2014年12月英语六级听力真题第一套_2014年12月英语六级听力真题 第3套(MP3+试题+答案+原文+解析)

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[摘要]Section A  Directions: In this section, you will hear 8 short conversations and 2 long conversations At the end of eachconversation, one or more qu外语>初高英语


  Section A
  Directions: In this section, you will hear 8 short conversations and 2 long conversations. At the end of eachconversation, one or more questions will be asked about what was said. Both the conversation and thequestions wiil be spoken only once. After each question there will be a pause. During the pause, you mustread the four choices marked A),B., C. and D., and decide which is the best answer. Then mark thecorresponding letter on Answer r Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.

1. A.Proceed in his own way.  
B. Stick to the original plan.   
C. Compromise with his colleague.
D. Try to change his colleague's mind.
2. A.Mary has a keen eye for style.
B. Nancy regrets buying the dress.
C. Nancy and Mary went shopping together in Rome.
D. Nancy and Mary like to follow the latest fashion.
3. A.Wash the dishes.  
B. Go to the theatre.  
C. Pick up George and Martha.
D. Take her daughter to hospital.
4. A.She enjoys making up stories about other people.
B. She can never keep anything to herself for long.
C. She is eager to share news with the woman.
D. She is the best informed woman in town.
5. A.A car dealer. 
B. A mechanic.  
C. A driving examiner.
D. A technical consultant.
6. A.The shopping mall has been deserted recently.
B. Shoppers can only find good stores in the mall.
C. Lots of people moved out of the downtown area.
D. There isn't much business downtown nowadays.
7. A.He will help the woman with her reading.  
B. The lounge is not a place for him to study in. 
C. He feels sleepy whenever he tries to study.
D. A cozy place is rather hard to find on campus.
8. A.To protect her from getting scratches. 
B. To help relieve her of the pain.  
C. To prevent mosquito bites.
D. To avoid getting sunburnt.

Questions 9 to 12 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
9. A.In a studio.  
B. In a clothing store.
C. At a beach resort.
D. At a fashion show.
10. A.To live there permanently. 
B. To stay there for half a year.
C. To find a better job to support herself.
D. To sell leather goods for a British company.
11. A.Designing fashion items for several companies.
B. Modeling for a world-famous Italian company.
C. Working as an employee for Ferragamo.
D. Serving as a sales agent for Burberrys.
12. A.It has seen a steady decline in .its profits.
B. It has become much more competitive.
C. It has lost many customers to foreign companies.
D. It has attracted a lot more designers from abroad.

Questions 13 to 15 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
13. A.It helps her to attract more public attention. 
B.It improves her chance of getting promoted.
C. It strengthens her relationship with students. 
D.It enables her to understand people better.
14. A.Passively.   
B. Positively.
C. Skeptically.   
D. Sensitively.
15. A.It keeps haunting her day and night. 
B.Her teaching was somewhat affected by it.
C. It vanishes the moment she steps into her role.  
D. Her mind goes blank once she gets on the stage.

Section B
 Directions In this section, you will hear 3 short passages. At the end of each passage, you will hear somequestions. Both the passage and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a question, you mustchoose the best answer from the four choices marked A),B., C. and D ). Then mark the correspondingletter on Answer Sheet I with a single line through the centre.
Passage One
Questions 16 to 19 are based on the passage you have just heard.
16. A.To win over the majority of passengers from airlines in twenty years.
B. To reform railroad management in western European countries.
C. To electrify the railway lines between major European cities.
D. To set up an express train network throughout Europe.
17. A.Major European airlines will go bankrupt.
B. Europeans will pay much less for traveling.
C. Traveling time by train between major European cities will be cut by half.
D. Trains will become the safest and most efficient means of travel in Europe.
18. A.Train travel will prove much more comfortable than air travel.
B. Passengers will feel much safer on board a train than on a plane.
C.Rail transport will be environmentally friendlier than air transport.
D. Traveling by train may be as quick as, or even quicker than, by air.
19. A.In 1981.
B. In 1989. 
C. In 1990.  
D. In 2000.

