Part I Writing （30 minutes）
Directions： For this part, you are allowed 30 minutes to write a composition one topic: City Problems. You should write at least 120 words following the outline given below in Chinese：
Part II Reading Comprehension （Skimming and Scanning） （15 minutes）
Directions： In this part， you will have 15 minutes to go over the passage quickly and answer the questions on Answer Sheet 1.For questions 1-7, mark
Y （for YES） if the statement agrees with the information given in the passage;
N （for NO） if the statement contradicts the information given in the passage;
NG （for NOT GIVEN） if the information is not given in the passage.
For questions 8-10， complete the sentences with the information given in the passage.
Scientists Weigh Options for Rebuilding New Orleans
As experts ponder how best to rebuild the devastated （毁坏）city, one question is whether to wall off—or work with—the water.
Even before the death toll from Hurricane Katrina is tallied， scientists are cautiously beginning to discuss the future of New Orleans. Few seem to doubt that this vital heart of U.S. commerce and culture will be restored， but exactly how to rebuild the city and its defenses to avoid a repeat catastrophe is an open question. Plans for improving its levees and restoring the barrier of wetlands around New Orleans have been on the table since 1998， but federal dollars needed to implement them never arrived. After the tragedy, that’s bound to change, says John Day, an ecologist at Louisiana State University （LSU） in Baton Rouge. And if there is an upside to the disaster， he says， it’s that ‘now we’ve got a clean slate to start from....