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COMPLETE Guide ® TOEIC TEST
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COMPLETE Guide ® TOEIC TEST
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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Exercise 5. . . . . . . . . . Exercise 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . . . Lesson 4 Preview Test Exercise 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 . . . Exercise 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Exercise 5. 27 27 27 27 28 . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Part 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 7. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 . . . Exercise 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Exercise 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Exercise 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 . . . . 26 26 26 26 26 26 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 Lesson 2 Preview Test . . . . . . . . . . . . Part 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Exercise 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 32 33 35 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 40 42 43 . . .7 . . . . . . . 25 25 25 25 25 26 26 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Review Test . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 4. . . . . . .14 Exercise 5. . . . . . . . . . . . 13 13 13 13 14 15 15 16 17 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Test 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Exercise 2. . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 19 20 21 21 22 23 Practice Test 1 Listening Comprehension Part 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 3. . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. . . . . . . . .4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 . . . . . . . . . . . . Part 7 . . . . . . . . . . . Reading Part 5 . . . . . . . Exercise 7. . .2 . . . . . . . . Lesson 5 Preview Exercise Exercise Exercise Exercise Exercise Exercise Exercise . . . . . . .1 . . . . Exercise 7. . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Exercise 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . Lesson 6 Preview Test Exercise 6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Review Test . . . . . . . . . . 10 Exercise 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . Practice Test 2 Listening Comprehension Part 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Exercise 2. . . . . . . .10 Exercise 5. . . 5. . . . . Exercise 3. . . . . . . . . Exercise 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 7. . 5. . . . . . Exercise 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 . . . . . . . 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reading Part 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Review Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Exercise 2. . . . . 7 Exercise 2. . . . .4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Exercise 5. . . . . . . . . . . .8 . 11 Lesson 3 Preview Test Exercise 3. . . . . . . . . . .9 . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 Exercise 5. . . . . . . . . . . . 47 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Exercise 2.4 . . . . . . . Part 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 . . . . . . . . . . 1 1 2 3 3 4 Exercise 5. . . .5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . .11 Exercise 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 28 28 28 28 29 29 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 Review Test . . . . . . . . . . Lesson 7 Preview Test Exercise 7. . . .3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Part 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Contents Lesson 1 Preview Test Exercise 1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Exercise 2. . . .12 . . . . . . . . . . . .5 . . 37 . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 7. . . . . . Review Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Exercise 5. .1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Part 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 Exercise 5. . . 6 Exercise 2. . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 . . . .5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 . . . . Exercise 3. . 8 Exercise 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Part 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Review Test . . Part 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 5. . Review Test . . . . . . . . . . . Exercise 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 . . . . . . . . . . . . Part 7 . . . Part 4 . . . . .
S 4. There are no cars in the photograph. C 5. There is no tunnel in the photograph. M+S _____ D.) 2. Both trains are loaded with coal. reading a newspaper. 3. B. are some cards on a rock. but cars sounds like cards. preparing some food. C. A. One is not ahead of the other. B. B. They’re standing by themselves. not hanging a painting. Correct. A. C. He’s waiting at a stop sign. B. A 6. There There There There is a lock on the door. the two trains are passing side by side. D. B. The couple is painting the wall. writing on a paper. No. The books are all of different sizes. are several cars lined up. are several cars lined up. D. An empty train is passing a loaded one. Lesson 1 1 . He’s He’s He’s He’s waiting in a line. Explanation A. They’re planting a garden. She is using a roller. ____ Explanation A. An empty train is passing a loaded one. not pushing a stroller. There There There There is a lock on the door. There are cards on a rack. waving to someone. They’re hanging a painting on the wall. ____ The couple is painting the wall. He’s pushing a steel barrel. (Time clocks are used to measure the amount of time a person works. B. C. D. The woman is pushing a stroller. playing a game.) C. C. C. C. A. He has just stepped out of the shadow. They are painting the wall. Correct. D. One train is far ahead of the other one. He’s going the wrong way. _____ M _____ C _____ M _____ A. He’s waiting at a stop sign. C. not planting a garden. The woman is pointing at the page. Exercise 1. D. ____ The trains are passing through a tunnel. There is a card placed in the time clock. B.Audio Script & Answer Key Lesson 1 Preview Test Example ____ A. D. They’re planting a garden. An empty train is passing by one loaded with coal. C. He’s pushing a steel barrel. They are painting a wall. B. not a rock. He has just stepped out of the shadow. ____ M 3. is a card in the time clock. D. only one train is loaded with coal. She’s She’s She’s She’s A 2. (Planting sounds a little like painting. B. playing music on the flute. There is no clock or door in the picture. No. The man is holding the book open. D. 1. B.1 C 1.) B. ____ C B 4. C B. They’re hanging a painting on the wall. A. is a card in the time clock. (A stroller is a chair with wheels used to take small children for walks. holding the fruit. A. C. D. D. He’s going the wrong way. lock sounds like clock. Both trains are loaded with coal. _____ M+S _____ S _____ C _____ S A. M+S _____ B. are some cards on a rock. The woman is pushing a stroller. B. C. C. _____ C _____ M _____ M _____ A. M _____ C. C. the other is empty. The trains are passing through a tunnel.) D. D. ____ D A. (However. Explanation A. D. One train is far ahead of the other one. _____ A.
Explanation A. He’s pushing a wheelbarrow. (Steel barrel sounds like wheelbarrow.) B. He would be going the wrong way only if he were in a car. C. Correct. D. He’s not waiting, and he’s not at the stop sign.
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A. The man is starting the motorcycle. B. The crowd is watching the motorcycle races. C. The man in the jacket has a walking stick. D. Some people are crossing the street. E. The motorcycle is parked by the curb. A. B. C. D. E. They appear to be at an art exhibit. Both of the men are wearing ties. They are painting the pictures. The woman has a flower in her hand. The man with the glasses has his coat on his arm.
C 5. _____ S+M _____ M _____ M _____
A. B. C. D.
The man is holding the book open. They’re standing by themselves. The books are all of different sizes. The woman is pointing at the page.
Explanation A. Correct. B. Only one of them is standing. (The shelves sounds like themselves.) C. Most of the books are exactly the same height. D. She’s not pointing at anything. Exercise 1.2 F 1. ____ A. They are speaking to each other through the fence. F ____ B. The police officer is giving her some instructions. T ____ C. The police officer is taking notes on what she is saying. F ___ D. She appears to be under arrest. F ____ E. She is pointing at the police officer. T ____ F. There are some vehicles on the other side of the fence. 2. ____ F ____ T ____ F ____ F A. B. C. D. They’re standing behind a curtain. They seem to be enjoying themselves. They’re at a fancy nightclub. They’re up on a stage.
A. All of the containers are made of metal. B. The drinking glass is full of a dark liquid. C. The drinking glass is clear, but the bottles are made of tinted glass. D. Someone has spilled water on the table. E. The drinking glass is standing directly between the two bottles. F. The two bottles are the same size. G. The bottles are taller than the drinking glass. A. B. C. D. E. F. They are sitting side by side. They are cooking the fish. They are sitting by a concrete roadway. They are fishing off the side of a pier. They are walking along the river. They are standing on the deck of a fishing boat. Books are piled on the table. They’re skating down the aisle. They’re both wearing glasses. One man is looking at a book. One man has skates over his shoulder. They seem to be in a bookstore. People are sitting on the steps. They’re working in an office. Everyone is talking together. They’re meeting at an outdoor café. Some people are eating lunch. Everyone is wearing a helmet.
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A The round building is between two other buildings. B. The trees block the view of the buildings. C. One of the buildings is being demolished. D. The round building is the shortest of the three. E. Palm trees grow around the round building. F. It’s late at night. A. The elevator is too crowded to get on. B. The elevator is going up. C. The railing in the elevator seems to be made of metal. D. No one is waiting on this floor for the elevator. E. The elevator doors are wide open. F. The elevator is probably in the basement.
A. B. C. D. E. F. A. B. C. D. E. F.
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A. The pool is full of swimmers. B. The weather seems to be too cold and rainy for swimming. C. The pool has been emptied of water. D. There is a palm tree behind the pool. E. The pool is surrounded by a high fence.
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A. B. C. D. E.
The woman is looking into the baby carriage. A woman and child are alone in the park. The bag is hanging on the carriage. The woman is wearing a jacket. The carriage is being pushed down the hallway.
B 6. ____ B 7. ____ A 8. ____
A. A woman is getting her hair dyed. B. She’s having her hair dried. A. He’s started singing. B. He’s swinging the club. A. The woman is handing the man some copies. B. The woman is giving the man some coffee. A. She’s tasting the water. B. She’s testing the bottle. A. The child is playing on the sled. B. The child is coming down the slide.
A. He is staring at the road in front of him. B. He is sitting in an open sports car. C. The driver is angry because of the heavy traffic. D. The pouring rain has made driving dangerous. E. He is wearing sunglasses. F. The driver is adjusting the rear-view mirror. A. One of the scientists is looking into a telescope. B. One man is examining a flask in the sunlight. C. They are all wearing white lab coats. D. The woman is showing the men the results of her experiment. E. One of the men is drinking a cup of tea. F. Because of the cold weather, they are wearing warm coats and gloves. A. There are many books on the shelves. B. The aisles of the store are crowded with shoppers. C. Boxes have been placed on the high shelves. D. Housewares are for sale in this store. E. The floor of the warehouse is neat and clean.
A 9. ____ B 10. ____
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Part B “Sound-Alike” Word 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. pain deck resources picking driving dyed singing coffee test sled
“Correct” Word pen dock racehorses packing diving dried swinging copy taste slide
Exercise 1.4 Part A
B 1. ____ B 2. ____ A 3. ____ B 4. ____
A. All of the men are drinking from cups. B. The three men are wearing caps. A. Someone is about to throw a dart. B. The bulldozer is moving the dirt. A. The worker is climbing a ladder. B. The man is writing a letter. A. The truck is in the right lane. B. The truck is right in front of the plane. A. The man is standing in front of the desk. B. The woman is sitting on the deck. A. Fish are swimming in the tank. B. Dishes are piled in the sink. A. Arrows point the way for travelers. B. The airport corridor is long and narrow. A. She’s sitting near the flowers. B. She’s putting out the fires.
Exercise 1.3 Part A
B 1. ____ B 2. ____ B 3. ____ A 4. ____ A 5. ____
A. The woman has a pain in her hand. B. The woman is writing with a pen. A. The bike is sitting on the deck. B. The bike is parked on the dock.
A 5. ____
A. There are many resources here. B. The racehorses are running down the track.
B 6. ____
A. She’s packing up her clothes. B. She’s picking up her suitcase.
A 7. ____
A. He’s diving off the board. B. He’s ready to start driving.
A 8. ____
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A. There are many tables outside the café. B. There is a tangled mass of cables. A. Grain is stored in these towers. B. The cranes tower over the buildings.
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10. ____ B
A. B. C. D.
The table is round. There’s a cable stretched across the floor. Someone needs to set the table. There’s a view of the street from this table.
Part B “Sound-Alike” Word 1. cups 2. dart 3. letter 4. lane 5. deck 6. fish* 7. narrow 8. fires** 9. tables 10. grain
B 9. ____
“Correct” Word caps dirt ladder plane desk dishes* arrows flowers** cables cranes
A. The guitarists are up on the stage. B. There’s a tag on each of the guitars. C. Stars can be seen overhead. D. There are many instruments on the control panel. A. B. C. D. There’s a row of trees along the street. The buildings are hidden by the trees. There are three buses in a row. Traffic is heavy at this time of day.
A 10. ____
* Tank also sounds a little like sink. ** Sitting also sounds a little like putting. Review Test
Preview Test Sample A ____ Where have you been, Steve? A. At the gymnasium. B. Very well, thanks. C. Yes, I have.
C 1. ____
A. B. C. D. A. B. C. D. A. B. C. D. A. B. C. D. A. B. C. D. A. B. C. D. A. B. C. D.
They’re feeding the baby. The baby appears to be crying. The baby is on the table between them. They’re both looking down at the baby. He’s He’s He’s He’s weighing himself on a scale. looking at the pictures. lifting weights. waiting for the elevator.
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The letter is in his hands. He’s sawing a board. He’s making an announcement. Some notices are on the board. The globe is surrounded by maps. The charts are hanging on the wall. Some mops are on the floor. People are taking naps. The three people are carrying flags. They’ve all taken off their jackets. The two men are shaking hands. They’re walking into the building together. The sign lists some prices. She’s showing the clothes to a customer. The lamp is shining right in her face. She’s marking the calendar. He’s He’s He’s He’s paying the cashier. performing in a play. playing a song. arranging the flowers.
Did you finish that project yet? A. It was a difficult one. B. Yes, finally, a week ago. C. No, there’s only one. What color is your new car? A. I bought a sports car. B. New cars are expensive. C. It’s bright blue. Can you tell me when the next planning meeting will be? A. Every month. B. This Monday at ten. C. Yes, that’s the plan. Are you taking the 3:00 p.m. flight to Paris? A. From New York. B. It leaves in an hour. C. No, the 7:00 p.m. flight. How was the party Friday night? A. Very enjoyable. B. By car. C. Until around midnight.
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What time is Mr. Why did you ask me that? Information question 6. ____ C What has Roger been doing? A. He’s fine. She’s an architect. No. I’m sure. A. Were you involved in an accident? Yes/no question 12. C. Sure. May I talk to you for a few minutes? A. B. Yes. He’ll be leaving soon. ____ A 7. B. ____ B C 4. Three in the afternoon. On Harborside Boulevard. ____ B Do you prefer playing tennis or golf? A. How many suitcases are you bringing? A. was it? A. That’s okay — I can pick her up later. Abe’s flight due? A. C. How long have you known Mr. B. B. it was very interesting. He’s in New York City. I think it’s a great idea. thanks to you. Yes. Harry is a good friend of yours. Does Martha still work here? Yes/no question 4. B. B. What does Lily do for a living? A. They mainly serve seafood. C 2. Around 8 o’clock. it wasn’t very difficult. In June. Do you want to stay in tonight or go out? Other (Alternative question) B 5. Can you tell me where the sales meeting will be held? Other (Question with embedded sentence) Exercise 2. Could you come back for another interview tomorrow? Yes/no question Lesson 2 5 . 7. Yes. Quite expensive. C. It will be finished soon. C. B. B. What’s the name of that restaurant? A. Lee’s plane will be delayed by an hour. ____ 5. ____ A 8. I enjoyed it. ____ 11.6. C. Ms. B. Thanks. All right. What do you think of the plan to open an office in Yokohama? A. You’re right — it was quite short. When did the movie start? Information question 10. It’s sunny and warm. Other (Statement) 8. C. Don’t you like this food? Other (Negative question) 9. C. isn’t he? Other (Tag question) 11. I like both. ____ C A 1. it’s a good brand. C. ____ Exercise 2.2 7. I think the batteries are dead. Park? Information question 2. Yes. Rock and roll. What’s the matter with the CD player? A. mostly. Two or three. B. What kind of music does that band play? A. That presentation wasn’t very long. What’s it like out today? A. C. ____ A 6. ____ 10. If you’re not too busy. It’s called the Dolphin Café. At a nightclub. C. She lives in Montreal. Please press the button.1 1. I’ll leave the office open. I’ll be arriving later today. I bought it at an electronics store. ____ B A 3. He’s been busy with his job. What about? B. They’re very full. I didn’t play tennis. What kind of company do you work for? Information question 3. C. ____ 12. C. B. I have a layover in Boston. B. Yes. Wasn’t that a fascinating article? A. She has a nice apartment. he was fascinating. I’d like to go to the beach today. C. Yes. I was out all day. I’m going next month. let’s play. B. ____ A 9. C.
____ C 14. but it looks newer. Sorry. ____ A 11. How did you find the mistake? A. Where did I put those stamps? A. I’ve been thinking about it for an hour. C. B. For around a month. At the post office. Every few weeks. ____ A 6. Salad. ____ When did the flight to Los Angeles leave? A. C. In Switzerland. C. I’ve already had two. B. C. This is my second trip here. It’s on sale for half price.. thanks. One dollar. B. Weis look like? A. It’s an interesting field. How about another cup of coffee? A. Half a dozen. Hundreds of times. C. Arikan from? A.B 8. How many times have you been to Sydney before? A. It’s over five years old.m. B. C. It’s quite strong. B 12. It was delicious. They’re large eggs. but I can’t this evening. ____ 6 Lesson 2 . B. C. ____ C 5.3 A 1. ____ A 2. C. It’s available now. B. Nearly eight hours. Since about noon. C. How about coming over for dinner this evening? A. not at this time. It was quite pleasant. He’s from Turkey. B. B. ____ How well can Pamela ski? A. Before breakfast. B. I’ll get there by bus. How many eggs do you need for the cake? A. She’s an expert. There are signs that direct you to it. In your desk drawer. B. ____ A 3. A couple of kilometers. C. For around five years. B. C. How early will we have to leave? A. By going over the problem again and again. How did you like Prague? A. He’s in his room. ____ C 4. A 9. About ten miles from here. At least once a week. It took fifteen hours to get here. C. C. thanks. B. B. By six a. thanks. C 9. C. ____ C 10. From Tokyo. It’s a charming city. C. How long have you worked in marketing? A. ____ B 7. Sure. At the shopping mall. In about an hour. No. It handles very well. A 2. soup. Yes. C. B. How far do you jog every day? A. Where is Mr. ____ C 3. How old is your car? A. I’ll be holding a sign with your name on it. I think. C. Not for a long time. C. ____ B 4. ____ C 8. ____ How will I recognize you at the airport? A.4 C 1. How much is that sweater? A. What does Mr. What flight are you taking to Rio? A. When do you usually listen to the radio? A. He’s tall and has dark hair and a beard. B. I need more practice. very much. It certainly seems easy to use. C. B. Early in the morning. It’s a bright red sports car.m. Just a little one. I’d enjoy some. It’s made of wool. ____ Exercise 2. don’t you think? C. B. He went to his office. B. It’s on the twenty-third floor. Twenty minutes ago. Flight 649. ____ Exercise 2. No thanks. B. ____ C 10. and pasta. He’s looking for another position. at least. B. leaving at 9 p. ____ A 13. ____ What do you think of the new software? A. Only a week. He enjoys sports a lot. B. It was excellent. Let’s take a taxi. How often do you play golf? A. C. When I’m in my car.
please. ____ A 7. In the Virgin Islands. C. He owns a small trading company. I’m going there on business. He’s very busy these days. B. DeClerque. I don’t know — it just stopped working. I think it belongs to Mark. C. C. Whose car is this parked behind mine? A. C. No. I was speaking with my boss. Which jacket is yours? A. In Buckingham Park. What business is Mr. C. That’s a good idea. This parking lot is owned by the city. it’s not hard to use. Back to Hamburg. I made several copies. Right down the street. Last January. ____ B 6. Maas go to Singapore this week? A. C. Early next year. C. B. steak. ____ Exercise 2. Krause’s. B. He flew on Far Eastern Airlines. A sandwich and some coffee. That sounds like a good idea. A few years ago. ____ Exercise 2. The report is on your desk. I have one just like that. ____ B 8. Because I’m very hungry. ____ C 6. The last page. In around three days. When did the merger take place? A. B. A 8. She’s an old friend of mine from college. Because I have a better job there. B. The brown leather one. C. What’s the matter with the copier? A. When’s the last time you took a vacation? A. Who’s that woman you spoke to in the lobby? A. Where is Udo from? A. B. I’m going downstairs. Why don’t you take a public speaking class? A. C. C. To the restaurant around the corner. B. On the second floor.C 5. B. This is the last time. On Saturday at noon. I guess. ____ C 7. B. ____ Who lives upstairs? A. No. B. Yes. ____ Why did Mr. ____ C 5. B. C. ____ B 4. Last summer. C. He’s worked very hard on it. I told her I’d meet her in the lobby. He comes from Hamburg. In Paris. Why don’t we get something to eat before the game? A. To attend a trade fair. B. C. C. At a hotel downtown. He’s traveling by train. Salad. On the second floor. ____ B 5. For the next six months. What are you going to order for dinner? A. ____ Which page is missing from the report? A. B. It’s five pages long. Where will you stay when you’re in Seoul? A. My cousin Brigid. B. By Mr. B. A 2. In Miami. B. Nishida go? A. Tang in? A. C. ____ B 9. C. In 1952. The project should be finished soon. B. ____ A 3. Whose apartment did you sublet? A. B. He turned right when he went out the door. ____ C 3. How long has Fred been working on this project? A. ____ Lesson 2 7 . C 2. it’s mine. To San Francisco. I believe he will. C. It’s been there all afternoon. ____ C 8. C. B. Because I enjoy public speaking.5 C 4. Mr. For at least six months. B. When was this company founded? A. ____ A 7. B. ____ When will the company picnic be held? A. C. Where are you moving? A. C. Which way did Mr. To get some important information from her. B 6. ____ A 1. Until about four o’clock. C.6 A 1. and baked potato. Next Saturday. The game starts in an hour. He left over an hour ago.
