1. Many thousands of athletes will take part in the 2012 London Olympic Games.
2. People go to Egypt to visit the pyramids.
3. It’s dangerous to make a phone call while driving.
4. Eating fruits and vegetables is important to our health, because they contain a lot of vitamins.
5. Minnie can not only sing well but also play the violin wonderfully.
6. Jack and Joe will meet at Shanghai Railway Station.
7. M: We are playing a match against Class Two tomorrow. Will you join us?
W: I’d like to, but I am afraid I can’t. The weather forecast says it’s going to rain.
M: Oh, no! I don’t think it is right. It hasn’t rained for a week and it is sunny today.
W: I know. But everything is changing, you know.
M: Well, it won’t rain, I believe.
W: Well, I’ll go if it’s fine, but I’ll go to Mike’s if it rains.
Q: What will the girl do if it rains tomorrow?
8. M: How are you feeling today?
W: Much better, thanks. But I’m still feeling too weak to walk.
M: Well, it’s natural after you’ve been in bed for a week. What did the doctor advise you to do?
W: He said it was a bad cold and he gave me some medicine and told me to stay in bed for another week.
M: I see. May you recover soon.
Q: What was wrong with the woman?
9. M: What’s wrong with your brother?
W: There’s something wrong with his stomach. And it has caused him lots of pain.
M: How is he feeling now?
W: Much better. But he’s still in hospital.
M: I hope he’ll be better soon. By the way, does he still work in the company?
W: No, he works in the office of the government now.
Q: Where does the girl’s brother work now?
10. W: Can I help you?
M: Yes. What drinks do you have?
W: Well, all kinds of red wine, coffee, beer and so on.
M: What about the food?
W: There are pancakes, salad, steak, French fries and...
M: I’ll try the salad, please. And a cup of black coffee. Do I pay now?
W: Oh, yes. That’s $ 1.20 for the coffee and $ 5.50 for the salad.
Q: Where are they probably?
11. M: Hi, Lisa. Today is Wednesday, and I want to have a class party. Will you help me organize it?
W: Sure, Mark. I can help you. So when shall we have the party?
M: After class.
W: No, today is too early. If we have it today, half of the classmates won’t come.
M: What about tomorrow?
W: Hmm… There’s a test tomorrow. Students will leave early to study for the test. Let’s have it on the weekend.
M: Okay, on Saturday afternoon.
Q: When will they have a class party?
12. M: How was your exam yesterday?
W: Not very good. It wasn’t as easy as the last one, and it was longer than before.
M: Well, you have to work harder. You will certainly do better next time.
W: I worked very hard, but I was too careless. I made some stupid mistakes. I should be more careful next time.
M: Well, it’s no use worrying about the exam now.
W: You’re right.
Q: What are they talking about?
13. M: Hi, I’m Albert. I read in the poster that you’re looking for a student to work as a language assistant.
W: Yes, we are. Are you interested in the job?
M: Yes, I think so.
W: Have you ever worked with tape recorders before?
M: I used cassette recorders a lot when I studied Japanese in senior high school. How many hours should I work?
W: From 4 pm to 6 pm Monday through Friday. And 150 yuan a week.
Q: How much will the woman pay for Albert one hour?
14. M: Hi, Lisa. Would you please turn down the music or put on your earphones?
W: Sorry, but I can’t hear you! The music is too loud.
M: I certainly know! That is why I’ve come here.
W: Good! I’m glad you like the music, too. Sit down and let’s enjoy it together.
M: You don’t understand what I mean. You are just lost in your music. I think the music is too loud. You’d better put on your earphones.
W: Oh, I’m terribly sorry.
Q: What does the boy mean?
15. M: Long time no see, Jane. You’ve changed a lot.
W: Really? How?
M: You used to be quiet.
W: Yes. I wasn’t outgoing.
M: You used to have long hair, Jane. But now you have short hair.
W: Yes, that’s right. And now I become fatter.
Q: What did Jane used to be like?
16. M: It’s Saturday night. How about going dancing?
W: Well, I feel a little tired after a day’s hard work, but what about going out to listen to some music?
M: What kind of music? Rock music?
W: I’m tired of that. A little light music would be better.
M: There is a restaurant that opened here last month. My friends went there. They both said that the food and the music were wonderful.
W: Good idea.
Q: What kind of music does the woman want to listen to?