Improve English listening – News story "Fill in the blanks"

For today’s blog listen to the story from the YouTube clip and fill in the missing words. You can check the blog from yesterday to see if you have the correct answers. This is helpful listening practice!

Toronto fourth most livable city in world

Three of the top 10 most livable cities in the ____ are Canadian.

Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary are third, fourth and fifth, respectively, on the list ______ annually by the Intelligence Unit of the business and political weekly magazine The Economist. That’s also where they _____ last year.

Both Toronto and Vancouver won ____ 100-point scores for stability, healthcare and education. The 100-point score for infrastructure The Economist gave Melbourne and Vienna propelled them to first and _____ place on the list.

Melbourne has been the __ city on the livability list since 2011, when it ________Vancouver. Toronto and Calgary have traditionally been in the top five as well.

The Economist bases its ratings of 140 cities on 30 ____ across five categories: stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure.

Eight of the top 10 cities are in Canada and Australia, which the Intelligence Unit points out reflects them being mid-sized cities in ______ countries with relatively low population density and good healthcare and ______.

This is a hard one! Good luck to everyone 🙂

Full story/answers here http://808english.blogspot.jp/2013/12/want-to-improve-your-vocabulary.html

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