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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. 4:40.
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。 听每段对话或独白前， 你将有时间阅读各个小题，每小题5秒钟；听完后，各小题将给出5秒钟的作答时间。每段对话或独白读两遍。
6. Where is Ben？
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.
8. What are the two speakers talking about?
A. A Family holiday. B. A business trip. C. A travel plan.
9. Where did Rachel go?
A. Spain. B. Italy. C. China.
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 should keep away from babies?
A. He has just become a father.
B. He wears dirty clothes.
C. He is a smoker.[来源:学+科+网Z+X+X+K]
12. What does the woman suggest smoking parents should do ?
A. Stop smoking altogether.
B. Smoke only outside their houses.
C. Reduce dangerous matter in cigarettes.
13. Where does Michelle Ray come from?
A. A middle-sized city. B. A small town. C. A big city.
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 are the speakers talking about in general?
A. Late-night shopping. B. Asian food. C. Louisville.
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 too 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?[来源:Z§xx§k.Com]
A. To recover from illnesses.
B. To do more important things.
C. To stay away from their problems.
I’ve loved my mother’s desk since I was jus t tall enough to see above the top of it as Mother sat doing letters. Standing by her chair, looking at the ink bottle, pens, and white paper, I decided that the act of writing must be the most wonderful thing in the world.
Years later, during her final illness, Mother kept different things for my sister and brother. “But the desk,” she said again, “is for Elizabeth.”
I never saw her angry, never saw her cry, I knew she loved me; she showed it in action. But as a young girl, I wanted heart-to-heart talks between mother and daughter. It never happened. And a gulf opened between us. I was “too emotional”. But she lived “on the surface”. As years passed and I had my own family, I loved my mother and thanked her for our happy family. I wrote to her in careful words and asked her to let me know in any way if she chose that she did forgive me. I posted the letter and waited for her answer. None came. My hope turned to disappointment, then little interest and, finally, peace—it seemed that nothing happened. I couldn't be sure the letter had even got to Mother. I only knew that I had written it, and I could stop trying to make her into someone she was not.
Now the present of her desk told me, as s he'd never been able to, that she was pleased that writing was my chosen work. I cleaned the desk carefully and found some papers inside—a photo of my father and a one-page letter folded and refolded many times. She had given me an answer in a way she chose. Mother, you always chose the act that speaks louder than words. 21. The writer began to love her mother's desk_________. A. after Mother died B. before she became a writer C. when she was a child D. when Mother gave it to her 22. The word “gulf” in the passage means________. A. deep understanding between the old and the young B. different ideas between the mother and the daughter C. free talks between mother and daughter D. part of the sea going far in land 23. What did Mother do with her daughter's letter asking for forgiveness? A. She had never received the letter. B. For years, she often talked about the letter. C. She didn't forgive her daughter at all in all her life. D. She read the letter again and again till she died. 24. What’s the best title of the passage? A. My Letter to Mother B. Mother and Children C. My Mother's Desk D. Talks between Mother and Me
Some students prefer a parttime job after class to earn some money and improve their working and communication abilities. Here are s ome good companies for you to choose.
1. InNOut Burger
It’s the best hamburger shop in the west of America. Thought as one of the best employers, it offers flexible working hours and the highest starting parttime salaries (薪水). Above all, the company treats its workers the way they would like to be treated: like family.
Position: selling assistant (experience required)
2. Starbucks Coffee
Starbucks has been a leader of the United States’ coffee. Working hours are flexible. There is also a 30% discount and a free pound of coffee or box of tea every week.
Position: coffee waiter (experience required)
3. Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods Market is the world’s largest natural and organic food selling company. With its focus on organic food, Whole Foods Market is all about health. Working hours are not fixed. You can get a 20% discount. There are also training courses on health and food every week.
4. Lands’ End
Lands’ End is a Wisconsinbased clothing retailer(零售商). Working hours can be changed easily to suit any new situation. Workers (even parttime workers) have the chance to go to a companyowned centre and get a 25% discount, and an invitation to the yearly company picnic.
25. What do the four companies have in common?
A. They all need someone who has experience.
B. Their part time workers can get high salaries.
C. They are all food companies.
D. Their working hours are flexible.
26 . Which company offers its workers the biggest discount?
