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Research Project 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.

Research Project Listening Exercise

You will hear a man called Steven Kane giving a presentation about a research project into a cargo of children’s bath-toys which were lost at sea.

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

Of the four kinds of bath-toy lost at sea, Steven thinks the (1) had the most surprising colour.

the subject steven was teaching when he first read about the bath-toys was (2) .

In Alaska, Steven heard of a lost consignment of (3) some of which turned up alongside the bath-toys.

Steven discovered that the bath-toys are used by scientists known as (4) in their research.

Steven says that the finding obtained by researchers were immediately used to (5) industry.

Steven mentions the particular case of a (6) adversely affected by plastic pollutants in the sea.

Steven regarded the factory that he traced in China as the bath-toys (7) .

Steven travelled on something called an (8) on his journey across the Arctic.


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