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In this section of the test, you will have the chance to show how well you understand spoken English. There are four parts to this section with special directions for each part.
Questions 1 to 3.
In this part of the test, you will hear some dialogues and questions spoken in English. The questions and the dialogues will be spoken twice. They will not be printed in your test book, so you must listen carefully to understand what the speakers are saying.
After you listen to the dialogue and the question about it, read the five possible answers and decide which one will be the best answer to the question you have heard. Now listen to a sample question.
You will hear
Woman: What do you want for your birthday present, Mike? A watch, a bicycle, a mobile phone or a Power Ranger robot?
Man: I’d rather you bought me a Portable Play Station 3.
Narrator: What did Mike want for his birthday present?
A. a robot
B. a watch
C. a bicycle
D. a mobile phone
E. a play station 3
Narrator: The best answer to this question is a play station 3, therefore you should choose answer E.
What are they talking about?