Part I Listening Comprehension （35 points, 35 minutes）
Part A （15 points, 15 minutes）
Section A Directions： In part A, you will hear short conversations between two people. After each conversation, you will hear a question about the conversation. The questions and the questions will not be repeated. After you hear a question, read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen. 1. （A） He wants to go early to avoid a traffic jam.（B） He wants to leave the theater before the movie is over.（C） He doesn't know the way to the theater.（D） He doesn't usually get up at 7：00. 2. （A） Walk around the corner to the next block.（B） Take a taxi to the hotel.（C） Telephone the hotel for directions.（D） Wait in the candy store. 3. （A） Borrow her book.（B） Check the classroom again.（C） Buy a new book.（D） Ask about the book at the information desk……
4. （A） Linda didn't like it.（B） Bill lost it.（C） It was very expensive.（D） It was very small. 5. （A） Take later classes.（B） Discuss the problem with her professor.（C） Come to campus by a different route.（D） Live closer to campus. 6. （A） She often goes to the beach.（B） She got a weekend job at the beach.（C） She misses the trips to the beach she used to take.（D） Her home is near the beach. 7. （A） Continue to read.（B） Meet the woman at the library.（C） Make some coffee.（D） Go out with some friends. 8. （A） What she can do to help the man.（B） How long the man has had allergies.（C） What is causing the man's problem.（D）What the man just said. 9. （A） He already has plans for Saturday night.（B） The woman should decide where to cat Saturday.（C） The woman should ask her brother for a suggestion.（D） He will make a reservation at the restaurant. 10. （A） She'll drop the man off on the way to work.（B） The man can ride downtown with her.（C） The man will have to leave earlier than usual.（D） She can't give the man a ride.
Directions： In this part of the test you will hear longer conversations. After each conversation you will hear several questions. The conversations and questions will not be repeated. After you hear a question, read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to your letter of the answer you have chosen. Remember, you are not allowed to take notes or write in your test book. 11. （A） How to care for precious metals.（B） A standard unit for measuring weight.（C） The value of precious metals.（D） Using the metric system. 12. （A） To check the accuracy of scales.（B） To calculate the density of other metals.（C） To observe changes in the atmosphere.（D） To measure amounts of rainfall. 13. （A） Someone spilled water on it.（B） Someone lost it.（C） It was made of low quality metal.（D） The standard for measuring had changed. 14. （A） It is a small amount to pay for so much precious metal.（B） It is difficult to judge the value of such an object.（C） It is reasonable for an object with such an important function.（D） It is too high for such a light weight. 15. （A） He is unable to attend her class.（B） He wants to deliver something to her office.（C） He wants to hand in a late assignment.（D） He wants to drop her course.
Part B （20 points,20minutes）
In this part of the test you will hear several talks. After each talk, you will hear some questions. The talks and questions will not be repeated. After you hear a question, read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen.
16. （A） Traditional European architecture.（B） Techniques for building log cabins.（C） The history of log structures.（D） How to build a home by yourself. 17. （A） Their small size.（B） Their rustic dirt floors.（C） Their walls of rounded logs.（D） Their sliding board windows. 18. （A） They liked the look of log homes.（B） They had easy access to logs.（C） They were unfamiliar with other building materials.（D） They wanted to break away from European traditions. 19. （A） They could easily build the log houses themselves.（B）They could construct the houses from kits.（C）They liked the cozy atmosphere of the log interior.（D）They wanted homes that could be transported. 20. （A） It was built by the Canadians.（B） It was built to facilitate trade.（C） The path for the road was extremely difficult to clear.（D） Hostilities between Canada and the United States caused construction delays. 21. （A） Maine was less influenced by the French government.（B） Maine had better employment opportunities.（C） Maine was politically stable.（D） Marine had a better climate. 22. （A） The area was economically unified.（B） The authorities were unable to enforce law and order.（C） The two governments fought for control of the area.（D） Most of the people living there spoke only French. 23. （A） The latest practices of accurate mapmaking.（B） The impact of epidemics on mass migration.（C） The advantages of establishing international trade agreements.（D） The technology used to locate the Old Canada Road. 24. （A） Watch a slide show about trees.（B） Learn how to prevent Dutch elm disease.（C） Study the history of the campus buildings and grounds.（D） Look at examples of trees on campus. 25. （A） History.（B） Physical education.（C） Botany.（D） Architecture.
Section B Compound Dictation
Directions： In this section, you will hear a passage three times. When the passage is read for the first time, you should listen carefully for its general idea. When the passage is read for the second time, you are required to fill in the blanks numbered from S1 to S7 with the exact words you have just heard. For blanks numbered from S8 to SIO you are required to fill in the missing information. You can either use the exact words you have just heard or write down the main points in your own words. Finally； when the passage is read for the third time, you should check what you have written.
There are a lot of good cameras available at the moment – most of these are made in Japan but there are also good （S 1） models from Germany and the USA. We have （S2）
range of different models to see which is the best （S3） money. After a number of different tests and interviews with people who are （S4） assessed, our researchers （S5）
with the different cameras being the Olympic BY model as the best auto-focus camera available at the moment. It costs $200 although you may well want to spend more - （S6） much as another $200 - on buying （S7） lenses and other equipment. It is a good Japanese camera, easy to use. （S8） whereas the American versions are considerably more expensive The Olympic BY model weighs only 320 grams which is quite a bit less than other cameras of a similar type. Indeed one of the other models we looked at weighed almost twice as much. （S9）
All the people we interviewed expressed almost total satisfaction with it （Sl0）
Part II Reading Comprehension （35 points, 25 minutes）
Section I Careful reading （25points, 20 minutes）
Directions： There are 4 passages in this part. Each passage is followed by some questions or unfinished statements. For each of them there are four choices marked A）, B）, C） and D）。 You should decide on the best choice and mark the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single line through the centre. Text A
Many of the home electric goods which are advertised as liberating the modern woman tend to have the opposite effect, because they simple change the nature of work instead of eliminating it. Machines have a certain novelty value, like toys for adults. It is certainly less tiring to put clothes in a washing machine, but the time saved does not really amount to much： the machine has to be watched, the clothes have to be carefully sorted out first, stains removed by hand, buttons pushed and water changed, clothes taken out, aired and ironed. It would be more liberating to pack it all off to a laundry and not necessarily more expensive, since no capital investment is required. Similarly, if you really want to save time you do not make cakes with an electric mixer, you buy one in a shop. If one compares the image of the woman in the women's magazine with the goods advertised by those periodicals, one realizes how useful a projected image can be commercially. A careful balance has to be struck： if you show a labour-saving device, follow it up with a complicated' recipe on the next page； on no account hint at the notion that a woman could get herself a job, but instead foster her sense of her own usefulness, emphasizing the creative aspect of her function as a housewife. So we get cake mixes where the cook simply adds an egg herself, to produce “that lovely homo-baked flavour the family love”, and knitting patterns that can be made by hand, or worse still, on knitting machines, which became tremendously fashionable when they were first introduced. Automatic cookers are advertised by pictures of pretty young mothers taking their children to the park, not by professional women presetting the dinner before leaving home for work.