Several hundred dollars. Oh. ____ C 16. Could you take this file to Ms. The store is on Nelson Road. Have you ever been mountain climbing? A. It’s thousands of feet high. if they’re good enough. It’s a picture of my brother. B. C. B. Until 10 p. B. It’s on the desk. Is the highway still closed? A. ____ A 14. Yes. B. Where are these goods going to be stored? A. Here’s one. May I take your picture. C. Yes. ____ Are you a friend of Shio’s? A. Maybe. I can hear it clearly. B. but I’d love to go sometime. ____ C 7. it’s a long way from here. B 11. ____ Exercise 2. B. Do you have to spend the night in Atlanta? A. Have you had a chance to look around the city yet? A. I’ve never met Shio’s friend. go ahead. ____ B 4. sure. B. I’ll probably return here later this evening. A lot of fun. C. There were about twenty people there. C. For weeks now. No. B. That would be fun. C. C. In the human resources department. Did you enjoy the game? A. What an exciting city! How do you like the new office furniture? A. About seven-thirty. C. It’s on at ten o’clock. Joan is using that computer right now. No. By this morning. ____ B 6. C. ____ Did you know many people at the party? A. C. It’s mine — I’ve been looking all over for it. I can’t find it on the map. quite often. How late did they work last night? A. ____ A 12. B. B 5. The file is in Ms. My new office is across the hall. C. Of course. Never. I’ve been to that city several times. Thanks. B. Yes. B. Were there any calls while I was out? A. They were quite late for work. you don’t really have to be here. Del Rio’s office. I will. I met him at a trade conference. ____ What time should we leave for the airport? A. A few. B. Whose CD-Rom is this? A. B. What did you think of Barcelona? A. ____ C 13.7 A 1. C. I had to change my plans. C 2. It’s been planned for over a year.m. B. ____ C 2. I preferred the old. It’s on Channel Eight. The game started at four. please? A. It was great.C 10. it’s not too late. C. It is. ____ A 15. B. B. there’s a lot to do there at night. C. I’ve known Shio for years. A few hours ago. Del Rio? A. C. C. If I feel better by then. ____ B 9. C. In our warehouse. C. One from your travel agent. No. Unfortunately. It’s going to last all week. At a concert hall. Yes. but it should be open again soon. I was there last year. We should take the shuttle bus. Would you mind if I skipped this meeting? A. but not many. To tell you the truth. ____ B 3. C. No. B. No. you can attend if you like. B. I’ll see that she gets it right away. Will you be back to work on Monday? A. B. It’s brand-new furniture. ____ B 4. C. Which channel is the early news on? A. I haven’t even been out of my hotel. you can use my telephone. ____ B 8. C. ____ Exercise 2.8 C 1. I work every Monday. Are you still planning to attend that conference in Rotterdam? A. ____ 8 Lesson 2 . I didn’t call you. For about an hour. B. Because she asked me to. C. That’s a good idea. ____ C 10. B. Do you want to go out and hear some music tonight? A. No. Yes. ____ A 3.
I contacted them yesterday. C. B. I’m not sure where he lives. No. I don’t have any change. Do you want the chicken or the fish? A. No. Will you be paying by cash. Would you like to use the phone? A. We won that game. C. I’m sure the mailing will help. Lesson 2 9 B 4. No. ____ C 7. ____ . I’ll write you a check. Either would be wonderful. ____ B 10. there are a few. You’re right about that. B. I don’t know — they both sound good. It doesn’t match your shirt. C. not at all. ____ Can I get you a couple of aspirin? A. ____ B 5. ____ B 6. B. I never carry matches. B. I sure would. I think it is. ____ Do you want a small drink or a large one? A. C. Yes. tell him I’m out. C. it shouldn’t be. ____ C 2. ____ C 6. I’d like chicken or fish. I believe it was. On the left. At 10. C. The line was busy. B. B. Put them in bags. Would you rather spend your vacation in Bermuda or the Bahamas? A. C. I’ll transfer the call to you if he does. Do you know that your plane is already boarding? A. Yes. On Seventh Street. Do people in your country drive on the left side of the road or the right? A. Paper. ____ Should I open the window? A. Constas calls? A. A 8. C. Yes. you should. B. Already? Then I’d better get on board. B. Would you and your partner be able to join us for a game of golf this weekend? A. Thanks — I have a terrible headache. It hasn’t arrived yet. Do you know whether the contract was signed? A. May I take your order now. Yes. C. please. No. B. C. C. In a moment — I’m still looking at the menu. In about an hour. or credit card? A. It looks like Allen’s. B. ____ Exercise 2. ____ C 11.9 A 1. I believe I will. C. We’ve already joined. Have you bought your airline tickets yet? A. Yes. B. We’d be delighted. ____ Can you tell me where I can change my money? A. B. B. Does anyone know whose address book this is? A. C. C. check. ____ C 9. ____ C 8. C. At most banks and large hotels. we do. ____ A 9. You could stuff these envelopes. Yes. I believe. C. ____ A 7. B. it’s an expensive trip. C. Should I put your groceries in paper or plastic bags? A. Is there anything I can do to help with the mailing? A. That isn’t very helpful. ____ C 10. Just to make a quick call. Do you know when the museum opens? A. Do you have a match? A. C. please. ____ C 12. I’d be happy to take your order.A 5. please. please. It’s in the kitchen. You have an excellent credit rating. C. B. B 3. C. ____ A 12. Whenever you want. I still have them. Yes. I’ll have a small one. Please don’t. B. B. it is. If he calls. B. I haven’t seen it. He can use my phone if he wants. sir? A. I don’t know him well. Yes. I don’t know where your money is. In the cabinet. B. A 11. Will you let me know if Mr. Yes. it’s ready to be boarded. In the president’s office. B. I’ve already got them. it isn’t.
C. ____ Do you know why Stefano is late? A. Yes. ____ B 11. if we can. This is a sharp knife. C. I didn’t buy a present. that’s a good brand. Let’s meet at Felicia’s Restaurant. ____ How long have you been at your present address? A. Where did you park the car? A. B. Let’s take a break. I don’t think it is. C. Yes. wouldn’t you say? A. I don’t think it’s broken. The band plays on Tuesdays. B. I can’t do it. C. Yes. I never have. B. Where should we meet for dinner? A. There are some in that cabinet. B. Maybe he had car trouble. C. This play is very interesting. please. ____ B 6. C. B. but just for a few minutes. B. B. The park is across the street. ____ A 4. I’ve heard that Bill is a good singer. C. B. A 7. Yes. They’re for my car. He’s late again. Aren’t you hungry? A. ____ A 2. C 4. It was first class. I have them in my pocket. C. She’s wearing a new dress. B. C. No. C. Yes. No. Almost an hour. No. Fortunately. That’s its function. No. Why? We still have half a tank. They should be more careful. It’s not on display. I’ve lived here two years.C 13. C. isn’t it? A. ____ The printer had another malfunction. He doesn’t know where it is. B. We took it away. B. they’re not the right keys. ____ C 3. She enjoyed her trip to Japan. C. B. ____ A 8. right? A. That’s the right answer.10 B 1. You won first prize. ____ Shouldn’t we get some gasoline? A. No. It’s very important. ____ 16. B. A. I’m afraid it did. B. did he? A. Fine. B. B. Thanks. ____ A 9. Cathy speaks Japanese very well. Business class. She’s quite fluent. it’s quite comfortable. It’s mine all right. C. ____ A 2. C. No. I’m not angry. ____ 10 Lesson 2 . ____ Exercise 2. She’d like to learn Japanese. business class. Will that be economy class. B. ____ A 3. The prize was perfect. I’d like a sharp knife. The X-ray machine is on the second floor. B. Won’t you have a seat? A. but I don’t mind standing. second prize. I think so. It does look wonderful. I’m starving! He didn’t have to get an X-ray. ____ B C 10. That’s your briefcase. ____ B 15. C. ____ B 5. We shouldn’t have bought it. It wasn’t very funny. Does anyone know where a rubber band is? A. B. I’ve told it before. I prefer fish. doesn’t she? A. Yes. I sent the postcard. ____ Exercise 2.11 B 1. B. I’ve never heard that song. Very sharp. I don’t know what to wear for dinner. C 14. he didn’t. Haven’t you heard that joke before? A. C. What a beautiful display! A. C. C. or first class? A. C. C. Did you know that Bill’s sister is a pop singer? A. I had one already. I parked around the corner. quite brief. Yes. A. Can you tell me where the keys are? A. Really? I never knew that. C 12. No.
C. C. Would you rather eat with chopsticks or with a fork? A. I was slightly upset. B. Do you want an aisle seat or a window seat? No. Wrong type of question 10. B 2. B. I haven’t brought the book back yet. From a travel agent. It was in excellent condition. Since last summer. Did John already talk to you? Yes. Yes. you can. B. I’m going to leave soon. Would you like to leave a message for Mr. C. Yes. No. Wrong type of question 7. About thirty miles. Wrong person 9. C. I didn’t like the message. Where was the training manual? Yes. No. Yes. Do you have a cold? A. She has a bad headache. Where did you buy that book? Last week. Campbell? A. It was in an antique shop. B. B. What shape was the table? A. ____ How long has Claire worked in this department? A. C. Is your sister a teacher? No.12 1. C. All right. No. C. Yes. ____ C 6. it’s freezing out there. ____ Did you write the report yet? A. C. No. Wrong type of question 4. ____ A 1. There she is. C. I couldn’t help it. Yes. Yes. C. Right around the corner. When will the work on the Hughes account be done? Catherine is doing the work on it. Wrong type of question 3. Were you in the hospital? It’s on Regent Street. No. No — we’d better stop and get directions. I’m not very hungry. C. I did. B. Yes. Sure. How long did you spend in Lisbon? I’ll be there for four days. ____ B 7. I think. C. they contained a lot of useful information. How long did you have to wait? A. thank you. please ask him to call his travel agent. It was round. I didn’t join the club. ____ A 10. Did you see the tables in the back of the book? A. No. Why don’t we take a break now? A. jets can’t land at this airport. B. B. In the shipping department.A 5. ____ Exercise 2. Braun? A. Did you buy a new set of golf clubs? A. not here. ____ C 3. he isn’t. No. please. they were made of dark wood. Where was the ticket found? A. On the floor in the concourse. Wrong person 6. B. we don’t know what it is. ____ B 8. this is my old set. B. it’s easy for her. ____ Lesson 2 11 . What’s the matter with Ms. Wrong tense A 5. ____ B 4. B. thank you. ____ B 7. Wrong person 2. C. Can you tell me where to catch the bus? A. but just for ten minutes. I’ve got it in my briefcase. Yes. C. It’s on the left side of the road. I haven’t felt well all day. Wrong tense 5. With chopsticks. To the museum. Can you repair the machine? Yes. ____ A 9. About thirty pounds. Are you sure this is the right road? A. they will. I’m sure it will be tonight. ____ C 8. 8. About thirty minutes. Wrong type of question Review Test C 6. At 4:30. B. Yes. it was. Did the police investigate the incident? Yes. B. B. I finished it last night. I’m not mad at her. That’s the wrong report.
I read a biography. B. I don’t know if it’s free. There will be two of us. Whose pen is this? A. We don’t want to join. he does have a nice office. ____ B 16. Do you take checks? A. B. ____ B 15. B. It didn’t cost me anything. No. I already did. It’s mine. Shouldn’t we have a going-away party for André? A. Do you know if Ms. if it’s convenient for her. ____ 12 Lesson 2 . Mystery novels are my favorites. I’ll return her call. ____ A 19. I lived abroad for several years. I was only joking. A. I’m going as fast as I can. No. B. Yes. It won’t be possible for me to leave the country. C. I think that’s her plan. C. It will be in Lisbon. Yes. ____ B 25. Thanks — I just had it delivered yesterday. C. B. da Silva is planning to go to Lisbon? A. B. Thanks a lot. ____ C 12. Earlier this morning. Yes. C. Do you want her to call you back? A. B. B. ____ C 14. No. About seven. How serious was the accident? A. C. You haven’t been abroad for a long time. What kind of books do you like best? A. C. B. ____ C 24. I think. It’s a black one. From Toronto. It couldn’t be any nicer. it’s not icy. ____ A 22. ____ How did you get to work today? A. ____ C 27. No. Just coffee and toast. Yes. C. No. C. you can help make it. C. Yes. One car ran a red light. ____ A 23. they’re very impressive. It was on the first floor. If you want to. C. C. I saw an ad in the newspaper. help yourself. No. What nice office furniture you have! A. ____ B 11. B. Don’t worry. Tom has my pen. ____ C 17. It was a lot of fun. She should be back soon. Fortunately. This room is air conditioned. I’ll check my schedule. C. When did this package arrive? A. B.A 9. A. Yes. It’s too far to swim. C. I hate to paint. but it’s out of order. I haven’t been overseas for years. B. They should be finished soon. thanks. I’ll be there in a few minutes. C. it was fairly minor. B. thanks. In the meeting room on the first floor. He enjoys playing golf. In what room will the presentation be? A. B. C. C. I rode my motorcycle. C. I worked hard all day. Won’t you two join us for dinner? A. Maybe there’s an accident up ahead. Don’t you just love these paintings? A. B. Would you mind turning on the air conditioner? A. André should be leaving soon. B. B. He seems very nice. ____ What’s Benjamin like? A. have you? A. About twenty miles an hour. Fine. How about going swimming? A. ____ C 26. This book is the best. C. The weather sure is nice. I don’t know what the weather will be like. I swim fairly well. I’m sorry. What time do you usually eat breakfast? A. B. C. I have them. I sent it yesterday afternoon. ____ C 21. just cash. C. C. Let me know if you’re free this afternoon. Sure. ____ A 29. I like him a lot. We’ll be glad to. I’ve had enough. B. I wonder why the traffic is moving so slowly. ____ A 18. B. C. I’d like that. usually. B. ____ C 30. I don’t have that type of furniture in stock. ____ A 13. May I have another helping of dessert? A. C 20. Great idea — how about this Friday? B. C 10. isn’t it? A. ____ B 28.
k 11. M1: You can have that taken in a little. Janice. I didn’t think I’d have to work so late to meet the deadlines. We can seat you in about fifteen or twenty minutes. F2: Hello. Tupton. Nelson planning to do? Exercise 3. I intend to. sir. There were twenty packages of blue paper. M1: I think that suit looks very nice on you. ____ What is the man doing now? What does the man think about his job? What advice does the woman give? F1: Good Morning. ____ F: What are they mainly discussing? Who is the first speaker? What does the second speaker want? A 3. Janice Nelson speaking. This whole building needs rewiring. M2: I don’t know. and the material is very high quality. ____ C 7. ____ B 11. Can you fix it? M2: It’s not just the switch. C 2. Oh. The jacket seems too big. And this time. M2: Please put the charges on my bill. D 1. f 6. National Office Supplies — Customer Service Department. ____ B 2. p 2. It took me a year of on-the-job training to adjust to the pace around here. i 7. Give me the invoice number on the shipment. I’m calling about an order I just received. and I didn’t receive the morning paper I asked for. ____ A 3. e 5. I’m not a quitter. t 10. but I guess this is our lucky night! F: Well. q 7. M2: Yes. M: Great! I was worried. Exercise 3. Lesson 3 13 .2 (no tapescript) 1. I believe we spoke last week about a similar situation. ____ B 8. ____ C 9. give it a chance — you’ve only been in this position for a month. my manager’s upset! F1: I’m really sorry. ____ Where are they? How long will they have to wait for seats? Why was the man worried? D 10. ____ D 6. so I’ll need it by 5:00. ____ M1: Front desk.1 (no tapescript) 1. M1: But that will cost a fortune! F: M: F: Don’t you love shopping here? I sure do. I’m afraid. I actually enjoy challenges. e 9. Is it still possible for us to get a table for two? F: You’re in luck — a party of two just canceled their reservations. The farmers’ fruits and vegetables are always so fresh. c B 4. b 6. ____ C 5. M: Oh. I’d like to have my suit cleaned and pressed. Can you have someone bring that to me as well? M1: There’s something wrong with this switch. ____ What is the problem? What can be inferred from this conversation? What is Ms. And it’s nice to be outside when the weather is warm. and I’ll get an order of white paper out to you later this afternoon. n 8. but we ordered white paper. m 2. M1: Certainly. I’ll have someone come by your room in just a few minutes to pick it up. a 4. g 3. I have an important dinner meeting. h 10. u 3.Lesson 3 Preview Test M: We don’t have any reservations. i Exercise 3.3 A 1. ____ It must be a big change to go from being a marketing manager to a product designer. a 8. g 5. Tupton — I’ll take care of the problem right away. c 4. Ms. It’s a beautiful color. So. j 9. this is Ms. o 12. are you enjoying the job? M: Not as much as I thought I would. ____ A 12.
I’m going to be prescribing some medicine for you as well. A 11. sir. we’re on our final approach now. There’s a wonderful new French comedy that just came in. I want to put a new deck on the back of my house. Aren’t her portraits beautiful? I like her still lifes even more. _____ F: M: F: A 9. but I’m interested in a location in a shopping mall over in Glenwood. we just stood on the dock. Oh. Have you signed a lease on a place yet? Not yet. ____ F: Exercise 3. ____ M: F: M: A 5. and I’ll give you a shampoo. M1: Well. _____ M: F: M: 14 Lesson 3 . I’ll stand in line to get lift tickets. All right. F: B 6. M1: Not just that — it has a huge memory. _____ M: F: M: Did you go out in your boat? No. _____ M: F: M: You just want a trim. Winston. Sounds great. _____ M1: What color is the director’s office going to be painted? M2: Lisa decided not to have it painted — she’s going to have it wallpapered instead. I know this is mine — see. D 9. ____ M: B 4. Well. that’s not your bag. I asked him. Do you need to rent equipment? Just boots and poles. Krueger? Yes. just a little off the top. B 8. Step back here. in that case I’d better fasten my seat belt. Fine. but no one is allowed in that wing of the plant without an identification badge. I’ll call him. ma’am. He can arrange a visitor’s badge for you. _____ M1: Have you seen this model yet? M2: No.B 4. then you should get off at the next stop and walk up to Clifton Avenue. ____ M: F: M: C 7. _____ M: F: M: C 3. I can’t decide what to rent — I like funny movies. I guess that’s the kind of decision we hired her to make. we’re going to do a few more tests. Salazar. What shelf is it on? C 12. but my wife prefers European films. Did you use computers in your previous jobs? No. Do you know anyone who does that kind of work? Why don’t you ask Thomas? He did a great job repairing the wooden stairway in my house. ____ M: F: M: A 10. I’m afraid we’re looking for someone with on-the-job computer experience. I’m changing the design of the foyer slightly. but he’s working on a new construction job. Sorry. is there something the matter? M1: Your blood pressure is higher than we’d like it to be. Mr. She certainly is a talented artist. Oh. Could I get another cup of coffee? Sorry. And I’d like to see your electric drills too. ____ M1: Can you show me your saws? M2: Power. D 6.4 M: B 1. _____ F: M: F: D 2. but I worked with them in college. Did you catch anything? Excuse me. this is my ID tag on the handle. Oh. There was another serious accident at the corner of Lamont Road and Highway 67. _____ M: F: M: F: M: A 8. but today I’m going to the library. or hand saws? M1: Power. Isn’t this your usual stop? Yes. ____ M1: Mr. Oh — it sure looks like mine. _____ F: M: F: A 7. I need to go over them with the builder tomorrow. you could take a bite out of it. D 5. no! That’s the third one already this year. The city needs to put a traffic light there. ma’am. The fruit looks so real. But I have an appointment with Mr. M2: Why. but I understand it’s very fast. ____ M: F: M: Stacey. That would be a convenient location for a lot of your customers. do you have those blueprints ready yet? No.
