Listening Actual Test 5 Economy TOEIC Volume 1
2. Transcript Actual Test 5
1. (A) People are putting books on a shelf.
(B) There are people looking at books.
(C) The shelves are lined up.
(D) The books are all the same size.
2. (A) The televisions are hanging on the wall.
(B) The chairs are all full.
(C) People are enjoying a movie.
(D) The televisions are falling off the wall.
3. (A) The men are lying on a bed.
(B) The men have the same clothes on.
(C) The men are wearing hats.
(D) A man is lifting a bed.
4. (A) People are running in the halls.
(B) People are mopping the floor.
(C) People are hanging paintings up.
(D) People are looking at the paintings.
5. (A) A man is getting some water.
(B) A man is wrapping the package.
(C) A man is holding a pen.
(D) Both men are wearing ties.
6. (A) The man is stacking wood.
(B) The man is working with a forklift.
(C) The man is driving a cart.
(D) The man is delivering a presentation.
7. (A) He is lanning in the swimming pool.
(B) The dogs are running in the water.
(C) He is playing with his dogs.
(D) He is feeding his dogs.
8. (A) The buildings are the same height.
(B) There are buildings next to each other.
(C) Every building has a balcony.
(D) Some people are moving into the buildings.
9. (A) All the cords are hanging on the wall.
(B) Lots of cords are plugged in.
(C) A man is taking out some cords.
(D) The cords are lying on the floor.
10. (A) He is cutting down a tree.
(B) He is bending over with a shovel.
(C) He is buidling a house.
(D) He is making a mark on the wall.
11. When do you leave for Japan?
(A) It left at 7 o'clock.
(B) On Thursday morning.
(C) Yes, they're from Japan.
12. Where can I buy a stapler?
(A) By car.
(B) That's a good idea.
(C) Try the convenience store.
13. Didn't you think the presentation was boring?
(A) It was a long time ago.
(B) Let's take a break.
(C) No, I thought it was great.
14. Hi, I would like to reschedule my appointment with Dr.Roth.
(A) May I have your name please?
(B) He was appointed to the board.
(C) Yes, he's my dentist.
15. Did you see my umbrella anywhere?
(A) No, it was raining hard this morning.
(B) Yes, you left it in my office.
(C) Yes, I saw him at 4 p.m.
16. Would you like to try this jacket on?
(A) I'm glad you did.
(B) Yes, it's official.
(C) What size is it?
17. When did you pick up the contract?
(A) My assistant will be picking me up.
(B) Next year.
(C) I had it delivered to me.
18. Would you rather have cream or milk in your coffee?
(A) Neither, thanks.
(B) I made three copies.
(C) Yes, I do.
19. Why do you go to work so early every morning?
(A) No, I'm working until 6 today.
(B) Go to the security office.
(C) So I can avoid the traffic congestion.
20. How could you complete the blueprints for the new buidling so quickly?
(A) No, I'll call back.
(B) I had some help.
(C) We should complete it tomorrow.
21. Could you please turn the volume down?
(A) Down the hall and your left.
(B) Turn left at the light.
(C) I'm sorry, I'll turn it down.
22. If your flight arrives after 4 p.m. I think you should rest throughout the remainder of the day.
(A) As soon as the plane arrives.
(B) That's a lovely idea.
(C) The afternoon would be good.
23. Who's going to prepare for the interview?
(A) Yes, it's a nice view.
(B) I think it's at 9 or 9:30.
(C) The personnel department will.
24. Aren't the research proposals due soon?
(A) Yes, a researcher will be here soon.
(B) Yes, the deadline's tomorrow.
(C) It was quite comfortable.
25. I can help evaluate employee's perfomance.
(A) That should save me some time.
(B) We didn't receive any course evaluations.
(C) That was a great perfomance.
26. Would you like to go out for dinner after the seminar?
(A) Yes, how about Italian food?
(B) I've been there already.
(C) Yes, last year.
27. What's the extension for the product support center?
(A) Satisfaction !
(C) 5 dollars.
28. Do you know why Ms. Lopez is convening a meeting?
(A) To introduce her new secretary.
(B) We had to submit the report.
(C) Sure, let's meet in the cafeteria.
29. I don't like the mood at this place.
(A) Are you bored?
(B) He is very moody.
(C) It looks like a new tie.
30. Do you know who will be replacing Alan when retires?
(A) Yes, Mary has replaced the tires.
(B) It hasn't been decided yet.
(C) This town is known for its seafood.
31. Mark has to submit his expense report to accounting, doesn't he?
(A) Yes, it's very expensive.
(B) Sorry, I can't count exactly.
(C) The manager said it's not necessary this time.
32. Where is the best place to buy office supplies?
(A) The item there is always good.
(B) They're very reliable suppliers.
33. Isn't there are recently released version of this computer program?
(A) That's the only one we have.
(B) No, I don't think we need to buy it.
(C) No, they're selling well.
34. Is the new programmer we hired getting used to the work?
(A) Sure, she found a new place.
(B) Yes, she's doing well.
(C) No, I don't think it's necessary.
