Listening Actual Test 4 Economy TOEIC Volume 1
2. Transcript Actual Test 4
1. (A) The man is diving into the water
(B) The man is fishing from the railing
(C) The man is packing up his fishing gear.
(D) The man is purchasing some fish.
2. (A) Neither of the phones is being used.
(B) The two phones are different in size from each other.
(C) The telephones are being repaired
(D) Each telephone is in a separate booth.
3. (A) The worker is preparing to dig the earth.
(B) There are a lot of leaves on the road.
(C) The road is being resurfaced
(D) The man is driving the truck down the hill.
4. (A) They're exchanging a document.
(B) The man is adjusting his tie.
(C) They are having a conversation.
(D) The woman is leaning on the counter.
5. (A) The man is buying a ticket at the bus station
(B) The man is boarding the bus.
(C) The man is handing his baggage to a conductor.
(D) The man is checking the bus timetable.
6. (A) The vehicles are being washed
(B) The traffic on the street is very heavy.
(C) One of the cars is leaving the area.
(D) Cars are parked in the outdoor parking lot.
7. (A) They're putting a file in the cabinet
(B) They're sitting at a meeting table.
(C) They're looking at the document
(D) They're taking out some papers from their bags.
8. (A) A driver is stepping out of the car.
(B) The traffic sign is being taken down.
(C) No cars are on the road today.
(D) The vehicles are stopped at a traffic light.
9. (A) She is climbing over the fence
(B) She is moving the trash cans.
(C) She is carrying a carton into a building.
(D) She is jogging along the street.
10. (A) The man is folding up the chairs.
(B) Most of the seats are unoccupied.
(C) The man is setting up the stage for an event.
(D) The chairs have been put out on the grass.
11. Who's going to give a speech this morning?
(A) No, I can give you a ride.
(B) The manager will.
(C) The speech was very informative.
12. Did you work overtime yesterday?
(A) I always work on Fridays.
(B) No, I left at two o'clock
(C) Okay, I'll be right there.
13. What do you do for a living?
(A) Fine, how about you?
(B) No, I was just leaving.
(C) I'm a personnel manager.
14. When are you going shopping?
(A) In Rome
(B) I'm just browsing
(C) Right after lunch.
15. How often do you visit the manufacturing plant?
(A) Every two weeks.
(B) For hour.
(C) He's staying with a friend.
16. Would you prefer to sit in the corner or near the window?
(A) I highly recommend it.
(B) No, I haven't sent him a bill yet.
(C) Either would be fine.
17. Do you feel any better after the treatment?
(A) We treat every employee equally.
(B) The sooner the better.
(C) Yes, I'm getting better.
18. The central library closes early today, doesn't it?
(A) No, I canceled it yesterday
(B) Yes, that's what the staff said
(C) Yes, I'll call him later.
19. When can you finish drawing up the schedule?
(A) Yes, they've been sent.
(B) This afternoon.
(C) It's for my colleague.
20. What's the fastest way to get to the station?
(A) I'd take a taxi
(B) It's about an hour by train.
(C) You'll need to check the departure time.
21. What time are we supposed to be at the conference?
(A) He went to Paris for a conference
(B) Three o'clock, I think.
(C) At the meeting room.
22. Mr. Troy gave an informative presentation yesterday, didn't he?
(A) Yes, I enjoyed it very much.
(B) No, I like tea more than coffee.
(C) He didn't give a reason.
23. That financial company is hiring more consultant, isn't it?
(A) Because of the high interest rate.
(B) Yes, they're trying to find the right person.
(C) Please send this check to Mr Chang.
24. Where will you stay in Brussels?
(A) Yes, I was just leaving.
(B) In half an hour.
(C) At the Clearview Hotel.
25. He plans to improve the product quality, right?
(A) Yes, that's his idea.
(B) No, to the marketing department.
(C) On the right side.
26. You're taking the summer business course, aren't you?
(A) No, I usually take a bus.
(B) Last number in Hong Kong.
