• 1、阅读下面短文,根据短文内容从方框中选出恰当的单词或短语填空,第一个方框供 1-4 小题选用,第二个方框供 5-8 小题选用。每个选项只能使用一次,每框有一项剩余。

    A. missing    B. wet    C. wife    D. vacation    E. grew up

    The 75­year­old Joe lived very happily in a village and had a big warm family. His children  and moved to different cities. Now he has four grandchildren, and they usually visit him during their holidays.

    During one , Joe was preparing his home for the kids: cleaning the house and cooking their favorite foods. After he finished working, he realized his watch was . The watch was from his and he treasured it very much, so he was very upset. He looked for it but could not find it anywhere.

    A. thanked    B. garden    C. last    D. excited    E. bedroom

    When his grandchildren came, they promised him they would find the watch which was given by their grandma.

    One granddaughter asked," Grandpa, do you remember when you saw it the time? "I guess when I was cleaning the!" he replied.

    The children looked for more than two hours with Joe, but they couldn't find it. The kids were now also sad, but they tried to comfort their grandpa.

    One grandson went back to the garden to look again. He was there for about 15 minutes and rushed back with a(n)  look on his face.

    Then everyone was very surprised to see the watch in his hand. They asked how he was able to find it. The little boy replied, "I sat there without making a noise. After a few minutes, I heard the ‘tick, tick' sound and found the watch. "

    Joe hugged and  the little boy.

    This is the power of silence. If we stay calm (冷静), we are more able to find the ways of solving problems.

  • 2、阅读下面材料,根据其内容和所给段落开头语续写两段,使之构成一篇完整的短文。

    Humphrey and his wife Hildy had ten white sheep, eight black-faced sheep, and five long-legged lambs. Early every autumn, they would drive their sheep onto the ground beside the big, yellow barn(畜棚). Then Humphrey would hold each sheep still while Hildy cut off the wool.

    When they finished, there were twenty-three soft piles of wool on the floor, and twenty-three pink, skinny sheep jumping around happily as they were freed into the field. Humphrey and Hildy collected piles of wool and put them in the house.

    The next few weeks were very busy. They finally finished on a cold, fall evening. Twenty-three bright, woolly blankets lay in cheerful piles around the kitchen. They would sell the warm blankets when winter came. By the time the snow flew, the sheep's wool would have grown long enough to keep them nice and warm. Humphrey and Hildy both smiled, content with a job well done, and went to bed early.

    The alarm clock went off at 5:00 a. m. Humphrey and Hildy listened to the local weather report. "The earliest cold air in history," The announcer said, "has brought a freeze(霜冻) to our area! So put warm coverings, folks!" They stared at each other in horror.

    "The sheep!" shouted Humphrey. They hurried to put on their clothes and raced outside. What a freeze it was! The golden autumn grass fell to the ground, and the sheep without wool were shaking with cold painfully. Their pink skins had turned blue.


    "What will we do?" Hildy cried. "The barn can't hold so many sheep."

    Outside the messy kitchen, Hildy had a good idea, eyes falling on the blankets.

  • 3、假定你是李华,你的美国朋友Jim来信向你诉说他和父母发生争执。父母不同意他加入乐队,认为会影响学习,为此他十分苦恼, 请你用英语给他写一封回信。






    2)可以适当增加细节, 以使行文连贯。

    Dear Jim,


    Li Hua

  • 4、阅读下面短文,在空白处填入1个适当的单词或括号内单词的正确形式。

    Hou Changliang volunteered to teach at Xiangyang Primary School in a remote village of Yunnan Province in August 2017. Before that, the local government attempted (close) the school due to the inadequate (不足的) teacher supply. There  (be) just three temporary teachers for about 100 students across four classes. Shutting down the school meant that the students would have to go to another school far from (they) homes. Hou's (arrive) helped keep the school open.

    It is the third village school  Hou, 34, has taught since he graduated from university. Before Xiangyang Primary School, he (teach) in Hechi, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region (自治区), for four years, and in Bijie, Guizhou Province, for two years. "The longer I stayed in the countryside, the deeper I understood the  (challenge) in rural education. Rural schools need teachers,(especial) good ones," Hou says.

     a volunteer teacher, he holds the firm belief that a good teacher can make real difference in a student's life and can even change a village.

  • 5、阅读下面短文,从每题所给的A、B、C、D四个选项中选出可以填入空白处的最佳选项。

    My brother Joe liked driving cars. He was especially1speed. It was enough to make Mother2.

    As a little boy, Joe would often say to me, "Sister, when I am old enough to drive my own car, I will fly so fast that angels will run scared." With a big grin(咧嘴笑), he would3the scene. I could have told him it would4happen. But I didn't tell him that.

