W: Do you know Jane works as a dish-washer at restaurant around the corner?
M: It isn't a bad job to start with. I wouldn't mind that job for the summer if no others are available.
Q: What does the man mean? （D）
A. He likes the job of a dish-washer because it pays well.
B. He thinks it’s important to have a good job from the beginning.
C. He hates to be a dish-washer because it’s boring.
D. He would work as a dish-washer in summer if he has to.
M: This is ridiculous! I've been waiting for my meal for more than half an hour.
W: I know. But you see, the restaurant is full and we are short-handed today.
Q: How does the man feel? （B）
A. He is curious.
B. He is impatient.
C. He is exhausted.
D. He is satisfied.
W: I'm out of coins for the slot machine. Do you have any?
M: I don't have any either. But I'll get some from the cafe.
Q: What does the man offer to do? （A）
A. Get some coins at the cafe.
B. Buy her a cup of coffee at the cafe.
C. Get some coffee from the machine.
D. Try to fix the machine.
W: I have a complaint to make, Sir. I had waited ten minutes at the table before the waiter showed up, and I finally got served. And I found it was not what I ordered.
M: I am terribly sorry, madam. It's a bit unusually busy tonight. As compensation, your meal will be free. ��
Q: Where does the conversation most probably take place? （C）
A. At the information desk.
B. In an office.
C. In a restaurant.
D. At a railway station.
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