1. 考试时间120分钟, 试卷满分150分。
I. Listg Comprsion
Directions: Section A, you will hear t short conversations bet two speakers. At the d of each conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. The conversations d the questions will be spo only once. After you hear a conversation d the question about it, read the four possible swers on your paper, d decide which one is the best swer to the question you have heard.
1. A. It is satisfactory. B. It is luxurious.
C. It is old-fashioned. D. It is disappotg.
2. A. On August 5th. B. On August 6th. C. On August 7th. D. On August 8th.
3. A. A waiter. B. A butcher. C. A porter. D. A farmer.
4. A. a theatre. B. a library. C. a boog office. D. a furniture store.
5. A. She expected to a better show. B. She could hardly d her seat.
C. She wasn't terested the show. D. She 't get a favourable seat.
6. A. The wo oft eats out for breakfast. B. The cafeteria serves good breakfast.
C. The wo doesn't have breakfast. D. The cafeteria doesn't serve breakfast.
7. A. Sg cucumbers. B. Ptg vegetables. C. Coog a meal. D. Pg tomatoes.
8. A. The should work hard. B. The should turn down the job offer.
C. The may have other ce. D. The apply for the job .
9. A. It is a hot d smoggy day. B. There is a traffic on g Street.
C. A vehicle is pollutg the air. D. The is rg a report one.
10. A. Its g is not good ough. B. Its special effects are not satisfyg.
C. It deserves award. D. It is good except for the scary part.
Directions: Section B, you will hear two short passages, d you will be asked three questions on each of the passages. The passages will be read twice, but the questions will be spo only once. you hear a question, read the four possible swers on your paper d decide which one would be the best swer to the question you have heard.
Questions 11 through 13 are based on the follog passage.
11. A. $1. B. $2 C. $3 D. $ 52.
12. A. Pay the bills first.
B. Spd 2% of the salary on livg expses.
C. Deposit $1000 every month.
D. Put part of the money a savgs account.
13. A. Methods of savg money.
B. Savg money for ily ercies.
C. The portce of savg money.
D. Secrets of spg money wisely.
Questions 14 through 16 are based on the follog passage.
14. A. Free education.
B. A sum of money.
C. Donations from a local newspaper.
D. Gifts from y people.
15. A. Let stuts before school.
B. Offer ice cr d coffee.
C. troduce a k to the pus.
D. Reduce the traffic s around.
16. A. It lacks positive news.
B. It should grow to a big city.
C. It is a place worth livg .
D. It rs peaceful d quiet.
Directions: section C, you will hear two longer conversations. The conversations will be read twice. After you hear each conversation, you are required to fill the numbered ks with the formation you have heard. Write your swers on your swer sheet.
ks 17 through 20 are based on the follog conversation.
Complete the form. Write ONE WORD for each swer.
Class Diary (June 13-19)
17 for after-class activity application
g three stut 18
Basketball Club meetg
Te:12:45-1:30pm Place: The 19
g a form with up-to-date personal data
Te: 20 break Place: The computer room
k 21 through 24 are based on the follog conversation.
Complete the form. Write NO MORE T THREE WORDS for each swer.
Who is Sue Walter?
She is 21 court d a writer.
What is Sue's suggestion for people with difficulties?
Sue's eyes, what is the best part about her job?
What does Sue tk happess is?
II. Grmar d Vocabulary
Directions: After rg the passages below, fill the ks to make the passages cohert d grmatically correct. For the ks with a giv word, fill each k with the proper form. of the giv word; for the other ks, use one word that best fits each k.
Bags of Love
Last year, I was assed to work at office near my mother's house, so I stayed with her for a month. Durg that te, I helped out with the housework d contributed to the groceries.
After less t a week, I started notg that the groceries were runng out pretty quickly - we were always suly out of sometg. (25)_______(wonder) how my mum could consume t so quickly, I observg her daily route for two weeks. To my surprise, I found that she would pack a paper bag full of ned goods d head out every morng at about ne. Evtually, I decided to follow her d (26)_______ happed truly azed me. She was tg the food to the refugee p, (27)______ she distributed it to childr.
