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Topics: Overseas Chinese, Traditional Chinese characters, Comprehension Pages: 30 (4997 words) Published: September 28, 2014
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TEST GUIDE
MANDARIN
SUBTEST III
Sample Questions and Responses
and Scoring Information

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Sample Test Questions for CSET: Mandarin Subtest III
Below is a set of multiple-choice questions and constructed-response questions that are similar to the questions you will see on Subtest III of CSET: Mandarin. You are encouraged to respond to the questions without looking at the responses provided in the next section. Record your responses on a sheet of paper and compare them with the provided responses. All text presented in Traditional characters is followed by the same text presented in Simplified characters.

Please note that at the actual test administration, you will hear rather than read the passages for the listening comprehension questions.

California Subject Examinations for Teachers Test Guide

1

Mandarin Subtest III

(The examinee will read in the test
booklet:)

(The examinee will hear and read in the
test booklet:)
Listen carefully to the following
conversation. You will hear it twice.

1.

The male speaker would most likely
agree that in judging a consumer product,
emphasis should be placed on its:

(The examinee will hear:)
A.
B.

popularity.

D.

(male): 我就是對漂亮包裝有反感,有
的時候外面的包裝比裏面的禮物還貴。

practical value.

C.

(female): 你看這盒點心包裝得多漂亮
啊!

uniqueness.

aesthetic appeal.

(female): 可是,有漂亮的包裝,可以
吸引顧客,促銷貨品啊!
(The examinee will read in the test
booklet:)

(male): 那,還不是羊毛出在羊身上,
顧客吃虧。
(female): 你啊,就是不欣賞美麗的東
西,太實際了。
(male): 不是我實際,我嫌太麻煩。我
舉個例子,就拿這盒點心來講,盒子製
作已經夠漂亮啦,打開盒子,裏面再有
個格子托盤,托著個別的包裝,每一塊
還有一條絲帶扎著的結子,打開結子,
打開一層包裝,才是用塑料保鮮的包
裝,打開那層,才能真的吃到東西。你
說麻煩不麻煩?
(female): 可是我就喜歡那些漂亮裝簧
的包裝紙啊、絲帶啊、結子啊!看了這
些吃起來都更香甜了。
(male): 還有,誰買腰果不是一罐,就
是一袋?有一次我買了一包,是一粒一
粒包裝的,你說浪費不浪費?我是不是
多花錢找麻煩?

2.

Based on this conversation, the female
speaker would be most likely to make
which of the following statements about
packaging?
A.

Packaging should never cost more
than the product itself.

B.

Businesses too often use attractive
packaging to hide poor product
quality.

C.

The extra cost of nice product
packaging is worth the price.

D.

Overly complicated packaging can
be expected to decrease consumer
satisfaction with a product.

(female): 好了!好了!你有你的看
法,我有我的看法,少廢話,我請你吃
你就麻煩麻煩吧!
(male): 多謝!多謝!
Now answer the two questions that
follow.

2

California Subject Examinations for Teachers Test Guide

Mandarin Subtest III

Read either the passage below from a letter presented in Traditional characters or the same passage presented below in Simplified characters. Then answer the three questions that follow. [TRADITIONAL CHARACTERS]

世上再沒有比西安更古意的城市了。那裏遺跡多,文物多,老街坊多,連寺廟也多呀!在熙熙 攘攘的街市上,你常會看到那些穿了黃袍拿着木棍兒的和尚或束了頭髮的道士,就感覺他們是 昔日的人,歷史一下子與你拉近了許多。可是,在很窄很窄的小巷裏你往一家飯館裏走,粗糙 的木桌邊就坐着個老頭兒寂然地喝酒,吃一碗羊肉泡饃。 你可能輕視他,卻難以想像這個人正是某個大學的教授,或者是飽知天文地理的易學大師。西 安這地方,實在是難以理喻,如同進了佛殿,你可以張望,但不容囂張。我到西安的那天,從 河西走廊沙漠上刮起的沙塵正彌罩着古城,雖然太陽還懸掛在空中,但卻已失去了顏色,在城 樓的沉沉鐘聲裏漸漸殘淡如紙。我們去的是碑林博物館。碑林博物館在海內外聞名,原來竟是 一片灰磚灰瓦的老建築,既樸素又蕭然。而圍繞著博物館四周一棵一棵有合抱粗的古松樹間, 搭了一排排店鋪,色彩斑斕。這些店鋪清一色都經營着字畫的生意。據說這裏以前的生意非常 好,曾經有如蜂如蟻的日本遊客和新加坡遊客。每一天的銷售量都超過了二百幅,但現在卻冷 清多了,因為大量的膺品敗壞了聲譽。我們在店鋪巷裏走的時候,巷外的馬路上正停著一輛旅 遊車。舉着三角小旗子的旅行社導遊跑進跑出忙着帶遊客到這裏購物。 [SIMPLIFIED CHARACTERS]

世上再没有比西安更古意的城市了。那里遗迹多,文物多,老街坊多,连寺庙也多呀!在熙熙 攘攘的街市上,你常会看到那些穿了黄袍拿着木棍儿的和尚或束了头发的道士,就感觉他们是 昔日的人,历史一下子与你拉近了许多。可是,在很窄很窄的小巷里你往一家饭馆里走,粗糙 的木桌边就坐着个老头儿寂然地喝酒,吃一碗羊肉泡馍。 你可能轻视他,却难以想象这个人正是某个大学的教授,或者是饱知天文地理的易学大师。西...
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