This is an IELTS listening section 4 practice test. This is the most difficult part of the test and is a lecture.
You are going to hear a talk on alternative medicine. Before you start the audio, as in the test, give yourself about 20 seconds to look through the questions.
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.
31. According to the definition, alternative medicine:
A Can be considered a subset of conventional medicine
B Seeks to draw in part on the natural sciences
C Has not been shown to be effective through scientific methods
32. It’s difficult to define because:
A The theories and practices it includes often change
B It involves a variety of ideas and methods
C It’s more limited in scope than conventional medicine
Complete the notes below
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer.
Types of Alternative Medicine
a) Chinese medicine and Ayurveda:
b) Herbal remedies and other substances:
c) Religion, faith healing, and prayer:
Safety of Alternative Medicine
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