M:I’m not feeling so well.
W:Get some rest and take these three times a day and you should feel better.If you don’t,come back and see me.
1.Who is the man possibly talking to?
A.A doctor. B.A teacher. C.His mother.
M:I met Sam on the street today.
W:Really?Did he say something about his sister?
M:Yes.She ought to be leaving New York very soon,because her husband has taken a job in Los Angeles.
2.What do we know about Sam?
A.His sister will leave for New York.
B.His sister will leave for Los Angeles.
C.He will leave New York.
M:Are you sure you’ve corrected all the mistakes in the paper?
W:Perhaps I’d better read it through again.
3.What is the woman going to do?
A.Rewrite the paper because there are too many mistakes.
B.Throw the paper away.
C.Read the paper again.
M:Does this bill belong to you?
W:Oh,thanks.I’ve just lost five pounds.
M:I’m glad that I’ve found the owner;otherwise I would have to go to the Lost and Found.
4.Why does the woman thank the man?
A.He lent her some money.
B.He gave her a five-pound bill.
C.He returned the lost money to her.
M:We’d better hurry.I think that’s our flight.
W:Have I got time to get a newspaper?
M:Well,I don’t think we have time.
W:All right,well,you take that bag,and I’ll take this one.
5.Where does this conversation probably take place?
A.At an airport.
B.At a railway station.
C.At a department store.
M:Do you want your television repaired?
W:Yes,but not by the man you suggested.
M:Why not?The repairmen are very good and the charges are so reasonable.
W:That may be,but I couldn’t find the place.
M:But you couldn’t miss it.I told you it is at the first right after the railroad bridge.
W:I took that.I went to the end of the road.There is no such place.
M:Wait a minute.Perhaps it is the second right.Yes,I think it is.
W:I should have known,whenever someone says “You can’t miss it”,you can be sure that you won’t find it.
6.Whom do you think the woman was angry with?
7.Why couldn’t the woman find the repair shop?
A.She missed the right turn.
B.The man gave her the wrong directions.
C.She was a bad driver.
8.Why did the man tell her to turn to these television repairmen?
A.The shop was easy to find.
B.One of the repairmen was his friend.
C.They did good work and the price was reasonable.
W:Hello,Roger?This is Ann.
M:Hi,Ann.How have you been?And how’s your new apartment working out?
W:Well,that’s what I’m calling about.You see,I’ve decided to look for a new place.
M:Oh,what’s the problem with your place now?I thought you liked the apartment.
W:I do,but it’s a little far from the campus.Do you think you could help?
M:All right.So,what kind of place are you looking for?
W:Well,I’d like to share an apartment with one or two roommates within walking distance of school.
M:Okay,how much do you want to spend on rent?
W:Oh,somewhere under $200 a month.
M:Hmm.And anything else?
W:Yeah,I need a parking space.
M:Well,I know there’s an apartment nearby.I’ll drop by there on my way to class today.
W:Hey,thanks a lot.
9.What’s the relationship between the man and the woman?
A.They are teacher and student.
B.They are friends.
C.They are mother and son.
10.What does the woman ask the man to do?
A.Look for a new apartment.
B.Find a job to earn $200 a month.
C.Share an apartment with one or two roommates.
11.How much does the woman want to spend on rent?
A.Less than $200 a month.
B.Somewhere about $200 a month.
C.A little more than $200 a month.
M:Is it true that you don’t swim at all now?
W:I’m afraid so,I’m too old.
M:But you are only twenty.
W:That’s too old for a swimmer.If I swam in an international competition now,I wouldn’t win.So I’d rather not swim at all.
M:But don’t you enjoy swimming?
W:I used to,when I was small.But if you enter for big competitions you have to work very hard.I used to get up at 6 to go to the pool.I had to train before school,after school and on weekends.I swam thirty-five miles every week!
M:But you were so famous at fifteen.And look at all those cups.
W:It’s true that I did have some wonderful memories.The Olympics were very exciting.But I missed some important things too.While other girls were playing,I was swimming.
12.What is the woman good at?
A.Swimming. B.Running. C.Playing.
13.How old was she when she became famous?
A.She was twenty.
B.She was thirteen.
C.She was fifteen.
14.What can we learn about the woman from the dialogue?
A.She never took part in the Olympic Games.
B.She still swims for international competitions.
C.She used to swim thirty five miles every week.
W:Please turn off the lights,Harry.
M:Why?What’s the matter?I want to read the paper.
W:If we turn on too many lights,all the electricity in the house will go off.
M:Now who told you that?
W:Our new neighbour Mr Smith.
M:Mr Smith?When did he come to our home?
W:I had to go to his home and ask for help today.
