2007年12月高等学校英语应用能力B级试题

Part I Listening Comprehension(15 minutes)

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Directions: This part is to test your listening ability. It consists of 3 sections

Section A

1.A、Yes, it is
   B、No, thanks
   C、Never mind.
   D、Certainly
2.A、Thank you
   B、Sorry, he’s not here.
   C、I’m sorry.
   D、My name is Jack
3.A、After December 24
   B、It’ too hot in June.
   C、My pleasure
   D、No problem
4.A、Yes, please
   B、For two months
   C、Every day
   D、Yes, I will
5.A、Nice to meet you
   B、Thanks anyway.
   C、Very interesting.
   D、Not bad.

Section B
6.A、Snowy
   B、Cloudy
   C、Windy
   D、Rainy
7.A、By car.
   B、By train
   C、By plane
   D、By ship
8.A、Calling the police
   B、Booking a ticket
   C、Giving information
   D、Asking the way.
9.A、Patient and doctor.
   B、Husband and wife
   C、Teacher and student
   D、Manager and secretary.
10.A、Buy a new phone
   B、Use her phone.
   C、Have the phone repaired
   D、Try the phone again.

Section C

Welcome to the Public Bus System. Its bus network operates 365 days of the yes and has(11) That can take you to your destination(目的地) quickly and easily.
You can travel round the city for just $(12) a day with Type-A bus tickets. Type-B bus tickets are even(13) . You can get on and off as many times(14) , so you can tour the city at your own pace.
You can buy tickets at most newspaper stands.
If hou want to get(15) , call the office of the Public Bus System.

Part II Vocabulary and Structure (15 minutes)

Section A
Directions:
There are 10 incomplete statements here. You are required to complete each statement by choosing the appropriate answer from the 4 choices marked A, B, C and D. You should mark the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single line through the center.

16.It suddenly occurred to me that we chould______the police for help.
     A、ask
     B、look
     C、tell
     D、meet
17.Many companies provide their employees ______free lunch during the weekdays.
     A、by
     B、with
     C、to
     D、for
18.Life is more enjoyable to people_____are open to new ideas.
     A、whose
     B、whom
     C、who
     D、which
19.I_____ my former manager when I was on a flight to Beijing.
     A、ran into
     B、took away
     C、put on
     D、shut down
20.It has been quite a long time_____the two companies established a bussiness
     A、although
     B、because
     C、if
     D、since
21.The house was sold for $60000, which was far more than its real_______ .
     A、money
     B、payment
     C、value
     D、profit
22.Customers consider location as the first factor when_______a decision about buying a house.
     A、make
     B、made
     C、to make
     D、making
23.The work seemed easy at first but it_______to be quite difficult.
     A、broke out
     B、turned out
     C、worked out
     D、set out
24.The small company is_______to handle this large order.
     A、able
     B、probable
     C、reasonable
     D、possible
25.If I________that your bussiness was growing so rapidly, I wouldn’t have been worried about it.
     A、know
     B、knew
     C、had known
     D、have known

Section B
Directions:
There are also 10 incomplete statements here. You should fill in each blank with the proper form of the word given in the brackets. Write the word or words in the corresponding space on the Answer Sheet.

26.David will go on holiday as soon as he (finish) the project.
27. Although the small town has been changing slowly, it looks quite ( difference ) from what it was.
28.My father is a sports fan and he enjoys (swim) very much.
29.The small village has become (wide ) known in recent years for its silk exports .
30.The fast (develop) of the local economy has caused serious water pollution in this region.
31.Thank you for your letter of April 15, ( tell ) us about Mr John Brown’s visit to our company on May 10.
32.The (late ) model of the racing car will be on display at the exhibition this week.
33.Miss Li was (luck) enough to get the opportunity to work in that world-famous company.
34.Last year, customers (buy) a total of 90 million ipods and 2 billion songs from the iTunes store.
35.Yesterday , the secretary (give ) the task to make arrangements for the annual meeting.

Part III Reading Comprehension (40 minutes)

Task 1
Directions:
After reading the following passage, you will find 5 questions or unfinished statements, marked 36 to 40. For each question or statement there are 4 choices marked A, B, C and D. You should make the correct choice and mark the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single line through the center.

Cars are lots of fun ,but they chould also be dangerous. We have to be careful when we drive them or ride in them.

It ‘s always a good idea to put on your seat belt when you’re in a car . Why? Thank about this example : You put an egg on a skateboard (滑板) and give it a push. If the skateboard hits a stone, it will stop ,but the egg won’t . It will fly through the air , hit the ground and break.

Now , think what would happen if you tied the egg to the akateboard . When the skateboard hits a stone, the egg won’t go flying. It will stay safely on the skateboard.

Volvo, a famous Swedish carmaker, was the first to use seat belts in 1949. Air bags are also very important for car safety , because sometimes a seat belt isn’t enough . If the car is going really fast and runs into something, seat belts could even hurt the people who wear them.

