语法填空题 Tom, Mary and their mother are on the way to Grandma’s house to celebrate Thanksgiving with the rest of their family. Mary: I am so hungry—I cannot wait 1.________(eat) Grandma Patty’s
mashed (破碎 的)potatoes, Uncle Joe’s steaks… Tom: Uncle Tim’s turkey, or Aunt Sue’s pumpkin pie! Mary: Mom, why do we always eat these types of food on Thanksgiving? Mom: Because they are 2.________(tradition) Thanksgiving dishes; however, the main focus of this holiday is not the food. Tom: I learned in history class that Thanksgiving is always celebrated on 3._________ fourth Thursday of November each year. Mary: I remember learning about Squanto, the Native America 4._______ taught the Pilgrims how to grow corn 5._________ they first came to America. Without him, they might not 6.____________(survive). Tom: So, to show their 7.____________(appreciate), the Pilgrims hosted a feast and invited the Native Americas to eat with 8.__________. Mom: That is right, Tom. Families also come together to give thanks to one another. Mary: Does that mean that Dad will make it to Gandma’s house in time 9._________ Thanksgiving dinner then? Mom: Of course he will! I called Uncle Joe before we left home to ask him to pick up Dad from the airport. He might even be at Grandma’s house already, 10.__________ (wait) for us to get there! Mary: Great! I cannot wait to see Dad! 语法填空 2 Fay: I can’t decide whether to ask my son to attend a university here, 1._______ allow him to move to another city to go to school. Mark: What does he want to do? Fay: He’s not sure. There is an excellent pre-law program (法律预科课程) at a university in Troy, but that’s three hours away. Well, he likes 2.________ idea of studying there, but he has friends 3.________ will stay here, and his girl friend may stay here, too. Mark: Ha, ha. I forgot 4._______complicated these decisions can be! When I went to college, the only thing my parents and I took into 5.__________(consider) was the program. Fay: I know! These days young people have such involved social lives! Maybe 6.________ would be good for him to go to the school at Troy. He really wants to study law, and his grades are excellent. I’m sure he 7.________(accept) there. Mark: That sounds like a good plan. He’ll grow up a lot 8._______(fast) if he moves away, you know! And I know your son will always stay 9.______ touch with his parents. He’s a fine young man! Fay: Thanks, Mark. I always appreciate 10.________(talk) to you.
七选五： Why fewer toys will benefit your kids Toys are not merely playthings. Toys form the building blocks for our child’s future. They teach our children about the world and about themselves. They send messages and communicate values.__1__ Wise parents also think about the number of toys that children are given. While most toy rooms and bedrooms today are filled to the ceiling with toys, intentional parents learn to limit the number of toys that kids have to play with.__2__ Ⅰ Kids learn to be more creative.__3__ Two German public health workers conducted an experiment in which they convinced a kindergarten classroom to remove all of their toys for three months. Although boredom set in during the initial stages of the experiment, the children soon began to use their basic surroundings to invent games and use imagination in their playing. Ⅱ__4__ When too many toys are introduced into a child’s life, their attention span will begin to suffer. A child will rarely learn to fully appreciate the toy in front of them when there are countless options still remaining on the self behind them. Ⅲ __5__ Children with fewer toys learn how to develop interpersonal relationships with other kids and adults. They learn the give and take of a good conversation. And studies have shown childhood friendships seem to lead to a greater chance of success academically and in social situations during adulthood. A. Kids establish better social skills. B. Kids develop longer attention spans. C. Kids learn to take greater care of things. D. So do your child a favor today and limit their number of toys E. Too many toys prevent kids from fully developing their gift of imagination. F. They understand that fewer toys will actually benefit their children in the long term. G. Thus, wise parents think about what foundation is being laid by the toys that are given to their kids.
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