M:What was wrong?
W:When I turned on the washing machine,all the lights went out.
M:Well,did he take care of it for you?
W:Yes,but he said it would take a lot more work to do a really good job.
M:What does he mean by a really good job?
W:He said we need new electric wires throughout the house and a lot of other things.
M:Did he tell you how much it would cost?
W:Yes,about a thousand dollars.
M:A thousand dollars?That’s a lot of money.And just when we need to get some work done on our car,too.
15.What had gone wrong in their house?
A.Their washing machine.
16.Who was Mr Smith?
B.The woman’s husband.
C.The woman’s new neighbour.
17.Why did the man think it would cost him dearly?
A.Because he wanted to buy a car.
B.Because he didn’t have a good job.
C.Because their car also needed repairing.
M:It was 2:05 in the afternoon.When I entered the classroom,I was surprised to see a video camera.Our class teacher was operating the camera,and my classmates were all talking among themselves slowly.Most of us had never been in front of a video camera before,so we were quite nervous.As for myself,I had once faced one at home;my uncle was shooting when we were celebrating my sister’s birthday.But this was completely different.We had to talk about our articles as if we were reading news on TV.The funny thing was that every time I tried to face the camera and talk about my article,I forgot the article and couldn’t resist looking down at it.It was a completely different experience for me,thanks to our class teacher.
18.What were the students going to do?
A.They were going to talk about their articles before a video camera.
B.They were going to read news on TV.
C.They were going to celebrate the writer’s birthday.
19.Why was the writer so nervous?
A.He had never stood before a video camera.
B.He had never talked about his own article before a video camera.
C.This camera was different from the one he had once faced.
20.What was the writer’s feeling to his class teacher?
A.Nervous. B.Afraid. C.Thankful.
If you think about World Heritage Sites,you probably think of places connected with ancient art and culture,historical buildings and monuments.And of course,many of these are on the World Heritage List(WHL)(世界遗产名录).But the WHL contains a lot of sites that are not so obvious.Let’s look at a few of them.
This island was used through the centuries as a prison,a hospital and a military base.But it’s probably most famous as a maximum-security prison for political prisoners in the twentieth century.Nelson Mandela was one of its most famous residents.The WHL says it represents “the triumph(胜利) of democracy(民主) and freedom over oppression(压迫) and racism(种族主义)”.
This is an area of great natural beauty and the mountains have many interesting geological formations.But it is also an area of small farms.People there still use a type of agriculture that used to be common in mountainous areas of Europe but has almost completely disappeared in modern times.
Brasilia is a capital city that was created from nothing in 1956.The WHL calls it “a landmark in the history of town planning”.The different areas of the city and the buildings themselves were all designed at the same time carefully.Every part of the city shows the ideas of the planner and architect.
Simien National Park was one of the first sites to be listed in 1978.It is one of the highest mountain areas in Africa,and the WHL calls it “one of the most spectacular(壮观的) landscapes in the world”.It is also important for its wildlife.The population of some rare animals is getting smaller and smaller.
21.The passage mainly talks about .
A.the remains of ancient cultures on the WHL
B.the household heritage sites on the WHL
C.some of the sites that are not so obvious on the WHL
D.places of artistic or cultural importance
22.The WHL has listed Borders of France and Spain probably because .
A.it shows us past European society through the type of agriculture
B.this is an area of great natural beauty
C.the mountains there have many interesting geological formations
D.people there still use a type of agriculture that is common in Europe in modern times
23.Which of the following sites was listed on the WHL for its political symbol?
A.Simien National Park,Ethiopia.
B.The city of Brasilia,Brazil.
C.Borders of France and Spain.
D.Robben Island in South Africa.
24.Which of the following sites was listed on the WHL for the wonderful plan of buildings?
A.Robben Island in South Africa.
B.The city of Brasilia,Brazil.
C.Borders of France and Spain.
D.Simien National Park,Ethiopia.
Paris has the Eiffel Tower(埃菲尔铁塔),Rome the Colosseum(圆形大剧场),New York the Statue of Liberty.These symbolic landmarks are recognizable worldwide.Brussels(布鲁塞尔) meanwhile has the Manneken Pis(撒尿小童).Think of the Belgian(比利时的) capital and if anything,you think of the small peeing(撒尿) boy—a 60-centimeter-high bronze figure standing on a block,supplying a constant stream of water to the basin under him.
Some might laugh.But for Jacques Stroobants,the statue is up there with the best of them.“I am proud of him.People come from all around the world to see him,” says 60-year-old Stroobants with a fatherly glance at the little boy.
As the most famous landmark of Brussels,Manneken Pis has a very special place in the heart of Belgians.
