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Deciding on Latin (P3)
1. Why did the author decide to take Latin instead of French in the end? (No more than 12 words)
2. Why did the author feel bad about learning Latin in the beginning? (No more than 5 words)
3. Why does the author now have fun learning Latin? (No more than 17 words)
4. Translate the following sentence into Chinese.
While there may be more freedom to choose whatever you like, it forces you to make tough decisions between taking challenging classes and choosing easier ones.
5. If you had to take a new foreign language besides English, which language would you choose? Why? (No more than 25 words)

Washington, DC is ... (P4)
Choose the best answer:
1. What is the article mainly about?
A. The historical importance of Washington, DC.
B. The cultural diversity of Washington, DC.
C. How Washington, DC developed into a great city.
D. What attracts tourists to Washington, DC.

2. If you are interested in modern art, you can go to ______.
A. the Lincoln Memorial
B. Little Ethiopia
C. the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
D. the National Museum of the American Indian

3. What aspects of Washington, DC are mentioned in the article?
a. local traditions and customs
b. monuments and museums
c. art and culture
d. business
e. architecture
A. a, b, c B. b, c, e
C. a, d, e D. b, c, d

Season means ... (P5)
Choose the best answer:
1. What did the new study intend to prove?
A. A person’s birth season might affect their monoamine neurotransmitters.
B. There might be a connection between someone’s birth season and their personality.
C. Environmental factors might have an impact on people’s personalities.
D. Monoamine neurotransmitters might be connected to our emotions.

2. According to the research, people born in winter are more likely to ______.
A. get excited about everything
B. be overly positive
C. be depressive
D. keep calm

3. Which of the following is TRUE according to the article?
A. The season of your birth decides who you are.
B. Physical exercise can change your personality.
C. You are able to change your personality despite your birth season.
D. A lot of research has been done about how someone’s birth season affects their personality.

Bill’s last words (P6)
Choose the best answer:
1. After Betty fell ill, ______.
A. Whitney visited her every day
B. Whitney often went on long walks with her
C. Whitney noticed something was different about her
D. Whitney asked Bill lots of questions about her

2. When Whitney insisted on speaking to Bill, ______.
A. the author thought it was a good idea to call and comfort him
B. the author was annoyed and forced her to go back to bed
C. the author was sure that he would be happy and touched
D. the author didn’t realize it would be her last call to him

3. Which answer best describes how the author feels about Bill’s death, according to the article?
A. She is ashamed to have called him so late the night before.
B. She feels happy that Whitney’s goodbye call was so sweet.
C. She feels sad about her daughter’s reaction to Bill’s death.
D. She regrets that she didn’t take better care of him.

Getting around
Experience Sydney’s famous attractions, bays, and surf beaches on the Sydney & Bondi Explorer open-top double-decker (双层的) bus tours. Their two tours for one ticket allow you to hop-on and hop-off at 35 different stops as many times as you like over either 24 or 48 hours, with full commentary (解说) in English or, on select buses, in 7 languages and a kids’ channel.

Scenic Bondi and Bays Tour
Visit the world-famous Bondi Beach on this 9-stop, hop-on, hop-off tour through Sydney’s celebrated eastern suburbs (郊区). On the way to the beach visit Paddington, known for its Victorian architecture (建筑), art galleries, and shopping. Stop at Bondi beach to take in the wonderful ocean views, go for a swim, or have dinner at one of its many cafés and restaurants.

Stunning Sydney Tour
Visit 26 of Sydney’s most famous areas and landmarks (地标). Stops include Sydney Opera House; the Australian Museum; Darling Harbor; Sydney Aquarium, which displays the largest collection of all-Australian aquatic life; the Chinese Gardens, with waterfalls, lakes, exotic plants and hidden stone pathways (小径); the Royal Botanic Gardens, a place of natural beauty; and the Sydney Fish Markets, where you can try some of Sydney’s best seafood.


Price Adult Child (5-16 years) Senior Student
24 hour ticket $40 $25 $30 $35
48 hour ticket $60 $40 $45 $50

What’s on
• Royal Easter Show: 10-23 April
• Sydney Writers’ Festival: 19-25 May
• Vivid Sydney: 23 May – 9 June
• Sydney Film Festival: 5-14 June
• Good Food and Wine Show: 27-29 June
• Sydney International Boat Show: 31 July – 4 August
• Sun Herald City to Surf: 10 August
• Sculptures By The Sea Bondi Beach: 23 October – 9 November
• Australian Open Golf Championship: 28 November – 1 December

1. If you choose the Sydney & Bondi Explorer open-top double-decker bus tours, you can _______.
A. listen to commentary in Chinese on any bus
B. visit each of the landmarks once within 48 hours
C. try some of Sydney’s best seafood for free
D. choose to stop at any site during the trips

2. Which of the following stops is NOT included in the Stunning Sydney Tour?
A. Bondi Beach.
B. Sydney Opera House.
C. Sydney Aquarium.
D. The Chinese Gardens.

3. A family of two middle-aged parents and a 15-year-old child has to pay _____ for a 48-hour ticket.
A. $105 B. $130
C. $160 D. $170

4. If you are especially interested in wine, you should visit Sydney in ______.
A. April B. June
C. October D. November

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11. other 12. Does 13. better 14. shaking 15. different

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