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The History of Godzilla

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// Along with Frankenstein, Godzilla is one of the most famous monsters of fiction. The giant, which looks like a mix of a sea monster and a dinosaur, first appeared on movie screens in a 1954 Japanese film. Since then Godzilla has appeared in numerous films, as well as in books, television series, comic…
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Choosing a Font

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// If you are looking for a special font for a document, then you are in luck. These days one can choose from thousands of different fonts. (A font is the style of letters and numbers you read in a book or on a computer.) And if you aren’t satisfied with any of the fonts you find online, you can always try…
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Meeting the In-laws

Click to listen Audio by Evoca// For many of us, there are few times more nerve-racking than meeting the family of your girlfriend or boyfriend. What are they like? Will they like me? Will I embarrass myself? These are all questions you might have before meeting them. A new film called Peeples, which will be in theaters on May 10, is a comedy…
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70,000 Radio Stations at Your Fingertips

Listen here Click to listen // If you want to tune in to recent news reports from Tokyo, follow your favorite hockey team in Prague or listen to the latest Brazilian music, you can now do so with only a couple of clicks of your mouse or presses on your smartphone screen. TuneIn has more than 70,000 radio stations and more than 2 million on-demand…
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Rihanna Inspires Music Lovers to Learn English

Listen here Click to listen // Rihanna is the most popular musician for inspiring people to learn the English language, according to a new study by Kaplan International Colleges. Kaplan’s research revealed that more people learn English to understand Rihanna than any other musician.. You can find out more information by looking at the Language of…
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Kindle Singles

Listen here Click to listen // A Kindle Single is a short book or novella which can be purchased on through Amazon.com. Kindle is the name of Amazon’s ebook reader. The word “single” used to refer to music records made of one or two songs. Kindle Singles tend to be between 5,000 and 20,000 words long. In other words, they are longer than magazine…
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Spider-man Fights Crime and Teaches English

Listen here Click to listen // Spider-man has a superhuman ability you might not know about: teaching people around the world English. A new study by Kaplan International Colleges has shown that 55% of people surveyed were able to improve their English through reading comic books and that Peter Parker’s alter-ego was the most popular superhero.…
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