1.Are you on holiday here? —No, we aren’t. W e live here
2.Can you help me clear up the mess? —No problem
3.Could I talk to Prof.Lee? —Y es, speaking.
4.Can you tell me where I can park the car? —W ell, just over there
5. Do you mind if I read the newspaper on the table? —Go ahead, please
6.Have you ever been toTokyo? —No,but I hope to go there next year.
7.How was the journey to London? —It went very well.
8.Have a nice holiday, Ted. —Thank you, and you too
9.Here you are, Sir. —Thank you very much
10.How long will you be away from Italy? —About a month 11. How are you feeling now? —Much better
12.I?ve got a bad cdld today. —Oh,dear! I hope you get better soon.
13.Is it going to be warm next week? —Y es,it is.
14. May I speak to Prof Li please? —I’m afraid you’ve got the wrong number
15. So sorry to trouble you. —It’s a pleasure.
16. Sam, this is my friend, Jane. —Glad to meet you, Jane
17. Would you like a tea? —Y es,please.
18. What do you do? —I’m a teacher.
19. What time does the train leave? —At half past five.
20. What?s the matter with you?—I feel a bit sick
21.What?s the best way to get to the Empire Hotel from here? —Walking through the wood
22. What?s the fare to the museum? —Fi ve dollars
23.What do you usually do in your spare time? —Reading 24.What does your English teacher look like? —She looks much like her mother
25. What?s the weather like in this area? —It’s rainy
26.Y ou needn?t do the work till
after the New Y ear. —Oh,
good! Thank you
1.Before joining the army, he
spent a lot of time in the village
to which he belonged.
2.Could you tell me how long
you have lived here?
3.China is no longer what it used
4.Could you tell me where I can
find a toilet ?
5.Do you think Tommy telling
6.Does this patient?s record need
completing now? No, you can
finish it later.
7.He is like his father for both of
them love walking in the
8.He didn?t want anything to eat
because he had already eaten.
9.He has three companies
employing 50 people each.
10.I have taken many photos .I?m
going to get the film developed.
11.I was sick , but I got over it at
12.I shall have finished reading
the novel by the end of this
13.If the weather had been good,
the children could have gone out
for a walk.
14.If he had been warned, he
would not have taken that food.
Luckily he was sent to the
15.It is one of the best concerts I
have ever been to.
16.John was bored, so he left his
life in England.
17.John fell asleep while he was
listening to the music.
18.John Walters claimed that this
lack of information had resulted
in negative feelings towards the
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20.Mary said to me,”If I had seen
your bag, I would have returned
it to you.”
21.My boss is always holding
pointless meetings. It really
22.My watch has been losing
time for the past week. It
probably needs cleaning.
23.Each of them has a bedroom
and a study.
24.Robert is said to have been
studying abroad, but I don?t
know what country he studied in.
25.Since this road is wet and
slippery this morning, it must
have rained last night.
26.She is very careful. She
makes very few mistakes in her
27.What she couldn?t understand
was why fewer and fewer went
to him for help.
28.She was so late that she
missed the last train.
29.The doctor advised her to get
enough rest before going back to
30.The workers are busy making
model for the exhibition.
31.The car won?t start because
the battery has run out.
32.The hall was almost empty.
There were few people in it.
33.The best thing to do is to
34.The food was quite good, but
not good enough for me to eat
35.The new computer allows me
to work more efficiently.
36.The trip to the countryside
was great fun .
37.Then she cheered up a lot
when they got into the taxi.
38.They were asked to avoid
drinking any water which had
not been boiled.
39.There are many cities
expanding very fast.
40.There is a lot of crime on
television. Therefore other
issues are pushed out.
41.That dinner was the most
expensive meal we had ever
42.These new processes should
43.This is very important. Y ou
must remember to shut down
your computer every evening.
44.Unfortunately the poor girl
can?t do anything but sell all her
belongings at a low price.
45.We are going to have our
office rearranged to make room
for a new engineer.
46.We shall have an opportunity
to exchange views tomorrow.
47.Waste electrical goods must
be disposed of safely.
48.Unless you change your mind,
I won?t be able to help you.
49.Y ou will get used to living
here when you have settled
50.Y ou had better take a coat
1 Many people are unaware
(1)___ a lot of the foods they eat
every day,…….or is it about to
go (5)___ control?