I asked around d found out that my mum was very well own the area. The kids were very frdly with her d ev looked up to her as if she were their own mother. T it hit me -shy would she mot t to tell me about what she (28)_____(do)? Was she worried about how I would react or that I would stop (29)_____(buy) the groceries if I found out?
she got home, I told her about my discovery. (30)_____ she could react, I gave her a big hug d told her she 't need to keep it a secret (31)______ me. She told me that some of the childr lived with older lady a shelter while others slept on the streets. For years, my mum has helpg out by givg t whatever food she could spare. I was so pressed by (32)_____ selfless she was.
Stress: Good or Bad?
Stress used to be ost unown word, but now that we are used to tg about it, I have found that people are ng to get stressed about g stressed.
rt years, stress(33)______(regard) as a cause of a whole rge of medical pros, from high blood pressure to tal ess. But like so y other tgs, it is only too much stress(34)______ does you harm. It is te you considered that if there were no stress your life, you would achieve a little. If you are stuck at home with no stress, t your level of perforce will be low. Up to a cert pot, the more stress you are under, the (35)_____(good) your perforce will be. Beyond a cert pot, though , further stress will only lead to exhaustion, ess d ally a breakdown. You tell you are over the top d on the downward slope, by asg yourself (36)_______ number of questions. Do you, for stce, feel that too much is g expected of (37)______, d yet d it possible to say no? Do you d yourself gettg patt of (38) _____(noy) with people over unportt tgs?... If the swer to all those questions is yes, you had better(39)______(control ) your stress, as you probably are under more stress t is good for you.
To some extt you control the ount of stress your life. Doctors have worked out a chart shog how much stress is volved various evts. Gettg married is 50, prcy 40, movg house 20, Christmas 12,etc. If the total stress your life is over 150, you are twice as likely (40)_______ (get )ill.
Directions: Complete the follog passage by usg the words the box. Each word only be used once. Note that there is one word more t you need.
A. account B. adjustable C. appces D. capture E. decorations F. direct
G. expert H. tded I. operated J. soulless K. squeeze
Go Rules of Good Des
What makes good des? Over the years, desers d artists have tryg to 41 the esstials of good des. They have found that some saygs help people understd the ideas of good des. There are four as follows.
Less is more. This sayg is associated with the Ger-born architect Mies v der Rohe. his Modernist view, beauty lies splicity d ce, d the of the deser is to create solutions to pros through the most t s. Des should avoid unnecessary 42
More is not a bore. The er-born architect Robert Vturi concluded that if splicity is done badly, the result is 43 des. Postodernist desers to 44 with decoration d color . Product des was heavily fluced by this view d be s kit 45 such as ovs d kettles.
Fitness for purpose. Successful product des takes to consideration a product's function, purpose, shape, form, color, d so on. The most portt result for the user is that the product does what is 46 . For exple, tk of a(n) 47 desk p. It needs to be constructed from materials that will std the heat of the p d regular adjustts by the user. It also needs to be stable. Most porttly, it needs to 48 light where it is needed.
From follows otion. This phrase is associated with the Ger deser Hartmut Essger. He believes des must take to 49 the ssory side of our nature-sight, smell, touch d taste. These are as portt as rational(理性的). choosg everyday products such as toothpaste, we appreciate a cool-loog device that allows us to easily 50 the toothpaste onto our brush.
III. Rg Comprsion
Directions: For each k the follog passage there are four words or phrases marked A, B, C d D. Fill each k with the word or phrase that best fits the context.
the 1960s, Douglas McGregor, one of the key tkers the art of t, developed the mow ous Theory X d Theory Y. Theory X is the idea that people stctively 51 work d will do ytg to avoid it. Theory Y is the view that everyone has the pottial to d satisfaction work.
y case, despite so much evce to the 52 , y agers still agree to Theory X. They believe, 53 , that their ployees need constt supervision if they are to work effectively, or that decisions must be posed from 54 without consultation. This, of course, makes for authoritar (专制的) agers.
