Visiting Sheepmarket Area IELTS Listening Answers With Audio, Transcript, And Explanation

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Visiting Sheepmarket Area IELTS Listening Answers With Audio, Transcript, And Explanation

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00:00
Question 1 - 4
Choose the correct letter A, B or C.
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Which is the most rapidly growing group of residents in the sheepmarket area?
A
young professional people
B
students from the university
C
employees in the local market
2
The speaker recommends the side streets in the sheepmarket for their
A
international restaurants
B
historical buildings
C
arts and crafts
3
Clothes designed by entrants for the Young Fashion competition must
A
be modelled by the designers themselves
B
be inspired by aspects of contemporary culture
C
be made from locally produced materials
4
Car parking is free in some car parks if you
A
stay for less than an hour
B
buy something in the shops
C
park in the evenings or at weekends
Question 5 - 10
Drag your answers in the option list into the boxes.
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A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
the Reynolds House
5
the Thumb
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the Museum
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the Contemporary Art Gallery
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the Warner Gallery
9
Nucleus
10

❓ Transcript

Visiting Sheepmarket Area
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Welcome to this podcast about the Sheepmarket, which is one of the oldest parts of the city. As its name suggests, there was originally a market here where farmers brought their sheep, but now it’s been redeveloped into a buzzing, vibrant area of the city, which is also home to one of the city’s fastest-growing communities.
The nearby university has always meant the area’s popular with students, who come in to enjoy the lively nightlife, but now graduates embarking on careers in the worlds of fashion and design are buying up the new apartments recently built here to replace the small houses where the market workers used to live.
The narrow old side streets are great places for finding original pictures, jewellery and ceramics which won’t break the bank, as well as local produce like fruit and vegetables. There’s also lots of pavement cafes where you can have a coffee and watch tourists from all over the world go by. The oldest buildings in the area are on the main streets, including the city’s first department store, built in the 1880s, which is still open today.
The Sheepmarket is a centre for fashion, and there’s a policy of encouraging new young designers. The Young Fashion competition is open to local young people who are passionate about fashion. This year they’ve been asked to design an outfit based on ideas from the music and technology that’s part of their everyday life, using both natural and man-made fibres. The garments will be judged by a panel of experts and fashion designers, and the winning entries will be modelled at a special gala evening.
Parking at the Sheepmarket is easy. There are plenty of pay and display car parking spaces on the roadsides which are fine if you just want to stay for an hour or two, but if you want to spend the day there it’s better to park in one of the four underground car parks. It’s not expensive and if you can present a receipt from one of the local stores, you’ll not be charged at all. After six pm many of the car parks have a flat rate which varies but it is usually very reasonable.
The Sheepmarket is one of the main centres for art and history in the whole of the country. If you look at our map, you’ll see some of the main attractions there. Most visitors start from Crawley Road, at the bottom of the map. The Reynolds House is one of the oldest houses in the city, and is open to the public. It’s on the north side of Crawley Road, next to the footpath that leads to the public gardens.
The area’s particularly interesting for its unusual sculptures. The Thumb’s is just what its name suggests, but it’s about 10 metres high. You’ll see it on Hill Road, across the road from the Bank.
The Museum’s got a particularly fine collection of New Zealand landscapes. It’s on the east side of the Sheepmarket, on City Road. It’s on the other side of the road from the public gardens, immediately facing the junction with Hill Road.
The Contemporary Art Gallery is on a little road that leads off Station Square, not far from the public gardens. The road ends at the gallery – it doesn’t go anywhere else. That’s open every day except Mondays.
The Warner Gallery specialises in 19th-century art. It’s on City Road, near the junction with Crawley Road, on the same side of the road as the public gardens. It’s open on weekdays from 9 to 5, and entry is free.
Finally, if you’re interested in purchasing high quality artwork, the place to go is Nucleus. You need to go from Crawley Road up through Station Square and east along Hill Road until you get to a small winding road turning off. Go up there and it’s on your right – if you get to City Road you’ve gone too far.

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A
Rút gọn

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Nghe tới keyword fastest-growing (= most rapidly-growing)

>> chuẩn bị chờ đáp án



Nghe thấy the nearby university has always meant the area's popular with students

>> đáp án có thể là B

>> tuy nhiên sau câu này nghe thấy but

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C
Mở rộng

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Nghe thấy keywprd side streets

>> biết đáp án sắp tới



Nghe thấy speaker nói rằng đây là great places for finding original pictures, jewellery and ceramics

>> là ví dụ một số loại đồ thủ công (arts and crafts)

>> chọn C

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B
Mở rộng

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Nghe thấy Young Fashion competition

>> biết là đáp án sắp tới



Nghe thấy design an outfit based on ideas from the music and technology that's part of their everyday life, using both natural and man-made fibres

>> thiết kế trang phục dựa vào music và technology (= aspects of culture); với không thấy nhắc gì tới locally produced material mà chỉ yêu cầu là both natural và man-made

>> chọn B

, loại C


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B
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Nghe thấy keyword parking

>> biết đáp án sắp tới



Nghe thấy plenty of pay and display car parking spaces [...] if you just want to stay for an hour or two

>> đậu xe 1-2 tiếng vẫn phải trả tiền chứ không free

>> loại A

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5
H
Mở rộng

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Nghe thấy keyword the Reynolds House

>> biết đáp án sắp tới



Nghe tiếp thấy it's on the north side of Crowley Road, next to the footpath that leads to the public gardens

>> nằm bên cạnh đường đi bộ dẫn đến public garden

>> chọn H



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C
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Nghe thấy keyword The Thumb

>> biết đáp án sắp vô



Nghe thấy you'll see it on Hill Road, across the road from the Bank

>> đối diện bank và trên Hill Road >> chọn C



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F
Mở rộng

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Nghe thấy keyword Museum

>> biết đáp án sắp tới



Nghe thấy it's on the east side of the Sheepmarket, on City Road

>> có thể là B, E, F hay I

>> Nghe tiếp thấy it's on the other side of the road from the pubic gardens

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A
Mở rộng

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Nghe thấy keyword Contemporary Art Gallery

>> biết đáp án sắp vào



Nghe thấy on a little road that leads off Station Square >

> có thể là D hoặc G hoặc C

>> Nghe tiếp thấy the road ends at the gallery

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A
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Nghe thấy keyword Warner Gallery

>> biết đáp án sắp tới



Nghe thấy on City Road, near the junction with Crawley Road

>> ở gần giao điểm giữa City Road và Crowley Road

>> chọn I



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A
Mở rộng

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Nghe thấy keyword Nucleus

>> chuẩn bị chờ đáp án



Nghe thấy các bước chỉ dẫn: go from Crawley Road up through Station Square and east along Hill Road until you get to a small winding road

>> đi cho tới khi thấy một con đường ngoằn nghèo (chỉ có 1 đường như vậy trong map thôi), sau đó thì go up there and it's on your right

>> chọn B



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