Part Ⅱ Listening Comprehension (30 minutes)
Directions: In this section, you will hear 8 short conversations and 2 long conversations. At the end of eachconversation, one or more questions will be asked about what was said. Both the conversation and thequestions will be spoken only once. After each question there will be a pause. During the pause, you mustread the four choices markedA．, B ), C． and D ), and decide which is the best answer. Then mark thecorresponding letter on Answer Sheetl with a single line through the centre.
1.A． In a parking lot.
B．At a grocery.
C． At a fast food restaurant.
D． In a car showroom.
2.A． Change her position now and then.
B．Stretch her legs before standing up.
C． Have a little nap after lunch.
D． Get up and take a short walk.
3.A． The students should practice long-distance running.
B．The students' physical condition is not desirable.
C． He doesn't quite believe what the woman says.
D． He thinks the race is too hard for the students.
4.A． They will get their degrees in two years.
B．They are both pursuing graduate studies.
C． They cannot afford to get married right now.
D． They do not want to have a baby at present.
5.A． He must have been mistaken for Jack.
B．Twins usually have a lot in common.
C． Jack is certainly not as healthy as he is.
D． He has not seen Jack for quite a few days.
6.A． The woman will attend the opening of the museum.
B．The woman is asking the way at the crossroads.
C． The man knows where the museum is located.
D． The man will take the woman to the museurn.
7.A． They cannot ask the guy to leave.
B．The guy has been coming in for years.
C． The guy must be feeling extremely lonely.
D． They should not look down upon the guy.
8.A． Collect timepieces.
C． Learn to mend clocks.
D． Keep track of his daily activities.
Questions 9 to 11 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
9.A． It is eating into its banks.
B．It winds its way to the sea.
C． It is wide and deep.
D． It is quickly rising.
10.A． Try to speed up the operation by any means.
B．Take the equipment apart before being ferried.
C． Reduce the transport cost as much as possible.
D． Get the trucks over to the Other side of the river.
11.A． Find as many boats as possible.
B．Cut trees and build rowing boats.
C． Halt the operation until fu.rther orders.
D． Ask the commander to send a helicopter.
Questions 12 to 15 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
12.A． Talk about his climbing experiences.
B．Help him join an Indian expedition.
C． Give up mountain climbing altogether.
D． Save money to buy climbing equipment.
13.A． He was the first to conquer Mr. Qomolangma.
B．He had an unusual religious background.
C． He climbed mountains to earn a living.
D． He was very strict with his children.
14.A． They are to be conquered.
B．They are to be protected.
C． They are sacred places.
D． They are like humans.
15.A． It was his father's training that pulled him through.
B．It was a milestone in his mountain climbing career.
C． It helped him understand the Sherpa view of mountains.
D． It was his father who gave him the strength to succeed.
Directions: In this section, you will hear 3 short passages. At the end of each passage, you will.hear somequestions. Both the passage and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a question, youmust choose the best answer from the four choices marked A ), B ), C ) and D ). Then mark thecorresponding letter on ,Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
Questions 16 to 19 are based on the passage you have just heard.
16.A． By showing a memorandum's structure.
B．By analyzing the organization of a letter.
C． By comparing memorandums with letters.
D． By reviewing what he has said previously.
17.A． They ignored many of the memorandums they received.
B．They placed emphasis on the format of memorandums.
C． They seldom read a memorandum through to the end;
D． They spent a lot of time writing memorandums.
18.A． Style and wording.
B．Directness and clarity.
C． Structure and length.
D． Simplicity and accuracy.
19.A． Inclusion of appropriate humor.
B．Direct statement of purpose.