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第一节 (共5小题; 每小题1. 5分，满分7. 5分)
1. How many students are there in the class?
A. 46. B. 52. C. 40.
2 What does the man mean?
A. John should be preparing for a speech.
B. John practices basketball very hard.
C. John is very busy.
3. What does the woman want to do?
A. Ask for the time. B. Repair her watch. C. Buy a new watch.
4. What is the man most probably?
A. A driver. B. A passenger. C. A policeman.
5. What does the man think of the new dormitory?
A. Very good. B. Very bad. C. Unique.
6. Where did the man see the ad?
A. On television. B. On the computer. C. In the newspaper.
7. What do we know about the man?
A. He was born on 19 June, 1967.
B. He expects to earn 3,000 dollars a month.
C. He hasn’t married.
8. Where does the woman want to go?
A. To America. B. To Canada. C. To Australia.
9. Why is the woman applying for a passport?
A. To travel. B. To study abroad. C. To attend a meeting.
10. What’s the relationship between the speakers?
A. Customer and shop assistant.
B. Husband and wife.
C. Father and daughter.
11. What does the woman think of the first sweater?
A. It’s too expensive. B. It doesn’t suit her. C. It doesn’t feel warm enough.
12. What is the sweater the woman buys made of?
A. Cotton. B. Silk. C. Nylon.
13. Where was Mr. Smith born?
A. In China. B. In France. C. In Italy.
14. Why does Jane go to Paris?
A. To study. B. To travel. C. For business.
15. What’s the weather usually like in Paris?
A. It can reach 39℃ in summer.
B. It can reach 15℃ below zero in winter.
C. It’s neither too hot nor too cold.
16. Why does Mr. Smith advise Jane to live in a host family?
A. It’s safer. B. It’s more convenient. C. It’s helpful for practicing French.
17. Which part of the city was hit by the storms?
A. The middle part. B. The eastern part. C. The western part.
18. What caused cars in Main Street to be damaged?
A. The floodwater. B. A big tree. C. A severe accident.
19. What happened in White Street?
A. Some big trees were uprooted.
B. A car park was flooded.
C. Some basketball players were hurt seriously.
20. What will the weather most probably be like tomorrow?
A. It will rain. B. It will be cloudy. C. It will be clear.
第一节 语法和词汇知识 (共15小题；每小题1分，满分15分)
21. ----Will you go to Mary’s birthday party?
----No, _____ invited, I can’t go to it. I’ll be too busy then.
A. if B. unless C. even if D. when
22 _____ universe is no longer ______ mystery to us.
A. The; a B. A; a C. /; a D. /; /
23. It is in Qingdao ______ you’re going to pay a visit to _______ this kind of washing machine is produced.
A /；that B. where; which C. /; where D. that; which
24. I can’t go with you to cinema tonight; I have a test _______.
A. prepared forB. to be prepared for C. to prepare forD. being prepared for
25. Only when I read his poems recently __________ to appreciate their beauty.
A.had began I B. did I begin C. I did begin D. I began
26. _____ in writing letters, he had no time to notice me.
A. Engaged B. Moved C. Interested D. Surprised
27. The weather turned out to be very good，___________was more than we could expected．
A．what B．which C．that D．it
28. There is _____ to ask him for advice, because he has never done this kind of work before.
A. no need B. no time C. no point D. no doubt
29. What will we use for power if the entire world’s coal and gas have ________?
A. run out B. ran out ofC. used up D. broken up
30. I don’t think _____ possible for him to get his master’s degree abroad; his grades are too low.
31. — ________ he made up his mind to take a trip to Europe?
— Last week when he got an unexpected reward.
A. When was it that B. That was it whenC. That it was when D. When it was that
32. — Which do you like better, bananas or apples?
— My _______ is for bananas rather than apples.
A. favor B. appreciation C. hobby D. preference
33. In order to make our city green, .
A. it is necessary to have planted more trees B. many more trees need to plant
C. our city needs more trees D. we must plant more trees
34. “ where to stand, and I’ll move the world,” Archimedes，the great Greek physicist once announced.
A．Give me B．If give me C．Given me D．Giving me
35. _____such a difficult problem, he didn’t know what to do.
A. Faced B. Faced to C. Facing D. Facing with
One afternoon in January in 1998, Susan Sharp, 43, and her 8-year-old son David, were walking across an icy square, when Susan's cane(手杖) slipped on the ice. Her face 36 first into the mud. David 37 her mother's side, “Are you all right, Mom” 38, Susan pulled herself up, “I'm okay, Honey,” she said.
Susan was falling more 39 since she had trouble walking. Every inch of ice was a 40 danger for her. “I wish I could do something,” the boy thought. David, too, was having 41 of his own. The boy had a speech problem, so at school he talked 42.
One day, David's teacher announced a 43 homework. "Each of you is going to come up with an 44," she said. This was for "INVENT AMERICA", a national competition to encourage creativity in children.
An idea 45 David one evening. If only his mother's cane didn't slip on the ice. “What if I 46 your cane to a nail coming out of the bottom” he asked his mother.
“ 47 the sharp end would scratch(划破) floors,” Susan said.
“No, Mom, I 48 make it like a ball-point pen. You take your hand off the button and the 49 returns back up.” Hours later the cane was finished. David and his father 50 as Susan used it to walk 50 feet about the 51. Happily Susan cried out, “It 52 !”
In July 1999, David was53 national winner for the "INVENT AMERICA". David began to make public appearance. Thus he was forced to communicate54.Today, David is nearly free of his speech problem, and his 55 is becoming well accepted.
Rising above the names
I was shopping in the supermarket when I heard a young voice．
“Mom, come here! There’s this lady here my size!”
The mother rushed to her son; then she turned to me to apologize．
I smiled and told her, “It’s okay．” Then talked to the boy, “Hi, I’m Darry Kramer．How are you?”
He studied me from head to toe, and asked, “Are you a little mommy?”
“Yes, I have a son,” I answered．
“Why are you so little?” he asked．
“It’s the way I was born,” I said．“Some people are little．Some are tall．I’m just not going to grow any bigger．” After I answered his other questions, I shook the boy’s hand and left．
My life as a little person is filled with stories like that．I enjoy talking to children and explaining why I look different from their parents．
It takes only one glance to see my uniqueness．I stand three feet nine inches tall．I was born an achondroplasia dwarf （侏儒）．Despite this, I did all the things other kids did when I was growing up．
I didn’t realize how short I was until I started school．Some kids picked on me, calling me names．Then I knew．I began to hate the first day of school each year．New students would always stare at me as I struggled to climb the school bus stairs．
But I learned to smile and accept the fact that I was going to be noticed my whole life．I decided to make my uniqueness an advantage rather than a disadvantage．What I lacked in height, I made up for in personality．
I’m 47 now, and the stares have not diminished as I’ve grown older．People are amazed when they see me driving．I try to keep a good attitude．When people are rude, I remind myself, “Look what else I have – a great family, nice friends．”
It’s the children’s questions that make my life special．I enjoy answering their questions．My hope is that I will encourage them to accept their peers （a person of the same age, class, position, etc．）, whatever size and shape they come in, and treat them with respect．
56．Why did the mother apologize to the author?
A．Because the boy ran into the author．
B．Because the boy laughed at the author．
C．Because they boy said the author was fatter than him．
D．Because the mother thought the boy’s words had hurt the author．
57．What does the underlined expressions “ calling me names” mean in the text?
A．use unpleasant words to describe me in order to upset me
B．to greet me by calling my full name
C．warn me against danger by calling my family name
D．use some nicknames to show the close relationship between us
58．Which of the following word can best replace the underlined word “diminished”?
A．dislikeB．increased C．decreased D．appeared
59．How does the author feel about people’s stares?
