Listening Actual Test 1 Economy TOEIC Volume 1
2. Transcript Actual Test 1
1. (A) He is riding his bicycle.
(B) He is putting on a helmet
(C) He is fixing his bicycle
(D) He is stopped in traffic
2. (A) The women are talking to each other.
(B) The women are checking the map.
(C) The women are shopping in the supermarket.
(D) One of the women is mopping the floor.
3. (A) He is calling from a public phone.
(B) He is looking at a telephone directory
(C) He is standing in the hallway
(D) The telephone is being repaired.
4. (A) The bags are being stacked on the shelves.
(B) A customer is paying for a purchase
(C) Many bags are displayed for sale.
(D) The store is closed for business.
5. (A) The man is feeding a horse.
(B) The man is building a fence
(C) The man is riding a horse
(D) The man is taking off his cowboy hat.
6. (A) Most of the shelves are empty.
(B) The shelves are filled with books.
(C) Some books have been piled on the floor
(D) A librarian is putting away books.
7. (A) The street is closed to traffic
(B) Some people are getting on a bus.
(C) People are waiting to cross the street
(D) Lines are being painted on the road.
8. (A) The buildings are being demolished
(B) There are trees surrounding the buildings
(C) A boat is passing under a bridge
(D) There are many buildings near the lake.
9. (A) The woman is browsing in a bookstore.
(B) The woman is booking a table.
(C) The woman is opening her backpack
(D) The woman is reading at her desk.
10. (A) A waiter is taking orders from customers
(B) The people are waiting to enter the cafe
(C) Meals are being served to the patrons outside
(D) The people are sitting outdoors at a cafe.
11. When did you last visit our laboratory?
(A) It lasts about a week.
(B) No, I didn't
(C) Yesterday, with my boss.
12. Does anyone here know how to use this machine?
(A) That sounds like a good choice
(B) I don't know how to thank you.
(C) Yes, David does
13. Where is the closest parking lot?
(A) Right across the street
(B) To park my car.
(C) At two o'clock.
14. How late are you open on Saturday?
(A) Yes, we are open today
(B) Our business hours are from 10 a.m to 9 p.m on weekends.
(C) We're considering opening a shop.
15. Don't you think we need more time to finish the preparation?
(A) Because we already had it.
(B) No, it starts at seven tonight.
(C) Yes, we really do.
16. Where can I pick up the application?
(A) In room 403
(B) Every Monday morning.
(C) About 3 o'clock.
17. When does the message say we need to respond?
(A) It's for a retirement party.
(B) By the end of this week.
(C) Yes, I already sent him a bill.
18. How many people applied for the scholarships?
(A) I'll apply for the position.
(B) At least twenty.
(C) To submit the application.
19. Would you like me to get you another cup of tea?
(A) No thanks, one is enough.
(B) At the end of the hall, I think.
(C) I'm new around here, too.
20. Why are the renovations being delayed?
(A) Yes, but it should be changed.
(B) We must get a permit first.
(C) It was delayed over two hours.
21. You're going to the gym again, aren't you?
(A) Yes, since last Tuesday.
(B) We met a long time ago.
(C) The fitness room closes at nine.
22. Do you have some time to review this or does Mr.Andrews need you?
(A) A quarter after nine.
(B) Yes, I need one.
(C) Yes, I can check it now.
23. I'd appreciate it if you would turn the radio down.
(A) Turn on the light.
(B) It's down this hall.
(C) Oh, sorry. I'll turn it down.
24. What time is the workshop supposed to start?
(A) She started working here last month.
(B) It begins in half an hour.
(C) He is not in the office on Friday.
25. Do we have enough machines or should I order some more?
(A) I can't operate the machine
(B) We still have plenty
(C) To save some money.
26. For which hotel should I make the reservation?
(A) We are all booked for tonight.
(B) The one by the conference center.
(C) From Monday to Friday
27. Why didn't you bring the document to the meeting?
(A) I forgot to pick it up.
(B) No, he won't.
(C) Five pages.
28. I'm in the mood for a movie tonight.
(A) Yes, I have read one.
(B) That sounds like a good idea.
(C) I enjoyed it, too.
29. How long does the delivery usually take?
(A) About four days.
(B) Usually five dollars per hour.
(C) To the delivery department.
30. They'll refund our money if it's delayed, right?
(A) You can pay by cash.
(B) Yes, that's the company policy.
(C) I don't have enough money.
31. I thought you were out visiting clients this morning
(A) Yes, he often visits the head office
(B) No, my meeting was called off.
(C) I left them on my desk.
32. Are you ready to order, or do you need more time?
(A) Nearly an hour ago.
(B) We ordered new merchandise last week.
(C) I'll need a few more minutes.
33. Can't Mr.Gomez wait until tomorrow to have the meeting?
(A) Yes, I have to go now.
(B) I'll purchase on tomorrow
(C) No, he wants to have it right now.
