江苏省扬州中学 2015-2016 学年高二英语上学期开学考查试题
一.听力（共两节，满分 20 分） 第一节 听下面 5 段对话。每段对话后有一个小题，从题中所给的 A、B、C 三个选项中选 出最佳选项，并标在试卷的相应位置。听完每段对话后，你都有 10 秒钟的时间来回答有关小 题和阅读下一小题。每段对话仅读一遍。 1. What is the man going t
o buy? A. $5.5 for a red. B. $13.6 for two green ones. C. $11 for two red ones. 2. What is the feeling of the man? A. He felt sleepy. B. He is tired of listening. C. The work is important. 3. What is the man going to do for his holiday? A. Stay at home. B. Collect stamps. C. Volunteer in the west.学科 4. Where does the conversation probably take place? A. In a plane. B. In a train. C. In a restaurant. 5. Why didn’t Mary sleep well? A. She had a headache. B. She had a stomachache. C. She was troubled by noise. 第二节 听下面 5 段对话或独白。每段对话或独白后有几个小题，从题中所给的 A、B、C 三 个选项中选出最佳选项，并标在试卷的相应位置。听每段对话或独白前，你将有时间阅读各 个小题，每小题 5 秒钟；听完后，各小题将给出 5 秒钟的作答时间。每段对话或独白读两遍。 听第 6 段材料，回答第 6 至 8 题。 6. When will the man go to see the doctor? A. ON Tuesday. B. On Wednesday. C. On Thursday. 7. What’s wrong with the man? A. He was hit by a ladder. B. He broke his leg. C. He hurt his foot. 8. Which statement of the following is TRUE? A. The appointment time is quite fit to the man. B. The appointment time isn’t quite fit to the man. C. The man can’t go to the hospital. 听第 7 段材料，回答第 9 至 11 题。 9. What does the woman believe? A. Mahjong is a beneficial hobby. B. Mahjong can become an addiction. C. Mahjong is too boring to play. 10. What are they going to do now? A. Teach their partners. B. Learning old card games. C. Play mahjong games. 11. How about foreigners’ hobbies? A. Playing Mahjong only. B. Playing card games and Mahjong. C. Playing their old card games. 听第 8 段材料，回答第 12 至 14 题。 12. What does the man probably do?
A. A manager. B. A salesman. C. A cleaner. 13. What isn’t needed for his job? A. Copying machine. B. Wax. C. Floor-polishing machine. 14. What’s the possible relationship between them? A. Manager and secretary.B. Mother and son. C. Teacher and student. 听第 9 段材料，回答第 15 至 17 题。 15. Why is the woman worried? A. The mechanic might try to overcharge her. B. There’s something wrong with her car. C. Good mechanics are not available. 16. What does the woman think of her mechanic? A. He takes advantage of her. B. He is reliable. C. He overcharges. 17. Where does the conversation probably take place? A. In a school. B. In a shop. C. In a park. 听第 10 段材料，回答第 18 至 20 题。 18. How many different schedules are mentioned? A. Five. B. Four. C. Three. 19. What can you use your daily schedule to do? A. To achieve the long-term goals. B. To plan the time well. C. To achieve short-term goals. 20. What does “a master schedule” mean? A. A schedule with all the important things and time used to finish it. B. A schedule you make to yourself. C. A schedule you make for your boss. 二．英语知识运用(共两节，满分 35 分) 第一节 单项填空 (共 15 小题；每小题 1 分，满分 15 分) 21. At first, I didn’t know what ____ Facebook was, and now I do know what it is. I have to say, it sounds like ____ huge waste of time. A./; the B./; a C. the; a D. a; the 22. ---Would you like tea or coffee? ---I don’t mind---_________ you’re making. A. However B. whatever C. whichever D. No matter 23. Each member of the staff coming to the company for the first time receives a letter which _____ the responsibilities and duties. A. overlooks B. outlines . C. predicts D. conveys 24. Many people admire Ma Yun's success but nobody's success happens _____. Maybe he has a better "nose" to good chances compared to others. A. on hand B. in time C. by accident D. at ease 25. ——When were your legs injured? ——It was on a Sunday last month _____ my father and I spent our holiday at the seaside. A. as B. while C. that D. when 26. —The children of our village ________ boats to school until the repairs of the destroyed bridge have been made . —How dangerous! If only it wouldn’t happen . A. have taken B. take C. took D. are taking
