Section C

Directions: In section C, you will hear two longer conversations. The conversations will be read twice. After you hear each conversation, you are required to fill in the numbered blanks with the information you have heard. Write your answers on your answer sheet.

1.W: Hi, Bruce, it's Naomi.

M: Hi, Naomi.

W: I'm calling about the conference in Shanghai on November 8th. We have to make some changes.

M: OK, go ahead.

W: I don't think the peace guardian will be big enough. We need a center that can seat at least 600.

M: That many? Any suggestions?

W: The Palace Center will be free that day, but it will mean increasing the registration fee by $50. From $800 to $850.

M: That won't be a problem. Anything else?

W: Milan University says they are sending Carla Marisco instead of Professor Bertoni. But the talk would be the same, Opportunities and Risks in the African Market.

M: Fine. Make those changes and all inform everyone at my end.

Complete the form. Write ONE WORD for each answer.

Latest Conference Information

Date:                 8th __17__

Place:                Palace __18__, Shanghai

Registration fee:        $ __19 __

Speaker:              Carla Marisco from Milan University

Speech topic:          Opportunities and Risks in the __20__ Market

【答案】

17. November

18. Center

19. 850

20. African

【解析】

第17题:这是一道事实细节题。从对话中可知,女士正打电话向男士确认关于会议修改的事宜。从女士所说的I'm calling about the conference in Shanghai on November8th.可知本题答案为November。

第18题:这是一道事实细节题。从对话中可知女士认为保安不够,男生询问她有什么建议时,她回答说The Palace Center will be free that day... 所以本题答案为Center。

19题:这是一道事实细节题。从对话中女士的回答... but it will mean increasing the registration fee by $50.From 800$ to 850$.可知,登记费将上涨50美元,即从800美元到850美元。所以本题答案为850。

第20题:这是一道事实细节题。从对话中可知,女士告知男士说米兰大学虽然换了发言人,但是发言的主题并没有改变,从对话中的Opportunities and Risks in the African Market可知,本题答案为African。

2.W: David, we all know you took up skateboarding at ten. But did your parents support you?

M: Yeah, my parents even let me skate in the house.

W: Did they?

M: Yeah, they were pretty cool.

W: How about your school work?

M: That was fine. I was able to get my school work done with good grades. My only problem was that I had so much physical energy that I could not sit still in class. Then some teachers started taking my skateboard away.

W: That couldn't stop you from staking?

M: No way. The cool thing was that my parents managed to find me a different school. The headmaster there was wonderful. He let us plan our own P.E. classes. So guess what class I created.

W: Skateboarding.

M: You got it. That was my P.E. class. By that time I was turning professional and starting to show off some techniques at competitions.

W: Is that when your new style became famous?

M: Yeah. Other skaters had this smooth flowing style, but I was kind of like a robot always coming up with new tricks.

Complete the form. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.

An Interview with David, a Skateboarding (滑板运动) Lover

What was David's schoolwork like?

He was able to get his schoolwork done __21__.

What was his only problem at school?

He was unable to __22__ in class.

Why did he say the new headmaster was wonderful?

He let students __23__ of their own.

How was his new style different from other skaters?

It was robot-like, with __24__.

【答案】

21. with good grades

22.sit still

23. plan P.E. classes

24. new tricks

第21题:这是一道事实细节题。从对话可知,这是一次采访。当采访人询问David的成绩时,David回答说That was fine. I was able to get my school work done with good grades.所以本题答案为with good grades。

第22题:这是一道事实细节题。从对话中可知,David热爱滑板,成绩也不错,但是唯一的问题是他的精力太旺盛了,以至于不能安安静静坐在教室中.从David的话语My only problem was that I had so much physical energy that I could not sit still in class.可知本题答案为sit still。

第23题:这是一道事实细节题。对话中,David在聊到自己因为热爱滑板而转学时,对新学校的校长表示了称赞,从The headmaster there was wonderful. He let us plan our own P.E. classes.可知本题答案为plan P.E. classes。

第24题:这是一道事实细节题。David在提到自己和其他滑板运动者的区别时,他说... but I was kind of like a robot always coming up with new tricks.可知本题答案为new tricks。