EnglishAhkam: Belajar Listening TOEFL 3

3: Hindari Bunyi Kata yang Mirip

Seringkali jawaban yang salah dalam Listening Part A
merupakan kata-kata yang bunyi pengucapannya mirip tapi tentu saja maknanya
berbeda. Anda harus betul-betul menghindari jawaban seperti ini.

On the recording, you hear:

Man                             Why couldn’t Mark
come with us?

(Woman)                     He was searching for
a new apartment.

(narrator)                     What does the woman say
about Mark?

In your test book, you read:

He was in
the department office.

He was
looking for a place to live

He was
working on his research paper.

He had an appointment
at church.

Kata kunci pada baris ke dua adalah searching dan apartment. Pada jawaban (C) dan (D), kata research dan church
berbunyi mirip dengan kata search,
jadi ke dua jawaban ini salah. Pada jawaban (A) dan (D), kata department dan appointment berbunyi mirip dengan kata apartment, jadi jawaban ini
salah. Olehnya, jawaban paling tepat yaitu (B).

Strategi menghadapi Listening Part A (skill 3):

1.      Identifikasi
kata-kata kunci pada baris ke dua percakapan.
2.      Identifikasi
kata-kata kunci di jawaban yang cara pengucapannya mirip dan jangan pilih
jawaban-jawaban tersebut.

di latihan soal ini, temukan dan garis bawahi kata kunci pada dari baris ke dua
percakapan Kemudian garis bawahi kata-kata yang bunyi pengucapannya mirip dan
pilihlah jawaban paling tepat. Ingat bahwa kemungkinan besar jawaba yang benar
yaitu jawaban yang tidak berisi kata yang bunyi pengucapannya mirip dengan
baris ke dua percakapan.

1. (Woman)    : I heard
that Sally just moved into a new, big  house near  the beach.

      : But, Sally doesn't have a cent!

 : What does the man mean?

    (A) Sally has no
sense of responsibility

    (B) Sally sent
her friend to the house.

    (C) Sally has no

    (D) Sally is on
the set with her.

2. (woman    : Di they get
the news over they wanted?

    : No. They lacked the money.

    (Narrator) : What
does the woman mean?

   (A) They locked the map
in a car

   (B) They looked many
times in the car

   (C) It cost a lot of
money when the car leaked oil

   (D) They didn't have
enough money to buy another car

3.  (Man)    : Have
you finished packing yet?

   (Woman) : You should
call the porter to get the suitcases.

   (Narrator) : What does
the woman mean?

   (A) it's important to
pack the suitcases

   (B) They need help
carrying their bags

   (C) The man should pack
his suit in case he needs it

   (D) The suitcases are
quite portable

TOEFL EXERCISE: In this exercise, listen carefully
to the short conversation and questions in the recording program and then
choose the best answer to the questions. You should be careful to avoid

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1. (A) She has to wait for some cash

    (B) The waiter is bringing a
glass of water

    (C) The lawn is too dry

    (D) She needs to
out for a crash

2. (A) The sweater's the wrong size

    (B) The man's feet aren't sweating

    (C) The sweater makes the man
seem fat

    (D) The sweet
doesn't feel right

3. (A) He has been regularly using a computer

    (B) He communicates with a Boston

    (C) He regularly goes to
communities around Boston

    (D) He has been traveling back
and forth to Boston

4. (A) He though the lesson didn't matter.

    (B) He couldn't learn the lesson

    (C) He learned a massive number
of details

    (D) He didn't like most of the

5. (A) Some animals started the first fire

    (B) Animals are
killed by forest fires

    (C) In the first frost, animals

    (D) Frost can kill animals

6. (A) Twenty pairs of shoes are on

    (B) The shoe
salesclerk spent twenty dollars on papers

    (C) The shoes cost twenty dollars

    (D) The shoes could be repaired
for twenty dollars

7. (A) Tom shoes cost twenty dollars.

    (B) Attendance wasn't
necessary at biology lab

    (C) Tom went to biology lab

    (D) There was a tendency to
require biology class

8. (A) The meal will be served at noon

    (B) The
males should be driven there by noon

    (C) He's
expecting the ice to meals

    (D) The
letters ought to be delivered at 12:00

9. (A) The weather will probably get worse
    (B) The newspaper headlines
described a bad weather
    (C) There was news about a head string man
    (D) He has a new bed.

10. (A) If he could do the grocery shopping.
    (B) If she prefers cooked vegetables or slad.
    (C) If she could help prepare the salad.
    (D) if she minds shopping for vegetables.

Answer Keys:

  1. C

  2. A

  3. D

  4. B

  5. B

  6. C

  7. C

  8. D

  9. A

  10. C

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