Part Ⅰ Warming-up Exercises
A．Phonetics: Sound Recognition
Directions: You will hear one word read from each group. Which is the word you hear? Circle the letter beside the word you hear.
1．a．bus b．base c．boss
2．a．fair b．fear c．fire
3．a．clerk b．clock c．cluck
4．a．luck b．lock c．look
5．a．money b．funny c．Tony
6．a．odd b．old c． Ed
7．a．low b．law c．loud
8．a． wander b．winder c． wonder
9．a． health b．help c． held
10．a．bank b．rank c．tank
Directions: The words and phrases in the brackets are difficult to distinguish. Listen carefully. Put a check mark (√) beside the words or phrases you hear on the tape.
1．My name's (Robert----Herbert)Fox.
2． This is (Jane----James),the editor.
3． Are you (married----Mary)?
4．Let's go to the (club----pub).．
5．Mr. O' Brien is from (an island ----Ireland).
6．I live in (Pond----Pine) Street.
7． I live at (No. 24----924).
8． I've brought a (parcel----pencil) from her parents.
9．(First names----Surnames)are more friendly than
10． What do you do there. (Ed----Ted)?
B． Difficult Sentences
Directions: You are going to hear some sentences chosen from the comprehension material in this lesson. Listen carefully and repeat.
----Where are you heading now?
----I beg your pardon?
----Oh, he meant to ask you where are you going now?
1．c 2．a 3．b 4．a 5．b 6．c 7．b 8．c 9．b 10．a
1．Herbert 2．James 3．married 4．club
5．Ireland 6．Pond 7．No.24 8．parcel
9．First names, surnames 10．Ed