Listening Actual Test 2 Economy TOEIC Volume 1
2. Transcript Actual Test 2
1. (A) The man is holding a pencil.
(B) The man is sipping a cup of coffee
(C) The man is wearing a short-sleeved shirt
(D) The man is reading a newspaper.
2. (A) Various goods are laid out for sale.
(B) The orchard is full of fruit.
(C) The fruits are being placed in bags.
(D) The fruits have been piled in a truck.
3. (A) They're watching a sports event.
(B) They're turning on the computer.
(C) They're checking information from reference books.
(D) They're looking at a computer monitor.
4. (A) There are some pedestrians crossing the road.
(B) There are trees on both sides of the road
(C) The road is jammed with traffic.
(D) Cars are parked on only one side of the road.
5. (A) The man is balanced on a ladder
(B) The man is painting a picture.
(C) The man is reading a sign on a building.
(D) The man is hanging from some cables.
6. (A) A worker is loading cargo onto a plane
(B) People are seated on an airplane.
(C) A set of stairs has been pushed up to a plane.
(D) There are several airplanes at the terminal.
7. (A) She is hanging up her coat on a rack.
(B) She is shopping for clothes.
(C) She is holding her bag in her hand
(D) She is wrapping up the clothes
8. (A) They're dressed in identical uniforms
(B) They're walking through the forest
(C) They're all carrying bags on their shoulders
(D) They're taking a walk in the country
9. (A) There's a lamppost next to the railroad
(B) A train is entering the station
(C) The area is heavily wooded
(D) A car is driving along the road.
10. (A) The man is speaking into a microphone
(B) The man is putting away his trumpet
(C) The man is playing the musical instrument.
(D) The man is waving at the audience.
11. What time does our flight leave?
(A) By 3 o'clock.
(B) About three or four times a day.
(C) It's scheduled to take off at 7:30.
12. Where did you leave your glasses?
(A) By taxi
(B) In my office
(C) At 9 a.m.
13. When will the presentation be over?
(A) OK, see you then.
(B) Over there in the hall.
(C) In about two hours.
14. Why were you late for the supervisors workshop?
(A) The road construction held me up.
(B) I'm working until 6 today.
(C) Yes, the supervisor asked me yesterday.
15. How will I recognize the guide?
(A) It's available.
(B) Yes, we can make it.
(C) She'll be waiting near exit 8.
16. Do you want me to install the operating system?
(A) No, it should be delivered on time.
(B) No, I'll do it myself
(C) That is quite a large operation.
17. Would you prefer ice tea or lemonade?
(A) Yes , I can
(B) In a refrigerator
(C) Ice tea, please.
18. Why don't you complain about the delay?
(A) It was delayed over two hours.
(B) Yes, it's very convenient
(C) I think I will.
19. What is Mr.Lydia's email about?
(A) I haven't checked yet.
(B) Five days ago.
(C) We've already mailed it.
20. Do you have the product evaluation form?
(A) Fill out the evaluation
(B) No, I left it on my desk.
(C) He works in an advertising firm.
21. Why is that door locked?
(A) In the safe.
(B) Yes, near the exit door.
(C) It's a restricted area.
22. The final reports are in the cabinet, aren't they?
(A) I'm not sure.
(B) Yes, he's in a meeting right now.
(C) We need more reporters.
23. Who designed the booth for this year's exhibition?
(A) By the end of next month.
(B) To the design department.
(C) One of my coworkers did.
24. Isn't that grocery store open yet?
(A) No, it's not my fault.
(B) No, I think it usually opens at 9 o'clock.
(C) I haven't read it yet.
25. Where is the working capital coming from?
(A) From headquarters
(B) Yes, for the next few months from now.
(C) It's not expensive.
26. Let's check the chart one more time before our meeting.
(A) I've already looked it over twice
(B) We should submit it on time.
(C) He's leaving to take the chart.
27. It's expected to rain tomorrow, isn't it?
(A) The report is due tomorrow.
(B) No, I haven't seen it.
(C) No, it's going to be sunny.
28. Have you finished writing the monthly report?
(A) Please write clearly.
(B) It's almost complete.
(C) Yes, it'll be finished by Monday.
29. Doesn't Mr Tanaka work in the personnel department?
(A) No, I'm not here anymore.
(B) Yes, I prefer to walk.
(C) No, he retired two weeks ago.
30. Let's not make revision until we get more accurate information
(A) Oh, I think we already have enough data.
(B) No, I like the fresh air.
(C) I don't know how to make it.
31. Who won the contract to build the new bicycle path?
(A) Yes, we don't expect to win this year.
(B) Creative Construction
32. Should complaint forms be sent to the manager or the consumer affairs department?
(A) Yes, I agree with you.
(B) The customers were very upset.
(C) It depends on the nature of the problem
33. When does the editorial department issue the newsletter?
(A) By registered writers.
(B) On the last day of the month.
(C) A parking permit was issued yesterday.
34. We've just purchased several new copiers, haven't we?
(A) Yes, we ordered them over the Internet
(B) It's included in the purchase price
(C) Cream and sugar.
