Dad just didn't know how to show love. It was Mom who held __1__together.
Once when I stole a candy of a shop, he made me take it __2__. But it was Mom who understood I was just a kid.
I broke my leg one day on the playground and it was Mom who held me in her arms all the way to the__3__．
At my birthday parties, Dad seemed to be __4__ blowing up balloons, setting up tables and taking photos all the time. It was Mom who brought the__5__with the candles on it for me to blow out.
I remembered when Mom told Dad to teach me __6__ to ride a bike, I told him not to let go, but he said it was__7__. I fell and Mom ran to pick __8__up, but he stopped her. I was so __9__and I showed him. I got right back on that bike and rode it__10__. He didn't even feel embarrassed(尴尬), just smiled.
When I went to college, Mom did all the writing. He just sent bills and a little note about how __11__his lawn(草坪)looked now that I wasn't playing football on it.
Whenever I called home, he acted __12__ he wanted to talk, but he always said，“I'll __13__ your mother.”All my life, he said，“Where are you going? What time are you coming home? No, you can't go.”
Dad just doesn't know __14__ to show love. Is it possible he showed it and I didn't__15__ it?
( A )1.A.the family B．the group C．the team D．the class
( A )2.A.back B．up C．off D．down
( D )3.A.school B．office C．home D．hospital
( C )4.A.easy B．lucky C．busy D．early
( B )5.A.gift B．cake C．flower D．light
( B )6.A.what B．how C．when D．where
( A )7.A.time B．way C．place D．matter
( B )8.A.him B．me C．us D．her
( A )9.A.mad B．happy C．sorry D．upset
( C )10.A.herself B．himself C．myself D．yourself
( A )11.A.great B．funny C．sad D．worried
( D )12.A.with B．for C．as D．like
( C )13.A.see B．visit C．get D．meet
( C )14.A.when B．who C．how D．what
( D )15.A.show B．tell C．think D．know
What do you think of your father? Maybe we have __1__ideas. As for me, my father always__2__me and stands by my side. He is the“VIP(very important person)”in my life. Now I want to__3__some stories between us.
When I was a kid, my father was often __4__. I spent a lot of time __5__my grandmother. At that time I could really be called a naughty(顽皮的) girl and often couldn't control__6__. I don't know __7__my father was not able to just stay at home and play with me like other children's fathers.
As time went by, I studied in a boarding(寄宿) school. One day I told my father __8__the phone that I missed my mother's __9__very much. To my surprise, when I was preparing to go to bed, one of my roommates told me that__10__was calling me. I ran out and saw that my father was there, outside of the gate of the dormitory, with a __11__box in his hand. I went towards __12__him and he gave me that lunch box. His face was filled with tiredness by the long trip. Without__13__anything, he went away. Back to the dormitory I couldn't help __14__．
I just want to tell you that the __15__from your father may come in its own way and I really love my father.
( A )1.A.different B．similar C．surprising D．common
( B )2.A.shouts to B．cares about C．turns down D．laughs at
( A )3.A.share B．keep C．write D．add
( B )4.A.rich B．busy C．strong D．angry
( B )5.A.on B．with C．in D．for
( C )6.A.himself B．herself C．myself D．itself
( A )7.A.why B．how C．what D．who
( A )8.A.on B．to C．of D．about
( D )9.A.story B．life C．face D．dishes
( D )10.A.everyone B．anyone C．nobody D．someone
( B )11.A.milk B．lunch C．food D．vegetable
( B )12.A.seriously B．quickly C．carefully D．heavily
( C )13.A.remembering B．leaving C．saying D．losing
( A )14.A.crying B．laughing C．talking D．wondering
( A )15.A.love B．food C．trouble D．surprise
A boy thought that he was the most unhappy person in the world. He thought he was __1__ because almost everything bad always happened to him. So he wanted to __2__the key to happiness. He walked a long way and finally came to a beautiful __3__. There he met the king.
After learning why the boy had come, the king told the boy that he should __4__the palace and come back in two hours.“At the same time, I want you to hold this spoon(勺子) with milk，”said the king.“As you walk around my palace, carry this spoon __5__spilling (溢出) the milk.”