A．Angry．B．Calm． C．Painful． D．Discouraged．
Stopping by Woods on A Snowy Evening
By Robert Frost
Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village though;
He will not see me stopping here
To watch his woods fill up with snow．
My little horse must think it queer(奇怪的)
To stop without a farmhouse near
Between the woods and frozen lake
The darkest evening of the year．
He gives his harness(马笼头)bells a shake
To ask if there is some mistake．
The only other sound’s the sweep
Of easy wind and downy flake(鹅毛般雪花)．
The woods are lovely，dark and deep．
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep．
Robert Frost(1874—1963)is one of the most popular of all American poets. Like Walt Whitman，another famous American poet, he wanted his poetry to be read and understood by the “common man”. Frost wrote about farm and country life in early America，and his poems celebrate both the powerful force of nature and the strength and importance of human actions and choices.
60.Why did the poet stop by woods in a snowy evening?
A. His horse wanted to feed on the grass．
B. He was tired and wanted to have a rest．
C. He was attracted to the beautiful scenery of the woods.
D. He wanted to hunt as many animals as possible in the forest．
61.Why did the poet have to leave?
A. It got darker and darker．
B. He had to keep his promises．
C. He was afraid of getting lost．
D．It was noisy in the woods．
62 .What does Whitman have in common with Frost?
A. They are both American poets in early America.
B. The topics of their poems are about farm and country life.
C. They both wanted their poems understood by ordinary people.
D. Both of them are common poets among all the poets.
63.The poem celebrates ________________.
A. the force of nature and the strength of human choices
B. the harmony between man and nature
C. the power of human and common man
D. the beauty of nature and country life
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Seek special education, primary school, or middle school math teaching position．
Rivier College, Nashua, NH
Bachelor of Arts in Education – May, 2006
Major: Elementary Education
Have successfully completed PRAXIS I and PRAXIS II．Meet highly qualified testing requirements for Massachusetts and New Hampshire．
November, 2005 – January, 2006
Wilkins Elementary School, Amherst, NH
· Developed and completed student – centered lessons in all subject areas for various groups of fifth grade special and regular education students．
·Adapted lessons to meet student’s needs by reviewing their backgrounds and learning needs through IEPs．
·Communicated with parents on a regular basis via newsletters, daily or weekly progress reports, phone calls, and email, resulting in increased parental participation at home．
August, 2005 – November, 2005
Charlotte Avenue Elementary School, Nashua, NH
·Taught reading and writing through Language Experience Approach methods．
·Introduced a Writer’s Workshop appropriate for first grade students to help them to develop their writing skills．
·Developed learning stations in reading and science, enabling students to be more independent learners．
Wilkins Elementary School, Amherst, NH
Designed and taught a unit on Insects and Spiders, based on New Hampshire Standards to 23 self －contained, third and fourth grade students with disabilities．
Amherst Street Elementary School, Nashua, NH
Taught a class of 24 third grade students with a wide range of abilities．
·After-School Aid, Amherst School District, Amherst, NH （2004 – 2005）
·Summer Camp advisor, YMCA, Nashua, NH （Summers, 2002 and 2003）
·Big Brother / Big Sister Volunteer, Nashua, NH （2002 – 2005）
64．What kind of job does Linda want to get?
A．A Big Brother / Big Sister Volunteer．
B．A middle school math teacher．
C．A special education advisor．
D．A summer camp advisor．
65．Linda has worked for the following schools EXCEPT ．
A．Rivier College, Nashua, NH
B．Wilkins Elementary School, Amherst, NH
C．Charlotte Avenue Elementary School, Nashua, NH
D．Amherst Street Elementary School, Nashua, NH
66．What can we know about Linda according to the passage?
A．She was only interested in developing student’s math abilities．
B．She was not active in participating in after – school activities．
C．She is permitted to teach in any high school of New York．
D．She has plenty of experience in teaching．
67．Which of the following is NOT included in the ways Linda used to communicate
with the students’ parents?
A．Newsletters． B．Phone calls．
C．Face-to-face talks． D．Daily or weekly progress reports．
The conflict over what or how much homework should be comes partly from the fact that people can’t seem to agree on the purpose of homework.
What teachers think?
Some teachers think that homework is necessary to reinforce what is learned in school. And so they ask their students to memorize what was discussed in class through homework.
Some teachers think the point of homework is to cover material that the class didn’t have time to get to, so their homework is to let students learn additional things.
Other teachers like homework simply because they want students to form work habits and still others believe homework is necessary because it is the best way for parents to learn what their children do in school.
But many parents seem to have different ideas.
Elisa Cohen, who has twins at Lafayette Elementary School, doesn’t like the fact that third-grade students in DC elementary schools are asked to write about 25 book summaries a year. “They do the same thing over and over without really getting into alternate(交替的)ways of thinking about books and thinking about reading and writing. ”
Some education reformers(改革者), such as Howard Gardner, a Harvard University, professor well-known for his theory on multiple intelligence(智力), think that Cohen is on the right track. But it is often hard to persuade overworked teachers to give much thought to homework tasks.
68. How many opinions do the teachers have on “homework”?
A. 3 B. 4 C. 5 6.D
69. According to the experts’ opinions, ____.
A. teachers should give necessary work to the students
B. teachers should not work too hard or too long
C. teachers should let the students repeat what they didn’t have time to get in class
D. what Cohen’s thinking about is correct
70. What’s the problem with Elisa Cohen’s twins in writing about their book report?
A. They find homework really hard.
B. They simply copy one repeatedly.
C. They aren’t given much thinking about what they read.
D. They get different ways of thinking about their work.
71. We should improve our school education by ________.
A. increasing homework B. changing schools
C. changing teachers D. reducing homework
Perhaps the most famous theory, the study of body movement, was suggested by Professor Ray Birdwhistell. He believes that physical appearance is often culturally programmed. In other words, we learn our looks — we are not born with them.
A baby has generally informed face features. A baby, according to Birdwhistell, learns where to set the eyebrows by looking at those around — the family and friends. This helps explain why the people of some areas of the US look so much alike.
New Englanders or Southerners have certain common face features that cannot be explained by genetics (遗传学). The exact shape of the mouth is not set at birth. It is learned after. In fact, the final mouth shape is not formed until well after new teeth are set. For many people, this can be well into their childhood. A husband and wife who have lived together for a long time often come to look somewhat alike. We learn our looks from those around us.
This is perhaps why in a single country there are areas where people smile more than those in other areas. In the US, for example, the south is the part of the country where people smile most frequently. In New Zealand they smile less, and in the western part of New York people are considered unfriendly, partly because people in Madison Avenue smile less than people on Peachtree Street in Atlanta, Georgia. People in largely populated areas also smile and greet each other in public less than people in small towns do.
72. Ray Birdwhistell believes that physical appearance ________.
A. has little to do with the surroundings
B. has much to do with culture
C. is changing all the time
D. is almost the same in any part of a country
73. According to the passage, a person’s final mouth shape is formed ________.
A. as soon as his teeth are newly set
B. before he is born
C. some time after new teeth are set
D. when he is around 15 years old
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Carmen’s mother Maria had just survived a serious heart attack. But without a heart transplant(移植)her life was in constant 1.
Both the mother and daughter knew that the chances were very small: finding a donor heart that 2 Maria’s blood type could take years. However, Carmen was determined to save her mother. She kept 3 hospitals all over the country.
Days stretched out. By Christmas, Maria had trouble 4from one end of the room to the other. Carmen lost all hope. She fell into a 5 of the hospital, crying.
“Are you okay?” a man asked.
Carmen sobbed as she told the stranger her story. This middle-aged man was named Frank, whose wife, Cheryl, a tender and devoted mother of four lovely children, had been in hospital with a brain disease and wouldn’t 6 it through the night. Suddenly, an idea came to Frank’s mind. He knew Cheryl had always wanted to 7 something from herself. Could her 8go to Carmen’s mother?
After reviewing the data, doctors 9 Frank that his wife’s heart was by some miracle a perfect fit for Carmen’s mother. They were able to 10 the transplant.
That cold night, when Cheryl was 11dead, Frank came to knock at Maria’s door. She was 12 for Frank’s family as she had been doing every day recently. Though Maria had never met Frank before, they both felt a strange bond as they hugged and cried.
