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  Directions: Talk on the following topic for at least 5 minutes. Be sure to make your points clear and supporting details adequate. You should also be ready to answer any questions raised by the examiners during your talk. You need to have your name and registration number recorded. Start your talk with “My name is...”“My registration number is...”
  1、Topic:  The advantages and/or disadvantages in introducing family cars into big cities in China
  2、Question for Reference: 
  1. What are the merits and demerits of owning a family car in a big city? 
  2. What contributions can the introduction of family cars make to the development of our national economy?
  3. Which do you prefer as a city resident, a family car, a bicycle or other means of transportation? Cite reasons for your choice.

  1、Part A (英译中)
  Passage 1:    
  The electronic network industry, which was virtually unknown years ago, has become a vital part of a country’s national life. More and more people are making use of what is popularly known as the “information superhighway”. Information superhighway is a large-scale nationwide, or worldwide, electronic communications network system, capable of transmitting just about any form of recorded data.∥
  By subscribing to a local Internet service, a user can obtain information from the computer terminal, including information from the computer terminal, including information about current events, education. Scientific research, finance, medical care, weather, entertainment and shopping. The electronic network industry has dramatically changed, and will continue to change, the way we live.
  Passage 2:
  Britain wishes to establish a long-term, stable and friendly co-operative relation with China that is oriented towards the 21st century. Britain and China have ancient civilizations and a long history of mutual exchanges. Remarkable progress has been made in cooperation in various fields since the two countries established diplomatic ties.∥
  China is playing an increasingly important role in Asian and international affairs, and although Britain and China have different national conditions, social systems, cultural traditions and levels of economic development, there is no fundamental conflict of interest. The improved British-Chinese cooperation serves not only the interests of the two nations, but also those of world peace, stability and development.
  2、Part B(中译英)
  Passage 2: 

  Part A (英译中)

  Passage 1:
  Passage 2:
中国在亚洲及国际事务中正发挥越 来越重要的作用。虽然英中两国有着不同的国情、社会制度、文化传统和经济发展水平,但没有根本的利害冲突。良好的英中合作不仅有利于两国的利益,而且有利于世界和平、稳定和发展。
  Part B(中译英)
Passage 1:
  In terms of Chinese food, it is popularly recognized well known that Chinese cuisine is world-famous for its perfect combination of “color, aroma, taste and appearance”. China’s unique culinary art owes itself to the country’s long history, vast territory and hospitable tradition.∥
  Chinese cuisine gives emphasis to the selection of raw materials. The texture of food, the blending of seasonings, slicing techniques, the perfect timing of cooking and the art of laying out the food on the plate. Among the best-known schools of Chinese culinary tradition are the Cantonese. Shandong. Huai-Yang and Sichuan cuisines, traditionally known as “the light flavor of the south, the salty flavor of the north, the sweet flavor of the east and the spicy-hot flavor of the west”.

  Passage 2:
  Panzhihua, once a poverty-stricken minority area in southern Sichuan Province, has developed into one of China’ major iron and steel and hydropower bases after three decades of efforts. The city, located on the boundary of Sichuan and Yunnan provinces, has abundant mineral and hydropower resources.∥
  The construction of the Panzhihua Iron and Steel Co., a key state project with an annual output of 3 million tons of steel, has fundamentally changed the area’s outlook. Besides, Panzhihua enjoys a sub-tropical climate; so it is endowed with excellent and unique conditions for developing agriculture.