2 Genetically engineered foods
are produced by taking……a
human gene has been introduced
into pigs to make
3 Some claim great
maintain that food can be made
more nutritous or that the fat
content can(10)___to make it
(1)that (2)such as
(5)out of (6)to (7)so that
(8)grow (9)so (10)be
Emails—do you love them or
hate them? Whatever you feel,
they are here to stay. Here are
some tips and ideas
(11)___improving your email
from you, they may also delete
any relevant ones
(13)with (14)with (15)to
(18)updating (19)get through
(20)is used to deleting
The biggest adventure I?ve ever
had was trekking in Thailand. We
hired a guide (21)_____us to a
village in the ju ngle………We
had been very lucky; if we
(30)____ the hunters, we would
have had to sleep in the jungle.
(21) to take (22) had never
been (23) Unless (24) so
(25) further (26) get across
(27) redirected （28）for
(29) absolutely （30）hadn’t met
Scientists are working hard to develop better aerials for mobile phones, a spokesman for Phikia Phones said today. …It really (31) ______ users when they lose the signal in the middle of a call,……“If (40) ______ one of these phones this morning, I wouldn?t have missed my train coming here”, joked the spokesman.
（31）irritates (32) to receive (33) were travelling （34）losing (35) have learnt (36) to get used to (37) -- (38) that (39) Every (40) I’d had Passage 5
Ian and Shiree are a very unusual couple. Although they (41) ________ in the heart of London,………More and more people (50)________ the same in the future?, predicted Shiree (41) live (42) are renting (43) to buy (44) started (45) have grown (46) have been working (47) had only used (48) will have bought (49) worry (50) are going to do Passage 6
2 Patten Close DerbyDJ5 6XX16 April 2003
Dear Sir or Madam,
I am writing
(51)_________________ about a recent stay at your hotel, The Grand. My wife and I arrived on 21st March and stayed for two nights. ……I look forward (60)_________________ from you.
Y ours faithfully,
(51)to complain (52) at (53) Moreover (54) before (55) had asked for (56) out of order (57) service （58）that （59）unhelpful （60）to hearing
I was travelling alone in Western Australia last year, and one day I set 61 to climb a high peak in that area。……Fortunately one rescuer had said …Let?s try for just five more minutes.? 70 they had given up, I would have died.
（61）off （62）so （63）down （64）that （65）because （66）who （67）so （68）Luckily （69）on （70）If
Dealing with waste is a huge
global problem. Unfortunately,
many people don?t usually think
much about what happens 71
their old fridge when they update
to the latest model……and
precious metals 80 gold and
（71）to （72）in （73）As
a result （74）of （75）that
(76) be removed from (77)
likely (78) that (79) from
"Are you the happiest man in the
world?" When asked this
question, most people would say
no………It is hard for us to give
up the image of "being perfect."
As nothing is perfect, anyone can
be unhappy. It takes no courage
or effort to be unhappy. True
happiness lies in struggling to be
1.According to the author,
most people would not
think that they are the
happiest in the world
2.The author thinks that
people quite often compare
themselves with anyone
they think is happier
3.What is not true about the
young man the author once
met with? Everything goes
effortlessly right for him.
4.After talking with the young
man about the Internet, the
author realizes that he is
mistaken in thinking
nothing unhappy existed
in the latter’s life
5.The significant conclusion
the author draws about
happiness is that true
happiness lies in
struggling to be happy
Blocks of “high-rise” flats have
been built in large numbers in
London and in many other big
cities………We are now building
up many high-rises in big cities
such as Beijing, Shanghai and
Guangzhou. Perhaps we should
also reconsider the idea too.
1.There was a big housing
problem after the Second
World War in many big
2.Blocks of “high-rise” flats
were thought to be the ideal
solution to the housing
problem, because they were
built on less land and were
able to house a lot more
3.The sentence “Hundreds of
the vast blocks had been
built before anyone began to
doubt about whether they
were good solutions or not.”
means it was not until
hundreds of the vast
blocks had been built,
people began to doubt
about whether they were
good solutions or not.
4.The author takes a
well-known British architect
as an example to show us
that even a well-known
designer of the high-rises
believes they are no good
5. What is the greatest danger
for people living in a high-rise
according to some experts?
