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）两部分。满分 150 分。考试
第 Ⅰ 卷
（共两节，满分 0 30 分）
第一节（共 5 小题；每小题 1.5 分，满分 7.5 分）
听下面 5段对话。每段对话后有一个小题，从题中所给的 A、B、C 三个选项中选出最佳
选项，并标在试卷的相应位置。听完每段对话后，你都有 10 秒钟的时间来回答有关小题和阅
1. When is Jessica’s Birthday?
A. September 8. B. September 9. C. September 10.
2. Which hotel does the woman live in now?
A. ChinaGreat Hotel. B. Holiday Inn. C. Hilton.
3.Why will the woman not go to the zoo tomorrow?
A. Theman’s sonis too young. B.The weather is unpleasant. C. It ’ll rain heavily.
4. Where does the conversation take place most probably?
A. At a bus stop. B.At a railway station. C. In a bank.
5. When didthe man probably arrive?
A. At 8:00 am. B.At 8:30 am. C.At 5:30 pm.
第二节（共 15 小题；每小题 1.5 分，满分 22.5 分）
听下面 5段对话或独白。每段对话或独白后有几个小题，从每题所给的 A、B、C 三个选
题，每小题 5秒钟；听完后，各小题将给出 5秒钟的作答时间。每段对话或独白读两遍。
听第 6 段材料
，回答第 6 至 8 题。
6. Where does this talktake place probably?
A. In the street. B.At a shoeshop. C. On the bus.
7. Why did shethink of buying Tom a pair of iron shoes?
A. Because Tom’s shoes were easily worn out.
B. Because Tom likes iron shoes.
C. Because Tom asked the woman to buy him a pair of iron shoes.
8. What kindof shoes did she buy at last?
A. Leather shoes. B. Iron shoes. C. Sports shoes.
听第 7 段材料
，回答第 9 至 11 题。
9. Why did the woman go to London during the vacation?
A. To learn English. B.To go sightseeing. C.To visit some teachers.
10. How longdid the woman stay in London?
A. About 30 days. B.About 40 days. C.About 45 days.
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11. What did thewoman like particularly about the English classes?
A. The teachers were nice and clever.
B. The classes focused on writing.
C. The students were quite free in class.
听第 8 段材料
，回答第 12 至 14题。
12. What’s the probable relationship between the speakers?
A. Friends. B. Boss and secretary. C. Shop owner and customer.
13. What are the gifts the man advises the woman to choose from?
A. Postcards and somefruit. B. Hand-made vase and pottery. C. Cotton hatsand some food.
14. How much should the woman pay forthe gift she picked?
A. $ 80. B. $ 45. C. $ 90.
听第 9 段材料
，回答第 15 至 17题。
15. Where does the conversation take place?
A.At an airport. B. In a bookshop. C.At a duty-free shop.
16. What does the manthink of theprices ofthe items in the duty-free shop?
A. Very high. B. Low. C.Alittle high.
17. Which of the following isright?
A. The man is certainlyfromAsia.
B. The man appreciates the cleanness of the airport.
C. It took the man a longtime to get through the Immigration.
听第 10 段材料
，回答第 18至 20 题。
18. Where did Henry Ford come from ?
A. German. B.America. C.Australia.
19. How much did Henry get every week when he worked in a machine shop?
A. $2.15 B. $2.5 C. $5
20. Which of the following isnot true according to the speaker?
A. Henry began to work formoney at the age of 16.
B.As a boy Henry enjoyed repairing watches and machines.
C. Henry was the inventor of the first car.
第二部分: : 阅读理解（共两节，满分 40 分）
节 第一节 （共 15 小题；每小题 2 分，满分 30 分）
The Jialing County Council recognizes that citizens have certain needs. To better meet your
needs, we have made several changes to community facilities in 2017. This chart shows how we
have tried to make your life better.
●Three stations for the suburbs have been added to the western train service.
●20 new buses for the southern linewere purchased in January.
●50 per cent of city bus-stops havebeen upgraded.
●Broadband cable is now available to all parts of the city.
●All of the new Government buildings are smart-wired for better computer service!
●The new state-of-the-art Nightingale Hospital was opened in June.
●Toovercome a shortageof trained medical staff at The People’s Hospital, 10 doctors have been
employed from overseas.
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●Some facilities at Xiahe Street Hospital have been upgraded.
●Textbooks will befree to all primary students in 2017!
●The rent for private schools has been reduced.
Protection and Security
●Extra policenow patrol (巡逻 ) the tourist areas.
●50 new police officers graduated in July andhave taken up duties in the city area.
Entertainment / Recreation
●The new Central Community Building openedin May.
●5,000 new fiction books were bought for the Jialing Public Library.
