第Ⅰ卷 第一部分 听力（共两节，满分 30 分） 听下面 5 段对话。每段对话后有一个小题，从题中所给的 A、B、C 三个选项中选出最佳选 项，并标在试卷的相应位置。听完每段对话后，你都有 10 秒钟的时间来回答有关小题和阅读 下一小题。每段对话仅读一遍。 例：How much is the shirt? A. ￡19.15. B. ￡9.
15. C. ￡9.18. 答案是 B。 1. What does the man like about the play? A. The story. B. The ending. C. The actor. 2 . Which place are the speakers trying to find? A. A hotel B. A bank C. A restaurant. 3. At what time will the two speakers meet? A. 5:20 B. 5:10 C. 5:40 4. What will the man do? A. Change the plan B. Wait for a phone call C. Sort things out 5. What does the woman want to do? A. See a film with the man. B. Offer the man some help. C. Listen to some great music. 听下面 5 段对话或独白。每段对话或独白后有几个小题，从题中所给的 A、B、C 三个选项 中选出最佳选项，并标在试卷的相应位置。每段对话或独白前，你将有时间阅读各个小题， 每小题 5 秒钟；听完后，各小题给出 5 秒钟的作答时间，每段对话或独白读两遍。 听第 6 段材料，回答第 6、7 题。 6. Where is Ban? A. In the kitchen. B. At school. C. In the park. 7. What will the children do in the afternoon? A. Help set the table B. Have a party C. Do their homework 听第 7 段材料，回答第 8、9 题。 8. What are the speakers talking about? A. A family holiday. B. A business trip C. A travel plan. 9. What did Rachel go? A. Spain B. Italy C. China 听第 8 段材料，回答第 10 至 12 题。 10. How did the woman get to know about third-hand smoke? A. From young smokers. B. From a newspaper article C. From some smoking parents 11. Why does the man say that he would keep away from habits? A. He has just become a father. B. He wears dirty clothes. C. He is a smoker. 12. What does the woman suggest smoking parents should do? A. Stop smoking altogether. B. Smoke only outside their rooms. C. Reduce dangerous matter in cigarettes. 听第 9 段材料，回答第 13 至 16 题。 13. Where does Michelle Ray come from? A. A middle-sized city. B. A small town. C. A big city
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14. Which place would Michelle Ray take her visitors to for shopping? A. The Zen Garden. B. The Highlands. C. The Red River area. 15. What does Michelle Ray do for complete quiet? A. Go camping. B. Study in a library. C. Read at home. 16. What does the speakers talking about? A. Late-night shopping. B. Asian food C. Louisville 听第 10 段材料，回答第 17 至 20 题。 17. Why do some people say they never have dreams according to Dr Garfield? A. They forget about their dreams. B. They don’t want to tell the truth. C. They have no bad experiences. 18. Why did Davis stop having dreams? A. He got a serious heart attack. B. He was to sad about his brother’s death. C. He was frightened by a terrible dream. 19. What is Dr Garfield’s opinion about dreaming? A. It is very useful. B. It makes things worse. C. It prevents the mind from working. 20. Why do some people turn off their dreams completely? A. To sleep better. B. To recover from illnesses. C. To stay away from their problem.第二部 分 阅读理解（共两节，满分 40 分） 第一节（共 15 小题：每小题 2 分，满分 30 分） 阅读下列短文，从每题所给的四个选项（A、B、C 和 D）中，选出最佳选项，并在答题 卡上将该项涂黑。 A When Paul was a boy growing up in Utah, he happened to live near a copper smelter ( 炼 铜厂), and the chemicals that poured out had made a wasteland out of what used to be a beautiful forest. One day a young visitor looked at this wasteland and called it an awful area. Paul knocked him down. From then on, something happened inside him. Years later Paul was back in the area, and he went to the smelter office. He asked if they had any plans or if they would let him try to bring the trees back. The answer from that big industry was “No”. Paul then went to college to study the science of plants. Unfortunately, his teachers said there weren’t any birds or squirrels to spread the seeds. It would be a waste of his life to try to do it. Everyone knew that, he was told. Even if he was knowledgeable as he had expected, he wouldn’t get his idea accepted. Paul later got married but his dream would not die. And then one night he did what he could with what he had. As Samuel Johnson wrote, “It is common to overlook what is near by keeping the eye fixed on something remote. Attainable good is often ignored by minds busied in wide ranges.” Under the cover of darkness, he went secretly into the wasteland and started planting. And every week, he made his secret journey into the wasteland and planted trees and grass. For fifteen years he did this against the plain common sense. Slowly rabbits appeared. Later, as there was legal pressure to clean up the environment, the company actually hired Paul to do what he was already doing.
