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【备考2014】(江苏专用)2013版高中英语 素能提升演练(五) Unit1 Tales of the unexplained 译林牛津版

必修 2 Ⅰ. 单词拼写 1. We got lost on the Metro—it was quite an __________(冒险). 2. I’m trying to __________ (安排) my work so that I can have a couple of days off next week. 3. The sun was hot, and there were no trees to offer us __________ (树阴). 4. Recent __________ (发展) in medical science mean that this illness can now be cured. 5. He put on some soft music and turned the lights down in order to give the room a bit more __________ (气氛). 6. Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice” is a __________ ( 经 典 ) of English literature. 7. She __________ (宣布) the winner of the competition to an excited audience. 8. We turned the corner and there was the cathedral, __________ (高耸) in front of us. 9. At the beginning of the new term, students are __________ (提供) with a list of books that they are expected to read. 10. All of these magazines are __________ (出版) by one organization. Unit 2

Ⅱ. 单项填空 1. I’ll need to buy a large backpack in advance to carry my _______ of food and water. A. equipment B. clothing C. furniture D. supplies

2. [2012 济宁模拟]I’d love to join your visit to a local museum today, but I’m on a very tight _______ —I’ve got a lot of work to do today. A. schedule B. relief C. budget D. concern

3. Our teacher will _______ our class a picnic at the riverside tomorrow if the weather permits.


A. organize

B. order

C. arrange

D. operate

4. Standing on the top of the Oriental Pearl Tower, you will get a wonderful _______ of Shanghai city. A. sight B. scene C. scenery D. view

5. [2012 南宁模拟]—Shall we visit Jim tonight? —OK. To make sure that he’s in, we’d better call him up _______. A. in exchange C. in brief B. in return D. in advance

6. At first Mr. Sally was _______ of planes. But two years later, _______ to other countries on business is his main business. A. scared; flying C. frightened; flight B. afraid; flight D. scaring; flying

7. The long talk was _______ and all of us were _______ of it. A. tired; tiring C. tiring; tiring B. tiring; tired D. tired; tired

8. [2012 济南模拟]His parents never approve of _______ he plans to do, which always annoys him. A. whatever C. no matter when B. no matter what D. whenever

9. [2012 福州模拟]I guess we’ve already talked about this before but I’ll ask you again just _______. A. by nature B. in return C. in case D. by chance

10. [2012 福州模拟]My brother _______ to get to the station on time yesterday, but he missed the first bus. A. had hoped C. hopes B. hoped D. was hoped

11. The program was so exciting that the children kept their eyes _______ on the screen. A. to fix B. to be fixed

C. fixed

D. fixing

12. I _______ play computer games when the door opened and in came my father. A. was just to C. was about to B. had to D. would

13. She was considered _______ great beauty in her youth and featured in _______ series of advertisements. A. a; a C. 不填;不填 B. 不填;a D. a;不填

14. [2012 胶州模拟]We should bear in mind that social development and balance of nature should go in _______. A. company B. sympathy C. association D. harmony

15. The car went out of control, _______ many people, two children included. A. injured Ⅲ. 阅读理解 (A) Once you start using the eSystem, we would gratefully appreciate your reply and success stories by writing your thanks and including a photograph for the Alpha Incomes website in return for the eSystem. All email addresses will be protected and will not be displayed if you do not wish. Helen Peacock. Beeston. Leeds. UK I am absolutely amazed how easy your eSystem is. I am a student in my third year at university in Leeds and can always do with some extra cash. This is fantastic for me as I have student loans totaling £10, 000. So any money is always welcome. I’m studying hair and beauty and would love my own salon. £420. David Goldsmith (BA Hons). Tottenham. London In just two days I made B. to injure C. injuring D. having injured