21. The notice is mainly about _____.
A. the work carried out by the people of Jialing County
B. the facilities available in Jialing County
C. some improvements in Jialing County
D. information for interested tourists
22. The public notice is written by __________.
A. the community B. the local government C. the citizens D. a travel agency
23.All the following are true EXCEPT that _____.
A. both residents and tourists can enjoy more security now
B. Xiahe Street Hospital had out-dated facilities before 2017
C. traveling is more convenient in Jialing County.
D. The People’s Hospital is still short of trained medical staff
Charles Dickens was one of the greatest English novelists but also one of the greatest
entertainers in the history of fiction. He wrote over twenty novels and many of hischaracters are as
familiar to today’s readers as they were to readers in Dickens’sday. In the early nineteenth century
there was a rise in literacy and everyone, from the ordinary workman to Queen Victoria herself, read
His popularity was inpart due tohis ability to capture the imagination of his audience by
creating unforgettable characters such as the orphan Oliver in Oliver Twistor the escapedconvict
Magwitch in Great Expectations. Hedescribed the lives of ordinary people during the industrial
revolution and he had a deep understanding of the hardships suffered by the poor because of his
Hewas also capable of incredible wit (机智)as is demonstrated in his first and brilliantly comic
novel, The Pickwick Papers. This was aninstant success with his Victorian audience and is still
considered to be one of the funniest books ever written in English.
But there was anotherreason for the amazing success of his novels and that was the way they
were published. All of his major novels were published in magazines in weekly or monthly
instalments. Serial publication had several advantages. In those days, the price of a book was far too
expensive for ordinary people—a novel cost20 shillings or more and the average workeronly
earned between 5 and 30 shillings a week.
Dickens’s novels appeared in magazines as weekly or monthly instalments. These magazines
cost under ashilling and were within the price range of ordinary people. For the publisher, it
increased the market for fiction because more peoplecould afford to buy the magazines.
Dickens wrote his stories with this serial style of publishing in mind,planning each instalment
carefully to keep the attention of his audience. He had to make sure that at the end of each
instalment there was suspense(悬念) which would makereaders wonderwhatwould happen next
and as a result they would buy the next magazine.This created a special style ofnovel which is
organised into regular chapters. Not until the whole story had been published in serial form did it
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appear asa complete novel.
This type of publishing was extremelycommon throughout the nineteenth century and many
other novelists alsopublished in serial form. But unlike Dickens, these other writers never published
the first instalment of a novel until they had written the complete work. Dickens had so much
energy and such an exceptional imagination that he was able to keep to the tight writing schedules
required by serial publicationfor nearly 35 years!
From around the 1850s, many of Dickens’s earlier novels were re-issued in weekly or monthly
parts in what was called the Cheap Edition. This was a similar idea to today’s cheap paperbacks
which are published at least a year after the more expensive hard backbooks.
24. Which of the following isNOTthe reason for the success of Dickens’s novels?
A. Queen Victoria recommended Dickens’snovelsto readers.
B. The characters Dickenscreated were unforgettable.
C. His books wereinteresting.
D. The method of serial publishing made the magazines affordable .
25. The underlined word " instalments " in the 4 th paragraph could be best replaced by______ .
A. serial publication B. low price C. different style D. close connection
26.How did Dickens encouragepeople to buy the next instalment of his story?
A. By creating a special style of novel. B. By making his characters realistic.
C. By creating suspense at the end ofeach instalment. D. By telling his writingplan.
27. How did Dickens differ from other writers at the same time?
A. He was the only writer to use serial publishing.
B. He didn’t complete his stories before he started publishing.
C. His stories were better.
D. He was short of imagination.
Americans do not usually see themselves, when they are in the United States, as
representativesof their country. They see themselves as individuals who are different from all other
individuals, whether those others are Americans or foreigners. Americans may say they have no
culture, since they often think of culture as an additional quality of customs to be found only in
other countries. Individual Americans may think they chose their own values, rather than having had
their values forced on them by the society in which they were born. If you ask them to tell you
something about "American culture" they may be unable to answer and they may even deny that
there is an "American culture".
Because they think they are responsibleas individuals for havingchosen their basic values and
their way of life, many Americans don’t like generalisations( 概 括 ) others make about them.
Generalisations disturb Americans. They may be unhappy with the thought that they hold certain
ideas and act in certain ways simply because they were bornandraised in the United States, and not
because they had consciously thought about those ideas andways of doing things and chosen the
ones they preferred.
At the same time, Americans will readily generalise about various subgroups within their own
country. Northerners have fixed views about Southerners, and vice versa. There are fixed views of
people from the country and people from the city; people from the coasts and people from inland;
people from the Midwest;minority ethnic groups; Texans; New Yorkers; Californians; Iowans; and
Therefore, Americans see few generalisations that can safely be made about them, in part
because they are "so individualistic" and in part because they think regional and other kinds of
differences clearly distinguish Americans of various groups from each other.
