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The next eight pictures will help you look at pictures and use these strategies.

The
exercises will help you improve your vocabulary, study more grammar, and sharpen
your listening skills.

PHOTO STRATEGIES
WHEN STUDYING FOR THE NEW TOEIC TEST
Look at the photo before you listen to the audio.
Ask yourself some questions:
PHOTOS OF PEOPLE PHOTOS OF THINGS
Who is in the photo? What is in the photo?
Where are they? Where is it?
What are they doing?
Give the photo a title.
Tell yourself a story about the photo.

PHOTO STRATEGIES
WHEN TAKING THE NEW TOEIC TEST
Quickly look at the photo before you hear the ar\swer choices.
Quickly ask yourself some wh questions:
Who Who is in the photo?
What What are they doing?
Where Where was the photo taken?

You will have more opportimities to practice these strategies in the Photo Strategy
Practice section. There are 12 photos similar to those on the new TOEIC test. You can
then test yourself in the Review: Part 1 section, which has eight photos.

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PHOTO 1ะ AT THE COMPUTER

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The woman is working at the computer. She is sitting in a desk chair in front of the
computer. Her left hand is on the keyboard. She is looking at the computer monitor.
The screen is bright. On the screen, or display, you can see a software program. There
is a printer beside the monitor. There is paper in the printer. There is probably a
mouse attached to the keyboard, but we can't see it.

Vocabulary
DIRECTIONS: Find these items in the photo.
desk moiutor screen keyboard
printer chair cable display

What Do You S e e ?
A. DIRECTIONS: Read these statements about what you see in the photo. The
statements may or may not be true. Put (Y) for yes beside the statements that
match the photo. Put (N) for no beside the statements that do not match the photo.
Correct the statements that are not true.
1. ^ The man is sitting in front of the computer.

LISTENING COMPREHENSION
2. The computer monitor is turned off.
3. The woman has both hands on the keyboard.
4. She is sitting in a chair in front of the desk.
5. There is paper in the printer.
B. DIRECTIONS: YOU will be tested on what is in the photograph, not what could be in
the photograph. Put (Y) beside the statements that are con-ect. Put (?) beside the
statements that could be true, but you cannot be sure from the photo.
1. The woman has worked at the company for a long time.
2. She is making the display brighter.
3. The monitor is beside the printer.
4. She is printing out a document.
5. The keyboard is between the monitor and the worker.

Analyze This
DIRECTIONS: What do you think about the photo? Read each statement. Put (Y) for
yes, (N) for no, or (?) for maybe next to each statement. Give reasons for your
answers.
1. It's a large office.
Reason:
2. The woman works with computers a lot.
Reason:
3. She knows how to use the software program.
Reason:
4. The monitor is too far from the woman.
Reason:
5. The display is too small.
Reason:

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Prepositions
DIRECTIONS: Listen and complete the sentences with the prepositions you hear.
1. Her hand is the keyboard.
2. The printer is the monitor.
3. The monitor is the desk.
4. She is sitting the desk.
5. The clerk is looking at the display the monitor.

Similar Sounds
A. DIRECTIONS: Listen. Which word or phrase do you hear first? Mark (A) or (B).
1. (A) print her (B) printer CD CD
2. (A) the play (B) the display CD CD
3. (A) monitor (B) man or CD
4. (A) keyboard (B) employee is bored CD CD
5. (A) her newspaper (B) the printer paper CD CD
B. DIRECTIONS: Listen. Which statement do you hear first? Mark (A) or (B).
1. (A) He prints her next document. CD CD
(B) Her printer is next to the documents.
2. (A) The display is not bright enough. CD CD
(B) This gray is not light enough.
3. (A) She put the monitor on the table. CD CD
(B) She may put the man or the woman at my table.
4. (A) The new employee is bored. CD CD
(B) The new employer has a keyboard.
5. (A) Her new paper is under the desk. CD ๏
(B) Her newspaper is imder the rest.

Extra Practice
DIRECTIONS: On a separate piece of paper, write about what is happening in the
photo. Use the vocab^ulary in this section.

LISTENING COMPREHENSION
PHOTO 2ะ AT A RESTAURANT

There are many tables in this restaurant. The restaurant is outside in a garden. There
are some trees and plants in the garden. Some of the tables are covered with umbrellas.
Some of the tables are under a tree. There are many empty tables.
At one of the tables, a waitress is taking an order. She is holding a pen and a small
notebook or pad of paper. She writes the customers' orders on this pad. There are two
customers, a man and a woman, at this table.
There is a tablecloth on the table. The table is set with glasses and plates. One knife is
visible. There is a menu on the table by the man and an ashtray in the middle of the
table.

