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									IELTS listening
For 5th June 2010
                    Song Bufeng
Versions in order of importance
1.    08101 - 08147
2.    09101 - 09148
3.    30032 - 30090
4.    07101 - 07148
5.    06101 - 06148
6.    21-41
7.    30014-30020
8.    50101-50233
9.    40101-40112
10.   66-71
Listening basics: call
   Numbers:
    Home / work phone number, emergency number, contact
    number, hot line, information line, enquiry line, mobile phone
    number, cell phone number, toll free number, code
    number, extension number
   Call: phone, call, ring, give sb a call, a ring, a telephone call, dial
    the number, press key, push key
   Telephone answering machine, operator, hold on, hang on
   Call services: call diversion, call roaming, local number, distance
    number, international call
   Cost: telephone rental, pay per minute, pay per hour, pay per month
   Examples: 0903775115,           99281444, 033835071
Listening basics: personal details
   Names: surname, family name, middle name, first name, given
    name, maiden name
   Contact: phone number, cell phone number, mobile number
   Documents: C.V. reference, police record, ID documents
   Address, email address
    (pk2@cat.com, helpline@blackcat.com, mj@hennings.co.uk, ) website:
    www.studentlink.com www.rivertrip.com
   Post office box (PO box) postcode BG241DJ, RO62RL
   Age (above, over, under, below, upward, plus, downwards, minus)
   Nationality: China or Chinese? Spain or Spanish? Sweden or
    Swedish? Brazil or Brazilian? Britain or British? Holland or Dutch?
    Egypt or Egyptian?
   Level of English: elementary, intermediate, advanced
   Education: high school/secondary school, primary school, elementary
    school, undergraduate, postgraduate
   Examples: Maine , Mr. Hewitt , Jacobs, Gormley, 21A
    Eagle Road , 103 Fowler Road ,
    Riverview, Parkview,Sandy's College, 84 Park
    Road, 24 River Lane
Listening basics: time
   Dates:
    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August
    , September, October, November, December;
    March 30th 1988 , 15th October 1978, 1st August
   Day:
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Satur
    day, Sunday
    weekdays, weekends, during the week, the day after…
   Time: am (in the morning), pm (in the
    afternoon), o’clock, 11.30
    am, 6.30pm, 10.45am, 7.30am 9 o’clock
   Century: in the early/mid/late 19th century
Listening basics: mathematics
Listening basics: money

   Fraction: 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 2/3, 3/4
   Percentage 50%
   Decimals: 0.8, 0.1
   Currency: pound, dollar, euro
   Currency signs: $ 3.50, £9.50 £89.99 $15, $ 50
   Local currency, foreign currency, exchange foreign
   Payment: cash, cheque, credit, credit card, bank
    transfer, Hire Purchase
Listening basics: geometry
   Dimensions: length, width, depth, height
    (long, wide, deep, high)
   Length units (measurements):
    millimeter, centimeter, meter, kilometer, mile
   Capacity units: litre, cc = cubic centimeter
   Weight units: gram, kilogram, pound=Libra,
   Geometrical figures: triangle, rectangle
    (oblong), square, diamond, circle, line, dotted
    line, broken
    line, inverted, cone, cylinder, conical, cylindrical, cubic, p
   Examples: width 140cm size 80cm×60cm
Listening basics: transportation
   Public transportation: bus, train, express train, non-
    stop train, underground railway, metro, subway, tube
   Private transportation: car, bike, motorcycle, bicycle
   Travelling transportation:
    cab, taxi, shuttle, coach, minibus, full-sized, medium-
    sized coach, boat, ferry, steam
    boat, yacht, ship, canoe, caravan
   Air transportation: plane, airplane, aeroplane, by
    air, flight, aviation
   Tickets: one-way, single, round, return
   Costs: first class, expensive, economy, cheap
   Others: carpool, commuting, ambulance
Listening basics: entertainment
   Music: jazz, classical, pop, rock and roll, folk
    music, dance music, disco, tango, string music, organ
    music, keyboard music, orchestra, light music, restaurant
    background music
   Musical instruments:
    piano, flute, drum, guitar, violin, cello, cellist
   Cinema:
    documentary, comedy, tragedy, mime, romance, thrill, ac
    tion, cartoon, sci-fi, historical, six-screen cinema
   Theatre: opera, production, sitting
    capacity, seats, circle/balcony, box, drama
