TEST FOR ENGLISH MAJORS (2008) -GRADE FOUR-
TIME LIMIT: 135 MIN
PART I DICTATION [15 MIN]
Listen to the following passage. Altogether the passage will be read to you four times. During the first reading, which will be done at normal speed, listen and try to understand the meaning. For the second and third readings, the passage will be read sentence by sentence, or phrase by phrase, with intervals of 15 seconds. The last reading will be done at normal speed again and during this time you should check your work. You will then be given 2 minutes to check through your work once more. Please write the whole passage on ANSWER SHEET ONE.
PART II LISTENING COMPREHENSION [120 MIN]
In Sections A, B and C you will hear everything ONCE ONLY Listen carefully and then answer
the questions that follow. Mark the correct answer to each question on your answer sheet.
SECTION A CONVERSATIONS
In this section you will hear several conversations. Listen to the conversations carefully and then answer the questions that follow.
Questions 1 to 3 are based on the following conversation. At the end of the conversation, you
will be given 15 seconds to answer the questions. Now listen to the conversation.
1. When is Anne available for the meeting?
A. The third week of May.
B. The third week of June.
C. The eleventh of June.
D. The eleventh of May.
2. Their meeting will probably take place in
C. Mexico City.
3. When is Eric calling back?
A. Thursday afternoon.
B. Friday afternoon.
C. Thursday morning.
D. Friday morning.
Questions 4 to 6 are based on the following conversation. At the end of the conversation, you will be given 15 seconds to answer the questions. Now, listen to the conversation.
4. According to the woman, advertisements
A. let us know the best product.
B. give us sufficient information.
C. fail to convince people.
D. give misleading information.
5. In the woman's opinion, money spent on advertisements is paid
A. by manufacturers.
B. by customers.
C. by advertisers.
D. by all of them.
6. Which of the following statements is INCORRECT?.
A. The woman seems to be negative about advertising.
B. The woman appears to know more about advertising.
C. The man is to be present at a debate on advertising.
D. The man has a lot to talk about on advertising.
Questions 7 to 10 are based on the following conversation. At the end of the conversation,
you will be given 20 seconds to answer the questions. Now, listen to the conversation.
7. Mr. Brown brought with him only a few things because
A. there wasn't enough space in the cupboard.
B. the hospital would provide him with everything.
C. he was to stay there for a very short time.
D. visitors could bring him other things.
8. According to the hospital rules, at which of the following hours can visitors see patients?
A. 2:00 pm. B. 5:00 pm. C. 7:00 pm. D. 6:00 pm.
9. Which of the following statements is INCORRECT?
A. Patients have breakfast at 8.
B. Patients have lunch at 12.
C. There are special alcohol lounges.
D. There are special smoking lounges.
10. Which statement best describes Mr Brown?
A. He knows little about hospital rules.
B. He can keep alcohol in the ward.
C. He knows when to smoke.
D. He is used to hospital life.
SECTION B PASSAGES
In this section, you will hear several passages. Listen to the passages carefully and then
answer the questions that follow.
Questions 11 to 13 are based on the following passage. At the end of the passage, you will be given 15 seconds to answer the questions. Now, listen to the passage.