The original Manneken Pis dates back to 1388,but the statue tourists see today dates from 1619 when the city built a second one,after the original was destroyed.
There are many stories surrounding the legend of Manneken Pis.Nobody knows why he was created.One story is that he saved Brussels by putting out the flames of a deadly fire with his well-aimed wee-wee(小便).But the most believable story is that the boy—the son of a wealthy nobleman(贵族)—was missing and kidnapped(绑架).The father had a statue built in honour of the way his son was found—peeing against a tree.
25.The Manneken Pis is the symbol of ,which stands on a block of the capital.
A.England B.Italy C.Belgium D.Swede
26.Why does the Manneken Pis have a very special place in the heart of Belgians?
A.Because it provides a good resting place for the Belgians.
B.Because it is the most famous landmark of Brussels.
C.Because it’s good-looking with water running continuously.
D.Because it helps the Belgians make a lot of money every year.
27.If Belgians regard the Manneken Pis as a hero,they may be more willing to believe the statue was made .
A.for a country boy who was peeing against a big tree
B.in honour of the boy who saved Brussels
C.in honour of a little Belgian soldier who gave his life to his country
D.for the son of a rich man who was lost
28.Which of the following can you see in France?
A.The Eiffel Tower. B.The Colosseum.
C.The Statue of Liberty. D.The Manneken Pis.
A Leonardo da Vinci painting of JesusChrist that recently sold for a record $450 million is heading to the Louvre Abu Dhabi.The newly opened museum made the announcement this week.
Last month,Christie’s auction(拍卖) house in New York City sold the painting for the most money ever paid for a piece of art at auction.The auction house did not say who the buyer was;it does not comment on the identities of buyers or sellers without their permission.
The 500-year-old painting is called SalvatorMundi,Latin for SavioroftheWorld.It is one of fewer than 20 da Vinci paintings known to exist.
The 66-centimeter-tall painting dates to around 1500.It shows Jesus dressed in Renaissance-style clothing.His right hand is raised in blessing and his left hand is holding a crystal(水晶) ball.
The painting was in a private collection of King Charles Ⅰ of England.It disappeared from view until 1900,when a British collector bought it.At that time,it was thought to have been painted by a student of Leonardo rather than the master himself.
In 2005,a group of art dealers paid less than $10,000 for the artwork.It was badly damaged and partly painted over.They restored the work and proved that the painting was done by Leonardo da Vinci himself.
Before last month’s record-breaking sale,the highest known sale price for any artwork had been $300 million for Willem de Kooning’s painting Interchange.
29.What can we learn when the painting was sold at the high price?
A.The people present were surprised.
B.The painting was badly destroyed.
C.The buyer and the seller were not known to people.
D.People all want to know the buyer and seller’s names.
30.How old is the painting SavioroftheWorld?
A.500 years old. B.1,000 years old.
C.1,500 years old. D.1,900 years old.
31.What did people think of the painting many years ago?
A.It was very valuable.
B.It was very special.
C.It was painted by Leonardo.
D.It was painted by a student of Leonardo.
32.What’s the best title of the passage?
A.A new research.
B.A priceless treasure.
C.A mysterious discovery.
D.An unexpected harvest.
Chen Guotao,born in a Miao ethnic family in the mountains of Yaoyang,Southwest China’s Chongqing,successfully made her way to the big cities.But the love for the Miao embroidery(刺绣) made her quit the highly-paid job at a state-owned bank and returned home to promote the folk art.
“I love Miao embroidery and it is our Miao people’s cultural symbol,” she said.“Every Miao woman is good at this skill.”
Chen learned embroidery from her mother at the age of four and when she was eight years old,she could make a skirt by herself.
The Miao people live mainly in southern China’s mountains,such as in Chongqing and the provinces of Guizhou,Yunnan,Sichuan,Hubei and Hunan.Miao embroidery is a very essential part of Miao culture and a treasure of Chinese costume culture.It was named as China’s intangible (非物质) cultural heritage in 2006.
In 2001,Chen returned to Chongqing and started to learn more about the embroidery skills.She paid visits to the Miao villages in Hunan and Guizhou provinces and learned the skills from the masters.She usually worked from six in the morning until 11 in the night.
At the same time,she researched the current situation of the Miao embroidery and collected the traditional patterns in order to keep this art form popular.
In 2012,she finally set up her company to promote and preserve this folk art.Her artworks have been exhibited at home and abroad.
“Every piece of the Miao embroidery is all handmade with all kinds of complicated skills,” she said.“A square cloth of one-meter will take at least one year to complete,so it is time-consuming and very hard to make money.”
To let more Miao women inherit(传承) the skills,Chen partnered with local women’s association to set up training camps.
