静安区 2014 学年第一学期高三年级教学质量检测 英语试卷 (一模)
（120 分钟完成; 总分：150 分） 第 I 卷 （共 103 分） (第 I 卷试题的答案请做在答题卡上) I. Listening Comprehension Section A Directions: In Section A, you will hear ten short conver
sations between two speakers. At the end of each conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. The conversations and questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a conversation and the question about it, read the four possible answers on your paper, and decide which one is the best answer to the question you have heard. 1. A. At the man’s office. C. In a cinema. 2. A. She likes fruit salad. C. She prefers to be on a diet. 3. A. 7:30. B. 7:40. B. At the woman’s office. D. Outside their dormitory. B. She eats whatever she likes. D. She is afraid of gaining weight. C. 7:50. D.8:00.
4. A. Tim’s excellent performance. B. Tim’s assignment. C. Tim’s graduation day. D. Tim’s study habits. 5. A. Husband and wife. B. Manager and customer. C. Hostess and guest. D. Teacher and student. 6. A. He has no interest in wild life protection. B. He can’t join the group. C. He is sorry to fail in the examination. D. He’s already busy with the Student Union issue. 7. A. Price of petrol. B. Bus fare. C. Traffic condition. D. Petrol shortage. 8. A. They’ll have to get some more paint. B. They should get someone to help them. C. They shouldn’t delay any longer. D. They don’t have to paint the room again. 9. A. Summer vacation. B. Language learning. C. Pleasure of traveling. D. Studying abroad . 10. A. The woman wants to go to Toronto. B. The man wants to go to Vancouver. C. There are no flights to Toronto. D. There are two direct flights to Toronto. Section B Directions: In Section B, you will hear two short passages, and you will be asked three questions on each of the passages. The passages will be read twice, but the questions will be spoken only once. When you hear a question, read the four possible answers on your paper and decide which one would be the best answer to
the question you have heard. Questions 11 through 13 are based on the following passage. 11. A. She explained the functions of the BCD International. B. She described some popular singers. C. She played a new record. D. She introduced the radio program to listeners. 12. A. About the Big Hits. C. The Road to Music. B. The History of Pop. D. Pop Words.
13. A. To introduce new singers and songwriters. B. To provide the background with music. C. To help to understand the words to the big music hits. D. To hear from listeners’ opinions on music. Questions 14 through 16 are based on the following passage. 14. A. To achieve high marks in study. B. To develop their own interests. C. To be responsible for their parents. D. To discover subjects outside class. 15. A. Because there are so few rules. B. Because there are too many rules. C. Because they hate to take part in activities. D. Because they are afraid to make mistakes. 16. A. Teachers show little interest in open education. B. Most traditional teachers support open education. C. Many teachers quite enjoy open education. D. Some traditional teachers do not like open education. 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 hear. Write your answers on your answer sheet.
Blanks 17 through 20 are based on the following conversation. Complete the form. Write ONE WORD for each answer.
Sunshine Community College
EVENING COURSES To be completed for all new students Students details Surname: 17 First name: Nationality: 18 Occupation: Address: 24 Cherry Road Telephone No: Course Details Course Name: CGI 20 Course Code: 139
Maria Student 19 Starts: June 12, Monday 7 pm.
Blanks 21 through 24 are based on the following conversation. Complete the form. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer. Because she needs volunteers to (21)________ to the new students. He may go to help on (22)________ mornings. Tim doesn’t have (23) ________ on him. He has to get (24) ________ out.
Why did Ruth call Tim? When will Tim most probably go to help? What doesn’t Tim have on him? What does Ken have to do before leaving?
