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  I. Listening Comprehension

  Section A

  Directions: In Section A, you will hear ten short conversations between two speakers. At the end of each conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. The conversations and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a conversation and the question about it, read the four possible answers on your paper, and decide which one is the best answer to the question you have heard.

  1. A. To the bank. B. To the museum. C. To the clinic. D. To the restaurant.

  2. A. 10:07. B. 10:30. C. 11:00. D. 11:07.

  3. A. Use the woman’s phone. B. Pay for the phone call.

  C. Get some change from Jane. D. Go and look for a pay phone.

  4. A. He likes to wear clean clothes.

  B. He changes his job frequently.

  C. He is careless about his appearance.

  D. He is ashamed of his present condition.

  5. A. Whether he has time on Saturday.

  B. Whether he can get access to the concert.

  C. Whether the tickets will be too expensive.

  D. Whether the woman is available on Saturday.

  6. A. They are complaining. B. They are bargaining.

  C. They are negotiating. D. They are arguing.

  7. A. The window smells of fresh paint. B. The man will clean the air-conditioner.

  C. She’d like to have the window open. D. She prefers keeping the air-conditioner on.

  8. A. They are entertaining. B. They are time-consuming.

  C. They are boring. D. They are rewarding.

  9. A. She is fully engaged. B. She doesn’t like get-together.

  C. She has some paper to bury. D. She questions the man’s purpose.

  10. A. His notebook is missing.

  B. His handwriting is difficult to read.

  C. He wasn’t in class this morning either.

  D. He’s already lent his notes to someone else.

  Section B

  Directions: In Section B, you will hear two short passages and one longer conversation, and you will be asked several questions on each of the short passages and the longer conversation. The short passages and the longer conversation will be read twice, but the questions will be spoken only once. When you hear a question, read the four possible answers on your paper and decide which one is the best answer to the question you have heard.

  Questions 11 through 13 are based on the following passage.

  11. A. Photos of polar bears.

  B. Photos heavily edited.

  C. Photos of fine quality to appear in print.

  D. Photos reflecting scientists’ working life.

  12. A. A year’s personal subscription to Nature is another award to winners.

  B. Photos can be uploaded to Twitter with the tag ScientistAtWork.

  C. Five winning photos will be published in one issue of Nature.

  D. All entries have to be sent to photocompetition@Nature.com.

  13. A. To encourage people to work with scientists.

  B. To attract people to participate in a contest.

  C. To increase the sales of the magazine.

  D. To teach people how to take pictures.

  Questions 14 through 16 are based on the following passage.

  14. A. Because no team invited him to play. B. Because he stopped training for a while.

  C. Because he appeared to be too tired. D. Because he suffered from a disease.

  15. A. 8.5. B. 19.2. C. 44. D. 53.

  16. A. Bosh’s great basketball career in NBA.

  B. The regular training Bosh took in NBA.

  C. Bosh’s repeated desire to return to NBA.

  D. The reason why Bosh couldn’t play at NBA.

  Questions 17 through 20 are based on the following conversation.

  17. A. He is training to fly a single engine plane. B. He hopes to be an international pilot.

  C. He is not sure about his future plan. D. He works for Air Canada.

  18. A. From his friends. B. From his father.

  C. From his training. D. From his university.

  19. A. By attending special schools.

  B. By getting a private license first.

  C. By getting into an airline company first.

  D. By passing a test for commercial license.

  20. A. His flying hours in total. B. His interview performance.

  C. His university degrees. D. His private pilot license.

  II. Grammar and Vocabulary

  Section A

  Directions: After reading the passage below, fill in the blanks to make the passage coherent and grammatically correct. For the blanks with a given word, fill in each blank with the proper form of the given word; for the other blanks, use one word that best fits each blank.

  The kindness of Kiwi Lotto (乐透彩票) winners

  We’ve all dreamed of winning the Lotto but what actually happens when our numbers come up? The answer is rather heart-warming. New research out today from Lotto New Zealand reveals three-quarters of Powerball winners think of sharing (21) ______ spending.

