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Gap Year listening exercise is a gap-fill type question to practise for the Cambridge English C1 Advanced and IELTS tests as well as the English Language B IB Diploma.

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Gap Year Listening Exercise

You will hear a student called Greg Pichard talking about his gap year to Africa.

For questions 1-8 complete the sentences with a word or short phrase.

Greg says that the Kruger national park is home to the largest population of (1) in South Africa.

Greg was surprised that so many people chose to study (2) during the first week of the trip.

On Greg's research project, he was responsible for recording the (3) of the crocodiles sighted.

Greg learned that (4) will be fitted to some large crocodiles in future.

Greg was pleased that he managed to find some (5) to eat when he went on a wilderness trail.

Greg describes himself as becoming more (6) during the third week of his trip.

During the fourth week of his trip, Greg taught (7) in a village school.

Greg thinks that sharing (8) with local villagers taught him most about their culture.


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