I usually go to work by subway. I get to work by 8:00 A.M. Before I start my job, I (1) put on my uniform and look at myself in the mirror and (2) make sure that I look neat At 8:30 in the morning, (3) I go on duty. I usually eat lunch from twelve to one and generally (4) take a ten-minute break in the morning and in the afternoon. (5) At 4:30 in the afternoon, I go off duty. (6) I enjoy my job very much. I meet all kinds of people and talk to everyone. (7) Many people ask me questions, and I give them the necessary information. (8) I try to be very helpful. I never stay in one place long. On the contrary, I am constantly on the move. (9) Most men take off their hats in my car. Sometimes I tell passengers to put out their cigarettes. (10) Some people smile at me and others ignore me. My life is a series of "ups" and "downs".
I generally go to school by subway. The subway (1) is always crowded and I don't often (2) get a seat. In the subway, on my way to school, (3) I look at the signs on the walls of the car, (4) watch the faces of the other passengers, and read the newspaper headlines over someone's shoulder. It (5) takes me about half an hour to get to school. (6) My first class begins at nine o'clock and my last class (7) ends at three. After school hours, I sometimes (8) go to the Student Center or to a coffee house (9) with my friends for an hour or so. Afterwards, (10) I go home.
1. A) The man wants to go to Los Angeles.
B) The man wants to go to San Francisco.
C) There are no flights to Los Angeles for the rest of the day.
D) There are two direct flights to Los Angeles within the next two hours.
2. A) He enjoys writing home every week.
B) He never fails to write a weekly letter home.
C) He doesn't write home once a week now.
D) He has been asked to write home every week.
3. A) Because she has got an appointment.
B) Because she doesn't want to.
C) Because she has to work.
D) Because she wants to eat in a new restaurant.
4. A) The teacher postponed the meeting.
B) There won't be a test this afternoon.
C) The students will be attending the meeting.
D) The students will take an English test this afternoon.
5. A) On the whole, she liked the film.
B) She didn't see the film.
C) The film was very exciting.
D) The film wasn't as good as she'd expected.
6. A) Around 5:00 C) At 2:00
B) Around 3:00 D) At 1:00
7. A) He had to work overtime. C) His car ran out of gas.
B) He was held up in traffic. D) He had a traffic accident.
8. A) John Smith isn't in right now.
B) John Smith can't come to the phone right now.
C) John Smith doesn't want to speak to the caller.
D) The caller dialed the wrong number.
9. A) Yesterday. C) Two days ago.
B) Three days ago. D) Early last week.
10. A) She got up later than usual. C) She forgot she had classes.
B) The bus was late. D) Her clock was slow.