Part I 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.
You will hear:
You will read:
A) 2 hours.
B) 3 hours.
C) 4 hours.
D) 5 hours.
From the conversation we know that the two were talking about some work they will start at 9 o’clock in the morning and have to finish at 2 in the afternoon. Therefore, D) “5 hours” is the correct answer. You should choose [D] on the Answer Sheet and mark it with a single line through the center.
Sample Answer [A] [B] [C] [D]
1. A) Place another order.
B) Call to check on it.
C) Wait patiently.
D) Go and find the furniture.
2. A) She doesn’t need the job.
B) She hasn’t got a job yet.
C) She has got a good job.
D) She is going to start work soon.
3. A) She got home before 9 o’clock.
B) She had a bad cold.
C) She had a car accident.
D) She was delayed.
4. A) She hasn’t gone camping for several weeks.
B) She like to take long camping trips.
C) She prefers not to go camping on weekends.
D) She often spends a lot of time planning her camping trips.
5. A) A writer.
B) A teacher.
C) A reporter.
D) A student.
6. A) She has not heard of Prof. Johnson.
B) She has not heard of Prof. Johnson’s brother.
C) She is a good friend of Prof. Johnson’s.
D) She does not know Prof. Johnson’s.
7. A) Coming back for a later show.
B) Waiting in a queue.
C) Coming back in five minutes.
D) Not going to the movie today.
8. A) He has got a heart attack.
B) He was unharmed.
C) He was badly hurt.
D) He has fully recovered from the shock.
9. A) The man went to Australia during Christmas.
B) The man visited Australia during the summer vacation.
C) The man didn’t have a good time because of the different weather.
D) The man remained home while his parents went to see his uncle.
10. A) To attend a party at a classmate’s home.
B) To do homework with her classmate.
C) To attend an evening class.
D) To have supper out with her classmate.