[00:02.00]Unit 10 For Peace and Development [00:04.99]Part I [00:07.73]Warming up [00:10.79]A:Key words: [00:18.36]exports trade surplus gross domestic product(GDP) [00:28.50]annual growth foreign in vestment [00:34.35]foreign exchange reserves [00:38.11]Vocabulary: [00:43.47]surplus gross domestic product [00:49.42]fold capital reserve [00:56.27]Listen to some statements about China's economic development. [01:01.94]Fill in the blanks with numbers. [01:05.78]1.In 1998,Chinese exports totald____. [01:19.54]Its imports were worth____,leaving a record rtabe surplus of___ [01:34.09]and making China the largest exporter in the developing world. [01:40.44]2.In terms of overall gross domestic producet, [01:47.81]China is now the world's___largest economy. [01:53.45]3.Over the last 20 years, [01:59.61]GDP has increased 16-fold and now stands above___per person per year. [02:10.06]4.Since 1980,annual growth has averaged___. [02:20.09]5.Since the beginning of the 1990s [02:27.57]China is second only to the U.S.in terms of foreign investment. [02:34.02]Some___of overseas capital flows into China every year. [02:42.80]6.China has accumulated the world's___stock of foreign [02:50.95]of foreign exchange reserves after Japan,at___. [03:00.22]B:Key words: [03:07.06]trabe area expand trade World Bank [03:16.02]International Monetary Fund(IMF) [03:21.27]OPEC production quotas unemployment rate [03:29.61]share prices the Dow Jones Industrial Average [03:36.69]Vocabulary: [03:42.15]quota stabilize share stock [03:51.50]the Dow Jones Industrial Average [03:55.94]Listen to some news headines.Supply the missing information. [04:02.60]1.Delegates to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Conference in Indonesia [04:13.05]have agreed to a plan to create___during the next 25 years. [04:23.03]2.Finance ministers from 18 Asian nations [04:32.17]are considering proposals to pay for developing___during the next 10 years. [04:44.42]The ministers say they need many thousands of millions of dollars [04:51.79]for such development. [04:55.05]3.Leaders of East Asian countries have gathered for a meeting Sunday. [05:04.90]They are expected to discuss____. [05:10.78]4.The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund [05:19.74]have ended their talks in Washington with a promise to____of poor countries. [05:29.27]5.OPEC oil ministers have decided to raise [05:36.51]production quotas by as much as___to stabilize world oil prices. [05:43.64]6.In other financial news,China's government [05:50.62]says the country's economy grew by___in 1999. [05:57.46]That was a slightly higher than Beijing's target for the year. [06:02.63]The country's gross domestic product is reportedly about____for 1999. [06:10.36]7.In Washington,the United States Labor Department has announced [06:19.79]that the country's unemployment rate has fallen to____. [06:27.84]That is the lowest unemployment level since 1990. [06:34.48]8.Share prices on the New York stock market have closed higher [06:45.52]as stock prices increased following the market's huge loss on Friday. [06:54.17]The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased___points or____. [07:05.72]C:Key words: [07:12.98]transfer the Panama Canal control [07:21.16]Vocabulary: [07:26.51]transfer hoist [07:31.37]Listen to a short news item about the Panama Canal handover. [07:37.43]Write down every word you hear. [07:41.69]The news item will be read to you three times. [07:46.55]Duning the first reading,which will be read at normal speed, [07:52.19]listen and try to understand the meaning. [07:56.55]For the second reading, [07:59.71]the passage will be read sentence by sentence or phrase by phrase. [08:06.24]Do the activity during the secord reading. [08:10.50]The third reading will be read at normal speed again [08:15.57]and during this time you should check your work. [09:21.71]Part II [09:30.46]The Panama Canal handover [09:36.42]Key words: [09:41.28]the Panama Canal 19th century hard labor cut off [09:53.74]engineering marvels relinquish control of [10:01.50]Vocabulary: [10:07.14]swamp jungle malaria deposit [10:16.70]lock toll marvel [10:23.78]relinquish coincide [10:29.24]A:Listen to three short paragraphs about the Panama Canal. [10:36.19]Draw lines to match the paragraph number with its main idea. [12:16.03]B:Listen to the following news item. [12:21.28]Complete the summary and details.