11. [A] She originally proposed it.

[B] She’s quite sure it will take place.

[C] Its success depends on the weather.

[D] She doesn’t think it will be held as proposed.

12. [A] The library has already chosen some people to work there.

[B] The library is looking for more applicants.

[C] She is going to give the man a job offer.

[D] The man should hurry up.

13. [A] Antibiotics. [B] Cough medicine.

[C] Honey and whisky. [D] Over-the-counter medicines.

14. [A] The woman is a housewife.

[B] The woman is an excellent cook.

[C] Mary helped a lot in cooking the dish.

[D] The woman has never cooked before.

15. [A] She is not a very famous actress.

[B] She is not so fortunate as other actresses.

[C] She is not very much tempted by big money.

[D] She has no idea of how to make advertisements.

16. [A] The man should buy a new camera.

[B] The man can have his camera fixed here.

[C] She will probably fix the man’s camera herself.

[D] The camera should have been brought in earlier.

17. [A] The so-early start-working hour.

[B] The advanced equipment in the laboratory.

[C] The terrible working habit of his colleagues.

[D] The interval between the start-working hours of two places.

18. [A] She thinks the man should stay with his sister at home.

[B] She invites the man and his sister to her party.

[C] She will go with the man to meet his sister.

[D] She will cancel her birthday party.

19. [A] The colors of clothing.

[B] The individual taste on clothing.

[C] The idea of psychology of clothing.

[D] The clothing fashion.

20. [A] It is a subconscious thing.

[B] It reflects a lack of self-consciousness.

[C] It is unnecessary indeed.

[D] It is a kind of conscious act.

21. [A] He has a feeling of insecurity. [B] He is missing his family.

[C] He lacks self-confidence. [D] He feels ill.

22. [A] Warmer clothes. [B] More aggressive clothes.

[C] Clothes of brighter colors. [D] More casual cloth.

23. [A] He can’t find an ideal date.

[B] He is too common a person.

[C] He has failed to realize his dreams.

[D] He is deceived by Mrs. Right.

24. [A] Entering a large company without application.

[B] Programming human feelings into machines.

[C] Deciding one’s best partner through Internet.

[D] Matching up people with questionnaires.

25. [A] It isn’t reliable. [B] It needs checking.

[C] It is definitely trustworthy. [D] It won’t hurt to try.

26. [A] She has been living with her father.

[B] She suffers from Alzheimer’s disease.

[C] She was sad about the death of her father.

[D] She can’t search for her father without being watched.

27. [A] They will certainly die in 8 to 10 years.

[B] They will forget everybody but their spouses.

[C] Their families and friends will experience mental sufferings.

[D] Their families and friends will suffer from the same disease.

28. [A] It occurs for a number of reasons.

[B] It occurs with changes in personality.

[C] It occurs from sadness, shock, anger, and so on.

[D] It occurs from Alzheimer’s disease and nothing else.

29. [A] Early treatment may stop Alzheimer’s disease occurring.

[B] Nerve fibers in the brain will cause Alzheimer’s disease.

[C] When one suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, he will be buried.

[D] It is still unknown what causes the changes in the brain’s nerve fibe

30. [A] To make a deal. [B] To greet each other.

[C] To show friendliness. [D] To reach an agreement.

31. [A] Westerners are unwilling to shake hands.

[B] Westerners are more reserved than the Chinese.

[C] We shouldn’t shake hand s with European women.

[D] We should make a judgment before shaking hands.

32. [A] To give us some advice before we travel abroad.

[B] To offer us some important facts about handshaking.

[C] To introduce us to some different customs in the West.

[D] To tell us some differences between the East and the West.

33. [A] Factors that affect the ability to memorize.

[B] The influence of childhood memories on adulthood.

[C] A proposal for future psychological research.

[D] Benefits of a busy lifestyle.

34. [A] The need to exercise the memory.

[B] How the brain differs from other body tissues.

[C] The unconscious learning of a physical activity.

[D] How nerves control body movement.

35. [A] Repeat it aloud. [B] Write it down.

[C] Make a mental picture of it. [D] Practice recalling

To be successful in a job interview, one should demonstrate certain personal and (36) _______ qualities. There is a need to create a good (37) _______ in the limited time available. Furthermore, the impression made should be one that the interviewer will (38) _______ while he sees other applicants. At all times, the applicant should present his most attractive qualities during an interview. One should, for example, take care to appear well-groomed and modestly dressed, avoiding the (39) _______ of too elaborate or too casual attire. On the (40) _______ side, clothes may be an effective leveler, putting one on par with other applicants and requiring the interviewer to consider more important (41) _______. On the other hand, clothes which are too informal may convey the impression that the job is not being taken seriously, or that the interviewee’s (42) _______ to work is as casual as his dress. Clothes which are too elaborate, too colorful or too expensive suggest a lack of (43) _______ as to what behavior is appropriate for the job. (44) ______________________________________________________. It may not be true that “clothes make the man”, but the first and often the lasting impression may be determined by the clothes one wears. (45) ______________________________________________________. Since speech is a reflection of personality, it is a good idea to reflect confidence by speaking in a clear voice, loud enough to be heard, without being aggressive or overpowering. (46) ________________________________________________.


