA Wordcast: Listen Up! LESSON TWENTY-SEVEN HERE!          Entrance exam season is right around the corner, and we’re here to make sure you are 100 percent ready for it. For the next several weeks, we will be providing you with additional listening material that you can use to practice and improve your aural comprehension skills….

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Great Fire of London

KA WORDCAST: Listen and Learn! LESSON FIFTY: Virtual History

Listen to KA Wordcast: Listen and Learn! LESSON FIFTY HERE!     In today’s lesson, entitled Virtual History, you will learn a bit about the Great Fire of London of 1666. You will also hear about a fascinating new mobile phone app that can transport you back in time to key historical moments. That’s right. Time travel—well, sort of. Listen…

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Rain Man

KA WORDCAST: Listen and Learn! LESSON FORTY-NINE: The Curious Case of the Walking Encyclopedia

Listen to KA Wordcast: Listen and Learn! LESSON FORTY-NINE HERE!     In today’s lesson, entitled The Curious Case of the Walking Encyclopedia, you will listen to a passage about Kim Peek, an American savant who had a remarkable ability to memorize all sorts of things. You will also learn a little about autism and how our attitude towards people…

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The Choshu Five

KA WORDCAST: Listen and Learn! LESSON FORTY-EIGHT The Choshu Five

Listen to KA Wordcast:  Listen and Learn! LESSON FORTY-EIGHT HERE!     In today’s lesson, entitled The Choshu Five, you will listen to a passage about five young Japanese men who, during Japan’s Edo period, risked everything to come to London and learn about Western ways.  Listen carefully to the passage and then answer the questions that follow. It’s always…

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