2003年1月大学英语四级听力 真题 原文 MP3 在线模拟

Section A
Directions: In this section, you will hear 10 short conversations. At the end of each conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. Both the conversation and the question will be spoken only once. After each question there will be a pause. During the pause, you must read the four choices marked A), B), C) and D), and decide which is the best answer. Then mark the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single line through the center.

Example:
You will hear:
You will read:
A) At the office.
B) In the waiting room.
C) At the airport.
D) In a restaurant.
From the conversation we know that the two were talking about some work they will start at 9 o’clock in the morning and have to finish at 2 in the afternoon. Therefore, A) “At the office” is the correct answer. You should choose [A] on the Answer Sheet and mark it with a single line through the center.
M: Mary, would you join me for dinner tonight?
W: You treated me last weekend. Now, it's my turn. Shall we try something Italian?
Q: What do we learn from the conversation?
1.
 
A) They are both anxious to try Italian food.
B) They are likely to have dinner together.
C) The man will treat the woman to dinner tonight.
D) The woman refused to have dinner with the man.
正确答案:B
W: Good afternoon, I'm calling to inquire about the four bedroom house you advertised in the newspaper.
M: I am sorry, but it's already sold.
Q: What do we learn about the house from the conversation?
2.
 
A) It’s only for rent, not for sale.
B) It’s not as good as advertised.
C) It’s being redecorated.
D) It’s no longer available.
正确答案:D
W: John, what are you doing on your computer? Don't you remember your promise?
M: This is not a game. It's only a crossword puzzle that helps increase my vocabulary.
Q: What is the probable relationship between the speakers?
3.
 
A) Colleagues.
B) Husband and wife.
C) Employer and employee.
D) Mother and son.
正确答案:D
M: Do you still keep in touch with your parents regularly after all these years?
W: Yes, of course. I call them at weekends when the rates are down fifty percent.
Q: What do we learn about the woman from the conversation?
4.
 
A) She contacts her parents occasionally.
B) She phones her parents regularly at weekends.
C) She visits her parents at weekends when the fares are down.
D) She often call her parents regardless of the rates.
正确答案:B
M: Hurry, there is a bus coming.
W: Why run? There will be another one in two or three minutes.
Q: What does the woman mean?
5.
 
A) The next bus is coming soon.
B) The bus will wait a few minutes at the stop.
C) There are only two or three passengers waiting for the bus.
D) They can catch this bus without running.
正确答案:A
M: Wow, that's a big assignment we got for the English class.
W: Well, it's not as bad as it looks. It isn't due until Thursday morning.
Q: What does the woman mean?
6.
 
A) The assignment looks easy but actually it’s quite difficult.
B) The assignment is too difficult for them to complete on time.
C) They cannot finish the assignment until Thursday.
D) They have plenty of time to work on the assignment.
正确答案:D
W: Hello, is that Steve? I'm stuck in a traffic jam. I'm afraid I can't make it before seven o'clock.
M: Never mind. I'll be here waiting for you.
Q: What do we learn from the conversation?
7.
 
A) The man will go to meet the woman this evening.
B) The man and the woman have an appointment at 7 o’clock.
C) The woman can’t finish making the jam before 7 o’clock.
D) The woman won’t be able to see the man this evening.
正确答案:B
M: You really seem to enjoy your literature class.
W: You're right. It has opened a new world for me. I'm exposed to the thoughts of some of the world's best writers. I've never read so much in my life.
Q: What does the woman mean?
8.
 
A) She’s learned a lot from the literature class.
B) She’s written some books about world classics.
C) She’s met some of the world’s best writers.
D) She’s just back from a trip round the world.
正确答案:A
W: Listen to me, Joe, the exam is already a thing of the past. Just forget about it.
M: That's easier said than done.
Q: What can we infer from the conversation?
9.
 
A) The exam was easier than the previous one.
B) Joe is sure that he will do better in the next exam.
C) Joe probably failed in the exam.
D) The oral part of the exam was easier than the written part.
正确答案:C
M: I hear you drive a long way to work everyday.
W: Oh, yes. It's about sixty miles. But it doesn't seem that far, the road is not bad, and there's not much traffic.
Q: How does the woman feel about driving to work?
10.
 
A) She is tired of driving in heavy traffic.
B) She doesn’t mind it as the road conditions are good.
C) She is unhappy to have to drive such a long way every day.
D) She enjoys it because she’s good at driving.
正确答案:B
Section B Compound Dictation
Directions: In this section, you will hear a passage three times. When the passage is read for the first time, you should listen carefully for its general idea. When the passage is read for the second time, you are required to fill in the blanks numbered from S1 to S7 with the exact words you have just heard. For blanks numbered from S8 to S10 you are required to fill in the missing information. You can either use the exact words you have just heard or write down the main points in your own words. Finally, when the passage is read for the third time, you should check what you have written.
11.
 
It’s difficult to imagine the sea ever running out of fish. It’s so vast, so deep, so (S1) ________. Unfortunately, it’s not bottomless. Over-fishing, (S2) ________ with destructive fishing practices, is killing off the fish and (S3) ________ their environment. Destroy the fish, and you destroy the fishermen’s means of living. At least 60 (S4) ________ of the world’s commercially important fish (S5) ________ are already over-fished, or fished to the limit. As a result, governments have had to close down some areas of sea to commercial fishing. Big, high-tech fleets (S6) ________ that everything in their path is pulled out of water. Anything too small, or the wrong thing, is thrown back either dead or dying. That’s an (S7) ________ of more than 20 million metric tons every year. (S8) ________. In some parts of the world, for every kilogram of prawns (对虾) caught, up to 15 kilograms of unsuspecting fish and other marine wildlife die, simply for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. True, (S9) ________, then catch them in a way that doesn’t kill other innocent sea life.
正确答案:S1. mysterious S2. coupled S3. ruining S4. percent S5. species S6. ensure S7. average S8. When you consider that equals a quarter of the world catch, you begin to see the size of the problem. S9. True, some countries are beginning to deal with this problem, but it’s vital we find a rational way of fishing S10. Before every ocean becomes a dead sea, it would make sense to give the fish enough time to recover, grow to full size and reproduce
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