Section A News Report
Directions： In this section， you will hear three news reports。 At the end of each news report， you will hear two or three questions。 Both the news report and the questions will be spoken only once。 After you hear a question， you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A）， B）， C） and D）。 Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre。
Questions 1 and 2 are based on the news report you have just heard.
1. A) Heavy floods.
B) Safety concerns.
C) Bad economy.
D) Workers' strikes.
2. A) It is competitive with its numerous tourist destinations.
B) It provides many job opportunities for French people.
C) It is the biggest concern of the French government.
D) It plays an important role in the nation's economy.
Questions 3 and 4 are based on the news report you have just heard.
3. A) To carry out a scientific survey.
B) To establish a new research station.
C) To rescue two sick American workers.
D) To deliver urgent medical supplies.
4. A) The darkness and cold.
B) The heavy snow and fog.
C) The biting winds.
D) The ice all around.
Questions 5 to 7 are based on the news report you have just heard.
5. A) By tying it to a door handle.
B) By shaking it back and forth.
C) With a remote control craft.
D) With a full-sized helicopter.
6. A) He has lots of fans on Facebook.
B) He has rich experience in flying.
C) He often suffers from toothaches.
D) He has learned to pull teeth from a video.
7. A) Spend more time together.
B) Tell them adventure stories.
C) Do something fun and creative.
D) Play with them in a safe place.
Section B Conversation
Directions： In this section， you will hear two long conversations。 At the end of each conversations you will hear four questions。 Both the conversations and the question-s will be spoken only once。 After you hear a question。 You must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A），B），C）and D）。 Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
Questions 8 to 11 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
8. A) To confirm an urgent appointment.
B) To collect a package from the woman.
C) To ask the woman to sign a document.
D) To arrange the delivery of a package.
9. A) She is doing shopping.
B) She is visiting a friend.
C) She is not at home.
D) She is not feeling well.
10. A) He will be off duty the whole day.
B) He will be working somewhere else.
C) He will have to have his car repaired.
D) He will be too busy to spare any time.
11. A) Sign her name.
B) Confirm online.
C) Pay a small fee.
D) Show up in person.
Questions 12 to 15 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
12. A) Vacation in Italy.
B) Study abroad.
C) Throw a farewell party.
D) Go to a fashion show in Milan.
13. A) Quite sleepy.
B) Very excited.
C) Rather depressed.
D) Nearly exhausted.
14. A) He has to attend a party.
B) He has to meet a friend.
C) He has to make a presentation.
D) He has to finish an assignment.
15. A) Say goodbye to the woman at the airport.
B) Meet the woman at the Black Cat Cafe.
C) Drive the woman to the airport.
D) Have lunch with the woman.
Section C Passage
Directions： In this section， you will hear three passages。 At the end of each passage， you will hear three or four questions。 Both the passage and the questions will be spoken only once。 After you hear a question， you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A），B），C）and D）。Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
Questions 16 to 18 are based on the passage you have just heard.
16. A) It has kept growing over the centuries.
B) Its top is hidden in clouds of volcanic smoke.
C) Its height changes with each volcanic eruption.
D) It has a recorded history of 1,500 years.
17. A) They are now a tourist destination.
B) They attract a lot of migrating birds.
C) They provide shelter for the farmers.
D) They make good fields for farming.
18. A) They nest on the volcano's slopes.
B) They feed on certain small mammals.
C) They compete with each other for food.
D) They match large mammals in strength.
Questions 19 to 21 are based on the passage you have just heard.
19. A) He is self-employed.
B) He is a career advisor.
C) He studies talent.
D) He owns a magazine.
20. A) Doing what they like best.
B) Loving the work they do.
C) Making no excuses for failures.
D) Following their natural instinct.
21. A) It does not come to anything without hard work.
B) It may prove to be quite different from hard work.
C) It is a natural gift only some special people can possess.
D) It does not come to you until something special happens.
Questions 22 to 25 are based on the passage you have just heard.
22. A) It is a bit difficult to learn.
B) It was popular in New Zealand.
C) It is a traditional type of ballet.
D) It evolved in the mid-1970s.
23. A) She wanted her to be a ballet dancer.
B) She used to be a ballet dancer herself.
C) She hated to see her idling about.
D) She was too busy to look after her.
24. A) After she started teaching English.
B) Before she left for New Zealand.
C) When she moved to New York City.
D) Once she began to live on her own.
25. A) It has renewed her passion for life.
B) It has made her happy and energetic.
C) It has helped her make new friends.
D) It has enabled her to start a new career.