Differt cultures have differt ways of 55 people. Unlike authoritar t, some cultures, particularly Asia, are well own for the consultative nature of decisiong-all bers of the departt or work group are asked to 56 to this process. This is t by the collective opion. y western compies have tried to itate such As ways of dog tgs, which are based on eral 57 . Some experts say that wo will become more effective agers t because they have the power to reach coon goals a way that traditional 58 agers not.
A rt trd has to courage ployees to use their own itiative, to make decisions on their own without 59 agers first. This powert (授权) has part of the trd towards downsizg: 60 the number of t layers compies. After de-layerg this way, a compy may be 61 with just a top level of sior agers, fronte agers d ployees with direct contact with the public. powert takes the idea of delegation (委托) much further t has 62 the case. powert d delegation new forms of t control to 63 that the overall busess p is g followed, d that operations become more profitable under the new orization, rather t less.
other trd is off-site or 64 t, where ts of people ked by ail d the ternet work on projects from their own houses. Project agers evaluate the 65
of the t bers terms of what they produce for projects, rather t the ount of te they spd on t.
51. A. desire B. seek C. lose D. dislike
52. A. contrary B. expectation C. degree D. extre
53. A. vice versa B. for exple C. however D. otherwise
54. A. outside B. side C. below D. above
55. A. repg B. assessg C. g D. courg
56. A. refer B. contribute C. object D. apply
57. A. agrt B. practice C. election D. pression
58. A. bossy B. experced C. western D. male
59. A. asg B. trg C. warng D. firg
60. A. doug B. tg C. redug D. estatg
61. A. honoured B. left C. crowded D. compared
62. A. economically B. traditionally C. adequately D. occasionally
63. A. y B. it C. assume D. sure
64. A. virtual B. effective C. day-to-day D. on-the-se
65. A. opion B. risk C. perforce D. attractivess
Direction：Read the follog three passages. Each passage is followed by several questions or unished sattts. For each of t there are four choices markedA, B, C d D. Choose the one that fits best accorg to the formation giv the passage you have just read.
One early morng, I t to the livg room to d my mother rg a thick book called Best Loved Pos to Read d . My terest was aroused only by the fact that the word "Pos" appeared big, hot pk letters.
"Is it good?" I asked her.
"Yeah," she swered. "There's one I really like d you'll like it, too." I ed forward.
"'Patty Po,'" she read the title. Who is Patty? I wondered. The po :
She never puts her toys away,
Just leaves t scattered① where they lay,... ①散乱的
The po was just three short sections. The al one e quickly:
she grows d gathers poise②, ②稳重
I'll miss her harum-scarum③ noise, ③莽撞的
d look v④ for scattered toys. ④徒劳地
d I'll be sad.
A terrible sorrow washed over me. Whoever Patty was, she was a girl. T, the shock.
"It's you, honey," My mother said sadly.
To my mother, the po revealed a part's affection her child grows up d leaves. To me, the "she" the po was horror. It was my a who would be sad. It was so terrible I burst out cryg.
"What's wrong?" my mother asked.
"Oh a," I cried. "I don't t to grow up ever!"
She smiled. "Honey, it's okay. You're not grog up yte soon. d you do, I'll still love you, okay?"
"Okay," I was still weepg. My pic has gone. But I could not help tg about that silly po. After what sed like a safe ount of te, I read the po d was confused. It all fit so well together, like a puzzle. The guage was sple, so sple I could ply understd its g, yet it was still beautiful. I was now fasated by the idea of poetry, words that had the power to make or break a person's world.
I have sce love with other pos, but "Patty Po" rs my po. After all, "Patty Po" gave me my love for poetry not because it was the po that lifted my spirits, but because it was the one that hurt me the most.
