IELTS Reading - Passage 1
Passage 1 has six paragraphs, A-C.
Choose the correct heading for each section from the list of headings below.
Write the correct number i-vi in boxes 1-3 on your answer sheet.
|List of Headings|
|i The expansion of international tourism in recent years|
|ii How local communities can balance their own needs with the demands of wilderness tourism|
|iii Fragile regions and the reasons for the expansion of tourism there|
|iv Traditional methods of food-supply in fragile regions|
|v Some of the disruptive effects of wilderness tourism|
|vi The economic benefits of mass tourism|
1) Section A
2) Section B
3) Section C
To help you determine if something is NOT GIVEN, look for synonyms and paraphrases. If none appear, the answer will probably be NOT GIVEN. But even if you do find paraphrases, be careful: it may be that the topic is mentioned but not in relation to the statement.
Do the following statements reflect the claims of the writer
In boxes 4-9 on your answer sheet, write
|YES||if the statement reflects the claims of the writer|
|NO||if the statement contradicts the claims of the writer|
|NOT GIVEN||if it is impossible to say what the writer thinks about this|
4 The low financial cost of setting up wilderness tourism makes it attractive to many countries.
5 Deserts, mountains and Arctic regions are examples of environments that are both ecologically and culturally fragile.
6 Wilderness tourism operates throughout the year in fragile areas.
7 The spread of tourism in certain hill-regions has resulted in a fall in the amount of food produced locally.
8 Traditional food-gathering in desert societies was distributed evenly over the year.
9 Government handouts do more damage than tourism does to traditional patterns of food-gathering.
Choose ONE WORD from
Passage 1 for each answer.
Write your answers in boxes 10-13 on your answer sheet.
The positive ways in which some local communities have
responded to tourism
Swiss Pays d'Enhaut
Acoma and San Ildefonso
Navajo and Hopi Activity
Revived production of (10) ..................
Operate (11) .................. businesses
Produce and sell (12) ..................
Produce and sell (13) ..................
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