听力Part Ⅰ Listening Comprehension (20 minutes)


Directions:In this section, you will hear 10 short conversations. At the end of each 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 centre.

Example:You will hear:

A) 2 hours. B) 3 hours.C) 4 hours. D) 5 hours.From the conversation we know that the two are talking about some work they will start at 9 o’clock in the morning and have to finish at 2 in the afternoon. Therefore, D) “5 hours” is the correct answer. You should choose [D] on the Answer Sheet and mark it with a single line through the centre.

Sample Answer [A] [B] [C] [D]

1.A) At the customs. B) At the air port.

C) At the supermarket.D) At the post office.

2.A) He doesn’t have the fight tools. B) He can’ t afford it.

C) He wants to wait until the next day.D) He doesn’ t need one

3.A) All the passengers were killed.B) The plane crashed in the night. 

C) No more survivors have been found.D) It’s too late to search for survivors. 

4.A) After three P.M.

B) From one to three this afternoon.

C) From one to three every afternoon.

D) The whole afternoon.

5.A) A head cold. B) The weather. 

C) The woman’ s son. D) Fatigue.

6.A) Its results were just as expected.

B) It wasn’t very well designed. 

C) It fully reflected the students’ ability.

D) Its results fell short of her expectations. 

7.A) Having some drinks.

B) Looking up the phone number later.

C) Leaving the problem alone.

D) Making an extra effort.

8.A) About 80. B) More than 80. 

C) Half of the student body. D) About 40.

9.A) He believes dancing is enjoyable.B) He definitely does not like dancing.

C) He admires those who dance.D) He won’t dance until he has done his work

10.A) Turn right.B) Turn left. 

C) Drive two blocks to the next stoplight. D) Make a U- turn at the second stoplight.


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 the Answer Sheet with a single line through the centre.

Passage 1

Questions 11 to 13 are based on the passage you have just heard. 

11.A) Experience in negotiating.B) A high level of intelligence. 

C) The time they spend on preparation.D) The amount of pay they receive.

12.A) Study the case carefully beforehand.  B) Stick to a set target.

C) Appear friendly to the other party. D) Try to be flexible about their terms. 

13.A) Make sure there is no misunderstanding.

B) Try to persuade by giving various reasons. 

C) Repeat the same reasons.

D) Listen carefully and patiently to the other party. 

Passage 2

Questions 14 to 16 are based on the passage you have just heard.

14.A) Efficient computerization will speed solar energy.

B) Clothing, housing and animal breeding.

C) Agriculture and drugs.

D) Child rearing and artificial hearts.

15.A) Broad codes to maximize human benefits. 

B) Strict supervision of all scientific research.

C) The indifference of public attitudes toward ethical and human values.

D) The maintenance of chemistry as a pure science. 

16.A) Availability of artificial body organs.

B) Elimination of genetic defects. 

C) Improvements in drugs for medical use.

D) An explanation of the origin of life. 

Passage 3

Questions 17 to 20 are based on the passage you have just heard.

17.A) He buys cheap things, regardless of quality.

B) He chooses things that others recommend.

C) He does not mind much about the price of the right things.

D) He buys good quality things, so long as they are not too dear.

18.A) They welcome suggestions from anyone.

B) Women rarely consider buying cheap clothes.

C) Her shopping is often based on need.

D) They listen to advice but never take it.

19.A) He buys a similar thing of the color he wants.

B) He usually does not buy anything.

C) At least two of his requirements must be met before he buys.

D) So long as the style is right, he buys the thing.

20.A) The fact that men do not try clothes on in a shop.

B) Women bargain for their clothes, but men sit down.

C) Women stand up shopping, but men sit down.

D) The time they take over buying clothes.

Part Ⅰ

Section A 

1. 答 案D。



【详细解答】听清男声中的“stamps”、“envelope”等词,则可以排除A、B、C 各项,只有D项正确。 

2. 答 案B。 


【关键词语】but,can’t,wait,next pay day

【详细解答】本题要求考生把握住对话中的细节,特别是“but”一词后面的内容。把“现在不能支付”,与“要等下一次发薪水”联系起来,考生就可得到正确答 案。

3. 答 案C。 


【关键词语】They haven’t found anybody else.

