Questions 23 to 25 are based on theconversation you have just heard.
A) Marketing consultancy.
B) Professional accountancy.
C) Luxury hotel management.
D) Business conference organization.
A) Having a good knowledge of its customs.
B) Knowing some key people in tourism.
C) Having been to the country before.
D) Being able to speak Japanese.
A) It will bring her potential into fullplay.
B) It will involve lots of train travel.
C) It will enable her to improve herChinese.
D)It will give her more chance to visit Japan.
M: Miss Jones, could you tell me more aboutyour first job with hotel marketing concepts?
W: Yes certainly. I was a marketingconsultant, responsible for marketing ten UK hotels. They were all luxuryhotels in the leisure sector, all of a very high standard.
M: Which markets were you responsible for?
W: For Europe and Japan.
M: I see from your resume that you speakJapanese. Have you ever been to Japan?
W: Yes, I have. I spent a month in Japan in2006. I met all the key people in the tourist industry, the big tour operatorsand tourist organizations. As I speak Japanese, I had a very big advantage.
M: Yes, of course. Have you had any contactwith Japan in your present job?
W: Yes, I’ve had a lot. The truth is I havebecome very popular with the Japanese, both for holidays and for businessconferences. In fact, the market for all types of luxury holidays for theJapanese has increased a lot recently.
M: Really, I’m interested to hear moreabout that, but first, tell me, have you ever traveled on a luxury train? TheOrient Express, for example.
W: No I haven’t, but I have traveled on aglacier express to Switzerland and I traveled across China by train about 8years ago. I love train travel. That’s why I’m very interested in this job.
Questions 23 to 25 are based on the conversation you have just heard.
23. What did the woman do in her first job?
24. What gave the woman an advantage duringher business trip in Japan?
25.Why is the woman applying for the new job?
【解析】该题各选项列出来四个不同的工作领域。有销售顾问（marketing consultancy），专业会计师（professional accountancy）等，这些词都比较难，所以不可能再用其他词同义转述，故听音时要注意哪个选项被提到。对话中女士说道I was a marketing consultant, responsible for marketing ten UKhotels,故答案为A。
【解析】该题各选项都是关于某人的经历或者资历，体现出了不同的方面，故听音时要注意把握细节。该问题问女士在日本出差时的优势是什么。对话中女士提到As I speak Japanese, I had a very big advantage.故答案为D。
【解析】选项表明，该题考查的很可能是某项工作会给她带来的好处。对话中女士提到I love train travel. That’s why I’m veryinterested in this job. 故答案为B。