A) On the west side of a square.
B) At the end of a street.
C) To the east of the traffic light.
D) On the east side of a square.
M: Excuse me, but could you show me the way to the train station?
W: Certainly. Go straight until you reach the traffic light, then turn left and you will see a square. The station is on the east side of it.
Q: Where is the train station located?
A) In a hospital.
B) In a library.
C) In a travel agency.
D) In a restaurant.
M: You can get a lot of practice in giving out tickets and handling hotel reservations. Later on, you can take telephone calls.
W: That’s great! Thanks, Mr. Thomson. I’ll come to work tomorrow.
Q: Where will the woman probably be working?
book tickets 定票
make hotel reservation 订房
A) Customer and salesperson.
B) Teacher and student.
C) Boss and secretary.
D) Guest and waitress.
M: Please make 20 copies of this and deliver them to the chief executive and heads of departments.
W: Certainly, sir. They will find it on their desks tomorrow morning.
Q: What is the probable relationship between the two speakers?
注：chief executive 行政主管
chief executive officer CEO
A) Whether to employ the woman.
B) Whether to take up the new job.
C) Whether to ask for a raise.
D) Whether to buy a new house.
M: You know, I’ m just not too sure if the new salary will be high enough or even the new position is really what I want. Besides, I like the work that I am doing now.
W: It sounds as though you’ve already made up your mind about what you are going to do.
Q: What is the man thinking about?
注：take up 选课（take, take up, enroll in, register for, sign up for）；接受（take）
A) A teacher.
B) A psychologist.
C) A librarian.
D) A publisher.
W: I’m looking for a textbook for my Psychology course. It’s called “Introduction to Educational Psychology”. Do you have it?
M: Yes, we do. You’ll find it in Section 24 on the top shelf.
Q: What’s the man’s occupation?
注：1. textbook 教科书
2. introduction 初级课程
3. shelf 书架
reference room 参考资料室 periodical's room 期刊室
current issue 当月期刊 older issue 过期期刊
back issue 过期期刊 card catalog 索引室，卡片检索
put on reserve 预留
A) The woman enjoyed the movie very much.
B) The woman saw a horror movie.
C) The man asked the woman to be careful at night.
D) The man went to the show with the woman.
W: I still can’t get over the show last Saturday evening. I keep having frightening dreams all night.
M: So, next time before you walk into a theatre, make sure what you are going to see.
Q: What do we learn from this conversation?
注：frightening dreams 恶梦
It's a waste of time.
It's a waste of money.
It isn't worth the price of the admission.
It has got an awful review.
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