II. Grammar and Vocabulary Section A Directions: After reading the passages below, fill in the blanks to make the passages coherent and grammatically correct. For the blanks with a given word, fill in each blank with the proper form of the given word; for the other blanks, use one word that best fits each blank. (A) There are 101 excuses for not writing or calling the media when you see unfair, biased or inaccurate news coverage: ―I don’t know enough‖; ―I’m too busy‖; ―My computer crashed.‖ （25） _______(communicate) with journalists makes a difference. It does not have to be perfect; not all letters to journalists need to be for publication. Even（26）_______ one-sentence, handwritten note to a reporter（27）_______ be helpful. If you take the time to type a substantive letter, send copies of it to two or three places within the media outlet — perhaps to the reporter, his or her editor, as well as to the
letters-to-the-editor department. If media outlets get letters from a dozen people（28）_______ (raise) the same issue, they will most likely publish one or two of them. So even if your letter（29）_______ ( not get) into print, it may help another one with a similar point of view get published. Surveys of newspaper readers show that the letters page is among the most closely read parts of the paper. It’s also the page policy-makers look to as a barometer of public opinion. （30）_______ you write to journalists, be factual, not rhetorical (带修辞色彩的). Do not personally attack them; that’s more likely to convince them that they’re in the right. Address them in the language that most journalists（31）_______ (train) to understand. Call on them to be responsible, professional, balanced and inclusive of diverse sources and viewpoints. Letters（32）_______ are intended for publication should usually be drafted more carefully. (B) Westminster Abbey, the gothic church, stands in the heart of modern London overlooking the River Thames and Houses of Parliament. It started as a small monastery(修道院), （33）_______ (found) in the year 960 by King Edgar, but soon became one of the most important churches in the kingdom. King Edgar was the first monarch（34）_______ (bury) there in 1065. In the mid 13th Century, King Henry III decided to rebuild it as a great gothic cathedral to rival （与. . . . . .相匹敌） （35） _______ in France. All monarchs have been crowned there（36）_______ William the Conqueror in 1066, and many monarchs have married in the Abbey, （37）_______(recently) Prince William and Catherine Middleton. But Westminster Abbey isn’t just about royalty. Many of the greatest people in British history are buried or commemorated there—artists, scientists, thinkers—there isn’t even a ―poet’s corner‖ built up（38） _______ the grave of 14th-century poet Geoffrey Chaucer. Westminster Abbey tells the story of ordinary British people too. Parts of the Abbey were destroyed in booming raids（空袭）during World War II（39）_______ services went on throughout the war. On May 8, 1945, the V-E(Victory in Europe)Day, a thanksgiving service was held there. Westminster Abbey stood for courage and British spirit.
（40）_______ _______ you are not a Christian, it is impossible not to feel a sense of something otherworldly( 超脱尘俗地 ) when you enter Westminster Abbey—and that goes for tourists, ordinary Londoners, or students getting ready for another Friday at school. Section B Directions: Complete the following passage by using the words in the box. Each word can only be used once. Note that there is one word more than you need. A. magical G. entrance B. cultural H. views C. meets I. calendar D. built J. ranked E. strong K. lit F. damaged
A long red bridge stretches out across water. It runs across the Golden Gate. This is not the __41__ to some sacred land, but it is just as __42__. The Golden Gate is where San Francisco Bay __43__ the Pacific Ocean, and at night the scene of the bridge __44__ up over the water takes your breath away. Welcome to San Francisco, a place famous for its beautiful parks, hilly streets and lovely beaches. But the bridge is undoubtedly the most well-known symbol of the city. Before its completion in 1937, the bridge was considered impossible to build because of the foggy weather, powerful winds, and __45__ ocean currents in the city. However, despite the difficult conditions, the bridge was built in no more than four years. Its total length is nearly 2 kilometers. San Francisco __46__ first on Lonely Planet’s list of the best cities to visit in 2013. According to the world’s largest travel publisher, it came top as a result of its __47__ mix. According to the US 2010 census(人口普查), 21 percent of the city’s population was made up of Chinese people. San Francisco’s Chinatown is the largest outside of Asia and the oldest in North America. Two traditional festivals, the Spring Festival and Mid-Autumn Festival, are the biggest events of the year on the city’s __48__. If yellow cabs are a key part of New York city life, then the cable car is San Francisco’s equivalent. The first cable car came into public service in 1873, and the slow and noisy vehicle has been a symbol of the city ever since. The cable car network was once __49__ by a serious earthquake but, luckily, it has now recovered and provides better __50__ than the subway. III. Reading Comprehension