    house, curtain, performer, performance, box
    office, auditorium, backstage, make-up
Listening basics: research
   Questionnaires: response rate (too low), representative, respondents, list of
    questions, expected results
   Interviews: interviewees, face-to-face talk, age group (children, adult, senior
    citizens), tape recorder, cassette recorder, laptop, notebook
   Fieldwork: field visit, field trip, field research, dos and don’ts, real life situation, write
    up report
   Laboratory: experiment, set-up situation, not real, subject, sample, equipment
   Observation: watch
   Case study: investigation, survey (telephone survey, postal survey)
   Experience: witness
   Statistics: data analysis
   Placement: a job, usually as part of a course of study, which gives you experience
    of a particular type of work
   Students working together to collect data: visit organizations, interview
    people, telephoning, taking photos, write up report, analyse data, collect
    samples, at random
listening basics: building
   building types: block, main building, wings, annexes, extension
    building, highrise, complex, construction
   structure: entrance hall, foyer, lobby, first floor, second floor, level
    one, level two, corridor, balcony
    front door, side door, rear door, fire door, fire exit
    lift, elevator, escalator, stairs
    reception, enquiry, lounge, waiting room, restroom, toilet
    walls, roof, ceiling, floor, basement, exterior walls, interior doors
   building materials:
    wood, timber, clay, earth, bricks, tiles, steel, glass, concrete, stone, black
    velvet, plastic, plaster board
   architecture: ventilation, aeration (air-
    conditioning, fans, windows), reinforced
   security: alarm system, double lock windows, video surveillance, security
    personnel, security officer, check ID, fire alarm, fire drill
   Original use and current use: conference centre, car park, transport
    museum, factory, prison/jail, workshop
listening basics: geography
   terrain: plain, plateau, desert, mountain, hilly
    terrain, wetland, marshes, grass, pasture, ice shelf, cliffs
   water resource: fresh water, underground water, subterranean
    water, reservoir, dam water, pond water, river, lake, sea water (NB:
   disasters: floods, drought, typhoon, hurricane, tornado, snow
    storm, thunderstorm, dust storm
   Atmosphere: nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygen, carbon
    monoxide, carbon dioxide, ozone
   mining: iron ore, coal, petroleum, gas, gold, barren
    mine, minerals, deposit, mining equipment (grease
    torch, candle, flashlight, torch, helmet) miners from Scotland…
   Continents and oceans: Antarctica ? Arctic?
listening basics: botany
   plant: leaf (leaves), branch, stem, root, flower, bud, petals, seeds
   variety: pine tree, fruit tree, passion
    fruit, strawberry, mulberry, lemon tree, coco tree, coffee
    beans, banana, cereals, wheat, barley, corn, maize, oat, spice, pepp
    er, chili, ginger, eggplants, cherry tomato, snow
    peas, sunflower, lettuce
   planting methods: greenhouse, transplant, orchard, organic
    farming, additive-free
   Vegetation: trees, grass, lawn, bush
   Farming: altitude, height above sea
    level, weather, climate, land, soil, water, shade, sunshine
   Special applications:
    pepper (perfume, toothache, mood, money, display wealth by
    pine tree (torch, rope, flexibility, water pipes, chewing
    gum, medicines, bathroom oil)
   Botanist, herbalist
listening basics: zoology
    Australian animals: kangaroo, koala
    Mammals: polar
     bear, squirrel, lion, sheep, elephant, cattle, goat, wolf, fox, puma, tiger, ca
    Cub, puppy, calf, lamb, breeding animals
    Birds: ostrich, kiwi, falcon, emu, flamingo, swan, goose
    Chicks, breeding birds
    Insects: bee, wasp, butterfly, dragonfly, firefly, ladybird
    Eggs, worms, butterfly (life cycle)
    Marine animals:
     whale, dolphin, shark, crocodile, finfish, shellfish, tortoise, tiger shark, sea
     cucumber, otter, sea urchin (tail, fins, scales, amphibian, gill, lung)
    Wildlife reserves:
     conservation, reserve, sanctuary, preservation, endangered
     animals, species, domesticated animals, distinction, distinct, die
     out, famine, drought, infectious disease
Listening basics:
categories of people
   Age group:
    Senior citizens, elderly people, old age
