IELTS Listening Practice Test
The impact of digital technology on the Icelandic language

The Icelandic language

  • has approximately

    1

    321,000
     speakers

  • has a

    2

    vocabulary
     that is still growing

  • has not changed a lot over the last thousand years

  • has its own words for computer-based concepts, such as web browser and

    3

    podcast
    



Young speakers

  • are big users of digital technology, such as

    4

    smartphones
    

  • are becoming

    5

    bilingual
     very quickly

  • are having discussions using only English while they are in the

    6

    playground
     at school

  • are better able to identify the content of a

    7

    picture
     in English than Icelandic



Technology and internet companies

  • write very little in Icelandic because of the small number of speakers and because of how complicated its

    8

    grammar
     is



The Icelandic government

  • has set up a fund to support the production of more digital content in the language

  • believes that Icelandic has a secure future

  • is worried that young Icelanders may lose their

    9

    identity
     as Icelanders

  • is worried about the consequences of children not being

    10

    fluent
     in either Icelandic or English

ĐÁP ÁN & GIẢI THÍCH CÂU 1

Giải thích chi tiết

Question: has approximately 31 …………………… speakers

smiley26 Loại từ cần điền: NUMBERS (dựa vào giới từ approximately)

=> Meaning: có sắp xỉ # người nói

smiley5 Nghe tới "is spoken by around" là biết đáp án sắp được đề cập

check Nghe thấy "321,000 people"

=> đáp án: 321,000

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