A. Starbucks Coffee. B. InNOut Burger.
C. Whole Foods Market. D. Lands’ End.
27. Where can a worker take part in training courses?
A. InNOut Burger. B. Starbucks Coffee.
C. Whole Foods Market. D. Lands’ End.
28. What is the purpose of the text?
A. To explain what the best part time job is.
B. To persuade students to take part time jobs.
C. To introduce some part-time job oppo rtunities.
D. To compare different kinds of part time jobs.
Every week in China, millions of people will sit in front of their TVs watching teenagers compete for the title Character Hero, which is a Chinesestyle spelling bee (拼写大赛). In this challenge, young competitors must write Chinese characters by hand. To prepare for the competition, the competitors usually spend months studying dictionaries.
Perhaps the show’s popularity should not be a surprise. Along with gunpowder and paper, many Chinese people consider the creation of Chinese calligraphy (书法) to be one of their primary contributions. Unfortunately, all over the country, Chinese people are forgetting how to write their own language without computerized help. Software on smart phones and computers allows users to type in the basic sound of the word using the Latin alphabet(字母). The correct character is chosen from a list. The result? It’s possible to recognize characters without remembering how to write them.
But there’s still hope for the paint brush. China’s Education Ministry wants children to spend more time learning how to write.
In one Beijing primary school we visited, students practice calligraphy every day inside a specially decorated classroom with traditional Chinese paintings hanging on the walls. Soft music plays as a group of sixyearolds dip brush pens into black ink. They look up at the blackboard often to study their teacher’s examples before carefully trying to reproduce those characters on thin rice paper.＂If adults can survive without using handwriting, why bother to teach it now?＂we ask the calligraphy teacher, Shen Bin.＂The ability to write characters is part of Chinese tradition and culture,＂she reasons.＂Students must learn now so they don’t forget when they grow up.＂says the teacher.
29. Which of the following is closest in meaning with the underlined sentence in Paragraph 2?
A. Every Chinese can write Chinese characters easily, especially with computers.
B. Only with the help of computers can some Chinese people write Chinese characters.
C. Despite the help of computers, Chinese people have forgotten how to write.
D. Computers are the only means to rely on to write Chinese characters for many people.
30. What can we learn about the Character Hero?
A. It draws great public attention across the country.
B. It’s the mostviewed TV programs in China.
C. It means to spread Chinese culture to the world.
D. It’s open to people of all ages and all walks.
31. Why are Chinese people forgetting how to write the characters?
A. Chinese people don’t refer to dictionaries very often.
B. Chinese people no longer use brush pens or practice calligraphy.
C. Chinese people are using the Latin alphabet instead of the characters.
D. Chinese people needn’t write by hand as often with the help of technology.
32. According to Shen Bin, being able to write characters by hand is ____________.
A. necessary for adults to survive in China
B. a requirement made by the Education Ministry
C. helpful to keep Chinese tradition and culture alive
D. an ability to be developed only when you are students
In a research carried out in the UK, it was found that only four out of every five employees were happy at work. Surprisingly, it wasn’t the pay or the love for the work that made people happy. Instead, friendly, supportive colleagues and a good manager have been found to be the primary causes of happiness at work. So how do you develop a sense of joy on the job? Here are some suggestions.
Happiness is a state of mind, so staying happy at work is completely based on a positive attitude towards your job. Focus on the bright side of the work rather than keep talking about what makes you unhappy.
Challenge yourself and take charge of your own growth in your career. Boredom is one of the primary factors that cause people to change jobs. Find new challenges and it’s a great feeling to take control over what you do and see a task through.
Having coworkers you like and enjoy working with is a feature of happiness in the w orkplace. Talk to people, get to know them and try to get along well with them in the workplace. Meeting new people and getting fresh views can help you to keep yourself interested in your work.
Complete your tasks, no matter how disagreeable or tough they might be. This gives you a sense of achievement and encourages you to work towards your goals in future.
Sitting and staring at your screen all day long isn’t going to help you. Instead, take breaks and go outside for some time. For example, go out for a few minutes to feel the breeze (微风). Eat your lunch outside or work for a few minutes during that hour, which helps you stay happy at work.
33. Which of the following is a main cause of happiness at work?
A. One’s love for the work. B. Having a good manager.
C. Having many supporters. D. The pay one gets from work.
34. Why does the author advise us to keep challenging ourselves at work?
A. To do our work more creatively.
B. To learn from new experiences.
C. To avoid feeling bored in the work place.
D. To prove that we have the ability to do the task.
35. The passage is written for___________.
A. general workers
B. new graduates from universities
C. those working on computers
D. people working in big companies
Since the day of its birth, the United Nations has been the subject of much debate. 36 Others think that it is too weak. We can better understand this debate if we learn more about the U.N. and its history.
