Part Ⅱ DICTATION ［15 MIN.］
Listen to the following passage. Altogether the passage will be read to you four times. During the first reading, which will be read at normal speed, listen and try to understand the meaning. For the second and third readings, the passage w ill be read sentence by sentence, or phrase by phrase, with intervals of 15 seco nds. The last reading will he read at normal speed again and during this time yo u should check your work. You will then be given 2 minutes to check through your work once more.
Please write the whole passage on Answer Sheet Two.
Part Ⅲ LISTENING COMPREHENSION ［20 MIN.］
In Sections A, B and C you will hear everything once only. Listen carefully and then answer the questions that follow. Mark the correct answer to each question on your answer sheet.
SECTION A STATEMENT
In this section you will hear eight statements. At the end of each statement you will be given 10 seconds to answer each of the following eight questions.
1. How well did the speaker do in the test?
A. He answered the last four questions.
B. He answered the last few questions first.
C. He answered only some of the questions.
D. He answered all the questions except the first.
2. Jane thinks that Swiss cheese ___.
A. tastes the best
B. tastes very bad
C. is better than butter cheese
D. is no better than other cheese
3. John went to ___ first.
A. the cineme B. the repair shop C. the gas station D. the service station
4. Betty wishes to ___.
A. send away the c1eaning lady B. replace the cleaning lady C. keep the cleaning lady D. do the house cleaning
5. How much did Fred pay for his car?
A. He paid half the price the salesman asked.
B. lie paid twice as much as the salesman asked
C. He paid the price the salesman asked.
D. He needn’t have paid that much for the car.
6. Permanent education is practical because___.
A. there arc no limits at all
B. there are no age limits
C. no one is getting really too old
D. no one wants to learn at old age
7. According to the speaker, the most difficult thing is___.
A. traveling from place to place
B. keeping away from crowds
C. making holiday plans
D. finding a place with many people