22. --What do you think is the most important in every field in the world?
--There is no ________ for hard work and dedication.
23. Most people present at the meeting think poorly of the measures taken by the local government, which they think will ________ the worsening of the environment.
21.It is possible that there is a fire in a forest, _______ ,of course, should set alarm bell ringing.
24. For our future generations, we must show respect for those _______job is to protect nature heart and soul.
25. --- I’m calling to _______ our lunch appointment. It’s tomorrow at twelve o’clock, right?
26. According to the Gini Index, the degree of wealth concentration in China has risen by a third in the past 35 years and now is larger than __________ of the US.
27. Please remember to remind them that the products inside are ________ and must be handled with great care.
28. _______ skill, Jim is believed to be one of the best and most talented basketball players in the country.
29. —I didn’t expect that John would be absent from my last Sunday’s birthday party.
—As far as I know, he ______ to see his parents in the countryside on Sundays.
32. Many of the creatures in the movie “Avatar” are not real, but much of ______ happens is still attractive.
33. The young man saved and left in a hurry________ I could say thank you to him.
34. It’s helpful to put children in a situation ________ they can see themselves differently.
30. If you want to try out some new learning methods, you’d better select those that are most _______ for your own style.
31. The flu is believed by some scientists ________by viruses that like to reproduce in the cells inside the human nose and throat.
35. — Mary works really hard and she does well in her tests.
— Well, ________.
I was working on my usual Sunday afternoon shift at the bakery. The flow of bd_blank rushed to finish weekend shopping in order to return home bd_blank to prepare supper or watch the football game. I focused on my job of bd_blank hundreds of bags for the coming holiday weekend bd_blank I heard a weak voice, “Excuse me, miss.” I bd_blank up to see an elderly man standing before me. He bd_blank asked if he could have a tart (果陷饼). I went to fetch the tart and placed it in a box.
“Three dollars, please.” I told him. The man looked bd_blank and began shaking his head. This is one of the most awkward bd_blank , because you want to give the dessert away, but cannot. He apologized, saying he would not bd_blank more than expected on a tart.
bd_blank___ I felt upset, I waited on (照顾) the customer behind him, a woman who asked for various breads and desserts bd_blank a dinner party she was hosting. After finishing her_ bd_blank , she asked if I would bd_blank adding a tart to her bill and placing it in a bd_blank box. My bd_blank__ grew as I handed it to her. She paid, _ bd_blank me and walked away.
I bd_blank to stamping bags, but I couldn’t concentrate. I could not stop thinking about the little old man who could not, or _ bd_blank not, spend three dollars on a dessert. Just then, I saw the woman giving the man bd_blank _ much-desired tart. His face lit up , brilliant and appreciative. __bd_blank her kindness, he reached into his pocket and gave her the only thing he had: a piece of candy.
56.According to the film review, “monster” （paragraph ２） refers to ______.
57.Which of the following is a reason why the writer recommends the film?
NEW YORK— Picking a Christmas tree takes most people a few minutes, or a couple of hours if they head for the woods. Dave Murbach needs 11 months.
Almost every day of every year, Murbach’s thoughts turn to vision of a perfectly shaped evergreen tree that will take everyone's breath away.
Murbach is the man responsible for finding the towering tree that makes more attractive Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center each Christmas season.
“I'm always looking for a tree,” the center's chief gardener says. “I look for it even when I go to the beach in the summer. It’s like a homework assignment hanging over your head.”
And if he gets it wrong, there's nothing hiding it.
“Every day it's up, 400,000 people go by, and 2.5 million people watch the lighting celebration on television,”he says.
This year’s tree, a 74-foot Nomy spruce (云杉) from Richfield, Ohio, flown to New York on the world's largest cargo plane, was lighted on December 2.
The arrival of the tree leads in the Christmas season in New York — a tradition dating back to 1931, when the workers building Rockefeller Center put up a small tree with ornaments.
The search for the next year's tree starts soon after the old tree is chopped up for wood chips and horse-jumping logs.
Murbach has three standards: The tree must be at least 65 feet high, at least 35 feet across and leaves dense enough not to see through.
That's not as simple as it sounds. Though forests are full of evergreens, few get enough sunlight or space to fill out. And branches in snow regions often break under the weight, making trees unbalanced.
