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.Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer sheet 2 with a single line through the centre..
Questions 11 to 18 are based on the conversation you have just
A、Surfing the ne
B、Watching a talk show
C、Packing a birthday gift
D、Shopping at a jewelry store
A、He enjoys finding faultwith exams
B、He is sure of his success in the exam
C、He doesn’t know if he can do well in the exam
D、He used to get straight A’s in the exams he took
A、The man is generous with his good comments on people
B、The woman is unsure if there will be peace in the world
C、The woman is doubtful about newspaper stories
D、The man is quite optimistic about human nature.
A、Study for some profession
B、Attend a medical school
C、Stay in business
D、Sell his shop
C、A college education
D、Shorter work hours.
A、She was exhausted from her trip
B、She missed the comforts of home
C、She was impressed by Mexican food
D、She will not go to Mexico again.
A、Cheer herself up a bit
B、Find a more suitable job.
C、Seek professional advice
D、Take a psychology course.
A、 He dresses more formally now.
B、What he wears does not match his position.
C、He has ignored his friends since graduation.
D、He failed to do well at college.
Questions 19 to 22 are based on the conversation you have just
A、To go sightseeing.
B、To have meetings.
C、To promote a new champagne.
D、To join in a training program.
A、It can reduce the number of passenger complaints
B、It can make air travel more entertaining.
C、It can cut down the expenses for air travel.
D、It can lessen the discomfort caused by air travel.
A、Took balanced meals with champagne.
B、Ate vegetables and fruit only.
C、Refrained from fish or meat.
D、Avoided eating rich food.
A、Many of them found it difficult to exercise on a plane.
B、Many of them were concerned with their well-being
C、Not many of them chose to do what she did.
D、Not many of them understood the program.
Questions 23 to 25 are
based on the conversation you have just heard.
A、At a fair.
B、At a cafeteria.
C、In a computer lab.
D、In a shopping mall.
A、The latest computer technology.
B、The organizing of an exhibition
C、The purchasing of some equipment.
D、The dramatic changes in the job market.
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).Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 2 with a single line through the centre.
Questions 26 to 29 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
B、Get rid of empty dreams.
C、Follow the cultural tradition.
D、Attempt something impossible.
A、By finding sufficient support for implementation.
B、By taking into account their own ability to change.
C、By constantly keeping in mind their ultimate goals.
D、By making detailed plans and carrying them out.
A、To show people how to get their lives back to normal.
B、To show how difficult it is for people to lose weight.
C、To remind people to check the calories on food bags.
D、To illustrate how easily people abandon their goals.
A、Michael’s parents got divorced.
B、Karen was adopted by Ray Anderson.
C、Karen’s mother died in a car accident.
D、A truck driver lost his life in a collision.
Questions 30 to 32 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
A、He ran a red light and collided with a truck.
B、He sacrificed his life to save a baby girl.
C、He was killed instantly in a burning car.
D、He got married to Karen’s mother.
A、The reported hero turned out to be his father.
B、He did not understand his father till too late.
C、Such misfortune should have fallen on him.
D、It reminded him of his miserable childhood.
D、 The U.K.
Questions 33 to 35 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
A、 By doing odd jobs at weekends.
B、By working long hours every day.
C、By putting in more hours each week.
D、By taking shorter vacations each year.
A、To combat competition and raise productivity.
B、To provide them with more job opportunities.
C、To help them maintain their living standard.
D、To prevent them from holding a second job.
A、Change their jobs.
B、Earn more money.
C、Reduce their working hours.
D、Strengthen the government’s role.
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 to 46 you
are required to fill in the missing
information. For these blanks, you
can either use the exact words you
have 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.
Nursing, as a typically female
profession, must deal constantly
with the false impression that
nurses are there to wait on the
physician. As nurses, we are(36)
to provide nursing care only. We do
not have any legal or moral(37)
to any physician. We provide health
physical as well as emotional
patient-related services, and make
all of our nursing decisions based
upon what is best or suitable for
the patient. If, in any(40)
another , we feel that a physician’s
order is (41)
or unsafe, we have a legal(42)
question that order or refuse to
carry it out.
Nursing is not a nine-to-five job
with every weekend off. All nurses
are aware of that before they enter
the profession. The emotional and
physical stress. However, that
occurs due to odd working hours is a(43)
for a lot of the career
disturbs our personal lives,
disrupts our sleeping and eating
habits, and isolates us from
everything except job-related
friends and activities.
IThe quality of nursing care is
being affected dramatically by these
. Consumers of medically related
services have evidently not been
affected enough yet to demand
changes in our medical system. But
if trends continue as predicted,(46)