2018年英语专四试题.doc

时间:2019-05-22
QUESTION BOOKLET
  
  TEST FOR ENGLISH MAJORS (2018)
  
  -GRADE FOUR-
  
  TIME LIMIT: 130 MIN
  
  PART I DICTATION [10 MIN]
  
  Listen to the following passage. Altogether the passage will be read to you four times. During the first reading, which will be done at normal speed, listen and try to understand the meaning. For the second and third readings, the passage will be read sentence by sentence, or phrase by phrase, with intervals of 15 seconds. The last reading will be done at normal speed again and during this time you should check your work. You will then be given ONE minute to check through your work once more.
  
  Please write the whole passage on ANSWER SHEET ONE.
  
  PART II PREHENSION [20 MIN]
  
  SECTION A TALK
  
  In this section you will hear a talk. You will hear the talk ONCE ONLY. While listening, you may look at the task on ANSWER SHEET ONE and write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap. Make sure what you fill in is both grammatically and semantically acceptable. You may use the blank sheet for note-taking.
  
  You have THIRTY seconds to preview the gap-filling task.
  
  Now listen to the talk. When it is over, you will be given TWO minutes to check your work.
  
  SECTION B CONVERSATIONS
  
  In this section you will hear two conversations. At the end of each conversation, five questions will be asked about what was said. Both the conversation and the questions will be spoken ONCE ONLY. After each question there will be a ten-second pause. During the pause, you should read the four choices of A, B, C and D, and mark the best answer to each question on ANSWER SHEET TWO.
  
  You have THIRTY seconds to preview the choices.
  
  Now, listen to the conversations.
  
  Conversation One
  
  Questions 1 to 5 are based on Conversation One.
  
  A. Many foreign languages are spoken in Britain.
  
  B. Everyone in Britain can speak a foreign language.
  
  C. The British are unable to speak a foreign language.
  
  D. The British can survive on their mother tongue.
  
  A. Chinese.
  
  B. Polis
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