    Joe was born blind. But he could5like anyone. I didn't want to be the one to6Joe's dreams. 7would do that for him, soon enough. Up to then, didn't he8his happiness?

    Growing up is a9between disappointment and surprise, a compromise between dreams and the reality. When Joe was 12, I think he knew he would never get a license(驾照). As with the other hard facts of life, he seemed to accept it without question or sadness, as if it were10more than a card drawn at random(随机地).

    One hot summer day when he was 16, Joe, with the help of a stick, found his way to my stepfather's car. He felt the heat of the11, opened the door and climbed in. Under the seat, he discovered 6 cans of beer. And he drank all. He found the keys, shouted, "Hooweeee!" and12it up.

    I have heard various versions(版本) of this story. They all13this: the car's engine 14. My mother fainted. My stepfather rushed outside.

    15, for everyone, the Ford didn't move an inch. But to this day, Joe still swears(发誓) that when he found those keys and fired that old engine up, he heard the angels.

    A 、lacking in B 、doubtful about C 、fond of D 、afraid of
    A 、cheerful B 、disappointed C 、interested D 、worried
    A 、locate B 、imagine C 、experience D 、seek
    A 、really B 、definitely C 、fortunately D 、never
    A 、act B 、dream C 、drive D 、see
    A 、achieve B 、light C 、refuse D 、darken
    A 、Story B 、Life C 、Dream D 、Car
    A 、deserve B 、realize C 、satisfy D 、change
    A 、difference B 、balance C 、war D 、mix
    A 、nothing B 、anything C 、something D 、all
    A 、metal B 、keys C 、seats D 、stick
    A 、opened B 、began C 、fired D 、turned
    A 、come up with B 、come down to C 、get reduced to D 、catch up with
    A 、broke B 、exploded C 、roared D 、burst
    A 、Definitely B 、Hopefully C 、Amazingly D 、Fortunately
  • 6、阅读下面短文,从短文后的选项中选出可以填入空白处的最佳选项。选项中有两项为多余选项。

    Let's face it: Nobody really likes doing chores (家务) around the house. But at a certain age, our kids are old enough to start lending a hand with the housework.  But what exactly are the benefits that young children and teenagers get from doing chores?

    Chores help teach life skills. They're young now, but they won't be kids forever! Washing clothes, cooking and cleaning the room are just some of the skills kids will need once they finally move out.  So it is really important to make kids learn them at home.

    Chores teach kids how to follow directions. Whether you are giving instructions to a small child or a teenager, describing what you are expecting them to do and then doing it will teach them how to follow directions.  Remember, only age-proper instructions can help them learn this important skill.

    Chores teach responsibility and respect. Having your children clean up their own messes will give them a sense of responsibility. Task them with assisting in making the family's meals.  These will help them understand all that their parents do to keep the home running smoothly and be more respectful of it.

     Everyone in our home has their own jobs to do in order to allow our house to function. It not only lessens our own stress level and to-do list, but it teaches our kids that we all must work together as a team. They may complain, but they've come to understand that the chores they are tasked with each day or week are all a bigger part of keeping the family functioning.

    A. Chores encourage teamwork.

    B. They can benefit from doing this.

    C. Or let them sort their own clothes.

    D. Speak to them at a level they'll understand.

    E. These are also things that schools do not fully teach.

    F. Encouraging kids to do chores will build their confidence.

    G. Chores help improve planning and time management skills.

  • 7、阅读下列短文,从每题所给的A、B、C、D四个选项中选出最佳选项。

    Jeffrey Hall, a teacher of Communications from the University of Kansas (KU), has used his research to define the exact amount of time necessary to make friends with someone. He's also found how long it will take to deepen a relationship. His new study found that it takes around 50 hours of time together to go from being someone's acquaintance to a casual friend. It takes about 90 hours to go from being a casual friend to a friend, and more than 200 hours before considering someone a close friend or best friend.

    But it isn't spending just any kind of time together that deepens a friendship—hours spent working together, for example, don't count as much as hours spent getting to know someone by hanging out, joking around, playing video games, and doing more playful activities. The study explains that these kinds of activities help us to form a deeper connection with someone. "We have to putthat timein," Hall said. "You can't make friends without any effort."

    The results of the study come from the analysis of 355 responses to an online survey from adults who said they had moved in the last six months and were looking for new friends in their new environment. Survey participants were asked about new relationships as well as hours spent together and activities they did. They were then asked to rate their resulting relationships according to one of four stages: acquaintances, casual friends, friends and close friends.

    The main conclusion that Hall came to is that making close friends takes serious effort. So if you want to have some best friends, you have to know that spending time with someone is the most important thing.

