Trong IELTS Listening, ngoài việc học từ vựng thường xuyên xuất hiện trong các bài IELTS Listening, cùng với nhận biết được từ nào là danh từ đếm được để phán đoán được từ cần điền vào chỗ trống là số ít hay số nhiều, các em cũng nên thường xuyên rèn luyện các bài luyện tập IELTS Listening chuyên sâu. Hôm nay, IELTS TUTOR giới thiệu với các em bộ luyện tập các bài tập chọn lọc dạng Điền Vào chỗ trống hay Fill-In-The-Blank thường xuyên xuất hiện trong Section 2 và 4, để các em nâng cao khả năng luyện tập của mình nhé!
1. Hướng dẫn cách làm từ A đến Z dạng Fill in the blank trong IELTS LISTENING
2. Chuyên đề 1
3. Chuyên đề 2
Watch the following video or listen to the audio recording below it.
If you can't see the video, listen to the recording below.
Fill the gaps in the following summary of the first 4 minutes of the video:
Bên cạnh dạng Điền vào chỗ trống - Fill in the blank trong IELTS Listening, các em cũng nên tham khảo luyện tập thêm các bài tập tổng hợp chọn lọc dạng Multiple choice để cải thiện kĩ năng Listening của mình trong kì thi IELTS nhé!
4. Chuyên đề 3
Listen to the following advice about PhD applications (you'll hear several speakers), and fill the gaps in the summary below.
Two types of PhD:
1. Develop a _____ _____ and look for a _____ .
2. Apply for a project that you have seen _____ .
Finding an academic to supervise your research proposal:
- Do a _____ _____ on the proposed topic.
- Or visit the university _____ and look at the research interests of staff members.
5. Chuyên đề 4
Here's my transcription of the recording from last Tuesday's lesson. I've made it into a quick gap-fill exercise to highlight some useful vocabulary.
Fill each gap with a maximum of three words.
The libraries of the future are still about equitable __________ for our communities and our customers. However, what we do know is that we now have a 10% __________ from traditional print material into the electronic world. So we’ve got to move to more digital faster. But that requires a balance: we’re not throwing out the print, but we need to __________ to work within this __________. It’s a really exciting time to be a librarian, as we adapt to this changing way our customers are using information.
6. Chuyên đề 5
Listen to the following tips about how to write a cover letter when applying for a job. Fill the gaps in the summary using no more than THREE words.
Address the cover letter to a ______ person, generally the person in charge of the department you’re applying to or the ______ in charge of the interview.
Avoid simply repeating the information in your résumé. Instead, use your cover letter to introduce and highlight your ______, curiosity, and your ______ in the field you’re applying to work in.
Keep it short, simple and ______, definitely no more than one page, and probably closer to half a page; three paragraphs should do the trick. Resist the ______ to ramble on, and instead ______ right into the interesting parts.
7. chuyên đề 6
Listen to the following excerpt from a recording of a university professor who is speaking about the importance of learning to write well.
Teaching people to write is extremely _____ _____. Marking a good essay is easy, but in a bad essay, the words are wrong, the phrases are wrong, the sentences are wrong, the sentence _____ is wrong, the paragraphs aren’t _____, and the whole thing _____ no sense. Students should learn to write well because there is no _____ between writing and thinking. Thinking makes you _____ effectively in the world and win the battles you _____.
8. chuyên đề 7
Listen to two students talking about lectures and seminars at university, and fill the gaps in the summaries below.
Don't worry if you have to listen several times to get the answers. This is an exercise that I made myself, not a real IELTS question.
University lectures involve everyone on a course ______ up and receiving information from one of the ______ about a particular topic. Seminars, on the other hand, are ______ group meetings in which students discuss in detail the ______ of ideas that they heard about in a lecture.
A university timetable will consist of a ______ of lectures and seminars. The number of people in lectures can ______ depending on the course. For my course we have about 400 people in a big lecture ______. The number of people attending a small-group seminar ______ between 10 and 20.
