Once Einstein gave a lecture in many places in America. His driver always listened to him and knew the lecture so well that he was sure be could give it himself. So Einstein agreed that the driver gave the lecture him.
As nobody knew Einstein there, the driver gave the lecture for Einstein that evening. At first he was a bit afraid, but Einstein's smile made him feel better. He gave a good lecture and the people were quite pleased.
Then the driver started to leave and Einstein followed him without a word. When they got to the door, a man asked the driver a difficult question.
The driver said that the question was very easy, and told the man to ask his driver behind to answer it. 根据短文内容填空,每空限填一词。
Einstein gave the (
  1) lecture again and again. His driver (
  2) to his lecture so many times (
  3) he wanted to give it (
  4) . When Einstein knew it, he let the driver (
  5) the lecture for him that night. The driver gave a (
  6) lecture and the great scientist was quite pleased.
When they were (
  7) the lecture room, a man asked the driver a question. To show (
  8) easy the question was, the driver asked Einstein who followed him (
  9) to answer it (
  10) of him.










The English people like take-away food. The most popular food is fish and chips.They usually go to a fish and chip shop.They put the food in paper bags, and take it home, or to their work place. At lunch time, many people eat take-away food in the park. Chinese
takeaways are also very popular in England. People in the USA and Australia like Chinese take-away food, too. But the most popular food in the USA is fried chicken. 根据短文内容判断正(T)误(F)。

  1.People in England like fish and chips.

  2.Fish and chips are the most popular food in China.

  3.The English people often go to a fish and chip shop.

  4.They put the food in paper bags.

  5.They take the food only to their work place.

  6.They never eat take-away food in the park.

  7.Chinese takeaways are popular in England.

  8.People in Australia don't like Chinese take-away food.

  9.The most popular food in Australia is fried chicken.

  10. Fried chicken is the most popular food in the USA. 根据短文内容,用Ⅱ栏中适当的词语完成Ⅰ栏的内容。

  11.Fish and chips are

  12.The English people go to a fish and chip shop

  13.People eat take-away food

  14.People take the food home

  15.The American people also like Ⅱ
A.in the park at lunch time.
B.Chinese take-away food.
C.the most popular take-away food in England.
D.or to their work place
E.to buy take-away food.















In 1620, about half the USA was covered by forests. Today the forests have almost gone. A lot of good land has gone with them, leaving only sand. China doesn't want to copy the USA's example. We're planting more and more trees. We've built the " Great Green Wall" of trees across northern part of our country.The Great Green Wall is 7,000 kilometres long, and between 400 and 1,700 kilometres wide. It will stop the wind from blowing the earth away. It will stop the sand from moving towards the rich farmland in the south. More "Great Green Walls" are needed. Trees must be grown all over the world. Great Green Walls will make the world better. 根据短文内容,选择正确答案。

  1.In 1620, about the USA was covered by forests.
A.a third
C.two thirds
D.a fourth

  2.A lot of good land has gone with .

  3.The Great Green Wall in China is long.
A.7,000 kilometers
B.1,700 kilometers
C.7,000 meters
D.400 kilometers

  4.Trees must be grown in .
B.the USA
C.some countries
D.every part of the world

  5. will make the world better.
A.The Great Wall
B.Tall buildings
C.Great Green Walls
D.Flowers and grass




The students were having their chemistry (化学) class. Miss Li was telling the children what water was like. After that, she asked her students, “What's water?”No one spoke for a few minutes.Miss Li asked again,“Why don't you answer my question?Didn't I tell you what water is like?”
Just then a boy put up his hand and said, “Miss Li, you told us that water has no colour and no smell.But where to find such kind of water?The water in the river behind my house is always black and it has a bad smell.”Most of the children agreed With him.
“I'm sorry,children.”said the teacher,“Our water is getting dirtier and dirtier.That's a problem.

  1.The students were having their class.

  2.Miss Li was telling the children what was like.

  3.A boy said,“The water in the river behind my house is always .”

  4.Most of the children the boy.
A.agreed with
B.wrote to
C.heard from
D.sent for

  5.The water in the river has colour and smell because it is getting .
A.more and more
B.less and less
C.cleaner and cleaner
D.dirtier and dirtier




“Cool”is a word with many meanings.Its old meaning is used to express a temperature that is a little bit cold.As the world has changed,the word has had many different meaning.
“Cool”can be used to express feelings of interest in almost anything.
When you see a famous car in the street,maybe you will say,“It's cool.”You may think, “He's so cool,”when you see your favourite footballer.
We all maximize(扩大) the meaning of“cool”.You can use it instead of many words such as “new” or “surprising”.Here's an interesting story we can use to show the way the word is used.A teacher asked her students to write about the waterfall(瀑布)they had visited. one student's paper was Just the one sentence, On “It's so cool. Maybe he thought it was the best way to show what he saw and felt.
But the story also shows a scarcity(缺乏)of words.Without “cool”,some people have no words to show the same meaning.So it is quite important to keep some credibility(可信 性).Can you think of many other words that make your life as colourful as the word “cool”? I can.And I think they are also very cool.

  1.We know that the word "cool" has had .
A.only one meaning
B.no meanings
C.many different meanings
D.the same meaning

  2.In the passage,the word“express”means“”.