The U.N. was started for two reasons. First, when the idea was born, people all over the world were tired of war. They felt that there must be peaceful answers to the world’s problems. 37
The second reason was that modern science had developed new bombs and airplanes. 38 National borders were beginning to lose their meaning. Science would develop even more dangerous weapons in the future. Only an international organization would be able to control modern science.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, U.S. President at the time, believed that the Allies (联盟) should plan for peace before the war ended. On December 1, 1943, Roosevelt, Britain’s Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin from Soviet Union agreed to start an organization for world peace. 39
During the next year and a half, the idea of such an organization was debated around the world. Then came the big day. On April 11, 1945, the first international meeting of the United Nations took place in San Francisco. The goal of the meeting was to write the U.N. Charter (宪章). All of the fifty-one nations at the meeting had their own ideas to offer for the Charter. 40 Every nation present voted for the Charter. No one voted against it.
A. After a long debate, a final Charter was agreed upon.
B. The U.N. Charter is a beautiful piece of writing.
C. They asked all countries, large and small, to join the organization.
D. Even the smallest country on earth can have its voice heard.
E. They also felt that only an international organization could keep world peace.
F. These weapons made it almost impossible for a country to defend itself.
G. Some people attack the organization because they think it is too powerful.
During the war, my husband was stationed at an army camp in a desert in California. I went to live there in order to be 41 him. I hated the place .I had never 42 been so unhappy . My husband was ordered out on a long-term duty, and I was left in a tiny shack(棚屋) alone. The heat was 43 -almost 125 0F even in the shade of a cactus(仙人掌). 44 a soul to talk to . The wind blew non-stop ,and all the food I ate ,and the every air I breathed, were 45 with sand , sand , sand !
I was so sorry for myself that I wrote to my parents. I told them I was 46 and coming back home. I said I couldn’t stand it one minute longer. I 47 be in prison! My father answered my 48 with just two lines-two lines that will always sing in my 49 - two lines that completely changed my life :
Two men looked out from prison bars
One saw the mud ,the other saw the stars
I read those two lines 50 I was ashamed of myself. I made up my mind I would find out what was good in my present 51 ; I would look for the stars.
I made friends with the natives, and their 52 amazed me. They gave me presents of their favorite artworks which they had 53 to sell to tourists . I studied the delightful forms of the cactus . I watched for the desert sunsets, and 54 for seashells that had been left there millions of years ago when the desert had been an ocean 55 [来源:Zxxk.Com]
What brought about this 56 change in me ? The desert hadn’t changed , 57 I had . I had changed my 58 .And by doing so ,I changed an unhappy experience into the most amazing 59 of my life . I was excited by this new world that I had discovered I had looked out of my self-created prison and 60 the stars
41. A. off B. behind C. near D. beyond
42. A. before B. already C. then D. still
43. A. inflexible B. incomprehensible C. uncontrollable D. unbearable
44. A. Only B. Not C. Many D. Such
45. A. covered B. filled C. buried D. charged
46. A. catching up B. keeping up C. giving up D. getting up
47. A. ought to B. might well C. would rather D. had better
48. A. request B. call C. question D. letter
49. A. comparison B. imagination C. consideration D. memory
50. A. over and over B. by and by C. up and down D. here and there
51. A. company B. occupation C. situation D. relationship
52. A. movement B. reaction C. guidance D. purpose
53. A. refused B. failed C. managed D. happened
54. A. asked B. hunted C. waited D. headed
55. A. floor B. surface C. rock D. level
56. A. shocked B. challenging C. puzzling D. astonishing
57. A. as B. but C. for D. or
58. A. attitude B. principle C. identity D. standard
59. A. vacation B. operation C. affair D. adventure
60. A. sought B. counted C. found D. reached
61. Mr. Smith—our English teacher, is said ________ to England for holiday last week.
A. to return B. returning C. to have returned D. having returned
62. On average, there are 800 tornadoes in the US each year, _______ about 80 deaths and 1500 injuries.
A. cause B. to cause C. caused D. causing
63. It is in the city you’re going to pay a visit to this kind of beer is produced.
A．不填; that B．where; that C．不填; where D．that; which
64. --Whenever you want a good meal, come to my restaurant and eat for free.
--Believe me. That is an ________ I will not refuse.
A. approach B. offer C. idea D. instruction
65. I am mad when my wife insists on selling the house. I _______ she would decide that.
A. don’t think B. haven’t thought C. didn’t think D. hadn’t thought
66. --- Were you surprised by the ending of the film?
