Unit Twenty 综合练习
Model Test One
A. Find an easy job.
B. Ask for a few weeks’ sick leave.
C. Go to see the doctor.
D. Avoid straining his back.
A. Come back again to apply for the job.
B. Think about whether he really wants to resign.
C. Get some training before he quits his job.
D. Apply for an additional part-time job.
A. Next door.
B. In her garden.
C. At her desk.
D. In the kitchen.
A. She is going to be the chairman at the meeting.
B. She will go shopping in her car.
C. She will pick Jack up at 3.
D. She is going to the meeting instead of Jack.
A. He should have finished earlier.
B. He wasn’t the first to come out of the classroom.
C. He intends to go ahead.
D. He was not the champion.
A. Mike was unwilling to give his friends a lit.
B. Mike’s car wasn’t available.
C. Mike’s friends didn’t plan to go to the concert.
D. Mike’s car was not in good condition.
A. She is afraid of going out at night.
B. She has to hurry to the park.
C. She wants to go to bed early.
D. She is to get her luggage ready for the trip.
A.4:00. B.5:30. C.5:00. D.4:30.
A. He will not pass the exam.
B. He has lost hearing.
C. He waited until the last minute to review his lessons.
D. He is too tired to study any more.
A. She has friends in the foundation.
B. She is the president’s secretary.
C. What she said was authoritative.
D. She is concerned about the state of the library.
Section B Compound Dictation
Birth, marriage and death: these are the greatest (1) in a human’s life. Many things, good and bad, can happen to us in our lives. Yet there are three days which are usually (2) by some special(3) :the day we are born, the day we get married and the day we die. These are the three main things in life. We only have a choice in the second of these: we can choose whether or not to marry. But we have no choice in birth and death. All human beings are(4) by these three things. The only thing that(5) in each society is the way in which these are(6) .Yet all societies share common(7) .Birth is a time of joy.(8) . Marriage is also a time of joy.(9) .Death is a time of sorrow and is marked by a special ceremony and mourning.(10) .
Model Test Two
A. It’s better than George’s.
B. It’s cheaper than George’s.
C. It’s too expensive.
D. It’s too cheap.
A. She needs a watch that shows seconds.
B. She cannot find the man’s stopwatch.
C. She damaged something she borrowed from the man.
D. She cannot assist the man tomorrow.
A. Bill will buy the car as soon as he gets the money.
B. Bill’s friend is buying the car for him.
C. Bill has already made the down payment on the car.
D. Bill cannot afford to buy a new car.
A. Someone painted it for her.
B. She finally had time to paint it.
C. She decided to paint it later.
D. Some friends will help her paint it.
A. He really doesn’t know.
B. He doesn’t think the weather will make any difference.
C. He thinks his team will lose if the weather is bad.
D. He thinks bad weather will affect both teams.
D. seeing someone off.
A. She’s going to read a book.
B. She’s going to work.
C. She is going to buy some things.
D. She’s going to write a grocery list.
A. Because it is broken.
B. Because it is not the size he needs.
C. Because it is dirty.
D. Because it is too small.
A.80. B.18. C.5:38. D.5:18.
