例：Std over there_____ you'll be able to see it better.
A. or B. d C. but D. while
1. ---It was a wonderful trip. So, which city did you like better, Paris or Rome?
---______. There were good tgs d bad tgs about t.
A. It's hard to say B. I 't get it
C. You must be g D. Cou't be better
2. The dictionary is ______: y words have added to the guage sce it was published.
A. out of control B. out of date C. out of sight D. out of reach
3. g down the street, I e across David, I _____ for years.
A. 't see B. hav't s C. 't s D. wou't see
4. The coog d swept through out bedroom dows, ____ air conditiong unnecessary.
A. g B. to make C. made D. g made
5. It was really noyg; I _____ get access to the data k you had recoded.
A. wou't B. cou't C. shou't D. n't
6. ---I'm tg of gog back to school to get other degree.
A. It all depds B. Go for it C. Never d D. No wonder
7. ______ the average age of the population creases, there are more d more old people to care for.
A. Unless B. Until C. As D. While
8. Mary was st durg the early part of the discussion but ally she ____ her opion on the subject.
A. gave voice to B. kept eye on
C. turned a deaf ear of D. set foot on
9. We will put off the pic the park until next week, ____ the weather may be better.
A. that B. where C. which D.
10. The weather forecast says it will be cloudy with a slight _____ of r later tonight.
A. effect B. sse C. ge D. ce
11. The ager put forward a suggestion ____ we should have assistt. There is too much work to do.
A. whether B. that C. which D. what
12. I'm gog to _____ advtage of this tour to explore the history of the castle.
A. put B. make C. take D. give
13. You are waitg at a wrong place. It is at the hotel ____ the coach picks up tourists.
A. who B. which C. where D. that
14. I hate it she calls me at work-I'm always too busy to _____ a conversation with her.
A. carry on B. break to C. turn down D. cut off
15. I was wearg a seatbelt. If I 't wearg one, I ____.
A. were jured B. would be jured
C. had jured D. would have jured
The journey my daughter Cathy has had with her sg is as long as it is beautiful.
Cathy suffered some terrible 16 her early childhood. After years of regular treatt, she 17 e healthy.
Two years ago, while Cathy was watg the Olympics, a dr e to her sweet little head-to be a ser. Last suer, she ted to 18 out local s t. She practiced hard d ally 19 it. The t practice, 20 was a rough start. She coughed d choked d could hardly 21 her first few weeks. Hearg her coug bitterly one night, I decided to 22 her from it all. But Cathy woke me up early next morng, wearg her ssuit 23 to go! I told her she shou't s after a whole night's coug, but she refused to 24 d sisted she go .
From that day on, Cathy kept sg d 't 25 a sgle practice. She had a 26 ttion wit herself to be the best she could be. My t-year-old was grog d g right before my eyes, to this 27 hu g with a passion d a mission. There were mots of 28 of course: oft she would be the last ser the race. It was difficult for Cathy to accept that she wasn't a 29 ---ever. But that 't stop her from tryg.
T e the al awards cerony at the d of the year. Cathy 't expect y award but was still there to 30 her frds d praise their accomplists. As the cerony was nearg the d, I suly heard the head coach 31 , "The highest honor goes to Cathy!" Loog around, he contued, "Cathy has spired us with her 32 d thusiasm. 33 skills d tts brg great success, the most valuable asset(财富)one hold is the heart."
It was the greatest 34 of my daughter's life. With all she hade 35 her t years, this was the hour of true triumph(成功).
16. A. failure B. pressure C. loss D. ess
17. A. usually B. ally C. firstly D. frequtly
18. A. prove B. tr C. jo D. contact
19. A. creased B. found C. created D. made
20. A. however B. therefore C. otherwise D. stead
21. A. use B. survive C. save D. waste
22. A. pull B. tell C. hide D. fire
23. A. afraid B. nervous C. ready D. free
24. A. take off B. set off C. give up D. show up
25. A. attd B. miss C. D. Start
26. A. rich B. weak C. firm D. d
27. A. trusted B.detered C.experced D. barrassed
28. A. frustration B. delight C. excitt D. surprise
29. A. ner B.learner C. partner D. ner
30. A. cheer on B. compete with C. respond to D. run after
31. A. ittg B.expg noung D. whisperg
32. A. humor B. will C. honesty D. wisdom
33. A. Although B. Sce C. Once D. Because
34. A. discovery B. choice C. fluce D. mot
35. A. through B. under C. across D. around
第二部分： 阅读理解 （共20小题； 每小题2.5分，满分50分）
A guage Progrme for Tagers
Welcome to Tagers Abroad! We vite you to jo us on azg journey of guage learng.