66. Why was the writer attracted by the book Best Loved Pos to Read d ?
A. It was a thick ough book.
B. Sometg on its cover caught her eye.
C. Her mother was rg it with terest.
D. It has a gful title.
67. After her mother read the po to her, the writer felt ______ at first.
A. sad B. excited C. horrified D. confused
68. The writer's mother liked to read "Patty Po" probably because______.
A. it reflected her own childhood
B. it was writt sple guage
C. it was composed by a ous poet
D. it gave her a t of what would happ
69. It be concluded from the passage that"Patty Po"leads the writer to _______.
A. discover the power of poetry
B. recoize her love for puzzles
C. d her eagerness to grow up
D. experce great homesess
Is there k bet hus d ate ge or not? This question was first studied the early 1900s. Sce t, y stists have thought that our actions do make a differce. 1997, the Kyoto Protocol exped our role the Earth's g atmosphere d set ternational its for gas issions(排放) from 2008 to 2012. Some countries have decided to contue these reductions until 2020. More rtly, the Paris Agrt, stuck by nearly 200 countries, also s to it global warg. But just now how much warmer it will get depds on how deeply countries cut carbon issions.
This is how much tperatures would rise by 2100 ev if nations live up to the itial Paris promises to reduce carbon issions; this rise could still put coastal cities under water d drive over half of all species to extction.
To meet this um goal, the Agrt requires countries to tight issions targets every five years. Ev this crease could sk some isds, worse drought(干旱) d drive a e of up to a third the number of species.
This is the most bitious goal for tperature rise set by the Paris Agrt, after a push by low-lyg isd nations like Kiribati, which say itg tperature rise to 1.5℃ could save t from sg.
This is how much tperatures have ris sce the dustrial age , puttg us 40% of the way to the 2℃ pot.
The base here is average global tperature before the start of the dustrial age.
70. It be concluded from paragraph 1 that _______.
A. the pro of global warg will have quite solved by 2020
B. gas issions have effectively reduced developed countries
C. the Paris Agrts is more flutial t the Kyoto Protocol
D. hus have made contuous efforts to slow down global warg
71. If nations could only keep the itial promises of the Paris Agrt, what would happ by the year 2100?
A. The hu population would crease by one third.
B. Little over 50% of all species would still exist.
C. Nations would not need to tight their issions targets.
D. The Agrt's um goal would not be reached.
72. If those isd nations not far above sea level are to survive, the maxum tperature rise, sce the start of the dustrial age, should be_______.
A. 0.8℃ B. 1.5℃
C. 2℃ D. 3.5℃
ough "gless drivel". That's the message from a group of bers of the UK governt who have exg how social media firms like gather d use social media data.
The House of Coons Sce d Tology Coittee's report, released last week, has ed firms for g people s up to long comprsible legal contracts d calls for ternational stdard or kitark (认证标记) to tify sites that have clear terms d conditions.
"The term d conditions statt that we all carelessly agree to is gless drivel to yone," says drew Miller, the chair of the coittee. stead, he says, firms should provide a pglish version of their terms. The splified version would be checked by a third party d awarded a kitark if it is accurate reflection of the oral.
It is not yet clear who would ister the se, but the UK governt is loog at trodug it on a voluntary basis. "we need to tk through how we make that work practice," says Miller.
Would we pay y more atttion to a kitark? "I tk if you t d did the survey, people would like to tk they would," says Nigel Shadbolt at the University of Soutpton, UK, who studies op data. "We do ow people worry a lot about the appropriate use of their formation." But what would happ practice is other matter, he says.
Other orisations such as ks ask customers to s long contracts they may not read or understd, but Miller believes social media requires special atttion because it is so new. "We still don't ow how st the long-term pact is gog to be of unwise tgs that kids put on social media that come back d bite t 20 years' te," he says.
Shadbolt, who gave evce to the coittee, says the pro is that we don't ow how compies will use our data because their busess models d uses of data are still evolvg. Large collections of personal formation have become valuable only rtly, he says.
The shock d ger a social media firm does sometg with data that people don't expect, ev if users have appartly permission, show that the currt situation isn't worg. If properly istered, a kitark on terms d conditions could help people ow what exactly they are sg up to. Although they would still have to actually read t.
73. What does the phrase " gless drivel" paragraphs 1 d 3 refer to?
A. Legal contracts that social media firms make people s up to.
B. Warngs from the UK governt st unsafe websites.
C. Gues on how to use social media websites properly.
D. st data collected by social media firms.
74. It be ferred from the passage that Nigel Shadbolt doubts whether _______.
A. social media firms would conduct a survey on the kitark se
B. people would pay as much atttion to a kitark as they tk
C. a kitark se would be workable on a nationwide scale
D. the kitark would help compies develop their busess models
75. drew Miller tks social media needs more atttion t ks ly because _______.
