SECTION 1: LISTENING TEST（45 minutes）
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 tap e. Write your answer in the corresponding space in your ANSWER BOOKLE T. Remember you will hear the passage ONLY ONCE.
If you find you spend more than you make, there are only two things to do: decrease your spending or _______________（1）。 It s often easiest to decrease expenditures, because your expenses tend to be more _______________（2）。 There are as many ways to _______________（3） as there are people looking to save it. For example, you may pool your resources with friends, or _______________（4） only during sales, or even live more simply. But _______________（5） that saving money should not necessarily be an end in itself. Don t _______________（6） of ways to save a dime, and don t get upset about situations where _______________（7） to spend money. The goal is to bring your budget into balance, not to become a tightwad who keeps _______________（8） of every penny and feels that spending money is a _______________（9）。 It is important to remember that budgets may be _______________（10） not only by decreasing expenditures, but also by increasing income. _______________（11） to increase income is to get a _______________（12） if you don t already have one. Many students work during college. Although working adds to the _______________（13） you will face, it does not mean that your grades will necessarily suffer. In fact, many students who work _______________（14） than those who don't work, because those with jobs need to be _______________（15）。 Considering part-time work is often a better _______________（16） for dealing with budget shortfalls, than taking out a loan. Because student loans are ______________（17）， it s easy to use them as a crutch. Loans can be of help _______________（18） or if you couldn’t afford to attend a college without them. If you do _______________（19）， remind yourself: one day soon you will have to _______________（20）， with interest.
Part B: Listening Comprehension
Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear several short statements. These statements will be spoken ONLY ONCE, and you will notifying them written on the paper; so you must listen carefully . When you hear a statement, read the answer choices and decide which one is closest in meaning to the statement you have heard. Then write the letter of the answer you have chosen in the corresponding sp ace in your ANSWER BOOKLET.
1. （A） I know many business people at the Beachside Hotel.
（B） The Beachside is the only favorite hotel for many business people.
（C） Many business people like to hold conferences in the Beachside Hotel.
（D） Many business people provide the best conference facilities for the Beachside.
2.（A） Only 25 to 30 college graduates will be short-listed for the interview.
（B） The applicants will be asked to do a qualification test.
（C） No one but 25 to 30-year-old college graduates can apply for the job.
（D） The department needs 25 to 30 college graduates to finish the evaluation.
3.（A） Seldom are new scientific theories rejected quickly.
（B） New scientific theories are often slow to be accepted.
（C） Scientists rarely publish their theories immediately.
（D） Quick benefits are expected from this new scientific theory.
4.（A） We are content with our cooperation.
（B） We plan to strengthen our cooperation.
（C） The project was not approved by the two sides.
（D） The project was not completed on time.