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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statue of liberty

KA WORDCAST: Listen and Learn! LESSON FORTY-SEVEN Where Are the Women?

Listen to KA Wordcast:  Listen and Learn LESSON FORTY-SEVEN HERE!       In today’s lesson, entitled Where Are the Women?, you will learn a bit about the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. You will also hear why the Statue of Liberty and all that she stands for are not equally represented in parks and public squares in…

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CRAM

KA WORDCAST: Listen and Learn! LESSON FORTY-SIX Robotic Critters

Listen to KA Wordcast: Listen and Learn LESSON FORTY-SIX HERE!         In today’s lesson, entitled Robotic Critters, you will listen to a passage about a handy new robot that is fact, not science fiction. And you will learn how researchers have used, of all things, the cockroach as a model for the new robot’s design and how…

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the black death

KA WORDCAST: Listen Up! LESSON TWENTY-SIX: Killer Diseases

Listen to KA Wordcast: Listen Up! LESSON TWENTY-SIX 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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