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In this section, you will hear dialogues and academic talks, to test your ability to understand them. You will hear each dialogue and academic talk only once, and then answer questions after each is finished. The questions ask about the main idea, supporting details, and the way the speakers use language. Answer each question based on what is stated or implied by the speakers. You are free to take notes while you listen. You can use your notes to answer the questions.

You must click the volume icon to change the volume of the audio. Headphones icon appear with some questions which implies that you will hear part of the dialogue or academic talk repeated for the question.

Most questions are worth one point. Questions that are worth more than one point have a special note telling you how many total points they are worth. You must answer every question in this section. After you answer click on next and confirm and then move to next question. Once you click on Confirm you cannot return to a question. You will be given 20 minutes to answer all the questions in this section. This does not include the time to listen to the dialogues and academic talks. A clock at the top of the screen will show you how much time you have remaining.

iBT Listening Exercise - Listen to conversation with Dr Abercrombie

Question number: 1 (1 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Why did the assistant go to Appalachia?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

For samples

b.

For relaxation

c.

For research

d.

For fieldwork

Question number: 2 (2 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Why will the professor give the students a reading?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

To fill out his lecture

b.

So they can write Old English phonetically

c.

To satisfy the requirements of the course

d.

So they can hear Old English

Question number: 3 (3 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Why does Henry say this: “Not if you can help it, certainly! ”?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

He thinks the professor should teach more Old English.

b.

He thinks the professor considers teaching Old English important.

c.

He thinks the professor considers teaching Old English not so important.

d.

He thinks the professor should teach less Old English.

Question number: 4 (4 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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What is the purpose of this meeting?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

To revise a course

b.

To renew a program

c.

To review a subject

d.

To reschedule a lecture

Question number: 5 (5 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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What will the assistant probably do next?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Go to the library

b.

Surf the Net

c.

Attend a meeting

d.

Return a book

Question number: 6

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You will hear short conversations between two people. After each conversation, you will hear a question about the conversation. The conversations and questions will not be repeated. After you hear a question, read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen.

TOEFL Listening Exercise based on textbook

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Buy a new book.

b.

Check the classroom again.

c.

Borrow her book.

d.

Ask about the book at the information desk.

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