I. Listening Comprehension
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 conversation and the question 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 basketball player. B. A laundry worker.
C. A window washer. D. A rock climber
2. A. She is not hungry. B. She wants to cook.
C. She is not tired. D. She wants to dine out.
3. A. Promising. B. Isolated C. Crowded. D. Modern
4. A. To a stationery shop. B. To a gymnasium.
C. To a paint store. D. To a news stand.
5. A. The man can see a different view. B. The food is not tasty enough.
C. The man cannot afford the food. D. The food is worth the price.
6. A. She reads different kinds of books. B. She also finds the book difficult to read.
C. She is impressed by the characters. D. She knows well how to remember names.
7. A. The man will go to the post office. B. The post office is closed for the day.
C. The woman is expecting the newspaper. D. The delivery boy has been dismissed.
8. A. She is not sure if she can join them. B. She will skip the class to see the film.
C. She will ask the professor for leave. D. She does not want to see a film.
9. A. Fashion designing is a booming business. B. School learning is a must for fashion designers.
C. He hopes to attend a good fashion school. D. The woman should become a fashion designer.
10. A. Few people drive within the speed limit. B. Drivers usually obey traffic rules.
C. The speed limit is really reasonable. D. The police stop most drivers for speeding
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. A book publisher. B. A company manager.
C. A magazine editor. D. A school principal.
12. A. Some training experience. B. A happy family.
C. Russian assistants' help. D. A good memory.
13. A. Lynn’s devotion to the family. B. Lynn’s busy and successful life.
C. Lynn’s great performance at work. D. Lynn’s efficiency in conducting programs.
Questions 14 through 16 are based on the following passage.
14. A. Economic questions. B. Routine questions.
C. Academic questions. D. Challenging questions.
15. A. Work experience. B. Educational qualifications.
C. Problem-solving abilities. D. Information-gathering abilities.
16. A. Features of different types of interview. B. Skills in asking interview questions.
C. Changes in three interview models. D. Suggestions for different job interviews.
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.
Blanks 21 through 24 are based on the following conversation.
Complete the form. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.
An Interview with David, a Skateboarding (滑板运动) Lover
What was David's schoolwork like? He was able to get his schoolwork done 21 .
What was his only problem at school? He was unable to 22 in class.
Why did he say the new headmaster was wonderful? He let students 23 of their own.
How was his new style different from other skaters? It was robot-like, with 24 .
II. Grammar and Vocabulary
Directions: Beneath each of the following sentences there are four choices marked A, B, C and D. Choose the one answer that best completes the sentence.
25. — I’m looking for a nearby place for my holiday. Any good ideas?
— How about the Moon Lake? It is ________ easy reach of the city.
A. by B. beyond C. within D. from
26. Those who smoke heavily should remind ________ of health, the bad smell and the feelings of other
A. theirs B. them C. themselves D. oneself
27. Bob called to tell his mother that he couldn’t enter the house, for he ________ his key at school.
A. had left B. would leave C. was leaving D. has left
28. It’s a ________ clock, made of brass and dating from the nineteenth century.
A. charming French small B. French small charming
C. small French charming D. charming small French
29. The school board is made up of parents who ________ to make decisions about school affairs.
A. had been elected B. had elected