2014英语四级听力:引申题

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  引 申 题

  在英语口语当中也有类似与咱们汉语的成语、谚语和习惯短语,往往也出现在英语四级听力考试里面,考生需在平时英语学习过程中积累一些英语谚语和习惯短语,对西方文化、风俗要有一定的了解,做好充分的准备,这类题就好搞定了。

  英语口语中经常出现的谚语和习惯短语:

  Wild horse couldnt keep me away. 野马也挡不住我——非去不可。

  Im counting the days. 我在数着天数——急迫希望。

  The last thing in the world. 这是世上最后一件要做的事——不愿意。

  Day in and day out. 早出晚归——很忙。

  Give me a hand. 帮我一个忙。

  【例1 2000.6

  M: Prof. Kennedy has been very busy this semester. As far as I know, he works until midnight every day.

  W: I wouldnt have troubled him so much if I had known he was so busy.

  Q: What do we learn from the conversation?

  A) The woman has trouble getting along with the professor.

  B) The woman regrets having taken up much of the professors time.

  C) The woman knows the professor has been busy.

  D) The woman knows the professor has run into trouble.

  【预测】 四个选项都是在描述woman,所以女士的话很关键。注意听辨。

  【解析】 男士说教授很忙,女士没有直接回答,而是说早知道就不麻烦他了,言下之意,就是不应该去打扰他,所以选B。其他选项都不符。

  【例2 1996.1

  W: Werent you nervous when the professor called on you in the class?

  M: Id say I was shaking all over.

  Q: How did the man feel when he was called on?

  A) Worried and frightened. B) Very relaxed.

  C) Quite unhappy. D) Angry with the professor.

  【预测】 从D选项中透露出的关键词professor说明该题有可能是学校上课的场景,注意回忆该场景的单词。

  【解析】 女士问男士当被教授点名时是否紧张,男士未做正面回答,而是说听说被叫到时在发抖,言下之意,就是紧张和害怕,故选A

  1. A) Help the man.

  B) Talk to Mr. Miller.

  C) Go home.

  D) Type some letters.

  2. A) He doesnt like rock n roll.

  B) He likes rock n roll only.

  C) He is not sure whether he likes rock n roll.

  D) Its a long way to get to the record store.

  3. A) Jack doesnt like his job now.

  B) Jack keeps extremely busy now.

  C) Jack works hard.

  D) Jack doesnt want chang his job right now.

  4. A) Hes been in the program for several days.

  B) He is working hard on the program.

  C) He works only during the day.

  D) He will probably never finish.

  5. A) To save money for a long time.

  B) To buy a new car.

  C) To purchase a used car.

  D) To get a second car.

  6. A) He went mountain climbing last year.

  B) Hes always wanted to climb that mountain.

  C) This is the last time that he will climb a mountain.

  D) He definitely does not want to go.

  7. A) She doesnt care how the movie ended.

  B) She would rather see a horror film.

  C) She generally dislikes that type of movie.

  D) She wasnt really very frightened.

  8. A) Shes spending time going over her accounts.

  B) Shes going home for only a few days.

  C) Shes excited about going home.

  D) Shes counting the number of the vacation days.

  9. A) To buy more presents.

  B) To drive the woman to the store.

  C) To pay for the presents.

  D) To return the presents to the store.

  10. A) He had been kept away by a wild horse.

  B) He wouldnt come because he had to repair his house.

  C) Nothing could prevent him from coming.

  D) He had been kept out of the house for some time.

  1. 【选D】原文重现

  M: If you give me a hand, I can get this work done in about 30 minutes.

  W: I would, but Mr. Miller told me to type these letters before I go home.

  Q: Whats the woman going to do?

  2. 【选A】原文重现

  W: You are not much of a rock and roll fan, are you?

  M: Its far from being my favorite kind of music. Thats for sure.

  Q: What does the man imply?

  3. 【选A】原文重现

  W: How does Jack like his new job?

  M: Hes taking one day at a time.

  Q: What does the man suggest?

  听力词汇扩展:

  take one day at a time 做一天和尚撞一天钟

  4. 【选B】原文重现

  M: When is Jack going to finish writing that program?

  W: I dont know. Hes been working on it day in and day out.

  Q: What does the woman say about Jack?

  听力词汇扩展:

  work on 从事于(某工作) work off 排除;清理;卖掉

  work out 算出;制订出 work up 逐步引起;激起;整理

  5. 【选B】原文重现

  W: I cant decide whether to buy a new car or try to find a second-hand one.

  M: If you buy a new one, youll probably save money in the long run.

  Q: What does the man suggest to the woman?

  6. 【选D】原文重现

  W: Would you like to go mountain climbing with us?

  M: Thats the last thing in the world that Id ever want to do.

  Q: What does the man mean?

  7. 【选C】原文重现

  M: Im not surprised you didnt like that movie. I found it really frightening myself.

  W: I dont care much for horror movies as a rule.

  Q: What does the woman mean?

  8. 【选C】原文重现

  M: Is your roommate looking forward to going home for the summer?

  W: Shes counting the days.

  Q: What can be inferred about the womans roommate?

  听力词汇扩展:

  look forward to 盼望,期待;预期 look for 寻找

  look after 照看,照顾 look down upon 蔑视,看不起

  9. 【选D】原文重现

  W: Im afraid I paid too much for these presents, but I just cant stand the thought of driving all the way back to the store to return them.

  M: Well, Ill be glad to take care of that a little later on.

  Q: What is the man going to do?

  听力词汇扩展:

  take care of 照顾;保管 take for 认为,以为;误认为

  take it easy 别着急;别紧张

  10. 【选C】原文重现

  W: Hello, Henry, I was afraid you werent coming.

  M: Wild horses couldnt keep me away. Has everybody come?

  Q: What is implied in Henrys response?