# What will the high temperature be today a 8 degrees

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2.What will the high temperature be today?(A) 8 degrees(B)9 degrees(C) 14 degrees(D) 40 degrees76
LISTENING PART 4: TALKSANSWER ANALYSIS ►Information Type: TemperatureX (A) This confuses the number eight with the similar-sounding word “late.”X (B) The speaker says the next weather report will be at 9:00, not that the temperature is 9 degrees.X (C) This confuses the number 14 with the similar-sounding correct temperature, 40.✓ (D) The speaker states that the temperature “will reach a relatively warm40degrees.”3. When might it snow?(A) This afternoon(B) Tomorrow(C) Sunday(D) MondayANSWER ANALYSIS ►Information Type:Day or TimeX (A) This is when it will rain.X (B) This is when the rain will continue.✓ (C) The man says there may be some snow late in the weekend, and this is the second day of the weekend.X (D) This day is not mentioned, but it sounds similar to the correct answer.Practice Set 2A Pre-read the questions and answer options. Think about what type of information you should listen for toanswer each question. Circle the correct information type from the options given. Then listen to the talkand mark the correct answers,Track 4-121. Who is this announcement for?Information Type:Person’s NameOccupation Title(A) Flight attendants(B) Airline passengers(C) Airplane pilots(D) Boat passengers2. How long will the trip last?Information Type:Time of DayLength of Time(A) 15 minutes(B) 50 minutes(C) 3 hours(D)4 hours3. What does the speaker ask listeners to do?Information Type:RequestQuantity(A) Stay in their seats(B) Check the schedule(C) Read a magazine(D) Get up and move around7 7
SKILLS FOR THE TOEIC® TEST: LISTENING AND READINGBNow check your answers. Read the explanations in theAnswer Analysisboxes and look at the answeroptions. Note why each answer option is correct or incorrect. This will help you learn to identify incorrectanswers.1. Who is this announcement for?(A) Flight attendants(B) Airline passengers(C) Airplane pilots(D) Boat passengersANSWER ANALYSIS ►Information Type:Occupation TitleX (A) Part of the announcement informs listeners what the flight attendants will do, so it is probably not for flight attendants.✓ (B) The words “flight” and “flight attendant” suggest that the announcement is on an airplane. The speaker alsomentions beverage service, or drinks given to airline passengers.X (C) This is probably the occupation of the person who is making the announcement, not who is listening to it.X (D) The words “aboard” and “landing” could be used about a boat, but the word “flight” could not.

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