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English around the world 单元同步测试

I. 单项选择 1. ---Are you sure you have ______ all the documents in your list? ---Oh, sorry, I forgot to ______ the one you had sent me

. A. included; contain B. listed; include C. listed; be included D. contained; listed 2. She didn’t come to his birthday party just ______what he had said to her the day before. A. because B. because of C. as result of D. thanks for 3. If you want to do international trade successfully, ______ of English is _______. A. good command; a must B. a good command; a need C. a good command; a must D. good command; must 4. Pandas are native _____ China. A. with B. to C. for D. in 5. If you can’t _____ a better plan, we have to carry out the present one.

A. come along with B. come up with C. come across D. come about for 6. She pretended to be calm but _______she was more than nervous at the time she was being questioned. A. in actual B. actually C. as matter of fact D. in a fact 7. Everybody has ______ to play _____ our environment. A. a part; to protect B. a role; in protecting C. part; in protecting D. a role; to protect 8. When the expression first came into being, people refused to use it but _____ they began to accept it. A. usually B. gradually C. frequently D. quickly 9. You won’t be able to make a wise _____ of a word until you know all the _____ of it. A. use; uses B. usage; usages C. use; usages D. usage; uses 10.My elder sister is _______ studying in Britain and she can speak English quite fluently like a native speaker. A. in the present B. at present C. at the present D. for the present 11. Some minority(少数民族) languages are losing their ______ because of the invasion(入侵) of more popular spoken ones. A. ideas B. natures C. identities D. characters 12. Some animals ______ the tiger, the lion and the wolf are meat-eaters. A. such like B. such as C. for example D. including 13. Young students are ______ not to smoke both in and out school. A. suggested B. requested C. hoped D. invited 14. No product is allowed to go into the market if it fails to _____ the quality standard. A. live B. come up to C. meet 满足 D. go through

15. The foreign customer ______ a polite request asking about the price of the flower vase, but the assistant looked puzzled, as she didn’t understand any English. A. took B. offered C. made D. asked 16. Some people are good at _____ voices on the phone while others ______.

A. knowing; aren’t

B. recognizing; don’t

C. knowing; don’t D. recognizing; aren’t 17. Different people from different provinces speak English _____ different accents. A. in B. by C. with D. on 18. ______ the direction of the experienced experts, they successfully carried out the experiment. A. With B. By C. In D. Under 19. Because all the roads leading to the mountain village ______, the rescue workers were not able to reach it to help. A. were blocked B. are blocked C. have been blocked D. had been blocked 20. American English is more or less different _____British English ______ pronunciation and spelling. A. from; in B. with; in C. from; with D. with; on 21. ---Excuse me, Madam but is this the way to the town center? I am afraid I ______ the right direction. ---Keep on walking and you can’t miss it. A. don’t walk in C. haven’t walked with 22. B. am not walking in D. am not walking with

--Do you think it true that all the theories should ________ facts?

--I don’t suppose so. If so, there would be no predictions(预言) A. be made on B. be based on C. be set up with D. be built with ---What do you think of my article, professor? ---The former part is well written but _____ is just so so. A. the later B. the last part C. latest D. the latter 24. The old mother was ______to see his long lost son home. A. a little more than happy B. more than a little happy C. happy more than a little D. a little more happy than 25. There is ______ is called Mr. Smith in our workshop. A. no such man as B. no such a man as C. no such man D. no such a man that 23. II. 完型填空:(共 20 小题;每小题 1.5 分,满分 30 分) People always say that the earlier one learns a language, the 26 it is to do so, in theory it is that, in my opinion, that refers to spoken language. Capability(能力) to practice some essential(基本的) 27 , 28 of

a language and read between the lines can only be trained through proper reading ways and hard work 29 .So spending money to help 30 learn English may 31 up with disappointment. It is likely that the more you 32 ,the more you are let down. The daughter of one of my friends 33 English in primary school, 34 her foreign teacher ’s

blindness 35 psychology. She did not want to go on 36 English until middle school, 37 a college student studying English slowly 38 her interest in the language. It is better to have the child learn Chinese than to have some difficulty 39 learning English for several years. Having been engaged in English education, 40 find that despite(尽管) their excellent

