Part 2 Compound Dictation
(§³1 ) Directions: In this section you will hear a passage or passages 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 are required to fill in the blanks with the information you have just heard. Finally, when the passage is read for the third time, you should check what you have written.
Questions 1 to 10 are based on the same passage or dialog. There is a rule that applies to the clothes you wear during your interview: you should look like you (1) there.
You are hoping to become these people's colleague, and you should dress (2) you would expect them to if
they came to your school to hold the interview: businesslike but not (3) . If your clothing is suitable for a for this
traditional wedding, it's too (4)
purpose. Your clothes should not draw attention to themselves; this is not the time to demonstrate your (5) sense or your disapproval of tradition.
Men should wear either a suit or jacket and trousers, a white shirt, and an (6) businesslike suit ( (7) tie. Women should wear a ) or dress. Finally,
remember that you will be on your feet, standing or walking, a great deal, and that generally (8) . Be very
careful that uncomfortable shoes or clothes do influence how well you perform. (9) will harm your
professional image. If you buy new clothes for your interview, make sure (10) .
Just remember that a good preparation often means half the
Questions 11 to 20 are based on the same passage or dialog. We often project name prejudices onto people. For example, one of my friends confessed how confusing it was while working with a nursery school's group of (11) She confused two boys' (12) their names. Name prejudices can also (13) classroom achievement. One study showed teachers gave (14) lower grades on essays written by boys . just because of
with less appealing names. It is interesting to note that the pupils can have better (15) if they changed
names. Similarly, girls' popularity can be (16) their names. Prejudice is (17) through
names. Names are not only used as calling cards but they have meanings of their own. Names can make a difference (18) . It is
interesting if you have the time to think about the names of your friends or classmates. (19) ? Some
people have seldom considered what names have brought to their careers. However, (20) . It is
depressing when your name doesn't seem to suit you. However, you can with some determination change your name.
Questions 21 to 30 are based on the same passage or dialog. Indians in the United States are faced with significant problems. First as groups of people with their own languages and cultures, each group wants to keep up its traditions and
some of its native customs. The adults
want their children to take pride in being Indians, as well as to (22) in the outside world. The young people
want to enter the modern world, which they see on television and (23) (24) . Like everyone else, they are to get a good education and a good job. for success
However, the Indians see (25)
and become frustrated. That is because they usually go to poor schools and often cannot (26) city. (27) life in the
, many Indians feel they are being
treated unfairly. They often see (28) . They have
lost much of their self-confidence and pride. They think they must admit this fact (29) . However, in
a country like the United States it is very hard for them because of their financial conditions. It is reported that (30) . This has
drawn much concern from both home and abroad.
Questions 31 to 40 are based on the same passage or dialog. These days there are greater pressures at work. This leads to tremendous amounts of stress in our lives, and that stress can (31) our health. Stress can kill you. A recent
survey from the local educational committee is really (32) . Excessive demand, lack of control, and
overwork can create high levels of (33) stress in teachers. This, in turn, increases absence
. Many teachers themselves believe that . Often the
70 hours a week is the (35)
damage is not recoverable. As a result, many are (36) to leave in desperation. It has become a the issues of
headache to know how to (37)
work pressure and teacher shortages. People are trying to (38) . Some
schools offer teachers flexible working hours, acknowledging the need to balance work and life. But the effect is hard to see. Some also think that a little bit of organization (39) . Achieving a
balance between hard work and taking care of one's health is what is expected. It might be a good idea to follow the example of many successful people by (40) . Anyway, we
cannot expect the teachers to work 70 hours a week.
Questions 41 to 50 are based on the same passage or dialog. I have just seen your advertisement for jobs on board your ships (¦Ä). This is what I would like to (41) for. I am a 20-year-old Frenchwoman with determination and (42) . I have often thought of spending time at .
sea and your job seems like the perfect (43)
Although I have no on-board experience, I have been working as a waitress in a local (44) months. And I have also had some (45) for the last 18 at a
bar (). During that period, I have developed my teamwork, communication, and (46) handling skills as
well as my general knowledge of working practices. My
knowledge of English is quite good, as I have been (47) classes for the last six years. I would
like to add that I have visited many parts of Europe myself and (48) experience you cannot find in any one else. As for other personal qualities which might be useful on board a ship, (49) , so . This kind of
sharing a cabin with other workers would not be a problem. I enjoy dealing with people at all levels. I am sure I would be able to be a positive (50) you will consider my application. , and I hope
Questions 51 to 60 are based on the same passage or dialog. I have always felt that youth is wasted on the young since I passed middle age! If only I could go back to college now! I would spend more energy to develop my (51) sense. I would even study harder in the field I (52) . Of course I can't go back, but I hope
you can learn from my experience. Your generation enjoys an (53) amount of knowledge in many fields. made by others! to build a better world for you will
Stand proudly on the (54) Then use your (55) the next generation. In the long (56)
find that this can help you become better off as a member of our society. I am sure you would become an (57) to our society. Recently I came across a
new research result that shows three-quarters of UK employers promoted feel that
. Despite all
the talk of contribution-responsibility balance, a mere one percent said that being able to work for more was their top wish. The idea that (59) . More and
more people are able to see the connections between things as well as the value beyond our immediate needs. That's the way it should be. Increased contribution to our society now (60) . This is a
constructive force that has always been driving us forward.
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they are truly comfortable and wear them before the big event
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some others have a strong sense about their names
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in order to get rid of their problems the population of Indians has been going down quickly
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might help the teachers finish their tasks more efficiently
writing down the major goals teachers wish to achieve in their work
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