2005 年全国中学生英语能力竞赛(NEPCS)初赛初三年级组试题听力部分录音原 文 Part I. Words Choose the word which you hear in the sentence. Each sentence will be read only once. 1. Are you still living in that flat by the park? 2. The 800 metres is the fourth event of the afternoon. 3. Harry's mother bought a model plane for his birthday. 4. I asked him whether he had done it all by himself or had had some help. 5. Please make yourself comfortable while I get some coffee. Part II. Sentences Choose the sentence which has the same or similar meaning as the sentence you hear. Each sentence will be read only once. 6. Tom has got dark hair, but it's long and he ties it back. 7. I was so tired that I decided to take an earlier bus. 8. I tr to call you, but your phone was switched off. 9. Mr Robert Brown please come to the help desk as soon as possible. 10. May I remind you that next month the store will close every day at 8 pm? Part III. Dialogues A) You will hear five mini-dialogues. Each dialogue has one question. Look at the following five groups of pictures. Choose the best one to answer each question. The dialogues and questions will be read only once. 11. M: Do you remember my friend Jane? W: Yes, she had a boyfriend called Tony. M: That's right. I saw them both at the cinema last night. Question: Who did the man see yesterday?
12. W: Have you been using your new computer? M: I haven't even taken it out of the box. Because I've got nowhere to put it. W: Can't you use the table in the kitchen? M: But it's too low. Question: Where's the computer? 13. M: Did you find that cook book you wanted for your mum? W: Yes, I did, but I found a much more interesting book on art history. My mum's studying it in her art class now. I'll get her the cook book another time. Question: Which book did the woman buy? 14. W: How about going out for a meal on your birthday? M: Just you and me? W: I thought we could ask some friends as well. M: Yes, a meal out would be great. I'll ring Anna and Karl. Question: What would the man like to do on his birthday? 15. W: We're going to France for a few weeks. M: Are you staying near the sea? W: Well, the village we're hoping to stay in isn't far from the sea, so I will have plenty of time lying on the beach. M: Sounds great. Question: What is the woman going to do on holiday? B) You will hear a dialogue. Choose the best answer to each question. The dialogue will be read twice. M: I hear you're moving abroad. W: That's right. We're going to live in Spain.
M: That sounds brilliant. I love Spain. W: Yeah. I really like Spain too, but I'm a bit nervous about going to live abroad. M: I would be too. It must be hard to leave your friends and everything. W: Yeah. I'm going to really miss everybody. M: Well, it's not too far. I'm sure they'll visit you. I definitely will. W: Good. I hope you do. M: Where are you going? Have you got a house? W: We're going to buy one in the south right near the coast. The sea is only about twenty minutes away. M: Fantastic. Have your parents got jobs out there? W: Yeah. M: Is that why you're going? W: Not really. They've always dreamed about living abroad. They thought they couldn't go when my brother and I were young and at school, but now we're at college and they think it's OK. M: So you're going to college in Spain? W: Yeah. But my brother's going to stay where he is, in London. He's older than I. Part IV. Passages A) You will hear a passage. Choose the best answer to each question. The passage will be read twice. Woman: If you like snow and ice, maybe you should stay at the Ice Hotel in Quebec, Canada. But you can only stay in this hotel during the winter. Why? Because this hotel is only made of ice and snow!This amazing hotel is built every December. It has 32 rooms and 80 people can stay there each night. The hotel even has a movie theatre, art gallery, and church. Of course, all of these parts of the hotel are made of ice.