IELTS Listening Revision - The Polar Front Jet Stream - Typical Section 4 Questions

October 6, 2017

 

Questions 1-11 [Recording 1]:

 

Complete the summary below. 

 

Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer. 

 

The Polar Front Jet Stream

 

The Polar Front Jet Stream is a wind at a height of up to (1) .................... kilometers above the earth's surface. It moves at approximately (2) .................... km per hour during the winter. The direction of movement is caused by the earth's (3) .................... . The jet stream is formed where cold polar air meets warm (4) .................... air. 

 

It was first identified by (5) .................... in the 1940s. Planes benefit in terms of both (6) .................... but (7) .................... is difficult. 

 

Forecasters use jet streams to predict where depressions will form, and whether the British Isles will have potentially destructive (8) .................... or only (9) .................... . 

 

Global warming may move the jet stream to the (10) .................... in the summer, creating (11) .................... conditions in the British Isles. 

 

Please find the recording 1 here and keys here.

 

 

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