    Adult, mature person, grownup
    Children, kids, teenager, youth, young people
   Work group:
    Employed, unemployed, retired, women
   Gender: Male or female
   Occupations:
    employer, employees, managers, staff, students
Listening basics: academic
   Lecture: lecture
    hall, room, theater, lecturer, taking
    notes, attendance
   Tutorial: tutor, presentation, outline, reading
    list, objectives, whiteboard, OHP, PowerPoint, re
    port writing, deadline, slides, visual aids
   Seminar:
    professor, presentation, skills, questions, worksh
    ops, discussion workshop, group
    discussion, computer lab/room/center, mustn’t
    read aloud, being asked question, well-
Listening basics: education
   Primary school, elementary school (pupils)
   Secondary school, high school (school students)
   College, university, institute
    Undergraduate, bachelor’s degree, bachelor
    Postgraduate, master’s degree, master
    Certificates: degree, diploma, certificate
   Further education
    mature education, distance education, on-line
    education, vocational education
Listening basics: student problems

 Academic problems: essay
  deadlines, lecture attendance, how to use
  library, how to write dissertation
 Financial problems:
  scholarship, grant, fees, tuition, loan, debt,
   overdraft, budget
 Domestic problems: childcare, nursery
 Accommodation and catering
Listening situation: social events (section 2)
   Events: Convention, exhibition, conference, festival, exposition
   Examples: Australian retailers’ convention, art exhibition, business
    conference, summer music festival, drama festival, travel
    exposition, world expo, cartoon exhibition, flower
    exhibition, auto show
   Publicity: website/internet, leaflets, flyers, notice
    board, posters, advertisements, good for a
    family, children, adult, senior citizens
   Transportation: bus, taxi, cab, subway, tube, coach, parking
   Agenda: dates, timetable
   Focus/theme: music/live
    music, art, ballet, clothes, drama, food, business, demonstration,
    comics, flower arrangement, biscuits
   Celebration: parade, dance, chorus, music band
   Catering: café, restaurant, pub, cafeteria, canteen, refectory, dining
    room, refreshments, snacks, takeout, takeaway, set
    lunch, barbecue
   Security: security entrance, security office, security
    personnel/staff, fire exit, lockers, Check ID, video
    surveillance, cameras, crowded, children easily get lost
Listening situation: environment (section 2/4)
 atmosphere:
  Oxygen, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Carbon
  dioxide, Carbon monoxide, Ozone, sulphur
 pollution: air pollution, acid rain, contaminated
  water, pollutant, contaminant, chemicals, toxic
 Geographical: soil
  erosion, desertification, drought, floods, overfishi
  ng, over-felling, deforestation
 energy: fossil
  fuels, coal, gas, petroleum, solar, tide, wind
  power, nuclear, marsh gas, methane, biogas
 recycling: plastic, paper, glass, bottle tops, ink
  cartridges, spare parts/components
Listening situation: repair (section 1)
   What to repair: fridge, refrigerator, washing
    machine, CD player, electric
    light, clock, bungalow, cooker, rice cooker, printer
   Model type/number
   Main problem: leaking, door broken, flashing, hands
    broken, noisy, fan broken, steam escaping
   When to repair: immediately, straight away, right
    now, urgent
    Next week, weekdays, weekends, in a couple of weeks
    Mornings, afternoons (am pm)
   Quality warranty: expiry date, quality guaranteed for
    two years
   Compensation: refund, replacement
   Payment: cash, cheque, credit card, bank transfer
Listening situation: diet and health (section 4)
   Food intake/elements:
    protein, vitamins, fat, carbohydrates, fat
    acid, calcium, cholesterol, minerals, calorie, kilo
   diet: cereals, sugar, salt, lean
    meat, eggs, fish, milk, vegetables, fruit, red
    meat, white meat
   cereals: wheat, corn, barley, oat, maize, rice
   health: low
    nutrition, malnutrition, overweight, obese, under
    weight, intelligence, eyesight, brain, learning
    difficulty, digestion, congestion, heart
    disease, tuberculosis
listening situation: medicine (section 1 )
 doctors:
    physician, surgeon, dentist, veterinarian, pediatrician, th
    erapist, general practitioner
   treatments: cure, remedy, therapy, acupuncture,
   diseases: headache, toothache, backache (back
