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Part B
  You are going to hear four conversations. Before listening to each conversation, you will have 5seconds to read each of the questions which accompany1 it. After listening, you will have time to answer each question by choosing A, B, C or D. You will hear each passage or conversation ONLY ONCE.Mark your answers in your test booklet2.
  Questions 11-14 are based3 on the following conversation. You now have 20 seconds to read the questions II -14.
  11. When did the conversation take place?
  [A] Before summer vacation.               [B] During summer vacation.
  [C] After summer vacation.                [D] In class.
  12. Who are the two speakers?
  [A] Brother and sister.               [B] Unemployed4 young man and woman.
  [C] College students.                     [D] High school kids.
  13. What kind of jobs does the man prefer?
  [A] Camp jobs.                           [B] A job at a hotel.
  [C] A job in the open air.                  [ D ] Cutting grass.
  14. What do we learn from this conversation?
  [A] Camp jobs are very attractive5.
  [ B ] Customers at hotels usually give tips6 to waiters.
  [ C ] High school kids usually help their parents cutting grass.
  [D] The man wants a job outside because machines do all the work.
  You now have 40 seconds to check your answers to questions 11 - 14.
  Questions 15-18 are based on the following conversation. You now have 20 seconds to read the questions 15 -18.
  15. Where does this conversation take place?
  [A] In Detroit.                             [B] At the railroad7 station.
  [C] At the bus station.                     [D] At Cleveland airport.
  16. Why does the traveler8 want to take a bus?
  [A] The bus tickets are cheaper than the train tickets.
  [ B ] The bus trip is comfortable because it is air-conditioned.
  [C] Bus stops at several cities along the way.
  [D] The traveler wants to experience another way of traveling.
  17. Why are the bus tickets much cheaper than the train tickets?
  [A] The bus trip takes longer time.
  [B] The bus stops at several cities.
  [C] Few people enjoy bus trip.
  [D] There is no rest room in the bus.
  18. Why couldn't the passenger use the train ticket to pay for the bus ticket?
  [A] The train ticket costs more than the bus ticket.
  [B] The train station belongs to another company.
  [ C] Her uncle and aunt don't agree with him to do so.
  [ D] She doesn't want to pay extra9 money to the bus station.
  You now have 40 seconds to check your answers to questions 15 -18.
  Questions 19-22 are based on the following news report. You now have 20 seconds to read the questions 19 -22.
  19. Why did the students clean the cars?
  [ A ] They wanted to help the cleaner's daughter.
  [B] They wanted to earn some pocket money.
  [C] They needed money for their classmate's medical expenses10.
  [D] They wanted to help a hospital.
  20. What was the biggest problem the cleaner's daughter faced?
  [A] She had a serious heart disease11.
  [B] She would not clean the cars herself.
  [C] Her father was ill and she had no family in Hong Kong.
  [D] Her school friends were too poor to help her.
  21. Whom did they also turn to for the funeral12 expenses?
  [A] The girl's relatives13.                    [B] The car owners.
  [C] Their parents.                          [D] Residents14 of the building.
  22. What did the girl want to do?
  [A] To live with her relatives.           [B] To be independent15.
  [ C] To become a doctor.                  [ D] To stay with one of her classmates.


1 accompany 5Jeyq     
  • May we accompany you on your walk?我们陪你一起散步好吗?
  • I'll accompany you home.我陪你回家。
2 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。
3 based NP5yU     
  • The movie is based on a real-life incident. 这部电影以现实生活中的一件事为基础。
  • In borderline cases teachers will take the final decision, based on the student's previous work. 在难以定夺的情况下,教师将根据学生先前的作业做出最终评分。
4 unemployed lfIz5Q     
  • There are now over four million unemployed workers in this country.这个国家现有四百万失业人员。
  • The unemployed hunger for jobs.失业者渴望得到工作。
5 attractive xOyyG     
  • Bright colours are attractive to children.鲜艳的颜色对儿童有吸引力。
  • The food has an attractive taste.这食品的味道很诱人。
6 tips e4c9479b11955648dad558fe717a4eb2     
abbr.Tax Intercept Programs 税务拦截计划;to insure prompt service (gratuities) 确保快捷服务(赏金);topical information packages 论题信息包n.顶端( tip的名词复数 );倾斜;末端;(鸟或飞机的)翼尖v.(使)某物侧边提高,倾斜,翻倒( tip的第三人称单数 );给小费;将(所盛之物)倒出;轻打
  • the tips of your fingers 手指尖
  • See Tips&Tricks for an exploit. 参见Tips&Tricks章节。 来自互联网
7 railroad ATIxl     
  • The railroad connects two cities,namely,New York and Chicago.这条铁路连接两个城市,即纽约与芝加哥。
  • My brother is working on the railroad.我兄弟在铁路系统工作。
8 traveler LgbzXD     
  • He is a great traveler and has moved about all over the world.他是个伟大的旅行家,足迹踏遍了全世界。
  • I'm a time traveler.我是个时间旅行者。
9 extra 2htz0     
  • We do not ask for extra pay.我们不要求额外报酬。
  • You have to pay extra for breakfast.早餐你要另外付费。
10 expenses qtfz2H     
n.费用;花钱的东西;开销;(向雇主报销的)费用;费用( expense的名词复数 );花费的钱;消耗;花钱的东西
  • Any expenses you may incur will be chargeable to the company. 你的所有开销均由本公司支付。
  • You should keep a record of your expenses. 你应该记下你的各项开支。
11 disease etMxx     
  • The doctors are trying to stamp out the disease.医生正在尽力消灭这种疾病。
  • He fought against the disease for a long time.他同疾病做了长时间的斗争。
12 funeral BhFx7     
  • Her bright clothes were not appropriate for a funeral.她那身鲜艳的衣服不适合参加葬礼。
  • A funeral is a somber occasion.葬礼是个忧郁的场合。
13 relatives e5e157178e74f0776237fee94dbbfed4     
n.亲属( relative的名词复数 );相关物;亲缘植物(或动物);[语法学]关系词
  • She went to visit relatives in Wales. 她去威尔士看望亲戚了。
  • They're always farming out their children on their relatives. 他们总是把孩子寄养在亲戚家。 来自《简明英汉词典》
14 residents 430773153341c662da6867d207e96ae2     
n.居民( resident的名词复数 );(旅馆的)住宿者
  • Plans to build a new mall were deep-sixed after protests from local residents. 修建新室内购物中心的计划由于当地居民反对而搁浅。
  • Local residents have reacted angrily to the news. 当地居民对这一消息表示愤怒。
15 independent 78dxH     
  • He is very far from being independent.他现在还远不能自立。
  • We must fight for independent and free.我们必须为独立和自由而奋斗。