IELTS Listening Practice Test
THE GHERKIN BUILDING
Commissioned by:

1

law

firm called Foster and Partners.
The features of its appearance:
  • Its shape is like a

    2

    cigar
    .

  • It can reduce the carbon

    3

    footprint
     of the city.

  • It lets

    4

    light
     pass through the building, both reducing heating costs and brightening up the workspace.

  • One false story claimed that the exterior of the building is partly made of

    5

    grass
    .

Architectural concept:
  • Links

    6

    nature
     with the workplace.

  • Relies less on

    7

    air conditioning
     for temperature control than other similar buildings.

The features of its interior:
  • The atria that let fresh air pass through the interior are known as

    8

    lungs
    .

  • There is a place for entertainment called the

    9

    clubroom
    at the top of the building.

The future of urban planning and architecture:
  • It is likely that the entire

    10

    city
     will be designed with more similarly eco-friendly buildings in future.

  • A new building will be constructed aiming to produce zero waste and remove carbon dioxide from us as much as possible.

ĐÁP ÁN & GIẢI THÍCH CÂU 1

Giải thích chi tiết

Loại từ cần điền: noun hoặc adjective

smiley43 Nghe tới tên tòa nhà the Gherkin

=> Biết đáp án sắp tới

smiley37 Nghe thấy "commissioned by the law offices of Foster and Partners"

=> Foster and Partners là law firm => Đáp án: lawcheck

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