Part I Dialogue Communication (15 minutes, 15 points)
Section A Dialogue Completion
Directions: In this section, you will read 5 short incomplete dialogues between two speakers, each followed by four choices marked A, B, C and D. Choose the answer that best suits the situation to complete the dialogue. Mark your answer on the ANSWER SHEET with a single line through the center.
1. — How's everything going?
A. Everything is finished B. Everything has been done
C. Not so bad, you know D. Not doing wrong, you know
2. — I'm exhausted. I have work for a whole day.
— Why not take a rest, then?
A. Because I can't afford it B. Maybe I should
C. I don't know D. Sorry, I can't tell you
3. — Have you heard that Mary has been elected president of the company?
— After working hard for so many years, ____.
A. she surely welcomes it B. she has certainly earned it
C. she is welcome to it D. it's good news for her
4. — Can you post these letters for me on your way home?
A. No problem B. It's all right C. Fine D. I hope so
5. — Do you happen to have twenty-eight dollars on you?
— I want to buy an English-English dictionary.
A. Do you want the money B. What will you want to do
C. How much D. What for
Section B Dialogue Comprehension
Directions: In this section, you will read 5 short conversations between a man and a woman. At the end of each conversation there is a question followed by four choices marked A, B, C, and D. Choose the best answer to the question from the four choices given and mark your answer on the ANSWER SHEET with a single line through the center.
6. Woman: Did you see Ann? I heard she got laid off.
Man: No, that's terrible. Can I do anything for her?
Question: What did the woman say about Ann?
A. Someone stole her money. B. She had an accident.
C. She has an illness. D. She lost her job.
7. Woman: I know you like this restaurant. But I just don't like the food here.
Man: Everyone is entitled to his own opinion.
Question: What does the man mean?
A. Each of them owns a restaurant. B. The woman should tell him her own opinion.
C. Many customers argue in the restaurant. D. Different people have different tastes.
8. Woman: Well, the income tax is too high for me this month.
Man: If it were not reasonable, I'm afraid some people would try to get round the tax.
Question: What does the man mean?
A. Some people would work out a new tax law.
B. Some people would try to escape paying the tax.
C. He would stop paying the income tax.
D. He would appeal to the authorities for that.
9. Woman: We have turned in our proposal for setting up a new agency in South Korea.
Man: But the general manager has to turn it over before a decision is made.
Question: What does the man mean?
A. The general manager has to set up a new agency.
B. The general manager has to turn down the proposal.
C. The general manager has to think about the proposal carefully.
D. The general manager has to revise the proposal.
10. Man: I'm a student of Stanford University. How much is a dorm room?
Woman: Since you are a college student, we can offer you a special rate. It's $600 for room and board.
Question: What does the woman mean?
A. The man can get a room and transportation.
B. The man will be offered a room and special rate.
C. The man will get a room and meals.
D. The man will get a room and a balcony.
Part II Vocabulary and Structure (20 minutes, 10 points)
Directions: There are 20 incomplete sentences in this section. For each sentence there are 4 choices marked A, B, C and D. Choose the one that best completes the sentence. Mark your answer on the ANSWER SHEET with a single line through the center.
11. Those naughty boys were caught _________ flowers in the garden again.
A. to steal B. stealing C. having stolen D .to have stolen
12. Only when your identity has been checked ______.
A. you are allowed in B. you will be allowed in
C. will you allow in D. will you be allowed in
13. My sister met him at the Grand Theatre yesterday afternoon, so he ______ your lecture.
A. couldn't have attended B. needn't have attended
C. mustn't have attended D. shouldn't have attended
14. ______ she couldn't understand was ________ fewer and fewer students showed interest in her lessons.
A. What … why B. That … what
C. What … because D. Why … that
15. It was only with the help of the local guide _______.
A. was the mountain climber rescued B. that the mountain climber was rescued
C. when the mountain climber was rescued D. then the mountain climber was rescued
16. I will have John ________my bike and I heard Tom had had his bike __________ in that factory.
A. repair; repairing B. repair; repaired
C. repaired; repair D. repairing; repaired
17. Having been ill in bed for nearly a month, he had a hard time ______ the exam.
A. pass B. to pass C. passed D. passing
18. Don't worry; Philip is quite used _______ in such heavy traffic as this.
A. to driving B. to be driving
C .to have drive D .to drive
19. _______, some famous scientists have the qualities of being both careful and careless.
A. Strangely enough B. Enough strangely
C. Strange enough D. Enough strange
20. Although he has lived with us for years, he ________us much impression.
A. hadn't left B. didn't leave C. doesn't leave D. hasn't left
21. We volunteered to collect money to help the ____ of the earthquake.
A. victims B. folks C. fellows D. villagers
22. Fred is second to none in maths in our class, but believe it or not, he ____passed the last exam.
A. easily B. hardly C. actually D. successfully
23. He holds an important position in that company. ______, I don't quite trust him.
A. Thus B. Furthermore C. Otherwise D. Nevertheless
24. One of the attractive features of the course was the way the practical work was _________ with the theoretical aspects of the subject.
A. instructed B. involved C. interfered D. integrated
25. The population boom is a ________that has already happened in some parts of the world, with terrible results.
A. distress B. miracle C. disaster D. giant
26. Every autumn the bears can be seen _______around this town of about 800 people.
A. wondering B. wandering C. winding D. wounding
27. The teacher wrote a brief comment in the _____ to show the student why it was wrong.
A. mark B. margin C. mail D. manual
28. In general, the amount that a student spends on housing should be held to one-fifth of the total ________ for living expense.
A. acceptable B. available C. advisable D. applicable
29. Over a third of the population was estimated to have no ______ to health service.
A. assessment B. assignment C. exception D. access
30. — How far apart do they live?
— ______ I know, they live in the same neighborhood.
A. As long as B. As far as C. As well as D. As often as