例：How much is the shirt?
A. ￡19.15 B. ￡9.18 C. ￡9.15
1. What does the wo tk of the movie?
A. It's usg. B. It's excitg. C. It's disappotg.
2. How will Sus spd most of her te Frce?
A. Travg around B. Studyg at a school. C. Loog after aunt.
3. What are the speakers tg about?
A. Gog out. B. Orderg drks. C. Preparg for a party.
4. Where are the speakers?
A. a classroom B. a library C. a bookstore
5. What is the gog to do?
A. Go on the ternet. B. Make a phone call. C. Take a tr trip.
6. What is the wo loog for?
A. formation office. B. A police station. C. A shoe repair shop.
7. What is the Town Guide accorg to the ?
A. A brochure B. A newspaper C. A map.
8. What does the say about the restaurt?
A. It's the biggest one around.
B. It offers y tasty dishes.
C. It's ous for its seafood.
9. What will the wo probably order?
A. Fried fish B. Roast . C. Beef steak
10. Where will Mr.White be at 11 o'clock?
A. At the office. B. At the airport C. At the restaurt.
11. What will Mr.White probably do at one the afternoon?
A. Receive a guest. B. Have a meetg. C. Read a report.
12. will Miss Wilson see Mr.Whie?
A. At lunch te. B. Late the afternoon. C. The next norng.
13. Why is Bill gog to Gery?
A. To work on a project. B. To study Ger. C. To start a new compy.
14. What did the wo dislike about Gery?
A. The weather. B. The food. C. The schools.
15. What does bill hope to do about his ily?
A. Brg t to Gery. B. Leave t d. C. Visit t a few months.
16. What is the probable relationship bet the speakers?
A. Fellow-travelers. B. Colleagues. C. Classmates.
17. did it r last te Juárez?
A. Three days ago B. A month ago C. A year ago.
18. What season is it now Juárez?
A. Sprg B. Suer C. Autu.
19. What are the elderly advised to do?
A. Take a walk the afternoon.中/华-资*源%库
B. Keep their homes cool.
C. Drk pty of water.
20. What is the speaker dog?
A. Hostg a radio progr.
B. Conductg a sar.
C. Forecastg the weather.
West, the father of er ptg, showed his tt for art he was only six years of age. But he did not ow about brushes before a visitor told he needed one. those days , a brush was made from el's hair. There were no els nearby. decided that cat hair would work stead. He cut some fur from the ily cat to make a brush.
The brush did not last long. Soon needed more fur. Before long, the cat to look ragged （蓬乱）. His father said that the cat must be sick. was forced to it what he had dog.中・华.资*源%库 ziyuku.com中/华-资*源%库
The cat's lot was about to prove. That year, one of 's couss, Mr.Pngton, e to visit. He was pressed with 's drags. he t home, he st a box of pt d some brushes. He also st six gravgs （版画）by artist. These were the first pictures d first real pt d brushes had ever s. 1747， was ne years old，Mr.Pngton retured for other visit .He was azed at what had done with his gift.He asked 's parts if he might take the boy to Philadelphia for a visit.
the city, Mr.Pngton gave materials for creatg oil ptgs.The boy a dscape (风景) ptg.s ,a own pter,e to see work . s was pressed with d gave two classic books on ptg to take home .The books were long d dull. could read only a little,havg a poor stut.But he later said,"Those two books were my compions by day,d under my pillow at night."While it is likely that he understood very little of the books,they were his troduction to classical ptgs.The ne-year-old boy decided t that he would be artist.中/华-资*源%库
21. What is the text ly about?
A. 's visit to Philadelphia.
B. s' fluce on .
C. The ng of 's life as artist.
D. The frdship bet d Pngton.
22. What does the undered stce paragraph 3 suggest?
A. The cat would be closely watched.
B. The cat would get some medical care.
C. would leave his home shortly.
D. would have real brushes soon.
23. What did Pngton do to help develop his tt?
A. He took to see ptg exhibitions.
B. He provided with ptg materials.
C. He st to a school Philadelphia.
D. He taught how to make gravgs.
24. s' two books helped to ________.
A. master the use of pts
B. appreciate dscape ptgs
C. get to ow other pters
D. make up his d to be a pter
Gettg less sleep has become a bad habit for most er kids. Accorg to a new survey(调查) by the National Sleep Foundation, 51% of kids aged 10 to 18 go to bed at 10 pm or later on school nights, ev though they have to get up early. Last year the Foundation reported that nearly 60% of 7- to 12-year-olds said they felt tired durg the day, d 15% said they had asleep at school.
How much sleep you need depds a lot on your age. Babies need a lot of rest: most of t sleep about 18 hours a day! Adults need about eight hours. For most school-age childr, t hours is ideal(理想的). But the new National Sleep Foundation survey found that 35% of 10- to 12-year-olds get only sev or eight hours. d guess what ost half of the surveyed kids said they do before bedte? Watch TV.
