Part I Writing (30 minutes)
Directions: For this part, you are allowed 30 minutes to write an essay explaining why it is unwise to judge
a person by their appearance. You can give examples to illustrate your point. You should write at least 15~0
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 Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
1. A． Surfing the net.
B. Watching a talk show.
C． Packing a birthday gift.
D． Shopping at a jewelry store.
2. A. He enjoys finding fault with exams.
B． He is sure of his success in the exam.
C． He doesn't know if he can do well in the exam.
D． He used to get straight A's in the exams he took.
3. A． The man is generous with his good comments on people.
B． The woman is unsure if there will be peace in the world.
C． The woman is doubtful about newspaper stories.
D． The man is quite optimistic about human nature.
4. A． Study for some profession.
B． Attend a medical school.
C． Stay in business.
D． Sell his shop.
5. A． More money.
B． Fair treatment.
C． A college education.
D． Shorter work hours.
6. A． She was exhausted from her trip,
B． She missed the comforts of home.
C． She was impressed by Mexican food.
D． She will not go to Mexico again.
7. A． Cheer herself up a bit.
B． Find a more suitable job.
C． Seek professional advice.
D． Take a psychology course.
8. A． He dresses more formally now.
B． What he wears does not match his position.
C． He has ignored his friends since graduation.
D． He failed to do well at college.
Questions 9 to 12 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
9. A． To go sightseeing.
B． To have meetings.
C． To promote a new champagne.
D． To join in a training program.
10. A． It can reduce the number of passenger complaints.
B． It can make air travel more entertaining.
C． It can cut down the expensds for air travel.
D． It can lessen the discomfort caused by air travel.
11. A． Took balanced meals with champagne.
B． Ate vegetables and fruit only.
C． Refrained from fish or meat.
D． Avoided eating rich food.
12. A． Many of them found it difficult to exercise on a plane.
B． Many of them were concerned with their well-being.
C． Not many of them chose to do what she did.
D． Not many of them understood the program.
Questions 13 to 15 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
13. A． At a fair.
B． At a cafeteria.
C． In a computer lab.
D． In a shopping mall.
14. A． The latest computer technology.
B． The organizing of an exhibition.
C． The purchasing of some equipment.
D． The dramatic changes in the job market.
15. A． Data collection.
B． Training consultancy.
C． Corporate management.
D． Information processing.
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 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． Improve themselves.
B． Get rid of empty dreams.
C． Follow the cultural tradition.
D． Attempt something impossible.
17. A． By finding sufficient support for implementation.
B． By taking into account their own ability to change.
C． By constantly keeping in mind their ultimate goals.
D． By making detailed plans and carrying them out.
18. A． To show people how to get their lives back to normal.
B． To show how difficult it is for people to lose weight.
C． To remind people to check the calories on food bags.