Part Ⅲ Listening Comprehension (35 minutes)
Direction: In his 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 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 Sheet2 with a single line through the centre.
11. A) She used to be in poor health.
C) She was somewhat overweight
B) She was popular among boys.
D) She didn’t do well at high school.
12. A) At he airport.
B) In a restaurant.
C) In a booking office.
D) At the hotel reception.
13. A) Teaching her son by herself.
B) Having confidence in her son.
C) Asking the teacher for extra help.
D) Telling her son not to worry.
14. A) Have a short break.
B) Take two weeks off.
C) Continue her work outdoors.
D) Go on vacation with the man.
15. A) He is taking care of this twin brother.
B) He ha been feeling ill all week.
C) He is worried about Rod’s health.
D) He has been in perfect condition.
16. A) She sold all her furniture before she moved house.
B) She still keeps some old furniture in her new house.
C) She plans to put all her old furniture in the basement.
D) She brought a new set of furniture from Italy last month.
17. A) The woman wondered why the man didn’t return the book.
B) The woman doesn’t seem to know what the book is about.
C) The woman doesn’t find the book useful any more.
D) The woman forgot lending the book to the man.
18. A) Most of the man’s friends are athletes.
B) Few people share the woman’s opinion.
C) The man doesn’t look like a sportsman.
D) The woman doubts the man’s athletic ability.
Questions 19 to 22 are based on the conversation you have heard.
19. A) She has packed it in one of her bags.
B) She has probably left it in a taxi.
C) She id going to get it the airport.
D) She is afraid that she has lost it.
20) A) It ends in winter.
B) It will cost her a lot.
C) It will last one week.
D) It depends on the weather.
21. A) The plane is taking off soon.
B) There might be a traffic jam.
C) The taxi is waiting for them.
D) There is a lot of stuff to pack.
22. A) At home.
B) In the man’s car.
C) At the airport.
D) By the side of a taxi.
Questions 23 to 25 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
23. A) She is thirsty for promotion.
B) She wants a much higher salary.
C) She is tired of her present work.
D) She wants to save travel expenses.
24. A) Translator.
B) Travel agent.
C) Language instructor.
D) Environment engineer.
25. A) Lively personality and inquiring mind.
B) Communication skills and team spirit.
C) Devotion and work efficiency.
D) Education and experience.
In this section, you will hear 3 short passage. 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 questions , you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A),B),C)and D). Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 2 with a single line through the centre.
Questions 26 to 29 are based on the passage you have just heard.
26．A. They care a lot about children.
B. They need looking after in their old age.
C. They want to enrich their life experience.
D. They want children to keep them company.
27. A. They are usually adopted from distant places.
B. Their birth information is usually kept secret.
C. Their birth parents often try to conceal their birth information.
D. Their adoptive parents don’t want them to know their birth parents.
28. A. They generally hold bad feelings towards their birth parents.
B. They do not want to hurt the feelings of their adoptive parents.
C. They have mixed feelings about finding their natural parents.
D. They are fully aware of the expenses involved in the search.
29. A. Early adoption makes for closer parent-child relationship.
B. Most people prefer to adopt children from overseas.
C. Understanding is the key to successful adoption.
D. Adoption has much to do with love.