--- No, I _______ the book, so I already knew the story.
A. was reading B. had read C. am reading D. have read
67. How long do you suppose it is _______ he arrived here?
A. when B. before C. after D. since
68. There were so many people in the hall then that I could hardly _______ my sister.
A. bring out B. turn out C. pick out D. call out
69. The price of the house is reasonable and I love its garden _____. We can grow flowers and vegetables there.
A. in general B. in particular C. in total D. in common
70. It may be worth trying _______ the effort makes you uncomfortable.
A. even if B. as though C. in case D. now that
Last week, I watched a movie. I noticed an actress who has very good eyesight 71. (play) the part of a blind lady. She played it so well that if you saw her 72. the first time, you would think that she was blind. It seemed that this actress 73. (spend) her time putting a little more effort into her career so that she could play the part that the 74. actresses could not.
Have you ever seen people digging a well before? They don’t just stop 75. they see a little drop of water. They put in a little more effort to ensure that they get plenty of water.
A popular saying goes that, It is only 76. average mind 77. would do the same thing all the time but expect another result.” All you need to do is put a little more effort so that you can expect a wholly different result.
You have two options in life either to focus on what’s lost 78. to fight for what’s left. Fighting for what’s left is all about 79. (forget) the past, putting on your armor of cou rage and 80._____ (brave) and putting in that extra effort. Be better than the best you can be.
第二节 单词拼写和短语互译 （共15小题；每小题1分，满分15分）
81. It’s easier for two parties to reach ________ (agree) than for three.
82. Jenny was vey sad over the _____ (lose) of the photos she had shot in Canada.
83. I used to try effective methods to ______ (achievement) my academic goals.
84. A new study has found no ______(evidence) proof that sunscreen increases the risk of skin cancer.
85. The book has helped me greatly in my daily communication, especially at work where a good (impress) is a must.
86.The study shows some people are more (可能的) to have back problems.
87. It started as a hobby, but it got so _______ (上瘾的) that I had to keep on doing it.
88. When I told him about the possible crash, he simply shook his head in_____ (belief).
89. ________ (rare) have I eaten such fatty food.
90. Many local businesses offered to________(contribution) to the rebuilding of the school.
91. be meant for
92. care about
Three years ago I fail in an important exam in my life and became the student in a ordinary school. Disappointing as I felt at the shabby campus and the poor equipment, I found the teachers patiently. Besides, I enjoyed the friendly atmosphere in class. I decided make the best of it. I worked hard and got along well with my teachers and classmate. Whenever I had difficulties, you were always available. Soon I became one of the most best students in my class.
My experience tells me that it’s not that you are given and how you make use of it that determines who you are.
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1—20每题1分， 21—40 每题2分，41—60 每题1.5分
61-70 每题1分， 71--80 每题1.5分 81-95每题1分
听力 1—5 CABBA 6—10CBACB 11—15 CAABC 16—20CABAC
阅读 21-24CBDC 25---28 DACC 29---32BADC 33---35BCA 36-40GEFCA
完型填空 41-45 CADBB 46--50 CCDDA 51--55 CBABA 56--60 DBADC
单选 61-65 CDABC 66-70 BBCBA
语法填空71. playing 72. for 73. had spent 74. other 75. when
76. an 77. that 78. or 79. forgetting 80. bravery
81. agreement 82. loss 83.achieve 84. evident 85. impression
86. likely 87. addictive 88. disbelief 89. Rarely 90. contribute
91. 本应为，为而打算 92. 关心，顾虑，在乎
93. every now and then 94. be crazy about 95. develop a /the habit of
改错： 1. fail-failed 2. a-an 3. Disappointing-Disappointed 4. patiently-patient 5. 加to
6. classmates-classmate 7. you-they 8.most删掉 9. that—what 10. and –but
I am delighted to inform you of good news that our school Ping¬pong Team is looking for new members among us students. I know you show great fancy in ball games, especially ping¬pong , so I’m writing a letter to invite you to join our team.
As you know, playing ping¬pong can not only build up your body but also shape your character. Additionally, it can help you make more friends, which is essentially beneficial to you.
Would you like to join? If so, please go to sign up at the Student Union office, which is on the third floor of the Teaching Building. You can go there any time this Saturday afternoon. If you want me to accompany you, please let me know. I will be available any time.
I ‘d appreciate it if you could come. I am looking forward to your early reply. If you have any questions , please contact me at 13536789874.
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