The boy kept his __6__on the spoon and began to walk around the fantastic palace. After__7__hours, he came back to the king. “Well，” asked the king. “Did you see the wonderful paintings in __8__palace? Did you see the colorful flowers in the garden？” The boy felt __9__because he saw nothing. He __10__paid attention to(注意) the milk.
“Then go back and see the beauty of my world，”said the king. __11__time the boy saw all of the works of art on the walls. He saw the greatest gardens and mountains all around. __12__he came back, he told the king everything he saw.
“But where is the __13__？”asked the king. Looking down a t the spoon in his hand, the boy saw there was __14__on the spoon.“Well, there is only one piece of advice I can give you，” said the king.“The key to __15__is to see all the beautiful world and also keep an eye on the spoon.”
( B )1.A.careful B．unlucky C．understanding D．hard－working
( A )2.A.find B．answer C．tell D．send
( B )3.A.school B．palace C．village D．factory
( C )4.A.look for B．look after C．look around D．look forward to
( D )5.A.by B．for C．after D．without
( D )6.A.face B．mouth C．ears D．eyes
( A )7.A.two B．three C．four D．five
( C )8.A.his B．her C．my D．your
( B )9.A.hungry B．sorry C．interested D．surprised
( A )10.A.only B．also C．never D．still
( A )11.A.This B．That C．Last D．Next
( C )12.A.Because B．Though C．When D．Before
( A )13.A.milk B．spoon C．painting D．flower
( D )14.A.anything B．something C．everything D．nothing
( C )15.A.activity B．success C．happiness D．luck
For this little boy, it was the coldest winter. A car hit his fathe r and he __1__a leg, and the family got poor. After that, his father became another person. When the boy was not nice enough, the father would be __2__．
One night, the boy walked on the street. He passed a lovely small shop. The boy was __3__interested that he couldn't move. He saw some beautiful b ags of __4__. He had an idea. He knew his father __5__coffee and knew stealing (偷)was no good. But all he could think was his father's smile. He put one bag into his jacket and ran away. He gave the coffee to his father, his father gave __6__a kiss. The boy was very happy, __7__he expected the kiss from his father for a long time. But __8__， before his fathe r could taste the coffee, the shopkeeper(商店主人) came and caught the boy.
Many years later, the boy became a successful businessman. One day, his mother called him, and said his father wanted to see him. He __9__because he was too busy. After a few weeks, he heard the __10__news that his father died. When he was in his father's room, he found an old box. It was the box that he got from the shop. On it was a piece of paper, saying“The gift __11__my son”. There was also a letter：
I am not a good father. But I also have a dream—to own a coffee ship. Then I can make coffee for you. I am __12__I didn't hold on to it.
The boy was very sad. He felt sorry for not meeting his father for the __13__time. He decided to go on with his father's __14__. He started a coffee business. His coffee business is now a(n) __15__.
And the little boy is Howard Schultz—the owner of Starbucks(星巴克)．
( C )1.A.had B．put C．lost D．tried
( B )2.A.afraid B．angry C．happy D．surprised
( A )3.A.so B．too C．very D．really
( D )4.A.salt B．sugar C．yogurt D．coffee
( A )5.A.loved B．tasted C．added D．poured
( B )6.A.me B．him C．it D．them
( D )7.A.if B．until C．unless D．because
( B )8.A.luckily B．unluckily C．easily D．truly
( C )9.A.agreed B．replied C．refused D．accepted
( A )10.A.sad B．good C．funny D．exciting
( D )11.A.to B．by C．for D．from
( A )12.A.sorry B．glad C．serious D．understanding
( B )13.A.first B．last C．next D．second
( D )14.A.kiss B．life C．coffee D．dream
( A )15.A.success B．hobby C．example D．event
I took a long walk in the nat ure park this morning. I do it __1__. It is really a great way to __2__the day. I usually walk up a nice long way. It's so __3__and pleasant, and there are many green trees.
After I finished walking, I decided to walk back to my__4__. On the way I saw a man __5__on the grass. He breathed(呼吸)really hard. I__6__ if he was OK. He said, “I am really thirsty(口渴) __7__I walk too far.”Then I knew he needed some__8__．
__9__， there aren't any places to get water in the nature park. __10__I bring bottled water and leave it in my car. __11__， I had some in my car today.
I got__12__ my car, drove back to the man, and gave him a little of __13__. Then I gave him a __14__back to his car.
