Listening Actual Test 6 Economy TOEIC Volume 1
2. Transcript Actual Test 6
1. (A) The boats are floating in the water.
(B) The boat is being pushed into the water.
(C) The boats are crashing into each other.
(D) The boats are sailing on the open sea.
2. (A) The children are washing a car.
(B) Several people are getting into a vehicle.
(C) Some tools have been piled up behind a vehicle.
(D) The children are leaning against a car.
3. (A) The man is moving down the slope.
(B) The man is climbing a ladder.
(C) The man is wearing a safety helmet.
(D) The man is cutting the rope.
4. (A) People are putting fruit in the baskets.
(B) The people are making price tags.
(C) The woman is looking at some fruit.
(D) A customer has his arms folded.
5. (A) The men are using a ladder to climb a cliff.
(B) The cable has been rolled completely into a coil.
(C) Construction workers have closed off the road.
(D) The electricians are working on the cables.
6. (A) The road through the forest has been paved.
(B) There are tracks in the field.
(C) People are farming in the field.
(D) Farm machines are parked near a building.
7. (A) Some people are playing musical instruments.
(B) People are watching the performance.
(C) People in the back are gathered for a meeting.
(D) The performers are bowing to the audience.
8. (A) People are crossing the street.
(B) The cars are stuck in traffic.
(C) The traffic is moving in both directions.
(D) There are arrows painted on the road.
9. (A) Framed pictures have been placed on the tables.
(B) Many pictures are being developed.
(C) There are a lot of pictures on the board.
(D) A man is hanging pictures on the board.
10. (A) The man is reading a sign in the park.
(B) The man is sitting on a bench.
(C) The man is holding an umbrella.
(D) The man is planting a tree.
11. When is the new economic report due?
(A) 20 pages.
(B) By the end of the month
(C) A new supervisor.
12. Would you prefer milk or juice?
(A) From Russia
(B) Not at all.
(C) Juice, please.
13. Do we have to pay for the tickets?
(A) No, the company pays for them.
(B) Yes, it's a beatiful city.
(C) No, I sent them by tax.
14. Who sent us these financial reports?
(A) Brian did.
(B) By e-mail
(C) To review them
15. Why did you choose that office?
(A) We need to choose a delegate for the conference.
(B) It has a great view.
(C) Two days ago.
16. What would I wear when we attend the conference?
(A) I'd recommend a suit and tie.
(B) I bought it yesterday.
(C) Over there in the fitting room.
17. Didn't I write down your company name correctly?
(A) Yes, it's right over there.
(B) No, it has two J's, not one.
(C) I'm sorry, I can't.
18. Margaret McCarthy is head of advertising, isn't she?
(A) Yes, I work in the advertising department.
(B) No, she didn't make it.
(C) Yes, she just got a promotion.
19. Where did you go on your summer break?
(A) At the end of the year.
(B) Vali, for a change.
(C) The camera lens is broken.
20. Should there be more strict safety regulations at the workplace?
(A) Yes, but it takes place in September.
(B) No, it's in the safe.
(C) No, the present rules cover everything.
21. How long have you had this job?
(A) For almost five years.
(B) It is five kilometers away.
(C) I work five days a week.
22. Aren't you meeting with the real estate agent today?
(A) No, our meeting was canceled.
(B) By bus, usually
(C) To find a new office.
23. What's the extract size of the new office?
(A) It is conveniently located.
(B) Yes, it has three meeting rooms
(C) I'm not sure.
24. Who can give us some assistance with the advertising campaign?
(A) Yeah, it's really helpful.
(B) Mr. Ramirez can help us with that.
(C) No. She's a part-time assistant.
25. Are the marketing reports nearly ready?
(A) What are you reporting?
(B) Nearly a year ago.
(C) We need more time.
26. Execuse me, is this the express bus for Tokyo?
(A) We'd rather take a taxi.
(B) Sorry, I'm not sure myself.
(C) To express a concern.
27. This report looks pretty impressive, doesn't it?
(A) I'm just browsing.