  One lucky Powerball winner from Tauranga was even thinking of others before his numbers came up. “A week before I won Lotto, I saw an ambulance (22) ______ side bore the name of the donor, and I thought, ‘if I ever win Lotto, that’s what I will do’ and then 10 days’ later I won,” he said. Having won $5.5 million dollars, he’s now spending a part of the money on two ambulances for his local hospital. “They’re going to say ‘(23) ______ (donate) by a Lotto winner’ on the side. I hope that it will inspire others to pay it forward if they ever find (24) ______ in a fortunate position like I have.”

  “My life (25) ______ (save) many years ago by a St John ambulance and it’s a marvellous feeling repaying back that kindness.” It was this kind of behaviour (26) ______ led to Lotto NZ’s inspiring true story of a Kiwi man who won $15 million and, honouring a promise made long ago, went halves with his mate.

  2017 was the (27) ______ (lucky) year on record for Powerball winners. “Last year, there were 19 different Powerball winners — (28) ______ most of them had in common was the desire to share their good fortune.” said Emilia Mazur, General Manager Corporate Communications.

  “Another Tauranga man won $10 million with Powerball in July and once he got over the shock of winning, his first thought was his community and he has since shared some of his winnings to upgrade its facilities.”

  Group players are natural sharers — not only (29) ______ they share the winnings among themselves but they also then want to help out others.

  “Everyone is just so happy, it’s created an amazing sense of freedom.” said one of the group leaders Tina. “For me personally, (30) ______ (know) how much of a significant difference you have made to your family and your circle of friends, I have a feeling that I have never experienced. It’s an unquantifiable feeling — it’s magic.”

  Section B

  Directions: Fill in each blank with a proper word chosen from the box. Each word can be used only once. Note that there is one word more than you need.

  A. spare B. removed C. reminding D. addressed E. posting F. viral

  G. approved H. scheme I. permit J. implement K. promotional

  Swiss village bans tourists from taking photos because it’s too beautiful

  Located in the Swiss Alps, near the famous resort of St. Moritz, the commune of Bergün is one of the most beautiful mountain villages in Europe. So beautiful, in fact, that photos of it shared on social media may make people feel depressed that they can’t visit, so local authorities banned tourists from taking photos.

  It may sound like a joke, but it’s actually a new law adopted by the Bergün village council and __31__ by its mayor. To discourage visitors from taking photos in Bergün, they plan to __32__ a symbolic €5 fine for those caught breaking the new rules.

  According to a statement by the Bergün tourism authority, “It is scientifically proven that beautiful holiday photos on social media make the viewers unhappy because they cannot be there themselves.”

  However, it seems unlikely that Bergün’s new law was really thought of as a way to __33__ Facebook or Instagram users of the depressing experience of seeing the beauty of the village. As the news went __34__ online, many assumed that it was actually a clever marketing __35__, a theory that was at least partially confirmed by the village’s director of tourism, Marc-Andrea Barandun.

  “In the background of course the idea is that everyone is talking about Bergün,” he told The Local. “So it’s a combination of both — we made the law and also there’s some marketing aim behind it.”

  To show that they were serious about the law, Bergün authorities __36__ photos of the village from its Facebook and Twitter accounts, and declared their intention to delete them from the Bergün website too.

  If the new law was just a __37__ strategy, it actually worked wonders, as people started __38__ more photos of the beautiful mountain village soon after news of the photo ban started making news headlines.

  A few days ago, Mayor Nicolay __39__ the debatable photo ban in a video, where he offered people visiting Bergün a special __40__ to take photos. He reminded them to think twice before sharing the pictures online, though, as they could be making their friends depressed.

  III. Reading Comprehension

  Section A

  Directions: For each blank in the following passage there are four words or phrases marked A, B, C and D. Fill in each blank with the word or phrase that best fits the context.

  A cliché is a phrase that has been used so many times that it comes out of the mouth or the computer without stirring up a wave in the mind of the speaker, the typist, the listener or the reader. The word was part of the technical term of the French printing trade in the 19th century, the name for a plate used in the printing process, and it is still used with that meaning in English and other languages. By the middle of the same century, the word was being used in French, shortly followed by English, as a simile (比喻) for __41__ used expressions.

