A. Pierre moved to London with his family a month ago. He has no friends
there. He is going to school in three days. But he is afraid his classmates will laugh at his accent（口音）. He would like to go back to his village.
What will he do?
B. Christina is a working mother with a two-month-old son. Her house is very
far from her office. She spends much time on the way. If she goes on
working, she will miss the wonderful time with her son. But she must work to get enough money to support her family. She needs some help.
C. Lisa is sixty –five years old and she will leave her work in August. Then she
will have nothing to do. She is an active person and it will be impossible for her to sit around the house. If she spends her time going on trips or
walking in the park, she will feel useless. Any ideas?
D. Mario is a writer. He has just come to Los Angeles to work. But it’s so noisy
that he can’t put his heart into writing. He wants to find a house in a quiet place. Who can help him?
E. Cindy is the leader of her class. Next week they will have a class picnic.
The girls want to make some delicious
food for the picnic. But they don’t know how to cook well. Cindy feels
( ) 1. He/She could put and ad in a newspaper, and describe what his /her dream house is like.
( ) 2. He/She could do some work around the neighborhood and help others with his /her experience.
( ) 3. He/She can join a language club and make some friends.
( ) 4. He/She could look up some recipes(食谱) for the food or learn from his /her parents.
( ) 5. He/She could look for a job near his /her house to save time.
Americans spend their weekends in different ways. But usually they choose the same aim---to rest, to enjoy beautiful places and to enjoy the time with their family and friends.
Some Americans hold parties on Saturday night. (1) Then they won’t get up until 9, 10 or even 11 o’clock next morning. As soon as they get up they will go to the nearest corner shop to buy the daily newspaper(日报). (2) It will help them to decide what to do on
Before going out on Sunday, they will have a meal, which is called “brunch” ---“br” from “breakfast” and “lunch” from “lunch”. (3) After brunch some Americans may have a picnic with their family or friends. They will take many things with them, such as fresh vegetables, seafood, drinks, table cloth(桌布) and so on. Usually they drive to a beautiful park, a lake or the seaside.
(4) It is the biggest meal of the week and all family members try to present(出席).
“We’re reading the first part of a book that doesn’t end…” 1 But I have always liked them because they always remind us that the future can be anything we want to make it. We can make it anything that we can imagine.
2 If we plant good seeds(种子), we have good products. If our
seeds aren’t good, we get useless products. 3 I want the
future to be better than the past. 4 We all should care about the future, because that’s where we will spend the rest of our lives.
The past is gone. 5 The future is before us. It is changeable. Everything we do will affect it. Each day brings with it
something new in our homes and in our business, but only if we realize
（A）Later, Mary said, “It’s the first time I have seen a two-year-old child
（B）The little child was so young that maybe she could not walk. She was sitting beside her mother and holding her mother’s hand. Tears were
running down her face.
（C）Mary was an operator(电话接线员) 911 in Los Angeles. One Thursday morning, she was surprised to get a call from a young child
who said, “Mommy ill, Mommy ill”, again and again.
（D）They broke the door open, and they couldn’t believe their eyes. （E）Mary hurried to find the address of the call. She called the police. In a minute, the policeman and doctors arrived at the house.
Grown ups are always telling kids what to do. Do you listen to them? Usually they know what is best for you, but sometimes they can be wrong.
So, many countries have a special law(法律) to keep people under 18 safe.
Teachers can punish(惩罚) bad students, but they cannot just do anything they like. If a teacher tries to kick you out of class, you can go to the headmaster and tell him you have the right to stay in school.
1) School buildings and playgrounds must also be
for . If the things you use in P.E. class are unsafe. The law says the school must fix(修理) them or get new ones.
2)Do you know anyone who can’t go to school because their parents aren’t willing to pay for it? This is also against the law, Which says parents must have their kids in school.
Kids have a right to privacy(隐私) under the law, which says parents and teachers cannot read children’s own letters.
3)法律也保护孩子的健康。It says there should be no smoking in schools and other places where many teenagers go.
Have you ever wondered why tickets for parks and museums are cheaper for students? It’s also because of the law. It says that kids need to have lots of chances to learn.
4. 找出文中写下列句子意思相近的句子：Why do kids pay less for some
Life is like the four seasons. Now I am very old, but when I was young, it was the spring of my life. I was born, I played a lot, and then I started school. I learned many new things. Like a flower, I grew bigger every day. There have been happy days and sorrowful days since I was born.
In my twenties, I had a good job. I was strong and happy. Then I married and had a child. In those days, I didn’t have much time to think. Every day I was busy and worked very hard. And so, I started to get some white hairs. 1) The of my life quickly.
Then the days got shorter. Leaves fell from the trees. My child was a university student, and then an engineer. My home was much quieter. I started walking more slowly. One day I stopped working. I had more time. 2) I understood this was my autumn, a beautiful time when the trees change colour and give us delicious fruits.
