IELTS Listening Sample 7. Section 4

This is the last section of IELTS Listening practice test #7. Listen to the audio and answer the questions. After you finish, click 'check' and 'get result!' to see your score for the whole test.



Complete the notes below.

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.



Two areas of focus:

  • the effect of vegetation on the urban climate
  • ways of planning our 31. better

Large-scale impact of trees:

  • they can make cities more or less 32.
  • in summer they can make cities cooler
  • they can make inland cities more 33.

Local impact of trees:

  • they can make local areas
    • more 34.
    • cooler
    • more humid
    • less windy
    • less 35.


Comparing trees and buildings

Temperature regulation:

  • trees evaporate water through their 36.
  • building surfaces may reach high temperatures

Wind force:

  • tall buildings cause more wind at 37. level
  • trees 38. the wind force


  • trees have a small effect on traffic noise
  • 39. frequency noise passes through trees

Important points to consider:

  • trees require a lot of sunlight, water and 40. to grow