Back at the office, he sorts through hundreds of letters from people offering their trees, many addressed simply to “Mr. Christmas Tree Man.”
Though there was occasional anxiety attack and sleepless night, Murbach knows the effect the tree has on people: “It's for bringing people together, attempting to bring together people you love. That's what I hope it sets off.” But Murbach says he's always too worn out to celebrate Christmas.
58. Which is the correct order of the events in the passage?
a. Murbach’s thoughts turn to a perfectly shaped tree.
b. 2.5 million people watch the Christmas tree.
c. The tree is flown to New York.
d. It was lighted on December 2.
e. The tree is chopped up.
f. Murbach searches for the tree.
59. Why does Murbach take his job seriously?
60. According to Murbach' s standard of trees, the best tree must _____.
In every society it is necessary to have a general system of laws to ensure justice. Laws are designed to make certain that people's rights are protected and that people respect each other's rights. Sometimes, however, laws are passed which are specific(明确的) to a time or situation. For example, a town in Indiana once passed a law making it illegal(非法的) to shoot open a can(罐头) of food. Apparently, some gun - carrying citizens(公民) forgot their can openers and naturally enough, used their guns to do the job. This disturbed other citizens, and endangered their lives, so a law was passed to prevent it.
Specific laws sometimes remain in existence long after the problem has disappeared. The laws then seem strange. For example, the Indiana law was no longer necessary when citizens stopped carrying guns and using them as can openers. Since the law was no longer needed, what once made sense now seems like nonsense.
Sometimes laws designed to serve a good purpose were passed but somehow these became mixed up in their wording. As a result, the laws don't make sense. In one state there is a law which says that it is "illegal to move or to attempt to move a motor vehicle. " Obviously, a massive traffic jam would occur if everyone suddenly obeyed that law. But no one does, of course, because the intention of the law was not to prevent owners from moving their own cars. It was to prevent people from moving (stealing) other people's cars.
It is often harder to repeal (废止) a law than to pass one, so many of these old laws remain in existence. Because they no longer fit the way people live or because the problem no longer exists, these laws are ignored. Everyone understands that and life goes on. Thus, laws that once made very good senses now seem like nonsense.
61. According to the passage, laws are designed for the purpose of _____.
62. The author used the Indiana law as an example to explain ______.
63. What's the problem with the law concerning motor vehicles?
64. We can conclude from the passage that _______.
I stared down at the $14.86 left in my hand after paying the weekly rent for the small house we’d found. We had only a small amount of food in our kitchen. I wondered how I could have gotten my eight-year-old daughter and me to the point where we were so close to homelessness. I made one or two wrong assumptions about being able to find new employment. It seemed that I was on a ladder sliding downward, with no end in sight.
Staying here were single moms trying to escape from bad marriages, alcoholics and people who just seemed to have a hard time fitting in. I fell normal, so what was I doing here? More importantly, was there something these people could teach me about surviving until I could climb out of my difficult situation? I swallowed my pride and began to knock on doors. Whether they were single parents or travelers, I was told how to donate blood to earn a bit of money and how one family worked at a local temp(临时雇员) agency that paid daily. Doing everything they recommended allowed me to keep going.
The whole time I continued to go to interview after interview in search of a regular job. I landed a job as a receptionist. I saw all the business partners as they came and went. Whenever I had an opportunity to make any kind of a positive impression, whether offering to return calls, making reservations, recommending a solution to a caller’s problem or anything else, I did so. The effort paid off. My temp-to-perm job was lengthened for another two-week period. I was moved from the reception desk to the second assistant for one of the partners. This gave me the opportunity to see even more of what went on in the firm. I offered the executive assistant help in completing her work so that we could both go home at a more reasonable time.
Even though I knew it was rare for this firm to move anyone from a temporary position to a permanent one, I decided I’d do my job as if it were already mine. I organized the file. I set up a follow-up calendar(日程表). I made sure whatever was needed for meeting was there beforehand. I figured that if I could keep working there for over four months, I might have a chance.