11. [A] Tom is always late. [B] Tom will not show up.

[C] Tom is usually on time. [D] Tom will be there at 8:30.

12. [A] Lack of sleep. [B] Too tight a hat.

[C] Long working hours. [D] Long exposure to the sun.

13. [A] He doesn’t like the way Americans speak.

[B] He speaks English as if he were a native speaker.

[C] He doesn’t mind speaking English with an accent.

[D] His English is still poor after ten years in America.

14. [A] The lab will be a better place for reading.

[B] The woman should have stayed at the library.

[C] The woman should have complained to her neighbor.

[D] The woman should stay out until the neighbors are quiet.

15. [A] He has a great marriage.

[B] He has broken up with his wife.

[C] He has got married for two years.

[D] He has a tough relationship with his wife.

16. [A] Give his speech as many times as he can.

[B] Get some exercise before he gives his speech.

[C] Begin working on a new speech.

[D] Check for problems with his presentation materials.

17. [A] The deadline is drawing near. [B] She turned in the proposals today.

[C] She can’t meet the deadline. [D] They are two days ahead of time.

18. [A] She has confidence in him. [B] She has also won a scholarship.

[C] She is surprised at the news. [D] She is not interested in the news.

19. [A] The man can’t concentrate in the library.

[B] The man wants to live near to the library.

[C] The man dislikes talking and playing cards.

[D] The man wants to find a quiet residence.

20. [A] The apartment is cheaper than the dorm.

[B] Smoking is forbidden in the dorm.

[C] The dorm is too noisy for him to write his essays.

[D] He can’t get along with his roommates.

21. [A] Two. [B] Four. [C] Five. [D] Six.

22. [A] To give up moving out of the student’s dorm.

[B] To ask the university accommodation office.

[C] To buy a small apartment of his own.

[D] To share one room with the woman.

23. [A] The cave people of the Ice Age.

[B] The societies of the Ice Age.

[C] The homes of the early Ice Age people.

[D] The early Ice Age civilization.

24. [A] By using the computers.

[B] By referring to the catalogue the librarian has given.

[C] By asking the librarian to help her.

[D] By confining the subject to a smaller concept.

25. [A] She should pay for using them.

[B] She should go to another library.

[C] She should read them just in the main library.

[D] She should get permission from the librarian

26. [A] Because losers need encouragement, too.

[B] Because failure is the mother of success.

[C] Because losers and winners should be equally treated.

[D] Because what really matters is to take part in the Olympic Games.

27. [A] People wear magnificent clothes.

[B] The Greek team marches in first.

[C] Runners enter the stadium with torches.

[D] Each team has to put on a wonderful display.

28. [A] A Greek sportsman.

[B] A judge from the host country.

[C] An official from the host country.

[D] A sportsman from the host country.

29. [A] The track and field events. [B] The horse-riding events.

[C] The boat-racing events. [D] The swimming events.

30. [A] Job chances in cities.

[B] A survey of unemployment.

[C] Job prospects about women.

[D] Unemployment of men in services and engineering.

31. [A] People unemployed from services and engineering.

[B] Women unemployed from metal goods and textiles.

[C] People unemployed from mining or chemicals.

[D] People unemployed from agriculture or construction.

32. [A] Old workers. [B] Office workers.

[C] Manual workers. [D] Old women and service men.

33. [A] The smell of the food. [B] The quality of the food.

[C] The distance of the food. [D] The amount of the food.

34. [A] The direction to fly in. [B] The distance to fly.

[C] The height to fly. [D] The kind of food to find.

35. [A] Diligent. [B] Interesting.

[C] Creative. [D] Cooperative.

The essential problem of man in a computerized age remains the same as it has always been. That problem is not (36) _______ how to be more productive, more comfortable, more content, but how to be more sensitive and more sensible, and more (37) _______. The computer makes possible a phenomenal leap in human (38) _______; it demolishes the fences around the practical and even the (39) _______ intelligence. But the question (40) _______ and indeed grows whether the computer will make it easier or harder for human beings to know who they really are, to identify their real problems, to respond more fully to beauty, to place adequate value on life, and to make their world safer than it is now.

Electronic brains can reduce the profusion of dead ends involved in vital research. But they can’t

(41) _______ the foolishness and decay that come from the unexamined life. Nor do they connect

a man to the things he has to be connected to — the reality of pain in others; the possibilities of creative growth in himself; the memory of the race; and the rights of the next generation.

The reason why these matters are important in a computerized age is that there may be a (42) _______ to mistake data for wisdom, just as there has always been a tendency to (43) _______ logic with values, and intelligence with insight. (44) _____________________________________________________________. Facts are terrible things if left sprawling and unattended. (45) _________________________________________________________________. “It requires a very unusual mind”, Whitehead said, “to undertake the analysis of a fact.” (46) ______________________________________________________.