26. According to the passage, many of the home electric goods which are supposed to liberate woman___.A. remove unpleasant aspects of houseworkB. save the housewife very little timeC. save the housewife's time but not her moneyD. have absolutely no value for the housewife 27. According to the context, “capital investment” refers to money___.A. spent on a washing machineB. borrowed from the bankC. saved in the bankD. lent to other people 28. The goods advertised in women's magazines are really meant to ___.A. free housewives from houseworkB. encourage housewives to go out to workC. make housewives into excellent cooksD. give them a false sense of fulfillment
The “standard of living” of any country means the average person's share of the goods and services which the country produces. A country' s standard of living, therefore, depends first and foremost on its capacity to produce wealth. “Wealth” in this sense is not money, for we do not live on money but on things that money can buy： “goods” such as food and clothing, and “services” such as transport and entertainment.A country's capacity to produce wealth depends upon many factors, most of which have an effect on one another. Wealth depends to a great extent upon a country's natural resources, such as coal, gold, and other minerals, water supply and so on. Some regions of the world are well supplied with coal and minerals, and have a fertile soil and a favourable climate； other regions possess none of them.Next to natural resources comes the ability to turn them to use. Some countries are perhaps well off in natural resources, but suffered for many years from civil and external wars, and for this and other reasons have been unable to develop their resources. Sound and stable political conditions, and freedom from foreign invasion, enable a country to develop its natural resources peacefully and steadily, and to produce more wealth than another country equally well served by nature but less well ordered. Another important factor is the technical efficiency of a country's people. Industrialized countries that have trained numerous skilled workers and technicians are better placed to produce wealth than countries whose workers are largely unskilled.A country's standard of living does not only depend upon the wealth that is produced and consumed within its own borders, but also upon what is indirectly produced through international trade. For example, Britain's wealth in foodstuffs and other agricultural products would be much less if she had to depend only on those grown at home. Trade makes it possible for her surplus manufactured goods to be traded abroad for the agricultural products that would otherwise be lacking. A country's wealth is, therefore, much influenced by its manufacturing capacity, provided that other countries can be found ready to accept its manufactures.
29. The standard of living in a country is determined by ___.A. its goods and servicesB. the type of wealth producedC. how well it can create wealthD. what an ordinary person can share
30. A country's capacity to produce wealth depends on all the factors EXCEPT ___.A. people's share of its goods B. political and social stabilityC. qualities of its workers D. use of natural resources
31. According to the passage, ___ play an equally important rule indetermining a country's standard of living.A. farm products B. industrial goodsC. food stuffs D. export and import
How we look and how we appear to others probably worries us more when are in our teens or early twenties than at any other time in our life. Few of us are content to accept ourselves as we are, and few are brave enough to ignore the trends of fashion.Most fashion magazines or TV advertisements try to persuade us that we should dress in a certain way or behave in a certain manner. If we do, they tell us, we will be able to meet new people with confidence and deal with every situation confidently and without embarrassment. Changing fashion, of course, does not apply just to dress. A barber today does not cut a boy's hair in the same way as he used to, and girls do not make up in the same way as their mothers and grand mothers did. The advertisers show us the latest fashionable styles and we are constantly under pressure to follow the fashion in case our friends think we are odd or dull.What causes fashions to change？ Sometimes convenience or practical necessity or just the fancy of an influential person can establish a fashion. Take hats, for example. In cold climates, early buildings were cold inside, so people wore hats indoors as well as outside. In recent times, the late President Kennedy caused a depression in the American hat industry by not wearing hats： more American men followed his example.There is also a cyclical pattern in fashion. In the 1920s in Europe and America, short skirts became fashionable. After World War Two, they dropped to ankle length. Then they got shorter and shorter the miniskirt was in fashion. After a few more years, skirts became longer again.Today, society is much freer and easier than it used to be. It is no longer necessary to dress like everyone else. Within reason, you can dress as you like or do your hair the way you like instead of the way you should because it is the fashion. The popularity of jeans and the “untidy” look seems to be a reaction against the increasingly expensive fashion of the top fashion houses.At the same time, appearance is still important in certain circumstances and then we must choose our clothes carefully. It would be foolish to go to an interview for a job in a law firm wearing jeans and a sweater； and it would be discourteous to visit some distinguished scholar looking as if we were going to the beach or a night club. However, you need never feel depressed if you don't look like the latest fashion photo. Look around you and you'll see that no one else does either！
32. The author thinks that people are ___.A. satisfied with their appearanceB. concerned about appearance in old ageC. far from neglecting what is in fashionD. reluctant to follow the trends in fashion 33. Fashion magazines and TV advertisements seem to link fashion to___.A. confidence in life B. personal dressC. individual hair style D. personal future 34. Causes of fashions are ___.A. uniform B. varied C. unknown D. inexplicable.
