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Question 4 of 10

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In this part of the test you will hear several short selections. They will not be printed in your test book. You will hear them only once. Therefore, you must listen very carefully. You will read one or two short questions about what was said. Another speaker will read the questions for you. Each question will be followed by four choices market (A), (B), (C), and (D). The choice are not printed. You will hear them 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.

(Man A) Herr Lenz, es ist schon 6.00 Uhr, und Sie sitzen immer noch am Schreibtisch!
(Man B) Ich fahre doch morgen in Urlaub und wollte keine Arbeit liegen lassen.
(Man A) Lassen Sie mal. Am Montag bekomme ich eine Hilfskraft. Gehen Sie nach Hause und packen Sie.

(A) Er telefoniert.
(B) Er packt ein.
(C) Er arbeitet.
(D) Er fährt heim.

Warum sitzt Herr Lenz noch am Schreibtisch?

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Warum sitzt Herr Lenz noch am Schreibtisch?

A

Correct Answer: 
No

B

Correct Answer: 
No

C

Correct Answer: 
Yes

D

Correct Answer: 
No

The question asks why Herr Lenz is still sitting at his desk. Herr Lenz explains by saying that he is about to go on vacation  — “in Urlaub fahren” —  and does not want to leave his work half finished: “ich wollte keine Arbeit liegen lassen”. The best explanation is therefore (C) Er arbeitet (He is working).

Question Difficulty: 
easy