35. Should I have the itinerary sent to you or will you pick it up?
(A) I'll stop by to get it.
(B) No, she can pick up the car.
(C) Yes, she grew up in Paris.
36. We received the final approval last week, didn't we?
(A) Actually, almost a month ago.
(B) We sent it by e-mail.
(C) It was hard to prove.
37. Is there a faster way to process the test results?
(A) Buses go very fast on this street.
(B) Only a few minutes away.
(C) Submit them in person.
38. Why does MArk want to work the night shiff tomorrow?
(A) He's got an appointment with Dr.Charles during the day.
(B) No, his coworker retired.
(C) I think we treat every worker equally.
39. How about sending the samples this afternoon?
(A) No, by train.
(B) It's a new model.
(C) Sounds like a good idea.
40. How should we dramatically improve our methods of production?
(A) I like comedies more than dramas.
(B) Well, that's an improvement.
(C) There's a research team working on it.
Questions 41 through 43 refer to the following conversation.
M: Hello, what time are you open in the morning? I'd like to come in and purchase a gift for a colleague.
W: We open at 9 p.m, but unfortunately we open at noon on Saturdays.
M: I should be able to get there by 9, but are you able to hold something for me until Monday in case I can't make it in?
W: No, I'm very sorry. We don't hold anything because people rarely return to purchase the items.
Questions 44 through 46 refer to the following conversation.
W: I'm available to help the next person.
M: Hello, I'd like to purchase two tickets to Friday's concerts.
W: Unfortunately we only have seats available in sections C and D. Would that be okay?
M: I would have preferred section B, but I guess I'll take the best seats available.
Questions 47 through 49 refer to the following conversation
W: I'd like to send these files to Kimberly Dawson. Do you have her e-mail address?
M: No, I don't. But Jim in HR should have a list of all company accounts. I'll get it from him and forward it to
you later today.
W: That would be great. I have a number of new clients that I need to set up meetings with, so I'd like to let my
M: Well, make sure that you contact Sam as well. The company has decided that both a director and a supervisor should
be present at all new client meetings.
Questions 50 through 52 refer to the following conversation.
W: Brian, are you available to pick me up at the train station tomorrow afternoon? I'll coming back from New York
after the conference ends.
M: I have meetings until 3, but if you're scheduled to arrive at around 6, I'll be there.
W: Well, the train should be at the station at 5, but I can stay and wait. I'll go over my notes of the conference
until you arrive.
M: Great. I'll be there at 6 then. Why don't we go for dinner to discuss our presentation on Firday?
Questions 53 through 55 refer to the following conversation.
W: Karl, have you completed the financial reports? I have to determine next year's budget before my important meeting
with the director this afternoon.
M: Sorry, not yet. It seems like I've been answering my phone all morning and I can't seem to find the time to finish
them. My clients are very demanding.
W: Really?. I met your clients at last month's social function and they seemed reasonable. Ask Jenny to help you finish
the financial reports. I'll be away for a few hours, so she can use the computer in my office.
M: That sounds good, but be sure not to lock your door because I don't have a key.
Questions 56 through 58 refer to the following conversation.
M: Hi, Vanessa. Have you heard from the finance department? I'm still waiting for the financial reports for this quarter.
W: I was talking to Jill in finance a few minutes ago. She doesn't think they'll be done this week. They've been really
busy preparing the budget for next quarter.
M: That's ridiculous. We have to get them to work on our charts first. I just got an e-mail from the director, and the vice
president is coming from New York to review our progress.
W: Wow. I'll call the department manager and tell her to make this quarter's reports a priority.
Questions 59 through 61 refer to ther following conversation
W: Fiona told me that you've decided to hold the convention in Mianmi.
M: Yeah, I can't wait. Actually, we were thinking of Singapore at first, but the price of the airline tickets is to
high due to the seasonal demand.
W: Well, Singapore is fantastic. I spent my last vacation there and had a great time.
M: Really? Many people said that they found it difficult to communicate while there.
Questions 62 through 64 refer to the following conversation
W: We were asked to save all this month's computer file in order for the IT department to change servers. However, I think that
the files are too large. Where should we store them?
M: Well, we could reconfigure the computer network to gain storage. What about that?
W: That sounds good. Let's try that. Do you know how to reconfigure the network?
M: I have no idea. The IT department will probaly know how. I'll call them now.
Questions 65 through 67 refer to the following conversation.
W: Have you contacted the convention center to confirm how many guests will be attending the conference?
M: I haven't had a chance yet. I'm still going over the names of the clients that we are considering inviting.
W: Well, please try to get to it as soon as possible. if we postpone it much longer, we may not be able to get the
staff to do everything we would like in time.
M: I'll contact a few clients to confirm whether or not they will attend. I can finish it this afternoon.
Questions 68 through 70 refer to the following conversation
M: I have so many meetings this afternoon. I really don't think that I'll be able to complete the installation of our
new software before Tuesday.
W: That shouldn't be a problem. A few extra computers are scheduled to arrive on Friday, and the technical team won't
finish reconfiguring the new network before Monday.