Massive changes in all of the world' s deeply cherished sporting habits are underway. Whether it's one of London's parks full of people playing softball, and Russians taking up rugby, or the Super bowl rivaling the British Football Cup Final as a televised spectator event in Britain, the patterns of players and spectators are changing beyond recognition. We are witnessing a globalization of our sporting culture.That annual bicycle race, the Tour de France, much loved by the French is a good case in point. Just a few years back it was a strictly continental affair with France, Belgium and Holland, Spain and Italy taking part. But in recent years it has been dominated by Colombian mountain climbers, and American and Irishriders.The people who really matter welcome the shift toward globalization. Peugeot, Michelin and Panasonic are multi-national corporations that want worldwide returns for the millions they invest in teams. So it does them literally a world of good to see this unofficial world championship become just that.This is undoubtedly an economic-based revolution we are witnessing here,one made possible by communications technology, but made to happen because of marketing considerations. Sell the game and you can sell Cola or Budweiser as well The skilful way in which American football has been sold to Europe is a good example of how all sports will develop. The aim of course is not really to spread the sport for its own sake, but to increase the number of people interested in the major money-making events. The economics of the Superbowl are already astronomical. With seats at US $125, gate receipts alone were a staggering $ 10,000,000. The most important statistic of the day, however, was the $ 100,000,000 in TV advertising fees. Imagine how much that becomes when the eyes of the world are watching.So it came as a terrible shock, but not really as a surprise, to learn that some people are now suggesting that soccer change from being a game of two 45-minute halves, to one of four 25-minute quarters. The idea is unashamedly to capture more advertising revenue, without giving any thought for the integrity of asport which relies for its essence on the flowing nature of the action.Moreover, as sports expand into world markets, and as our choice of sports as consumers also grows, so we will demand to see them played at a higher and higher level. In boxing we have already seen numerous, dubious world title categories because people will not pay to see anything less than a “World Tide” fight,and this means that the title fights have to be held in different countries around the world！
35. Globalization of sporting culture means that ___.A. more people are taking up sports.B. traditional sports are getting popular.C. many local sports are becoming internationalD. foreigners are more interested in local sports 36. Which of the following is NOT related to the massive changes？A. Good economic returns. B. Revival of sports C. Communications technology. D. Marketing strategies. 37 What is the author's attitude towards the suggestion to change soccer into one of four 25-minute quarters？A. Favourable. B. Unclear. C. Reserved. D. Critical.
Section II Skimming and scanning （10 points ,5 minutes.）
In this section there are seven passages with a total of ten multiple-choice questions. Skim or scan them as required and then mark your answers.
Text E First read the following question.38. The main purpose of the passage is to___.A. warn people of pickpockets. B. tell people what to wear. C. describe how to catch thieves. D. explain how to contact the police. Now, go through Text E quickly and answer question 38.
Pickpockets operate in crowded places in the hope of getting easy pickings. Don't make it easy for them. Keep wallets, purses and other valuables out of sight. If wearing a jacket, an inside pocket is the best place to use. If not, your possessions are safest in a pocket with a button-down flap.Please co-operate with the police by reporting any crime or suspicious activity immediately, either by dialling 110 or calling at your nearest police station.
Text F First read the following question.39. The main topic of the passage is ___.A. agricultural products B. irrigation methodsC. natural resources D. water shortages Now, go through Text F quickly and answer question 39.
It is widely accepted that China is a country faced with severe water shortages. Insufficient water resources have slowed agricultural development. And to make matters worse, some of the traditional Chinese irrigation methods have wasted an astonishing amount of water.In China today, the utilization efficiency of farming water is about 30-40 per cent. This figure stands in sharp contrast to developed countries' utilization average of 70-80 per cent. The low utilization efficiency has resulted from the adoption of some traditional Chinese irrigation methods.Only by using modern irrigation methods can we reduce water shortage in agriculture.One of the advantages of modern irrigation methods is that they alone can save 20-30 per cent of the present volume of wasted irrigation water.
Text G First read the following question.40. The letter is about___.A. cities in South-east Asia B. holiday greetings C. sightseeing D. travel plans Now, go through TEXT F quickly and answer question40.
May 5th 2002Dear Mark,Hello again！ Here are my holiday plans. I'll leave on a tour of South-east Asia in August and will arrive in Singapore in September. Hope we'll be able to meet there. These are my travel plans：August 28th London-TokyoSeptember 1st Tokyo-BangkokSeptember 4th Bangkok-SingaporeSeptember 7th Singapore-ManilaSeptember 9th Manila-LondonLooking forward to seeing you again.
Text H First read the following question.
41. Who will read the following excerpt from a pamphlet？A. Travellers. B. Baby-sitters.C. Insurance agents. D. Traffic police.
Now, go through TEXT G quickly and answer question41.DAY TRIPSEven if you are only going on a day trip to another country, accidents can happen. So please make sure you have adequate travel insurance.TAKE CARE IN WATERBathing will cool you but remember that fatal accidents can happen very easily and in the most unexpected conditions. Adults should watch each other for signs of trouble when in water. Children should always be supervised by an adult who can swim well. Young children should never be left unattended near a stretch of water.
TAKE CARE ON THE ROADSTraffic accidents are the major cause of death among travellers. Whether driver or pedestrian, always check on local traffic regulations.
