Questions 1 to 3 are based on the following conversation.
M： Hey, Jean. How’s it going?
W： Oh, the same old thing, I guess, (2) I have to go to Washington next week to meet my publishers and (1) I don’t know how I’ll manage with exams coming up. I’m looking forward to the long break this summer.
M： Yeah, me too. How is the book coming?
W： Pretty well, I think. (2) I just have to meet with the publishers to talk about the format for the last chapter of one of my books, It’s almost done.
M： What’s the last chapter mainly about?
W： Well, the book is about the history of Britain, and the last chapter just focuses on a great poet.
M： If you weren’t so busy with going to Washington at all, (3) I’d love to have you come and discuss the great poet Poe with my English history class. We’ve been studying poetry and prose of the 19th century.
W： I’d love to，Jim，but I don’t know what my schedule is going to be like when I get back next Tuesday. When does your class meet?
M： On Monday and Thursday at 3：00 p.m..
W： I might be able to do it. Let’s talk when I get back next Tuesday and Fll let you know.
M： Thanks a lot. It would be great if you could come.
In this section you will hear several conversations. Listen to the conversations carefully and then answer the questions that follow.
Questions 1 to 3 are based on the following conversation. At the end of the conversation , you will be given 15 seconds to answer the questions.
Now, listen to the conversation.
1. What does the woman worry about?
A. She doesn’t know how to face the publisher.
B. She doesn’t know how to deal with the examination.
C. She doesn’t know whether she should go to see the publisher.
D. She doesn’t know how to format the book.
2. Why is the woman going to Washington next week?
A. To visit her relatives.
B. To give a lecture about poetry and prose of the 19th century.
C. To meet the publishers to discuss the format for the last chapter of one book.
D. To meet the publishers and publish her book.
3. What favor does the man ask of the woman?
A. To speak to his class.
B. To deliver a message for him.
C. To review an article for him.
D. To hold a meeting for his class.
1. B细节题。对话开头处，女士就提到她不知道how... manage with exams coming up，即她不知道如何应付即将到来的考试，这就是女士担心的事情。manage with相 当于 deal with。
2. C细节题。对话一开始，女士就提到她要go to Washington next week，目的是为了 meet with the publishers(见出版商），接着女士又提到她见出版商的原因是to talk about the format for the last chapter of. . . books(讨论一本书最后一章的版式）。
3. A细节题。男士提到他想邀请女士在他的英国历史课上讨论诗人Poe。speak to his class 是对 discuss. . . with... class 的同义转述。