He was so thankful. He was also__15__that someone could come back for him and help him out.
( A )1.A.every morning B．every afternoon C．every night D．every day
( B )2.A.end B．start C．finish D．smile
( A )3.A.quiet B．free C．busy D．boring
( D )4.A.home B．bike C．school D．car
( C )5.A.running B．jumping C．sitting D．wa lking
( A )6.A.asked B．knew C．predicted D．saw
( D )7.A.if B．so C．although D．because
( C )8.A.money B．time C．water D．food
( A )9.A.However B．In fact C．Though D．Also
( B )10.A.Always B．SometimesC．Never D．Usually
( B )11.A.Hardly B．Luckily C．Really D．Carefully
( A )12.A.into B．down C．off D．out
( D )13.A.yoghurt B．juice C．milk D．water
( A )14.A.ride B．lesson C．reason D．key
( C )15.A.angry B．sad C．surprised D．worried
It was the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. There were only two men in the __1__game of the long jump to win the gold medal. One was Lutz Long, a German long jumper, and the other was Jesse Owens, a black American. Adolf Hitler, the leader of Nazi Germany, was __2__the stadium and he wan ted Lutz Long to win.
At the beginning of the competition, Jesse Owens had some __3__because he stepped over the white line twice. Everybody in the stadium thought that Lutz Long was going to win. But then something __4__happened. Lutz Long went to talk to Owens to __5__him. Owens __6__what Lung told him. In his next jump, Owens didn't __7__over the line and his jump was good.
The next two jumps by __8__athletes were excellent and everybody in the stadium was very __9__. But finally, with his last jump, Owens beat Lung by 27 centime ters and won the gold medal. This was the second of the __10__gold medals that Jesse Owens won in the 1936 Olympics.
Adolf Hitler was very __11__and he left the stadium. The first person to__12__Owens was Lutz Long. The two men became good friends, and they __13__friends after the Olympics.
A short time before he died in 1979, Jesse Owens talk ed about what __14__in the Berlin Olympics. He said，“I won four gold medals in Berlin, but I won something much better and more important than that Lutz Long's __15__．
( D )1.A.first B．second C．next D．last
( A )2.A.in B．out of C．near D．on
( C )3.A.activities B．mistakes C．problems D．hopes
( C )4.A.interesting B．relaxing C．surprising D．tiring
( A )5.A.help B．stop C．refuse D．care
( C )6.A.heard from B．heard of C．listened to D．gave up
( B )7.A.jump B．step C．fly D．come
( D )8.A.all B．some C．many D．both
( B )9.A.bored B．excited C．puzzled D．worried
( C )10.A.two B．three C．four D．five
( B )11.A.sad B．angry C．afraid D．busy
( B )12.A.laugh at B．shake hands with
C．shout to D．look after
( C )13.A.made B．became C．stayed D ．lost
( C )14.A.reported B．rememberedC．happened D．forgot
( D )15.A.words B．help C．result D．friendship
My life I have depended on the kindness of many strangers(陌生人). It's sorry for me that I can't find them and say“thank you”to them.
When I was ten, my mother worked all day so I had to __1__ my younger brother. At that time my little brother was about four years old and he __2__ Mom all the time.
One day, after I gave him his dinner, he__3__crying for Mom. He was so __4__and really needed Mom very much. So I dressed him, put on his shoes, __5__him on my back and walked out. Soon he fell asleep. About half an hour later, I found that he had lost a __6__while sleeping. I took him off my back quickly and put him down__7__by the road. I knew we needed to find that shoe because our mother couldn't afford new shoes. We __8__go back to find it, so I told my brother to wait right there. A man heard it and stopped __9__just before I walked off. He asked me，“You are leaving your brother here to find the shoe? What would you do__10__he is not here when you come back？” I did not know the answer__11__that question. He went __12__，“It's OK if you can't find the shoe, __13__it is not OK to lose your brother.”Then he sent us to Mom's workplace by taxi.
I do not even remember __14__the man's face looked like. However, he taught me a lesson－peo ple are__15__than things.
