Listening Actual Test 9 Economy TOEIC Volume 1
2. Transcript Actual Test 9
1. (A) He is sweeping the area.
(B) He is putting a shirt on.
(C) He is planting some flowers.
(D) He is kneeling down on the ground.
2. (A) The contents of the containers are being poured.
(B) A reseacher is checking a sample.
(C) The test tubes are being labeled.
(D) Various types of bottles are arranged.
3. (A) Some passengers are getting on the buses.
(B) The buses are parked next to each other.
(C) Vehicles are waiting at the crossing.
(D) The buses are passing through the countryside.
4. (A) The birds are landing on the ground.
(B) A bird are landing on the ground.
(C) The woman is feeding the birds.
(D) A flock of bird is flying over the water.
5. (A) Each car is the same model.
(B) Cars are parked outdoors.
(C) The road is jammed with traffic.
(D) Some of the cars are being shipped.
6. (A) There is a lamppost next to the road.
(B) People are jogging along the road.
(C) Trees are being planted near the house.
(D) The road is under construction.
7. (A) They are taking photographs.
(B) The fountain is in operation.
(C) People are sitting on the fountain ledge.
(D) Travelers are carrying their luggage.
8. (A) The man is holding a public phone.
(B) The man is inserting some coins.
(C) The man is repairing the phone booth.
(D) The man is using an ATM.
9. (A) The people are walking through the forest.
(B) The people are fishing from riverbank.
(C) The people are taking a walk.
(D) The people are looking at each other.
10. (A) The man is conducting an experiment.
(B) The man is examining the report.
(C) The man is working in the library.
(D) The man is treating a patient.
11. Where should I put these boxes?
(A) I suppose so.
(B) Tommorrow is good for me.
(C) On the desk.
12. Who was the guest speakers at the banquet?
(A) I had a good time, too.
(B) It was Dr.Adams
(C) In half an hour.
13. Why didn't you stop by the store?
(A) I was very busy
(B) Last week
(C) No, I didn't buy it
14. When is the report due?
(A) Professor Abraham.
(C) The reporter is coming tomorrow.
15. Who is the woman in the pink shirt next to Mr.Yoshida?
(A) I didn't receive the shirt I ordered.
(B) Pink would be nice.
(C) That's his new accountant.
16. I wonder if Alan sent the sample yet.
(A) It's a simple method.
(B) He'll do it tomorrow morning
(C) In the box.
17. You're going to the football game on Friday, aren't you?
(A) No, I went there
(B) I hope so.
(C) It was very enjoyable.
18. Can you give me a ride home?
(A) Turn left
(B) At this bus stop.
(C) Sure, just let me get my car key.
19. When does the delivery man usually get here?
(A) By truck I think.
(B) No, there are some delays.
(C) Between 10 a.m and 2 p.m.
20. Where can I connect my laptop to the Internet?
(A) Over there in the meeting room.
(B) Yes, we did.
(C) It's about 20 dollars.
21. Don't you need to visit their headquarters?
(A) Yes, it's a main office.
(B) It's on the first floor.
(C) No, I went this afternoon.
22. How long have we used that copier?
(A) It's about 15 kilometers.
(B) I'll be there for two weeks.
(C) Oh, about three years.
23. Did you enjoy your stay in Tokyo?
(A) Yes, it'll be held in Tokyo
(B) I want to have a chance to join your team.
(C) I was too busy to go to many places.
24. Would you like to join us for a tennis game this Thursday?
(A) Let me check my calendar.
(B) Yes, we got together
(C) Basketball and tennis.
25. Do you think Ms.Brown's presentation was boring?
(A) No, it was quite informative.
(B) I need to present it to the manager.
(C) It's fare from here
26. When do you think you'll finish the report?
(A) Yes, I have already received their report.
(B) It has a happy ending.
(C) After the results are analyzed.
27. Do you prefer the white or black model?
(A) Either one is fine with me.
(B) I had no choice.
(C) Yes, it's a worthwhile decision.
28. We need to get new computers and a copier in our office.
(A) No, it's broken.
(B) It's in front of the office.
(C) Yes, but we can't afford to do it.
29. How are you getting to the airport tomorrow night?
(A) I'm fine for now.
(B) I'm planning to drive my car.
(C) She'll leave at five thirty.
30. Don't you need to read the manual before you try to install the new software?
(A) I'll try again tomorrow.
(B) Yes, but I'll be a little late.
(C) I already know the method.
31. What time are you meeting with the new client?
(A) I will leave for his office right after lunch.
(B) Yes, she's one of our special clients.
(C) The meeting started on time.
32. Mr.McAdoo is the landlord of this office, isn't he?
(A) Now, he bought it yesterday
(B) Yes, I think he is.
(C) He's in his office.
33. Why do you think they closed the main entrance this morning?
(A) Yes, they are very kind.
(B) They were repairing it.
(C) It's so close to here.
34. Can you send me your resume by Wednesday?
(A) No, by e-mail.
