11. Will you make some recommendation? 你能作个推荐吗 A: Would you like to take a look at the menu, sir? B: Yes. Thank you. A: Would you care for a drink before you order?


10. Happy birthday 生日礼物 Lisa: Happy birthday, Jim! Jim: Thank you, Lisa. Lisa: Here is a present for you. I hope you like it. Jim: Oh, great! I love it! You know I’ve been expecting this for a long time. Lisa: I’m very glad to hear that.


9. Having a date. 佳人有约 A: Where are you going, Lily? B: Dad, I’ve already told Mom. I’m going out tonight. A: Whom with? You mean you’re going on a date? C: Lily is eighteen years old. She’s not a baby. She always comes home early.


8. It’s just a couple of minutes 几分钟就到了 A: Hello. Excuse me. Do you know if there’s a Commercial Bank around here? B: Yes, go straight along Beijing Road and turn right. A: Straight on, and turn right. Is it far?


Section 4 You are about to hear a talk by a university lecturer on the subject of health care. Before it begins you will have a short time to preview questions 31 40.






At the Customs 海关对话 You will arrive at Atlanta's Hartsfield International airport after a long flight. You leave the plane and enter the airport terminal. There are a lot of people speaking English. We hope you can understand them and they can also understand you. You follow the signs to US immigration and customs and go into a large room. You stand in line with other non-US citizens. Finally it's your turn. You are about to have your first conversation with an American.