Part I Listening Comprehension (20 minutes)
1.A) She met with Thomas just a few days ago. B)She can help with orientation program.
C) She is not sure she can pass on the message. D)She will certainly try to contact Tomas.
2.A) Set the dinner table. B) Change the light bulb.
C) Clean the dining room. D) Hold the ladder for him.
3.A) He'd like a piece of pie. B) He'd like some coffee.
C) He'd rather stay in the warm room. D) He'd just had dinner with his friends.
4.A) He has managed to sell a number of cars. B) He is contented with his current
C) He might get fired. D) He has lost his job.
5.A) Tony's secretary. B) Paul's girlfriend
C) Paul's colleague. D) Tony's wife.
6.A) He was fined for running a red light. B) He was caught speeding on a fast lane.
C) He had to run quickly to get the ticket. D) He made a wrong turn at the intersection.
7.A) He has learned a lot from his own mistakes.
B) He is quite experienced in taming wild dogs.
C) He finds reward more effective than punishment.
D) He thinks it important to master basic training skills.
8.A) At a bookstore. B) At the dentist's C) In a restaurant. D) In the library.
9.A) He doesn't want Jenny to get into trouble.
B) He doesn't agree with the woman's remark.
C) He thinks Jenny's workload too heavy at collage.
D) He believes most college students are running wild.
10. A) It was
B) It was just terrible.
C) The actors were enthusiastic. D) The plot was funny enough.
Question 11 to 13 are based on the passage you have just heard.
11. A) Social work. B) Medical care. C) Applied physics. D) Special education.
12. A) The timely advice from her friends and relatives. B) The two-year professional training she received.
C) Her determination to fulfill her dream. D) Her parents’ consistent moral support.
13. A) To get the funding for the hospitals. B) To help the disabled children there.
C) To train therapists for the children there. D) To set up an institution for the handicapped.
Passage Twenty-five (Exploration of the Titanic) After resting on the ocean floor, split asunder and rusting, for nearly three-quarters of a century, a great ship seemed to
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