1. What do we learn from conversation?
2. What can be inferred from conversation?
3. What do we learn about?
A) The woman doesn't like jam.
B) The woman forgot where she had left the jar.
C) The man had an accident.
D) The man broke the jar.
W: I just made a jar of jam this morning and now I can't find it any where. Do you know what happened to it？
M: Did you hear a crash, that was it, I'm just as clumsy as ever.
Q: What is the problem?
A) She'd like to have the windows open.
B) She likes to have the air conditioner on.
C) The air is heavily polluted.
D) The windows are already open.
M: Do you want to turn on the air conditioner or open the window?
W: I love fresh air if you don't mind.
Q: What can be inferred from the woman's answer?
A) The talks haven't started yet.
B) The talks haven't achieved much.
C) The talks have produced a general agreement.
D) The talks broke down and could go no further.
W: How are their talks going on? Have they reached any agreement?
M: They only seemed to have agreed to set another date for further talks.
Q: What can we infer from the conversation?
A) John didn't pass, although he had tried his best.
B) John did better than he thought he was able to.
C) John got an excellent score, which was unexpected.
D) John was disappointed at his math score.
W: How did you do on the maths exam, John?
M: I barely made it. It was just a passing score but better than I had expected.
Q: What do we learn from the conversation?
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