LISTENING

Listen to the video and answer the questions below. 

THINGS TO NOTE:
  1. Your answers should be the exact word/words from the text (not synonyms).
  2. In the real test, you will only hear the information one time.
READY?

Listen to this video where Oprah talks about life for women in Dubai.

Fill each gap with NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS OR A NUMBER from the text you hear. 

Dubai is the Pearl of the Persian Gulf, but it wasn’t always like this. It rose from the desert over the past (1) ……………………………… years. Dubai is an exciting city with beautiful mosques, stone streets, the best shopping, luxurious hotels and also one of the (2) ………………………………. buildings in the world. It is one of the world’s most multicultural cities; only (3) ………………………………  percent of the population are locals.

Dr Lamees Hamdan’s house has a foyer (4) ……………………………… bedrooms and is typical of the region. She lives across the street from her (5) ……………………………… who sends meals three times a day. She is also close by her aunty’s house. Her husband is wearing a kandora and he says it is like a t-shirt, a (6) ……………………………… and a tuxedo all in one.

The twenty-three year driver is an unusual woman because she has a Formula One licence and is the only girl on the UAE (7) ………………………………

ANSWERS
Check your answers (in the wrong order below). If you missed an answer, listen again. See if you can hear it.
3. 10    5. mother-in-law (mother in law)   1. 30    7. race team    6. business suit     2. tallest    4. 5

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