(B) Yes, they've done a good job.
(C) Tommorrow morning looks good.
28. Why didn't anyone answer the phone this morning?
(A) Sure, that's a good idea.
(B) You can use my phone.
(C) I think the office is closed today.
29. Where should I keep these company letterheads?
(A) In the cabinet by the door.
(B) Late this afternoon.
(C) My assistant will order them.
30. The maintenance department will install another air purifying system in the cafeteria.
(A) No, I can't.
(B) Good. It's hard to breathe in there as it is.
(C) I'm not hungry yet.
31. Why don't we go over the research results next?
(A) We could do that.
(B) Yes, she did.
(C) Usually once a year.
32. When is Amelia's resignation going to be offically announced?
(A) Yes, he was fired.
(B) Congratulations on your retirement.
(C) At the next board meeting, I think.
33. Would you prefer to meet in the meeting room, or somewhere else?
(A) Someone else will take it.
(B) Let me reserve the cafeteria.
(C) Yes, he's in a meeting.
34. Don't you think we should start looking for a different distributor?
(A) No, it's a different kind of paper.
(B) I'm not looking for a job.
(C) You're probably right.
35. How long will it take to implement the new procedures?
(A) Approximately two months.
(B) By analyzing procedures.
(C) About a new policy.
36. Why hasn't the new equipment been installed yet?
(A) It's from Asia.
(B) No, I'll use other devices.
(C) They're waiting for an additional part.
37. When will the technical support team arrive from London?
(A) About seven or eight people.
(B) The plan hasn't been confirmed yet.
(C) They worked cooperatively.
38. Don't you want to join us for the free trip to Disneyland?
(A) Yes, I'm looking forward to meeting her.
(B) No, he usually wears a uniform.
(C) Thanks, but I went last month.
39. It was quite unexpected to see a long line at the new restaurant on the corner.
(A) About twenty dollars.
(B) Yes, it was surprising to me, too.
(C) Medium rare, please.
40. How did you manage to find the new apartment near the office?
(A) The present tenant is a friend of mine.
(B) Yes, the manager will be here on Tuesday.
(C) It's near the post office.
Question 41 through 43 refer to the following conversation.
W: Do you have your train ticket for Denver yet?
M: No, all of the tickets are booked because of the holidays.
W: Well, I think things will quiet down by Sunday. Why don't you try to leave on Tuesday?
M: That won't work. Negotiations with the clients are scheduled to begin on Monday.
Question 44 through 46 refer to the following conversation.
W: Hello, Bill. How was the luncheon yesterday?
M: I wasn't able to go. I was working on finishing up that presentation we had for the new clients this morning. But a few
of us are looking at going out tonight after work. Would you care to join?
W: That would be great. Is it martini night at the new restaurant again?
M: No, tonight they have a discount on appetizers. The special starts at 7:00, so let's meet in the lobby at 6:30.
Question 47 through 49 refer to the following conversation
M: Can you believe the lineup? Why are so many people at the bank in the middle of the day? We're going to waste our whole
break waiting in line !
W: Do you think we should come back tomorrow? We should get back to prepare for the presentation this afternoon.
M: I think you're right. If we keep waiting the we'll definitely be late for the presentation.
W: I wonder if Lian in sales put the sales report on my desk. I told her that I need for today's meeting.
Question 50 through 52 refer to the following conversation
M: On Wednesday I have to go and see Mr.Franklin in human resources and I don't think I'm prepared for the meeting. He's
interviewing me to see if I am qualified to transfer into the accounting department.
W: You'll be okay. I spoke with Mr.Franklin yesterday and he seems like a really friendly man. Why don't you go home early
today and prepare fo the interview?
M: That's a good idea. I know that he's interviewing a lot of people for the position and so I want to make a good impression.
W: I think you'll do fine. I'll lend you my accounting manual to study from.
Question 53 through 55 refer to the following conversation
W: I'm very busy today. Do you mind if I work late tonight?
