第6题单选 ( )The heavy snow could not keep us__________going out to work.
第7题单选 ( ) I think you'd better__________your spare time better.
C.make use of
第8题单选 ( ) The house__________to Mr. Green, but now it__________to me.
A.belonged ; is belonging
B.was belonged ; is belonged
C.had belonged ; has belonged
D.belonged ; belongs
第9题单选 ( )--Why was the official meeting called?
第10题单选 ( )They offered her a house for $100,000,___________it was worth.
A. as much as twice
B.as much twice as
C.as twice much as
D.twice as much as
第11题单选 ( )It is very kind__________you to supply us__________so much information.
A. for; with
第12题单选 ( )The job of a__________is not only putting out fire.
第13题单选 ( ) Mum and Dad can__________write their names.
第14题单选 ( )There will be a football match next week. Each player on the winning team__________a pair of sport shoes.
B.has been given
C.will be given
第15题单选 ( ) The four travellers__________I shared the room were pleasant people.
第16题单选 ( ) Mr. Wang will__________you at the airport tomorrow morning. Please tell me your flight number.
第17题单选 ( )Jack was a good swimmer;he__________swim across the river.
D.was able to
第18题单选 ( )__________pollution is the key to__________the country a comfortable and clean place to live in.
A. To control; keep
B.To control ; keeping
C.Control ; keeping
第19题单选 ( ) What beautiful weather,__________?
A. is it
第20题单选 ( )--Would you like to go shopping with me this afternoon?
A.No way. I'll do my homework
B.It's a pleasure
C.Well, I feel like staying at home
D.I have no time
Mr. Jones woke early one morning,before the sun had risen. It was a beautiful morning, 21 he went to the window and looked out. He was 22 to see a neatly-dressed and mid-aged profes sor,who 23 in the university just up the road from Mr. Jones' house,coming on the direction c the town. He had grey hair and thick glasses, and was 24 an umbrella, a morning newspaper an a bag. Mr. Jones thought that he must have arrived by the night train 25 taking a taxi.
Mr. Jones had a big tree in his garden, and the children had tied a long 26 to one of the branches, so that they could swing on it.
Mr. Jones saw the professor 27 when he saw the rope and looked carefully up and down th road. When he saw that there was 28 in sight, he stepped into the garden (there was no fence)put his umbrella, newspaper, bag and hat neatly on the grass and 29 the rope. He pulled 30 to see whether it was strong enough to take his weight, then ran as fast as he could an swung into the 31 on the end of the rope, his grey hair blowing all around his face. Backward and forwards he swung, sometimes taking a few more 32 steps on the grass when the rope bega to swing 33 slowly for him.
34 the professor stopped, straightened his tie, combed his hair carefully, put on his hat picked up his umbrella, newspaper and bag, and continued 35 his way to the university, looking as quiet and correct and respectable as one would expect a professor to be.
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Having no language, infants cannot be told what they need to learn. Yet by the age of three they will have mastered the basic structure of their native language and will be well on their way to communicative competence. Acquiring their language is a most impressive intellectual feat. Studies of how children learn language generally agree that the most remarkable aspect of this feat is the rapid acquisition of grammar. Nevertheless, the ability of children to conform to grammatical rules is only slightly more wonderful than their ability to learn words. It has been reckoned that the average high school graduate in the United States has a reading vocabulary of 80,000 words, which includes idiomatic expressions and proper names of people and places. This vocabulary must have been learned over a period of 16 years. From the figures,it can be calculated that the average child learns at a rate of about 3 new words per day. Clearly a learning process of great complexity goes on at a rapid rate in children.
第36题单选 What is the main subject of the passage?
A. Language acquisition in children.
B.Teaching languages to children.
C.How to memorize words.
D.Communicating with infants.
第37题单选 ( )The word “feat” is closely in meaning to which of the following?
第38题单选 ( )The word “reckoned” is closest in meaning to which of the following?
第39题单选 ( )The word “which” refers to__________.
A. their ability
More than seven hundred years ago, the Prince of Wales had a very big and brave dog, Gelert.
One day the Prince wanted to go hunting with his men. He told his dog to stay at home and look after his baby son. The baby was in a wooden cradle,which is like a small bed.
When the Prince came back from hunting, Gelert ran out to meet his master. He wagged (摇动)his tail and jumped to put his paws(爪子)on the Prince's chest. Then the Prince saw blood on Getert's jaws(下颚) and head.