33.Why did Chen give up the highly-paid job?
A.She didn’t like the job.
B.She missed her hometown.
C.She wanted to promote Miao embroidery.
D.Her parents asked her to go hometown.
34.What can we learn from the third paragraph?
A.Chen is a beautiful girl.
B.Chen is a very clever girl.
C.Chen helps her mother a lot.
D.Chen likes her mother very much.
35.What did Chen do in order to carry forward and protect this folk art?
A.She founded her company.
B.She donated a lot of money.
C.She travelled to many places all over the country.
D.She studied the current situation of Miao embroidery.
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International tourism is becoming increasingly popular,and large numbers of people from all over the world come to visit famous places such as the Great Wall of China and the Sistine Chapel(西斯廷教堂) in the Vatican. 36 They’ve thrown rubbish everywhere,brought more traffic and even done serious damage to ancient relics (遗迹).
As for the damage,there are many different causes.For example,the paintings in the Sistine Chapel are being damaged by people breathing onto them when they visit. 37 That may raise the humidity (湿气) of the air and damage the paintings.Damage in other places such as the Great Wall is because of tourists climbing on delicate (脆弱的) areas.Besides,roads have also been built to help visitors climb the Wall easily.These activities can cause a lot of damage to the area.
38 Firstly,we have to cut down tourist numbers,because fewer visitors will result in less damage.Secondly,we should make strict rules about which areas people can visit and what they can do when they get there. 39 People will not be allowed to walk off the paths.Visitors to indoor places can be asked to wear masks (面罩) to protect the paintings.
In short,it is necessary to control tourism at famous places. 40 And people who live hundreds of years later will have no chance to see these great places.
A.For example,special paths can be built.
B.What can we do to deal with these problems?
C.The Great Wall was built over 2,000 years ago.
D.However,these visitors have caused many problems.
E.Traveling is the best way for us to get to know the world.
F.If we do not do this,these places will disappear from our planet.
G.Their breath contains very small drops of water that are present in the air.
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Shelly,only eight years old,heard Mommy and Daddy talking about her little brother,Gorgy.He was very 41 and they had done what they could to save his life.Only a very 42 surgery could help him now and they didn’t have enough money to 43 it.She heard Daddy whisper 44 “Only a miracle can save him now.”
Shelly went to her bedroom and 45 her piggy-bank(存钱罐) from its hiding place.She 46 all the change out on the floor and counted it carefully.Then she 47 out of her house and 48 her way to the drugstore.
“I want to buy a miracle which my sick brother needs.”said Shelly,“ 49 is the cost of the miracle?” The well-dressed man 50 down and asked,“What kind of miracle does your brother need?”
“Sorry,I just know he’s really 51 and Mommy says he needs an operation. 52 my family can’t pay for it,so I have my money.”Shelly answered, 53 coming down her cheeks.
“How much do you have?” asked the man.“A dollar and eleven cents,” Shelly answered 54 .“Well,what a coincidence(巧合),” smiled the man,“a dollar and eleven cents is the exact price of a 55 to save your little brother.” He took her money, 56 her by the hand and said,“Take me to where you live.I want to see your brother and meet your parents.”
That man was a 57 surgeon(外科医生),specializing in solving Gorgy’s illness.The operation was completed without 58 and it wasn’t long before Gorgy was home again and doing well.“That surgery,” Mommy whispered,“is like a miracle.I wonder how much it would have cost?”
Shelly smiled to herself.She knew 59 how much a miracle cost—one dollar and eleven cents.What’s more,plus the 60 of a little child.
41.A.sick B.well C.glad D.sad
42.A.common B.cheap C.expensive D.easy
43.A.pay off B.pay for
C.pay back D.pay away
45.A.pulled B.put C.dragged D.pushed
47.A.hurried B.ran C.slipped D.rushed
48.A.felt B.made C.gave D.fought
49.A.How much B.How many
50.A.sat B.went C.leaned D.got
51.A.little B.upset C.clever D.sick
Cultural relics from Russia’s Peterhof State Museum-Reserve are 61 display at the China Millennium Monument in Beijing.
The exhibit, 62 began on April 4,echoes(附和) China’s Belt and Road Initiative,and 63 (aim) to strengthen cultural exchanges between the two nations.
Chinese elements also found 64 (they) way into many showpieces among the 243 cultural 65 (relic).One painting features 66 Chinese-style study room in the Summer Palace of Peter the Great.
Portraits of 14 tsars 67 (feature) by the exhibition,along with royal 68 (belonging),such as costumes,watches,fans and kitchen wares.
The treasures 69 (show) for the first time in Beijing.The exhibit 70 (last) about two months.
