Part I Listening Comprehension
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 question will be spoken only once.
1. A) Give a speech in Professor Jones class. B) See Professor Jones after class.
C) Postpone her meeting with Professor Jones. D) Go to the beach with her friends.
2. A) Anything but some meat. B) Some fruit only. C) Nothing. D) Some meat and fruit.
3. A) The man. B) The woman’s mother. C) The baker. D) The woman.
4. A) By plane. B) By ship. C) By car. D) By bus.
5. A) 76 B) 67 C) 59 D) 69
6. A) He stopped smoking. B) He still smokes.
C) He used to smoke 20 cigarettes a day. D) He smokes 10 cigarettes a day.
7. A) It was better. B) It was a disaster. C) It was not good enough. D) It was great.
8. A) Sales clerk and customer. B) Doctor and patient. C) Waitress and customer. D) Teacher and student.
Long Conversation 1
Questions 9 to 12 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
9. A) They’re roommates. B) They’re families. C) They’re cousins. D) They’re friends.
10. A) She easily got nervous while speaking in front of others. B) She missed her psychology class.
C) She had not finished her homework. D) She failed the English exam.
11. A) Go to psychology class. B) Get fully prepared before speaking in public.
C) Try to forget about people while speaking in public. D) Never speak in public.
12. A) Men become nervous more than women. B) Children become nervous more easily than adults.
C) It’s common for women to get nervous. D) Women become nervous more than men.
Long Conversation 2
Questions 13 to 14 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
13. A) Expensive. B) Interesting. C) Waste of time. D) Boring.
14. A) Because he has nothing else to do. B) Because it helps him to get a job in the future.
C) Because he loves studying. D) Because he is interested in business management.
Directions: In this section, you will hear 2 passages. At the end of each passage, you will hear some question. Both the passage and the question will be spoken only once. After you hear a question, you must choose the best answer from the four choice marked A)、B)、C) and D). Then mark the corresponding letter on the Answer. Sheet with a single line through the center.
Question 15 to 17are based on the conversation you have just heard.
15. A). A letter of invitation. B). A letter of recommendation.
C). A letter of introduction. D). A letter of application.
16. A). 1997 B). 1992 C). 1990 D). 2000
17). A). Brigitte once changed her job. B). Brigitte has never been to Dublin.
C). Brigitte is going to get married in Dublin. D). Brigitte is a native English speaker.
Questions 18 to 20 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
18. A). A college in Switzerland. B). A college in Sweden. C). A college in Britain. D). A college in America.
19. A). That all the students agreed to accept Elizabeth.
B). That most of the students didn’t mind whether to accept her or not.
C). That some felt proud to have a woman student on the campus.
D). That some thought Liza’s idea very interesting.
20. A). Because a famous politician supported her.
B). Because he thought her idea was interesting.
C). Because he took proud in training the world’s first woman doctor.
D). Because he was forced to do so.
Part II Vocabulary and Structure
Directions: There are 30 incomplete sentences in this part. For each sentence there are four choices marked A) B) C) and D).Choose the answer that best completes. Then mark the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single line thought the center.
21. Marry has come; I will put ___________plate on the dining table.
A) a further B) a spare C) an extra D) more
22. After interviewing several workers, she came to a (an) ___________that their working conditions were very poor.
A) observation B) illustration C) conclusion D) qualification
23. He is a student of great intelligence and diligence. ___________, he is a top student in the class.
A) Undoubtedly B) Fortunately C) Nevertheless D) In spite
24. Silk and nylon look alike but they ___________ in origin and cost.
A) refer B) infer C) differ D) prefer
25. What we would like you to know is that we greatly ___________your timely help.
A) compliment B) appreciate C) thank D) attach
26. Mr. Brown had an unusual ___________: he was first an office clerk, then a sailor, and
ended up as a school teacher.
