Section Ⅰ Listening Comprehension Part A (每题1分，共5分) Directions:
This section is designed to test your ability to understand spoken English. You will hear a selection of recorded materials and you must answer the questions that accompany them. There are three parts in this section, Part A, Part B and Part C. Remember, while you are doing the test, you should first put down your answers in your test booklet. At the end of the listening comprehension section, you will have 5 minutes to transfer all your answers from your test booklet to ANSWER SHEET 1. Now look at Part A in your test booklet.
Directions: For Questions 1-5, you will hear an introduction about the life of Margaret Welch. While you listen, fill out the table with the information you饁e heard. Some of the information has been given to you in the table. Write only 1 word or number in each numbered box. You will hear the recording twice. You now have 25 seconds to read the table below. (5 points)
1、Major at University
2、Growing Up In New Guinea Published (Year)
3、Field Study in the South Pacific (Age)
5、Professorship at Columbia Started (Year)
Section Ⅰ Part B(每题1分，共5分) Directions: For questions 6-10, you will hear a talk by a well-known U.S.journalist. While you listen, complete the sentences or answer the questions. Use not more than 3 words for each answer. You will hear the recording twice. You now have 25 seconds to read the sentences and questions below. (5 points)
6、Besides reporters, who else were camped out for days outside the speaker餾 home?
7、 One reporter got to the speaker餾 apartment pretending to pay
8、The speaker believed the reporter wanted a picture of her looking
9、Where is a correction to a false story usually placed?
10、According to the speaker, the press will lose readers unless the editors and the news directors
Section Ⅰ Part C (共三节，满分10分) Directions: You will hear three pieces of recorded material. Before listening to each one, you will have time to read the questions related to it. While listening, answer each question by choosing [A] ，[B]，[C] or [D]. After listening, you will have time to check your answers. You will hear each piece once only. (10 points) Questions 11-13 are based on a report about children餾 healthy development. You now have 15 seconds to read Questions 11-13.
11、What unusual question may doctors ask when giving kids a checkup next time?
[A]How much exercise they get every day.
[B]What they are most worried about.
[C]How long their parents accompany them daily.
[D]What entertainment they are interested in.
12、The academy suggests that children under age two
[A]get enough entertainment.
[B]have more activities.
[C]receive early education.
[D]have regular checkups.
13、According to the report, children餾 bedrooms should
[A]be no place for play.
[B]be near a commom area.
[C]have no TV sets.
[D]have a computer for study.
Questions 14-16 are based on the following talk about how to save money. You now have 15 seconds to read Questions 14-16.
14.According to the speaker, what should one pay special attention to if he wants to save up?
15、How much can a person save by retirement if he gives up his pack瞐瞕ay habit?
16、What should one do before paying monthly bills, if he wants to accumulate wealth?
[A]Invest into a mutual fund.
[B]Use the discount tickets.
[C]Quit his eating瞣ut habit.
[D]Use only paper bills and save coins.
Questions 17-20 are based on an interview with Herbert A. Gliederman, a domestic瞨elations lawyer. You now have 20 seconds to read Questions 17-20.
17.Which word best describes the lawyer餾 prediction of the change in divorce rate?
18、What do people nowadays desire to do concerning their marriage?
[A]To embrace changes of thought.
[B]To adapt to the disintegrated family life.
[C]To return to the practice in the 60s and 70s.
[D]To create stability in their lives.
19、Why did some people choose not to divorce 20 years ago?
[A]They feared the complicated procedures.
[B]They wanted to go against the trend.
[C]They were afraid of losing face.
[D]They were willing to stay together.
20、Years ago a divorced man in a company would have.
[A]been shifted around the country.
[B]had difficulty being promoted.
[C]enjoyed a happier life.
[D]tasted little bitterness of disgrace.
Section II Use of English(满分10分) Directions: Read the following text. Choose the best word(s) for each numbered blank and mark [A] [B] [C] or [D] on ANSWER SHEET 1. (10 points)
Comparisons were drawn between the development of television in the 20th century and the diffusion of printing in the 15th and 16th centuries. Yet much had happened (21). As was discussed before, it was not (22) the 19th century that the newspaper became the dominant pre瞖lectronic (23), following in the wake of the pamphlet and the book and in the (24) of the periodical. It was during the same time that the communications revolution (25) up,beginning with transport, the railway, and leading (26) through the telegraph, the telephone, radio, and motion pictures (27) the 20th瞔entury world of the motor car and the airplane. Not everyone sees the process in (28). It is important to do so. It is generally recognized, (29), that the introduction of the computer in the early 20th century, (30) by the invention of the integrated circuit during the 1960s, radically changed the process, (31) its impact on the media was not immediately (32). As time went by, computers became smaller and more powerful,and they became “personal” too. as well as (33), with display becoming sharper and storage (34) increasing. They were thought of, like people, (35) generations, with the distance between generations much (36). It was within the computer age that the term “information society” began to be widely used to describe the (37) within which we now live. The communications revolution has (38) both work and leisure and how we think and feel both about place and time, but there have been (39) views about its economic ,political, social and cultural implications. “Benefits” have been weighed (40) “harmful” outcomes. And generalizations have proved difficult.