Listen to the audio and fill in the blanks. You can hear the audio TWICE
Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.
The hunt for sunken settlements and ancient shipwrecks
was a village on coast of eastern Mediterranean
thrived until about 7,000 BC
stones homes had a courtyard
had a semicircle of large stones round a
cause of destruction unknown – now under the sea
biggest settlement from the prehistoric period found on the seabed
research carried out into structures, and human remains
TRADITIONAL AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLES (AUVs)
used in the oil industry, e.g. to make
problems: they were expensive and
much easier to use, relatively cheap, sophisticated
Marzamemi, Sicily: found ancient Roman ships carrying architectural elements made of
is used for short distance communication, acoustic waves for long distance
plans for communication with researchers by satellite
AUV can send data to another AUV that has better , for example
Planned research in Gulf of Baratti:
to find out more about wrecks of ancient Roman ships, including:
- one carrying supplies; tablets may have been used for cleaning the
- others carrying containers of olive oil or
(Cambridge IELTS 14, Test 4)
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 British people are talking about living abroad.
While you listen, you must complete BOTH tasks.
For questions 1-2, choose from the list A-H each speaker’s present occupation.
A. business person
For questions 6-10, choose from the list A-H the main advantage each speaker mentions about living where they do.
A. a beautiful language
B. friendly people
C. luxury accommodation
D. a good climate
E. interesting challenges
F. varied sports
G. a high salary
H. excellent food
(Listening C1, CAE 1, Test 2)