Listening Actual Test 3 Economy TOEIC Volume 1
2. Transcript Actual Test 3
1. (A) He is leaning against a tree
(B) He is sitting in a restaurant.
(C) He is mowing the grass
(D) He is watering the lawn.
2. (A) A patron is seated at a table outside.
(B) The chairs have been placed on the tables
(C) The tables have been set for a meal.
(D) The chairs are arranged around the tables.
3. (A) A clerk at the counter is helping the customers.
(B) People are waiting in line for their turn.
(C) One of the men is paying for his food.
(D) People are standing in front of the hotel.
4. (A) They're digging a ditch.
(B) They're cutting the tube into pieces
(C) They're working with the pipe.
(D) They're measuring the pipe
5. (A) The man is standing at the rear of the vehicle.
(B) All of the car doors are open.
(C) The tires are being removed from the vehicle.
(D) The man is loading a box on top of the vehicle.
6. (A) They're ascending a staircase.
(B) They're passing people in the hallway.
(C) They're riding the escalator to the next floor.
(D) They're waiting for the elevator.
7. (A) The boats are docked at the harbor.
(B) Travelers are climbing into a boat.
(C) The boats are heading out to sea.
(D) A shipment is being unloaded at the port.
8. (A) They're throwing the ball into the air.
(B) They're playing a game on the ground.
(C) The game is being played indoors.
(D) They're taking a break under the trees.
9. (A) T-shirts are hanging in the closet
(B) The people are shopping at an indoor market
(C) Sale items are displayed p=outside the store.
(D) The people are stuffing some clothes into a bag.
10. (A) The boats are racing through the water.
(B) The water is breaking on the shore.
(C) The group of boats is floating in the water.
(D) The boats have been pulled onto the beach.
11. Where is the nearest public telephone?
(A) We just moved here a week ago.
(B) To call headquarters
(C) There's one by the post office.
12. What time is the meeting?
(A) It's in London
(B) I think it starts at 10 a.m.
(C) Yes, it was really informative.
13. How did the new arrival get here from New York?
(A) The bus is crowded
(B) For about a week.
(C) By airmail
14. We are going to a movie this evening. Would you like to join us?
(A) Yes, I enjoyed the party very much
(B) OK, When is it?
(C) No, I've already received them.
15. Are you sure this disk has enough memory capacity to save all the data?
(A) Yes, but it must be checked for viruses
(B) That's so nice of you!
(C) I'm sorry for the inconvenience
16. Should we consider hiring a new analyst?
(A) Let's check the workload
(B) He was hired last month
(C) I'll have it after my meal.
17. Will you be taking your vacation in July or August this year?
(A) I'm sure it will be okay.
(B) It'll be in Hong Kong
(C) I haven't decided yet.
18. Would you like to join us for dinner tonight?
(A) I'm allergic to seafood
(B) I wish I could but I already have plans.
(C) Let's take them with us.
19. Who sent out this invoice?
(A) It arrived today.
(B) Someone in the delivery department.
(C) Yes, I read it.
20. Should we purchase new fax machines for the office or get multifunction printers?
(A) We need more computers for the new employees.
(B) Because the printer isn't working.
(C) I like the new office building
21. We really have to go now
(A) I really enjoyed the play.
(B) We have another few minutes.
(C) Yes, she went to the doctor.
22. Why do you need to cancel your appointment?
(A) Something came up unexpectedly
(B) I was just disappointed.
(C) On Monday morning.
23. Should we meet for brunch today.
`` (A) Sure, I'd love to !
(B) Yes, we meet regularly
(C) That's too many.
24. Mr.Wilson has taken charge of international sales, hasn't he?
(A) It only includes installation charges.
(B) No, he's responsible for advertising.
(C) Call me whenever you like.
25. Where will you be sending this package?
(A) It came this morning
(B) To the address on this note.
(C) I'd rather go by bus.
26. How will the office equipment be transported?
(A) Next to the parking lot
(B) Sometime next week
(C) It will go by courier.
