Section A Short Conversations
Directions: In Section A, you will hear ten short conversations between two speakers. At the end of each conversation, a uestion will be asked about what was said. The conversations and the uestions will be spoken only once. After you hear a conversation and the uestion about it, read the four possible answers on your paper, and decide which one is the best answer to the uestionyou have heard.
1. A. Twins. B. Classmates.
C. Friends. D. Colleagues. 2. A. At a gas station. C. At an art gallery. B. In a workshop. D. In a department store.
3. A. She’s written some books about classics.
B. She’s learned a lot from the literature class.
C. She’s met some of the world’s best writers.
D. She’s just returnedfrom a trip round the world.
4. A. Ten years.
C. Forty years. B. Twenty years. D. A hundred years.
5. A. The woman followed the man’s advice.
B. The woman wasgoing to have a haircut.
C. The man didn’t care if the woman had her hair cut.
D. The man didn’t want the woman to have her hair cut.
6. A. She just read only part of the book.
B. She was interested in reading novels.
C. She seldom read books from cover to cover.
D. She wasanxious to know what the book was about.
7. A. Young people lose their jobs easily.
B. Young people are too eager to succeed.
C. Young people seldom stay long on the same job.
D. Young people are too uick in making decisions.
8. A. Worried. B. Relieved.
9. A. uit delivering flowers.
C. Bring her flowers every day. C. Doubtful. D. Thankful. B. Work at a restaurant. D. Leave his job to work for her.