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Section C Compound Dictation

If you are like most people, you’ve indulged in fake listening many times. You go to history class, sitting in the third row, and look (36)____ at the instructor as she speaks, but your mind is far awy,(37)____ in the clouds of pleasant daydreams. (38)____ you come back to earch: The instructor writes an important term on the chalkboard and you (39)____ copy it in your notebook. Every once in a while the instructor makes a (40)____ remark, causing others in the class to laugh. You smile politely, pretending that you’ve heard the remark and found it mildly (41)____. You have a vague sense of (42)____ that you aren’t paying close attention, but you tell yourself that any (43)____ you miss can be picked up from a friend’s notes. Besides, (44)____ . So back you go into your private little world. Only later do you realize you’ve missed important information for a test.

Fake listening may be easily exposed, since many speakers are sensitive to facial cues and can tell if you are merely pretending to listen. (45)____.

Even if you are not exposed, there is another reason to avoid fakery. It’s easy for this behavior to become a habit. For some people, the habit is so deeply-rooted that (46)____. As a result, they miss lots of valuable information.

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36. squarely
37. floating
38. Occasionally
39. dutifully
40. witty
41. humorous
42. guilt
43. material
44. the instructor’s www.cet6w.com construction in ancient Rome, and nothing could be more boring
45. Your blank expression, and the faraway look in your eyes are the cues that betray you inattentiveness.
46. they automatically start daydreaming when a speaker begins talking on something complex or uninteresting.

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完整原文:
If you are like most people, you’ve indulged in fake listening many times. You go to history class, sitting in the third row, and look squarely at the instructor as she speaks, but your mind is far away, floating in the clouds of pleasant daydreams. Occasionally, you come back to earth. The instructor writes an important term on the chalkboard and you dutifully copy it in your notebook. Every once in a while the instructor makes a witty remark causing others in the class to laugh; you smile politely, pretending that you’ve heard the remark and found it mildly humorous. You have a vague sense of guilt that you aren’t paying close attention, but you tell yourself that any material you miss can be picked up from a friend’s notes. Besides, the instructor is www.cet6w.com construction in ancient Rome and nothing could be more boring. So back you go into your private little world. Only later do you realize you’ve missed important information for a test. Fake listening may be easily exposed, since many speakers are sensitive to facial cues and can tell if you are merely pretending to listen. Your blank expression and far-away look in your eyes are the cues that betray www.cet6w.com. Even if you are not exposed, there is another reason to avoid fakery. It’s easy for this behavior to become a habit. For some people, the habit is so deeply-rooted that they automatically start daydreaming when the speaker begins talking on something complex or uninteresting. As a result, they miss lots of valuable information.



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