Part II Listening Comprehension (30 minutes)
Directions: In this section, you will hear 8 short conversations and 2 long conversations. At the end of each conversation, one or more questions will be asked about what was said. Both the conversation and the questions will be spoken only once. After each question there will be a pause. During the pause, you must read the four choices marked A), B), C) and D), and decide which is the best answer. Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
注意:此部分试题请在答题卡 1 上作答。
1. A) The man happened to see Anna fall on her back.
B) The serious accident may leave Anna paralyzed.
C) The doctor’s therapy has been very successful.
D) The injury will confine Anna to bed for quite a while.
2. A) Give his contribution some time later.
B) Borrow some money from the woman.
C) Buy an expensive gift for Gemma.
D) Take up a collection next week.
3. A) Add more fruits and vegetables to her diet.
B) Ask Tony to convey thanks to his mother.
C) Tell Tony’s mother that she eats no meat.
D) Decline the invitation as early as possible.
4. A) She phoned Fred about the book.
B) She was late for the appointment.
C) She ran into Fred on her way here.
D) She often keeps other people waiting.
5. A) Simply raise the issue in their presentation.
B) Find more relevant information for their work.
C) Put more effort into preparing for the presentation.
D) Just make use of whatever information is available.
6. A) He needs a vehicle to be used in harsh weather.
B) He has a fairly large collection of quality trucks.
C) He has had his truck adapted for cold temperatures.
D) He does routine truck maintenance for the woman.
7. A) Visit a different store for a silk or cotton shirt.
B) Get a discount on the shirt she is going to buy.
C) Look for a shirt of a more suitable color and size.
D) Replace the shirt with one of some other material.
8. A) Not many people have read his article.
B) He regrets having published the article.
C) Most readers do not share his viewpoints.
D) The woman is only trying to console him.
1. D 2.A 3.C 4.B 5.D 6. A 7.D 8.C
Directions: In this section, you will hear 8 short conversations and 2 long
conversations. At the end of each conversation, one or more questions will be asked about what was said. Both the conversation and the questions will be spoken only once. After each question there will be a pause. During the pause, you must read the four choices marked A), B), C) and D), and decide which is the best answer. Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
1. W: Did you hear that Anna needs to stay in bed for four weeks?
M: Yeah. She injured her spine in a fall. And the doctor told her to lie flat on her back for a month, so it can mend.
Q: What can we learn from the conversation?
2. W: We’re taking up a collection to buy a gift for Gemma. She’ll have been with the company 25 years next week.
M: Well, count me in, but I’m a bit short on cash now. When do you need it?
Q: What is the man going to do?
3. W: Tony’s mother has invited me to dinner. Do you think I should tell her in advance that I’m a vegetarian?
M: Of course. I think she’d appreciate it—imagine how you’d both feel if she fixed a turkey dinner or something.
Q: What does the man suggest the woman do?
4. W: I hope you’re not too put out with me for the delay. I had to stop by Fred’s home to pick up a book on my way here.
M: Well, that’s not a big deal. But you might at least phone if you know you’re going to keep someone waiting.
Q: What do we learn about the woman from the conversation?
5. W: I don’t think we have enough information for our presentation. But we have to give it tomorrow. There doesn’t seem to be much we can do about it.
M: Yeah. At this point, we’ll have to make do with what we’ve got.
Q: What does the man suggest they do?
6. M: This truck looks like what I need, but I’m worried about maintenance. For us, it’ll have to operate for long periods of time in very cold temperatures.
W: We have several models that are specially adapted for extreme conditions. Would you like to see them?
Q: What do we learn about the man from the conversation?
7. W: I’d like to exchange this shirt. I’ve learned that the person I bought it for is allergic to wool.
M: Maybe we can find something in cotton or silk. Please come this way.
Q: What does the woman want to do?
8. W: I think your article in the school newspaper is right on target. And your viewpoints have certainly convinced me.
M: Thanks. But in view of the general responses, you and I are definitely in the minority.
Q: What does the man mean?