对话中对话者对他们谈论的人或事持什么观点或态度往往含而不露，考生只能根据对话内容的关键词、上下文甚至语气、语调的内涵意义并利用逻辑思维能力来进行判断，才能对传递的信息进行比较深层次的理解。具体表达观点、态度时，可能出现的模式有：间接表达式，不明说赞成或反对;反问否定式，常委婉地表示质疑和反对;委婉谢绝式，先表示肯定、赞成、谢意等，随后说出真实看法;看似否定实为肯定式，如 why not, I can’t agree any more 等。
How does the man/woman feel about...?
What does the man/woman think of...?
What does the man/woman say about...?
What does the man/woman mean?
1. What does the woman mean?
[A] She knows the guy who will give the lecture.
[B] She thinks the lecture might be informative.
[C] She wants to add something to her lecture.
[D] She’ll finish her report this weekend.
2. What did the man mean?
[A] He never does assignments early.
[B] He has finished it.
[C] He’ll finish it in a few minutes.
[D] He’ll finish it in a few hours.
Where does the conversation probably take place?
Where is the woman going?
Where are the two speakers?
在这类考题中，选项大部分是表示地点场所的名词，同时需注意这些名词前的介词，如in a bank, in a dining-room, at the airport, at home, on the desk, on the floor等，这些介词对判断场所非常有帮助。另外，考生应集中注意力去捕捉那些“关键词”，抓住了“关键词”，做题就容易多了。以下是一些常考的地点及相关词，也就是刚才提及的“关键词”，需重点记忆：
学校(school)：required course, elective course, quiz, professor, thesis, make-up, credits, master, dormitory, department, lecture, essay, bookshelf, application form, entrance.
旅馆(hotel)：reception, book, reservation, tip, check in, single room, double room.
饭店(restaurant)、酒吧(bar)：menu, bill, drink, dessert, soup, steak, beer, barbecue, cheese, cream, roast, beer, drink, wine, cafeteria, dining, saloon, snack, bar, recipe.
商店(department store)：supermarket, dress, color, style, fashion, price, bargain, reasonable.
医疗(medical treatment)：doctor, nurse, patient, surgery, operation, medicine, dose, pill, temperature, headache, sore throat, bad cold, fever, cough, stomachache, heart disease, cancer.
火车(railway)、汽车(motor)、飞机(airplane)等交通设施：platform, traffic jam, airport, arrival time, departure, ticket agent, take off, board, land, flight, airlines, freight, passport,
1. Where are the man and woman?
[A] They are in a temple.
[B] They are in a museum.
[C] They are on a mountain.
[D] They are on a tower.
2. Where is the man when the woman calls him?
[A] He is on his way to where they should meet.
[B] He is at home.
[C] He is in his office.
[D] He is at the main entrance.
Who is the man/woman?
What is the man’s/woman’s job/profession/occupation?
What is the probable relationship between the two speakers?
Who is the man/woman most probably speaking to?
老师和学生(teacher and student)：grade, mark, score, term, course, assignment, pass, fail, scholarship, tuition, campus, dormitory, lab, experiment...
医生和病人(doctor and patient)：fever, cough, cold, headache,injection, prescription, diagnose, temperature, medicine, blood pressure, heart disease, flu, surgery...
侍者和顾客(waiter/waitress and customer)：menu, order, reserve, steak, ham, salad, soup, coffee, juice, hamburger, sandwiches, buffet, bar, brandy, whisky, dessert, tip...
司机和乘客(driver and passenger)：taxi, fare, get off, change, tip, destination...
老板和秘书(boss and secretary)：typing, operating, copy, files, document, report, telephone, appointment, timetable, arrangement...
1. Who are the two speakers?
[A] Teacher and student.
[B] Husband and wife.
[C] Clerk and customer.
[D] Doctor and patient.
2.What’s the probable relationship between the two speakers?
[A] Receptionist and customer. [B] Waitress and customer.
[C] Salesperson and customer. [D] Nurse and patient.
What does the man/woman imply?
What can be inferred from the conversation?
What do we learn about the man/woman/conversation?
1.What will the woman probably do?
[A] Look at something for the man.
[B] Stop talking so much.
[C] Play the music more quietly.
[D] Pay more attention to the music
2.How will the man get to San Francisco?
[A] By plane. [B] By bus. [C] By car. [D] By train.
How does the man...?
Which of the following is right/ture?
Why did the speaker...?
1.How much will the woman pay for the museum?
[A] $6.00. [B] $10.50. [C] $15.00. [D] $9.50.
2. How many guests did they have last night?
[A] 75 guests. [B] 50 guests. [C] 30 guests. [D] 25 guests.
3. When dose the conversation take place?
[A] On Friday. [B] On Thursday. [C] On Tuesday. [D] On Monday.
4.What’s wrong with the man?
[A] He forgot his appointment with his manager.
[B] He lefe his keys at home.
[C] He is locked out of his office.
[D] He lost the manager’s keys.
What is the main idea/topic/subject/chief purpose of this passage?
What is the best title for this passage?
What does the passage tell us essentially?
What is the subject they are talking about?
What did the speaker mainly discuss/talk about?
What will be the subject of their discussion?
A. We need some exercises
B. we need someone to help us loose weight.
C. We should go on a diet to keep health.
D. How to be healthy.