Posted by: snaed | August 13, 2009

TOEIC Sample Test 1

Source: http://www.english-itutor.com/TOEIC/FLEX_HI/Directions.html

Part A

Directions: In this part of the test, you will read aloud the text on the screen. You will then have 45 seconds to prepare. Then you will have 45 seconds to read the text aloud.

 #1 Next up, we will begin our tour of the casting and forging workshops. There you will get to inspect the comprehensive manufacturing line that allows us to produce high quality components for power generation plants, steel mills, and marine engines. We will also take a look at the massive 15,000-ton forging press, which is always a real highlight for our workshop visitors.              

 #2  Today’s presentation is going to cover some essential research and design issues relevant to harnessing thermal energy. As you may be aware, thermal energy begins with coal or nuclear atomics as an energy source to generate electric power from boilers, steam generators, and HRSG. Can you see the diagram at the bottom right? This demonstrates the overall power plant process.

Part B

Directions: In this part of the test, you will describe the picture on your screen in as much detail as you can. You will then have 30 seconds to prepare your response. Then you will have 45 seconds to speak about the picture.

 #3 turbine

Part C – Question 4-6: Respond to questions

 Directions: In this part of the test, you will answer three questions. For each question, begin responding immediately after the question has finished. No preparation time is provided.  You will have 15 seconds to respond to Questions 4 and 5 and 30 seconds to respond to Question 6.

 #4 – listen to the question

 Teacher: What is your position in your company?

 #5 – listen to the question

 Teacher: What sorts of technical skills are required in your job?

 #6 – listen to the question

 Teacher: How can global economic factors affect your work responsibilities?

 Part D – Question 7-9: Respond to questions using information provided

 Directions: In this part of the test, you will answer three questions based on the information provided. You will have 30 seconds to read the information before the questions begin. For each question, begin responding immediately after you hear the question. No additional preparation time is provided.  You will have 15 seconds to respond to Questions 7 and 8 and 30 seconds to respond to Question 9.

toeic_flex_hi_seminar

#7 – listen to the question

Teacher: Hello, this is George Sutherland from the Scotland Plant. We’ll be attending the special seminar on Innovation through Design. Really looking forward to it, actually. But I have a couple of things I need to clarify about the arrangements on the day. Would you be able to tell where the seminar will be held and how far that is from the guest house?

#8 – listen to the question

Teacher: As you may know, several of our designers and engineers are from India and many of them are vegetarian. Will you be able to cater to them with the lunch and dinner arrangements?

# 9 – listen to the question

Teacher: I’m aware that Dr. Qtaisha will be presenting his new design for more efficient desalination in the afternoon but what is on the schedule for the morning session?

Part E – Question 10: Propose a solution

 You have 30 seconds to prepare and 60 seconds to speak. In your response, make sure you show that you recognize a problem and propose a way of dealing with the problem.

 #10 – listen and answer

 Teacher: Hello. This is Steven Cheng from the Nuclear Power Plant construction site in China. I got your memo about the delay in delivering the turbines from our partner in Japan. This is really bad news for the project. We’re already two months behind schedule and the customer’s starting to get very impatient with this. As you maybe realize, a delay in installing the turbines holds up many other parts of the overall construction process. Exactly how long will we need to wait and what am I expected to tell our customer? This has put me in a bit of tight spot. Please call me as soon as you get this message. I have the mobile with me and the number is 1298-3256. Thanks. This is Steven Cheng and I’ll be waiting for your call.

 Part F –  Question 11: Express an opinion

 Directions: In this part of the test, you will give your opinion about a specific topic. Be sure to say as much as you can in the time allowed. You will have 15 seconds to prepare. Then you will have 60 seconds to speak.

 #11 – listen and answer

 Teacher:  Some experts are predicting that wind and sea power are the most promising energy sources of the future. Do you agree or disagree, and why?

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