M: That's OK with me. Maybe Trevor can help you with the report for a couple of hours tonight.
W: That would be a big help. It's really important for me to finish this report so that I can send it to Chicago.
M: As a matter of fact, I spoke with our client in Chicago today and he is waiting for the final draft.
Question 56 through 58 refer to the following conversation
W: It's good to see you again, Adam. How was your trip to the U.S?
M: Fantastic. I went with a couple of close friends. We stayed at a big hotel in Las Vegas for a week.
W: Yeah, I loved Las Vegas when I was there two years ago. Did you get to see a lot while you were there?
M: Actually, only a little. We were more interested in gambling at the hotel every day. Once in a whilewe tried
out some interesting bars, through.
Question 59 through 61 refer to the following conversation.
M: Doesn't the staff restaurant include a beverage with lunch? Why don't I see that option anymore?
W: The company has decided to cut costs where possible. And it looks like the restaurant was the abvious choice.
M: That's too bad. I always drink coffee after lunch, and the extra cost can be expensive in the long run.
W: Well, you could always stop by the coffee shop on your way back to the office. They do have that preferred customer
Question 62 through 64 refer to the following conversation
M: Hello, I'm here from Business Office Supplies. I have some file cabinets, tables and chairs to be delivered for
W: Sure, let me see if I can get her. Unfortunately, Grace is in the middle of an important meeting.
M: Well, I can't really wait. I have deliveries lined up all afternoon. Is there someone else that can sign the invoice?
W: Sure, I can do that. Why don't I contact the maintenance department to help you bring things in?
Question 65 through 67 refer to the following conversation
M: Hello, I saw and advertisement in a newspaper that you have a few positions available in marketing.
W: Yes, but there is only one opening right now. We do have several positions available in the technical support
division. Would you like to learn more about those?
M: Well, I would prefer marketing. I have extensive experience in advertising, and I would only be interested in a
technical support position if there were some training involved.
W: Why don't you go and wait in the visitors room, and I'll see if someone from HR can meet with you.
Question 68 through 70 refer to the following conversation
M: I think that this one has all of the elements that your're looking for. There is a corner office, the windows overlook
Central Park and there is a kitchen in the back corner.
W: That sounds like exactly what we're looking for. I'd love to look at it. We only have a month before we expect to launch
our new marketing compaign, so I was really hoping to get into and ofice as soon as possible. How much does it cost?
M: Well, the selling price is $500,000. We can look at presenting an offer slightly lower, but it will depend on the
number of interested buyers in the market.
W: Yes, I know. Can I make an appointment for my partner and I to come by this afternoon to see it?
Question 71 through 73 refer to the following talk.
According to our records, this is your first visit to our clinic. Before Dr.Briant can examine you, you'll have to fill
out these medical history and insurance forms. Please include a list of all medications you are taking and any allergies you
may have. After you have filled out the forms our nurse will take your blood pressure and temperature. I'll be here in my
office if you have any questions.
Question 74 through 76 refer to the following message.
Good morning, Mr.Willows. This is Kevin Pine calling from Kinford Electronics to let you know that your computer is ready. I
appologize that we weren't able to get your computer to you yesterday as we had promised. However there was more damage to the
hard drive than expected. We're closing today at 6 p.m, but we will be open from 8 a.m to 7 p.m tomorrow. Please call us if
you are unable to come in and would like to pay an additional delivery charge. I thank you for your patronage and appologize
once again for any inconvenience this may have caused you.
Question 77 through 79 refer to the following instruction.
All delegates, may I have your attention please. Now please register at the front desk where you can pick up your convention
ID card and information booklet. Also, we have posted a list of guest speakers outside of the main conference hall. They keynote
speakers will present this morning at 10 a.m in the Wentworth Auditorium. We will then take a short break for a group luncheon.
Afterwards we gather once again for a video presentation entiled "Your Money: Archieving Financial Success, "narrated by Bill Gates.
A short discussion will follow the screening. Should you have any questions or concerns, please visit the reception desk located on
the main floor. I would like to thank everyone for joining us today. Please enjoy the presentationa.