35. Where do you think is the progress report?
(A) It progressed more rapidly
(B) I put it in the cabinet by the door.
(C) They will report your records very week.
36. I'm going on my coffee break
(A) Thanks, but I don't need any help.
(B) A mechanic will fix it.
(C) I'll join you.
37. You are planning to attend the formal computer training session today, aren't you?
(A) No, I couldn't see the training schedule yesterday.
(B) It's compulsory, isn't it?
(C) New computers for new employees.
38. How did you get such a good price on the office furniture?
(A) We got a special discount.
(B) I took a taxi to the theater.
(C) Yes, she's at the office.
39. This local map is really complicated.
(A) I'm not really good at comparing figures.
(B) Nearly one week ago.
(C) Where are you trying to go?
40. Are you finished with that market research report, or do you need more time?
(A) Give me another hour or so.
(B) The store closes at 5:00
(C) All the trains are on time.
Questions 41 through 43 refer to the following conversation
M: My Internet service is so slow. It's really affecting my work. I think it's time that I changed Internet providers
W: You should contact Roger's Inc. That's the company that I use. They have great service staff, and their technical
support is the best in the industry.
M: Thank you for the suggestion. I'll keep that in mind.
W: And when you call, don't forget to mention my name. They'll give you a new contract discount and credit my account
for referring a friend.
Questions 44 through 46 refer to the following conversation
M: Maria, were you able to ship the product for the customer's order in time for delivery?
W: No, the shipping office was closed this morning. I've already faxed them twice this afternoon to remind them.
M: Would you please try calling them? I have to contact the customer this evening and I'd like to let him know when
the delivery will arrive.
W: OK, I will do it right away.
Questions 47 through 49 refer to the following conversation
M: Angela, I've just confirmed the departure times and it looks like our train will be delayed a couple of hours. It's
now expected to leave at 7:00.
W: That's a big problem. We won't arrive in London in order to make our 9:00 meeting with our partners.
M: It will be okay. I was going to contact them anyway to confirm that they received the documents I couriered earlier
W: Alright, so you can let them know our situation.
Questions 50 through 52 refer the following conversation
M: Good afternoon. I am here to deliver two parcels for Karl Michaels. Is this his office?
W: Yes, but Mr Michaels is out of town on business. However, he should be back this afternoon
M: Are you able to sign for the documents? Or would you prefer that I return in a couple of hours?
W: I can sign for them. Just put the packages on the desk.
Questions 53 through 55 refer to the following conversation
M: Welcome to Mitchell's. Do you want to hear about our specials today?
W: I don't know what I feel like, so what would you recommend for lunch.
M: Well, our club sandwich is very popular and I particularly like the chicken fingers that come with curly fries.
Does that sound good or shall I name some other options?
W: I think I'll look over the menu one more time before I order. While I'm thinking could you get me a chocolate
Questions 56 through 58 refer to the following conversation
M: Hello, I'd like to apply for a credit card.
W: Do you have any identification containing both your address and signature, sir?
M: Yes, of course. Here's my driver's license. Do you require any other forms of ID?
W: No, this driver's license is good enough. Why don't you start filling out this form while I photocopy your driver's
Questions 59 through 61 refer to the following conversation
M: So ,Sarah, has the bank contacted you since your interview with them?
W: Yes, they phoned this morning. They want to me to meet with the vice-president of the company next Monday.
M: That's wonderful news! What time is the interview?
W: They wanted to meet in the afternoon, right after lunch. But I asked if I could have the interview in the
Questions 62 through 64 refer to the following conversation
M: Ms.Jeffrey, I won't be able to attend the seminar on Friday, so could you take notes for me?
W: No problem, Mr. Pauls. Are you finally going on that vacation you've been talking about?
M: No, unfortunately not. I have to leave for New York tomorrow morning to meet with our new client. We'll be discussing
negotiations for the contract at his office, so I'll need a few extra days to finalize things.
W: Wow, good luck with the talks. I heard that the Johnson & Johnson contract would bring in a lot of revenue. I'll let
you know if they discuss anything important at the seminar on Friday.
Questions 65 through 67 refer to the following conversation
M: Ms.Dias, we'd like to introduce that Spanish edition of Marketing a Successful Product by the end of the quarter
W: That would mean I would have less than a month to complete the translation. That won't be enough time to translate a
75 page article.
M: Well, we may be able to deplay the publishers a couple of extra weeks. Would that the project, five weeks could be possible.
Questions 68 through 70 refer to the following conversation
M: Did you see the review written up about Tangy Bangkok? It sounds like it has the best Thai food in town.
W: I read the article, but I don't know if I agree. I had lunch there with Bill this past Monday. The food was just so-so
and the service could have been much better.
M: Wow! That's surprising. What did you think of the atmosphere? The write-up said it was really fun.
W: Yes, it was quite unique, but it doesn't make up for the outrageous prices and average dishes.
Questions 71 through 73 refer to the following telephone message.
