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(A)What is language for? Some people seem to think it's for practicing grammar rules and learning lists of words?the longer the lists, What for? words? lists, better. wrong. information. the better. That's wrong. Language is for the exchange 交流) of ideas and information. It's meaningless knowing all about a language (交流) freely. rules, fluently( if you can't use it freely. Many students I have met know hundreds of grammar rules, but they can't speak correctly or fluently(流利 mistakes. language. 地) They are afraid of making mistakes. One shouldn't be afraid of making mistakes when speaking a foreign language. Native speakers . rules, too. wrote, correctly. make mistakes and break rules, too. Bernard Saw once wrote, “Foreigners often speak English too correctly. ” But the mistakes that make. English language. native speakers make are different from those that Chinese students make. They're English mistakes in the English language. And if enough rule, rule. right. history, native speakers break a rule, it is no longer a rule. What used to be wrong becomes right. People not only make history, they make language. language. language. language. But a people can only make its own language. It can't make another people's language. So Chinese students of English should grammar, overdo(做过头) it. communication(交际) first. pay attention to grammar, but they shouldn't overdo(做过头) it. They should put communication(交际) first.
  1. Language is used to _____. A. express oneself B. practise grammar rulesC. talk with foreigners only D. learn lists of words
  2. Generally, when an American or an Englishman speaks English, he _____.A. never makes mistakes B. often makes mistakes C. can't avoid making mistakes D. always makes mistakes
  3. “Foreigners often speak English too correctly. ” This sentence means that __. A. foreigners speak correct English B. foreigners speak incorrect EnglishC. foreigners speak English according to the grammar rulesD. foreigners never make mistakes when they speak English
  4. If too many native speakers break a rule,____ __. what they use will become right A. B. they are against the law C. they should say sorry to others D. they will become heroes
  5. When we speak a foreign language, we should ______ . A. speak in Chinese way B. speak by the rulesC. speak to native speakers D. not be afraid of making mistakes B) and Mrs Gordon were sitting on the sand, reading their magazines. Mr Gordon was too stingy 吝啬) rent 租) a chair. Their Mr sand, magazines. chair. (吝啬) to ( twelve-year- daughter,Sandra, edge. twelve-year-old daughter,Sandra, was playing at the water's edge. Suddenly a huge wave lifted Sandra up and carried her out to sea. Fortunately(幸运的是) lifeguard(救生员) ,a away. sea. Fortunately(幸运的是) a lifeguard(救生员) was on duty and he saw the wave carry Sandra away. He ran along the beach , sea. girl, just water, help. and dived into the sea. He swam quickly to where the girl, with her head only just above the water, was shouting for help. She was very frightened. her? him, do. However, frightened. When the lifeguard reached her? she struggled 挣扎) with him, as drowning 即将淹死的) people often do. However, (挣扎) (即将淹死的) the beach. it, he was a skilful lifeguard and quickly took hold of her and swam with her back to the beach. By the time he reached it, Mr and Mrs Gordon happened. edge. swim. had realized what had happened. They had run down to the water's edge. Neither of them could swim. They just stood in the shallow water, daughter. time? Fortunately, had. work, water, and worried about their daughter. Had the lifeguard reached her in time? Fortunately, he had. “That was quick work, young man, said. wife, dollar. dollar! cried. “Dad, man,”Mr Gordon said. He turned to his wife, “Give the lifeguard a dollar.” “A dollar!” Sandra cried. “Dad,how can you give him dollar! life. dead. right, girl? Gordon said, awareness(知道) a dollar! He saved my life. I was half dead.” “Quite right, girl?” Mr Gordon said, pleased by his daughter's awareness(知道) money. said, right. dead. cents. of the value of money. He turned to his wife again and said, “She's right. She was only half dead. Give him fifty cents. ”
  6. What happened to Sandra?A. She ran into the sea. B. Her life was saved by a lifeguard. C. She was drowned. D. She died.
  7. What would probably have happened to Sandra if the lifeguard had not been on the beach? A. Her father would have saved her. B. Her mother would have saved her. C. She would have swum back to the beach. D. She would have been drowned.
  8. What did Mr and Mrs Gordon do when Sandra was carried out to sea by the wave ? A . They shouted to the lifeguard. B. They dived into the water. C. Perhaps they were reading magazines. D. They offered the lifeguard money to save Sandra.
  9. Why was Sandra angry with her father?A. He did not give the lifeguard any money. B. He did not swim out to save her. C. He did not show the lifeguard hearty thankfulness.D. He gave the lifeguard too much money.
  10. Why was Mr Gordon pleased with her daughter?A. She was safe again. B. She was polite to the lifeguard. C. He thought she did not want him to give the life-guard too much money. D. She gave the lifeguard fifty cents. C)As one comes to some crossroads, he or she sees a sign which says that drivers have to stop when they come to the main road ahead. At As crossroads, ahead. crossroads, slow, unless, course, other crossroads, drivers have to go slow, but they do not actually have to stop (unless, of course, there is something coming along road) at others, slow, road. the main road) and at still others, they do not have either to stop or to go slow, because they are themselves on the main road. ; Williams, driver, crossroad. Mr Williams, who was always a very careful driver, was driving home from work one evening when he came to a crossroad. It had a sign. road, coming, “Slow” sign. He slowed down when he came to the main road, looked both ways to see that nothing was coming, and then drove across completely. whistle, stopped. without stopping completely. At once he heard a police whistle, so he pulled into the side of the road and stopped. A policeman walked said, crossing. 'stop'”, over to him with a notebook and a pen in his hand and said, “You didn't stop at that crossing. ”“But the sign there doesn't say 'stop'”, Williams. 'Slow', slow. him, over answered Mr Williams. “It just says 'Slow', and I did go slow. ”The policeman looked around him, and a look of surprise came over his face. away, said,“Well, street! face. Then he put his notebook and pen away, scratched his head and said, “Well, in the wrong street!