(C) Yes, I'm planning to.
27. Would you like a ride back to the airport?
(A) Thanks, I'd appreciate it.
(B) You're right. It's on the 6th.
(C) Yes. it's near the airport.
28. Should we review this translation today, or put it off until tomorrow?
(A) We need to make the revisions today.
(B) Yes, just put them in the recycling box.
(C) The view is fantastic.
29. Is it going to cost a lot to repair your computer?
(A) I'm going to rent to beach house for the weekend.
(B) Yes, many times.
(C) The maintenance man didn't think so.
30. Why don't you take a day off to prepare for your trip?
(A) Yes, I suppose I'd better
(B) Yes, I work at a manufacturing plant.
(C) He's just taking off his coat.
31. Will you be able to take some calls or should I ask Mr. Chan?
(A) He didn't make it on time.
(B) If the phone rings, I'll answer it.
(C) Okay, I'll call you soon.
32. Why isn't the seafood restaurant open?
(A) It closes every Friday.
(B) I can't see the sign.
(C) The soup is very tasty.
33. Don't you want to contact someone downstairs and let them know the machine is broken?
(A) Yes, we check regularly.
(B) No, I can fix it.
(C) Thanks, but I had a late breakfast.
34. Have they hired a professional advertising company or are they waiting?
(A) They've just offered some company the work.
(B) There is an excellent restaurant near here.
(C) It can wait until the morning.
35. Who is making the hotel reservation?
(A) The hotel was already booked.
(B) Perhaps Mr.Chang.
(C) Submit it by email.
36. Shouldn't we buy the theater tickets in advance?
(A) Let's go to a movie tonight.
(B) That's a great idea.
(C) About advances in construction technology.
37. Why did Mr.Ladd leave without the required document?
(A) He's returning for it after the meeting
(B) He has already typed the document
(C) There is none left.
38. How many customers do you visit in a week on average?
(A) I usually take a taxi
(B) Between seven and ten.
(C) Two weeks ago.
39. Who can help me install this program?
(A) I have some time after the morning meeting.
(B) Yes, they were installed this morning
(C) It's is front of the building.
40. Do you know the password to access the network?
(A) The passed the test.
(B) It was blocked by a password.
(C) I'm sorry, I have no idea.
Questions 41 through 43 refer to the following conversation
W: I've got to go to Mobile Communications after work.
M: Are you looking at getting a new cell phone?
W: No, I'm just having mine repaired. My flight for New York leaves in the morning, and I have a few conference calls lined
up while I'm there.
M: Save your receipts. I'm pretty sure the company pays for all business related expenses.
Questions 44 through 46 refer to the following conversation
W: Good afternoon and welcome to Fiber Optix Plus. what can I do for you?
M: Well, I have an appointment to meet with Marty Kline.
W: Sure. I'll contact Mr.Kline's secretary up on the fifth floor. Who can I tell her is here?
M: My name is Kevin Fleming and I'm here to discuss an employment opportunity with the company.
Questions 47 through 49 refer to the following conversation.
W: We've run out of bagels and rolls and we still have quite a few reservation tonight. Where did you go?
M: I just stopped by the bakery down the street. Don't worry. We have enough dinner rolls for the evening.
W: Oh great. Would you give me a hand? A customer at the table closest to the window would like some more coffee.
M: Sure. I'll go over right away.
Questions 50 through 52 refer to the following conversation
M: Hello, Judi. Are you still free for dinner tonight? I know a great new restaurant downtown.
W: Oh, Barry. I'm sorry. I forgot it's my parents wedding anniversary tonight. We're throwing a party at the Falcon Hotel
down by the lake. Would you like to come along?
M; That would be great. I'd love to meet your family. Have you already reserved a table?
W: No, but I think I will call during our lunch break. I heard the view from the hotel is just beautiful.
Questions 53 through 55 refer to the following conversation
M: Sorry to interrupt, but I got this shirt for my birthday a couple of days ago and it seems to be missing a few buttons. Could
I exchange it for another one?