Do not be cynical about the system. I know it sounds unbelievable. I still can’t believe how

straightforward it is. I couldn’t recommend anything better than the eSystem. It’s not going to make you live like Bill Gates but you will earn enough to buy a new car or have a fantastic holiday. Alpha Incomes have more than lived up to their promise. Paul McIvride. Staffordshire. England I’d spent so much money over the past 12 months on information on how to set up my home Internet business. However, I thought I’d give this eSystem a chance since it was completely free and I am so pleased that I did. This thing actually works. I made £200 in my first day and £250 in the second. It seems to me that it works for everyone. Julie Cooper. Coventry. England Hi, I am Julie Cooper aged 23 from Coventry. I am just writing to say “Thank you for providing me with your eSystem. ” I absolutely love it. When you said that it only takes 10 minutes, I didn’t actually believe you. After using it and putting it to good use, I found you were absolutely right. were £330. 1. The four people mentioned above are ______. A. telling their life stories B. advertising the eSystem C. introducing how to use the eSystem D. sharing their opinions about the eSystem 2. The underlined word “cynical” in the text is closest in meaning to ______. My earnings in the first day


A. certain C. angry

B. doubtful D. serious

3. What do the four people mentioned above have in common? A. They come from London. B. They work in computer field. C. They think highly of the eSystem. D. They’re college students. 4. What do we know about the eSystem? A. It charges an annual membership fee. B. It doesn’t take much time. C. It is intended for the young. D. It is too good to be true. (B) A total of 120 middle school students from 35 countries will attend the final of an international China language contest, to be held in southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality from Oct. 16 to 30. The candidates, aged from 15 to 20, must be from foreign countries and not native Chinese speakers, said a statement issued by the Chinese Language Council (CLC), the contest’s organizer, here Thursday. All of the candidates have passed the preliminary contests (初赛) held in their own countries. According to the organizer, the competition will have a top prize, five second prizes, 10 third prizes and a dozen prizes for special talents. The organizer will also launch an online vote for “the most liked candidate”. It was the third year China has held the contest. “The competition not only tests the proficiency of Chinese language but also the candidates’ capability to communicate across different cultures, ” the statement said. All the candidates in the final will receive scholarships from the Chinese government, said Hu Hangyu, an official with the Education Bureau of the Chongqing

Municipality, jointly organizing the contest. They will also meet local Chinese students and live with Chinese families, Hu said. “The competition is to meet the increasing demand for Chinese learning by foreign youngsters, ” said Xu Lin, the CLC director. The CLC has also hosted similar contests for foreign college students since 2002. China has been working to promote Chinese language learning abroad over the past few years. According to the CLC, the country had 282 Confucius Institutes and 272 “Confucius Classrooms” in 88 countries and regions as of 2009 since the first one was established in 2004. 5. The text is intended to ______. A. show the popularity of Chinese language learning in the world B. introduce an international Chinese language learning test system C. make readers aware of the importance of Chinese language learning D. report an international Chinese language contest to be held 6. The candidates must be ______. A. foreign college students B. non-native middle school students C. native Chinese students D. students from Confucius Institutes 7. What has China been doing to promote Chinese language learning abroad according to the text? A. Thousands of Chinese teachers are sent abroad to teach the language. B. 282 Confucius Institutes are established in China to teach Chinese. C. The Chinese language contests for foreign students are regularly held. D. Many Chinese students are sent abroad for culture exchanges every year. 8. In which part of the newspaper is the text most likely to be found? A. Education. C. Business. B. Advertisement. D. Entertainment.


答案解析 Ⅰ. 1. adventure 5. atmosphere 9. supplied 2. arrange 6. classic 10. published 3. shade 7. announced 4. advances 8. towering