On New Year’s Eve, Carmen attended Cheryl’s13with Frank’s family, who were singing their favorite song “My heart will go on.”
One day later, on New Year’s Day, Maria14with Cheryl’s heart. Yes, Cheryl’s loving heart would go on, for it was15in another loving mother’s chest.
1. A. change B. danger C. particular D. pain
2. A. matched B. replaced C. controlled D. cooperated
3. A. finding B. phoning C. touring D. interrupting
4. A. rolling B. running C. walking D. jumping
5. A. corner B. bed C. man D. nurse
6. A. put B. support C. pass D. make
7. A. save B. recycle C. donate D. separate
8. A. heart B. brain C. husband D. spirit
9. A. informed B. warned C. congratulated D. reminded
10. A. give up B. carry out C. search after D. put off
11. A. observed B. predicted C. found D. declared
12. A. praying B. begging C. decorating D. disturbing
13. A. funeral B. operation C. performance D. anniversary
14. A. passed awayB. woke up C. left behind D. dressed up
15. A. optimistic B. alive C. depressed D. changeable
Even in China today, most 16____________(ability) teenagers have to go to special schools to receive 17____________ education. I know people are trying to give them more help, comfort and care, 18____________ I don’t agree with such idea.
Those people’s life is difficult and frustrating, 19____________ we should give them a hand in their normal life. But despite their disability, they’re complete. They have their own thoughts and feelings. We can’t say disability will limit a person’s life. So it’s necessary for them to study 20____________(depend) and equally just as normal people. If they 21____________(ask) to go to the special school, they will probably treat themselves 22__________ special, unlucky people. That will make them 23___________ (lose) hope.
24____________ those people need most is confidence and dignity. Most of them hate 25____________ feeling that they always need others’ help. They just want to prove themselves as we do.
In a word, help is essential, but we should give those people more individual space.
We all know that everyone becomes a little more forgetful as they get older, but men's minds decline more than women's, according to the results of a worldwide survey.
General differences seem to be inherent in male and female brains: Men are better at maintaining and dealing with mental images (useful in mathematical reasoning and spatial skills), while women tend to excel at(擅长于) recalling information from their brain's files. Many studies have looked for a connection between sex and the amount of mental decline (衰退) people experience as they age, but the results have been mixed.
Some studies found more age-related decline in men than in women, while others saw the opposite or even no relationship at all between sex and mental decline.
Those results could be improper because the studies involved older people, and women live longer than men: The men tested are the survivors, "so they're the ones that may not have shown such cognitive(认知的) decline," said study team leader Elizabeth of the University of Warwick in England.
Scientists surveyed completed four tasks that tested sex-related cognitive skills: matching an object to its rotated form, matching lines shown from the same angle, typing as many words in a particular category (范畴) as possible in the given time, e.g. "object usually colored gray", and recalling the location of objects in a line drawing. The first two were tasks at which men are usually good; the latter are typically dominated by women. Within each age group studied, men and women performed better in their separate categories on average. And though performance declined with age for both genders, women showed obviously less decline than men overall.
26．The underlined word in the second paragraph means________.
A．natural B．great C．obvious D．absolute
27．According to the passage, which of the following can Not be typed into the same category?
A．cloud B．sheep C．trees D．goose
28．Which of the following statements is true according the article?
A．Men do better than women when it comes to learning English.
B．Women stand out at remembering people’s names.
C．Women do well in dealing mathematic problems.
D．Men excel at typing as many words as possible in the given time.
29．One important factor that affects the correctness of the results is that ________.
A．women live longer than men B．people surveyed are all old
C．the old men tested may not have shown such cognitive decline
D．people taking part in this test came from all over the world
30．The author aims to tell us that _________.
A．women’s minds perform better than men’s
B．men’s minds decline more with age
C．everyone becomes a little more forgetful as they get older
D．a survey on human’s mind decline was done recently
Most young people enjoy some form of physical activity. It may be walking, cycling, or swimming, or in winter, skating or skiing. It may be a game of some form ---- football, basketball, hockey, golf or tennis. It may be mountaineering.
Those who have a passion for climbing high and difficult mountains are often looked upon with astonishment. Why are men and women willing to suffer cold and hardship, and to take risks in high mountains? This astonishment is caused, probably, by the difference between mountaineering and other forms of activity to which men give their leisure.
Mountaineering is a sport and not a game. There are no man-made rules, as others, as there are for such games as golf and football. There are, of course, rules of different kind which it would be dangerous to ignore, but it is this freedom from man-made rules that makes mountaineering attractive to many people. Those who climb mountains are free to use their own methods.
If we compare mountaineering and other more familiar sports, we might think that one big difference is that mountaineering is not a “team game”. We should be mistaken in this. There are, it is true, no “matches” between “teams” of climbers, but when climbers are on a rock face linked by a rope on which their lives may depend, there is obviously teamwork.
The mountain climber knows that he may have to fight forces that are stronger and more powerful than man. He has to fight the forces of nature. His sport requires high mental and physical qualities.
A mountain climber continues to improve in skill year after year. A skier is probably past his best by the age of thirty. But it is not unusual for men of fifty or sixty to climb the highest mountains in the Alps. They may take more time than younger men, but they perhaps climb with more skill and less waste of effort, and they certainly experience equal enjoyment.
31. What movements are popular among people in winter in the passage?
A. Soccer and golf. B. Skiing and skating.
C. Cycling and hockey. D. Mountaineering.
32. The underlined word “passion”(Para. 2) could best be replaced by ________.
A. strong emotion B. depressionC. feeling D. astonishment
33. Mountaineering is a sport, not a game because ________.
A. it has man-made rules
B. it is too dangerous for climbers
C. it can’t bring people joy and leisure
D. it is free for climbers to use their own methods
34. A mountain climber must be strong both mentally and physically because _______.
A. there are no regular man-made rules for him to follow
B. there is no teamwork and he has to depend on himself
C. his component is not one or several people but the powerful nature
D. mountaineering requires the skills practiced year after year
35. We know from the passage that _______.
A. mountaineering has no appeal to people
B. physical quality is more important than mental one for climbers
C. it is possible for an old man of fifty or sixty to climb the Alps
D. a mountain climber would pass his best by the age of thirty
The Untied Nations was formed on October 24, 1945, when the United States, the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, China and France and a majority of other member countries signed the Charter(宪章) of the United Nations. The name “United Nations” was actually created by US President Franklin Roosevelt in the 1942 Declaration of United Nations.
The Charter of the United Nations is the document that guides the organization. It describes the organization’s purposes, principles, membership and composition.
According to Article I of the Charter, the purposes of the United Nations are:
to maintain international peace and security…;
to develop friendly relations among nations based on respect for the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples, and to take other appropriate measures to strengthen universal peace;
to achieve international co-operation in solving international problems of an economic, social, cultural or humanitarian character and in promoting and encouraging respect for human rights and for fundamental freedom for all…
to be a center for harmonizing(协调) the actions of nations in the attainment of these common ends.
The UN is made up of several units, or bodies. The main bodies of the UN are: the General Assembly, the Security Council, the Secretariat, the International Court of Justice, the Economic and Social Council, and the Trusteeship Council.
The body with which most people are familiar is the General Assembly. This is the picture you often see of the United Nations, a large body of delegates, similar to a congress, voting on a resolution. There are currently 192 member nations in the UN, and each has one vote in the Assembly. Some important questions that come before the General Assembly, like possible actions to maintain peace or admission of new members, require a two-thirds vote for passage.
36. Which of the following is NOT one of the United Nations’ purposes mentioned in this passage?
A. To harmonize the actions of nations B. To help nations strengthen their power
C. To fight for human freedom. D. To fight for human rights.
37. If the General Assembly wants to admit a new member, it requires at least the agreement of ________ countries.
A. 120 B. 128 C. 150 D. 192
38. What is the meaning of the underlined word “Composition” in the text?
A. A piece of music. B. A short text.
C. Different parts of an organization. D. The nations in an organization.
39. Which part of the United Nations performs the function of deciding actions to maintain peace?
A. The General Assembly. B. The Security Council.
C. The Secretariat. D. The International Court of Justice.
40. What will probably be introduced next in this passage?
A. The Security Council. B. UN calendar of events.
C. The actions that the United Nations has ever taken.
D. Some famous people in the United Nations.
The common cold is the world’s most widespread illness, which is plagues(疫病) that flesh receives.
