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                         Someone Can Send Them To Me
   Mr Jones had a few days’ holiday, so he said, “I’m goingto the mountains by train.”He put on his best clothes, took a small bag, went to the station and got into the train.He had a beautiful hat, and he often put his head out of the window during the trip(旅途)and looked at the mountains.But the wind pulled his off.
Mr Jones quickly took his old bag up and threw it out of the window too
The other people in the carriage laughed.“Is your bag going to bring your beautiful hat back?”they asked.
“No, ”Mr Jones answered, “but there’s no name and no address in my hat, and there’s a name and an address on my bag.Someone’s going to find both of them near each other, and he’s going to send me the bag and the hat.”
判断对错:
(  )1.Mr Jones had a day’s holiday.
(  )2.Mr Jones went to the mountains bike.
(  )3.The wind pulled his old hat off.
(  )4.There was a name and an address on the bag.
(  )5.The people in the carriage laughed at Mr Jones.
(  )6.Hisbag could get his hat back.
(  )7.Someone sent the hat and the bag to Mr Jones.

They’ll Give You A Helping Hand

    In a New York street a small truck hit a big tree.The truck was full of glasses and they were all broken now.The driver came out of the truck and looked at the broken glasses.He was very sad.And people in the street were sorry for him.
Then an old man walked to the driver, looked at him for a few minutes and said, “My poor boy! I think you must pay a lot for it.”
“Yes.”was the sad answer.
“Well, well, ”said the old man, “hold out your hat- here’s some money for you; and I can say some of these people will give you a helping hand, too.”
Then he walked away
The driver held out his hat and over a hundred people came and put their money in itAt last the driver took out a bag and put all the money in.Then he looked at the people and said, “Well, thank you very much, but I don’t understand.That old man is my boss.”
根据正文短文内容选择正确答案。
1.The truck hit ______.
A.something                        B.some glasses
C.an old man                       D.the driver
2.The driver was ______ when he looked at the glasses.
A.happy                            B.pleased
C.popular                          D.worried
3.The old man ______.
A.asked the driver a question
B.gave the driver a hat
C.was the driver’s father                       
D.knew the driver
4.The driver ______.
A.could keep the bag of money
B.borrowed the money
C.must give the money to the old man
D.had to give the money to a poor boy

Food In Britain



The food British friends eat in Britain is very different from out Chinese food.For instance, they eat a lot of potatoes.They like to eat them every day.They eat bread for breakfast and usually for one other meal.They eat their bread with butter, maybe chess, or jam, things we don’t eat much in ChinaCheese and butter are made from milk.They drink a lot of milk, too.They drink the milk cold or hot, and they put it in their tea.They put sugar in their tea, as well.They are the world’s biggest tea-drinkers.They like Chinese tea, but they drink mostly strong black tea from India and Sri Lanka.They don’t eat much rice.For their main meal they like is meat or fish with potatoes and one of two vegetables.They serve all this together.After the main meal they always have something sweet.They call this dessert.They don’t have Jiaozi in Britain.
根据短文内容,判断下列句子正(√)误(×):
(    )1.The Chinese food is the same as the British one.
(    )2.The British like to eat potatoes very much.
(    )3.Chinese like to eat cheese.
(    )4.They drink tea with milk in Britain.
(    )5.They like Chinese tea most in Britain.
(    )6.They eat meat or fish every day in Britain.

Weather In Britain


In Britain winter is not very cold and summer is not very hot.There is not a great difference between summer and winter.Why is this?
Britain has a mild winter and a cool summer because it is an island country.In winter the sea is warmer than the land.The winds from the sea bring warm air to Britain.In summer the sea is cooler than the land.The winds from the sea bring cool air to Britain.
The westerly(来自西边的) winds blow over Britain all the year.They blow from the southwest.They are wet winds.They bring rain to Britain all the year.Britain has a lot of rain all the year.The west of Britain is wester than the east.The winds must blow over the highland in the west.They drop more rain there.The east of Britain is drier than the west.
The four seasons are all three months long.Winter is in DecemberJanuary and February.Spring is in March,April and May.Summer is in June,July and August.Autumn is in SeptemberOctober and November
根据短文内容选择正确答案:
1.In Britain winter is _______.
A.longer than summer       B.shorter than summer
C.nearly the same as summer         
D.very different form summer
2.In the sentence “Britain has a mild winter”, “mild” means _______.
A.hot                     B.warm
C.cool                    D.cold
3.Winter in Britain is not very cold because ______.
A.there is more sunlight there
B.the warm winds in the sea blow over Britain in winter
C.there are a lot of river there
D.there is no wind there
4.Which is true of the following sentences?
A.In winter the winds from the sea bring cool air to Britain
B.The westerly winds blow over Britain from east.
C.The westerly winds are wet.
D.The east of Britain is wetter than the west.
5.From the text we know that there is _______.
A.the same rain everywhere in Britain
B.more rain in the west of Britain than in the east of Britain
C.no rain in the east of Britain
D.little rain in the west of Britain

