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2005年英语专业八级考试试卷及参考答案

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PART I LISTENING COMPREHENSION (30 MIN)

SECTION A MINI-LECTURE

In this section you will hear a mini-lecture. You will hear the lecture ONCE ONLY. While listening, take notes on the important points. Your notes will not be marked, but you will need them to complete a gap-filling task after the mini-lecture. When the lecture is over, you will be given two minutes to check your notes, and another ten minutes to complete the gap-filling task on ANSWER SHEET ONE. Use the blank sheet for note-taking.

Writing a Research Paper

I. Research Papers and Ordinary Essay

A. Similarity in (1) __________:

e.g. —choosing a topic

—asking questions

—identifying the audience

B. Difference mainly in terms of (2) ___________

1. research papers: printed sources

2. ordinary essay: ideas in one's (3) ___________

II. Types and Characteristics of Research Papers

A. Number of basic types: two

B. Characteristics:

1. survey-type paper:

—to gather (4) ___________

—to quote

—to (5) _____________

The writer should be (6) ___________.

2. argumentative (research) paper:

a. The writer should do more, e.g.

—to interpret

—to question, etc.

b. (7) _________varies with the topic, e.g.

—to recommend an action, etc.

III. How to Choose a Topic for a Research Paper

In choosing a topic, it is important to (8) __________.

Question No. 1: your familiarity with the topic

Question No. 2: Availability of relevant information on the chosen topic

Question No. 3: Narrowing the topic down to (9) _________

Question No. 4: Asking questions about (10) ___________

The questions help us to work out way into the topic and discover its possibilities.

SECTION B INTERVIEW

In this section you will hear everything ONCE ONLY. Listen carefully and then answer the questions that follow. Mark the correct answer to each question on your coloured answer sheet.

Questions 1 to 5 are based on an interview. At the end of the interview you will be given 10 seconds to answer each of the following five questions.Now listen to the interview.

1. What is the purpose of Professor McKay's report?

A. To look into the mental health of old people.

B. To explain why people have negative views on old age.

C. To help correct some false beliefs about old age.

D. To identify the various problems of old age

2. Which of the following is NOT Professor McKay's view?

A. People change in old age a lot more than at the age of 21.

B. There are as many sick people in old age as in middle age.

C. We should not expect more physical illness among old people.

D. We should not expect to find old people unattractive as a group.

3. According to Professor McKay's report,

A. family love is gradually disappearing.

B. it is hard to comment on family feeling.

C. more children are indifferent to their parents.

D. family love remains as strong as ever.

4. Professor McKay is ________ towards the tendency of more parents living apart from their children.

A. negative

B. positive

C. ambiguous

D. neutral

5. The only popular belief that Professor McKay is unable to provide evidence against is

A. old-age sickness.

B. loose family ties.

C. poor mental abilities.

D. difficulities in maths.

SECTION C NEWS BROADCAST

In this section you will hear everything ONCE ONLY. Listen carefully and then answer the questions that follow. Mark the correct answer to each question on your coloured answer sheet.

Question 6 is based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 10 seconds to answer the question. Now listen to the news.

6. Scientists in Brazil have used frog skin to

A. eliminate bacteria.

B. treat burns.

C. Speed up recovery.

D. reduce treatment cost.

Question 7 is based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 10 seconds to answer the question. Now listen to the news.

7. What is NOT a feature of the new karaoke machine?

A. It is featured by high technology.

B. It allows you to imitate famous singers.

C. It can automatically alter the tempo and tone of a song.

D. It can be placed in specially designed theme rooms.

Question 8 is based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 10 seconds to answer the question. Now listen to the news.

8. China's Internet users had reached _________ by the end of June.

A. 68 million

B. 8.9 million

C. 10 million

D. 1.5 million

Question 9 and 10 are based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 20 seconds to answer the question. Now listen to the news.

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