34. Why did Mr.Wilson hire a bilingual person?
(A) Most of the clients speak Japanese.
(B) He came back yesterday.
(C) Yes, we need a new secretary.
35. The play starts at seven o'clock
(A) He started August 1st.
(B) Then we'd better hurry.
(C) They didn't like it.
36. Mr.Williams gave a great opening speech at the conference, didn't he?
(A) No, I can't go there.
(B) I saw the schedule yesterday
(C) Yes, he did a good job.
37. Are you free for coffee later?
(A) Yes, it's free.
(B) Five copies, please.
(C) I'll be free at about three.
38. This room is really hot.
(A) The room is on the thirteenth floor.
(B) You're meeting with real estate agent.
(C) Why don't you open the windows?
39. Mr. Patel, could you tell us how you'd promote the campaign?
(A) Yes, here's a copy of my proposal.
(B) Her promotion was approved.
(C) It's right over there.
40. Please call me when you have your paycheck.
(A) Sure, what's your extension again?
(B) I'm glad to meet you.
(C) No, I didn't call him.
Questions 41 through 43 refer to the following conversation.
M: Julie, would you please push back my 1:00 appointment this afternoon? I have an emergency meeting with the president.
W: Of course, Mr. Laurie. When would you like to reschedule?
M: Well, the president informed me that some clients will be arriving at 2, so let's say 4 o'clock. I should be back in
my office by then.
W: Great, I'll see if he can be here at 4.
Questions 44 through 45 refer to the following conversation
M: Good afternoon Telus Mobility. What can I do for you?
W: Hello, I was wondering if you can help me with my cell phone bill. I haven't used my cell phone any more than usual,
however the total this month seems to be much more than in the past.
M: It could be that the monthly service charge has increased, but let me look over your invoice. What's your telephone
Questions 46 through 49 refer to the following conversation
W: Kevin, when is everyone meeting to commemorate Jim's retirement?
M: The invitation said 7 o'clock. Do you know where the banquet hall is?
W: Yes, it's in the Westbotten Harborfront Hotel next to the supermarket. But I need to stop by the bakery first, so I
probably wont't arrive until 7:30.
M: OK, I see, but don't be too late because I will be waiting for you.
Questions 50 through 52 refer to the following conversation
W: William, I just found out that tou won an award for a piece of your artwork. Congratulations!
M: Thank you. I'm so thrilled that the Kennedy Association has recognized my work.
W: You should feel honored. Are you painting any new pieces now?
M: Well, I started work on a new oil painting this week and I hope to join a sculpture workshop in the fall.
Questions 53 through 55 refer to the following conversation
M: I'm here with a delivery. Some office supplies, a filing cabinet, and a bookshelf, I believe. I'm going to have to
get someone to sign for them. Is there a manager available?
W: She's out of the office this afternoon. I'm her assistant. I can sign for them.
M: Thank you, that's great. Where should I leave the supplies.
W: The filing cabinet can go in the conference room and the bookshelf and boxes of supplies can be left right here.
Questions 56 through 58 refer to the following conversation
W: Excuse me, how much is the entrance fee?
M: It's six dollars for adults and four dollars for seniors and children under 12.
W: That's a lot more than I expected. We only wanted to go to the gift shop. They just called about some posters that
I had ordered. It'll only be about 20 minutes.
M: Well, I can offer you a half price coupon. Would you like to use it.
Questions 59 through 61 refer to the following conversation
M: Is this monitor available in back or silver?
W: Currently, we only have the white one in stock, but if you'd like we can order either the black or the silver.
You can also get a 21 inch model for an additional 200 dollars.
M: I'd rather order the 17 inch in black. I heard that silver paint tends to look old quickly
W: Great, then let's go to the customer service counter to fill out the forms. You should have your new monitor within
10 business days.
Questions 62 through 64 refer to the following conversation
W: Richard, have you gotten your new parking pass? I picked mine up on Tuesday.
M: Tuesday! No, I haven't even gotten a call for mine. I have to get the parking attendant to lift the gate for me
W: Maybe you should contact someone in HR about getting you a card.
M: Good idea. I'll call them right after the meeting.
Questions 65 through 67 refer to the following conversation
M: What would you like to do with your hair today? Would you like some highlights or something dramatic done to it?
W: I'd like something simple, like the receptionist's style. Can you add some highlights to make my hair look similar
M: Of course. I actually just completed a " what's hot" seminar last week in New York, and that style was one that we focused on.
W: Oh, did you? You make me feel more comfortable and excited about the changes to my hair.
Questions 68 through 70 refer to the following conversation
M: Hi, June, have you had any trouble with the phone systems this afternoon? I can't seem to check my voice mail.
W: The system cleared our ID numbers last night. You'll have to visit the technical support staff to reset your password.
M: Okay, the office is up the eighth floor by the mail room, right?
