Gateway B2+ Unit 4 Listening

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  • 1. 
     
  • 2. 
    Listen to an interview with a British scientist. Choose the best answers, A, B or C. What is Dr Wilkinson trying to do?
    • A. 

      Invent a cream to protect people from the sun

    • B. 

      Reduce the number of people sunbathing

    • C. 

      Create a tablet that works like sun cream

  • 3. 
    What has Dr Wilkinson discovered in the last five years?
    • A. 

      That a new substance is created when coral and algae interact

    • B. 

      That coral in certain oceans can protect itself

    • C. 

      That algae living on coral, modifies the coral

  • 4. 
    After they know what the new compound is, what is the next stage in the process?
    • A. 

      To test the new compound on cosmetic surgeons

    • B. 

      To decide how much of the compound is needed for each pill

    • C. 

      To carry out tests of the compound on samples of skin

  • 5. 
    What will happen in the future?
    • A. 

      The pill will be for sale in five years.

    • B. 

      The pill will be available for everybody who sees their doctor first.

    • C. 

      Dr. Wilkinson will try do more experiments in this area.

  • 6. 
    What benefits might the new compound have for farmers in tropical countries?
    • A. 

      They might double their production of potatoes.

    • B. 

      They might be able to grow new crops.

    • C. 

      Their crops would receive less UV rays.

  • 7. 
    Listen again and complete the sentences with one word in each gap. The new pill will protect people from the sun’s [Blank] effects.
  • 8. 
    Dr Wilkinson has seen that the algae  [Blank] a compound to the coral.  
  • 9. 
    After  [Blank]  the compound, Dr Wilkinson hopes the compound will be available to the public.
  • 10. 
    The new pill will be available to people who have a [Blank] from their doctor.
  • 11. 
    Dr Wilkinson hopes to extend his research to countries where crops are exposed to high levels of [Blank] .
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