Module 1

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Module 1

    Module 1 My First at Senior High


    1. I dont think they had an exam in English yesterday, __________? A. dont I B. do I C. didn’t they D. did they

    2.Do you know the girl at the dancing party?

     She seems to _______ me at last months party. But Im not sure.

    A. introduce to B. be introducing to

    C. be introduced to D. have been introduced to

    3. The earth is ___ than the moon.

    A. as big as forty-nine B. as big as one-third

    C. one-third time the size of D. forty-nine times bigger 4. Who will be sent to ____ the event.

    A. report B. find C. write D. cover

    5. The teacher praised him for _____ he had _____.

    A. the progress; made B. the progress; made

    C .a progress; made D. the progress; take

    6. He divided the sweets ____the children who were divided____ four groups. A. in, in B. into; into C. between; in D. among; into 7. Your performance in the driving test did not reach the required standard, ____, you


    A. in the end B. after all C. in other words D. at the same time 8. The football match between the Chinese team and the Japanese team seemed ______and attractive. The audience felt so ____ that they all shouted at the top of

    their voices.

    A .satisfied; exciting B. satisfied; excited

    C. satisfying; excited D. satisfying; exciting

    9. _________ it is to jump into a river to swim on such a hot day. A. What a fun B. What fun C. How funny D. How a fun 10. She looked forward every spring to ____ the flower-lined garden.

    A. visit B. paying a visit C. walk in D. walking in

    11. The speech by the mayor of Shanghai before the final voting for EXPO 2010 is

    strongly impressed ______ my memory.

    A. to B. over C. by D. on

    12. The teacher is enthusiastic woman _____ Ms Shen and her method od teaching is

    nothing like ___ of the teacher pf my Junior High School.

    A. called; that B. calling; that C. is called; that D. called; it 13. We are having a party this evening~—___________.

    A. For fun B. Make fun C. Have fun D. Get a fun

    14. You seem to be an actor.

     ____. I have acted in a few films.

    A. So do I seem B. So I am C. So am I D. It is the same with me. 15. Nobody likes him because he ____ lies to others.

    A. is always telling B. always tells

    C. does always tell D. has already told.


     Growing up is not always easy. When facing difficulties, courage and a spirit of independence (独立) can be more useful than crying for 16 !Thats what Hong

    Zhanhuis story of 17 from boy to man with family hardships (艰难)tell us.

     Hong was born in 1982 in a poor family in Xihua County, Henan Province. When he was 18 11, his father became mentally ill and one day came back with an abandoned (被抛弃的)baby girl. A year later, Hong;s mother and younger brother both 19 home because of poverty (贫困)and pressure (压力)from his ill father.

     The burden (负担)fell onto the 12-year-olds shoulders: to treat his fathers illness,

    to 20 the adopted (领养的)sister Chenchen, and to go on to study.

     Hong didnt 21 Since a young age, he has worked in a part-time jobs to feed his family. At the same time, he has studied at college. To take care of Chenchen, he worked hard to 22 a room near his campus for her, and send her to school.

    fter Hongs story went public, people were 23 to tears by his selflessness. Hard

    24 his life was, Hong didn’t abandon his father and the adopted 25, because they

needed his help. With his hard won money, he even helped other students 26 against


    Today when many tend to worry more about their own happiness, Hongs deeds

    27 us of what we usually neglect (忽略): love and care for others. Without these, 28 of

    us could survive.

    Hong 29 donations (捐献) from others. He said he felt encouraged by kind offers, but he could 30 his own work. Short of money to buy food, the boy climbed tall trees to get birds eggs for his baby sister. He walked two hours at weekends to buy different things to 31 around his school to earn money. Through his hard life, the boy developed 32 rise above misfortune that made him a hero on peoples eyes.

    Hongs story shows that love and willpower, no hardship can 33 a person but himself. So when facing difficulties, don’t 34 about bad luck. Consider what more

    you could do for your family and society 35 you will find the world smiling


    16. A. money B. food C. clothes D. help 17. A. changing B. growing C. moving D. turning 18. A. only B. already C. ever D. still 19. A. stayed B. went C. sold D. left 20. A. bring up B. give up C. stick to D. devote to 21. A. go away B. give up C. run out D. turn down 22. A build B. Rent C. buy D. patient 23. A. encouraged B. moved C. inspired D. made 24. A. as B because C. unless. D. while 25. A. brother B. daughter C. sister D. uncle 26. A. struggle B. learning C. standing D. turning 27. A. left B. remembered C. Reminded D. told 28. A. anyone B. everyone C. none D. no one 29. A. threw away B. turned out C. gave off D. turned down 30. A. depend on B. stick to C . refer to D. turn to 31. A. show B. eat C. sell D. share

    32. A. a chance B. an ability C. a spirit D. a belief 33. A. bury B. defeat C. with D. knock 34. A. worry B. care C. complain D. joke

    35. A. and B. or C. when D. until III阅读理解(20×2)


    Miss Gorgers taught physics in a New York school. Last month she explained to one of her classes about sound, and she decided to test them to see how successful she had been in her explanation. She said to them,Now I have a brother in Los

    Angeles. If I was calling him on the phone and at the same time you were 75 feet away, listening to me from across the street, which of you would hear what I said earlier, my brother or you and for what reason?

