Difficulty level: Semi Hard
Listen to the news report about obesity in the UK, then fill the gaps in the text. Share and compare your answers in the “comments” area.
- Today’s survey shows that ______ ______ ______ in the East Midlands is overweight. The research found that the region ______ ______ ______ average Body Mass Index score in the country, bordering on obese.
- As a region, it means we’ve got a much ______ ______ ______ ______ type 2 diabetes; a much ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ and some forms of cancer. And of course, that all ______ ______ ______ ______ the National Health Service.
- Overall, the survey showed that 13 million adults in the UK are either overweight or obese. ______ ______ ______ the NHS an estimated 4.2 billion pounds a year.
IELTS Listening Exercise Answers
- The average person
- Have the highest
- High risk of developing
- High risk of heart disease
- Put it straight on
- Weight issue costs
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