Regardless of your choice of course, you'll develop your guage ability both quickly d effectively.
Our Stdard Course guartees a st crease your conce a for guage, with focused tg all 4 skill areas----spg, listg, rg d writg.
Our tsive Course builds on our Stdard Course, with 10 additional lessons per week, guartg the fastest possible guage learng (see table below).
Number of Lesson
Ｓｔｕｄｅｎｔｓ ａｒｅ placed to classes accorg to their currt guage skills. The majority of t take on one guage test before startg their progrme. However, if this is not available, stuts sit the ex on the first Monday of their course.
Learng materials are provided to stuts throughout their course, d there will never be more t 15 participts each class.
Arrivals d Trsfer
Our progrme offers the full package-stuts are take good care of from the start through to the very d. They are collected from the airport upon arrival d brought to their accoodation comfort. We require the stut's full details at least 4 weeks advce.
Meals/Allergies(过敏)/Special Dietary Requirts
Stuts are provided with breakfast, ner d either a cooked or packed lunch(which consists of a sdwich, a drk d a dessert). Snacks outside of mealtes may be purchased by the stut dividually.
We ask that you let us ow of y allergies or dietary requirts as well as formation about y es you take. Depg on the type of allergies d/ or dietary requirts, extra charge may be made for provg special food.
36. How does tsive Course differ from Stdard Course?
A. It is less effective.
B. It focuses on spg.
C. It cludes extra lessons.
D. It give you conce
37. a stut attd Stdard Course?
A. 13:00-14:30 Monday.
B. 9:00-12:30 Tuesday
C. 13:00-14:30 Friday.
D. 9:00-12:30 Saturday.
38. Before startg their progrme, stuts are expected to _____.
A. take a guage test
B. have one terview
C. prepare learng materials
D. report their guage levels
39. With the full package, the progrme orizer is supposed to_____.
A. form stuts of their full flight details
B. look after stuts throughout the progrme
C. offer stuts free sightsg trips
D. collect stuts' luggage advce
40. Which of the follog may require extra payt?
A. Cooked ner.
B. Mealte dessert.
C. Packed lunch.
D. Special diet.
Every ts his son to be somewhat of a clone, not features but footsteps. As he grows you also age, d your bitions become more unachievable. You to realize that your boy, your footsteps, could probably accomplish what you hoped for. But footsteps be muddied d they go off differt directions.
My son Jody has hated school sce day one dergart. Sce projects waited until the last mot. Book reports wer't writt until the al threat.
I've a newspaper all my adult life. My daughter is a university graduate worg toward her master's degree glish. But Jody? he tered the tth grade he e a "vo-tech" stut(技校学生). They're called "motorheads" by the rest of the stut body.
a secretary my office first called "motorhead", I was shocked. "Hey, he's a good kid," I ted to say. "d smart, really."
I learned later that motorheads are, deed, differt. They usually have dirty ds d wear dirty work clothes. d they don't oft make school honor rolls(光荣榜).
But g the part of a motorhead is itself experce education. We who labor shirts offices don't have the abilities that motorheads have. I to learn this I had my car crashed. The cost to repair it was estated at $800. "Hey, I fix it," said Jody. I doubted it , but let go ahead, for I had notg to lose.
My son ,with other motorheads, fixed the car. They got parts(零件）from a junkyard, non-toastg toaster have fixed. Neighbours d co-workers trust their car repair to .
Sce that first repair job, a bro air-conditioner, a non-functiong washer d a non-toastg toaster have fixed. Neighbors d co-workers trust their car repairs to .
