本试卷共 10 页, 三大题， 满分 135 分。 考试用时 120 分钟。 注意事项： 1. 答卷前， 考生务必用黑色字迹的钢笔或签字笔将自己的姓名和
考生号、 试室号、 座 位号填写在答题卡上。 用 2B 铅笔将试卷类型(B)填涂在答题卡相应位置上。 将条形码横 贴在答题卡右上角“ 条形码粘贴处” 。 2. 选择题每小题选出答案后， 用 2B 铅笔把答题卡上对应题目选项的答案信息点涂 黑， 如需改动，用橡皮擦干净后， 再选涂其他答案， 答案不能答在试卷上。 3. 非选择题必须用黑色字迹钢笔或签字笔作答， 答案必须写在答题卡各题目指定区域 内相应位置上； 如需改动， 先划掉原来的答案， 然后再写上新的答案； 不准使用铅笔和 涂改液。 不按以上要求作答的答案无效。 4. 考生必须保持答题卡的整洁。 考试结束后， 将试卷和答题卡一并交回。 Ⅰ 语言知识及应用（共两节，满分 45 分) 第一节 完形填空（共 15 小题；每小题 2 分， 满分 30 分） 阅读下面短文，掌握其大意，然后从 1—15 各题所给的 A、B、C 和 D 项中，选出最佳 选项，并在答题卡上将该项涂黑。 How long can human being live? Most scientists who study old age think that the human body is 1 to live no longer than 120 years. However, 110 years is probably the longest that anyone could hope to live – if he or she is 2 healthy and lucky. Some scientists even say we can live as long as 130 years! Yet, our cells simply cannot continue to reproduce 3 . They wear out, and as a result, we get old and 4 die. Even though we can‘t live forever, we are living a 5 life than ever before. In 1900, the average American life scan(寿命) was only 47 years, but today it is 75 years! When does old age begin then? Sixty-five may be out-of-date as the 6 line between middle age and old age. After all, many older people don‘t begin to experience physical and mental 7 until after age 75. People are living longer because more people 8 childhood. Before modern medicine changed the laws of nature, many children died of common childhood 9 . Now that the chances of dying 10 are much lower, the chances of living long are much higher due to better diets and health care. On the whole, our population is getting older. The 11 in our population will have lasting effects on our social development and our way of life. Some people fear such changes will be for the worse, while some see 12 , not disaster. Today, many men and women in their ―golden years‖ are healthy, still active, and young in 13 if not in age. As our society grows old, we need the 14 of our older citizens. With long lives ahead of them, they need to 15 active and be devoted. 1. A. designed B. selected C. improved D. discovered 2. A. completely B. generally C. apparently D. extremely
3. A. rapidly 4. A. eventually 5. A. busier 6. A. finishing 7. A. stress 8. A. survive 9. A. problem 10. A. poor 11. A. changes 12. A. dreams 13. A. mind 14. A. protection 15. A. sound
B. harmlessly B. hopelessly B. longer B. guiding B. damage B. enjoy B. fears B. young B. recovery B. chances B. appearance B. suggestions B. appear
C. endlessly C. automatically C. richer C. waiting C. decline C. remember C. worries C. sick C. safety C. strengths C. voice C. contributions C. turn
D. separately D. desperately D. happier D. dividing D. failure D. value D. diseases D. quiet D. increases D. choices D. movement D. permission D. stay
第二节 语法填空（共 10 小题；每小题 1.5 分，满分 15 分） 阅读下面短文， 按照句子结构的语法性和上下文连贯的要求， 在空格处填入一个适当 的或使用括号中词语的正确形式填空， 并将 答案填写在答题卡标号为 16—25 的相应位置 上。 Mr. Johnson lived in the woods with his wife and children. He owned 16 farm, which looked almost abandoned. 17 (lucky), he had a cow which produced milk every day. He sold or exchanged some of the milk in the towns nearby 18 other food and made cheese and butter for the family with what 19 (leave). The cow was their only means of support, in fact. One day, the cow was eating grass 20 it began to rain heavily. While making great efforts to run away, she 21 (fall) over the hill and died. Then the Johnsons had to make a living 22 the cow. In order to support his family, Mr. Johnson began to plant herbs and vegetables. Since the plants took a while to grow, he started cutting down trees 23 (sell) the wood. Thinking about his children‘s clothes, he started growing cotton too. When harvest came around, he was already selling herbs, vegetables and cotton in the market 24 people from the towns met regularly. Now it occurred to 25 that his farm had much potential and that the death of the cow was a bit of luck. Ⅱ 阅读（共两节，满分 50 分） 第一节 阅读理解 (共 20 小题；每小题 2 分， 满分 40 分） 阅读下列短文，从每题所给的 A、B、C 和 D 项中，选出最佳选项，并在答题卡上将该 项涂黑。 A Peter loved to shop used articles. Almost a month ago, he bought a popular word game that used little pieces of wood with different letters on them. As he was purchasing it, the salesgirl said, ―Oh, look, the game box hasn‘t even been opened yet. That might be worth some money.‖ Peter examined the box and, sure enough, it was completely covered in factory-sealed plastic. And he saw a date of 1973 on the back of the box. ―You should put that up for auction(拍卖) on the internet, and see what happened.‖ The salesgirl said. ―Yes, you are right. People like something rare,‖ Peter agreed. ―I can‘t imagine there being very many unopened boxed of this game still around 40 years later.‖
―Don‘t forget to tell me if you sell it,‖ The salesgirl smiled. ―No problem,‖ Peter said. After he got home, Peter went online to several auction websites looking for this game. But he couldn‘t find it. Then he typed in the name of the word game and hit Search. The search result was 543 websites containing information about the changes of the game. Over the years, the game had some produced using letters in different sizes and game boards in different colors. He also found some list of game fans looking for various versions of the game. Peter emailed some of them, telling them what he had. Two weeks later Peter went back to the shop. ―Hello. Do you still remember the unopened word game?‖ The salesgirl looked at him for a second, then recognized him and said, ―Oh, hi!‖ ―I have got something for you,‖ Peter said. ―I sold the game and made $1000. thank you for your suggestion.‖ He handed her three $100 bills. ―Wow!‖ the salesgirl cried out. ―thank you. I never expected it.‖