The most widespread fallacy(谬误) of all is that colds caused by cold. They are not. They are caused by viruses passing on from person to person. You catch a cold by coming into contact, directly or indirectly, with someone who already has one. If cold causes colds, it would be reasonable to expect the Eskimos to suffer from them forever. But they do not. And in isolated arctic regions explorers have reported being free from colds until coming into contact again with infected people from the outside world by way of packages and mail dropped from airplanes.
During the First World War soldiers who spent long periods in the trenches(战壕), cold and wet, showed no increased tendency to catch colds.
In the Second World War prisoners at the notorious Auschwitz concentration camp(集中营), naked and starving, were astonished to find that they seldom had colds. At the Common Cold Research Unit in England, volunteers took part in Experiments in which they gave themselves to the discomforts of being cold and wet for long stretches of time. After taking hot baths, they put on bathing suits, allowed themselves to be with cold water, and then stood about dripping wet in drafty room. Some wore wet socks all day while others exercised in the rain until close to exhaustion. Not one of the volunteers came down with a cold unless a cold virus was actually dropped in his nose.
If, then, cold and wet have nothing to do with catching colds, why are they more frequent in the winter？Despite the most pains-taking research, no one has yet found the answer. One explanation offered by scientists is that people tend to stay together indoors more in cold weather than at other times, and this makes it easier for cold viruses to be passed on.
No one has yet found a cure for the cold. There are drugs and pain suppressors(止痛片) such as aspirin, but all they do is relieve the symptoms(症状).
41. The writer offered _______ examples to support his argument.
A. 4 B. 5C. 6 D. 3
42. Which of the following does not agree with the chosen passage?
A. The Eskimos do not suffer from colds all the time.
B. Colds are not caused by cold.
C. People suffer from colds just because they like to stay indoors.
D. A person may catch a cold by touching someone who already has one.
43. Arctic explorers may catch colds when _______.
A. they are working in the isolated arctic regions
B. they are writing reports in terribly cold weather
C. they are free from work in the isolated arctic regions
D. they are coming into touch again with the outside world
44 Volunteers taking part in the experiments in the Common Cold Research Unit ______.
A. suffered a lot
B. never caught colds
C. often caught colds
D. became very strong
45. The passage mainly discusses _______.
A. the experiments on the common cold
B. the cures about the common cold
C. the reason and the way people catch colds
D. the continued spread of common colds
46. A severe ocean storm hit South Korea in August. It set a new national record for rainfall. In central Europe, more than one hundred people died in flooding caused by heavy rainfall in September. The flooding also resulted in thousands of millions of dollars in property damage. Yet large parts of North and South America had extremely dry weather.
47. One member of the Chicago Climate Exchange is American Electric Power. It's the biggest owner of electric power producers in the United States. Company officials say they hope their company's membership will demonstrate the ability of the C-C-X to grow.
48. For example, members of some groups make a kissing noise by tightening their mouths and sucking in air. Some groups use leaves to clean themselves or protect their hands from sharp objects. The scientists found that some of the animals use sticks as tools to remove insects from holes in trees. Other orangutans use leaves to crush insects or gather water.
49. Professors Parmesan and Yohe used similar methods to examine one hundred and seventy-two kinds of wildlife. They examined the timing of events in the spring, such as the appearance of flowers and the reproduction of animals. They found that these events happened an average of two days earlier than normal every ten years.
50. They say illegal operations to remove trees are causing large areas of forest to disappear. Environmental Investigation Agency director Dave Currey says the illegal operations are completely out of control.
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Glad to receive your letter of April 15. Now I will tell you how to apply for a driving license here in China.
I am looking forward to meeting you in China.
When I was a little girl , my mother always told me what I should do and not .What I can remember is that when I was in the primary school, I didn’t want to go to school because I hated the math teacher who used to punish me for I didn’t finish my homework on time. Instead of forcing me to go to school, my mother just told me if I didn’t go to school my friends and my teachers would not like me anymore. What’s more, she told me I should not hate the math teacher on account of my fault and never hate anybody if I wanted to be likable. Since that time, I have known that being likable is very important.
While I was growing up, I read a lot of books in order to be a likable person. There is a famous writer, Dale Carnegie. He wrote a book called How to Win Friends and Influence People, which taught me a lot .Being a likable person we should respect others and become genuinely interested in other people. In my opinion, the most significant one is that we should be honest and sincere. The second way is that we should be glad to give them a hand when it is needed. Finally, I suppose that being a good listener is quite important as well. We should participate in their suffering and encourage them in time.
In a word, only if we stand by the people even when they are in the darkest time and never desert them can we be a likable in the social life.
A ) 以自己或他人的经历为例谈谈怎样才能得到别人的认可。
B ) 你认为如何才能使自己受欢迎，为什么？
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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读下一小题。每段对话仅读一遍。
1．What might the weather be like tomorrow?
A．A bit hot． B．A little cold． C．Quite rainy．
2．Where does the conversation most possibly take place?
A．In a chemist’s． B．In a hotel． C．In a clinic．
3．What are the two speakers talking about?
A．Where to spend their holidays．
B．What to do with their apartment．
C．Where to put the advertisement．
4．What does the man mean?
A．He can’t read English newspapers without his teacher’s help．
B．He likes reading English newspapers in his spare time.
C．He has to use a dictionary when reading English newspapers．
5．What time is it now?
A．5：30． B．6：00． C．6：30．
听下面5段对话。每段对话后有几个小题, 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。听每段对话前, 你都有时间阅读各个小题, 每小题5秒钟；听完后, 每小题将给出5秒钟的作答时间。每段对话读两遍。
6．What does the woman ask the man to do?
A．To go on a holiday with her．
B．To help her write a list．
C．To look after her pet．
7．What’s the possible relationship between the two speakers?
A．Teacher and student． B．Neighbours． C．Husband and wife.
8．What’s the matter with the man?
A．He has a stomachache．
B．He has a headache．
C．He’s hurt his legs.
9．What can we learn about Tom from the conversation?
A．He has to wait for another day．
B．He is the doctor’s regular patient.
C．He’ll go to see the doctor next week.
10．What does the girl want to be after she finishes school?
A．A singer． B．A universty student．C．She doesn’t mention it.
11．What does the boy think of the girl’s ambition?
A．He’s sure that it will come true．
B．It won’t be easy for her to achieve it．
C．He believes that it is worth a try.
12．What makes the girl believe that her dream will come true?
A．Her parents support her.
B．She has enough time to practise．
C．She won the contest last year.
13．What difference does the man find about Sally?
A．She has put on weight．
B．She is dressed beautifully．
C．She has become a cook.
14．Why doesn’t the woman want to exercise7
A．She finds it too tired to do it．
B．She lives far away from the health club．
C．She is aways busy with the housework．
15．What can we learn about the man?
A．He is a very good cook．
B．He’s a P．E．teacher．
C．He’s a member of a health club．
16．What is the good point of exercise according to the man?
A．It makes you feel more tired．
B．You can weal your favorite jeans．
C．You’ll feel full of energy．
17．How did the woman feel about her trip to the West Coast?
A．Terrible． B．Very good． C．Just so so.
18．Which of the following is true about Los Angeles?
A．It is not so clean as the woman thought．
B．It’s easy to get around by bus．
C．It doesn’t have a subway system．
19．What was the weather like in San Fransisco?
A．Warm． B．Cool． C．Cold.
20．Which of the two cities did the woman like better?
A．San Fransisco． B．Los Angeles．C．She doesn’t mention it.
从A、B、C、D四个选项中, 选出可以填入空白处的最佳选项, 并在答题卡上将该项涂黑。
21．----Would you ever let him work here again?
