Learn English - ESL Listening Center - Easy 10

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1) Why does Jack not read on a train?
a) He likes to enjoy travelling.
b) He cannot concentrate.
c) He does not like reading.

2) What kind of books does Mieko like?
a) Non-fiction and fiction.
b) Medical books.
c) Novels.

3) Why does Mieko have to buy books?
a) Because she does not like the Internet.
b) Because she finds it hard to study.
c) Because she needs them to learn how to be a doctor.

4) What is Jack's main hobby?
a) Astronomy.
b) Travel.
c) Mountaineering.

5) Why is reading about people's lives useful?
a) It helps you to understand their mistakes.
b) They know about life.
c) You can learn about strange places.

Post-Listening Exercise

Think about the last book you read or are reading. What is it about? Do you like it or not? Why are you reading it? Answer in short sentences.