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(5) We may be very__1__(please) with the rapid progress we have made in every field of study, __2__we have almost done nothing to improve our present examination systems__3__focus on testing the students' memory instead of their__4__(able). As soon as a child begins school, he enters a world of examination which will decide his future of job. In fact, a good examination system should encourage students to think by themselves. But the examination now does nothing but that.__5__forces the students to remember__6__is taught to get high marks. Thus the students who come out first in the examination often many be the__7__(good) in their studies. In addition, such an examination system often__8__(drive) teachers to cram all the time and forces them to train students what to do with the__9__(come) examination. There must be a better way to test a student's true ability__10__well as their knowledge. (6) Many Chinese believe__1__(eat) pig brains will increase their intelligence and some Americans regularly eat__2__(cook) eggs to keep their minds sharp.__3__, doctors don't recommend eating__4__raw eggs or animal brains. Then, what food is good for your brain? Scientists have found a relationship__5__diet and a healthy brain. Generally speaking, fish is a brain food.__6__fish, you should introduce lots of dark green leafy vegetables and colorful fruits into your diet, because most people lack the special vitamins__7__these brain food provide. If you eat brain foods__8__(regular), they can increase brain power — help you pay attention, keep you__9__(motivate), improve your memory and__10__( less) stress from studies. Then you can do much better in your test. (7) In Africa, when the antelope wakes up every morning, the first thing__1__comes into his mind is, ―I must be able to run__2__(fast) than the fastest lion,__3__I will be killed by a lion.‖ And at just the same time, the lion__4__(wake) out of his dream, and the first thing__5__(flash) into his mind is: ―I must be able to catch up with the slowest antelope, otherwise I will starve to__6__(dead).‖ So almost at the same moment__7__the antelope and the lion jump to their feet, and start__8__(run) toward the rising sun. Such is life—__9__you are an antelope or a lion, you ought to dash forward without__10__(hesitate) when the sun rises. (8) You may wonder__1__we have a holiday in summer and winter, but not in spring__2__autumn. There are some reasons__3__ it. Like most people, your intelligence(智 力)changes from season to season. You are properly a lot sharper in the spring__4__you are at any__5__time of the year. Ellsworth Huntington, __6__is well known to us all, __7__(conclude) from other men's work and his own among people in different climates that climate and temperature have a clear effect__8__our intelligence. He found that cool weather is far better for creative thinking than warm weather. This does mean that all people are not as quick at __9__(learn) in the summer as they are during the rest of the year. It tells us, however,__10__intelligence of large numbers of people seems to be lowest in the summer. (9) Last Monday morning, I was__1__(cycle) along a street in the rush hour on my way to an interview__2__an important job. A yellow car passed by me and__3__(sudden) stopped. I had to


brake my bike hard and of course, I__4__(fall). I was so angry that I stopped the driver and kept on __5__(shout) at him rudely. __6__(unfortunate), I was in time for the interview. __7__chance, one of my__8__(interview), the manager of the company, was no other than the driver of the yellow car. Luckily, the manager was not angry with me or my rudeness.__9__, he offered me the job. So I said to everyone jokingly that I could tell my manager__10__I thought of him. (10) __1__you want to improve your English, you'd better listen to BBC English which is part __2__the BBC World Service. It broadcasts all kinds of programmes, such__3__difficult grammar points, life in Britain, differences__4__written and__5__(speak) English and so on. It is easy for you to find out some information__6__the programmes. You just need to write to BBC English and ask for__7__. In China, there are also English programmes__8__Follow Me on TV or on the radio. They are usually easy__9__(receive) and understand and they are very __10__(use) to you. (11) It is known to all__1__the Chinese diet__2__(consider) to be the__3__(healthy) in the world because it__4__(contain) a lot of fruit and green vegetables. It is rich__5__fiber and low in sugar and fat. How__6__the Western food? It has too much fat in the form__7__potato chips, chocolate and so on. It is also rich in sugar in the form of cakes, soft drinks, etc. As__8__result, the westerners usually become very fat and have bad__9__(tooth), and many of them even die at an early age 10 heart illnesses. (12) I attended a birthday party in 1991. My teacher was then 59 years old.__1__her fellow teacher said that we__2__(celebrate) her 9th birthday! We were all__3__(surprise) and puzzled. __4__the party I was told by the fellow teacher that American women have a special saying about__5__(birth). If a woman is over 10, or even if she is 80, her birthday is always the 9th. If she is in her thirties, her birthday will be the 29th. And in her__6__, it's the 19th. They usually have their ―real‖ birthday __7__they are below 20. This shows that American women, __8__(special) elderly women, are very sensitive about their ages. But my teacher always says, ―We want to be__9__(young). ‖ so about the age of Western women, my advice is__10__if you don't know it, don't ask about it; if you really know it, don't mention it. (13) In the days__1__an ice cream cost much less, Tom,__2__8-year-old boy, entered a hotel coffee shop__3__sat at a table. A waitress put a glass of water in front of him. ―How much is an ice cream?‖ ―Fifty-cents,‖ replied the waitress. The little boy pulled his right hand__4__of the pocket and studied a number__5__ coins in it. ―How much is a dish of plain ice cream?‖ he asked. Some people were now waiting for her service and the waitress grew a bit__6__(patience). ―Thirty-five cents.‖ she said__7 (rude). The little boy carefully counted the coins again.―I will have a plain ice cream,‖ he said. The waitress walked away.The boy finished the ice cream, paid the cashier and left. It was not long__8__the waitress came back and then she began to wipe down the table and suddenly was surprised at__9__she saw. There, __10__(place) neatly beside the empty dish, were two nickels and five pennies — her tip!


