Part I Listening Comprehension
1. A) The man was sorry to miss the football game.
B) The man attended the concert, but didn't like it.
C) The man was sorry that he didn't attend the concert.
D) The man is more interested in football than in classical music.
2. A) Studying.
B) Singing loudly.
C) Listening to music.
D) Talking on the phone.
3. A) She can't make any calls.
B) She can't receive any calls.
C) She can't repair the phone.
D) She can do nothing with the phone.
4. A) What Tom said is true.
B) Tom is very responsible.
C) Tom is not humorous at all.
D) Tom's words aren't reliable.
5. A) How to use a camera.
B) How to use a keyboard.
C) How to use a washer.
D) How to use a tape recorder.
6. A) They should put the meeting to an end.
B) She would like to discuss another item.
C) She wants to discuss the issue again later.
D) They should hold another meeting to discuss the matter.
7. A) He doesn't think the Browns' investment is a wise move.
B) He believes the Browns have done a sensible thing.
C) He believes it is better for the Browns to invest later.
D) He doesn't think the Browns should move to another place.
8. A) He may pull it down and build a new restaurant.
B) He may convert it and use it as a restaurant.
C) He may sell it to the owner of a restaurant.
D) He may rent it out for use as a restaurant.
9. A) She is not interested in course.
B) She doesn't like the way the professor lectures.
C) She's having a hard time following the professor's lectures.
D) She's having difficulty with the heavy reading assignments.
10. A) He never keeps his promises.
B) He has changed his mind.
C) He is crazy about parties.
D) He is not sociable.
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