卷1国家留学基金委英语水平测试听力试题 - 下载本文

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Section 1

Listen to the following passage and fill in the blanks as you listen. You will listen to the pasage ONCE only.

You now have 60 SECONDS to look at questions 1 to 10.

Stanford is recognized as one of the world’s leading universities. Established more than a century ago by founders Jane and Leland Stanford, the university was designed, as clearly stated in the Founding Grant, to prepare students “for 1. success and direct usefulness in life” and “promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and 2. .” Today Stanford University remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing our students to become the next generation of leaders.

Our students have opportunities to participate in a 3. range of activities: from academic courses taught by renowned professors and opportunities for research, independent study and public service to an extraordinary breadth of extracurricular activities.

Multidisciplinary research and teaching are at the 4. of recent university-wide initiatives on human health, the environment and sustainability, international affairs and the arts. These initiatives offer our faculty and students opportunities for collaboration across disciplines that will be 5. to future advances.

Our undergraduate students are an important part of these efforts. Stanford undergraduates have opportunities to study with faculty in small classes from their 6. days on campus, participate in study abroad or spend a quarter in Washington, D.C. Many students become involved in faculty research or develop their own projects and discover the excitement of being at the 7. of a field and advancing the frontier of knowledge.

The pioneering spirit that inspired Jane and Leland Stanford to establish this university more than a century ago 8. boldness in everything we do — whether those efforts occur in the library, in the classroom, in a laboratory, in a theater or on an athletic field.

“Die Luft der Freiheit weht” is Stanford’s 9. motto and translates as “the wind of freedom blows.” The phrase is a quote from Ulrich von Hutten, a 16th century humanist. Stanford’s first president, David Starr Jordan, embraced the questioning, 10. spirit of von Hutten’s words and included them on his presidential seal. Gerhard Casper, president of Stanford from 1992 to 2000, adopted the motto as the basis of his inaugural address and encouraged its widespread use across the campus.

You now have 30 SECONDS to check your answers.

Section 2 Part A

You are going to hear a conversation in a hotel. As you listen, complete the following form by writing NO MORE THAN THREE words for each answer. You will listen to this part ONCE only.

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You now have 30 SECONDS to read questions 11 to 15.

California Hotel Registration Form

Time to arrive at the hotel: (11)

First name: William Surname: (12) Home address: (13) in Manchester Postcode: (14)

Date to leave: (15)

You now have 30 SECONDS to check your answers.

Part B

Now listen to the news from BBC World News. As you listen, write T for the correct statement and F for the incorrect statement. You will listen to the news ONCE only.

You now have 30 SECONDS to read questions 16 to 20.

16. According to a survey, 80% of global Internet users search for healthy information online.

17. A new study says investments in sub-Saharan Africa increased to more than twenty percent between 2001 and 2008.

18. Though not one of the ten largest oil exporters, the rebellion in Libya has affected the global

market.

19. In the United States, state and local governments have had to borrow money to meet the required pension plans.

20. Millions of fish died last week on the Pacific coast in Southern California.

You now have 30 SECONDS to check your answers.

Section 3

You are going to hear an introduction to Jack Newell Health Farm. Listen carefully and then answer the following questions by writing NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer. You will listen to this part TWICE.

You now have 60 SECONDS to read questions 21 to 30.

21. In which year did the Jack Newell Health Farm open?

22. What is NOT served at Jack Newell Health Farm?

23. How does the speaker describe exercises?

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24. Name ONE exercise that is provided at Jack Newell Health Farm.

25. What is the magnificent garden specially designed for?

26. What does the speaker say about relaxation?

27. Instead of watching TV, what activity can you join at Jack Newell Health Farm?

28. When are the newspapers delivered to the health farm?

29. Where can people borrow books at the farm?

30. What kind of people is suitable to join the hill-hiking?

You now have 60 SECONDS to check your answers.

Section 4

You are going to hear a lecture on the birth of scientific English. As you listen, complete the following statements by writing NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer. You will listen to this part TWICE.

You now have 60 SECONDS to read questions 31 to 40.

31. The global popularity of English is not just because of the importance of English-speaking

countries in , but because of the scientists’ special needs.

32. The renaissance spanned from the 14th to the 16th century is sometimes defined as the revival of . 33. The first reason for original science written in Latin is simply a matter of . 34. The second reason for writing in Latin is a concern for .

35. Among all scholars, doctors are the keenest ones to use Latin as . 36. The third reason for the delayed use of English is that it lacked the grammatical resource

required to represent the world in a(an) way. 37. Some members of the Royal Society played a big role in developing a .

38. According to the speaker, the 17th century was a period in the establishment of scientific English.

39. In the 18th century, English was replaced by as the leading European language of science.

40. English regained its popularity in the 19th century when the industrial revolution created the need for .

You now have 60 SECONDS to check your answers.

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You now have 10 minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet.

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