How To Identify The Main Topic In TOEFL Dialogues


How to Select the Correct Detail in TOEFL

He seems more like a brother, really, but we are just friends.

What is the relationship between Jack and the man?


So I asked Frank if we could room together next semester, and he said he was going to room with Geoff.

I know that Steve is looking for a roommate.

What does the woman suggest?


What did you get on the calculus exam?

A C. And I feel lucky to have it. Mike got a B, but almost everyone else got  Ds and Fs.

What grade did the woman receive?


Where can I buy a computer? It doesn´t have to be the best on the market.

You could go to a computer store, or a discount store, but If I were you I´d look into some of the special offers through the university. I saw something in the paper just last night.

What advice does the woman give the man?


Your didn´t get your grades because your name isn´t on the roster. Did you attend the class and take the exams?

I certainly did. And I paid my fees, too.

Why didn´t the woman receive a grade for the course?


What size do you need?

I´m not too sure. I wear a 5 1/2 or a 6 in Europe,, and 7 in Canada, but I think I need a 7 1/2 here.

What size will the man probably bring?


I have been having  the worst headaches. I know some of it is stress, but I´m worried that I might have something more serious, like high blood pressure.

Well, we´ll check that out, of course, but first, tell me the last time you had your glasses changed. It really sounds more like eye strain.

What does the man suspect?


Have your started writing your paper for history?

Not yet. I´m still writing up my laboratory assignments for chemistry and study for my midterms in English and French?

For which class must the woman begin to prepare?


Are you glad you came to Washington?

Yes, indeed. I´d considered going to New York or Boston, but I´ve never regretted my decision.

Where does the man live?


Something is wrong with second gear. It seems to run fine in reverse, and drive, but when I shift into second, the motor stalls out.

I hope that it won´t be too difficult to fix.

Which gear needs to be fixed?