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Intermediate Low 6 Listening Promotion Test

By:     Kevin Cross
Nadia F. Scholnick

© Copyright 1996 City College of San Francisco



This test contains 30 items. The time needed to complete this test is 45-60 minutes (30 minutes of actual test time plus set-up and explanation). All directions and examples for this test are included on the tape. This test contains two major parts:

Part 1: Questions 1-19. In this section, students hear a question and read four choices. The directions students will hear on the tape for this section of the test:

You will hear a sentence. Read the four choices and decide which answer is correct. Mark your answers on the answer sheet. Each question will be said twice. You will now hear an example. Do not write down any answers. Listen to the question and read the choices:

What's your name?
a) I'm a student
b) It's Mary Smith
c) My phone number is 555-1234
d) I'm fine, thank you

Is the correct answer A, B, C, or D? The correct answer is B. If you have any questions, ask your teacher to stop the tape now. Pick up your pencils and find number 1 on your answer sheet. We will now begin the test.

Part 2: Questions 20-30. In this section, students hear a short conversation followed by a question. They read the three choices and choose the correct answer. The directions students will hear on the tape for this section of the test:

You will hear a short conversation between two speakers. Before you hear each conversation, you will hear a question. Listen to the conversation to answer the question. After you hear the question and conversation, read the three choices and choose the correct answer. You will hear each conversation only one time. You will now hear an example. Do not write down any answers.

Question: Where are the people?

A. Next.
B. I'd like to return this shirt, please. It's the wrong color.
C. Okay, did you bring the receipt with you?

Question: Where are the people?

a) In a store
b) At an accountant's office
c) In a restaurant

Is the correct answer A, B, or C,? The correct answer is A.
Remember, you will only hear each conversation once. There are three choices for each question. If you do not understand how to take this part of the test, ask your teacher to stop the tape now. Pick up your pencils and find number 20 on your answer sheet. We will now continue the test.




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