----________! Not after the way he treated me．
A．Of course B．Come on C．No way D．Not at all
22．I don't like talking on telephone；I prefer writing letter.
A．the；a B．不填；a C．不填；theD．the; 不填
23．The people you find most difficult can also be your most valuable teachers.
A．dealing with B．to be dealt with C．to deal with D．being dealt with
24．Her father is a famous writer, always makes her very proud.
A．that B．which C．whoD．what
25．----Who did it?
----________ you ask? It was Joe, of course.
A．May B．Must C．Should D．Need
26．Today the world is paying much more attention to, obviously, China says and does.
A．that B．which C．whatD．how
27．We were going to go out, but watching TV at home because of rain.
A．took up B．came out C．set out D．ended up
28．----Can I help you?
----________I’d like to buy a present for my father’s birthday, at a proper price, but of good use．
A．that B．one C．it D．which
29．----Is there anything for tomorrow?
----________Yes．We’re going to have a picnic if it doesn’t rain．
A．planned B．being planned C．to be planned D．planning
30．Tom is absent this week．Do you know what to him?
A．has happened B．was happening
C．will happen D．had happened
3 1．Ballet is highly technical and it professional dancers years to train．
A．takesB．achieves C．deserves D．needs
32．The old lady likes to spend time indoors, she can comfortably watch televison and read newspapers．
A．when B．that C．which D．where
33．Provision of food and is their main concern for the flood victims．
A．reliefB．safety C．shelter D．defense
34．----How soon do you think the economy will recover?
A．What for B．Who knows C．Why not D．How come
35．Glasses are and must be handled with great care．
A．heavy B．smooth C．flexible D．fragile
阅读下面短文, 从短文后所给的A、B、C、D四个选项中, 选出可以填人空白处的最佳选项, 并在答题卡上将该项涂黑。
I always felt sorry for people in wheelchairs． Some people, old and weak．cannot 36by themselves．Others seem perfectly healthy, 37 in business suits, and wheel themselves around with strong determination．But whenever I saw someone in a wheelchair, I only saw a38, not a person.
Then I fainted（晕倒） at Euro Disney39 low blood pressure. This was the first time I had ever fainted, and my parents said that I must 40 for a while after First Aid. I agreed to take it easy, but41 I stepped toward the door, I saw my dad pushing a(n)42 in my direction! Feeling the color burn my cheeks, I asked him to wheel that thing right back to 43 he found it.
I could not believe this was happening to me. Wheelchairs were 44for other people but not for me. As my father wheeled me out into the main street, people 45began to treat me differently.
Little kids ran in front of me, 46 my father to stop the wheelchair suddenly. 47 set in as I was thrown back and forth. “Stupid kids -- they have perfectly good 48. Why can’t they watch where they are going?” I thought. People 49 down at me, pity in their eyes. Then they would look away, maybe because they thought the 50 they forgot me the better.
“I’m just like you!” I wanted to scream. “The only 51 is that you've got legs, and I have wheels.”
People in wheelchairs are not 52. They can see every look and hear each word. Looking out at the faces, I finally understood: I was once just like them. I 53 people in wheelchairs exactly the way they did not 54 to be treated. I realized it is some of us with two healthy legs who are 55disabled.
36．A．look around B．care about C．make out D．get around
37．A．dressed B．covered C．folded D．lost
38．A．beast B．disability C．passer - by D．failure
39．A．by way of B．as to C．due to D．in terms of
40．A．sleep B．break C．1eave D．rest
41．A．before B．until C． becauseD． as
42．A．wheelchair B．carriage C． armchairD． bed
43．A．whom B．that C． where D． which
44．A．fine B．sad C． lightD． cheap
45．A．gradually B． immediately C． finally D． rapidly
46．A．catching B． making C． preventing D． forcing
47．A．BitternessB． Interest C． Regret D． Amusement
48．A．space B． mannersC． legsD．control
49．A．smiled B． stared C． handed D．pushed
50．A．happier B． faster C． sooner D．harder
51．A．advantageB． difference C． choice D．difficulty
52．A．healthy B． commonC． stupid D．violent
53．A．treated B． ignored C． greened D．injured
54．A．meanB． need C．enjoyD．want
55．A．generally B．trulyC．mostly D．eventually
One evening I went out and left my 17-year-old son in charge of his 8-year-old brother and 4-year-old sister．On this occasion, the work was made less troublesome by the presence of his girlfriend．I left with complete confidence that the older children would do a wonderful job of babysitting the younger children and the younger children would do a wonderful job of accompanying the older ones．Later, I discovered that complete confidence was the last thing I should have left home with.
I had decided to return home earlier than planned so that my son and his girlfriend could go out．I called home with this happy news．But instead of hearing his cheerful, grateful voice on the other end of the line, all I heard was the sound of a telephone ringing.
It was, I should point out, after 10 p.m., when the two younger children should have been in bed, and when the two older children should have been answering the phone．“I’ll give him a lesson,”I said．I decided they must be outside．Why they might be outside at 10:30 on a wintry night I had no idea, but it was the only explanation I could come up with.
Finally, in desperation, I called his girlfriend’s house．After what seemed like countless rings, his girlfriend answered．“Yes,” she said brightly, “He’s right here.”
He came on the phone．I was not my usual calm, rational（理智的） self．After all, one of the rules of survival for modern parents is that you can’t trust modern teenagers．“Where are the children?” I said．He said they were with him．They had done nothing wrong．My son had taken the younger children over to his girlfriend’s house just for ice cream and cake．This was too good to be believed．Well, it turns out that I shouldn’t have believed it．It was only part of the truth.
The following Saturday evening we were at my parents’ home, celebrating my birthday．My oldest son gave me the children’s gifts．Mounted and framed were a series of lovely color photographs of my children, dressed in their best clothes, and wearing their most wonderful expressions. They are pictures to treasure a lifetime, all taken by the father of my son’s girlfriend.
56．The author went out and left her eldest son in charge of the younger children because ______.
A．she knew that his girlfriend was a good baby-sitter
B．she thought it no hard work to take care of the younger ones
C．she believed he could do well with his girlfriend’s help
D．she could not find a baby-sitter on that winter night
57．When the author called home that evening, she found that .
A．two younger children had already been in bed
B．the children were preparing a birthday gift for her
C．her son was quarrelling with his girlfriend
D．there was no one answering the telephone
58．What can you learn from the underlined sentence in the fifth paragraph?
A．The author didn't believe what her son had told her.
B．The author had complete confidence in her son.
C．The author believed her son was telling the truth.
D．The author was moved by what her children had done.
59．What might the children do that evening?
A．They had a birthday party. B．They framed some photographs
C．They had their pictures takenD．They made some beautiful clothes.
60．What does the author intend to tell us by the story?
A．Modern teenagers are not worth trusting.
B．It is no easy job to look after young children.
C．It’s no good to have a girlfriend at an early age.
D．Her children have a caring and tender heart.
“Dr. Papaderos, what is the meaning of life?”
The usual laughter followed, and people stirred（骚动）to go. Papaderos held up his hand and stilled the room and looked at me for a long time, asking with his eyes if I was serious and seeing from my eyes that I was.
"I will answer your question."
Taking his wallet out of his hip pocket, he fished into a leather billfold and brought out a very small round mirror, about the size of a quarter. And what he said went like this:
"When I was a small child, during the war, we were very poor and we lived in a remote village. One day, on the road, I found the broken pieces of a mirror. A German motorcycle had been wrecked in that place.
I tried to find all the pieces and put them together, but it was not possible, so I kept only the largest piece. This one, and, by scratching it on a stone, I made it round. I began to play with it as a toy and became fascinated by the fact that I could reflect light into dark places where the sun would never shine---in deep holes and crevices（裂缝）and dark closets. It became a game for me to get light into the most inaccessible places I could find.
I kept the little mirror, and, as I went about my growing up, I would take it out in idle moments and continue the challenge of the game. As I became a man, I grew to understand that this was not just a child's game but a metaphor for what I might do with my life. I came to understand that I am not the light or the source of light. But light---truth, understanding, knowledge---is there, and it will shine in many dark places only if I reflect it.