(B) I received it myself.
(C) Certainly, I'd be glad to.
35. Is it still possible to register for the marketing seminar in the lobby?
(A) No, it's my new hobby.
(B) Yes, and it won't take too long.
(C) Next to the cash register.
36. What do you think about the marketing strategy for the new product?
(A) I expect it'll be effective.
(B) He attended the strategy meeting.
(C) Monday at noon, I think.
37. The workshop for sales manager is ready to start, isn't it?
(A) No, it's already been completed.
(B) Yes, I think it is.
(C) I'll be right there.
38. Would you like a table near the window?
(A) To meet with clients.
(B) Sure, she's very kind.
(C) Yes, we'd like that.
39. Do you want to talk about the new office design now or tomorrow morning?
(A) Yes, I arrived yesterday.
(B) Let's take care of it now.
(C) It takes two days.
40. Would you recharge the battery for my portable storage device, please?
(A) But I charged it yesterday.
(B) No, there is no charge.
(C) It's very convenient.
Questions 41 through 43 refer to the following conversation.
M: Have you seen the number 10 city bus?
W: Not yet, but they do come by every twenty minutes. I expect you'll see one in a few minutes.
M: Great. I overslept and was worried that I already missed it.
W: You're lucky. The buses run slower in wet weather.
Questions 44 through 46 refer to the following conversation.
W: Would you please make me a copy of the new Japanese account?
M: It isn't in the file cabinet under "New Clients" where I had left it. Do you know where it may be?
W: I bought it with me to the conference room for my meeting with the director, Susan, this morning. She
may have taken it do her desk.
M: Okay, I'll ask her about it at the management meeting later today.
Questions 47 through 49 refer to the following conversation.
W: Good afternoon, Mr Jones. This is Kendra Wilson from Cogeco Cable Service calling to confirm the installation
of your cable service for Firday afternoon.
M: Yes, that's right. Friday at 2 p.m. Will it be necessary for you to do any of the installation in the house?
W: Actually, we'll have to access the main cable indoors. We'll need someone to let us in.
W: Well, could I change the appointment time to 10 a.m then? My wife and I will both be out in the afternoon.
Questions 50 through 52 refer to the following conversation.
W: Do you know what time the conference is scheduled to begin?
M: The first speaker will start at 9:00, but I may be a little late. I have to take my car to the mechanic,
so my wife will drive me after dropping the kids off the school.
W: I'm watching the 8:00 train, so I think I'll be on time. Why don't I take notes so that you don't miss anything important?
M: Thanks. That's great. Why don't we try that new restaurant on our lunch break?
Questions 53 through 55 refer to the following conversation.
W: I'd like to register for the guest speaker's lecture on Firday October 20th in the main conference room.
M: Unfortunately, all of the tickets are sold out for that program. However, we still have seats available
for the Saturday talk, located in the auditorium.
W: I was really hoping to learn more about money management. Do any of the weekend talks relate to financial planning?
M: The Saturday afternoon talk is focused on investment with major finacial institutions. You may
find it beneficial.
Questions 56 through 58 refer to the following conversation.
W: Is there a flight that will arrive in New York by 9 a.m Friday? I have a meeting at 10 a.m.
M: Yes, there two available flights. One leaves at 6 a.m and connects through Chicago. The other is a
direct flight from Los Angeles and departs at 6:30.
W: Well, I'd prefer a direct flight, but is there a bid difference a price?
M: The late flight is about 20% higher in cost, but if you purchase it today you get a ticket at a
Questions 59 through 61 refer to the following conversation.
W: Hello, Mr Marshall. This is Sandy Hildebran calling from Uniglobe Travel Company. I'm calling to
reminder you that today is the last day we are accepting booking for the Italy tour package and
also that you are still eligible for the group discount.
M: Oh, great Unfortunately I have meetings beginning at 1 o'clock. Can we discuss this a little
late? What time would be best for you?
W: I'll be in the office until 6 today. But remember, the final bookings must be made today.
M: Of course, I am very interested and I'll contact you at around 5.
Questions 62 through 64 refer to the following conversation.
W: Has the most recent order of hard drives been assembled yet?
M: Some of the components haven't arrived from our other plant. There's been a delay in the shipment.
W: I'll have to call over and see what's keeping them. We have a large number of orders that we have to
get out this week.
M: I know. We don't want one order to backup the whole system.
Questions 65 through 67 refer to the following conversation.
M: If you give me your ticket stub, I can show you to your seat.
W: Well, I don't have one. Actually, I reserved my ticket over the phone. Do you know where I can
pick it up?
M: The box office is located on the main floor, just outside the entrance. You'll see three ticket
booths there; booth B is for ticket pick-ups.
W: Great. Thanks for your help.
Questions 68 through 70 refer to the following conversation.
W1: Hey, Kate. I was thinking that June Smith, the company's strategic advisor, would be able to
assist us with the negotiations of the new proposal.
