- — Please help yourself to the seafood. 请吃点海鲜。
— _______ 对不起，我不吃海鲜。
- No, I can’t. B. Sorry, I can’t help.
- Well, seafood don’t suit for. D. Thanks, but I don’t like the seafood.
- — Would you like to go to the concert with us this evening? 今晚你能和我们一起去听音乐会吗？
- No, I already have plans.
- I’d love to, but I’m busy tonight. 我很高兴去，但今晚我很忙。
- No, I really don’t like being with you.
- I’m ill, so I shouldn’t go out.
- — Congratulations! You won the first prize in today’s speech contest.
— _______. 谢谢你。
- Yes, I beat the others. B. No, no I didn’t do it well.
- Thank you. D. It’s a pleasure.
- — Must I take a taxi? 我必须坐出租车吗？
— No, you _______. You can take my car. 不必。你可以坐我的车。
- had better to B. don’t
- must not D. don’t have to
- — We are going to have a singing party tonight. Would you like to join us?
- I’m afraid not, because I have to go to an important meeting. 恐怕不行，因为我得参加一个重要会议。
- Of course not. I have no idea.
- No, I can’t.
- That’s all set.
Laws have been written to govern the use of American National Flag, and to ensure proper respect for the flag. Custom has also governed the common practice in regard to its use. All the armed services have precise regulations on how to display the national flag. This may vary somewhat from the general rules. The national flag should be raised and lowered by hand. Do not raise the flag while it is folded. Unfolded the flag first, and then hoist it quickly to the top of the flagpole. Lower it slowly and with dignity. Place no objects on or over the flag. Do not use the flag as part of a costume or athletic uniform. Do not print it upon cushions, handkerchief, paper napkins or boxes. A federal law provides that the trademark cannot be registered if it comprises the flag, or badgers of the US. When the flag is used to unveil a statue or monument, it shouldn’t serve as a covering of the object to be unveiled. If it is displayed on such occasions, do not allow the flag to the ground, but let it be carried high up in the air to form a feature of the ceremony. Take every precaution to prevent the flag from soiled. It should not be allowed to touch the ground or floor, nor to brush against objects.
- How do Americans ensure proper respect for the national flag？
- By making laws. 通过制定法律。 B. By enforcing discipline.
- By educating the public. D. By holding ceremonies.
- What is the regulation regarding the raising of the American National Flag? 升美国国旗有何规定？
- It should be raised by soldiers. B. It should be raised quickly by hand. 应该快速用手升起
- It should be raised only by Americans. D. It should be raised by mechanical means.
- How should the American National Flag be displayed at an unveiling ceremony?
- It should be attached to the status.
- It should be hung from the top of the monument.
- It should be spread over the object to be unveiled.
- It should be carried high up in the air. 应该悬挂在空中
- What do we learn about the use of the American National Flag?
- There has been a lot of controversy over the use of flag.
- The best athletes can wear uniforms with the design of the flag.
- There are precise regulations and customs to be followed. 要严格遵守规定和习惯。
- Americans can print the flag on their cushions or handkerchiefs.
- What is Americans’ attitude towards their National Flag? 美国人对于自己的国旗是什么态度？
- Arbitrary . B. Respect. 尊敬 C. Happy. D. Brave.
It has been reported that in colleges across the United States, the daytime serial drama known as the soap opera has suddenly become “in”. Between the hours of 11 a. m. and 4:30 p. m., college television lounges are filled with soap opera fans who can’t wait to see the next episode in the lives of their favorite characters.
Actually, soaps are more than a college favorite; they’re a youth favorite. When school is out, high-school students are in front of their TV sets. One young working woman admitted that she turned down a higher paying job rather than give up watching her favorite serials. During the 1960’s, it was uncommon for young people to watch soap operas. The mood of the sixties was very different from now. It was a time of seriousness, and talk was about social issues of great importance.