答案:61.on 62.which 63.aims 64.their 65.relics 66.a 67.were featured 68.belongings 69.are being shown 70.will last
Our English club set up two months ago.Now,we have members of 25.We met once a week on Saturday afternoon.So far,we have been held a variety of activities on English learning,such as watching English films,holding a Christmas party and get together with some foreign students.Last week we held a English story-telling competition.We required that the entries would be original and interesting and be presented in English within five minutes.Every member took an actively part in it.Two foreign English teachers were invited to act as judge.At last,Li Bing won first prize.Many members said that the activity benefited them in many ways.
Not only did it improve their speaking English,but also it brought them many fun.
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①标题:Zhaozhou Stone Bridge
参考词汇:文化遗产 cultural heritage;彩虹 rainbow;被列为 be listed as
Zhaozhou Stone Bridge,standing south of Zhao County,Hebei Province,is listed as a world’s cultural heritage by the United Nations.It was Li Chun who started to build the bridge in 590 and spent 18 years finishing it.The bridge,wholly made of stones,is over 50 meters long and 10 meters wide.It is said that it is wider than any other stone bridge in China and looks like a big rainbow.Zhaozhou Stone Bridge,visited by hundreds and thousands of tourists yearly,is preserved well by the Chinese government.
M:Do you think the headmaster could see me before nine thirty?
W:He won’t be in until eleven forty-five.
M:Is twelve forty any good?
W:Yes,I’ll write down the time.
1.When can the man see the headmaster?
A.At 9:30. B.At 11:45. C.At 12:40.
W:Do you mind if I open the window to let in some fresh air?
M:Sorry,please don’t.I’ve caught a cold.
2.Why does the man want to keep the window shut?
A.He is ill.
B.He wants to open it himself.
C.The air inside is fresh enough.
W:Did you say sorry to your teacher,Mike?
M:Why must I?
W:You were late this morning.
M:But I wasn’t.When I got to school,I was just on time for class.
3.What is Mike?
M:Miss Dermott,let me ask you straight away.Do you think,within a few years,many people could work at home instead of working in offices?
W:Oh,yes.It’s happening now.You see,the communication industry has made such progress in the last ten years.
4.What has made working at home possible?
B.The communication industry.
C.Living far from companies.
M:Hello! May I speak to Mrs Arnold?
M:This is Sparkle Company.You are one of the lucky housewives chosen to receive our free soap.
W:That’s very nice of you.But I’d rather go on using what I’ve always used.Thanks just the same.
5.Where is the woman?
A.In a soap factory.
B.In her house.
C.At an information desk.
W:Why don’t we buy a car,dear?
M:I have been thinking about it for a long time.I think it necessary for us to buy one.We live so far away from my company.
W:Yes.With a car,you wouldn’t have to catch a bus to work.It can save a lot of time.
M:Sure,but we don’t have enough money at present.
W:Why not borrow some from the bank?I think we won’t have to borrow so much now.
M:Well,let’s go downtown and have a look.
6.Where does the conversation most probably take place?
B.On a bus.
C.In the bank.
7.Why do the two speakers want to buy a car?
A.They have a lot of money.
B.The man lives too far away from his office.
C.The woman’s office is too far away from her home.
W:Clinic.Can I help you?
M:Good afternoon.This is Frank Stone.I want to make an appointment with Doctor Milton,please.
W:OK,Mr.Stone.We have you on our records.Can you manage this afternoon?
M:I’m afraid not.I can manage tomorrow.
W:I’m afraid Mr.Milton is not on duty tomorrow.He’ll be here the day after tomorrow.That’s Thursday,March 27th.
W:Will 5:20 be all right?
M:Well,yes.But what time is the clinic closed?
W:We start from 9:00 a.m.and close at 7:00 p.m.on weekdays.We don’t work on the weekend.
M:I’d prefer a later time so that I can come along after work.
W:Then what about 6:15?
8.Why won’t Mr Stone come to the clinic tomorrow?
A.He can’t spare the time.
B.The clinic will be closed.
C.Dr. Milton won’t come to work.
9.When is the clinic open in a week?
A.From Monday to Friday.
B.On weekdays except Thursday.
C.During the whole week.
10.What time has finally been fixed for Mr Stone to come?
M:Good morning,Mrs Adams.How are you today?
W:Oh,not very well.I’ve caught a bad cold.
M:Have you got a temperature?
W:Yes,I’ve got a fever.
M:Are you coughing?
W:Yes,especially at night.It’s quite bad then.And I can’t go to sleep.
M:Oh,I see.I can understand that.Um,I think you’ve got the flu.I suggest you should not go to work,and take this medicine once every four hours.
W:What else should I do?