    Tom at once answered,Your brother. Because electricity travels faster than sound waves.”“That's every good,Miss Gorgers answered; but then one of the girls raised her hand, and Miss Gorgers said.Yes, Kate.

     I disagree,Kate said.Your brother would hear you earlier because when it's 11 o'clock here it's only 8 o'clock in Los Angeles.

    36. Miss Gorgers was teaching her class_________.

    A. how to telephone B. about electricity

    C .about time zone D. about sound

    37. Miss Gorgers raised this question because she wanted to know whether______.

    A. it was easy to phone to Los Angeles

    B. her student could hear her from 75 feet away

    C. her students had grasped her lesson

    D. sound waves were slower than electricity

    38. Tom thought that electricity was _________.

    A. slower than sound waves B. faster than sound waves

    C. not so fast as sound waves D. as fast as sound waves

    39. Kate thought Tom was wrong because _______.

    A. clocks in Los Angeles showed a different time from those in New York

    B. electricity was slower than sound waves

    C. Tom was not good at physics at all

    D. Tom's answer had nothing to do with sound waves

    40. Whose answer do you think is correct according to the law of physics?

    A. Tom's B. Kate's C. Both A and B D. Neither A nor B


    It was Monday. Mrs. Smith's dog was hungry, but there was not any meat in the house.

    Considering that there was no better way. Mrs. Smith took a piece of paper, and wrote the following words on it: Give my dog half a pound of meat.Then she gave

    the paper to her dog and said gently:Take this to the butcher(*person whose job is

    selling meat). and he's going to give you your lunch today.

    Holding the piece of paper in its mouth, the dog ran to the butcher's. It gave the paper to the butcher. The butcher read it carefully, recognized that it was really the lady's handwriting and soon did it as he was asked to. The dog was very happy, and ate the meat up at once

    At noon, the dog came to the shop again. It gave the butcher a piece of paper again. After reading it. He gave it half a pound of meat once more.

    The next day, the dog came again exactly at noon. And as usual, it brought a piece of paper in the mouth. This time, the butcher did not take a look at paper, and gave the dog its meat, for he had regarded the dog as one of his customers (*people who buy sth. from a shop).

    But, the dog came again at four o'clock. And the same thing happened once again. To the butcher's more surprise, it came for the third time at six o'clock, and brought with it a third piece of paper. The butcher felt a bit puzzled. He said to himself,This

    is a small dog. Why does Mrs. Smith give it so much meat to eat today?

    Looking at the piece of paper, he found that there were not any words on it! 41. Mrs Smith treated her little dog quite_________.

    A. cruelly B. fairly C. kindly D. friendly

    42. It seemed that the dog knew well that the paper Mrs. Smith gave it_______.

    A. might do it much harm B. could do it much good

    C. would help the butcher D. was worth many pounds

    43. The butcher did not give any meat to the dog __________.

    A. before he felt sure that the words were really written by Mrs Smith

    B. when he found that the words on the paper were not clear

    C. because he had sold out all the meat in his shop

    D. until he was paid enough by Mrs. Smith

    44. From its experience, the dog found that ________.

    A. only the paper with Mrs. Smith's words in it could bring it meat

    B. the butcher would give the meat to it whenever he saw it

    C. Mrs. Smith would pay for the meat it got from the butcher

    D. a piece of paper could bring it half a pound of meat

    45. At the end of the story, you'll find that _______.

    A. the dog was clever enough to write on the paper

    B. the dog dared not go to the butcher's any more

    C. the butcher was told not to give any meat to the dog

    D. the butcher found himself cheated (*act in a way that is not honest)by the

    clever animal


    Letter A

    Dear Rose,

    I like your programmers very much. I’m now writing to ask you something about American social customs. My American friends want me to join them in their dinner party. I am very happy and have decided to go, but I’m a little worried about it, too.

    The social customs in my country are very different from here, so I’m afraid of making mistakes.

    Should I bring a present, such as sweets or flowers? Should I arrived on time or a little late? At the dinner table, how can I know which fork or knife to use? How can I let the family know that I’m thankful for their kindness?

