technology B. exchange C. chair D. church
A. concert B.
strange C. blanket D. autumn
A. excellent B. example C.
exercise D. expensive
A. cottage B. basket C. wake D.
A. soul B. group C. pronounce D. couple
Good morning, Sir. 6
Johnson :Yes, doctor. I'm always tired
but when I go to bed I can't sleep.
Since I started my new job two months ago.
Doctor : What is your job
Johnson : I’m in advertising. 8
Doctor : It depends.
How many hours do you work?
Johnson: About 80 hours a
Doctor: 9 . Do you often take exercise?
Not very often. 10 .
Doctor; Well, you do need to find
some time. Try to work less, or look for a more stress-free job.
A. That's a
B. I like my job.
C. Does it matter?
D. How can I help you?
I don't have the time.
F. What time do you usually go to bed?
G.. How long
have you had this problem?
go to the New Year’s Eve party, shall we?
---- I guess it
will be fun.
A. Forget it! B. No way! C. Why not? D. What
12.The little pupil took his grandma the arm and walked her
across the street.
A. on B. by C. in D. at
13. To warm himself,
the sailor sat in front of the fire rubbing one bare foot against
A. another B. the other C. other D. either
14. more learned
a man is, more modest be usually become.
A. The ; the B. A; a C.
The ; a D. A; the
15. As the smallest child of his family, Alex is always
longing for the time he should be able to be independent.
which B. where C. whom D. when
16.—Sir, could I hand in my homework a
----- , since you’ve been unwell these days.
can’t be serious B. I’m afraid not
C. Good idea D. Well, all
17.After receiving the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, Anne Benedict
went on all the people who had helped in her career.
A. to thank B.
thanking C. having thanked D. to have thanked
18. Back from his two-year
medical service in Africa, Dr. Lee was very happy to see his mother good
care of at home.
A. taking B. taken C. take D. be taken
Reading her biography, I was lost in admiration for Doris Lessing had
achieved in literature.
A. what B. that C. why D. how
believe you will have a wonderful time here you get to know everyone
A. thought B. as if C. once D. so that
feel all the training a waste of time, but I’m a hundred percent sure later
you’ll be grateful you did it.
A. should B. need C. shall D.
22. Mary really hard on his book and thinks he’ll have finished
it by Friday.
A. worked B. has been working C. had worked D. has
23.Ellen is a fantastic dancer. I wish I as well as
A. dance B. will dance C. had danced D. danced
college, Barack Obama didn’t know that he the first black president of
the United States of America.
A. was to become B. becomes C. is to
become D. became
25. Peter will his post as the head of the travel
agency at the end of next month.
A. take up B. put up C. add up
D. break up
Key: 11—15.CBBAD 16—20..DABAC 21—25. DBDAA
Dad had a green comb.
He bought it when he married Mum. Every night, he would hand me his 26 and
say, “Good girl, help Daddy clean it, OK?”
I was 27 to do it. At age
five , this dull task brought me such 28 . I would excitedly turn the tap
29 and brush the comb carefully. Satisfied that I’d done a good job, I would
happily return the comb to Dad. He would 30 affectionately at me and place
the comb on his wallet.
Two years latter, Dad started his own 31 ,
which wasn’t doing so well. That was when things started to 32 . Dad
didn’t come home as early and as much as he used to. Mum and I became 33 with
him for placing our family in trouble. With 34 , an uncomfortable silence
grew between us.
After my graduation, Dad’s business was getting back on
track. On my 28th birthday, Dad came home 35 . As usually I helped him carry
his bags into his study. When I turned to leave, he said ,“Hey, would you help
me 36 my comb?” I looked at him a while, then 37 the comb and headed to the
It hit me then: why, as a child, 38 Dad clean his comb was such
a pleasure. That routine(习惯) meant Dad was home early to 39 the evening with
Mum and me. It 40 a happy and loving family.
