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.
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 were 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 center. Sample Answer [A] [B] [C] [D]
A) Look for a more expensive hotel.
B) Go to another hotel by bus.
C) Try to find a quiet place.
D) Take a walk around the city.
A) They’re talking about nice children.
B) The man has a house for sale.
C) The woman lives in a nice house.
D) The man has three children.
A) In a hotel.
B) At a dinner table.
C) In the street.
D) At the man’s house.
A) He wants to have more sleep.
B) His wife doesn’t sleep well.
C) Women need more sleep than men.
D) He doesn’t need as much sleep as his wife.
A) A student.
B) A reporter.
C) A visitor.
D) A lecturer.
A) To the school.
B) To a friend’s house.
C) To the post office.
A) He is afraid he won’t be chosen for the trip.
B) The boss has not decided where to go.
C) Such a trip is necessary for the company.
D) It’s not certain whether the trip will take place.
A) It was boring.
B) It was entertaining.
C) It was touching.
D) It was encouraging.
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 the Answer Sheet with a single line through the center. Passage one Questions 11 to 13 are based on the passage you have just heard.
A) He wanted to find a place to read his papers.
B) He wanted to kill time before boarding the plane.
C) He felt thirsty and wanted some coffee.
D) He went there to meet his friends.
A) Toys for children.
B) Important documents.
C) Food and coffee.
D) Clothes and scientific papers.
A) The woman took his case on purpose.
B) All his papers had been stolen.
C) He had taken the woman’s case.
D) The woman played a joke on him.
Passage Two Questions 14 to 16 are based on the passage you have just heard.
A) The liberation movement of British women.
B) Rapid economic development in Britain.
C) Changing attitudes to family life.
D) Reasons for changes in family life in Britain.
A) Because millions of men died in the war.
B) Because women had proved their worth.
C) Because women were more skillful than men.
D) Because factories preferred to employ women.
A) The concept of “the family” as a social unit.
B) The attitudes to birth control.
C) The attitudes to religion.
D) The ideas of authority and tradition.
Passage Three Questions 17 to 20 are based on the passage you have just heard.
A) Those who are themselves spoiled and self-centered.
B) Those who expected to have several children but could only have one.
C) Those who like to give expensive jewels to their children.
D) Those who give birth to their only children when they are below 30.
A) Because their parents want them to share the family burden.
B) Because their parents are too strict with them in their education.
C) Because they have nobody to play with.
D) Because their parents want them to grow up as fast as possible.
A) Two types of only children.
B) Parents’ responsibilities.
C) The necessity of family planning.
D) The relationship between parents and children.
A) They have no sisters or brothers.
B) They are overprotected by their parents.
C) Their parents expect too much of them.
D) Their parents often punish them for minor faults.
听力答案1. C 2. B 3. A 4. D 5. B 6.D 7. A 8. C 9. D 10. C
11. B 12. D 13. C 14. D 15. A 16. A 17. B 18. B 19. A 20. C