I. Listening Comprehension
Section A Short conversations
1. M: Did you go to the volleyball match last Sunday?
W: Oh, yes. It was supposed to start at 1:30, but it was delayed for 15 minutes.
Q: When did the match start? (B)
2. M: Excuse me. Can I change planes in Chicago?
W: A moment please. Sorry, there is no direct flight from Chicago to New York.
Q: Where does this conversation probably take place? (B)
3. W: Hi, Mr. Mark. Sorry that I failed again in your subject, but I really tried.
M: No one succeeds every time. You will have more chances.
Q: What is the probable relationship between the two speakers? (C)
4. W: Where is the Art Museum, please? I thought it is somewhere near here.
M: You’re close! Go up to the light in front of us. Then walk two blocks west.
Q: What can we learn from the conversation? (D)
5. M: There is a little cloud in the morning, and it will be clear in the afternoon.
W: Great! We can go on that picnic as planned.
Q: What will the weather be like in the afternoon? (B)
6. M: I think one outfit is enough for the reception.
W: If I were you, I’d prepare two. In case some unexpected things happen.
Q: What can we learn from the conversation? (C)
7. M: I just read your blood test report, and everything seems OK.
W: Well, then there is nothing to worry about.
Q: How does the woman probably feel? (B)
8. W: This is so annoying. Where did I leave my mobile phone?
M: My God! It’s the third time this week.
Q: What does the man mean? (A)
9. W: My parents let Rob travel abroad, but they aren’t letting me.
M: The expense for two children can be too much.
Q: Why is the woman not allowed to travel abroad? (B)
10. M: Here, let me drive. We are already late for the party.
W: Sorry, I thought I knew the way there.
Q: What can we learn from the conversation? (A)