Most newer cars have air bags in front of and next to the seats. When a car hits something, its airbags will come out quickly—in less than one second—to keep the people inside safe.

36. We have to be careful in driving a car mainly because it could be________.
A、little fun
B、a pleasure
C、a lot of trouble
D、a great danger
37. The example of an egg on a skateboard is used to show that________.
A、eggs break easily on a moving skateboard
B、cars should not be stopped suddenly
C、seat belts are important to safety
D、driving is a dangerous act
38. Which of the following statements is TRUE?
A、People with seat belts tied will always be safe in cars.
B、Volvo was the first carmaker to use seat belts in cars.
C、Air bags will come out before the cars hit something.
D、All cars have air bags in front of the seats.
39. According to the passage , air bags are another device that________.
A、adds safety to car driving
B、 is going to replace seat belts
C、comes out slowly to function
D、prevents cars from runnibg too fast
40. The best title for this passage is________.
A、Buy a Volvo with Airbags
B、Make a Car Safe Inside
C、Fasten Your Seat Belts
D、Add Air Bags to Cars

Task 2
Directions:
This task is the same as Task 1. The 5 questions or unfinished statements are numbered 41 to 45.

The Museum of Contemprary ( 当代的 ) Art( MOCA ) has started a new series of programs , known as “ Art Makes Good Business.” It is designed to educate company managers about why art makes good business and how to take full advantage of it.

The event is open to new and current corporate ( 企业法人的 ) members of MOCA . An understanding and appreciation of art is becoming a must in today’s bussiness world. Art can be a valuable tool for seeking new ways to communicate with customers and raising public awareness of your company’s role in the community.

During the coming months the series will look into the relationship between art, bussiness and community. The series will cover how to understand modern art and how art can help improve’s image. Art Makes Good Business speakers will include leaders from the business and art worlds. Bookings are required . Space is limited . For more information call 305-893-6211 or visit www.momanomi.org.

41. The purpose of the museum’s new programs is to show_________.
A、the management of bussiness by artists
B、the role of art in improving business
C、the education of modern
D、the way to design art programs
42. The Art Makes Good Business program is intended for________ .
A、the general public
B、modern art lovers
C、corporate members of MOCA
D、people involved in art business
43. MOCA members who take part in the programs can learn__________ .
A、to become learders in business and art worlds
B、to co-operate with other members of MOCA
C、the new ways of communicatio between people
D、about the relationship between art , bussiness and community
44. Those who want to attend lectures by Art Make Good Business speakers must_______.
A、make a booking
B、pay additional fees
C、understand modern art
D、be successful managers
45. This advertisement aims to_________ .
A、improve the relationship between companies
B、stress the importtant role of art in education
C、attract MOCA members to the programs
D、raise funds for museums of modern art

Task 3
Directions:
The following is an advertisement. After reading it, you should complete the information by filling in the blanks marker 46 to 50 in not more than 3 words in the table below.

Make our Tourist Information Centre your first call when planning your visit to Cheltenham. Our friendly team can provide a wide range of services to make your stay enjoyable and unforgettable. We can book your accommodation( 住宿 ) ,from a homely bed and breakfast to a four-star hotel. We can provide tickets for local events and we are booking agents ( 代理商 ) for National Express and other local coach companies.

In summer we organize our own various programmes of Coach Tours of the Cotswolds,plus regular walking tours around Cheltenham, all guided by qualified guides. We also stock a wide range of maps and guidebooks plus quality gifts and souvenirs ( 纪念品 ).We can help you with advice on what to see ,where to go and how to get there. We look forward to seeing you in Cheltenham.

Tours of Chelteham

Reported by: an employee back from a business trip
Tour Services Provider :(46)
Services Offered :
1. booking accommodation
2. providing tickets for(47)
3. booking tickets from National Express and other(48)
4. organizing Coach Tours and regular(49) in summer
5. providing various maps,(50) ,gifts and souvenirs
 



Task 4
Directions:
The following is a list of terms frequently used in medical services. After reading it, you are required to find the items equivalent to (与……等同)those given in Chinese in the list below. Then you should put the corresponding letters in brackets on the Answer Sheet, numbered 51 through 55.

A ---- phone book
B ---- tools
C ---- calculator
D ---- message saving
E ---- phone setting
F ---- backlight setting
G ---- key lock
H ---- automatic redial
I ---- sound volume
J ---- ring type
K ---- voice mail
L ---- additional functions
M ---- own number
N ---- alarm
O ---- new message
P ---- network
Q ---- delete all

Example: (C) 计算器      (K) 语音信箱

51. 自动冲拨           本机号码
52. 闹钟             音量
53. 网络            信息储存
54. 工具箱              背景光设置
55. 电话簿           话机设置


Task 5
Directions:
There is an advertisement blow. After reading it, you are required to complete the statements that follow the questions (No. 56 to No. 60). You should write your answers in no more than 3 words on the Answer Sheet correspondingly.