  Clichés can be __42__ according to whether they were originally idioms, similes and proverbs, expressions from trades or __43__ phrases.

  Many idioms have been so universally overused that they have been __44__ — phrases like far and wide, by leaps and bounds or safe and sound. Our second category could be similes and proverbs that now fall off the __45__ with little meaning, similes like as cool as a cucumber, which __46__ around 400 years.

  A large category is __47__ from the terms of trades and professions, sports and games, and other national concerns. Many are __48__ clichés, as is fitting for the British, as an island nation, with examples like to leave a sinking ship, to know the ropes, to stick to one’s guns.

  Our last broad category of cliché might be phrases which were __49__ when they were first coined, but have become ineffective through constant use. When a football manager, asked how he felt about the __50__ of his team, said that he was as sick as a parrot. Since then, it has been so overused that it has lost its __51__. To explore every avenue and to leave no stone unturned are two political clichés of this class. No politician with any sensitivity for language could use either of those phrases __52__, yet you hear them still, all the time.

  No doubt we could specify the classes of clichés into further subdivisions until the cows come home. But there is no need to. We all agree that clichés are to be __53__ by careful writers and speakers at all times, don’t we? Well, actually, no, not I. Life, and language, are so full of clichés that silence will hold the position if you __54__ us the use of cliché. So many millions of people have spoken and written clichés so __55__ that it is almost impossible to find ideas and phrases that have not been used many times before.

  41. A. occasionally B. frequently C. technically D. grammatically

  42. A. confirmed B. quoted C. inferred D. classified

  43. A. invented B. customized C. recognized D. underlined

  44. A. highlighted B. tailored C. weakened D. enriched

  45. A. nose B. eyes C. lips D. forehead

  46. A. dates back B. catches on C. takes shape D. gives out

  47. A. detected B. drawn C. excluded D. initiated

  48. A. remote B. temperate C. urban D. oceanic

  49. A. boring B. striking C. entertaining D. annoying

  50. A. expense B. punishment C. defeat D. age

  51. A. origin B. shine C. statue D. humour

  52. A. seriously B. fluently C. flexibly D. properly

  53. A. adjusted B. adapted C. adopted D. avoided

  54. A. deny B. allow C. forbid D. promise

  55. A. casually B. decently C. reluctantly D. ceaselessly

  Section B

  Directions: Read the following three passages. Each passage is followed by several questions or unfinished statements. For each of them there are four choices marked A, B, C and D. Choose the one that fits best according to the information given in the passage you have just read.


  Free to Soar

  One windy spring day, I observed young people having fun using the wind to fly their kites. Multicolored creations of varying shapes and sizes filled the skies like beautiful birds racing and dancing. As the strong winds blew against the kites, a string kept them in check.

  Instead of blowing away with the wind, they arose against it to achieve great heights. They shook and pulled, but the string and the tail kept them attached, facing upward and against the wind. The kites struggled and kept being dragged behind, facing upward and against the wind. As the kites struggled and trembled against the string, they seemed to say, “Let me go! Let me go! I want to be free!” They soared beautifully even as they fought the restriction of the string. Finally, one of the kites succeeded in breaking loose. “Free at last,” it seemed to say. “Free to fly with the wind.”

  Yet freedom from restriction simply put it at the mercy of a cruel breeze. It flew ungracefully to the ground and landed in a messed mass of weeds and string against a dead bush. “Free at last”, free to lie powerless in the dirt, to be blown helplessly along the ground, and to stop lifeless against the first obstruction.

  How much like kites we sometimes are. The heaven gives us misfortune and limitations, rules to follow from which we can grow and gain strength. Restriction is a necessary companion to the winds of opposition. Some of us resist the rules so hard that we never soar to reach the heights we might have obtained. We keep part of the order and never rise high enough to get our tails off the ground.

  Let us each rise to the great heights, recognizing that some of the restrictions that we may be annoyed at are actually the steadying force that helps us improve and achieve.

