A Thats a beautiful dog

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A Thats a beautiful dog


1. A. Thank you. B. With pleasure. C. Sorry.

    2. A. Thank you all the same. B. Yes, you could. C. Sure, here you are. 3. A. Two days. B. A week ago. C. In a month.

    4. A. Hello, I’m Bob.

    B. Hello, this is Bob.

    C. Hello, I’m Bob speaking.

    5. A. Its nice of you.

    B. Im full.

    C. Yes, please, but just a little.


6. When is the bus leaving?

    A. At 6:20. B. At 6:30. C. At 6:40. 7. Where is Jane now?

    A. In the hospital. B. At the office. C. At school.

    8. Why didnt the man go to the talk?

     A. Because he was ill.

    B. Because he was writing his report.

    C. Because he didnt know it.

    9. How long does Sue have to stay in Tokyo?

     A. Thirty minutes. B. Two hours. C. Three hours.

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10. Which subject does Peter like best?

     A. All subjects. B. Music. C. Science.


11. What did the man have in his hand?

     A. A big kite. B. A bag. C. A black wallet.

    12. Whom do you think the bag was from?

    A. The womans friend Bob. B. The woman. C. The man himself. 13. How much did the man ask the woman for?

    A. He asked for $60. B. He asked for $80. C. He asked for $50.

    14. How much did the woman give the man?

    A. She gave him $30.

    B. She gave him $50.

    C. She gave him nothing.

    15. Where did the man go?

     A. He went to the big restaurant.

     B. He went to the police station.

     C. He got on a bus and left.

    ABC16. When was the fisherman fishing?

    A. In the morning. B. In the afternoon. C. In the evening.

    17. What kind of fish did the fisherman catch first?

    A. A small fish. B. A big fish. C. A dead fish.

    18. Where did the fisherman throw the fish he caught first?

    A. He threw it to the man on the bridge.

     B. He threw it into the water.

     C. He threw it into his basket.

    19. What did the man on the bridge feel when he heard the fisherman’s words?

    A. He felt angry. B. He felt happy. C. He felt surprised. 20. Why did the fisherman only keep the small fish?

    A. Because he didnt like the big fish.

     B. Because he thought the small fish was more delicious.

     C. Because he only had a small pan ()to cook the fish.

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    ABCD 21. Get to the top of the mountain, you can see the whole town.

     A. and B. or C. if D. /

    22. I asked my father we went by train or by plane.

     A. when B. why C. whether D. why 23. fun it is to visit Beijing Hutong on foot!

     Sure. It can remind you of the history of Beijing.

     A. What B. How C. What a D. How a

    24. Tom looks sad. Maybe he his score in the math exam.

     Im afraid so.

    A. knows B. knew C. has known D. will know 25. bread do you want, Joan?

     Two pieces of bread is OK. Thanks.

    A. How long B. How many

    C. How much D. How often

    26. It is to work out the problem. You dont need to ask your teacher.

     A. easy enough B. easily enough

    C. enough easy D. very easily

    27. Have you heard about the accident near our school?

     Yes. There were three people in the car. One was killed and were injured.

    A. the other B. others C. the others D. other 28. Are you afraid of at home, Nancy?

     No, I’ve grown up.

     A. alone B. being alone C. lonely D. is lonely

    29. Johns uncle has many friends. Mr Shute is a friend of .

     A. John uncle B. John uncles

    C. Johns uncle D. Johns uncles 30. Mary, lets go to the airport now.


     To meet Mr Green from London.

    A. When B. Where C. How D. For what

    31. Leo go to the cinema on Saturday because hes going to have a meeting.

     A. cant B. might C. mustnt D. should 32. Attention, please. All the mobile phones during the meeting.

     A. must keep off B. have kept off

    C. are keeping off D. must be kept off

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    33. The couple of Li Yapeng and Wang Fei gave yuan to medical research last


     A. two millions B. two million

    C. million of D. two million of

    34. They want to know do to help us.

    A. what can they B. how can they

    C. what they can D. how they can

    35. What does the lady look like?


     A. Shes fine and well. B. Shes really a nice lady.

    C. She likes wearing sunglasses. D Shes tall and thin.

    Change is good. Without change our lives would be very boring. Some people don’t change.

    They want life to be predictable. They want to do the same things every day and 36 the

    same people every day. When something changes, it makes them 37 insecure and uncomfortable. They are just like a child 38 can’t go to sleep unless all his toys are in their proper places.

    But change is a big part of life and we 39 change in small ways every day: the young

    get stronger, the old get 40 ; we meet new friends; we discover new interests.

    You will probably go 41 many changes in your lifetime. In America people can 42

    to change jobs an average of ten times during their lives. They can expect to change their homes

    eleven times. That’s a lot of change! 43 people in America like changes because they think

    they can improve their lives.

