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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