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2.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. The woman is organizing her files pile file and pile .

TOEIC POWER GUIDE TOEIC® TOEIC® I. 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 .

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. 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 .

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 .

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. 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 .III.

TOEIC ® I. 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 .

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

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

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

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

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