11. [A] It hires Mrs. Winter as an adviser.

[B] It is run by Mrs. Winter’s husband.

[C] It gives a 30% discount to all customers.

[D] It encourages husbands to shop on their own.

12. [A] The man met a friend by chance.

[B] The woman contacted Mark on business.

[C] The man injured Mark in a traffic accident yesterday.

[D] The woman received a phone call from Mark yesterday.

13. [A] Colin’s speech was more interesting than any other speakers.

[B] Colin’s speech was dull because it was too lengt hy and tedious.

[C] Colin’s speech wasn’t very good but he will do better next time.

[D] Colin’s speech was good considering the difficulty of addressing so many.

14. [A] She hasn’t called the travel agency yet.

[B] The man may have to reschedule his trip.

[C] She doesn’t know when her semester ends.

[D] The man should take his vacation somewhere else.15. [A] The department may be thinking of refusing the woman.

[B] The extra procedures are well worth it when applying for student loans.

[C] The department is always strict and their requirements are nothing personal.

[D] The department is too strict to approve of the woman’s loan application.

16. [A] The man and the woman live in different buildings.

[B] The woman is upset that she wasn’t invited t o the party.

[C] The woman is complaining about the man’s carelessness.

[D] The man and his friends might be louder than the woman expected they would be.

17. [A] People find maths more difficult as they grow older.

[B] People find maths easier as they grow older.

[C] Old people take shorter to learn maths.

[D] Old people take longer to learn maths.

18. [A] She hates it, but she needs the money.

[B] She was reluctant at first, but she has become used to it.

[C] She didn’t like it, but tolerates it be cause the salary is good.

[D] She didn’t like it at first, but now has become more patient with it.

19. [A] She is writing a competitive paper for a scholarship.

[B] She is doing a research paper.

[C] She missed the lecture.

[D] She is planning to attend the scholarship award ceremony.

20. [A] Why species don’t avoid extinction by adapting.

[B] Why species become extinct at the rate they do.

[C] Why humans aren’t extinct.

[D] How many species aren’t extinct.

21. [A] Because every species becomes extinct.

[B] Because humans beings are powerful enough to kill other species.

[C] Because of over-population.

[D] Because human being is still a young species though it is exploiting the environment.

22. [A] He thinks flies will take over the earth.

[B] He thinks human will die off quite soon.

[C] He thinks mass disease could be the next path to extinction.

[D] He sees human beings as destructive..

23. [A] She has lost some of her important stuff.

[B] There is something wrong with her eyes.

[C] She does n’t know where to get the information she need.

[D] She doesn’t know how to use steel to build construction.

24. [A] One has to line up to borrow books.

[B] All books are difficult to understand.

[C] One can only read books in the library.

[D] It takes time to collect the useful information.

25. [A] To give her shoes to Steve.

[B] To consult her tutor what to do.

[C] To find the information in the library.

[D] To borrow the books from her teach

26. [A] Zoos are not worth the public support.

[B] Zoos fail in their attempt to save animals.

[C] Zoos should treat animals as human beings.

[D] Zoos use animals as a means of entertainment.

27. [A] Mainly by using evidence he has collected at zoos.

[B] Mainly by pointing out the faults in what zoos do.

[C] Mainly by questioning the way animals are protected.

[D] Mainly by discussing the advantages of natural habitats.

28. [A] That zoos have to keep animals in small cages.

[B] That most animals in zoos are endangered species.

[C] That some endangered animals are reproduced in zoos.

[D] That it’s acceptable to keep animals away from their habitats.

29. [A] To ask them to read about artists.

[B] To take them to visit the museum.

[C] To introduce them to the world of art.

[D] To show them different painting styles.

30. [A] Her mother’s instruction. [B] One of Mary’s paintings.

[C] A strange way of painting. [D] Artists in the Middle Ages.

31. [A] The effect of art. [B] The value of learning.

[C] The importance of curiosity. [D] The power of family educat

32. [A] They were all thin, young boys.

[B] They were all from poor families.

[C] Many of them earned money in a dishonest way.

[D] They could earn much, but they had to work hard.

33. [A] It is wrong to give more pay to the passengers.

[B] Don’t follow others to overcharge the passengers.

[C] Don’t believe them if they are paying you more.

[D] It is difficult to work hard and live as an honest boy.

34. [A] He thinks that it does great harm to human relationship.

[B] He thinks that it may lead to the loss of his sports team.

[C] He believes that it is considered as the most dangerous.

[D] He believes that it is a totally shared experience.

35. [A] His father’s advice helped him to decide which job to take up.

[B] Working in the sports team was his most important experience.

[C] He learnt much from his shared experience with his team members.

[D] His experience as a baggage boy had a great influence on his later lif

Tobacco is the second major cause of death in the world. It is currently (36) _______ for the death of one in ten adults worldwide. If current smoking (37) _______ continue, it will cause some 10 million deaths each year by 2020.

