IELTS Listening Exercise 8 – Synonyms or Similar Words

Difficulty level: Easy

In the listening test, synonyms or similar words are often the key to getting the answer. Try the following multiple choice questions from Cambridge IELTS 7.

Synonyms or Similar Words

1. The original buildings on the site were –
A) houses
B) industrial buildings
C) shops

2. The local residents wanted to use the site for –
A) leisure
B) apartment blocks
C) a sports centre

Note: Which synonyms or similar words did you hear? Are you sure the following answers are correct? If not, please give your opinion in the comment box.

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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