28.Americans, when inthe United States, seethemselves as ___________.
A. individuals much the same as foreigners
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B. individuals that share the same values and way of life
C. individuals who are all different
D. representatives of their country
29.Americans maythink that "American culture" ____________.
A. is different from other cultures B. is highly valued around the world
C. is better than other cultures D. does not really exist
30.Americans are disturbed by generalisations others make about them because ____.
A.American culture hasnot been thoroughly studied
B. theythink of themselves as individuals
C. not all Americans were born and raised in the US
D. differentAmericans have different origins
31. Which of the following can best serve as the title of the passage?
A. HowAmericans See Themselves B. Why Generalisations Disturb Americans
C. HowAmerican Culture Develops D. WhatAmerican ValuesAre
Need for closure is apsychological term that describes a person’s desirefora firm answer to a
question. Ourneedfor closure is our naturalpreference for definite answers over confusion and
uncertainty. Every person has their own baseline level of need for closure. It likely evolved via
What I find really fascinating is how our need for closure is affected by the situation we’re in.
Our need for closure rises whenwe have to act rather than just observe, and it matters much more
when we’re rushed, or bored, or tired. Any stress can make our discomfort with uncertainty increase,
and a high need for closure negatively influences some of our most important decisions: who we
decideto trust, whether we admit we’re wrong and even how creative we are.
In hiring, for instance, a high need forclosure leads people to put far too much weight on their
first impression.It’scalled the Urgency Effect. In one experiment, psychologists tried to lower
people’s need for closure by telling them, right before participants are about to makevarious
judgments of a job candidate, that they’ll be responsible in some way for them, or that their
judgments have serious consequences.
Inmaking any big decision,it’s not enough just to know that we should take our time. We all
know that important decisions shouldn’t be rushed. The problem is that we don’t keep that advice in
mind when it matters. So, one of the bestsolutions is to formalize the reminders. Before making
important decisions, write down not just advantages and disadvantages but what theconsequences
could be. Also, think about how much pressure you’re under. If your need for closure is particularly
high that day, it’s even more important to think twice.
32. How does "need for closure" probably come into being?
A. By acquiring. B. By accident. C. By nature. D. By imitating.
33. It canbe inferred that a high need for closure ______.
A. promotes one’s creativity B. leads to not so good decisions
C. brings about more stress D. causes discomfort and uncertainty
34.In the experiment the psychologists reduced participants’ need for closure by telling them to
A. be responsible for their boss B. be cautious about their judgments
C. value their first impression D. pay little attention to the consequences
35.The author would probably discuss_______ in the paragraph that follows.
A. some serious consequences of making decisions
B. other approachesto makingimportant decisions
C. more helpful solutions to high need for closure
D. another strategy to escape the pressures of modern life
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第二节（共 5 小题；每小题 2 分，满分 10 分）
Skydiving is a sport in which people jump or fall from aplane at a high altitude. 36 People
at different levels of physical fitness can doit , as long as they are ready for a sport which can be
both frightening and exciting.
The rootsof the sport are actually much older than many people realise. 37 In 1797,
Andre-Jacques Garnerin jumped from a hot-air balloon with a parachute, marking the first example
of truly modern skydiving.
In the military, skydiving was originally used as a way to provide supportforairmen. 38
Brave pilots began to skydive for fun as well. Wildfire fighters also skydive to reach remote site so
that theycan be on the ground quickly.
Several safety measures are taken to make skydiving as safe as possible. Skydivers regularly
check their equipment to ensure that itis in good shape. 39 In some cases, thebackup(后补的)
parachutewill open if a skydiverreaches a certain altitude. Internationally, several organizations
promote safe skydiving , offering classes and certifications in the sport.
Forpeople who want to experience skydiving for themselves, many companies around the world
offer opportunities. 40 Good training also involves ground schooling as well, to make surethat
the skydiver is safe, secure, and ready to skydive on his or her own.
A.And most skydivers carry a backup parachute.
B. The first step in successful skydiving is jumping from the plane.
C. If a plane became disabled during flight , the pilot could use a parachuteto save his life.
D. Ingeneral, people jump with a coach in the beginning, sharing their parachute.
E. The sport is also known as parachuting because ofthat piece of safety equipment.
F. Several original inventors developed simple equipment used for the skydiving activity.
G. Before jump, the skydiver must make sure he or she is at the right altitude and at the right
第三部分: : 语言知识运用（共两节, 满分 45 分）
节 第一节 完形填空（共 20 小题，每小题 1.5 分，满分 30 分）
阅读下面短文，从短文后各题所给的四个选项（A、B、 C 和 D）中, 选出可以填入空白
Life is full of miracles. They surround us everyday.One of these miracles happened to me
recently. I was 41 my car’s tank at a local gas station.It was only 10 am, but I already felt
42 . It was a cloudy, gloomy and rainy day and I hadn’tslept well the night before. After I paid
for the gas I turned my car towards the main road.I looked right and left and then my brain sent the
signal for my 43 to push on the gas pedal but 44 happened. 45 ,I shook my head to
clear it and gazed down at my foot.
