SECTION 1: LISTENING TEST (40 minutes)
Part A: Spot Dictation http://tr.hjenglish.com
Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear a passage and read the same passage with banks in it. Fill in each of the blanks with the word or words you have heard on the tape. Write your answer inthecorresponding space in your ANSWER BOOKLET. Remember you will hear the passage ONLY ONCE.
The usual good-luck wish to a theatre actor who is about to _________ (1) or to be engaged in a performance is to say Break a leg”. This may seem to be a rather _____ ___(2) to say to someone who is probably already quite impatient, ______ ___ (3). But most theatre actors and actresses are, by tradition, very (4). And they would do everything to avoid slipping or throwing themselves into“ __________ ”(5).
Among many actors and actresses, it is thought that wishing for good luck from their ____ _(6) will have the opposite effect. Consequently, by __________(7) for bad luck, ___________(8) that the actor or actress will in fact have good luck. Actors and actresses _________(9) noisy, squeaking shoes to be a sign of good luck, and it is also __________(10) to have a theatre cat. On the other hand, bad luck can come _________ _(11); it comes from the audience's whistling _____ __(12), from the actor's repeating the last line of the play ________(13) and from certain shades of the colour _____ _(14) in the background of the
Where do these __________(15) or worries come from? Some people believe them to be the result of an actor's __________(16). The real reason, although, may have more to do with simply being frightened about _________(17) in front of a large audience and making silly, laughable mistakes. After all, acting is a very __________(18). If an actor performs badly, it is very likely that he would gradually __________(19) and eventually his j ob and livelihood. Under such adverse and frightful conditions, it is not surprising that actors and actresses___________(20) bad things to happen. http://tr.hjenglish.com
Part B: Listening Comprehension
Directions: In this part of the lest, you will hear several short statements. These statements will be spoken only once, and you will not find them written on the paper; so you must listen carefully. When you hear a statement, read the answer choices and decide which one is closest in meaning to the statement you have heard. Then write the letter of the answer you have chose in the corresponding space in your ANSWER BOOKLET.
1.A. We spent three days visiting factories.
B. We were planning to see three factories.
C. We didn't expect to go to three factories.
D. We went to see the factory on the third day.
2. A. That school was once a shop.
B. Stores stand today where once there was a school. http://tr.hjenglish.com
C. A shop is in the center of that school.
D. A school is set up beside the shopping center.
3. A. This room is not only small, but it is also far away.
B. Fewer than nineteen guests will come, so we need a smaller room.
C. We must reduce our guest list by at least ninety.
D. Ninety people won't fit in this room.
4. A. Joyce is so busy that she always runs for work.
B. Joyce runs her small business herself.
C. Joyce eventually became successful.
D. Joyce's business had been successful for a long time.
5. A. We're using four colors to paint the lounge.
B. We have chosen the fight colors.
C. The lounge has walls of beautifully painted wood.
D. The colors in the painting aren't right for the lounge. http://tr.hjenglish.com
6. A. It's never cooler in the suburbs.
B. The suburbs gets hotter before the city does.
C. Compared to the suburbs, city temperatures are higher.
D. Unlike city schools, suburban schools are open year-round.
7. A. Miss Moore has failed one-third of the classes.
B. Those who are absent more than one-third of the time should fail.
C. More than one-third of the students fail the test.
D. Only one-third of the students missed their classes while on holiday.
8. A. The figures on those instructions are difficult to see.
B. The instructions are illogical and incomplete.
C. I don't know how people can understand those instructions.
D. I can't look at anyone else's figures.
9. A. You should write down your daily activities.
B. It's a good idea to read the paper every day.
C. You should keep a record of the music you've heard.
D. After your trip, you should record what you see.
10.A. Mathematics isn't a required course.
B. He's never met the math student before.
C. Peter is taking a mathematics course.
D. They will never require mathematics.
Ⅱ. Talks and Conversations
Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear several short talks and conversations. After each of these, you will hear a few questions. Listen carefully because you will hear the four answer choices and choose the best answer to that question. Then write the letter of the answer you have chosen in the corresponding space in your ANSWER BOOKLET.
11.A. An architect. B. Ajanitor
C. A housing agent. D. A university professor.
12.A. One. B. Two.
C. Three. D. Four.
13.A. It is large and sunny. B. It is smaller than the living-room.
C. It has only a small window. D. It has large cupboards. http://tr.hjenglish.com
14.A. The larger bedroom. B. The stove and the refrigerator
C. The fireplace. D. The furniture.
15.A. A new bicycle. B. An inexpensive bicycle.
C. A fast bicycle. D. A stationary bicycle.
16.A. A half mile. B. A mile.
C. Two miles. D. Four miles.
17.A. He doesn't like it. B. It doesn't work very well.
C. It's broken. D. He got a new one.
18.A. Go see his friend's bicycle. B. See her new apartment.
C. Walk to school. D. Buy a new bicycle.
19.A. An assembly line. B. A car.
C. A company. D. An inventor.
20. A. In 1908. B. In 1914.
C. In 1918. D. In 1924.
21. A. It was faster. B. It was more efficient.
C. It was more individualized. D. It was cheaper.
22. A. It increased slowly. B. It increased quickly.
C. It remained about the same. D. It decreased.
23. A. To qualify for a high school diploma.
B. To learn some things she needed to know.
C. To become the manager of a night club.
D. To assist in the control of her life.
24. A. She is married.
B. She has no one else to-rely on.
C. Her children can't afford to go to school.
D. Her husband is out of work.
25. A. Philosophy B. Plumbing
C. Auto Repair D. Indifferent
26. A. Amused B. Indifferent
C. Positive D. Negative
27. A. Travel for pleasure. B. Travel for adventure. http://tr.hjenglish.com
C. Travel for freedom. D. Travel for education.
28. A. Because travel was slow and difficult then.
B. Because people preferred to stay at home.
C. Because travel was considered a miracle to most people.
D. Because coaches had not been invented.
29. A. Two days. B. Four days.
C. A week. D. Two weeks.
30. A. They will take it for granted.
B. They will be astonished.
C. They will regard it as an uncommon activity.
D. They will consider it a waste of time and money.
Part C: Listening and Translation
Ⅰ. Sentence Translation
Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear 5 English sentences. You will hear the sentences only once. After you have heard each sentence, translate it into Chinese and write your version in the corresponding space in your ANSWER BOOKLET.
Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear 2 passages. You will hear the passages only once. After you have heard each passage, translate it into Chinese and write your version in the corresponding space in your ANSWER BOOKLET. You may take notes while you are listening. http://tr.hjenglish.com