Tobacco is the fourth most (38) _______ risk factor for disease worldwide. The economic costs of tobacco use are equally devastating. In addition to the high public health costs of treating tobacco-caused diseases, tobacco kills people at the height of their (39) _______, depriving families of breadwinners and nations of a healthy (40) _______. Tobacco users are also less (41) _______ while they are alive due to increased sickness. A 1994 report (42) _______ that the use of tobacco resulted in an annual global net loss of US $200 thousand million.

Tobacco and poverty are very closely linked. Many studies have shown that in the poorest households in some low-income countries as much as 10% of total household (43) _______ is on tobacco. (44) _______________________________________________________________________. In addition to its direct health effects, tobacco leads to malnutrition, increased health care costs and premature death. (45) ________________________________________________________________.

Experience has shown that there are many cost-effective tobacco control measures that can be used in different settings and that can have a significant impact on tobacco consumption. (46) _________________________________________________________________. All these measures are discussed on the provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.


11. [A] He doesn’t know what tools to bring.

[B] He doesn’t mind helping the woman.

[C] The woman won’t have to carry the tools.

[D] The donkeys will carry the woman’s personal items.

12. [A] The game has been canceled.

[B] Their team played very badly.

[C] Football is her favorite pastime.

[D] She’s never watched a better game.

13. [A] He thinks David is not reliable.

[B] He’s willing to trust David.

[C] He has told his doubts to David.

[D] He thinks David will benefit from this experience.

14. [A] He’s not sure how much a printer costs.

[B] He’ll buy a computer later this week.

[C] He lost the money he was saving.

[D] He doesn’t have enough money to buy a printer now.

15. [A] John was disappointed at his math score.

[B] John did better than he thought he was able to.

[C] John didn’t pass, although he had tried his best.

[D] John got an excellent score, which was unexpected.

16. [A] The woman likes arguing.

[B] The woman should get a job.

[C] The woman should work in a factory.

[D] The woman spends too much money.

17. [A] The woman had been planning for the conference.

[B] The woman called the man but the line was busy.

[C] The woman didn’t come back until midnight.

[D] The woman had guests all evening.

18. [A] He has lost his history book.

[B] He doesn’t like the history course.

[C] He has to read a lot of history books.

[D] He finds history difficult to understa.

19. [A] To find out if she has the flu.

[B] To find out how to maintain a nutritious diet.

[C] To find out how to prevent illness.

[D] To find out the results of a blood test.

20. [A] She gets ill at the same time every year.

[B] She doesn’t get enough exercise.

[C] She often has difficulty sleeping.

[D] She’s sick with influenza throughout the winter.

21. [A] She’s too stressed.

[B] She doesn’t get enough rest.

[C] She doesn’t eat nutritious food.

[D] She stays in crowded places too long.

22. [A] Physical examinations are given free there.

[B] She can get a free influenza vaccination there.

[C] Sh e’ll be able to get a prescription there.

[D] She’ll find literature on nutrition there..

23. [A] She didn’t take it to the repair shop at all.

[B] She decided to throw it away and buy a new one.

[C] She took it to the repair shop but refused to have it repaired.

[D] She turned to mechanics for help but they could do nothing with it.

24. [A] The traffic is very heavy.

[B] The bus service is bad.

[C] The transportation is convenient.

[D] Few taxis can be seen there.

25. [A] She will get him to do his assignment.

[B] She will help him put his things in order.

[C] She will complete his homework for him.

[D] She will tell him how to maintain his car.

26. [A] Modern people have the same worries as the cave man did.

[B] Modern people experiences more stress than the cave man.

[C] The cave man experienced more stress than modern people.

[D] People don’t suffer more stress today; it’s just that they think they do.

27. [A] You have failed an important examination.

[B] You are informed of an accident of your best friend.

[C] You have won the first prize in an English competition.

[D] Your favorite football team has lost an important game.

28. [A] To show us that distress is what people call the pleasant kind of stress.

[B] To show us that people will feel eustress and distress at the same time.

[C] To show us that stress does not necessarily refer to unpleasant experience.

[D] To show us that an Olympic winner feels the same stress as one who loses a family member.

29. [A] Try to do things successfully.

[B] Do things that you really want to do.

[C] Do whatever you’re expected to do.

[D] Refuse to do whatever you’re forced to..

30. [A] That the time is too short for doctors.

[B] That the patients are often too nervous.

[C] That the damage is extremely hard to fix.

[D] That the blood-cooling machine might break down.

31. [A] By taking the blood out of the brain.

[B] By lowering the brain’s temperature.

[C] By trying the operation on monkeys first.

[D] By having the blood go through a machine.

32. [A] It can last as long as 30 minutes.

[B] It can keep the brain’s blood warm.

[C] It can help monkeys do different jobs.

[D] It can keep the patient’s brain healthy.

33. [A] Salesmen. [B] Managers.

[C] Customers. [D] Researchers.

34. [A] Visiting customers themselves.

[B] Visiting parks as ordinary customers.

[C] Giving customers free food on the street.

[D] Asking customers questions at supermarkets.