27. In many cities of China, if an ambulance is ______ in a traffic jam, police will respond to the emergency. A. held back B. held up C. held down D. held out 28. ----I am sorry. I ________ at you the other day. ----Forget it. I was a bit out of control myself. A. shouldn’t shout B. mustn’t shout C. mustn’t have shouted D. shouldn’t have shouted. 29. Most Chinese movies are reported to ________ money, and only around a quarter make into cinemas, ________ profits are squeezed by piracy. A. lose; whose B. have lost; which C. be losing; whose D. lose; their 30.----Haven’t you completed the building to be used as a library? ----Yes, we _____ on it for over ten months. A. worked B. have worked C. was working D. will have worked 31. This plant can cause _____ reactions in some children. If they touch it they will become ill. A. allergic B. alternative C. adequate D. authentic 32. People sat in the waiting hall, ________ seriously and their eyes ________ on the planes standing on the running field. A. looked; fixed B. looked; fixing C. looking; fixed D. looking; fixing 33. On AIDS Day, the minister of Health Department demanded that the problems_____ paid special attention to. A. referred to being B. referred to be C. refer to being D. refer to be 34. Had he not come an hour earlier, he _____ the secret that his mother was always there. A. must never find B. must never have found C. would never find D. would never have found 35. ---1 would appreciate it if you could forgive Lucy and be friendly to her as you used to. ---_____ ， if only she gave me a sincere apology. A. By all means B. By no means C. My pleasure D. It's a pleasure 第二节 完形填空(共 20 小题；每小题 1 分，共 20 分) 阅读下面短文，掌握其大意，从每题所给的 A、B、C、D 四个选项中，选出最佳选项。 In a world where comparisons happen non-stop, it is difficult to look outside yourself and to ever be 36 with who you are. There’s always someone who’s a bit 37 . The only solution is to reach 38 and measure against what Warren Buffett calls your own inner yardstick. There is no more 39 measure for comparison than who you were yesterday, last week or last decade, when you were at your 40 . Nothing useful ever comes from comparison to others. Either you see yourself as better than someone and you get 41 , or you see someone else as better than you and you feel like all your hard work is for 42 . It is a fool’s game. Not one of us is exactly 43 . The only direct and honest comparison is 44 yourself. Everything else is apples to oranges.
My opinion is that you are only 45 to compare yourself to someone else if their life 46 is the same as your own. Good luck finding that 47 . And one thing is for sure. No matter how hard you work and how dedicated you are, there will always be someone who can run a little faster, jump a little higher, score a little better or look a little nicer in a swimsuit. And if there’s not, you can 48 someone is coming up fast 49 you. So how can you always win in life? Become your best 50 . Having an image of your most recent past limits is the perfect thing to 51 you to the next level. If you ran 7 flights of stairs yesterday, then do 8 today. Who 52 if the guy next to you did 15? It doesn’t make a bit of 53 . You are a more 54 person today than you were yesterday. Your own 55 is all you need. 36. A. patient B. strict C. content D. concerned 37. A. stronger B. better C. lazier D. wiser 38. A. inside B. out C. for D. up 39. A. accurate B. useful C. careful D. powerful 40. A. end B. best C. convenience D. side 41. A. satisfied B. busy C. inspired D. lazy[来 42. A. nothing B. fun C. sure D. success 43. A. equal B. unique C. alike D. common 44. A. within B. by C. for D. of 45. A. instructed B. allowed C. directed D. suggested 46. A. situation B. position C. occasion D. accommodation 47. A. game B. match C. friend D. enemy 48. A. conclude B. bet C. announce D. declare 49. A. before B. beside C. below D. behind 50. A. assistant B. competitor C. coach D. teacher 51. A. contribute B. expose C. push D. devote 52. A. cares B. says C. wonders D. asks 53. A. effort B. sense C. difference D. change 54. A. successful B. happy C. lucky D. fit 55. A. benefit B. progress C. habit D. result 三．阅读理解 (共 15 小题；每题 2 分，满分 30 分) 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，并在答题卡上将 该项涂黑。 A Alpine Valley Ski Trip Spend your holiday break on the slopes! Head up to Alpine Valley to enjoy all that winter snow sports have to offer. Cost includes lift, ski lessons, ski/snowboard rental, transportation and supervision. Make sure to bring extra money for lunch and quarters for locker rental. Helmet rental is an additional $ 10. Please print off a release of liability and rental agreement from www. alpinevalleyresort.com which must be signed by a parent/guardian and turned in at time of registration. This form is required for all teens to participate.
