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Question 9 of 10

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In this part of the test you will hear several short selections. A tone will announce each new selection. The selections will not be printed in your test booklet and will be heard only once. At the end of each selection, you will be asked one or two questions about what was said, each followed by three possible answers, (A), (B), and (C). The answers are not printed in your test booklet on the actual test. You will hear them only once. Select the best answer.

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The script you see here is provided as supplemental information, but would not be available in an actual test.

(Tone)
(Man) Pour la quatrième année consécutive, des échanges auront lieu entre des étudiants de Paris et de New York. Environ vingt-cinq étudiants âgés de 15 à 17 ans viendront passer trois semaines dans des familles aux Etats-Unis. L’été suivant, ce sera le tour des étudiants américains d’être hébergés dans des familles françaises.

Combien de temps doit durer ce séjour?

(A) Trois semaines
(B) Six mois
(C) Un an

Select an Answer

A

Correct Answer: 
Yes

B

Correct Answer: 
No

C

Correct Answer: 
No

The question asks how long the stay should last. The man on the radio says, “étudiants âgés de 15 à 17 ans viendront passer trois semaines" (15- to 17-year-old students will stay three weeks). Therefore, the stay should last three weeks (A), not six months (B) or one year (C).

Question Difficulty: 
medium