Text I First read the following questions.42. How many performances will the Irish dancing troupe give between June 23 and 25？A. One. B. Two. C. Three. D. Four. 43. Whose works will NOT be played at the concert？A. Chopin. B. Schumann. C. Beethoven. D. Liszt. Now, go through Text H quickly and answer questions 42 and 43.Irish dance： The Irish International Dance Company, one of the most dynamic dance troupes in the world, will tour China with its classic production“ Spirit of the Dance—the New Millennium.”The dancers include such famous names as Patricia Murray, one of the Irish dancing champions, and first rate ballerina Claire Holding.Sponsored by China National Culture and Art Company Ltd., the dancing troupe will give three performances at the Century Theatre.Time：7：30 pm, June 23-25Place： Century Theatre, 40 Liangmaqiaolu, Chaoyang DistrictTelephone： 6551 - 8888Piano solos： twenty Chinese and foreign piano music works will be playedby three young, promising pianists from the China Central Conservatory of Music.Programmes include： “Consolation No 3 in D-flat major” by Liszt,“ For Elise” by Beethoven, “Turkish March” by Mozart, “Waltz in C-sharp minor” and “A Minute Waltz” by Chopin, and “Hungarian Dance” by Brahms.Time：7：30 pm, June 16Place： Beijing Concert Hall, 1 Beixinhuajie, Xicheng DistrictTelephone： 6605- 5812
Text J First read the following questions.44. When is the deadline for the competition？A. May 7. B. May 5. C. June 18. D. June 15. 45. The six lucky winners will ___.A. visit Guiyang City. B. contact the Press Office C. go to China Daily. D. take an overseas trip. Now, go throughText I quickly and answer questions 44 and 45.Guiyang Customs and Scenery Competition NoticeFifteen questions for the Guigyang Customs and Scenery Competition were published in China Daily on May 5 and 7, and on China Daily' s web edition on May 7. Participants, please answer the questions and mail the answer card to：Press Office, Guiyang Municipal People's Government46 Zhongshan Xilu, Guiyang 550003, Guizhou, China or find the competitionon www. chinadaily, com. cn. Then answer the questions, fill in all information needed and click the button below to send it back. The deadline for the competition is June 15（subject to postmark）。The prize-drawing Ceremony will be held on June 18 in Guiyang City ,and six luck winners（three living in China, three from abroad）will be drawn from those who give correct answers to all questions. Their names will be published in China Daily and its web edition on June 19.The six lucky winners will be invited to visit Guiyang from August 8 to 18. Text K First read the following questions.46. If you want to travel to Shanghai on Air France on a Saturday, which flight would you take？A. AF129. B. AF128. C. AF111. D. AF112. 47. Does Lufthansa operate a flight between Beijing and Frankfurt everyday？A. No. B. Yes. C. Yes, except on Saturdays. D. No, only three days a week. Now, go through Text K quickly and answer questions 46 and 47Flight ScheduleAir France ……
…… Tel： （010）6588 1388（020）6360 6688 Day From To Flight Departure Arrival1 - 7 Beijing Paris AFl29 09： 40 14：151 - 7 Paris Beijing AFl28 15：55 07：402,4,7 Shanghai Paris AFlll 10：55 17：051,3,6 Paris Shanghai AFl12 15：55 09：05Lufthansa …… Tel： （010）6465 4488Tel： （010）6465 4488（021）6248 1100 Day From To Flight Departure Arrival1 - 7 Beijing Frankfurt LH721 10：30 14：251 - 7 Frankfurt Beijing LH720 17：25 08：301,2,3,4,5,7 Shanghai Frankfurt LH729 11：15 16：30
Part III （15points, 30 minutes）
Section I ：Error Correction （15 minutes）
Directions： This part consists of a short passage. In this passage, there are altogether 10 mistakes, one in each numbered line. You may have to change a word, add a word or delete a word. Mark out the mistakes and put the corrections in the blanks provided. If you change a word, cross it out and write the correct word in the corresponding blank, lf you add a word, put an insertion mark in the right place and write the missing word in the blank. If you delete a word, cross it out and put a slash in the blank.
The World Health Organization （WHO） says its ten-year campaign to remove leprosy （ 麻风病） as a world health problem has been successful. Doctor Brundtland, head of the WHO, says a number of leprosy cases around the world has S1. been cut of ninety percent during the past ten years. She says S2. efforts are continuing to complete end the disease. S3. Leprosy is caused by bacteria spread through liquid from the nose and mouth. The disease mainly effects the skin and S4. nerves. However, if leprosy is not treated it can cause permanent damage for the skin, nerves, eyes, arms or legs. S5. In 1999, an international campaign began to end leprosy. The WHO, governments of countries most affected by the disease, and several other groups are part of the campaign. This alliance guarantees that all leprosy patients, even they S6. are poor, have a right to the most modern treatment. Doctor Brundtland says leprosy is no longer a disease that requires life-long treatments by medical experts. Instead, patients can take that is called a multi-drug therapy. This S7. modern treatment will cure leprosy in 6 to 12 months, depend on the form of the disease. The treatment combines S8. several drugs taken daily or once a month. The WHO has given multi-drug therapy to patients freely for the last five S9. years. The members of the alliance against leprosy plan to target the countries which still threatened by leprosy. Among S10 the estimated 600,000 victims around the world, the WHO believes about 70% are in India. The disease also remains a problem in Africa and South America. Section B Short Answer Questions （15 minutes）
Directions： In this part there is a short passage -with five questions or incomplete statements. Read the passage carefully. Then answer the questions or complete the statements in the fewest possible words （not exceeding 10 words）。
As researchers learn more about how children's intelligence develops, they are increasingly sur­；prised by the power of parents. The power of the school has been replaced by the home. To begin with, all the factors which are part of intelligence — the child's understanding of language, learning patterns, curiosity — are established well before the child enters school at the age of six. Study after study has shown that even after school begins, children's achievements have been far more influenced by parents than by teachers. This is particularly true about learning that is language- related. The school rather than the home is given credit for variations in achievement in subjects such as science. In view of their power, it's sad to see so many parents not making the most of their child's intelligence. Until recently parents had been warned by educators who asked them not to educate their children. Many teachers now realize that children cannot be educated only at school and parents are being asked to contribute both before and after the child enters school. Parents have been particularly afraid to teach reading at home. Of course, children shouldn't be pushed to read by their parents, but educators have discovered that reading is best taught individually — and the easiest place to do this is at home. Many four-and five-year-olds who have been shown a few letters and taught their sounds will compose single words of their own with them even before they have been taught to read. Questions： （注意：答题尽量简短，超过10个词要扣分。每条横线限写一个英语单词，标点符号不占格）
S1. What have researchers found out about the influence of parents and the school on children's intelli1gence？
____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ S2. What do researchers conclude about children's learning patterns？
____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ S3. In which area may school play a more important role？
____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ S4. Why did many parents fail to make the most of their children's intelligence？
____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ S5. The author suggests in the last paragraph that parents should be encouraged to ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________ ____________
Part IV Writing （15 points, 30 minutes）
写一封祝贺信Liu Wei has won the first prize at the 21st Century Speech Contest. Write a letter of congratulations to him. You should write about 100 words on ANSWER SHEET 2. Do not sign your own name at the end of the letter. Use “Li Ming” instead. You do not need to write the address. Part I Listening Comprehension （35 points,35 minutes）
Part A （15 points, 15 minutes）
Directions： In part A, you will hear short conversations between two people. After each conversation, you will hear a question about the conversation. The questions and the questions will not be repeated. After you hear a question , read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen.
