Directions: For this part, you are allowed 30 minutes to write an essay. You should start your essay with a brief description of the picture and then express your views on the traffic jam. You should write at least 120 words but no more than 180 words. Write your essay on Answer Sheet 1.
The Traffic Jam
Questions 22 to 25 are based on the passage you have just heard.
A.The strength of its shipbuilding industry.
B.The physical features of the river itself.
C.The abundance of fruit, vegetables, and livestock.
D.The similarity of its climate to that in Europe.
A.To allow several sails to be rigged.
B.To catch winds coming from over the hills.
C.To add to the beauty of the basic design.
D.To allow the sails to be raised more quickly.
Questions 19 to 21 are based on the passage you have just heard.
A.American Indians and com.
B.The planting techniques of corn.
C.The joy of harvest.
D.Various ways to prepare corn
A.It was first boiled and then dried.
B.It was braided in bundles and steamed.
C.It was dried and then ground into flour.
D.It was roasted and wrapped in husks.
A.They braided them with animal hair for clothing.
B.They bundled them together for fuel.
C.They used them to insulate their homes.
D.They made various items with them.
Questions 16 to 18 are based on the passage you have just heard.
A.She buys many clothes.
B.She buys a lot of chocolate.
C.She eats a lot of things.
D.She sleeps a great deal.
A． Problems with the teachers.
B.Problems with family members or friends.
C.Problems with classmates' making fun of her.
D.Problems with a part-time job.
A． Substituting water with diet coke.
B.Talking to someone over the phone.
C.Playing a video game
D.Drinking extra tea.
Questions 12 to 15 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
A.A popular television program.
B.A breakthrough in technology.
C.A recent purchase.
D.A new electronics store.
A.Because the old one didn't work well.
B.Because the new TV set was on sale.
C.Because he had moved into a bigger house.
D.Because he wanted to surprise the woman.
A．She would prefer a more expensive model.
B.She's confused by the remote controls.
C.She's eager to use it.
D.She thinks it unwise to buy it.
A． Research what television is best for him.
B.Ask for a cheaper price on the television.
C.Try a different store.
D.Be satisfied with what he has.