---Is Huang Qishan the winner of _____ singing contest this time?
---Yes. And she is quite ______ unusual woman.
|B．the , an
---George, how can you prove the earth is round ?
--- I can’t, sir. ______ , I never said it was.
--- Do you like listening to rock music?
--- Not really. I prefer light music because it sounds much _______.
She enjoys listening to music rather than _______.
______ the problem, Tom has tried many different ways.
|B．To deal with
Joe, my close friend, moved to Beijing years ago, and I ____ him since then.
The meeting ______ by the time I got there yesterday.
|B．has been on
They _______ arrive at the station before 12 o’clock, but they don’t appear now.
|A．were supposing to
|B．were supposed to
|C．are supposing to
|D．are supposed to
Liu Huan, a famous male singer ,has long hair ,but he ______ short hair
|A．used to have
|B．is used to having
|C．is used for having
|D．is used to have
Father _____ goes to the cinema with us although he dislikes going there.
This work needs close teamwork.____will be achieved unless we work well together.
_______role she played in the movie! That’s why she has a lot of fans.
|B．How an interesting
|D．What an interesting
Time is the thing _____ never comes back. We should make full use of it.
---Bob, when can we watch TV?
---Not until it _______ next week.
|B．will be repaired
Haze weather has become common in some major cities in China. We all wonder ________.
|A．how is the air polluted
|B．what can we do with the bad weather
|C．why the air is polluted seriously
|D．what are the real reasons
Last night Molly watched a basketball game. Her little brother, Sam, played in it. Sam did his best in the game, but his team the game. Sam was very sad. Molly tried to make him , but he was still unhappy with the result.
Molly thought for a long time and finally she came up with a good . She decided to make his favorite cake for him though she was not good at it. She just wanted him to know that every loss has its own and we can improve our performances next time. She thought it was enough if we had tried our best.
After Molly finished making the cake, she gave Sam a piece. When Sam tried it, he smiled, “ No matter what others the cake, I like it very much. ” Sam continued, “ Because I know you have made it with your and you have tried your best.” Hearing this, Molly said, “ This is just I want to say to you. your team didn’t win the game , you had tried your best. You are the greatest in my heart all the time!”
From then on, every time Sam to do something , he thinks of Molly’s words. He is no longer ___ failing. Instead he becomes stronger to face all his troubles in his life.
Once when I was a teenager, my father and I were standing in line to buy tickets for the circus(马戏). Finally, there was only one family between the ticket counter and us. This family made a big impression on me. There were eight children, all probably under the age of 12. You could tell they didn’t have a lot of money. Their clothes were not expensive, but they were clean. They were excitedly talking about the clowns, elephants, and other acts they would see that night.
The father and mother were at the head of the pack, standing proud as they could be. When the ticket lady asked the father how many tickets he wanted, he proudly answered, “Please let me buy eight children’s tickets and two adults tickets, so I can take my family to the circus.”
The ticket lady told him the price. The man’s wife lowered her head. The father`s lip began to quiver and he leaned a little closer and asked, “How much did you say?” The ticket lady again quoted(报价) the price. The man didn`t have enough money.
How was he supposed to turn and tell his eight kids that he didn`t have enough money to take them to the circus? Seeing what was going on, my dad put his hand in his pocket, pulled out a $20 bill and dropped it on the ground. My father reached down, picked up the bill, tapped the man on the shoulder and said ,“Excuse me, sir. This fell out of your pocket.”
The man knew what was going on. He wasn`t begging for a handout but certainly appreciated(感激) the help in a heartbreaking and embarrassing situation. He looked straight into my dad`s eyes, took my dad`s hand in both of his, holding the $20 bill, and with a tear running down his cheek, he replied, “Thank you, sir. This really means a lot to me and my family .”
My father and I went back to our car and drove home. We didn`t go to the circus that night, but we didn`t go without.
If eight children`s father couldn`t afford the tickets to the circus, ____________.
|A．he would lose his children`s love
|B．the children wouldn`t forgive their father
|C．he would feel sad and sorry for them
|D．nothing would happen
The writer`s father didn`t give the money to the man directly, because__________.
|A．he didn`t want to let the man feel embarrassed
|B．the money wasn`t his
|C．he wanted to show what a kind man he was
|D．he son would stop him
What do you think of the writer`s father?
|A．brave and rich
|B．funny and patient
|C．kind and wise
|D．loving and strict
From the underlined sentence, we can infer that________.
|A．they didn`t have more money to see the circus and felt upset
|B．though they failed to see the circus, they got something meaningful
|C．they didn`t want to go to the circus at all
|D．the writer didn`t understand his father`s behavior
What is the best title for this passage？
|B．Money is important
|C．A happy family
|D．The $20 bill on the ground.