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Now the place is fourteen thousand acres of trees and grass and bushes, and Paul has received almost every environmental award Utah has. It took him until his hair turned white, but he managed to keep that impossible vow (誓言) he made to himself as a child. 21. When Paul was a boy, _______. A. he had decided never to leave his hometown B. the economy of Utah depended wholly on the copper smelter C. he hit a young visitor because of his comments on the wasteland D. he stopped the copper smelter polluting the area 22. Paul went to college to study the science of plants, because _______. A. he wanted to find out the best way to save the area himself B. he was interested in planting trees since he was young C. he wanted to get more knowledgeable people to help him D. he thought his knowledge would make his advice more convincing 23. What does the underlined phrase “the plain common sense” probably mean? A. It was impossible for trees to grow on the wasteland. B. His normal work and life would be greatly affected. C. No one would like to join him in the efforts. D. He had to keep everything he did secret. 24. The company hired Paul to plant trees and grass because_______. A. they realized the importance of environmental protection B. what Paul was doing moved them C. Paul persuaded them to help him D. they had legal pressure B Music died here last spring, or rather, it was killed by members of the school committee who ignored the importance of music and drama as part of the high-school curriculum (课程). The committee decided that teaching students how to take a standardized test is more important than a curriculum in which students can explore their interests in the arts as well as academics. Because the school system is running out of funding, it needs to make sure that students pass the test or even more money will be lost. If students fail the state standardized test，it is not the fault of drama and music classes—they are failing because the “academic” classes are not sufficient (充足的). It is painful to think of how many students will be discouraged from singing, acting, and playing instruments because school programs are no longer offered. Many families cannot afford private music lessons, and many potential musicians and artists may not find their calling if they are not exposed to it in school. The fact that the school committee thinks the arts are not worth the investment will certainly make some students believe the arts are not worth their time or support and the cycle will continue. Teaching for a test does not shape students into complete, well-rounded people. It blocks the natural sense to create and express feelings through art—there is more to life than the analytical thinking that math and English provide. What happens after a test? Sure, a student might graduate, but they will have limited knowledge—certainly not a good preparation for the real world. 25. Music and drama are not included in the high school curriculum mainly because ________.
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A. the school committee pays no attention to them B. the school is afraid of losing financial support C. the students are not interested in both of them D. the state standardized test is more important 26. Which of the following is TRUE according to the passage? A. The sufficiency of the classes determines students’ performance in the mastery test. B. Quite a few students are discouraged from learning music and art in today’s school system. C. Students can be musicians and artists only if they can afford private music lessons. D. The school committee completely influences students’attitude towards the arts. 27. We can learn that music and art can ________. A. motivate students in creativity and expression B. make students round-shaped people in future C. provide students with analytical thinking D. prevent students graduation from high school 28. The best title of the passage can be ________. A. Who killed music and drama? B. Can curriculum go without music? C. Why is music so important? D. How to prepare for the real world? C For more than 40 years, scientists have sought to learn how well human beings can adapt to long periods in space. The International Space Station continues to provide valuable knowledge about spaceflight. But an earlier space station, Skylab, helped make the current space project possible. