Unit One Numbers 数字听写训练
1.Look at the calendar below.Circle the birthdays that you hear.
In my family there are seven people.My father's birthday is on July 29th.
My mthe's birthday is on November 24th.My older sister's birthday is on May 14th.
My older brother's birthday is on June 30th.My younger brother's birthday is on October 24st.
My younger sister's is on April 10th,and my birthday is on December lst.
2.Listen to the tape and write as much information in the chart as you can.
Bart:Listen,Carolyn,I just remembered.I need to got to the bank to cash some traveller's cheques.
What time to they close?
Carolyn:The bank close at three-thirty.
Bart:It closes at three-thirty,right.
Carolyn:And opens at nine-thirty.
Bart:And opens at nine-thirty in he moming,ah that's good.
And also-um-I need some stamps,to send some postcards.
Um-what time does the post office close?
Carolyn:Well,the post office doesn't close until five-thirty,so lyou have plenty of time.
Bart:Yeah,that's no problem,right,OK,
And-um-another question I had was-what is the best way to travel around London?
Carolyn:Oh...buess are by far the best way to travel.
Bart:Yeah,and do they run all night and...?
Carolyn:Er-yes,as a matter of fact they do,they start at five...
Bart:They start at five,yeah.
Carolyn:...and run to midnigh...
Carolyn:..and then other buses run throughout the night until morning,finishing in the morning.
Bart:OK,From special please,you mean?
Bart:Yeah,right,Good,and what about the Underground,is that-er-the same?
Carolyn:Underground's about th same.
Bart:Yeah,starts at five and...
Carolyn:Finishes at midnight.
Bart:..finishes at midnight,right.
Robin:You know,the only times you really need to get right are the pub opening times.
arolyn:Pub licensing hours are ridiculous.
They open about ten to ten-thirty,close at three,
open in the afternoon about five-thirty,
and close again at eleven p.m.
Bart:You mean I can't drink after eleven o'clock?
Bart:Oh,that's amazing!I...I can't believe that!
Look at the pictures.You will hear people talking about when five ofthe situations shown below will take place.
Match the conversations with the correct pictures and write down when they will be.
Sue:By the way,Aidan,can you tell me when the French history exam is?
Aidan:It's next week on Tuesday,a week today but there's a notice up for it if you have a look.
Fred:Oh,by the way,what time's that meeting on Monday?
Julie:Oh,it's in the afternoon.Three o'clck.
Mr Cowin:Hello,I'm phoning about my car.
Mechanic:Er,What's the name,sir?
Mechanic:Cowin,just a minute.Ah,yes,Er,should be ready late tomorrow.
Bob:When's the talk?
Jenny:It's next Wednesday,it's been changed.
Isla St.Clair:Isla St.Clair here and I just want to tell you that this Saturday morning on BRMB
I 'll be on the radio with Ed Doolan and the team just after eight o'clock.
Hope you can join us.
Listen to the tape and fill in the missing information in this table.
A British Rail.Exeter.
B Is that a real person or a recorded message I'm speaking to?
A I'm real,madam.
B Thank goodness for that! I want to get to Oxford as early as possible tomorrow morning.
A There's a train that leaves Exeter at 7:07,arriving at Reading at 9:04.
B Oh dear,that's very early!
A The next train is not until 8:45.
B In that case I'd better take the early one.
A You have to change at Reading,and your connection will arrive in Oxford at 9:55.
B How much is a single?
A Second class?
A It's ￡19.15.
B Thank you very much.
A National Express.
B Oh,you've answered at last!
A I'm sorry sir,we're very busy.Can I help you?
B I want to get to Heathrow Airport tomorrow morning from Bath.
I have to be here at 12:30.
Which coach should I catch?
A There's coach that leaves Bath at 10:45,which gets to Heathrow at 12:40.
B No,that's bit tight,I'm afraid.What time's the one before that?
A They run every hour,so you should take the 9:45 in that case.
B And what's the return fare,please?
B That's all I need to know.Thanks very much.
A All Mini Cabs.
B Can you tell me how much you would charge for a trip to Gatwick Airport?
A When do you wan to go?
B Well,it's a night flight leaving at 11:45 so I have to be there an hour beforehand.
How long does it take to get to Gatwick from here?
A About 40 minutes,Just a minute,I'll work out the price.
That'll be ￡26.
B Fine,Can you pick me up at ten o'clock tonight then?
No,you'd better make it a quarter to ten,to be on the safe side,
A Right,your name and address please?
Write the numbers that you hear
Here are the latest population figures.
There are about 56 million people living in the United Kingdom.
There are around 230 million people living in the United States.
There are about 15 million people living in Australia.
There are nearly 24,4 million people living in Canada.
There are about 3,1 million people living people in New Zealand.
There are about 268 million people living in the USSR.
There are about 800 million people living int India.
There are around I billion people living in China.
Here are some figures relating to distance.
It's about 8,300 km from New Youk to London.
It's about 15,800 km from New York to Tokyo.
It's around 19,200 km from New York to Beijing.
It's about 12,700 km from New York to Moscow.
It's about 17,500 km from New York to Sydney.
Areas(figures in this passage are only for lisening comprehension)
Here are some figures indicating area.
The size Canada is about 3,8 million square miles.
The size of the USSR is 8.6 million square miles.
The size of Japan is about 145.000 square miles.
The size of China is 3.6 million square miles,and the size of USA is the same,3.6 million square miles.
Number 6 Listen and write the answer.
1.Nine plus three
2.Twenty-one times two
3.Fiften minus eight
4.Seven times five
5.One hundred divided by four.
6.Eighty-three minus fifty-six
Number 7 Listen t each problem and write your answer on each line.
1.Here is a supermarket in the United States.
You want to but five peaches.
One peach costs 45 cents.How much are five peaches?
2.You are in a post office in Japan.One air mail stamp costs 150 yen.
You need three stamps.How much are these stamps?
3.You are driving on a highway in Italy.Your speed is 60 km per hour.
You drive for four hous.How far do you go?
4.You are in London at a Chinese-restaurant with six friends.
The cost for each person is five pounds.