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Question number: 306

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What is the thrust of this conversation?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

To discuss campus affairs

b.

To voice their concerns

c.

To protest increased fees

d.

To research a financial problem

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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.

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iBT Listening - Conversation of a TEFL professor and a student

iBT Listening Exercise - Listen to conversation between a TEFL professor and a student

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Which might make the best title for the professor’s next lecture?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Prescriptive vs Descriptive Grammar

b.

Teaching English Grammar

c.

Optimal Language Acquisition

d.

Business and Academic English

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According to their conversation, which is NOT a problem with teaching grammar rules?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The teacher becomes a dictator.

b.

The rules are all inaccurate.

c.

It affects the learner negatively.

d.

It slows language acquisition.

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Which best describes why the student initiated this conversation?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

To state a position

b.

To clarify a statement

c.

To take a different viewpoint

d.

To protest an opinion

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Why does the student say this: “Soon college-educated, I hope! “?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

She wants her students to attend college, too.

b.

She is worried about graduating.

c.

She wants to get a good mark from the professor.

d.

She is being modest about her ability.

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The professor explains that if a student says, “I don’t brought my homework”, it is an example of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Past tense misconstruction

b.

Prescriptive grammar

c.

Student lack of confidence

d.

Double negation

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