2011 年英语专业八级考试试题及答案
Ancient man attempted to change the weather by using magic. While experience taught him this was impossible, __1__ he tried to forecast weather conditions. Even earlier in __2__ 1000 B.C.there were weather seers in Babylonand priests clever
enough to denounce as frauds those predicted __3__ the weather a year in the advance. Some forecasters used __4__ methods that seemed to take no connection with the actual __5__ factors controlled the weather. Chickens and other animals __6__ were sacrificed and their intestines poked to find signs indicating rain and drought. Somewhat more scientific were __7__ predictions based on vegetation:"Onion’s skin very thin ,mild weather coming in. Onion’s skin thick and tough, coming weather is cold and rough." Insects and animals were also __8__ favorite weather clues: "Before the glowworm lights his __9__ lamp , then the air is always damp ." "If spiders their cobwebs forsake , the weather will for certain break ." "If frogs remained in pools , the weather will be fine . If they were seen on rocks, __10__ rain and cold were due." It’s difficult to say whether this rhyme should be taken seriously : " Hark , I hear the asses bray . Me thinks we’ll have some rain today ."
一、听力试题
SECTION A STATEMENT In this section you will hear nine statements. At the end of the statement you will be given 10 seconds to answer each of the following nine questions.
  1. Who is the speaker? A. An insurance agent. B. A fireman. C. A safeguard. D. A politician.
  2. What can we infer about Susan? A. She dresses fashionably as she spends plenty of money on them. B. She looks fashionable though she doesn’t spend much on dresses. C. She doesn’t spend much money on her dresses. D. She often spends too much money on her dresses.
  3. What does the statement mean? A. The room was too dry. B. The room was not dry enough. C. The paint was wet.
D. The paint was too dry.
  4. We learn from the statement that A. Lucy is very interested in video games. B. Lucy shows no interest in video games. C. Lucy often plays video games if she is free. D. Lucy plays better than her friends.
  5. What can we learn about Andrew? A. His petrol is used up. B. He just got his car filled. C. His car had a little petrol left when reaching the garage. D. He had a car accident.
  6. The speaker suggests that A. appearances are not important. B. appearances are everything. C. lothes make the men. D. we should never trust appearances.
  7. What does the speaker say about Thurber? A. He is a great writer. B. His blind eye prevented him from writing good novels.
C. His success depended on his childhood experience. D. He worked so hard in writing as to lose one of his eyes.
  8. What does the speaker imply? A. I knew the time of the concert from him. B. He didn’t tell me the time of the concert. C. He told me the time of the concert, but it was unnecessary. D. The concert began before I knew the time.
  9. The speaker suggests that A. we should read every two lines carefully. B. we should find hidden and implied meanings. C. we should keep our eyes open for the book. D. we should get the meaning of every word. KEY TO LISTENING COMPREHENSION
  1.A
  2.C
  3.B
  4.B
  5.A
  6.D
  7.A
  8.C
  9.B
  10.A SECTION A STATEMENT
  1. “我认为你们的保险单没有规定对待火灾造成的损失的保障。” 本题要求判断说话人的身份。如果只听到只言片语,如 policy 就会 受到 D: 政治家 的干扰, 或 fire 而受到 B: 消防队员的干扰;只有听清
全文, 联系上下文, 才可判断出这里 policy 意思是“保险单, 保险契约”, 而非“政策”,也才能推测出其职业应为 A: 保险代理人。
  2. “尽管 Susan 在银行有大笔存款, 但她的衣服却一点儿也不时 髦。” 由 though 引导的表示让步功能的分句,暗示 Susan 尽管有钱却不 买时髦的衣服,即在衣服上花费不多,C 最切合题意。 anything but: 除…之外,恰恰不,决不
  3. “油漆匠建议等房间墙壁干一些后再粉刷。” 换句话说房间的墙壁不够干而不能粉刷,与油漆没关系。因此应选 B。
  4. “Lucy 宁可什么也不做, 也不愿整晚打游戏机。 也就是说 Lucy ” 最不愿意玩游戏机了。 B 最接近原意。 would rather …than… = would . sooner…than…: 宁可…而不…, 最好…而不…
  5. “Andrew 的车刚开到车库, 汽油就用完了。” A: 他的汽油用完了;B: 他刚给车加满油; C: 到车库时,他的车还 剩一点油; D: 他遇到了车祸。了解词组 run out of (用完,耗尽)也就能 选出 A 为正确答案。

