Crime – IELTS Listening Exercise

 

Hi everyone.

Today’s listening exercise is my reading of an article from The New Daily, an online newspaper from Australia, discussing rising crime rates.  Some of the vocabulary used in this article will be familiar to you from the exercises we have already covered this week.

Listen to the reading by following the link below, and then answer the following questions.  Answer in no more than three words.

1. In 2016, the number of recorded robberies in Victoria increased by almost  ……………

2. When discussing crime figures, experts highlight that public perceptions can …………..

3. According to Professor Rick Sarre, policie figures are always …………..

4. Professor Sarre gave the example of police having a crack-down on ……………

5. The Australian Bureau of Statistics asks people whether they have been ……………

6. In contrast to the headlines, New South Wales maintained an almost …………….

Should you have any trouble with following the link to the exercise below, you can find it on YouTube by searching under “IELTS Listening Exercise – Crimes”.

Good luck!

The IELTS Guy

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