1、A person's pronunciation has nothing to do with his or her listening competence. ( )
2、An effective way to locate stress in a word is to check the dictionary. ( )
3、Which of the following words are correct in stress? ( )
4、Which of the following English vowels CANNOT be found in Chinese articulation? ( )
5、Which of the following words share the same vowel in pronunciation? ( )
6、Listen to the following conversation and answer Questions 6-10. What is the possible relationship between Clare and Beppe? ( )
C、Teacher and student.
D、They are on a language exchange program.
7、Beppe speaks ( ) and wants to improve his ( ) .
8、What was Beppe's last job? ( )
A、To make phone calls to sell computers.
B、To help people solve emotional problems.
C、To deal with people's computer problems on the phone.
D、To help people solve pschological problems.
9、What's Beppe's new job? ( )
A、Writing computer programs for a bank.
B、Working as a receptionist.
C、Dealing with people's computer problems.
D、Working as an operator.
10、Why is Beppe happy with his new job? ( )
A、He can go together with Scottish friends on weekends.
B、Because he can earn more money.
C、Because he's working all the time.
D、Because it's a relaxing job.
11、Listen to the following passage and complete Statements 11-15. Then try to practice shadow reading sentence by sentence or phrase by phrase. When the first rose appeared on earth it was pure white. A nightingale saw the rose and flew over to see it more clearly. When it looked closely at the rose the nightingale fell into ()at its beauty.
12、The little bird ______ its breast against the flower and began to sing.
13、As it sang it ( ) to feel the thorns that tore its breast andand pierced its heart.
14、The blood ran down from the its heart and ( ) the rose crimson red.
15、Towards the centre, where the blood did not reach, the rose was paler — as it ( ) to this day.
1、When speakers of English are speaking, they pronounce each word as clearly as possible. ( )
2、Speakers of English join words together by blending or joining the last sound of a word with the initial sound of the following word. ( )
3、Which of the following types of words are usually unstressed in a sentence? ( )
4、Which of the following phrases require linking in pronuncation? ( )
5、Which of the following words require loss of plosion in pronuncation? ( )
6、Listen to the conversation and choose the best answer to the following question. What does the woman imply according to the conversation? ( )
A、The man could buy a shirt of a different color.
B、The size of the shirt is all right for the man.
C、The size the man wants will arrive soon.
D、The man could come some time later.
7、Listen to the conversation and choose the best answer to the following question. Why does the man's suit seem unusualaccording to the conversation? ( )
A、Because the jacket does not suit him.
B、Because he got dressed in the office.
C、Because the jacket is too dark.
D、Because the jacket and pants do not fit together.
8、Listen to the short passage and answer Questions 8-10. Which of the following objects is NOT mentioned in the recording? ( )
9、The speaker's uncle is good at growing plants, so his uncle has ( ).
A、a green crown
B、a green song
C、a green thumb
D、a green pond
10、A green worker is someone who ( ).
A、likes to dress in green
B、always envys others
C、does not have any experience
D、likes everything green
11、Listen to the long conversation and answer Questions 11-15. What does the woman think of the fashion awards last night? ( )
A、She thinks some of the clothes look terrible.
B、She is really interested.
C、She hopes the fashion awards will be held in the second half of the year.
D、She wants to learn a lot from the fashion awards.
12、According to the man, what are the fashion awards showing to the audience? ( )
A、The most interesting clothes.
B、The most fashionable clothes.
C、The most expensive clothes.
D、The most beautiful clothes.
13、What does 'Flares' mean? ( )
A、A type of hat.
B、A type of shoes.
C、A type of trousers.
D、A tpye of shirt.
14、What does the woman decide to do in the end? ( )
A、She decides to stick something on her clothes.
B、She decides to wear ordinary clothes.
C、She decides to abandon her plain clothes.
D、She decides to sell some of her clothes.
15、Does the man like the woman's decision? ( )
C、He neither likes nor dislikes her decision.
1、Numbers might take on different forms, such as cardinals, ordinals, decimals, and soon.( )
2、Numbers of more than four digits are separated by commas into groups of four digits each.（ ）
3、9:15 can read（ ）.