9. Chuyên đề 8
Here's a short video and listening exercise on the same topic as yesterday's reading lesson.
If you can't see the video, listen to the recording below.
Quick exercise: Fill the gaps in the sentences below.
The first problem is that micro-plastics act like a ______, attracting other ______ in the water, such as pesticides and ______ retardants.
The second problem is that micro-plastics are complex polymers that the body cannot fully ______ down.
Scientists have shown that the smallest particles, nano-plastics, can ______ tissue membranes into fish cells. This could damage fish reproduction, ______ and survival skills.
10. Chuyên đề 9
Watch the following video and try the quick gap-fill exercise below it.
Here's a recording in case you can't see the video:
Fill the gaps in the following summary.
The speaker ______ the lives of 5000 people as they attempted to achieve their New Year's resolutions. 10% of the people were successful, and they all followed five simple ______. First, they broke their goal into a ______ of smaller steps. Second, they told friends and family what they were trying to achieve. Third, they regularly ______ themselves about the benefits of obtaining their goal. Fourth, they gave themselves a small ______ each time they obtained one of their small steps. Finally, they ______ ______ their progress, so they knew exactly where they were.
11. Chuyên đề 10
Watch the following talk about a very interesting idea, then fill the gaps in the summary below.
Fill each gap with just one word:
The large number of ______ places around the world hold huge economic ______. The speaker’s new addressing system doesn’t rely on GPS coordinates, which are too ______. Instead, it divides the world into around 57 trillion three-metre squares. Each square is named ______ with just three words. The system uses 40,000 words, and it is currently available in ______ different languages. Three-word addresses are now being used by hospitals, postal services, the UN, and even ______ delivery drivers.
12. Chuyên đề 11
In the IELTS listening test you need to be ready for 'tricks'. Sometimes more than one possible answer is mentioned, or the speaker gives an answer and then changes it.
Look at these questions (from Cambridge IELTS 5) then listen to the recording.
13. Chuyên đề 12
Listen to the following recording about the problem of melting Arctic ice.
Fill each gap in the summary below with ONE WORD AND/OR A NUMBER.
Scientists in Alaska are sounding the ______ about rapidly melting polar ice. The Arctic sea ice is ______ at a rate never seen before, and this is expected to have an impact over the next ______.
The Arctic is warming ______ as fast as other parts of the planet. An organisation called NOAA is ______ the Arctic sea ice, and believes that it has thinned from ______ to only ______ in some areas.
14. Chuyên đề 13
Listen to the following excerpt from a lecture about anthropologists and archaeologists, and fill the gaps in the summary below.
Both anthropologists and archaeologists study the way people live together. Anthropologists study humans’ physical, social and ______ development, and they ______ research by going to locations to ask questions and make ______.
Archaeologists study past societies through their material ______. They recover and examine evidence such as ruins, ______ and pottery in order to understand the history, customs and living ______ of earlier ______.
These scientists also examine aspects of living societies such as ______ differences, physical ______, music or religion. Their field is the wide ______ of human social experience.
15. Chuyên đề 14
Listen to the recording and fill each gap in the summary with ONE word only.
Opening or switching a bank account can seem ______, so it’s important to start by thinking about why you need a bank account. You may need it in order to receive ______ or benefits, to pay ______ bills, to take money out of cash ______, or to make payments using a debit card.
Different types of accounts are available. Current accounts are good for ______ your day-to-day money. They allow you to go ______, so you’ll have to pass a credit check when you apply for one. If you go into the ______ you’ll have to pay fees and ______. Basic bank accounts are similar to current accounts, but they don’t let you go overdrawn.
16. Chuyên đề 15
17. CHUYÊN ĐỀ 16
Listen to the following recording, and fill the gaps in the summary below it.