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield sang aboard the International Space Station on May 12, 2013. His music video has become extremely popular. The astronaut played his own version of David Bowie’s song Space Oddity. He performed while floating weightlessly, with images of planet earth and space appearing in the window behind him. Chris Hadfield recently returned home after nearly five months on the space station. For him, the long flight produced a hit video on YouTube and no major physical problems. But 40 years ago, scientists did not know how humans would react to long-term spaceflight. To find out, NASA, the American space agency, launched Skylab in May, 1973. Over nearly a year, three teams of astronauts visited Skylab for stays of between 28 to 84 days. They learned how people react to extended periods in space. Gerald Carr commanded Skylab 4. He spoke at a NASA event marking the 40th anniversary of Skylab’s launch. He said that the loss of the body’s muscle mass was a main concern. Astronauts on Skylab used exercise equipment to stay strong. The astronauts spent their workdays carrying out experiments, including biomedical (生物医学的) research. Marshall Porterfield is the director of NASA’s Space Life and Physical Sciences Division. He says the Skylab astronauts’ understanding of their own ability to deal with long -term spaceflight continues to help current astronauts. NASA says the next step for life away from Earth is a year-long space station mission, set for 2015. 29. Why was Chris Hadfield’s song so special? A. It was performed in space. B. It was created by an astronaut. C. It was a very familiar song. D. It was first sung by a famous singer. 30. Which of the following best describes the physical condition of Chris Hadfield after his
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return? A. Worse. B. Better. C. Normal. D. Weaker. 31. For what purpose did NASA launch Skylab? A. To research on whether human beings could stay in space. B. To gather up information on setting up a space station. C. To study the changes in the body when staying long in space. D. To find out the possibility of doing experiments in space. 32. What can we learn from the last paragraph? A. Skylab is still in use to explore the space. B. The research results on Skylab are still valuable. C. Skylab is more advanced than the International Space Station. D. The Skylab astronauts made great contributions to biomedical research. D Suppose you are thinking about attending college in the United States, but perhaps you might not be ready for a university with a four-year program. About 88,000 international students have found solution. They are attending U.S. community colleges. Such colleges are sometimes called junior colleges. They offer two years of education above the secondary or high school level. Community college students can choose from subjects like medical assistance, computer science or law. At the end of their study program, they receive a document of completion, called a certificate. Some students work toward an associate degree in traditional academic subjects like science or history. After getting it, the students can move on to a four-year college or university. They may have only two years of study left before they receive a bachelor’s degree. Many educational experts agree that saving money is the major reason to consider a community college. The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) says that a public two-year college costs 3,000 dollar a year on average. That is true if the student lives in the same state as the school. A student at a four-year public college may pay 8,500 dollars a year for classes and user fees. That does not include books and other materials. Some international students may need more preparation in English before entering a community college in the United States. For example, Istrif Montgomery came to the U.S. from Kosovo in 2006. First, he worked to improve his English at Montgomery College for a year. Then for the next two years, he attended classes in basic subjects in a community college. The international students at two-year colleges need to find a place to live. Most community colleges do not provide student housing on their grounds. But Mr Montgomery had a home nearby. He was able to ride the bicycle, and he was able to walk if he wanted. In fact, most community college students live within five to ten miles off the college. 33. What’s the biggest advantage of a community college? A. The classes are free of charge. B. The students can save much time. C. The students can save a lot of money. D. It is convenient for students to live in the college. 34. Which of the following is TRUE according to the passage? A. Mr Montgomery usually goes to school on foot.
