Listening Comprehension(20 minutes)
Directions: In this section, you will hear 10 short conversation. At the end of each conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. Both the conversation and the question 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 the Answer Sheet with a single line through the center.
1. A) 1016.B) 1060.C) 508.D) 580.
2. A) He is hospital.
B) He is showing his hand.
C) He is letting her go.
D) He is offering help.
3. A) A shop assistant .
B) A sales clerk.
C) A waiter.
D) A telephone operator.
4. A) Father and daughter.B) .C) Aunt and nephew.D) Cousins.
5. A) She wasn’t invited.
B) She wasn’t ready to come.
C) She altered her decision.
D) She forget the invitation.
6. A) The door needs repairing.
B) He had lost all his keys.
C) He couldn’t open the door.
D) He wanted the woman to help him.
7. A) He’s rather happy to hear so.
B) He’s disappointed to hear so.
C) He’s unhappy to hear so.
D) He’s surprised to hear so.
8. A) He thought it was a good car.
B) He thought it was too noisy.
C) He thought there was wrong with the car.
D) He didn’t like it.
9. A) In a car.B) In a train.C) In a ship.D) In a plane.
10. A) She’ll go to the concert.
B) she’ll have a meeting.
C) She’ll watch her neighbor’s children.
D) She’ll visit her neighbor .
Directions: In this section, you will hear 3 short passage. At the end of each passage, you will hear some questions. Both the passage and the questions will be spoken only once.After you hear a question, you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A), B), C) and D). Then mark the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single line through the center.
Questions 11 to 13 are based on the passage you have just heard.
11. A) Sending them to the shop for some milk.
B) Telling them a dog has died.
C) Your shoe lace is undone.
D) Eating something delicious food on the able.
12. A) Her father lost a pen.
B) Her father didn’t know where his penny was.
C) She told the father that he lost a penny.
D) Her father wanted to buy something.
13. A) She fooled her father.
B) She wanted her father to pick it up.
C) Her father was looking for the penny.
D) All of the above were not true.
Questions 14 to 16 are based on the passage you have just heard.
14. A) It is not really a new one.
B) It is the new one but doesn’t work properly.
C) It is the new one but it is not nice looking.
D) It is the new one but my friend doesn’t like it.
15. A) The milk went sour quickly.
B) The refrigerator had an unusual smell.
C) She doesn’t check every corner inside.
D) She wiped the refrigerator out.
16. A) The shop promised to change another one.
B) The shop promised to repair it if you charge it.
C) The shop promised to repair it for free it if it broke down in the first three months.
D) The shop promised to repair it for free it if it broke down in one month.
Please fill vacancies according to the passage you have just heard.
What a 17 ____________ that your letter with the newspaper clipping “Riches of the Sea” arrived the same day the science department here a lecture on oceanography! I planed to go to a movie that night, but after I had got your letter I decided to attend the lecture instead, and I was 18 _______glad I did.
As you know, what I wanted to do after I finished school has never been very clear to me. Day always wants me to be
a teacher but now I believe I liked to be an oceanographer. Until the lecture, I always had thought of the ocean as just a vast body of water where one swam, rode the surf, or took a ship for some far-off place. Dr Brown, the19 ___________, made me realize that the ocean was a great new frontier, with untold potential as a source of food and of other products20 ________ to mankind.
He talked about the new developments taking place in ocean research these days. I will try to give you a brief summary of some of the things he mentioned.