Section I Listening Comprehension (40%)
This section is to test your listening ability. It consists of two parts.
Part A (10 points)
Listen to therecording and fill in the missing words. You will listen to therecording twice. After listening, you willhave one minute todecide on the correct answers. Find the appropriate word for each blank from the table of words given below. Thenon your Answer Sheet, click the corresponding letter of the word in the table.（說明：從待選詞匯表中選擇合適的詞填入。）
A.capable B. clever C.close D. compared E. device
F. east G. gives H.faster I. information J.intelligent K. machine L. process M.receives N. response O.solving
Artificial Intelligence, or AI, is the ability of a ____1______ to exhibit intelligent behavior. Artificial Intelligence systems are modeled after the human brain. Like the brain, an AI system _____2______ information, processes it, and then produces an appropriate action or _____3_____. Since the 1940s, many specialists, including computer scientists, mathematicians, philosophers, and electrical engineers have tried to make a machine as _____4_____ as the human brain, but so far no computer even comes _____5_____. AI, however, has proven to be better than the human brain for answering certain types of questions. For example, AI seems to be better, and certainly _____6_____ than the human brain for problem _____7_____when you must remember and _____8_____ a large amount of information. However, AI is still not _____9_____ of any type of adaptable, or truly intelligent behavior. So far, AI programs are quite primitive when _____10_____ to the kinds of reasoning, language, and learning the human brain can do.
Part B (30 points)
In this part, you will hear some dialogues or monologues. While listening, answer each question by choosing A, B, C or D. After listening, you will have time to check your answer. You will hear each piece only once.
Questions 1-3 are based on the following talk.
1. What's the main topic of this talk?
A.Television's effect on the movie industry.
B.The relationship between different media.
C.Radio news as a substitute for newspapers.
D.The role of the print media.
Section II Oral Interpretation (60%)
Part A From English to Chinese (30 points)
Directions: In thispart, you will hear10 Englishsentences.Each sentence will be read twice, followed bya short pause of about10 seconds.Then you will have 15 to 20 seconds to translate it orally from English toChinese. Don’t start until you hear the wordBegin.
Part B From Chinese to English (30 points)
Directions: In thispart, you will hear10 Chinese sentences.Each sentence will be read only once, followed bya short pause of about10 seconds. Then you will have 15 to 20 seconds to translate it orally from Chinese to English. Don’t start until you hear the wordBegin.
1. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O
1. A B C D