N2 listening practice lesson 25

N2 listening practice lesson 25

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 25

N2 listening practice lesson 25

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 25

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N2 listening practice lesson 25 – Tapescript:


女 : はい、田中でございます。

男 : あ、コドー電機です…どうも。エアコンの取り付けの件なんですが…。

女 : あ、はい、今日の3時でしたよね。

男 : はい、そうなんですが、1時からのお客様に連絡が取れないもんですから、よろしければ、先にさせていただこうと…。

女 : あ、そうですか、こちらは早いほうが助かりますけど、いまちょっと、取り込んでいるので、30分あとでもいいですか。

男 : えーっと、1時半ですか…あ、ちょっとすみません…(2?あ、そう)…あ、失礼しました、えーっと、今、お客さんと連絡が取れたようで…。すぐに来てほしいということで、すみません。

女 : あ、そうですか。じゃあ、予定通りですね。

男 : ええ、多少時間は前後しますんで、伺う前にお電話します。

女 : はい、じゃ、3時頃ということで。

男 : どうも、かえって、すみませんでした。じゃ、よろしくお願いします。






Vocabulary :

取り込む(とりこむ) : to be busy

前後(ぜんご) : before and after, front and back

Translation for Reference :

A person is talking about the air conditioner installation work. What time will the installation begin?

Woman : This is Tanaka.

Man : Oh, I’m from the Kodo appliances company. I would like to talk about installing the air conditioner…

Woman : Oh, yes, it is 3 o’clock today, isn’t it?

Man : That’s right. But I can’t get in touch with the customers from 1 o’clock, so if it is possible, I will do it for you first….

Woman : Is that so? It’s better to do it soon here, but I’m busy now, so can you do it after 30 minutes?

Man : Well, it’s 1:30, isn’t it? Oh, excuse me… (2? Oh, yes)… Ah, I’m sorry, well, it looks like I’ve been able to contact the customers now, they said they wanted us to come soon. I’m sorry.

Woman : Oh, is that so? So we will do it as planned.

Man : Yeah, because the time might be a little different, I will call you before I come.

Woman : Yes, so it will be around 3 o’clock.

Man : I’m really sorry. And thank you.

What time will the installation begin?

1.Around 1 o’clock

2.Around 1:30

3.Around 2 o’clock

4.Around 3 o’clock

Instruction to practice:

Exercise format:  Prediction

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:


A person is talking about the air conditioner installation work.

=> The topic : The air conditioner installation work

The question is :


What time will the installation begin?

2. Note the main ideas:

According to the topic, you should focus on important key words relating to the air conditioner installation work.

取り付け(とりつけ) : installation

連絡が取れない/取れる(れんらくがとれない/とれる): can’t/ can get it touch

取り込んでいる(とりこんでいる) : to be busy

早い(はやい) : soon

予定通り(よていとおり) : as planned

3. Choosing the answer:

The man calls the woman to talk about the air conditioner installation, because he can’t get in touch with the other customers  連絡が取れない, he told her that he would install the air conditioner for the woman first. But then he found that he could contact the other customers, so the woman said [予定通りですね] (as planned) – around 3 o’clock.

So we choose answer 4.3時頃

Above is the content of N2 listening practice lesson 25. Hope you can improve your listening ability effectively. See more similar N2 listening practices at category : N2 Listening practice.

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