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Pruebas Puertorriqueas de Aprovechamiento Acadmico 2012 6th Grade English as a Second Language Script for Practice Questions - Listening

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(Narrator): With these practice questions, you will show how well you can understand spoken English.

(Pause 2 seconds) (Narrator): Directions: In these practice questions, you will listen to some passages. Then, listen to and answer the questions for each passage. Mark the letter of the correct answer on your answer sheet.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Listen carefully to the following passage about a summer day. You will answer questions 1 through 3 based on this passage.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Girl): It was a cloudless summer day. The sun was pounding down on us like a hammer. The only way to escape the heat was to go inside, and we were too busy playing to do that. After all, not every day is the first day of summer vacation. We had big plans this year. My brother Mike wanted to build a tree house. Johnny wanted to build a go-cart. But I wanted to build a skateboard ramp. Mike said it was a silly idea. He always thinks hes right because he is the oldest, and Johnny goes along with him because hes the baby. They always tell me, Paulina, go inside with Mom and play with your dolls and makeup! They are so mean!

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Now listen to and answer the following questions.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Look for question number 1.

(Pause 3 seconds) English Grade 6 Listening Practice Questions 2012 1

(Narrator): (Girl):

Listen to the following sentence from the passage: The sun was pounding down on us like a hammer.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Now, listen to the question.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Which of the following options CORRECTLY replaces the sentence you just listened to?

(Pause 3 seconds) (Note: Pause 2 seconds between options) (Narrator): A The hammer was as hot as the sun. B The sun was so hot it hit us with a hammer. C The hammer was hitting us. D The sun was so hot it felt uncomfortable. (Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Choose the letter of the correct answer and mark it on your answer sheet.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Look for question number 2. Now listen to the question.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): According to the passage, which of the following sentences is TRUE?

(Pause 3 seconds) (Note: Pause 2 seconds between options)

English Grade 6 Listening Practice Questions 2012

(Narrator): A Mike is the oldest of the brothers. B The kids are playing inside their house. C Mike thinks Paulina is always right. D The kids wanted to build a go-cart. (Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Choose the letter of the correct answer and mark it on your answer sheet.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Look for question number 3. Now listen to the question.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Who is telling the story?

(Pause 3 seconds) (Note: Pause 2 seconds between options) (Narrator): A Mike B Mike and Johnnys mother C Johnny D Mike and Johnnys sister (Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Choose the letter of the correct answer and mark it on your answer sheet.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Now listen to the passage, the questions and the answer options again.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator repeats the passage, questions, and answer options again.)

English Grade 6 Listening Practice Questions 2012

(Pause 15 seconds)

(Narrator):

Listen to a passage about a soccer team. You will answer questions 4 through 5 based on this passage.

(Pause 3 seconds)

(Woman):

Maricels soccer team, the Coques, is playing an important game today. If they win this game, they will play in the championship game next month in San Juan. Maricel is nervous because she is the goalie. She is a good goalie, but she knows she has to be the best today. As the game begins, Maricel sees that her best friend, Eva, is lead player for the other team. This makes her really nervous! Maricel and Eva are like two peas in a pod. How can she defeat her best friend? She decides that she must, so she guards the goal very carefully. When the other team kicks a ball toward her, she blocks it with her hands or kicks it back the other way. In the second half of the game, with only five minutes to go, the score is 3 to 1 in the other teams favor. Maricels team scores two goals. Now the score is tied. Then Maricels friend Eva kicks the ball toward her teams goal. She kicks it hard, and Maricel has to work hard to block the ball. She does so, and now her team has a chance to win! They kick the ball back and forth toward their goal. Finally, Maricels team scores and wins the game. Now the Coques will have a chance to win the championship! When the game is over, the players on each team pass by one another, and they all shake hands. Maricel and Eva smile at one another as they do so. Eva congratulates her friend on a game well played.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Now answer the following questions.

(Pause 3 seconds)

(Narrator):

Look for question number 4. Now listen to the question.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): How many goals does Maricels team score in the last five minutes of the game?

English Grade 6 Listening Practice Questions 2012

(Pause 3 seconds) (Note: Pause 2 seconds between options) (Narrator): A One B Two C Three D Four (Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Choose the letter of the correct answer and mark it on your answer sheet.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Look for question number 5. Now listen to the question.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): What is this passage MAINLY about?

(Pause 3 seconds) (Note: Pause 2 seconds between options) (Narrator): A Maricel wants to defeat her best friend Eva in a soccer game. B Maricel is goalie in a game that her soccer team plays. C Maricel is nervous about a soccer game that her team ends up winning. D Maricel is happy and shakes hands with Eva at the end of a soccer game. (Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Choose the letter of the correct answer and mark it on your answer sheet.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Now listen to the passage, the questions, and the answer choices again.

(Pause 3 seconds)

English Grade 6 Listening Practice Questions 2012

(Woman repeats the passage and Narrator repeats the questions and answer options.)

(Pause 10 seconds)

(Narrator):

This is the end of the 6th listening practice questions. Put your pencil on your desk and wait for instructions from your teacher.

English Grade 6 Listening Practice Questions 2012

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