W: Sure, it shouldn't be a problem as long as it was purchased within the past 14 days. Do you have the receipt. It was a present
from my friend.She just gave it to me on Thursday, though so I'm pretty sure she bought it recently.
W: I'm extremely sorry. Unfortunately, it's store policy that all refunds and exchanges must be accompanied by the original receipt.
Questions 56 through 58 refer to the following conversation
W: Good afternoon, Is this the shipping and receiving office? My name is Patricia Lighten and I'm expecting some documents to
arrive this morning. I was wondering if they've been delivered.
M: Just a moment, Ms.Lighten. I'll look into that for you. No, I'm sorry, there doesn't seem to be anything here for you.
W: Would you be able to check under my assistant's name? Her name is Wanda Green. There should be two envelops containing
approximately five documents each.
M: Yes, there are some packages addressed to Ms.Green. I was just about to distribute the mail. I'll be around to deliver them shortly.
Questions 59 through 61 refer to the following conversation
M: Rebecca, do you know where the Samson file is? I wanted to look over the financial charts before our meeting this afternoon.
W: I thought I saw Jack with it in the boardroom. Why? What pages in particular were you interested in?
M: We're hoping to increase profits, so I wanted to do a sales and cost analysis. I'd like to also take a look at each sales
W: That's a great idea. That way we can see who is doing well and which people need a little more training. Then we can work in
a new course schedule.
Questions 62 through 64 refer to the following conversation
W: Thank for contacting Jones & Plane Marketing Inc. This is Diana Plane. What can I do for you?
M: Hello, this is Francis Smith calling from the Littleton Manufacturing Company. I'm calling to inform you that we've decided
to go with your advertising campaign and would like to send you a deposit.
W: That's great, sir. Which bank will you be transferring the funds from?
M: Our account is with the London City Bank on Westchester Avenue. Oh, and I'd also like to schedule a meeting with your executives
to discuss our promotional video for sometime after September 18.
Questions 65 through 67 refer to the following conversation
W: Rick, I stopped by the construction site last night. I'm a little nervous. It doesn't look like the renovations will be complete in time
for the grand opening of my offices.
M: We have been a little delayed because some of the materials didn't arrive on time. But we still hope to be ready in time for the event.
W: Well, the event is scheduled for October 10th, so I was hoping to have the furniture delivered by the last week of September.
M: That shouldn't be a problem. Even if a few more shipments are late, we should still have enough time to be ready by first
Questions 68 through 70 refer to the conversation
W: Do you know whether Josh will return from his holiday before the marketing conference begins on Wednesday?
M: He's scheduled to arrive at Fenway International Airport on Wednesday afternoon, so I don't think he'll be back to work until Thursday.
Do you think we should postpone the meeting?
W: That won't be necessary. I'll just have Susan give her notes on the guest speakers to Josh when he gets back.
M: OK, the I will not make any changes to the meeting schedule.
Questions 71 through 73 refer to the following voice mail message.
Good afternoon. I'm calling to leave a message for Lyle Peters in the laboratory. Hi Lyle, this is Dr.Gina Weston from Northtown
Medical Associates. One of my patients, Kelly Sandes, had some blood tests done a couple of weeks ago at your hospital. It has been
ten days and I'm still waiting for the results. Could you please get back to me at your earliest convenience to let me know when I can
expect to receive her file? I can be reached at 892-6680. Thank you and have a nice day.
Questions 74 through 76 refer to the following talk
This is the final destination of our tour today. You'll notice that this room is unique in comparison to the other rooms we've looked
at today. This is the master bedroom and despite the fact that it was decorated over the same period, it looks much more modern. The other
bedrooms are a more traditional Renaissance style. However, completion of this room did take longer than the others, due to tight finaces
in the Great Depression. Work was stopped for over two years until Mr. Jenkin's business flourished once more. Before you leave the building,
let's stop in the gift shop, where replicas of the Jenkins many treasures are sold.
