Listening Comprehension(20 minutes)
Directions: In this section, you will hear 10 short conversations. 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) She felt it was tiring.
B) She felt it was very nice.
C) She thought it .
D) She thought it was expensive.
2. A) His advisor. B) His teacher.C) His partner. D) His boss.
3. A) Both of them have overcome their fear of heights.
B) The woman is afraid of high places, but the man is not.
C) They are both afraid of high places.
D) Both of them like to stand on high places.
4. A) Frank’s car was accidentally lost.
B) Frank was killed in a car accident.
C) Frank fell out of a car.
D) Frank survived a car accident.
5. A) At a church.B) At a library.C) At a bank.D) At a theatre.
6. A) He should sit in the smoking section.
B) He should ask the stewardess for help.
C) He should move to the plane.
D) He should put out his cigarette at once.
7. A) He doesn’t have enough money to buy a car.
B) He really doesn’t want to buy a car.
C) he plans to buy a car in a little while.
D) He will have enough money for a car soon.
8. A) It is customary to throw money towards the performer.
B) The man is rich and can afford to throw money towards the performer.
C) The man doesn’t want his money any more.
D) The performer hasn’t showed yet.
9. A) It’s on the second turning on the left at the lights.
B) It’s on the right side at the traffic lights.
C) It’s on the second turning on the right at the traffic light.
D) It’s on the first turning on the right at the lights.
A) The woman couldn’t get the reservations.
B) The woman forgot about the reservations.
C) The woman no longer wanted to go.
D) The woman wanted to see the hotel manager.
Directions： In this section，you will hear 3 short passages．At the end of each passage，you will hear some questions．Both the passage and the question 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) They like music．
B) They want to say something．
C) They sing for enjoyment．
D) They are in a good temper．
12. A) They hide themselves．
B) They keep silent．
C) They stay away from other birds．
D) They make some signs．
13. A) It uses shells and flowers to make a garden．
B) It flies high in the sky．
C) It dances and sings．
D) It spreads out its tail．
Questions 14 to 16 are based on the passage you have just heard．
14. A) It’s amazing that anyone could move so fast．
B) Televisions mark the beginning of modern life．
C) Modern life is changing very fast．
D) It’s hard to remember the past．
15. A) Because change happened so quickly．
B) Because people were not interested in it．
C) Because people were too busy with their work．
D) Because change happened so slowly．
16. A) She felt like being interested in it．
B) She was not happy about it．
C) She felt disappointed．
D) She was really amazed．
Questions 17 to 20 are based on the passage you have just heard．
17. A) A small town in Britain.
B) A labor camp.
C) A new type of jail.
D) A big gymnasium in Scotland.
18. A) Women criminals in Scotland.
B) Criminals who are given long sentences.
C) Criminals who are given short sentences.
D) Criminals in Scotland.
19. A) The reward the prisoners get for their work.
B) The comfortable accommodation.
C) The way the prisoners are treated.
D) The officers’ sympathy for the prisoners.
20. A) To give the prisoners more freedom.
B) To help the prisoners keep their self-respect.
C) To help the prisoners develop the sense of independence.
D) To turn the prisoners into skilled workers.