27. Who's in charge of controling the product quality?
(A) It's available at no extra charge
(B) Our production department
(C) Choose the course you like.
28. When is the best time to meet you?
(A) No, this is my first time.
(B) Have a good time !
(C) Between 10 and 11 a.m.
29. What's the timeline for the bid?
(A) He left last month.
(B) I've been busy for the past few weeks.
(C) It hasn't been discussed yet.
30. Aren't you delivering an opening speech next week?
(A) Yes, but I feel pretty well prepared for it.
(B) Yes, he was very surprised with the party.
(C) No, it was delivered on time.
31. You want to adopt a new inventory control system, don't you?
(A) Most of us do
(B) I usually use this system
(C) Our inventory is so low this month.
32. Why did Barry request access to the database?
(A) I've seen it before.
(B) On his way to the post office
(C) To check for any inaccurate information.
33. Do you a single room with a good view for the weekend?
(A) We only have doubles at that time.
(B) No, our trip was delayed
(C) Yes, the view was fantastic
34. What's on the schedule for tomorrow?
(A) 2:30 p.m.
(B) I'd like to reschedule my appointment.
(C) A meeting with the technicians.
35. The list includes the wrong address and information.
(A) Tomorrow morning
(B) It was returned.
(C) I'll review it.
36. They're going to employ another person, aren't they?
(A) No, in the employee lounge.
(B) Yes, we need more physicians.
(C) Yes, but I'm working overtime.
37. Why don't we prepare the auditorium for the interview?
(A) It'll be held in the auditorium
(B) Because we bought some office
(C) That's not a bad idea.
38. Who has the keys to the conference room?
(A) Thomas must have them.
(B) No, I didn't attend the conference.
(C) She's in her office
39. Did Miss Yoshida finish the designs for the lobby last week?
(A) No, she's still working on them.
(B) Yes, it's in the office
(C) Let's meet in the lobby.
40. Wasn't Anderson's last item well received by the market?
(A) It didn't sell well at all.
(B) Yes, I have a receipt.
(C) It was checked only yesterday.
Questions 41 through 43 refer to the following conversation
M: Pardon me, is this the information desk for the leadership training seminar?
W: Yes, it is. What is your last name? I'll pull up your registration file and package for you.
M: I'm Ted Dyson. And also, do you know where the talk on employee motivation will take place?
W: Hmmm. It begins at 10 a.m in conference room A, here in the main convention building.
Questions 44 through 46 refer to the following conversation
M: Hello, I would like the number for the Sheraton Hotel located in Montreal.
W: Which location do you prefer? I have listenings for two Sharaton Hotels in the city.
M: I don't know the exact address, but I would prefer the downtown location. Also, could you connect the call please?
W: Sure. The number is 514-889-2093. Please stay on using Bell Directory Assistance
Questions 47 through 49 refer to the following conversation
W: Hello, Jim. I just finished preparing these sandwiches.
M: Thanks, Allie. That's so nice of you.
W: It was quite a simple recipe. I roasted some vegetables and added them to a couple of slices of baguette.
M: That will be a great appetizer as the guests are arriving and it will go nicely with the beef kebabs
I'm grilling. Why don't you set them on the coffee table in the living room next to the fruit?
Questions 50 through 52 refer to the following conversation
M: I've been trying to contact him all morning, sending faxes and emails. Mario's away from his desk. Do you know where
W: He had to meet with some clients at the downtown branch. Apparently, their documents haven't arrived yet, and he needed
to deliver them himself.
M: I have some great news. Kensington Market has decided to use our advertising campaign. I'd love for Mario to oversee
W: That sounds great. You should try to contact him on his cell phone. He would love hear the news personally from you.
Questions 53 through 55 refer to the following conversation
M: I just received my invoice from the gas company in the mail. I can't believe the cost.