Passage Two
Questions 20 to 22 are based on the passage you have just heard.
20. A.There can be no speedy recovery for mental patients.
B.Approaches to healing patients are essentially the same.
C. The mind and body should be taken as an integral whole.
D. There is no clear division of labor in the medical profession.
21. A.A doctor's fame strengthens the patients' faith in them.
B. Abuse of medicines is widespread in many urban hospitals.
C. One third of the patients depend on harmless substances for cure.
D. A patient's expectations of a drug have an effect on their recovery.
22. A.Expensive drugs may not prove the most effective.
B. The workings of the mind may help patients recover.
C. Doctors often exaggerate the effect of their remedies.
D. Most illnesses can be cured without medication.

Passage Three
Questions 23 to 25 are based on the passage you have just heard.
23. A.Enjoying strong feelings and emotions. 
B. Defying all dangers when they have to. 
C. Being fond of making sensational news.  
D. Dreaming of becoming famous one day.2
4. A.Working in an emergency room. 
B. Watching horror movies.  
C. Listening to rock music.
D. Doing daily routines.
25. A.A rock climber. 
B. A psychologist. "  
C. A resident doctor. 
D. A career consultant.

  Section C
  Directions: In this section, you will hear a passage three times. When the passage is read for the first time,you should listen carefully for its general idea.  When the passage is read for the second time, you arerequired to fill in the blanks with the exact words you have just heard. Finally, when the passage is read forthe third time, you should check what you have written.
   If you're like most people, you've indulged in fake listening many times. You go to history class, sit inthe third row, and look squarely at the instructor as she speaks. But your mind is far away,(26)inthe clouds of pleasant daydreams. Occasionally you come back to earth: The instructor writes animportant term on the chalkboard, and you(27)copy it in your notebook. Every once in a while theinstructor makes a   28remark, causing others in the class to laugh. You smile politely, pretendingthat you've heard the remark and found it mildly humorous. You have a vague sense of(29)that youaren't paying close attention, but you tell yourself that any material you miss can(30)from a friend'snotes. Besides, the instructor's talking about road(31)in ancient Rome, and nothing could be moreboring. So back you go into your private little world. Only later do you realize you've missed importantinformation for a test.
  Fake listening may be easily exposed, since many speakers (32)facial cues and can tell if you'remerely pretending to listen. Your blank expression and the faraway look in your eyes are the cues that(33)your inattentiveness.
  Even if you're not exposed, there's another reason to avoid fakery: It's easy for this(34)tobecome a habit. For some people, the habit is so deeply rooted that they automatically start daydreamingwhen a speaker begins talking on something(35)or uninteresting. As a result, they miss lots ofvaluable information.


9. Where does this talk most probably take place?
10. What was the woman's original plan when shewent to Florence?
11. What has the woman been doing for a living since1988?
12. What do we learn about the change in Italy'sfashion industry?

13. Why does the woman find study in drama and
theatre useful?
14. How did the woman's students respond to her
way of teaching English?
15. What does the woman say about her stage fright?

16. What is the proposal presented by the Community of European Railways?
17. What will happen when the proposal becomes areality?
C.【精析】语义理解题。短文中明确提到,如果欧洲铁路协会的提案成为现实,欧洲主要城市间的旅行时间将会比现在缩短一半。C.是对短文中Journeys…will take half the time的同义转述。
18. Why will business people prefer a three-hour
 train journey to a one-hour flight?
19. When did France introduce the first high speedtrain service?

20. According to the speaker, what are western doctors beginning to understand?
21. What does the recent study at a major hospitalseem to prove?
22. What evidence does the 1997 study at the
 University of California produce?

23. According to the speaker, what is a common trait among risk-takers?
24. What do sensation-seekers find boring?
C.【精析】语义理解题。短文后半部分提到对喜欢冒险的人来说,每天重复同样的事情是很无聊的。C.Doing daily routines是对原文中repeating thesame things every day的同义转述。
25. What is the speaker's profession?

27. dutifully
28. witty
29. guilt
30. be picked up
【精析】句意推断题。由空格前的can可知,此处应该填入一个动词原形或以动词原形开头的词组,与can一起作从句的谓语。结合录音可知答案为be picked up,意为“被获得,被得到”。
31. construction
32. are sensitive to
【精析】语义推断题。分析句子结构可知,此处应该填入一个动词或动词词组作since从句的谓语。结合录音可知答案为are sensitive t0,意为“对……敏感”。
33. betray
34. behavio(u) r
35. complex


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