I am a fragment（碎片） of a mirror whose whole design and shape I do not know. Nevertheless, with what I have I can reflect light into the dark places of this world---into the black places in the hearts of men---and change some things in some people. Perhaps others may see and do likewise. This is what I am about. This is the meaning of my life."
61．On hearing the author's question, Dr. Papaderos at first.
A．laughed at his foolishness B．wasn't sure of the answer
C．doubted his seriousness D．wasn't interested at all
62．How did Dr. Papaderos get the small round mirror when he was a child?
A．He found it on the road and made it round
B．A dying German soldier gave him as a present.
C．He chanced to find it in the street while playing
D．He put the broken pieces together and made it.
63．Why did Dr. Papaderos like the small round mirror so much as a child?
A. Because he was too poor to afford other toys.
B. Because it could shine the places where the sun couldn't reach.
C. Because he believed it would bring good luck to him.
D.Because it told him a lot about what life really meant to him.
64．The underlined "metaphor" in the 7ch paragraph most probably means .
A．symbol B．source C．lightD．purpose
65．Which of the following might be the best title for the passage?
A．A Special Game in the Childhood B．A Broken Piece of Mirror
C．Dr. Papaderos' Experience D．The Meaning of Life
BEIJING, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) – A total of 120 middle school students from 35 countries will attend the final of an international China language contest, to be held in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality from Oct. 16 t0 30.
The candidates, aged from 15 t0 20, must be from foreign countries and not native Chinesespeakers,said a statement issued by the Chinese Language Council(CLC) ,the contest' s organizer, here Thursday.
All of the candidates have passed the preliminary contests (初赛).held in their own countries,
According to the organizer, the competition will have a top prize, five second prizes, 10 third prizes and a dozen prizes for special talents. The organizer will also launch an online vote for " the most liked candidate.”
It was the third year China has held the contest.
"The competition not only tests the proficiency of Chinese language but also the candidates’ capability to communicate across different cultures,"the statement said.
All the candidates in the final will receive scholarships from the Chinese government, said Hu Hangyu, an official with the Education Bureau of the Chongqing Municipality, jointly organizing the contest.
They will also meet local Chinese students and live with Chinese families, Hu said.
"The competition is to meet the increasing demand for Chinese learning by foreign youngsters," said Xu Lin, the CLC director.
The CLC has also hosted similar contest for foreign college students since 2002.
China has been working to promote Chinese language learning abroad over the past few years. According to the CLC, the country had 282 Confucius Institutes and 272 "Confucius Classrooms"in 88 countries and regions as of 2009 since the first one was established in 2004.
66．The text is intended to .
A．show the popularity of Chinese language learning in the world
B． introduce an international Chinese language learning test system
C．make readers aware of the importance of Chinese language learning
D．report an international Chinese language contest to be held
67．The candidates must be .
A．foreign college students B．non - native middle school students
C．native Chinese students D．students from Confucius Institutes
68．According to the text, the competition is .
A．organized by the Chongqing Municipality government
B．mainly to test the candidates' Chinese language competence
C．held every three years in Chongqing Municipality
D．to provide foreign students with a chance to know China
69．What has China been doing to promote Chinese language learning abroad according to the text？.
A．Thousands of Chinese teacher are sent abroad to teach the language.
B．282 Confucius Institutes are established in China to teach Chinese.
C．The Chinese language contests for foreign students are regularly held.
D．Many Chinese students are sent abroad for culture exchanges every year.
70．In which part of the newspaper is the text most likely to be found?
A．Education B．Advertisement C．Business D．Entertainment
The website YouTube was created in 2005 and became an overnight success. Google bought YouTube for more that $1, 600, 000 the following year. In May, YouTube announced that two billion videos were watched each day.
In June, the Cuggenheim Museum in New York City announced it would hold a competition among YouTube videos. Now, the judges have chosen the top 125 videos.
The Cuggenheim and YouTube launched the competition called “YouTube Play. A Biennial（两年一度）of Greative Video.” The information technology companies HP and Intel are supporting the event. 23,000 videos entered the competition. They represented 91 countries and every possible style of movie making.
The rules of the competition were few. Video makers had be eighteen years or older. They could enter only one video. It had to be no more than ten minutes long. Any language, subject, sound, and style were considered.
Eleven people are judging the videos. They include artists, musicians, and filmmakers. Laurie Anderson is all three. She says all her art starts with a story, so she looks for a story as she judges the videos.
Other judges include the filmmaker Darren Aronofsky, the band Animal Collective, and artist and filmmaker, Shirin Neshat.
New Jersey artist Dahlia Elsayed’s video is one of the finalists. She used the camera in her computer to record herself describing her daily food desires for one month. The video is simple, short, and interesting.
A frightening, but beautiful video came from Chile. The video by Niles Atallah, Joaquin Cocina Varas, and Cristobal Leon is called “Luis”. It is an animated ghostly story of a tense, angry boy. It is very dark, but impossible to stop watching.
“Mars to Jupiter” is a video from Canada by Sterling Pache. It is about a survivor of the 1994 genocide（种族屠杀）in Rwanda. The video explores how her past still haunts（萦绕）her.
Other chosen videos are form France, Spain, Taiwan, Australia, and Israel. Almost thirty countries are represented. You can see them if you link to YouTube Play from our website at voaspecialenglish. com.
People can also see the 125 videos at the Guggenheim museums in New York; Bilbao, Spain; Berlin, Germany; and Venice, Italy.
On October 21, the YouTube Play judges will announce the final twenty winning videos at a special event at the Guggenheim in New York. The videos will be on view there until October 24.
71．According to the text, YouTube might be .
A．a video sharing website
B．a supporting company of the event
C．a museum in New York City
D．a frightening, but beautiful video
72．Who were supposed to enter the contest according to the text?
A．Video makers in English-speaking countries.
B．Video makers from New York City.
C．Video makers all over the world.
D．Video makers under the age of 18.
73．Which of the following statements is TRUE according to the text?
A．The rules of the competition were quite complicated.
B．Twenty videos will finally be picked out as the best.
C．The style of video was strictly limited.
D．Only artists can judge the competition.
74． is a simple and relaxing story about daily life.
A．“Mars to Jupiter” B．Niles Atallah’s video
C．“Luis” D．Dahlia Elsayed’s video
75．The text is mainly about .
A．a famous wetsite B．a famous museum
C．some interesting videos D．a video competition
Today, millions of people want to learn or improve their English but it is difficult to find the best method. Is it better to study in Britain or America or to study in your own country?
The advantages of going to Britain seem obvious. Firstly, you will be able to listen to the language all the time you are in the country. You will be surrounded completely by the language wherever you go. Another advantage is that you have to speak the language if you are with other people. In Italy, it is always possible, in the class, to speak Italian if you want to and the learning is slower.
On the other hand, staying at home to study. You don’t have to make big changes to your life. As well as this, it is also a lot cheaper than going to Britin but it is never possible to achieve the results of living in the UK. If you have a good teacher in Italy, I think you can learn in a more concentrated way than being in Britain without going to a school.
So, in conclusion, I think that if you have enough time and enough money, the best choice is to spend some time in the UK. This is simply not possible for mot people, so being here in Italy is the only （可行的）viable option. The most important thing to do in this situation is to maximuse your opporturniues: to speak only English in class and to try to use English whenever possible outside the class.
76．What is the text mainly about?(no more than 10 words)
77．Which sentence in the text is closest in meaning to the following one?
All the people and everything around are related with English, and you’ll have more opportunities.
78．Fill in the blank in Paragraph 3 with proper words.(no more than 8 words)
79．What suggestion does the author give to those who learn English in their own country?(no more than 20 words)
80．Translate the underlined sentence in Paragraph 3 into Chinese.