( B )1.A.wait for B．look after C．find out D．laugh at
( D )2.A.disliked B．refused C．understood D．missed
( A )3.A.started B．finished C．refused D．worried
( A )4.A.young B．busy C．strong D．angry
( D )5.A.sent B．left C．planned D．carried
( B )6.A.sock B．shoe C．hat D．shirt
( C )7.A.loudly B．seriously C．carefully D．heavily
( C )8.A.might B．can C．had to D．should
( B )9.A.us B．me C．him D．her
( B )10.A.unless B．if C．until D．when
( A )11.A.to B．for C．with D．at
( B )12.A.away B．on C．up D．back
( C )13.A.because B．and C．but D．so
( A )14.A.what B．where C．how D．when
( A )15.A.more important B．more popular
C．more famous D．more fantastic
It was sunny yesterday afternoon. While I was sitting in the park, there was an old man __1__walking around. I heard him telling people that he was __2__and couldn't find the way back home. He looked __3__，but nobody helped him. After watching and __4__for a few minutes, I walked up to him and asked him his __5__. He said he was called Ray. I asked him how long he had been __6__ and he said he had been outside for hours. I asked him if he needed something to __7__and he said yes. So I ran to buy __8__a cup of coffee and called the police. Then I asked him to __9__me in the park so that he could sit down on the benches(长椅).
In fact, his __10__had called the police, too. So I told the old man that I was going to __11__with him until his daughter arrived. The old man's eyes became __12__and watery after hearing what I said. We sat on the benches quietly and just enjoyed the __13__sunshine. Then his daughter came. She had tears(眼泪) in her eyes and thanked me for my __14__．
I was so happy at that time because I had done the __15__thing. It is truly better to give than to receive.
( D )1.A.quickly B．happily C．quietly D．slowly
( C )2.A.tired B．sad C．lost D．hungry
( B )3.A.excited B．worried C．happy D．bored
( A )4.A.thinking B．caring C．talking D．moving
( D )5.A.number B．address C．age D．name
( A )6.A.walking B．running C．sleeping D．crying
( B )7.A.eat B．drink C．wear D．read
( C )8.A.me B．her C．him D．us
( A )9.A.join B．help C．call D．show
( D )10.A.student B．friend C．classmate D．daughter
( B )11.A.travel B．wait C．play D．study
( C )12.A.white B．black C．red D．green
( A )13.A.warm B．cool C．hot D．cold
( B )14.A.service B．help C．gift D．prize
( D )15.A.silly B．dangerous C．wrong D．right
“Today I will give you a special test，”said the English teacher with a smile on his face.
All the students set up straight and__1__ for the test to begin. The teacher began to__2__ the test papers to all the students. __3__ he finished handing out the test papers，he asked them to begin.
The students were very__4__ to see that there was not a question but a black dot(圆点) in the center of the paper. The teacher__5__ the students' surprise and said，“I want you to__6__ about what you see there.”
At the end of the class，the teacher took all the students' answer sheets(答题纸) and read the answers. __7__ of them described the black dot. After reading all the answers，the teacher said，“Here everyone only paid attention to the black dot，__8__ no one wrote about the white paper.”The whole class listened__9__，because they were afraid to fail in the exam.
Then the teacher said，“Don't worry your__10__ for this test. I just want you to think about our life. The white paper is like our whole life and the black dot in the center of the paper__11__ for problems in our daily life.”
Our life is a __12__ given to us by God，with love and care. __13__，we just pay attention to the problems like illnesses and poverty(贫穷)，and never see that these problems are very__14__ compared to everything else we have in our life.
So we should try to take our eyes off our problems and__15__ each moment life gives us.
( D )1.A.took B．looked C．served D．waited
( C )2.A.e－mail B．sell C．give D．add
( A )3.A.After B．Before C．Until D．While
( B )4.A.happy B．surprised C．excited D．sad
( C )5.A.forgot B．rememberedC．noticed D．liked
( B )6.A.talk B．write C．hear D．learn
( A )7.A.All B．None C．Some D．Many
( D )8.A.because B．although C．if D．but
( A )9.A.quietly B．angrily C．happily D．quickly
( B )10.A.presents B．grades C．shapes D．roles
( C )11.A.helps B．finds C．stands D．solves
( B )12.A.problem B．gift C．moment D．door
( A )13.A.Still B．Also C．Besides D．Then
( C )14.A.serious B．big C．small D．important
( D )15.A.refuse B．stop C．receive D．enjoy