M:Drink more water and have a good rest.
11.What’s the relationship between the two speakers?
B.Doctor and patient.
12.When did the woman cough most seriously?
A.In the morning.
B.In the afternoon.
13.What did the man do for the woman?
A.He examined the woman carefully.
B.He gave her some medicine and some advice as well.
C.He just told her not to worry too much.
W:Let me help you to some more fish.
M:The fish is delicious.But I’ve had enough now.I’d like to have some soup.
W:Here it is.Help yourself.
M:Thanks.I didn’t know you were so good at cooking.If my wife were here,she would be as surprised as I am.
W:Well,bring your wife too if you come here next time.I haven’t seen her for quite some time.
M:Sure,I will.My wife will be very happy to see you,too.Well,I’m full now.Thank you for your wonderful meal.
W:I’m glad you enjoyed it.
14.What’s the possible relationship between the two speakers?
A.Husband and wife.
15.Where does the conversation most probably take place?
A.In a restaurant.
B.At the woman’s home.
C.At the man’s home.
16.What does the woman ask the man to do?
A.Have some soup.
B.Have more rice.
C.Bring his wife next time.
W:Good morning and welcome to the BBC news special.
Have you ever heard of a four-year-old college student?But this is true of Nicholas MacMahon,who is now studying at college because he is too clever for school.Nicholas spoke well before he was one.At eighteen months he took telephone messages for his parents.At two he began to learn French.The strange thing about Nicholas is that he taught himself to read before he could speak.
His parents knew immediately that he could read.When he could speak,he corrected his spelling.He tried two different schools,but he was bored and unhappy and his parents decided that he couldn’t stay there.His parents did not have enough time to prepare special lessons for Nicholas.The MacMahons had no idea what to do with him.Then the West London Institute offered to help.Nicholas spends some of his time there,and also studies at home.He reads the newspaper every day,and he can play the violin well.He doesn’t have any social life in the school.Nicholas is a clever child and the teachers want to help him in every way.
17.What did Nicholas do at eighteen months?
A.He began to learn French.
B.He read the newspaper.
C.He took telephone messages.
18.Why was Nicholas bored and unhappy at the two schools?
A.He had too much homework.
B.He almost couldn’t learn anything special.
C.His teachers often corrected his spelling.
19.Who offered to help Nicholas finally?
20.What is Nicholas’ life like now?
A.Busy without any social life.
B.Full but boring.
C.Busy at college and free at home.
The year before the first modern Olympic Games,Greece invited China to send a team.But the Qing government (政府) didn’t send any athletes to the games.China did not take part in the Olympics until the 10th games,held in Los Angeles in 1932.There,Liu Changchun took part in the men’s 100-metre and 200-metre races.He did not win any medals.
China won her first gold medal at the 23rd Olympics in Los Angeles in 1984,when Xu Haifeng won the men’s free shooting event.China came in fourth with 15 gold medals in all.
At the 2000 Olympics in Sydney,Australia,China won the 28 gold medals,entering the top three of the medal chart for the first time.September 22nd,2000 was named China Day because China won six gold,three silver and one bronze medals on that day.
In 2004,the 28th Olympic Games were held in Athens,Greece.Two hundred and two countries took part in them.China got the second place with thirty-two gold,seventeen silver and fourteen bronze medals.
We all know that in 2020,the Olympic Games will be held in Japan.We hope that we can win more medals so that we can get the first place.
21.When was China first invited to the Olympics?
A.Tang Dynasty (朝代). B.Song Dynasty.
C.Ming Dynasty. D.Qing Dynasty.
22.Which Olympics did China take part in?
A.The tenth Olympics. B.The eighth Olympics.
C.The fifth Olympics. D.The first Olympics.
23.Who won the first gold medal for China in the Olympics?
A.Liu Changchun. B.Xu Haifeng.
C.Zhuang Yong. D.Liu Xiang.
24.How many medals did China win at the 28th Olympics?
The first true piece of sports equipment that man invented was the ball.In ancient Egypt,as everywhere,pitching(投掷) stones was a favourite children’s game.But a badly thrown rock could hurt a child.Looking for something less dangerous to throw,the Egyptians made what was probably the first ball.
At first,balls were made of grass or leaves held together by vines.Later they were made of pieces of animal skin sewed together and filled tightly with feathers or hay.Even if the Egyptians were warlike,they found time for peaceful games.Before long they had developed a number of ball games,each with its own set of rules.Perhaps they played ball more for instruction than for fun.Ball playing was thought of mainly as a way to teach young men the speed and skill they would need for war.
25.The ball was probably invented because .
A.throwing stones often caused injuries
B.throwing stones was not fun
C.games with stones did not have rules
D.rocks were too heavy to throw
26.The first balls were probably made of .
