TOEFL Listening (Emphasis Stress and Tone)
1 A. Someone else should answer the door.
B. His job is to answer the phone
C. He needs to turn the door handle.
D. He needs to give an answer
2 A. Dick has been hedging about the trees.
B. Dick planted the hedge and three trees.
C. Dick didn't get a shave and a trim
D. Dick has done a lot of the yard work.
3 A. Dennis paid for his parking sticker.
B. Dennis didn't pay for parking.
C. Dennis paid only his fine.
D. Dennis remembered to pay the man's fine.
4 A. She is looking forward to seeing the desert.
B. She can't do without sweets after her meal.
C. She is happy about winning a trip to the desert.
D. She won't bother with making the dessert.
5 A. He could fill in for her at chorus practice.
B. He feels they should look at the seashore.
C. She wouldn't like doing all the work.
D. He feels bad about doing his share of the work.
6 A. She is proud.
B. She is sad.
C. She is concerned.
D. She is surprised.
7 A. The restaurant service is slow.
B. The place has been closed.
C. He doesn't want to have dinner.
D. He'd prefer to go to the airport.
8 A. He has known Emily for some time.
B. He doesn't know whether Emily is awake.
C. Emily must have left her light on.
D. Emily's room is different from his.
9 A. She is too tired to watch the show.
B. The episode has been shown earlier.
C. She has no time to watch the episode.
D. The script for the show has to be written.
10 A. His luck has been bad lately.
B. He forgot to check the time.
C. The break is almost over.
D. The car has broken down again.