IELTS Preparation Series 1, Episode 8: Crocodile Tourism
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Hello. Welcome again to Study English, IELTS preparation. I'm Margot Politis.
Today we'll look at some words that cause a lot of confusion - the relative pronouns
'that', 'which' and 'who', and then we'll do some pronunciation practice.
But first, let's listen to some people talk about a very dangerous tourist attraction
from Australia's Northern Territory.
People have always been fascinated with death. Most of the mysteries that you see on television,
the films that you see, involve murder in one kind or another. Crocodiles are one of
the last remaining dinosaurs and the idea of a crocodile coming out of the water and
grabbing somebody is absolutely riveting.
I read about the death of the German tourist who was taken by a crocodile. It didn't put
me off coming to the Northern Territory, quite the opposite in fact.
I think the NT is famous for its crocodiles and probably quite famous for its crocodile
attacks and that tourists who come here would like to be, or feel as though they were, involved
in that danger.
Tourists want to have a story to take home and if they can say that they were in the
Northern Territory where the German tourist was taken by the croc, then it adds to their
So he thinks people may actually be attracted to the Northern Territory because of the dangerous
But now we're going to leave the crocodiles, and talk about something else that can be
dangerous - the relative pronouns 'who', 'which' and 'that'.
Listen for some relative pronouns here.
People have always been fascinated with death. Most of the mysteries that you see on TV,
the films that you see, involve murder of one kind or another.
I read about the death of the German tourist who was taken by a crocodile.
Most of the mysteries 'that' you see on TV involve murders.