Cash of all kinds, the French
franc, the German mark, and the
Italian lira,………People all over
the world have been working for
a brilliant future for centuries and
it now seems the dream might
come true very soon..
1.The main point of the first
paragraph in this passage is
entire new forms of digital
money will replace cash
2.The advantage of digital
money is it is efficient and
easy to use
3.What is not true about the
electronic cash, according to
the passage?People don’t
have to pay for anything
when they go shopping
4.In the sentence of the fourth
paragraph, “The low cost of
communications has created
a worldwide medium not
just for finance…”, “a
worldwide medium” refers
to the Internet
5.The author is sure that IT
projects of any kind will
bring the whole world a
Dear Uncle Ric,
We were very sorry to
hear that you are in hospital
again, but I feel sure you?ll
be out and about again
soon………I am sending
this letter through the e-mail
to Auntie Ivy and she will
bring it to the hospital with
our best wishes to you for a
Lots of love
1. It is certain that Uncle Ric is in
hospital again after having fully
recovered from an operation.
2. It is James’s elder brother
who wants to study history.
3 In the second paragraph, the
sentence “…he is sitting some
examinations…” means that
Malcolm is going to take some
4. From the letter, we know that
James wants to become a
professional player, but Robin,
his mother, does not like the
5. This is a private letter
35 Forest Avenue
I?m just writing to let you know
our new address and to invite
you to our house-warming party
next Saturday………Give us a
ring when you are in the area and
I?ll give detailed directions to
you then. Our number is
Barbara and I hope you can
make it in spite of the short
All the best
P.S. We can fix you up with a
place to sleep – I guess you can
put up with a mattress on the
1 This passage is a letter of an
2. When Charles writes, “I?m
sorry about the lack of warning”,
he means that he is sorry that he
is not able to write this letter to
3. Charles and his wife decided
to hold the house-warming party,
mainly because they still had a
little money left to afford the
4. From the letter we know that
the new house that Charles
moved in is in a new housing estate
5. In the sentence “Barbara and I hope that you can make it …”, the phrase “make it” is u sed to say that Bob can manage to attend their party
Good children must be good students at school. They should work hard at all subjects and do what is given to them on time……They never take it for granted that they are always in the right. On the contrary, good children learn quickly by listening to others
1.The most suitable title for this passage would be What Good Children Should Be Like
2.One important ability good children are supposed to develop is to think independently
3.Good children should care for their parents, brothers and sisters
4.When there is disagreement between parents and children, good children should try to find a good resolution to the problem
5.In the last paragraph, the sentence “They never take it for granted that they are always in the right” means they never accept it as a matter of fact that they are always right
I used to think education was the most important thing in my life. Recently my attitude has begun to change,………I will still stay on in college, but I will not allow it to shelter me from the real world.
1. From this passage, we know that the author realizes that it is more important to really develop oneself than just to store knowledge.
2. By saying that she is “a junior student” in her college, the author means that she is a student in her third year in college
3. The author thinks the awards she has received don’t necessarily reflect her real self
4. The author fears that she will be of no use to society, mainly because she does not know how to communicate with others
5.Which of the following statements is not true according to the passage, when the author says that she wants to find a part time job? She wants to get some
shelter from the real world.
No country in the world has
more daily newspapers than the
USA. There are almost 2,000 of
crimes, for instance, the
Watergate Affair. The
newspapers drew the attention of
the public to the fears of the
V ietnam War.
1.There are more daily
newspapers in the U SA than in
Britain or Japan
2.Most American newspapers try
to entertain their readers because
they have to compete with
3.Many American newspapers
attract readers of different
political persuasions by printing
articles representing different
4.T he word “press” in the second
paragraph means newspapers
5.This passage is mainly about
the characteristics of American
Sura Elmer came to Shanghai
last July from the Netherlands,
and will remain here for the next
couple of years………He
intended to work here for another
two or three years, depending on
1.From the passage, we know
that Sura Elmer is a Dutch.
2.Sura Elmer came to Shanghai,
according to an agreement
between the hotels in Shanghai
3.Sura Elmer?s impression on his
Chinese colleagues is that they
are more serious than his
colleagues in the Netherlands.