But the days kept getting shorter and colder. Winter has come. I am older and weaker. 3)我知道我所剩时日不多了，但我将欢度余生直至生命的最后时刻。
4. 找出文中写下列句子意思相近的句子：In my life some days the sun shone, and some days it didn’t.
Babies sleep for up to eighteen hours a day. Sleep. No one can live without it. But how much do we really need?
Research(研究) by the National Sleep Foundation in Washington says that we all need eight hours sleep every night. 2) Scientists have found that people who sleep for less than six and a half hours a night are more often ill than people who sleep for eight hours. Going without sleep also increases the chance of illness. “Workaholice”(工作狂) who sleep for less than five hours often die young, and do less well at work.
It also says that the idea that we need less sleep as we get older is untrue. “3)已经证实睡眠对人们的生活多么重要,” Dr. Thomas Roth, director of
the Foundation says. “Good health needs good sleep.”“But not too much of it,” says Professor Jim Home. “Sleep is like food and drink,” he believes: “Good health needs good sleep.”
1) “Professor Home a group of people who could
as many hours as they wanted in bed; after ten hours they didn’t find it any easier to get up in the morning. 4)And people who sleep for more than nine hours a night die younger than people who usually sleep for seven or eight.
4. 找出文中写下列句子意思相近的句子：People who sleep less get sick easily.
From the time we were badies we have been taught manners. 1) We are how to hold a knife and fork and not to talk with our mouths . We are taught3)怎样握手什么时候该站什么时候该坐以及介绍人的方式。Sometimes good manners in one place are very bad manners somewhere else. Almost everywhere eating together means that people are very friendly to each other. But in parts of Polynesia(波利尼西亚) it is bad manners to be seen eating beside each other. So they politely turn their backs to each other when they are taking food. Some East Africans spit four times as a kind of blessing. They do it to show that they want a sick person to get well, or to bless a new-born baby. In most other places, spitting means something completely different. It usually shows an unhealthy habit. In many countries, it may mean that you hate someone. When we go to visit someone we say “Hello!” Or “How are you?” or things like that. But if you are visiting an East African village, everyone will be very careful not to pay attention to you, The polite thing there will be for you to go quietly, without speaking to anyone, and sit beside your friend. You should wait until he has finished what he is doing and then he will begin talking to you. 2) In a village in Arab, a visitor will walk behind all the tens until he gets to the one he wants to visit. If he passes in front, he will be invited into each tent and asked to eat. It is rude to refuse.
4. 找出文中写下列句子意思相近的句子：He won’t talk to you unless he
finishes all he wants to do.
People in different countries have different ways of doing things. Something that is polite in one country may be quite impolite in another. In Britain, you mustn’t lift your bowl to your mouth when you are having some liquid(液体) food. But it’s different in China. And in Japan you even needn’t worry about making noises when you have it. It shows that you are enjoying it.
3)在大不列颠发出声音被当作是不礼貌的。If you are a visitor in Mongolia, what manners do they wish you to have? 1)They you to give a loud “burp”(打嗝) after you finish .Burping shows that you like the food.
In Britain, you should try not to put your hands on the table when you’re having a meal. In Mexico, however, the guests are expected to keep their hands on the table during a meal. But in Arabs consider you must be very careful with your hands. You mustn’t eat with your left hand. Arabs consider it very bad manners eating with left hands. So, what should you do if you are on a visit in another country? Well, it’s very important to do in Rome as the Romans do.2) You can ask the native(本土的) people to help you or just watch carefully and follow them if you are on a visit in another country.
4. 找出文中写下列句子意思相近的句子：Wherever you go, you’d better be used to the ilfe there.
一. D C A E B
二. B E A F D
三. B A D E C
四. C E D B A
1. safe children(kids/ students/ teenagers)
3. The law also protects children’s health.
4. Havr you ever wondered why tickets for parks and museums are cheaper for students?
5. many countries have a special law to keep people under 18 safe.
1. summer passed
3. I know I do not have many days left, but I will enjoy them to the end.
4. There were happy days and sorrowful dayw since I was born.
5. Life is like the four seasons.
1. studied spend
3. It is /has been proved / confirmed that how important sleep is to people’s life.
4. Going without sleep also increases the chance of illness.
5. “Good health needs good sleep.”“But not too much of it”,
1. taught / told / asked full
3. how to shake hands and when to stand and when to sit and the way to introduce people.
4. You should wait until he has finished what he is doing and then he will begin taking to you.
5. Sometimes good manners in one place are very bad manners somewhere else.
1. wish eating
3. Making noises is considered / regarded as bad manners in Britain.
4. it’s very important to do in Rome as the Romans do.
5. People in different countries have different ways of doing things.