# Practice Predicting Key Meanings Each of the four answer choices contains key words.

3. A. Excited B. Angry C. Tired D. Frustrated ___________________________________ 4. A. Carpenter B. Housekeeper C. Mover D. Truck driver ___________________________________ 5. A. The plot of the book is quite good. B. The plot of the book is quite bad. C. The pictures in the book are quite good. D. The book is very poetic. ___________________________________ 6. A. He would like her to give him her pin. B. He thinks she should stop spinning around. C. He wants her to take him with her when she goes. D. He thinks she should try driving the car. ___________________________________ 7. A. Eating B. Writing C. Reading D. Walking away from the man. ___________________________________ 8. A. In a department store. B. At the beach C. In a beauty salon D. In a restaurant ___________________________________ 9. A. The food doesn’t have enough seasoning in it. B. She doesn’t like the main course. C. She likes the food. D. The food is too spicy. Practice with Sound-Alikes Listen to each dialogue and the corresponding question. Circle the letter that best answers the question you hear. 1. A. They took a seat by the door. B. They look for it on the floor. C. They have seen that concert before. D. They sat down on the floor. 2. A. They tried very hard to leave that place. B. They hid the rest in another place. C. They tried very hard to win the competition. D. They did the rest before the race. 3. A. Larry and Dave aren’t going. B. The days are getting along. C. Larry has been gone for days. D. Larry and Dave are incompatible. 4. A. The preacher was shocked when he opened the door. B. The teacher found the chalk when she opened the drawer. C. Each of her talks was behind the closed door.

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field of study B. In a movie theater B. imitate B. perceive D. course A. B. She thinks the man’s luggage will arrive soon. D. Dentist B. boulevard 4. forge D. clear A. 4. D. In an airport C. The woman’s best friend 5. Topic: 10. In a library B. stripe B. Topic: going to a movie. Topic: 5. elegance D. approve D. Topic: 4. In a classroom C. A teacher C. playground C. leave in a place D. important C. Nurse C. meet B. A student D. She is too short to see what’s in the bag. Her house doesn’t need another coat of paint. Topic: Practice with Situations Listen carefully to each dialogue and the corresponding question. C. 2. obvious C. C. orchestra C. B. Topic: 9. A.Practice with Words with Many Meanings Listen to the sentences containing the key words given. major A. park A. show A. prairie D. see A. route B. In a car D. replica C. Weather reporter D. intelligible 2. Then circle the letter of the word or phrase that has the same meaning as the key word you heard in the sentence. admirers 5. A librarian B. manuscript 7. cloudless B. She wants to turn at the next street. 1. inspect 9. audience B. 1. gather D. A. following A. expedition B. Circle the letter that best answers the question you hear. garden B. In a lawyer’s office 3. plain A. flow D. Topic: 11. B. according to C. Topic: 3. 3 . class 10. In a bookstore D. Teacher 2. urgent 6. stumble C. understand C. Identify the topic. D. class A. sequence C. Topic: 6. She would like to have her coat back. after D. She will pick up the man’s groceries for him. 12. school group 8. Topic: 7. unattractive 11. In Chicago 6. category B. Topic: 8. assembly 3. A. A. obvious C. copy A. modest B. band A. course C. 1. A. officer D. activate blunder exhibition performance reveal to explain to Practice with Topics Listen to each mini-dialogue. trip A. A.

Where: ____________________ Key words: ___________________ 4. Where: ____________________ Key words: ___________________ 11. Who is accepting a suggestion? A.C. Where: ____________________ Key words: ___________________ Practice with Language Functions 1. C. cloudless obvious approve intelligible 4 . Who is requesting an opinion? A. 1. the man 4. the woman B. the man 8. On the first line. Where: ___________________ Key words: __________________ 2. She would like to buy the coat she has on. Where: ____________________ Key words: ___________________ 9. Where: ____________________ Key words: ___________________ 5. Practice Identifying Where a Dialogue Takes Place Listen to the sentence. the man 15. the man 11. the man 9. the man 10. the woman B. the man 7. the woman B. the woman B. the woman B. D. Who is slightly surprised? A. Then circle the letter of the word or phrase that has the same meaning as the key word you hear in the sentence. Where: ____________________ Key words: ___________________ 6. the woman B. the man Practice with Words with Many Meanings Listen to the sentences containing the key words given. the man 3. the woman B. Use the places listed below: airport hospital classroom bank restaurant grocery store gas station apartment post office It may be necessary to use some of the locations more than one. Where: ____________________ Key words: ___________________ 8. the woman B. Who is exaggerating? A. the woman B. 1. Who is emphasizing? A. the man 13. Who is giving a compliment? A. Who is agreeing? A. identify where the sentence probably takes place. the man 2. B. the man 6. the man 14. the woman B. She wants the man to pay her now. the man 16. Who is rejecting a suggestion? A. the woman B. the woman B. Who is requesting that someone do something? A. the man 12. the woman B. D. the woman B. write the key words that help you understand where the sentence takes place. the woman B. Where: ____________________ Key words: ___________________ 10. Who is disagreeing? A. Where: ____________________ Key words: ___________________ 7. the woman B. the man 5. Where: ____________________ Key words: ___________________ 3. On the second line. Who is disagreeing complaining? A. Who is giving advice? A. Who is exaggerating? A. clear A. Who is requesting permission? A. Who is showing concern or worry? A. Who is surprised? A.