Listening Exercises von Robert Kuehl

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Über den Vortrag

Der Vortrag „Listening Exercises“ von Robert Kuehl ist Bestandteil des Kurses „Preparation for TOEFL“. Der Vortrag ist dabei in folgende Kapitel unterteilt:

  • Strategy
  • Dialogue 1
  • Example 1 - Home office
  • Example 2 - Tobacco

Quiz zum Vortrag

  1. Listening to radio broadcasts like the news or on TV
  2. Speaking with native speakers
  3. Watching movies with understandable dialogue
  4. Reading serious magazines
  1. Concentrating on the speaker's voice and trying to hear his or her "music"
  2. Taking notes by jotting down key expressions
  3. Taking notes by jotting down as many sentences as possible
  4. Neglecting dates and figures
  1. Using POE (process of elimination)
  2. Eliminating the silly answers and concentrating on the two best answers
  3. Choosing the most logic answer
  4. Ignoring the clearest answers
  1. Once
  2. Twice
  3. There won't be listening dialogues
  4. Three times
  1. Accumulation
  2. Aggregation
  3. Division
  4. Separation
  1. Castigate
  2. Denounce
  3. Laud
  4. Approve

Dozent des Vortrages Listening Exercises

 Robert Kuehl

Robert Kuehl

Robert ist geboren in New Jersey und unterrichtet seit über 10 Jahren TOEFL Kurse mit dem klaren Ziel, Nicht-Muttersprachler auf ein maximales Englisch-Level zu bringen.

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... key expressions – no complete sentences! You will not have the time anyway. Do not neglect dates and figures – some people think they are not important – but that is not right – they are important! ...

... of the following EXCEPT a) Try to write down as many details as possible b) ...

... idea and supporting details or about a speaker’s purpose or attitude. Answer the questions based on what the speaker states or implies. While you listen, you can take notes. You can use your notes to ...

... I’m really keen on becoming a personal fitness coach, but I have no idea of how to go about it. Look, Doug. That’s an easy one. You major in sports and in your area of specialization, you go into sports psychology and fitness training. ...

... many courses do I really have to take? And how difficult is – what was that called – sports psychology ? Do I have to psychoanalyze people or something? Oh God, Doug, no. You do have to understand what is going on in the minds of the ...

... so shy! First of all you are not the only male participant and secondly you should trust yourself – something you will have to teach the people you will be coaching. So go ahead and just do it! Gee, Mr Jones, I hope I can ...

... a) Psychoanalyst b) Personal Fitness coach c) Pole dancer d) ...

... to help students and not to amuse them. d) A lot of students just do not have a sense of humor these ...

... a) To help their students see themselves realistically. b) To teach their students how to interpret their dreams. c) To ...

... will think of him. d) He has already had problems with his questions previously. Listening dialogue between student ...

... self-confidence. b) By telling him he is the best student around. c) By asking him to join up in his ...

... the lecture only ONCE. ...

... come about and how does home office work exactly? The origins of home office: Home office developed in time due to the demands of the work force to offer more flexibility regarding the place of work. Of course, in earlier time, a factory worker standing at the assembly line had no chance of doing home office as all the materials he needed were ...

... force and as mothers being primarily responsible for the raising of the children, they are grateful for the chance to stay at home to accomplish their office tasks and still be around their small children. Other possibilities are for incapacitated persons who cannot get around due to an injury, but who would like to take part in the work process. ...

... bell. a) People should listen to sounds of the future. b) The concept of diversity should be familiar c) ...

... The laptop. d) The office desk ...

... reason for using home office? a) Being physically incapacitated. b) Living far from ...

... portable. c) Because everyone can use it simply. d) Because a genius invented it. ...

... office worker if his assignment is solely restricted to work contained in the company’s data bank. a) Because he does not need the functionalities of internet. ...

... plants in the genus Nicotiana. It can be used as a pesticide, and extracts form ingredients of some medicines, but is most commonly consumed as a drug. N. rustica, a species producing fast-burning leaves, was the tobacco originally raised in Virginia, but it is now grown ...

... Following the American Civil War, a change in demand and production techniques allowed for the development of the cigarette. This new product quickly ...

... activity that is practiced by some 1.1 billion people, and up to 1/3 of the adult population. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports it to be the lead ...

... The same was true in 19th-century Europe. Following the American Civil War the usage of tobacco, primarily in cigars, became associated with masculinity and power, and is an iconic image associated with the stereotypical capitalIsts ...

... are more likely to smoke than women (however the gender gap declines with age), poor more likely than rich, and people in developing countries or transitional economies more likely than people in developed countries. As of 2004, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports, that of the 58.8 million deaths ...

... b) Shamanic or spiritual usage. c) Smoking. d) Chewing Listening Tobacco ...

... This question is worth 2 points. (2 points for 3 correct answers, 1 point for 2 correct answers, and 0 points for 1 or 0 correct answers). Each answer may be used ...

... the growth of tobacco companies. c) Before the Civil War, cotton gave way to tobacco due to its popularity. d) It was condemned by the Church ...

... The poor are more likely to smoke than the rich. b) Developing countries now have higher smoker rates than industrial ...

... in Japan and in Europe, as well, women seen smoking were likely to have been prostitutes. YES NO c) One half of the world’s population of 6 billion people smoke. YES NO d) China is the ...

... I mean, did you study the textbook and your notes from class? I did look at the textbook, but I guess my notes were not too good from class. I mean, I really did not take many notes in class. At all. Ah, Laura , I think we’re getting to the ...

... grade now? In any event, by preparing properly for the next exams. There is one scheduled for next week and summarizes the materials from the start of the semester - It also counts double. Oh, gee, that’s great news. So I’ll be sure to get a hold of some good notes. Laura, why don’t you have any good notes ...

... improve her bad grades. d) To ask to be his personal assistant. Listening dialogue between student and ...

... her last exam? a) She was not properly prepared. b) Her boyfriend moved to the States. c) She ...

... a fellow student. d) By performing better on an exam worth twice the amount of the first exam. ...

... professor well from the back of the lecture hall. b) Her neighbors are always chatting during his lectures. c) She is ...

... To study it. d) To spank it. ...