  pain), stomachache, heart
  disease, pneumonia, tuberculosis, diabetes, insomnia,
  asthma, employment medical, sprain, sports
  injury, sprained knee
 medicine: antibiotics, penicillin, aspirin, sleeping pills
  (tablets), painkillers, dose, underdose, overdose, ice
  pack, walking sticks
 surgery: operation
   hospital:
    clinics, ward, maternity, emergency, surgery, practice
listening situation: library (section 1\4)
   registration: information desk, information sector, librarian desk
     registration fee, membership fee
     ID documents: passport, visa, student card, library card, driver’s
    license, credit card, bank statement, phone bill, Identity card, C.V. letter
   Library card, borrower’s card, reader’s card, electronic
    card, PIN, password
   Books: fiction, reference books, technical books, leisure
    books, notion, academic
   Periodicals: magazines, journals
                   Current issues, back issues
   Technical Resources: photocopying machine, photocopier, color, white
    and black photocopier, printer, laser printer, card, coin, internet
    access, computers, laptops
   Electronic, digital: CD, DVD, VCD, videos, tapes, cassettes, CD-ROM
   Recall system: catalogue (title, author, press, category) , call
    slip, librarian
   Circulation: borrow, loan, return, renew, overdue, fine, reserve
   Loan time: weeks, months (up to 4 weeks, maximum loan time)
   Training classes: research methods, IT, computer software, dissertation
Listening situation: job hunting (section 1/2)
   Type of work: vacation jobs, office work, bar
    attendant, waiter, waitress, zoo attendant, childcare, library
    assistant, restaurant work, shop assistant, sales
    assistant, domestic work, reporter, carpenter, freelance, part-
    time job, full-time job, temporary job
   Main roles: receptionist, shop assistant, looking after animals
    (kangaroo), educate visitors, save wounded/injured
    animals, maintain website, selling garden
    tools/carpets, handle customer complaint
   Advantages and disadvantages: pay, working
    hours, workload, flexible, equipment, transportation
   Working hours: am pm weekdays (during the
    week), weekends, bank holidays, public holidays, New
    year, Christmas
   Pay rate: pound/dollar per hour, starting salary, wage
   Clothes: formal clothes, suit, informal clothes, casual clothes
    shirt, trousers, tie, bow tie, uniform
   Transportation: bus, train, subway, tube, metro, taxi, cab
   Magazine reporters: housing magazine, entertainment
    magazine, sports magazine, economy magazine, IT magazine
Listening situation: shopping
   Price:
    discount, concession, promotion, sales, half
    price, normal price, 30% off
   Packaging: economy package, family
    package, container, image, presentation of
   Where to buy:
    supermarket, market, shop, store, department
    store, chain store, online shopping
   Receipt: invoice, quality warranty, receipt
   Supermarket: entrance (profitable), middle
    shelf (expensive), end of aisles (hard to
Listening situation: students survey, case
study, placement (section 3)
   Teachers:
    tutor, supervisor, lecturer, professor, coordinato
    r, DOS
   Checklist: notebook, cassette
    recorder, outline, objectives, camera, video
    recorder, laptop, curriculum, ID, student
    card, passport, driver’s
    license, map, equipment, laptop, notebook
   Procedure: data collection, data
    analysis, report writing, presentation, hand in
    report to faculty office, department
    head, welfare department
Listening situation: urban development
   Areas: suburbs, outskirts, city center, rural
    areas, countryside
   Population:
    farmer, craftsmen, carpenter, fisherman, hunters, worke
    r, merchants, money lenders
   Sectors: farming
    (agriculture), industry, forestry, fishing, husbandry, man
    ufacturing, tourism, mining, ship building industry
   Animals: mammals, amphibian, birds, beast, predator

    Cattle, sheep, goats, poultry, chickens, donkey,
                mules, horse, pony
   Landscape: coast, beach, trees, highrises, block
   Problems: too crowded, noisy, crime, violence
   Facilities: health services, police, schools, sports
    facilities, sewer, sewage, drainage, tube, cable
    Listening situations: accommodation
    Type of accommodation: homestay, flat/apartment, hall of residence, student
     hostel, house