A) position B) occupation C) profession D) career
27. It was ___________of you to get up to catch the first bus so that you could avoid traffic
jam.A) reasonable B) sensible C) sentimental D) sensitive
28. Her beauty can not ___________her stupidity.
A) make out of B) make for C) make at D) make up for
29. Community service can ___________ anything from gardening to helping in old people’s
homesA) involve B) ask C) insist D) remain
30. There seems to be an electrical problem. I’ll get someone to ___________it.
A) look at B) look into C) look upon D) look out
31. After the war, Germany became one of Europe’s most ___________ countries.
A) prosperous B) improved C) swift D) interested
32. New computers are soon out of date since newer models are ___________ constantly.
A) turned up B) turned over C) turned down D) turned out
33. The scene in the movie ___________him of his childhood.
A) recalled B) remembered C) recollected D) reminded
34 The football match was televised ___________from the Worker’s Stadium.
A) live B) living C) alive D) lively
35. Color-blind people often find it difficult to___________ blue and green.
A) compare B) contrast C) distinguish D) separate
36. Mike’s uncle insists ___________ in this hotel.
A) that he not stay B) staying not C) not to stay D) that he would not stay
37. The office was in darkness ___________ the light over his desk.
A) besides B) except C) except for D) rather than
38. The old lady sat in an armchair, her cat ___________ beside her.
A) lay B) lying C) lied D) laying
39. I appreciate ___________ to your home.
A) to have invited B) to be invited C) having invited D) being invited
40. We are living in an age ___________many things are done on the computer.
A) that B) which C) whose D) when
41. We could do nothing but ___________till he came back.
A) waiting B) wait C) to wait D) waited
42. ___________is known to the world, Mark Twain is a great American writer.
A) As B) Which C) It D) That
43. The driver admitted that not only___________, but he didn’t have a driving license either.
A) he was not insured B) he was insured not C) was he not insured D) was not he insured18853146139
44. She hardly ever leaves the house after ten at night, ___________?
A) nor does she B) does she C) so does she D) doesn’t she
45. The reason Beethoven went away to the country is___________ he was gradually going
A) since B) that C) because D) as
46. She wanted to know what ___________at the meeting.
A) has happened B) was happened C) had happened D) had been happened
47. Nobody but Smith and John ___________ in the lab yesterday.
A) were B) had been C) was be D) was
48. Mary has just bought herself ___________ dress.
A) a cotton expensive blue B) an expensive blue cotton
C) a blue expensive cotton D) a cotton blue expensive
49. Such an idea would never occur ___________ me.
A) to B) with C) from D) on
50. Alice, ___________where to find the book, asked her mother where the book was.
A) with no knowledge B) never know C) not knowing D) not to know
Part III Reading Comprehension
Directions: There are 3 passages in this part. Each passage is followed by some questions or unfinished statements. For each of them there are four choice 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.
Strange things happen to time when you travel, because the earth is divided into twenty four time zones, one hour apart. You can have days with more than twenty-four hours, and weeks with more or fewer than seven days.
If you make a five-day trip across the Atlantic ocean, your ship enters a different time zone every day. As you enter each zone, the time changes one hour. Traveling west, you set your clock back; traveling east, you set it ahead. Each day of your trip has either twenty-five of twenty-three hours.
If you travel by ship across the Pacific, you cross the international date line. By agreement, this is the point where a new day begins. When you cross the line, you change your calendar one full day, backward or forward. Traveling east, today becomes yesterday, traveling west, it is tomorrow!
51. The difference in time between zones is _________ .
A) more than seven days B) twenty-four hours C) one hour D) seven days
52. From this selection, it seems true that the Atlantic Ocean ______.
A) is in one time zone B) cannot be crossed in five days
C) is divided into five time zones D) is divided into twenty-four zones
53. If you cross the Atlantic Ocean going east，you set your clock ______.
A) ahead one hour in each new time zone B) head by twenty-three hours
C) back one full day for each time zone D) ahead one hour for the whole trip
54.. The International Date Line is the name for _______.
A) any time zone in the Pacific Ocean B) any point where time changes by one hour
C) the point where a new day begins D) the beginning of any new time zone
Most people have had a dog or wanted one as their companion at some time in their lives. If you are thinking of buying a dog, however, you should first decide what sort of companion you need and whether the dog is likely to be happy in the surroundings you can provide. Specialist advice is available to help you choose the most suitable breed of dog. But in part, the decision depends on common sense. Different dogs were originally developed to perform specific tasks. So, if you want a dog to protect you or your house, for example, you should choose a breed that has the right size and characteristics
You must also be ready to devote a good deal of time to train the dog when it is young and give it the exercise it needs throughout its life, unless live in the country and can let it run freely. Dogs are demanding pets. Cats love the house and so are satisfactory with their place which is secure, but a dog is loyal to its master and consequently wants him to show proof of his affection.新明教育400-004-8804
The best time to buy a baby dog is when it is between 6 and 8 weeks old so that it can transfer its affection from its mother to its master. If baby dogs have not established a relationship with the human being until they are over three months old, their strong relationship will always be with dogs. They are likely to be too shy when they are brought out into the world to become good pets.