(14) __1__is known to all, China is a large country__2__agriculture. Science of farming was first __3__(study) here. Jia Si-xie, living__4__the 6th century AD, was one of the farming pioneers(先驱者). After he finished his work for the government, he spent his time__5__his research into agriculture. He studied__6__to keep seeds, how to improve soil conditions and so on. During the years 533~544, he wrote a book__7__(call) Qi Min Yao Shu,__8__is about both farming and gardening,__9__(include) advice on how to grow green vegetables, how to keep fish in lakes, and so on. It was considered to be__10__important summary of farming knowledge. (15) Walt Disney, a great film-maker, was born in Chicago in 1901__1__died in 1966. __2__a young man, he wanted very much to be an artist. He went to a newspaper office in__3__hope of getting a job there,__4__he had no luck. He didn't lose heart. He kept on drawing lots of pictures. Being poor, he had to sit in the family garage(车库),__5__(draw) pictures. Day__6__day, he worked hard. Several years __7__ he succeeded in__8__(make) his first cartoon character — Mickey Mouse. From then on, he became a __9__(succeed) cartoon maker. Many characters in his cartoons are very popular, such as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck,__10__are loved by everyone, especially by children. (16) One day, Pierre,__1__worked in a government office, received an__2__(invite) to a palace ball. His wife, Mathilde, had no money__3__jewellery, so she borrowed a beautiful necklace __4__her friend, Jeanne. She looked very beautiful__5__they had a wonderful time that evening. But after the ball, she found the necklace__6__(miss). They had to borrow a lot of money to buy a new__7__for Jeanne. In order to pay back the money, they worked day and night for 10 years. Mathilde became very old, so Jeanne didn't recognize her__8__they met in a park 10 years later. From this story, we know a person shouldn't __9__(affect) by vanity(虚荣心), __9__it will cost him a lot. (17) Villages in __1__(develop) countries often lack many things. Books. Clean water. Electricity. These shortages are easy to see. But a different kind of shortage is not easy to see.__2__is the shortage of experts. Many villages have no doctors, engineers or scientists. They have no one who knows__3__to treat unusual__4__(medicine) problems or design a new energy system. There is a way to ease this problem. You can do it__5__computers. In the__6__few years, computer scientists around the world have developed__7__they call ―expert systems‖. An expert system is a special kind of computer program. In some situations, it can take__8__place of a human expert. For example, an expert medical system can help to take care of a sick person.__9__asking a few questions of the patient, it can tell what medicine or other treatment__10__(need). (18) We must have water to live.__1__the water we use is clean and fresh, it will make us ill. The animals__2__(live) in and around lakes and rivers must also have clean water. Our rivers and lakes supply most of our water. The clear, blue water found by the first American settlers has changed. Many of our water sources are now__3__(pollute). They are filled__4__dirt and waste which cannot be cleaned out. In many places, water is not safe for us to use.


Lake Erie was once a beautiful lake. Now it has been called ―a__5__(die) lake‖. Waste from nearby homes and factories has been dumped into__6__. Fish can no longer live in much of its polluted water. George Washington once called the Potomac ―__7__finest river in the world‖. Now its water is no longer blue. __8__, it is soupy green. Suds(肥皂泡沫), from detergents(洗涤 剂;洗衣粉) used to wash clothes, often cover the water of our rivers. Water cannot__9__(make) in a factory. Once water is polluted, it is difficult to make it clean and safe again. We must learn to take care of the water__10__we now have. (19) In order to know a foreign language thoroughly, four things are necessary. Firstly, we must understand the language when we hear__1__spoken. Secondly, we must be able to speak it ourselves correctly with confidence and__2__hesitation. Thirdly, we must be able to read the language, and fourthly, we must be able to write it. We must be able to make sentences that are grammatically correct. There is no easy way to succeed__3__language learning.__4__good memory is a great help, but it is not enough only__5__(memorize) rules from a grammar book. It is not much use__6__(learn) by heart long lists of words and__7__meanings, studying the dictionary and so on. We must learn by using the language. __8__we are satisfied with only a few rules we have memorized, we are not really learning the language. ―Learn through use‖ is a good piece of advice for those__9__are studying a new language. Practice is important. We must practise speaking and__10__(write) the language whenever we can. (20) I was always told that the three Ps, patience, positive thinking and perseverance(毅力),were a sure path__1__success. But this advice does not always work as planned. My high school maths exam is one example. The exam,__2__was originally to be held in our classroom,__3__(change) to the library at the last minute. This,__4__,didn't bother me because maths had always been my strongest subject. I patiently walked to the library, took my seat and did some deep breathing to help relax__5__.But my mood quickly changed when I saw__6__first question. I had no idea how to do it. I tried to stay positive and persevered__7__I finally found the solution. With the problem__8__(solve), I felt proud of my achievement.__9__(fortunate), I then noticed that I had just 10 minutes left__10__(complete) the rest! (21) In America they have a saying much laughed__1__by the English:―Have a nice day‖ they speak slowly and seriously in their shops, hotels and sandwich bars. I think it is a wonderful phrase,__2__(remind) us, in effect, to enjoy the moment: to value this very day. When I first became a reporter I knew a man who gave up a very well paid respectable job __3__the Daily Telegraph to go and edit a small__4__(week) newspaper. At the time I was astonished by__5__appeared to me to be his completely abnormal mental state.__6__could anyone turn his back on Fleet Street in__7__(centre) London for a small local area?I wanted to know. Now I am a little older and possibly wiser, I see the sense in it. In Fleet Street the man was __8__continual pressure. He lived in__9__unattractive London suburb and he__10__(spend) much of his life sitting on Southern Region trains. (22) Bassanio fell in love__1__Portia, but he couldn't ask her to marry him__2__he was poor. He had to borrow some money__3__his friend Antonio, a merchant of Venice. Antonio had no money


then. He went to Shylock, a cruel and__4__(greed) money-lender. Shylock agreed to lend him the money on condition__5__he would cut a pound of his flesh__6__he couldn't repay him within three months. Unfortunately Antonio's ships were lost__7__sea. __8__(know) that Antonio probably had to die, Portia asked Bassanio to go to see his friend at once. She dressed herself__9__as a lawyer and turned up at the court. She let Shylock cut just one pound of Antonio's flesh, no more, no less, no drop of blood, __10__he would lose all his money and his life. Her clever idea saved Antonio and made Shylock give half of his money to Venice. (23) Dear Lifeline, I shall be getting married__1__August. My mother wants me to have a white wedding in church, because I am__2__only daughter, and she wants me to have the kind of wedding__3__she had. I, on the__4__hand, should like to have a simple wedding__5__a small party afterwards for immediate family and close friends. I don't want my parents to go to a lot of expense just__6__one day; I'd rather they spent the money__7__things that my husband and I will need; that will last us for many years. Do you agree__8__me that this is a__9__(reason) point of view ? Can you think of a way in __10__I might persuade my parents to think as I do? Yours, Money-Conscious (24) In 1605 some Englishmen planned to kill their king, James, __1__they thought that he was a bad man. They knew that on November 5th the King would go to the House of Lords to talk with his nobles. The men rented a__2__(build) next to the House of Lords. They__3__(dig) through a wall and put many barrels of gunpowder in an underground room of the House of Lords. They chose a man__4__(call) Guy Fakes to set fire__5__the gunpowder, but something went wrong__6__their plan.__7__of the men had a relative__8__was coming to the House of Lords to meet the King. He warned his relative to stay at home. The relative told__9__nobles and soon the King heard about the danger. Soldiers searched__10__underground rooms and found the gunpowder on November 4th, so Guy Fakes was caught and killed. (25) 32 people watched Kitty Genovese__1__(kill) right below their windows. She was__2__neighbor. Yet__3__of the 32 helped her. Not one even called the police. John Barley and Bib Fatane went beyond the headlines to research into the reasons__4__people didn't act. They found that a person has to go through two steps__5__he can help. First he has to notice that it is__6__emergency(紧急情况). Is the smoke coming into the room__7__a leak in the air conditioning? Is it ―steam pipes‖? Or is it really smoke from a fire? It 's not always easy to tell if you are faced with a real emergency. Second, and__8__important, the person faced with an emergency must feel personally__9__(responsibility). He must feel that he must help,__10__the person won't get the help he needs. (26) Experiments have proved that children can__1__(instruct) in swimming at a very early age. At a special swimming pool in Los Angeles, children become expert at__2__(hold) their breath