Eva. Can’t you fix that yourself? I suppose I could. ____ M: F: M: B 10. I would have missed my flight. ____ M1: I had to take a limousine to the airport. It sure is great to be home. you have a meeting scheduled with the chief engineer. I know your brother Joe started working here in 2005. Utsumi. A 8. please. Mary? There just aren’t enough opportunities in this field if you don’t have a graduate degree.5 D 1. ____ F: M: F: Do you want to see that documentary about deep-sea creatures? Sure. Welcome back. ____ M: F: M: I’m going to take my bicycle to the bike shop. Exercise 3. I want to buy a new bike lock. Shearson. C 2. ____ M: F: D 4. Has the 7:30 showing of the movie started yet? Yes. That’s right. ____ M: F: M: M: B 5. ____ F: M: F: C 3. What made you decide that. What time will it open Monday? It isn’t open at all then — Monday is a holiday. Do you think you’ll be able to come in tomorrow morning? M1: Actually. sir. Patrick. Jim? I wish I could — I just have too many things to do here. Too bad — I was really enjoying that song. ____ F: M: F: C 2. Are you going to the trade fair in Brussels this year. He can’t find his new coffee mug. no. at least the distribution manager will be there. But Mr. Did you start the year after that? No. F: M: F: Dan is sure in a bad mood this morning. I’m going to be working in the Pacific Northwest region now. Frank. I won’t be back until tomorrow morning. Well. I’m going to come in sometime after lunch. All right. I’m sorry. I understand you’ve been assigned to another sales region. Oh. but while I’m there. A 7. Why? It just has a flat tire. ____ M: F: M: I’m going to pick up my wife at the airport.6 D 1. M1: Yes. the year before. Carlos. Neufield. but the office is closed for the weekend. What happened to the music? Is there something wrong with the CD player? Let me look. Call him. I forget — how long were you living abroad? It was a year last month. If one of your clients calls. if I feel better. I don’t want to be disturbed while I’m talking to Mr. Maras. Umm. I’ve decided to go back to school this fall. ____ D 9. ____ F: M: F: D 3. this is Patrick — I’m not feeling very well. it looks like the CD is scratched. ____ F: M: F: B 6. ____ F: M: F: Lesson 3 15 . And hold all my calls. I know you like that part of the country. about ten minutes ago. Ms. I thought Joe started here before you did. ____ M1: Hello. A 4. ____ M: F: M: Exercise 3. M2: That must have been pretty expensive. Is that all? Well. Mr. and I don’t think I’ll be in to work this morning. and postpone our meeting. I saw it in the conference room.C 10. What time is it on? It’s on at eight on Channel 5. Congratulations. Guess I’ll come back for the nine o’clock showing — I hate to miss the beginning of a film. M2: Sorry to hear that. but there just wasn’t enough time to wait for the shuttle bus. when should I tell him you’ll be back in the office? Oh.
you can always have the glass replaced. D 2. He should get familiar with our side of the operation anyway. Uh. let’s start making more use of our own employees and stop hiring so many outside consultants. I’m just going to stay in my room and get a good night’s sleep. M1: Did you know that NorCorp. You’d better put them back the way they were. M: F: M: Did you know that Mr.5. ____ D M: F: M: 6. Hans. and I think she’s well-qualified. C 6. Bauer is at a sales meeting. They have to be cut. whatever you do. We need another copier. but how? M1: For one thing. after all the work we did today. Will it last much longer? Probably not. ____ M1: Costs are still too high. ____ M: F: M: 8. did you interview Katie? Yes. I have a one-bedroom unit you may like better. Lo — we just moved here. M2: Yes. Let me give you my wife’s number — she knows lots of good babysitters. M: F: M: Did you see that new play at the Odeon Theater? I saw about half of it. are you still going to Manila next week? M2: No. If you don’t feel like going out. ____ 7. ____ Exercise 3. Arlene. I got up and left. Inc. Oh. F: M: F: I’m sorry. ____ B Ms. I’d say we saw different plays. Why don’t you get yourself some coffee or tea and have a seat over there? B 8. ____ F: M: F: 10. just leased its own corporate jet? M2: If their executives want to waste that much money to impress customers. Yes. I don’t know if they’re wasting money — I’ve seen figures to show that their plan is very cost effective. Dufour is going to start investing in art? He’d better get some good advice first. It was so trite and boring. ____ B M: F: Aren’t you and your husband going to the party Saturday night? I’m afraid not. B 3. They pay me time-and-a-half when I work overtime. I see. then! The rent on this apartment is reasonable enough. Art is a risky field of investment. M1: Well. fine. ____ B B 7. Mr. I’ll offer her the position. ____ A M: C 5. and it’s even cheaper. If I didn’t know better. Why? There’s nothing wrong with this one. Quizon to come here instead. I’m going down to the coffee shop to get something to eat. M1: Good idea. Powers. I’m sure they will. Maybe not. you could order from room service and eat in your room. He doesn’t need to — he’s an expert himself. but it’s practically an antique. If her references give her good recommendations. oh. Ms. ____ M: 16 Lesson 3 . and we don’t have a babysitter for our children. ____ C B 4.7 1. but I live alone. F: M: F: Don’t get those documents out of order. I think we should invite Mr. M1: So. but everyone needs some time to relax. You should have told me that sooner. M1: Well. ____ D F: M: M1: How did your glass tabletop get cracked? M2: I dropped that flowerpot on it. do you have to work this weekend again? I don’t mind. I don’t need this much room. Do you want to come? You know. ____ M: F: M: 9. Let’s take a look at that one.
I’m going there on business — to attend an engineering conference. F: Well. you’re right. Can I also arrange a tour? F2: I don’t think so. You’re going sailing tomorrow? Sure. Simmons. M: True. I just thought I’d let you know that the elevators in this office building passed the safety check. I’m relieved to hear that! F: 5. Maybe you can sell it. C 1. too. I never think of buying batteries until the electricity goes out. do I get a discount on the clothes I buy? Yes. ____ B Lesson 3 17 . ____ B 4. I don’t expect to be reporting any problems. the security system had been turned off. ____ A F: M: F: F: M: F: 3. The windows don’t even open. ____ Why is Ms. we give our clerks thirty percent off retail prices once they’ve worked here for a month. Douglas. F: Good idea! I’ll bring it up with Mr. F1: Well. if everything is operating in your other building as smoothly as it is here. ____ B F: M: F: Review Test M: We could do a better job on this project if we had more people working on it. and to book a hotel for you.9. ____ D F: Can we open a window in here? I need some fresh air. Oh. I can start making reservations for you. But. ____ C F: M: B 4. and I’ll be doing another inspection at your downtown office building before long. in two days.8 1. Look again — that’s only for new employees. M2: Really? That’s strange. Mark. brisk autumn mornings. And the air smells so fresh. The sky is never this clear at home. ____ C F: M: F: 10. Simmons going to Bangkok? D 6. ____ D M: F: M: 6. Did you know the company is going to install its own exercise equipment? We won’t have to drive over to this health club every day after work. It’s famous all over the world. But we should at least ask the boss for more time to complete it. you should take a little time to see some of the sights. we have to attend a special meeting after work today. do you have any batteries for your flashlight? No. D 7. M1: That’s what I thought too. You know. So did I. M: F: Exercise 3. great — I just bought a three-year membership at this place. I miss living somewhere that has four seasons. if you tell me the dates you plan to travel. Stern in our meeting tomorrow. M1: It’s going to be another warm day. ____ What is famous? M: I’m finished here for today. 2. ____ A M1: When I got to work this morning. ____ What is the woman planning to do? F1: I’d be happy to make your travel plans to Bangkok. Want to come? Perhaps. ____ What does Mark suggest they ask for? B 3. but everyone else is working on the MacDougal job. Ms. Do you know what the weather is going to be like? As a clerk here. ____ When will the man go to the downtown office building? B 9. Oh. D 8. ____ What is the problem with the project? B 2. How did you get to be so good on the piano? I took lessons when I was a child. Oh. It doesn’t feel climate-controlled. Donna — this is a climatecontrolled building. F: Sure. Sorry. I guess we’ll just have to use candles then. You can see for miles out here. Anyway. ____ How does the woman feel about what the man says? 7. ____ Who is the man? C 8. I especially miss those cool. M2: Of course. You should at least try to visit the Temple of the Dawn. F: Isn’t that scheduled for tomorrow? M: No. but I sure can’t play like you. M1: Me. ____ Who is the first speaker? A 5. Natalie. Then I guess I’ll wait a couple of weeks before I buy any clothes. ____ M: F: M: According to this memo. I probably won’t have much time for tourism.
C 28. ____ When will the second speaker return? B 16. We’re scheduled to start cutting labor costs next quarter. I like living with my sister. thanks. Your cooperation is appreciated. M: Personally. let’s get off at the next stop and take a look at that place! C 22. Wouldn’t you like to live around here? F2: Yeah. ____ Where are they? D 11. Unattended vehicles will be ticketed and towed to the police lot downtown. Waiter! A 25. and long-term parking is available at the facility on Jones Road. there’s no service charge since you have an account with us. so I won’t get back here until the next day. ____ What is the woman’s opinion of the tower? F: Our bid for the Rusnak contract arrived too late to be considered. if you don’t mind. Airport buses are required to use the special loading zone on Level D. ____ What will the woman do next? M: Do you like that new office tower on Market Street? You know. ____ What can be inferred about the speakers? M1: You mean it’s still not fixed? M2: Not yet. F: Yes. ____ What are they discussing? D 27. M1: Well. M: That’s because our labor costs went up. . ____ What can be implied about the tower? A 18. the one designed by Marcus Kolb? F: I’ve seen better. B 19. I think this place would be ideal for me and it’s not far from my office at all. please. I’m pretty sure I read them correctly. but this is too far from my office. This applies to all passenger vehicles. and taxis. Let’s go somewhere else for dinner. C 26. . the food will be here any minute. Now. Mr. And the really bad news is that I still have to pick up a part before I can fix it. ____ Where are they? D 24. I really like the contrast of old and new. I think Kolb did a great job. how much would you like to exchange. F: But it had to be there by Monday morning! M: Are you sure? Let me check the instructions you emailed me about the delivery. Nancy? I heard they have some nice apartments there. Lee? M: I can’t hear a thing over this music. I’m supposed to wear a coat and tie in this office. ____ What will most likely happen next quarter? D 30. ____ Which of the following decreased? A 29. ____ What is Mr. I hope it’s fixed by tomorrow morning. F: I’d rather stay and eat here. those are nice apartments. And how much will the charge be for this transaction? M1: No. And it sure doesn’t blend in with those old Victorian buildings on Market Street. so I think we can count on continued growth in this next quarter and for a while after that. . Too bad it broke down on the hottest day of the year. Why don’t we just ask them to turn down the music? Let me get the waiter’s attention . M: That’s impossible! I sent it by express messenger service Monday afternoon. no. ____ What does Dennis think about the restaurant? C 14. I won’t be able to get the part until late in the afternoon tomorrow. Do not leave your vehicle unattended for any reason. ____ What does the woman say about the bid? B 20. What size bills would you like? F1: Well. B 10. ____ How did the man send the bid? A 21. OK. please. ____ Who is Marcus Kolb? D 17. and so did our taxes. ____ How does the man feel about their company’s future performance? Lesson 4 Preview Test [Questions 1 through 3 refer to the following recorded announcement] Your attention. and it looks like our market share increased. . F: But Dennis. M: The figures from last quarter are in. M: So what? We’ll just tell the waiter to cancel our order. We can’t even talk. Stopping momentarily in front of the airport terminal buildings is permitted only for the unloading of passengers and baggage. Lee doing? D 12. Come on. Short-term parking is available at the airport parking structure. though. but profits were slightly down. ____ Why is the man going to check his email? F1: Did you see that building we just passed. don’t count on that. ____ What are they discussing? D 23. ____ Why does the woman NOT want to leave? D 15. ____ Who is the second speaker? A 13. and I’ve been dying! M2: Well.M1: May I see your passport or your driver’s license please? . Besides. Lee? M2: I’d like $500 worth of Euros. 18 Lesson 4 . ____ What can be inferred about Mr.
____ Who would be most interested in what is being offered in this talk? D Which of these courses is NOT presently available? 14. two DVD’s. Besides a small bonus in next week’s paycheck. If these glasses are yours. A 13. though. and Japanese. Bryce gets a reserved parking place for a month — the one right next to the CEO’s spot. Each kit contains four workbooks. Courses in French and Russian will be available in the next few months. ____ Where are the white telephones located? [Questions 4 through 6 are based on this announcement] Attention. and one CD-ROM. C 1. ____ What kind of weather is predicted for the weekend? C 5. ____ Who is Nicholas? A 9. ____ Where is the talk probably being given? C 8. ____ Where is this announcement being made? A 8.1 [Questions 1 through 3 are based on this announcement] Paging Glasgow-bound passenger Kim. she also submitted a suggestion that could save the company thousands of dollars a year in shipping costs. ____ Where is this announcement being made? A Why is Mr. the employee of the year wins a new car. ____ How many DVD’s are enclosed in each kit? Exercise 4. On Monday. ____ C 3. And you can expect to see the temperatures drop to around 22 degrees Fahrenheit that day — that’s minus 5 degrees Celsius. Ms. Be sure to stop by our fresh seafood department to see our catch of the day. ____ Where is long-term airport parking available? [Questions 4 through 6 refer to this forecast] It looks as though our warm. ____ B 15. summer-like weather will continue at least through Saturday and Sunday. ____ What has been found? A 9. all passengers. shoppers. We would like to remind shoppers to check that their personal belongings are secure at all times. They were found on the floor of the sporting goods department. ____ Which of these is NOT permitted? D 3. Learn in a natural way by listening to native speakers in business situations and then responding to them in your own words. ____ What type of vehicle must use the Level D loading zone? A 2. Kim being paged? 2. I’d like to present the award for employee of the month to Elizabeth Bryce from the shipping department. Call Translingua today. so this weekend will be the perfect time to go out to the countryside to view the colorful fall foliage. Mr. The long-range forecast shows a few snow flurries coming our way by Wednesday of next week. She not only received top evaluations from her supervisor. ____ What is being offered at a special price? A 6. ____ How long is the special price being offered? [Questions 7 through 9 are based on this announcement] Attention. It should be a little cooler with cloudy conditions. I hope you’ve enjoyed your trip despite the rough seas. and there’s a chance of rain. C 7. stop by our bakery for some French bread. [Questions 13 through 15 refer to the following advertisement] Are you frustrated because you need to know a language for business reasons but you’re just too busy to take classes? Then order a language kit from Translingua. Watch our DVD’s and work from our CD-ROM in the comfort of your home. She also becomes eligible for the employee of the year award. It’s time for seafood month again at Food King. D 4. sunny. Today’s catch is delicious salmon steaks. ____ During what season is this forecast probably being given? B 6. folks. this is your captain speaking: There is a four-year-old boy named Nicholas who says he became separated from his mother and father in the snack bar on Deck A. it appears we’re in for a change. Chang Su Kim. ____ What is it that shoppers should do? [Questions 10 through 12 are based on the following talk] And now. B 4. A 10. Mr. please come to the customer service counter to claim them. Today only. perfect for grilling over charcoal. ____ Who is Elizabeth Bryce? C 11. ____ Who is the audience for this talk? D 5. Spanish. shoppers: someone has just turned in a pair of prescription sunglasses in a black leather case. ____ What does the employee of the year receive? C 7. He’s waiting for his parents in the purser’s office on Deck C. Courses now available in English. ____ What does the speaker suggest people do on Wednesday? [Questions 7 through 9 are based on the following announcement] Attention. please come to the ticket counter of British Airways International or pick up one of the white information telephones located throughout the airport to receive an important message. And to all our other passengers: we should be docking in the next few minutes. these salmon steaks are two for the price of one. And while you’re at it. ladies and gentlemen.B 1. still warm from the oven. ____ Which of the following is NOT true about Elizabeth Bryce? D 12. Kim. and as you know. so you’d better get out those winter coats. ____ What problem is mentioned? Lesson 4 19 .
m. relax. ____ What will probably be served on this flight? Exercise 4. ____ C 6. D 1. please come to the elevators at the north side of the building. it looks like two cars were involved in a collision near Lake Avenue. ____ What is the purpose of this bulletin? A Where is the hurricane now moving? 5. ____ What will people see on the tour? B 11. D 13. B 4. The shuttle will be launched two days from now if the weather remains clear. we’d like to invite you to sit back. ladies and gentlemen: we have reached our cruising altitude of 36. ____ What caused the delay in the launch? B 2. ____ What is the destination of this flight? C 14. ____ D 12. the mighty rocket engines of the booster rocket that was to carry the Space Shuttle Pathfinder into earth orbit were automatically shut down minutes before lift-off. Mountain Standard Time — about two hours from now. There are going to be some major delays if you’re headed west on Interstate Highway 74. It is expected now to pass no closer than 200 miles from the Eastern Seaboard. ____ At what age must someone purchase a full-price ticket? [Questions 13 through 15 refer to this announcement] Good morning. You may purchase your tickets in the gift shop. ____ A 9. four dollars for children six to twelve. as you may remember. forget it. Hurricane Charlotte was scheduled to slam into this area with winds of 120 miles per hour. when we think of balloons. and no serious damage is expected. Engineers will work to correct the problem today and tomorrow. ____ How do new-generation space shuttles differ from older shuttles? D 3. can breathe a little easier. After passing about 80 miles north of Bermuda. and enjoy the flight. However. ____ How long does the tour last? D 12. Tickets are six dollars for adults. From up here. C 7. our cabin attendants will begin food and beverage service. this item just in from Cape Canaveral. Florida. ____ Which of the following does the speaker recommend for northbound drivers? 20 Lesson 4 . ____ When will the shuttle Pathfinder probably be launched? B 10. is the first of the new generation of space shuttles that can stay in orbit considerably longer than the original shuttles. The elevators will take you down to the top level of the cave. A truck has spilled its cargo of lumber all across the four westbound lanes. we think of birthday parties and other happy childhood occasions. Charlotte has turned to the northeast and is heading toward the open Atlantic. ____ When will this plane be landing? A 15. We’re estimating our time of arrival at Denver International Airport at around nine a. ____ What is the purpose of this talk? D Which of these may present a danger to children? 8. In fact. C 10. Pathfinder. Parents should inflate balloons for young children and supervise their use. but at least it’s moving.2 [Questions 1 through 3 refer to the following news item] And now. Those of you seated on the right-hand side of the aircraft should be able to see the Grand Canyon off in the distance. Traffic is heavy on 8.000 feet. [Questions 4 through 6 refer to the following bulletin] Residents of the Eastern Seaboard. As soon as you have purchased your tickets. We’re running about twenty minutes late due to our delayed departure from Los Angeles. And if you’re planning to take the Valley Expressway north. In just a few minutes. balloons pose a risk that many parents overlook. ____ Where is the speaker? A How did the truck cause a delay? 11. with our rush-hour traffic report. and we’re about 60 miles northwest of Flagstaff. but for now. especially those in coastal Maryland. Virginia. This morning. and children under six are free. due to a problem with the on-board computer system. and North Carolina. An uninflated balloon or a piece of a popped balloon may lodge in a child’s throat if swallowed and cause choking and suffocation. ____ Which of the following would the speaker NOT approve of for safety reasons? [Questions 10 through 12 refer to this bulletin] This is Sherry Dobbins in the KDCX traffic copter.[Questions 10 through 12 are based on this talk] The next two-hour tour of Monument Cavern will depart in fifteen minutes. Arizona. You’ll be better off taking Route 8. ____ How fast were the winds predicted to be? [Questions 7 through 9 are based on the following public service message] Most of us do not consider balloons toys that have to be handled with special care.