Section A Directions: For each blank in the following passage there are four words or phrases marked A, B, C and D. Fill in each blank with the word or phrase that best fits the context. It is one of the most terrifying moments for any urban cyclists: the first time a huge, high-sided construction truck lumbers alongside, the driver__51__ within their high cab（驾驶室）. Now a leading cycling group hopes it has __52__ with a solution — the cyclist-friendly lorry. The draft design, to be unveiled（揭幕）on Wednesday by the London Cycling Campaign, reduces the overall height of the lorry, __53__ the driving position, and greatly __54__ the side windows of the cab, stretching them as close to road level as possible. __55__ drivers of the traditional lorry have to rely on __56__ and sensors to spot cyclists or pedestrians close to the front offside of the vehicle, if they can detect them at all, the new design all but __57__ this blind spot. It is undoubtedly a big __58__, especially in London, where lorries form about 5% of vehicle traffic __59__ are responsible for about half of all cyclist deaths, with a large __60__ of these involving construction lorries, often turning left into a cyclist. In 2011, of the 16 cyclist deaths in London, nine involved lorries, of which seven were construction vehicles. If elements of the London Cycling Campaign’s design look familiar that is __61__ they are already in use — many __62__ rubbish lorries already feature low-silled glass doors, allowing the drivers to look out for both staff __63__ bins and other pedestrians. This demonstrated how construction companies could change if they wanted to. A study __64__ last month by Transport for London said construction trucks were disproportionately （不成比率地）involved in cyclist accidents and recommended __65__ such as giving drivers delivering goods to building sites more realistic time slots to avoid them being tempted into recklessness. 51. A. inaccessible 52. A. break away 53. A. totally 54. A. strengthens 55. A. While 56. A. windows 57. A. calculates 58. A. solution 59. A. so B. inconvenient B. put down B. especially B. extends B. Since B. drawers B. disapproves B. method B. or C. invisible C. come up C. generally C. increases C. However C. carriages C. implements C. issue C. but
D. inexact D. get along D. probably D. improves D. Before D. mirrors D. eliminates D. highlight D. and
60. A. deal 61. A. because 62. A. realistic 63. A. participating 64. A. released 65. A. differences
B. number B. until B. domestic B. associating B. reflected B. problems
C. amount C. unless C. academic C. assembling C. motivated C. factors
D. burden D. whether D. traffic D. collecting D. hunted D. measures
Section B Directions: Read the following three passages. Each passage is followed by several questions or unfinished statements. For each of them there are four choices marked A, B, C and D. Choose the one that fits best according to the information given in the passage you have just read. (A) On October 24,1929 —―Black Thursday‖—a wave of panic selling of stocks swept the New York Stock Exchange. The Great Depression began. By 1932, thousands of banks and businesses had failed. Industrial production was cut in half, farm income had fallen by more than half, wages had decreased 60 percent, new investment was down 90 percent and one out of every four workers was unemployed. The Republican president, Herbert Hoover was unable to take measures to deal with the economic collapse. So in the 1932 election, he was defeated by Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt, who promised ―a New Deal for the American people‖. Within the ―Hundred Days‖, Roosevelt rushed through Congress a number of laws to aid the recovery of the economy. The Civilian Conservation Corps put young men to work in reforestation and flood. The Federal Emergency Relief Administration aided state and local relief funds. The Agricultural Adjustment Administration paid farmers to reduce production, thus raising crop prices. The Tennessee Valley Authority built a network of dams in the Tennessee River area to generate electricity, control floods and manufacture fertilizer. The National Recovery Administration regulated fair competition among businesses and ensured bargaining rights and minimum wages for workers. The Social Security Act of 1935 established contributory old age and survivors’ pensions, as well as a joint federal state program of unemployment insurance. The Work Progress Administration was one of the most effective of the New Deal measures. Financed by taxes collected by the federal government, the WPA created millions of jobs by undertaking the construction of roads, bridges, airports and other public buildings. It kept workers in the job, thus preserving their skills and their self-respect. The New Deal programs did not end the Depression. But the economy improved as a result of this program of government intervention. 66. According to the passage, ―Black Thursday‖ is the day ________. A. of selling stocks B. of reducing industrial production C. the Great Depression began D. the New Deal was implemented 67. The New Deal is a number of laws ________. A. to make young people plant trees and build dams B. to aid state and local relief funds
