5. W: I just read in the newspaper that Lord of the Rings is this year’s greatest hit. Why don’t we go and see it at the Grand Cinema?
M: Don’t you think that cinema is a little out of the way?
Q: What does the man mean?
A) The cinema is some distance away from where they are.
B) He would like to read the film review in the newspaper.
C) They should wait to see the movie at a later time.
D) He’ll find his way to the cinema.
The dessert doesn't appeal to me.
I don't care much for ...
sth. is not my favorite
This is not my cup of tea.
be in fussy aesthetic about
2. M: Look, this view is fantastic. Could you take a picture of me with the lake in the background?
W: I am afraid I just ran out of film.
Q: What do we learn from the conversation?
A) The woman is watching an exciting film with the man.
B) The woman can’t take a photo of the man.
C) The woman is running toward the lake.
D) The woman is filming the lake.
It's very hard to imagine the sea runs out of fish.
The future car will never run out of gas.
Mobile phone runs out of power.
1. M: I ran into our friend Mark yesterday on the street and he said he hadn’t heard from you for two months.
W: Yes, I know. But I' ve been too busy to phone him.
Q: What can be inferred from the conversation?
[A] The man saw Mark on the street two months ago.
[B] The woman had forgotten Mark's phone number.
[C] The woman made a phone call to Mark yesterday.
[D] Mark and the woman had not been in touch for some time.
run into troubles
be through with
be home with
be acquainted with
be accustomed with
7. W: Mr. Watson, I wonder whether it’s possible for me to take a vacation early next month?
M: Did you fill out a request form?
Q: What is the probable relationship between the two speakers?
A) Teacher and student.
B) Doctor and patient. .
C) Manager and office worker.
D) Travel agent and customer
2. W: I found an expensive diamond ring in the restroom this morning.
M: If I were you, I would turn it in to the security office. It is behind the administration building.
Q: What does the man suggest the woman do?
A) Give the ring to a policeman.
B) Wait for the owner of the ring in the rest room.
C) Hand in the ring to the security office.
D) Take the ring to the administration building.
6. W: Can you give me a hand, Mike? I want to move a few heavy items into the car.
M: I’d like to, but I am already five minutes late for my appointment with Mr. Johnson. And his office is on the other side of the campus.
Q: What will the man most probably do?
A) Put off his appointment with Mr. Johnson.
B) Help move things to Mr. Johnson's office.
C) Help the woman move the items.
D) Hurry to Mr. Johnson's office.
5. W: Frank, I thought you were working in New York.
M: I was, but I moved back. I just couldn’t get used to living in a big city, so here I am back on school taking courses for a teacher' s certificate.
Q: What is Frank planning to do?
[A] Move to a big city. [B] Become a teacher.
[C] Go back to school. [D] Work in New York.