  56. According to paragraph 2, “Let me go!” is said by _______.

  A. the kite B. the wind C. the bird D. the flyer

  57. Which of the following words has the meaning closest to the underlined word “obstruction” in paragraph 3?

  A. destruction B. miracle C. observation D. obstacle

  58. According to the writer, in what way is man similar to kites?

  A. Man will never reach the desirable height unless he breaks some rules.

  B. Man can be empowered by difficulties to go further and higher.

  C. Man desires freedom but only a few will succeed.

  D. Man is limited by his surroundings.

  59. By telling the story of kite flying, the writer wants to share the lesson that _______.

  A. rules are made to be broken

  B. flying a kite involves skills and patience

  C. sometimes difficulties can be potential blessings

  D. it’s no use complaining about the difficulties we encounter


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  The largest-ever study of the link between city walkability and high blood pressure has been held up as evidence of the “invisible value of urban design” in improving long-term health outcomes, say researchers.

  The study of around 430,000 people aged between 38 and 73 and living in 22 UK cities found significant associations between the increased walkability of a neighborhood, lower blood pressure and reduced risk of high blood pressure among its residents.

  The outcomes remained consistent even after adjustments for socio-demographic (社会人口统计学), lifestyle and changing physical environment factors, though the protective effects were particularly pronounced among participants aged between 50 and 60, women, and those residing in higher density and poor neighborhoods.

  The paper was published in the International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health this week. With high blood pressure a major risk factor for chronic (慢性的) and particularly heart diseases, researchers at the University of Hong Kong and Oxford University said the findings demonstrated the need to take notice of the health-influencing factor in urban design.

  “With the increasing pace of urbanization and demographic shifts towards an ageing population, we become more likely to suffer from chronic diseases,” said Dr. Chinmoy Sarkar, an assistant professor at the Healthy High Density Cities Lab of the University of Hong Kong and lead author of the study. “The action taken to improve public health must consider the invisible value of urban planning and design.

  “We are spending billions of pounds in preventing and curing heart diseases — if we are able to invest in creating healthy cities through small changes in the design of our neighborhoods to make them more activity-friendly and walkable, then probably, we will have significant savings in future healthcare expenses.”

  To measure a neighborhood’s activity-promoting potential, researchers developed a set of index of walkability containing relevant urban elements, including residential and retail (零售) density, public transport, street-level movement, and distance to attractive destinations.

  Poorly designed spaces generally reduced walking and physical activity, promoting the lifestyles of long time sitting down and not moving; and were harmful to social interactions, and as such associated with poorer mental and physical health.

  Because walkability was “based on the underlying design of the city”, said Sarkar, cities could be modified or designed to encourage it. “Such investments in healthy design are likely to bring in long-term gains as they are enduring and common.”

  63. By considering “invisible value of urban design”, people can _______.

  A. reduce the ageing population

  B. slow down the pace of urbanization

  C. promote activity-friendly and walkable cities

  D. invest in preventing and curing heart diseases

  64. What can be inferred from the passage?

  A. A set of index is essential to ensure that urban design promotes walkability.

  B. Walkable cities can lower blood pressure and the risk of high blood pressure.

  C. Chronic diseases are becoming common due to people’s neglect of their health.

  D. Middle-aged women living in poor areas are less likely to benefit from increased walkability.

  65. All of the following are the undesirable consequences of poorly-designed neighborhoods EXCEPT _______.

  A. failing health B. unhealthy lifestyle

  C. fewer social interactions D. fewer neighborhoods

  66. According to Dr. Chinmoy Sarkar, _______.

  A. cities should encourage the residents to engage in social interactions

  B. the design of our neighborhoods should meet people’s needs for retail density

  C. money invested in creating healthy cities is money saved in future healthcare expenses

  D. chronic diseases will be common because of our lifestyle and the physical environment

  Section C

  A. I truly express my respect for Shan and his team for their contributions.

  B. With regard to cultural heritage restoration, Shan said the museum opened a restoration hospital at the end of 2016.

  C. A total of 600 people from all walks of life, including over 100 foreign guests, participated in the activity.

  D. I will learn more about Chinese culture from the magnificent ancient objects.

  E. Our design teams often study consumer demands and create cultural items that are nice to look at and practical to use.