35. [A] How to understand what customers want.

[B] How to develop marketing strategies.

[C] How to find out customers’ necessary social needs.

[D] How to encourage customers to spend more money

Lively argument centers around effect of public communication on audiences, not only in matters concerning public opinion on political issues, but in matters of personal lifestyles and (36) _________, consumer behavior, the judgments and dispositions of children, and possible inducements to (37) _________. Feelings regarding these matters (38) _________ greatly. Some people explain the larger effects of mass communication as generally (39) _________ to both young and old. Many sociologists follow the theory that mass communication can influence values already (40) _________ and operating in the culture. Numerous other analysts believe that mass communications provide powerful sources of informal education and persuasion. Their (41) _________ are drawn largely from observations that many, if not most, people in technological societies form their personal views of the social realities beyond their (42) _________ experience but from messages presented through public communication.

Current evidence (43) _________ that the many instruments of mass communication produce varying effects upon different segments of the audience. (44) _____________________________________________________________. Much of the enormous output on television and radio and in print is probably simply regarded as play and of

little consequence in affecting adult dispositions, although many psychologists believe that the nature o f children’s play experiences is critical to their maturation.

(45) __________________________________________________________. Most people seem to accept what they are given without complaint. Mass communication is but one area of life for most individuals, whose main concerns center on the home and daily employment. (46) ________________________________________________________________.标准听力(五)

11. [A] She’s having a hard time following the professor’s lectures.

[B] She doesn’t like the way the professor l ectures.

[C] She is not interested in the course.

[D] She’s having difficulty with the heavy reading assignments.

12. [A] The man was sorry to miss the football game.

[B] The man attended the concert, but didn’t like it.

[C] The man was sorry that he didn’t attend the concert.

[D] The man is more interested in football than in classical music.

13. [A] Tom is very responsible. [B] Tom’s words aren’t reliable.

[C] What Tom said is true. [D] Tom is not humorous at all.

14. [A] She should follow the human nature.

[B] Strangers are nothing to be afraid of.

[C] Feeling nervous is nothing improper.

[D] She should accept strangers’ presents naturally.

15. [A] He’s been too busy to clean his room.

[B] Cleaning is the last thing he wants to do.

[C] He hasn’t cleaned his room since Linda visited him.

[D] Linda is the only person who ever comes to see him.

16. [A] She is tired of her present job.

[B] Her phone number has changed.

[C] She doesn’t have a fax machine.

[D] She may quit her present job soon.

17. [A] It is based on a lot of research.

[B] It can be finished in a few weeks’ time.

[C] It has drawn criticism from lots of people.

[D] It falls short of her supervisor’s expectations.

18. [A] They should put the meeting to an end.

[B] She would like to discuss another item.

[C] She wants to discuss the issue again later.

[D] They should hold another meeting to discuss the matter.

19. [A] Find out if a rock-climbing course will be offered.

[B] Plan a rock-climbing trip over spring break.

[C] Convince the man to take a rock-climbing course with her.

[D] Find a place to go rock climbing.

20. [A] The college doesn’t have any rock-climbing equipment.

[B] There are no appropriate places for climbing nearby.

[C] There is no one to teach them how to do it.

[D] Not very many students are interested in it.

21. [A] Climbers have the opportunity to be outside and enjoy the scenery.

[B] Climbing isn’t as expensive as other sports.

[C] Learning to climb doesn’t take a very long time.

[D] Climbers develop skills useful in other activities.

22. [A] Increasing upper body strength.

B] Discussing popular climbing sites.

[C] Selecting the necessary equipment.

[D] Finding a climbing partner.

23. [A] Promoting the sales of something by telephone.

[B] Talking with the woman about a sports TV program.

[C] Discussing with the woman on how to stay fit.

[D] Bargaining with the woman about a fitness program.

24. [A] A subscription to a certain kind of newspaper.

[B] A bargain on dance lessons.

[C] A cheap airfare to Hawaii.

[D] A membership to a sports club.

25. [A] No more phone call to her. [B] A phone call in a few days.

[C] A change of the salesman. [D] A discount of the goods.

26. [A] A chemist. [B] An official.

[C] An ice-cream taster. [D] An ice-cream manufacturer.

27. [A] He stirs the ice cream.

[B] He lets the ice cream warm up.

[C] He examines the color of the ice cream.

[D] He tastes the flavor of the ice cream.

28. [A] One Cool Job [B] Tasting with Eyes

[C] John Harrison’s Life [D] Flavors of Ice Cream

29. [A] They were expensive. [B] No one believes them.

[C] They were unsuccessful. [D] They were often deceptive.

30. [A] Consumers began to resist buying products of these ads.

[B] Consumers stopped their environmental movement.

[C] Consumers turned cautious of environmental appeals.

[D] Consumers didn’t care about them all the time.

31. [A] They became more popular. [B] They were more regulated.

[C] They grew less honest. [D] They became better produced.

32. [A] Massachusetts. [B] Texas.

[C] California. [D] Connectic.

