Fill in the blanks According to the passage, the five coloured interlocking rings on the Olympic flag stands for the ⑴_______ union of the five ⑵____________ continents and the ⑶________ mee
ting of the athletes while the white background represents ⑷___________. peace
一、短语互译 ⑴ 奥运会 the Olympic _______________ Games/the Olympics ⑵ 一枚金牌 _______________ a gold medal ⑶ 代表 _______________ stand for ⑷ take part in _______________ 参加 ⑸ the spirit of the Olympic Games _____________________________ 奥运会精神 ⑹ differences between ... __________ 之间的区别
⑴ There are many a_______ ancient buildings in Rome. medal was given to the winner. ⑵ A gold m_______
competing for the ⑶ The two teams are c____________ championship. ⑷ The________ mascots (吉祥物) for the 16th Asian Games are lovely.
compete, competition, competitor, competitive
Those players, in other words, the __________ compete in the Olympics competitors who________ need to be highly competitive __________ in order to win a____________ competition .
四、完形填空 “Everything happens for the best,” my mother said whenever I faced disappointment, “If you1_________ D carry on, something good will happen some day.” Mother was right, as I discovered after graduating from college. I had 2 B ______ designed myself for a sports announcer.
So I went to Chicago to knock on the door of every station and was 3 _________ C refused every time. In one station, a kind lady told me that 4________ A large stations wouldn’t employ a person without 5_____________ A experience since I had just graduated. “Go out in the town and find a small station that might give you a chance,” she said.
I returned to Dixon, where I had finished my high school education and had 6 A _______ played in the school football team. My father said that our town had built a store and wanted a man to manage its sports department. The job sounded just 7______ C right for me but I wasn’t hired. My disappointment had 8 __________ A shown as if by design. “Everything happens for the best,” Mum D reminded me. Dad lent me his car to look for a 9___________ job. I tried WOC Radio Davenport.
The program director told me they had already hired an announcer. As I left his 10_______, B office I asked aloud, “How can a fellow get to be a sports B get a job in a radio announcer if he can’t 11________ station?” Suddenly, I heard the director 12______. A calling “Do you know anything about football?” Then he asked me to 13____________ C broadcast an imaginary game. It was easy, and I did it without difficulty. The director was 14 D _________and told me I would be satisfied broadcasting a game on the 15________ B coming Saturday.