under water even before they can walk.__3__(baby) of two months old do not appear to be reluctant to enter the water. It is not long__4__they are so accustomed to swimming__5__they can pick up weights from the floor of the pool. A game that is very popular with these young__6__(swim) is the underwater tricycle race. Tricycles are lined up on the floor of the pool seven feet under water. The children compete against each other to reach the other end of the pool. Many pedal their tricycles,__7__most of them prefer to push or drag them. Some children can cover the whole__8__(long)of the pool__9__coming up for breath even once. Whether they will ever become future Olympic champions, only time will tell. Meanwhile, they should encourage__10__among us who cannot swim five yards before they are gasping for air. (27) Soon after Dave left college, one of his uncles,__1__was rich and had no children of his own, died, __2__(leave) Dave a lot of money, so he decided to set up his own real estate agency(地产 公司). He found a nice office,__3__(buy) some new furniture and moved in. He had only been there for a few hours when he heard someone__4__(come) towards the door of his office. ―It's my first customer!‖ he thought. He quickly picked up__5__telephone and pretended to be very busy__6__(answer)an important call from__7__in New York who wanted to buy a big and expensive house in the country. The man knocked at the door__8__this was going on, came in and waited__9__(polite) for the agent to finish his conversation. Then he said to him, ―I'm from the telephone company, and I__10__(send) here to connect your telephone.‖ (28) I'm__1__only daughter of my parents. So they are worried__2__everything I do. For example,__3__I ride my bike, my parents won't let me__4__(ride) by myself. They are afraid I might fall off my bike and hurt__5__. They are taking great trouble to support the bike, with my mother even__6__(carry) a first-aid box. I'm not free to ride and I often say__7__(angry), ―Why not let me ride alone?‖ Now, most families have one child. Parents want to do everything for__8__children. This does no good to them. Too much love from parents may prevent children from__9__independent. In my opinion, parents should let their children do__10__they should do alone. (29) We decide to give a gift to our school for her birthday before__1__(graduate),. We had a heated discussion__2__what gift to give. We think we should do__3__we can to help our school. Some advise__4__(plant) more trees on the coming Tree-Planting Day to make our campus more beautiful,__5__others hold the view__6__we should introduce the history of our school to friends, schoolmates or relatives. Besides, we can show__7__around our school to make her better __8__(know). As far as I am concerned, I'd like to study even__9__(hard) for a better university. In this way, our school will be proud of us and thus we can make an even greater __10__(contribute) to her. (30) Once upon a time, a poor boy together with his mother lived in a mountainous village. In his childhood the boy often cheated__1__boys out of money and things, but his mother quickly saw through his deception and criticized him. __1__his mother's education, he also felt a sense of


injustice about his deeds and made an__3__(apologize) to others. His mother did everything in her power to change his faulty. She sent him to a school,__4__he worked very hard. Five years later, he stood out among his classmates and was always thought highly of by all his teachers. He became__5__(interest) in literature and enjoyed__6__(read)many famous literature works, such as Pride and Prejudice, Jane Eyre,__7__which he was able to improve his writing skills. __8__he graduated from school, he became a journalist in a newspaper of the city. He hailed (呼吁) the__9__(equal)of man in his articles. In the end, many people would like to read his articles as soon as they__10__(publish). (31) Do you feel__1__difficult to be happy all the time? Now I'll give you some tips__2__how to make yourself happy. One way is being__3__(self) because unselfishness is the key factor__4__(require) if you want to get along well with others. By__5__(say) being unselfish we mean we should not want everything our own way__6__demand the best share of everything. Another way is to look for good points in__7__people. You'll find most people pleasant to get along with and it will surely make you happy. Third, you cannot expect to be too perfect,__8__don't be too unhappy when you make a mistake. Everything will be OK if you try to make things right. Finally, it is important to remember that while you are not__9__(bad) than others, chances you have may not be much better. In this case, __10__surest way to be happy is to think yourself above other people. (32) In the small towns of the United States in the__1__(nineteen) century, the general store was__2__everyone bought the things he couldn't make__3__grow at home. What the stores sold__4__(tell) a great deal about__5__life at that time. People bought tools that they needed for farm work; salt, sugar and__6__foods that the farm didn't produce; articles of clothing that they couldn't make__7__; shirts for the men; or clothes for the children. Life was simple then. One feels that people were__8__(thank) for what they had and that they looked__9__with courage to whatever the future brought. It would be interesting to know how they would feel about the life today. Would it seem to them that life is too complex? Would they enjoy__10__(live) a life as we do now? (33) A guest comes up to Mrs. Dale, the Duty Manager, telling her__1__(anger) about the Hall Porter's Department. Since there are__2__guests present, the Duty Manager invites the guest to come to her office__3__(talk) things over. The guest says that the Hall Porter yesterday__4__(promise) to get theatre tickets __5__a show in the city. He says that today,__6__he went to collect the tickets there was__7__porter on duty. The porter could not find any tickets for the guest, __8__could not find any record of the request for tickets. __9__seems that the porter on duty today did not believe that the guest had made any request for tickets. The guest says that the tickets were promised, __10__he has planned to go to the theatre that night, and that it is the hotel's job to provide the tickets. (34) Young people should travel not only to find out about the present__1__to find out about the future. A grand tour today should be the opposite of__2__it was in the past. It should not include museums, castles and ruins. It should go__3__human life is, to places that throw you images of the future. It should not be an escape of__4__(real) but a challenge with__5__.


