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TOEIC® Test of English for International Communication, TOEIC® Educational Testing Service, ETS ® TOEIC®

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TOEIC® 1. (1)Lesson 1-7 7 (2)Model Test 1-3 3 2. 3. TOEIC® . 4.

TOEIC® TOEIC ® Part Part Part Part 100 & Photographs)--20 (Question & Response)--30 (Short Conversations)--30 (Short Talks)--20 Part I (Photographs) 20 6 (C) (D) (A) (B) 1. 2. The woman is organizing her files pile file and pile .

Guide to Listening Comprehension Questions Lesson One: Part I Overview Strategy Skill Building Listening for content Describing pictures Differentiating problem words Practice Test Transcripts & Answers Lesson Two: Part II Overview Strategy Identifying Wh (information) questions Answering tag questions Handling choice questions Skill Building Recognizing homonyms Answering information questions Neutral responses Practice Test Transcripts & Answers Lesson Three: Part III Overview Strategy Skill Building Short Conversations 75 77 79 56 57 44 Question & Response 41 42 15 27 Photographs 3 5 6 Contents .TOEIC POWER GUIDE TOEIC® TOEIC® I.

Guide to Reading Section Questions Lesson Five: Part V Overview Strategy Questions about word usage Questions about word form Questions about correct tense Questions about preposition usage Selection through elimination Incomplete Sentences 143 144 TOEIC POWER GUIDE .Identifying key words Listening for content Confusing phrases Practice Test Transcripts & Answers Lesson Four: Part IV Overview Strategy Identifying type of short talk Identifying type of question Reading each question carefully Previewing questions and responses Skill Building Key word indicators Practice Test Transcripts & Answers 124 128 115 Short Talks 111 113 85 91 Contents II.

TOEIC POWER GUIDE Skill Building Determining tense Identifying time markers Number: countable and uncountable nouns Practice Test Transcripts & Answers Lesson Six: Part VI Overview Strategy Detecting different types of errors Other general observations Skill Building Grammar conventions Sentence patterns Practice Test Transcripts & Answers Lesson Seven: Part VII Overview Strategy Identifying types of questions Reading tips Article formats Skill Building Practice Test Transcripts & Answers Error Recognition 149 Word recognition through prefixes and suffixes 164 172 Contents 183 184 188 201 204 Reading Comprehension 215 217 219 225 253 .

Complete Model Tests Complete Model Test 1 Complete Model Test 2 Complete Model Test 3 259 313 369 IV. Answer Sheets Answer Sheet for Practice Tests Answer Sheet for Model Test 1 Answer Sheet for Model Test 2 Answer Sheet for Model Test 3 TOEIC POWER GUIDE . Model Test Transcripts & Answers Transcripts & Answers for Model Test 1 Transcripts & Answers for Model Test 2 Transcripts & Answers for Model Test 3 423 451 479 Contents V.III.

Guide to Listening Comprehension Questions Lesson One: Part I Photographs Lesson Two: Part II Question & Response Lesson Three: Part III Short Conversations Lesson Four: Part IV Short Talks .TOEIC ® I.

(B). you will hear on tape four test sentences: (A). Each photo is introduced by a statement that tells you to look at a numbered photo. (D) A puppy is on a swing. in general. you may hear: (A) There is a puppet in the chair. The main objective of Part 1 is to test the examinee's listening comprehension of informal spoken English. There is only a slight pause (about five to eight seconds) between each question.LESSON ONE PART I PHOTOGRAPHS Overview 1. in particular. and almost no pause between the four sentences within each question. (C) and (D). (C) We can see many flowers. About seventy-five percent of the photos include a person or people. For instance. (B) A puppy is in a sling. Part I PHOTOGRAPHS 3 . look at the example photo below: For this photo. 3. The first part of TOEIC® consists of twenty numbered photographs. The rest are of objects or places without people. 2. 4. and his/her abilities to differentiate similar sounding words. For each photo. You are asked by a narrator to select the sentence that best describes something about the photo.

we can safely assume that he is waiting for a train. you will be able to make assumptions about the occupations of the people in the photo and what they will most likely do next. For instance. You do not need to wait to be told to look at the next photo. If you do so." "r" or "l. Making assumptions: By identifying objects and actions in the photo. 3. Concentrate on the pronunciation of each word. guess before moving on to the next question. 4. mark the answer immediately. and move on to preview the next picture. Complete each question as quickly as possible: Always look at the photo when the test sentences are being read. You can also make assumptions about the location where the action is taking place. Guess: If you really do not know the answer after you have listened to all the possible choices." etc. Main idea questions: Try to identify what is going on in the photo and where it was taken. Since the bench appears to be in a railway station. Distinguishing similar sounds: Listen very carefully to each word. When you are certain a statement is accurate. Do not leave any blanks." "d" or "t. Focus first on the largest items or people in the photo and then the smaller details.Strategy 1. 5. Part I PHOTOGRAPHS 5 . you have more time to preview the next photo. 2. look at the photo below: We can see a man sitting on a bench. differentiating such problematic sounds as "m" or "n .

as well as the details of each object in the photo. GUIDE TO LISTENING COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS . as well as the key verbs and nouns in the answers. What are they wearing? 6 I. paying extra attention to the intonation. What can we see on the table? 6. Photo A : 1. CD 1 Track 2 Drill 1: Play the appropriate track on the CD. Pick out the subject and verb of each sentence. One effective way to build listening skills for the test is by listening to English news broadcasts on TV and the radio. Read the questions for each photo and listen to the sample answers on the CD. where.Skill Building 1. Where are they? 3. Then proceed to identify the details. DESCRIBING PICTURES: You must be able to understand and express in English the actions taking place in the photos. LISTENING FOR CONTENT: Questions in this part of the test often begin with who. Why are some of them clapping? 5. whom. What is happening? 4. which. Start by practicing to identify the main idea of the picture. why and how. Pay attention to words that are stressed. How many people are in the photo? 2. 2. whose. when. what.

How many people are in the photo? There are five people in the photo two women and three men. while the women are in suits. notebooks. What type of vehicle is this? From the "VETERANS CAB INC. Where are they? They appear to be in a meeting room. coffee cups and a portable PC. What can we see on the table? We can see some notepads. 2. 3. Photo B Sample Answers: 1. 6. pens. Why are some of them clapping? They appear to be congratulating the person who just gave the presentation or welcoming him to make his presentation. 4. as we see a whiteboard and curtained doors in the background. What is happening? A presentation is about to take place or has just been completed.Transcripts & Answers Skill Building Drill 1 Photo A Sample Answers: 1. Part I PHOTOGRAPHS 27 . an envelope." sign painted on the door of the car. we can deduce that it is probably a taxi. What are they wearing? The men are in their shirtsleeves. 5.