we deliver! D 10. North America. D 1. I’d like to single out a few people for special mention: Jane’s sales were up 10 percent. Carolyn’s can customize your cake with any message or design that you like. and powerful. I’ll be passing out some information booklets once the presentation is finished. ____ When is this talk being given? C 2. and then transmitting information via satellites. I know some of you have a few questions. you probably think of world-class skiing. Bruhn Design products are available at fine stores throughout Europe. A 4. portable. It’s also a world-class summer resort. and to demonstrate some of our products that will allow you to put these systems to work for you here at North American Dynamics. ____ What claim does the speaker make about the products? B Which of the following is NOT mentioned as an 12. I’d like to thank you for inviting me and my colleagues from Hyperdata. And why not get a copy for your co-workers? You can save $3.3 [Questions 1 through 3 are based on the following advertisement] When you think of Viking Mountain. Don’t worry about taking notes while you are watching.00 on each additional gift subscription. everyone. Nina’s were up 15 percent. retrieving. short-wave radios for the world traveler. ____ How often is this business magazine published? B 9.Exercise 4. Monday through Friday. the only major daily business magazine. ____ Why is the speaker NOT passing out information booklets now? D What will the woman do next? 6. These include handsome briefcases. ____ Whose sales figures increased the most in the previous month? [Questions 4 through 6 are based on the following introductory comments] Ladies and gentlemen. And remember. retirement party. [Questions 10 through 12 refer to this commercial message] Cakes-by-Carolyn now offers cakes for your office birthday party. And summer hotel rates are more than reasonable. and with good reason. and boating. Inc. C 7. to discuss some innovative systems for storing. we will send you our new international restaurant guide at no additional charge. ____ What claim is NOT made for these products? D 6. First. it is already old news. Before we get down to the first item on our agenda. You must really have been paying attention to me at the meeting last month! Virtually everyone’s sales figures are up this month. longlasting. ____ What advantage does this magazine have over other business magazines? C 8. fishing. and Rob’s were up an amazing 24 percent. Now Business Day. Rooms at the Norseman Lodge and the other hotels are half the ski-season rate. ____ How much does the guide mentioned in the talk cost? B 4. or other special office function. ____ What is being offered? A 11. ____ occasion to use these products? Exercise 4. and in August a classical music festival. in July an arts and crafts fair. and Asia. We’ve prepared a multimedia presentation to acquaint you with our new equipment. If you subscribe today.m. and ultra lightweight. C 1. helps you stay current with the unfolding world of business every day. Also available are our delicious coffee rolls and donuts for those early morning meetings. offering a challenging eighteen-hole golf course and a lake for swimming. ____ What is the woman’s purpose in giving the talk? A 5. travel alarm clocks. So come on up now for summer fun on Viking Mountain. ____ What had the speaker probably told the audience last month? B 3.m. much more. And don’t forget. In late June. Great job. So call Carolyn’s from 6 a. there is the famous Viking Mountain jazz music festival. all just in one month. ____ Which of the following is NOT available at the time this talk is being given? A 2. to 3 p. ____ Which of these products is especially for international use? D 5. electric travel irons. International business situations change from day to day. Tom’s sales were up 12 percent. ____ Lesson 4 21 . though. I’d like to say a few words of congratulations. ____ Where would you NOT be able to purchase these products? [Questions 7 through 9 are based on this advertisement] Everyone knows that by the time you read something in a monthly or weekly business magazine.4 [Questions 1 through 3 are based on the following remarks] Good morning. ____ Which of the following people would be most interested in the festival held in June? D 3. everyone! Let’s all get together after work Friday to celebrate. so let’s begin with those. But Viking Mountain is much. ____ How do summer hotel rates compare to winter rates? [Questions 4 through 6 refer to this commercial message] Bruhn Design announces a new line of products for the discriminating traveler — all beautifully designed.
____ D 6. So come get your flu shots on Friday and stay healthy this winter. For change of reservations. The safety bar will engage automatically before the ride begins. all personnel. ____ Why is this announcement being given? [Questions 7 through 9 refer to the following recorded announcement] Thank you for calling Woodland Gear.alphaairlines. You’ll have a chance to tour our plant. 5. I promise you the view from out there is incredible. 7:00 a. ____ Where are the shots being given? A 8. we have chartered a boat to show you what the city’s famous skyline looks like from the harbor. ____ Who is listening to this announcement? A What are listeners told to do in an emergency? 5. ____ receive goods ordered last month? C 9. Star Voyage. In case of an emergency. and forty dollars or more if given by a private doctor. ____ Why is the caller unable to speak to anyone? D 2. If you wish to place a new order. Tonight. ____ Which of the following is NOT an available online service? A 3.m. and 9. do not leave the car.5 [Questions 1 through 3 are based on the following recorded message] Thank you for calling Alpha Airlines. To avoid injuries. Admission for the first showing of all movies is $4. C 7. our colleagues from the Singapore branch of the corporation. as your call is important to us. ____ Which of the following does Woodland Gear probably NOT sell? B What should a caller press if he or she did not 8. Regular admission is $5 for children and $8 for adults. ____ Why is the company offering these shots? [Questions 10 through 12 are based on this talk] We’d like to extend a warm hello this evening to you. Do not pull down the safety bar. In Cinema 2. All our customer representatives are busy with other callers at this moment. we have the actionadventure hit Rico’s Revenge. ____ What is the caller told to do? D 10. 7. riders. ____ How much will the shots cost? C 9. please press “star one” on your touch-tone phone. B 1. that heart-warming family comedy Daisy is being shown. ____ family comedy? B 12.m. press “star two. please hang on. You can also access information online for any existing reservations. ____ Which of these movies has the latest starting time? B To which of these would someone go to see a 11. Today in Cinema 1.” For any other business. ____ When can customers place phone orders with this company on Sundays? [Questions 10 through 12 refer to the following recorded message] Thanks for calling Triplex Cinema. you are going to have a busy day. These shots would cost ten dollars if you got them at the Health Department.[Questions 7 through 9 are based on the following announcement] Attention.m. to 6:00 p. If you have a question about a previous order. there is a special showing of that science fiction classic. ____ What is the speaker’s purpose? D 11. ____ What is the occasion of this talk? D 12. ____ How much is admission to the first showing of all the movies? 22 Lesson 4 . Stay seated. and all other services. They will be administered by health professionals from the county health department. At the end of the ride. have something to eat and drink. Tomorrow. ____ What will they be doing two days from now? Exercise 4. though. do not attempt to leave your seat until the roller coaster car has come to a complete stop and the safety bar has been automatically disengaged. so the company is offering flu shots for all employees Friday. but we are offering them at no cost in order to reduce absenteeism. and in Cinema 3. just off the lunchroom. press “star three. If you need information about domestic or international arrivals and departures.woodlandgr.” Also please note that our weekend telephone sales hours have changed. You may now place your orders from 10:00 a.com. A 7. The day after tomorrow. On Friday and Saturday. Our week day hours remain the same.m. twenty-five dollars at a clinic. beginning at midnight. we are screening the suspense thriller Neon Streets. we just want you to relax. [Questions 4 through 6 are based on the following recording] Attention. Of course you can browse our catalog and place orders anytime of the day or night at our internet site. All these films are shown at 3. Admission to the midnight movie is $3. on Saturdays and Sundays. please visit our website at www. to 4:00 p.com. and discuss technical matters with members of our engineering team. Flu season begins soon. Your call will be answered in the order in which it was received. B 4. meet with the executive board. B 10. do not attempt to stand up or put your arms outside of the roller coaster car. Please visit us at www. and get to know us. The shots will be given in the company nurse’s office. where only the finest in camping equipment and outdoor clothing and footwear are sold. and park personnel will assist you.
____ How many people have been reported injured? Explanation: There has been only one reported injury (to a night watchman). And in the future. C 7. quality used cars at unbelievably low rates. We’re located on Marshall Boulevard. The cause of the blaze remains a mystery although. and we’ll send you the Polaris Exersystem.” A 8. such as rowing machines. Besides. D 12. ____ Which of the following is NOT serviced by the free shuttle? Explanation: The speaker says that.Review Test [Questions 1 through 3 are based on the following advertisement] Some exercise machines. and think how much time that will take. (The initial payment is $100. would you step over here for a moment. so he is obviously a reporter. . “. mainly because at the time the fires broke out. Act now. even for a beginner. Then make just four payments of $200 for only four months. according to owners. Easy to assemble. I don’t think his plan to hire temporary help to finish the Shannon project is a good one at all. come to Bob’s. ____ Why would someone rent a car from this agency? Explanation: The cars at Bob’s Auto Rental are available at “unbelievably low rates. work out only your upper body. if you want to impress someone. the temporary workers will have to be trained. ____ What does the speaker imply will take a lot of time? Explanation: The speaker says.” B 5. a previous fire here was caused by faulty electrical wiring in these old buildings. And even easy to afford. the speaker disagrees with it. C 6. ____ Where is the rental agency located? Explanation: Bob’s is located on Marshall Boulevard near the Oxford Mall. the fact that the audience can see the fire indicates that he is a television reporter. and start getting in shape. Easy to use. Sure. such as stationary bicycles. Exercise experts say that you achieve maximum benefit from working out all your muscle systems at one time. B 3. a night watchman. C 1. those fires in the warehouse complex in lower downtown are still burning out of control. just north of Oxford Mall. dependable. We provide free shuttle service to and from the airport.) [Questions 4 through 6 are based on the following commercial message] Do you need to rent a car but have a limited budget? Why not give Bob’s Auto Rental a call? We provide clean. the temporary workers will have to be trained. At least two warehouses have been burned to the ground. from major downtown hotels. has been reported injured. D 10. ____ Who is the speaker? Explanation: The speaker identifies himself as part of a news team. ____ What was the cause of the fire? Explanation: The cause of the fire “remains a mystery.” This means that there are no free shuttles that go to airport hotels at the current time. [Questions 7 through 9 are based on the following talk] Before we go on to the next issue. it may cost us some in overtime salaries to have our own people do the job.” D 9. Chief. That’s why the Polaris Exersystem was developed — to provide you with a fullbody workout from one machine. Hotels near the airport will be added to the service soon. So. he doesn’t believe Jim’s plan is “a good one at all. work out only your lower body. ____ What is one disadvantage of a rowing machine? Explanation: The speaker says a rowing machine works out only the upper body. we need to be certain that we have the resources to complete a project on schedule before we accept it. ____ What is the speaker doing? Explanation: The speaker is disagreeing with Jim. go to one of those expensive rental agencies. “Hotels near the airport will be added to the service soon. [Questions 10 through 12 are based on the following report] This is Max Hampton of the eyewitness news team with the noon update. . the area was virtually deserted. Others. and think how much time that will take. Make one payment of $100. There’s no evidence of arson. So far. and half a dozen are in flames. D 2. ____ What do exercise experts claim? Explanation: Exercise experts say that a person achieves maximum benefit from working out all muscle systems at one time. I’d like to go back to the point Jim just made. This will happen at a future time. ____ With which of these statements would the speaker agree? Explanation: Jim’s plan is to hire temporary workers. ____ How much will a customer have to pay for the Exersystem per month? Explanation: The monthly payment for four months is $200. Now we’re going to try to get some more details from Fire Chief Paul Cummings. but not as much as it will cost to go through the temporary agencies. B 11. As you can see. Does this mean you should buy two machines? Not at all.” Lesson 4 23 . and from all North Port and South Port ferries. If you just want to get from Point A to Point B and back again. please? D 4. only one person.
ice. ____ How fast does Mario’s Restaurant promise to serve items from the special menu? Explanation: If lunch does not arrive at the table within ten minutes. don’t forget to drop your business card in the goldfish bowl by the cash register. “lost power. Please press 1 now if you would like to report an outage to an APG service representative. ____ What service is APG mainly discussing in this message? Explanation: The speaker says that a $50 to $100 payment (financial “compensation”) will be given to customers who have lost power as a result of storm damage. Robin Sitwell. and a little later. “If we pick your card in our weekly drawing. ____ What does the speaker say about the private rooms at Mario’s? Explanation: The speaker says that Mario’s offers private rooms for groups of eight or more. there will be a message from the program’s sponsor. C 17.m. I will be out of the office for the rest of the afternoon.” This is your host. and says that he will then return calls from his home this afternoon. and I won’t be returning until tomorrow at 9:00 a. We also offer private rooms for groups of eight or more. These rooms are also available for your after-hours office celebrations. [Questions 22 through 24 refer to the following recorded announcement] You have reached the 24-hour APG hotline. And did you know that the longer you leave peppers on the vine. 24 Lesson 4 . the Colony Seed Company.m. so have your lunch meetings at Mario’s. ____ What will probably be heard right after this talk? Explanation: The speaker says that first. or thunderstorms. Colony Seed Company. it is served free. ____ What kind of business is APG? Explanation: The speaker mentions. B 23. please visit our website at www. For additional safety tips during an outage. but first. A 18. you win a free dinner for two. If you have an urgent problem. B 15. A 14. We request that you reserve for large groups twenty-four hours in advance. This service is provided for customers who have lost power for more than forty-eight hours due to damages caused by severe snow. ____ Who is Robin Sitwell? Explanation: He identifies Robin Sitwell as his partner. Payment is made within sixty days of confirming the customer’s power outage. Professor Gail Mueller. Peter Brooks. will be dropping by the studio to chat with us. an expert on plant parasites. ____ How long should a customer wait before calling to receive this service? Explanation: This service is “for customers who have lost power for more than forty-eight hours. C 16. ____ Who is the speaker? Explanation: The speaker identifies himself as the host of the radio show “Garden Spot. so it won’t taste as sweet. ____ What is the prize in Mario’s weekly drawing? Explanation: The speaker says. the more vitamin C they contain? We’ll be back in a moment with more harvesting hints. It’s now 2:30 p. Have a great day. this commercial message from our sponsor. we at Mario’s Restaurant know just how valuable your time is. “Garden Spot. Also. B 24. I’ll be checking my voice mail and returning calls from my home.” It is the business of an electrical company to provide power. [Questions 19 through 21 are based on the following talk] Welcome to Radio Station WKYO’s show. If you order from our special Businesspersons’ Menu and your lunch takes longer than ten minutes to arrive at your table.com/storm. customers should not call until their power has been out for more than forty-eight hours. ____ When will the man return to the office? Explanation: He says he will not return until tomorrow.” [Questions 16 through 18 are based on the following voice-mail message] This is Don Beeson of Beeson and Sitwell Architectural Associates. you can call my partner.” Therefore. D 13. And remember to stock up on candles and flashlights in case of future emergencies. at 320-1631. A 19. This time of year is a good time to talk about harvesting your garden vegetables. The payments range from $50 to $100 depending on the length of the time your service was out. We offer payments as compensation for the inconvenience such a long outage can cause.apg.” B 20. and today I have a few hints for you.” and “power outage. ____ What does the speaker tell people who want to speak to him today? Explanation: He asks callers to leave a message on his voice mail. the sugar in the corn to starch and spoils the taste. while you’re here.[Questions 13 through 15 are based on the following advertisement] Businesspersons. did you know that you should always pick corn in the morning when it’s cool? That’s because the afternoon heat turns D 22. A 21. If you need to speak with me this afternoon. If we pick your card in our weekly drawing. please leave a message on my voice mail. ____ Why should corn be harvested in the morning? Explanation: Corn should be picked in the morning because the afternoon heat turns the sugar to starch. you win a free dinner for two. then it is absolutely free. For example.
3 1. D 6. It’s in a lush tropical setting surrounded by breathtaking waterfalls. C A B B D 21. year-round. A 14. B 8. said 5. 18. A 7.” Pink slips are issued by some workplaces to inform workers that they are being fired. ____ What is a short distance from the properties? Explanation: Shops and restaurants are “within walking distance. 27. C 3. D 2. such never 5. 16. 15. Lesson 5 Preview Test 1. And the climate is perfect.4 1. 21. Let’s get started right away because I don’t want you to wait a minute longer to find out about the opportunity of a lifetime. C Exercise 5. We will be splitting up the department. 14. A Said is not used with an object before the clause (said that). why not get away to the islands and invest in your dream vacation home? And I can show exactly how you can manage this financially. 23. It’s easier than you think with our new installment program. 12. Still. 17. 20. You’ve probably already heard the talk around the office. B D C A 11. told must take an object. No alike any too much amounts Like already such Among Little almost not the most yet 11. You will all be reassigned according to your job duties. Only visitors is used with the preposition to. waterfalls. 24. so I will make this as brief as possible. A 15. This decision was reached by the mayor because he felt that dividing the department would help eliminate redundancy. the good news for all of us is that no pink slips have been issued. B 3. 34. B 28. A 29.2 1. And. 20. A 10. C 6. ____ What is the purpose of “pink slips?” Explanation: The speaker says that no pink slips have been given out. so 2. so I want to make it official. 31. 20. Visitors Lesson 5 25 . The golf courses. 12. A 5. 19.” This means that they are nearby. and villas are all part of the property. ____ What can be inferred about the location of the properties? Explanation: The speaker says. ____ Who is responsible for the changes to the department? Explanation: It is stated in the talk that the mayor has decided to divide the department. ____ Who will be relocated? Explanation: The speaker says that the Park Service Department will be moving to 10 Plaza Street. 13.” This means that it must be a warm place where you can be outdoors all year. D 4. Most 6. 17. 14. Recreation Service personnel will stay here at the State Avenue building for now. C 8. 29. some 3. This will mean an increased workload for some of you. B C D A D C C A 33. fresh water pools for swimming and a golf course. D 9. D Exercise 5. B 6. 32.[Questions 25 through 27 are based on the following talk] What a great crowd we have here today! I think you will find today’s presentation very exciting. C A A C D 16. D 9. Like Exercise 5. So. 30. for all outdoor activities. if you are looking for something more cozy and affordable. C 2. “the climate is perfect. And. D 5. D Exercise 5. D 12. C 27. yet 8. so “nobody is going to lose their job. C 26. Paradise Properties has many locations — from desert resorts to forest retreats — but today we would like to tell you about a brand new location. B 16.” An installment plan is a way of buying something by paying specific amounts over a period of time. 18. [Questions 28 through 30 refer to the following talk] I know you are all busy. B 30. C 10. A 9. D 8. 19. many 7. C 3.1 1. A 7. I think you’d agree with him that many times we end up with too many people trying to do the same job. enough 4. 36. B 4. 35. 17. A variety of great shops and restaurants are all within walking distance. B 10. 26. C 11. 28. 15. 18. Those assigned to the Park Service Department will be moving into new offices at 10 Plaza Street. 2. The villas can house up to 20 guests. D 2. we also offer mid-sized guest houses — perfect for a small family. 13. anymore 10. 22. D 7. for all outdoor activities. ____ What will the speaker probably do next? Explanation: The speaker says he will show the audience “how to manage this financially” with an “installment plan. A 4. B C A B D B D A 25. so relax — nobody is going to lose their job like those unfortunate workers at the Department of Motor Vehicles did last month. C A 25. Fewer 9. 19. B 13. year-round.
