Part II Listening Comprehension (30 minutes)
Directions: In this section,you will hear two long conversations. At the end of each conversation, you will hear four questions.Both the conversation and the question will be spoken only once. After you hear a question,you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A),B),C) and D). Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
Questions 1 to 4 based on the conversation you have just heard.
1.A) Magazine reporter.
B) Fashion designer.
C) Website designer.
D) Features editor.
2.A) Designing sports clothing.
B) Consulting fashion experts.
C) Answering daily emails.
D) Interviewing job-seekers.
3.A) It is challenging.
B) It is fascinating.
C) It is tiresome.
D) It is fashionable.
4.A) Her persistence.
B) Her experience.
C) Her competence.
D) Her confidence.
Questions 5 to 8 are based on the conversations you have just heard.
5.A) It is enjoyable.
B) It is educational.
C) It is divorced from real life.
D) It is adapted from a drama.
6.A) All the roles are played by famous actors and actress.
B) It is based on the real-life experiences of some celebrities.
C) Its plots and events reveal a lot about Frankie’s actual life.
D) It is written, directed, edited and produced by Frankie himself.
7.A) Go to the theater and enjoy it.
B) Recommend it to her friends.
C) Watch it with the man.
D) Download and watch it.
8.A) It has drawn criticisms from scientists.
B) It has been showing for over a decade.
C) It is a ridiculous piece of satire.
D) It is against common sense.
Directions: In this section,you will hear two passages. At the end of each passage, you will hear three or four questions. Both the passage and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a question, you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A),B),C) and D). Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet I with a single line through the center.
Questions 9 to 11 are based on the passage you have just heard.
9.A)They are likely to get hurt when moving too fast
B)They believe in team spirit
C) They need to keep moving to avoid getting hurt
D)They have to learn how to avoid body contact
10.A) They do not have many years to live after retirement
B)They tend to live longer with early retirement
C)They do not start enjoying life until full retirement
D)They keep themselves busy even after retirement
11.A)It prevents us from worrying
B)It slows down our aging process
C)It enables us to accomplish in life
D)It provides us with more chances to learn
Questions 12 to 15 are based on the passage you have just heard.
12.A)It tends to dwell upon their joyous experiences
B) It wanders for almost half of their waking time
C)It has trouble concentrating alter a brain injury
D)It tends to be affected by their negative feelings
13.A) To find how happiness relates to daydreaming
B)To observe how one’s mind affects one’s behavior
C)To see why daydreaming impacts what one is doing
D)To study the relation between health and daydreaming
14.A)It helps them make good decisions
B)It helps them tap their potentials
C) It contributes to their creativity
D)It contributes to their thinking
15.A)Subjects with clear goals in mind outperformed those without clear goals
B)The difference in performance between the two groups was insignificant
C)Non-daydreamers were more confused on their tasks than daydreamers
D) Daydreamers did better than non-daydreamers in task performance
Questions 19 to 21 are based on the recording you have just heard.
Q19: What are the three interesting studies about?
D) Abilities of human babies.
Q20: What does the second study find about nine-month-old babies?
A) They can distinguish a happy tune form a sad one.
Q21: What is the 1980 study about?
B) Baby emotions.
1-4 DCBA 5-8 ADDB
9-11 CAA 12-15 BACD
19-21 DAB 22-25BCAB