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作者:21ST
时间:2010-05-04

Day 1

How patriotic are ... (P3)

Choose the best answer:

1. Which of the following statements support the survey result that suggests the UK is the least patriotic country in Europe?

A. In England only one third of the people know the date of their national day.

B. Only six percent of English people happily fly the flag to celebrate the national day.

C. People who fly the national flag are called racists by other English people.

D. No one responded to the British Prime Minister’s call to fly the flag on public buildings in England on April 23.

2. Which of the following statements is TRUE according to the article?

A. British people are enthusiastic about their country being a member country of the European Union.

B. According to the survey, the Netherlands is the most patriotic European country.

C. The survey was part of research carried out by a right wing magazine in Brussels.

D. Sixty percent of English people felt patriotic during the World Cup or the Olympics.

3. What is the point of the article?

A. Fear and dislike of racism in Britain.

B. The growing influence of the European Union in England.

C. English people’s enthusiastic support during big sporting events.

D. Survey results showing the English people as the least patriotic in Europe.

Day 2

Harry’s Hogwarts school ... (P4)

阅读文章并根据首字母,中文解释或上下文内容填空。

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will open on June 18 in Florida, the US. Working closely with author J K. Rowling and top art and design producers from the movies, the t______ (1) park is trying to recreate the look and feel of the Hogwarts wizardry (巫术) school.

O______ (2) inside the castle visitors will be able to o______ (3) Harry’s favorite butter beer or pumpkin juice at the Three Broomsticks restaurant.

Need to buy a gift? You might try Ollivander’s, an interactive (互动的) store ______ (4) the wand (魔杖) chooses the wizard, or Zonko’s, a trick shop ______ (sell) (5) such gear (装备) ______ (6) extendable (可伸缩的) ears and boxing telescopes (盒状望远镜).

If you want to share the magical e______ (7) with your friends, you can take the “Hogwarts Express” to the Owl Post Office and send letters with a Hogsmeade postmark (邮戳).

Rides on roller coasters named Dragon Challenge and Flight of the Hippogriff, will give visitors an excuse to ______ (尖叫) (8). If that’s not enough, they can go inside the castle. A ______ (各种不同的) (9) of new technologies will “______ (10) all of the action and adventures of Harry Potter’s world to life,” according to Tom Williams, chairman and CEO of Universal Parks and Resorts.

day 3

New exercise wisdom (P5)

Choose the best answer:

1. Why do many people stretch before exercising?

A. It has been thought for generations that stretches is a good warm-up.

B. They need their muscles to tighten up before a workout.

C. Fitness experts tell them that stretching before a workout is useful.

D. They want to make their muscles flexible before exercise.

2. O’Sullivan might agree with all of the following statements EXCEPT that ______.

A. it is wrong to stretch before exercising

B. stretching doesn’t help much with flexibility

C. it is better to stretch muscles at the end of the day

D. it is better to stretch after a workout

3. Light movements before a workout are considered ______.

A. to loosen muscles and slow heart rate

B. to be not just useless but damaging

C. to increase heart rate and warm the body up

D. to be the secrets for top athletes to win medal

4. What’s the author’s purpose of writing this article?

A. To inform the readers of some new trends in sports.

B. To warn sports lovers of the danger of traditional stretches.

C. To introduce a new way of warming up before exercising.

D. To show his support for the recent studies about how to work out.

Day 4

A love beyond compare (P6)

Choose the best answer:

1. The point of the article is to ______.

A. give advice on how to keep love fresh

B. explain to readers the meaning of “shmily”

C. show the true love between the writer’s grandparent

D. express how much the writer loved her grandparent

2. What is the function of the second paragraph?

A. To support the first paragraph.

B. To introduce the next paragraph.

C. To give the main idea of the article.

D. To make the article more interesting.

3. The author’s grandmother ________.

A. tried to change my attitude toward relationship

B. thought it important to express her love whenever possible

C. complained that her grandfather always cut in before she could finish her sentence

D. invented the game “Shmily”

4. What is the author’s attitude toward her grandparents’ love?

A. She doubts whether it was true love.

B. She finds their way of expressing love strange.

C. She admires their romantic and passionate affection.

D. She thinks she will never be able to love like that.

Day 5

When I was a teenager, my dad did everything he could do to advise me against becoming a brewer (造酒人). He’d 1 his life brewing beer for local breweries only to make a living, 2 had his father and grandfather before him. He didn't want me 3 near a vat (酿酒用的桶) of beer. So I did as he asked. I got good 4 , went to Harvard and in 1971 was accepted into a graduate program there that 5 me to study law and business at the same time.

In my second year of graduate school, I began to 6 that I'd never done anything but 7 . So, at 24 I decided to 8 . Obviously, my parents didn't 9. But I felt I have to do what I want in life.

I packed my stuff into a bus and headed for Colorado to become an instructor at Outward Bound. Three years later, I was ready to go back to 10 . I finished Havard and got a highly-paid job at the Boston Consulting Group. 11 , after working there five years, I wondered, "Is this what I want to be doing when I'm 50?" At that time, Americans spent good money on 12 of low quality. I decided to give up my job to become 13 . When I told Dad, he was 14 , but in the end he 15 me. I named my beer Samuel Adams, 16 the brewer and patriot (爱国者) who helped to start the Boston Tea Party. Also I sold the beer direct to beer drinkers to get the 17 out. Six weeks later, at the Great American Beer Festival, Sam Adams Boston Lager (淡啤酒) won the top prize for American beer.

18 I realized I was destined (注定的) to be a brewer. My 19 to the young is simple: Life is very long, so don't rush to make decisions. Life doesn't let you 20 .

1. A. enjoyed B. spent C. devoted D. led

2. A. like B. as if C. so D. nor

3. A. anywhere B. anyway

C. anyhow D. somewhere

4. A. habits B. luck C. grades D. work

5. A. promised B. suggested C. took D. allowed

6. A. realize B. find C. notice D. learn

7. A. enjoy life B. go to school

C. brew beer D. follow my father’s advice

8. A. travel around B. drop out

C. try out D. work around

9. A. agree B. disagree C. know D. care

10. A. school B. Colorado C. my home D. my decision

11. A. Therefore B. Otherwise

C. Meanwhile D. Yet

12. A. tea B. beer C. alcohol D. drink

13. A. a lawyer B. a brewer

C.a salesman D.a politician

14. A. astonished B. satisfied

C. interested D. anxiou

15. A. hated B. supported C. raised D.left

16. A. for B. at C. in D. after

17. A. price B. name C. company D. party

18. A. Sooner or later B. In the end

C. In fact D. Then again

19. A. advice B. life C. job D.experience

20. A. miss B. wander C. decide D. plan

(答案见下期) 21ST

上期参考答案

Reading D1 1-4 DDBB D2 1. civilization 2. Similarity 3. enthusiasm 4. Green tea 5. available 6. Indian 7. blended 8. debate 9. how to add 10. hand

D3 1-4 BCBC D4 1-4 CDCB D5 1-5 DBABD

6-10 CADBC 11-15 DAACB 16-20 DBCAD

Listening

1. earning 2. average 3. test 4. closest 5. Asian 6. stick 7. two-floor 8. ten 9. youth 10. hang out

期中测试阅读

A. DCDB B. ADDB C. DCAD D. BCAD

E. ABDC


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