Part I Listening Comprehension
1. [A] It was dangerous to live in.
2. [B] A storm
3. [B] They were trapped in an underground elevator.
4. [C] They sent supplies to keep the miners warm.
5. [D] Close some of its post office.
6. [C] Stopping mail delivery on Saturdays.
7. [A] Many post office staff will lose their jobs.
8. [D] He will lose part of his pay.
9. [B] He is a trustworthy guy.
10.[D] She is better at handling such matters.
11.[C] He is always trying to stir up trouble.
12. [D] Reserved
13. [A] They stay quiet
14. [C] She was never invited to a colleague’s home.
15. [B] Houses provide more privacy
Part Ⅰ Writing
Find a Job First
① College students' options upon graduation vary fromperson to person. Some students choose to hunt for a job whileothers _prefer to start their own business. ② As for me,I wouldrather find a job first.
③The reasons for my decision are as follows. ④ For onething, it is much easier for me to find a job compared withstarting a business which demands fund, experience and themarket. As a green hand who has just graduated from a college,it's totally beyond my ability to handle such a complex situation.⑤ For another, working for others could develop mypersonalities, such as perseverance, hardworking and stresstolerance ability, which can help me become more prepared andqualified if I would like to start up my own business.
To conclude, ⑥ chances always favor those who areprepared. And I don't think a person could really "build up fromnothing". ⑦ As a result, I will find a job first after graduation.
Part II Listening Comprehension
News Report One
Questions 1 and 2 are based on the news report you have just heard.
预览两道题各选项，由dangerous，live in，strike，storm，forest fire和attack等词可以推测，新闻内容与某个危险事件导致房屋不能居住有关。
1. Why did John Gordon move out of the Abergeldie Castle?
2. What happened in Scotland last Wednesday?
News Report Two
Questions 3 and 4 are based on the news report you have just heard.
预览两道题各选项，由选项中的lost contact，trapped，underground elevator，calls for help，repair，supplies和miners等词可以推测，新闻内容与矿工受困和救援有关。
News Report Three
Questions 5 to 7 are based on the news report you have just heard.
预览三道题各选项，由选项中的postage rates，services，delivery，post offices，Shortening，Closing，Stopping和mail等词可以推测，新闻内容与邮政现有的问题以及为应对问题所采取的措施有关。
M: Mrs. Hampton, we've got trouble in the press room this morning.W: Oh dear, what about?
M: One of the press operators arrived an hour and a haft late.
W: (8) But that's a straightforward affair. He will simply lose part of his pay. That's why we have a clock insystem.
M: But the point is the man was clocked in at 8 o'clock. We have John standing by the time clock, and heswears he saw nothing irregular.
W: (9-1) Is John reliable?
M: (9-2) Yes, he is. That's why we chose him for the job.
W: Have you spoken to the man who was late?
M: Not yet. I thought I'd have a word with you first. He's a difficult man, and I think there's been sometrouble on the shop floor. I've got a feeling that the trade union representative is behind this. The managertold me that Jack Green's been very active around the shop the last few days.
W: Well, what do you want me to do?
M: (10) I was wondering if you'd see Smith--the man who was late--because you are so much better athandling things like this.
W: Oh, alright. I'll see him. I must say I agree with you about there being bad feelings in the workers. (11) I'vehad the idea for some time that Jack Green's been busy stirring things up in connection with the latest wageclaim. He's always trying to make trouble. Well, I'll get the manager to send Smith up here.
Questions 8 to 11 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
Questions 12 to 15 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
Questions 16 to 18 are based on the passage you have just heard.
预览三道题各选项，由jobs，interviews，hiring和school careers service等词可以推测，短文内容与学生找工作有关。
16. What does the speaker say about college students applying for on-campus jobs?
17. what can students do to find a campus job according to the speaker?
18. What does the speaker say is a library monitor's responsibility?
Questions 19 to 21 are based on the passage you have just heard.
预览三道题各选项，由grow，sold，price，green tea，tea drinkers，tea farmers和market等词可以推测，短文内容与茶叶的种植和售卖有关。
Questions 22 to 25 are based on the passage you have just heard.
Part Ⅲ Reading Comprehension
The color of red in Chinese culture usually symbolizes good luck, longevity and happiness. Red can befound everywhere during Chinese Spring Festival and on other joyous occasions. Cash is often put in redenvelopes and sent to family members or close friends as a gift. Its popularity in China can also be attributed tothe fact that people associate it with the Chinese Revolution and Communist Party. However, red does notsignify good luck and joy all the time in that the name of the dead used to be written in red. Thus it is regardedas an offense to write the names of Chinese people in red ink.