CAE Advanced Listening Part 2

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You will hear a student called Josh Brady talking about visiting South Africa as part of his university course in botany. For questions 7– 14 (1-8), complete the sentences with a word or short phrase.

My advice:
Pay careful attention to phrases such as ‘not by….but….’, ‘…rather than….’, ‘we’d imagined…’, ‘..can often be….’, ‘which will stay with me forever’, ‘hardly impressive’, ‘by way of compensation…’ to help you decide whether what you have heard is the correct answer or a false clue.

When you finish listening, press ‘START’ and write your answers below. DO NOT use Capital Letters. Use this notebook to write your provisional answers:

NOTEPAD: Your ideas
 

 

TRIP TO SOUTH AFRICA

  • As well as his research project, Josh planned to write a (1) ………… for a website while he was in Africa.

  • Josh’s group planned to check out a particular region after a (2) ………… that had occurred there.

  • Josh was surprised to see (3) …………… being grown in the first area they visited.

  • Josh describes the vehicle they travelled in as a (4) ………… when they went in search of specimens.

  • Josh uses the word (5) ………… to give us an idea of the shape of the leaves he found.

  • Josh was particularly impressed by one type of flower which was (6) ………… in colour.

  • Josh uses the word (7) …………… to convey his feelings about an area of vegetation he studied.

  • Josh really appreciated the view he got from the (8) ………… of his accommodation.

 

 

 

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