  6. “外表可能是靠不住的。”也就是说不能以貌取人,依赖外表作出 判断,D: 不要相信外表 与此含义最接近。
  7. “Thurber 在童年时的一次事故中弄瞎了一只眼睛, 但他仍在写 作生涯中获得了成功。” despite of = in spite of : 尽管,任凭,是表达转折,让步关系的介 词词组。文中说尽管 Thurber 在失去一只眼睛的不利情况下,仍成为了 个成功的作家。 A:他是个伟大的作家与此最接近。
  8. “他其实不必告诉我音乐会的时间, 我已经知道了。” 作为情态助动词,need 一般只用于否定句和疑问句。 “needn’t + 不定式完成体”表示过去本来不必做某事却做了。因此原句可理解为“其 实他不必告诉我, 但他告诉了。” 所以 C 为最佳选择。 另外:“needn’t do / don’t need to”表示没有必要而不去做。
  9. “在阅读过程中, 我们必须从字里行间领会隐含之意。” in the course of …: 在…过程中 理解词组 read between the lines: (从字里行间?言词?行动中) 领会言外之意?体会隐含之意就不难理解本题的真实含义, 从而选出正 确答案 B。
二、改错部分 Ancient man attempted to change the weather by using magic. While experience taught him this was impossible, __1__ he tried to forecast weather conditions. Even earlier in __2__ 1000 B.C.there were weather seers in Babylonand priests clever enough to denounce as frauds those predicted __3__ the weather a year in the advance. Some forecasters used __4__ methods that seemed to take no connection with the actual __5__ factors controlled the weather. Chickens and other animals __6__ were sacrificed and their intestines poked to find signs indicating rain and drought. Somewhat more scientific were __7__ predictions based on vegetation:"Onion’s skin very thin ,mild weather coming in. Onion’s skin thick and tough, coming weather is cold and rough." Insects and animals were also __8__ favorite weather clues: "Before the glowworm lights his __9__ lamp , then the air is always damp ." "If spiders their cobwebs forsake , the weather will for certain break ." "If frogs remained in pools , the weather will be fine . If they were seen on rocks, __10__ rain and cold were due." It’s difficult to say whether this rhyme should be taken seriously : " Hark , I hear the asses bray . Me thinks we’ll have some rain today ." 答案详解:
  1.While?When 或 After.本句的 this 指代的是 to change the weather by using magic. when/after 引导时间状语
  2.in?than.earlier 是 early 的比较级,其后应有 than
  3.those 之后加 who.who 引导定语从句
  4. 删除 advance 前的 the.in advance 为习语
  5. take?have.have connection with 为习语