Vocabulary
DIRECTIONS:Find these items in the photo.
table umbrella tablecloth chair
customer waitress pad of paper plate

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What Do You See?
A. DIRECTIONS: Read these statements about what you see in the photo. The
statements may or may n ^ be true. Put (Y) for yes beside the statements that match
the photo. Put (N) for no beside the statements that do not match the photo. Correct
the katements that are not true.
1. There are customers at every table.
2. The restaurant is inside.
3. The customers are giving their orders to the waitress.
4. There are tablecloths on all the tables.
5. _ _ There are umbrellas at every table.
B. DIRECTIONS: You will be tested on what is in the photograph, not what could be in
the photograph. Put (Y) for yes beside the statements that describe what you see in
the photo. Put (?) beside the statements that could be true, but you caimot be sure
frorn the photo. '
1. The couple is ordering dessert.
2. The restaurant is very popular.
3. The waitress is taking an order from the couple.
4. The waitress is standing.
5. The restaurant is not full.

Analyze This
DIRECTIONS: What do you think about the photo? Put (Y) for yes, (N) for no, or (?) for
maybe beside each statement. Give a reasoii for your answer.
1. The restaurant is expensive.
Reason: —
2. It is lunchtime.
Reason:
3. It is a hot day.
Reason:
4. . The tablecloth is clean.
Reason:
5. The waitress is giving the customers menus.
Reason: —
8 LISTENING COMPREHENSION
Prepositions
DIRECTIONS: Listen and complete the sentences with the prepositions you hear.
1. The couple is sitting the table.
2. The restaurant is the garden.
3. A tablecloth is the table.
4. The waitress is standing . front the
customers.
5. The man and woman are each other.

Similar Sounds
A. DIRECTIONS: Listen. Which word or phrase do you hear first? Mark (A) or (B).
1. (A) cup of (B) couple CD CD
2. (A) talking together (B) taking their order CD CD
3. (A) waiter is setting (B) waitress is sitting CD CD
4. (A) a dress (B) address CD CD
5. (A) on the right (B) wearing white CD CD
o B. DIRECTIONS: Listen. Which statement do you hear first? Mark (A) or (B).
1. (A) The (D ๏
(B) The waitress is serving the couple coffee.
2. (A) The CD CD
(B) The waitresses are talking together.
3. (A) The CD CD
(B) The waitress is sitting at the table.
4. (A) The CD CD
(B) The man is writing his address.
5. (A) The CD CD
(B) The waitress is on the right.

Extra Practice
DIRECTIONS: On a separate piece of paper, write about what is happening in the
photo. Use the vocabulary in this section.

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PHOTO 3ะ IN THE OFFICE

There are two men sitting at a table. The table is very long. There are papers and books
on the table. There are also two bottles. One bottle is not open. The other bottle is open.
Its cap is on the table. There is a glass on a napkin.
Both men are wearing jackets. Both men are wearing ties. One man is wearing glasses. M
They are looking at each other. Both men have their hands on the table.

Vocabulary
DIRECTIONS:Find these items in the photo.
bottle cap glass napkin
tie glasses shirt hand

10 LISTENING COMPREHENSION
What Do You See?
A. DIRECTIONS: Read these statements about what you see in the photo. The
statements may or may not be true. Put (Y) beside the statements that matdi the
photo. Put (N) beside the statements that do not match the photo. Correct ttie
statements that are not true.
1. There are three bottles on the table.
2. Only one man is wearing a tie.
3. Both men are wearing glasses.
4. There is a napkin under the glass.
5. A bottle cap is on the table.
B. DIRECTIONS: YOU will be tested on what is in the photograph, not what could be in
the photograph. Put (Y) beside the statements that describe what you see in the photo.
Put (?) beside the statements that could be true, but you cannot be sure from the photo.
1. The men are wearing jackets.
2. The men are wearing suits.
3. There is water in the bottle.
4. Each man has a bottle beside him.
5. Both men drink a lot of water.

Analyze This
DIRECTIONS: What do you think about the photo? Put (Y) for yes, (N) for no, or (?) for
maybe beside each statement. Give reasons for your answers.
1. It's night time.
Reason:
2. The men are reading the newspaper.
Reason:
3. It is an important meeting.
Reason:
4. The men know each other very well.
Reason:
5. They're discussing business.
Reason:

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Prepositions
DIRECTIONS: Listen and complete the sentences with the prepositions you hear.
1. The glass is top the napkin.
2. The books are front the men.
3. The men are sitting each other.
4. The cap is the table.
5. A window is them.