W2: That sounds great, Wanda. Unfortunately, she's away on maternity leave for the rest of the year.
W1: That's too bad. She really is an expert in this field.
W2: We could look at asking her replacement, Jordan. I hear he's quite bright as well.
Questions 71 through 73 refer to the following talk.
The day after tommorrow we will start our new data search training program, which some of you may be
familiar with past experience. I have chosen this particular data search program based on your
suggestions about what sort of program the company needed. You've all been given an agenda, which
assigns you to a certain study group and includes a course manual. I am asking all employees to keep
a record of the number of hours they spend training on this program. Everyone should log at least
10 hours of training.
Questions 74 through 76 refer to the following advertisement.
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exercise plan tailored specifically for you. We will work together in order for you to obtain your
desired results in weight loss by providing you with the tools you need. We are committed to providing
you with fast results; it's our 30 day guarantee.
Questions 77 through 79 refer to the following talk.
The company is setting up a new e-email system, so beginning this Thursday there will be no email
service for 24 hours. Instead you'll have to reply on phone messages and faxes to communicate with
your clients. This means that you'll have to inform your clients immediately about this change so
that if they need to get in contact with you they will be able to. We'll have the information technology
team up here Wednesday night to begin installing the software and e-mail should be restored by
Firday morning. You'll receive a memo later today that will explain all of this in more detail.
Questions 80 through 82 refer to the following voice mail message
Hi, Bill. This is Peter from the manufacturing facility. I know that you were at the plant this morning,
and I don't mean to be an inconvenience, however I was hoping that you could come back to the plant
as soon as you get a chance. There seems to be a problem with the main assembly line. The conveyer system
isn't working properly, and I was hoping you could come by and take a look at it. Unfortunately, we
can't continue with production until this situation is rectified. As you know, we have a number of
large orders we were hoping to complete before the weekend. Again, I'm really sorry to bother you.
Questions 83 through 85 refer to the following radio broadcast.
The Bruce Trail, Highton's newest conservation area, celebrated its grand opening on Sunday. After nearly
7 years in the marking and 3 million dollars in donations from local residents, participants were thrilled
with the successful completion of the project. The festivities started with an inaugural speech mad by
the city mayor. Thousands turned out to pay a tribute to the newest city addition, walking the trails that
link the lake front with Highton's downtown core. Following the 5 kilometer trek, people gathered
for a fantastic performance by a local band, Blues Explosion and enormous fireworks display over the
Questions 86 through 88 refer to the following introduction
Good afternoon. My name is David Poulin and you're listening to Health Talk. Joining us today is Dr.Jennifer
Duncan, lead reseacher at the American Cancer Center in Syracuse, New York. Before joining the research
team. Dr.Duncan practiced medicine in the oncology department at Chicago General Hospital for 12 years, and
she is an expert in children's tumor care. This afternoon Dr.Duncan will talk to us about the future
of cancer treatment. Following her talk she will be taking questions via e-mail here at the station.
Questions 89 through 91 refer to the following talk
To your right you'll notice the Grand Guadalupe Castle, constructed in 1867 by the famous Spanish architect,
Julio Piedras. The structure to the west of the castle is the Robertson Palmer Convention Center, Contructed
in 1945. To the east you will notice the famous Centennial Tower, where we will have dinner this evening
I have made a reservation for our group under the name Petrova. There are numberous clothing boutiques
in this fashion quarter of the city. I'll give you a couple of hours now to do some shopping if you
would like, but please meet back in front of the Robertson Palmer Convention Center at 4 p.m. If there are
any further questions, please see me now.
Questions 92 through 94 refer to the following annoucement
To celebrate the company's success in meeting our sales targets this year, all employees will receive a
special appreciation package. However, employees must drop by human resources department to picke up their
package. The HR department would appreciate it if you could pick up your package by this Friday.
If any employees are unable to pick up their package, please contact Irene Blayer at 887-9966, extension
5342. I am very pleased with everyone's performance so far this year. Keep up the good work.
Questions 95 through 97 refer to the following report
Mayor Rawling was present this afternoon at the grand opening of Creekside Cellars, a new wine and culinary
centre, located outside the town of Jordan. Creekside has been created in order for tourists and members
of the commnunity to experience winemaking and cooking seminars. The mayor tried his hand at winemaking
before joining local members of the commnunity in the wine tasting cellar. He also sampled traditional
Jordan receipes prepared by the nearly twenty trained chefs on staff. Before leaving the premises, Mayor
Rawling stopped in the gift shop to purchase local crafts in support of the community.
Questions 98 through 100 refer to the following short talk
Good afternoon, everybody !. I am pleased to announce the launching of our new company website. We are
intending to have the site fully operational within 2 months - that's November. As you are aware, we want
everyone's put to make this website a success. I hope that everyone here at Bridgestone Consulting will
make an effort to contribute their ideas to making this a success. Also, I have hired a web-designer
and a technical support staff. Most importantly, I've hired a project manager, Joanne Malcolm.
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