【详细解答】从they haven’t found anybody else来看,可能找到部分幸存者,只是这几个小时没有找到更多的,说明C为正确答 案。 

4. 答 案B。


【关键词语】 office hours between one and three this afternoon


5. 答 案B。



【详细解答】本题要求考生听懂对话。本对话是就下雪冷,渴望出太阳而说的,所以可推断出正确答 案应该选择B。同时考生不要被“tired”一词迷惑而误选D,“be tired of ”一词意为“对什么东西表示厌倦”。 

6. 答 案 D。

【详细解答】从quite disappointing来看,考试结果出乎意料,令人失望,所以答 案为D。

7. 答 案A。


【详细解答】从男子所说的“How about a lemonade break”,我们可得知他想喝一杯柠檬汽水休息一下,故答 案应为A。 

8. 答 案D。


【关键词语】80,only,have,have any real talent

【详细解答】本题要求考生在听懂对话含义的基础上进行计算。80是总数,“but”后面的句子给出了符合题意的答 案80÷2=40。 

9. 答 案 B 


【关键词语】the last thing one wants to do

【详细解答】the last thing one wants to do一般用来表示“最不愿意做某事”,由此可以判断答 案为B。 

10. 答 案B


【关键词语】turn left,the second stoplight 

【详细解答】本题是一连串的句子,做这种类型的题目的时候,考生要特别注意先看清题目然后可以把注意力集中到与题中“the second stoplight”相关的内容上,直接选出答 案。

Section B

Passage one


【参考译文】 好的谈判人员与一般的有什么共同点?


【详细解答】there is no difference in the time the two groups spent on planning their strategy说明他们在准备时间上是相同的。

12. 答 案 A。 



【详细解答】good negotiators can make a lot of suggestions and consider twice the number of the alternatives说明他们能够提前仔细研究,答 案为A。 

13. 答 案B。 

【参考译文】 根据说话人,一般的谈判人通常怎么做?


【详细解答】文章中提到the average negotiators tried to persuade by giving a lot reasons, 与B 相同。 

Passage Two

14. 答 案C。



【详细解答】只要听清文章开始两句话:“Chemistry has already influenced almost every aspect of man’s existence. This includes clothing, housing, transportation, agriculture, food preservation and packaging, and drugs.”,我们就可以发现,只有选项C与之吻合,因此,本题应选C。 

15. 答 案A。



【详细解答】若听清文中这句话:“We must establish broad codes of conduct and values to maximize human benefits. ”,则不难得出本题答 案。 

16. 答 案C。



【详细解答】该题要求考生听清问题中的时态和文中内容所用的时态。当谈论到化学生物研究时,材料中用的是将来时态:“Chemical and biological investigations aided by enormously efficient computers will explain the origins of life, and perhaps lead to the artificial creation of life. There will also be the possibility of reducing or eliminating genetic defects.”,即生化研究有可能为人类做出这些贡献,而问题是生化研究已经取得了什么成绩,故A,B,D三项用将来时态和不肯定语气的都应该排除,故

本题只能选C。 

Passage Three

17. 答 案C。



【详细解答】听力材料中谈到:“A man goes shopping because he needs something. He knows what he wants, and his objective is to find it and buy it; the price is a secondary consideration.”,男人去商店是为了买他所需要的东西,价格不是他最主要的考虑。而后文章也用男人衣服的例子来说明男人只买自己需要的东西,如果他需要的东西没有,他不会费时间去试穿售货员所推荐的其它衣服。因此,本题应选C。 

18. 答 案A。

【参考译文】 关于女性顾客购买衣服的过程,文章告诉我们哪些?


【详细解答】在谈到女性顾客购买衣服的时候,文章提到这样一句:“She is always open to persuasion.”,由此,我们可推断出女性顾客非常喜欢听从他人的建议。因此,本题应选A。 

19. 答 案B。



【详细解答】材料中谈到:当男士买不到东西时,他不会听从售货员的建议试穿别的衣服而会说:“This is the right color and may be the right size, but I should be wasting my time and yours by trying it on”.据此,我们可推断出他不会买任何东西。因此,本题应选B。 

20. 答 案D。