I passed the clean comb
back to Dad. He smiled at me and 41 placed his comb on his wallet. But this
time , I noticed something 42 . Dad had aged. He had wrinkles next to his
eyes when he smiled, 43 his smile was still as 44 as before, the smile
of a father who just wanted a good 45 for his family.
26.A. bag B. wallet
C. comb D. brush
27.A. annoyed B. relieved C. ashamed D.
28.A. joy B. sadness C. courage D. pain
29.A. out B.
over C. in D. on
30.A. stare B. smile C. shout D. laugh
B. business C. task D. journey
32.A. progress B. change C. improve D.
33.A.satisfied B. delighted C. mad D. strict
34.A. time B.
patience C. speed D. ease
35.A. occasion ally B. early C.
frequently D. rarely
36.A. sharply B. repair C. clean D. keep
dropped B. took C. handed D. threw
38. A. watching B. letting C.
helping D. hearing
39. A. find B. lose C. waste D.
40.A. affected B. broke C. meant D. supported
41. A. firmly B.
hurriedly C. casually D. carefully
42. A. different B. exciting C.
interesting D. urgent
43. A. for B. or C. so D. yet
convincing B. heartwarming C. cautious D. innocent
45. A. origin B.
life C. reputation D. education
26—30 CDADB 31---35 BBCAB 36—40 CBCDC
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When the dog named Judy
spotted the first sheep in her life, she did what comes naturally. The
four-year-old dog set off racing after the sheep across several fields and,
being a city animal, lost both her sheep and her sense of direction. Then she
ran along the edge of cliff( 悬崖) and fell 100 feet, bouncing off a rock into the
Her owner Mike Holden panicked and celled the coastguard of
Cornwall, who turned up in seconds . Six volunteers slid down the cliff with the
help of a rope but gave up all hope of finding her alive after a 90-minute
Three days later, a hurricane hit the coast near Cornwall. Mr.
Holden returned home from his holiday upset and convinced his pet was dead. He
comforted himself with the thought she had died in the most beautiful part of
For the next two weeks, the Holdens were heartbroken . Then,
one day, the phone rang and Steve Tregear, the coastguard of Cornwall, asked
Holder if he would like his dog bark.
A birdwatcher, armed with a
telescope, found the pet sitting desperately on a rock. While he sounded the
alarm, a student from Leeds climbed down the cliff to collect Judy.
had initially been knocked unconscious(失去知觉的)but had survived by drinking water
from a fresh scream at the base of the cliff. She may have fed on the body of a
sheep which had also fallen over the edge. “The dog was very thin and hungry,”
Steve Tregear said , “It was a very dog. She survived because of a plentiful
supply of fresh water,” he added.
It was ,as Mr. Holden admitted, “a minor
50. The dog Jody fell down the cliff when she
A. rescuing her owner B. caught in a hurricane
blocked by a rock D. running after a sheep
51.Who spotted Judy after
A. A birdwatcher B. A student from Leeds
volunteers D. The coastguard of Cornwall
52. What can we infer from
A. People like to travel with their pets.
B. Judy was taken
to the fields for hunting.
C. Luck plays a vital role in Judy's
D. Holden cared little where Judy was buried.
53. Which of the
following can be the best title for the text?
A. Miracle of the
Coastguard. B. Surviving a Hurricane.
C. Dangers in the Wild D.
Coming Back from the Dead.
The production of coffee beans is a huge,
profitable business, but, unfortunately, full-sun production is taking over the
industry and bringing about a lot of damage. The change in how coffee is grown
from shade-grown production to full-sun production endangers the very existence
of, certain animals and birds, and even disturbs the world’s ecological
On a local level, the damage of the forest required by full-sun
fields affects the area’s birds and animals. The shade of the forest trees
provides a home for birds and other special(物种) that depend on the trees’
flowers and fruits. Full-sun coffee growers destroy this forest home. As a
result, many special are quickly dying out.
