Directions: in this
part, you will read a selection of texts,
such as magazine and newspaper articles,
letters, and advertisements. Each text is
followed by several questions. Select the
best answer for each question and mark the
letter (A), (B), (C), or (D) on your answer
Questions 176-177 refer
to the following instructions.
Follow these simple instructions
to purchase or increase value of a multi-transit
pass. 1) To buy a new pass, insert coins
or bills into the upper left slot. As you
insert money, the total will appear in the
window. Indicate the amount that you would
like to purchase by pushing the up or down
arrow. Push the "Ticket" button,
take the ticket and your change. 2) If you have a pass and would like
to add money to it, insert the pass into
the machine. The window will indicate the
value of the pass. Insert money until you
have added the desired amount. Then push
the "Ticket" button and remove
the ticket. Passes are good on all city
trains and buses. Prices between destinations
are listed on the back of these instructions.
How do passengers know the value of their
(A) It is on the back of the instructions.
(B) It appears on a screen.
(C) It is written on it.
(D) The bus driver tells them.
177. What is
true about the passes?
(A) Passengers need exact change.
(B) Passes are only sold in $5 amounts.
(C) Passengers can put additional money
on a pass.
(D) They are only valid on the train.
Los Angeles, CA 90043
August 7, 20--
1987 San GabrielWay
San Diego, CA 93445
Dear Ms. Nguyen:
I met with Lori Uzark last week in
San Francisco and she suggested that
I contact you. I recently completed
a master's degree in business administration
here in Los Angeles. I received a
job offer from an investment banking
firm in my home city of Seoul, Korea.
I was ready to return to Korea when
I had the good fortune of seeing Lori.
We had lunch and she
told me about the exciting work that
you and your group are doing. Lori
and I met during my first year of
business school when we developed
a proposal and feasibility study for
electronic education offering investment
seminars, workshops and classes. We
received quite a bit of interest in
After speaking with
Lori, I knew that I had to speak with
you. She mentioned that you are hiring
staff. As I mentioned, I have a job
offer, but because I am so interested
in the work that you are doing, I
would like to explore opportunities.
I would like to invite you to dinner
or to arrange a meeting at your convenience.
I will give you a call next week to
see if we can arrange something.
Sun Hee Kang
What is the purpose of the letter?
(A) To submit a proposal
(B) To accept a job offer
(C) To arrange a meeting
(D) To reschedule a job interview
Where did Ms. Kang complete her education?
(A) San Diego
(B) Los Angeles
(D) San Francisco
How did Sun Hee obtain Ms. Nguyen's
(A) Her friend Lori gave it to her.
(B) She works for the investment company
(C) She did a project for her.
(D) They went to school together.