    (1)、How long does it take to turn an acquaintance into a friend?
    A、About 50 hours. B、About 90 hours. C、About 140 hours. D、About 200 hours.
    (2)、What does the underlined part "that time" in paragraph 2 refer to?
    A、Time spent working together. B、Time spent finding new friends. C、Time spent helping a new friend. D、Time spent doing fun things together.
    (3)、Which may help deepen a friendship according to the study?
    A、Trying to understand your friend's feelings. B、Enjoying quality time with your friend. C、Treating a new friend like a close one. D、Being generous to your friend.
    (4)、What is the main purpose of the text?
    A、To solve a relationship problem. B、To introduce a teacher from KU. C、To present the findings of a new study. D、To discuss the importance of friendship.
  • 8、阅读下列短文,从每题所给的A、B、C、D四个选项中选出最佳选项。

    Breakfast is food for the brain and for the rest of your body, say experts in children's nutrition. And taking in those morning calories are worth it, even for people concerned about their weight, a new study finds. Middle-school students who eat breakfast are more likely to have healthy weight than those who skip breakfast. This is true even for students who eat two breakfasts—one at home and one at school.

    "Not skipping breakfast sets you up to not overeat later in the day, " concludes Marlene Schwartz. This psychologist studies obesity(肥胖) and directs the Rudd Center for Obesity & Food Policy at the University of Connecticut in Hartford.

    Breakfast is considered so important that many schools now serve it as well as lunch. But at least one study has found that a lot of these kids who take part can end up eating two breakfasts, Schwartz says. People become concerned that kids who eat breakfast at home and at school may become obese.

    In fact, Schwartz now says, that's not what her data have turned up.

    Her group studied some 600 middle-school students. Over three years, students from 12 different schools—in fifth, sixth and seventh grades—were asked about their breakfasts. Throughout the study, about 34 to 44 percent of all students said they regularly ate breakfast at home. Up to 17 percent, or almost one in every six kids, regularly ate breakfast at school. On the whole, about one in every 10 kids ate breakfasts both at home and at school.

    Eating habits change somewhat as the kids get older. For instance, fifth graders were more likely to regularly eat breakfast at home. But by seventh grade, 22 percent of the studied kids skipped breakfast frequently. Surprisingly, at every age, kids who ate breakfast were less likely to be overweight.

    (1)、What can we infer from paragraph 1?
    A、Breakfast is more important to your brain. B、Eating two breakfasts is better than eating one. C、Eating breakfast might not cause kids to gain weight. D、People concerned about their weight should skip breakfast.
    (2)、What's the possible result of skipping breakfast according to the passage?
    A、Being more popular. B、Putting on weight. C、Becoming thinner. D、Being sick.
    (3)、What can we learn about Schwartz's study?
    A、It took her four years to finish her study. B、Eating habits remained the same as the kids got older. C、Three different grades' students took part in her study. D、The number of students who ate breakfast at home was smaller.
    (4)、What's the main idea of the passage?
    A、Breakfast is more important than lunch. B、Eating habits should change as the kids grow. C、Kids who eat breakfast are less likely to be overweight. D、It is important to develop a good habit of eating two breakfasts.
  • 9、阅读下列短文,从每题所给的A、B、C、D四个选项中选出最佳选项。

    My high school life has been filled with many ups and downs, whether it was social or academic. Even though my current high school was not my first choice, I never regretted attending Southside High School. "Since you have chosen it, then it is the best for you, " said my parents.

    Up until the junior year I did not realize my capabilities (能力) as a student. Being in the IB Program, I was told that my junior year would be the toughest in all the years of high school. With this "little" piece of information, I walked into my junior year, scared of my grades. As weeks went by, I started to believe that the junior year was not as hard as everyone had said, but I was wrong. My grades were rapidly declining(下降) and by the end of the first term I had had five Cs in seven of my classes! I could not believe it—I did not want to believe it. I tried my best to get my grades up myself without any help from anyone, but my pride just made my grades worse. And I had to miss out on one of the most important speech and debate competitions all year: States. I was heartbroken. I realized that I could not survive my junior year on my own, so I had to get help fast.

    Once I got a tutor, my grades went from Cs, Ds, and even some Fs, to nothing but As and Bs. I slowly started to gain my confidence back in all of my classes and even myself. By the time the third and fourth quarter came around, I had been on the honor roll twice, and I had received awards from speeches and debates, tennis and school.

    Southside has taught me to always keep my head up and never give up on myself no matter what life throws at me. I am proud to be a Southside Tiger.

