( )1. What does Jim do?
A. A teacher. B. A student. C. An employee.
( )2. Where are the speakers going after dinner?
A. A park. B. A shopping center. C. An ice-cream shop.
( )3. What is the man's suggestion?
A. Going to a show. B. Going to the concert.
C. Visiting the National Exhibition.
( )4. How long has the rain lasted?
A. Five days. B. Six days. C. Seven days.
( )5. What does the woman imply?
A. She has to post a letter instead. B. She's not sure if the computer is fixed.
C. She can't send the message right now.
( )6. What are the speakers doing?
A. Having dinner. B. Watching a movie. C. Map.
( )7. What makes the man unhappy?
A. The woman doesn't cook very well.
B. The woman seldom talks to him at dinner.
C. The woman watches too many commercials.
( )8. Why did Mary call?
A. To see how her parents were going. B. To tell her father some good news.
C. To invite her parents to her home.
( )9. Who is Tom probably?
A. Mary's son. B. Mary's husband. C. Mr Davis' friend.
( )10. How many children does Mary have?
A. One son and one daughter. B. Two sons and one daughter.
C. Two daughters and one son.
( )11. What's wrong with the man?
A. His throat is burning. B. His chest is hurting. C. He is coughing.
( )12. When did the man fall in illness?
A. About seven days ago. B. About four days ago. C. The other day.
( )13. How often at most does the doctor suggest taking the painkillers?
A. Once a day. B. Four times a day. C. Six times a day.
( )14. Why didn't the man go to sleep?
A. He was waiting for the woman. B. He had a habit of staying up.
C. He had some work to do.
( )15. What is the news about the man?
A. He will take a free holiday. B. He has got a promotion. C. He is offered a job.
( )16. What is the probable relationship between the speakers?
A. A couple. B. Net friends. C. Brother and sister.
( )17. What does the speaker say about Shakespeare and Company?
A. It only sells famous books. B. It is only open to famous writers.
C. It is not only a bookstore but also a library.
( )18. Why was Ms Beach's bookstore closed?
A. She moved to Germany. B. It was closed due to the war.
C. Her business went from bad to worse.
( )19. What do we know about Mr Whitman?
A. He was Ms Beach's neighbor.
B. He has followed in Ms Beach's footsteps.
C. He used to work at Ms Beach's bookstore.
( )20. When did Mr Whitman name his bookstore Shakespeare and Company?
A. In 1941. B. In 1951. C. In 1964.
( )21. In less than two months, the world ________ the UAE Asian Cup.
A. was watching B. watched C. will be watching D. has been watching
( )22. —How do you find your new boss, you guys?
—Oh, I think he has earned our wide respect ________ he treats everyone fairly.
A. in that B. so that C. even though D. as though
( )23. Yangzhou Half Marathon, ________ popularity is growing stronger and stronger, has become the city's annual sport gala.
A. which B. whose C. of which D. its
( )24. The European members are afraid that the new deal will upset the ________ balance of political interests.
A. ambitious B. arbitrary C. delicate D. compulsory
( )25. It was only after all his debts were discovered that everyone knew the great financier also had ________．
A. green fingers B. feet of clay
C. the salt of the earth D. cool cucumbers
( )26. —What do you think of Cristiano Ronaldo's signing for Juventus?
—His experience and range of skills will add a new ________ to the team.
A. extension B. foundation C. occupation D. dimension
( )27. Richard sticks to principles and at the same time has flexibility, so he is to negotiate with the competitors ________ the community.
A. on behalf of B. on account of
C. in favor of D. in terms of
( )28. An earthquack the Indonesian island, ________ about 5，000 people out to sea.
A. sweeping B. to sweep C. swept D. having swept
( )29. When having meals, more young people would like to ________ the expenses, fifty to fifty.
A. cut B. cover C. split D. spare
( )30. —Did George pass the interview?
—I'm afraid not. If so, he ________ me in the first place.
A. informed B. had informed
C. would inform D. would have informed
( )31. Employees who refuse to ________ the company's regulations will be dismissed.
A. adjust to B. cater to C. turn to D. submit to
( )32. “When I take a step back and look at ________ we are today, as compared to a year ago，” he says, “the numbers indicate that our economy is becoming better.”
A. when B. where B. why D. what
( )33. He took up the post of general manager, little knowing how this appointment ________ his life.