Unit5 Do you want to watch a game show?
( ) 1. My family always watch _______ news before dinner.
A. a B. an C. the D. /
( )2. Most of my classmates think they can learn a lot _______ talk shows.
A. as B. from C. to D. for
( )3. Last Friday, we had a(n) ________ about how to learn English well.
A. action B. grade C. character D. discussion
( )4. I love watching movies, ______ I hardly ever go to the cinema. I watch them on the Internet.
A. if B. but C. so D. and
( )5. You will be _______ in your studies if you always work hard.
A. successful B. enough C. meaningless D. loud
( )6. John always makes fun of me and I can’t ________ him.
A. reach B. stand C. expect D. wonder
( )7. -- ______ kind of movies do you like watching?
-- Action movies.
A. Who B. Where C. How D. What
( )8. The accident(事故) ______ at 3:00 p.m. Three people lost their lives.
A. appeared B. gave C. happened D. picked
( )9. We must ________ what he is doing now and then we can take action.
A. get up B. bring out C. wake up D. find out
( )10. -- Is this your pen?
-- No, it isn’t. It _________ be Cindy’s, but I’m not sure.
A. may B. must C. need D. would
( )11. -- Do you know about Quanjude?
-- Of course. It is ________ its Beijing duck.
A. good with B. different from C. famous for D. worried about
( )12. It’s so hot today. Jane plans __________ swimming after school.
A. go B. goes C. going D. to go
( )13. -- Do you like watching sitcoms?
-- _________. They are boring.
A. Yes, I am B. No, I am not C. Yes, I do D. No, I don’t
( )14. -- __________________?
-- It’s kind of interesting.
A. Where do you often buy books B. What do you think of this book
C. How often do you read books D. What kind of books do you like reading
( )15. -- Let’s go to the movies tonight.
-- ________. It’s my favorite activity.
A. Good idea B. I’m sorry C. You’re right D. For sure
Do you like watching movies? Do you watch movies 16 television or in the cinema? Watching movies is a good way to 17 after a day’s hard work or study.
There are many 18 of movies, such as comedies, scary movies and action movies. Some people like watching comedies, 19 they are very funny. Some people enjoy watching scary movies. I don’t mind comedies, but I can’t 20 scary movies. I’m afraid to watch them. My favorite movies are action movies. I think they are very exciting. My favorite action star is Jackie Chan. He is 21 as a kung fu superstar. He 22 acted in many comedies, for example, ROB-B-HOOD(《宝贝计划》).
Yesterday I watched his movie CZ12(《十二生肖》). In the movie, he 23 the role of a treasure hunter (寻宝者). He tried to 24 4 bronze (铜) heads of the animals from the Chinese zodiac, which were taken from Beijing during the Opium Wars (鸦片战争). I thought the movie was very 25 and Jackie Chan played very well in it. I liked it very much.
( )16. A. in B. on C. at D. from
( )17. A. relax B. appear C. swing D. share
( )18. A. tickets B. grades C. reasons D. kinds
( )19. A. because B. but C. although D. so
( )20. A. reach B. decide C. stand D. turn
( )21. A. different B. natural C. terrible D. famous
( )22. A. yet B. also C. either D. again
( )23. A. acted B. fed C. became D. made
( )24. A. wait for B. find out C. shout to D. blow out
( )25. A. meaningless B. interesting C. expensive D. difficult
I have two daughters and one son. They are Mary, Laura and Eric. Mary is seven. Laura and Eric are five. They watch a lot of television, maybe five hours a day. I’m worried that it’s too much. Should I limit(限制)their screen time?
The American Academy of Pediatrics(APP，美国儿科学会)says that older kids shouldn’t watch more than 1-2 hours of television every day, and that kids under the age of two should not watch any television. The shows kids watch should be educational. All in all, television shouldn’t be a substitute(替代物) for activities like playing with friends, exercising or reading.
( )26. Catherine has ________ children.
A. two B. three C. four D. five
( )27. Catherine writes this letter because her children _____________.
A. are too fat B. don’t like exercising
C. always fight with each other D. watch too much television
( )28. Studies show that kids who watch too much television are likely to be _________.
A. fat B. lazy C. serious D. shy
( )29. According to AAP, kids older than two can watch TV for _________ a day.
A. less than 3 hours B. 4 hours C. less than 2 hours D. 5 hours
( )30. Which of the following is NOT true?
A. Laura and Eric are the same age.
B. Catherine’s children watch TV for 3 hours a day.
C. Kids should watch educational shows.
D. Kids under two shouldn’t watch TV.
I’m Emily. Three years ago, I thought I didn’t have enough time to do the housework, so I cancelled the cable(取消有线电视). But I still think it’s fun to watch TV shows when I get the chance.