     Wang Lin

     Letter B

    Dear Wang Lin,

    It’s a good idea to bring a small present when you go to a dinner party. Flowers are always nice, or you may bring a bottle of wine if you know that your friend drink it.

    You should arrive on time or five to ten minutes late. Don’t get there early. If you are going to be more than fifteen minutes late, you should call and tell them

    Try to be free at the dinner table. If you don’t know about choosing the right fork

    or knife, just watch the other people, and follow them. If you still have no idea of what to do, ask the person next to you.

    If you like the food, say so. Of course, you’ll thank them for the meal and for their kindness. It’s also a good idea to send a thank-you card the day after.

     Rose 46. Wang Lin wants to _______.

    A. make friends with Rose B. know some social customs for a dinner party

    C. make her friends happy C. give her friends a surprise

    47. Rose is most possibly _______.

    A. a good housewife B. a member of the dinner party

    C. a TV hostess D. a friend of Wang Lin’s

    48. If you’re asked to a dinner party but not sure about what to bring as a present, it’s

    good to bring _______.

     A. some fruit B. a bottle of wine C. some flowers D. a knife and fork 49. Which of the following is NOT good for joining in a dinner party?

     A. Get there 15 minutes earlier B. Make yourself at home

     C. Follow others to use forks and knives D. Thank your friends for the meal 50. From the letters we’ve learned that it’s very _______ to know something about

    American social customs.

     A. difficult B. friendly C. enjoyable D. helpful


    Dinner customs are different around the world. If you are a dinner guest in Ghana(非洲的加纳), this information will help you.

    In Ghana dinner is usually from four in the afternoon to six in the evening. But there are no strict rules about time in Ghana. Whenever a guest arrives, a family offers food.

    When you go to a home, the host takes you to the living room first. At this time everyone welcomes you. Then you go to the dinner room. There you wash your hands in a bowl of water. All the food is on the table.

    In Ghana you usually eat with your fingers. You eat from the same dish as everyone else. But you eat from one side of the dish only. It is not polite to get food from the other side of the dish. After dinner, you wash your hands again in a bowl of water.

    Most meals in Ghana have a dish called fufu. People in Ghana make fufu from the powder of some plants. Sometimes they cut the fufu with a saw because it is very hard and like rubber. You must chew fufu well, or you can get sick. You eat fufu with fingers of your right hand only.

    51. If you are a dinner guest to a family in Ghana, youre first ________.

    A. told to wash your hands B. taken to the dinning-room

    C. told some strict rules about dinner D. taken to the living-room 52. At a dinner you eat food from ________

     A. the top of dish B. the other side of the dish

     C. the dish only for you D. just one side of dish

    53. In the fourth paragraph, the writer wants to tell us ________

     A. what to eat in Ghana B. how much time to spend on a dinner.

     C. the way of eating D. different food at a dinner

    54. The word chew in the last paragraph means ________

     A. smell B. taste C. presses with your hands D. crush with your teeth 55. In Ghana, ________

    A .dinner is always at six B. rules for dinner time are not strict

    C. a family offers food only at four

    D. you dont have to wash your hands again after dinner.











    Once one year a race is held~ A lot 56. _____________

    of cars took part this race last year and there 57. _____________ had a lot of experiments just before it began. One 58. _____________ of the most beautiful car was a RollsRoyce 59. _____________

    Silver Ghost~ The most usual car was a Benz 60. _____________ which had only three wheels. Built in 1885it is the 61. _____________

    oldest car taking part. After a great many loud 62. _____________ noisesthe race began. Many of cars broke down on 63. _____________ the way and some drivers spent much time under 64. _____________ their cars than in them. The win car reached at 65. _____________ a speed of forty miles an hour~









    1-5 DDDDA 6-10DCCBD 11-15 DACBA

    16-20 DBADA 21-25 BBBAC 26-30 ACCDA 31-35 CBBCA

    36-40 DCBAA 41-45 CBADD 46-50 BCCAD 51-55 DDCDB

    56. one?every 57. part后加in 58. had?were 59. car?cars

    60. usual?unusual 61. is?was 62. 63. cars前加the

    64. much?moremuch后加more 65. win?winning

    One possible version:

    Dear Rose,

     I’m happy to write to you for the first time. You were introduced to me by Mr Johnson, my foreign teacher, because I wanted to have a pen pal in your country. I hope we will be good friends.

     My name is Bob, a student of Senior of No.2 Middle School of Beijing. I will be seventeen years old. I like sports very much, especially volleyball and tennis. Do you like volleyball and tennis? I am interested in American life and would like to know how American students live at home and their interests.

     I am looking forward to your letter.



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