姓名 年龄 城市 想对父母说……
胡慕清 16 沈阳 我需要放松，希望有时能看看电视，上上网。
刘怡婷 16 汕头 我需要朋友，希望能和朋友们一起说笑、玩闹。
沈颖 17 成都 我希望得到父母信任，希望他们能像朋友一样对待我。
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例：How much is the shirt?
A．$ 19.15． B．$ 9.15． C．$9.18．
1．How will the man go to his office ?
A．By bus. B．By subway C．On foot.
2．Why is it so dark in the sitting-room?
A．The light is broken B．The power is cut off C．The bulb is not powerful
3．Where are the man and the woman probably talking?
A．At a sports center. B．Inside a bookstore. C．Outside an art museum.
4．What will the woman tell the man?
A．Her new address. B．Her phone number. C．Her company's name
5．What is the relationship between the two speakers?
A．Husband and wife. B．Policeman and driver. C．Customer and shop assistant
6．What are the woman and the man talking about?
A．Holiday. B．Weather. C．Exam.
7．How long will the man spend his holiday at home?
A．Three weeks B．Two weeks. C．One week
8．Where do the two speakers work?
A．In a store.B．In a hotel.C．In a school.
9．Where does the woman come from?
10．Who asked the woman many questions last night?
A．The policemen.B．English learners. C．Her parents.
11．Which food does the woman like most?
A．Chinese food. B．Japanese food.C．Western food.
12．What did the man do last night?
A．He had dinner with his parents.
B．He had a date with his girlfriend.
C．He went to English corner with the woman.
13．What motivates the man to employ local people?
A．To help the local business.
B．To increase the local employment rate.
C．To reduce the number of workers from other places.
14．What’s John’s position in the company?
A．The manager. B．The president.C．The vice president.
15．What will the man probably do in the future?
A．Set up a new company. B．Run a training course. C．Lead an easier life.
16．Who are the two speakers?
A．Supplier and customer. B．Manager and secretary. C．Interviewer and interviewee.
17．When can you go to the Show Holiday Village to play badminton?
A．5:00 a. m.B．2:00 p.m.C．10:00 p.m.
18．If you want to enter the sports complex, what must you do?
A．Wear appropriate shoes.
B．Register on the notice board.
C．Make an appointment with a coach.
19．How much is the barbecue?
20．What is the purpose of the announcement?
A．To introduce a fruit market.
B．To introduce a playing field.
C．To introduce a holiday camp.
例：To make members of a team perform better ,the trainer first of all has to know their and weaknesses.
A．strengthsB．benefits C．techniques D．values
21．After our government launched a (n) to popularize Chinese language worldwide, lots of Confucius colleges have appeared in foreign universities.
A．campaignB．arrangement C．measure D．struggle
22．Local charity workers are joining a nationwide drive to raise public of AIDS, a disease for which there is no effective cure.
A．conclusion B．impression C．awarenessD．judgment
23．She was not beautiful; she did not her mother, who was a beauty.
A．like B．resemble C．imitate D．represent
24．With the economic crisis over, the following years are likely to a rise in production.
A．promise B．suffer C．promote D．hit
25．The government must be very about setting policies and make no decision until they are quite sure it is the right one.
26．Success means working hard, but working hard doesn’t mean success.
A．certainly B．necessarily C．probably D．possibly
27．My parents always remind me to make sure the gas is turned off after a bath, which would cause danger.
28．Our monitor those names of the volunteers after the discussion.
A．kept up B．went up C．tore up D．rounded up
29．Although the necklace is not made of real crystal, the shape and its size still most young people to buy it.
A．appeal to B．fit for C．go with D．apply for
30．It is hoped that you can make some adjustments about the quality of your service the reactions of the customers.
A．in return for B．in response to C．in favor of D．in charge of
On the first day of the new term, I met my new headmaster at the school gate. “Follow me, please!” he said with a quiet, 31 voice. He took me into my new classroom and 32. In front of me, thirty pairs of eyes looked at me. I knew he had told the students that I was 33. I could almost feel the 34 behind their eyes: Blind? I felt too the answer: If she’s blind, this should be good! I heard a quiet voice in a corner of the 35. For a moment. I felt afraid. I knew at once that I had to be 36.
“Class,” I said as 37 as I could. “I’m blind. But I am not 38. Take off those naughty smiles off, and stop 39, please!” Of course, I could not see their faces; 40 guessed that some of them were smiling. The class were quiet. They were very surprised, I knew that I had done the 41 thing.
As the days went by, the students had more 42, I could smell when the children were eating sweets. I could easily 43 combs going through hair, students passing messages, and so on, 44 I caught a girl passing a message to a friend. Then I took the message to the teachers’ room. A teacher read it to me. On one side it said, “Do you think she can 45?” On the other it said, “I think so. She 46 knows what we’re doing.”
Soon the students stopped being naughty, and started to work hard. 47, they brought in photos of their families for me to 48; I knew then they were my 49. I also knew they had 50 that I could not see.
32．A．ran B．waited C．stopped D．left
34．A．question B．doubtC．puzzle D．analysis
36．A．disappointed B．consciousC．critical D．strong
37．A．loudly B．slowly C．obviouslyD．aloud
39．A．smiling B．talking C．seeking D．seeing
40．A．immediately B．exactly C．merely D．properly
42．A．affairs B．issues C．sadness D．surprises
43．A．touch B．tasteC．feel D．hear
44．A．OnceB．Sometimes C．While D．Often
45．A．senseB．read C．see D．smell
46．A．always B．seldom C．hardly D．still
47．A．Long before B．Before long C．At presentD．At once
48．A．calm down B．look up C．dream of D．look at
49．A．teachers B．sisters C．friends D．classmates
50．A．remembered B．forgotten C．misunderstoodD．realized
US billionaires are back on top with Microsoft founder Bill Cates again the world's richest man in a year when even billionaires felt the heat of the global recession, Forbes magazine said Wednesday.
The wealthy few did not escape big shocks this year, with net worth on the list of 793 billionaires - down from l ,125 billionaires in 2008 - plummeting t0 2. 4 trillion dollars from 4. 4trillion , Forbes said
“The biggest news today is that we are here and there still are billionaires," Forbes spokeswoman Monie Begley joked at a press conference
The much-watched annual rich list put Gates back on top with a net worth of 40 billion dollars, although, he saw his bank balance lose 18 billion over the last 12 months. In second came investor Warren Buffett with 37 billion dollars, despite losing 25 billion dollars this year in the value of his Berkshire Hathaway shares. Also losing 25 billion dollars, Mexican telecoms king Carlos Slim still managed to come in third with 35 billion dollars.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, at number 17, was notable as the only top 20 members to see a net gain. That was not because of his salary, which is a symbolic one dollar a year, but thanks to re-evaluation of Bloomberg financial news agency after the mayor bought a 20 percent stake from Merrill Lynch last year for 4. 5 billion dollars.
About 64 percent of the billionaires are self-made and their average age is 63. 7 , a slight rise resulting from the lower number of rich Russians and Chinese, whose average ages last year were 46 and 48.
By contrast with that aging trend. Gates is a relatively youthful 53. The youngest billionaire prize this year goes to Albert von Thurn und Taxis of Germany, who is 25 and listed as having 2. 1 billion dollars. But one of the young success stories from last year - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg - dropped off the list altogether.
51．Of all the millionaires mentioned above, who didn' t lose in the global recession?
A．Bill Gates. B．Warren Buffett. C．Carlos Slim.D．Michael Bloomberg.
52．The sentence "The biggest news today is that we are here and there still are billionaires"may probably mean _______.
A．the number of billionaires in 2009 is much smaller than that in 2008
B．the number of billionaires in 2009 is a bit larger than that in 2008
C．there are many billionaires in America, which is the biggest news today
D．the biggest news is that many billionaires are at the press conference
53．How many billion dollars did the US billionaires lose in 2008 altogether mentioned in the paragraph 4?
A．18. B．25. C．43. D．50.
54．What is the best title of the passage?
