Directions: In this section, you will hear 8 short conversations and 2 long conversations. At the end of each conversation, one or more questions will be asked about what was said. Both the conversation and the questions 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 Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
1. A. At the department store. B. At the office.
C. In the restaurant. D. In the drug store.
2. A. The man shouldn’t expect her to go along.
B. She doesn’t think she has enough money.
C. She’ll go even though the movie is bad.
D. The man should count the number of people going.
3. A. She thinks the time has passed quickly.
B. She thinks it’s after midnight.
C. She doesn’t believe the man.
D. She doesn’t care what time it is.
4. A. He doesn’t receive letters from Canada.
B. His roommate would like to trade stamps.
C. He can’t give the woman the stamps.
D. The woman should ask her sister for extra stamps.
5. A. He didn’t know David was arriving on Tuesday.
B. He’s usually busy on Tuesday nights.
C. He doesn’t like to drive at night.
D. David doesn’t arrive until Wednesday.
6. A. He enjoyed the exhibit, too.
B. He has read about the exhibit.
C. He knows many local artists.
D. He needs to finish his reading first.
7. A. Mike’s friends frequently help him.
B. Mike is very busy at this time of year.
C. Mike should have kept his word.
D. Mike is always willing to help his friends.
8. A. He can’t go too far away.
B. The cafeteria isn’t too noisy.
C. He prefers to eat in a quiet place.
D. It won’t be easy to find a restaurant.
Questions 9 to 12 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
9. A. Weather patterns that can affect Florida.
B. How strong winds develop into a hurricane.
C. Memories of a recent storm.
D. Planning a summer vacation.
10. A. Late summer is cloudy season.
B. Late summer is hurricane season.
C. Late summer is rainy season.
D. Late summer is sunny season.
11. A. Wind speed. B. Rainfall.
C. Direction of approach. D. Water temperature.
12. A. By month. B. By number.
C. By location. D. By name.
Questions 13 to 15 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
13. A. Her professor did not like her story.
B. She had trouble finishing her assignment.
C. She did not like the topic she had chosen for her paper.
D. She was taking too many courses.
14. A. Take some extra time. B. Do writing exercise.
C. Do some work for another course. D. Write the story ending first.
15. A. To go shopping. B. To do research for her story.
C. To meet with her professor. D. To take a break from her work.
Directions: In this section, you will hear three short passages. At the end of each passage, you will hear some questions. Both the passage and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a question, you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A, B, C and D. Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
Questions 16 to 18 are based on the passage you have just heard.
16. A. She does her shopping. B. She drinks extra tea.
C. She eats a lot of things. D. She sleeps a great deal.
17. A. Problems with the teachers.
B. Problems with family members or friends.
C. Problems with class work.
D. Problems with a part-time job.
18. A. Talking to someone over the phone.
B. Drinking some diet coke.
C. Playing a video game.
D. Drinking extra tea.
Questions 19 to 21 are based on the passage you have just heard.
19. A. The importance of advertisement.
B. The society’s great need of advertisement.
C. The origin of advertisement.
D. The prosperity of advertisement.
20. A. The local governments. B. Their owners families.
C. Advertisements. D. The audience.
21. A. Advertising is personal. B. Advertisements are convincing.
C. Advertisements are unreliable. D. Advertisements are misleading.
Questions 22 to 25 are based on the passage you have just heard.
22. A. The writer enjoys sleeping very much.
B. The writer doesn’t like money at all.
C. Bill Gates does not know how to enjoy himself.
D. Mental well-being is the most important thing.
23. A. Material life. B. Sports life.
C. Spiritual life. D. Working life.
24. A. It is very commercial. B. It is very noisy.
C. It is very insecure. D. It is very unfriendly.
25. A. Importance of A Good Night’s Sleep
B. The Best Things Money Cannot Buy
C. Taking Good Care of Oneself
D. How to Enjoy Life Thoroughly