33. [A] In a hotel. [B] In the palace.

[C] In Pudding Lane. [D] In Thames Street.

34. [A] He helped put out the fire. [B] He wrote about the fire.

[C] He happened to see the fire. [D] He was rescued from the fire.

35. [A] The King and his soldiers came to help.

[B] All the wooden houses in the city were burned out.

[C] People managed to get enough water from the river.

[D] Houses standing in the direction of the fire were pulled down.

China has outlined a new approach to foreign investment, with planners saying they will now focus less on attracting large amounts of cash and more on selecting investments that will bring skills and technology into the country. The change in tactics, detailed in an official document (36) ________ by the National Development and Reform Commission, comes after more than a year of (37) ________ debate over the role foreign investors should play in China’s economy. China has long been one of the world’s top (38) ________ for foreign investment, and international companies poured in more than $70 billion last year, (39) ________ by the country’s low costs, manufacturing prowess and huge (40) ________ market. But the inroads have caused some (41) ________ among both ordinary people and officials, who also want to see domestic companies do well. The new foreign investment plan, which isn’t a specific (42) ________ but rather a statement of broad principles, does say that regulators will look more closely at foreign (43) ________ of local companies and other issues of “national economic security” that have received increasing attention recently. But the vision it advances represents neither an attempt to completely close off China’s economy nor a new round of liber alization. (44) __________________________________________. For instance, new investments by foreign companies will face stricter environmental and land use standards. (45) __________________________________________. The plan said China will continue to open up service industries, though it offered no commitments beyond those already made to the World Trade Organization. (46) __________________________________________.


11. [A] Call a repairperson soon.

[B] Ask the man to fix her refrigerator.

[C] Find a book on how to make repairs.

[D] Wait to see if the problem disappears.

12. [A] She disliked what the man said.

[B] She agreed with the man’s view.

[C] She didn’t hear what the man said.

[D] She didn’t agree with the man’s opinion.

13. [A] He definitely doesn’t know the date.

[B] He is the only person who knows the date.

[C] He forgot the time when he handed in his assignments.

[D] The last assignment he handed in was not good.

14. [A] He cooks for the club members quite often.

[B] He wasn’t careful when he was preparing food.

[C] He often fills the kitchen with tomatoes and chocolate.

[D] He doesn’t like to prepare food for the club members.

15. [A] Call a taxi for the woman.

[B] Ride a horse with the woman.

[C] Go to the bus station himself.

[D] Drive the woman to the train station.

16. [A] She wants the man to stay home all his life.

[B] She doesn’t want to keep the man at home.

[C] She suggests that the man stay at home.

[D] She thinks that the man must lead his own life.

17. [A] The hotdog stand has nothing to do with the accident.

[B] Move the school farther away.

[C] Students should not buy hotdogs any more.

[D] Move the hotdog stand farther away.

18. [A] He didn’t clean his room.

[B] He studied for the test too late.

[C] He couldn’t find anything in his room.

[D] He didn’t clean the kitchen.

19. [A] She saw students protesting last week.

[B] One of her roommates told her about it.

[C] She attended one of its meetings before.

[D] She read about it in the newspaper.

20. [A] To raise more fund for the group.

[B] To preserve some open spaces on campus.

[C] To secure more parking lots for the students.

[D] To protect the Swing Hall.

21. [A] She has a class to attend.

[B] She has an important meeting with the school administrators.

[C] She is against the man’s plan.

[D] She will have a picnic with her friends.

22. [A] Make a donation to support the group.

[B] Help the man organize the rally.

[C] Sign a petition.

[D] Take advantage of the student parking lot.

23. [A] Sightseeing. [B] Lying on the beach.

[C] Taking photos of the beaches. [D] Scuba diving.

24. [A] Biology. [B] Photography.

[C] Swimming. [D] Painting.

25. [A] Large green jellyfish. [B] Different floating plants.

[C] Oceanic snails. [D] Sunken treasure.

26. [A] His work in the church. [B] Being a star in the NBA.

[C] Being a student of medicine. [D] His willingness to help the needy.

27. [A] It’s helpful to his personal develo pment.

[B] It’s a way of showing his respect to the NBA.

[C] It’s something he should do for his homeland.

[D] It’s a chance for his friends to share his money.

28. [A] Sell children’s music and art work.

[B] Make videos to help protect children.

[C] Produce safety equipment for children.

[D] Look for missing and exploited children.

29. [A] He helped a man get across the rails.

[B] He stopped a man from destroying the rails.

[C] He protected two little girls from getting hurt.

[D] He saved a person without considering his own safety.

30. [A] To celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s birthday.

[B] To show respect for Queen Elizabeth.

[C] To honor his half-brother Sir Humphrey Gilbert.

[D] To commemorate the first settlers who died there.

31. [A] With the help of people from colonies.

[B] Owing to actively invading the Spanish Navy.

[C] Due to the weather in favor of English ships.

[D] Because of the great force of the English fleet.

32. [A] They faced the attack of the Spanish Navy.