26. Which of the following best describes Peter‘s word game?
A. It was made around 40 years ago. B. It had game boards in different sizes. C. it was kept in a plastic bag with a seal. D. it had little pieces of wood in different colors. 27. What did the salesgirl probably think of Peter ‘s word game? A. Old and handy. B. Rare and valuable. C. Classic and attractive. D. Colorful and interesting 28. Peter got the names of the game fans from . A. an auction B. the internet C. a game shop D. the second-hand shop 29. What happened at the end of the story? A. Peter gave the girl $300 as a reward. B. The salesgirl became Peter ‘s friend. C. Peter returned the word game for $1000. D. The salesgirl felt confused to see Peter again. 30. What is the main theme of the story? A. It‘s important to keep a promise. B. It‘s great to share in other people‘s happiness. C. We should be grateful for the help from others. D. Something rare is worth a large amount of money. B When I was nine years old, I loved to go fishing with my dad. But the only thing that was not very fun about it was that he could catch many fish while I couldn‘t catch anything. I usually got pretty upset and kept asking him why. He always answered, ―Son, if you want to catch a fish, you have to think like a fish‖. I remember I didn‘t know how to think like a fish. Besides, I reasoned, how could what I think influence what a fish does? As I got a little older I began to understand what my dad really meant. I read some books on fish. And I even joined the local fishing club and stared attending the monthly meetings. I learned that a fish is a cold-blooded animal and therefore is very sensitive to water temperature. That is why fish prefer shallow water to deep water because the former is warmer. Besides, water is usually warmer in direct sunlight than in the shade. Yet, fish don‘t have any eyelids(眼皮) and the sun hurts their eyes. The more I understood fish, the more I became effective at finding and catching them.
When I grew up and entered the business world, I remember hearing my first boss say, ―We all need to think like salespeople.‖ But it didn‘t completely make sense. My dad never once said, ―if you want to catch a fish you need to think like a fisherman.‖ What he said was, ―You need to think like fish.‖ Years later, with great efforts to promote long-term services to people much older and richer than me. I gradually learned what we all need is to think more like customers. It is not an easy job. I will show you how in the following chapters. 31. Why was the author upset in the fishing trips when he was nine? A. He could not catch a fish. B. His father did not teach him fishing. C. His father was not patient with him. D. He could not influence. 32. What did the author ‘s father really mean? A. To read about fish. B. To learn fishing by oneself. C. To understand what fish think. D. To study fishing in many ways. 33. According to the author, fish are more like to be found . A. in deep water on cloudy days B. in deep water on sunny days C. in shallow water under sunlight D. in shallow water under waterside trees 34. After entering the business world, the author found . A. it easy to think like a customer B. his father ‘s fishing advice inspiring C. his first boss‘s sales ideas reasonable D. it difficult to sell services to poor people 35.This passage most likely comes from . A. a fishing guide B. a popular sales book C. a novel on childhood D. a millionaire‘s biography C Daniel Anderson, a famous psychologist, believes it‘s important to distinguish television‘s influences on children from those of the family. We tend to blame TV, he says, for problems it doesn‘t really cause, overlooking our own roles in shaping children‘s minds. One traditional belief about television is that it reduces a child‘s ability to think and to understand the world. While watching TV, children do not merely absorb words and imagines(影 像). Instead, they learn both explicit and hidden meaning from what they see. Actually, children learn early the psychology of characters in TV shows. Furthermore, as many teachers agree, children understand far more when parents watch TV with them, explaining new words and ideas. Yet, most parents use an educational program as a chance to park their kid in front of the set and do something in another room. Another argument against television is that it replaces reading as a form entertainment. But according to Anderson, the amount of time spent watching television is not related to reading ability. TV doesn‘t take the place of reading foremost children; it takes the place of similar sorts of recreation, such as listening to the radio and playing sports. Things like parents‘ educational background have a stronger influence on a child‘s reading. ―A child‘s reading ability is best predicted by how much a parent reads,‖ Anderson says. Traditional wisdom also has it that heavy television-watching lowers IQ (智商) scores and affects school performance. But her, too, Anderson notes that no studies have proved it. In fact research suggests that it‘s the other way around. ―If you‘re smart young, you‘ll watch less TV when you‘re older,‖ Anderson says. Yet, people of lower IQ tend to be lifelong television viewers. For years researchers have attempted to show that television is dangerous to children. However, by showing that television promotes none of the dangerous effects as conventionally
believed, Anderson suggests that television cannot be condemned without considering other influences.