Just 46 I did, though, a semi-truck roared past my car doing 60 mph. My tired, bleary (视
线模糊的)eyes hadn’t seenit when Ihad looked just 2 seconds 47 . If I had been
48 when I should havebeen , my little greencar would have been hit violently andI would
have most likely been 49 . I sat there for a longtime quietly 50 God for sparing my life
before pulling out on the road and 51 home.This time both my brain and foot worked
As I looked 53 on that moment later Istill couldn’t understand it. Did God prevent my
brain’s signal from reaching my foot? Did an angelgrab my toes to keep them from 54 on the
gas? One question kept coming back into my mind as well: why? Why did I get this miracle? Why
did God 55 my life this day? Finally, I felt the 56 forming deep within my heart and
mind. I heard the words coming from my 57 saying, “You still have more to do. Your work is
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Richard Bach, a famous American writer, wrote,“Here is the 58 to find if your mission
on Earth is finished: ifyou are 59 it isn’t.” Wake up each day then knowing that your mission
isn’t done yet. You have more love to 60 , more people to help, more kindness to give.You have
one moreday to be the miracle God meant for you to be.
41.A.repairing B. filling C. washing D. renewing
42.A. hungry B. hot C. tired D. impatient
43.A. foot B. hand C. leg D. car
44.A. everything B.something C. anything D. nothing
45.A.Accustomed B.Touched C. Excited D. Shocked
46.A. if B. as C. since D. while
47.A. earlier B. later C. shorter D. longer
48.A. checking out B. wearing out C. running out D. pulling out
49.A. saved B. injured C. killed D. shot
50.A. scolding B. praying C.accompanying D. thanking
51.A. leaving B. heading C. walking D. settling
52.A. perfectly B. aimlessly C. painfully D. sleepily
53.A. forward B. up C. down D. back
54.A. sitting B. pressing C. moving D. burning
55.A. take B. desert C. spare D. see
56.A. answer B. lesson C. loss D. meaning
57.A. God B. soul C. family D. experience
58.A. question B. choice C. theory D. test
59.A. missing B.dead C. challenging D. alive
60.A. get B. share C. clean D. control
第 Ⅱ 卷
第三部分: : 语言知识运用
第二节（共 10 小题；每小题 1.5 分, 满分 15 分）
, 在空白处填入适当的内容（1 个单词）或括号内单词的正确形式。
The only 61______(survive) of a shipwreck was washed up on a small, uninhabitedisland.
He prayed for God 62______ (rescue) him, and every day he scanned the horizon for help,but none
Exhausted, he 63______(eventual) managed to build a little hut out of driftwood to protect him
from the danger, and to store his few 64______(possession).
But thenone day, after looking for food, he arrived home to find his little hut in flames,the
smoke rolling 65______ into the sky. The worst happened and everything was lost . He was shocked
with anger and sorrow. “God, how could you do this to me!” he cried.
Early thenextday, however , he 66______ (awaken) by the sound of a ship 67______(approach)
the island. It had come to rescue him.
The weary manasked his rescuers, “How did you know I was here?” “We saw your smoke
signal,” they replied.
It is easy to get discouraged when things are going bad. But we shouldn’t lose heart, 68______
God is at work in our lives, even in the midst of pain and suffering.
Remember, next time your little hut is burning to the ground it just may be 69______ smoke
signal that summons (传唤)the grace of God.
For all the negativethings we have to sayto 70______(us): God has a positive answer for it.
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第四部分：写作(共两节, 满分 35 分)
节 第一节 短文改错(共 10 小题；每小题 1 分, 满分 10 分)
10 处错误, 每句中最多有两处。错误涉及一个单词的增加、删除或修改。
2．只允许修改 10 处, 多者(从第 11 处起)不计分。
Anny’s family was terribly poor. One Christmas Eve, Anny’s father saw him use a piece of
gold wrapping paper to decorate a shoe-box,which was so much precious to their family , and she
put it under the Christmas tree. The next morning, Anny takes the box to her father and said, “This
is for you , Dad!” So when he opened it , he found it was empty. “ How do you give me an empty
box? Don’t you know the gold wrapping paper where you used is expensive to us ?” He said angry .
Anny cried, saying, “ Dad, it is empty. I blew so many kiss intoituntil it was all full.” Heard this ,
the dad felt regretful , he heldAnny in his arms andsaid, “ Sorry , my dear, I love you!”
节 第二节 书面表达（满分 25 分）
注意：1.100 词左右。 2. 短文的开头已给出，不计入总词数。
Recently our school has carried out a survey about whether middle school students often
communicate with their parents.
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