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B. Most students in community colleges don’t live far away. C. 8,500 dollars covers all the cost of a four-year public college. D. International students often attend a community college directly. 35. What’s the main purpose of the passage? A. To encourage students to study abroad. B. To tell the international students how to save money. C. To tell us it’s a good choice to study in public colleges. D. To give some information about community colleges. 第二节（共 5 小题；每小题 2 分，满分 10 分） 根据短文内容， 从短文后的选项中选出能填入空白处的最佳选项， 选项中有两项为多余选项。 36 The answer is that the government needs money for many things, for example to pay its army, to build public facilities and to buy goods from abroad, and only the people of the country can supply the money. 37 That is, a person pays according to the amount of his income. Whether he is a merchant, a doctor, a lawyer, a shopkeeper, a miner, or anything else, he must pay tax if his income is more than a certain amount. This is called a “direct” tax, because it is paid in money direct to the government. Another tax is paid on goods such as watches, jewelry, tobacco, wine, etc. When they are brought into a country, such a tax is paid as part of the price of these goods if they are later sold in shops. 38 People usually complain about having to pay taxes, but they forget that the money is spent on things that they and their families need. We need policemen to catch thieves, and they must be paid what they earn; children need education and there must be schools and teachers; we want our streets to be kept clean, and the wages of men who do this kind of work have to be paid. 39 And we cannot have an army without paying for it. 40 We have no real cause to complain when we are asked to pay taxes for the good of ourselves and for our fellow citizens. A. Why must we pay taxes? B. Why do people often complain? C. Taxes, therefore, cannot be avoided. D. Taxes, however, should be cancelled. E. One of the most important taxes is income tax. F. We call it “indirect” tax, because it is paid indirectly through the shopkeeper. G. Above all, the country must always be ready to defend itself against attacking enemies. 第三部分 英语知识运用（满分 30 分） 完形填空（共 20 小题；每小题 1.5 分，满分 30 分） 阅读下面的短文，从短文后各题所给的四个选项（A、B、C 和 D）中，选出可以填入空 白处的最佳选项，并在答题卡上将该项涂黑。 Starbucks is the biggest coffee shop network in the world with more than 15,000 shops in 44 countries. It was first 41 in Seattle, Washington in 1971 by three people with just a 42 shop that sold selected coffee beans. People 43 the selected coffee beans and ground (碾碎) them in the shop or carried them home. The 44 of Starbucks at the time was to sell quality coffee beans so that consumers could 45 coffee in their own houses.
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Just after 1987 Starbucks began to show significant 46 after their brand was bought by a former employee of Starbucks, Howard Schultz. He joined Starbucks in 1982 and his 47 to Milan changed his ideas about the coffee shop. Italy, a country that was famous for their coffee consuming habits, inspired Howard to bring these Italian-style coffee shops to the American 48 and the world. However, the idea was 49 by the owner of Starbucks because he believed the business of Starbucks should 50 the same. That is, they should 51 selected coffee beans, and not an Italian-style coffee shop. After 52 Starbucks in 1985, Howard Schultz set up his own shop 53 the name of Ⅱ Giomale. This name 54 was not too good. After he bought the Starbucks brand he quickly changed the name of the shop to Starbucks, and the business 55 to be a great success. People liked to come to Starbucks because the 56 was different and helped to release tiredness after working all 57 long. A shift in American culture was also 58 towards the Starbucks’ success, because before American people liked to go to a 59 and drink alcohol. It was clear that drinking coffee was much healthier than drinking alcohol. Starbucks’ success 60 to many countries, and the culture of drinking coffee has become popular all over the world. 