I. Listening Comprehension Section A
Directions: In section A, you will hear ten short conversations between two speakers. At the end of each conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. The conversation and the question will be spoken only once. After you hear a conversation and the question about it, read the four possible answers on your paper, and decide which one is the best answer to the question you have heard. (From-http://www.171english.cn)
1. W: What can I do for you, sir?
M: I want to report a theft. My briefcase was stolen.
Q: Who is most probably the woman?
2. W: You will take care, won’t you? The roads are very very icy.
M: I will drive very very slowly. I promise.
Q: How does the woman feel?
3. M: Moring, I have a reservation. The name is Blake Smith.
W: OK. We’ve got a nice car already. I need to see your driver’s license and your credit card.
Q: Where does the conversation most probably take place?
4. W: CCTV is reporting an enormous flooding now! Look at those people on the roof.
M: I hope it doesn’t cause to much damage.
Q: What are those two speakers talking about?
5. W: Would you please help me clean the back yard today?
M: Sure. I am picking Jane up from the railway station at 3, but I will help you as soon as I get back.
Q: What will the man do first?
6. W: The vase is amazing! But it’s a bit more than I want to spend.
M: Maybe you can get a better price at count time to ask. (3:17)
Q: What does the man suggest the women do?
7. W: My computer’s broken down. Could I use yours to write a chemistry paper?
M: Sorry, I am in the middle of revising my report. You know the computer lab is still open.
Q: What does the man imply the women should do?
8. W: I’ve declined their offer to exhibiting some of my paintings in this gallery.
M: Are you kidding? Any art student I know would die to have an exhibition here.
Q: How does the man feel on hearing the woman’s decision?
9. M: You are not planning to transfer to a different university next year, are you?
W: If I were, you’d be the first one to know.
Q: What does the woman imply?
10. M: Did you read the editorial in the newspaper about Mirs Speech? (4:47)
M: Sure, I did. But I think they twisted the meaning of what he said.
Q: What does the man say of the editorial?