These tests are the ones that have been adopted as entrance exams for Japanese national universities.
How much change does the man get?
1. 0.50 dollars
2. 0.85 dollars
3. 35.50 dollars
4. 35.85 dollars
M: Excuse me. I’d like one of these mugs.
W: Sure. That’ll be fourteen dollars and fifty cents.
M: Here you go.
W: All right, out of fifty dollars. Here’s your change.
Which chair does the man choose?
W: How about this chair?
M: It’s nice, but I’d rather have one with arms.
W: Here’s one with arms.
M: Hmm, I like the curved legs, too. I’ll buy it.
Which statement is true about the woman?
1. She came to work sick.
2. She got a special present.
3. She ran to the office.
4. She skipped work.
M: Good morning. How are you?
W: I have a cold.
M: You look like you’re running a fever. Should you be here at work?
W: Maybe not, but I have a special presentation today.
Where is the man’s credit card?
Which CD player are they talking about?
W: I can’t get the CD out of this old player.
M: Just press the button on the left.
W: You mean the one above the knob?
M: No, the one right under the knob.
What time is it in Shanghai?
W: What time is it?
M: Quarter past three.
W: Oh no. We’re late for the meeting!
M: Wait. Actually, I forgot to set my watch back one hour when we landed here in Shanghai.