Part I Listening Comprehension (20 minutes)
Directions: In this section, you will hear 10 short conversations. At the end of each conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. Both the conversation and the question will be spoken only once. After each question there will be a pause. During the pause, you must read the four choices marked A), B), C) and D), and decide which is the best answer. Then mark the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single line through the center.
You will hear:
You will read:
A) At the office.
B) In the waiting room.
C) At the airport.
D) In a restaurant.
From the conversation we know that the two were talking about some work they will start at 9 o’clock in the morning and have to finish at 2 in the afternoon. Therefore, A) “At the office” is the correct answer. You should choose [A] on the Answer Sheet and mark it with a single line through the center.
Sample Answer [A] [B] [C] [D]
1. A) The man saw Mark on the street two months ago.
B) The woman had forgotten Mark’s phone number.
C) The woman made a phone call to Mark yesterday.
D) Mark and the woman had not been in touch for some time.
2. A) The man is late for the trip because he is busy.
B) The woman is glad to meet Mr. Brown in person.
C) The man is meeting the woman on behalf of Mr. Brown.
D) The woman feels sorry that Mr. Brown is unable to come.
3. A) At 10:30.
B) At 10:25.
C) At 10:40.
D) At 10:45.
4. A) The man no longer smokes.
B) The man is under pressure from his wife.
C) The man usually follows his wife’s advice.
D) The man refuses to listen to his doctor’s advice.
5. A) Move to a big city.
B) Become a teacher.
C) Go back to school.
D) Work in New York.
6. A) Quit delivering flowers.
B) Work at a restaurant.
C) Bring her flowers every day.
D) Leave his job to work for her.