"More childr are gog to bed with TVs on, d there are more opportunities(机会) to stay awake, with more homework, the ternet d the phone," says Dr. Mary Carskadon, a sleep researcher at Brown University Medical School. She says these activities at bedte get kids all excited d make it hard for t to down d sleep. Other experts say part of the pro is ical. g levels of body icals called hormones not only make tagers' bodies develop adult characteristics, but also make it hard for tagers to fall asleep before 11 pm.
Because sleepess is such a pro for tagers, some school districts have decided to start high school classes later t they used to. Three years ago, schools a, nesota, ged the start te from 7:25 to 8:30 . Stuts, parts d teachers are pleased with the results.
25. What is the new National Sleep Foundation survey on?
A. er kids' sleepg habits. B. Tagers' sleep-related diseases.
C. Activities to prevt sleeplessness. D. Learng pros d lack of sleep.
26. How y hours of sleep do 11-year-olds need every day?
A. 7 hours. B. 8 hours. C. 10 hours. D. 18 hours.
27. Why do tagers go to sleep late accorg to Carskadon?
A. They are affected by cert body icals.
B. They td to do tgs that excite t.
C. They follow their parts' exples.
D. They don't need to go to school early.
FLORCE, Italy-Sveta Cojochru feels hurt. The Moldov has lived here sev years as a caregiver to It kids d the elderly, but order to stay she's had to prove her guage skills by tg a test which requires her to write a postcard to ary frd d swer a fictional job ad.
Italy is the latest Western Europ country tryg to control a grog migrt(移民) population by g guage skills exge for work permits, or some cases, citizship.
Some migrt advocates worry that as hard cial tes make it more difficult for natives to keep jobs, such measures will become more a vehicle for tolerce t tegration(融合). Others say it's only natural that newcomers learn the guage of their host nation, sg it as a condition to sure they contribute to society.中/华-资*源%库
Other Europ countries laid down a silar requirt for migrts, d some terms are ev tougher. The governts argue that this will help forers better jo the society d promote understg across cultures.
Italy, which has a much weaker tradition of migration, has witnessed a sharp crease migration rt years. 1990, migrts numbered some 1.14 million out of Italy's t 56.7 million people, or about 2 pert. At the start of this year, forers livg Italy ounted to 4.56 million of a total population of 60.6 million, or 7.5 pert, with migrts' childr accountg for ev larger pertage of births Italy.
Cojochru, the Moldov caregiver, hoped obtg pert resce(居住权) would help her brg her two childr to Italy; they live with her sister Moldova, where salaries are ong the lowest Europe. She was skeptical that the guage requirt would courage tegration.
Its always "see me as a forer," outsider, ev though she's stayed the country for years d speak the local guage flutly, she said.
28. Why does Cojochru have to take a guage test?
A. To contue to stay Italy. B. To teach her childr It.
C. To d a better job Italy. D. To better mix with the Its.
29. Some people worry that the new guage requirt may ________.
A. reduce Italy's population quickly B. cause conflicts ong people
C. lead to cial difficulties D. put pressure on schools
30. What do we ow about Cojochru?Ziyuku.com
A. She lives with her sister now Italy.
B. She joys learng the It guage.
C. She speaks It well ough for her job.
D. She wishes to go back to her home country.
How to Do -on-the-Street terviews
The -on-the-street terview is terview which a reporter hits the streets with a er to terview people on the sport. _____31_____ But with these tips, your first -on-the-street terview experce be easy.
* your boss or professor sds you out to do -on-the-street terviews for a story, tk about the topic d develop a list of about t eral questions relatg to it. For exple, if your topic is about virontal pros erica, you might ask, "Why do you tk virontal protection is portt erica?" _____32_____
* Hit the streets with conce. _____33_____ Say, "Excuse me, I work for XYZ News, d I was wonderg if you could share your opion about this topic." This is a quick way to get people to warm up to you.
Move on to the next person if someone tells you she is not tereste
Don't get discouraged.
● 34 Each terview that you get on the street shou't be longer t t utes. As soon as you get the swer you need, move on to the next person. Make sure that as you go from terview to terview, you are gettg a variety of swers. If everyone is givg you the se swer, you won't be able to use it. A safe number of terviews to conduct is about six to t. 35
● If your news station or school requires terviewees to s release forms to appear on the air, don't leave work without t.
A. it your te.
B. As you approach people, be polite.
C. If you don't own a era, you buy one.
D. For new reporters, this s like a g task.
E. To get good d useful results, ask t the se question.
F. That number of terviews should give you all the swers you need.
G. With a question like this, you will get more t a "Yes" or "No" reply.
Alia Baker is a librar Iraq. Her library used to be a 36 place for all who loved books d liked to share owledge. They 37 various matters all over the world. the war was near, Alia was 38 that the fires of war would destroy the books, which are more 39 to her t mount of gold. The books are every guage - new books, t books, 40 a book on the history of Iraq that is sev hundred years old.