My favorite show was The Life Laundry. It was so interesting. It came on Saturday mornings after Norm on This Old House and Rick Steves’ Europe. It was like Clean Sweep. It chose some common people. In the show, people took everything in the house outside so they could see how many things they had. Then they would go through each things they had. Then they would go through each thing and decide whether (是否) to keep or sell it. When people sold some things they would never use, ateam (团队)would make the home more beautiful with a new coat of paint. At the end of the show, everyone was always happy to see their home cleaned up and look spacious.
Antiques Roadshow came after The Life Laundry, which was confusing (令人困惑的)because The Life Laundry made you want to clean out your things, but it made you want to keep everything.
( )31. Why did Emily cancel the cable?
A. Because she didn’t like watching TV.
B. Because her family was very poor.
C. Because she was busy with the housework.
D. Because her television was broken.
( )32. When was The Life Laundry?
A. On Saturday mornings. B. On Saturday afternoons.
C. On Sunday mornings. D. On Sunday afternoons.
( )33. What does the underlined word “spacious” mean in Chinese?
A. 危险的 B. 宽敞的 C. 传统的 D. 明确的
( )34. What came after The Life Laundry?
A. Norm on This Old House. B. Clean Sweep
C. Rick Steves’s Europe. D.Antiques Roadshow.
( )35. What can we learn from the passage?
A. Emily cancelled the cable two years ago.
B. Emily didn’t mind The Life Laundry.
C. People gave things to each other in The Life Laundry.
D. Antiques Roadshow made people want to keep everything.
36. My brother is good at telling ___________(笑话).
37. Jack is very interested in Chinese _____________(文化).
38. I think computer games are boring and ___________________(毫无意义的).
39. I h____________ you can win the running competition.
40. It will b_______________ easier to live in the city if you find a good job.
expect, ready, other, successful, reason, I, act, may, hear, about
Many students don’t like joining school plays. Some think they are too shy on the stage(舞台). Some say they are too busy. Others think that is very boring. When I 41 the English club would have an English play Snow White, I decided to join it. The main 42 was that I really wanted to be on stage.
There were many characters in the play. Of course, the girls 43 to play the Princess(公主). Li Fan played the King. Wang Ping and 44 six boys in the club played the seven dwarfs(矮人). I thought I 45 get the role of the Princess. But He Yan got it. Miss Wang asked 46 to act the role of the Queen. I wasn’t very happy 47 this. But Miss Wang said, “The most important thing is the acting.”
From then on, I tried 48 the Queen. It was difficult for me to do it because I had no experience(经验) in acting. After two months’ hard practice, we were 49 to perform on stage. It was very 50 . People in the hall enjoyed it very much.
41. __________42. __________43. __________44.__________45. __________
46. __________47. __________48. __________49.__________50. __________
 My name is Linda. I’m a fifteen-year-old girl. I have three good friends at school. They are Judy, Alice and Dave. All of us like watching TV.
 I watch TV three times a week. My favorite TV shows are sitcoms. I think they are very funny and can help me relax.
 Judy can only watch TV on weekends. She loves talk shows best. She thinks they’re educational and she can learn a lot from them.
 Alice enjoys watching soap operas, because she thinks they’re interesting. She watches them four times a week.
 Dave watches TV every evening. 大卫喜欢哪种电视节目？ He likes the news. He wants to find out what’s going on around the world.
51. How many people like watching TV? (No more than 2 words)
52. What are Linda’s favorite TV shows? (No more than 2 words)
53. Why does Alice enjoy watching soap operas?( No more than 2 words)
54. Translate the underlined sentence in Paragraph 3 into Chinese.
55. Translate the underlined sentence in Paragraph 5 into English.
√√=Love √=doesn’t mind ×=can’t stand
News Sports shows Talk shows Soap operas
Danny’s father √√ √ √√ √
Danny’s mother × × √ √√
Danny √ √√ √√ ×
What do Danny’s family think of different TV shows? Let’s have a look. ______________
1-5 CBDBA 6-10 BDCDA 11-15 CDDBA 16-20 BADAC 21-25 DBABB
26-30 BDACB 31-35CABDD 36. jokes 37. culture 38. meaningless 39. hope
40. become/ be 41. heard 42. reason 43. expected 44. other 45. might 46. me
47. about 48. to act 49. ready 50. successful 51. 4/ 4people. 52. Sitcoms 53. Because (She think) they’re interesting. 54. 她认为他们有教育意义并且她能从中学到很多。 55. What kind of TV shows does Dave like?
What do Danny’s family think of different TV shows? Let’s have a look. Danny’s father loves the news and talk shows. He thinks talk shows are educational. He doesn’t mind sports shows or soap operas. Danny’s mother can’t stand the news or sports shows. She thinks they’re boring. She doesn’t mind talk shows. Her favorite shows are soap operas. What about Danny? Sports shows and talk shows are his favorite shows. He doesn’t mind the news. For soap operas, he can’t stand them.