  6. controlled?controlling 或在 controlled 前加 that/which.controlling the weather 或 that/which controlled the weather 做定语修饰 the actual factors
  7. and?or.rain 和 draught 只能是二者之一
  8. 删除 is.与上文平衡,均为省略句
  9. before?when/if.条件句
  10. will?would.if 引导的是条件句用的是 remained 一般过去时
三、阅读部分
四、写作 2011 年专八真题参考答案:汉译英部分 年专八真题参考答案:
现代社会无论价值观的持有还是生活方式的选择都充满了矛盾。而最让现代人感到尴尬 的是,面对重重矛盾,许多时候你别无选择。匆忙与休闲是截然不同的两种生活方式。但在 现实生活中,人们却在这两种生活方式间频繁穿梭,有时也说不清自己到底是“休闲着”还是 “忙碌着”。譬如说,当我们正在旅游胜地享受假期,却忽然接到老板的电话,搞恶我们客户 或工作方面出了麻烦??现代便捷先进工具在此刻显示出了它狰狞、 阴郁的面容??搞得人 一下子兴趣全无。接下来的休闲只能徒有其表,因为心里已是火烧火燎了。
2011 年专八真题参考答案:汉译英部分 年专八真题参考答案:
Being hasty and at leisure are two quite distinct lifestyles. But in the real world, people have to frequently shuttle between these two lifestyles, sometimes not sure whether they are “at ease” or “in a rush”.
For example, we are enjoying our holidays in the resort while suenly we receive phone calls from the boss who tells us there are some troubles with our customers and workso at this
moment the modern, convenient and advanced device shows its vicious and gloomy featuresand we lose all our interest. The subsequent leisure is the mere showy for we are in a restless and anxious state of mind.
2011 年专八真题英译汉参考答案: 年专八真题英译汉参考答案:
当飞机飞越尼泊尔的上空,你的想象力很容易开始翱翔,你很小,就像一只小蝴蝶,飞 在一幅三维的建筑地形图上,那些环绕着每个高脊的梯田就像图中环形的等高线。
尼泊尔是一个小国,我们的飞机东向平稳飞行,从一万两千英尺的高空向下看,透过左 侧的窗户,可以清楚看见下方三十英里处笼罩着雄伟喜马拉雅山的那白色的神奇海市蜃楼。
转向右侧的窗口,看到的是三、四级高的层层梯田,可不一会它们就被印度境内的广阔 平原所代替了。
下方清晰可见极少的几条路。 在尼泊尔最主要的出行方式是步行, 尼泊尔人在纵横连接 国家的条条古道上留下了足印。除此以外,这个国家还有空中网络,虽然机场简易且灰多, 但对我来说,确是非常地幸运,因为我没花上两个个半星期的时间,通过陆路,艰苦跋涉到 达目的地。我当时在去当地机场的飞机上。
 

相关内容

2001年英语专业四级考试真题及答案

   2001 年英语专业四级考试真题及答案 听力 Part Ⅲ LISTENING COMPREHENSION [20 MIN.] In Sections A, B and C, you will hear everything once only. Listen carefully and then answer the questions that follow. Mark the correct answer to each question on your answer sheet. ...

2011英语专业四级考试真题及答案

   2011 英语专业四级考试真题及答案 写:British holidaying habits In the late 1970s, air travel became affordable for the average family in the UK, and more people started travelling abroad for their summer holidays. After all, the British weather wasn’t very good, e ...

2006年12月大学英语四级考试试题及答案

   本试题由大学生电脑主页【www.dxsdiannao.com】友情提供,欢迎访问获取更多资料和信息! ★★★★★ 2006 年 12 月 23 日大学英语新四级(CET-4)真题试卷 Part I Writing (30 minutes) 注意: 注意:此部分试题在答题卡 1 上。 Directions: For this part, you are allowed 30 minute to write a short essay on the topic of students selec ...

2005年1月大学英语四级考试试题真题及答案

   ★★★★★ 2005 年 1 月大学英语四级考试试题 Part I Section A (20 minutes) Listening Comprehension Directions: In this section, you will hear 10 short conversations. At the end of each conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. Both the conversation ...

英语专业八级考试题型分析与应试技巧

   恒星英语学习网 http://www.Hxen 英语专业八级考试题型分析与应试技巧 听的目的在于懂,那么,如何衡量自己是否听懂了呢?一个行之有效的方法就是"复述". 我们在听完一个片段后,可将所听的内容重复一遍,如果具有较高的准确度,就说明真正听 懂了;否则需要再听一遍,如果连听几遍还无法较为满意地复述,说明所听内容太难,应予 以更换. 在学习听新闻的初级阶段,我们可以阅读一些大众媒体文献,如报纸,刊物,从中积累一 些新闻用语,一些重要组织的名称如 EEC(Europea ...

英语专业八级考试翻译题2

   英语专业八级考试翻译题 2 ①Opera is expensive: that much is inevitable. ②But expensive things are not inevitably the province of the rich unless we abdicate society's power of choice. ③ We can choose to make opera, and other expensive forms of culture, accessi ...

2011年英语专业八级考试试题及答案

   2011 年英语专业八级考试试题及答案 Ancient man attempted to change the weather by using magic. While experience taught him this was impossible, __1__ he tried to forecast weather conditions. Even earlier in __2__ 1000 B.C.there were weather seers in Babylonand pr ...

