Practice --> Part 3: Conversation


Listen to the dialogue. Then read each question and choose the best answer:

Script:
W: Dr. Chen and I are going to eat at that vegetarian restaurant by the station. Would you like to come along?
M: You mean the one on Logan Street? I went there about two months ago, and the service was pretty slow.
W: Well, I heard they hired a new manager a couple of weeks ago, so maybe it′s better now. Plus, it′s close enough to walk to, so we won′t have to drive.

1. How will the speakers probably get to their destination?
A. By walking
B. By driving
C. By taking a bus
D. By taking the train
Explain:
  A. The speakers will most likely walk to their destination, the restaurant, since the woman mentions the fact that it's close enough to walk to and therefore they won't have to drive.
  B. The woman mentions the fact that it's close enough to walk to, so we can infer from what the woman says that they do not intend to get there by driving.
  C. The woman mentions the fact that it's close enough to walk to, so we can infer from what the woman says that they do not intend to get there by taking a bus.
  D. The woman mentions the fact that it's close enough to walk to, so we can infer from what the woman says that they do not intend to get there by taking the train.
2. How long ago did the man visit the place being discussed?
A. Two weeks ago
B. Two days ago
C. Two years ago
D. Two months ago
Explain:
  A. He visited it two months ago, not two weeks ago.
  B. He visited it two months ago, not two days ago.
  C. He visited it two months ago, not two years ago.
  D. The man says he went there two months ago. The word there refers to the restaurant they are discussing.
3. What are the speakers discussing?
A. A hiring decision
B. A local restaurant
C. A hiking trip
D. A train schedule
Explain:
  A. They then go on to discuss whether it is a good restaurant. They are not talking about a hiring decision.
  B. The woman invites the man to join her and Dr. Chen at a vegetarian restaurant. She says that it is close enough to walk to, so it is a local restaurant.
  C. They then go on to discuss whether it is a good restaurant. They are not talking about a hiking trip.
  D. They then go on to discuss whether it is a good restaurant. They are not talking about a train schedule.
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