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Public English Test System (PETS) Level3
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Section I Listening Comprehension1 (25 minutes)
Directions: This .section is designed to test your ability to understand spoken English. You will hear a selection2 of recorded materials and you must answer the questions that accompany them. There are two parts in this section, Part A and Part B.

Remember, while you are doing the test, you should first put down your answers in your test booklet3. At the end of the listening comprehension section, you will have 3 minutes to transfer4 your answers from your test booklet onto your ANSWER SHEET 1.

If you have any questions, you may raise your hand NOW as you will not be allowed to speak once the test has started. Now look at Part A in your test booklet.

Part A
You will hear 10 short dialogues. For each dialogue, there is one question and four possible answers. Choose the correct answer-A, B, C or D, and mark it in your test booklet. You will have 15seconds to answer the question and you will hear each dialogue ONLY ONCE.
You will hear:
W: Could you please tell me if the Beijing flight will be arriving on time?
M:Yes, Madam. It should be arriving in about ten minutes.
You will read:
Who do you think the woman is talking to?
[A] A bus conductor5.
[ B] A clerk at the airport.
[ C] A taxi driver.
[D] A clerk at the station.

From the dialogue, we know that only a clerk at the airport is most likely to know the arrival6 time of a flight, so you should choose answer [ B ] and mark it in your test booklet.
Sample Answer: [ A ] [B] [C] [D]

Now look at question 1.
1. What do the girls have in common?
[A] Both of them are going to Zimbabwe.
[ B ] They are both from Africa.
[ C ] They are of the same age.
[D] They are interested in African art.

2. What do we learn from this conversation?
[A] Mr. Smith is the new manager. [B] The manager is a man.
[C] The former manager has left. [D] The manager is not here.

3. What does the woman want to know?
[A] Where to board the plane. [B] Where to find a telephone.
[C] The flight number. [D] The departure7 time.

4. What does the woman mean?
[A] She doesn’ t want to ask Mr. Jackson herself.
[ B ] She doesn ’ t want to work for Mr. Jackson.
[ C ] Mr. Jackson may have broken the tape recorder.
[D] Mr. Jackson might fix the tape recorder.

5. What does the woman mean?
[ A] They don’t have to go to the concert. [ B] His brother should let them use the car.
[ C ] The subway is fine with her. [D] A car wouldn ’ t be any faster.

6. Why is the man tired?
[A] His job is difficult. [B] His job isn’t interesting.
[C] He doesn’t know how to do his job. [D] He doesn’t sleep well at night.

7. What do we learn from this conversation?
[A] The woman will probably go to Canada for her vacation.
[ B] The woman will probably wait until summer to go to Mexico.
[ C] The woman will probably not go to Canada for her winter vacation.
[ D] The woman will probably stay home during her vacation.

8. What does the woman mean?
[A] The man needs to continue walking.
[ B ] The man needs to go straight back for two blocks.
[ C ] He has already passed the building.
[ D] The building is to his right.

9. What was Peter doing at the hospital?
[A] Something is wrong with his baby. [B] His wife just had a new baby.
[C] He went to see a doctor. [D] He was seeing his sister.

10. What does the man mean?
[A] He is not free after dinner. [ B] He can go to the concert if he has time.
[ C ] They can not go to concert together. [ D ] He will go to the concert.


1 comprehension MXMyH     
  • The teacher set the class a comprehension test.老师对全班同学进行了一次理解力测验。
  • The problem is above my comprehension.这个问题超出我的理解力。
2 selection EZ3xX     
  • We left the selection of the team to the captain.我们把挑选队员的工作交给了队长。
  • The shop has a fine selection of cheeses.那家商店有各种精美乳酪可供选购。
3 booklet kRnyF     
  • Detailed instructions are included in the booklet.小册子中有详细说明。
  • I picked up a free booklet on tooth care at the dentist's.我在牙医那里拿了一本关于牙齿保健的免费小册子。
4 transfer SnxwK     
n. 迁移, 移动, 换车; v. 转移, 调转, 调任
  • He has been kicking against this transfer for weeks. 几周以来他一直反对这次调动。
  • I intend to transfer the property to my son. 我想把这笔财产转给我儿子。
5 conductor lYsyj     
  • The conductor handed the sick man out of the bus.售票员扶病人下公共汽车。
  • Copper is a good conductor of heat.铜是热的良导体。
6 arrival jNhyC     
  • She's impatient for her father's arrival.她急切地盼望着父亲的到来。
  • The new arrival was none other than the President.刚到的不是别人,正是总统。
7 departure uw6xb     
  • Do you know what lies behind her sudden departure for London?你知道她突然去伦敦的原因吗?
  • She took over his work after his departure.他离开以后,她接替了他的工作。