2. Talks and Conversations
Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear Several short talks and conversations. After each of these, you will hear a few questions. Listen carefully because you will hear the talk or conversation and questions Only ONCE. When you hear a question, read the four answer choices and choose the best answer to that question. Then write the letter of the answer you have chosen in the corresponding space in your ANSWER BOOKLET.
11. (A) She was fired.
(B) She was given a raise.
(C) She got a transfer.
(D) She got married.
12. (A) They bought her a birthday gift.
(B) They gave her a farewell party.
(C) They surprised her during the party.
(D) They saw her off at the airport.
13. (A) She was invited to stay with Nancy in New York.
(B) She was warned not to give the surprise away.
(C) She was unable to keep a secret.
(D) She was a good friend of Nancy's.
14. (A) The man.
(C) Mrs Sampson.
15. (A) Sending invitation cards to as many people as possible.
(B) Reserving a table at least one day in advance.
(C) Taking your order before you are seated.
(D) Keeping calm and talking to your clients.
16. (A) A soup.
(B) Some cold dishes.
(C) A salad.
(D) A drink.
17. (A) Consult the waiter about the dish in question.
(B) Tell everyone that you have certain dietary restrictions.
(C) Write beforehand to say that you don't care for some dishes.
(D) Keep quiet and pretend that you enjoy the food.
18. (A) Over your lap.
(B) On the chair.
(C) Under the plate.
(D) Beside the plate.
19. (A) In a holiday camp.
(B) In a caravan park.
(C) In a hotel.
(D) In a restaurant.
20. (A) Because they had driven for a long time.
(B) Because they had booked for another time.
(C) Because they had planned to have their supper first.
(D) Because they had found a better place to stay in.
21 (A) She can avoid doing a lot of farm work.
(B) She wants to stay in some quiet and peaceful place.
(C) Her husband especially cares for seafood.
(D) Her children enjoy building sandcastles.
22. (A) In the car.
(B) In the lounge.
(C) In a farm.
(D) In a quiet corner.
23. (A) In New Zealand.
(B) In the USA.
(C) In England.
(D) In Japan.
24. (A) Because they want to feel the thrill and excitement.
(B) Because they are tired of modern-day university life.
(C) Because they are interested in the scientific experiment.
(D) Because they find that it is the best way to reduce weight.
25. (A) Jumping into the sea.
(B) Jumping onto the cliff.
(C) Jumping with a body harness.
(D) Jumping with a leg harness.
26. (A) Be over the age of 18.
(B) Receive due instructions.
(C) Join a sports club.
(D) Pay for the rubber band.
27. (A) Paper Research.
(B) Examination Method.
(C) Comparative Literature.
(D) University Seminar System.
28. (A) A college course in which new ideas and subjects are introduced.
(B) A university class in which topics are discussed among the students.
(C) A system where university students are allowed to choose their teachers.
(D) A gathering where only teachers and students of about the same age can attend.
29. (A) They were boring.
(B) They were good lecturers.
(C) They seldom asked questions.
(D) They talked too much in class.
30. (A) The unanswered questions during the lectures.
(B) The discussion with the serious professors.
(C) The results of his final examinations.
(D) The low marks he had scored during the term.