Miss Damon. This is Peter Bedford calling from the Air Italia Airlines security desk. I'm happy to inform you that we
have located your baggage from flight AL 893. We'll be delivering it to the Nardizzi Hotel. I believe this is your
location while you're staying in Rome. The delivery should arrive this afternoon before 4 p.m. Should you have any
questions, please contact me at 1-888-567-4FLY. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you
and thank you once again for your continued patronage.
Questions 74 through 76 refer to following announcement
Good evening, shoppers! Our store will be closing in 10 minutes. Please take all of your purchases to the nearest cashier
counter. And don't miss out on our specials available in the cleaning products section. All laundry detergents are at
25% off the original sticker price. The customer service desk is now closing. Should you have any questions, please ask
to speak to the manager on duty, Ms Barbara Henderson. We're pleased to announce that our regular business hours have
been extended to serve all your shopping needs. Beginning next Monday, our new hours of operation will be 8 a.m to
10 p.m, every day of the week. We'd like to thank you once again for choosing Bargain Hunters and we look forward to serving
Questions 77 through 79 refer to the following talk
Welcome to Peller Morrison. My name is Cameron and I will be serving you this afternoon. We have two special dishes prepared
by our chef this lunch. I would highly recommend both the sun dried tomato and feta stuffed chicken or the wild rice stuffed
bell peppers. Both items are priced at 17 dollars and are served with a cup of soup and a side salad. Our pastry chef
has also added an item to the dessert menu. It's a lavender infused mouse cake served with chilled whipped cream for dollars.
Would you like something to drink while you are making your decisions?
Questions 80 through 82 refer to the following announcement
Good morning. As director of the Phases Company marketing department, I am happy to announce today some great news. Our company
has achieved record sales this quarter, a jump of nearly 15%. I believe this growth is directly related to the excellent advertising
our team developed to promote the new product line. I am confident that you will be thrilled to hear that due to the positive
growth, all Phases Company employees will receive an increase in their yearly bonuses.
Questions 83 through 85 refer to the following radio report
Good evening. This is Dilana Miles at PRCK Light Jazz, your favorite jazz music station. I wanted to remind all of you that Kevin
Onawa, a renowned pianist, will be performing with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra will be the oldest member to ever perform
a piano solo alongside the famous group. The concert will be aired on PRCK Light Jazz from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. We are also thrilled
to announce that Mr. Onawa will sure to remember to listen to this once in a lifetime interview. That's Friday morning
at 9 a.m.
Questions 86 through 88 refer to the following introduction
Ladies and gentlemen, we are extremely honored to have tonight's guest speaker here with us. I'm sure I don't have to remind
you of Dr. Nathan East's most prominent works, including his research on the effects of global warming. After listening to
Dr. East speak at the Global Environmental Agenda in Tokyo last summer, I asked him to present here tonight, though I was
surprised to hear that he would be interested in speaking to such a small group like ours. Dr East's talk tonight is entitled
" Simple Ways to Reverse the Effects of Global Warming" We are pleased to have you with us, Dr East.
Questions 89 through 91 refer to the following broadcast
Good evening. Thank you for joining us here at Gossip Central. I'm Jenny Jenkins. We have a special guest with us here in
the studio today, Ms. Sarah Polly director of the hit movie " Jumping through Hoops" Actors and producers alike have praised
Ms.Polly's directorial debut as reaching new heights in Hollywood. The storyline of this film mirrors the hardships that
Sarah herself has faced throughout her life. After many years of struggling in the film industry. It looks as though Ms.Polly
how did you stay motivated over nearly a decade? Ten years can seem like a lifetime. Many people would have given up after
just five years or so.
Questions 92 through 94 refer to the following advertisement
Good morning., this is Christina from Jiffy Lube Car Services. We've been a member of the Better Business Bureau
for over five years, and we're proud to announce the grand opening of our new and improved store. That's right, we've
expanded. We still offer the same great service on oil changes, tire rotation alignment and windshield repair. To celebrate
the grand opening of our new store, we are offering a special discount. Only this weekend, purchase any discounted service
package and receive a free oil change. If you would like more information or to book an appointment, please call us at
Questions 95 through 97 refer to the following news report.
Next up at 6:00, a special look at health care. But first, at the city courthouse today, members of the community met with
local law enforcement officials to discuss the growing problem of violence. Domestic disputes were the main area of concern
The police force is considering a zero tolerance policy with regard to arrests. Many supporters of the decision feel that it
will help to make the community a safer place. And judges believe it will reduce the number of cases brought to court.
However, a few upset citizens joined the talks downtown to raise concerns about the possibility of false accusations
and wrongful arrests.
Questions 98 through 100 refer to the following telephone message
Hello, Bob. This is Wanda St Pierre from parking services. I wanted to inform you that the parking garage will be under
repairs beginning on Tuesday while some issues with the facilities are taken care of. The project should require
three days and the area should be available by Friday. I realize that many of your employees drive to work, so please
apologize for any inconvenience this may cause them. A shuttle bus will be provided from the main entrance each morning
and afternoon on Wednesday and Thursday. Let me know if you have any downtown meetings and I should be able
to arrange transportation.
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