- -Seems like I’m running a fever.
-Don’t worry. I’ll give you a blood test first.
Question: What is most probably the woman’s job?
2.- Are you checking out some colleges? East Lake College is a pretty neat school.
– but they don’t offer many majors.
Question: what does the man imply?
3.- I was fired I thought my work being valued by the company.
– Sorry to hear that. but it’s not the end of the world. Cheer up.
Question: what is the woman trying to do?
4.- Do you happen to know the title of this oil painting?
– No idea. Maybe an early-18th-century work. You can look it up in the catalog.
Question: what are the speakers mainly talking about?
5.- Oh, it looks like the traffic is really bad, still another hour to get to your office.
– OK then I will go by Subway, please stop at the next crossroads and I will get out there.
Question: What can we learn about the woman from the conversation?
6.- What’s the assignment for today in is Taylor?
– Well, read chapter 9 in your textbook and get prepared to discuss next what you’ve read next Monday.
Question: What will the man be required to do next Monday?
7.- Will you please email me tomorrow? Let’s fix the date for next conference.
– My computer is broken. Can I call you?
Question: What does the man imply?
8.- Mom where am I blue shoes, I’ll be late for school.
– I washed them this morning. Last night, you told me you’d have a day off school today.
Question: What does the woman mean?
9.- I have gained weight since I started to work at pizza kitchen.
– I know they offer employees free pizzas for meals, but you could pack your own healthy lunch.
Question: What does the man suggest the woman do?
10.- Have you booked a twin room in West hotel for a holiday?
– Not yet. The line was busy, I will ring later but that hotel is never full in March.
Question: What does the man imply?
Questions 11 through 13 based on the following passage
It’s a daily struggle known to office workers the world over. A productive morning rewarded with a decent lunch. And then at about 3 PM there comes the irresistible sleepiness. A short nap can promote alertness and improve performance which are important when you’re at work. Now many companies with a strong commitment to employee wellness have realized the benefits of on-site napping. UU corporation(?), A consulting company has a flexible approach. Employees can take a nap for 30 minutes at most anytime between 1 PM and 4 PM. Another company Tim and Jerrys, which already offers employees personal trainers, now supplies a room with a bed and pillows that employees can use as needed. One of its representatives says if people need to catch a little nap during the day, we will behind it. An IT firm, New Link allows its employees to take a 20-minute power nap at their desks. Introduced 2 years ago, the policy has proved a huge hit. Mr. lean, an accountant in New Link told a local newspaper:” if I use a calculator when I’m sleepy, I have to double check my work for fear of making mistakes. So, it takes longer. Thanks to the policy, my work performance has improved.”
- What is the speaker mainly talking about?
- Which of the following can employees of UU corporation(?) do at work?
- What can be learned about Mr. Lean?
Questions 14 through 16 based on the following passage
Search engines have completely changed how we access information and who we get it from. They’re fast, easy and great but there’s so many questions you can’t look up online. Some are too complex, because they have two or more parts and others are impossible to search because you can’t remember a name or an exact year. So, you get too many results to make you search useful or maybe you just aren’t near a computer or Wi-Fi. That’s what APL can make a difference. With APL you can put questions to an information specialist at the pro(?) library. For over 40 years, APL has been answering peoples’ questions by looking things up in a variety of text, recordings and other resources. And these people are expert researchers. So, they know where to look for information, which is key and providing a really good quality answer. Sometimes accuracy is more important than getting millions of results in a second. Then how can you access APL? you can call 21518 between 9 AM and 6 PM, Monday through Saturday. One of the 10 information specialists will answer your question even if the questions have multiple parts and even if you are missing some key information. That’s the benefit of a human over computer. Plus, if you need some recommended reading, they’ve got that covered too.
14.What is the speaker mainly talking about?
15.What will the search engine do if you type in a much too complicated question?
16.Which of the following is true of APL?
Questions 17 through 20 based on the following conversation
Man – What are you going to do this summer, Sue
Woman – Well, I can work full-time at my uncle’s restaurant if I want to. The money is pretty good. But I’m thinking of getting some experience in my field. I’m graduating next year.
Man – Maybe you should try a different summer job. It would mean a pay cut, but it’ll be worth it, not only do you get experience, you make all kinds of contacts.
Woman – But I just have no idea how to find a suitable one.
Man – Why not go to the summer job fair? Hang on, I’ve got the leaflet in my bag.
Woman – Great.
Man – It’s next week on the 16th at the student center, from 9 AM to 3 PM.
Woman – That’s wonderful. Should I dress as if I’m going to an interview?
Man – It doesn’t mention how are you should dress.
Woman – Shall I bring my résumé?
Man – it’s not required but it’s a good idea.
Woman – OK. Does it say what kinds of summer jobs are available? You know I want to be a teacher.
Man – You can try to get harder to summer camp, several are listed on there.
Woman – Excellent, I will try.
Man – You won’t have any trouble. You are at the top of your class.
Woman – Thanks for the vote of confidence.
17.What are the speakers mainly talking about?
18.According to the man, why should the women find a different summer job?
19.What can be learned about the summer job fair?
20.Why does the man recommend the women to work at the summer camp?