1. （A） Go to the basketball game.（B） Try to postpone the game.（C） Go to work（D） Change her work schedule.
2. （A） The man should consider changing jobs.（B） The style of the suit is out-of-date.（C） The color of the suit is not appropriate.（D） The man should buy the suit.
3. （A） He thinks they should study at the woman's apartment.（B） He won't have much time to study.（C） His apartment is messy.（D） His apartment is in a noisy area.
4. （A） He lost Pam's notes.（B） He tried to call Pam yesterday.（C） He wants the woman to call Pam.（D） He forgot to return the notes to Pam.
5. （A） Speak to his teacher about the presentation.（B） Record himself practicing the presentation.（C） Listen to a tape of her presentation.（D） Ask someone else to do the presentation.
6. （A） Stop bothering the woman.（B） Take the woman's book with him.（C） Show the woman how to get to the library.（D） Ask someone else to go to the library.
7. （A） He isn't very hungry right now.（B） He regularly eats at his restaurant.（C） The selection on the menu is limited.（D） He doesn't want salad with his lunch.
8. （A） She's still looking for an apartment.（B） She was told the dorm was full.（C） She doesn't plan to move.（D） She wants to move out of the dorm.
9. （A） She knows the man's sister.（B） She wants to watch her sister play.（C） She thinks the man is a good soccer player.（D） She isn't interested in soccer.
10. （A） He'll schedule the woman for an afternoon appointment.（B） He can't schedule an appointment for the woman.（C） Dr. Anderson will call the woman back soon.（D） Dr. Anderson's schedule is full.
Directions： In this part of the test you will hear longer conversations.
After each conversation you will hear several questions. The conversations and questions will not be repeated. After you hear a question, read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to your letter of the answer you have chosen.Remember, you are not allowed to take notes or write in your test book.
11. （A） It's only open to poetry majors.（B） It requires another class first.（C） It's already full.（D） It's only offered in the morning.
12. （A） The class meets during his working hours.（B） The class is too far away.（C） He has another class at the same time.（D） He's already familiar with the material.
13. （A） All the other work schedules conflict with his classes.（B） He doesn't want to ask his boss for another favor.（C） He wants to work the same schedule as his friends.（D） He likes to do his homework in the evenings.
14. （A） Its courses cost less.（B） It has a pool.（C） The class size is smaller.（D） It may offer the class he needs during the day.
15. （A） An experiment in Antarctica.（B） The breaking off of part of the Larsen Ice Shelf.（C） The formation of the Larsen Ice Shelf.（D） An expedition in Antarctica.
Part B （20 points,20 minutes）
In this part of the test you will hear several talks. After each talk, you will hear some questions. The talks and questions will not be repeated.After you hear a question, read the four possible answers in your test book and choose the best answer. Then, on your answer sheet, find the number of the question and fill in the space that corresponds to the letter of the answer you have chosen.
16. （A） How most species of spiders reproduce.（B） How one species of spider feed its young.（C） How spiders defend their territory.（D） How Darwin experimented with spiders.
17. （A） They eat one another.（B） They eat insects that they catch.（C） They build a new nest.（D） They are attacked by other species of spiders.
18. （A） No two members of a species are exactly alike.（B） A single species may evolve into two separate species.（C） Primitive life-forms evolve into more advanced life-forms.（D） The survival of the strongest in a species contributions to
the survival of that species.
19. （A） Early newspapers in England.（B） The early history of magazines.（C） The life of Daniel Defoe.（D） Differences between newspapers and magazines.
20. （A） Its publication was banned by the British government.（B） It was the first weekly newspaper.（C） It caused a prison revolt.（D） It was the first magazine ever published.
21. （A） It had many more pages than newspapers.（B） It was given away for free.（C） It dealt with issues rather than events.（D） It was more widely available than newspapers.
22. （A） He wrote articles of the Church of England.（B） He refused to stop publishing the Review.（C） He refused to pay publishing taxes.（D） He refused to join the Church of England.
23. （A） It was not really a magazine.（B） It featured a variety of articles and stories.（C） It was praised by readers of poetry.（D） It was unpopular with politicians.
24. （A） How artists gained fame.（B） A schedule of art exhibits.（C） One form of folk art.（D） The preservation of old paintings.
25. （A） Very few were produced.（B） Most were kept only a short time.（C） Most were printed on delicate paper.（D） Many have been acquired by collectors.
Section B Compound Dictation
The Library of Congress is America's national library.
It has more than one-hundred-twenty-million books and other
objects. It has newspapers, S1 publications and letters of
S2 interest. It also has maps,photographs, art S3 , movies, sound recordings and musical S4 .The Library of Congress is open to the public Monday through Saturday, except for government holidays. Anyone may go there and read anything in the collection. But no one is S5 to take books out of the building. The Library of Congress was S6 in eighteen-hundred. It started with eleven boxes of books in one room of the Capitol Building. By eighteen-fourteen, the collection had increased to about three-thousand books. They were S7 that year when the Capitol was burned duringAmerica's war with Britain.
To help re-build the library, Congress bought the books of President ThomasJefferson. Mister Jefferson's collection included seven-thousand books in seven languages.S8. Today, three buildings hold the library's collection.S9 . It buys some of its books and gets others as gifts. It also gets materials through its copyright office.S10. This means the Library of Congress receives almost everything published in the United States.
Part II Reading Comprehension （35 points, 25minutes）
Section I Careful reading （25points, 20minutes）
There are 4 passages in this part. Each passage is followed by some
questions or unfinished statements.
For each of them there are four choices marked A）, B）, C） and D）。
You should decide on the best choice and mark the corresponding letter
on the Answer Sheet with a single line through the centre.