"What have you done?" the Prince said. He rushed into his home and looked for his baby son.
The cradle was lying on its side on the floor. The clothes were torn and there was blood on them.
"So you have killed my son!" the Prince said angrily. "You unfaithful dog!" He took out his sword and killed the dog. Just as Gelert was dying, he managed to bark for a moment. Then the Prince heard a baby call to the dog.
The Prince ran out of the house and saw his son lying on the ground unhurt. Near him was a dead wolf. Then the Prince knew that Gelert had defended the baby and killed the wolf.
The Prince ran back into the house but he was too late. Gelert was dead. The Prince was very sad indeed. Tears ran down his face when he realized he had killed his faithful friend. The Prince carried the body of his brave dog to the top of a mountain and buried him there. After this, the Prince never smiled again. Every morning at dawn, he walked up the mountain so that he could stand by the dog's grave for a few minutes. If you go to Mount Snowdon in Wales, people will show you where Gelert is buried. There is a sign by his grave. It reminds people of a brave and faithful dog.
第40题单选 Gelert was the dog of the Prince of _________.
第41题单选 ( )The Prince told his dog to_________when he was out.
A.watch the door
B.take care of his baby at home
C.welcome his friends
D.stop the strangers
第42题单选 ( )_________ was left to look after the Prince's baby son.
第43题单选 ( ) The dog was very_________when his master came back from hunting.
Very few of our birds stay with us the year round. Some come to us in the winter from the cold north. Others come from the south to spend the summer with us. How do they know the way? Suppose you were told to find your way to a place hundreds of miles away,do you think you could do it?
Yet birds travel over mountains, forests, lakes and even across the oceans, and do not stray from the path. They find their way back in the spring to the same orchard( 果园)and the very trees where they nested the summer before.
It is wonderful how quickly birds travel such long distances from their summer homes to their winter ones. Some birds have been known to fly hundreds of miles in a day. But others travel much more slowly.
Why do birds undertake these long journeys twice a year? Perhaps cold weather and lack of food drive them from us in the autumn, but we cannot tell why they leave the sunny south to come back to us in the spring. We know only that many of them like to make their nests and rear their young in the north.
We are sorry to see them go, but we know that when winter is over they will come back to us.
第44题单选 In which season do we have most birds to stay with us?
D.We don't know.
第45题单选 ( )The underlined part "stray from the path" means _________.
A.lose its way
B.stay on the path
C.keep away from the path
D.fly along the path
第46题单选 ( )How far do birds usually travel from their summer homes to their winter ones?
A.About hundreds of miles.
B.About thousands of miles.
C.The distance that takes a bird to fly the whole morning.
D.The passage does not tell us.
第47题单选 ( )Why do birds undertake those long journeys twice a year?
A.It is because of cold weather in winter.
B.It is because of lack of food in autumn.
C.It is because of the hot weather in summer.
D.There's some reason that is still not known clearly.
I fell in love with England because it was quaint (古雅的 )--all those little houses, looking terribly old-fashioned but nice,like dolls' houses. I loved the countryside and the pubs, and I loved London. I've slightly changed my mind after seventeen years because I think it's an ugly town now. Things have changed. For everybody, England meant gentlemen, fair play, and good manners. The fair play is going, unfortunately, and so are the gentlemanly attitudes and good manners--people shut doors heavily in your face and politeness is disappearing.
I regret that there are so few comfortable meeting places. You're forced to live indoors. In Paris I go out much more, to restaurants and nightclubs. To meet friends here it usually has to be in a pub,and it can be difficult to go there alone as a woman. The cafes are not terribly nice.
As a woman, I feel unsafe here. I spend a bomb on taxis because I will not take public transport after 10 p. m. I used to use it, but now I'm afraid.
The idea of family seems to be more or less non-existent in England. My family is well united and that's typically French. In Middlesex I had a neighbour who is 82 now. His family only lived two miles away ,but I took him to France for Christmas once because he was always alone.
第48题单选 The writer doesn't like London because she __________.
A.is not used to the life there now
B.has lived there for seventeen years
C.prefers to live in an old-fashioned house
D.has to be polite to everyone she meets there
第49题单选 ( )Where do people usually meet their friends in England?
A.In a cafe.
B.In a restaurant.
C.In a nightclub.
D.In a pub.
第50题单选 ( )The underlined part "it" in Paragraph 4 refers to __________.