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作者:21ST
时间:2014-11-21

Day 1
Fear missing out (P3)
Choose the best answer:
1. Which of the following types of behavior is considered FOMO?
A. Avoiding going to parties with friends.
B. Worrying about being left out by friends.
C. Posting photos on social media often.
D. Often feeling like hanging out with friends.
2. What does James Cullinane advise people to do in order to get over FOMO?
A. Call their friends and talk to them.
B. Update their social media more often.
C. Focus on what they are doing.
D. Spend more time with their families.
3. What is the right attitude toward FOMO, according to experts?
A. It should be dealt with as early as possible.
B. A psychiatrist is needed to fight against it.
C. It’s unimportant because few people suffer from it.
D. It’s normal when teenagers are growing up.
4. Which of the following about FOMO is TRUE according to the article?
A. A big cause is social media, which always keeps teenagers updated.
B. People are paying more attention to themselves because of it.
C. The problem disappears gradually as teenagers grow up.
D. It will lead to serious social problems if it’s left alone.
Day 2
Guinness World ... (P4)
Choose the best answer:
1. What is the article mainly about?
A. How Guinness world records started.
B. How to apply for a Guinness world record.
C. A brief introduction to Guinness World Records.
D. The influence Guinness World Records has had on the modern world.
2. Why do so many people try to get into the Guinness World Records book according to the Guinness organization?
A. They want to set a great example for others to follow.
B. They think a world record will help them to get to know themselves better.
C. They want to prove that anything you can think of can be achieved.
D. Anyone can win a large amount of money for setting a world record.
3. Which of the following about Guinness world records is TRUE according to the article?
A. About 80 percent of the records stay in the new book each year.
B. Around 80 percent of applications are turned down every year.
C. The book was first published in 40 languages in 1954.
D. The book recognizes any record that can be proven.
Day3
Fear may be good ... (P5)
Choose the best answer:
1. What is the article mainly about?
A. People’s misunderstandings about fear.
B. Different ways to deal with fear.
C. The benefits fear brings us.
D. A new study about fear.
2. Why is a scary roller coaster ride helpful to people according to the article?
A. It improves people’s ability to survive in the modern world.
B. It makes people less cowardly and more confident in life.
C. It causes the brain to produce chemicals that make people happy and excited.
D. It teaches people how to keep away from things that could be dangerous.
3. The underlined phrase “bond with” in Paragraph 8 is closest in meaning to ______.
A. get closer to
B. fight against
C. pay attention to
D. be more careful with
4. What is the right attitude toward fear according to the article?
A. Avoid being involved in scary situations.
B. Experience it as often as possible.
C. Consider it as a sign of weakness.
D. Enjoy healthy fear occasionally.
Day 4
Always watching (P6)
阅读短文并根据文章内容回答问题,注意答案不要超过题目规定的词数。
1. We can infer from the first two paragraphs that the author is probably a ______. (No more than 1 word)
__________________________________________
2. How did the author feel when she watched her son teaching his son how to tie his shoes? (No more than 3 words)
__________________________________________
3. How did the author feel about watching her child grow up? (No more than 10 words)
_____________________________________________________________________________________
4. Translate the following sentence into Chinese.
That thought brought back a flood of memories from all the times I’d spent watching that boy grow up to be a man.
_____________________________________________________________________________________
5. What message does the author intend to convey with the article? (No more than 10 words)
__________________________________________

Day 5
阅读下面的材料,并根据材料选择正确的答案。
Big messaging apps abroad
While WeChat is China’s biggest mobile messaging app (应用软件), there are many equivalent apps in other countries that offer similar features.

WhatsApp (US)
Users: more than 300 million
Platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry
Features: Text chat, push-to-talk, file sharing, location sharing
With more than 300 million active users, WhatsApp is one of WeChat’s biggest competitors. Developed by two ex-Yahoo! employees in 2009, WhatsApp originally focused on text chat, but on Aug 6 it also started push-to-talk service. It’s noted for its accessibility, ease of use and the absence (没有) of adverts. The service is free for the first year, after which $0.99 (6.06 yuan) is charged for a one-year subscription.

Kakao Talk (South Korea)
Users: more than 100 million
Platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Bada (an operating system developed by Samsung)
Features: Text chat, group chat, push-to-talk, group calls, file sharing
With more than 100 million users in more than 230 countries, Kakao Talk is a multi-platform (多平台) texting application that allows users to send and receive messages for free. With Kakao Talk, users can message each other one-on-one or in group chats with unlimited numbers of friends. You can also choose from more than 250 animated emoticons and share them with friends.

Line (Japan)
Users: more than 200 million
Platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and PC
Features: Text chat, group chat, push-to-talk, file sharing, location sharing, gaming, stickers
Line tops the list of the most downloaded free apps in 52 countries. Apart from text and voice messaging, Line provides its users with more than 250 original stickers and emoticons to buy from its own shop. In the first quarter of 2013 alone, it made $17 million just from stickers. The popular app also allows friends to battle each other in the LINE Game.

1. The main purpose of the first paragraph is to ______.
A. introduce the most popular mobile messaging apps in China
B. talk about new features in the latest mobile messaging apps
C. explain how mobile messaging apps have become so popular
D. draw readers’ attention to various popular mobile messaging apps
2. One of the popular features of WhatsApp is that users ______.
A. can send and receive messages for free
B. don’t need to worry about unwanted ads
C. can enjoy live video chats within groups
D. regularly get free stickers and emoticons
3. Which of the following features makes Line stand out compared to the other two apps?
A. text and group chat
B. free stickers and emoticons
C. free download of the app
D. group mobile games
My notes
D1: 1. ______ 2. ______ 3. ______ 4. ______
D2: 1. ______ 2. ______ 3. ______
D3: 1. ______ 2. ______ 3. ______ 4. ______
D4: 1. ___ 2. ___ 3. ___ 4. ___ 5. ___
D5: 1. ______ 2. ______ 3. _______
上期参考答案
D1 BADD2 BDB
D3 BABDD4 BAFEC
D5 1-5 ADCBA
6. that 7. carrying 8. was built 9. quickly 10. is
11. with 12. tallest 13. One/A 14. celebrations 15. not

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