D 15. A 10. C 4. C 9. has owned Exercise 5. A 14. A 10. C 15. to 18. Only looking is used with the words out of. Only advised is used with an object + an infinitive (advised him to study). looking 7. heard 13. B 2. with 20. D 5. 4. C 4. C 12. and jewelry. for 11. in 9. A 8. D 13. discuss 11. was watching 4. B 6. standards Only standards is used after the verb set. 18. account Exercise 5. 24. D 10. A 5. taken 12. A Exercise 5. is giving 14. A 9. for 14. A Exercise 5. to 15. B 11. 14. to 8. D 12. C 8. B 3. A 11. 23. of 16. C B C D A 16. considered is not. B 11. D 9. by 6. advised Exercise 5. of 9.7 1. B 5. D 6. A Exercise 5. D 3. C 6. in/at 7. A 10. A 12. In 4. driven 9. of 6. D 4. while the verb explain may not be. will finish 6. with 5. A 2. B 3. in 8. had just returned 5. A 9. C 15. with 19. D 8. with 17. of 2. B D C A D 21. pay 8. regarded Regarded is followed by as.6 1.8 1.11 1. Only close can be used with the preposition to. D 6. 11. B 10. twice Only twice can be used as an adverb (meaning “two times”). D in for with by between on with at at in until at in/within since for 26 Lesson 5 . B 10. The verb account may be used with the preposition for. D 3.9 1. by 2. to 12. has been played 3. in 7. A 11. snowed 8. C 7. close 7. of 10. tell 9. A 13. B 5. wears 14.5 1. 13. C 10. A 13.10 1. goods 6. in 3. spend 7. The count noun message must be used. The verb wears is used not only with clothing but also with perfume. B 12. say is not. B 8. of Exercise 5. makeup. B 8. 20.13 1. C 11. 17. at 5. C 2. listened is used with to. be promoted 15. A 7. C C D B for to to in of for for to/for to to in about for of of at of to on by of with for of on to/with of in of 7. A 12. D 8. with 13. A Exercise 5. A 4. D 3. B 12. of 3. B 6. A 14. into 4. Tell is used with an object (tell you). D 3. D 5. A plural subject is required because the verb are is plural. A 4. A 5. 15. 19. C 9. has been published 13. for 7. C 2. rises 2. Only pay can be used with for. 22. B 14. was written 10. message 15. A 2. The noun mail is non-count and cannot be used with the indefinite article an. B 2. D Exercise 5.3. D 4. 7. Heard is not used with the preposition to. A 9. C 11. 12. A 6.12 1. A 5.
20 1. 10. 12.19 1. B A C B 13. A 2. D B A D* B D 19. 13. 12. 10. 14. D 13. 33. B 5. A 7. 22. C B A A C A to deliver cleaning up paying 9. 21. B 9. 9. D Exercise 5. 17. A 8. A 5. 20. A A D C Exercise 6. 17. to be 8. 24. A C E B 13. C 3. B 3. B 3. 8. go 7. 17. A 11. 7. A 3. 11. D A D B D D C C B A 31. C 12. 27. D 12. A 3. 14. 8. 29. 23. C 4. to stop 12. C 4. 16. C 7. 18. C 6. E 4. 15. to pay 13. 12. to go 9. C 3. A 6. 34. 10. 35. to practice 7. 19. A 9. D 13. 16.3 1. C * In this sentence. the word affords means “provides. D A C E 9.14 1. 16. B 14. B 2. 22. 15. C 11. C 6. going 15. A 10. 12. 15. D D A B C B A B D B 9. A 5. A 12. E 8. 16. C 7. B 11. D 6. 15. 30. B A C A C C 13. 18. 10. D 4. A 17. D 6. 28. 21. C 5. 15. taking 10. A 3. B 16. B 3. 16. 39. C 12. C 2. 14. A Exercise 5. 15. 18. B 2. C A D C C A B B 17. D 5.” 9. B 10. 6. D 15. 37. E 7.1 1. 9. 10. 14. 11. 24. C 8. B 7.17 1. 26. 7. 40. A 10. A 2. 2. 16. A 4. A C C B C D 13. A 20. B 7. E 2. 19. by on During/In at At in by on in in From in during/in on in in on until in by on on at at in/within in during/in in in Exercise 5. A 4. work 14. 15. 12. E 5. miss 6. A Exercise 6. 4. signing 2. cooking 4. A 7. 11. D 6. 24. C 5. 16. C 11. B 8. 13. B 5. 36. D 8. 27. 23. 28. D Review Test 1. fix 11.15 1. 3. B 10. 12. A C C D B A B A B C C 21. D 11. A 4. E 13. D A B B B A 19. 11. 29. 14. D Exercise 5. 31. A 8. B D A C Lesson 6 Preview Test 1. A 21. B 6. 32. C 11. 22. 30. hiking 5. 14. A 12. D 5. 11. 10. 8. C 5. B 9. 38. E A C D 7. C 4. E 3. B Exercise 5. C 6. 26. D Exercise 5. 23. A 4.16 1. 16. D Exercise 6.2 1. 14. D 18. C 9. 18. B 20. 20. B 19.10. 14. 5. C C B B D A A speaking shopping to drop to change drinking to arrange dancing stay Lesson 6 27 .18 1. A 2. A 4. 11. A 8. to implement 3. D 2. D 12. D C A B D D B A 25. C 3. D 2. B 8. A 2. 25. 15. D 10. D 6. A Exercise 5. C 6. 20. 9.
“Lately. you can only say. For example. The noun-clause marker what is correct here. you sell yourself. 18. is a verb. In this case. Choice B. Reparation is a payment made by someone for doing something wrong. organizations. B 9.2 1.3 1. 16. A 7. _____ A 3. D 4. 10. _____ 9. (“The judge made the thief pay reparations to his victims.” Shortly means “in a short time. The singular form yourself is correct rather than the plural yourselves because in this kind of article.” (“He will arrive shortly. Anyone should be used here because this sentence has a negative verb (don’t trust). This means “this email. C B 5. B 12. meaning “after. sometimes. D 10. C 8. is used at the end of a sentence or clause. afterwards. (“The police questioned the suspect. C 4. so the reflexive pronoun is correct here.” Of these four verbs.” D 9. 15. 10. In other words. B 5. D 13.”) Reputation is the only word that makes sense in this context. He has a good reputation. D D B C B 9. 16.are used in negative sentences and questions while compound words with some. D 5. C 12. A 18. This sentence adds the idea that ReefCo has good customer service. the writer is addressing one reader. 12.are used in affirmative statements. 20. we have had several problems.1 1. (“We went swimming. “Things have lately changed. 14. 20. 14. We can say. (“Everyone trusts Mr.” You cannot say. D 8. D 8. A 9. C 7. 12. the writer of a cookbook might write. D B C B 17.”) B 8. _____ A 10.” not “You must be careful not to burn yourselves. A Exercise 7. A Exercise 7. C 8.” is possible here. D 6.” (“She was nearly late. B 2. 11. _____ C 2.” Lately has about the same meaning but can’t be used to modify a verb such as expanded. B 11. C 19. The verb make. 12. stand. D 8.” takes the simple form of the verb. Anyone and someone can be used for people or. A reflexive pronoun (a pronoun that ends in -self or -selves) is used when the person who does the action is the same as the person who receives the action. only requested is used before an inanimate object without a preposition. 14.”) Furthermore is used to express the idea of addition. we have had several problems. 19. A 2. D B D C 17. B 2. This sentence really means “Don’t trust your good name to a company that you don’t know about. _____ 4. Jones.”) The verb retrieve means “get back” and is the only logical choice here. 18. Choice D. this.”) C 11.” The verb questioned is used only with a person as an object. is a logical subject. D Exercise 7. The previous sentence says that ReefCo has a superior and dependable fleet. C D A D 13. 11. 2. B 3. _____ Lesson 7 Preview Test 1.”) Nearly means “almost. _____ Recently means “not long ago. C 4. 15. D C A C 21. A 28 Lesson 6 . 10. _____ D 4. C 3. B 7. D 10. D 6. B 5. A 7. _____ A 7. A 6. B 5. Something and everything are used only for inanimate things. C 3. A D B A 13.4 1. 11. B B D B D 6. only the adverb-clause marker once. C C B A 17. 4.” and “Recently. _____ B 12. Exercise 7. C 7. We were hungry afterwards. A 2. _____ Reputation is the way people think of someone or something. 19. A 6.Review Test B 1. advise.” However. Compound words with any. “Things have recently changed. Of the four choices. Only choice B. 15.” The noun advice is correct here. 16. B 3. C C A B 13. B 11. 3. C 6. “You must be careful not to burn yourself. _____ The noun clause (that _____ is an automatically generated email) needs a subject. you can say “request a password” but you must say “ask for a passport” or “inquire about a passport. B 9. meaning “cause. C 5.
C 2.000 years. you must call a full day in advance.) 14. (“Tee time” is the time when a golfer begins playing. New York will “offer it to other refineries around the world for around $300.” indicating that actual contracts must be more complex.” The third paragraph says that. _____ 17.” 16. The word assess means “measure” or “evaluate.000 – 20. verbal interpretation is $67. The notice says that you must check in with the pro shop a quarter hour (15 minutes) prior to tee time. There are no tips for playing golf in the passage. ____ C The third paragraph says that the firm in Merrick. 4. it must have been believed that human habitation in Australia began 40. A D C C 17. to play on Tuesday. The word straightforward means “uncomplicated. Paul. _____ 18.” 19. ____ C B 5. ____ C title. (60. the author would probably recommend that people refer to the workbooks before speaking to an attorney. ____ A The third paragraph says that “InfraTane has been installed in the company’s St. Minnesota refinery. you must call on Monday. D 5.” (Barter means “trade.” This indicates that contracts on similar subjects will be found in the same workbook.6 1. D 11. B 4. A Exercise 7. 10. _____ This passage provides directions for making reservations to play golf. B 7.000. ____ Lesson 7 29 . ____ C B 4. ____ C A 10. Choices B and C are too specific.000 years ago. text translators. 12. A 6. C 9. Choice A best summarizes this concept.000 years old. 18. ____ C A 2. refineries add more octane than necessary. _____ 20. _____ A 9.”) The article says that the drug was “used to counteract hunger pangs.” The second paragraph states that “each workbook has a wide range of contract forms related to the area designated by the workbook B 8. There is no mention of special events. _____ 15. B 10.” The InfraTane process does NOT involve a special testing engine — the current testing method does. B 11. A 8. Therefore. D 5. A 14. D B D B 13. The topics themselves suggest that it is a table of contents for a company’s policy manual. 7. The second paragraph says that “the contracts are simplified in language.” The first paragraph states that the books make “contract forms accessible to everyone.5 1. while text translation is $7. 2. C D B C 9. 16. The chart shows the relative costs of three methods of communicating — through verbal interpreters.Exercise 7. Therefore. 14. In Singapore. and choice D is too general.000 = 40. and the hours of operation are not given. if people decide to get legal assistance. B 12. ____ B C 6.” “simple” or “direct. while the least expensive phrase book is $10.” (Pangs means “painful sensations. C 8. C A C D 12. ____ D Review Test B 1. 11. “To ensure compliance with government regulations. The other statements about InfraTane are true. _____ To play on weekdays. _____ D 7. the cost of text translation is $9. 3. C 13. they “will realize a savings in time and expense” if they are already familiar with terminology and typical contracts. D 3. 13. and phrase books — in nine Asian cities. and its discovery “pushed back the date of human habitation in Australia by 20. 20.000) The arrangement of topics and page numbers suggests that this is a table of contents. 19.”) The bone was 60. 15. The article states that the aboriginal people made these tools “for barter.” Previously. In Seoul. This $60 price difference is by far the greatest discrepancy between the two services in all the cities listed. A 6. _____ The first paragraph of the article says. ____ A C 3.
____ A 30. Frank Van der Griff criticizes the service and mentions that the price has gone up. At the top of the restaurant review. “Your invitation to publish did not mention payment for articles that are accepted. ____ A 25. Choice A would have no effect. choices B and C continually decline.” Hoshi Kitano’s article is about an “enlightened policy” regarding age and sex discrimination and it “talks about the strong opposition we faced from upper management. and other publications. The other aspects of driving in the snow are all discussed in the article. the reviewer gives the restaurant five stars (*****) for food. I’d now rate the Barong Grill as ‘Excellent’ when it comes to atmosphere. ____ D 35. magazines. Mr. less than any of the other fields given as choices.” According to the article. C 32. “We have learned . ____ B 31. The article says. Bowles says in his letter. The word pilot in this context means “trial” or “experimental. ____ A 38. ____ A 36.” C 33.” The symbol used in this review for excellent atmosphere is four stars (****). (“I’d recommend the Barong Grill to anyone who likes good food and an intriguing atmosphere!”) All five of the sections of the magazine Workplace deal with changes in the way people work. “Do not use this technique (pumping the brakes) if your car is equipped with anti-lock brakes.” “Cross Currents” contains “news and commentary highlighting the resistance to.” This means that the average cost of meals is $21 to $35 per person. ____ A 39. Choices B and D would cause the average age of the workforce to go up. .” and so the article would probably be published in that section. The review discusses “a new Indonesian restaurant. not down.” The section titled “In the News” contains “published information on pathbreaking workplace practices worldwide. considerably more than any of the other topics listed as answer choices. According to the letter. ____ Frank Van der Griff writes in his letter that “Personally. an influx of workers in their twenties would lower the average age.1% in ten years. Only choice D reverses a trend.” At the top of the review. if so. ____ C 22. but declines from 2000 to 2005. The percentage of government workers rises between 1995 and 2000. The other qualities of the restaurant that the reviewer considers have fewer than five stars. I am wondering if you pay for articles that you accept for publication and. ____ B 23. “Weekday evenings” is marked with the symbol “$$$. at what rate?” There is also no information in the announcement about subscription rates (choice B). “If your car’s rear end slides to the right. ____ D 27. that you may be looking for an agency to help promote your charming line of children’s clothing in North America” and that “We have an excellent track record helping European and Asian firms boost sales in the United States and Canada. his review is positive despite his minor criticisms. ____ B 34. which begins on page 36. In general. but Hoshi Kitano does not point this out in the email. We encourage you to send clippings from newspapers. since children are not part of the workforce. ____ An employee who wanted information on taking a business trip would probably look in the “Travel” section. The percentage of people working in retail changed only 0. or lack of understanding of progressive workplace practices. ____ C 26. gently steer to the right. ____ A 24. There is no information about starting an engine in cold weather. ____ C 37.D 21. but he also talks about how he enjoys the food and the atmosphere.” Since people in their twenties are younger than the average age of people in the workforce. . The section titled “Profit sharing plan” covers ten pages (pages 26–35). Choice A continually goes up. ____ 30 Lesson 7 . ____ B 28. ____ B 29.
Ms. B 42. ____ B 47. along with contact information. The truck is stopped at a railroad crossing. ____ D 41. ____ The word charming means “wonderful” or “delightful.C 40. . D. D. D. He’s writing on a paper. C. Many cars are stuck in a traffic jam. officer is on horseback. D 2. The two people are sharing the same telephone. we know that the trade fair is in Amsterdam. The The The The trees are bare and empty of leaves. so she suggests a meeting with her associate Jules Bellanger. A. The cats are sitting in a row. she will be at a trade fair when Mr. The train is waiting for the signal to change. From Mr. C. Bowles’ letter. B. ____ A 1. B. There is no mention of tennis courts. They’re loading a truck onto the train. Her chin is resting on her hand. Greenwood is in Lyon from February 18 to 20. golfing (a challenging nine-hole golf course). A. C. The mechanic is repairing the engine.” The word challenging means “difficult” or “demanding. ____ A. A 5. “Because of the fire in the conference center at the Wellington last week. We know that there is Internet access in the public parts of the hotel. He’s working with electronic tools. ____ D 48. A. She’s writing down notes. but we don’t know if there is Internet access in the guest rooms. ____ B 45. C. C. ____ C 7. and diving (facilities for wind-surfing and diving). Bricault is interested in meeting with Peter Greenwood to discuss Mr. but we don’t know how far away the airport is. B. The web page says that there are “One hundred guest suites with ocean views. ____ A 43. B. The engineer is designing an automobile. He’s loading the baggage onto the airplane. D. Ms.” The web site says that there are “round-theclock dining services. A. D. He’s getting his luggage from the carousel. However. B. Bowles’ proposal. A. ____ C 46. Ms. He’s reading a newspaper. B.” The web page mentions swimming (indoor and outdoor swimming pools). ____ She’s studying the books. The doors of the car are wide open. Bricault asks in her email for “a list of European firms that you have assisted. Practice Test 1 Listening Comprehension Part 1 Example C ____ A. C. . ____ D 3. The man is waiting for the woman to finish talking. D. B 4. B.” She will therefore probably get information from these companies before agreeing to work with Pacific Marketing. Bricault says that she will be at the trade fair when Mr. D.” Ms. ____ D 6. He’s waiting in a line. B. He’s getting on a ride at an amusement park. ____ A. C. ____ C 44. The playing cards are scattered on the ground. such as the lobby. horse is racing forward. They’re waiting for the rain to stop. we are unable to meet there. He’s picking out a suitcase at the luggage store. He’s waving to someone. The lecture must be exciting. Greenwood is in Lyon. officer is on the roof of the house. The two people are both using pay phones. Bryce writes. ____ Practice Test 1 31 . We know that there is a free shuttle service to and from the airport. Many shopping carts are available.” The other questions are not answered on the web site. D. The man is being introduced to the woman. C. We don’t know if employees can get group rates if they decide to stay longer (although information about rates is available by clicking on the button at the bottom of the web page).
Someone delivered them. C. B. at least. They’re both about the same. C. B. ____ They are setting up camp. ____ B 11. B. C. Those peaches look delicious. I would. I won’t. but it’s a lot of work. holding the door. He’s planning to go. Yes. it is. B. I’d enjoy reading it. washing the floor. Malek. B. No one — I learned on my own. ____ B 24. How exciting for you to be starting a new business! A. Once every few weeks. At the florist’s shop. ____ C 23. Malek. No. Call Mr. About half an hour. We had a great view of the stage. C 21. They are having an intense conversation. They’re watching a program on television. They work very hard. How long have you lived in this apartment? A. A. From nine to five o’clock. I’m afraid I can’t tell you. What do you think of Jim’s plan? A. How about spending the afternoon at the beach? A. Very well.A 8. Thanks. These two are good. Yes. D. That sounds like a great idea. They are building a campfire. the plane already took off. I saw a “For Rent” sign. They’re taking pictures of the scene. I taught my friend. How often is he late for work? A. ____ B 13. How were your seats at the concert? A. Steve? A. ____ Part 2 Sample A ____ Where have you been. Would you rather take a bus or walk? A. The couple is checking the lights. C. Do you have the correct change? A. I expect Akiko will be very successful. B. For about six months. He’s He’s He’s He’s standing by the fan. I didn’t hear the news about your company. Yes. all right? A. B. The fare was around $500. B. B. I have exactly the right amount. It was quite a sight. D. About four hundred pages. Don’t worry. C. B. thanks. B. ____ 32 Practice Test 1 . ____ B 16. it hasn’t changed at all. ____ What’s that book about? A. B. C. I thought about going swimming. ____ C 22. D. C. A 20. It’s ten o’clock. I like him a lot. Yes. B. C. Whom should I contact when I arrive in Malaysia? A. C. It’s too complicated. C. I wouldn’t mind getting a little exercise. B. The music was wonderful. C. B. B. She said it was a great success. getting out of the van. It was signed by Mr. I have. A 18. That’s what I said. C. ____ B 25. No. They seem to be nervous and tense. B. B. A. C. At the gymnasium. C. I’m sure she will be. Two people are looking at the screens. B. C. B. Because of her experience. ____ C 12. It started at about eight o’clock. ____ A. That’s what my travel agent told me. Don’t tell anyone what I told you. ____ A 15. B 19. Which of these two tools would be better for this job? A. Where did these flowers come from? A. C. This bus goes to the stadium. It’s the biography of a famous actress. ____ B 9. A long way from here. ____ C 14. C. C. ____ A. You’ll be there by Wednesday. Because of a traffic jam. C. I didn’t spend much money. Yes. ____ C 26. ____ A 10. Are air fares going up again? A. A 17. Who taught you how to swim? A. C.