W: Mine was quite high, too. I think it's because I've been using my heater so much in this cold weather
M: I have as well. However, I still believe it's higher than it should be. Maybe, I should contact the gas company to see
if their regular rates have increased.
W: Sounds like a good idea. Their customer services department is very attentive. Keep me updated on what they tell you.
Questions 56 through 58 refer to the following conversation
W: Bill, were you able to contact technical services about my email account? I'm working out the details of this contract and
all of my contracts are set up through that account.
M: Yes, I did. They'll have someone come over tomorrow morning to take a look at it.
W: I'm worried that it will be too late. I tole our client that I would contact her with the initial outline before our
meeting at 1 o'clock tomorrow. Could you contact the support desk again to see if they can reschedule?
M: No problem, I'll get on that right away. I'll speak to the supervisor on duty to see if they can attend to the problem
Questions 59 through 61 refer to the following conversation
M: Hello, Sue! Have you reserved your hotel room for this weekend's trade show in Toronto yet? I'm not sure whether I
should stay for two or three nights.
W: I reserved a room for three nights. I want to stay for the morning brunch on Sunday.
M: That's smart. I'll call the hotel now to make the same reservation.
W: You should contact them as soon as possible. When I spoke with the hotel manager today he said there were only
a few rooms left.
Questions 62 through 64 refer to the following conversation
M: Good evening, Annabelle. Will you be joining the other members of our team for dinner tonight? Our reservation is
for 8 o'clock.
W: I thought that your were all going out tomorrow night so that Frank could come.
M: Well, we wanted to but Frank said he couldn't make it tomorrow either, so we decided to go out tonight instead.
W: I see. In that case let me finish my work and I'll meet you at 8:15.
Questions 65 through 67 refer to the following conversation
M: Good afternoon, Park Printing. This is George. Who would you like to speak to?
W: My name is Wilma Jeffries and I run a recruiting agency. I would like to talk to Luke Newberry about having some
personalized business cards printed.
M: Unfortunately, Mr Newberry and the rest of the sales department have left for the day., but I can direct you to
his voice mail if you'd care to leave a detailed message.
W: Yes, that will be fine. I'll leave him a message then.
Questions 68 through 70 refer to the following conversation
M: Tim! I saw the hydro wan parked in your driveway this morning. Was your hydro affected by the wind yesterday?
W: No, we never had any damage. However, my neighbors the Johnsons, lost power when some tree branches fell on their
M: Oh,no. That sounds like quite a mess.
W: Yes. Fortunately the cable company will cover the cost of repairing the lines. The Johnsons should have power by
the end of the day.
Questions 71 through 73 refer to the following message
Good evening. This is the headquarters for the Irish National Bank. The office is now closed. Our regular business hours
are 8 a.m to 3 p.m. Monday to Saturday, with the exception of national holidays. Should you wish to speak to one of
our company representatives please leave a message after the tone. You are also able to check acsount balances using
our touch tone service. You can also use our web service for bill payments the transferring of funds or to obtain new
product information. Thank you for choosing INB, and we look forward to serving you again soon.
Questions 74 through 76 refer to the following radio announcement
The township of Lincoln would like to inform its citizens of the upcoming city closures due to festival events Starting Friday
November 9th, St.Paul Street will be closed due to the Annual City Parade. Pedestrian traffic only will be permitted between
Church Street and Jarvis Avenue. Priority access will be given to families with small children who wish to attend the event.
The streets are expected to reopen Monday November 12th. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience however, we do
hope that all of the residents of Lincoln will join in the festivities to help make the annual event a success. If
you have any questions about other planned events, please contact the city's tourism authority at 239-3497.
Questions 77 through 79 refer to the following announcement
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to our third annual Business Awards Luncheon. We will begin with opening
comments from last year's Business Person of the Year, after which we will enjoy a buffet style lunch. Please remember
that tickets are still available for next month's charity ballroom dance event entitled " Under the Sea" which you can
purchase at the reception desk. Shortly after lunch we will be acknowledging this year's award winners. Please sit back
Questions 80 through 82 refer to the following radio advertisement.