B、a quarter past nine
C、a quarter to nine
D、fifteen minutes past nine
4、Adverbials of time and place in English are often expressed ( ).
A、in the same order as in Chinese
B、from big units to small ones
C、in the same way as in Chinese
D、from small units to big ones
5、12.05 could only read “twelve point zero five”.（ ）
6、Listen to the news and answer the following Questions 6-8. What is the significance of American Labor Day?（ ）.
A、To show respect for low–paid factory workers.
B、To show people’s hopes of a better life.
C、To show the strength of labor organizations.
D、To celebrate the effort and love for work.
7、When was International Labor Day born?（ ）
A、On September 5, 1889.
B、On May 1, 1889.
C、On September 5, 1882.
D、On May 1, 1882.
8、When is American Labor Day?（ ）
D、The first Monday in September.
9、Listen to the conversation and answer the Questions 9-12. When does Mary want to take a year off?（ ）
A、Before finishing school.
B、After finishing university.
C、During her university course.
D、Between high school and university.
10、Why can’t Mary travel when taking long leave?（ ）.
A、Because she is ill.
B、Because she will get a new job.
C、Because she will go to university.
D、Because she has no money.
11、What projects does Peterson International carry out?（ ）
A、International children’s projects.
B、Social and environmental projects.
C、Projects for people with no money.
D、Projects involving sports and languages.
12、Where do the people in Peterson International teams come from?（ ）
A、Mainly from London.
B、Mainly from England.
C、From different countries.
D、From charity organizations.
13、Listen to the passage and answer Questions 13-15. Why do visitors to Britain not really know English food?（ ）
A、They don’t like English food.
B、Restaurants in Britain serve foreign food only.
C、English food can’t be found in large towns.
D、They get few chances to eat English food.
14、What is the British’s attitude towards living and eating?（ ）
A、They think that people live to eat, but not eat to live.
B、They think that people should eat the best food when living.
C、They think that people eat to live, but not live to eat.
D、They think that people eat to live and live to eat.
15、What does the speaker think of visitors’ complaints about English food?（ ）
1、In listening comprehension, the more you can predict, the easier it becomes to understand. ( )
2、There are many things which can help you to predict while you are listening,for example: ( )
A、how much you know about: the topic, the situation, the country in which the language is spoken
3、Prediction is also a kind of mental process, in communication, mental anticipation plays an important function. ( )
4、When people speak, they normally follow two types of logical order: inductive or deductive thinking. ( )
5、Deductive thingking starts with specifics and proceeds to be general. ( )
6、Listen to the conversation and answer Questions 6-10. What's the matter with Steve? ( )
A、He has a cold.
B、He has the flu.
C、He has a stomachache.
D、He has a headache.
7、How long has Steve been sick? ( )
8、How often should Steve take the medicine the doctor prescribes? ( )
A、Three times a day with meals.
B、Four times a day before meals.
C、Three times a day after meals.
D、Four times a day after meals.
9、What does Carla advise him to do? ( )
A、Take herbal medicine.
B、See another doctor.
C、Eat chicken soup.
D、Eat beef soup.
10、What does Steve decide to do? ( )
A、Talk to another friend.
B、Follow Carla's advice.
C、See the same doctor again.
D、See another doctor.
11、Listen to the following sentences and pay special attention to the articles and the forms of nouns and verbs. Complete Statements 11-15. Then imitate and dictate the sentences. Some people ____ house party, others attend street parties. ( )
12、Advertising has already become a very specialized activity in modern times. He sometimes ________ to distribute the samples of his products. ( )
A、employs sales girls
B、employ sales girls
C、employing sales girls
D、employed sales girls
13、We ____ particular product because we think it’s the best. ( )
14、Imagine a book that never ________. ( )
15、It is generally believed that wrist watches are ____exception. ( )
1、（ ）determines the focal points of a message.
A、The supporting details
B、The topic and the main idea
D、The main idea
2、A paragraph starting with a topic sentence can be represented by a/an（ ）.