____ A 34. I sure am — do you want a ride? C. Why don’t you send out an email asking if anyone is missing them? B 41. B. and we just can’t ask our current workers to put in any more overtime. I’ll probably take a taxi. Flora can wear her green dress. I used to listen to jazz years ago. M1: Sorry. When did your company first start doing business in Hong Kong? A. Hadn’t we better go now? A. I guess you’re ready to go then. I’ll be flying to Athens. The doctor has two children. F: Are you sure. ____ B 31. ____ A 30. C. I’d recognize his handwriting. A shipping business. C. C. let’s do. How long ago did she graduate from the university? A. I’ll be back after I’m finished. It was about eight years ago. I liked it. ____ C 38. _____ What will probably happen to the gift the second man is carrying? M: With all these new orders. There’s a jazz club on Simon Street that’s not bad. Practice Test 1 33 A 35. we’re going to have to hire more production workers. B. It’s leaving on time. I prefer rice to noodles. I feel fine now. thanks. Sure. Please open your carry-on for inspection. _____ What was the man doing on Monday? C 43. I think we should. she’s a graduate. C. You’re right. A. B. Over forty years ago. ____ C 36. Yes. What was it about the hotel you didn’t like? A. There’s a chance it will go down. call anytime. C. C. You’re not by any chance going downtown. I don’t have any questions. ____ B 44. go ahead. B. I’ll call you. Who can help Flora address those envelopes? A. or meat? M2: Yes. _____ Where does this conversation probably take place? A 46. Yes. The rooms were too small. Isn’t this a picture of the Space Needle in Seattle? A. C. The rates were very reasonable. Yes. B. but that won’t last forever. _____ The first speaker is looking for what kind of items? C 45. They were addressed to her. Heath? We still have plenty of back inventory. Because I did a good job. Yes. but it’s illegal to bring fresh fruit into the country. The suitcase is in the closet. I have a basket of tropical fruit I’m taking as a gift for a friend. If you want to. vegetables. B 37. I’ve finally finished packing for the trip. C. I’ve never been there. I think that’s still her plan. Do you know if Ms. Is there anywhere in this town to hear some good jazz? A.A 27. B. Dr. Kaufmann at the Medical Center is excellent. Well. B. ____ C 32. I was out of town Monday giving a sales presentation in Phoenix. C. She’ll be there until next week. B. C. Gate 23 on Concourse C. B. B. Mr. C. _____ What does the woman suggest the man do? M1: Are you carrying any fresh fruit. I just found out myself. B 28. Some of them are already working double shifts. _____ What has Sally found? D 42. B. ____ A 39. No. ____ A 29. Sally. He recommended that I quit smoking. What gate is your flight leaving from? A. C. M: Yes. Can you recommend a good family doctor? A. ____ Why didn’t you tell me you’d gotten a promotion? A. ____ . I believe it is. ____ Part 3 F: Are these your notes from Monday’s budget meeting? M: No. I’ve been to Seattle several times. C. B. F: No. remember? Maybe they’re Tom’s. Simms is planning to go to London? A. are you? A. For over four years. B. sir. Okay. This wasn’t the first time. B. can I call you later? A. Yes. C 33. ____ If I have any more questions. I’ll be happy to. I’ve seen better ones before. ____ C 40.
. and well-motivated sales reps bring in more new accounts for the company.C 47. _____ Where are they? D 63. Sam. Anyway. this is Sam Briggs at Briggs Electronics. Heath’s plan? D 49. especially considering their vacation days were already cut a couple of weeks ago. We want to be sure that he’ll like it! A 53. F: But. _____ Where does the woman suggest the man look for the receipt? F: So. _____ Why is Phil worried? C 55. _____ When will the man take a vacation? M: I can’t find the receipt for my airline tickets from that trip I took last week. _____ What is the problem? A 48. I took a couple of snapshots of him. M1: And the newspaper ads? M2: I’m glad you brought that up — we need to meet so I can show you a few I’ve been working on. I suppose she’s lucky she wasn’t hurt worse. People are still sending mail to my old apartment. and she’ll work from the photographs. Anspach’s occupation? C 66. I’d let his wife choose the photograph that Ms. John. The radio spots have already been recorded. _____ What does the woman advise the man to do? M: My suggestion to cut expenses is to reduce bonuses by 50 percent for the next six months. How did it happen? M: She was driving up to a ski resort and her car slid in the snow and hit a tree. So yeah. . You’re one of the few people who managed to get my new address. _____ Where does David probably work? C 61. M: Really? Maybe I’ll try to read it in June when I’m on vacation. F1: Oh. Anspach to do a portrait of our CEO for his birthday. M1: Hello. _____ What is Ms. _____ What can be inferred about Rosa? C 64. _____ Why is Mr. in the glove compartment. I’m just calling to see how our new campaign you’re working on is going. _____ What is Mr. those bonuses help motivate our sales staff. F: But I thought we were going to surprise him. I’ve looked in my office. I’m too busy with work right now. F: Well. _____ What can be inferred about the newspaper ads? F1: Hi. They won’t like this. David. _____ What does Mr. A 65. and they’ll be on the air next week. I did. F: Not again. I think they’ll understand. _____ What will Brenda do tomorrow? 34 Practice Test 1 . I’m just filling out a change-of-address card. and she’s had a pretty miserable week since then. did you get a chance to visit Brenda at the hospital? M: Yeah. C 56. and Westbrook has a really wild imagination. _____ How often does the man have this type of problem? B 54. _____ What did the woman initially think of the man’s idea? C 67. She’s still in some pain. she was in surgery for a couple of hours. _____ What will Rosa be doing on Saturday? M: We’ve commissioned Ms. in my wallet . M: I need to find that receipt. Remember what happened last time? B 62. I’ll definitely be there — I wouldn’t miss it! D 50. F: I think you’d like this one — it’s a very fast-paced adventure. Phil! This is the third time this week you’ve lost something. I heard her car was totally destroyed. Briggs calling? B 60. _____ What are they discussing? C 51. Heath say about his current employees? F: Have you read this new best-seller by Mark Westbrook? M: No. F: It must have been a pretty bad accident. A 59. I haven’t. M: We’ll explain to them that it’s only a short-term measure. _____ What type of accident are they discussing? B 57. but it’ll be at least a month before she’s back in the office. _____ What is the woman’s opinion of Mark Westbrook? C 52. Anspach works from. I don’t really enjoy fiction. Rosa! Did your boss send you down here to get another book of stamps? F2: No. It won’t be a surprise if he has to pose for her! M: Calm down — he won’t have to. But if I were you. or my company won’t pay me back for my plane tickets. M2: It’s coming along fine. _____ When did the accident probably occur? B 58. all right. F: I’d check the pockets of the suit you were wearing. she’ll be going home in another day. then did you get the party invitation I sent you? For my wedding anniversary on Saturday? F2: As a matter of fact.
_____ What benefit will the city of Minneapolis receive? Explanation: Minneapolis will receive “hundreds. even thousands. the present location is Atlanta. A big holiday weekend is coming up in a few days. D 74. or development. _____ Where is North American Airline’s training facility presently located? Explanation: According to the talk. We offer a high-quality. This type of bicycle provides basic transportation and is a bargain. you can get it after three on Tuesday. C 80. _____ What type of bicycle would the speaker recommend for someone who rides on both paved and unpaved roads? Explanation: The hybrid bicycle “can be used on both paved city streets or on unpaved mountain trails. _____ Why is the blood supply low? Explanation: The speaker says that “every year in late summer. radio station KCFX presents this public service message: Bonfort Blood Center has just issued an urgent request for blood donations.” C 76. rocky trails or on no trails at all. We can create prints by scanning the negatives or the prints themselves. around 18 megabytes. so the need is great. bring in a roll by noon and pick the photos up after three the following day. even thousands. The most recently developed type of bicycle is the hybrid. therefore. [Questions 77 through 79 are based on the following news item] Today. if you bring it in on Monday morning. North American Airlines made the announcement that it will move its main training facility to Minneapolis next year. the blood supply drops to dangerously low levels. _____ Which of these will a donor NOT receive? Explanation: The speaker does not say that donors will receive mention on the radio. _____ What is the man’s primary concern? Part 4 [Questions 71 through 73 are based on the following talk] The type of bicycle that you choose depends on the type of bicycling that you plan to do. or to keep it in its present location. a ten-speed bicycle is the best choice. but the files must be saved at a very high resolution. come on down to the Bonfort Blood Center. including generous tax breaks. For color film. you can pick the photos up after three the following day. to ensure quality. Practice Test 1 35 . _____ What is the best title for this talk? Explanation: The talk describes four types of bicycles and their uses. We also offer many types of color film for sale at special discount prices. _____ When is this announcement being made? Explanation: The speaker says that “a big holiday weekend is coming up in a few days. So please. _____ How did airline industry analysts react to the announcement? Explanation: The speaker says that “analysts were taken by surprise by the announcement. low-cost developing service. Minneapolis.” A 75. North American had been expected to move the facility to one of its hub cities. _____ How long would the man’s proposal probably be in effect? B 69.” [Questions 74 through 76 refer to the following announcement] And now. B 79.” D 73. Analysts speculate that Minneapolis must have made an offer North American could not refuse. and the possibility of numerous accidents is high. Industry analysts were taken by surprise by the announcement. maintenance. _____ What does the speaker say about mountain bicycles? Explanation: The speaker says that the mountain bicycle “is designed to be ridden on steep. of desirable. For the serious bicycle commuter. which can be used on both paved city streets or on unpaved mountain trails. the blood supply drops to dangerously low levels.” [Questions 80 through 82 are based on the following recording] Thank you for calling PhotoWorld. It will only take a few minutes to donate. The simplest bicycle has either three speeds or none at all. and every donor gets fruit juice and a cookie as well as a pin that says “I gave the gift of life. and this summer is no exception. A 71. and this summer is no exception. in return. which is designed to be ridden on steep. This type of bicycle performs well on city streets and on highways. well-paying jobs. Salt Lake City or St.” D 78. The shortage of blood type O positive is particularly critical. Digital files can also be used. _____ When will color photos from a roll of film be available if the roll of film is brought in on Monday morning? Explanation: The advertisement says that if you bring in a roll of film in the morning.C 68.” And remember. Every year in late summer. B 72. donors are eligible for an unlimited supply of free blood should they require it within the next year. of desirable. receives hundreds. well-paying jobs. The sturdiest bicycle is the mountain bicycle. There is no mention of bicycle safety. especially you O positive donors. _____ Why does the woman think the staff will not like the proposal? D 70. D 77. Louis. Atlanta. rocky trails or on no trails at all.
_____ Which of these is Diana Hartwick LEAST likely to tell her seminar audience? Explanation: There is nothing to indicate that she is going to talk about exercise. _____ What does the speaker suggest? Explanation: The speaker suggests that listeners “stock up on that frozen orange juice” while they can still afford it. it is mentioned that she will discuss posture. what happened in 1991? Explanation: In 1991. [Questions 92 through 94 are based on the following announcement] Welcome to our city. and come explore the city with our experts. D 82. However. In that year. Clio Awards are given for a wide variety of achievements in advertising. C 90. “advertising has its Clios. (tiredness) and pain. So. That means more imports and. I recommend the afternoon Art Deco tour. _____ How did the ceremony change after the reorganization? Explanation: The number of awards dropped from over 400 to 72. music has its Grammies. or by the improper arrangement of office equipment or furniture. and hand position. _____ What is the purpose of the seminar? Explanation: The speaker says that Diana Hartwick will explain ways to help the office workers avoid fatigue 36 Practice Test 1 . Diana Hartwick will discuss these matters at a seminar for all interested office workers and will explain simple ways to avoid fatigue and pain in the office. So stock up on that frozen orange juice while you can still afford it. Ms. _____ According to the speaker. folks. Here are some brochures to remind you where and when to meet us. It’s spectacular! If you haven’t seen it yet. Therefore.m. please meet in front of the Modern Art Museum on Main Street at 9:00 a. much of the citrus crop will probably be lost. _____ Which of the following is available at a special discount price? Explanation: The speaker says that color film is “for sale at special discount prices. bring along some good shoes. _____ What is the main purpose of this talk? Explanation: The main purpose of the talk is to explain why citrus fruits will be in short supply and more expensive. designed in the Art Deco style of the 1920s and 1930s. tomorrow morning. “the organization granting the awards collapsed. If you’d rather not get up that early. Consumers should start seeing these higher prices in about two to three months. television has its Emmies. You’ll see more sights than you could ever see on a bus tour. This cold wave. and despite the growers’ best efforts.B 81. you really should! If you’d like to join this tour. A new panel of 30 international judges was appointed. I look forward to seeing you then! A 85. _____ When is the change in prices expected to occur? Explanation: The speaker says that “consumers should start seeing these higher prices in about two to three months.m.” D 91. means citrus fruits are going to be in short supply. This tour starts at 1:00 p. _____ Why does the speaker mention digital files? Explanation: The speaker says that digital files “can also be used” to make prints. or back ever ache? This can be a warning sign of serious problems caused by incorrect posture or hand position while working at a desk. This Friday at 11. the organization granting the awards collapsed due to financial mismanagement and ownership problems. Experts predict that prices for oranges may climb to their highest level in five years. you’ll visit the recently redesigned City Hall with its Italian marble staircase. ladies and gentlemen! I’d like to invite you to join our local guides for a walking tour. arrangement of office equipment. including Television Commercial of the Year. and the number of awards was reduced from over 400 to just 72. C 88. along with last month’s flooding in southern California. _____ Who is Diana Hartwick? Explanation: The speaker says Diana Hartwick is “a physical therapist who has specialized in ergonomics. of course. This takes you to the elegant buildings of the Hill District. and advertising has its Clios. In subsequent years. the purpose of the seminar is to make the workers feel physically better. [Questions 86 through 88 are based on the following announcement] At the end of the workday. next to the Mermaid Fountain. All office staff should make every effort to attend this seminar.” C 89. On the early morning tour. arms.” C 84. [Questions 89 through 91 are based on the following news item] More unusually cold temperatures are expected for tonight and tomorrow through the deep South. B 86. The awards ceremony was televised annually until 1991. the organization was taken over by new management and revived. Hartwick is a physical therapist who has specialized in ergonomics — the study of the relationship between workers and their environment.” [Questions 83 through 85 are based on the following talk] Film has its Oscars. Hard freezes are expected over much of Florida. C 83. higher prices in the grocery store.” A 87. do your hands. Join us at Forest Library on Broadway. _____ In what field are Clio Awards given? Explanation: The speaker says that.
” In other words. A 110. this information could save your life and the lives of those under your care. B 104. _____ The correct preposition after the noun need is for. a singular noun phrase. To access information.”) However. seeing things you cannot see from the bus. If you see these lights or hear the alarm bell. C 107. _____ How long does it take for this device to access an address? Explanation: The speaker says that address information can be accessed “in seconds. 139. A 114.” Reading Part 5 101.”) Practice Test 1 37 . _____ Which of the following is mentioned as a feature of the Go-Go? Explanation: The speaker says the Go-Go 3 is a “planner. However. (“They need some gasoline. 127. thousands of addresses. and 1:00 p. patients. In the event of a fire. 124. If there is a fire in your building. and a 9:00 a. The Go-Go 3 is a planner. B 96. he will discuss the job that each person is required to do in case of a fire. it is mentioned that people going on the tour through the Hill District will see buildings designed in the Art Deco style of the 1920s and 1930s. and calendar all in one. _____ Where would someone going on the City Hall tour meet? Explanation: The speaker asks people who would be taking this tour to meet “in front of the Modern Art Museum on Main Street.m. This will alert the fire department. D 103.B 92. _____ What would people learn about on the Art Deco tour? Explanation: In the talk. and another medical facility all indicate that this talk is being given to people who work in a hospital. _____ Who is this talk probably being given to? Explanation: The fact that the speaker mentions hospitals. C 120. _____ What does the alarm indicate? Explanation: The alarm is “to remind you of your appointments. it is essential to close all doors and windows to keep smoke and fire from spreading. the speaker does talk about the “expert” tour guides. C 118. (“There’s a need for gasoline. B 113. 138. 123. B 145. Along with the alarm bell that you’ll hear. and in seconds you have the data you need. I’m Bob Frist from the city fire department. and calendar.” B 99. 122. 129. So. why not “go-go” and check it out today? A 98. And that’s not all! The stylish and compact design looks great! It fits easily into a pocket or purse — perfect for a mobile lifestyle.) A 144. D 117. _____ What will happen if the alarm is turned on? Explanation: The speaker describes “flashing strobe lights that are activated in every unit when the alarm is turned on. A 143. C 108. _____ The correct pronoun is its because the referent for this word is memorandum of understanding. D 111. The fire department will have ambulances sent to your building so you can transfer any sick or injured people to another medical facility immediately. 125. notepad. D 112. A 119. Bob Frist says he will outline each of their “specific fire response duties. A 106.” A 100. Part 6 B 141. the noun need takes for. D 121. the first thing you need to do is turn on the fire alarm by pulling down on this white bar. _____ What will Bob Frist probably do next? Explanation: At the end of the talk. 135. notepad. There is even an alarm to remind you of your appointments. which means “summarizes” or “presents an overall plan. And it only takes a few minutes to download information from the new GoGo 3 to your personal computer. Evacuate the patients who can’t walk first. our latest hand-held organizer. C 102. tour. _____ What reason does the announcer NOT give for taking a walking tour? Explanation: The speaker does not mention lunch. Now I want to outline each of your specific fire response duties. I’ve been asked to review the emergency evacuation procedures for all hospitals in the area. A B D D C B C A A B 131. then help the others out of the building. [Questions 98 through 100 are based on the following advertisement] Lead a busy life? Having trouble getting organized? We have the perfect solution for you — the Go-Go 3. [Questions 95 through 97 refer to the following talk] Hello. 140. 136. _____ Most of the time means usually and is the only choice that fits logically and grammatically into the passage. The verb need does not take a preposition.” C 93. B 115. journal. (Any is usually used in negative sentences or questions. simply enter a name or topic. 137. and hundreds of photos. B 116.” C 142. you will also see flashing strobe lights that are activated in every unit when the alarm is turned on. D 94. B 109. journal. 130. 132. _____ The correct term is outlines.m. 128.” B 97. 126. 134. B A C D A C D C D A A 95. _____ The noun form confidentiality is needed here. 133. The storage space will amaze you! You can store weeks of scheduled events. D 105.
