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listening practice 2

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listening practice 2

    Listening Practice 2

    Part 1 Short dialogs and multiple choice questions

    Directions:Listen to the short dialogs, then choose the correct answers to the questions. You will hear the recording twice. After the first playing, there will be time for you to choose the correct answers. Use the second playing to check your answers.

    1. A. 8:30 in the morning. B. 8:30 in the evening.

     C. Well before 8:30 in the evening. D. Long after 8:30 in the morning.

    2. A. Exactly $3.00 a tin. B. Slightly more than $3.00 a tin.

     C. Slightly less than $3.00 a tin. D. A lot more than $3.00 a tin.

    3. A. Iginla. B. Calgary. C. The Flames. D. The Williams Sisters.

    4. A. It's good though there will be a lot of noise. B. It's good though there will be too much smoke.

     C. It 's terrible. D. It's wonderful.

    5. A. She will drive the man to the golf court. B. She will outperform the man.

     C. The new gold driving range belongs to her club. D. Her golf clubs are not very expensive.

Part 2 Long dialogs and multiple choice questions

    Directions:Listen to the following recording, then choose the correct answers to the questions. You will hear the recording twice. After the first playing, there will be time for you to choose the correct answers. Use the second playing to check your answers.

    Questions 6 to 10 are based on the same passage or dialog.

    6. What do Jim and Susan think about the football game?

     A. They both think the visiting team is going to win.

     B. They both believe the local team will win.

     C. Jim thinks the local team has some chance to win.

     D. Susan thinks the local team has a chance of winning.

    7. Why does Jim believe that the visiting team is likely to win?

     A. It has many famous stars. B. Its goalkeeper is excellent.

     C. All its members are the best players in Europe. D. All of the above.

    8. Seeing that Susan has confidence in the local team, what does Jim propose?

     A. Some pizza. B. Some money. C. A bet. D. A drink.

    9. Why does Jim say "I can taste it now"?

     A. He is very hungry now. B. He thinks his team is going to win.

     C. He believes that it's going to be a tie. D. He believes his team is going to lose. 10. What was the final result?

     A. A 1-1 tie. B. The visiting team wins 1-0.

     C. The visiting team wins 2-0. D. The local team wins 2-0.

Part 3 Short passages and multiple choice questions

    Directions:Listen to the following recording, then choose the correct answers to the questions. You will hear the recording twice. After the first playing, there will be time for you to choose the correct answers. Use the second playing to check your answers.

    11. How many names for football are mentioned in the passage?

     A. One. B. Two. C. Three. D. Four.

    12. In how many countries is football played?

     A. More than 100. B. Nearly 200. C. More than 200. D. 250.

13. According to the speaker, why is football so popular?

     A. Because its rules are simple. B. Because its rules are strict.

     C. Because its equipment looks attractive. D. Because it is exciting.

    14. How many continents did the speaker mention to show the popularity of football?

     A. Two. B. Three. C. Four. D. Five.

    15. According to the speaker, at what level is football important?

     A. At the individual level. B. At the local level. C. At the national level. D. All of the above.

Part 4 Short passages and True/False questions

    Directions:Listen to the following recording, then mark the statements T (true) or F (false). You will hear the recording twice. After the first playing, there will be time for you to write the correct answers. Use the second playing to check your answers.

    Questions 16 to 20 are based on the same passage or dialog.

    16. After sitting a long time at work, many Americans like to participate in sports.

    17. Individual sports are more popular than team sports.

    18. Most major league sports enroll their players from companies and universities.

    19. Baseball is one of the most popular sports.

    20. The government administers the professional teams.

Part 5 Short dialogs and blank filling

    Directions:Listen to the following recording, then fill in the blanks with the missing words. You will hear the recording twice. After the first playing, there will be time to write the missing words. Use the second playing to check your answers.

    Questions 21 to 24 are based on the same passage or dialog.

    New student: Sorry to bother you. Could you tell me where the 21. is?

    Katherine: You see the 22. over there?

    New student: Yeah.

    Katherine: The fitness center is near it and next to the 23. .

    New student: Thank you very much.

    Katherine: 24. welcome.

Part 6 Short passages/dialogs and cloze

    Directions:Listen to the following recording, then fill in the blanks. You will hear the recording twice. After the first playing, there will be time to write the missing words. Use the second playing to check your answers. Questions 25 to 39 are based on the same passage or dialog.

     Real Madrid finished their 25. -day tour in China. They beat the Dragon Team 26. Saturday. Luis Figo 27. in the 43rd minute in the first half. In the second half a substitution player scored 28. in 11 minutes. And then Ronaldo added the 29. in the stoppage time. Figo gave his 30. side to David Beckham, and played in the 31. of the midfield. But he still showed some 32. touches along with other 33. . Beckham played his 34. match for Real Madrid, and took the 35. of Roberto Carlos for the team’s two 36. . But one was 37. by the Chinese

    post by 39. . goalkeeper and the other missed the 38.

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