  F. Traditional craftsmanship is combined with modern methods, and the lives of ancient cultural objects will be lengthened by the so-called doctors.

  Directions: Read the following passage. Fill in each blank with a proper sentence given in the box. Each sentence can be used only once. Note that there are two more sentences than you need.

  Make traditional treasures come alive

  The Palace Museum Director Shan Jixiang delivered a cultural heritage speech on Feb 27 in Beijing, which was co-organized by the Beijing Diplomatic Service Bureau and Beijing Housing Service Corporation for Diplomatic Missions. 67

  On the theme The World of the Palace Museum and the Palace Museum of the World, the 64-year-old director shared his ideas about how to make traditional treasures come alive again. During the speech, which lasted two and a half hours, Shan touched on topics including upgrading museum infrastructure(基础设施), restoring cultural sites, digitalizing online museums, setting up restoration hospitals, providing better visitor experiences and promoting the Palace Museum’s cultural items.

  “The abundant collection of cultural objects at the Palace Museum is the inspiration for the creative souvenirs and cultural items available,” Shan said. “ 68 ” Throughout 2017, the total sales of Palace Museum’s cultural items have been more than 1 billion yuan ($158million). Explaining the huge success of Palace Museum’s cultural souvenirs, Shan said: “The museum opened a shop on the e-commerce website Taobao in 2008, but sales remained neither high nor low for years, as more than 80 percent of the souvenirs sold in stores in the past were not related to our museum.” “Therefore, I wanted to change the situation. Now, souvenirs from the Palace Museum cover almost every aspect of life. After all, what matters to a museum is not how many visitors they have, but how close they are to people’s daily lives.”

  69 Around 200 “doctors” are employed to analyze, examine, detect flaws or damage in ancient objects and restore them using more than 100 pieces of specialized equipment, including 3-D printers and scanners. The restoration hospital covers 13,000 square meters and boasts the nation’s most advanced restoration workshops.

  John Aquilina, Malta’s ambassador to China said that Shan’s speech showed a totally different Palace Museum to foreign people. “China enjoys a long and profound culture and many of the national treasures have been preserved at the Palace Museum. It is no easy task to preserve them well. 70 ”

  IV. Summary Writing

  Directions: Read the following passage. Summarize the main idea and the main point(s) of the passage in no more than 60 words. Use your own words as far as possible.

  Ban the Bag!

  Standing in line at the grocery store last week, I watched the woman in front of me buy a tube of toothpaste. As the clerk placed her purchase in a plastic bag, I couldn’t help wondering how long it would take for that bag to end up in the trash. Then I noticed the big purse the woman was carrying and wondered why she had needed a plastic bag at all.

  People have come to rely on plastic bags as everything from shopping bags for groceries to trash-can bags. Although plastic bags can be recycled, only about one percent of those used in the United States are. Instead, after helping people transport items from one place to another, most are thrown away. They end up in landfills, where it can take a plastic bag up to a thousand years to decay. Some bags end up elsewhere in the environment, sticking to trees and fences, blocking rivers and oceans, or floating along city sidewalks.

  Plastic bags harm the environment in several ways. First, they break down into particles that pollute our soil and water. Because most plastic bags are made of polyethylene, a product derived from crude oil (原油) or natural gas, they waste nonrenewable resources. Plastic bags can also harm animals. Scientists estimate that more than one million sea animals, including whales, seabirds, and turtles, die each year from intaking or becoming stranded in plastic.

  People all over the world are starting to recognize the problems associated with plastic bags. Countries such as China, South Africa, Switzerland, and Uganda are taking action and banning the bags. Other nations, including Italy and Ireland, have been trying to restrict the use of plastic bags by taxing them. In the United States more and more communities are ridding themselves of plastic bags. Now more and more people are also purchasing inexpensive, reusable bags and using them when they shop. If we all take this simple step, we can be a part of a “green” revolution.

  V. Translation

  Directions: Translate the following sentences into English, using the words given in the brackets.





