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Pruebas Puertorriqueas de Aprovechamiento Acadmico 2012 8th 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 this practice question, you will listen to a conversation. Then, listen to and answer the question. Mark the letter of the correct answer on your answer sheet.

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

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Listen to the following conversation between Daniel and Sara.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Daniel): I like to do my homework at night. For some reason I can concentrate better. Maybe its because everything is quieter at night. Or maybe its the moon. Im more of a morning person.

(Sara):

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Look for question number 1. Now listen to the question.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): According to the information from the conversation you just listened to, which statement is COMPLETELY true about Daniel and Sara?

(Note: Pause 2 seconds between options)

English Grade 8 Listening Practice Questions 2012

(Narrator): A Sara likes to wake up early, and Daniel likes to sleep in. B Sara goes to school in the morning, but Daniel goes to school at night. C Daniel likes it when it is quiet around the house, and Sara likes it when it is noisy. D Daniel likes to do his homework at night, and Sara likes to do it in the morning. (Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Listen to the conversation, the question, and the answer choices again.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Daniel and Sara repeat conversation and Narrator repeats the question and the answer options.) (Narrator): Choose the letter of the correct answer and mark it on your answer sheet.

(Pause 5 seconds)

(Narrator):

Directions: In these practice questions, you will listen to a passage. Then, listen to and answer the questions for the passage. Mark the letter of the correct answer on your answer sheet.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Listen to a passage about a bus trip. You will answer questions 2 through 5 based on this passage.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Woman): Michael and his mother are traveling to see Michaels uncle in Texas. They are at the bus station and have just purchased tickets to go to Dallas. Suddenly, the loudspeaker comes on and they listen carefully to the announcement regarding upcoming departures. (Loud speaker announcement): Attention please! Passengers with tickets for the 5:40 p.m. bus going to Dallas and Fort Worth should line up near door

English Grade 8 Listening Practice Questions 2012

number 17. Have your tickets out and ready. Passengers departing to the cities of Austin and San Antonio should line up at door number 24. Please note that your bus may be delayed 15 to 30 minutes due to bad weather. We appreciate your patience, and thank you for traveling with our bus line today. (Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Now answer the following questions.

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

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Who is the announcement intended for?

(Pause 3 seconds) (Note: Pause 2 seconds between options) (Narrator): A Michael and his mother B bus drivers C family members D passengers with tickets (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): Which of the following can be concluded from the passage?

(Pause 3 seconds)

English Grade 8 Listening Practice Questions 2012

(Note: Pause 2 seconds between options) (Narrator): A Michael and his mother will line up at door 17. B Michael and his mother will not get on the bus. C Michael and his mother will line up at door 24. D Michael and his mother will drive to see his uncle. (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 4. Now listen to the question.

(Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Why will one of the buses POSSIBLY be delayed?

(Pause 3 seconds) (Note: Pause 2 seconds between options) (Narrator): A There was a bus accident. B There is bad weather. C The line of people is long. D The tickets are sold out. (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):

English Grade 8 Listening Practice Questions 2012

(Narrator):

Where are Michael and his mother traveling to?

(Pause 3 seconds) (Note: Pause 2 seconds between options) (Narrator): A Austin B Dallas C Fort Worth D San Antonio (Pause 3 seconds) (Narrator): Choose the letter of the correct answer and mark it on your answer sheet.

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

(Pause 3 seconds) (Woman repeats the passage and Narrator repeats the questions and the answer options.) (Pause 10 seconds) This is the end of the 8th grade listening practice questions. Put your pencil on your desk and wait for instructions from your teacher.

(Narrator):

English Grade 8 Listening Practice Questions 2012

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