Family – IELTS Listening

 

Hi everyone.

The recording below is a reading from the book Third Culture Kids by Pollock and Van Renken, discussing some of the challenges faced by children who have grown up in two or more different cultures.

Listen to the recording and answer questions 1-6.  Write no more than three words for each answer.

1. As third culture kids move from place to place, the cultural values and practices of the communities they live in often”………………………..

2. Cultural norms are as unconsciously taught as they are …………………….

3. The cultural norms that parents communicate can be both ‘above water’ and…………………….

4.  Girls from the Middle East, no matter which country they live in, may continue to wear a …………………….

5.  Shading the truth is permissible in some cultures in order to avoid …………………….

6. In 1960, one quarter of American children living overseas had parents from……………………

As always, feedback and comments are welcome.

Good Luck!

The IELTS Guy

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