Ⅱ. 1.【解析】选 D。考查名词辨析。句意:我得提前买一个大的背包来装我的食物和饮用 水。equipment 设备,装备;clothing 服装;furniture 家具,设备;supplies 必需品,日 常用品,供应,供给。根据句意可知答案选 D。 2.【解析】选 A。考查名词辨析。句意:我愿意今天跟你去参观当地的博物馆,但是我时间 很紧——我今天有很多工作要做。tight schedule 时间很紧;日程紧凑;符合题意。relief 宽慰;budget 预算;concern 有利害关系的事,关心。 3.【解析】选 A。句意:如果天气许可,明天我们的老师将组织我们班进行一次河边野餐。 organize 组织;order 命令;arrange 安排;operate 动手术。 4.【解析】选 D。句意:站在东方明珠塔顶上,你就会看到上海市的美景。sight 指眼前的 美景或名胜;scene 指场景或眼前的情景;scenery 指某地总的风光;view 指从某个位置或 角度看到的景色。 5.【解析】选 D。考查短语辨析。答语句意:好的。为了确定他在家,我们最好事先打个电 话给他。in advance 提前;in exchange 交换;in return 作为回报,in brief 总之。 6.【解析】选 A。句意:开始塞利先生害怕飞机,但两年后乘飞机到其他国家出差成为他的 家常便饭。be scared of 害怕,flying to. . . 是动名词短语作主语。 7.【解析】选 B。句意:这个长篇演讲很无聊,我们都很厌烦。tired 修饰人,tiring 修饰 物。 8.【解析】选 A。句意:他的父母从来不同意他做的任何事情,这总让他很恼火。whatever 引导宾语从句,且在句子中作宾语。 9.【解析】选 C。考查短语辨析。句意:我想我们以前已经讨论过这事了,但是为了以防万 一, 我还是要再问问你。 nature 天生地; return 作为报答; case 以防万一; chance by in in by 偶然,意外地。 10. 【解析】 A。 选 句意: 我的弟弟本希望昨天准点到车站, 但他错过了首班公交车。 hoped had 意为“本希望,本打算”,是一种虚拟。 11.【解析】选 C。fix sth. on/upon sb. /sth. 全神贯注于,凝视。keep one’s eyes

fixed on the screen 眼睛一动不动地盯着屏幕。

12.【解析】选 C。句意:我正要玩电脑游戏,这时门开了,我父亲走了进来。be about to do 意为“马上就要”,一般不与一段时间连用。 13.【解析】选 A。 beauty 此处作可数名词,意为“美人”;a series of 一系列的。句意: 她年轻时被认为是一个大美人,出现在很多广告中。 14.【解析】选 D。句意:我们应记住:社会的发展和自然的平衡应一致。harmony 和谐,一 致。company 公司,陪伴;sympathy 同情;association 联系。 15.【解析】选 C。考查非谓语动词。injuring many people 为动词-ing 形式作结果状语。 Ⅲ. 1.【解析】选 D。推理判断题。由开头的. . . appreciate your reply . . . 四个人所说的话可以判断出他们是在对 eSystem 发表自己的意见。 2.【解析】选 B。词义猜测题。由 David Goldsmith 的话可知,他对 eSystem 的评价很高, 由此可以推断 cynical 在此处的意思应该是“怀疑的”。 3.【解析】选 C。细节理解题。由这四个人所说的话可知,他们对 eSystem 的评价都很高。 4.【解析】选 B。细节理解题。根据 Julie Cooper 的话中的 it only takes 10 minutes 可 判断此项正确。 5.【解析】选 D。推理判断题。本文是新闻报道。新闻报道的主题一般在开头就呈现,本文 也不例外。从第一段我们就可以看出“世界中学生中文比赛的决赛将于 10 月 16 号至 30 号 在中国重庆市举行,共有来自 35 个国家的 120 名中学生参加本次比赛”。因此 D 项正确。 6.【解析】选 B。细节理解题。根据文章首句中的“middle school students from 35 countries”和第二段中的“from foreign countries and not native Chinese speakers”, 我们可以锁定 B 项。 7.【解析】选 C。细节理解题。本文除了重点讲“世界中学生中文比赛”,还在倒数第二段 提 到 “ 为 国 外 大 学 生 举 办 的 类 似 的 汉 语 比 赛 (hosted similar contests for foreign college students)”,故 C 项正确。A 项和 D 项文中并没有提到。文章在最后一段提到“中 国已经在全球 88 个国家和地区建立了 282 所孔子学院和 272 个孔子课堂”,并非是 B 项中 的“in China”。 8.【解析】选 A。推理判断题。由于本文是关于世界中学生中文决赛的,故应该最可能出现 在报纸的“教育版”上。 以及