Dear Guests,
In order to serve you better, we are carrying out a reconstruction program at the hotel, which will improve our fitness( 健身 ) facilities.

We are currently working on our program on the 6th floor . We regret that the tennis court is not in operation..

However, you are still welcome to use the swimming pool . Please shange into your swimsuit in your room.

While this program is in progress ,drilling( 钻孔 ) work may create some noise during the following time schedule:
9:00 am to 11:00 am.
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

We apologize for the inconvenience( 不便 ) . Should you require any help during your stay with us, please call our Assistant Manager . He will be at your service any time of the day and night at 6120.

Once again, thank you for your kind understanding and have a pleasant stay!
                                   Yours faithfully,
                                   Arthur White
                                   General Manager

56. What ‘s the purpose of the hotel ‘s reconstruction program?
To improve its .
57. Where is the reconstruction work going on at the moment?
On the .
58. Where should guests change into their swimsuits before going swimming?
In their .
59.Why does the hotel apologize to the guests?
Because of caused by the reconstruction program.
60. Who should the guests turn to if they have any problem?
They should call the .

Part IV Translation English into Chinese (25 minutes)

Directions: This part, numbered 61 to 65, is to test your ability to translate English into Chinese. Each of the four sentences (NO. 61 to NO. 64) is followed by four choices of suggested Chinese translation marked A, B, C and D. Mark the best choice and write the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet. Write your translation of the paragraph (No. 65) in the corresponding space on the Translation / Composition Sheet.

61.I will give you a clear idea of the market conditions in the region as soon as possible.
A) 我会尽快让你们清楚地了解该地区的市场情况。
B) 我将尽可能设法弄清楚该地区的市场销售情况。
C) 我会尽早向你们清楚地说明该地区的市场状况。
D) 我将尽可能对该地区市场状况提出明确的想法。
62.One more assistant will be required to check reporters’ names when they arrive at the press conference.
A) 还需要一位助手在记者到达新闻发布会时核查他们的姓名。
B) 还需要一位助手在记者到达新闻发布会时登记他们的姓名。
C) 还有一位助手在到达新闻发布会时请记者通报他们的姓名。
D) 还有一位助手要记者在到达新闻发布会时通报他们的姓名。
63.Mr.Smith has cancelled his trip because an urgent matter has come up which requires his immediate attention.
A) 史密斯先生推迟了旅行,因为发生了一件大家都十分关注的突发事件。
B) 史密斯先生取消了旅行,因为发生了一件紧急的事情需要他立即处理。
C) 史密斯先生取消了旅行,因为有一件棘手的事情需要他予以密切关注。
D) 史密斯先生推迟了旅行,因为要处理一桩已引起公众关注的突发事件。
64.The library is trying in every possible way to raise more money to meet its increasing running costs.
A) 这个图书馆正尽一切努力增加更多收入以满足不断增长的日常开支。
B) 这个图书馆正想尽一切办法提高收费标准并不断降低经营管理成本。
C) 这个图书馆正尝试用各种办法提高收费标准以便尽早收回投资成本。
D) 这个图书馆正想尽一切办法筹集更多资金满足越来越多的日常开支。
65.Worktrain is a website for jobs and learning . It puts the most popular services for job seekers online. This makes it easy for you to get the information you need .At this site, you’ll find over 300,00 jobs, plus thousands of training opportunitites and information on job markets. And because Worktrain uses the power of the Internet, it gives you what you need faster and more easily than ever before.

Part V Writing (25 minutes)

Directions:This part is to test your ability to do practical writing. You are required to write an email according to the information given below in Chinese. Remember to write the email on the Translation/Composition Sheet.

说明:写一份英语通告,涵盖以下内容,不要求逐词翻译。
东方电子有限公司为一家中外合资企业,主要生产制造电子产品。该公司将于2007 年12月26日(星期三)在我校学生俱乐部举行招聘会。招聘的职位有:办公室秘书、市场营销人员和实验室技术员。我们希望有兴趣的同学于当天下午1:30到2号会议室参加招聘会,并请携带身份证、个人简历、英语应用能力考试合格证书以及计算机等级证书。
6. 邮件涉及内容:
1)感谢对方购买《电子商务导论》
2)书已寄出,预计一周内到达
3)希望收到书后在网站上留下反馈意见
4)如果满意,希望向其他客户推荐
5)最近还会推出一些新的书,欢迎选购;再次购买可以享受折扣
Words for reference:
反馈意见 feedback;
电子商务导论 Introduction to E-commerce
注意:e-mail的内容要写成一个段落,不得逐条罗列。

Notice

Dong Fang Electronics Ltd.is a joint venture, which_________________________
________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________

Words for reference:
招聘 recruit 身份证 ID card
实验技术人员 laboratory technician
B 级证书 他和 certificate of PET(Level B)