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IELTS listening

For 30
October 2010
Song Bufeng
Versions in order of importance
1. 07101 - 07148
2. 06101 - 06148
3. 08101 - 08147
4. 30032 - 30090
5. 09101 - 09148
6. 40101- 40112
7. 50101- 50233
8. 30014 - 30020
9. 21-41
10. 66-71
Listening basics: call
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,
ParkviewSandy's College, 84 Park Road, 24 River
Listening basics: time
Dates: January, February, March, April, May, June, July,
August, September, October, November, December;
March 30
1988 , 15
October 1978, 1
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), oclock,
11.30 am, 6.30pm, 10.45am, 7.30am 9 oclock
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 80cm60cm
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 donts, 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,
mustnt read aloud, being asked question, well-
Listening basics: education
Primary school, elementary school (pupils)
Secondary school, high school (school students)
College, university, institute
Undergraduate, bachelors degree, bachelor
Postgraduate, masters 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: caf, 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, drivers license,
credit card, bank statement, phone bill, Identity card, C.V. letter
Library card, borrowers card, readers 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, drivers
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, 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,
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
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 donts: 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 cruisepackage 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, caf,
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, bankers card, travelers
Bank services: withdraw, withdrawal, deposit, loan,
overdraft, interest, honor/cash ones 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
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
Driver, chauffeur, driving licence, drivers 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, childrens
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
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