The train clattered over points and passed through a station. Then it began suddenly to slow down, presumably in obedience to a signal. For some minutes it crawled along, then stopped； presently it began to move forward again. Another up-train passed them, though with less vehemence than the first one. The train gathered speed again. At that moment another train, also on a down-line, swerved inwards towards them, for a moment with almost alarming effect. For a time the two trains ran parallel, now, one gaining a little, now the other. Mrs. McGillicuddy looked from her window through the window of the parallel carriages. Most of the blinds were down, but occasionally the occupants of the carriages were visible. The other train was not very full and there were many empty carriages.
At the moment when the two trains gave the illusion of being stationary, a blind in one of the carriages flew up with a snap. Mrs. McGillicuddy looked into the lighted first-class carriage that was only a few feet away.Then she drew her breath in with a gasp and half-rose to her feet.
Standing with his back to the window and to her was a man. His hands were round the throat of a woman who faced him, and he was slowly, remorselessly, strangling her. Her eyes were starting from their sockets, her face was purple. As Mrs. McGillicuddy watched, fascinated, the end came； the body went limp and crumpled in the man's hands.
At the same moment, Mrs. McGillicuddy's train slowed down again and the other began to gain speed. It passed forward and a moment or two later it had vanished from sight. Almost automatically Mrs. McGillicuddy's hand went up to the communication cord,then paused, irresolute. After all, what use would it be ringing the cord of the train in which she was travelling？ The horror of what she had seen at such close quarters, and the unusual circumstances, made her feel paralysed. Some immediate action was necessary,—but what？
The door of her compartment was drawn back and a ticket collector said, “Ticket, please.”
26. When Mrs. McGuillicuddy's train passed through a station, it___.A. gained speed suddenly B. kept its usual speed C. changed its speed
D. stopped immediately
27. Mrs. McGuillicuddy seems to be a （an） ___ person.
A. observant B. interested C. nosy D. nervous
28. What she saw in the parallel train made her feel___.
A. excited B. anxious C. worried D. horrified
29. She didn't ring the communication cord immediately because___.
A. she was very much afraidB. there was no point of doing soC. she was too shocked to moveD. the ticket collector came in
I am one of the many city people who are always saying that given the choice we would prefer to live in the country away from the dirt and noise of a large city. I have managed to convince myself that if it weren't for my job I would immediately head out for the open spaces and go back to nature in some sleepy village buried in the county. But how realistic is the dream？
Cities can be frightening places. The majority of the population live in massive tower blocks, noisy, dirty and impersonal. The sense of belonging to a community tends to disappear when you live fifteen floors up.All you can see from your window is sky, or other blocks of fiats. Children become aggressive and nervous - cooped up at home all day, with nowhere to play； their mothers feel isolated from the rest of the world. Strangely enough, whereas in the past the inhabitants of one street all knew each other, nowadays people on the same floor in tower blocks don't even say hello to each other.
Country life, on the other hand, differs from this kind of isolated existence in that a sense of community generally binds the inhabitants of small villages together.People have the advantage of knowing that there is always someone to turn to when they need help. But country life has disadvantages too. While it is true that you may be among friends in a village, it is also true that you are cut off from the exciting and important events that take place in cities. There's little possibility of going to a new show or the latest movie. Shopping becomes a major problem, and for anything slightly out of the ordinary you have to goon an expedition to the nearest large town. The city-dweller who leaves for the country is often oppressed by a sense of unbearable stillness and quiet.What, then, is the answer？ The country has the advantage of peace and quiet, but suffers from the disadvantage of being cut off： the city breeds a feeling of isolation, and constant noise batters the senses. But one of its main advantages is that you are at the centre of things, and that life doesn't come to an end at half-past nine at night. Some people have found （or rather bought） a compromise between the two： they have expressed their preference for the “quiet life” by leaving the suburbs and moving to villages within commuting distance of large cities. They generally have about as much sensitivity as the plastic flowers they leave behind—they are polluted with strange ideas about change and improvement which they force on to the unwilling original habitants of the villages.What then of my dreams of leaning on a cottage gate and murmuring “morning” to the locals as they pass by. I'm keen on the idea, but you see there's my cat, Toby. I'm not at all sure that he would take to all that fresh air and exercise in the long grass. I mean, can you see him mixing with all those hearty malesdown the farm？ No, he would rather have the electric imitation-coal fire any evening.
30. We get the impression from the first paragraph that the author___.A. used to live in the country B. used to work in the cityC. works in the city D. lives in the country 31. In the author's opinion, the following may cause city people
to be unhappy EXCEPT___.
A. a strong sense of fear B. lack of communicationC. housing conditions
D. a sense of isolation 32. The passage implies that it is easy to buy' the following things
in the country EXCEPT___
A. daily necessities B. fresh fruits C. designer clothes D. fresh vegetables
33. According to the passage, which of the following adjectives best describes those people who work in large cities and live in villages？
A. Original. B. Quiet. C. Arrogant. D. Insensitive.
34. Do you think the author will move to the country？
A. Yes, he will do so. B. No, he will not do so.C. It is difficult to tell.
D. He is in two minds.
Traditionally, the woman has held a low position in marriage partnerships. While her husband went his way, she had to wash, stitch and sew. Today the move is to liberate the woman, which may in the end strengthen the marriage union.
Perhaps the greatest obstacle to friendship in marriage is the amount a couple usually see of each other. riendship in its usual sense is not tested by the strain of daily, year-long cohabitation. Couples need to take up separate interests （and friendship） as well as mutually shared ones, if they are not to get used to the more attractive elements of each other's personalities.
Married couples are likely to exert themselves for guests - being amusing, discussing with passion and point — and then to fall into dull exhausted silence when the guests have gone.
As in all friendship, a husband and wife must try to interest each other, and to spend sufficient time sharing absorbing activities to give them continuing common interests. But at the same time they must spend enough time on separate interests with separate people to preserve and develop their separate personalities and keep their relationship fresh.
For too many highly intelligent working women, home represents chore obligations, because the husband only tolerates her work and does not participate in household chores. For too many highly intelligent working men, home represents dullness and complaints - from an over-dependent wife who will not gather courage to make her own life.
