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 .
Example: 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 are 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 centre. Sample Answer [A] [B] [C] [ D ]
1. A) The man thinks travelling by air is quite safe.
B) The woman never travels by plane.
C) Both speakers feel nervous when flying.
D) The speakers feel sad about the serious loss of life.
2. A) At the information desk.
B) In an office.
C) In a restaurant.
D) At a railway station.
3. A)Write the letter.
B) Paint the shelf.
C) Fix the shelf.
D) look for the pen.
4. A) It gives a 30% discount to all customers.
B) It is run by Mrs. Winter's husband.
C) It hires Mrs. Winter as an adviser.
D) It encourages husbands to shop on their own.
5. A) Long exposure to the sun.
B) Lack of sleep.
C) Too tight a hat.
D) Long working hours.
6. A) His English is still poor after ten years in America.
B) He doesn't mind speaking English with an accent.
C) He doesn't like the way Americans speak.
D) He speaks English as if he were a native speaker.