11.Q: What does the man say about some elderly people?
A) They would rather travel around than stay at home.
B) They prefer to carry cash when traveling abroad.
C) They usually carry many things around with them.
D) They don’t like to spend much money on traveling.
12.Q: What does the man mean?
A) The selection process was a little unfair.
B) He had long dreamed of the dean’s position.
C) Rod was eliminated in the selection process.
D) Rod was in charge of the admissions office.
11.W: Did you use credit cards on your vacation last month in Europe?
M: Sure I did. They certainly beat going around with a wallet full of big bills. But carrying lots of cash is still very common among some older people traveling abroad.
12.W: Rod must be in a bad mood today. What’s wrong with him?
M: He was passed over in the selection process for the dean of the admissions office. He’d been hoping for the position for a long time.
11.B) They prefer to carry cash when traveling abroad.
12.C) Rod was eliminated in the selection process.
答：dean of admission office election 竞选招生办主任。passed over 措施晋升机会，后半句中for a long time可以看出他对此职位心生向往已久。