C. to deal with workers D. to deal with economic problems 68. The WPA was an effective measure because ________. A. it provided workers jobs of building roads and airports B. it preserved workers’ skill and self-respect C. it provided financial aids to workers D. it ensured workers’ minimum wages 69. Roosevelt made his New Deal programs effective through ________. A. his presidential power B. government taxation C. congress reputation D. government intervention (B) History 101―Introduction to American History‖ Dr, Jane Klammer 305 Marshall Hall 11:15~12:30 M W F（Monday Wednesday Friday） 363 Marshall Hall 3:35~5:00T Th （Tuesday Thursday） 10:10~11:00 M W F Other times by appointment TELEPHONE: 255-4786 TEXTBOOK: Green, Robert P, The American Tradition: A History of the United States. Charles E. Merrill publishing Co. Columbus, Ohio 1984, which is available at the College Bookstore. COURSE: INSTRUCTOR: OFFICE: OFFICE HOURS: CLASS: COURSE Requirements: mid-term exam: October 10 20% of the final grade final exam: December 10 40% of the final grade term paper due: December 15 40% of the final grade Attendance is not required, but you are responsible for all the information given in the class lectures. In the lectures I will talk about the chapters in the textbook and other material that I choose to supplement the course. The exams will cover all this information. Therefore, I advise you to come to the class as much as possible. If you have to miss a class, be sure to get the class notes from another student. Your homework assignments are listed on the next page. You are supposed to read the chapter about which I will be lecturing before you come to class. This is to make sure that you understand as much as possible while taking notes in my lectures. Be prepared when you come to class. If there are any changes in the assigned homework reading, I will announce in class. The term paper is 40% of your final grade. It should not exceed fifteen pages.（Anyone thinking of majoring in history may write twenty-five pages.）Before the mid-term exam you will choose the topic for your paper.
Have a good term!
70. If a student wants to know what the homework assignments are, __________. A. Prof. Klammer announces them in class B. the student reads the list on the next page C. Prof. Klammer gives a list every week D. the student goes to the professor’s office
71. A student who would like to attend the course by Prof. Klammer has to stay in 363 Marshall Hall ______. A. from 11:15 to 12:30 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday B. from 10:10 to 11:00 on Tuesday and Thursday C. from 3:35 to 5:00 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday D. from 3:35 to 5:00 on Tuesday and Thursday 72. According to the passage, which of the following is TRUE? A. The textbook is written by Dr. Jane Klammer. B. If you have to miss a class, be sure to say sorry to Prof. Klammer. C. The students can buy ―Introduction to American History‖ at the College Bookstore. D. Prof. Klammer advises her students to take notes in her class. 73. If a freshman thinks that he might major in history, what is the maximum length of his paper can be? A. Fifteen pages. B. Twenty-five pages. C. Ten pages. D. No maximum. (C) On December 14, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space) blasted a small but mighty telescope into space. The telescope is called WISE and is about as wide around as a trashcan. Don't let its small size fool you: WISE has a powerful digital camera, and it will be taking pictures of some the wildest objects in the known universe, including asteroids, faint stars, blazing galaxies and giant clouds of dust where planets and stars are born. "I'm very excited because we're going to be seeing parts of the universe that we haven't seen before," said Ned Wright, a scientist who directs the WISE project. Since arriving in space, the WISE telescope has been circling the Earth, held by gravity in a polar orbit(this means it crosses close to the north and south poles with each lap (一圈).Its camera is pointed outward, away from the Earth, and WISE will snap a picture of a different part of the sky every 11 minutes. After six months it will have taken pictures across the entire sky.