    Location: city centre, suburbs/outskirts, rural area, north, east, west, south
    Price: rent, rental, maximum, up to, at most
    Furniture: single bed, double bed, bed table, bed lamp, queen-sized, king-sized,
                 mattress, bed linen, blanket, quilt, pillow
                 Fridge, refrigerator, freezer, washing
     machine, wardrobe, bookshelf,                           cupboard, drawers, floor lamp, desk
     lamp, cooker, oven, microwave, cutlery,                 wash
     basin, silverware, roaster, TV, video, coffee machine
                 Air-conditioner, heater, radiators, central heating, fireplace
    Requirements:
     Host family, host parents, host father, host mother
     Level of English: elementary, intermediate, advanced
     Dietary requirements: vegetarian, seafood, food allergy, red meat, fish
     Smokers: non-smokers, balcony, garden
     Pets, children
     Two-bedroom, three-bedroom, twin bedroom, single bedroom, double
     room, bedsit, single study
     Kitchen, living room, sitting room, bathroom, spare room, dining room
     Share, social area
     Interest/hobby: theatre, sports, badminton, music
     Garage, garden, swimming pool, yard, fence, keys, front door key, back door key
     Electricity, water, gas, telephone bill, petrol bill
Listening situation: charity (section 2)
 Charity organization, charitable, good
   cause, volunteer, voluntary, helpers
 Fund-raising activity, raise funds for
     Poor people, people in poverty
     Children in hospital
     Disabled, handicapped, deaf, mute,
      blind people
 Special facilities: wheelchairs, visual
   aids, hearing aids, more leg room
 Activities: charity concert, charity walking
   holiday, charity riders’ club
Listening situations: dissertation (section 4)
   Structure/format:
    title, subtitle, subtopic, abstract, introduction
    (beginning, first part) chapter, section, conclusion (last
    part), bibliography, references, index, appendix
   Procedures: bibliography (format), draft plan, data
    collection (research), first draft, hand in/deliver to
    tutor, suggestion, proofreading, print, deadline, hand in
    to faculty office, administration office
   Requirements: word limit, length, wide
    reading, quotation, example, acknowledgement, refer
    to sources (books, journals, internet, downloaded), data
    analysis, link ideas, plagiarism, laser print, double
    space, bold
    type, italics, underline, highlight, deadline, margin, outli
    ne, coversheet, ID number, page number, top
    right, training in IT, well-organised
   Extension: sickness, illness, medical
    conditions, special leave, can not find reference books
Listening situations: insurance (section 1)
   Insurance company name
    (company, corporation, firm), telephone
    number, address, insurance
    agent/agency, cover
   Insurance type:
    car, building, bungalow, home
    contents, property, real
    estate, life, medical, replacement
   Insurance policy number
   Insurance cost: dollar, pound
   Compensation: broken window, lost
Listening situations: course selection (section 2 & 3)
   Optional courses, elective, selective courses
   Compulsory courses, obligatory, fixed
   Part-time course, Full-time course
   Modular course, Distance course, Vocational course, Evening class / night
   Mature education, Further education
   Course duration: weeks
   Course fee (tuition, cost of the course)
   Entry requirements: school leavers, high school students, degree
    holders, none, working experience
   Courses: mathematics, economics, physics, politics, genetics, statistics
        Geology, biology, psychology, zoology, sociology, archaeology,
        anthropology, Geography, demography, chemistry, ecology,
        Botany, marine biology, microbiology, architecture, accounting,
        marketing, advertising, journalism, finance, mass media, fine arts,
        music, linguistics, education, physical education, literature, language,
        history, veterinary science, medicine, personnel management, MBA,
        business administration, IT, computing, programming ,Civil
        engineering, hospitality
   The arts, The science, The engineering, Medicine, Business
   Changing of courses: academic record, challenge, study group, class
    representative, administration, secretary
   Advantages and disadvantages: workload, boring, feedback, assessment, job