Questions 77 through 79 refer to the following introduction to a radio interview.
Up next we have Andrea Vector, founder of Beaty First Skincare Products, here in the studio. Beauty First has recently been awarded the BVC
Products in Innovation Award for its non-toxic, all natural facial cleansers and moisturizers. Beauty First products
do not contain many of the irritant causing ingredients that other similar cleansers do. Mr. Vector will answer questions on how her previous
experience in the cosmetic industry inspired her to develop her own line of beauty care products. Please call
1-889-753-5555 if you have any questions for Ms.Vector.
Questions 80 through 82 refer to the following radio advertisement
Are you interested in purchasing quality, affordable products for your home? Then you need to visit Design Depot. We have friendly
and knowledgeable staff willing to help you with all of your design needs. There is no consultation fee and we are currently
offering a 15% discount on all linens and draperies. We guarantee our prices are less than our competitors. To make a
appointment with one of our designers, simply call 555-2200.
Questions 83 through 85 refer to the following announcement.
Good evening, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the Sydney Opera Center. Because tonight's performance will be taped,
we ask that all guests refrain from taking photographs throughout the performance. We would also ask that all cell phones
and pagers be turned off while the performance is in progress. Thank you for your cooperation and enjoy the show.
Questions 86 through 88 refer to the following traffic report
Welcome to the 6:00 news. This is Rod Whitmore with a special weather update. If you are on the roads this morining we
ask that your drive slowly and carefully and expect delays. The rain that began yesterday evening continued throughout
the night and into the early hours of the day. However, that precipitation will turn to hail as the temperature drops
significantly. The drop in temperature may also cause some icy conditions, so we recommend that you stay on all major routes.
Questions 89 through 91 refer to the following telephone message
Hello, Britney. It's Jesse. I hope everything is going well you. We're planning to meet on Monday to finish that report I
mentioned to you. So, our group would like to get together to celebrate. I was wondering if you'd like to join us on
Tuesday night for dinner. We're interested in trying the new Italian restaurant downtown. I'm not sure about what time
our reservation is for, but I think it's around 7:30 or 8:00, I'll confirm the time and get back to you. I'd love it if
we could get together for a drink afterwards as well. There's a great martini bar arround the block from the restaurant.
Anyway, give me a call back and let me know cheers.
Questions 92 through 94 refer to the following news report.
In national news, Algonquin National Park will soon be sold in lots to local builders. On Thursday, the local government
me to discuss which areas of the recreation facility will be proteted from the change. The Conservational Parks Authority said
that the news was both disappointing and tragic for the natural setting and the many species of wildlife. Some politicians, however,
are thrilled with the decision to sell the lots of land, since they feel the change will boost the stagnant local and provincial
economied. We'll be back with the weather report following this commercial break.
Questions 95 through 97 refer to the following telephone message
Hello, Ms.Blayer. This is Sung Min Lee from the operations deparment. I was wondering about the guest speakers you have invited
for this Thurday evening. I have currently reserved a conference room that will accommodate fifty people. I would like to
know if you know how many people will be in attendance. Should you require more room, I will have to see if a bigger conference
room is free. As you requested, I set up the projector. I did, however, want to double check what type of computer your presenter
will be using as the projector cables differ for a PC and Mac. I'll be in and out of meetings this morning, but if you leave a
voice mail outlining my questions I can faciliate the arrangements. Please let me know of there are any other ways I can
be of assistance to you. Thanks.
Questions 98 through 100 refer to the following news report.
Research conducted by the Warner Television Network has shown that more people are watching TV than ever before. Experts say
the growing number of programs available, as well as increased stress during the average workday, has made people want to
relax in front of the TV after a hard day at the office. Networks have reduced the number of commercials shown
during programs in order to remain competitive. Initially, companies were unable to handle the loss in advertising money, but
recently they have added commercials between programs. With the rise in raitings, viewers can expect to see new television
shows developed over the next few seasons.
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