In such an atmosphere, the partners grow further and further apart, both love and liking disappearing. For too many couples with children, the children are allowed to command all time and attention, allowing the couple no time to develop liking and friendship, as well as love, allotting them exclusive parental roles.
35. According to the passage, which of the following statements is CORRECT？A. Friendship in marriage means daily, year-long cohabitation.B. Friendship can be kept fresh by both separate and shared interests.C. Friendship in marriage is based on developing similar interests.D. Friendship in marriage is based on developing separate interest. 36. The passage suggests that married couples become___.A. unfriendly with guestsB. uninterested in guestsC. hostile when guests have leftD. quiet when guest have left 37. The passage seems to indicate at the end that children___.A. help couples reinforce their friendshipB. make no impact on the quality of friendshipC. may pose obstacles in marital friendshipD. command less time and care than expected
Section II Skimming and scanning （10 points ,5 minutes.）In this section there are seven passages with a total often multiple-choice questions. Skim or scan them as required and then mark your answers on your answer sheet.
TEXT D First read the following question.38. The writer is concerned about___.A. budget housekeeping B. the retail trade C. computer skills D. mental arithmetic
Now read Text D quickly and mark your answer on your answer sheet.A lot of attention is being given to children who leave school unable to read or write. I think there should be equal concern for those who are unable to cope with simple mental arithmetic -particularly girls. It is often stated that today's children are growing up in a computer world and they don't need the same skills that their grandparents did. But is it any wonder that many young girls trying to cope with budget housekeeping fail for the simple reason they cannot keep accurate checks on their purchases？ Shopping in markets is no source of cheap purchasing unless one is able to keep pace with the apparent mental agility of the vendor. Must we face the thought that at some time in the distant future everyone will need to carry in their handbag or pocket one of the miniature calculators？
TEXT E First read the following question.39. This is a letter of___.A. reference B. application C. inquiry D. complaint Now read Text F quickly and mark your answer on your answer sheet.10 Garden Ave.EssexThe Personnel OfficerBelgian Medico Ltd.P0 Box 920BrusselsBelgium5th May 200___
Dear Sir,With reference to your advertisement in the “Daily Star”, I'd like to apply for the position of translator with your firm. I hold a degree in German and French from the University of London. And I have worked as a translator for the past three years with Watson & Sons, Ltd., manufacturer of laboratory instruments, translating business correspondence from French and German into English. I am 25 years old and unmarried. I enjoy living and working in different countries and I should welcome the chance of moving to Belgium. Yours sincerely, （Miss） Janet Holbrooke
TEXT F First read the following question.40. The passage is mainly about___.A. loneliness B. experience C.memory D. isolation Now read Text G quickly and mark your answer on your answer sheet.Loneliness is a curious thing. Most of us can remember feeling most lonely when we were not in fact alone at all, but when we were surrounded by people. Everyone has experienced, at some time, that strong sense of isolation that comes over you when you are at a party or in a room full of happy laughing people. It suddenly seems to you as if everybody knows everybody else, everybody knows what is going on； everybody, that is, except you.
This feeling of loneliness which can overcome you when you are in a crowd is very difficult to get rid of. People living alone are advised to tackle their loneliness by joining a club or a society, by going out and meeting people.
First read the following question.41. The author mainly discusses ___ of public transportation.A. the price B. the types C. the improvement
D. the advantage Now read Text H quickly and mark your answer on your answer sheet.The price of public transportation in Beijing has doubled twice since 1989, but it is still a bargain. Using the subway and minibuses used to show class status； now people of all classes take them, while some wealthy prefer taxis or private cars. What a change in just a few years！ But there are downfalls to having more cars on the roads. Fortunately, the government is aware of the problem. No-lead gasoline is the only one permitted in the city, and the rest of the country follows. Thousands of trees are planted in and around the city every year. Children are taught why and how to protect the environment. At the same time, public transportation has marked real progress： buses are everywhere and run frequently. We no longer see those old buses with broke n windows. Instead, there are fast buses, double-decker buses, air-conditioned o r heated buses, all offering a good service.
TEXT H First read the following questions.42. Each participating team should at least have ___A. two B.three C.four D. five 43. Participants can bring along their ___ to the competition.A. Christmas trees B. Christmas presents C. festival costumes D. decoration materials
Now read Text H quickly and mark your answers on your answer sheet.With Christmas Day around the corner, Hong Kong's Provisional Regional Council announced that a Christmas tree decoration competition will be held on Sunday in conjunction with the ongoing Regional Council Festival.
Members of the public are welcome to take part in the competition as families or small groups. Each team should be formed by at least three persons. A total of 99 Christmas trees of 1.5 metres in height will be available for the participating teams to decorate. Participants can bring along their own decoration materials and to use their imagination and creativity to achieve the best results.
Each participating team can take home the Christmas tree it has decorated as a souvenir. In addition, there will be cash awards for the winners.
TEXT I First read the following questions.44. If you only have time for a half-day trip, which day would you choose？A. Sunday 23 July. B. Saturday 15 July. C. Wednesday 9 August. D. Saturday 5 August.
45. Which of the following trips offers you the opportunity to see Georgian architecture？A. Trip One. B. Trip Two. C. Trip Three. D. Trip Four.
Now read Text I quickly and mark your answers on your answer sheet.Summer OutingsTrip OneSaturday 15 July Stratford-upon-Avon and “Julius Caesar” The coach will leave at 9 am, allowing a couple of hours to visit Stratford before the performance of “Julius Caesar” at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Back around 7：30 pm.
Sunday 23 July BathThe spa town of Bath contains the country's finest Roman ruins, and much elegant Georgian architecture. The coach will depart at 9 am, returning at around 6：30 pm.
Trip ThreeSaturday 5 August Stratford-upon-Avon and “The Taming of the Shrew”
Another chance to visit Stratford. “The Taming of the Shrew”
stars Josie Lawrence in the title role. The coach will leave at 9 am,
returning at around 7：30 pm.
Trip FourWednesday 9 August Oxford and “A Midsummer Night's Dream” A half-day trip to Oxford. The coach will leave at 2：15 pm, allowing an afternoon to see the sights before one of Shakespeare's most popular plays at the Playhouse Theatre. Back after the show.