The History Of Ping-pong


About more than a hundred years ago, an American produced a game.He called it indoor tennis.The Americans were not interested in it at first but he sent it to his London friends and it became very popular(流行的) in Britain.The game was then played across dining-room tables, or on the floor with the net strung(用绳缚)between two chairs.The balls were made of cork or rubber.The bats were made of wood.
A few years later a hollow ball like the one we use today was invented.The game then quickly spread all over the world.An Englishman once made a bat covered with rubber.He first sold the game in England and called it “Ping-pong”.“Ping”was the sound of the bat when it hit the ball,and “pong”was the sound of the ball when it hit the table.
根据短文内容选择正确答案:
1.Who invented the game of Ping-pong? ______.
A.A Chinese               B.An Englishman
C.An American             D.We don’t know
2.The game was first known as _______.
A.Ping-pong tennis       B.table tennis
C.out-door tennis        D.indoor tennis
3.What did the British think of the game? ______.
A.Moving                     B.Interesting
C.Terrible                   D.Well
4.In the early days the ball was ______.
A.hollow                   B.covered with rubber
C.made of cork or rubber   D.made of plastics
5.The name of “Ping-ponghas something to do with ______
A.sound                       B.size
C.history                     D.place

Beethoven(贝多芬)


Beethoven, a famous musician in the world, was born in Germany in 1770
In his childhood Beethoven didn’t have a happy life.His father was a singer.When he was only four, his father began to make him practise hour after hour on different musical instruments(乐器).If he did not put his heart into it, his father would beat him or make it hard on him.
Beethoven loved music and he learned so fast that he was able to go around to give concerts, when he was only a boy of eleven.At the age of seventeen, he won high praise from Mozart, the great musician at that time.
Beethoven was often poor and ill during his life.After one illness, he suddenly found himself deaf(聋).At that time he was only thirty-one.It was a blow(打击)to him indeed.
But he still went on working and writing music pieces.To people’s surprise, some of his best pieces were written after he lost his hearing
In 1827, leaving more than 300 pieces, the great musician died.But his name is still remembered to this day.
根据短文内容,选择正确答案。
1.Beethoven was a ______ musician.
A.America                   B.French
C.German                    D.British
2.What happened when he was thirty-one? ______.
A.He was blind              B.He was deaf
C.He gave concerts          D.He won high praise
3.Why didn’t Beethoven have a happy life in his childhood? ______.
A.Because his family was poor
B.Because he had to practise a lot of musical instruments
C.Because his father was strict with him
D.Both B and C
4.The great musician lived in the world for only ______ years
A.43                      B.70
C.57                      D.60
5.When were some of his best pieces written? ______.
A.At the age of 11         B.At the age of 17
C.Before he was deaf       D.After he became deaf
6.What did Beethoven do after he lost his hearing? _______
A.He never gave in          B.He stopped writing music pieces
C.He lost his heart         D.He went to see a doctor
7.How many pieces did the musician write during his life? ______.
A.200                              B.300
C.400                              D.100
8.Beethoven didn’t like music as a child, did he ?___.
A.Yes, he did                   B.No, he didn’t
C.Yes, he didn’t                D.No, he did

English is One Of The World’s Most important Languages


English is a very important language, because it is the most widely used in the worldIt is spoken not only in England, America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand but also in many other countries in the world.It is reported that there’re more than twenty countries and 550, 000, 000 people to speak English.English is their native language.Though Chinese is spoken by the largest number of people in the world, yet it isn’t the most widely used.English is a currend (通用)language in the world
At international conferences (国际会议), English is one of the chief working languages.In foreign affairs (外交), international trade (贸易)and cultural exchange (文化交流), English is a chiefly used language, Almost half of newspapers and magazines all over the world are published in English.Over two thirds of radio stations are broadcasting(播送)in English.About 85 percent of international letters and business are written in English.So the English Language is even more important and useful than any other languages in the world.
With the development of our country’s economy (经济)and culture, we must strengthen(加强)coming and going friendly with the people all over the world.We not only work hard but also learn from foreign countries, bring in their advanced science and technology(技术)and make our economy develop quickly.This makes it necessary for us to learn English well.If we learn the current language well, we can get much cultural exchange and advanced science and technology from foreign countries.In order to make our country become very rich and strong and make our life even better, we must learn English well.
根据短文内容,选择正确答案:
1.What is a current language in the world?
A.Chinese                         B.English
C.Japanese                        D.French
2.In the world, which language is widely used and which language is spoken by the largest number of people?
A.Chinese; English         B.English; English
C.Chinese; Chinese         D.English; Chinese
3.Which of the following isn’t true?
A.Chinese is spoken by many countries in the world.
B.English is the most widely used as a current language.
C.Though Chinese isn’t widely used but the largest number of people speak it.
D.English is a working language at international conferences
4.Why do we study English?
A.Because it is easy to learn.
B.Because people like it very much.
C.Because it is a tool(工具) of the cultural exchange.
D.Because it is spoken by the largest number of people.
5.How many people is English spoken by ? There are over
A.5, 500, 000, 000        B.550, 000, 000
C.505, 000, 000           D.550, 000, 000, 000
6.“Half of newspapers and magazines all over the world are published in English.”Here“publishedmeans
A.read     B.spoken     C.reported   D.written