剑桥雅思13Test4Section4听力答案解析 The history of coffee
剑桥雅思13 Test4 Section4听力答案解析
对应原文： in 1623 the ruler of Constantinople demanded the destruction of all the coffee houses in the city
对应原文：Because of this, some people said that these places performed a similar function to universities
对应原文：many social movements and political developments had their origins in coffee house discussions.
对应原文：it’s interesting that the names given to these different types, like Mocha or Java coffee, were often taken from the port they were shipped to Europe from.
对应原文：In Brazil and the various Caribbean colonies, coffee was grown in huge plantations and the workers there were almost all slaves
对应原文：for example in Java, which had been colonised by the Dutch, the peasants grew coffee and passed a proportion of this on to the Dutch, so it was used as a means of taxation
对应原文： Coffee was grown in ever-increasing quantities to satisfy the growing demand from Europe, and it became nearly as important as sugar production
答案解析：空前词as important as在原文中没有进行任何同义替换，很容易确定sugar为正确答案。
对应原文：although at first it was so expensive that only the upper classes could afford it. This was tea
对应原文：This was partly because new types of transportation had been developed which were cheaper and more efficient.
对应原文：And sometimes this meant their work didn’t stop when it got dark: they might have to continue throughout the night