Young people of today should go to the wildest, farthest, poor place they can think of. They should go to the wild places of Asia, Africa, and South America. Young people should go to __6__many such places as they can,__7__these places are closing up and in time they'll become impossible. The other area young people should travel__8__is the same sort of area within their own country, places that are a kind of__9__(know) land,__10__as the Congo Basin. (35) Although anyone can do it, storm chasing is __1__(extreme) dangerous. The power of a big storm can throw a cow into the air__2__destroy a whole house in seconds. Storm chasers are also often hurt in accidents__3__(cause) by driving in__4__heavy rain. If you are a__5__(begin), it is much safer to join a group for storm-chasing vacations__6__the storm season. However, for storm chasers, it is all worth it . ―__7__you get__8__(close)to a storm, it is the most__9__(excite) sight you will ever see in your life,‖ says Jasper Morley. ―Every storm is an example of the power of nature. __10__is the greatest show on Earth.‖ (36) We may look at the world around us, but somehow we manage not to see it__1__whatever we've become used to suddenly__2__(disappear). Take, for example, the neatly-dressed woman I used to see. For three years, no matter__3__the weather was like, she was always waiting at the bus stop around 8:00 a.m. On__4__(snow) days, she wore heavy clothes and a pair of __5__(wool) gloves. Of course I remember all this only after she was seen no more .It was then __6__I realized how much I expected to see her each morning. ―Did she have an accident? Something__7__(bad)?‖ I thought to__8__about her disappearance. Now that she was gone, I felt that I__9__(know) her. I began to realize that part of our daily life probably includes such chances meeting__10__familiar strangers: the milkman you see at dawn, and the twin brothers you see at the library. Such people are important markers in our lives. They add weight to our sense of place and belonging. (37) In France, most of the people want to have a very long time for lunch. In Britain it doesn't seem to be important__1__people take a cup of tea and a very quick sandwich and it's OK. Another very__2__(surprise) thing for the foreigner is the way the people obey the law — you seem to have much more discipline__3__in France, and you respect the police__4__more than we do. For instance, people park their car__5__, and they know it__6__(forbid) but they do it — in Britain people don't do that. In England, it's__7__(easy) to feel alone. People don't bother you, don't look after you or worry__8__you so much, so it's easy to get lost or to hide away here. __9__you're in the United States people want to know who you are. They tend to speak to you, to find out who you are, and __10__you're doing. (38) Alice always wanted to be a singer. Music was the__1__important thing in her life but, to tell you the__2__(true), she took lesson for years, practised every day, __3__in spite of all this, her voice didn't improve. Honestly, it didn't get better, it just got__4__(loud). Her teacher finally gave__5__and stopped the lessons, but Alice refused__6__(quit), and one day she decided to give a concert and invited her former teacher to attend.


The teacher was very worried about__7__to say after the performance. She knew it would be terrible and it was. She didn't want to tell a lie, but she didn't want to hurt Alice's feelings__8__. Finally, she got an idea and went backstage to greet her former pupil. ―Well‖, said Alice, ―what did you think of__9__performance?‖ ―My dear,‖ said the teacher, ―you'll__10__be better than you were tonight.‖ (39) The Internet is an amazing information resource. Students, teachers, and researchers use it __1__an investigative tool. Journalists use it to find information for stories. Doctors use it to learn more about unfamiliar diseases and the__2__(late) medical development. Ordinary people use it for shopping, banking, bill-paying, and__3__(communicate) with family and friends. People all over the world use it to connect with individuals from__4__countries and cultures. __5__, while there are many positive developments__6__(associate) with the Internet, there are also certain fears and concerns.__7__concern relates to a lack of control over__8__appears on the Internet. With television and radio there are editors to check the accuracy or appropriateness of the content of programs, and with television there are restrictions__9__what kinds of programs can__10__(broadcast) and at what times of the day. With the Internet, parents cannot check a published guide to determine what is suitable for their children to see. (40) Will there always be enough water? When you consider __1__necessary water is to each and every one of us and to all__2__(live) things, and when you observe how man has mismanaged other__3__(nature) resources, you may have reason to worry. Man has badly polluted his sources of water__4__Earth. And he uses more and more water each day. Can man learn to treat __5__(pollute) water for reuse fast enough__6__(keep) pace with the world's technology and__7__(grow) population? At the present time there is no serious shortage of water in the United States. Water, __8__, is not everywhere able to meet all the local needs. Some areas, such as the southwestern part of our country, get__9__(little)rain than others. In these areas, water must be brought in from__10__outside. Los Angeles, for example, must obtain its water from sources hundreds of miles away in the Colorado River and the rivers of northern California. (41) In September, 1941, the Nazi German army was near St Petersburg. This was a time__1__the two countries were at war. However,__2__the Nazis could get to the summer palace, the Russians were only able to remove the furniture and small art objects from the Amber Room. But some of the Nazis__3__(secret)stole the Amber Room itself. In less than two days, 100,000 pieces of the room were put inside twenty-seven wooden boxes. There is no doubt__4__the boxes were then put on a train__5__Konigsberg, at that time a German city on the Baltic Sea. After that, __6__really happened to the Amber Room__7__(remain) a mystery. While the search for the old room continues, the Russians and Germans have built__8__new Amber Room at the summer palace.__9__(follow) old photos, the new room has been made to look much like the old one. In the spring of 2003, it was ready for the people of St Petersburg__10__(celebrate) the 300th birthday of their city. (42) Atlanta was a Greek princess. She was very beautiful and could run faster than__1__man in Greece. But she was not allowed to run in the Olympic Games. She was__2__angry that she said