Online translation tools seem to be an ______ ______ to human translators. However, there are many instances of these tools causing unintended ______ and disasters. Currently, translation technology is not sophisticated enough to cope with the grammatical subtleties of complex technical, legal or ______ documents. Machine translation tools may work for tasks like translating ______ between friends, but when money or reputations are at ______, it is safer to rely on professional human translators.
18. CHUYÊN ĐỀ 17
19. CHUYÊN ĐỀ 18
Fill each gap below with one word only.
South Korea's LG Electronics is _____ on its new smart fridge becoming an essential component of kitchens around the world.
The smart fridge is a technological _____ compared to fridges of the past. It _____ a food management system that maintains a list of the food it is storing. It also records the expiry dates of the foods and sends out an alert _____ Wi-Fi when that date has been reached.
The information can be accessed via a _____ by consumers as they shop in grocery stores, allowing them to make informed decisions about food purchases. LG adds that its fridge can also suggest healthy _____ based on what it knows is inside.
20. CHUYÊN ĐỀ 19
Listen to the following talk by the writer of a book about job interviews.
(Source: video by Don Georgevich)
Fill the gaps below with one word only.
21. CHUYÊN ĐỀ 20
Fill each gap with one word only.
Students, when they’re applying, really need to reflect, pause for a moment and think what it is that _____ bringing to the course, and _____ they want to go with it. We want to see evidence that they do have some experience of thinking of telling stories visually. We don’t need to see a great deal; they shouldn’t panic about quantity, but they should reflect on what they have got that can show _____ talent and _____ creative ability. Ideally we would like to see moving image work, but if an applicant has not had the chance to do that, then _____ welcome to show us drawings, photographs, animations - any work that is thinking about telling stories over time.
22. CHUYÊN ĐỀ 21
Listen to the following recording, and fill the gaps in the summary below.
Fill the gaps with a maximum of TWO words and/or a number.
For centuries people have been able to improve their lifespans through _____ changes. However, a recent study has found that the limits of _____ may have already been reached. It is believed that the maximum lifespan may have peaked around the year _____. Researchers concluded that humans can typically live for a maximum of _____ years, and that the absolute upper age limit is _____. They recommend that we make efforts to improve the _____ of life, rather than to extend life expectancy.
23. CHUYÊN ĐỀ 22
Listen to the recording about the history of photographic film, and fill the gaps in the sentences below.
1. Eastman started manufacturing celluloid film in ______.
2. The "Kodak" was available to consumers from the year ______.
3. It was bought by normal people because it was ______ and ______.
4. The camera was able to take ______ pictures before a new film was needed.
24. CHUYÊN ĐỀ 23
Listen to the following news report about an outdoor smoking ban in New York.
Fill the gaps in the sentences below.
Over the last decade smokers across the country have been ______ ______ the defensive.
New York City is now taking the war against tobacco a ______ ______ with a new law that ______ ______ effect tomorrow, banning smoking outdoors.
The law aims to ______ ______, if not eliminate, exposure to ______-______ smoke.
Officials also hope to discourage a new generation from ______ ______ the habit, sending out the message that it is no longer acceptable to ______ ______ in family-friendly places.
25. CHUYÊN ĐỀ 24
Listen to the following short lecture about the issue of plagiarism in universities.
Now complete the summary below. Write one word in each space in the text.
Plagiarism refers to the copying of an author's language or ______. Teachers often find it easy to detect plagiarism because several students have copied a passage from the same ______. Also, students sometimes copy inappropriate information that is unrelated to the ______ of the assignment. Institutions may impose different ______ for plagiarism depending on how serious the case is. A student may be suspended or ______ if a whole piece of writing is found to be copied.
26. CHUYÊN ĐỀ 25
Listen to the following talk by a director from Stanford Business School.
Fill the gaps in the sentences below:
26. CHUYÊN ĐỀ 26
Listen to six people talk about their experiences of doing volunteer work abroad.
Fill each gap in the summaries below with ONE word.
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