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Part Ⅰ Writing(30 minutes)
Directions: For this part, you are allowed 30 minutes to write an essay related to the short passage given below. In your essay, you are to comment on the phenomenon described in the passage and give your reasons. You should write at least 120 words but no more than 180 words.
Nowadays, not only working adults but also students tend to have classes online rather than on traditional classrooms. Online education has become an important way for students to acquire knowledge and it also brings people much convenience.
Part Ⅱ Listening Comprehension(25 minutes)
Directions: In this section, you will hear three news reports. At the end of each news report, you will hear two or three questions. Both the news report and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a question, you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A), B), C) and D). Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
Questions 1 and 2 are based on the news report you have just heard.
1. A) It tries to entertain its audience.
B) It tries to look into the distance.
C) It wants to catch people’s attention.
D) It has got one of its limbs injured.
2. A) It was spotted by animal protection officials.
B) It was filmed by a local television reporter.
C) Its videos were posted on social media.
D) Its picture won a photography prize.
Questions 3 and 4 are based on the news report you have just heard.
3. A) People were concerned about the number of bees.
B) Several cases of Zika disease had been identified.
C) Two million bees were infected with disease.
D) Zika virus had destroyed some bee farms.
4. A) It apologized to its customers. C) It lost a huge stock of bees.
B) It was forced to kill its bees. D) It lost 2.5 million dollars.
Questions 5 to 7 are based on the news report you have just heard.
5. A) International treaties regarding space travel programs.
B) Legal issues involved in commercial space exploration.
C) U.S. government’s approval of private space missions.
D) Competition among public and private space companies.
6. A) Deliver scientific equipment to the moon.
B) Approve a new mission to travel into outer space.
C) Work with federal agencies on space programs.
D) Launch a manned spacecraft to Mars.
7. A) It is significant. C) It is unpredictable.
B) It is promising. D) It is unprofitable.
Directions: In this section, you will hear two long conversations. At the end of each conversation, you will hear four questions. Both the conversation and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a question, you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A), B), C) and D). Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
Questions 8 to 11 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
8. A) Attended an economics lecture. C) Had a drink at Queen Victoria.
B) Taken a walk on Charles Street. D) Had dinner at a new restaurant.
9. A) Treat a college friend to dinner. C) Attend his brother’s birthday party.
B) Make preparations for a seminar. D) Visit some of his high school friends.
10. A) Gather statistics for his lecture.
B) Throw a surprise birthday party.
C) Meet with Jonathan’s friends on the weekend.
D) Join him in his brother’s birthday celebration.
11. A) By car. C) By taxi.
B) By train. D) By bus.
Questions 12 to 15 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
12. A) Most of her schoolmates are younger than she is.
B) She simply has no idea what school to transfer to.
C) There are too many activities for her to cope with.
D) She worries she won’t fit in as a transfer student.
13. A) Seek advice from senior students.
B) Pick up some meaningful hobbies.
C) Participate in after-school activities.
D) Look into what the school offers.
14. A) Give her help whenever she needs it.
B) Accept her as a transfer student.
C) Find her accommodation on campus.
D) Introduce her to her roommates.
15. A) She has interests similar to Mr. Lee’s.
B) She has become friends with Catherine.
C) She has chosen the major Catherine has.
D) She has just transferred to the college.
Directions: In this section, you will hear three passages. At the end of each passage, you will hear three or four questions. Both the passage and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a question, you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A), B), C) and D). Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.
Questions 16 to 18 are based on the passage you have just heard.
16. A) They tend to be nervous during interviews.
B) They often apply for a number of positions.
C) They worry about the results of their applications.
D) They search extensively for employers’ information.
17. A) Get better organized. C) Find better-paid jobs.
B) Edit their references. D) Analyze the searching process.
18. A) Provide their data in detail.
B) Personalize each application.
C) Make use of better search engines.
D) Apply for more promising positions.
Questions 19 to 21 are based on the passage you have just heard.
19. A) They were the first settlers in Europe.
B) They were the conquerors of Norway.
C) They discovered Iceland in the ninth century.
D) They settled on a small island north of England.
20. A) It was some five hundred miles west of Norway.
B) It was covered with green most time of the year.
C) It was the Vikings’ most important discovery.
D) It was a rocky mass of land covered with ice.
21. A) The Vikings’ ocean explorations.
B) The making of European nations.
C) The Vikings’ everyday life.
D) The Europeans’ Arctic discoveries.
Questions 22 to 25 are based on the passage you have just heard.
22. A) Chatting while driving. C) Driving under age.
B) Messaging while driving. D) Speeding on highways.
23. A) A gadget to hold a phone on the steering wheel.
B) A gadget to charge the phone in a car.
C) A device to control the speed of a vehicle.
D) A device to ensure people drive with both hands.
24. A) The car keeps flashing its headlights.
B) The car slows down gradually to a halt.
C) They are alerted with a light and a sound.
D) They get a warning on their smart phone.
25. A) Installing a camera. C) Checking their emails.
B) Using a connected app. D) Keeping a daily record.
Part Ⅲ Reading Comprehension(40 minutes)
Directions: In this section, there is a passage with ten blanks. You are required to select one word for each blank from a list of choices given in a word bank following the passage. Read the passage through carefully before making your choices. Each choice in the bank is identified by a letter. Please mark the corresponding letter for each item on Answer Sheet 2 with a single line through the centre. You may not use any of the words in the bank more than once.
Abraham Lincoln summed up his early years on the frontier in Kentucky and Indiana as “the short and simple history of the poor.” Lincoln’s earliest recollections (回忆) were of the Kentucky farm where he moved in 1811 with his parents, Thomas and Nancy, and sister, Sarah. On the leased, 30-acre farm, Lincoln’s father 26 corn and pumpkins on wide fields with rich soil.
Stern and often domineering (专横的), Thomas Lincoln put his son to work before he turned 7. Eager to learn, Abraham found few 27 for schooling in rural Kentucky; instead, he and his sister 28 ABC schools at irregular intervals—so-called “blab” schools in which students repeated their teacher’s oral lessons 29. Usually barefoot, Lincoln walked to the one-room schoolhouse, “a little log room about 15 feet square, with a fireplace at one side.”
In the winter of 1816, when Abraham was 7, the Lincolns moved to a 30 at Little Pigeon Creek in southern In