M: That's great. I'll be sure to be done by then. Oh, did you want to me check the Internet connection?
W: Yes, somtimes I can't log on to the website. I think there are some problems with the Internet.
Questions 71 through 73 refer to the following advertisment
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Questions 74 through 76 refer to the following recorded message.
Welcome to Zodiac Computers customer helpline. We are happy to assist you with any of your computer related questions
and concerns. If you have a question relating to downloading software, press one. If you require help setting up an
Internet connection or network, press two. For a list of our store locations, press three. If you would like to order
a product and know the serial code, press four. If you need speek to a computer techician, press 0. To listen to the
options again, press 9. Please visit our website during the next two weeks and download Zodiac coupons, which can be
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Questions 77 through 79 refer to the following short talk.
I would ask everyone at this time to turn in your company manual to page 15. This chapter of the manual details our company
policies. As you read over the various policies, please pay attention to those relating to customer service. I will give
you a few minutes to read these policies and then we will discuss them as a group. Once you have finished reading, please
turn to the person siting next to you. Discuss with your partner, write down your ideas on a piece of pager. At the
end of this seminar you will have a chance to share your ideas with the rest of the group.
Questions 80 through 82 refer to the following talk.
We would like to welcome you all here today to the Downtown Juniper Office Complex. You have been asked to join us
because, as investors, you have all played a significant part in getting this project started. Presently, we have
rented nearly 80% of the office space, and I must add that we are thrilled with the results. I'd like to start by taking
you for a tour of one of the model offices. Following the tour, I would like to invite you to join me in the building's
5-star restaurant for a tasting of some of our delicious lunch specials. And once again, thank you for your continued
support with the completion of this project.
Questions 83 through 85 refer to the following telephone message.
This is the customer service line for Quickstart Internet Service. All of our agents are currently on the line serving other
clients. Our hours of operation are 9 a.m to 6 p.m, Monday to Friday. Please stay on the line to scheduled an appointment.
At the time of installation, please have your order number and a check or money order to cover the fees. The installation
cost is $59.95. It should only take about 25 minutes, and you will be able to access the Internet immediately. Someone must
be present at the time the technician visits, so if you are not available, you must make another installation appointment.
Thank you for choosing Quickstart Internet Service.
Questions 86 through 88 refer to the following instroduction.
Good afternoon. It is with great pleasure that I introduce Dr.Meg Robertson. Dr. Robertson is the leading research
associate at the Clear Environmental Research Group. For the past 8 years, the center has been responsible for
developing some of the most unique methods related to the fight against global warming. Dr. Robertson has joined us
here today to talk about her group's most recent efforts to reduce the harmful effects on the environment. There will
be a question and answer period following the talk. Please give a warm welcome to Dr.Meg Robertson.
Questions 89 through 91 refer to the following telephone message.
Hello, Mr Underwood. This is Maria Avila calling from Warehouse Office Supplies Limited. I just received your e-mail
regarding your company's purchase of computers and printers. Unfortunately, the printer model that you had requested
is presently unavailable, and won't be in stock for another couple of months. We do, however, currently have another
printer model that is comparable to the original one that you had requested. We are willing to loan you this model while
you are waiting for the other shipment. There are no problems with the computer order. We will have your delivery
shipped by Thursday afternoon. Please contact us about how you would like to proceed with respect to the printers.
Thank you for your cooperation and we hope to hear from you soon.
Questions 92 through 94 refer to the following introduction.
We would like to thank you all for joining in the grand opening of the Fallsview Ballroom & Theater. Tonight's opening perfomer
demostrates the kind of classical talent that we will be showcasing over the next few months in our six-part series. We believe
that these perfomances, and the overall charm of the Fallsview Ballroom & Auditorium, will add to the cultural charm of the area.
And now let us begin tonight's perfomances. We do ask that you switch off any cell phones and pagers at this time. There will be
a ten-minute intermission between each act at which time refeshments will be served in the main entrance. Thank you for your
cooperation and enjoy the evening.
Questions 95 through 97 refer to the following announcement.
The last item to talk about today at this afternoon's meeting is the company's new policy with regard to expenses.
We have discussed and approved two changes. The first has to do with receipts and invoices. Firstly, all bills must be submitted
on the last day of each month. The other major change has to do with company accounts. We have also increased budgets by 5%, so as
to accommodate all employees. Part-time employees will be given a company credit card to use for travel and meal expenses
when dealing with corporate clients. Please speak to Sally in HR before the end of the week to receive your card.
Questions 98 through 100 refer to the following phone message.
Good morning, Jemma. This is Irene Smith from Dr.Baker's office. I am calling to confirm your appointment for 8:30 a.m on
Wednesday morning. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your appointment so that we can fill out the appropriate
forms. Don't forget to bring your health insurance card and a piece of photo ID to the appointment. In total your physical
examination shouldn't take more than 20 minutes, but you may need to stay afterwards for some blood tests, Dr.Baker should
be able to provide the results of your tests within 2 weeks. So remember, your appointment is at 8:30 a.m on Wednesday
morning. Please call us if you have any questions. See you then !
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