She had asked the governt for 41 to move the books to a 42 place, but they refused. So Alia took matters to her own ds. 43 , she brought books home every night, 44 her car late after work. Her frds e to 45 her the war broke out. is who owned a restaurt 46 to hide some books. All through the 47 , Alia, is, his brothers d neighbours took the books from the library, 48 t over the sev-foot wall d 49 t the restaurt. The books stayed as the war 50 . T ne days laters, a fire burned the 51 to the ground.
One day, the bog stopped d the 52 left. But the war was not over yet. Alia ew that if the books were to be safe, they must be 53 while the city was 54 . So she hired a truck to brg all the books to the houses of frds the suburbs(郊区). Now Alia waited for the war to d d 55 peace d a new library.
36. A. meetg B. worg C. personal D. religious
37. A. raised B. dled C. reported D. discussed
38. A. worried B. gry C. doubtful D. curious
39. A. practical B. precious C. reliable D. expsive
40. A. t B. still C. ev D. rather
41. A. permission B. confirmation C. expation D. formation
42. A. large B. public C. distt D. safe
43. A. Fortunately B. Surprisgly C. Seriously D. Secretly
44. A. startg B. parg C. g D. testg
45. A. stop B. help C. warn D. rescue
46. A. tded B. pretded C. happed D. agreed
47. A. war B. night C. bug D. way
48. A. put B. oped C. passed D. threw
49. A. hid B. exged C.burnt D. distributed
50. A. approached B. erupted C. contued D. ded
51. A. restaurt B. library C. city D. wall
52. A. neighbours B. soldiers C. frds D. customers
53. A. sold B. read C. saved D. moved
54. A. occupied B. bombed C. quiet D. busy
55. A. dred of B. believed C. cared about D. looked for
Last October , while tg her gar Mora , S , a Pahlsson pulled out a dful of small 56 (carrot) d was about to throw t away. But sometg made her look closer , d she noticed a 57 (se) object. Yes, there eath the leafy top of one ty carrot was her long-lost g rg.
Pahlsson scred 58 loudly that her daughter e runng from the house. "she thought I had hurt 59 (I),"says Pahlsson
Sixt years 60 (early), Pahlsson had roved the ond rg 61 (cook) a meal. she ted to put the rg back on later, it was gone. She suspected that one of her three daughters -t t, eight, d six- had picked it up, but the girls said they 't. Pahlsson d her husd 62 (search) the kit, g every corner, but turned up notg. "I gave up hope of g my rg ," she says. She never replaced it.
Pahlsson d her husd now tk the rg probably got 63 (sweep) to a pile of kit rubbish d was spread over the gar, 64 it red until the carrot's leafy top tally sprouted (生长) through it. For Pahlsson, its return was 65 wonder.
On a bright, warm July afternoon, Mac Ho, a prary school teacher, was cyg from his home to Alaska with his frds. One of his frds had stopped to make a bicycle repair, but they had couraged Mac to carry on, d they would catch up with soon. As Mac pedaled (骑行) along alone, he thought fondly of his wife d two young daughters at home. He hoped to show t this beautiful place someday.
T Mac heard quick d loud breatg d . ", that's a big dog!" he thought. But he looked to the side, he saw sttly that it wasn't a dog at all, but a wolf, quickly catg up with .
Mac's heart jumped. He found out his of hear spray. With one d on the bars, he fired the spray at the wolf. A bright red cloud veloped the al, d to Mac's relief, it fell back, sg its head. But a ute later, it was by his side . T it attacked the back of Mac's bike, tearg op his tt bag. He fired at the wolf a second te, d , it fell back only to quickly restart the chase（追赶）。
Mac was pg hard now. He waved d yelled at passg cars but was careful not to show down. He saw a steep uphill b before . He ew that once he hit the hill, he'd be easy caught up d the wolf's teeth would be tearg to his flesh.
At this mot, Paul d Beeky were drivg their car on their way to Alaska. They 't tk much of it they saw two cyclists repairg their bike on the side of the road. A bit later, they spotted what they, too, assumed was a dog runng alongside a on a bike. As they got closer, they realized that the dog was a wolf. Mac heard a large vehicle d . He pulled front of it as the wolf was catg up fast, just a doz yards away now.
1. C 2. A 3. C 4. B 5. A
6. C 7. A 8. B 9. C 10 . B
11. B 12. C 13. A 14. B 15. A
16. B 17. C 18. A 19. C 20 . A
21. C 22. D 23. B 24. D 25. A
26. C 27. B 28. A 29. B 30. C
31. D 32. C 33. B 34. A 35. F
36. A 37. D 38. A 39. B 40. C
41. A 42. D 43. D 44. C 45. B
46. D 47. B 48. C 49. A 50. C
51. B 52. B 53. D 54. C 55. A
56. carrots 57. sy/sg 58. so
59. myself 60. earlier 61. to cook
62. searched 63. Swept 64. where