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					IELTS listening
For 11th December 2010
                 Song Bufeng
Versions in order of importance
1.    07101 - 07148
2.    08101 - 08147
3.    30032 - 30090
4.    09101 - 09148
5.    06101 - 06148
6.    40101- 40112
7.    50101- 50233
8.    30014 - 30020
9.    21-41
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 (,,, ) website:
   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
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,
    Saturday, 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,
   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, action, 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,
   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),
   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, mangrove, fruit tree, passion fruit, strawberry,
    mulberry, lemon tree, coco tree, coffee beans, banana, cereals,
    wheat, barley, corn, maize, oat, spice, pepper, 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, camels
    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,
   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, report
    writing, deadline, slides, visual aids
   Seminar: professor, presentation, skills,
    questions, workshops, 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
   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,
   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 monoxide
 pollution: air pollution, acid rain, contaminated
  water, pollutant, contaminant, chemicals, toxic
 Geographical: soil erosion, desertification,
  drought, floods, overfishing, over-felling,
 energy: fossil fuels, coal, gas, petroleum, solar,
  tide, wind power, nuclear, marsh gas, methane,
 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 (shelf)
   Model type/number
   Main problem: leaking, door broken, flashing, hands
    broken, noisy, fan broken, steam escaping
   When to repair: immediately, straight away, right now,
    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, kilocalorie
   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, underweight, intelligence, eyesight,
    brain, learning difficulty, digestion, congestion,
    heart disease, tuberculosis
   Physical exercises: running, jogging, swimming
listening situation: medicine (section 1 )
 doctors: physician, surgeon, dentist, veterinarian,
    pediatrician, therapist, 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,
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,
   Books: fiction, reference books, technical books, leisure books, notion,
   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,
   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 products
   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 move),
    quieter places ( need time to think about)
Listening situation: students survey, case
study, placement (section 3)
   Teachers: tutor, supervisor, lecturer, professor,
    coordinator, 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
Listening situation: urban development
   Areas: suburbs, outskirts, city center, rural areas,
   Population: farmer, craftsmen, carpenter, fisherman,
    hunters, worker, merchants, money lenders
   Sectors: farming (agriculture), industry, forestry, fishing,
    husbandry, manufacturing, tourism, mining, ship
    building industry
   Animals: mammals, amphibian, birds, beast, predator
                Cattle, sheep, goats, poultry, chickens,
                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,
    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,
   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, outline, 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
    property, repair cost, car accident
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, aborigines, 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, species, 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 (children)
   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, bankruptcy, good
    value, profit, profitable
   Personnel: manager, business executives, board of
    directors, employers, employees, senior managers,
    engineers, designer, merchandiser, technician,
   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, surfing,
   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 equipment
   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,
    facilities and services:
    catering: dining room, refectory, canteen, restaurant, cafeteria, café,
     refreshments, snacks, takeout, 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 Rome)
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
    party 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
   Equipment: container, water tank, sandglass,
    sunlight clock, water clock, fire clock, pigment,
    printing ink, plate, blanket, air pump
   Process: kill germs/bacteria
   Applications: domestic/family, hospital, schools,
   Advantages and disadvantages: cost,
    effective, fast, slow, time-saving, user-friendly