TEXT J First read the following questions.
46. Which nation is thought to be business-minded？
A. The Dutch. B. The Italians.
C. The British. D. The Germans.
47. The opinions seem to be most divided on___.
A. the Germans B. the Dutch
C. the French D. the British
First read the following question.
47. The passage advertises overseas___.A. jobs B. studies C. travel D. aid
Now, go through TEXTK quickly and answer question 47.
NEW HORIZONS Are you looking for something interesting to do？Then why not work abroad for a year or two？ We have jobs in most parts of the world —including Europe, Africa and Southeast Asia. We have jobs for teachers, doctors, nurses, engineers, car mechanics and many others. Why not see the world？ We cannot offer you very much money, but the work is interesting. You can learn another language and work with people, too. For more information write to us at：
NEW HORIZONS JOB CENTER, 110 Spring Gardens, London SW ！ 7BC
Please send your personal information （date of birth, educational qualifications, interests. experiences, etc.） Now read Text O quickly and mark your answers on your answer sheet.Some of the data from a survey on national stereotypes in some European countries is summarized below： Germans Liked themselves best of all. Most Europeans agreed that the Germans had the highest proportion of good qualities. They considered themselves very tolerant, but nobody else did. French Not really admired by anyone except the Italians. Other Europeans found them conservative, withdrawn, brilliant, superficial. Also, not very friendly, British mixed reactions. Some found them calm, reserved, open- minded, others thought they were insular and superior. The British most admired the Dutch. Italians generally considered by everyone to be lazy and untrustworthy, and the Italians agreed！ Most also found them to be charming, hospitable and noisy. . The Italians admired the French. Hardly anyone loved the Italians except the French. Dutch most admired people in Europe—except by their neighbours—the Belgians. Everyone agreed that the Dutch are hardworking, thrifty, good-natured, tolerant and business-minded.
Part III （15points, 30 minutes）
Section I ：Error Correction （10points, 15minutes）
Culture refers to the social heritage of a people - the learned
patterns for thinking, feeling and acting that characterize a
population or society, include the expression of these patters in S1.____
material things. Culture is compose of nonmaterial culture - S2. ____
abstract creations like values, beliefs, customs and institutional
arrangements - and material culture - physical object like S3. ____
cooking pots, computers and bathtubs. In sum, culture reflects
both the ideas we share or everything we make. In ordinary S4. ____
speech, a person of culture is the individual can speak another S5. ____
language - the person who is unfamiliar with the arts, music, S6. ____
literature, philosophy, or history. But to sociologists, to be
human is to be cultured, because of culture is the common world S7. ____
of experience we share with other members of our group.
Culture is essentially to our humanness. It provides a kind S8. ____
of map for relating to others. Consider how you feel your way
about social life. How do you know how to act in a classroom,
or a department store, or toward a person who smiles or laugh S9. ____
at you？ Your culture supplies you by broad, standardized, S10. ____
ready-made answers for dealing with each of these situations.
Therefore, if we know a person's culture, we can understand
and even predict a good deal of his behavior.
Section B Short Answer Questions （15 minutes）
Directions： In this part there is a short passage with 8
questions or incomplete statements. Read the passage carefully.
Then answer the questions or complete the statements in fewest
possible words. Your answer may be a word, a phrase, or a
short sentence. Write your answers in the spaces provided on
the right of the page.
Sport is one of the world's largest industries, and most athletes are professionals who are paid for their efforts. Because an athlete succeeds by achievement only—not by economic bground or family connections—sports can be a fast route to wealth, and many athletes play n for money than for love.This has not always been true. In the ancient Olympics the winner got only a wreath of olive leaves （橄榄叶花环）。 Even though the winners became national heroes, the games remained amateur for centuries. Athletes won fame, but no money. As time passed, however, the contests became increasingly less amateur and cities began to hire athletes to represent them. By the fourth century A.D., the Olympics were ruined, and they were soon ended.
In 1896, the Olympic games were revived （使再度兴起）with the same goal of pure amateur competition. The rules bar athletes who have ever received a $50 prize or an athletic scholar or who have spent four weeks in a training camp. At least one competitor in the 1896 games met these qualifications. He was Spiridon Loues, a water carrier who won the marathon race, after race, a rich Athenian offered him anything he wanted. A true amateur, Loues accepted only a cart and a horse. Then he gave up running forever. But Loues was an exception and now, as the Chairman of the German Olympic Committee said, “Nobody pays any attention to these rules.” Many countries pay their athletes to train year-round, and Olympic athletes are eager to sell their names to companies that make everything from ski equipment to fast food.Even the games themselves have become a huge business.
Countries fight to hold the Olympics not only for honor, but for money. The 1972 games in Munich cost the Germans 545 million dollars, but by selling medal symbols, TV rights, food, drink ,hotel rooms, and souvenirs （纪念品）, they managed to make a profit. Appropriately, the symbol of victory in the Olympic Games is no longer a simple olive wreath—it is a gold medal.
S1. To many people, sports today is nothing S1.________
but S1 .
S2. What do most athletes of today go after？ S2.________
S3. What reward could an ancient Greek athlete S3.________
expect？ S3 .
S4. By the fourth century A.D., Olympic contests S4.________
became increasingly more S4 .
thus ruining the Olympics.
S5.When the Olympic Games were revived in S5.________
1896, athletes who had received special
training in camps would be S5 .
S6. What did Spiridon Loues do after he accepted S6.________
the Athenian's gift？ S6 .
S7. According to the author, some athletes are S7.________
Even willing to advertise for businesses
Which sell things like S7 .
S8. The 1972 Munich games managed to make S8.（1）________
a big profit mainly by S8（1） services （2）________
and selling S8（2） .
Part IV Writing （15 points, 30 minutes）
You are supposed to hand in your book report for the Extensive Reading Course on Monday, but you are two days late. Now you are outside Professor Lin's office as you want to hand in your assignment, but he is not in. Write a note to him, apologizing and explaining why you didn't give him your work on time.You should write about 100 words on ANSWER SHEET 2. Do not sign your own name at the end of the letter. Use “Wang Dong” instead. You do not need to write the address.
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