to her father she would not marry anyone__3__could not run faster than her. Her father said she must marry and asked her__4__she wanted to marry a king or prince. But Atlanta replied, ―I will only be married to a man who can run faster than me. When a man says he wants to marry me, I will run__5__him. If he cannot run as fast as me, he__6__(kill). No one will be pardoned.‖ Many kings and princes wanted to marry Atlanta but when they heard of her rules, some of them__7__(sad) went home. Other men stayed to run the race. There was a man called Hippomenes who was amazed when he heard of Atlanta's rules. ―Why are these men so__8__(fool)? Why will they let__9__be killed because they cannot run as fast as this princess?‖ Then when he saw Atlanta come out of her house__10__(run), Hippomenes changed his mind. ―I__10__marry Atlanta — or die!‖ he said. (43) No one could recognize me after I got my new transistors in__1__1960s.There were times when my size was__2__(total) changed. I became small and thin but I got cleverer and cleverer, quicker and quicker. And my memory became so large__3__I couldn't believe it! But I was always so lonely__4__(stand) there by myself, __5__in the early 1960s, they gave me a family__6__(connect) by a network. I could share information__7__others and we could talk to each other. At about the same time we learned to talk to humans using BASIC. I was brought into people's homes in the 1970s. Since then, my family and I__8__(use) by__9__(billion) of people to deal with information and communicate with each other around the world by the Internet. I love__10__(use) to connect people who aren't close enough to speak to each other. I have truly been built to serve the human race since my birth. (44) Many animals__1__(disappear) during the history of the earth.The__2__(famous) of these animals were dinosaurs. They lived on the earth tens of millions of years ago, long__3__humans came into being. There were many different species of dinosaur and several of them have been found in China. The eggs of twenty-five species have been found in Xixia County, Nanyang, Henan Province, and not long ago a rare new species of bird-like dinosaur__4__(discover) in Chaoyang County, Liaoning Province. The scientists were surprised__5__(find) they could run__6__other dinosaurs, but also climb trees. They could tell this from the way the bones__7__(join) together. Dinosaurs died__8__quickly about 65 million years ago. Some scientists think it was after a large rock hit the earth and put too much dust into the air.__9__think the earth got too hot for the dinosaurs to live on any more. Nobody knows__10__sure. In the same way there are animals that have died out more recently and no one knows why. Listen to the story about the dodo, an animal that has disappeared from the earth. (45) However, there was one band that started in a different way. It began as a TV show. The musicians of__1__the band was formed played jokes__2__each other as well as played music. Their music and jokes were based loosely on the band called ―The Beatles‖. The TV organizers had looked for four musicians who were lively and who could make good music. They put an advertisement in a newspaper__3__(look) for rock musicians, __4__they could only find one that was good enough. They had to use actors for the other members of the band. Actors may not be able to sing so at first other musicians sang the songs for the programme__5__the band pretended to sing them.

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Their attractive performances__6__(copy) by other groups and their fans supported them fiercely. Each week the group that was called ―The Monkees‖ would play a song or two written by other musicians. However, after a year or so in which they became__7__(serious) about their work, ―The Monkees‖ started to play their own instruments and write their own songs like a real band. Then they produced their own records and started touring and playing their own music. They became even more popular than ―The Beatles‖ in the USA and sold even more records. However, the band broke__8__in about 1970, but__9__(unite) in the mid-1980s. They produced a new record in 1996, which was a__10__(celebrate) of their time as a real band. (46) Rudolph Valentino was a famous film star in the 1920s. He once wanted to buy a particular silver ring that had a semi-precious stone in__1__. The jeweler warned him against the ring,__2__(tell) him that it had a curse on it. __3__owned the ring would have bad luck. Valentino did not believe him__4__he bought the ring. He wore it during the making of__5__next film, The Young Rajah. The film was a complete failure. Valentino put the ring__6__and went on to make many__7__(success) films. By 1926, he had forgotten all about the curse on the ring. He wore it__8__. Soon afterwards, he fell ill and died. __9__of Valentino's friends inherited the ring.She, too, became ill,__10__quickly gave the ring away to a young artist. She recovered from her illness almost immediately. (47) With the__1__(develop) of industry, air pollution is getting more and more serious. In Beijing, many people__2__(suffer) from different kinds of__3__( ill ) because of air pollution. Air pollution is caused__4__the following reasons: about half of the problem is caused by vehicles( 车 辆 ). There are more and more cars, buses on the roads, and they give off __5__(poison) gases. 25% of air pollution is caused by factories. __6__factor is the smokers. Smoking not only does harm to their health but also to others'. __7__these, about 10% of air pollution is caused by other reasons. We should take some measures to fight__8__pollution. New fuel can be used to take the place of gas. We can plant more trees. If everybody realizes the importance of __9__(environment) protection and does something to stop pollution, the problem will__10__(solve). (48) More American people take their troubles with them on holiday, according to a new survey.__1__10 percent said that the main reason for going away is to escape__2__(press) from work, almost all said they worry more than they do at home. Only four in every one hundred said that they are happy and free of care. The most common worry is burglary(入室盗窃), __3__four out of ten worrying about their homes__4__(break) into while they are abroad. More than a quarter feel they will feel crazy__5__some other noisy and rough holiday-makers and twenty-two percent worry they may be attacked__6__their possessions will be__7__(miss). The survey also showed__8__the stay-at-home Americans are no more. Three out of every five want to have a holiday abroad, which was__9__increase from the figures only three years ago.

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The hotel holiday is still a winner, with about one third of all Americans__10__(prefer) to go on a self-catering(自助) holiday. (49) Atomic energy is__1__great discovery of last century and many people have played a part in its development. Albert Einstein told the world__2__its basic idea in his famous Theory of Relativity in 1905.__3__he and other scientists began to discover more about the atom, they learned that a great amount of energy could __4__(release)by splitting(分裂) an atom. __5__, it was also necessary that this energy should be controlled. If it were not, it would be very dangerous. Now atomic energy is used to move ships,__6__it may also prove useful for spaceships. In fact this new source of power has__7__ many uses that it is almost impossible to imagine all the great changes__8__it will bring into our lives. Some scientists say the world needn't be afraid of a possible shortage of coal, oil natural gas or other sources of fuel for the future. They say that if these __9__(use) up there would be enough of this type of energy__10__(last) forever. (50) We high school students do have some growing pains, but we can get rid of them correctly and__1__(wise). First, some of us are upset__2__their body styles and looks. It's unnecessary and it's not important at all. We needn't care about it. It is one's inner beauty__3__matters. Second, we sometimes seem to__4__(understand) by our teachers, parents and classmates.__5__(face) with this, we can find a proper time to have a heart-to-heart talk with them, __6__(try) to remove the misunderstanding. Some of us have fewer friends. I think being open-minded and friendly will do you__7__. Third, we may fall behind others,__8__makes us stressed. Actually we can encourage __9__to work efficiently, full of determination. At last, some of us don't have much pocket money, so they feel unhappy. Isn't it strange? So long as we have some, that's enough. And we can learn __10__to spend money! (51) Once a rich man met a group of Arabs in the desert. It was not long__1__they became friends. Then one day__2__rich man found his gold was gone. ―Someone__3__(take) it during the night,‖ he thought. The chief promised to find out the thief. He said to his men, ―Each of you must go to my tent and pull my donkey's tail. You all know__4__my donkey is very wise. When a thief __5__(touch) his tail, he will bray(叫).‖ One by one the Arabs went__6__the chief's tent,__7__the donkey did not brayed. Then the chief asked his men to open their hands. He smelled their hands. After he smelled the hands of the last one he shouted, ―You are the thief. Go and bring back our friend's gold at__8__, or I'll kill you!‖ The man brought the gold to the rich man. The rich man was surprised. The chief explained, ―I was sure that the real thief dare not pull my donkey's tail, __9__I rubbed the tail__10__some strong-smelling oil. There was no smell at all from the thief's hands.‖ (52) __1__you read a story in English, do you read it for the story__2__for the English? This is a question__3__is not so__4__(fool) as it may seem, for I find that many students of English pay far more attention to the story than to the English. For instance, they care for how the mystery in