  VI. Guided Writing

  Directions: Write an English composition in 120-150 words according to the instructions given below in Chinese.

  假如你是陈磊(Chen Lei),你的同龄笔友张敏(Zhang Min)正在筹划一次为期一天的班级春游活动,他希望活动内容具体而有意义,所以来信征求你的意见。请写封回信,内容必须包括:

   你的活动建议;

   你的理由。




  Listening Comprehension

  Section A

  Directions: In Section A, you will hear ten short conversations between two speakers. At the end of each conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. The conversations and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a conversation and the question about it, read the four possible answers on your paper, and decide which one is the best answer to the question you have heard.

  1. M: Hurry up! I’m starving!

  W: Don’t worry. It’s Monday and there won’t be a queue.

  Q: Where are the speakers going? (D)

  2. W: When will the next bus leave for Beijing?

  M: You’ve just missed the ten-thirty bus by seven minutes, but don’t worry, buses leave for Beijing every thirty minutes.

  Q: When will the next bus leave for Beijing? (C)

  3. M: Hi, Jane, do you have some change? I need to make a call on the pay phone.

  W: Pay phone? Why not use my mobile phone? Here you are.

  Q: What will the man most probably do? (A)

  4. W: John has been trying for months to find a job, but I wonder how he could get one when he looks like that.

  M: Oh, that poor guy! He really should shave himself more often and put on something clean.

  Q: What do we learn about John? (C)

  5. W: Saturday’s concert is said to be wonderful. Aren’t you going?

  M: But I haven’t got a ticket yet. It’s so popular that I’m afraid the tickets are not available now.

  Q: What is the man concerned about? (B)

  6. M: Oh, what a morning! You know I had so much work to do and the sales phones just kept coming in.

  W: I know how it is. I get a lot of calls, too, even on weekends.

  Q: What are the two speakers doing? (A)

  7. M: Do you want to turn on the air-conditioner or open the window?

  W: I love fresh air if you don’t mind.

  Q: What can be inferred from the woman’s answer? (C)

  8. M: How are your piano lessons going?

  W: Very well. My teacher thinks I’m making progress. And I find lessons well worth the time and trouble.

  Q: What does the woman think of her piano lessons? (D)

  9. M: Now, can we have a get-together sometime this week? I mean any day is fine.

  W: Sorry. This week’s out of the question. I’m buried under a heap of paperwork.

  Q: What does the woman mean? (A)

  10. W: I missed the psychology class this morning. Could I have a look at your notes?

  M: Kidding? You’ve never read my handwriting, have you?

  Q: What does the man imply? (B)

  Section B

  Directions: In Section B, you will hear two short passages and one longer conversation, and you will be asked several questions on each of the short passages and the longer conversation. The short passages and the longer conversation will be read twice, but the questions will be spoken only once. When you hear a question, read the four possible answers on your paper and decide which one is the best answer to the question you have heard.

  Questions 11 through 13 are based on the following passage.

  Welcome to enter our “scientist at work” photo contest.

  Do you like taking pictures of your work in the field — tracking polar bears, for example, examining fossils? Or of what you see daily in the laboratory, perhaps under a microscope?

  If so, why not enter our second annual ScientistAtWork photo competition? Here’s how it works. Just send us your favorite picture and any questions to photocompetition@nature.com, or upload your image to Twitter or Instagram with the tag ScientistAtWork. All entries must reach us by the end of April. Attention: no more than one entry per person. The winning images will be chosen by an independent group of Nature editors and art staff.

  We will publish the five winning entries in the 26 May issue of Nature. Besides, winners will receive a year’s personal subscription to Nature, in print and online.

  We’re looking for images that tell an interesting story and reflect the variety of work that scientists do in an enthusiastic, creative way. Heavily edited images will not be considered, and photographs must be of high-enough quality to appear in print.

  Good luck, and we look forward to seeing your submissions.

  Now listen again, please.


  11. What kind of images or photos is likely to be a winning entry? (D)

  12. Which of the following is not true according to the passage? (D)

  13. What is the purpose of this passage? (B)

  Questions 14 through 16 are based on the following passage.

