IELTS Listening Practice Test
Maple syrup

What is maple syrup?

  • made from the sap of the maple tree

  • added to food or used in cooking

  • colour described as

    1

    golden
    

  • very

    2

    healthy
     compared to refined sugar



The maple tree

  • has many species

  • needs sunny days and cool nights

  • maple leaf has been on the Canadian flag since 1964

  • needs moist soil but does not need fertiliser as well

  • best growing conditions and

    3

    climate
     are in Canada and North America



Early maple sugar producers

  • made holes in the tree trunks

  • used hot

    4

    rock/rocks
     to heat the sap

  • used tree bark to make containers for collection

  • sweetened food and drink with sugar



Today's maple syrup

The trees

  • Tree trunks may not have the correct

    5

    diameters
    until they have been growing for 40 years.

  • The changing temperature and movement of water within the tree produces the sap.

The production

  • A tap is drilled into the trunk and a

    6

    tube
     carries the sap into a bucket.

  • Large pans of sap called evaporators are heated by means of a

    7

    fire
    .

  • A lot of

    8

    steam
     is produced during the evaporation process.

  • ‘Sugar sand’ is removed because it makes the syrup look

    9

    cloudy
     and affects the taste.

  • The syrup is ready for use.

  • A huge quantity of sap is needed to make a

    10

    litre/liter
     of maple syrup.

ĐÁP ÁN & GIẢI THÍCH CÂU 1

Giải thích chi tiết

smiley5 Loại từ cần điền: Adj

smiley5 Nghe thấy câu 'Well, maple syrup looks rather like...' là biết đang miêu tả về maple syrup => đáp án sắp tới

check Nghe tiếp thấy 'Maple syrup is a thick, golden, sweet-tasting liquid...' => có 3 Adj miêu tả maple syrup

So sánh với question: colour described as___ => cần adj nói về màu sắc

=> Đáp án là golden smiley34

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