  3.If you are something,you may say,“It’s cool.”
A.interested in
B.angry about
C.afraid of
D.unhappy with

  4.The writer takes an example to show he is the way the word is used.
A.pleased with
B.strange to
C.worried about
D.careful with

  5.In the passage,the writer suggests(暗示)that the word “cool”.
A.can be used instead of many words
B.usually means something interesting
C.can make your life colourful
D.may not be as cool as it seems




A friend of mine named Paul received an expensive car from his brother as a Christmas present.On Christmas Eve when Paul came out of his office,a street urchin was walking around the shining car.“Is this your car,Paul?”he asked. Paul answered, “Yes, brother gave it to me for Christmas.” The boy was surprised. my “You mean your brother gave it to you and it didn't cost you nothing?Boy,I wish…” He hesitated.
Of course Paul knew what he was going to wish for. was going to wish he had a brother He like that. But what the boy said surprised Paul greatly.
“I wish,” the boy went on,“that I could be a brother like that.” Paul looked at the boy in surprise, then he said again, “Would you like to take a ride in my car?”
“Oh yes,I'd love that.”
After a short ride,the boy turned and with his eyes shining,said,“Paul,would you mind driving in front of my house?”
Paul smiled a little.He thought he knew what the boy wanted.He wanted to show his neighbours that he could ride home in a big car. But Paul was wrong again. “Will you stop where those two steps are?” the boy asked.
He ran up to the steps. Then in a short while Paul heard him coming back, but he was not coming fast. He was carrying his little crippled brother. He sat him down on the step and pointed to the car.
“There she is, Buddy, just like I told you upstairs. His brother gave it to him for Christmas and it didn't cost him a cent. And some day I'm going to give you one just like it…then you can see for yourself all the nice things in the Christmas windows that I've been trying to tell you about.”
Paul got out and lifted the boy to the front seat of his car. The shining-eyed older brother climbed in beside him and the three of them began an unforgettable holiday ride. 注:urchin 顽童 hesitate 犹豫 neighbour 邻居 crippled 残疾 cent 美分

  1.The street urchin was very surprised when .
A.Paul received an expensive car
B.Paul told him about the car
C.he saw the shining car
D.he was walking around the car

  2.From the story we can see the urchin .
A.wished to give his brother a car
B.wanted Paul’s brother to give him a car
C.wished he could have a brother like Paul's
D.wished Paul could be a brother like that

  3.The urchin asked Paul to stop his car in front of his house .
A.to show his neighbours the big car
B.to show he had a rich friend
C.to let his brother ride in the car
D.to tell his brother about his wish

  4.We can infer(推断)from the story that .
A.Paul couldn't understand the urchin
B.the urchin had a deep love for his brother
C.the urchin wished to have a rich brother
D.the urchin's wish came true in the end

  5.The best name of the name story is .
A.A Christmas Present
B.A Street Urchin
C.A Brother Like That
D.An Unforgettable Holiday Ride





  1.忌不带问题。做阅读理解题时,应先把文章后面所给的考查题浏览一遍,然后带着这些 问题进行阅读。边阅读边选出考查表层情况问题的答案,从而提高阅读效果。

  2. 忌草率行事。 在设计理解题时, 设计者往往在四个选项中设计出一个似是而非的答案。 这样答案干扰性特别强,容易迷惑考生。如果在发现一个看似正确答案时就草率定案,往往
会掉进设计者设置的“陷阱”里。处理的方法是:对所给四个备选答案进行分析比较,在理解 理解阅读材料内容的基础上进行去伪存真,方可选出正确答案。

  3. 忌主观印象。 少数阅读不明确题只需根据生活常识就可选出答案, 而绝大多数则不然, 考生必须按照原文来选定答案。因此,考生在做后一种测试题时,一定要排除自身的生活经 验、经历和已有的知识等主观因素的干扰,按照文章实际反映的情况来选择答案。

  4.忌囫囵定案。所谓囫囵定案是指考生在未完全读懂文章时就匆忙定案,结果往往选错 答案。因此,尚未读懂的地方如果时间允许的话,一定要慢速多读几遍,直到读懂时再定答 案。

  5.忌忽略时间。做阅读理解题时,一定要从整体上控制时间,时间分配根据文章的难易 程度有别。 文中一两处没弄懂的地方可以暂且放置一边, 等把全部题做完后, 再回头来处理。 因为做完题后,你的心情相对放松了往往会产生新的思路、新的灵感。即使做完题后时间所 剩无几了,你再把未处理的题猜测一下也不晚,因为你仍然有选对的可能性。总而言之,阅 读理解靠的是扎实的语言基础。
俗话说:冰冻三尺,非一日之寒。扎实的语言基础来自平时严格的基本功训练和长期的 知识积累。 只要平时刻苦用功, 打下扎实的英语知识基础, 又掌握了较科学的解题方法做“阅 读理解”题是不会太难的。
我们学习英语不只是和别人交流,更重要的是,要通过阅读报刊书籍,研读名著,了解 风土人情,生活习惯,科学技术的发展与进步等等。读文章必须理解,怎样才能验证初学者 是否掌握了所阅读的文章呢?一般有回答根据短文内容所提的问题, 有给出题干, 留一个空, 再给几个答案,让答题的人根据短文内容来确定正确的答案;也有在题干上留一个空,由答 题人直接填写所缺的单词(有些难度比较大的题,则将要填写的词的首字母给出)。无论是 哪一种题型,要想解这一类题,必须建立在理解文章



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