Listen to the audio and fill in the blanks. You can hear the audio TWICE.
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.
areas containing many different species
important for locating targets for
at first only identified on land
Boris Worm, 2005
identified hotspots for large ocean predators, e.g. sharks
found that ocean hotspots:
- were not always rich in
- had higher temperatures at the
- had sufficient in the water
Lisa Ballance, 2007
looked for hotspots for marine
found these were all located where ocean currents meet
Census of Marine Life
found new ocean species living:
- under the
- near volcanoes on the ocean floor
Global Marine Species Assessment
want to list endangered ocean species, considering:
- population size
- geographical distribution
- rate of
Aim: to assess 20,000 species and make a distribution for each one
Recommendations to retain ocean biodiversity
increase the number of ocean reserves
establish corridors (e.g. for turtles)
reduce fishing quotas
catch fish only for the purpose of
(Source: Listening, Cambridge IELTS 11)
Listen to the audio and fill in the blanks with the correct letters. You will hear the audio TWICE.
You will hear five short extracts in which people are talking about an occasion when they came into contact with a well-known celebrity.
While you listen, you must complete BOTH tasks.
For questions 1-5, choose from the list A-H what each speaker says about coming into contact with a celebrity.
A. I failed to recognise the person.
B. I realised I had forgotten something.
C. I insisted on something.
D. I was upset by personal criticism.
E. I had been given incorrect information.
F. I was pleasantly surprised.
G. I refused a request.
H. I was amused by something.
For questions 6-10, choose from the list A-H the opinion each speaker gives about the celebrity.
A. He/She became more agitated than necessary.
B. He/She enjoyed causing trouble.
C. He/She appeared totally at ease.
D. He/She expected too much privacy.
E. He/She seemed insincere.
F. He/She wasn’t able to cope with fame.
G. He/She talked down to me.
H. He/She eventually accepted the regulations.