Similar Sounds
A. DIRECTIONS:Listen. Which word or phrase do you hear first? Mark (A) or (B).
1. (A) waiter (B) water <D C£>
2. (A) hurt (B) -shirt CD d )
3. (A) took a cap (B) took a nap CD <D
4. (A) disc is in (B) discussing CD CE)
5. (A) Jack ate at (B) jacket at CD CD

1. (A) The water is in the bottle. CD CD


(B) The waiter has a bottle. i -

2. (A) He brought it himself. CD CD 4.'


(B) He bought it himself.
3. (A) I took a cap from the table. CD CD
(B) I took a nap at the table.
4. (A) They're discussing computers. CD CD
(B) Their disk is in the computer.
5. (A) You know you need a jacket at the restaurant. CD CD
(B) You know what Jack ate at the restaurant.

Extra Practice.
DIRECTIONS: On a separate piece of paper, write about what is happening in the
photo. Use the vocabulary in this section.

12 USTENING COMPREHENSION
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PHOTO 4ะ AT THE BUS STOP

A bus is stopped at a bus stop. The bus stop is at the corner of the street. There is an
advertisement on the side of the bus. The name of the bus company is on the side of the
bus, too. Across the street from the bus stop, there is a street light, a traffic light, and a
street sign.
There are several people standing at the corner. Two women are waiting to board the
bus. The door is open. Other people are waiting to cross the street.
The woman closest to the bus has a scarf around her head. The woman behind her is
wearing a hat. Both women are carrying bags. Both women are wearing pants and
coats. One woman's coat is a dark color. The other woman's coat is a light color. They
are dressed warmly.

Vocabulary
DIRECTIONS:Find these items in the photo.
pants . advertisement bag scarf
hat sidewalk traffic light street sign

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What Do You See?
A. DIRECTIONS: Read these statements about what you see in the photo. The
statements may or may not be true. Put (Y) for yes beside the statements that
match the photo. Put (N) for no beside the statements that do not match the photo.
Correct the statements that are not true.
1. Two women are waiting to board a bus. .
2. They are waiting for the movie to begin. .1
3. The women are crossing the street.
4. Two women are carrying bags. '
5. Both women are wearing scarves on their heads. ^
B. DIRECTIONS: You will be tested on what is in the photograph, not what could he in J
the photograph. Put (Y) beside the statements that describe what you see in the photo. 1
Put (?) beside the stateWnts that could be true, but you cannot be sure from the photo. I
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1. The women at the corner just got off the bus. ij
2. There are a lot of people on the bus. I
3. Only two people are getting on the bus.
4. There is one advertisement on the side of the bus.
5. The bus door is open.
Analyze This
DIRECTIONS: What do you think about the photo? Put (Y) for yes, (N) for no, or (?) for
maybe beside each statement. Give reasons for your answers.
1. The two women are going home after work.
Reason:
2. The wind is very strong.
Reason:
3. The weather is cold.
Reason:
4. The bus windows are closed.
Reason:
5. The women are carrying food for dinner.
Reason: —

14 LISTENING COMPREHENSION
Prepositions
DIRECTIONS: Listen and complete the sentences with the prepositions you hear.
1. They're standing the bus.
2. They're getting ready to get the bus.
3. The bus is stopped the bus stop.
4. The bus stop is the corner.
5. She's tying a scarf her head.

Similar Sounds
Q A. DIRECTIONS: Listen. Which word or phrase do you hear first? Mark (A) or (B).
1. (A) woman (B) women CD CD
2. (A) handbags (B) hand rags CD CD
3. (A) tying (B) trying CD CD
4. (A) after work (B) afterward CD CD
5. (A) board a bus (B) bored by us CD CD
B. DIRECTIONS: Listen. Which statement do you hear first? Mark (A) or (B).
1. (A) Did you talk to the woman at the bus stop? CD CD
(B) Did you walk the woman to the bus stop?
2. (A) Our handbags are in the closet with your coat. CS) Cl)
(B) Your hand rags are in the cabinet with the soap.
3. (A) I've been trying to put this on this package ® CD
for ten minutes.
(B) I've been tying a bow on this package for
ten minutes.
4. (A) We went to the movie. Afterward we had dinner. CD
(B) We went to the movie after work. Then we
had dinner.
5. (A) If you board the bus sooner, you can leave by 6. C£) CD
(B) If you board the bus at 6, you won't have to leave
so soon.

Extra Practice
DIRECTIONS: On a separate piece of paper, write about what is happening in the
photo. Use the vocabulary in this section.

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