The pictures taken by WISE won't be like everyday digital photographs, however. WISE stands for "Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer." As its name suggests, the WISE camera takes pictures of features that give off infrared radiation (红外线辐射). Radiation is energy that travels as a wave. Visible light, including the familiar spectrum of Light(光谱) that becomes visible in a rainbow, is an example of radiation. When an ordinary digital camera takes a picture of a tree, for example, it receives the waves of visible light that are reflected off the tree. When these waves enter the camera through the lens, they're processed by the camera, which then puts the image together. Waves of infrared radiation are longer than waves of visible light, so ordinary digital cameras don't see them, and neither do the eyes of human beings. Although invisible to the eye, longer infrared radiation can be detected as warmth by the skin. That's a key idea to why WISE will be able to see things other telescopes can't. Not everything in the universe shows up in visible light. Asteroids, for example, are giant rocks that float through space—but they absorb most of the light that reaches them. They don't reflect light, so they are difficult to see. But they do give off infrared radiation, so an infrared telescope like WISE will be able to produce images of them. During its mission WISE will take pictures of hundreds of thousands of asteroids. Brown dwarfs(褐矮星)are another kind of deep-space object that will show up in WISE's pictures. These objects are "failed" stars—which means they are not massive enough to jump start the same kind of reactions that power stars such as the sun. Instead, brown dwarfs simply shrink and cool down. They're so dim that they're almost impossible to see with visible light, but in the infrared spectrum they glow. 74. What is so special about WISE? A. Its digital camera can help astronomers to see the unknown space. B. It is as small as a trashcan. C. It is small in size but carries a large camera. D. Never before has a telescope carried a digital camera in space. 75. The camera on WISE ________. A. is not different from an ordinary camera B. does not see infrared radiation while the ordinary camera does C. reflects light that human eyes can see D. catches the infrared radiation while the ordinary camera does not 76. Which of the following is NOT correct about "asteroids" according to paragraph 7? A. Asteroids do not reflect light that reaches them. B. Asteroids float through space giving off visible light. C. It is difficult to take asteroids' pictures by ordinary cameras. D. The WISE telescope can take pictures of asteroids.
77. What is implied in the last paragraph? A. Brown dwarfs give off visible light. B. Brown dwarfs are power stars like the sun. C. Brown dwarfs give off infrared radiation. D. Brown dwarfs are impossible to see with the WISE telescope. Section C Directions: Read the passage carefully. Then answer the questions or complete the statements in the fewest possible words.
From boy to man
Growing up on-screen for a decade as Harry Potter, 22-year-old Daniel Radellif has had to deal with typecasting(角色定位) his whole career. However, in a new release called The woman in Black, the successful child actor finally escapes J.K.Rowling’s hero by taking on the lead role in a classic ghost story. The movie, which hit Chinese cinemas on Sept. 20, tells the tale of a widowed lawyer named Arthur Kipps (Radcliffe) who is sent to a remote village in the north of England for a late client’s affairs. There, he discovers the town’s tragic past—children die after they see a mysterious woman dressed in black. To clear things up, he decides to stay alone in an old house, which is completely cut off from the mainland at high tide. His fears grow when he sees a woman in black looking at him from the window and hears the sound of a pony and trap in difficulty, followed by the screams of a young child. Kipps decides he must find a way to break the cycle of horror after his son is threatened by the mysterious woman. The story pulls out every old, dark house cliché (老套路) going: demonic(恶魔的) dolls, rocking chairs, and the ghostly black-cloaked woman herself. However, it has become one of this year ’s biggest box office winners in the UK when it was released there in February. British movie critic Jamie Russell thinks what makes it so different, is how character-driven it is and how Radcliffe makes it count. “The woman in Black works because of Radcliffe, not in spite of him,‖ he said. ―Radcliffe’s face convinces you that Kipps knows what it is to have loved and lost forever.‖ There is not much conversation. Director James Watkins’s gambled on Radcliffe’s acting. He was not disappointed. ―It’s an absolute joy doing the slow push in on Dan, reading his thoughts and letting the camera drift closer and closer into his eyes.‖ He told British magazine Total Film. For the former Potter star who has longed for a career away from Hogwarts, this ghost movie is a step in the right direction. ―It’s mainly about working hard and proving to people you’re serious about it, and stretching (倾注全 力) yourself and learning.‖ Radcliffe told British online newspaper The Huffington Post.
And he understands fame is fleeting. ―The line that has made the most lasting impression on me was by[US writer] William Goldman. He said something like, ’Stars come and go, only actors last’.‖ he told the news website. (Note: Answer the questions or complete the statements in NO MORE THAN TEN WORDS.) 78. The movie The woman in Black is about ___________________________. 79. Why does Kipps have to find a way to break the cycle of horror? 80. How The woman in Black is successful is that it has been ___________________________. 81. What does The woman in Blackmean mean for Radclliffe, the former Harry Potter star?
