PART 1 DICTATION [10 MIN]
Listen to the following passage. Altogether the passage will be read to you four times. During the first reading, which will be done at normal speed, listen and try to understand the meaning. For the second and third readings, the passage will be read sentence by sentence, or phrase by phrase, with intervals of 15 seconds. The last reading will be done at normal speed again and during this time you should check your work. You will then be given 1 minute to check through your work once more.
PART II LISTENING COMPREHENSION [20 MIN]
SECTION A TALK
In this section you will hear a talk. You will hear the talk ONCE ONLY. While listening, you may look at ANSWER SHEET ONE and write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap. Make sure the word(s) you fill in is (are) both grammatically and semantically acceptable. You may use the blank sheet for note-taking.
You have THIRTY seconds to preview the gap-filling task.
Now listen to the talk. When it is over, you will be given TWO minutes to complete your work.
Speech during Freshmen's Week
1. Class attendance
__1__attendance is required
Not doing so: no attendance certificate
__2__ in assigned groups
Individual work: __3__
Private study: __4__hours per day
2. Methods of assessment
5 pieces of written work from __5__
Final exam of 3 three-hour papers, or a 10,000 essay
More __6__information from tutors
No __7__in classrooms
No more than 5 guests during the day
Reserve __10__for larger parties
SECTION B CONVERSATIONS
In this section you will hear two conversations. At the end of each conversation, five questions will be asked about what was said. Both the conversation and the questions will be spoken ONCE ONLY. After each question there will be a ten-second pause. During the pause, you should read the four choices of A, B, C and D, and mark the best answer to each question on ANSWER SHEET TWO.
You have thirty seconds to preview the questions.
Now, listen to the conversations.
A. The return trip is too expensive.
B. There is no technology to get people back.
C. People don't want to return.
D. The return trip is too risky.
A. He can't calmly cope with problems.
B. He is not smart and health.
C. He belongs to people with specific skills.
D. He is too shy to sign up for the trip.
A. The Olympics audience
B. The whole world
C. The participants themselves
D. People watching the mission on television.
A. Curiosity and hobbies of the speakers
B. Interest in watching the mission on TV.
C. The kind of people suitable for the trip.
D. Recruitment of people for the trip.
A. Going to the high street.
B. Visiting everyday shops.
C. Visiting shops and buying online.
D. Buying things like electrical goods.
B. Electrical products.
A. They want to see the real thing first.
B. They want to know more about pricing.
C. They can return the product later.
D. They can bargain for a lower shop price.
A. Increase prices.
B. Sell more products.
C. Offer discount vouchers.
D. Reduce costs.