Part I Writing (30 minutes)
Directions: For this part, you are allowed 30 minutes to write an essay explaining why it is unwise to jump to conclusions upon seeing or hearing something. You can give examples to illustrate your point. You should write at least 150 words but no more than 200 words.
Part II Listening Comprehension (30 minutes)
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 Shoot 1 with a single line through the centre.
1. A． College tuition has become a heavy burden for the students.
B．College students are in general politically active nowadays.
C． He is doubtful about the effect of the students' action.
D． He took part in many protests when he was at college.
2. A． Jay is organizing a party for the retiring dean.
B．Jay is surprised to learn of the party for him.
C． The dean will come to Jay's birthday party.
D． The class has kept the party a secret from Jay.
3. A． He found his wallet in his briefcase.
B．He went to the lost-and-found office.
C． He left his things with his car in the garage.
D． He told the woman to go and pick up his car.
4. A． The show he directed turned out to be a success.
B．He watches only those comedies by famous directors.
C． New comedies are exciting, just like those in the 1960s.
D． TV comedies have not improved much since the 1960s.
5. A． All vegetables should be cooked fresh.
B．The man should try out some new recipes.
C． Overcooked vegetables are often tasteless.
D． The man should .stop boiling the vegetables.
6. A． Sort out their tax returns.
B．Help them tidy up the house.
C． Figure out a way to avoid taxes.
D． Help them to decode a message.
7. A． He didn't expect to complete his work so soon.
B．He has devoted a whole month to his research.
C． The woman is still trying to finish her work.
D． The woman remains a total mystery to him.
8. A． He would like to major in psychology too.
B．He has failed to register for the course.
C． Developmental psychology is newly offered.
D． There should be more time for registration.
Questions 9 to 11 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
9. A． The brilliant product design.
B．The new color combinations.
C． The unique craftsmanship.
D． The texture of the fabrics.
10. A． Unique tourist attractions.
B．Traditional Thai silks.
C． Local handicrafts.
D． Fancy products.
11. A． It will be on the following weekend.
B．It will be out into the countryside.
C． It will last only one day.
D． It will start tomorrow.Questions 12 to 15 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
12. A． A good secondary education.
B．A pleasant neighbourhood.
C． A happy childhood.
D． A year of practical training.
13. A． He ought to get good vocational training.
B．He should be sent to a private school.
C． He is academically gifted.
D． He is good at carpentry.
14. A． Donwell School.
. B．Enderby High.
C． Carlton Abbey
D． Enderby Comprehensive.
15. A． Put Keith in a good boarding school.
B．Talk with their children about their decision.
C． Send their children to a better private school.
D． Find out more about the five schools.
Directions: In this section, you will hear 3 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 Ansewer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
Questions 16 to 18 are based on the passage yon have just heard.
16. A． It will be brightly lit.
B．It will be well ventilated.
C． It will have a large space for storage.
D． It will provide easy access to the disabled.
17. A． On the first floor.
B．On the ground floor.
C． Opposite to the library.