    opportunities/prospect, fees
Listening situations: environment and archaeology (section 2 & 3
& 4)
   Tribe
    name, origin, meaning, population, aboriginal, native, ab
    origines, indigenous people, seasonal
    nomadic, descendants of slaves, iron age Britain
   Area: square metre/kilometre, hectare, acre
   Location: rain forest, mountain, desert, natural
    reserve, conservation, sanctuary
   Animals: mammals, endangered
    animals, lions, fox, wolf, cattle, sheep, goat, breed, spec
    ies, wild life specimens, camels, donkeys, mules
   Geography: landscape, altitude, height above sea
    level, soil, fresh water, lake, vegetation, peak
   Historical sites: fort, castle, canal, rock art, rock track
   Architecture: peg, iron, hazel, roof
   Dos and don’ts: make fire, camping
Listening situations: student survey about business
organizations, Placement of company

   Company, corporation, firm, business organization
   Marketing, advertising, financial
    problem, administration, products, packaging, online
    shopping, import, export, domestic market, international
    market, producer, manufacturer, brand loyalty
   Sales: new
    product, promotion, discount, concession, on
    sale, half price, normal price, 50% off, bargain
   Finance: money, loan, low-interest, no-
    interest, fund, investment, capital, debt, bankrupt, bankr
    uptcy, good value, profit, profitable
   Personnel: manager, business executives, board of
    directors, employers, employees, senior
    managers, engineers, designer, merchandiser, technici
    an, accountants
   Quotation and enquiry
Listening situations: travel
   Types: trip, outing, excursion, tour, journey, voyage, package tour, inclusive
    holiday, economical travel
   Scenery: scene, main attraction, resort, sight, view, place of interest
   Interesting places:
    temple, gallery, museum, rainforest, cave, town, tribe, park, waterfalls, jungle, sea
    view, farm travel, maritime museum, aquarium
   feature: scuba diving, wreck diving, bush walking, parachuting, fungi tour, four-
    wheel drive, crocodile cruise,package tour, excursion, walking
    tour, snowboarding
   transportation: bus, train, express train, subway, tube, tram, ferry, sailing
    boat, metro, shuttle, coach, taxi, cab, motorbike, bicycle, plane, airline, flight, by air
    (N.B. donkeys, camels, mule, horse), hire car
   tickets: one way /single, round / return, first-class ticket, economy ticket, ticket
    reservation, family ticket, discounted ticket, weekend bus tickets
   What to bring (clothing): sweater, raincoat, windproof
    coat, trousers, boots, socks, trainers, uniforms, spare socks, sunhat
   What to bring (medicine): antibiotics, penicillin, aspirin, painkillers, sleeping
    pills, sun cream (sun total block)
   Where to stay: hotel, hostel, motel, hotel rooms (en suite), car park
   What to buy: souvenir, gifts, local history books, handicraft, antique, painting, fruit
    (apple, tomato, cucumber, figs, pineapple, passion fruit), bottled water (no
    minerals), drinks
   Personal interest: weather, food, natural environment, culture, art, exhibition, rare
    fish, coral roof, rock pool, free balloon ride
   customs inspections: luggage, baggage, labels
Listening situations: sports and fitness
   Sports and playing venues:
    soccer, football (pitch)
    badminton, squash, basketball, volleyball, tennis (court)
    aerobics (fitness centre, gym, gymnasium)
    yoga (yoga hall)
    table tennis (table tennis table, table tennis hall)
    ice skating (ice rink) ice curling (sheet, house)
    martial arts: judo, karate, boxing, kick boxing, shadow boxing, wrestling
    weight training, weight lifting, stretching exercises (warming up to prevent
   sports professionals
    athletes, sportsman, sportswoman, sports players, sports
    competitors, sports instructors, sports psychologist, sports
    administrator, coach, head coach, referee, sport club, chairman, president
   sports games/matches: score, scoring, teams, junior team, senior
    team, win/lose the game, sports prizes, presentation of awards, sports
   Fitness center membership: annual fee, fitness card (gold, off-peak
    gold, silver, bronze), health check (assessment)
listening situations: school, university orientation, students
admissions, transfer
    welcome address
     (president, chancellor, principal, coordinator, DOS, students
