NEW TOEIC 聽力測驗題型分析


Section I: Listening Comprehension

The Listening Comprehension Section takes approximately 45 minutes to complete the test. This section consists of four parts, a total of 100 questions, and is delivered by the audio tape recording. Examinees will listen to a variety of statements, questions, short conversations, and short talks recorded in English tones, including American, Canadian, British, and Australian accents; then, they should answer questions based on the listening segments.



Part I: Photographs 照片描述題
10 Photographs (no written questions) / one photo with 4 statements
題目卷上只有 10張照片和題號碼,而在電腦答案卡上印有(A), (B), (C), (D) 記號的答案欄。


(a) They are having an argument.
(b) They are looking at each other.
(c) They are checking the files.
(d) They are playing video games.
  • Location with people or objects (about 1/3)
  • Situations with people or the conditions of objects (about 1/3)
  • A scene / action or an object with people (about 1/3)
  • Similar sounds problems 
         walk/work, clean/clear, bike/hike, low/row, pine/fine, shopping/chopping,

  • Meaning problems: identification, spatial relations
         under/above,  in front of/behind,  park/parking lot

  • Meaning + Sound problems
         relay/delay, possible/impossible, trying/typing 

  • 本大題應答重點是在聆聽每道題目前能夠快速分析照片內容,且能正確地分辨由錄音帶播放的四個英文敘述選項。
  • 平日即應增強英文詞彙、片語力。
  • Preview the photos: People / Object / Scene 

        Who are they in the picture? (Profession or role)       

        Where are they?   (Where is it?)

        What are the people doing?

        What is the body language? (facial expression, gestures)

        What is the detailed information you can tell?

Part II. Questions and Responses  應答題
Format 考題格式

30 Questions-Responses

There will be no written questions. You can only hear one question and three possible responses)

題目卷上只印出試題的題號及 “mark your answer on the answer sheet”,問題及三個英文答案選項皆由錄音帶播放出

Mark your answer on your answer sheet.


Why don't you turn the air conditioner on?
(a) It isn't working well.
(b) It's a little hot here.
(c) It's in good condition.
  • Information WH- questions

  • Yes/no questions

  • Alternative questions

  • Indirect questions

  • Tag questions

  • Negative questions

 *Information WH- questions
1. Who/Whose Questions
     ask about a person, a group, an organization, or a profession
2. When Questions
     ask about time -> look for time expressions
3. Where Questions
     ask about a location -> look for prepositional phrases
4. Why Questions
     ask about reasons -> look for “because / due to” expressions
5. What Questions
     What time, What for, What happened,
6. How Questions
     ask about the methods -> How did you come here?
     ask about the quality or condition -> How was the party? How is your new office?
     ask about the degree or quantity-> How long have you been here?

* Yes/No questions:

  • Is / Are / Were you…..

  • Do / Did you…..

  • Have you ever….

  • Can / Could you…

  • Will / Would you…..

  • May.....

  • Shall / Should

*Alternative questions: 

  • Which do you prefer, Chicken or Beef?

  • Will the client be arriving tonight or tomorrow?

*Indirect questions: 

  • Do you know where the City Hall is?

*Tag questions: 

  • You will attend the conference, won't you?

  • It's an excellent report, isn't it

  • You are coming with us, aren't you?

*Negative questions: 

  • Wasn't that a great performance?

  • Don't you think it's fun?

  • Why don’t we arrange a meeting next week?

  • Similar sounds in Responses
  • Wrong tense in responses
  • Wrong reference in responses
  • Responses to the wrong type of question
  • Repeated information
  • 本大題重點在於瞭解英文問句除了問題本身,還 可表示徵求同意或表達意見。應答題內容並非祇限定在課堂上學到的正規英文 (Formal English),也有許多是在日常會話中常聽到實用英文。

  • 例如,Where is your CD player? 標準英文是以完整句來應答: It is on the table. 但口語說法則常簡答以 On the table.Here you are. 多,甚至也可能有其他回答方式如 It's out of order. I broke it.(我弄壞了)

  • Information questions: TOEIC測驗中以 「6W1H」疑問句 (以疑問詞When/Where/Who/Why/What/Which/How開頭的疑問句) 約占出題數 1/2。

  • YES-NO questions: TOEIC測驗中以Be動詞或助動詞為主的是非疑問句(Is/Was/Are/Were/Do/Does/Did/Can/Could/Will/Would) 約占出題數 1/4。

  • 間接問句 / 選項問句 / 否定疑問句 / 附加問句: 這四類問題句約占 1/4


Part III. Conversations 簡短對話
There are 10 Short Conversations and 30 written questions. Each question with 4 possible answers

簡短對話題數:30道題, 41
本大題為十組簡短會話,錄音帶中兩位對話者以【A / B / A / B】模式呈現。應試者在聆聽完每組對話後閱讀題目卷上的3個題目及答案敘述選項,十組共計30題。每題答題時間約八秒


1. How does the man feel about his job?
(a) It's too early to work there.
(b) It's not the time to work.
(c) He doesn't like his co-workers.
(d) It takes up too much of his time.

2. What will the man do?
(a) To get a new job.
(b) To work with young people.
(c) To go on a winter vacation.
(d) To be used to the job.


W: How is your new job going?
M: The hours are quite long, but I really like the people I work with.
W: Don't worry; the situation will be better in the winter.


The Types of Question 題目類型
  • Questions about topics
  • Questions about occupations
  • Questions about locations / time
  • Questions about plans / activities
  • Questions about reasons / effects
  • Questions about problems
  • Questions about opinions / suggestions / advice
  • Question about inferences
  • Similar sounds
  • Wrong information
  • Illogical relations
  • Wrong reference / tenses
  • 在錄音帶播出對話題前,若能先瀏覽每組題目及其題目4個答案選項,將有助於理解會話內容。
  • 列印在題目卷上的題組,基本上都是「6W1H」為主的疑問句。簡短對話題答題訣竅是要能推測出對話的兩人關係為何? 會話是在甚麼樣的情況下進行? 所以要能掌握所有「WH」疑問句,對於出現在會話中的人名、地名等的專有名詞,以及顯示時間場所的詞彙要特別注意。
  • 答題時要特別注意出現在題目或答案選項中的代名詞(如he / she / they 等人稱代名詞)。尤其在男女對話中或在人名中須注意人稱代名詞。
  • 本大題的答案選項多半出現關於時間、地點、名稱、數量等資訊。所以要能在對話中聽得出關鍵詞,因此應熟悉生活英語應對及練習推測對話的場合、狀況及準確地記憶具體的名稱、數量等。




Part IV. Short Talks 簡短獨白
There are 10 talks with 30 written questions in Part 4. There are 3 questions with 4 possible answers in each Short Talk. 

Domain-Based & MODES  話題內容

  • Traveling

  • Entertainment

  • Business talks

  • Recorded phone messages

  • Marketing

  • Commercial messages / Advertisement

  • Session / Conference / Meeting / Seminar

  • Public Announcements

  • Bulletin: Weather / News / Public Service

  • Main Idea questions
  • Detail questions
  • Negative questions
  • Inference questions
  • Similar sounds
  • Wrong information
  • Illogical relations
  • Wrong reference / tenses

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