IELTS Graduation Unit 6
You are going to listen to a lecture about transport in Colombia, Venezuela, Belgium, the UK, China and Japan. What topics do you think they will speak about, and what do you think they will say?
Look at the listening task on page 90 and try to predict in some way what you will need to write in the gaps.
After doing the listening, work with your partner to describe transport in your own city and country.
Public and private transport
Domestic and international travel
Speeding and accidents
Major transport hubs
How could you improve the following statements about accidents?
It is not true that poor road conditions are the only explanation for road accidents
All road accidents cause fatal injuries
Everyone believes that drivers always drive too fast
Higher fines for speeding will reduce the number of accidents
Having speed cameras on all streets is the best solution to the problem of speeding
It is a fact that every accident involves drivers who have consumed alcohol
Add words from page 101 to the statements above to make them more accurate
Use similar language to discuss the other transport topics again
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