     counselor/advisor, admission officer)
    location: city centre, central area; suburbs, outskirts; country, rural
     area, village
    facilities and services:
    catering: dining
     room, refectory, canteen, restaurant, cafeteria, café, refreshments, snacks, ta
     keout, takeaway, pub
    accommodation service
    academic/research facilities: library, laboratory (equipment)
    teaching premises: lecture hall, theatre, room, function room, common
    welfare: medical centre, nursery, career advisory centre
    Advantages and disadvantages: subjects/disciplines, courses, welfare
    school map: entrance: front gate, side gate, back gate, rear gate, fire door
    buildings: block, highrise, main building, wings, annexes, complex, extension
     Activities: school tour, chorus, orchestra, chess, tea and coffee break
    student association, club, society, community, student union
    notice: notice board, news bulletin, poster, newsletters, website, publicity
     leaflets, email, ring
listening situations: training class
   classes: music, painting, fun drawing
    (scenery, objects, persons), model making, sculpture, wood
    work, cooking, musical
    instruments, singing, dancing, voice, ballet, foreign languages
   trainees: age, children, pupils, secondary school students, college
    students, new comers, freshman
   level: elementary, intermediate, advanced
   cost and payment: discount, off, cash, cheque, credit, credit
    card, bank transfer, free of charge, pay in advance, pay at the
    door, pay at the end of the class, book in advance
   materials to bring: mats, trainers, rubber-soled shoes
          paper, color paper, silver paper, golden paper, dye, pens,
          color pens, pencils
          glue, sticker, tape, notebook
          music instruments: guitar, drum, flute, piano, violin
   procedures: cut, overlap, fold, stick, dye
   prizes/award: gold star, CD
   free service: lunch, refreshments, salad, tea, coffee, hot
    meal, sandwiches, hamburgers, veggie burger, free travel (to
Listening situations: bank
   Bank accounts: current account, deposit
    account, savings account
   Bank documents: chequebook, credit card, bank
    statement, bonus statement, banker’s card, traveler’s
   Bank services:
    withdraw, withdrawal, deposit, loan, overdraft, interest,
    honor/cash one’s cheque, online banking, internet
    service, exchange foreign currency
   Bank equipment: ATM, automatic teller machine, cash
    point machine
   Bank staff: bank teller, bank manager, bank branch
   Credit card:
   Type: visa card, master card, American express card
   Card no.
   Card limit / credit limit
Listening situations: automobile
   Cars
   Car make: Ford, Seable
   Car model
   Car type: four-wheel drive, SUVs/sport-utility vehicle
   Engine size: litre (engine capacity)
   Gear change: automatic gear/Manual gear
   Car insurance
   Car parts: windscreen, rain wiper, engine hood, air-
    conditioning, music equipment, stereo, safety
    belt, steering wheel, brake, back seat, rear-view mirror
   Car parking: car park, parking permit, parking
    sticker, parking lot, garage
   Carpooling
   Driver, chauffeur, driving licence, driver’s license
   Car safety: safe driving, car theft
Listening situations: party
   Birthday party, goodbye party, farewell party, leaving
    party, welcome party, dinner party
   Place: hotel, restaurant, rooms (green, red, yellow), halls
    (function hall, sports hall, main hall), sea view, children’s
    playground, disabled access, food choices
   Standard, traditional, dinner options
   What to prepare: music, snacks, decorations, birthday
    hats, balloons, cakes, coffee, sandwiches, hamburgers,
    veggie burgers, drinks, flowers, long tables
   People who will attend:
    friends, teachers, tutor, classmates, family members
   Price: included, excluded, extra cost
   transportation
Listening situations: science and technology
   Types: Seawater purifying system, solar
    power, hydropower, timing system, ink
    printing, fashion design
   Equipment: container, water
    tank, sandglass, sunlight clock, water clock, fire
    clock, pigment, printing ink, plate, blanket, air
   Process: kill germs/bacteria
   Applications:
    domestic/family, hospital, schools, factory
   Advantages and disadvantages:
    cost, effective, fast, slow, time-saving, user-

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