These kids are happiest dog repairs. They joke d laugh d are livg their own relaxed world. d their ds are bright despite their dirty ds d clothes.
I have learned a lot from my motorhead: publishers need prters, eers need ics, d architects need builders. Most portt, I have learned that fathers don't need clones footsteps or ywhere else.
My son may never make the school honor roll. But he made e.
41. What used to be the author's hope for his son?
A. To avoid becog his clone.
B. To resble appearce.
C. To develop a differt direction.
D. To reach the author's unachieved goals.
42. What we learn about the author's childr?
A. His daughter does better school.
B. His daughter has got a master's degree.
C. His son tried hard to ish homework.
D. His son cou't write his book reports.
43. The author let his son repair the car because he believed that_______.
A. His son had the ability to fix it.
B. it would save much te.
C. it wou't cause y more loss
D. other motorheads would come to help.
44. the author's eyes, motorheads are _______.
A. tidy d hardworg
B. cheerful d smart
C. lazy but bright
D. relaxed but rude
45. What did the author realize the d?
A. It is unwise to expect your child to follow your path.
B. It is portt for one to make the honor roll.
C. Architects play a more portt role t builders.
D. Motorheads have greater ability t office workers.
Jo was grog up, other kids felt sorry for . His parts always had g the gar, carryg out the garbage d deliverg newspapers. But Jo reached adulthood, he was better off t his childhood playmates. He had more job satisfaction, a better marriage d was healthier. Most of all, he was happier. Far happier.
These are the gs of a 40-year study that followed the lives of 456 tage boys from Boston. The study showed that those who had worked as boys joyed happier d more productive lives t those who had not. "Boys who worked the home or counity ed competce (能力) d e to feel they were worthwhile bers of society," said George Vt, the psychologist (心理学家) who made the discovery. "d because they felt good about tselves, others felt good about t."
Vt's study followed these males great detail. terviews were repeated at ages 25, 31 d 47. Under Vt, the researchers compared the 's tal-health scores with their boyhood-activity scores with their boyhood-activity scores. Pots were awarded for part-te jobs, housework, effort school, d ability to deal with pros.
The k bet what the had done as boys d how they turned out as adults was surprisgly sharp. Those who had done the most boyhood activities were twice as likely to have warm relations with a wide variety of people, five tes as likely to be well paid d 16 tes less likely to have unployed. The researchers also found that IQ d ily social d economic class made no real differce how the boys turned out. Worg----at y age----is portt. Childhood activities help a child develop responsibility, depce, conce d competce---the underpngs (基础) of otional health. They also help understd that people must cooperate d work toward coon goals. The most compett adults are those who ow how to do this. Yet work isn't everytg. As Tolstoy once said, "One live tly this world if one ows how to work d how to love, to work for the person one loves d to love one's work."
46. What do we ow about Jo?
A. He joyed his career d marriage.
B. He had few childhood playmates.
C. He received little love from his ily.
D. He was vied by others his childhood.
47. Vt's words Paragraph 2 serve as _____.
A. a description of personal values d social values
B. alysis of how work was related to competce
C. exple for parts' expectations of their childr
D. expation why some boys grew to happy
48. Vt's t obted their gs by _____.
A. recorg the boys' effort school
B. evaluatg the 's tal health
C. comparg differt sets of scores
D. measurg the 's pro solvg ability
49. What does the undered word "sharp" probably Paragraph 4?
A. Quick to react
B. Havg a t edge
C. Clear d ite
D. su d rapid
50. What be ferred from the last paragraph?
A. compett adults ow more about love t work.
B. otional health is esstial to a wonderful adult life.
C. Love brgs more joy to people t work does.
D. depce is the key to one's success.
Failure is probably the most exhaustg experce a person ever has. There is notg more tirg t not sug.
We experce this tiress two ways: as start-up fatigue(疲惫) d perforce fatigue. the former case, we keep puttg off a task because it has either too borg or too difficult. d the longer we delay it, the more tired we feel.
Such start-up fatigue is very real, ev if not actually physical, not sometg our muscles d bones. The solution is obvious though perhaps not easy to apply: always dle the most difficult job first.