    Many changes have taken place in recent years in China and most of them are for the

    better. People are 44 and they are living longer. People have more money, more food and

    they are better 45 . Children are growing taller and the children in Shanghai are now the

    tallest in the country. Change has been good for China, and it will be good for you, too.

    36. A. to watch B. to see C. to look at D. to find

    37. A. feel B. feeling C. to feel D. felt

    38. A. which B. what C. who D. where

    39. A. both B. others C. either D. all

    40. A. weak B. weaker C. the weaker D. weakest

    41. A. across B. past C. over D. through

    42. A. suppose B. expect C. think D. believe

    43. A. Though B. Yet C. But D. Also

    44. A. healthily B. healthier C. health D. healthy

    45. A. educating B. education C. educational D. educated

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    Great magician

    Liu Qian is a magician from Taiwan, China. For the CCTV Spring Festival Gala() he

    put on a close-range three-part magic show. It was very successful. Now everyone is mad about

    magic. We all want to know how to do a trick!

    Liu didnt go to any magic school. He learned by himself. He worked hard at it. Now he is a

    great magician.

    When Liu was seven, he saw a coin trick in a big store. At that moment Liu decided to learn

    magic. Liu practiced hard to improve his skills. Then one day he was able to put on a show for his

    class. I saw the surprise on everyones face. It was cool. Liu still practices hard today. He may spend three years working on a new show.

    Tricky kids

    Do you like magic?

    Do you have interesting magic stories to share?

    Many of my classmates are in love with magic after Liu’s show for the CCTV Spring Festival Gala. Theyre studying how Lius tricks work. I hear that one boy can do the tricks which was

    played in Lius show. He is a top student in my class. Everyone likes him. I cant wait to see his


    Sun Weize, 14, Xian

    I loved magic when I was younger. I would spend lots of time studying how to play tricks.

    I could do card tricks very well. They looked so difficult to people, but in fact they didnt need

    much skill. Once I did one for my sister. She was very surprised and asked me to do it again! I

    couldn’t stop myself telling her how to do it. She said at once, But I could do that too!

    Liu Sicong, 14, Beijing

    46. Liu Qian made up his mind to learn magic .

    A. from a great magician B. at home

     C. in a magic school D. in a big store

    47. Why did Liu Qian learn magic?

     A. Because he wanted to become rich.

    B. Because he was interested in it.

     C. Because he had a superpower.

     D. Because he didnt like schoolwork.

    48. Who can do the tricks which was played in Liu’s show according to the passage?

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     A. Sun Weize. B. Liu Sicong.

     C. Sun Weizes classmate. D. Liu Sicongs classmate.

    49. What did Liu Sicongs sister think of his card trick at last?

     A. She thinks its boring. B. She thinks its surprising.

     C. She thinks its difficult. D. She thinks its easy.


    Teachers at American colleges and universities have many different teaching methods. Some

    teachers give homework and check homework every day, and students in their classes have to

    take many exams. Some teachers give only writing tasks. Some teachers always follow a course

    outline() and usually use the textbook. Others send students to the library for tasks.

    The atmosphere in some classrooms is very formal. Students call their teachers Professor

    Smith, Mrs Jones and so on. Some teachers wear business clothes and give talks. Other

    classrooms have an informal atmosphere. Students and teachers discuss their ideas. Teachers

    dress informally, and students call them by their first names. American teachers are different in

    their teaching styles.

    At most American colleges and universities, libraries and learning centers can be used by

    students at anytime. They can often use tape recorders, video machines and computers. They can

    buy books, notebooks and other things at campus stores. There are also services to students. They

    can get advice on their problem from their teachers. Colleges and universities usually offer

    facilities() to students. Some schools have swimming pools and tennis courts. Most have fast

    food restaurants.

    50. At American colleges and universities, some teachers .

    A. never give their students any homework

     B. give classes in the library

     C. give only writing tasks

     D. only give their students writing exams

    51. In an informal class, .

     A. students discuss their ideas with their teachers

    B. students call their Professor Smith, Mrs Jones and so on

    C. students have to take many exams

    D. teachers wear business clothes

    52. According to the passage, there are in most schools in America.

     A. swimming pools B. fast food restaurants

     C. tennis courts D. basketball courts

    53. Which of the following is NOT mentioned in this passage?

     A. Teaching methods. B. Teaching styles.

     C. College facilities. D. University dining rooms.

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    Grammar is the way a language works. People sometimes describe grammar as the rules

    of a language; but in fact no natural languages have rules. If we use the word rules, we suggest that somebody make the rules first and then speak the language, like a new game. But languages

    didnt start like that. Languages were started by people making sounds which gradually changed

    into words, phrases, and sentences. No commonly-spoken language is fixed. All languages change

    over time. What we call grammar is simply a description of a language at a particular time.

    Do we need to study grammar to learn a language? The short answer is No. Very many people in the world speak their own native language without having studied its grammar.