  11. Mr Williams was driving I'm ” ____ one evening. A. to a party B. to his office C. home after work D. to work from home
  12. When he was stopped by a policeman, he _______ . A. was driving at a high speed B. was driving on the main
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roadC. was going to stop his car D. was driving slowly
  13. Though slowly, Mr Williams continued driving at the crossing because ___ . A. he didn't see any“stop”sign there B. he paid no attention to the traffic regulationsC. he didn't have to stop D. he was eager to get home
  14. The policeman was _______ at Williams' words. A. angry B. surprised C. upsetD. puzzled
  15. Looking round Mr Williams, the policeman was surprised because ____ . A. he met a mad man B. he realized that he himself was mistakenC. Mr Williams dared to speak to him like thatD. Mr Williams would not apologize to him D)In Canada you can find dogs, cats, horses, etc. in almost every family. These are their pets. People love these pets and have ) dogs, cats, horses etc. ses, family. pets. friends. houses, injections(注射) them as their good friends. Before they keep them in their houses, they take them to animal hospitals to give them injections(注射) so disease. stores, store. that they won't carry disease. They have special animal food stores, though they can get animal food in almost every kind of store. Some people spend around two hundred Canadian dollars a month on animal food. When you visit people's houses, they would be very glad to food. houses, and them. garden. show you their pets and they are very proud of them. You will also find that almost every family has a bird feeder in their garden. All kinds meal. Canada. They of birds are welcomed to come and have a good meal. They are free to come and go and nobody is allowed to kill any animal in Canada. They animals. animal, punished. car, have a law against killing wild animals. If you killed an animal,you would be punished. If an animal happened to get run over by a car, it. people would be very sad about it. animals. be: family ours. People in Canada have many reasons to like animals. One of them might be: Their family ties are not as close as ours. When children grow up, life. lonely. problem. up, they leave their parents and start their own life. Then the old will feel lonely. But pets can solve this problem. They can be good alone. friends and never leave them alone.
  16. The passage mainly talks about ________ . A. how to keep disease from pets B.pets in CanadaC.how to take good care of pets D. life of the old in Canada
  17.They give their pets injections before keeping them at their houses because ___ . A. the pets are sick B. the pets are wildC. they want to stop them from carrying disease D. they want them to sleep on the way home
  18. This passage shows that Canadians _______ _ . A. hate animals B. often kill animalsC. love animals D. don't keep pets inside houses
  19. In Canada, children leave their parents when they grow up because _____ . A. they don't love their parents any moreB. they can only find jobs far from their parents C. their parents' houses are too small D. they wouldn't depend on their parents any more
  20. Which of the following is TRUE?A. People buy animal food only at the animal food stores. B. Pets eat better than people. C. Almost every family has a birdcage in his house. D. Any bird can come to the bird feeders to eat.
  1) It’s important to learn about protecting our environment. Here is a 5R rule for us:
  1. Reduce (明智地 明智地). If you want to reduce waste, you should use things wisely (明智地). A large number of trees are being cut down to make paper. If everyone uses a little paper carelessly and throw it out, soon we would not have any trees left. Other things are also being wasted, and people don’t know what to do with the waste in big cities. So it is necessary to reduce the waste.
  2.Reuse the You should always think of reusing the usable things before throwing them out. Give your clothes you do not use or the ones which too small to the poor. In a family, you may pass on such clothes to younger brothers or sisters.
  3.Recycle (罐子 罐子) recycled. Bottles, cans (罐子) and paper can easily be recycled. By doing so we save lots of time and money. For example, coke cans are sent to a (压平 压平) (融化 融化) factory, where they are smashed flat (压平) and melted (融化) and the metal things are made for new coke cans.
  4.Recover When you buy a box of apples, there may be few rotten (腐烂的) apples, you have two choices: one is to throw the whole apples away, or rotten (腐烂的 腐烂的) you could cut off the rotten parts and use the good parts. In this way, you are recovering the eatable parts of food.
  5.Repair you If one of the begs of your table is broken, you can repair it. If you want to change for better ones, it is better for you to sell the old things “throwor give them to other people who can use them after doing some repair. It is true that North America is a “throw-away” society, but the time change best.
  1.The “Reduce” rule mainly has come to change our way of life so that we can protect our environment. Every one of us should try our best. requires (要求) us .A. to use things wisely B. to cut down many treesC. to use a lot of paper D. to throw away your old clothes
  2.What’s the right order (顺序) of recycling coke cans?a. collect the used cans b. melt them c. smash them flat d. send them to a factoryA. a b c d B. a d c b C. d b c a D. c a b d
  3.The “Recover” rule mainly requires us .A. to throw waste things away B. to cover waste things
 

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