iBT Exercises-Conversation (TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Listening): Questions 186 - 191 of 241

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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 between a TEFL professor and a student

Question number: 186 (4 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Optimal Language Acquisition

b.

Teaching English Grammar

c.

Business and Academic English

d.

Prescriptive vs Descriptive Grammar

Question number: 187 (5 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

Which best describes why the student initiated this conversation?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

To take a different viewpoint

b.

To state a position

c.

To clarify a statement

d.

To protest an opinion

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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 between a lecturer and a laboratory assistant

Question number: 188 (1 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Question

What was the purpose of this meeting?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

To find a source for frogs

b.

To examine the students’ illustrations

c.

To come up with a budget for next term

d.

To discuss the curriculum

Question number: 189 (2 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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Why will the students work in pairs next term?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

To learn how to cooperate

b.

To adapt to the new syllabus

c.

To illustrate the same systems

d.

To save frogs

Question number: 190 (3 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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What will happen later in the afternoon?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The assistant will finish the inventory list.

b.

The lecturer will interview a student.

c.

They will discuss amphibian research further.

d.

The meeting will continue.

Question number: 191 (4 of 5 Based on Passage) Show Passage

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From the lecturer’s remarks, what do we learn about Cane Toads?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

They are susceptible to the fungus.

b.

They are an endangered species.

c.

They are resistant pests.

d.

They are immune to the fungus.

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