On a more global level, the
destruction of the rainforest for full-sun coffee fields also threatens(威胁)human
life. Medical research often makes use of the forests' plant and animal life,
and the destruction of such species could prevent researchers from finding cures
for certain diseases. In addition, new coffee-growing techniques are poisoning
the water locally, and eventually the world's groundwater.
Both locally and
globally, the continued spread of full-sun coffee plantations (种植园)could mean
the destruction of the rainforest ecology. The loss of shade trees is already
causing a slight change in the world's climate, and studies show that loss of
oxygen-giving trees also leads to air pollution and global warming. Moreover,
the new growing techniques are contributing to acidic(酸性的) soil
It is obvious that the way much coffee is grown affects many
aspects many aspects of life, from the local environment to the global ecology.
But consumers do have a choice. They can purchase shade-grown coffee whenever
possible, although at a higher cost. The future health of the planet and mankind
is surely worth more than an inexpensive cup of coffee.
54. What can we learn
about full-sun coffee production from Paragraph 4?
A. It limits the spread of
new growing techniques.
B. It leads to air pollution and global
C. It slows down the loss of shade trees.
D. It improves local
55. The purpose of the text is to .
entertain B. advertise C. instruct D. persuade
56. Where does this
text probably come from ?
A. An agricultural magazine.
B. A medical
C. An engineering textbook.
D. A tourist guide.
57. Which of
the following shows the structure of the whole
Parents who help their children with
homework may actually be bringing down their school grades. Other forms of
prenatal involvement, including volunteering at school and observing a child's
class, also fail to help, according to the most recent study on the
The findings challenge a key principle of modern parenting(养育子女) where
schools except them to act as partners in their children's education. Previous
generations concentrated on getting children to school on time, fed, dressed and
ready to learn.
Kaith Robinson, the author of the study, said, "I really
don't know if the public is ready for this but there are some ways parents can
be involved in their kids' education that leads to declines in their academic
performance. One of the things that was consistently negative was parents' help
with homework." Robinson suggested that may be because parents themselves
struggle to understand the task." They may either not remember the material
their kids are studying now, or in some cases never learnt it themselves, but
they're still offering advice."
Robinson assessed parental involvement
performance and found one of the most damaging things a parent could do was to
punish their children for poor marks. In general, about 20% of parental
involvement was positive, about 45% negative and the rest statistically
Common sense suggests it was a good thing for parents to
get involved because "children with good academic success do have involved
parents ", admitted Robinson. But he argued that this did not prove parental
involvement was the root cause of that success." A big surprise was that
Asian-American parents whose kids are doing so well in school hardly involved.
They took a more reasonable approach, conveying to their children how success at
school could improve their lives."
58. The underlined expression "parental
involvement " in Paragraph 1 probably means .
A. parents' expectation
on children's health
B. parents' participation in children's education
parents' control over children's life
D. parents' plan for children's
59.What is the major finding of Robinson's study ?
parents raise children in a more scientific way.
B. Punishing kids for bad
marks is mentally damaging.
C. Parental involvement is not so beneficial as
D. Parents are not able to help with children’s homework.
The example of Asian-American parents implies that parents should .
help children realize the importance of schooling
B. set a specific life goal
for their children
C. spend more time improving their own lives
D. take a
more active part in school management
Key: 46—49ABBC 50—53DACD 54—57BDAA
The mistaken belief
B. The need for tolerance
C. Unpunctuality at
D. Punctuality and confidence
E. Self-discipline and
F. Avoid anxiety by being punctual
the belief that, if you arrive at an appointment late, you will be considered
important. This is a mistaken view. Being unpunctual, we are not respectful of
others ; we are interfering (扰乱)with another man's time. We must realise that
keeping appointments or being punctual is a contract that is silently agreed and
we are expected to respect this contract. It is only natural that we lose faith,
trust and confidence in a person who is tardy(延迟的).
punctual one has to have self-discipline(自律), and the lack of it affects others.
