Questions 9 to 11 are based on the passage you have just heard.

Directions: In this section, you will hear two passages. At the end of each passage, you will hear three or four questions. Both the passage and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a question, you must choose the best answer from the four choices marked A), B), C) and D). Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 1 with a single line through the centre.

  • A They make careful preparations beforehand.
  • B They take too many irrelevant factors into account.
  • C They spend too much time anticipating their defeat.
  • D They try hard to avoid getting off on the wrong foot.
  • A A person’s nervous system is more complicated than imagined.
  • B Golfers usually have positive mental images of themselves.
  • C Mental images often interfere with athletes’ performance.
  • D Thinking has the same effect on the nervous system as long.
  • A Anticipate possible problems.
  • B Make a list of do’s and don’ts.
  • C Picture themselves succeeding.
  • D Try to appear more professional.
  • A She wore a designer dress.
  • B She won her first jury trial.
  • C She did not speak loud enough.
  • D She presented moving pictures.