4.In the second paragraph, the
se ntence, “…accommodation and
meals are freely available”
means Sura Elmer eats and
sleeps in the hotel free of
5.The thing that Sura Elmer
dislikes in China is people spit
on the ground.
The AIDS virus has been around
for a very long
time,………There are still
hospitals and health centers in
some parts of the world which do
not accept AIDS patients, while
there are others where too little
care is taken to prevent the
spread of the disease.
1.Which of the following
statements is true according to
the passage? AIDS is a disease
which has existed for a long
2.Who is easily infected with
AIDS? All of the above.
3.In WHO?s opinion, what will
help most effectively in fighting
against the spread of AIDS?
4.From the passage, we can see
that the writer is not happy about
the education the medical staff
get on AIDS
5.Which of the following
statements is not true according
to the passage? Great care has
been taken to prevent the
spread of AIDS everywhere in
the world now
Net Becomes a British W ay of
The Internet has become a part of
everyday life for most Britons,
says a report published this week
by market research company
employers are less likely to be
understanding, if you?re
downloading movies or
introducing an unfriendly virus
to your company network,?he
1 More than seven out of 10
people feel they can?t manage
without the Internet. T
2 Y oung people use the Internet
for emails mainly. NG
3 The most common use of the
Internet is surfing the web. F
4. On average, people visit 13
websites a day. F
5. About 40% of adults use the
6.Some employers ban private
use completely. F
Tiny Tonga Launches Space
The tiny poverty-stricken South
Pacific state of Tonga has always
had serious problems raising
money,……it uses up Russia?s
agreed quota of space missions
without achieving anything. He
also believes that these
inexperienced tourists would be a
danger in a difficult or
life-threatening crisis in space.
7. Tonga was previously a rich
8. Tonga was the first country to
welcome the new millennium on
1st January 2000. T
9. The US government wants to
use Tonga to launch rockets. F
10. There will be training before
the tourists go into space. T
11. It costs about $ 20 million to
launch a spacecraft. NG
Poll reveals TV news too
A recent Time/CNN poll in the
USA has discovered that 75% of
people agreed that the news
become desensitised to
real-world violence. These lead
to an increased fear of being a
victim of violence, resulting in
mistrust of others.”
12. The majority of people polled
think that the news media is
13. There is not enough time to
talk about a wider range of
subjects on the news. T
14. 53% of all crimes committed
are murders. F
15. Advertising companies invest
in TV programmes with high
16 TV stations make too much
money from news. NG
When Steven King published his
book Riding the Bullet, around
two million people downloaded
it from the Internet within
hours……E-books are more
difficult to read and they are just
not as attractive as the printed
17. The writer warns that the
publishing industry should be
ready for an important change.
18. E-books will become much
cheaper in the near future. NG
19. One advantage of e-books is
that you can find the meanings of
individual words easily. T
20. Students will use libraries
less in the future. NG
21. Sales of e-books are expected
to increase rapidly in the future.
Many people in the UK have
done parachute or bungee jumps for charity……he or she wi ll do the jump and usually receives a certificate to show their sponsors. The sponsors then pay their money to the charity.
22. If you want to parachute or bungee jump in the UK you must do it for a charity. F
23. People like to have fun and help charities. T
24. A lot of sponsorship is needed before you can do a jump. NG
25. People always receive a certificate after doing a parachute or bungee jump. F
26. The sponsors pay their money after the person has done the jump T
It is unusual these days for people not to have a TV, in fact many homes have two or three………So, when people tell you that they cannot live without television, you can tell them that they are not following the latest trend!
27. The majority of homes in
the UK have more than one
28. The trend of not having a
television is not new. T 29. Joan?s son was an unhealthy child. F
30. Paul thinks his life has improved since he sold his TV. T
31. The latest trend is to have more than one television. F 短文理解7
CETACEANS: FACT FILE There are over 80 species of whales,dolphins and porpoises,……7.Most Endangered
The baiji dolphin,……Conservation measures are being taken by the Chinese to save it.
32.Hector?s dolphin is the smallest fish in the world. F 33.Blue whales eat as much as an African elephant does every day. F
34.Some whales can live for as long as 130 years. T
35.Whales are cleverer than humans. NG
36. The brain of a sperm whale can be over six times heavier than a human one. T