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the story__5__(solve), but do not remember a single sentence in the story and cannot tell what preposition is used before a certain word in the speech of a certain character. Of course, if you want to know the story only, you need not bother about the language. But a student of English is different__6__a student of stories or__7__is called the general reader. As you may also have learned from the above, you ought to read not only very carefully but also aloud__8__you learn the passage by heart and can recite it as if it__9__(be) your own. On the one hand, this will teach you many useful words and phrases; on the other hand, it will help you__10__(avoid)many errors and faults in expression. (53) It is commonly believed that school is__1__people go to get education. However, it has been said that today children interrupt __2__(education) to go to school. The difference between schooling and education suggested by this is important. Education is endless,__3__(compare) with schooling. It can take place anywhere. It includes both the standard learning that takes place in schools and__4__whole universe of learning out of class.__5__the experience of schooling can be known in advance, education quite often produces surprises. A chance talk with a__6__(foreign) may lead a person to discovering how little he knows of another country. People obtain education from babies on. Education, then, is a very broad and unlimited term. It is lifelong experience__7__starts long before the start of school. Schooling,__8__the other hand, is a basic experience,__9__style changes little from one way to the next. Throughout a country, children arrive at school at the same time, take__10__(fix) seats, use similar textbooks, do homework, take exams and so on. Schooling has usually been limited by the edges of the subjects being taught. (54) Scientific experiments can sometimes go wrong and__1__they do the results may range from the disastrous to the troubling. One such experiment took place in South America about fifty years ago.__2__its final consequences will cause serious damage or __3__more than a small trouble still remains__4__(see). The story began in 1956__5__an American scientist working in Brazil decided to solve the problem of increasing the productivity of that country`s bees. He imported a very active type of African bee__6__Tanzania and mated ( 交配 ) it with the more easy-going native variety to produce__7__new kind of bees. The new bees worked harder and produced twice__8__much honey. It seemed that Professor Kerr, for that was the scientist`s name, had a total success on his hands. Then things began to go wrong. For some reason as yet unseen,__9__perhaps as a result of something in their environment, the new bees began to develop extremely__10__(attack) personalities. (55) Rivers are one of our most important__1__(nature)resources. Many of the world's great cities __2__(locate) on rivers, and almost__3__country has at least one river__4__(flow) through it that plays __5__important part in the lives of its people. Since the beginning of history, people__6__(use) rivers for transportation. The longest one in the United States is the Mississippi, and the lifeline of Egypt is the Nile. __7__transportation, rivers give water to drink, water for crops, and chances for fun and recreation (消遣,娱乐活 动)for the people who live along their banks.

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However, large cities and industries that are located on rivers often make problems. As the cities grow__8__size and industries increase in number, the water in the rivers becomes __9__(pollute) with chemicals and other materials. People come to know the importance of doing more to keep their rivers clean__10__they want to enjoy the benefits of this natural resource. (56) For thousands of years, man has enjoyed the taste of apples. Apples,__1__are about 85 percent water, grow almost__2__in the world but the hottest and coldest areas.__3__the leading countries in apple production are China, France and the United States. There are various kinds of apples, but a very few make up the majority of those __4__(grow) for sale. The three most common kinds grown in the United States are Delicious, Golden Delicious, and McIntosh.. Apples are different__5__color, size and taste. The color of the skin may be red, green __6__yellow. They have__7__(vary)sizes, with Delicious apples being among the largest. The taste may be sweet or tart(酸的). Generally, sweet apples are tasted fresh__8__tart apples are used to make applesauce(果酱). Apple tree may grow as tall as twelve meters. They do best in areas__9__have very cold winters. __10__no fruit is yielded during the winter, this cold period is good for the tree. (57) One silly question I simply can't stand is ―How do you feel?‖ Usually the question is asked of a man in action -- a man on the go, __1__(walk) along the street, or busily working at his desk. So__2__do you expect him to say? He'll probably say, ―Fine, I'm all right,‖__3__―you've put a bug in his ear‖ -- maybe now he's not sure. If you're a good friend, you may have seen something in his face, or his walk, __4__he overlooked that morning. It starts him worrying a little. First thing you know, he looks in a mirror to see if __5__is all right, while you go merrily on your way __6__(ask) someone else, ―How do you feel?‖ Every question has its time and place. It's perfectly__7__(accept), for instance, to ask ―How do you feel?‖ if you're visiting a close friend in__8__hospital. But if the fellow is walking__9__both legs, hurrying to catch a train, or sitting at his desk working, it's no time to ask him that silly question. When George Bernard Shaw, the famous writer of plays, was__10__his eighties, someone asked him, ―How do you feel?‖ Shaw put him in his place. ―When you reach my age,‖ Shaw said, ―either you feel all right or you're dead.‖ (58) __1__the society developing rapidly, the campus is no longer an ―Ivory tower‖. Students must get in touch with the world outside the campus so that they can adapt themselves__2__the society more quickly when they graduate. Almost all the students keep themselves__3__(inform) by TV, radio broadcasts and newspapers; some of them ever do a part-time job in their spare time,__4__(work) as tutors, waiters, salesmen. Doing so has kept the students getting in touch with the society. Now the summer vacation is around__5__corner and I've already found myself a job – working as a__6__(type) in an office. I have learnt__7__to type for several years and I think I can do it well. I consider it a good chance for me to get to know the society, to learn how to get along well__8__my colleagues and to see how my knowledge is put into practice. I'm planning to do some part-time job like this one next semester. Regardless of the pay, I

