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2008年6月全国大学英语四级考试

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年月全国大学英语四级考试听力原文Nowlet'sbeginwiththeeightshortconversationsQToday'sabaddayformeIfelloffastepandtwistedmyanklesDon'tworryUsuallyankleinjurieshealquicklyifyoustopregularactivitiesforawhileWhatdoesthewomansuggestthemandoQMayIseeyourticket,pleaseIthinkyouaresittinginmyseatOh,you'rerightMyseatisinthebalconyI'mterriblysorryWheredoestheconversationmostprobablytakeplaceQDidyouhearJaySmithdiedinhissleeplastnightYes,it'sverysadPleaseleteverybodyknowthatwhoeverwantstomayattendthefuneralWhatarethespeakerstalkingaboutQHaveyoutakenProfessorYoung'sexambeforeI'mkindofnervousYesJustconcentrateontheimportantideasshe'stalkedaboutintheclass,andignorethedetailsHowdoesthewomansuggestthemanprepareforProfessorYoung'sexamQI'msosorry,sirAndyou'llletmepaytohaveyourjacketcleaned,won'tyouThat'sallrightItcouldhappentoanyoneAndI'msurethatcoffeedoesn'tleavelastingmarksonclothingWhatcanweinferfromtheconversationQHaveyouseenthemovie"thedeparted"TheplotissocomplicatedthatIreallygotlostYeahIfeltthesameButafterIsawitasecondtime,IcouldputallthepiecestogetherHowdidthetwospeakersfinethemovieQI'mreallysurprisedyougotanAonthetestYoudidn'tseemtohavedonealotofreadingNowyouknowwhyInevermissalectureWhatcontributetothewoman'shighscoreQHaveyouheardaboutthenewdigitaltelevisionsystemItletspeoplegetaboutfivehundredchannelsYeah,butIdoubtthatwillhaveanythingdifferentfromwhatwewatchnowWhatdoesthemanmeanConversationOneW:Gosh!HaveyouseenthisRichardM:SeeingwhatW:Inthepaper,itsaysthere’samangoingroundpretendinghe’sfromtheelectricityboardHe’sbeencallingatpeople’shomes,sayinghe’scometocheckthatalltheirappliancesaresafeThenhegetsaroundthemtomakehimacupofteaandwhiletheyareoutoftheroom,hestealstheirmoney,handbag,whateverandmakesoffwithitM:ButyouknowJane,it’spartlytheirownfaultYoushouldneverletanyonelikethatinunlessyouareexpectingthemW:It’sallverywelltosaythat,butsomeonecomestothedoorandsayselectricityorgas,andyouautomaticallythinktheyareok,especiallyiftheyflashacardtoyouM:DoesthismanhaveanIDthenW:Yes,that’sjustit!ItseemsheusedtoworkfortheelectricityboardatonetimeAccordingtothepaper,thepolicearewarningpeople,especiallypensionersnottoadmitanyoneunlesstheyhaveanappointmentIt’sabitsadOneoldladytoldthemshe’djustbeentothepostofficetodrawherpensionwhenhecalledShesaidhemusthavefollowedherhomeHestolethewholelotM:ButwhatdoeshelooklikeSurelytheymusthaveadescriptionW:Oh,yes,theyhaveLet’sseeInhisthirties,tall,bushydarkhair,slightnorthernaccent,soundsabitlikeyouactuallyQWhatdoesthewomanwantthemantoreadinthenewspaper(Atheftcase)QHowdidthemanmentionedinthenewspapertrytowinfurthertrustfromthevictims(FlashinghisIDtothem)QWhatisthewarningfromthepolice(nottoadmitanyoneunlesstheyhaveanappointment)QWhatdoesthewomanspeakertellusabouttheoldlady(Herpensionhasbeenstolenbytheman)ConversationTwoM:MissJones,couldyoutellmemoreaboutyourfirstjobwithhotelmarketingconceptsW:YescertainlyIwasamarketingconsultant,responsibleformarketingtenUKhotelsTheywereallluxuryhotelsintheleisuresector,allofaveryhighstandardM:WhichmarketswereyouresponsibleforW:ForEuropeandJapanM:IseefromyourresumethatyouspeakJapaneseHaveyoueverbeentoJapanW:Yes,IhaveIspentamonthinJapaninImetallthekeypeopleinthetouristindustry,thebigtouroperatorsandtouristorganizationsAsIspeakJapanese,IhadaverybigadvantageM:Yes,ofcourseHaveyouhadanycontactwithJapaninyourpresentjobW:Yes,I’vehadalotThetruthisIhavebecomeverypopularwiththeJapanese,bothforholidaysandforbusinessconferencesInfact,themarketforalltypesofluxuryholidaysfortheJapanesehasincreasedalotrecentlyM:Really,I’minterestedtohearmoreaboutthat,butfirst,tellme,haveyouevertraveledonaluxurytrainTheOrientExpress,forexampleW:NoIhaven’t,butIhavetraveledonaglacierexpresstoSwitzerlandandItraveledacrossChinabytrainaboutyearsagoIlovetraintravelThat’swhyI’mveryinterestedinthisjobQWhatdidthewomandoinherfirstjob(marketingconsultant)QWhatgavethewomananadvantageduringherbusinesstripinJapan(ShecanspeakJapanese)QWhyisthewomanapplyingforthenewjob(Shelovestraintravel)PassageTime。Ithinkalotabouttimeandnotjustbecauseit‘sthenameofthenewsorganizationIworkfor。Likemostworkingpeople,Ifindtime,orthelackofit,andneverendingfrustrationandanunwinnablebattle。MyeverydayisaraceagainsttheclockthatInevereverseemtowin。Thisishardlyalonesomecomplaint。Accordingtothefamiliesandworkinstitutes,nationalstudyofthechangingworkforce,percentofemployeessaytheydon‘thaveenoughtimeforthemselves,percentdon‘thaveenoughtimefortheirspousesorpartners,andpercentdon‘thaveenoughtimefortheirchildren。It‘salsonotanewcomplaint。Ibetourancestorsreturnedhomefromhuntingwildanimalsandgatheringnutsandcomplainedabouthowlittletimetheyhadtopaintbattlescenesontheircavewalls。Thedifferenceisthatthebossofanimalhuntingandtheheadofnutgatheringprobablytoldthemtoshutupornosurvivalforyou。Today‘sworkersarestilldemandingcontrolovertheirtime。Thedifferenceistoday‘sbossesarelistening。I‘vebeenreadingareportissuedtodaycalledwhenworkworksproducedjointlybythreeorganizations。Theysetuptofindandwarntheemployerswhoemploythemostcreativeandmosteffectivewaystogivetheirworkersflexibility。Ifoundthisreportworthreadingandsuggesteverybossshouldreaditforideas。Questionstoarebasedonthepassageyouhavejustheard。QuestionWhatisthespeakercomplainingaboutQuestionWhatdoesthespeakersayaboutourancestorsQuestionWhydoesthespeakersuggestallbossesreadthereportbythethreeorganizationsPassageLovingachildisacircularbusiness。Themoreyougive,themoreyouget,themoreyouwanttogive,said。Whatshesaidprovestobetrueofmyblendedfamily。Iwasbornin。Astheyoungestofsixchildren,Ilearnedtosharemyparents‘love。RaisingsixchildrenduringthedifficulttimesoftheGreatDepressiontookitstollonmyparents‘relationshipandresultedintheirdivorcewhenIwasyearsold。Daddyneverhadverycloserelationshipswithhischildrenanddriftedevenfartherawayfromusafterthedivorce。Severalyearslater,awonderfulwomancameintohislifeandtheyweremarried。Shehadtwosons,oneofthemstillathome。Underherinfluence,webecameablendedfamilyandagoodrelationshipdevelopedbetweenthetwofamilies。Shealwaystreatedusasifwewereherownchildren。Itwasbecauseofourothermother,Daddy‘ssecondwife,thathebecameclosertohisownchildren。Theysharedoveryearstogetherbeforeourfatherpassedaway。