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Listening comprehension June 04, 2009

Listening comprehension June 04, 2009

Listening comprehension

Listen to the audio file and answer the following questions:

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1. How many Cambodians finish elementary school?
a) 30 percent
b) 40 percent
c) 50 percent
d) 60 percent

2. If Cambodia is to successfully compete in the world economic arena,
a) education must be a priority.
b) foreign investment must be the priority.
c) infrastructure development must be a priority.
d) political change must be a priority.

3. What is the barrier to the ICT sector's expansion?
a) a lack of capital
b) a lack of qualified workers
c) a lack of infrastructure
d) a lack of competent management

4. What should the government do to increase Cambodia's competitiveness?
a) increase investment in ICT
b) place more emphasis on post-graduate education
c) invest in vocational training courses
d) allow more foreign experts to work here

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