3、What are the two-step process to find the main idea?（ ）
A、Find the supporting details.
B、Identify the topic.
C、Find the main point about the topic.
D、Find the key words.
4、（ ）are the possible locations of the main idea in a paragraph.
A、At the beginning of a paragraph
B、In the middle of a paragraph
C、At the end of a paragraph
D、In more than one sentence
5、A topic is the broad or general subject of an intended message.
6、Listen to the conversation and choose the best answer to the following question. What is the man planning to do according to the conversation?
A、Enter the stock market instead of investing in clothing.
B、Move to another residence from Wall Street.
C、Transfer his investment to the Chinese stock market.
D、Share his money-making experience with other marketers.
7、Listen to the conversation and choose the best answer to the following question. What does the man mean to do according to the conversation?
A、Sign his name for the fan.
B、Fill in an application form.
C、Exchange gifts with his friends.
D、Get a purchase refunded.
8、Listen to the conversation and choose the best answer to the following question. What might the two speakers do according to the conversation?
A、Quit their jobs at the same tme.
B、Take an adventurous trip with their savings.
C、Establish a firm in collaboration.
D、Enrich their poor knowledge in business.
9、Listen to the conversation and answer Questions 9-11. At the beginning of the conversation, the woman thinks she keeps running out of money because ( ).
A、she earns too little
B、she spends too much.
C、she does not make a good plan
D、she doesn't know the reason
10、The man manages his money by the following means EXCEPT ( ).
A、putting money away
C、controlling the spending
D、sticking to his budget
11、What does the man suggest the woman to do in the end of the conversation?
A、To make a good plan.
B、To invest her money.
C、To work in a foreign company.
D、To change the way she spends money.
12、Listen to the passage 'How Pensions Work in the United States' and answer Questions 12-15. A pension is an income payable after a worker ( ).
13、Pensions can also be paid out earlier if ( ).
A、a worker gets fired
B、a worker becomes disabled
C、a worker becomes ill
D、a worker has an accident
14、About 90 percent of all U.S. workers are covered for retirement and disability under ( ).
15、Modern retirement plans come in two general forms:a ( ) plan and a ( ) plan.
1、The Roman system of topic outline generally use a system of Roman numerals, Arabic numbers, and letters to show relationships.（ ）
2、The decimal system of outline form shows the relationship between ideas by means of a decimal rank to each idea. （ ）
3、The two types of topic outline form are（ ）.
A、The decimal system.
B、The Roman system.
C、The Greek system.
D、The Arabic system.
4、Which of the following statementsare are true about outlining? ( )
A、Outlining is a method of classifying and organizing a list of key points.
B、It shows the relationship between the main idea and the supporting details.
C、It is also a skill that will help you summarize the main idea.
D、Simplified forms of outlining should not be used in our listening practice.
5、Outlining aims at identifying the relationship between the supporting details.（ ）
6、Listen to the conversation and answer Questions 6-10. Where are they planning to go in the morning?（ ）
A、To a park.
B、To an art museum.
C、To a shopping center.
D、To a cinema.
7、What kind of restaurant do they want to visit for lunch?（ ）
8、Why does the man want to visit the zoo in the afternoon?（ ）
A、The zoo will be closed the rest of the week.
B、The zoo is free to visitors that day only.
C、There are unusual animals on display.
D、He likes animals best.
9、Why does the woman want to go shopping instead?（ ）
A、She wants to buy souvenirs for their visit.
B、She saw some great sales at a shopping center.
C、She wants to buy a gift for her friend.
D、She wants to buy some new clothes for herself.
10、How do they plan to get to the seashore at the end of the conversation?（ ）
11、Listen to the conversation and answer Questions 11-15. What is the conversation about？And what is the man's destination?（ ）
A、Reserving a hotel; Salt Lake City, USA.
B、Reserving a restaurant; New York City, USA.
C、Booking a flight; Helsinki, Finland.
D、Reserving a meal; Stockholm, Sweden.
