Part ⅠListening Comprehension（20 minutes）
Directions：In this section， you will hear 10 short conversations. At the end of each conversation， a question will be asked about what was said. Both the conversation and the question will be spoken only once. After each question there will be a pause. During the pause， you must read the four choices marked A）， B）， C） and D）， and decide which is the best answer. Then mark the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single line through the center.
Example： You will hear：
M： When shall we start our work， Jane？
W： Tomorrow at 9 o'clock. But we must work quickly， for we have to finish everything before 2 in the afternoon.
Q： For how long can they work？
You will read：
A） 2 hours
B） 3 hours
C） 4 hours
D） 5 hours
From the conversation we know that the two are talking about some work they will start at 9 o'clock in the morning and have to finish at 2 in the afternoon. Therefore， D）“5 hours” is the correct answer. You should choose ［D］ on the Answer Sheet and mark it with a single line through the center.
Sample Answer ［A］ ［B］ ［C］ ［D］
1.A） The man should try to be more understanding.
B） The man's wife should be more understanding.
C） The man's negative attitude may be derived from his childhood.
D） The pessimism of man's wife may be the result of her past experiences.
2.A） A snowstorm.B） An earthquake.C） A traffic accident.D） A hurricane.
3.A） The two speakers are classmates.
B） The man is majoring in elementary education.
C） The woman is majoring in elementary education.
D） The two speakers got to know each other in a class.
4.A） She's got a stomachache.
B） She feels perfectly fine.
C） She's going to get married.
D） She's going to have a baby.
5.A） It is the best city he's ever visited.
B） It was worse than he had expected.
C） It is difficult to get around in the city.
D） The hotel service is terrible in the city.
6.A） To encourage them.
B） To stop them immediately.
C） To give some explanation.
D） To leave them alone.
7.A） Unemployment.B） Family breakup.C） Mental problems.D） Drinking.
8.A） The woman is the man's boss.
B） The man is the woman's husband.
C） The woman is the headmaster of a school.
D） The woman wants to know something about a student.
9.A） They are attending a concert.
B） They are negotiating about a price.
C） They are planning to go for a date.
D） They are buying something for their firm.
10.A） The man is a football fan.
B） The man needs the woman's help.
C） The man didn't watch TV last night.
D） The man often has power failure at home.