Date: Thursday , January 3 (Winter Break 一 No School) Time: 9 am to 7 pm Cost: $ 100 (Ski/Snowboard Rental), $ 75 (No Rental) Min/Max:4/12 Registration Deadline: Thursday, December 27 All Night Ski/Snowboard Trip at Chestnut Mountain It's back and better than ever? the All-Night Ski Trip 2013. We will travel with other park districts to Chestnut Mountain in Galena, IL. The resort has 19 ski runs, a snowboard park. bonfire area and game room. Fees include transportation and all night supervision. This trip is recommended for teens that have previous experience snow skiing or snowboard. Departure may be from a location other than the Teen Center. Date: Friday, Feb. 8 to Saturday, Feb. 9 Time: 7 pm to 8 am Fees: $ 80 lift and lesson (No Rental) $ 105 Ski Rental, Lift and Lesson $ 105 Snowboard Rental, Lift and Lesson Registration Deadline: Thursday, January 10 Kalahari Indoor Waterpark 一 President's Day Trip Stand up surf or boogie board on your day off school！It's cold outside so travel with us to Kalahari Indoor Waterpark in the Wisconsin Dells. It's an indoor waterpark with a surfer ride 一 the FloRider, the Master Blaster, Victoria Falls raft ride, indoor wave pool and a lazy river! An 8-inch personal pizza and pop will be provided for lunch. Bring extra money for dinner, snacks and a locker. Trip may depart from location other than the Niles Teen Center. Date: Monday, February 18 (President's Day 一 No School) Time: 7:30 am to 8 pm Cost: $ 55 per person Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 13 , 56.What do we know about Alpine Valley Ski Trip? A. You will be provided with a snowboard for free. B. You may spend at most $ 100 on skiing. C. There is no limit to the number of participants. D. A beginner may be taught how to ski. 57.At Chestnut Mountain, you will have an activity of _____ A. starting a fire beside the camp B. skiing on 19 ski runs at a snowboard park C. visiting a waterpark at night D. playing a game in the snow with teens B More teachers are choosing to reward students with field trips to places they think kids enjoy, like the mall or the movies. That means educational field trips to museums and theaters are declining. Jay P. Greene , head of the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas, blames this trend on the pressures of standardized testing. He says teachers want to reward their students for hard work. The decline in what Greene calls "culturally-enriching field trips" will hurt
disadvantaged kids the most. If schools don't introduce them to museums and other cultural institutions, they are unlikely to experience them, according to Greene. "Just as we want our kids to be aware of good literature and good science, we want them to be aware of good art and good theater," Greene told TFK. "Museums take kids out of their narrow worlds and introduce them to new people, places and ideas. " Greene points out additional benefits of these "educational field trips" . He did a study of more than 10,000 students who toured an art museum in Arkansas. The study showed that students acquired critical-thinking skills even on this short field trip. "They became more observant," Greene explained. "They learned to look closely at art, notice details, and think about what the details mean. " A trip to an art museum is the kind of field trip JoAnne Winnick finds valuable. She teaches fifth grade at Clara Barton Elementary, in Anaheim, California. Winnick says field trips should be educational, to promote the sciences or the arts. In her school district, before funding was cut for field trips, fourth graders studied wetlands at nearby Newport Beach. Fifth graders studied chaparral, a dense growth of shrubs, in Modjeska Canyon. On these outings, students did hands-on experiments. They hiked and observed nature close-up. Such activities allow students to deepen their understanding of science concepts they would otherwise learn only from books. "We have limited time to teach all the standards," Winnick told TFK. "To take precious time for reward trips would be most unwise. " Annica Lowek is a fifth grade teacher at KIPP Infinity Charter School, in New York City. She argues that even a fun field trip can be converted to an educational experience. "Anytime you leave the building, you're giving kids a chance to practice what you're teaching them in school," she says. "That could be math or science, or it could be simply learning how to behave on the subway. " Lowek's students have experienced all kinds of field trips. They've been on camping trips and to an arcade. Four times a year, they go to a theater in New York City, where they see plays, operas, musicals and puppet shows. “The kids think the shows are super fun," Lowek told TFK. " But teachers know these are valuable learning experiences. " 58. More teachers reward students with field trips to the mall or the movies in that________ . A. they believe students can learn more from these places than from museums B. the number of museums and other cultural institutions is less than before C. they think such trips will encourage their students to work even harder D. the students are suffering more and more pressures of standardized testing 59. According to Jay P. Greene, students ________ . A. should become good artists or good scientists B. have to be taken to the mall or the movies C. don't have to experience literature and science D. should be introduced to new people, places and ideas 60. It can be inferred that Winnick is against going to________ . A. malls B.theatres C. science labs D. museums
