1.[A] It was dangerous to live in.
2.[B] A storm
3.[B] They were trapped in an underground elevator.
4.[C] They sent supplies to keep the miners warm.
5.[D] Close some of its post office.
6.[C] Stopping mail delivery on Saturdays.
7.[A] Many post office staff will lose their jobs.
8.[D] He will lose part of his pay.
9.[B] He is a trustworthy guy.
10.[D] She is better at handling such matters.
11.[C] He is always trying to stir up trouble.
13. [A] They stay quiet
14.[C] She was never invited to a colleague’s home.
15.[B] Houses provide more privacy
16.[D] They will automatically be given hiring priority.
17.[C] Visit the school careers service.
18.[B] Supervising study spaces to ensure a quiet atmosphere.
19.[C] It may be sold at a higher price.
20.[A] It is healthier than green tee.
21.[D] It does not have a stable market.
22.[B] They prefer unique objects of high quality.
23.[B] They could only try to create at night.
24.[A] Make wise choices.
25.[A] To boost the local economy.
听力作为一种考试题型，目的在于考查应试者对英语语言的把握，自从英语四级题型改革后，所选题材侧重新闻稿和演讲稿，比如这次英语四级考试的Section A 部分，主要是关于采盐工人的相关新闻报导，文章稍难，我们在作答之前，一定要快速浏览各题目的选项，先把核心关键词划出来，比如重要的名词，名词性短语等，这样可以帮助我们预知要听的重点，提高捕捉信息的准确度，降低听力材料的难度。在听录音的过程中，快速作标记，锁定正确答案。