• Mai Duc Nguyen

IELTS Listening Revision – The Applications of Nanotechnology


QUESTIONS 31-40

Questions 31-33

Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.

31. The speaker says that one problem with nanotechnology is that

A. it could threaten our way of life.

B. it could be used to spy on people.

C. it is misunderstood by the public.

32. According to the speaker, some scientists believe that nano-particles

A. should be restricted to secure environments.

B. should be used with more caution.

C. should only be developed for essential products.

33. In the speaker’s opinion, research into nanotechnology

A. has yet to win popular support.

B. could be seen as unethical.

C. ought to be continued.

Questions 34-40

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer.

TRANSPORT

- Nanotechnology could allow the development of stronger (34) ……………….. .

- Planes would be much lighter in weight.

- (35) ……………….. travel will be made available to the masses.

TECHNOLOGY

- Computers will be even smaller, faster, and will have a greater (36) ……………….. .

- (37) ……………….. energy will become more affordable.

ENVIRONMENT

- Nano-robots could rebuild the ozone layer.

- Pollutants such as (38) ……………….. could be removed from water more easily.

- There will be no (39) ……………….. from manufacturing.

HEALH AND MEDICINE

- New methods of food production could eradicate famine.

- Analysis of medical (40) ……………….. will be speeded up.

- Life expectancy could be increased.

THE IELTS LISTENING TEST

Please find the answers here and the recording here (the relevant part starts from 23:10 to 30:00).

How many correct answers, out of 10, did you get? Please share your result with others by leaving a comment.

Interested in learning more about technology? Watch this TED Talk, delivered by George Tulevski, to understand the next step in nanotechnology.

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