advanced english listening comprehension audio and test

Advanced English Listening Comprehension Test

The Club-winged manakin – a bird that sings with it’s wings?

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Listen to the audio file and complete the test below.

Important vocabulary:

  • cloud forest: subtropical, tropical forest with frequent or seasonal low-level cloud cover
  • to court (verb)- (of animals) to attempt to attract  a mate
  • to vibrate (verb) – to move to and fro or up and down quickly and repeatedly – vibration (noun)
  • frequency – rate of occurrence, how often something is happening

Time for a Test!

Choose the correct answer!
1. A new study from Cornell University claims they found:
2. The Club-winged manakin
3. Kimberly Bostwick reports that:
4. The Club-winged manakin vibrates it's wings:
5. The Club-winged manakin
6. The Club-winged manakin feathers vibrate at:
7. To monitor the birds vibrations, the team used:
8. Bostwick believes that:

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