12、When is the man's departure date?（ ）
13、What is the flight number for the second half of his journey?（ ）
14、How long is the man's layover between flights?（ ）
A、Less than an hour.
B、Less than two hours.
C、Less than three hours.
D、More than three hours.
15、What request did the man make regarding his flight?（ ）
A、He asked for a specially-prepared dinner.
B、He wanted an aisle seat.
C、He requested a bassinet for his baby.
D、He asked for a seat near the front of the plane.第七章测试
1、Five W’s and one H are the most essential components of the lead in a complete report.（ ）
2、Title condenses and summarizes the central essence of the paper.（ ）
3、Generally speaking, the main structure of hard news consists of（ ）.
A、W's and H
4、The climax and conclusion are put at the top of the introduction, and then less important material is arranged in ( ) order.
5、Because each part of the news is relatively independent, no matter which part is missed while listening, the rest part of the news can keep its integrity.（ ）
6、Listen to the news and answer Questions 6-7. The most ( ) nations blame the rich for the problem, but also fear the rise in pollution from emerging nations.
7、Who does America say should work harder to solver the world's problem? （ ）
8、Listen to the news and answer Questions 8-11. Where were injured or dead bats found?（ ）
A、Near broken glasses.
D、On sport grounds.
9、What might be the cause of the bats' collisions?（ ）
10、Bats can build an infrared ( ) to help them navigate.
11、Which word in the text means ‘the study of birds, a branch of zoology’?（ ）
12、Listen to the news and answer Questions 12-15. ( ) of the commonly used plastics is biodegradable.
13、Which word in the text means ‘the extent or level of severity to a problem’?（ ）
14、In what products is plastic used, according to the text?（ ）
C、Aeroplane parts and flame retardants.
D、Food packaging, clothing, aeroplane parts and flame retardants.
15、Of the total amount of plastic ever made, how much has been recycled?（ ）
1、Paraphrasing is a process of rewriting the original sentences in your own words. It is simply a process of copying the originals.（ ）
2、In our note-taking, □ can stand for "country".（ ）
3、（ ）are effective note-taking skills.
C、Writing every word we hear.
4、What kind of symbols can be used in our note-taking? ( )
A、Arrows symbols and line symbols.
5、In our note-taking, "yr" stands for "year". Here abbreviations are used in note-taking.（ ）
6、Listen to the following passage and answer Questions 6-10. When is Apple aiming to debut an electric car? ( )
7、How long is the replacement cycle for an iPhone? ( )
8、How much money has Apple stored up for the auto project? ( )
9、Which statement is NOT true according to the passage? ( )
A、The replacement cycle for a car is longer than mobile phones.
B、The profit margin of car business is higher than mobile phones.
C、Cars are more heavily regulated than mobile phones.
D、The risks associated with connected cars are more serious than those with mobile phones.
10、Does the competition with Google partly drive Apple to enter the auto industry? ( )
11、Listen to the following passage and answer Questions 11-12. Which statement is NOT true according to the passage? ( )
A、Everything we run into has an impact on our brain.
B、We can research our brain with the help of technology.
C、Research on sample of adolescents found that there is small and negative association between technology use and well being.
D、Nowadays we’re very clear how technology influences our brain.
12、According to the passage, is longitudinal study of great importance to the study on our brain and technology use? ( )
C、C. Not given
D、D. Not clear.
13、Listen to the following passage and answer Questions 13-15. Which statement is NOT true according to the passage? ( )
A、Artificial intelligence is used to help with the noise problem in New York city.
B、Only professionals can participate in the “SONYC” project.
C、The information of sound could inform city agencies where they should cut the noise most.
D、Noise is one of the biggest civic complaints of the residents of New York city.
14、Which of the following statement is NOT one of the goals of “Sounds of New York City” (or “SONYC”)? ( )
A、It is proposed to monitor the noise pollution in urban areas.
B、It is proposed to relieve the noise pollution in urban areas.
C、It is proposed to develop the science of machine listening.
D、It is proposed to develop citizen science.
15、Which one is NOT involved in SONYC project? ( )
A、A network of sensors.