スミス英会話 TOEIC レッスンLesson 42: (Jon Stewart and The Daily Show)

This is a TOEIC Part 3 Type Listening Lesson (パート3:短い会話理解).  The topic of this one was Comic news anchor Jon Stewart and his Daily Show fake news program.  Listen to the conversation and questions.  Then choose the answers and scroll down the page to see the video script, questions and answers.  The correct answers are shown in green. Good Luck!

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ビデオを再生すると映像に関する会話が英語で流れます。最後に、会話の内容に関する質問が流れます。質問に答えられるよう、頑張って聞き取って下さい!
ナチュラルなスピードの英語を使ったさまざまな問題を解くことで、速いスピードでの英語やネイティブの英語を聴きとるリスニング力、文章問題を解くスピードどちらも身につけていきましょう。

Listen to the following conversation. Then choose the correct answers to the 3 or 4 questions at the end of the lesson. Then scroll down to check the correct answers on the page below the video player. Good Luck!

中文: 听下面的对话,选择正确的回答,每章有三到四个问题。然后在视频播放器下面查看正确答案。祝你好运!

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TOEIC  Lesson 42 (Jon Stewart and The Daily Show) VIDEO Script, Questions and Answers:

Script:

John: Hey Al.  Are you familiar with Jon Stewart and The Daily Show?

Al: Of course!  Jon is my favourite fake news anchor and his show, The Daily Show, is fun to watch because he makes fun of so many well-known politicians and business people. And he usually has some famous TV and political guests on the show and asks them very acerbic and interesting questions.

John: Yeah, that’s right.  His show recently featured President Obama and he asked him if he and the democrats were really the ones the American people had been waiting for or should Americans continue to wait.

And oh…, this past weekend Stewart held a rally on the Washington Mall near the US Capitol.

Al: Really?  What kind of rally was it? Did anyone attended it?

John: It was called the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or fear. Over 200,000 people attended it.

Al: Wow! Was his message at the rally comical?

John: Of course there were some very funny parts but actually it also was a little bit serious because he said that Americans get things done every day but people in Washington don’t!

Al: No surprise there and he makes a good point!  I’m going to have to watch the interview of Obama because I want to hear how Obama answered Jon’s question.

John: Well, he is a politician so you can guess how he answered, but you still should check it out!  It was a very good interview.

Questions:

1. What did John ask Al?

a)    If he had seen Obama on The Daily Show.

b)    If Al was familiar with the content of The Daily Show.

c)    If Al was familiar with Jon Stewart and The Daily Show.

d)    If Al was a fan of Jon Stewart.

2. What did Al say about Jon Stewart?

a)    That he was his favourite fake news anchor and his interviews of famous business and political people were quite interesting.

b)    That Jon Stewart was a favourite among fake news anchors and very politically acerbic.

c)    That Jon Stewart was well-known among politicians and business people.

d)    That Jon was on The Daily Show because he was a famous politician.

3. What did John say Jon Stewart had asked President Obama?

a)    If he was still waiting for the real heros to show up on the political scene.

b)    If he and the democrats were the ones the American people were waiting for?

c)    If he had any idea who was the president.

d)    If he would attend the rally on the Washington Mall.

Answers:  1. c 2. a 3. b

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