A．Self-Made Billionaires B．What Made Billionaires
C．Bill Gates Back on Top Again D．Biggest Gainer and Biggest Loser
The "Earth Hour" initiative(自发行动) started in Australia' s biggest city Sydney last year when an estimated 2. 2 million people flicked the switch - leaving the Sydney Opera House bathed in moonlight and the Harbor Bridge blacked out.
Organizer Andy Ridley said Sydney ' s 60 minutes of darkness generated huge interest around the world and 23 other cities from the Asia Pacific, North America, Europe and the Middle East had now signed up to be part of the 2008 event.
The eight latest cities to join "Earth Hour" are Atlanta, San Francisco and Phoenix in the US; Thailand's capital Bangkok; Ottawa, Vancouver and Montreal in Canada and Dublin in Ireland.
They joined Australian cities Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide; Denmark's Copenhagen, Aarhus, Aalborg and Odense; the Philippine capital Manila, Fiji ' s biggest city Suva. Christchurch in New Zealand; Chicago; Tel Aviv and Toronto.
Ridley said he expected the "Earth Hour" concept, which is managed by the conservation group WWF, to extend beyond the borders of these countries on the scheduled start time of 8:00 p. m. local time on Saturday March 29.
“ I think it already has become much bigger," he said. "The idea was that anyone could do it, whether they were in a small village in France or a city like Sydney. "
Ridley said the Sydney event, in which residents were asked to switch off lights and appliances for one hour, had raided awareness about the problem of global warming while reducing greenhouse gas emissions by conserving energy.
"I know that on the night we thought we might be able to cut energy use in the city by five percent but it ended up being 10. 1 percent," he said.
He said he hoped Earth Hour provided a "very big visual message" to politicians that climate change must be addressed quickly.
“The problem is massive but we do make a difference when we all take action," he said.
55．The purpose of the "Earth Hour" activity is _____.
A．to conserve energy
B．to change the climate
C．to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions
D．to draw people' s attention to the global warming
56．The underlined word "flick" in paragraph 2 mean .
A．switch on B．switch off C．move quickly D．hit quickly
57．Which city doesn’t join the black-out organization?
A．Bangkok. B．Manchester. C．Montreal. D．Brisbane.
58．From the passage we can learn _____ .
A．the black-out activity will have a great effect on climate change
B．the " Earth Hour" initiative first began in the capital of Australia
C．all the countries in the world become interested in the black-out activity
D．the black-out activity has already caught politician' s attention to the climate change
There is a saying in France that states, "The government could fall, the Louvre （卢浮宫）could be broken into or creatures from other planets could land on earth, but if any of these things happened during the Tour de France, no one would notice．" The Tour de France is the most famous cycling race in the world．It begins in July and runs for three weeks．Cyclists who race in the Tour de France ride in six legs or stages of the race, and they have between one to four days of rest between each leg of the race．The rider who completes all six legs of the race in the shortest overall time wins．
The Tour de France began as a publicity stunt for the French sports newspaper, L’Auto．Hcnri Desgranges, who worked for L’Auto,came up with the idea for "the greatest bike race in the world, "and on July 1,1903, the first Tour de France began．Sixty cyclists began that first leg of the race which started in front of the Alarm Clock Cafe just outside of Paris．This first leg look them 467 kilometers to Lyon．The first Tour de France received an astonishing 2,000 francs．Maurice Garin, the most popular cyclist in France at that time, won the first Tour de France．It took him 94 hours and 33 minutes to ride all 2,428 kilometers of the race．This time was three hours faster than the second -place rider．Over the weeds during which the race was run, the idea of the Tour de France slowly caught the imagination of the people of France．The race has been run every year since that time, except during the years of World War I and World War Ⅱ．
The Tour de France has developed several special honors for which racers compete．Above all, the highest honor is the " yellow jersey"．Mr．Desgranges introduced the yellow jersey in 1919 to show the leading racer each rider's total time in order to find the racer with the lowest time．That racer wears the yellow jersey during the day's race．Other honors include the "green jersey " which is given to the rider who sprints the best by riding the fastest over short distances, and the "polka dot jersey" for the best rider in the mountains along the route．
59．Who wins the Tour de France?
A．The first cyclist to finish the race．
B．The cyclist with the most points．
C．The cyclist with the polka dot jersey．
D．The cyclist with the shortest overall time．
60．Henri Desgranges was .
B．a famous cyclist
C．the man who first won the Tour de France
D．the man who first thought of the Tour de France
61．How many stages make up the Tour de France?
A．One． B．Four． C．Six． D．Ten
62．The yellow jersey is worn by____.
A．the fastest daily cyclist B．the fastest overall cyclist
C．the youngest cyclistD．the champion from the previous year
Read the advertisements carefully．Then answer the questions that follow．
63．You may find the above advertisements .
A．in a store window B．in a newspaper
C．in a school magazine D．on a company notice-board
64．Which of the positions refers to a part-time job?
A．A florist. B．An artist.
C．A preschool teacher.D．A dental nurse.
65．Which of the followings is the most important for the childcare job?
C．The ability to start work in two weeks.
D．The ability to work well with other people.
66．About how many hours a week will the office cleaners be required to work?
A．5. B．10. C．15. D．20.
A rise in the number of suicides（自杀）in South Korea has led policeman Yoo Byong-jong to a new job. He patrols（巡逻）Seoul’s bridges to prevent desperate people throwing themselves into the river.
According to South Korea’s health ministry, suicide rates have doubled in a decade and are now the leading cause of death for people in their 20s and 30s.
The country has the fourthhighest suicide rate among the 30 industrialized countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development．It recorded 22.8 suicide deaths for every 100, 000 people in 2003.That's lower than Hungary，Finland and close neighbor Japan .But the number is growing by about 1 percent each year，faster than for all other OECD nations.
In a move to cut suicides by a fifth by 2010，the health ministry is running a television ad campaign. It opens with a lonely man walking on a bridge. A voiceover says，“Think five minutes more before you give it all away...Don't forget you have a loving family.” Other ministry plans include setting up more hotlines and training more suicide counselors. Authorities are also limiting websites that provide suicide methods and sometimes even sell toxic(有毒的)chemicals.
Distressed individuals range from students worried about poor grades to people in debt as well as disgraced politicians.
Exports say the rising number in some way can be blamed on media coverage of recent highprofile suicides. These include top business leaders and celebrities(名人)who apparently lead a number of people to copy their actions.
“We saved 50 lives this year when people turned to bridges as a place to die after news reports of such deaths by ‘big shots’，” said the 38yearold Yoo，in December.
Last July，the government and civil associations urged media to avoid reporting specific methods and locations of suicides. But it is difficult to clearly give reasons for the suicide increase.
67．The passage is mainly about ______.
A．desperation problems in Korea
B．suicide problems in Korea
C．how to reduce suicides in Korea
D．the relations between life and suicide
68．Suicide rates in South Korea .
A．arouse international concerns
B．are going from bad to worse
C．didn’t draw special attention of the government
D．have done great harm to the economical development
69．Lowering the number of reported suicides by celebrities in the media in Korea ______.
A．will be limited
B．damage the fame of media
C．didn't affect people's daily life.
D．might cause fewer people to commit suicide
70．From the passage, we can infer that .
A．authorities manage websites efficiently
B．present hotlines are not enough for suicide counselors
C．cutting suicides by a fifth by 2010 is easy to carry out
D．people choose suicide as the way to end their lives for a lack of love
例：We （起床）before dawn. It was still dark outside. (get)
71．When you are hungry, the food you usually dislike
72．I have lost one of my gloves. I
（一定把它掉在）somewhere in the library this afternoon.(drop)
73．It was not until 9 o’ clock last night
74．He has learned
75．The fashionable young lady came into the shop,
（后面跟着）a lovely puppy.(follow)
76．Our English teacher suggested we each
77．Though your composition is well written, much remains
78．（他们是否能完成）the project on time is still a question.(finish)
79．There are two thousand students in our school,
80．Don’t go and ask for her idea about our plan. By no means
（她会同意）to it for the trip.(agree)
Recently, a survey has been done on how middle school students spend their pocket money.
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