Question 80 through 82 refer to the following instruction.
Welcome, everyone, I would like to discuss the renovations that we will begin at the end of March. While it is presently
only November,we must develop the best execution plan possible. I would like to each of you to note your comments
on the cards I have left on the table.On the cards, please list what you feel are most important changes for our office space.
And we will meet again in two weeks to determine whose suggestions we will include in the renovation plans. Please keep in
mind that although the renovations are necessary we would like to keep to overall cost to a minimum.
Question 83 through 85 refer to the following announcement.
Good afternoon, veryone. If you are joining us today at the Technology Made Easy Seminar, then that means you are looking at making
your computer and Internet work for you. And I know how difficult it maybe, but once you practice these simple techniques you'll
see how quick and easy technology can be. My program will help you to use Microsoft Office, anti-virus updating techniques,
how to surf the web and much more. Best of all, the whole program takes just one day to learn. Until now, my products have only
been available in select stores but today we are offering free home delivery for only $49.95. Don't forget that if you are unhappy with
the system, we will refund your money.
Question 86 through 88 refer to the following announcement.
Chicago's twenty-fifth annual Office Trade Show will begin on September 15th and continue until Sunday September 17th. The show will
feature office products from distributors all over North America. Organizers are expecting to attract more than fifteen thousand people
over the course of the weekend which will create a substantial economic boost to hotels and restaurants in Chicago's downtown district.
Events will be organized throughout the weekend to cater to guests as buyers and vendors converge on the city for this three day event.
Participants will have the opportunity to win a brand new office suite in a raffle to be held on Sunday.
Question 89 through 91 refer to the following introduction
I'd like to welcome Martino Lopez a world renowned business colmnist, to our radio talk show this morning. Many of you know Mr.Lopez
because of his best selling marketing books Mr.Lopez joins us today to discuss the concept of Internet marketing. Let me introduce Mr.Lopez
by speaking briefly about his education and personal background. Martino Lopez was born in Columbia in 1964 but traveled to England
as a young man to attend school. After studying abroad for several years, Mr.Lopez returned to Columbia to leach at the University of Bogota
before departing once again on a world speaking tour. Following our conversation, I will take calls from listeners who have questions
for him. And now, let's begin our talk with Mr.Lopez.
Question 92 through 94 refer to the following announcement.
Ladies and Gentlemen may I have your attention please? I have been asked to inform you that this year's charity dinner has exceeded our fincial
goals. The organizers and promoters of this year's event will join me after dinner to thank you for your generous contributions. We believe that
this year's event may be the most successful ever. We sincerely appreciate your effort and hope that this money will make a difference in the fight
against cancer. Thank you once again for your generosity.
Question 95 through 97 refer to the following news report.
This afternoon at his weekly municipal meeting, the mayor is expected to announce plans to build a new bridge over Lyons Creek. The bridge will join east
and west Hampton. Patterson Construction & Engineering the company scheduled to design and construct the new structure spoke to KVB News earlier today.
They say the bridge will be orange in color, four lanes in width and fit in with the new modern theme the city has been trying to achieve.
The bridge will no doubt be beneficial to a number of Hampton residents who make the now crowded commute from east to west on a daily bacsis.
Patterson Construction & Engineering ha agreed to start the project this summer with hopes to complete the project this summer, with hopes to complete the
project next spring.
Question 98 through 100 refer to the following announcement.
May I have your attention please? The flight scheduled to leave Heathrow International Airpot at 7:20 p.m has been deplayed.
We ask that you remain in the boarding gate area until futher notice. A mechanical engineering team is currently inspecting the aircraft. Upon impact with
the runway, one of the pieces in the landing gear jammed. However, it shouldn't take long to repair. We will depart for Paris as soon as
the problem has been fixed. In the interim, please remain in your seats or join us in the lounge, where complimentary cocktails
and refeshments will be served. We ask that you continue to listen for updates and we thank you for your cooperation.
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