55. Which of the following is Not true according to the passage?
A) Size and characteristics of the dogs should be considered too.
B) It is common sense that is the most important when choosing a dog.
C) You should decide what kind of dog you want.
D) You can always get help from the specialists.
56. What is mentioned as a consideration in buying a dog?
A) The price of the dog.
B) The color of the dog.
C) Whether the dog will fit the environment.
D) Whether the dog will get along with the other pets in the house.
57. Why does the writer say a dog is a more demanding pet than a cat?
A) It must be looked after carefully. B) It demands more food and space.
C) It needs more love and care. D) It must be trained so that it won’t bite.
58. Why is it advised to buy a baby dog under three months old?
A) It’s easier to buy a baby dog under three months old.
B) They are less likely to run away.
C) They are less likely to be shy with human beings.
D) It’s easier for them to form a relationship with their masters.
Students who want to attend an American college or university must explain how they will pay for their education. They have to show that they will be able to pay for each year of study.Students have to consider not only the tuition, the cost of classes, but also meals and a place to live, known as room-and-board. They also need money for books , supplies ,social activities and other things. 电话：1885314613951ben.cn
Educational advisers say foreign students should keep enough money in a local bank to pay for at least two months of spending. So how much will it cost every year to study at an American school? Generally speaking, the answer is: a lot. The University of Washington says foreign students are paying more than thirty-six thousand dollars this year. Its website says the University of Washington does not offer financial assistance to international students.This is generally true of American schools, especially at the undergraduate level. It means foreign students are faced with a heavy financial burden.
The international application for the university includes a Statement of Financial Responsibility that must be signed. Students must also provide a bank letter or statement from within the past six months. And they have to name anyone who will help with payments. These people must send proof from a bank to show that they have the money.
The government or employer may be able to help you pay all or some college costs. A good idea is to ask at least eighteen months before you want to start classes in the United States.Enough time should be ensured to go through procedures.
59. Which statement is true according to the first paragraph?
A) Foreign students in America can hardly support themselves.
B) They should show that they are able to pay the first year of their study.
C) Room-and-board refers to the expense on meals and accommodation.
D) Students intending to attend an American college or university should explain who will pay for their education.
60. According to educational advisers, how many months of expense should be ensured by
A) At least two months. B) At least six months. C) At least twelve months. D) At least eighteen months.
61. What is Not included in the international application for the university?
A) A signed Statement of Financial Responsibility.
B) A name list of anyone who will offer help for payments.
C) A bank statement issued in the past six months.
D) Proofs from banks showing that the students have got the money.
62. American universities _________ to international students at the undergraduate level
A) sometimes offer partial financial assistance. B) occasionally offer financial assistance.
C) generally do not offer financial assistance. D) always offer financial assistance.
Directions: Match the Chinese sentences in the left column with the English in the right column. Mark the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single line through the centre.
A) The competition aims to discover which university has demonstrated the greatest achievements in innovation and enterprise across the broadest range of activity
B) Can we strike a better balance between the two poles of creativity and basic skills?
C) People often associate the old days with good times, and seem to forget the hardship they suffered
D) Very high quality, coupled with the relatively low prices, has made the car very popular in these regions
A) Learning a foreign language gave us
insight into another culture, and our mind was opened to new ways of seeing things.
B) Well begun is half done. Therefore, it is extremely important for a job applicant to do his homework while seeking employment.
C) However, I am by nature completely
unable to get my act together. No matter
how carefully I plan my time, the plan
always goes wrong
D) It was a great surprise to read of this film being awarded the best film prize in this morning’s newspaper
Part IV Transalation
Directions: Put the following sentences into Chinses.All of them are taken from the passages you have just read.新明医学400-004-8804
71 Traveling west, you set your clock back; traveling east, you set it ahead.
72 Different dogs were originally developed to perform specific tasks.
73 A dog is loyal to its master and consequently wants him to show proof of his affection
74 This is generally true of American schools, especially at the undergraduate level.
75 The government or employer may be able to help you pay all or some college costs.
Directions: Put the following sentences intoEmglish.
Part V Writing
Directions: For this part,you are allowed 30 minutes to write a composition on the topic. You should write at least 120 words and base your composition on outline( given in Chinese) below.