36. By watching TV, children learn
A. images though words C. more about images than words A. on his own B. with other kids
B. more than explicit meanings D. little about people‘s psychology
37. An educational program is best watched by a child
C. with his parents
D. with his teachers
38.Which of the following is most related to children‘s reading ability?
A. Radio-listening C. parents‘ reading list B. television-watching D. Parents‘ educational background
39.Anderson believes that
A. the more a child watches TV, the smarter he is B. the younger the child is, the more he watches TV C. the smarter a child is, the less likely he gets addicted to TV D. the less a child watches TV, the better he performs at school
40.What is the main purpose of the passage?
A. To advice on the educational use of TV. B. To describe TV‘s harmful effects on children. C. To explain traditional views on TV influences. D. To present Anderson‘s unconventional ideas. D It was once common to regard Britain as a society with class distinction. Each class had unique characteristics. In recent years, many writers have begun to speak the ?decline of class‘ and ?classless society‘ in Britain. And in modern day consumer society everyone is considered to be middle class. But pronouncing the death of class is too early. A recent wide-ranging society of public opinion found 90 percent of people still placing themselves in particular class; 73 percent agreed that class was still a vital part of British society; and 52 percent thought there were still sharp class differences. Thus, class may not be culturally and politically obvious, yet it remains an important part of British society. Britain seems to have a love of stratification. One unchanging aspect of a British person's class position is accent. The words a person speaks tell her or his class. A study of British accents during 1970s found that a voice sounding like a BBC newsreader was viewed as the most attractive voice, Most people said this accent sounded ?educated‘ and ?soft‘. The accents placed at the bottom in this study, on the other hand, were regional（地区的）city accents. These accents were seen as ?common‘ and ?ugly‘. However, a similar study of British accents in the US turned these results upside down and placed some regional accents as the most attractive and BBC English as the least. This suggests that British attitudes towards accent have deep roots and are based on class prejudice. In recent years, however, young upper middle-class people in London, have begun to adopt some regional accents, in order to hide their class origins. This is an indication of class becoming unnoticed. However, the 1995 pop song ?Common People‘ puts forward the view that though a middle-class person may ?want to live like common people‘ they can never appreciate the reality of a working-class life.
41. A recent study of public opinion shows that in modern Britain ________. A. it is time to end class distinction B. most people belong to middle class C. it is easy to recognize a person‘s class D. people regard themselves socially different 42. The word stratification in Paragraph 3 is closest in meaning to ________. A. variety B. division C. authority D. qualification 43. The study in the US showed that BBC English was regarded as _________. A. regional B. educated C. prejudiced D. unattractive 44. British attitudes towards accent _________. A. have a long tradition B. are based on regional status C. are shared by the Americans D. have changed in recent years 45. What is the main idea of the passage? A. The middle class is expanding B. A person‘s accent reflects his class C. Class is a key part of British society D. Each class has unique characteristics. 第二节 信息匹配 (共 5 小题；每小题 2 分，满分 10 分) 请阅读下列应用文和相关信息， 并按照要求匹配信息。 请在答题卡上将对应题号的相应 选项字母涂黑。 首先请阅读下列活动介绍： A. B.
A Night of Glamor and Intrigue at Shanghai Bund in 1930
To celebrate Asia heritage month, Trendy New York is proud to present ―Cheongsam Night out--A date with Cheongsam beauties in Shanghai Bund 1930‖. May 16, 9:00 PM-May 17, 12:00 AM. EDT 330 West 40th Street, New York. NY 10018 C.
