Part I Listening Comprehension ( 21 minutes )
Directions: In this section, you will hear several conversations. At the end of each conversation, one or more questions will be asked about what was said. Both the conversations 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.
A) He wants to go shopping with the woman.
B) He doesn't want to go shopping right now.
C) He wants to waste the woman's time.
D) He doesn't want to go shopping with the woman.
Script: W: Nice day, isn't it? Would you like to join us for shopping?
M: Do you mind waiting for a second while I get prepared?
Question: What does the man mean?
A) Traditional shopping.
B) Drive-in shopping.
C) Online shopping.
D) Shopping in a supermarket.
Script: W: Do you usually do shopping in a supermarket or online?
M: Supermarkets offer almost all kinds of things we need in daily life, it's convenient; yet, shopping in a big supermarket can be also quite time-consuming, thus I'd prefer drive-in shopping rather than traditional one.
Question: Which kind of shopping does the man prefer?
A) Shopping in a big supermarket takes up a lot of time.
B) There are long lines at check-out points.
C) Parking space is hard to find.
D) At weekends, the supermarket is too crowded.
Script: W: Is there anything that annoys you when you do shopping in a supermarket?
M: Yes. Shopping in a big supermarket can be quite time-consuming. Very often I need to spend hours getting all I need; there are usually long lines at check-out points; what's more, for people who drive to a supermarket to do shopping, there's always the trouble of finding a parking space.
Question: Which of the following is not mentioned by the man?
A) He doesn't like shopping online or in a supermarket.
B) He enjoys himself while shopping in a supermarket.
C) He likes to buy things by a few clicks on his computer.
D) He thinks shopping in a supermarket is time consuming.
Script: M: Online shopping is terrific. You don't even need to step out of your home. A few clicks on your computer and your purchase is completed. And your order will be delivered to your doorstep.
W: Well, I don't like shopping online. You will lose the enjoyment of retail shopping. You can't try on a jacket, smell a perfume, or squeeze a melon.
Question: What can we know from the man?
A) It's understandable that Jane's late for the appointment.
B) Jane will definitely be late again.
C) The woma