A.animal skin stuffed with rocks
B.twists of hay
C.skin stuffed with hay or feathers
D.grass and leaves tied with vines
27.This passage says that the Egyptians played .
A.many different games with balls
B.many different kinds of games
C.only one ball game
D.different games with similar rules
28.The best title for this passage is .
A.The First Ball Games
B.How Egyptian Children Played Games
D.The Beginning of Sports
Children have their own rules in playing games.They seldom need a referee and rarely trouble to keep scores.They don’t care much about who wins or loses,and it doesn’t seem to worry them if the game is not finished.Yet,they like games that depend a lot on luck,so that their personal abilities cannot be directly compared.They also enjoy games that move in stages,in which each stage,the choosing of leaders,the picking-up of sides,or the determining of which side shall start,is almost a game in itself.
Grown-ups can hardly find children’s games exciting,and they often feel puzzled at why their kids play such simple games again and again.However,it is found that a child plays games for very important reasons.He can be a good player without having to think whether he is a popular person,and he can find himself being a useful partner to someone of whom he is ordinarily afraid.He becomes a leader when it comes to his turn.He can be confident,too,in particular games,that it is his place to give orders,to pretend to be dead,to throw a ball actually at someone,or to kiss someone he has caught.
It appears to us that when children play a game they imagine a situation under their control.Everyone knows the rules,and more importantly,everyone plays according to the rules.Those rules may be childish,but they make sure that every child has a chance to win.
29.What is true about children when they play games?
A.They can stop playing any time they like.
B.They can test their personal abilities.
C.They want to pick a better team.
D.They don’t need rules.
30.To become a leader in a game the child has to .
B.wait for his turn
C.be confident in himself
D.be popular among his playmates
31.What do we know about grown-ups?
A.They are not interested in games.
B.They find children’s games too easy.
C.They don’t need a reason to play games.
D.They don’t understand children’s games.
32.Why does a child like playing games?
A.Because he can be someone else other than himself.
B.Because he can become popular among friends.
C.Because he finds he is always lucky in games.
D.Because he likes the place where he plays a game.
The most popular PE class at Waukegan High School in Illinois,US,takes place in a basement field house.
It is the school’s version of CrossFit,the difficult physical exercise that has exploded in popularity over the last 16 years at thousands of gyms.It has more than one million devotees(爱好者) and a professional competition shown on ESPN.
Schools around the Chicago area have adopted CrossFit to interest students at a time of a rising weight problem among young people,and most say it really works compared with traditional gym classes.
“I think it’s a great way to teach kids lifelong fitness,especially those kids who aren’t interested in hockey(曲棍球),soccer or basketball,” said the teacher,Tracy Haraf from Illinois’ Stony Creek Elementary,which devotes half of its PE days to CrossFit exercises.“They think it’s tough,but I think they have a lot of fun doing it.”
Senior Alexus Wiltz,18,said the workout had improved her performance on the basketball court.“I noticed I was faster.I paid more attention on the court.My defending was better,”she said after a recent class.“It just really helped me.”
But some doctors and researchers advise caution,saying the exercises that involve lifting weights can lead to injuries,particularly when performed by a few inexperienced people.
Doctor Craig Finlayson at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago said he was worried that while strength training was fine for kids,heavy weights could be trouble for teenagers who might hurt themselves by trying to do too much or using poor form.
CrossFit Inc,the company that certifies(证明) trainers and licenses gyms,disagrees that its program is more dangerous than other fitness routines.Gym teachers in Waukegan’s Greg Moisio,whose two-campus school has about 73% kids taking CrossFit each day,also say the risk of injury can be reduced with proper teaching and CrossFit’s flexibility(灵活性).
33.Why have schools around the Chicago area adopted CrossFit?
A.To improve students’ performance in competitive sports.
B.To introduce something more challenging to the students.
C.To help solve the students’ weight problem.
D.To make traditional gym classes more attractive.
34.What does the underlined word “workout” in Paragraph 5 refer to?
A.Wiltz’s performance. B.The basketball court.
C.The physical exercise. D.A lot of fun.
解析:词义猜测题。根据第五段中的“theworkouthadimprovedherperformanceonthebasketballcourt.‘InoticedIwasfaster.Ipaidmoreattentiononthecourt.Mydefendingwasbetter,’ shesaidafterarecentclass.‘Itjustreallyhelpedme.’” 可知workout指的是身体练习。故选C项。
35.What can we learn from the last paragraph?
A.CrossFit is more dangerous than other fitness routines.
B.The number of the injured in CrossFit classes is rising.
C.A great number of kids taking CrossFit lack flexibility.
