N2 listening practice lesson 16

N2 listening practice lesson 16

Hello everyone ! In this series, Learn Japanese daily will introduce to you the N2 listening exercises, with the aim of supporting  who are studying N2 exam to listen better and get better grades in the N2 listening section. Let’s start with the lesson: practice N2 listening lesson 16

N2 listening practice lesson 16

How to practice listening

First, listen and do exercise. After listening and choosing the answer, you can read the translation and the instruction below for reference.

In addition, you can apply the way of taking this listening test for similar types of exercises.

N2 listening practice lesson 16

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N2 listening practice lesson 16 – Tapescript:

レストランで、店員がランチの説明をしています。

店員:ランチには、4書類あります。Aランチは、ラーメンと半チャーハンのセットです。Bランチは、ラーメンと餃子5個のセット。Cは、チャーハンと餃子5個のセットです。Dは、半チャーハンと半ラーメンに、餃子3個が付いています。お値段はどれも、700円になっております。

男:どれにする?

女:そうねえ。

男:僕は餃子はいらないけど、チャーハンとラーメン両方食べたいから、これだな。

女:私は餃子食べたい。ここの餃子おいしいってネットで出てたよ。

男:じゃ、君はBかCだね。チャーハンとラーメンはどっちにする?

女:ラーメンがいいけど…実は、あんまりお腹がすいてないの。さっきドーナツたべちゃったから。ラーメンも半分でいいんだけどなー。

男:あ、そう。ぼくはめちゃめちゃ腹が減ってんだー。ねえ、君、これを頼んで、チャーハンくれるとうれしいんだけど。

女:いいよ、じゃあ、そうしよう。

質問1:男の人は、どのランチを頼みますか。

1.Aランチ

2.Bランチ

3.Cランチ

4.Ⅾランチ

質問2:女の人は、どのランチを頼みますか。

1.Aランチ

2.Bランチ

3.Cランチ

4.Ⅾランチ

Translation for Reference :

At the restaurant, a clerk is explaining about the set lunch.

Clerk: There are 4 lunch sets. Set lunch A is a set of ramen and half fried rice. Set lunch B is a set of ramen and 5 Japanese dumplings. Set lunch C is a set of fried rice and 5 Japanese dumpling. Set D is a set of half fried rice, half ramen and 3 Japanese dumplings. The price is 700 yen for all types of lunch.

Man: Which one do you want to order?

Woman: Let me see.

Man: I don’t need dumplings, and I want to eat both fried rice and ramen, so maybe I will order this.

Woman: I want to eat dumplings. It is posted on the net that dumplings here are delicious.

Man: Well, you will order set B or C, won’t you? Which do you want, fried rice or ramen?

Woman: I like ramen but…. Actually, I am not hungry so much. Because I had eaten a donut earlier. Maybe half ramen will be fine.

Man: Ah right, I’m really hungry. Hey, I will be happy if you order this and give me the fried rice.

Woman: Sounds good. Let’s do it.

Question 1: Which set will the man order?

  1. Set lunch A
  2. Set lunch B
  3. Set lunch C
  4. Set lunch D

Question 2:  Which set will the woman order?

  1. Set lunch A
  2. Set lunch B
  3. Set lunch C
  4. Set lunch D

Instruction to practice:

Exercise format: Determining each person’s opinion

In order to understand and do this form of exercise effectively, you can apply the following steps:

1. Catch the topic and the question :

The situation taking place here is:

レストランで、店員がランチの説明をしています。

At the restaurant, a clerk is explaining about the set lunch.

=> Topic: Predicting about the dishes.

In this form of listening exercise, there are usually 2 questions :

質問1:男の人は、どのランチを頼みますか。

Question 1: Which set will the man order?

質問2:女の人は、どのランチを頼みますか。

Question 2: Which set will the woman order?

2. Note the main ideas:

You should take note the information given in the exercise and the opinions of each person to compare as follows:

Information given in the exercise:

+ Set lunch A : ラーメン, 半チャーハン

+ Set lunch B: ラーメン, 餃子5個

+ Set lunch C: チャーハン, 餃子5個

+ Set lunch D: 半チャーハン, 半ラーメン, 餃子3個

Opinions of each person:

+ The man : 餃子 (X) ,  チャーハンとラーメン (O)

+ The woman : 餃子 (O), ラーメン (半分), チャーハン (O)

3. Choosing the answer:

Question 1: Which set lunch will the man order?

According to what we have taken note, the man doesn’t need dumplings (餃子はいらない), and he wants to eat both fried rice and ramen (チャーハンとラーメン両方食べたい)

Compare with the information given in the exercise, set lunch A (ラーメン, 半チャーハン) is the most suitable.

=> So the correct answer is answer 1.Aランチ

Question 2: Which set lunch will the woman order?

According to what we have taken note, the woman wants to eat dumplings (餃子食べたい), half ramen (ラーメンも半分), and give the man the fried rice (チャーハンくれる -> いいよ)

Compare with the information given in the exercise, set lunch D (半チャーハン, 半ラーメン, 餃子3個) is the most suitable.

=> So the correct answer is answer 4.Dランチ

Above is the content of N2 listening practice lesson 16. Hope you can improve your listening ability effectively. See more similar N2 listening practices at category : N2 Listening practice.

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