Directions: You will hear a short conversation between two speakers. At the end of each conversation a thord voice will ask a question about what was said. The question will be spoken just one time. After you hear the conversation and the question about it, read the four possible answers and decide which one would be the best answer to the question you have heard. Then, on your answer sheet tick the right answer.
Conversation: Man: Mary, why isn’t Jane teaching here this term?
Woman: She can’t. She was fired.
Third voice: What reason was given for Jane’s not teaching?
Possible answers: (A) She’s tired of teaching.
(B) She was dismissed from her job.
(C) She’s changing her job.
(D) The school is too hot.
Directions: You will hear a short talk. After that you will be asked some questions. The talk and the questions will be spoken just one time. They will not bewritten out for you. When you hear a question, read the four possible answers in your testbook and decide which one would be the best answer to the question you have heard. Mark this answer with a tick.
Alexander Graham Bell was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in the 19th century and later came to the United States. Several members of his family did a great deal to encourage him in the field of science. His father was most instrumentalby supervising his work with the deaf. While he dealt with the deaf, and investigated the science of accoustics, his studies eventually led to invention of the multiple telegraph and his greatest invention –the telephone. The last quarter centurt of his life was dedicated to advances in aviation.
Questions: 1. What was considered to be Alexender Graham Bell’s greatest invention?
2.To what did Bell dedicate the last years of his life?
3. What can we conclude about A.G.Bell?
4. Which of the following statements is not true?
5. How many years did Bell dedicate to aviation?
Possible answers: 1. (A) multiple telegraph (C) aviation
(B) telephone (D)acoustics
2. (A) acoustical science (C) adventure
(B) aviation (D) architecture
3 (A) He worked very hard, but never achieved success.
(B) He spent so many years working in aviation because he wanted to be a pilot
(C) He dedicated his life to science and the well-being of mankind
(D) He worked with the deaf so that he could invent the telephone.
4. (A) Bell was born in the 18th century.
(B)Bell worked with the deaf.
(C) Bell experimented with the science of acoustics.
(D) Bell invented a multiple telegraph.
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