Listening

In this section of the test, you will hear conversations and answer some questions about them. For each conversation, first read the situation and the question or questions. Then listen to the conversation. Answer the questions after you hear the conversation. Respond to the questions by marking the correct answer (a, b, c, or d) on your answer sheet.

Read the example situation and question.

Example

Situation: Bill Sanchez calls Dr. Stockton’s office to make an appointment. Bill is going to see the doctor on                   .

- Tuesday at 10:00

- Tuesday at 4:00

- Wednesday at 10:00

- Wednesday at 4:00

Now listen to the example conversation.

Now answer the example question.

The answer for the example is d, Wednesday at 4:00. 

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Situation 9: Diane and Conrad are talking about their careers.

Conrad            .

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Situation 9: Diane and Conrad are talking about their careers.

Diane’s parents didn’t want her to          .

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Situation 9: Diane and Conrad are talking about their careers.

When he was young, Conrad wanted to              .

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Situation 9: Diane and Conrad are talking about their careers.

Conrad got into advertising because he               .

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Situation 8: Natalie and Chuck are talking about their experiences abroad.

Chuck doesn’t want to             .

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Situation 8: Natalie and Chuck are talking about their experiences abroad.

While Natalie was in Japan, she                .

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Situation 8: Natalie and Chuck are talking about their experiences abroad.

Chuck says he “would have liked to have seen ”

He means that he                    .

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Situation 8: Natalie and Chuck are talking about their experiences abroad.

Chuck went backpacking              .

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Situation 7: Phil is talking with Susie about money.

Susie doesn’t lend money to friends because            .

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Situation 7: Phil is talking with Susie about money.

Albert          .

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Situation 7: Phil is talking with Susie about money.

Phil is upset because               .

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Situation 6: Linda is asking Jim about his plans for the summer.

This summer he’s planning to           .

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Situation 6: Linda is asking Jim about his plans for the summer.

In the summer, Jim usually             .

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Situation 5: Bill invites Jennifer to go to dinner and a movie.

They’re going to             .

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Situation 5: Bill invites Jennifer to go to dinner and a movie.

Jennifer doesn’t accept right away because she can’t             .

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Situation 4: A reporter is giving today’s weather forecast.

In Seattle, the weather is ________.

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Situation 4: A reporter is giving today’s weather forecast.

It will be clear in __________.

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Situation 3: Karen calls Jason’s home. Jason’s father answers the telephone.

Karen is going to              .

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Situation 2: Ken and Nancy are at a restaurant.

Ken           .

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Situation 1: David is talking with Tomomi when Monica comes into the room.

_________ are meeting for the first time.

Your score is