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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 Jason

Question number: 250 (1 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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What will the student try to do with his next essay?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Contain his subject

b.

Write a shorter essay

c.

Choose an easier topic

d.

Research more carefully

Question number: 251 (2 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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What kind of essays did the professor say that some of the other students wrote?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Terse ones

b.

Rambling ones

c.

Inconclusive ones

d.

Divisive ones

Question number: 252 (3 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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What is the student’s purpose in initiating this conversation?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

To get his grade raised on his essay

b.

To better understand the Romantic poets

c.

To improve his writing technique

d.

To get a topic idea from his professor

Question number: 253 (4 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Why is the student in the classroom?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

He is waiting for his class to start.

b.

His class has just finished.

c.

He is waiting for his professor.

d.

He wants to study quietly

Question number: 254 (5 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Why does the student say this: “Yes– and I can identify! ” (Laughs)?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

He doesn’t like writing very much.

b.

He realizes who Rimbaud is.

c.

He is attracted by Africa.

d.

He enjoys composing poetry.

Question number: 255

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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 museum

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

He has already seen the exhibit.

b.

He is disappointed the exhibit has closed.

c.

He is pleased the exhibit has closed.

d.

He already knew the exhibit had closed.

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