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will do it__9__the most important and useful thing is__10__I can really know a lot about the society. (59) A Festival for the Dead is held once a year in Japan. This festival is a__1__(cheer) occasion, for on this day, the dead are said to return to their homes and they are welcomed by the__2__(live). As they__3__(expect) to be hungry after their long journey, food is laid out for them. Specially-made lanterns are hung outside each house to help the dead to find__4__way. All night long, people dance and sing. In the early morning, the food that had been laid out for the dead is thrown into a river or into the sea__5__it is considered__6__(luck) for anyone living to eat it. In towns that are near the sea, the tiny lanterns__7__had been hung in the streets the night before, are placed into the water when the festival is over. Thousands of lanterns slowly drift out to sea guiding the dead__8__their return journey to the other world. This is a__9__(move) spectacle, for crowds of people stand on the shore watching the lanterns drifting away__10__they can be seen no more. (60) We are all busy talking about and__1__(use) the Internet, but how many of us know __2__history of the Internet? Many people are__3__(surprise) when they find that the Internet was not set up in the 1960s.At that time, computers were large__4__expensive. Computer networks didn't work well. If one computer in the network broke__5__, then the whole network stopped. So a new network system had to be set up. It should be good enough to be used by many different computers. If part of the network was not working, information could be sent__6__another part. In this way the computer network system would keep on__7__(work) all the time. The Internet was only used by the government in the 1960s, but in the early 1970s, universities, hospitals and banks were allowed to use it too.__8__, computers were still very expensive and the Internet was difficult to use. By the start of 1990s, computers became cheaper and easier to use. Scientists had also developed software that made ―surfing‖ the Internet more __9__(convenience). Today it is easy to get online and it is said that millions of people use the Internet every day.__10__(send) emails is more and more popular among students. The Internet has now become one of the most important parts of people's life. (61) There was once__1__teacher in a village. He was a man__2__(name) Goldsmith. He was a kind-hearted man. He was always poor himself. He taught__3__medicine, so sometimes people called him Doctor Goldsmith. One day a poor woman asked Mr. Goldsmith to go and see her husband, __4__he was very ill and couldn't get up. Mr. Goldsmith did__5__. He found that the family needed help very much. The man had been out of work for a long time, but he was not ill. He was just hungry because there was no food in his house. ―Come to my room this evening‖said Mr. Goldsmith to the woman, ―I will give you some medicine for your husband.‖ In the evening the woman came. Mr. Goldsmith gave her a little paper box.

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―Here is the medicine,‖ he said.‖ Take it and it will do your husband a great deal of good, but don't open the box__6__ you get home.‖ ―What are the directions for__7__ (take)it?‖ asked the woman. ―You will find__8__inside the box.‖ he answered. __9__the woman reached home, she sat down by her husband's side, and they opened the box. They found it was full of money. And on the top were the direction:―TAKE IT WHEN YOU NEED IT.‖ Goldsmith had given all the money__10__he had. (62) Ms. Mary was over eighty, but she still drove her old car like half her age. She loved driving very fast, and boasted of the fact__1__she had never, in her thirty-five years of driving, been punished__2__a driving mistake. Then one day, she nearly lost her record. A police car followed her, and the policemen in it saw her pass a red light without__3__(stop). When Ms. Mary came before the judge, he looked at her severely and said that she was too old to drive a car, and that the reason__4__she had not stopped at red light was most probably that her eyes had become weak with old age, so that she had simply not seen it. When the judge had finished__5__he was saying, Ms. Mary opened the big handbag she was carrying and took out her sewing. __6__saying a word, she__7__ (choose) a needle with a very small eye, and threaded it at the first time. When she had__8__(success) done this, she took the thread out of the needle again and handed both the needle and thread to the judge, __9__(say), ―Now it is your turn. I suppose you can drive a car well, and you have no doubts about your eyesight.‖ The judge took the needle and tried to thread it. After half a dozen times, he had still not succeeded. The case against Ms. Mary__10__(dismiss), and her record remained unbroken. (63) Keeping a diary in English is one of the__1__(effect) ways to improve our English writing ability. __2__(compare) with other forms of writing, it is shorter and takes__3__(little) time. It can help us to develop the habit of thinking in English.__4__we persist in this practice, gradually we'll learn how to express ourselves in English. In keeping a diary in English, we certainly run up against many difficulties. In the first place,__5__often happens that we have trouble__6__(find) appropriate words and phrases to give expression to our mind. Secondly, there are many idiomatic ways of saying things in Chinese. And it is extremely hard for us to put them into English properly. As far as I__7__(concern), my__8__(suggest) is that we should always have a notebook and a Chinese-English dictionary within easy reach. Whenever something beats us, we can first put it down in our notebook and then consult our dictionary. We can also turn to our English teacher for help, if necessary. In short, I believe that it is__9__great use to keep a diary in English for__10__development of our writing skills. (64) We are what we eat. What we are__1__(accustom)to eating every day has a great effect__2__our health. Consequently, we should make__3__effort to change our bad eating habits. As we all know, baked or fried foods may be__4__(taste), but eating too much of them will

