You will hear 3 talks and you must answer the questions by choosing A，B，C or D．You will hear the recording ONLY ONCE．
Questions 11～13 are based On the following talk．You now have l5 seconds to read Questions 11～13．
11．How old is Ryan?
[A]Twenty．two years old．
[B]Three years old．
[C]Three months old．
[D]Twenty—two months old．
12．Where was the operation carried out?
[C]Washington． [D]New York．
13．What are Ryan’s chances of making a complete recovery?
You now have 30 seconds to check your answers to Questions 11～13．
Questions l4～16 are based on the following talk．You now have l5 seconds to read Questions l4～16．
14．How has Brazil reduced its population growth?
[A]By educating its citizens．
[B]By developing TV programs．
[C]By careful family planning．
15．How did soap operas help in lowering Brazil’s birth rate?
[A]They keep people sitting long hours watching TV．
[B]They have gradually changed people’s way of life．
[C]People are drawn to their attractive package．
[D]They popularize birth control measures．
16．What is Martine’s conclusion about Brazil’s population growth?
[A]The increase in birth rate will promote consumption．
[B]The desire for consumption helps to reduce birth contr01．
[C]Consumption pattern and reproduction pattern are contradictory．
[D]A country’s production is limited by its population growth．
You now have 30 seconds to check your answers to Questions l4～16．
Questions 17—20 are based on the following talk．You now have 20 seconds to read Questions 17～20．
17．What kind of chances are children in America today denied?
[A]To learn how to face death．
[B]To attend to patients．
[C]To visit dying patients.
[D]To have access to a hospital．
18．For what purpose were those five hundred critically ill patients investigated?
[A]Observing how they reacted to the crisis of death．
[B]Helping them and their families overcome the fear of death．
[C]Finding out their attitude towards the approach of death．
[D]Learning how to best help them and their families．
19．What does the need of a dying patient for company show?
[A]His desire for communication with other people．
[B]His fear of approaching death．
[C]His pessimistic attitude towards his condition．
[D]His reluctance to part with his family．
20．What may be concluded from the talk?
[A]Dying patients are afraid of being told of the approach of death．
[B]Most doctors and nurses understand what dying patients need．
[C]Dying patients should be truthfully informed of their condition．
[D]Most patients are unable to accept death until it is obviously inevitable．
You now have 40 seconds to check your answers to Questions l 7～20．
That is the end of Part B．
11．D 12．A 13．D 14．D 15．B 16．B 17．A 18．D 19．A 20．C