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 were talking about some work they will start at 9 o’clock in the morning and have to finish at 2 in the fternoon. 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]
1. A) Skating.
C) Boating and swimming.
D) Boating and skating.
2. A) Put her report on his desk.
B) Read some papers he recommended.
C) Improve some parts of her paper.
D) Mail her report to the publisher.
3. A) She takes it as a kind of exercise.
B) She wants to save money.
C) She loves doing anything that is new.
D) Her office isn’t very far.
4. A) A shop assistant.
B) A telephone operator.
C) A waitress.
D) A clerk.
5. A) A railway porter.
B) A taxi driver.
C) A bus conductor.
D) A postal clerk.
6. A) Most people killed in traffic accidents are heavy drinkers.
B) She does not agree with the man.
C) Drunk drivers are not guilty.
D) People should pay more attention to the danger of drunk driving.
7. A) $1.40.
8. A) Collect papers for the man.
B) Do the typing once again.
C) Check the paper for typing errors.
D) Read the whole newspaper.
9. A) The woman does not want to go to the movies.
B) The man is too tired to go to the movies.
C) The woman wants to go to the movies.
D) The man wants to go out for dinner.
10. A) By bus.
B) By bike.
C) By taxi.
D) On foot.
Section B Compound Dictation
Directions: 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. Then listen to the passage again. When the passage is
read for the second time, you are required to fill in the blanks numbered from S1 to S7 with the exact works you have just heard. For blanks numbered from S8 to S10 you are required to fill in the missing information. You
can either use the exact works 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.
In police work, you can never predict the next crime or problem. No working day is identical to any other, so there is no “(S1) ______________” day for a police officer. Some days are (S2) _______________ slow, and the job is (S3) ______________; other days are so busy that there is no time to eat. I think I can (S4) _____________ police work in one word: (S5) ______________. Sometimes it’s dangerous. One day, for example, I was working undercover; that is, I was on the job, but I was wearing (S6) ______________ clothes, not
my police (S7) _____________. I was trying to catch some robbers who were stealing money from people as they walked down the street. Suddenly, (S8)
Another policeman arrived, and together, we arrested three of the men; but the other four ran away. Another day, I helped a woman who was going to have a baby. (S9) __________________________________________. I put her in my police car to get her there faster. I thought she was going to have the baby right there in my car. But fortunately, (S10) ________________________.
Part II Reading Comprehension (35 minutes)
Direction: There are 4 passages in this part. Each passage is followed by some questions or unfinished statements. For each of them there are four choices marked A), B) C) and D). You should decide on the best choice and mark the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single line through the center.