IELTS Listening Exercise 74 – Nature or Nurture

Difficulty level: Semi Hard

The “Nature or Nurture” topic has appeared in different parts of the IELTS test. Do you know what “Nature or Nurture” means? Listen to the recording and fill the gaps in the summary below:

Nature or Nurture

We are all born with certain physical characteristics ______ by our genes. But does our DNA ______ how we act? Researchers say that genes help control how we ______ our environment, but can environment influence which genes are ______? That leads to debate over the role parents play in ______ their children. Some believe the stronger ______ influences happen outside the home. As scientists study DNA, they are starting to understand better what makes us ______.

IELTS Reading – Nature or Nurture

Practice IELTS listening exercises more and more to improve your listening skills. On the real test, you will hear the recording only once and listening questions get increasingly difficult.

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