_____ The third paragraph of the memo states that “a brochure is attached. D 166. also. C 159. B 153. _____ The article begins. the other choices are not directly discussed in the article. _____ The phrase Not only should be paired with the phrase but . .” B 154. are regulated and that there are restrictions as well on air transport and mining companies. and even staff attire. the simple past tense verb form opened should be used. _____ A “rule of thumb” such as the Pareto Principle is a rule that provides a rough estimate without providing 100% accuracy. . meaning “appeared. Juran first formulated the law. However. A 169. B 149. _____ Dramatic in this reading means “spectacular” or “remarkable.000). Sales declined in the United States and European Union countries. B 168. B 156. furniture [which would include tables and chairs] . . the article says. D 161. C 152. _____ The correct word choice is enhance. _____ The correct phrase is popped up. _____ The word both is paired with the word and (both Dorval and Mirabel). D 160.000 or more.) to a place (a site in downtown Buenos Aires). _____ There were 40 countries surveyed. his or her membership will continue until April the next year. . A 155. _____ The time phrase that same month refers back to the phrase in June in the previous sentence. Certain service industries. but Japan continued to lead the world in daily sales. which means it is published every two months. including engineering firms. In the example given in the second paragraph. _____ The footnote indicates that eligibility for the new benefits is restricted to permanent employees who work 30 hours or more a week. 20% of the variables (clients) account for 80% of the consequences (sales). . eligible employees must attend.” The Pareto Principle is NOT called the Juran Assumption. M. _____ The basic membership fee is given as $25. “The Pareto Principle. _____ The increase in Peru was 90%. B 172. there was $100. Since this is a distinct time in the past. “it is sometimes called the 80/20 Technique.” C 170. However.000 in sales (80% of $100. _____ The article states that ambience is “the synthesis of architecture.” (The verb add is not correct here because add is used with the preposition to. and sales fell in 23. C 163. A 148. . . also receive incentives. The article goes on to say that the Pareto Principle is “also known as the Law of the Vital Few. it is easy to understand it through the use of practical examples.and medium-sized companies with investments of less than DH5 38 Practice Test 1 . so 20% of the clients must have been responsible for $80. a large service corporation investing more than DH5 million would not be eligible for incentives. C 151.” D 150. _____ According to the Pareto Principle.” A 164. _____ The past participle considered is the correct verb form. _____ The article states that incentives are provided to non-service companies investing DH100. “It is difficult to understand the Pareto Principle in completely abstract terms. considered.) D 147. D 171.) It doesn’t mention the quality of food or service. while in India it was 28. Therefore. Part 7 million.5%. _____ According to the article. _____ The article states that financial service companies. _____ There was a small decline in newspaper sales last year. _____ The letter indicates that if the member renews at this time. the 300 billion dollars spent in restaurants was “an increase of about 5% from the previous year. It is useful but not always precise. B 162. .” At the end of the first paragraph. although the author of the article believes it should be because J. B 167. _____ The main purpose of the article is to report on a survey that showed a decline in newspaper sales in the majority of countries surveyed. ” indicating that Pareto Law is a synonym for Pareto Principle. . _____ The article is a brief description of Morocco’s foreign investment policy. C 165.A 146.” (Attire means clothing.000 in sales. _____ Wild! is described as a bimonthly journal. . _____ According to the article. which would include banks. and to small. There’s no indication that hotels are regulated. sales must have gone up or remained the same in 17 of the countries surveyed. or Pareto Law . Enhance means “make better” or “make stronger. C 157. _____ The adjective-clause marker where is generally used to join an adjective clause (where passengers can obtain boarding passes . A past participle is needed to complete the passive verb phrase should be .” A 158. _____ The August 11 meeting is described as mandatory.
” D 179. “For a list of these companies and information on how to obtain your discount. _____ When John Brusaw approved this request. _____ This phrase means “some problems to solve. According to the schedule.” A 193.” C 181. Ms.. It means that the disease can be transmitted from one person to another. for room service charges. _____ There is 0% cholesterol in Nin Go. or in this letter. _____ The fax from Terry Kim says. can be used “if desired. (Contagious diseases. however. _____ According to information on the form. _____ The recipe says that dried cherries. according to the nutritional information. along with dried dates and apricots. A 185. He is. Therefore. they are told to keep their receipts for their airline tickets “in order to be reimbursed (paid back). It is also used for other concepts. _____ Attendees are told in the schedule to wear “casual western wear” (clothing) to events at the Carleton Ranch.m. _____ The fax says. can be “caught” by other people. the “data output” that Ms. enthusiasm. so Ms. “If we generate your list. regional sales managers will be leading meetings. or for hotel accommodations on Saturday night. Brady will now have that task. A 174. “You will receive a 10% discount on your next purchase from any of our client companies. Yuan has attended the last 20 conferences. _____ In her fax. Heng is requesting is “postal addresses for all current and prospective customers. We learn from the email that Mr. he wrote that he is in the Marketing Department and he circled “deputy director. it will be at least a week later than you requested it.” B 188. _____ The word contagious is often used for infectious diseases such as the flu.) C 198. _____ If something is translucent. etc. he must have attended all of the conferences up until this one. Ms. light can pass through it.” Practice Test 1 39 . B 191. will be taking over Mr. _____ The article says that while the Pareto Principle may provide a quick way to analyze sales. C 190.” D 176. _____ There is a list of reasons why someone might return a printer on the form.” However. according to the schedule. and because of shipping damage. D 187. see pages 2 and 3 of this fax. A 183.” A week after July 3 is July 10. therefore. A 186. _____ Mr. C 182. _____ The upcoming sales conference is the twentyfirst such conference. _____ The attendees will not be reimbursed for taxi fare. there are many situations in which the principle is misapplied. because of customer support problems. However. Yuan’s duties as regional manager at the conference. In the memo. _____ This business helps other businesses relocate.” D 189. the assistant regional manager. Grace Heng indicates that she wants the data output by July 3. Pettigrew is making sure that the notes that he took about an upcoming dinner meeting are correct. _____ The schedule says that the badge is the ticket to all events. B 180. on Friday afternoon. _____ The recipe says that the cake should be put in a steamer basket. _____ The reading says that “‘Recipe Revelations’ is a weekly feature that publishes recipes from local restaurants. such as laughter. Ms. The word catching is a synonym for contagious. set over boiling water. Kim writes. She also indicates that she would return a printer because of the way it prints photos. Stuart Daniels writes. Carrington’s staff will begin to serve food at 8 p. and steamed for 40–50 minutes. Deckard indicates on the form that the appearance of the printer (the way it looks) would not lead her to return it. according to his notes.A 173. _____ The fax says. _____ According to her email. C 195. the signature blank at the bottom of the form has not been filled in. _____ The advertisement offers to “take the worry and inconvenience out of your move. A 194. _____ On the form. It is therefore “nearly clear” or “semitransparent. A 175. _____ Stuart Daniels says someone in his office can show her how to generate the list of addresses herself. you qualify to answer this survey whether or not you returned that printer to its place of purchase.” B 184. C 177. _____ Mr. B 178. Pettigrew says in his letter that. “If you are a recent inkjet/laser buyer (in the last three months). Marilyn Brady. D 197. confirming the arrangements for the meeting. “be sure to sign and date the form at the bottom.” A 196. These events are scheduled on Friday.” D 192.” They are therefore not a necessary part of the recipe.
She is putting chemicals into the tube. B. C. running past the fountain. ____ A. The man is trying on shoes in a shoe store. There are three footprints in the sand. hiking down the hillside. A 10. they had agreed to provide a third main dish. C. Someone is signing the papers. C. No. He is writing notes on the board. C. I put it in my briefcase. D. C 11. I have. Are you free now. The man is dealing the cards. ____ A 4. They are looking at the books on the shelves. Everyone at the meeting is standing up. Very well. A. A. eating lunch in a cafeteria. D. thanks. D. Ms. D. Yes. Carrington says that. _____ According to Mr. The scientist is studying the rock. C. Why don’t we give Marie a call? A. Because I needed some information from her. One woman is pointing out something to the driver. The deadline is the end of the month. B 7. No. He’s writing on a paper. C. At the gymnasium. Someone is cleaning the windows with cloths. She’s She’s She’s She’s pedaling the bike up the hill. When is your report due? A. ____ A. D. C. The boats are floating on the waves. C. or would you rather talk later? A. Some people have left their shoes on the beach. cleaning off the table. you’ll have to pay for it. D 1. The women are paying their taxes. The nurse is bandaging the man’s foot. A. D. D. walking through a dense forest. C. B. A. I’m not the one who did it. C. according to her notes. A. C. The woman is making a point at a meeting. B 200. The towels are hanging outside the shower. B. C 8. C. B. B. ____ D 5. Right now is fine. ____ Practice Test 2 Listening Comprehension Part 1 Example C ____ A. ____ Where have you been. B. B. She is looking at the liquid in the test tube. He’s waiting in a line. He’s waving to someone. _____ Ms. The exit sign is above the doorway. B. ____ D 9.” A 6. B. There are some fingerprints on the glass. ____ 40 Practice Test 2 . B.C 199. ____ A. The laundry has been hung out on a line to dry. The driver is pointing out sights along the road. I’d rather talk in person than send a letter. She liked the present you gave her. D. D. D. I think it’s too late to call her tonight. chicken picata and vegetarian medley. He’s reading a newspaper. B. The man with the computer is leading the discussion. ____ C 13. She She She She is is is is coloring with crayons. B. ____ A 2. One passenger is taking a nap in the front seat. but she promises that this will not affect their “usual high standards of service. Someone is closing the window. Pettigrew’s notes. ____ A. C. salmon with a honeyginger glaze. The man has broken the egg. Carrington says that one member of her serving staff will not be available for the dinner. there will be the choice of two main dishes. A notice has been taped to the glass. The woman is helping the man do his exercises. B. B. C. ____ A. The dentist is drilling a tooth. A 12. Someone is typing a report. C. Steve? A. B. D. Part 2 Sample A ____ B 3. All of the tubes are empty. He is drilling a hole in the wood. hanging a picture on the wall.
____ A 16. Thanks. B. Yes. B. Relax — you can get breakfast here twentyfour hours a day. Yes. ____ A 20. I’ll have fruit. C. C. Yes. ____ B 25. C. My sister lent it to me. I took a picture of my friend. B. Might as well give me an aisle seat — there’s nothing to see on this flight. C. B. B. B. A 24. thanks. ____ Haven’t you already seen this movie? A. ____ C 18. If you want to use it. A. No. Where did you get that houseplant? A. B. get in line right behind me. I’ll do it right away. ____ C 31. On the left side as you’re driving north. It’s on Walnut Street. C. Is the committee meeting still going to be in Room 8? A. They like jazz and pop music. ____ C 28. How’s the soup? A. Trees were planted on both sides of the street. Of course I know Ms. Sure. ____ A 27. Second door on your right. C. No. Your new laptop computer is smaller than your old one. Whose camera did you borrow? A. What a wonderful apartment you found! A. Sure. B. Do you know if Ms. C. ____ B 19. It shouldn’t take too long to get there. Is this a new line of products? A. C. You’ll definitely need a visa. I think it’s nice too. Do you prefer an aisle seat or a window seat? A. toast. C. No. we’re all ready to go. How does this hotel suit you? A. B 15. and it’s much lighter too. B. I’d prefer a salad. sorry to disturb you. Your visa is good for six months. and coffee. C. Because it’s so dark. C. ____ I wonder why traffic is so light today. ____ B 26. No. B. Sure. It’s a two-bedroom apartment. Yes. At the florist shop around the corner. All right. ____ A 30. that’s fine. B. ____ C 22. we met at a convention several years ago. C.A 14. I think. Just sign here on the bottom line. That will be fine. please. I’d put it by the window. isn’t it? A. but I doubt it will do any good. C. C. Yes. This suit fits very well. The committee is still planning to meet today. I took a wrong turn back there. No. C. A 21. A. Right — this one is much older. ____ Practice Test 2 41 . C. Because it’s a local holiday. ____ How late do you serve breakfast here? A. B. The house is on Third Avenue. anyone could lift it. thanks. B. C. you can take one if you want. At around 8. C. B. we’ve been selling it for several years now. didn’t I? A. No. ____ B 32. ____ B 29. Of course. Which line should I stand in if I want to get a visa? A. I don’t know where it’s playing. I had a standard room. in fact. I’d appreciate it if you could call a taxi for me. It’s not as hot as I’d like it to be. but I don’t mind watching it again. I have my own soap. Remo is in her office? A. Either line will do. Yes. B. These tax rates don’t apply to you. Don’t I know you from somewhere? A. Remo. I think so — just knock on her door. That’s true — my new one is a laptop. ____ C 23. Which side of the street is the new plant going to be on? A. It’s on the third floor. please call me back. B. C. No. B. my roommate isn’t on the committee. Anywhere you want. it was moved to Room 119. ____ A 17. comfortable rooms — it’s perfect! Would you please ask the people in the next apartment to turn down their music? A. Yes. usually. Great location. I think I’ll need even more oil to fix it. I don’t know where it is. No. I think you’re still going the right way. B. B.
It was one of the best spots in town. Clark think about the man’s brochure? C 48. Don’t you just hate that song? A. _____ Where do they probably work? B 49. sir. No. How long have you had that cold? A. _____ What time is the plane now scheduled to leave? A 43. ____ M: Just my luck! I can’t believe that I rushed to get down here for a 12:30 flight. C. C. it is rather annoying. B 41. Ms. Yes. _____ What kind of weather are they discussing? D 42. B. it’s completely full. not the left. B. Do you have a little room left in your suitcase? A. and the food was great! B 40. the one that you wrote for our new line of digital cameras. I saw some trees blown down. _____ Why is The Sunflower not open now? 42 Practice Test 2 . Can I use your phone? I need to call my client in Miami right away. C. my room was surprisingly large. Weisberg worked for the firm? B 46. M: Well. Weisberg answer the reporters’ questions. M: OK. ____ C 44. It must be about nine in the evening there. For over two weeks. actually. Even though he’s only been here since last month. C. it’s only the first draft. I got stuck in traffic. B. It was so clean. It’s not quite on target. There was a fire in the kitchen last month. ____ A 47. ____ Part 3 M: Excuse me. For a few more days. F1: I’m glad to hear that. and there were lots of damaged roofs. B. B 50. for next week’s press conference. it’s quite nice. this is my own car. but could you make it less technical? It’s too complex now. I think I have some in my briefcase — let me check. F1: Well. C. I’m from a town near Chicago. You know. It got a great review in Dining Magazine and every time I ate there. that’s his job. B. Almost an hour. the room is on the right. the staff was so friendly.B 33. thanks. ____ A 38. Not only that. we should have Mr. The weather’s really bad out there. I’m going to be there for about four days. People don’t like terms they can’t understand. I always have a wonderful time when I go to London. or has it been delayed again? F: Sorry. sir. How come you’re so late? A. but there’s a public phone next to the coffee shop. it feels comfortable in here to me. F2: Absolutely. I didn’t eat anything. B. No. but then it will get warmer. he’s become a real artist at making the company look good. _____ Who is Mr. No. No. C. Those buzzing microphones almost drove me crazy! C 35. _____ How long has Mr. _____ What are they discussing? C 51. F: I understand that. I’d love to go there. ____ B 36. I work for an accounting firm. _____ What problem did they have at the last conference? F: I just looked over the brochure you wrote for the sales team. Weisberg? C 45. the battery in my cell phone is dead. Clark. I’ve never even seen that word before. C 37. I just hope the audio setup works better than it did a couple of months ago. Yes. C. but they plan to reopen as soon as the damage is repaired. Yes. it’s been delayed for another hour. B. B 34. F: I’m afraid I can’t let you use this one. ____ A 39. What time is it in London now? A. Do you know what this word means? A. By bus. No. I’d love to travel all over the world. ____ I’m from Toronto — how about you? A. No. _____ What does Ms. Do you happen to have any business cards with you? A. there was a big crowd. On my way to the airport. No. No. I’m just fine. B. F2: It’s not closed permanently. I’ll get right on that when I’m finished with the newspaper advertisements for our new DVD player. I can’t seem to get rid of it. I have no idea what he meant. C. _____ What is the man planning to do next? F1: I wonder why The Sunflower went out of business. is the plane still scheduled to leave at two. _____ What will the man probably do next? F1: I was thinking.
though. _____ What does the man offer the woman? D 61. I got a dozen cans for only ten dollars. we could save some money and watch it on your big-screen television. It usually does.m. looks like I’ll have to do some drilling. _____ How does the woman feel about the call? M: Here is my latest piece. _____ What is Tammy’s primary reason for going to China? A 54. _____ Why is the woman not interested in subscribing to the Daily Gazette? B 60. And where are we going to put all these cans of soup? F: I don’t know. . I’m really proud of it. I’m calling from the circulation department of the Daily Gazette. I already subscribe to the Morning Times. that’s why I came in for this check-up. get one free. at the twentieth annual show. I could give you a substantial amount off your subscription today. but they were a real bargain — 30 cents off each can. there were a few surprises. Surgeons may soon be using a robotic device to aid in micro-surgery. you actually didn’t need to buy any — we have plenty. M2: I know. I’m so busy that I don’t have time to take a course before I go. M: Thanks. let’s celebrate! The coffee’s on me! C 62. In the meantime. . _____ What does the man suggest Tammy do? M1: Do you have a specific problem that’s bothering you. .A 52. Katie. but I’ve been too busy lately to fit it into my schedule. Next time you have a problem like this. Please put me on your no-call list. The robot surgeon can do incredibly precise work. you’re absolutely right. B 53. honey. you should thank me — I saved us a lot of money! They were having some great sales. Dentists may soon get help from robots too. Of course. _____ What does the man imply? M1: I wonder if there are any tickets left for the nine o’clock game on Friday night. My number one problem. Every year Japanese manufacturers of robots show off their wares at a trade fair in Tokyo. F: Listen. _____ When is the earliest they can call the box office? B 70. C 65. a company displayed a robotic device that may some day be used to clean teeth and even fill cavities. M: I’m sure that’ll all work out. is that the visa is taking too long. _____ Who is the first speaker? C 57. _____ What advice does the first speaker give Mr. _____ What does the second man imply? Part 4 [Questions 71 through 73 are based on the following talk] Japan has long been a leader in the development of robot technology. stitching up the thinnest veins. _____ What is Tammy’s biggest problem? D 55. I think you were right to tell me to try something like this. F: Come on. What do you think? F: Are you kidding? It’s so realistic. Mr. . congratulations on your move to China! I know you’ve wanted to work in one of our overseas offices for a while now. hmm. M: If you’d be willing to switch to the Gazette. They had a good deal on tuna fish — buy one. M1: Let’s see . _____ Why did the woman buy so much? A 66. _____ How was the tuna fish priced? D 67. I’m getting a little tired of this! I’ve been called by your newspaper three times this week! I’m still not interested. . you shouldn’t wait until it gets quite so bad. Robots have been used to build Japanese cars for over thirty years. Sutcliff’s problem? B 58. Sutcliff? M: Hello. It’s such a change from my abstract pieces. you should ask the company to hire a Chinese tutor. . And they also had toothpaste on sale! M: But . _____ What does Katie offer to do next? M: Hi. I think we should call the box office as soon as it opens! D 56. Have fun shopping? F: Well. _____ What are they probably discussing? C 63. Have you been studying Chinese? F: No. This tooth on the right has been giving me a bit of trouble. it looks almost like a photograph! You should show this in the art exhibit next month. A 68. _____ What can be inferred about Katie? A 64. One company unveiled a robotic night watchman that can patrol sensitive areas and detect A 59. M2: I guess we could but . F: Sorry. I wonder if you’d be interested in subscribing to our newspaper. Practice Test 2 43 . I’ll tell you what I think. _____ What is the Mr. I already booked my flight. Sutcliff? M2: Yes. _____ What are the men talking about? C 69. This year. and now it’ll be expensive to change it. I don’t have time to read two newspapers. _____ What can be inferred about The Sunflower? M: Tammy. M2: Why don’t you call the box office and find out? I’d love to catch that game! M1: The box office doesn’t open for another two hours — not until one p.
