I.Sentence Completion (25%) (综合选择填空题)
Questions 1-- 25 are incomplete sentences. Below each sentence are four choices, marked A, B, C, D. You should find the choice which best completes the sentence. Mark your answer by blackening the corresponding letter on your answer sheet.
Examples:1. After _____ seemed an endless wait, it was her turn to enter the personnel manager’s office.
2. The three men tried many times to sneak across the border into the neighboring country
_____ by the police each time.
A. had been captured
B. being always captured
C. only to be captured
D. unfortunately captured
II.Error Identification (20%) (错误辨认题)
a)Each of the following sentences has four words or phrases underlined. The
underlined parts of the sentence are marked A, B, C, D. You are to identify the
one underlined word or phrase that should be corrected or rewritten. Then, on
your answer sheet, find the number of the problem and mark your answer.
Example:I feared that my chances of landing the job was slim without a
degree and with no experience of teaching.
b)In each of the following ten groups of sentences, choose the one sentence that is
grammatically INCORRECT. Mark the answer sheet with the letter of the
incorrect sentence. (10%)
Example:A. You’d not better come ins ide.
B. You’d better come inside.
C. You’d better not come inside.
D. The narrow, sunless hall smelled of stale cabbage.
III.Cloze test (30%) (完型填空题)
For each blank in the following paragraph, four choices are provided. Choose the one with the right tense, and mark it in your answer sheet. (10%, 1% each)
Example:In 1884 scientists __1__ the world into 24 time zones. These __2__ on an imaginary line running through Greenwich Observatory, which __3__ in southeast London, England.
The time in the zone containing Greenwich __4__ Greenwich Mean Time.
1. A. divide B. divides
2. A. was based B. were based
C. has based
3. A. are B. have
4. A. is called B. called
IV.Sentence Rewriting (30%) (句子改写题)
Example:Written in large letters, they read the word “Beware”.
(Avoid the dangling participle construction)
V.Questions to be answered (5%) (问题回答题)
Examples: Tell the different connotation of the following pair of sentences.
1. a) She will go with you.
b) She is going to go with you.
2. a) I ate the apples.
b) I have eaten the apples.