SECTION 1: LISTENING TEST
Part A: Spot Dictation
Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear a passage and read the same passage with blanks in it. Fill in each of the blanks with the word or words you have heard on the tape. Write your answer in the corresponding space in your ANSWER BOOKLET. Remember you will hear the passage ONLY ONCE.
Getting on well with colleagues, as anyone who works in an office knows, is a vital element in our working lives. Many office involve a great deal of time__________(1). One British study of 160 managers, for example, found that they spent between__________(2) of their time with other people.
_________(3) are first brought about by the formal system of work, but are elaborated in several ways by __________(4) of different kinds. It is essential for such relationships to develop if __________(5) is to succeed. And good relationships at work are one of the main sources of __________(6).
Are the any ‘rules of relationships' that might the useful _________(7) of what to do and what not to do in your dealings with others?
Some researchers have found that there are such rules. __________(8) people they generated a number of possible rules. Then they ___________(9) how important those rules were in twenty-two different kinds of relationships. These included __________(10), close friends, siblings and work colleagues as well as relationships between __________(11).
Through studies and investigations the researchers discovered __________(12) that applied to over half of all these relationships.
2. look the other person in the eye during conversation.
3. Do not discuss what has been said __________(14) the other person.
4. Do not criticize the other person publicly.
5. Repay debts, __________(15) no matter how small.
This doesn't mean that __________(16). It just means that they are seen as important. The ‘looking in the eye' rule, for example, is a crucial aspect of __________(17). It is very uncomfortable to have to talk to someone who __________(18) looks at you during the conversation. One needs to look at the person one is talking to to see if they're still attending and to __________(19). To signal interest, the listener has to __________(20) who is speaking.
Part B: Listening Comprehension
Directions: In this part of the test there will be some short talks and conversations. After each one, you will be asked some questions. The talks, conversations and questions will be spoken ONLY ONCE. Now listen carefully and choose the right answer to each question you have heard and write the letter of the answer you have chosen in the corresponding space in your ANSWER BOOKLET.
Questions 1 to 5 are based on the following conversation.
1. (A) Environmental protection. (B) Health service.
(C) lllnesses in different countries. (D) Healthy diet.
2. (A) Pollution. (B) Pace of life.
(C) Diet. (D) Health care.
3. (A) In the east. (B) In the west.
(C) In the south. (D) In the north.
4. (A) They seek help from a psychiatrist before doing anything else.
(B) They in most cases rely on the family.
(C) They use traditional herbal medicine.
(D) They turn to secret recipes coming down from their granny.
5. (A) You would be treated the same way as you would in Britain.
(B) You would be treated with herbal medicine.
(C) You would be treated in hospital for at least 9 months.
(D) You would be treated with a recipe that may differ from a British one.
Questions 6 to 10 are based on the following news.
6. (A) He met Israeli Prime Minister and Foreign Minister but not Palestinian leaders.
(B) His visit might contribute to the smooth running of Palestinian elections.
(C) This was his third visit to this region within 18 months.
(D) He sought to strengthen an already active US peacemaking role in this region.
7. (A) To prevent the Asian fishermen from selling shark fins as a delicacy.
(B) To increase fund for protection of the threatened species around the world.
(C) To ban the killing of sharks for their fins in the Atlantic Ocean.
(D) To decrease the high prices of shark fins in the Asian market.
8. (A) A breakthrough is expected to occur in the relations between the two countries.
(B) His aim is to get India to honor its commitment to peaceful relations with its neighbors.
(C) The atmosphere of their relations will get better.
(D) His visit should be viewed as a transactional process.
9. (A) The period of stagnation has continued for several years on end.
(B) Germany can no longer rely on exports to encourage domestic spending.
(C) Investment in the country is weakening this year.
(D) Much of Germany's production is being transferred to lower-wage economies.
10. (A) 16 million units. (B) 16.67 million units.
(C) 16.9 million units. (D) 17 million units.
Questions 11 to 15 are based on the following interview.
11. (A) Drug abuse among the rock and pop singers.
(B) Excessive drinking of some pop artists.
(C) Clients of a well- known laryngologist.
(D) Voice problems suffered by some famous singers.
12. (A) A consultant laryngologist. (B) A Genesis singer.
(C) A rock star. (D) A radio program presenter.
13. (A) Singers should not avoid taking aspirin.
(B) Steroids taken long term cause a thinning of the voice muscle.
(C) Taking aspirin can result in the bruising of the vocal chords.
(D) Opera singers often do very long tours to give concerts.
14. (A) Lack of training. (B) Overuse of the voice.
(C) Abuse of the voice. (D) Bad dreaming.
15. (A) Low humidity. (B) Chatting with fans.
(C) Warming your voice down. (D) Regularly taking steroids.
Questions16 to 20 are based on the following interview.
16. (A) Having good looks and being wealthy.
(B) A society obsessed with material success.
(C) What makes a successful person.
(D) Successful entrepreneurs.
17. (A) To do well at school.
(B) To start out wealthy.
(C) To have good looks.
(D) Successful entrepreneurs.
18. (A) One who rises through the ranks to the top of a big company.
(B) One who is born into an affluent family.
(C) One who may be able to capitalize on good looks.
(D) One who is regarded as kind, but not very efficient.
19. (A) Intrapreneurs tend to be the kids everyone thought do well.
(B) Intrapreneurs are good organizers and get on well with people.
(C) Entrepreneurs often had early reputations as troublemakers.
(D) Far fewer entrepreneurs had both parents present throughout childhood.
20. (A) Good looks help you in early life.
(B) Many successful entrepreneurs leave school early.
(C) Rich people do not often have rich parents.
(D) A hard life as a child can help you later on.
Part A: Spot Dictation Directions：In this part of the test, you will hear a passage and read the same passage with blanks in it. Fill in each of the blank with the word or words
SECTION 1: LISTENING TEST (30 minutes)In this part of the test, you will hear a passage and read the same passage with blanks in it. Fill in each of the blanks with the word or wor