Posted by: snaed | October 8, 2009

TOEIC Listening Sample Test 1

Source: http://www.uk.toeic.eu/toeic-sites/toeic-default/sample-test/ (with audio)

PART 1

Directions: For each question in this part, you will hear four statements about a picture in your test book. When you hear the statements, you must select the one statement that best describes what you see in the picture. Then find the number of the question on your answer sheet and mark your answer. The statements will not be printed in your test book and will be spoken only one time.

toeic - machine This is what you will hear:

a)     They’re leaving the room.

b)     They’re turning on the machine.

c)     They’re standing near the table.

d)     They’re reading the newspaper.

 

 Statement (C), “They’re standing near the table,” is the best description of the picture, so you should select answer (C) and mark it on your answer sheet.

boat on dock

 a)     The boat is tied to the dock.

b)     The ducks are swimming around the lake.

c)     The passengers are about to board the ferry.

d)     The people are diving into the water.

 

 

construction - machine

a)       The workers are pouring dirt into a hole.

b)       Some tiles are being replaced.

c)        The wheel on the tractor is being repaired.

d)       The men are working on a construction site.

 

 

 

 

 

PART 2

Directions: You will hear a question or statement and three responses spoken in English. They will not be printed in your test book and will be spoken only one time. Select the best response to the question or statement and mark the letter (A), (B), or (C) on your answer sheet.

 Example
You will hear: Where is the meeting room?
You will also hear:
(A) To meet the new director.
(B) It’s the first room on the right.
(C) Yes, at two o’clock.

The best response to the question “Where is the meeting room?” is choice (B), “It’s the first room on the right,” so (B) is the correct answer. You should mark answer (B) on your answer sheet.

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11. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.

Question: What time do you get off work today?

Response:

a)     Three times

b)     Around 5:30

c)     All holidays

12. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.

Question: Is Mr. Renaldo back from vacation yet?

Response:

a)     No, he’ll be back on Tuesday.

b)     Paris in London.

c)     Thanks. I had a great time.

13. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.

Question: Where should I put my coat?

Response:

a)     It’s on the chair.

b)     In the closet.

c)     Yes, it’s cold.

14. Mark your answer on your answer sheet. 

Question: How many people applied for the sales position?

Response:

a)     Yes, a lot of people work in that department.

b)     Well, we haven’t received as many resumes as we wanted.

c)     People came to the store because of the sale.

15. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.

Question: The revised budget has finally been distributed. 

Response:

a)     Yes, we got copies this morning.

b)     No, $50 from each paycheck.

c)     Every Wednesday this year.

16. Mark your answer on your answer sheet.

Question: Can I get you something from the restaurant across the street?

Response:

a)     Actually, I’m going there in a minute myself.

b)     It’s one of the best things on their menu.

c)     I can get one across the street.

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PART 3

Directions: You will hear some conversations between two people. You will be asked to answer three questions about what the speakers say in each conversation. Select the best response to each question and mark the letter (A), (B), (C), or (D) on your answer sheet. The conversations will not be printed in your test book and will be spoken only one time.

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 CONVERSATION:

 Woman: How do you like your new apartment, James?

Man: Well, I enjoy living downtown but I don’t like that my apartment is so small. I want to get a bigger one but rent in the city is so expensive.

Woman: I think so too. That’s why I bought a place out of town. It takes me longer to get to work but my house in the country has a lot more space.

 41. What are the speakers discussing?

(A) Their homes
(B) Their jobs
(C) Their travel plans
(D) Their favorite cities

42. What does the man want to do?

(A) Get a new job
(B) Visit another city
(C) Find a larger apartment
(D) Move to the country

43. What can be inferred about the woman?

(A) Her house is very small.
(B) She thinks the city is exciting.
(C) Her job is very difficult.
(D) She lives outside the city.

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 CONVERSATION:

 Man: Hello, I ordered a computer disk from your catalogue at the beginning of the month and I haven’t received it yet. Could you look into it for me please?

Woman: Certainly, sir. Do you have your order number by any chance?

Man: Yes, it’s 4816490.

Woman: You’re Mr. Donaldson, right? Well, according to my records, it left our warehouse on Monday. That was the 5th of May. So it should be delivered to you tomorrow.

44. Why did the man telephone the woman?

(A) To check on his order
(B) To arrange a delivery time
(C) To cancel his order
(D) To change his order

45. What is the man waiting to receive?

(A) A computer desk
(B) A catalog
(C) Some recording equipment
(D) Some music

46. What does the woman ask for?

(A) The man’s telephone number
(B) The man’s name
(C) The reference number for the order
(D) The date the order was placed

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PART 4

Directions: You will hear some talks given by a single speaker. You will be asked to answer three questions about what the

speaker says in each talk. Select the best response to each question and mark the letter (A), (B), (C), or (D) on your answer sheet. The talks will not be printed in your test book and will be spoken only one time.

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 Questions 71 through 73 refer to the following announcement:

                Attention Trans Air Passengers. Due to unusually strong storms, flights from Hong Kong have been delayed. In addition, flights through or to Hong Kong will be unable to take off until the weather system clears. Please accept our apologies for any inconveniences my cause you. If there is any way we can make your weight more comfortable, please let the gate agent know. In the meantime, we are pleased to offer all passengers a continental breakfast in the waiting area. The food will be available all morning. Please help yourself to coffee or tea, pastries and fruit. We will announce new flight schedules as they become available. For now, try to relax and be patient. Thank you and have a good morning.

 71. Where is this announcement being made?

(A) At a train station
(B) At a travel agent’s office
(C) At an airport
(D) At a coffee shop

72. What is the weather like in Hong Kong?

(A) It is foggy.
(B) It is clear.
(C) It is snowing lightly.
(D) It is stormy.

73. What time of day is this announcement being made?

(A) Morning
(B) Afternoon
(C) Evening
(D) Late night

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Questions 74 through 76 refer to the following announcement:

                I’m thrilled to see so many people here to register for the workshops in our community center on food, nutrition and exercise. Once you’re inside, you’ll see that we’ve set up a separate registration table for each of the workshops. Cooking for Health is on the left side of the room. Exercise for Seniors is on the right. And family nutrition is in the middle. Please have your registration form filled out and your payment ready before you enter the room. Our staff members will try to process the paper work as quickly as possible. We may need to create waiting lists for the workshops if they grow too large. If you are placed on a waiting list, we will contact you as soon as we learn of a space in the workshop becoming available. Oh! I forgot to tell you that the workshop: Children’s Fitness has been cancelled but it will be offered in the spring. 

 74. What is the main purpose of this talk?

(A) To introduce speakers at a workshop
(B) To announce changes to a schedule
(C) To outline registration procedures
(D) To propose a new workshop

75. What does the speaker say about the workshops?

(A) There may be waiting lists for the workshops.
(B) The workshops are free.
(C) The registration forms will be mailed.
(D) People should register early for the workshops.

76. Which workshop has been canceled?

(A) Cooking for Health
(B) Exercise for Seniors
(C) Family Nutrition
(D) Children’s Fitness

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