in packs of four single-liter bottles.” D 76. _____ Which of these San Francisco Denim Company plants will remain open? Explanation: The speaker says that the plants in New Orleans. Ms.”) [Questions 77 through 79 are based on the following news bulletin] The San Francisco Denim Company announced today that it was laying off 40 percent of its workforce and closing 44 Practice Test 2 C 80. said that the company took these actions in part because automation at its main factory had made it possible to produce more items of clothing more efficiently there. the bottled water with more! Available in half-liter or liter bottles and. A 73. Its main factory in South San Francisco and a smaller plant in Panama City. . Mexico and one in Windsor. Mr. Our guest chef. _____ What does the speaker say about the South San Francisco plant? Explanation: The speaker says that automation at its South San Francisco factory had made it possible to produce more items of clothing more efficiently there. you’ll get more than just a drink of water — you’ll get all the vitamins you need for a day and for only a little more money! That’s right. the B vitamins. Drinking one liter of Quiet Springs Bottled Water is the equivalent of taking a best-selling multi-vitamin tablet. and many other mouth-watering Indian dishes. will be in attendance for this celebration. one in Guadalajara. _____ What does the speaker say about the robotic device that may be used by surgeons? Explanation: The speaker says. Mr. “for people who want to save money. pure. Bhatt will prepare a special seven-course Indian feast which will be served in the Somerset Banquet Hall and Ms. and Windsor will be shut down. A 72. the average consumer was spending 14 percent of his or her income on clothing. C 71. Louisiana. a spokesperson for the jeans company. Department store brands of jeans are essentially the same as those made by the San Francisco firm. tandoori grilled meats. C 75. Finally. “The robot surgeon can do incredibly precise work. Ten years ago. which will be served at the Wellington Restaurant on the second floor of the hotel. _____ What is the main purpose of this talk? . _____ What percentage of their income do consumers today spend on clothing? Explanation: The amount of income consumers spend on clothing has declined from 14 percent ten years ago to 8 percent today. Glass noted that customers were simply spending less money today on clothing. chicken vindaloo. B 77. And why not? It’s refreshing. D 78. vitamin C. _____ What does the speaker imply about most other brands of bottled water? Explanation: The speaker says that Quiet Springs Bottled Water is available “for only a little more money. and all the other vitamins considered essential to human nutrition. representative of the Indian consulate. for the economyminded. . B 79. The other three types of robots are mentioned in the talk. and that a small plant in Panama City will remain open. Guadalajara. Ms. Sohan Bhatt. and safe. D 74. Glass also cited increased competition as a source of the company’s problems. everyone seems to be drinking bottled water. _____ What characteristic of Quiet Springs Bottled Water does the speaker especially emphasize? Explanation: The speaker emphasizes the fact that Quiet Springs Bottled Water contains vitamins. Panama will remain open for now. but cost half as much. the opening day of our Indian food festival. _____ For how long has the Robot Trade Fair been held in Japan? Explanation: The speaker says that this is the twentieth annual show. with one hundred percent of the minimum daily requirement of vitamin A. will be flown in from New Delhi to prepare spicy curries. Ontario.” [Questions 74 through 76 are based on the following advertisement] These days. Also on November 1st. On Saturday. he does not say that these car-building robots are on display at the trade fair. an exhibit of Indian art and jewelry will be on display in our lobby and in the MiraVista Gallery. But . Today that figure is only 8 percent. down a factory in New Orleans. _____ Which type of robot did the speaker NOT mention as being at the trade fair? Explanation: Although the speaker says that robots have been used to build cars in Japan for thirty years. Sarah Glass.any intruders — and never falls asleep! And children who attended the fair were delighted by a lifelike robotic cat that chases a robotic mouse. _____ What does the speaker suggest for people who want to save money? Explanation: The speaker says that packs of four singleliter bottles are “for the economy-minded” (in other words. November 1st. if you drink Quiet Springs Bottled Water. [Questions 80 through 82 are based on the following announcement] November is “Taste of India” month here at the MiraVista Hotel. So join us to open the festivities on November 1st or drop by the Wellington Restaurant anytime during the month to sample the exotic cuisine of India. Lakshimi Ganesan. So drink Quiet Springs Bottled Water.
and the boys had only one chocolate bar between them. D 85. meeting with Ms. Watson.” C 90. and don’t bother meeting me at the airport. They were united with their family and then taken to Chaney County Hospital for observation. _____ Where will the opening ceremony of the food festival take place? Explanation: The speaker says that the opening ceremony — a special seven-course Indian feast — will be served in the Somerset Banquet Hall. Kevin Doyle. This is true in part because new owners are more likely to register expensive products. I’ll be arriving Monday a little later than I’d planned. unfortunately. _____ How long were Kevin and Sean Doyle missing? Explanation: The speaker says that the boys had been lost “for three days. Bhatt is a guest chef from New Delhi. Over 40 percent of these swing sets were recalled and replaced. Choices (B) and (C) are fairly expensive but not dangerous. The two brothers were tired. A company that makes products for children recently recalled two items. the more likely it is to be successfully recalled. _____ Which of the following does Warren Holt cancel in this message? Explanation: Warren Holt says that he will be arriving in Miami too late for the dinner with Robert Panella. _____ The two boys were probably NOT suffering from which of the following? Practice Test 2 45 . _____ Which of the following would be the best title for this talk? Explanation: The talk explains what factors make a product recall effective. See you tomorrow.m. but no food. _____ Why will Warren Holt be delayed? Explanation: Mr. this is Warren Holt at corporate headquarters. B 88. D 82. A 83. Oh. Hundreds of volunteers had been searching for the boys. B 84. possibly causing injury to children. Sohan Bhatt? Explanation: The speaker says that Mr. A 81.” The phrase. [Questions 89 through 91 are based on the following news bulletin] A true-life drama had a happy ending today when two young brothers were found in the Catamount Wilderness Area after being lost for three days. [Questions 86 through 88 are based on the following recorded message] Hello. _____ Which of the following does Warren Holt ask Robert Panella to do? Explanation: Warren Holt asks Robert Panella to confirm his 1:00 p. so it will be too late for the dinner you had planned. Why don’t we have breakfast at my hotel Tuesday morning so we can discuss the contract negotiations with Nonesuch Software? And will you please confirm my 1:00 p. Have you ever wondered how effective those recalls are? Well. Choice (D) is both dangerous and expensive. that depends on two main factors. and it is therefore easier for the company to contact them. A leading motorcycle manufacturer successfully recalled a remarkable 90 percent of the motorcycles manufactured at a particular plant in a particular year because they had defective brakes. B 89. The swing set.” B 91. Watson from Nonesuch? Tell her I’m really looking forward to finally meeting her. Holt says that he had “some matters to attend to at home. and not business related. The other factor is cost. It was feared that the boys had wandered into one of the many abandoned gold mines in the area. were found only a couple of miles from the campsite that they had wandered away from. it depends on whether the recall involves safety factors or not. I’ll be getting in too late. of course. There was plenty of bottled water stored in the cabin. “at home. and I’ve already reserved a rental car. eight. _____ What was the problem with the baby carriage mentioned in the talk? Explanation: The speaker says that the baby carriage was recalled “because of a flaw in the front wheels that made it difficult to turn. meeting with Ms. I changed my flight and now I won’t get into Miami until 10:30. The baby carriage was recalled because of a flaw in the front wheels that made it difficult to turn. but unharmed. and Sean Doyle. but this flaw was not dangerous to children. Choice (A) is dangerous but not expensive.m. contained a faulty part that could cause it to tip over. B 87. [Questions 83 through 85 are based on the following talk] You’ve probably read in the newspapers many times that such and such a company was recalling some product. ten. The more expensive a product.Explanation: The main purpose of this talk is to announce an event — “Taste of India Month” — that will take place at the MiraVista Hotel. I had some matters to attend to at home. The most successful recalls. _____ Where were Kevin and Sean found? Explanation: The boys were found in “a small cabin used in the winter by cross-country skiers. but they managed to locate a small cabin used in the winter by cross-country skiers and were found there. and hungry. Rob! A 86. are those involving expensive items with safety issues. however. cold. _____ Who is Mr. First off. _____ For which of these products would a recall probably be most successful? Explanation: According to the speaker.” indicates that these matters were personal. this is a message for Robert Panella. The two boys. the factors that make a product recall effective are cost and danger to consumers. Rob. Only 10 percent of these baby carriages were recalled and replaced. a baby carriage and a child’s swing set.” A “flaw” is something that is not perfect. and can cause a problem.
So. _____ According to the speaker. or the highest salary that you received for the last two years. are available to all members. night? Are there shops and restaurants nearby? Is it on a major road where traffic will keep you awake? Having enough information may save you money in the end. The only condition regarding the classes is that they will have to be approved by your supervisor. [Questions 98 through 100 are based on the following announcement] I’m delighted to be able to report to you that we had a record sales year here at TC Computer Company. “You will be eligible for a monthly pension after five years of service. family. or the highest salary that you received for the last two years. _____ What does the speaker imply about traffic? Explanation: The speaker says to ask whether or not there is a lot of traffic because it might “keep you awake. there are a few useful tips for booking a good hotel.Explanation: The speaker says that there was plenty of bottled water in the cabin. cold. Your future monthly retirement benefits will be based on your retirement age. so they were probably not thirsty. two-hour classes. C 97. And for you stressed-out parents. If you can’t get any advice from them. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this report. we will reimburse you up to fifty percent for any computer-related classes you take. The number one tip is to ask friends. our hard-working employees. _____ Where would an employee go to get a free subway pass? Explanation: According to the talk. B 92. Please note that Financial Planning Seminars. or co-workers if they know of any good hotels in the city where you will be staying. we’ve come up with a few new benefits as a way to thank you. many business people have difficulty finding comfortable and affordable hotels when they travel. and hungry. please listen carefully to the following member information. We will be offering monthly subway passes.” It is also stated that they are calculated using “either your average monthly pay rate for the last year. If you have just enrolled in our program. go to the Internet. However. We couldn’t have been so successful without you. There you can find a variety of Web sites especially designed to help you search. [Questions 95 through 97 refer to the following talk] With so many choices and so little time. So. Again. _____ How long does a retirement fund member have to work in order to receive monthly benefits? Explanation: The speaker says. The percentage depends on the kind of classes you choose to take and on how much they cost. free subway passes will be available at the Human Resource Department. These will be available to you at Human Resources next week. If you get to the hotel and find it isn’t suitable. family.” “Number one” means “the best.” A 94. _____ Why did TC Computer Company decide to give new benefits to its employees? Explanation: The speaker says that the company would not have been successful without the hard work of the employees. _____ On which of the following are the retirement payments NOT based? Explanation: In the talk. it is stated that monthly retirement benefits are based on “your retirement age. However. Finally.” D 96.” The implication is that the traffic noise will not allow you to sleep. so they are being rewarded with new benefits. So. I thank you all and look forward to another productive year. They will also be calculated using either your average monthly pay rate for the last year. or co-workers if they know of any good hotels in the city where you will be staying. The speaker also says that the boys were “tired. C 95. B 99. I know all of you in engineering have been putting in lots of overtime without a break. _____ Why does the speaker recommend looking at the Membership Statement? Explanation: The speaker recommends looking at the monthly Membership Statement because “errors may occur” in the recorded message.” [Questions 92 through 94 are based on the following recorded message] Thank you for calling the Alta Retirement Fund. Please consult your monthly Membership Statement for up-to-date information. six-hour classes. good for twenty rides. what is the best idea for finding a hotel? Explanation: The speaker says that “The number one tip is to ask friends. _____ What potential problem with online hotel reservations does the speaker mention? Explanation: The speaker says that it’s not usually possible to get your money back if you don’t like the hotel and have to find another one (the room has already been charged in advance to a credit card). You will be eligible for a monthly pension after five years of service. it might be advisable to first find a few hotels online you like and then call them with a list of questions. a new day-care center is scheduled for construction on site beginning next month.” C 93. it’s usually not possible to get your money back. You may want to know exactly where the hotel is located — Is the neighborhood safe at 46 Practice Test 2 B 98. I’d like to offer a word of warning — you must use a credit card to make advanced payment online. and Retirement Planning Workshops. We hope it will save you time and effort by not having to drop your little ones off on your way to work. . check with your supervisor for the application forms. errors may occur.
122. 116. 119.” (The main ingredient of bread is flour. 125. B 145. 146. ____ The word still is used to indicate that something D continues to be true. I would like some fish. 132. but tonight. A 104. C D B A B B C D A A 131. ____ The announcement says that “the path for the renewal of service was cleared by a liberalized aviation agreement signed earlier this year by the U.S. “for someone to do something. ____ Facilities are a special place or special equipment for doing something. 204 yard 17th hole was featured in Golf World Magazine in their list of the most spectacular holes on the West Coast . ____ After the first two days of the book fair. ____ The verb result is used with the preposition in. . Part 7 B 153. Still is the only choice that fits logically and grammatically into the passage.”) Therefore. and Japanese governments. 144.” B 151. . C good value. 134. 111. 118. 137. The verb like is used to express a general preference. 117. 114. 120. 140. ____ The word ingredient means “component” or D “part.” Reading Part 5 101. to 2 p. 112. but that it is necessary because of materials costs. “The percentage depends on the kind of classes you choose to take and on how much they cost. (The library has good computer facilities. B B A C C D A D C D Part 6 141. C 102. ____ The phrase as well as means “in addition to” and is the only choice that makes sense here. . ____ Thursday and Friday (the first two days of the book fair) from 10 a. 139. 136. 123. 133. B 108. The correct pattern is. the company’s candles will continue to be of high quality and C 154.m. and the previous sentence about a bad ad. ____ The announcement says that “This year. A 160. 128.” C The letter writer says that it is unfortunate that his company must raise prices. _____ What determines the percentage that the A company will pay for classes? Explanation: The speaker says. C 159. ____ The $85 charged by the golf course on Saturdays and Sundays is the highest fee. Lorenzo the Magnificent will be performing magic . 115. 148. B 157. A 110.”) This is the only one of the choices that makes sense. A 152. 126. ____ The noun produce means “fresh fruit and vegetables. ____ Regrettably means “sadly” or “unfortunately. 135. 113. A C C B D A A B D B 121. In this case. A 106. (“I’m too tired to work out this afternoon.” (Produce can also be used as a verb meaning “make.m. B 143.”) The next sentence tells you that the paragraph deals with tropical fruit and vegetables. C 149. Factories are places for manufacturing things.” A 155. (“I like chicken.100. D 109. 130. The only one of the four choices that shows contrast is on the other hand. for the first time. 138. ____ The noun form credibility is needed.” Practice Test 2 47 . 147. “it is open to all interested members of the public. 124. ____ This is a word-order problem. about A a great television ad. D 150. are reserved for official school groups. not for storage. ____ The verb phrase would like is used to express A preference in a specific situation. ____ The purpose of this advertisement is to attract golfers to play at Aaron Springs. ____ The word too is used before adjectives and C adverbs to indicate that some action is impossible.” A 156. would like is appropriate here. ” D 158. B 103.”) 142. D 105. ____ There is a contrast between this sentence. ____ The purpose of the announcement is to report that Pan-Pacific Airlines is restoring its service from Seattle-Tacoma to Tokyo and then to Seoul. 129. 127. C 107. ____ The advertisement says “the par 4. .) This is the only word that makes sense in this blank.
177. ____ The notice says that the polished stones “if provided with your unit” should be rinsed.” 174. that he has now invented a wind-up laptop computer. ____ The article states that “it is predicted that C prices will reach $100 a pound by the end of the year. particularly in the United States. . ____ B The verb shunning means “avoiding” or “staying away from. Kuska’s company is probably an environmentaltechnology firm. indicates that “it’s going to take us a little longer than we anticipated to complete our audit” and that his firm will have to bill Michelle Kinsdale’s firm for the additional time. Kuska addresses the email to the information office rather than to a person and that he uses the greeting “To whom it may concern” rather than a personal greeting such as “Dear Mr.” B 170. and that he is planning to develop a wind-up television and indoor lighting system. C 168. Kuska is interested in the tip about India. ____ The review says that “There are more than 500 pages . D 163. Smith” indicates that he does not know the name of the person to whom he is sending the email. A 171. ____ The article says that Trevor Baylis is the inventor of the wind-up radio. you have expertise. ____ If you know the ins and outs of some field. . . ____ According to the article. ____ C Tunisia is looking for investors for a frozen orange juice and dried milk plant. The notice says. water may splash outside the base of the unit. The other products. ____ D 183. ____ C 184. there is a three-tip request limit. ____ Because these wind-up products were developed to operate without electricity. 173. ” 176. B 165. the sender of the email. which is seeking a partner to help develop and market a chemical scrubber for reducing air pollution and related environmental problems.” The fact that Mr.” 180. ____ The book is about business communication using faxes. and in the tip about Brazil.95) is offered to Nationwide Airline passengers through the Sky Catalogue. Mr. 181.” 175.” C 164. may very well contain patchouli. ____ The review says that “the couple previously collaborated on” the guidebook Negotiating Your Way Around the Globe. the oil is “distilled from D the leaves of the patchouli plant . ____ A . ____ Mark Chambers. ____ The notice says. C 169. ____ The notice primarily provides information about the use of a decorative fountain. Chambers says that the audit will take more time because “various members of the marketing team did not save all their travel receipts. the radio must be the earliest product Baylis developed. ____ Mr. not about face-to-face business encounters such as luncheons. emails. which all contain scents. The fact that both of these tips are related to the environment indicates that Mr. “For nonmembers. ____ Mr. B 166. they could perhaps be marketed as substitutes for electrical devices that can’t be used because of power blackouts. you know the important points. It would therefore tend to appeal to international businesspersons. ____ The article indicates that “Demand for B pachouli has continued to accelerate quickly. letters. Brazil is seeking a joint-venture opportunity. “Due to the imperfect edges which are inherent in this fountain or any made from natural stone. D 167. which is seeking a joint-venture opportunity with an environmentaltechnology firm.” 178. This indicates that the stones do not come with all fountains. ____ The advertisement says that “The display can B be customized to display the local time for virtually any world city you choose. ____ B 185. and so on. Chambers says that “we will be billing you B for this additional time at our regular rate of $120 an hour. ____ The book deals with business communication around the world. ____ The lowest price mentioned in the D advertisement ($34.” 48 Practice Test 2 182. Smith” or “Hello Ms.” 179. B 172.A 161. Therefore. . ____ There is no indication that patchouli oil is used A in beverages. D 162.
Erge is therefore emailing Ms. D 200. ____ D 187. Mr. The memo says that Ms.000 + $10. It is a 6. Malek. Fiori to communicate any ideas you may have for saving energy .000 = $42. I believe. The facility for sale is “conveniently situated close to Singapore in Johor Baharu. The form indicates that Michio Nakayoshi took the information.000 m2 facility. ____ A 197. Therefore.” According to the form. ____ A 192. Fiori has been chosen to fill the position of energy management coordinator. Nakayoshi to “get back to him and ask if he (Mr. Soares says that her client is looking for a light-industrial facility in Singapore.” According to Mr. Longhurst) thinks she (Ms. ____ B 193. The property for sale is “currently vacant. Barrett tells Mr. ____ Ms. ____ Ms.” Ms.000 m2 must be air conditioned. Barrett suggests offering Ms.000.A 186. Sanchez is currently making $32.000.” In his memo.” (meaning empty and unused) according to the advertisement.000) The purpose of this memo is to announce that Ms. Ms. and therefore filled out the form. Fiori to suggest a way to save electricity used to light offices. His suggestion could reduce this to $40. the electrical bill for lighting is $50.” Mr. Kendall writes. ____ The purpose of the form is to record information taken from a previous employer during a telephone reference check. ____ The applicant’s current manager states that Carolina Sanchez “would make an excellent data coordinator. The word frantically is closest in meaning to “anxiously” or “nervously. “What we need.” The advertisement in the fax says “Fax inquiries to owner Ahmed R. the company could save $10.” D 190. A 199. ____ B 188. . D 198. ____ D 191. ($32. “Please email or call Ms. Sanchez) would do well in a managerial position. Malaysia” but is not actually in Singapore. About one third of the facility is air conditioned. ____ Practice Test 2 49 . ____ C 196. Sanchez “$10. Mr. ____ C 189.000 annually.000 annually. Erge writes.” indicating that this is the job that she applied for. Fiori will “be announcing accomplishments and successes in our weekly newsletter. is a computerized system that will automatically shut off the lights at a certain hour or when the last person leaves the office.000 more than her current annual salary at BFA. Erge’s email. . ____ A 195. 2. Therefore. ____ C 194.
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