    (1)、What can we learn from the first paragraph?
    A、The writer always thought Southside High School was the best. B、The writer's parents persuaded her into attending Southside High School. C、The writer has met many challenges since she attended high school. D、Life has become easier since the writer came to Southside High School.
    (2)、How did the writer feel when she walked into her junior year?
    A、Excited. B、Worried. C、Curious. D、Uninterested.
    (3)、Why was the writer's study worse and worse?
    A、She didn't work hard enough. B、She didn't ask others for help because of her pride. C、She missed many important speeches. D、No one would like to help her.
    (4)、What important lesson has the writer learned at Southside High School?
    A、Students should face challenges bravely. B、Students should be careful in choosing school. C、Students should be proud of their school. D、Students should better learn about life.
  • 10、阅读下列短文,从每题所给的A、B、C、D四个选项中选出最佳选项。



    *Live, online video programs

    *Options for Grades Kindergarten (幼儿园) through 12th

    *Free, but registration (登记) required

    *Program date: February 15, 2022-May 31, 2022



    During this museum-educator-led program, students will compare animal specimens(标本) from our collections to discover how different adaptations help animals live on rather than die out. Students will explore the different kinds of adaptations for animals that live on land, water, and in the air.


    During this staff-led program, students explore what makes an insect an insect, and why they are so successful (insects have more kinds and live in more places than any other animal). Students will research into the survival skills of the Carolina Sphinx Moth and the Tobacco Homworm, exploring their adaptations using the scientific skill of observation.

    Grades6-12:HotPotato:ClimateChange, FoodSystems, andYou

    During this staff-led program, students will examine the connections between their lives and climate change through the study of food. This online program offers an opportunity to explore agricultural systems and learn about how climate change affects potato growth. Together we will learn how scientists study food as a valuable but limited natural resource, and explore some solutions to keeping it a long-term one for humans.

    (1)、What is a must if a student wants to take a program above?
    A、Money for study materials. B、A personal visit to the museum. C、A chance to use the Internet. D、Some knowledge about the museum.
    (2)、What do the first and second programs have in common?
    A、The learners are of roughly the same age. B、The learners are all guided by their teachers. C、The programs focus on insects' survival skills. D、The programs deal with the topic of adaptation.
    (3)、In which part of a webpage can we probably find the passage?
    A、Business. B、Education. C、Family. D、Technology.
  • 11、听录音,回答问题。
    (1)、How many minutes is the Green Line running late?
    A、10. B、15. C、20.
    (2)、Which track will the Yellow Line now leave from?
    A、Track 6. B、Track 7. C、Track 8.
    (3)、What should passengers do if they are taking the Red Line?
    A、Get a new ticket. B、Wait for the next train. C、Go to a different location.
    (4)、What happens to the trains on the White Line after 3:45 today?
    A、They will be cancelled. B、They will be delayed. C、They will be on time.
  • 12、听录音,回答问题。
    (1)、What are the speakers mainly discussing at the beginning?
    A、Types of coffee. B、A coffee maker. C、Best time to drink coffee.
    (2)、How many parts does the coffee pot have?
    A、One. B、Two. C、Three.
    (3)、What does the man like about coffee?
    A、The taste. B、The smell. C、The health benefits.
    (4)、What is the man's favorite drink?
    A、Tea. B、Coffee. C、Water.
  • 13、听录音,回答问题。
    (1)、What is the boy's homework this weekend?
    A、To write a summary. B、To review three chapters. C、To prepare a presentation.
    (2)、What does the woman probably teach?
    A、English. B、Science. C、History.
    (3)、What does the woman want to learn from the homework?
    A、What her students' opinions are. B、Whether her students understood the reading. C、If her students can connect all the different ideas.
  • 14、听录音,回答问题。
    (1)、What did Jane do in the snow as a child?
    A、Made snowballs. B、Went skating. C、Swept away the snow.
    (2)、What's the weather like today?
    A、Snowy and cold. B、Cloudy and windy. C、Snowy and warm.
  • 15、听录音,回答问题。
    (1)、Where is the woman's garden?
    A、On her roof. B、Behind the river. C、In front of her house.
    (2)、Who is helping the woman grow vegetables?
    A、Her father. B、Her neighbor. C、Her cousin.
  • 16、What is the probable relationship between the speakers?
    A、Classmates. B、Colleagues. C、Neighbors.
  • 17、What does the woman ask the man to do?
    A、Turn in her report to Smith. B、Take her daughter to hospital. C、Go to a meeting instead of her.
  • 18、When does the plane take off?
    A、At 7:30. B、At 8:30. C、At 9:30.
  • 19、What can we learn about the woman?
    A、She is eager to spend money. B、She hates lending money. C、She likes saving money.
  • 20、What did the man do?
    A、He knocked down a table. B、He bought a new cup. C、He broke a cup.
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