Years ago, I was asked to write 102 essays on the great ideas of some ous authors. Applyg my own rule, I detered to write t alphabetical(按字母顺序), never lettg myself leave out a tough idea. d I always started the day's work with the difficult task of essay-writg. Experce proved that the rule works.
Perforce fatigue is more difficult to dle. Though g to get started, we not s to do the job right. Its difficulties appear so great that, however hard we work, we fail d . such a situation, I work as hard as I -t let the unconscious take over.
png cyclopaedia Britnica (《大英百科全书》), I had to create a table of contts based on the topics of its articles. Notg like this had ever done before, d day after dat I kept cog up with solutions, but none of t worked. My fatigue e ost unbearable.
One day, tally exhausted, I wrote down all the reasons why this pro could not be solved. I tried to convce myself that the trouble was with the pro itself, not with me. Relived, I sat back easy chair d fell asleep.
hour later, I woke up suly with the solution clearly d. the weeks that followed, the solution which had come up my unconscious d provided correct at every step. Though I worked as hard as before, I felt no fatigue. Success was now as excitg as failure had depressg.
Hu gs, I believe must try to succeed. Success, t, s never g tired.
51. People with start-up fatigue are most likely to .
A. delay tasks
B. work hard
C. seek help
D. accept failure
52. What does the author recod dog to prevt start-up fatigue?
A. Writg essays strict order.
B. Bug up physical strgth.
C. Leavg out the toughest ideas.
D. g with the hardest task first.
53. On what occasion does a person probably suffer from perforce fatigue?
A. Before startg a difficult task.
B. all the solutions fail.
C. If the job is rather borg.
D. After g a way out.
54. Accorg to the author, the unconscious d may help us .
A. ore tal pros
B. get some nice sleep
C. complete relief
D. d the right solution
55. What could be the best title for the passage?
A. Success Is Built upon Failure
B. How to dle Perforce Fatigue
C. Gettg over Fatigue: A Way to Success
D. Fatigue: Early S of Health Pros
英 语 笔 试
I'm a 34-year-old , married, lived a nice house, d have a successful career as educational consultt. But my life was not always so great. I had a learng disability from early age. I t to a special school where I got pty of extra help. Still, I suffered the rest of my school days public schools.
My life proved rarkably I discovered art. The art world gave me a ce to express myself without words. I t to a workshop d gradually got good at g tgs with clay(黏土). Here I learned my first portt lesson: disabled as I was guage. I could still be smart d well express myself with clay. d my conce e along.
I got my next lesson from rock g. It was a fun tg but I was scared from the start. I soon noticed it wasn't a tt tg; it was practice. So I did it more. After about five years of g, I found myself Yosite Valley on a big wall. I learned that if you fall love with sometg d do it all the te, you will get better at it.
Later I decided to apply my previous experce to learng how to read d write. Every day I practiced rg d writg, which I used to avoid as much as possible. After two hard years, I was literate.
Havg gone through the long process with art, rock g, d rg d writg, now I've got to a pot my life where I ow I smart ough to dive to area that is totally unown, hard, but terestg.
56. What made the author's school days difficult? (No more t 5 words)
57. Why did art give the author conce? (No more t 10 words)
58. What lesson did the author learn from rock g? (No more t 15 words)
59. What is the g of the undered part Paragraph 4? (No more t 5 words)
60. How does the author's story spire you to overcome difficulties life? Put it your own words. (No more t 20 words)
How te flies!
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Some possible swers:
56.(His) learng disability. Or: Havg a learng disability.
Or: That he was learng disabled. Or: He had a learng disability.
57.He could be smart d express self with clay.
Or： Art could help express self without words.
Or: He could well express self with clay/art.
58.If you joy sometg d keep dog it, you will get better at it.
Or: The more you practice sometg, the better at it you will become. Or: Practice makes perfect. Or: Practice leads to success.
59.I could read d write.
60.We should not lose heart face of difficulties. If we work hard，we will d a way out. Or: The author's story tells me that I should be cont d practice hard to overcome difficulties my life.or:We should overcome our ess d fears with courage d deteration.