英语学习_转:英语专业八级考试经验谈_必备

   弃我去者, 弃我去者,昨日之日不可留 乱我心者, 乱我心者,今日之日多烦忧 大家都是一定要过的! 【转】英语专业八级 大家都是一定要过的! ! 在 09 年 5 月 27 日这天终于知道了自己专八的过了,说实话成绩出来的时候挺诧异的, 没想到能考到 76 分(本人是一个二本类院校,但本校的英语专业实力并不强,从软件到硬 件) 之前自己估分的时候也就是 55-63 之间, , 真没想到能拿到这样的高分。 虽然是二战 (一 战考了 54,一个不上不下的分数),专八的重要性不言而喻,它关系到你的就 ...

小学英语必备教师业务理论考试试题及答案

   ★哈佛大学★英语系研究,美国布什推荐。专为中小学生英语量身定做。 官方网站:http://hafo.yeryy.com/ 教育基础知识 职业能力测试 小学英语教师业务理论考试试题及答案 第一部分 英语教育的基本理论与实践(10 分) I. 单项选择题(选择正确答案) (共 5 小题,计 5 分) 1、以下哪一项不是基础教育阶段英语课程的基本任务? A、激发和培养学生学习英语的兴趣,养成良好的学习习惯和形成有效的学习策略 B、使学生掌握一定的英语基础知识和听说读写技能,形成一定的综合语言运用能 ...

2005年英语专业四级考试试题

   TEST FOR ENGLISH MAJORS (2005) TIME LIMIT: 130 MIN PART I DICTATION [15 MIN ] Listen to the following passage. Altogether the passage will be read to you four times. During the first reading, which will be read at normal speed, listen and try to un ...

热门内容

初二英语下册期末复习题

   黄牛课件网 http://www. http://www.kejian123.com 新课标免费资源网(无须注册,免费下载) 2005 学年下学期八年级英语期末复习题 一、人称代词:要注意它们在句中是在主格位置还是宾格位置,来确定用什么格,并注意变化, 人称代词:要注意它们在句中是在主格位置还是宾格位置,来确定用什么格,并注意变化, 反身代词对主语、 宾语起着强调作用, 名词性物主代词起着名词作用, 它后面不要再加名词了。 反身代词对主语、 宾语起着强调作用, 名词性物主代词起着名词作用, ...

商务英语毕业论文选题参考

   选题参考 (1)以下为论文选题范围参考: 1)外贸及其相关领域; 2)商务英语语言研究与商务英语教学研究; 3)商务英语翻译研究; 4)英语国家社会与文化研究; 5)市场营销研究; 6)国际商务交际研究 (2)以下为商务英语专业的参考选题,仅供参考 1) The Influence of Cultural Elements on the Translation of the idioms in Commercial English 试论文化因素对经贸领域中习语翻译的影响 2) Commerc ...

2011大学英语四六级作文

   How to improve student's mental health 1、大学生的心理健康十分重要 2、因此,学校可以 3、我们自己应当 【参考范文】 Students' mental health has been playing an increasingly important role in our day-to-day life. Indeed, it is widely accepted that it has gained growing popularity amon ...

小学英语阅读教学

   如何进行小学英语 阅读教学 临漳县教师进修学校 李瑛 二、小学英语阅读教学的目的 什么是阅读? 1、什么是阅读? 阅读: 书报)并领会其内容。 阅读:看(书报)并领会其内容。 Read (books and newspapers) and comprehend 现代汉语辞典汉英双语版》 《现代汉语辞典汉英双语版》 “阅读”的目的是什么? 阅读”的目的是什么? 阅读 阅读一般有两个目的, 阅读一般有两个目的,一是给人们带 来外语知识、文化知识和思想,二是给人 来外语知识、文化知识和思想, 们带 ...

浙江省杭州市2006年中考英语试题

   教育城中考网:http://www.12edu.cn/zhaokao/zk 第1页 2006 年浙江省杭州市各类高中招生考试英语试卷 (满分 120 分,考试时间 100 分钟) I.听力部分 I.听力部分(20 分) 一、听对话回答问题 (共 5 小题, 计 10 分) 听下面一段对话,回答第 1 和第 2 两个小题。现在,你有 10 秒钟的时间阅读这两题。 1. What did the woman speaker want? A. Water. B. Milk. C. Sugar. 2 ...