[B] They always met with fierce storms.

[C] She thought the cost was too high.

[D] She found most colonies unsuitable for residence.

33. [A] It is an ability both man and animals possess.

[B] It is the reason for man’s superiority over animals.

[C] It is the reason for man’s success as a species.

[D] It is a proof of our superior intelligence.

34. [A] To show how dependent men are on a particular food.

[B] To show how primitive the diet of some people is.

[C] To show what different foods are eaten.

[D] To show the adaptability of man as regards his diet.

35. [A] A very popular food plant. [B] A plant with limited uses.

[C] An animal as food. [D] A plant used as a main food.

Many young people believe good grades and excellent internships will land them their (36) _________ job. However, (37) _________ to what they think, often their major will have little influence over the person who is hiring them for the position. Young adults need to have a (38) _________ view in order to survive in corporate America.

When you apply at a major corporation, do not be surprised if you end up with an (39) _________ level position. You usually do not start at the top, but work your way up. It is all about “paying your dues”. Hard work and being in the corporation for some time may lead to greater earning (40) _________. If you are unable to get a (41) _________ after eighteen months, (42) _________ on the position, it may be time to move on.

In interviews, young adults often (43) _________ of their majors. (44) ________________________________________________________________. You are there to prove why you can do the position applied for. (45) ________________________________________________________________.

It usually does not hurt to ask for more work. (46) _________________________________________________________________. “Paying your dues” will get you further in life. It can often help you expand your leadership role at work. Just remember that someone will always be trying to steal your glory, so never get comfortable in a position, otherwise you may become stagnant (not changing or making progress, and continuing to be in a bad condition) .标准听力(七)

11. [A] The movie was really wonderful.

[B] The movie was full of violent scenes.

[C] The movie wasn’t as good as he had expected.

[D] The movie was overly concerned with romantic relationships.

12. [A] He left it at the airport. [B] He enjoyed using it.

[C] He lost it on his trip. [D] He left it in his friend’s car.

13. [A] At 9:00. [B] At 9:15.

[C] At 9:25. [D] At 10:00.

14. [A] In an office. [B] In a restaurant.

[C] In a theatre. [D] At the information desk.

15. [A] Tony could not continue the experiment.

[B] Tony finished the experiment last night.

[C] Tony thought the experiment was well done.

[D] Tony had expected the experiment to be easier.

16. [A] She can’t even decide what she will do tonight.

[B] She wants to hand in her report as soon as possible.

[C] She will be very likely to go to the symphony with the man.

[D] She can’t go t o the symphony because of her unfinished report.

17. [A] He is always punctual for his class.

[B] He rarely notices which students are late.

[C] He wants his students to be on time for class.

[D] He doesn’t allow his students to tell jokes in class.

18. [A] The man doesn’t know how to vote.

[B] The man is going to reveal his vote later.

[C] The man refuses to answer the woman’s question.

[D] The man doesn’t understand the woman’s question.

19. [A] He can’t find his office key. [B] He has misplaced some exams.

[C] He is unable to speak. [D] He doesn’t like his classroom.

20. [A] Mark the latest homework assignment.

[B] Put a cancellation notice on the classroom door.

[C] Make an appointment with the doctor.

[D] Return some exams to his students.

21. [A] Teach David’s class while he is absent.

[B] Give Professor Winston the key to David’s office.

[C] Leave a message on the board in David’s classroom.

[D] Bring David the homework that was due today.

22. [A] To put the homework on David’s desk.

[B] To leave the master key for David.

[C] To give David’s students the next assignment.

[D] To call David at the end of the afternoon.

23. [A] They are going to buy tickets.

[B] They are going to buy a violin.

[C] They are going to City Hall.

[D] They are going to Peter’s Home.

24. [A] She enjoys them very much.

[B] They sound more or less like a human voice.

[C] They are complicated but soft.

[D] She can’t understand them.

25. [A] There is a ticket free of charge.

[B] She loves violin.

[C] She can listen to some music outside.

[D] She has nothing to do tonight..

26. [A] Making the problem of food shortage even more serious.

[B] Increasing the awareness of the world’s large population.

[C] Increasing the number of babies who survive early childhood.

[D] Providing world population with more nutrition ever before.

27. [A] 2%. [B] 3%. [C] 4%. [D] 5%.

28. [A] Latin America. [B] Africa. [C] Asia. [D] Europe.

29. [A] They didn’t care. [B] They hated it.

[C] They loved it. [D] They have mixed feelings.

30. [A] There was not enough maintenance.

[B] People didn’t care whatever mess it might be.

[C] There were no effective regulations over visitors.

[D] It was constructed badly.

31. [A] It was more respected.

[B] More people used it.

[C] It was damaged by tourists again.

[D] It quickly got worse again after Lincoln’s death.

32. [A] It is easy for a couple to afford a child in Asia.

[B] The prices of houses in Asia are quite low now.

[C] The word “DINKS” first appeared in an Asian country.

[D] Fewer and fewer married women want to have a job.

