Ⅰ. Listening Comprehension
Section A Short Conversations
Directions: In Section A, you will hear ten short conversations between two speakers. At the end of each conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. The conversations and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a conversation and the question about it, read the four possible answers on your paper, and decide which one is the best answer to the question you have heard.
1. A. A writer. B. A teacher. C. A reporter. D. A student.
2. A. Husband and wife. B. Teacher and student.
C. Boss and secretary. D. Doctor and nurse.
3. A. At a science exhibition. B. Near an art museum.
C. At a news conference. D. Near a paint store.
4. A. Lock the door carefully. B. Open the door.
C. Fix the lock himself. D. Call a repairman.
5. A. Find a larger room. B. Sell the old table.
C. Buy two bookshelves. D. Rearrange some furniture.
6. A. The choice of courses. B. A day course.
C. An evening course. D. Their work.
7. A. She will not take any medicine.
B. She hasn’t got a bad cold.
C. She will take some medicine in a week.
D. She will take some medicine at once.
8. A. The woman is planning a trip to Austin.
B. The woman hasn’t been to Austin before.
C. The woman doesn’t like Austin.
D. The woman has been to Austin before.
9. A. It was a long lecture, but easy to understand.
B. It was not as easy as she had expected.
C. It was as difficult as she had expected.
D. It was interesting and easy to follow.
10. A. She felt it was tiring. B. She felt it was very nice.
C. She felt it took less time. D. She thought it was expensive.
Section B Passages
Directions: In Section B, you will hear two short passages, and you will be asked three questions on each of the passages. The
passages will be read twice, but the questions will be spoken only once. When you hear a question, read the four possible answers
on your paper and decide which one would be the best answer to the question you have heard.
Questions 11 through 13 are based on the following passage.
11. A. On Tuesday. B. On Wednesday. C. On Thursday. D. On Friday.
12. A. There will be only multiple-choice questions.
B. The exam will be both multiple-choice and essay questions.
C. The exam will have an oral and a written section.
D. There will be only essay questions.
13. A. It will be easy to pass the exam.
B. Students will be tested on all the material discussed in the class.
C. The exam will cover topics from a variety of academic fields.
D. Students must complete all parts of the exam.
Questions 14 through 16 are based on the following passage.
14. A. It helps reduce the cost for airlines.
B. It is much cheaper for air travelers.
C. It can use the computer to plan air travelling.
D. It helps prevent passengers from losing their tickets.
15. A. $60. B. $50. C. $70. D. $99.
16. A. To attract travelers to take e-ticket flights.
B. To punish those insisting on using paper tickets.
C. To do much better than other airlines.
D. To pay for the work to deal with lost tickets.
Section C Longer Conversations
Directions:In Section C, you will hear two longer conversations. The conversations will be read twice. After you hear each conversation, you are required to fill in the numbered blanks with the information you have heard. Write your answers on your answer sheet.
Blanks 17 through 20 are based on the following conversation.
Complete the form. Write ONE WORD for each answer.
He is 17 .
The object broken by Tom
A 18 .
The unfair thing for Paul
He had to pay for the 19 .
The compensation (补偿) deed
Tom should 20 to Mr. Henry and give back the money to Paul.
Blanks 21 through 24 are based on the following conversation.
Complete the form. Write NO MORE THAN THREEWORDSfor each answer.
Information about the Applicant
What does the man want to figure out?
Shelly’s 21 .
Where does Shelly work now?
She is working for 22 .
What is her present job?
She works in the department of 23 .
What should employees do if they are allowed
to take up six hours a week at full pay?
They are expected to 24 .