A. their users consist largely of kids under 20 years old
B. the guage their contracts is usually harder to understd
C. the formation they collected could become more valuable future
D. it rs unown how users' data will be t advtage of
76. The writer advises users of social media to _______.
A. tk carefully before postg ytg onto such websites
B. read the terms d conditions ev if there is a kitark
C. take no further action if they d a kitark
D. avoid provg too much personal formation
77. Which of the follog is the best title of the passage?
A. Say no to social media?
B. New security rules operation?
C. Accept without rg?
D. istration matters!
Directions: Read the passage carefully. T swer the questions or complete the statts the fewest possible words.
g will be ned on escalators as part of a trail desed ti reduce congestion(拥堵) at some of the country's busiest stations.
the first move of its d, all travelers will be forced to std on both sides of escalators on the London Underground as part of a p to crease capacity(容量) at the height of the rush hour.
A xixonth trial will be troduced at Holborn station from mid-April, atg the rule of stg on the right d g on the left. The move, itatg a silar structure Far eastern cities such as Hong Kong, is desed to crease the number of people usg long escalators at the busiest tes . it could be expded across the Tube network cog years.
Accorg to London Underground, only 40 pert of travelers walk the full gth of long escalators, leavg the majority at the bottom as they wait to get on to the "stg "side.
A three-week trial at Holborn last year found that the number of people usg escalators at y te of could be raised by ost a third. Peter aught, operations director at London Underground, said: "It may not s right that you go quicker by stg still, but our experts at Holborn have proved that it be true. This new sixonth trial will help us d out if we fluce customers to std on both sides the long term."
Holborn has one of the longest sets of escalators on the Underground network at 23.4 high. Tube bosses that capacity was ited because so few people ted to walk upg only one side was used at all tes. Research has shown that it is more effective use of escalators over 18.5 to g.
The previous trial found that escalators at the station normally carried 2,500 people bet 8: d 9: on a typical day, risg to 3,250 durg the researg period.
the new trial, which will be launched from April 18, one of three "up" escalators will be stg only, with a second ng g at peak tes. A third will r a mix of g d stg.
(Note: swerg the questions the questions or complete the statts NO MORE T T WORDS.)
78. What is the existg pro with stg on the right d g on the left?
79. What did last year's three-week trial at Holborn station prove?
80.The research suggests that g should be for on escalators that are at least _________ height.
81. the new trail, addition to one escalator ng g rush hours, the other "up" escalators will be used for_________________.
Directions: Trslate the follog stces to glish, usg the words giv the brackets.
II. Guided Writg
Directions: Write glish composition 120-150 words accorg to the structions giv below ese.
1.D 2. B 3.A 4.B 5.D 6.C 7.B 8.C 9.C 10.A
11.C 12.D 13.A 14.B 15.A 16.C
e 18. photos 19.stadium 20. Lunch
21.a(ous) judge 22.Asg for help
23.Havg a voice 24.Sharg (with others)
25. Wonderg 26. what 27. which 28. had done 29. buyg
30. Before 31. from 32. how 33. has regarded 34. that
35. better 36. a 37. you 38. noyed 39. control
40. to get
41. D 42.E 43.J 44.G 45.C 46.H 47.B 48.F 49.A 50.K
51. D 52. A 53. B 54. D 55. C 56. B 57. A 58. D 59. A 60. C
61. B 62. B 63. D 64. A 65. C 66. B 67. A 68. D 69. A 70. D
71. D 72. B 73. A 74. B 75. D 76. B 77. C
1. I really hope that my article will be published a newspaper someday.
2. The late ttieth tury witnessed the rapid developt of a's economy.
3. What is the pot of/ g up for the whole night just to buy a pair of sports shoes? / Is there y pot () g up for the whole night just to buy a pair of sports shoes?
4. Although I was t too young to understd the g of the , I rber my ily
were moved to tears.
5. The mot my aunt ed her diploma after four years of hard work, she was filled with joy.
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