33. [A] $900. [B] $5,000. [C] $10,800. [D] $15,800.

34. [A] Let women stay at home and have a baby.

[B] Care for the growing needs of women for job.

[C] Allow only one of the parents to go out to work.

[D] Punish the companies that permit women to leave.

35. [A] The small number of newborn babies.

[B] The changing social situation of women.

[C] The high prices of houses and education.

[D] The necessary steps of Asian governmen

No event has had such a decisive effect in shaping the attitude of the Irish people towards the British as the Irish Famine. Looking back on the famine, the most (36) _________ fact was that it should ever have reached such (37) _________. Although the potato crop failed, there was plenty of food left in Ireland, and while thousands died some of it was being (38) _________. Even if the local organizations for dealing with a crisis of such magnitude were completely (39) _________, more positive and generous action by the British Government could have (40) _________ some of the worst effects. In the light of the large scale Government relief projects (41) _________ today, the supreme irony of all was that the richest nation in Europe should have allowed one of the poorest to starve on its doorstep.

Yet the famine looked very different through nineteen-century eyes. Then, the (42) _________ of letting people do things without the government’s (43) _________ were gener ally accepted — in fact, were regarded as almost sacred. (44) _____________________________________________________________. In the case of the Irish famine, it was argued, the Government had done all it could to help.

(45) __________________________________________________________, and it seems strange that the reports of suffering could have failed to move the Government towards a greater use of its resources. (46) _________________________________________________________________. Few Irish families had not been severely hit by the famine, and there were even fewer who did not lay the blame fairly and directly at Britain’s door.


11. [A] He doesn’t like the paintings.

[B] He hasn’t seen the paintings yet.

[C] He doesn’t enjoy his art history course.

[D] He would like to own one of the paintings.

12. [A] Her name is on the top of the list.

[B] She is expecting a job interview.

[C] She will be the last to be interviewed.

[D] She must fix a date for the job interview.

13. [A] Their father is unable to keep his promise.

[B] Their father is going on a vacation without her.

[C] Their father isn’t telling her the truth.

[D] Their father doesn’t want to travel abroad.

14. [A] Substitute for Laura at work. [B] Meet Laura at the restaurant.

[C] Go out of town with Laura. [D] Accept a full-time job.

15. [A] He thinks the woman is wasting her time.

[B] He is eager to k now the woman’s answer.

[C] He can wait and there is no need for the woman to hurry.

[D] He thinks the woman should make full use of her time.

16. [A] Jane is the laughing stock of the class.

[B] Jane works in the ABC Company.

[C] Jane’s laughter i s quite impressive.

[D] Jane survived the interview.

17. [A] Moving out. [B] Repairing the house.

[C] Doing up the kitchen. [D] Building a private residence.

18. [A] The woman is inviting the man to dinner.

[B] The man probably won’t vis it the woman.

[C] The woman enjoyed her holiday very much.

[D] The man is going to visit the woman without Mary.

19. [A] Yesterday morning. [B] Yesterday noon.

[C] Yesterday afternoon. [D] Yesterday evening.

20. [A] He doesn’t have good q ualifications.

[B] His resume hasn’t outlined his past in a proper way.

[C] He is not nervous when taking an interview.

[D] He always thinks that the interviewer is like an enemy.

21. [A] He should outline his past better.

[B] He should send his resume directly to the manager.

[C] He should create a new area in his resume called “value offered”.

[D] He needn’t write different resumes to different employers.

22. [A] A shipping company. [B] A consulting company.

[C] An accounting company. [D] A headhunting company.

23. [A] The hotel doesn’t open that day.

[B] She doesn’t work that day.

[C] There is no room available that day.

[D] There is no discount on books that day.

24. [A] He wants to give his wife a surprise on their anniversary.

[B] The woman can’t cancel his reservation record.

[C] He doesn’t appreciate the woman’s calling.

[D] He doesn’t understand what the woman means.

25. [A] The receptionist is not serious.

[B] The receptionist’s advice is helpful to him.

[C] Its charge is reasonable.

[D] Its reservation service is very poor.

26. [A] Direct the driver.

[B] Look ahead to see where there’s a turn.

[C] Move to the back seat if feeling uncomfortable.

[D] Keep looking at the map to find a place to go to.

27. [A] To get information when in danger.

[B] To be saved in case of an accident.

[C] To share the fun with them in exploration.

[D] To tell them what’s going on with the group members.

28. [A] They can make people work fast.

[B] They can help people stay healthy.

[C] They can help people organize other activities.

[D] They can make people get prepared for sports.

29. [A] By producing pressure waves going in the opposite direction.

[B] By mixing new sound waves with the noise and sending them out


[C] By mixing high-frequency sound waves with low-frequency ones.

[D] By making a copy of the unwanted sound waves and letting it out a little


30. [A] It can make a car lighter.

[B] It can make a car faster.

[C] It can reduce the cost of a silencer.

[D] It can improve the performance of a silencer.

31. [A] It is still being tried out.

[B] People still have their doubts.