English Weekly CET-4 Listening Practice Test Ⅺ
  Part III Listening Comprehension
  Section A
  Directions: In this section, you will hear 8 short conversations and 2 long conversations. At the end of each conversation, one or more questions will be asked about what was said. Both the conversation and the questions 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 Answer Sheet 2 with a single line through the centre.

  W: We’ll wait here by the door and look at the sea. We can change our rooms if we don’t like them.
  M: Oh, I would like a room facing the sea. I’ve been looking forward to that ever since we left London.
  Q: Where does the conversation most probably take place?

  M: We’ll be here in London sitting in a newspaper office or teaching in a classroom full of chalk dust.
  W: Well, George, you’ll be able to go out in the sunshine sometimes. You are a journalist. I’m the one who has to stay in the classroom. Don’t forget.
  Q: What is the woman’s profession?

  W: Do you think you could give me a ride to the library tonight?
  M: I’d like to, but I’m heading in the other direction. I’m meeting Jean tonight...
  Q: What does the man mean?

  M: When do you want to start working?
  W: Right away. Yesterday I spent all day long making phone calls. But nobody wanted a secretary.
  Q: What can we learn from the conversation?

  W: What’s the matter with your appetite?
  M: I’m not used to eating in the middle of the night.
  Q: What does the man mean?

  M: You know I’ve been watering my plants regularly. But they are still not doing well in my new apartment.
  W: Maybe instead of keeping them in the corner, you should put them directly in front of the window.
  Q: What does the woman imply?

  W: Bob, shall I cut your hair for you?
  M: You must be kidding. Last time you almost made me bald.
  Q: What does the man imply?

  M: This scarf is nice, but Debbie really wanted a sweater for her birthday.
  W: I know. But I didn’t know her size. So I got this as an alternative.
  Q: What can be inferred from this conversation?