To: All employees
From: Harold Dupont< firstname.lastname@example.org >
Date: March 15
Subject: Mark your calendars!
Dear Kaufmann and Stein employee,
You are invited to a banquet honoring Ingrid Smithson’s 35 years of hard work at Kaufmann and Stein. Ms. Smithson joined our company as a mail-room clerk. After completing a degree in civil engineering, she began working as a project manager. She eventually worked her way up to become our director of project management. Ms. Smithson will be retiring next month. John Zimmermann, one of Ms. Smithson’s original coworkers, will speak in appreciation of Ms. Smithson’s valuable contributions to Kaufmann and Stein.
The banquet will be held on Friday, April 20. Please reply to this e-mail by next Wednesday or call Ms. Smithson’s secretary at extension 6655 or my secretary at extension 6235 if you wish to attend.
We hope to see you there.
Director of human resources
1. What is the purpose of the e-mail?
A. To invite employees to a retirement celebration
B. To announce the hiring of a new secretary
C. To encourage attendance at a special training session
D. To give the location of a special meeting
2. What was Ms.Smithson’s position when she started working at Kaufmann and Stein?
A. Office secretary
B. Mail-room clerk
C. Project manager
D. Civil engineer
3. What method of response is NOT suggested?
A. Contacting Mr. Dupont’s secretary
B. Replying to an e-mail
C. Filling out a form
D. Calling Ms. Smithson’s secretary
1.【答案】A。解析：主旨题。从email正文开头第一句You are invited to a banquet honoring Ingrid Smithson’s 35 years of hard work at Kaufmann and Stein.和后面Smithson will be retiring next month.可得答案。
2.【答案】B。解析：细节题。由正文第二句Ms. Smithson joined our company as a mail-room clerk.可知答案。