SECTION 1: LISTENING TEST(45 minutes)
Part A: Spot Dictation
Directions：In this part of the test， you will hear apassage and read the samep assagewith blanks in it. Fill in each of the blanks with the word or words you have heard onthe tap e. Writeyour answer in the corresp onding space in your ANSWER BOOKLE T.Rememberyou will hear thepassage onLY ONCE.
If you find you spend more than you make， there are only two things to do： decreaseyour spending or _______________（1）。 It s often easiest to decrease expenditures，because your expenses tend to be more _______________（2）。 There are as manyways to _______________（3） as there are people looking to save it. For example， youmay pool your resources with friends， or _______________（4） only during sales， oreven live more simply.
But _______________（5） that saving money should not necessarily be an end initself. Don t _______________（6） of ways to save a dime， and don t get upset aboutsituations where _______________（7） to spend money. The goal is to bring yourbudget into balance， not to become a tightwad who keeps _______________（8） ofevery penny and feels that spending money is a _______________（9）。 It is important toremember that budgets may be _______________（10） not only by decreasingexpenditures， but also by increasing income. _______________（11） to increase incomeis to get a _______________（12） if you don t already have one.
Many students work during college. Although working adds to the_______________（13） you will face， it does not mean that your grades will necessarilysuffer. In fact， many students who work _______________（14） than those who don twork， because those with jobs need to be _______________（15）。
Considering part-time work is often a better _______________（16） for dealingwith budget shortfalls， than taking out a loan. Because student loans are_______________（17）， it s easy to use them as a crutch. Loans can be of help_______________（18） or if you couldn t afford to attend a college without them. If youdo _______________（19）， remind yourself： one day soon you ll have to_______________（20）， with interest.
Part B: Listening Comprehension
Directions： In thispart of the test， you will hear several short statements. Thesestatements will be spoken onLY ONCE， and you will notf ind them written on thepap er； so you must listen caref ully . When you hear a statement， read the answer choicesand decide which one is closest in meaning to the statementyou have heard. Then writethe letter of the answer you have chosen in the corresponding sp ace in your ANS WERBOOKLET.
1. (A) I know many business people at the Beachside Hotel.
(B) The Beachside is the only favorite hotel for many business people.
(C) Many business people like to hold conferences in the Beachside Hotel.
(D) Many business people provide the best conference facilities for the Beachside.
2(A) only 25 to 30 college graduates will be short-listed for the interview.
(B) The applicants will be asked to do a qualification test.
(C) No one but 25 to 30-year-old college graduates can apply for the job.
(D) The department needs 25 to 30 college graduates to finish the evaluation.
3. (A) Seldom are new scientific theories rejected quickly.
(B) New scientific theories are often slow to be accepted.
(C) Scientists rarely publish their theories immediately.
(D) Quick benefits are expected from this new scientific theory.
4. (A) We are content with our cooperation.
(B) We plan to strengthen our cooperation.
(C) The project was not approved by the two sides.
(D) The project was not completed on time.
5. (A) All the committee members except the chairman were against the proposal.
(B) Nobody wanted to put forward a proposal to open a second branch downtown.
(C) The chairman was the only one who was against the new proposal.
(D) After negotiations, the committee decided to open a new branch downtown.
6. (A) We offer a five to ten percent discount unless you require immediate delivery.
(B) We promise to refund the money if we cannot send our products in time.
(C) If you order our products right now, we will give you certain commission in cash.
(D) Buying our products will save not only your money, but also your time.
7. (A) It was predicted that I would be the Guest of Honour at the Show.
(B) I had to wait for 20 years before I was invited to the Show.
(C) I didn t expect that I would be the Guest of Honour at the Show.
(D) I suspected that I would be given a leading role in the movie.
8. (A) It wouldn't be wise to reopen the discussion on the project today.
(B) I think we should reconsider our investment in the project.
(C) Don't you think we could be wise by increasing our investment?
