该题型是上一题型的延伸,要求同学们能判断说话者双方的身份,问题经常是What's the relationship between the two speakers?
①W: How long will it take you to fix my watch?
M: I'll call you when it's ready. But it shouldn't take longer than a week.
Q: What is the probable relationship between the speakers?
A. Librarian and student.
B. Operator and caller.
C. Boss and secretary.
D. Customer and repairman.
既然女士让男的fix my watch,说明对方是repairman,而自己是customer。
②M: Sorry to trouble you. But is there any possibility of borrowing a blanket? I feel cold.
W: I think we've got one. Could you wait until after take-off please?
Q: What is the probable relationship between the two speakers?
A. A guest and a receptionist.
B. A passenger and an air hostess.
C. A customer and a shop assistant.
D. A guest and a waitress.
M: Make thirty copies for me and twenty copies for Mr. Brown.
W: Certainly sir. As soon as I make the final corrections on the
Q: What's the relationship between the two speakers?
A. Boss and secretary.
B. Lawyer and client.
C. Teacher and student.
D. Nurse and patient.
①M: Your son seems to have made much progress in playing the piano. Does he attend any piano classes?
W: Yes, he takes lessons twice a week, but from next week on, he will go to the class on Saturday evenings, too.
Q: How often will the woman's son have piano lessons from next week on?
A. Once a week.
B. Twice a week.
C. Three times a week.
D. Four times a week.
②W: Professor Clark said that the mid-term exam would cover the first 15 lessons.
M: Really? I thought it only included the first 12 lessons. Then I must spend the weekend going over the rest of the lessons.
Q: How many lessons must the man review over the weekend?
A. Five lessons.
B. Three lessons.
C. Twelve lessons
D. Fifteen lessons.
③W: Here's a 10-dollar bill. Give me two tickets for tonight's show please.
M: Sure. Two tickets and here is '1,40 change.
Q: How much does one ticket cost?
A.'1.40. B.'4.30. C.'6.40. D.'8.60
①W: I'm thinking of going to Austin for a visit. Do you think it's worth seeing?
M: Well, I wish I had been there.
Q: What do we learn from the conversation?
A. The man is planning a trip to Austin.
B. The man has not been to Austin before.
C. The man doesn't like Austin.
D. The man has been to Austin before.
I wish I had been there.说明说话人没有去过。
②W: If it hadn't been snowing so hard, I might have been home by 9 o'clock.
M: It's too bad you didn't make it. Jane was here and she wanted to see you.
Q: What happened to the woman?
A. She got home before 9 o'clock.
B. She had a bad cold.
C. She had a car accident.
D. She was delayed.
If it hadn't been snowing so hard, I might have been home by 9 o'clock.说明因为雪太大,说话者未能在9点前到家。也就是说she was delayed。