Part III Listening Comprehension (35 minutes) 注意：此部分试题请在答题卡2上作答。 11.A) Dr. Smith’s waiting room isn’t tidy. B) Dr. Smith enjoys reading magazines. C) Dr. Smith has left a good impression on her. D) Dr. Smith may not be a good choice.
12. A) The man will rent the apartment when it is available. B) The man made a bargain with the landlady over the rent. C) The man insists on having a look at the apartment first. D) The man is not fully satisfied with the apartment.
13. A) Packing up to go abroad. B) Brushing up on her English. C) Drawing up a plan for her English course. D) Applying for a visa to the United States.
14. A) He is anxious to find a cure for his high blood pressure. B) He doesn’t think high blood pressure is a problem for him. C) He was not aware of his illness until diagnosed with it. D) He did not take the symptoms of his illness seriously.
15. A) To investigate the causes of AIDS. B) To raise money for AIDS patients. C) To rally support for AIDS victims in Africa. D) To draw attention to the spread of AIDS in Asia.
16. A) It has a very long history. B) It is a private institution. C) It was founded by Thomas Jefferson. D) It stresses of nature.
17. A) They can’t fit into the machine. B) They have not been delivered yet. C) They were sent to the wrong address. D) They were found to be of the wrong type.
18. A) The food served in the cafeteria usually lacks variety. B) The cafeteria sometimes provides rare food for the students. C) The students find the service in the cafeteria satisfactory. D) The cafeteria tries hard to cater to the students’ needs.
Questions 19 to 22 are based on the conversation you have just heard. 19 .A) He picked up some apples in his yard. B) He cut some branches off the apple tree. C) He quarreled with his neighbor over the fence. D) He cleaned up all the garbage in the woman’s yard.
20. A) Trim the apple trees in her yard. B) Pick up the apples that fell in her yard. C) Take the garbage to the curb for her. D) Remove the branches from her yard.
21. A) File a lawsuit against the man. B) Ask the man for compensation. C) Have the man’s apple tree cut down.D) Throw garbage into the man’s yard.
22. A) He was ready to make a concession.B) He was not intimidated. C) He was not prepared to go to court. D) He was a bit concerned.
Questions 23 to 25are based on the conversation you have just heard. 23. A) Bad weather. B) Human error. C) Breakdown of the engines. D) Failure of the communications system.
24. A) Two thousand feet.B) Twelve thousand feet. C) Twenty thousand feet. D) Twenty-two thousand feet.
25. A) Accurate communication is of utmost importance. B) pilots should be able to speak several foreign languages. C) Air controllers should keep a close watch on the weather. D) Cooperation between pilots and air controllers is essential.
Section B 注意：此部分试题请在答题卡2上作答。 Passage One Questions 26 to 29 are based on the conversation you have just heard. 26. A) His father caught a serious disease. B) His mother passed away. C) His mother left him to marry a rich businessman. D) His father took to drinking.
27. A) He disliked being disciplined. B) He was expelled by the university. C) He couldn’t pay his gambling debts. D) He enjoyed working for a magazine.
28. A) His poems are heavily influenced by French writers. B) His stories are mainly set in the State of Virginia. C) His work is difficult to read. D) His language is not refined.
29. A) He grieved to death over the loss of his wife. B) He committed suicide for unknown reasons. C) He was shot dead at the age of 40. D) He died of heavy drinking.
Passage Two Questions 30 to 32 are based on the passage you have just heard. 30. A) Women. B) Prisoners. C) Manual workers. D) School age children.
31. A) He taught his students how to pronounce the letters first. B) He matched the letters with the sounds familiar to the learners. C) He showed the learners how to combine the letters into simple words. D) He divided the letters into groups according to the way they are written.
32. A) It Can help people to become literate within a short time. B) It was originally designed for teaching the English language. C) It enables the learners to master a language within three months. D) It is effective in teaching any alphabetical language to Brazilians.
Passage Three Questions 33 to 35 are based on the passage you have just heard. 33. A) The crop’s blooming period is delayed. B) The roots of crops are cut off. C) The topsoil is seriously damaged. D)The growth of weeds is accelerated.
34. A) It’s a new way of applying chemical fertilizer. B) It’s an improved method of harvesting crops. C) It’s a creative technique for saving labor. D) It’s a farming process limiting the use of ploughs.
35. A) In areas with few weeds and unwanted plants. B) In areas with a severe shortage of water. C) In areas lacking in chemical fertilizer. D) In areas dependent on imported food.
Section C 注意：此部分试题请在答题卡2上作答。 Adults are getting smarter about how smart babies are. Not long ago, researchers learned that 4-day-olds could understand (36)____ and subtraction. Now, British research (37)____Graham Schafer has discovered that infants can learn words for uncommon things long before they can speak. He found that 9-month-old infants could be taught, through repeated show-and-tell, to (38)_______the names of objects that were foreign to them, a result that (39)________in some ways the received (40)______that, apart from learning to (41)______things common to their daily lives, children don’t begin to build vocabulary until well into their second year. “It’s no (42)______that children learn words, but the words they tend to know are words linked to (43)_________situations in the home,” explains Schafer.” (44)__________________________with an unfamiliar voice giving instructions in an unfamiliar setting.”
Figuring out how humans acquire language may shed light on why some children learn to read and write later than others, Schafer says, and could lead to better treatments for developmental problems. (45)__________________.
“Language is a test case for human cognitive development,” says Schafer. But parents eager to teach their infants should take note: (46)_________________________ . “This is not about advancing development,” he says. “It’s just about what children can do at an earlier age than what educators have often thought.” Section C 36. addition 37. psychologist38. recognize39. challenges40. wisdom41. identify 42. secret 43. specific 44. This is the first demonstration that we can choose what words the children will learn and that they can respond to them 45. What’s more, the study of language acquisition offers direct insight into how humans learn 46. Even without being taught new words, a control group caught up with the other infants within a few moths