第 II 卷 （共 47 分） I. Translation Directions: Translate the following sentences into English, using the words given in the brackets. 1. 你今晚能来参加我的生日聚会吗? (possible) 2. 桌上有本最新版的英语字典。 （On） 3. 意识到健康重要性的人们正在越来越关注他们的饮食。(aware) 4. 正是我国宇航员的精神才使我们克服了所有的艰难险阻。 （enable） 5. 每天仅准许两百名游客进入博物馆参观，因为里面的物品非常珍贵。(admit) II. Guided Writing Directions: Write an English composition in 120 – 150 words according to the instructions given below in Chinese. 假如你是某中学高三（1）班的学生李明，写一封信给学校图书馆负责老师，因为你校图书馆将 选择招募课余学生图书管理员。信必须包括以下内容： ? 简要介绍个人特长 ? 表达希望成为课余学生图书管理员的愿望 ? 谈谈你作为课余学生图书管理员，对学校图书馆管理提出一些建议 注意：文中请勿提及真实学校 Dear Sir / Madam，
1—5 CDCDC 6—10 BABBA 17.Silva 18. German 21. give guided tours 23. the schedule 11—13 DAB 14—16 BAD 19. 745320 20. technology 22. Tuesday and Saturday 24. all the orders (29) doesn’t get （37）most recently
（25）Communicating （26）a （27）can （28）raising （30）When （31）are trained （32）that/ which （33）founded （34）to be buried （35）those （36）since （38）around (39）but （40）Even if/ Even though 41—50 GACKE JBIFH 51—65 CCBBA DDCCB ABDAD
66—69 CDBD 70—73 BDDB 74—77 ADBC 78. how Arthur Kipps deals with a mysterious woman in black 79. Because his son is threatened by the mysterious woman. 80. one of the year ’s biggest box office hits/ winners in Britain 81. It’s a breakthrough for him. / It’s a step in the right direction. 1. Is it possible for you to attend / come to my birthday party this evening /tonight ? 2. On the table/desk lies / is an English dictionary of the latest issue. 3. People who are/become aware of the importance of health are paying closer/ more and more attention to their diets. 4. It was the spirit of astronauts/ the astronauts’ spirit of our country that enabled us to overcome all the difficulties. 5. Only two hundred visitors can be admitted into the museum a day/every day because the items in it are very precious.
录音文字 I. Listening Comprehension Section A Directions: In Section A, you will hear ten short conversations between two speakers. At the end of each
conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. The conversations and questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a conversation and the question about it, read the four possible answers on your paper, and decide which one is the best answer to the question you have heard. 1. M: Hey, if you want to speak loudly for your phone call, why not go outside? All the people here cannot focus on the movie. W: Oh, sorry. I didn’t notice I’ve been bothering you all this time. Q: Where is the conversation probably taking place? (C) 2. W: I’m on a diet of fruit salad to avoid gaining more weight. M: I prefer to eat whatever I want. Fast food is my favorite. Q: What do we know about the woman? (D) 3. M: Hurry up! The show will start very soon. W: Take it easy. It’s 7:30 now. We still have 20 minutes to go there. Q: What time will the show begin? (C) 4. W: Tim missed the deadline for the assignment again. M: He's got to adjust his study habits in order to survive the university. Q: What are they talking about? (D) 5. M: You seem to have chosen everything I like. W: I’m glad you like them. Please help yourself to the salad. Q: What is the probable relationship between the two speakers? (C) 6. W: Our wild life protection group is looking for more people to join. I thought you might be interested. M: Oh. I’d love to, but this is my last year in the middle school. I’m quite busy with my lessons. Q: What does the man mean? (B) 7. M: If the petrol price keeps rising this month, I’ll have to go to work by bus. W: So will I. The price is shooting up. Q: What are the two speakers talking about? (A) 8. W: To be honest, we can’t finish painting these rooms today. M: How about asking Tom to join us? Q: What does the man suggest? (B) 9. M: I am expecting to go abroad shortly, so I am very anxious to learn enough English to get along with. W: It’ s awful to visit an English speaking country without being able to use the language. Q: What subject are they talking about? (B) 10. W：Excuse me, would you please tell me when the next flight to Toronto is? M: Sure. The next direct flight to Toronto is two hours from now, but if you don’t mind transferring in Vancouver, you can board now? Q: What can we learn from the conversation? (A) Section B Directions: In Section B, you will hear two short passages, and you will be asked three questions on each of the passages. The passages will be read twice, but the questions will be spoken only once. When you hear a question, read the four possible answers on your paper and decide which one would be the best answer to the question you have heard. Questions 11 through 13 are based on the following passage.
