LISTENING

SECTION A MINI-LECTURE
In this section you will hear a mini-lecture. You will hear the lecture ONCE ONLY. While listening, take notes onthe important points. Your notes will not be marked, but you will need them to complete a gap-filling task after themini-lecture. When the lecture is over, you will be given two minutes to check your notes, and another ten minutesto complete the gap-filling task on ANSWER SHEET ONE. Some of the gaps may require a maximum of THREEwords. Make sure the word(s) you fill in is (are) both grammatically and semantically acceptable. You may referto your notes while completing the task.

SECTION B INTERVIEW
In this section you will hear everything ONCE ONLY. Listen carefully and then answer the questions that follow.Mark the best answer to each question on ANSWER SHEET TWO.
Questions 1 to 5 are based on an interview. At the end of the interview you will be given 10 seconds to answer eachof the following five questions. Now listen to the interview.

1. Mr. Green would like to live in the west coast of Canada NOT because
A. it is rich
C. it has loads of coastline
B. it has pleasant climate
D. it is near America

2. Which of the following statements about traveling is TRUE according to Mr. Green?
A. Traveling is only a time for him to have a rest.
B. Traveling provides him with a lot of experience.
C. He is free from responsibility when traveling.
D. He changes a lot every time after traveling.

3. Why does Mr. Green often travel with other people he knows well?
A. Because he will have someone to talk with during the trip.
B. Because traveling alone is dangerous.
C. Because the expense can be reduced in this way.
D. Because they have many similarities.

4. Which of the following did NOT happen to Mr. Green when he was traveling?
A. He slept in a prison in Germany.
B. He was nearly killed in Devon.
C. He was dragged into the center of the Middle East war.
D. He took a train on which he Was threatened by a murderer.

5. Mr. Green.affords his traveling by all of the following EXCEPT __
A. working for his friends living in the place he's visiting
B. singing and giving concerts during the trip
C. living cheaply when travelingD. money from his main work

SECTION C NEWS BROADCAST
In this section you will hear everything ONCE ONLY. Listen carefully and then answer the questions that follow.Mark the best answer to each question on ANSWER SHEET TWO.
Questions 6 to 7 are based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 20 seconds toanswer the questions. Now listen to the news.
6. The protest near Seoul was __
A. effective
B. in vain
C. violent
D. under control

7. The free trade talks will
A. achieve expected results
C. resume in December
B. last another 3 years
D. come to an end next year

Questions 8 to 9 are based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 20 seconds toanswer the questions. Now listen to the news.
8. The news is mainly about __
A. Helping war veterans suffering from PTSD
B. Many war veterans are in disorder
C. A new policy of US Government
D. Benefits of war veterans

9. Under the new rules, how can a veteran receive federal benefits?
A. Provide records of a specific event that caused their condition.
B. Show that their conditions of service caused the disorder.
C. Produce evidence proving that a specific event caused their PTSD.
D. Keep notes of the war.

Question 10 is based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 10 seconcl~ to answer thequestion. Now listen to the news.
10. At the night of the murder, former president Amin Gemayel urged Lebanese to __
A. pray
B. revenge
C. criticize
D. protest