41. A. found B. established C. decorated D. formed 42. A. clean B. faraway C. modern D. small 43. A. booked B. packed C. bought D. grew 44. A. center B. concept C. opinion D. theory 45. A. admire B. evaluate C. enjoy D. sell 46. A. discovery B. meaning C. future D. growth 47. A. trip B. attitude C. flight D. interview 48. A. competition B. trade C. market D. economy 49. A. purchased B. accepted C. prevented D. rejected 50. A. allow B. remain C. believe D. present 51. A. provide B. produce C. collect D. advertise 52. A. closing B. supporting C. leaving D. moving 53. A. in B. at C. as D. by 54. A. apparently B. unluckily C. finally D. unexpectedly 55. A. showed up B. turned out C. took over D. came out 56. A. atmosphere B. situation C. space D. appearance 57. A. week B. year C. day D. night 58. A. strange B. necessary C. hopeful D. influential 59. A. hotel B. bar C. park D. hospital 60. A. expanded B. added C. rushed D. attached 第 II 卷（非选择题 共 50 分） 注意：将答案写在答题纸上。写在本试卷上无效。 第四部分 写作（共四节，满分 50 分） 第一节 单词拼写 （共 5 小题；每小题 1 分，满分 5 分） 61. She leaned over and _____________（低语）something in his ear. 62. The reason why he came is not very_____________.(令人信服) 63. I paid the cheque into my savings _____________. (账户)
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64. The author begins by ______________(提到) to the early history of India. 65. The room is arranged very ________________.(吸引人) 第二节 语法填空 (共 10 小题；每小题 1 分，满分 10 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 的词或使用括号中的词语的正确形式填空。注：请按题号填写在第 II 卷。 Jane Goodall 66. (study) chimps for many years and helped people understand 67．. much they behave like humans. She once spent years 68. (observe) and recording chimps’ daily activities in their own environment. When she first arrived in Gombe in 1960, it was 69．. (usual) for a woman to live in the forest. Only after her mother came to help her for the first few months 70．. she allowed to begin her project. One important thing she discovered was 71．. chimps hunt and eat meat. She also discovered how chimps communicate 72．. each other. For forty years Jane Goodall has been outspoken about making the rest of the world understand and respect the life of these animals. She is leading 73. busy life and has achieved 74．. she wanted to do. She inspires those women who want to make 75．. (achieve) in their lives. 第三节 短文改错（共 10 小题；每小题 1 分，满分 10 分） 假定英语课上老师要求同桌之间交换修改作文，请你修改你同桌写的以下作文。文中共 有 10 处语言错误，每句中最多有两处，每处错误仅涉及一个单词的增加、删除或修改。 增加：在缺词处加一个漏字符号（∧） ，并在其下面写出该加的词。 删除：把多余的词用斜线（\）划掉。 修改：在错的词下划一横线，并在该词下面写出修改后的词。 注意：1. 每处错误及其修改均限一词。2. 只允许修改 10 处，多者（从第 11 处起）不计分。 Today is Sunday. The sky is full of sunshine, so does my life. At about 9:00 a.m., I go to the bookstore with my friends. There was a lot of new books. I didn’t k now what one to buy because these books were all useful to me. At 10:00, we went to cinema. The film was called The Earthquake of Tangshan but some people were waiting outside the booking office. It took us about two hours to see it. Having been seen the film, everyone was deeply moving. Some of my friends even burst into tear. That’s a really wonderful film. It is very worth seeing. What a happy day! I hope tomorrow I will be even happier. 第四节 书面表达（满分25分） 星光中学（Xingguang High School）近期举行了一次登山活动。假定你是学校英语报记 者，请写一篇短文，报道此次活动。内容包括： 1. 时间与地点：4 月 10 日，大青山（Daqing Mountain） ； 2. 活动的过程； 3. 你对于这次活动的评论。 注意：1．词数 100 左右；2．可适当增加细节，以使行文连贯；
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高三年级 12 月检测 听力 1-5 CABBA 6-10 CBACB 11-15 CAABC 16-20 CABAC 阅读理解 A 篇 21---24 CDAD B 篇 25---28 BBAB C 篇 29---32 ACCB D 篇 33---35 CBD 七选五 36---40 AEFGC 完形填空 41-45 BDCBC 46-50 DACDB 51-55 ACDAB 56-60 ACDBA 单词拼写 61.whispered 62.convincing 63.account 64.referring 65.attractively 语法填空 66. has studied 67. low 68. observing 69. unusual 70.was 71. that 72.with 73.a 74.what/everything 75.Achievements 短文改错 1. does 改为 is 2. go 改为 went 3. was 改为 were 4. what 改为 which 5. cinema 前加 the 6. but 改为 and 7.去掉 been 8. moving 改为 moved 9. tear 改为 tears 10. very 改为 well 书面表达 Possible version In order to encourage the students to take outdoor exercise, our school organized a mountain-climbing on April 10. Hundreds of us took part in it. It was a nice day. At 8:00 am. We gathered at the foot of Daqing Mountain and set out for the top in high spirits. All the way we were chatting, singing and laughing, enjoying the fresh air and the beautiful scenery. When some fell behind, others would come and offer help. About two hours later, we all reached the top. Bathed in sunshine, we jumped and cheered with joy. The activity benefited us a lot. Not only did it get us close to nature and give us relaxation from heavy school work, it also promoted the friendship among us. What a wonderful time!
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