Now, seriousness has been replaced by fun. Young people want to be happy. It may seem strange that they should turn to soap opera, which is known for showing trouble in people’s lives. But soap opera is enjoyment. Young people can identify with the soap opera character, who, like the college-age viewer, is looking for happy love, and probably not finding it. And soap opera gives young people a chance to feel close to people without having to bear any responsibility for their problems.
- What is soap opera? 什么是肥皂剧？
- Plays based on science fiction stories.
- Plays based on non-fiction stories.
- The daytime serial dramas on TV. 白天的电视系列剧。
- Popular documentary films on TV.
- What can be the best title of the passage? 这篇文章的最佳题目是什么？
- College student viewers. B. Favorite TV serials.
- Soap opera fans. 肥皂剧迷 D. College-age viewers.
- Which is NOT the reason why the soap opera has suddenly become “in” among American young people?
- Because the viewers want to be happy and to enjoy themselves.
- Because the soap opera makes young people feel close to their people.
- Because the viewers can find themselves in the soap opera characters.
- Because the young people have to bear the responsibilities for their troubles.
- What can we learn from the passage? 这篇文章让我们知道了什么？
- College students like soap operas more than any other social groups.
- Young people of sixties like soap operas more than people today.
- Young viewers have turned themselves from the seriousness of sixties to enjoyment now.
- The young as a whole are trying to look for happy love but in vain.
- What message does the author want to convey to us? 作者想向我们表达什么信息？
- The people’s favorites to drama works have been changed for a long time.
- The people’s favorites to drama works change along with the times.
- The people’s favorites to drama works is changed by the soap opera.
- The people’s favorites have changed the drama works.
- It’s time we _______ the lecture because everybody has arrived. 大家都到了，我们该开始讲课了。
- will start B. shall start C. start D. started
- _______ these honors he received a sum of money. 除了这些荣誉外，他还得到了一笔钱。
- Except B. But C. Besides D. Outside
- Would you let _______ to the park with my classmate, Mum? 妈妈，让我和同学一起去公园好吗？
- me go B. me going C. I go D. I going
- Therefore, other things _________ equal, the number of workers that employers want decreases.
- is B. are C. being D. having
- I have been looking forward to _______ from my parents. 我一直盼望着收到父母的来信。
- hear B. being heard C. be heard D. hearing
More and more teachers and parents have noticed another kind of pollution, 21 came from the printed papers sold on streets. 越来越多的老师和家长已经注意到了另一种污染，即随街叫卖的印刷品。
These printed things look like newspaper but have hardly anything to do with them. You can only find reading materials badly 22 there-some are too strange for anyone to believe, 23 are frightening stories of something even worse. However, many of the young students are getting absorbed in such poisonous reading, which costs them what they should pay for their breakfast and bring them nightmares and immoral ideas 24 return. Homework is left undone, daily games lost.
These sellers shout on streets selling their papers well. The writes, publishers and printers, 25 they are, we never know, are making their silent money. The sheep skinned wolf’s stories seem to have been forgotten once again.
Why not forbid this kind of things at school? Yes, both teachers and parents have 26 each other for more strict control of the young readers. Yet unfortunately, 27 you want to forbid it, the more they want to have a look at it. Sometimes you may even find several children share one patched paper, which has traveled from one had to 28 driven by the curious nature.
It really does harm to our society. It has already formed a sort of moral pollution. The 29 teachers and parents need more powerful support. Meanwhile, the young readers need more interesting books to help them 30 these ugly papers.
- A. it B. that C. which D. this pollution
- A. made of B. made up C. made from D. made in
- A. the others B. others C. the other D. some others
- A. as B. in C. for D. from
- A. however B. whoever C. whichever D. however
- A. warned B. advised C. persuaded D. asked
- A. if B. the more C. one D. only when
- A. the others B. some others C. another D. others
- A. puzzled B. disappointed C. anxious D. worried
- A. destroy B. throw away C. fight against D. get rid of
- There is a large amount of energy wasted due to friction.
- This place has plentiful material resources.
- Various substances differ widely in their magnetic characteristics.
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