What is an Interactive Story? The technique consists of a story, which includes both sentences and questions so that as one student reads it to the other, the listener can respond to the questions and interact with the storyteller and the story itself by making it up as they go along. English Listening Online. Free demo to create avatars using Text-to-Speech (TTS) by SitePal. English conversation phrases and expressions for speaking practice. Breaking News English Lessons: ESL Plans Teaching Current Events. Oral English Activities. Debates, discussion & speaking activity lessons for esl teachers.