I. Listening Comprehension ( 20 minutes; 15 points )
II. Reading Comprehension (50 minutes; 25 points )
III. Vocabulary and Structure ( 15 minutes; 10 points )
IV. Short Answer Questions ( 15 minutes; 10 points )
V. Error Correction ( 10 minutes; 10 points )
VI. Translation from Chinese into English ( 35 minutes; 15 points )
VII. Composition ( 35 minutes; 15 points )
I. Listening Comprehension ( 20 minutes, 15 points )
Directions: In this section, you’ll hear 10 short conversations. At the end of the conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. Both the conversation and the question 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 the Answer Sheet with a single line through the center.
1. A ) The lecture for next Monday is cancelled.
B ) The lecture wasn’t as successful as expected.
C ) The woman doesn’t want to attend the lecture.
D ) The woman may attend next Monday’s lecture.
2. A ) The woman has a very tight budget.
B ) He does not think the fur coat is worth buying.
C ) He’s willing to lend the woman money for the fur coat.
D ) The woman is not careful enough in planning her spending.
3. A ) Clean the kitchen.
B ) Ask someone to fix the sink.
C ) Find a bigger apartment for the lady.
D ) Check the work done by the maintenance man.
4. A ) The lens. B ) The price. C ) The flash. D ) The leather case.
5. A ) She needs another haircut soon.
B ) She thinks it worthwhile to try Santerbale’s.
C ) She knows a less expensive place for a haircut.
D ) She would like to make an appointment for the man.
6. A ) The woman doesn’t want to cook a meal.
B ) The woman wants to have a picnic.
C ) The woman has a poor memory.
D ) The woman likes Mexican food.
7. A ) Everyone enjoyed himself at John’s parties.
B ) The woman didn’t enjoy John’s parties at all.
C ) It will be the first time for the man to attend John’s party.
D ) The woman is glad to be invited to John’s house-warming party.
8. A ) She lacks confidence in herself.
B ) She is not interested in computer programming.
C ) She has never signed up for any competition before.
D ) She is sure to win the programming contest.
9. A ) The man has an enormous amount of work to do.
B ) The man has made plans for his vacation.
C ) The man’ll take work with him on his vacation.
D ) Work stacked up during the man’s last vacation.
10. A ) She likes the job of feeding fish.
B ) She finds her new job interesting.
C ) She feels unfit for her new job.
D ) She’s not in good health.
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 question 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 the Answer Sheet with a single line through the center.
Questions 11 to 13 are based on the passage you have just heard.
11. A ) Rally support for their movement.
B ) Liberate women from tedious housework.
C ) Claim their rights to equal job opportunities.
D ) Express their anger against sex discrimination.
12. A ) It will bring a lot of trouble to the local people.
B ) It is a popular form of art.
C ) It will spoil the natural beauty of their surroundings.
D ) It is popular among rock stars.
13. A ) To show that mindless graffiti can provoke violence.
B ) To show that Londoners have a special liking for graffiti.