Information Overload Listening Exercise

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Information Overload listening exercise is a multiple choice type question to practise for the Cambridge English C1 Advanced and IELTS tests as well as the English Language B IB Diploma.

Information Overload Listening Exercise

You will hear part of an interview in which two experts called Kirsten Neet and Anton Best are discussing the idea of what’s called ‘information overload’.

For questions 1-6, choose the answer (A, B or C) which fits best according to what you hear.

1. What aspect of modern life does Anton think Seneca anticipated?

2. In Kirsten's view, the volume of material available today

3. How does Anton respond to the suggestion of doing without much of today's information?

4. In discussing the problem of dealing with information overload today, the two experts agree that

5. Kirsten sees the biggest work-related benefit arising from greater available information as

6. What does Kirsten say dieting made her realise about information?


 

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