Good evening. You are listening to Pop World of BCD International. I'm Susan. Well, first, I would like to say a few words to my dear listeners who are not very familiar with this program. Since many people want to listen to and understand pop songs, radio producers at BCD International have made hundreds of programs over the years. We not only have access to the stars of the music world, but we also have a vast library of "golden oldie" classics, as well as the "latest releases". For those of you who like a bit of background with your favorite music— there's The History of Pop or The Road to Music. If you want to hear from the artists themselves, there's a new series called About the Big Hits. This is based on interviews with popular singers and songwriters. If you want to understand the words to the big music hits, Pop Words is the program for you. After all, it's hard enough for native English speakers to understand most pop songs—so, if English isn't your first language, you shouldn't be surprised if the words to many songs leave you in the dark. (Listen again, please.) Queations: 11. What did the speaker do at the first of the programme? (D) 12. If listeners want to hear from the artists themselves, what should they listen to? (A) 13. What is the programme the Road to Music intended for? (B) Questions 14 through 16 are based on the following passage. There are some very good things about open education. This way of teaching allows the students to grow as people, and to develop their own interests in many subjects. Open education allows students to be responsible for their own education, as they are responsible for what they do in life. Some students do badly in a traditional classroom. The open classroom may allow them to enjoy learning. Some students will be happier in an open education school. They will not have to worry about grades or rules. For students who worry about these things a lot, it is a good idea to be in an open classroom. But many students will not do well in an open classroom. For some students, there are too few rules. These students will do little in school. They will not make good use of open education. Because open education is so different from traditional education, these students may have a problem getting used to making so many choices. For many students it is important to have rules in the classroom. They worry about the rules even when there are no rules. Even a few rules will help this kind of students. The last point about open education is that some traditional teachers do not like it. Many teachers do not believe in open education. Teachers who want to have an open classroom may have many problems at their schools. (Listen again, please.) Queations: 14. What will open education allows students to do? (B) 15. Why will some students do little in an open classroom? (A) 16. What is teachers’ attitude towards open education? (D)
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 hear. Write your answers on your answer sheet. Blanks 17 through 20 are based on the following conversation.
Complete the form. Write ONE WORD for each answer. M: Hello, Sunshine Community College. W: Oh, yes, Hello. I’d like to attend one of your evening courses. M: Which class are you interested in? W: CGI Technology… its course 139. M: I see…I need to take some personal details first. Your name, please? W: Silva. S-I-L-V-A. M: Thanks. Is that your Surname? W: Yes, My first name is Maria. M: Maria. Thank you. Oh, what’s your nationality? W: I am a student from Germany. I am a German. I am here for my summer holiday. M: What’s your address here? W: Oh, It’s 24 Cherry Rd. M: Do you have a telephone number? W: Yes, It’s 745320. M. That’s fine. The next CGI technology course starts on June 12, Monday at 7 pm. (Listen again, please.) Blanks 21 through 24 are based on the following conversation. Complete the form. Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer. M: Hello! University Books. Tim Weber speaking. W: Hi! Tim, this is Ruth. M: Oh, hi, Ruth, what’s up? W: Well, the Student Federation needs a couple of volunteers to give guided tours to the new students during orientation week. Would you be able to help out? M: That depends on the days you had in mind. I’m working here full-time before classes begin. It’s really busy now, with all the textbook orders coming in, but I do have some time off. W: What about Saturday? Most new students arrive on the weekend. M: Sorry, I have to work all day Sunday. How about Tuesday and Saturday? I’ve got both mornings free. W: I don’t have the schedule on me… Ken’s got it. Maybe you can set something up with him. M: I could only be able to spare a couple of hours, though. W: No problem. I’ll ask Ken to get in touch with you later today. Will you be at this number? M: Yeah, 8912 6642. Look, I’ve got to go. I have to get all the orders out before I leave today. W: Ok, thanks, Tim. Bye. (Listen again, please.)