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sunglasses with your purchase and will ship your order within 5 business days. Please phone one of our customer representatives
now at 1-800-999-7865.
Questions 83 through 85 refer to the following announcement
I would like to thank you all for joining our board of directors meeting this morning. I wanted to let you know that we have chosen.
Ms.Josephine Reynolds as a successful applicant for the position of vice president of finance here at Jones & Burwell Consulting
Services. After success completion of our executive training program. Ms Reynolds will begin work with us in about five weeks.
Ms Reynolds joins us with extensive experience in the finance industry having worked as director of finance at the Optic
Group in Londo for the past three years. Prior to that, Ms Reynolds worked for several years as an accountant with The
Hudson Bay Company in Marid. She will now spend four weeks preparing for her new position in our Los Angeles branch office before
relocating to our headquarters here in Seatle. We are thrilled to welcome Ms Reynolds to our group and we look forward to
her success here in Seattle.
Questions 86 through 88 refer to the following telephone message.
Hello, June. This is Sue. Would you please tell Jenny and Anne that I'm going to be few minutes late? we are scheduled to meet
at one o'clock this afternoon but my lunch meeting with the new clients started fifteen minutes late. We should be getting our
desserts in a few minutes but since it's already 12:45, I'm worried that I won't make it back to the office in time for our
Questions 89 through 91 refer to the following excerpt from an interview
To respond yo your question about how I became involved with political issues, I knew I wanted to become a politician
from the time I was a child. After I began studying politics at Queen's University, I knew that I had made the right career choice. When I became president of the university student
council I had little time left to spend with my classmates. At age twenty-five as student council president I introduced twenty
new regulations to try to change the atmosphere of the school. I was proud with what I had beyond student level politics.
However now after being recently elected as state governor, I am happy to have been given the chance to have become involved
Questions 92 through 94 refer to the following excerpt form a talkAs you are all aware, we've been speaking with Boston
Technical College about the training courses it provides for our employees. Despite the fact that these course are provided
free of charge many of you have expressed concern over lack of interest from sone of the employees in your departments.
Some staff believe that there is no direct correlation between the courses and their salaries however as manager we see
the advantages that extra training courses it provides for our employees. Despite the fact that these courses are provided
free of charge many of you have expressed concern over lack of interest form some of the employee in your departments
Some staff believe that there is no direct correlation between the courses and their salaries however as manager we see
the advantages that extra training provides. We have spoken with Boston Tech about ways that we can make the course more
convenient for our staff. As a result, we have decided that the professors will teach the courses in our conference rooms
here at our company headquarters.
Questions 95 through 97 refer to the following telephone message
Hello, Barbara. This is Jim Micheal I'm calling with regard to the change you had asked for in your travel plans. I've
looked into various flight from Calgary to Honolulu and Jet Quest Airlines is the only one that connects in Los Angeles
A stopover flight is actually $50 less then original price that I had quoted you, so I have reserved a seal for you on
that flight. Please check with your secretary as I have faxed the new itinerary to your office. Also, please
send me an email should you wish to book accommodation in Los Angeles. I have found a new hotels in the downtown area
but I'm unsure of your price range. I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Questions 98 through 100 refer to the following introduction
May I have your attention please? As we end our program today, it is my pleasure to introduce our fifth and final speaker
Ms Marie Dupont Ms Dupont's presentation today will outline her findings on her research in health care.
In detail, she will speak of her most recent study on a healthy diet from an early age: following a nutritious lifestyle
You should also be aware that Ms Dupont has been asked to join a group of medical professionals working on this topic
in the field. And I have heard that she will be relocating to Paris to join these doctors for a three year fellowship
Ms.Dupont will be happy to answer any questions at the end of her presentation. However, if you have a question
at the end of her presentation. However, if you have a question, write it down on one of the cards provided, so that
your question can be read in order for everyone to hear it. Thank you very much for being with us today, Ms.Marie
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