Improve your English listening comprehension! How to create listening questions for free and publish them on the web!

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Improve your English listening comprehension! How to create listening questions for free and publish them on the web!

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In this article, we'll discuss some of the most common questions we get from our customers.How to make a listening questionHere are some details about
Our quiz creation tool, thePurchase a QuizGenerator LicenseIt's easy to make listening questions that are hard to study by yourself.
 

Contents

  • 1. text-to-speech function of QuizGenerator
  • 2. click here for listening questions using the text-to-speech function
  • 3. how to make a listening question
  • 4. summary

 

Text-to-speech function of QuizGenerator

With QuizGenerator's Text-To-Speech function, you can select the part of "Question text, Choice, Commentary" that you want to have read out loud.Listening questions in a variety of languages including English, German, and FrenchYou can make a
 

Here is the list of languages you can set in QuizGenerator

QuizGenerator's text-to-speech feature allows you to ask listening questions in various languages.
In addition to the language type.Select a speaker from "Male/Female".It is also possible to
This service uses Amazon Polly to synthesize speech.
 

languagewomanmasculine gender
English (Australia)Nicole.Russell.
Portuguese (Brazil)VitóriaRicardo.
French (Canada)Chantal
Danish (language)Naja.Mads.
Dutch (language)LotteRuben.
French (language)Céline.Mathieu
German (language)VickiHans
Marlene
Icelandic (language)Dóra.Karl
English (India)Raveena.
Italian (language)Carla.Giorgio
Japanese (language)MizukiTakumi
Norwegian (language)Liv
Polish (language)EWAJacek.
MajaJan
Portuguese (Iberia)InêsCristiano
Romanian (language)Carmen
Russian (language)TatyanaMaxim
Spanish (Castilian)ConchitaEnrique
Swedish (language)Astrid.
Turkish (language)filiz
English (UK)AmyBrian
Emma
English (USA)JoannaJoey.
salliJustin
Kendra.
Kimberly
Ivy.
Spanish (United States)PenélopeMiguel.
Spanish (Mexico)Mia.
Welsh (language)Gwyneth.
English (Wales)Geraint.
Korean (language)Seoyeon
Chinese standard languageZhiyu

You can check the latest data from  list of options.
 

Click here for listening questions using the text-to-speech function.

This time, for sample purposes, we present listening questions divided into Normal Mode and Master Mode.
Click on "Challenge Normal Mode" or "Challenge Master Mode" to actually solve the quiz.

English Listening Questions Challenge Normal Mode Challenge Master Mode
French Listening Questions Challenge Normal Mode Challenge Master Mode
German Listening Questions Challenge Normal Mode Challenge Master Mode
complex listening comprehension questions Challenge section questions Challenge compound problems

This function can be used without a license, but there is a limit to the number of uses.
A license must be purchased to use the text-to-speech feature if you wish to set up more than five within a single player. By purchasing a license, you can create an unlimited number of listening questions.

 
The price of a license is 5,500 yen (including tax) for a one-month license and 22,000 yen (including tax) for a one-year license. Customers who have not yet purchased a license can do so here.
 
 

How to make a listening question

Since this is an exercise, we will show you how to create listening questions using the text, Excel, and creation form.

▼Tips for using the text-to-speech function

Creating Listening Questions

>. Please make sure to use one-byte characters (including symbols).
 

When making quizzes with text

Open a text file (.txt) and create a question.
Next, you need to select the part of text you want to read out loud with the text-to-speech function.<>Enclose the text in parentheses, e.g., "The following is an example of a case where the text is enclosed in parentheses. For clarityaboutThe color is applied to the

<<Good morning.>>
sa:
Good morning.
Hello. - Hello.
sleep

<<How are you doing?>>
sa:
How are you doing?
what time is it?
Which way will you go?

<<How have you been?>>
sa:
How have you been? ...I've been great. And you? |How have you been? ...I've been great. And you?
We haven't seen each other for a while... It's been a while. How have you been lately?
It's been a long time... I haven't seen you for a long time.

 

Rules for creating quizzes with ▼QuizGenerator
The first line is the question text, the second line is the form of the question, the third line is the correct answer, and the fourth and subsequent lines are the wrong answers.
sa: ⇒ Specifies a multiple-choice question.(*For a list of question types, see list of optionsfor more information).
Quiz - English QuestionsFor more information on how to make the quiz, please see this article.
How to create a quiz
 

When making quizzes in Excel

QuizGenerator can create quizzes using spreadsheet software such as Microsoft Excel or Google Spreadsheet.
The text part you want to read out loud with the text-to-speech function as well as the text introduced earlier.<>and enclose it in parentheses.
For clarity.aboutThe color is applied to the

1 #format:table
2 <<Good morning.>> sa: Good morning. Hello. - Hello. sleep
3 <<How are you doing?>> sa: How are you doing? what time is it? Which way will you go?
4 <<How have you been?>> sa: How have you been? ...I've been great. And you? |How have you been? ...I've been great. And you? We haven't seen each other for a while... It's been a while. How have you been lately? It's been a long time... I haven't seen you for a long time.

Create a quiz in Excel
 

If you make it from the creation form

this way (direction close to the speaker or towards the speaker)WEB Formto open the quiz/test creation form.

Quiz Creation Form
 

Click on Edit Issue.
Question Preparation Form - Listening Questions
 

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learningBOX-Speech synthesis problem
 

How to set the number of times audio is played back only once

If you want to make it play only once, change the number of parentheses from 2 to 3.
 Example)<<<Hello,Mr.John>>>
 

How to change the speaker

You can also change the speaker. (Default is Joanna)
For example, if you want to change the speaker to Nicole<<Nicole:Good morning.>>It is described as
If you want to change the speaker to Russell<<Russell:Good morning.>>It is described as

⇒The list of speakers is list of optionsPlease see from
 

With learningBOX, you can manage and check your grade data at a glance!

learningBOX is a learning management system with all the functions necessary for e-learning, such as creating teaching materials, creating questions and tests, and grading and grade management.
QuizGenerator's quiz function can be published on the web and solve questions on the Internet, but how much did the learner study? How much did the learner study? However, it is not possible to analyze the details such as how much the learner has studied, where he/she made mistakes, etc.
 

By utilizing the grade management function of learningBOX, you can check your grade data in detail.

How to see the learningBOX performance management

 

The chart function allows the user to check the number of times studied, the time required, and other information about the user's learning and learning progress on a graph.

learningBOX-Grades management function

For more information on learningBOX's grade management feature, please see this article.
Grade Management Screen
 
Quizzes created with QuizGenerator can be uploaded directly to the learningBOX content feature.
 

Summary

In this article, we have detailed how to create listening questions, which we often receive inquiries about from our clients.
A license must be purchased to use the text-to-speech function if you wish to set up more than five in a single player.
If you create a quiz using this feature, please note one point here.

The QuizGenerator license allows you to use the text-to-speech functionality without limitation, as well as to change the design of the player screen and the wording of the system freely. The license key will be delivered to the e-mail address entered at the time of payment. The e-mail address and license key entered at the time of payment will be used in the configuration process, so please do not send any e-mails to this address. (If you do not receive the email, please check your spam filter.)
QuizGenerator License Purchase Information

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