Imagine one day the water taps (水龙头) in your house stop running. You have to pay a lot of money to buy water from shops. And still there isn’t enough water for everyone. Your mother has to save the family’s shower water to use for washing clothes. Would you be able to stand that kind of life?
Probably not. But that is what kids in Yemen (也门) are experiencing (经历). According to a report, the capital, Sana, will run out of drinking water as early as 2025.
Because of the water shortage, the Yemen government often cuts the water supply (供应). Hannan, an 18-year-girl, tells the Teens, “In a good week we’ll have a water supply all week. But then the next week there will be water only for a day or two.”
Hannan says only rich people have enough water to use. They can buy water from the shops or from the water trucks. Private (私人的) companies own the trucks, They travel around the city every day to sell water--- at very high prices.
“ A lot of people can’t pay for it,” she says.
The government is thinking of making use of seawater. But it will cost a lot and it may not happen soon enough to help the people of Yemen.
______ is the name of the capital city of Yemen.
A report shows that Sana will have _______ as early as 2025.
|A．enough drinking water to use
|B．no drinking water to use
|C．no private companies
|D．more water pollution
What does the underlined word “shortage” in the third paragraph mean in Chinese?
We can infer(推断) from the passage that _________.
|A．the poor don’t have to worry about the water supply
|B．the 18-year-old boy is from a poor family
|C．private companies make a lot of money
|D．Lahej is a beautiful place
The writer wants to tell us ______.
|A．not to use seawater
|B．not to waste water
|C．to drink less water
|D．to sell water to Yemen
Welcome to the Little Rock Zoo!
The little Rock Zoo is open every day of the week, all year round, EXCEPT Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year`s Day.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm, and the last admission(准许进入) is at 4:00 pm.
Children( 12 and under) : $8 ( only children 12 months of age are admitted free.)
Currently open every day from 9:30 am –4:00 pm
Opening hours may change according to the weather and special hours.
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday :9:00 am—4:00 pm
Friday, Saturday, Sunday , : 9:30 am—4:00 pm
Run every half an hour
The Little Rock Zoo is closed on ________.
How long is the Little Rock Zoo open a day?
One should enter the Little Rock Zoo before__________.
If 9-year- old Peter goes to the Little Rock Zoo with his parents , they need to pay ____________.
Which of the following is TRUE according to the material?
|A．Children under 3 years old can enter the zoo free
|B．The zoo café is only open in the afternoon.
|C．The little Rock Zoo closes at 6: 00 pm
|D．The zoo train runs every 30 minutes
Mr Johnson worked in a restaurant. He worked there for ten years. And at last he was sent away. He hated hard work and stayed in the city.
Once something was wrong with his ear. He had to see a doctor. And five minutes later he had to pay the doctor twenty dollars. He thought it was easy to get much money. So he came to the small town and opened a hospital. But soon they found he couldn’t treat them at all and his medicine wasn’t useful. People hardly came and he had nothing to do.
One evening he heard a knock at the door. He thought he had a bad cold and he asked him to take some medicine. After that the man left.
On the third day a young man came in and said, “ Thank you very much, doctor!”
It surprised Mr Johnson. He said, “I haven’t seen you before. What do you thank me for?”
“ My uncle died from your wrong treatment the day before yesterday and he left much money to me.”
|A. He got up quickly and saw a traveler lying in front of his hospital.
B. But he wasn’t a good cook.
C. The doctor looked him over and gave him some medicine.
D. The following morning he was told the traveler died in a hotel.
E. At first the people there knew nothing about him and they came to see him.
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I am a vet. Once I was called to examine a ten-year-old dog named Belker. The dog’s ___ , Ron, along with his wife Lisa and his son Tom all loved Belker. They were very sad. I Belker and found he would die of cancer. I told the family that we couldn’t do anything for Belker.
Then, Ron and Lisa asked their six-year-old son Tom to see the whole thing. They felt this was a good chance the little boy to learn something from this experience. To surprise, Tom seemed calm. He touched the lovely dog for the last time. I didn’t know he could understand what was going on. Within a few minutes, Belker died peacefully.
After Belker’s , we talked about the fact that animal lives are__ than human lives. Tom, who was listening quietly, suddenly said, “ I know why.” Then, I heard the best reason I had ever heard. He said, “ People are to learn how to live a good life. They learn to everybody and be nice all the time. ” The six-year-old boy continued, “ Well, already know how to do that, so they don’t have to stay so long.”
A: Why were you late for class today?
B: ____________________! I kept sleeping, and_________________________
A: Oh, no!.
A: You didn’t eat breakfast?
B: No, I didn’t even brush my teeth or wash my face! But before I got to the bus stop,
A: Then how did you get here?
B: Luckily, Carl’s dad saw me on the street and _______________________.
A: well, at least by the time you got to school, you were only five minutes late for class.
I’m glad to know you’re coming to China next week.___________________________
Welcome to China!