I had been working there for eight weeks when the executive assistant became ill and was in hospital. Since she was expected back shortly, I offered to step in and do her tasks as well as my own task. Sadly, the executive assistant never did fully recover from her sickness. After working for six of the hardest months of my life, I was permanently offered her position. It provided benefits, stability and eventually the opportunity to move into a better and closer apartment. I worked for that firm for almost five years. I eventually took over the operation of a department and was promoted to the position of manager. Who could have imagined that?
My time as a nearly homeless person had given me new compassion(同情) for people in trouble. Instead of simply evicting(驱逐) everyone who couldn’t pay, my apartment developed an awarding-winning program which allowed them to work off their rents by providing needed services, such as cleaning, gardening or painting, somewhere in our apartment buildings.
I went on to have other corporate jobs, and I now live in my house. Whenever I see a person who needs help today, I wonder what his story is. And I try to offer him at least a warm cup of coffee or something to eat. Who knows, some day it might be me again. I’d like to think that someone would help me if they could.
65.According to Paragraph 1, what happened to the author?
66.The author knocked on other people’s doors in order to _____________.
67.The author was promoted to second assistant _____________
68.The “six of the hardest months of my life ” probably refers to the time when ___________
69.If people cannot pay the rent in the author’s apartment buildings, they _____________
70. What can we learn from the author’s experience?
Atlantis, a beautiful and wealthy island, is supposed to have existed over 11, 000 years ago. It was in the middle of the vast Atlantic Ocean, and was a centre for trade. Its people were very wealthy and powerful. The rulers of Atlantis controlled their people and land, and their power spread to Europe and Africa.
The weather was very good in Atlantis, and therefore people could grow food all year around. Many different kinds of vegetables, fruits and nuts grew there, and a lot of different animals lived on the island, including elephants.
Atlantis was the home of Poseidon, the Greek God of the Sea. Poseidon had five sets of twin boys, who became the first rulers of Atlantis. The island’s many hills, fields and rivers were divided between the ten brothers. The eldest son, Atlas, was the first king of Atlantis. He controlled the island’s central hill and its surrounding area.
At the top of the central hill, a temple was built in honor of Atlas’s father, Poseidon. Inside the temple was a huge gold statue of Poseidon. The rulers of Atlantis discussed laws in the temple.
For centuries the people of Atlantis lived simple, honest and happy lives. However, over time they began to change. They enjoyed the power they had and desired more of it. When the God Zeus saw how corrupt (腐败) the people of Atlantis were, he was very angry and gathered the other gods together to decide on a punishment for them. The gods agreed with Zeus and decided to sink the island. In one short day and a half, the island of Atlantis, its people and its memory―a whole civilization―were destroyed forever, swallowed up by the sea.
Atlantis: The (71) _ Island
(72)_ of the island
● It is a beautiful and wealthy island.
● It is supposed to have existed over 11,000 years ago.
● (73)_ in te middle of the Atlantic ocean，it became a center for trade.
● The rulers of it got its people and land (74)_ control.
Weather on the island
● It had very good weather.
● It was suitable to grow food (75)_ the year.
● It was rich in fruits, vegetables and animals, elephants (76)_ .
Stories about the island
● It was the home of Poseidon, the Greek God of the Sea.
● Poseidon’s five sets of sons became the first rulers of Atlantis.
● The ten brothers divided its hills, fields and rivers between themselves.
● The eldest son, Atlas was the first to (77)_ the island.
● A temple was built on the top of the central hill in honor of Poseidon.
(78)_ for the sinking of the island
● People’s (79)_ to enjoy more power made them corruptive.
● Zeus gathered the other Gods to decide to (80)_ them, by sinking the island, which was swallowed up by the sea in one and a half days.
81.请阅读下面短文，并以Our Life Rests on Our Choice为题，用英语写一篇150词左右的文章。
Life is a matter of choice. Seemingly, it means a choice of concrete (具体的) things. But in fact, it means choosing a way of life. Life is to be lived and enjoyed, not to be wasted or complained about.
Hardly can we forget the time when our society faced the threat from the life-and death disease --- SARS. Yet, even during those dreadful times, some suffering people remained optimistic. Instead of wearing white masks, some people turned to colorful ones, and thus displayed a happy mood. And some creative people dubbed SARS to mean “SMILE AND REMAIN SMILING.” People who survive these kinds of circumstances decide in their minds to carry on in spite of the hardships.