A school boy or girl is unpunctual because he or she does not have the necessary
human virtue of self-discipline. It is also a mark of disrespect for a system or
an institution. Unpunctual people seldom realise that their habit cause problems
to others. A salesman who is not punctual may not make a sale if he arrives late
for an appointment. If one is late for a job interview, it is not likely that he
will get the job.
Being punctual, we can avoid anxiety.
Imagine the anxiety if you do not want to be considered unpunctual. You will be
anxious if you set out for a dinner late. The person who sets out late might be
careless in driving. He will ignore traffic rules. A traffic jam, flat tyres,
etc. can delay him further. Happy and calm is the man who takes all these
possibilities into consideration and arrives at the appointment either early or
Many of those who attend dinners are notorious
(声名狼藉的)for unpunctuality. They ignore the appointed time and leave their homes
only after the fixed time. They are indifferent to the inconvenience caused to
others. If the self-centred guest arrives late, the nine others at the table set
for ten will have to wait. The host is put in an unpleasant situation and this
man seldom thinks of the inconvenience caused to all -the waiters, the
management staff, etc. It is necessary for us to think of others and be
considerate to them.
However, we cannot always be intolerant
(无法容忍的) of tardiness, for ordinary living requires some tolerance. There can be
a busy executive who fights to keep to his schedule. Such a person may be
forgiven if he is late, but not those who are deliberately late to create
In modern society, punctuality is a necessary virtue. It is a
recognition of the importance of other people.
Cecily, I shall miss (想念) our pleasant talks when you leave.
was proud (自豪的) of himself for not giving up.
68.The teacher asked one
student to repeat (重复) what he had heard from the tape recorder.
people should always treat (对待) the elders with respect.
70. Tourism is the
major source of income (收入) for this area.
71. Our class president went up to
Cambridge at the age of 15 to study chemistry (化学) .
72. For your own safety
(安全), please keep away from the tiger cage.
73. It was pouring with rain so I
accepted (接受) his offer of a lift.
74. In a week, Lucy has already been
interviewed by six hospitals ( 医院).
75. After knocking politely (礼貌地) at the
door, the applicant entered the office of the general manager.
My soccer coach retired in last week. I wanted to
do anything special for him at his retirement party. My mum makes the better
biscuits in the world, so I decide to ask her for help. Mum taught me some basic
step of baking. I insisted on doing most of the baking myself. I thought the
biscuits were really well. My only mistake was that I dropped some on the floor
after I was packing them up.
At a party, my coach, with a biscuit in his
mouth, asked surprisingly who made them and joked, “I might have to retire again
next year just get some more of these biscuits.”
My favorite picture at the
party is of my coach and me enjoy the biscuits with happy
My soccer coach retired in last week. I wanted to do
anything special for
at his retirement party. My mum makes the better biscuits in the
so I decide to ask her
for help. Mum taught me some basic step of baking. I
insisted on doing most of
the baking myself. I thought the biscuits were really well. My only mistake was
that I dropped some on the floor after I
At a party, my coach, with a biscuit in his mouth, asked
made them and joked, “I might have to retire again
next year just∧get
some more of these biscuits.”
My favorite picture at the party is of my
coach and me enjoy the biscuits
with happy laughter!
Our annual English Festival, which will be held on June
15-17, 2015, is now looking for 20 student volunteers to provide service for
Talent Show, Speech Contest, and English Debate. If you are interested, please
send an application email at your earliest convenience to Ms.Chen at
MS Chen ,
I’m Li Hua, a student from Class2, Grade 3. I’m writing to apply
for the position as a student volunteer.
I really want to obtain this
precious opportunity because, by offering my service, I will be able to improve
my organizational ability, communication skills as well as my confidence in
speaking English in public.
As an outgoing girl, I get along well with my
classmates. Besides, I have such a good command of English that I am elected as
assistant to my English teacher. Successfully, I have lent a helping hand to her
in several English activities of my class, which have been appreciated by both
teachers and classmates.
I am sure that I can perfectly live up to your
expectations. I will be gratefull if you could give me a kind
Looking forward to your