  11-time All-Star Chris Bosh hasn’t played since the 2015-2016 season due to blood issues. He hopes to come back and gives “one more shot” at playing at NBA recently.

  “I train regularly and still have plenty to offer for a team. My condition should not hold me back,” Bosh said. “I’m going to give playing one more shot. That’s all it is — a shot,” added Bosh.

  This was not the first time Bosh expressed his desire to return to the NBA. In November, Bosh said he planned to “keep his options open as a player moving forward”. Earlier this year, he said he hoped to sign with a team for the 2018 postseason.

  Bosh appeared in 44 games in 2014-2015, his season ending at the All-Star break when he first knew about his blood issues. A year later, he played in 53 games and his season again ended at All-Star weekend, when the issue became more serious shortly after he landed in Toronto for the 2016 NBA All-Star Game.

  Overall, he averaged 19.2 points and 8.5 rebounds in his career. He last played in NBA on Feb. 9, 2016 as a member of the Heat.

  Now listen again, please.


  14. Why didn’t Bosh play basketball in 2015-2016 season? (D)

  15. How many points did Bosh obtain on average in his basketball career? (B)

  16. What is the passage mainly talking about? (C)

  Questions 17 through 20 are based on the following conversation.

  W: Tom, you will be graduating soon, and what are your future plans? What kind of job do you want?

  M: Right now, actually, I’m trying to get into Air Canada as an international pilot.

  W: Oh, you want to be a pilot.

  M: Yeah, actually, I’ve already got a private pilot’s license and, well ...

  W: You can fly a plane?

  M: I can, but only a single engine plane.

  W: So, why do you like flying?

  M: Well, basically my father was a pilot and I just got interested in that through him.

  W: Oh, that’s cool. So how do you become a pilot? Like what do you have to do?

  M: There’re different ways of becoming a pilot. First, you can pay for it by yourself. You have to attend school to gain your commercial license and then you can apply to an airline company. Or, you can go directly into an airline company, and they will train you and it’s all paid for.

  W: Right.

  M: It is a really good deal, yeah, and another way is to get a private pilot’s license first, and try to get in a company and then they’ll train you the rest of the way and usually you get a higher salary.

  W: So what way are you doing it?

  M: Well, since I’ve already got my private pilot’s license I’m going to try and get in pretty much half way through it, so I won’t need as much training. I’ll probably get a better salary.

  W: Well, good luck. I hope it works out.

  M: I do, too.

  Now listen again, please.


  17. What can be learned about Tom? (B)

  18. Where does the man get his interest in flying? (B)

  19. How can a person get a pilot’s license without paying any money? (C)

  20. What special qualifications does the man have? (D)

  That’s the end of listening comprehension. 听力部分到此结束。



  I. Listening Comprehension

  1-5 DCACB 6-10 ACDAB 11-13 DDB 14-16 DBC 17-20 BBCD

  II. Grammar and Vocabulary

  21. before 22. whose 23. donated 24. themselves 25. was saved

  26. that 27. luckiest 28. what 29. do 30. knowing

  31. G 32. J 33. A 34. F 35. H 36. B 37. K 38. E 39. D 40. I

  III. Reading Comprehension


  56-59 ADBC

  60-62 DCA

  63-66 CBDC

  67-70 CEBA

  IV. Summary writing

  Plastic bags are widely applied in day-to-day deals, but very few of them are properly recycled, harming the environment greatly. They could pollute or waste resources and cause harm to animals. Thankfully, many countries have become aware of the seriousness, limiting or banning the use of them. More individuals are joining in the campaign for an environmentally-friendly society.

  (58 words)

  V. Translation

  72.There is a trend that Chinese is learnt all over the world.

  73.This young man had beautiful handwriting, which enabled him to stand out in the job interview.

  74.Although the twins have close talent//are similar in talent, the younger brother is superior in language learning.

  75.Whether it is a waste of resource for a college student to be a security guard after he graduates from college is the topic of the debate that I hosted yesterday.

  VI. Guided Writing(略)

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