1. What does the man decide to do this afternoon？
A. Have a leisure walk in the park.
B. Go boating with the woman.
C. Hang out with his sister.
2. What does the man probably want to do？
A. Ask for a pay raise.
B. Start his own business.
C. Find a higher-paying job.
3. What is most probably the man？
A. A teacher. B. A singer. C. A doctor.
4. Where are the speakers？
A. At their house. B. In the garden. C. On the street.
5. What are the speakers talking about？
A. The weather. B. Driving skills. C. An accident.
6. When did the woman get up？
A. At about 2：00 am B. At about 5：00 am. C. At about 8：00 am.
7. What does the man think of the woman’s study method？
A. Helpful. B. Special. C. Unwise.
8. Where will the project team meeting be held？
A. In Chicago. B. In London. C. In Toronto.
9. What will the man do next？
A. Pick up Jim. B. Attend a meeting. C. Book a flight ticket.
10. What caused the man’s illness？
A. He kept the air conditioner on. B. He slept with the window open.
C. He studied for the test the whole night.
11. What is the relationship between the speakers？
A. Mother and son. B. Sister and brother. C. Teacher and student.
12. Why does the man refuse to see the doctor today？
A. He has a test to take today. B. He is afraid of seeing doctors.
C. He will attend a birthday party.
13. What did the man do at the Golden Corral？
A. He picked strawberries. B. He had a big meal. C. He attended a class.
14. What is the man’s problem according to the woman？
A. Eating too much ice cream. B. Eating too fast every meal. C. Eating too much meat.
15. How much weight did the man put on in the past half a year？
A. 10 pounds. B. 15 pounds. C. 25 pounds.
16. Why was the day on the beach memorable for the woman？
A. She did many interesting things. B. She ate a lot of delicious seafood.
C. She had a great time with her family.
17. What area has the hurricane stricken？
A. North Carolina. B. South Carolina. C. Northern Florida.
18. How was the hurricane on Thursday compared to that on Wednesday？
A. It traveled more slowly. B. It was more powerful. C. It lasted much longer.
19. What happened to the man who was dead？
A. Debris hit his house. B. A tree fell onto his house C. Heavy rain washed down his house.
20. What is the speaker’s purpose in giving this talk？
A. To give some suggestions. B. To warn about dangers. C. To report a hurricane.
4 Must-Read Books for Dog Lovers
A Big Little Life， by Dean R. Koontz
Trixie， an amazing dog，entered author Dean Koontz’s life and changed his world forever， even inspiring him to write this， his very first nonfiction！ Trixie was three years old when she came into Dean Koontz and his wife， Gerda’s life. It wasn’t long before her happiness， her joy for life， and her incredible intelligence changed their lives forever.
Unlocking the Genius of a Dog， by John W. Pilley， Jr. & Hilary Hinzmann
This is not a virtual story. Not only will this book surprise you with the details about Chaser， a dog that has a super ability of literacy (识字)， but it displays how to teach your own dog the same way！ When John Pilley， a retired psychology professor， got a Border Collie puppy named Chaser， he quickly learned that communication between dogs and humans wasn’t as limited as typically believed.
The Art of Racing in the Rain， by Garth Stein
You’ll laugh， you’ll cry， you’ll be surprised at the true beautiful relationship between Stein and his dog， Enzo. The Art of Racing in the Rain is told from the unique view of Enzo， with both human-like thoughts and a dog’s natural drive and instinct (本能).
The Dog Only a Family Could Love， by Larry Levin
In 2002， Larry Levin and his sons took their badly ill cat to the vet (兽医) to be put to sleep. What began as the worst day ever quickly took a tum when a dog， missing an ear， his face covered in scars from an early life， walked right up and stole their hearts. This is the true story of Oogy， the desperate fight to save his life， and the family that gave him the loved forever home he’d always deserved.
1. Which dog is able to know words？
A. Chaser. B. Trixie. C. Enzo. D. Oogy.
2. Which book tells a story from the dog’s view？
A. A Big Linle Life. B. Unlocking the Genius of a Dog.
C. The Art of Racing in the Rain. D. The Dog Only a Family Could Love.
3. What do these 4 books have in common？
A. They are all about an adopted dog. B. They all tell true stories.
C. Dog lovers must have read them. D. Dogs in the books are all intelligent.