In this section, you will hear 8 short conversations and 2 long conversations. At the end of each conversation, one or more questions will be asked about what was said. Both the conversation and the questions 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.
A、The man hates to lend his tools to other people.
B、The man hasn’t finished working on the bookshelf.
C、The tools have already been returned to the woman.
D、The tools the man borrowed from the woman are missing.
A、Save time by using a computer.
B、Buy her own computer.
C、Borrow Martha’s computer.
D、Stay home and complete her paper.
A、He has been to Seattle many times.
B、He has chaired a lot of conferences.
C、He holds a high position in his company.
D、He lived in Seattle for many years.
A、Teacher and student.
B、Doctor and patient.
C、Manager and office worker.
D、Travel agent and customer.
A、She knows the guy who will give the lecture.
B、She thinks the lecture might be informative.
C、She wants to add something to her lecture.
D、She’ll finish her report this weekend.
A、An art museum.
B、A beautiful park.
C、A college campus.
D、An architectural exhibition.
A、The houses for sale are of poor quality.
B、The houses are too expensive for the couple to buy.
C、The housing developers provide free trips for potential buyers.
D、The man is unwilling to take a look at the houses for sale.
A、Talking about sports.
B、Writing up local news.
D、Putting up advertisements.
A、The benefits of strong business competition.
B、A proposal to lower the cost of production.
C、Complaints about the expense of modernization.
D、Suggestions concerning new business strategies.
A、It cost much more than its worth.
B、It should be brought up-to-date.
C、It calls for immediate repairs.
D、It can still be used for a long time.
A、The personnel manager should be fired for inefficiency.
B、A few engineers should be employed to modernize the factory.
C、The entire staff should be retrained.
D、Better-educated employees should be promoted.
A、Their competitors have long been advertising on TV.
B、TV commercials are less expensive.
C、Advertising in newspapers alone is not sufficient.
D、TV commercials attract more investments.
A、Searching for reference material.
B、Watching a film of the 1930s’.
C、Writing a course book.
D、Looking for a job in a movie studio.
A、It’s too broad to cope with.
B、It’s a bit outdated.
D、It’s of little practical value.
A、At the end of the online catalogue.
B、At the Reference Desk.
C、In The New York Times.
D、In the Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature.
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 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).
Questions 26 to 28 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
A、Air traffic conditions.
B、Traffic jams on highways.
D、New traffic rules.
A、Go through a health check.
B、Take little luggage with them.
C、Arrive early for boarding.
D、Undergo security checks.
Questions 29 to 31 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
A、He wanted to follow the tradition of his country.
B、He believed that it symbolized an everlasting marriage.
C、It was through that a blood vessel in that finger led directly to the heart.
D、It was supposed that the diamond on that finger would bring good luck.
A、The two people can learn about each other’s likes and dislikes.
B、The two people can have time to decide if they are a good match.
C、The two people can have time to shop for their new home.
D、The two people can earn enough money for their wedding.
Questions 32 to 35 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
A、Because there are no signs to direct them.
B、Because no tour guides are available.
C、Because all the buildings in the city look alike.
D、Because the university is everywhere in the city.
A、They set their own exams.
B、They select their own students.
C、They award their own degrees.
D、They organize their own laboratory work.
A、Most of them have a long history.
B、Many of them are specialized libraries.
C、They house more books than any other university library.
D、They each have a copy of every book published in Britain.
A、Very few of them are engaged in research.
B、They were not awarded degree until 1948.
C、They have outnumbered male students.
D、They were not treated equally until 1881.
In this section, you will hear a passage three times. When the passage is read for the first time, you should listen carefully for its general idea. When the passage is read for the second time, you are required to fill in the blanks numbered from 36 to 43 with the exact words you have just heard. For blanks numbered from 44 t0 46 you are required to fill in the missing information. For these blanks ,you can either use the exact words you hove just heard or write down the main points in your own words . Finally, when the passage is read for the third time ,you should check what you have written.
Russia is the largest economic power that is not a member of the World Trade Organization. But that may change. Last Friday, the European Union said it would support Russia’s (36)
to become a W.T.O member.
Representative of the European Union met with Russian(37)
in Moscow. They signed a trade agreement that took six years to(38)
Russia called the trade agreement(39).It agreed to slowly increase fuel prices within the country. It also agreed to permit(40)
in its communications industry and to remove some barriers to trade.
In(41)for European support to join the W.T.O , Russian president Putin said that Russia would speed up the(42)
to approve the Kyoto Protocol, and international(43)
agreement to reduce the production of harmful industrial gases.(44)
Russia had signed the Kyoto Protocol, but has not yet approved it. The agreement takes effect when it has been approved by nations that produce at least 55 percent of the world’s greenhouse gases.
The United States, the world’s biggest producer, withdrew from the Kyoto Protocol after President Bush took office in 2001. So, Russia’s approval is required to put the Kyoto Protocol into effect.