W: It is on the eighth floor, but you'll have to turn left at the reception desk and go down to the end of the hall. It's
directly beside the Human Resources department.
Questions 71 through 73 refer to the following telephone message.
Hello, this is Katie Burke calling from Cogeco Internet Services, Mr. Clifford, the reason I'm calling is we haven't received
your payment for the installation of the modem and cable. We need your payment in order to activate your service. Please
contact us at 1-800-222-4503, between 8 a.m and 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Thank you. We look forward to hearing from
you at your earliest convenience.
Questions 74 through 76 refer to the following announcement
I am pleased to announce the grand opening of Atlas Steels Corporation here in Hamilton. As director of operations, I can
only try to express how proud I am. We will open the plant doors in early July and will look at hiring an additional
100 staff members, and then closer to the end of the year we will most likely bring on another 75 people. We've expanded quite
a bit since our fist production facility in Milton, to our present day plants in Portland, Rochester, St.Louis and now here
in Hamilton. We are looking forward to joining the community.
Questions 77 through 79 refer to the following talk.
Hello. My name is Claudia and I am happy to be your host and guide this afternoon. It's currently 12:30 and we will begin
our tour of the facilities at 1:00. But before we get started, I do have a few announcements to make. Unfortunately, we
do not allow any visitors to photograph the equipment or video the baking process. The first part of the tour will finish
at 2 p.m. However, you will have a couple of unguided hours to visit our labs and tasting rooms before you leave the premises
Feel free to ask my questions that you may have at anytime throughout the tour, I do hope that you enjoy your visit.
Questions 80 through 82 refer to the following recorded message
Thank you for calling the University of Washington's library. To access a listing of staff and faculty extension, please
press 1 at anytime. Our library facilities are open from 8 a.m to 4 p.m, Monday through Friday. if you wish to access
our political archives, and appointment can be made with Edward Philips at extension 15. If you would like our reception
staff to return your call, please leave a message after the tone. Thank you.
Questions 83 through 85 refer to the following advertisement
Do you like French food? If so, you will love Chateau Francois, on the corner of John Street and Richardson Avenue. Stop
by for dinner to enjoy traditional French cuisine: escargot, homemade bread, and fine wines. For dessert, why don't you try
pastries with fresh fruit and rich dark chocolate? The thing that makes Chateau Francois truly unique is the restaurant's
location. our newly designed chef's deck overlooks our estate vineyards and the beautiful Potemac River. Enjoy the view
as you relax over a glass of wine. We look forward to seeing you for dinner.
Questions 86 through 88 refer to the following announcement
Good afternoon. I need to remind you of an upcoming event prior to the beginning of our meeting. Newport Plainters are
arriving on Tuesday to painters should be here for three days. If you have an office in the west wing be sure to contact
Ms. Peters in human resources to find out where you will be relocated yo. Furthermore, remove all confidential file by the
end of business on Monday. If you have any further questions, speak to Ms.Peters.
Questions 89 through 91 refer to the following announcement
Good evening, Office Depot shoppers. This is your Office Depot sales manager, Kendra Williams, informing you of some tremendous
discounts we have for you in the store today. In our stationary section, all computer paper is available at a 20% discount.
Also, shoppers with an Office Depot Preferred Customer Card will received an additional 5% off of all purchases. Don't forget
the electronics department, where computers, faxes, and printers are also on sale. And remember to pick up our new fall catalogue
as you leave the store. It's you way of learning more about all that Office Depot has to offer.
Questions 92 through 94 refer to the following short talk.
Starting next month we'll be introducing the company's new database computer system. The new network will combine a few features
that will help us to stay connected more efficiently, especially on group tasks. Please remember that all files from the old database
will not be moved to the new one, so it's essential that all staff back up their files by the end of the month. If you fail to do
so, important data could be lost. The full network will require two weeks to install.
Questions 95 through 97 refer to the following talk.
Good afternoon everyone and thank you for coming to this year's conference an organizational behavior. My name is Francis
Lee and I'll be chairing the conference for the next three days. Each day we'll discuss a new area of organizational behavior
A few of the concepts we'll be covering include hiring practices, group dynamics and poject management.
Each of you will be responsible for responding daily to the lectures and posting your responses on our conference website.
which also maintains a chat room for you to discuss ideas with your colleagues. Undoubtedly, during the conference, you will
benefit both from the lectures themselves and by interacting with your colleagues. We wish you good luck over the next three days.
Questions 98 through 100 refer to the following excerpt from a meeting
Good afternoon. This meeting shouldn't take more than 30 minutes. I wanted to make everyone aware of our new computer
security system. Previously, we had been able to use any computer within the building freely, without having to log on.
Recently, the information technology department updated our computer network, requiring each of us to use a password to
access any computer on the premises. This should improve security and allow us to record employee productivity.
3. Answer Key Actual Test 1
1. A He is riding his bicycle