Picking Partners---NEW YORK Featuring adaptations from Chinese and Western classic, including works from Chinese Academy Award---winning composer Tan Dun, the Beijing Guitar Duo teamed up with Cuban guitar virtuoso Manuel Barrueco (right) for a China West Concert at the New York Historical Society on April 23. D.
Heroes of History: Legacy of My Chinese Family
Join us as actress Tina Chen recounts the fascinating story of three generations of her mother‘s family and their contributions to the
Great shorts---NEW YORK
A photography exhibition held by HAN Media
history of China. Friday, May 8, 6:30PM--7:30PM China Institute 125 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065 E.
to celebrate its founding in New York City on April 24, featuring three emerging Chinese photographers; Yingxi Michael Shi, Haiyin Lin and Liming Guan, whose works have appeared in publications such as Vogue, ELLE, The New York Times and others. F.
Passing on the Kunqu Art: From Master to Disciples
Kunqu Society, the classical Chinese theater which combines singing, dancing and acting to literary works by masters of Ming and Qing Dynasties, performing introduces four signature plays of Kunqu Master Jiqing Zhang to American audiences. Sunday, April 19, 2:00PM, EST Miller Theatre at Columbia University 2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027
Forbidden delights---NEW YORK The first session of the China Institute in America short course Beijing: The City Through Its Architecture opens on Wednesday. Nancy S. Steinhardt discusses the Forbidden City and Beijing‘s imperial architecture.
请根据以下人物介绍选择他们可能参加的活动。 46. Edward Leonardo Norton, connoisseur of Chinese and Japanese antiques. He has a strong interest in classical Chinese literary works. He even started going to evening classes to learn classical Chinese at Columbia University. 47. Daphne Sui-yuan Tan, former director of National Association of Photographers. After reading some history books on how the group of Chinese immigrants survived in American of the 19th century, she has become keen on her own family history and that of others. 48. Sharon Collins, pop singer and amateur photographer. Her marriage with a serious music critic has drawn her to his world, so she is now crazy about classical music and will not miss any chance to attend a concert with her husband. 49. Michelle Higgins, eminent photographer and columnist for quite a few internationally-known travel magazines. Recently, she has shown great interest in photo exhibits which feature young artists with Islamic or Chinese background. 50. Caroline Hugo, famous writer and influential movie critic. Last year her fantasy story which involved the mysterious Forbidden City received critical acclaim. Now she is conceiving a romance that has Shanghai of the 1930s as the setting. Ⅲ写作（共两节，满分 40 分） 第一节 基础写作（共 1 小题，满分 15 分） 你接受了一项写作任务，为英语校报写一篇科技报道。 【写作内容】
请根据以下信息，介绍国外医疗行业出现的一项新技术，内容包括： 技术名称：DNA 检测 检测方法：唾液样本分析 检测费用：125 英镑 检测时长：4 到 6 周 检测用途：1. 预测重大疾病 2. 预知食物偏好 3. 提示合适的锻炼方式 检测影响：1. 增强健康意识 2. 易引起过度焦虑 ＊唾液样本 saliva sample 【写作要求】 只能用 5 个句子表达全部内容。 【评分标准】 句子结构准确， 信息内容完整， 篇章连贯。 第二节 读写任务（共 1 小题，满分 25 分） 阅读下面短文， 然后按要求写一篇 150 词左右的英语短文。 On the first day of her work, Sally found that a class full of problems was waiting for her. Six teachers had quit before her. When she walked into the classroom, it was chaos: two boys were fighting in the far corner, yet the test of the class seemed not to notice them; some girls were chatting and some were running about; paper, food packages and other garbage were littered around…. Just when she was about to speak, a student rushed in and pushed her aside! He was twenty minutes late! Sally walked onto the platform, picked up a piece of chalk and wrote on the blackboard; ―Rule 1: We are family!‖ All students stopped to look at her. And she continued with Rule 2, Rule 3…. In the following weeks, Sally worked out 10 class rules and posted them on the walls of the classroom. She patiently explained all the rules to the students and required everyone to follow them. Surprisingly, Sally was not driven out like the former teachers; instead, she won respect from the students. Over the years, she witnessed gradual changes in the class. At the graduation ceremony, just as she expected, she was very proud to stand with a class of care, manners and confidence. 【写作内容】 1. 用约 30 个词概括上文的主要内容。 2. 用约 120 个词就班规谈谈你的想法， 内容包括： (1) 你们班最突出的问题是什么？ (2) 针对该问题你会设计一条什么班规？ (3) 你认为该班规会带来什么影响？ 【写作要求】 1. 作文中可以使用亲身经历或虚构的故事， 也可以参照阅读材料的内容， 但不得直 接引用原文中的句子。 2. 作文中不能出现真实姓名和学校名称。 【评分标准】 概括准确， 语言规范， 内容合适， 语篇连贯。