D.Kids may protect themselves if they’re trained properly.
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You may be more interested in a boxing or yoga studio.If you are interested in variety,you’ll be better off going with a larger complex that might contain equipment for sports,for example.
Pay more attention to the importance of position. 36 So pick a sport that fits your sense when a visit would typically occur.The fitness equipment should be close to your home or workplace.Whether to make it convenient or inconvenient is often one of the greatest barriers to success.
Take advantage of free trials. 37 During your visit,you want to think about the number of people using machines,the friendliness of the staff,and whether showers are offered there.
38 The two primary places to check for dirt and stain are in the locker room and the comers of the workout rooms.Also pay attention to smell.Make sure there is a way to easily clean equipment.
Talk with personnel about the busiest times and the number of members using the gym on a typical day. 39 Learn about membership packages,extra fees and guest passes for friends and family.
By thoughtfully considering gyms and fitness center you can ensure you will actually like your choice and use your membership.Considering the right aspects will help you pick good equipment. 40
A.Make sure everything is clean.
B.The places should be comfortable to use.
C.Good health is of great importance for you.
D.It’s easy to ignore your body when you have a busy day.
E.The fitness center you like will offer a chance to try them out.
F.Find out whether they require pre-class registration or reservations.
G.So you can jump into achieving your fitness goals and improving your life.
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Every year,the Olympic Training Centre has one extra special day just for girls and women.This day celebrates the fact that 41 can join in any particular sport they desire,just as 42 as men.
In the old 43 ,women were told that certain sports were for men 44 ,and that women were forbidden to the 45 .Well,eventually the women of this world decided to strike back,telling 46 else that they weren’t going to put up 47 this form of nonsense any longer. 48 was then that women and men were declared equal 49 to any sports game,regardless of(不管) 50 .
Tomorrow,this special day will be 51 by all Olympic Centres by offering a free tour as well as planned activities for all the 52 from the neighbouring schools.Since the Olympic Training Centre,here in San Diego,is just a few 53 from where our school is located,we 54 an invitation to this event as well.How wonderful, 55 ,and incredible! I simply can’t wait!
Our scheduled 56 were volleyball,archery,and track.This means that we were to play a game 57 two of volleyball with the US Volleyball Team champions,and 58 arrows with the Official Archery Team of the United States! We even got to 59 the track with US champs as well.All the instructors were 60 themselves,and all are on a championship team,representing America.
C.young children D.old people
42.A.easily B.busily C.quickly D.early
43.A.days B.weeks C.months D.years
44.A.enough B.just C.ever D.only
45.A.training B.practice C.drills D.games
46.A.no one B.anyone
47.A.along B.with C.about D.without
48.A.It B.This C.That D.What
49.A.pay B.rights C.salary D.jobs
50.A.age B.sex C.height D.weight
54.A.sent B.posted C.received D.wrote
57.A.while B.and C.but D.or
58.A.make B.find C.throw D.shoot
59.A.run B.swim C.jump D.cross
Last week,our yearly school sports meeting 61 (hold) and the students of our class took 62 active part in it.On the first day,we watched the impressive opening ceremony 63 (perform) by energetic teachers and students.Soon,the games formally began.Some of my classmates ran to the track to cheer for the 64 while others remained 65 (seat),watching them from a distance.I was 66 (excite) because I would compete 67 the 100-meter dash with my classmates cheering.Unfortunately,I fell on the ground, 68 (miss) the chance to win.What a pity!Although I failed,I was still looking forward to a 69 (good) performance the next day.However,as a result of the rain,we had to put off the sports meeting, 70 made us disappointed.
答案:61.was held 62.an 63.performed 64.athletes
65.seated 66.excited 67.in 68.missing 69.better
My dad is an enthusiastic runner.Influencing by him,I was very sporty before the age of 15.Therefore,after I went to high school,I stopped to taking physical exercise because of my busy schoolwork.One morning,I ran for only one minute to catch a bus,but I was quite out breath.This made me realizing that I was overweight.Then I made a decision which I would take up a sport to help myself get in shape again.A friend of me recommended a swimming pool not far away from my house.Now I go swimming several times one week and have started to feel the benefit of regularly exercise.Swimming makes me relaxed and energy.
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I am Li Hua,chairman of the students union.I’m writing to invite you to take part in our sports meeting.The sports meeting is scheduled to be held from November 12 to 14 at our school playground.On the morning of November 12,there will be a grand opening ceremony where each class will parade.And then students and teachers will put on performances to celebrate the opening of the sports meeting.Many events such as relay race and high jump and so on will be included.You are welcome to choose any events you like.We all expect you can come and join us.
Looking forward to your reply.