(D) Have you ever seen such a wonderful view of the woods?
9. (A) We will beat our rival in the football league match on the playground.
(B) We will have to consult the experts to learn our rival s financial position.
(C) Our special knowledge and diligence will make up for our lack of funds.
(D) Our staff members are more experienced and diligent in raising funds.
10. (A) People using the Internet will soon be almost doubled.
(B) Population is exploding because of the Internet.
(C) Ten years ago, only rich people can afford to use the Internet.
(D) The Internet population will increase two-fold in ten years.
2. Talks and Conversations
Directions：In this part of the test， you will hear several short talks and conversations.Af ter each of these， y ou will hear af ew questions. Listen caref ully because you willhear the talk or conversation and questions onLY ONCE. When you hear a question，read thef our answer choices and choose the best answer to that question. Then writethe letter of the answer you have chosen in the corresponding sp ace in your ANS WERBOOKLET.
11. (A) Make a phone call. (B) Ask for her advice.
(C) Return some books. (D) Borrow her notes.
12. (A) An essay on art. (B) A book review.
(C) A survey on IT industry. (D) A science project.
13. (A) Lend him some books. (B) Give him more advice.
(C) Return the books by Wednesday.
(D) Let him use her notes.
14. (A) On Friday. (B) The next day.
(C) In the evening. (D) A few hours later.
15. (A) Real words spoken by new-borns.
(B) Talk used with children by immature people.
(C) Lucky names for animals such as cows and dogs.
(D) Childish talk used with young children.
16. (A) It assists children to develop language skills more quickly.
(B) It earns more admiration from other parents.
(C) It makes children to become more obedient and humble.
(D) It helps children better understand and communicate with adults.
17. (A) By speaking like a baby.
(B) By using real names.
(C) By being consistent.
(D) By talking in a patronizing way.
18. (A) Because they are the source of admiration from their peers.
(B) Because they can prepare children for the complexity in later life.
(C) Because they cost the parents less than the desserts and toys.
(D) Because they can help the children become more consistent in future.
19. (A) Restaurant owner and customer.
(B) Teacher and student.
(C) Husband and wife.
(D) Doctor and patient.
20. (A) Sometimes nothing at all.
(B) A sandwich and a cup of coffee.
(C) Some vitamin pills.
(D) Some mineral water.
21. (A) He s tired of his promotion and new responsibilities.
(B) He finds it difficult to cope with so many urgent projects.
(C) He s quite satisfied with the recent progress in his work.
(D) He thinks it to be a headache that he has to work late every night.
22. (A) Eating more food.
(B) Getting some exercise.
(C) Taking some medicine.
(D) Quitting hisjob.
23. (A) Writing. (B) Reading.
(C) Speaking. (D) Listening.
24. (A) Because we often take our ability to listening for granted.
(B) Because we are surrounded by all sorts of noises.
(C) Because we do not spend much time listening.
(D) Because we do not attach great importance to listening.
25. (A) 30 percent. (B) 45 percent.
(C) 50 percent. (D) 75 percent.
26. (A) The ship crew ignored repeated warnings.
(B) The passengers did not listen to the captain.
(C) The crew refused to obey the captain s orders.
(D) The captain did not sleep well the night before the accident.
27. (A) Because he could avoid being killed by the H-bomb.
(B) Because he had a new world to fight for.
(C) Because he was able to enjoy a pollution-free life.
(D) Because he succeeded in setting up his own business.
28. (A) Moving from place to place.
(B) Enjoying life in the country.
(C) Making a little progress each day.
(D) Working and learning.
29. (A) Pollution and population explosion.
(B) Universal love and understanding between people.
(C) Advice and suggestions for their children.
(D) Responsibilities for one another regardless of race, colour or nationality.
30. (A) Because they don t experience the same kind of problems.
(B) Because they cannot adapt themselves to the fast progress.
(C) Because they are too old to fight for a new world.
(D) Because they feel the generation gap is too great to span over.