    Children started to speak before they even know the word grammar. But if you are serious about learning a foreign language, the long answer is Yes, grammar can help you to learn a language more quickly. Its important to think of grammar as something that can help you, like

    a friend. When you understand the grammar of a language, you can understand many things

    yourself, without having to ask a teacher or look in a book.

    So think of grammar as something good, something helpful, something that you can use to

    find your way like a signpost or a map.

    54. The author holds that if grammar is described as rules, it would suggest that .

     A. rules must be made to speak the language

    B. language goes before grammar

    C. rules are fixed by language

    D. language is not a new game

     55. From Paragraph 1 we can see that .

     A. language is changing, so is its grammar

    B. grammar must be simple to describe a language

    C. languages were formed by people now and then

    D. grammar should be changed at a particular time

     56. In the passage, signpost means in Chinese.

     A. B. C. D.

    57. According to the author grammar helps when .

     A. we look up something in a book

    B. we ask someone to make rules

    C. we speak our native language

    D. we learn a foreign language

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    Successful savings depend on the ABCs of saving.

    Aim: setting a goal()

    The first step towards savings is deciding on a goal that you want to save for.

    Things that dont cost much money and take a short time to save for are called short-term goals. Saving money to go to the movies or to buy a small toy are short-term goals.

    Things that cost more money and take longer to save for are long-term goals. Saving for a

    bicycle or a video game player are common long-term goals for kids. A long-term goal for adults

    might be a new house, a car, or paying for college.

    Bank: creating a savings place

    Next, you will need to create a place where you will put your savings. A piggy bank, a can, or

    a jar will work. A clear glass will let you watch your savings grow.

    If you need to save a lot of money for a long time, you can ask your parents to help you set

    up a savings account()at a bank.

    Coins and

    Currency(): making savings a habit

    Now you are ready to start saving. Do you get money by doing chores? If you do, make it a

    habit to put some of the money in your bank before you want to spend it. When you get money as

    a gift, put it in your bank, too.

     58. According to the passage, the first step towards saving is .

     A. setting a goal that you save for

    B. creating a saving place

    C. making savings a habit

    D. doing as many chores as possible.

     59. Which of the following isnt a good savings habit?

     A. Asking your parents to buy all the things that are in fashion.

     B. Asking your parents to help set up a savings account at a bank.

     C. Putting some of the money you get by doing chores in your savings place.

     D. Putting the money that you get as a gift in your savings place.

     60. Whats the best title for this passage?

    A. How to make money B. How to get money as a gift

    C. The ABCs of saving D. How to buy your dream thing

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When to do volunteer work 61. On .

    Ages of the kids 62. Between .

    How long to work each week 63. .

    What skills to improve 64. skills.

    Homework for each week 65. A new to write about.

    66. So far, his uncle has c more than 1,000 stamps. 66.

    67. He has two sons, but n of them lives with him. 67.

    68.Speak l and clear so as to make everyone hear you.. 68.

    69. If winter comes, can s be far behind? 69.

    70. Im sure I can find your lost books s in the room. 70.

    A farmer went to town to sell his vegetables. It was snowing that afternoon and there were

    few people in the street. When his vegetables were s 71 out, it was dark. On his way home,

    he saw a man l 72 on the snow. He placed his basket on the ground and was going to help

    the man g 73 up. At that time he found that the man was d 74 and there was much

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    blood on the ground. He was so frightened that he ran away quickly, w 75 taking his basket away. The next morning, the farmer was taken to the police station. After showing the

    basket, an officer asked, Is it y 76 ?

    Yes, sir, the farmer answered.

    ―When did you see the dead man?‖

    ―At about seven yesterday evening.

    ―Do you know who k 77 him?‖

    No, sir.

    The officer b 78 out a knife and asked, ―Have you ever seen it?‖

     No, sir.

    The officer became angry and told a policeman to beat him up.

    That afternoon the officer went on with the trying (). P 79 to the knife, the officer asked again, Have you ever seen it?

    ―Yes, sir.

    Well, the officer became h 80 and asked, ―But when and where?‖

    ―I saw it here this morning, sir.

    71. 72. 73. 74. 75.

    76. 77. 78. 79. 80.

    Every year, more and more students become volunteers. The projects may be with their

    school, neighborhood, or town and the work of all volunteers is important. Students find that

    there are many advantages in volunteering.

    First, volunteering helps others. 83 Many people complain about problems in our society.

    Volunteers are part of the solution to the problems! While it is easy to complain about things that

    are not right, the volunteer takes action rather than complain. When a student spends time

    working at a retirement() home, cleaning up a park, or teaching a younger student, the

    volunteer makes the world a better place. Second, being a volunteer makes students feel good

    about themselves. When a student volunteer knows that his or her efforts have made someone

    else’s life better, the volunteer feels great. Students always hear people saying that everyone

    should care about other people. Volunteers make it happen. Although some volunteer work is

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