41 ,

many students have


command of English words and phrases. So I suggest that children


classical Chinese prose(散文),rather than 44 them to learn English hurriedly. Otherwise, they may let go the best time to 45 the language ability of their mother tongue. 26. A. easy B. difficult C. easier D. more difficult 27. A. but B. however C. though D. yet 28. A. opinions B. regards C. requests D. expressions 29. A. step by step B. right away C. at once D. quickly 30. A. people B. girls C. children D. boys 31. A. begin B. start C. finish D. end 32. A. pay B. get C. buy D. take 33. A. loved B. liked C. disliked D. learned 34. A. because of B. because C. instead of D. instead 35. A. of B. at C. in D. to 36. A. learning B. to learn C. with learning D. for learning 37. A. while B. where C. when D. as 38. A. introduced B. practiced C. explained D. developed 39. A. in B. to C. at D. of 40. A. He B. I C. She D. They 41. A. pronunciation B. phrase C. language D. writing 42. A. few B. less C. little D. fewer 43. A. write B. do C. remember D. memorize 44. A. have B. let C. cause D. make 45. A. study B. improve C. learn D. master Ⅳ. 阅读理解:(共 20 小题,每小题 2 分,满分 40 分) A Everyday, 340 million people speak it. One billion people are learning it and it is said that by 2050, half of the world’s population will be using it. What are we talking about? That global language—English. The English language started in Britain in the 5th century. It is a mixed language. It was built up when German. Scandinavian and French invaders settled in England and created a common language for communication. Today it is the official language of the UK, the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa and Ireland as well as many islands in the Caribbean . Many other countries and regions use it for politics and business, for example, India. Pakistan, Nigeria and the Philippines. English is also one of the official languages of Hong Kong. But global advertising and pop music mean that in most countries, you will see or hear some English. Thanks to McDonalds, we all know about "burgers". "fries" and "milkshakes". Songs by Madonna, Britney Spears and Celine Dion are in English. We can sing along, even if we do not understand what we are singing! English is a messy (杂乱的) language. Every year, dictionaries include new words that talk about popular culture, for example, computer-related words such as "blogging", "download" and "chatroom". Also included are words that teenagers use. Who does not know "cool", "OK" and “hello” ? Other languages also influence English. Many English words come from French. Words like "cafe" and expressions like "c'est la vie" (that is life) are all part of the English language. On the other hand, the French language includes English words like "le weekend" and "le camping". German words are also part of

English. Words like "kindergarten" come from the German language. Recently, British people have become interested in "yoga". But the word comes from an ancient Hindu language in India. 46. The English language has a history of ______. A. over 2000 years B. over 500 years C. over 1500 years D. over 1000 years 47. The underlined expression “thanks to ” can be replaced by ______. A. because of B. thankful to C. not until D. as if. 48. Which of the following statements is true about the language of English ? A. It has been changing all the time. B. It has borrowed words from all the other languages. C. French words are used by the English because dictionaries have French words. D. Singers and film stars have the greatest influence on language. 49. How many people in the world are using English now? A. One billion people B. 340 million C. almost all the people in the world. D. not mentioned above, but the number is growing rapidly. 50. Many countries and regions use it for politics and business except______. A. the USA B. Nigeria C. the Philippines D. Norway IV. 短文改错:(共 10 小题;每小题 1 分,满分 10 分) I still remember my middle school life in Tianjin yet . I was then in a school for students from Tibet . As we were all left home at early age , we met lots of problems in our daily life . We had to do the washing , cleaning and shopping by us . However , we seldom felt lonely or helplessly . We enjoyed our happy life . At weekends , we would play basketball , swimming in the pool or go for a picnic . We were living in a big family . We treat each other as brothers and sisters . If any one of us had any difficulty in our life and study , the other would help him out . It has been five years when we graduated , but those memories are as sweet as ever before . Ⅵ. 书面表达 1. 请依据以下信息写一则通知。 (120 词左右) 1) 活 动 英语演讲比赛(English-speaking Contest) 2) 目 的 提高英语口语 3) 组 织 者 学生会(the Student Union) 4) 参加范围 高中(senior)学生 5) 报名时间 5 月 25 日以前 (报名:sign up) 6) 报名地点 学生会办公室 7) 比赛时间 6 月 9 日下午 4:00 8) 比赛地点 教学楼 5 楼礼堂(auditorium) 9) 奖 励 前 5 名 56. ____ 57. ____ 58____. 59. ____ 60 ___ 61. ___ 62. ____ 63. ____ 64. ___ 65 ____