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probably result in some illnesses. In addition, some food which costs us a great deal of money is not healthy, __5__junk food. __6__people like to eat is various from culture to culture. Compared with people in the West, Chinese people used to eat more grain, more vegetables and less meat,__7__is a good eating habit. __8__, things are quite different now. With the rapid economic__9__(grow) of our country, we also eat a lot of food high in sugar and fat. If you take a casual look at people in the street, what impresses you will probably be the fact that there are a lot more fat people than ever before. We are at risk when__10__(eat)out without considering the balance of our food. To be healthy, we must keep it in our mind that the food we choose to eat should give us the nutrients(营养) we need. (65) __1__ I was in Germany, one day at Christmas time I went to a post office to send a letter. __2__my surprise. I found people queuing some paces away__3__the person at the savings deposit (存款)window. Why so? Each did his business in turn__4__the line never moved a step nearer. I was very curious, so I walked to the window to find out the cause. There was a notice on __5__was written ―Thank you for your respect for others' privacy‖, a polite warning to keep people away from nosing into(干涉)others' affairs. Money matters __6__(regard) as privacy in Western countries. I was deeply impressed by the sight and stayed a while to watch: they were waiting so calmly at a distance that they seemed quite used to the practice .The same thing happened at a public telephone box. Those waiting for their turns always kept their distance enough to be out of hearing. It's another typical example! From then on, I took care to watch their ways of doing things, manners, and treatment shown towards others. I found the Germans always__7__(mind) of others' privacy. They avoided putting others in an __8__(embarrass) situation. For instance, they never asked about age, incomes or the place to buy such a coat, __9__would they comment on the clothes or jewelry others wore. Their laws forbid reading diaries or opening letters without__10__(permit). That shows personal matters are not allowed to be disturbed. (66) __1__is not polite to arrive at a dinner party more than 15 to 20 minutes late. The host or hostess usually waits for all the guests to arrive before serving the meal. If someone is late, the food may be spoiled, and so might the host or hostess's spirits. If you have to be late, call and tell them to start__2__you. It's even__3__(bad) to be early! The host or hostess will probably not be ready. If you are early, drive or walk around the block a few times, or just sit in your car__4__the right time. Though it is often important to arrive on time, yet on the other hand, for open houses, the host or hostess invites guests to arrive and leave__5__a certain time. You can arrive at any time within the time he or she gives you. It's polite to bring an empty stomach, but it's even nicer to bring a small present. The present should not cost a lot, or you might embarrass the host or hostess. Flowers, wine, or a box of candy will do fine. Never bring money __6__a present. In an__7__(introduce), the order of a name is: (1) the given name;(2) the family name. In other words the given name comes first. It's important not__8__to learn and remember names, but to respect them often in__9__(converse). After the introduction,we usually call friends

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__10__their given names. Older people may want you call them their titles and family names, such as ―Mr. Jones‖、 ―Mrs. Johnson‖ or ―Dr. Brown‖. (67) Good afternoon, principal, teachers and all students.__1__is my honour to be here to give a talk to all of you. I have studied in this school for five years. In these five years, I learned one precious thing important not only to me__2__to all of you here, and it is ―reading‖. I can always gain knowledge from reading. Reading doesn't__3__up a lot of time but I gain a lot. Now I would like to share my reading experiences with you. I once read a book Rare Air: Michael on Michael__4__(write) by the greatest basketball player in the history, Michael Jordan. While we envy his great achievement in the basketball and business aspects, few of us focus on his spirit of persistence. In the book, he talks about his experience of__5__he walks on the path to success. In order to join the NBA, he put in every effort to strengthen his muscle, to improve his skills__6__training hard. Because of his efforts, he successfully entered the NBA. However, he did not stop his training.__7__,the training was even stricter,__8__prepared him to deny(否认) the statement released by the public, ―Michael is a weak guy!‖ While the criticism against him diminished(减少; 减小; 缩减), he worked even harder to achieve his next goal — the championship of the NBA. Finally, he succeeded. People honor Michael as ―God of basketball‖ not only for his great basketball skills, but also mainly for his spirit of persistence. While we admire his spirit, we can follow his spirit as well. Michael should be our example; we ought to learn from him. As/So long as(只要) we work hard, nothing is impossible. Bear in mind that all of you have the same quality. Nobody is born wise. Putting in effort is the only but__9__(effect) way to advancement. My fellow schoolmates, before I go, I would like to encourage all of you that we should work as hard as we can. __10__you grow up, you may be the one who is admired by the community. My fellow schoolmates, let's work hard together! Work for our future! Thank you. (68) A little boy invited his mother to attend his elementary school's first teacher-parent meeting. To the little boy's__1__(happy), she said she would go. This would be the first time that his classmates and teacher met his mother and he was embarrassed by her__2__(appear). Although she was a beautiful woman, there was a severe scar__3__covered nearly the whole right side of her face. The boy never wanted to talk about why or how she got the scar. At the meeting, the people__4__(impress) by the kindness and natural beauty of his mother though she had a scar on her face, but the little boy was still embarrassed and__5__(hide) himself from everyone. He did, however, get within earshot of a conversation__6__his mother and his teacher, and heard them speaking. ??How did you get the scar on your face? '' The teacher asked. The mother replied, ??When my son was a baby, he was in a room that caught on fire. Everyone was too afraid to go in__7__the fire was out of control, so I went in. As I was rushing toward his bed, I saw a beam coming down and I placed myself over him trying to protect him. I was knocked unconscious but__8__(fortunate), a fireman came in and saved both of us.'' She touched the burned side of her face. ??This scar will be on my face forever, but to this day, I have never regretted doing __9__I did.''

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At this point, the little boy came out__10__(run) towards his mother with tears in his eyes. He hugged her and felt a great sense of the sacrifice that his mother had made for him. He held her hand tightly for the rest of the day. (69) In ancient times, the most important examination was spoken, not written. In the schools of ancient Greece and Rome, testing usually consisted__1__saying poetry aloud or giving speeches. Generally, however, modern examinations are written. The written examination, where all students are tested on the same questions, was probably not known__2__the nineteenth century. Perhaps it came into__3__(exist) with the great increase in population and the development of modern industry. Two types of tests are__4__(common) used in modern schools. The first type is sometimes called an ―objective‖ test. It__5__(intend) to deal with facts, not personal opinions. On objective tests, the student has just one task: he must recognize the correct answer and then he must copy its letter or number onto his examination paper. Sometimes there is__6__answer sheet on which the four letters or numbers are printed. Then the student only has to circle the one__7__goes with the correct answer. For testing some kinds of learning, however , such a test is not very satisfactory. A lively student may guess the correct answer__8__really knowing the material. For a clearer picture of__9__the student knows, most teachers use another kind of examination in addition to objective tests. They use ―essay‖ tests, and the tests require students to write long answers to broad, general questions. When some essay questions are used along with some objective questions,__10__, a fairly clear picture of the students' knowledge and ability can usually be obtained. (70) 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? The global language —— English. The English language started in Britain__1__the 5th century. It is a __2__(mix) language. It__3__(build) up when German, Scandinavian and French invaders settled in England and created a common language for communication. Today, it is__4__official language of the UK, the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa and Ireland as well as many islands in the Caribbean. English is a__5__(mess) language. Every year, dictionaries include new words__6__ talk about popular culture. Also included are new 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__7__hand, the French language__8__(include) 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 __9__in "yoga" (瑜伽).But the word comes from an ancient Hindu language in India. All in all, the English language is full of twists and turns and__10__is changing all the time. Make sure you keep up with it!

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