例1： What is the woman doing?
A) Having her bicycle repaired. C) Lecturing on business management.
B) Conducting a market survey. D) Hosting an evening TV program.
原文： W: Good evening, and welcome to this week’s Business World, the program for and about business people. Tonight, we have Mr. Steven Kayne, who has just taken over and established a bicycle shop. Tell us, Mr. Kayne, what made you want to run your own store?
例2： What does the woman say about the steel-related manufacturing in the region?
A) It has gradually given way to service industry.
B) It remains a major part of industrial activity.
C) It accounts for 80 percent of the region’s GDP.
D) It has a history as long as paper processing.
原文：W: Well, the main activities in the region were historically steel and paper processing, I think.
M: Yes, but I’m not quite sure about the status of those industries now. Could you tell us something about that?
W: Yes, of course. In fact, they are less significant. But steel-related manufacturing still accounts for 44% of industrial activity, so it’s still very important. In fact, 80% of Spain’s machine tools are from the Basque Country. As for paper processing, there’s still a little. But it’s no longer what it once was in the region. So, is that clear?
M: Yes, thanks.
例3： What does the man say about an element of stress in his job?
A) It is something inevitable. C) It takes patience to manage.
B) It is frustrating sometimes. D) It can be a good thing.
原文： W: Would you consider changing your job because of the high-stress factor?
M: I have considered leaving my job due to stress-related factors. However, I do think that an element of stress is a good thing, and if used in the right way, it can actually be a positive thing.
答案： D)。问题中的关键信息提示词是 element of stress，男士说他觉得压力的确很大，甚至想过不干了，但他同时认为有压力是个好事情，如果能够正确对待压力，把压力处理好，还可以对工作有积极的作用。因此，D)为答案。
例4： What problem are the speakers discussing?
A) The man has sent the order to the woman by mistake.
B) Some of the telephone systems don’t work properly.
C) Some of the packs do not contain any manuals.
D) The quality of the goods is not up to the standard.
原文： W: What can I do for you?
M: Well, unfortunately, there is a problem with the order we received from you yesterday. It seems we’ve not received the right quantity of manuals to support the telephone system.
W: Oh, dear, that’s bad news. I’m very sorry to hear that, and you don’t know how many packs are without manuals?
M: No, because we haven’t opened every pack. But in several of those that have been opened there are none. No manuals.
答案： C)。本题的关键词是 manual，出现的问题并非在于产品的质量，而是缺少使用手册，故C)为答案。
例5： What does the woman say about her evening class?
A) It is scheduled on Thursday night. C) It takes place once a week.
B) It is supposed to last nine weeks. D) It usually starts at six.
原文： M: Can I ask you about your evening class? What class do you go to?
W: Car maintenance.
M: What night of the week is it on?
W: Wednesday night.
M: And how long does it last?
W: Well, it’s supposed to start at 6:00, but that’s a bit of problem because people have difficulty getting through the traffic. So we start at 6:30 and then it goes on until 9 o’clock.