A. Visit friends.
B. Wash clothes.
C. Go to the laundry.
D. Do some shopping.
A. When they don’t have a car.
B. When they live in a huge country.
C. When they don’t use planes.
D. When they have a car.
A. The United States is huge.
B. Public transportation is not so good.
C. Americans like to be independent.
D. Americans like to move around.
A. A new kind of car.
B. Public transportation.
C. The gas shortage.
D. Poor people.
A. When the plane was up in the sky.
B. Ten minutes after she was sitting on board.
C. Just before she fastened her seat belt.
D. While she was enjoying the beauty of the sky.
A. The woman enjoyed the beauty of the evening sky from her plane.
B. The woman had a time bomb hidden in her suitcase.
C. The ticking noise of the alarm clock caused her a little trouble.
D. The airline official and the police officer played a joke on her.
A. An Interesting Day.
B. A False Alarm.
C. Two Mistakes Made.
D. An Unlawful Arrest.
A. South-west Asia.
B. South-east Africa.
C. Ancient Rome.
A. When people have more knowledge about microorganisms.
B. When people have advanced technology.
C. When more factories have been built.
D. When cheese become one of the most popular foods in daily life.
A. How to make cheese.
B. A brief history of cheese.
C. The most important element in cheese making.
D. The industrial process of cheese making.
Model Test Three
A. She wants to submit her paper early.
B. The answers on the paper are all correct.
C. The deadline has passed for the paper.
D. The paper is not quite finished.
A. She does not like the class.
B. It is not a required class.
C. She has already taken the class.
D. The man will have to take the class.
A. Have a party.
B. Attend the International Students’ Association.
C. Go to work.
D. Get some rest.
A. Leave immediately.
B. Watch the game on TV.
C. Start to play.
D. Eat a sandwich.
A. He went to see the foreign student advisor.
B. He went to Washington.
C. He wrote to the Passport Office.
D. He reported it to the Passport Office.
B. An art museum.
C. A flower shop.
A. He is at lunch.
B. He is at the office.
C. He is in class.
D. He is at home.
A. Take the ten o’clock bus.
B. Come back in five minutes.
C. Go to New York another day.
D. Call the airport.
C. An assignment.
A. The desk drawer won’t open.
B. The pen is out of ink.
C. She cannot find her pen.
D. She is angry with the man.
Section B Compound Dictation
Anyone who sees a special type of airplane with its turning wings knows it is a helicopter. One of the helicopter’s most important (11) is its ability to fly as slowly as it likes. It can do more than that. It can move backwards.(12) and side-ways. It can also stay in the air without(13) at all. Above all it can move up and down in a completely (14) line: the ability to take off and land is the most(15) .For in this way it can deliver goods and (16) to places which could not possibly be reached by (17) planes. It can land in a very small field. It can land on a road, or on a small shop.
(18) .They are used for loading ships and for building things of all kinds. The big oil companies use them for sending supplies to men searching for oil under the sea.(19) .Every day somewhere in the world lives are saved by helicopters.(20)
. Ordinary airplanes cannot land in the center of cities. Helicopters can. In New York, there is a helicopter service between the three big airports. London, too. Has one to connect with London Airport. This could have a very important effect on air travel in Britain.
Model Test Four
A. In a post office.
B. In an apartment.
C. In a department store.
D. In a drug store.
A. To go to the shops.
B. To lend him her umbrella.
C. To say sorry to him.
D. To buy a pen for him.
A. These watches are made in Switzerland.
B. These watches are newly made.
C. Most people can afford these watches.
D. No one would like to live here.
A. She takes it as a kind of exercise.
B. She wants to save money.
C. She loves doing anything that is new.
D. Her office isn’t very far away.
A. Shop assistant.
B. A telephone operator.
C. A waitress.
D. A clerk.
A. She doesn’t look as young as she did ten years ago.
B. She has not changed at all.
C. She wears glasses and has short hair.
D. She wears long hair and no longer has glasses.
A. At 8:00.
B. At 7:20.
C. At 7:30
D. At 7:13.
A. Because he would graduate from a school.
B. Because he wanted to enter a university.
C. Because he was sure he would get the highest score.
D. Because he was looking for a job.
A. He liked the job because it was interesting.
B. He didn’t like the job because it kept him busy.
C. He didn’t like the job because it wasn’t interesting.
D. He liked the job because he didn’t have a home.
A. He is excited.
B. He is sick.
C. He is fighting with his parents.
D. He is playing.
A. Today most coins are round.
B. Things highly valued by everybody could serve as money among primitive people.
C. We know very little about money.
D. How coins came into use.
A. Milly was probably her secret sweetheart.
B. The farmer was threatening her.
C. She was curious about who Milly was.
D. She was a doctor.
A. It was raining.
B. It was clear.
C. It was snowing.
D. It was cloudy.
A. The farmer’s secret sweetheart.
B. The farmer’s mother.
C. The farmer’s wife.
D. The farmer’s sister.
A. Original paintings.
B. Art books.
C. Reproductions of famous paintings.
A. A method of making toys.
B. A new library system for children.
C. A method of selling toys.
D. A new library system for adults.
A. A toy library.
B. A science library.
C. An art library.
D. A record library.
A. Books to read.
C. A place to receive education.
D. A place to meet and play with other children.
Model Test Five
A. To go to the concert.
B. To make a plan.
C. To visit her aunt.
D. To buy tickets.
A. Before she was ten she moved to Shanghai.
B. After she was ten she moved to Shanghai.
C. She has never been to Shanghai.
D. She was born in Shanghai.
A. She is unhappy with her work.
B. She wonders what job the man does.
C. She doesn’t know what the man means.
D. She agrees to work on another day.
A. They should buy a new typewriter.
B. They should not buy a new typewriter.
C. They should employ a new typist.
D. Both A and C.
A. He had lost the pen.
B. He had bought the wrong pen.
C. He had forgotten to bring the pen.
D. He was not able to bring the pen.
A.13. B.65. C.78. D.52.
A. Doctor and patient.
B. Father and daughter.
C. Teacher and student.
A. They want to go downtown.
B. He wants to go to the park, but she doesn’t.
C. He doesn’t know where to park the car.
D. He wants to find out where the park is .
B. A retired worker.
C. A dentist.
D. A store keeper.
Section B Compound Dictation
When young people get their real jobs, they may face a lot of new,(11) situations. They may find that everything is different from the way things were at school. It is also possible that they will feel (12) in both(13) and social situations.(14) ,they realize that university classes can’t be the only(15) for all of the different situations that appear in the working world.
Perhaps the best way to learn how to (16) in the working world is to (17) a worker you admire and observe his behavior. In doing so, you’ll be able to see what it is that you admire in this person.(18) .Perhaps even more important,you will be able to see what his approach to everyday situations is .
(19) ,you should be asking yourself whether his behavior is like yours and how you can learn from his response to different situations.(20) .