Part I Writing （30minutes)
Directions: For this part, you are allowed 30 minutes to write an essay. Suppose you have two options upon graduation: one is to work in a state-owned business and the other in a joint venture. You are to make a choice between the two. Write an essay to explain the reasons for your choice. You should write at least 120 words but no more than 180 words.
Part II Listening Comprehension （25 minutes)
Directions： In this section, you will hear three news reports. At the end of each news report, you will hear two or three questions. Both the news report and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a question, you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A), B), C). Then mark the corresponding letter on the Answer sheet1with a single line through the centre.
Questions 1and 2 are based on the news report you have just the heard.
1.A) It was going to be renovated.C) It was dangerous to live in.
B) He could no longer pay the rent.D) He had sold it to the royal family.
2.A) A storm.C) A forest fire.
B) A strike.D) A Terrorist attack.
Questions 3and 4 are based on the news report you have just heard.
3. A) They lost contact with the emergency department.
B) They were injured by suddenly falling rocks.
C) They sent calls for help via a portable radio.
D) They were trapped in an underground elevator.
4. A) They provided the miner with food and water.
B) They sent supplies to keep the miners warm.
C) They released the details of the accident.
D) They tried hard to repair the accident.
Questions 5 to7 are based on the news report you have just heard.
5. A) Raise postage rates.C) Close some of its post offices.
B) Improve its services.D) Redesign delivery routes.
6. A) Closing offices on holidays.C) Computerizing mail sorting processes.
B) Shortening business hours.D) Stopping mail delivery on Saturdays.
7. A)A lot of controversy will arise
B) Taxpayers will be very pleased
C) Many people will begin to complain
D) Many post office staff will lose their jobs 责任编辑：LY