Atthetimeofhisdeath,thequestioncameupofmymother,Daddy‘sfirstwife,attendinghisfuneral。Iwillneverforgettheunconditionalloveshownbymystepmother。WhenIaskedherifshewouldobjecttomotherattendingDaddy‘sfuneral,withoutgivingitasecondthought,sheimmediatelyreplied。Ofcoursenot,honey。Sheisthemotherofmychildren。Questionstoarebasedonthepassageyouhavejustheard。QuestionAccordingtothespeaker,whatcontributedtoherparents‘divorceQuestionWhatbroughtthefatherclosertohisownchildrenQuestionWhatmessagedoesthespeakerwanttoconveyinthistalkPassageInFebruarylastyear,mywifelostherjob。Justassuddenly,theowneroftheGreenHousewhereIworkedasmanagerdiedofaheartattack。Hisfamilyannouncedthattheyweregoingtoclosethebusinessbecausenooneinthefamilywantedtorunit。Thingslookedprettygloomy。MywifeandIreadthewantadseachday。Thenonemorning,asIwashangingagoingoutofbusinesssignatthegreenhouse,thedooropenedandinwalkedacustomer。Shewasanofficemanagerwhosecompanyhadjustmovedintothenewofficeparkontheedgeofthetown。Shewaslookingforpottedplantstoplaceinthereceptionareasinoffices。Idon‘tknowanythingaboutplants,shesaid,Iamsureinafewweeks,they‘llallbedead。WhileIwashelpingherselectherpurchases,mymindwasracing。Perhapsasmanyasadozenfirmsthatrecentlyopenedofficesinthenewofficeparkandtherewereseveralhundredmoreacreswithconstructionunderway。Thatafternoon,Idroveuptotheofficepark。Byo‘clockthatevening,Ihadsignedcontactswithcompaniestorentplantsfrommeandpaymeafeetomaintainthem。Withinaweek,IhadworkeddowntoanagreementtoleasetheGreenHousefromtheowner‘sfamily。Businessisnowincreasingrapidly。AndonedaywehopetobetheproudownersoftheGreenHouse。Questionstoarebasedonthepassageyouhavejustheard。QuestionWhatdowelearnaboutthegreenhouseQuestionWhatwasthespeakerdoingwhenthecustomerwalkedinonemorningQuestionWhatdidthespeakerthinkofwhenservingtheofficemanagerQuestionWhenwasthespeaker‘shopeforthefutureCompounddictationWe'renowwitnessingtheemergenceoftheadvancedeconomybasedoninformationandknowledgePhysicallabor,rawmaterialsandcapitalarenolongerthekeyingredientsinthecreationofwealthNowthevitalrawmaterialinoureconomyisknowledgeTomorrow'swealthdependsonthedevelopmentandexchangeofknowledgeAndindividualsenteringtheworkforceoffertheirknowledge,nottheirmusclesKnowledgeworkersgetpaidfortheireducationandtheirabilitytolearnKnowledgeworkersengageinmindworkTheydealwithsymbols,words,figures,anddataWhatdoesallthismeanforyouAsafutureknowledgeworker,youcanexpecttobegenerating,processingaswellasexchanginginformationCurrently,threeoutoffourjobsinvolvesomeformofmindworkAndthatnumberwillincreasesharplyinthefutureManagementandemployeesalikewillbemakingdecisionsinsuchareasasproductdevelopment,qualitycontrol,andcustomersatisfactionInthenewworldofwork,youcanlookforwardtobeinginconstanttrainingtoacquirenewskillsthatwillhelpyoukeepupwithimprovedtechnologiesandproceduresYoucanalsoexpecttobetakinggreatercontrolofyourcareerGonearetheninetofivejobs,lifetimesecurity,predictablepromotions,andeventheconventionalworkplaceasyou'refamiliarwithDon'texpectthecompanieswillprovideyouwithaclearlydefinedcareerpath,anddon'twaitforsomeonetoempoweryouYouhavetoempoweryourself

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