61. From the last two paragraphs, we can learn that Annica Lowek________ . A. is an enthusiastic and experienced teacher B. doesn't focus on students' academic behavior C. sings a high praise of Greene's opinion D. doesn't oppose taking time for reward trips C The evolution of the first animals may have oxygenated（供氧）Earth's oceans. New research led by the University of Exeter challenges the long held belief that oxygenation of the atmosphere and oceans was a precondition for the evolution of complex life forms. The study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, builds on the recent work of scientists in Denmark who found that sponges(海绵动物)——the first animals to evolve——require only small amounts of oxygen. Professor Tim Lenton of the University of Exeter, who led the new study, said: “We argue that the evolution of the first animals could have played a key role in the widespread oxygenation of the deep oceans. This in turn may have facilitated the evolution of more complex, mobile animals. " Critical to determining oxygen levels in the deep ocean is the balance of oxygen supply and demand. Demand for oxygen is created by the sinking of dead organic material into the deep ocean. The new study argues that the first animals reduced this supply of organic matter——both directly and indirectly. Sponges feed by pumping water through their bodies, "digesting" the tiny particles of organic matter, and thus helping oxygenate the shelf seas that they live in. By oxygenating more of the bottom waters, the first animals actually increased the removal of the essential nutrient phosphorus(磷)in the ocean. This in turn reduced the productivity of the whole ocean ecosystem, lowering oxygen demand and thus oxygenating the deep ocean. A more oxygen-rich ocean created ideal condition for more complex mobile animals to evolve, because they have a higher requirement for oxygen, These included the first predatory(肉食的）animals with guts(内脏）that started to eat one another, marking the beginning of the type of food webs we are familiar with today. Professor Simon Poulton of the University of Leeds, who is a co-author of the study, added: "This study provides a possible mechanism for ocean oxygenation without the requirement for a rise in atmospheric oxygen. It therefore questions whether the long-standing belief that there was a major rise in atmospheric oxygen at this time is correct. We simply don t know the answer to this at present , which is ultimately key to understanding how our planet evolved to its current habitable state. Geochemists need to come up with new ways to explain oxygen levels on the early Earth. " 62. The underlined word "facilitated" in Paragraph 3 is closest in meaning to “_____”. A.prevented B. witnessed C.interrupted D. promoted 63. From Paragraphs 4 to 6, we can infer that_____. A. the sinking of dead organic material into the deep ocean produces oxygen
B. complex animals consume the same amount of oxygen as sponges C. phosphorus can keep the productivity of the ocean ecosystem D. the existence of the first animals marks the beginning of modem food webs 64. From the last paragraph, we can learn Professor Simon Poulton believes that _____. A. ocean oxygenation does not necessarily require a rise in atmosphere oxygen B. oxygen increased greatly in the air as the first animals oxygenate the oceans C. their study answers the question of how the Earth evolved to the present state D. their study gives a new explanation for the high oxygen content in the air. 65. The main purpose of the passage is to_____ . A. introduce two opposite opinions on how the first animals oxygenated oceans B. present the view that the first animals played.an active role in oxygenating oceans C. analyze how atmospheric oxygen stepped up the evolution of oceanic animals D. explain how oceanic oxygen determines the amount of atmospheric oxygen D A few common misconceptions. Beauty is only skin-deep. One’s physical assets and liabilities don' t count all that much in a managerial career. A woman should always try to look her best. Over the last 30 years, social scientists have conducted more than 1,000 studies of how we react to beautiful and not- so-beautiful people. The virtually unanimous conclusion: Looks do matter, more than most of us realize. The data suggest, for example, the physically attractive individuals are more likely to be treated well by their parents, sought out as friends, and pursued romantically. With the possible exception of women seeking managerial jobs they are also more likely to be hired, paid well, and promoted. Un-American, you say, unfair and extremely unbelievable? Once again, the scientists have caught us mouthing pieties (虔诚) while acting just the contrary. Their typical experiment works something like this. They give each member of a group--college students, perhaps, or teachers or corporate personnel managers a piece of paper relating an individual' s accomplishments. Attached to the paper is a photograph. While the papers all say exactly the same thing the pictures are different. Some show a strikingly attractive person, some an average-looking character, and some an unusually unattractive human being. Group members are asked to rate the individual on certain attributes, anything from personal warmth to the likelihood that he or she will be promoted. Almost invariably, the better looking the person in the picture, the higher the person is rated. In the phrase, borrowed from Sappho, that the social scientists use to sum up the common perception, what is beautiful is good. In business, however, good looks cut both ways for women, and deeper than for men. A Utah State University professor, who is an authority on the subject, explains: In terms of their careers, the impact of physical attractiveness on males is only modest. But its potential impact on females can be tremendous, making it easier, for example, for the more attractive to get jobs where they are in the public eye. on another note, though, there is enough literature now for us to conclude that attractive
women who aspire (追求) to managerial positions do not get on as well as who may be less attractive. 66. In "Beauty is only skin-deep", "skin-deep" can be replaced by______. A. decorating B. superficial C. expressive D. demanding 67. "One's physical assets and liabilities don' t count all that much in a managerial career."(para l) can be interpreted as______. A. whether or not one looks good or bad, it doesn't affect much one's managerial career B. in one's managerial career, he may deal with cases like assets and liabilities C. in one's managerial career, he may rarely deal with cases like assets and liabilities D. whether or not one looks good or bad, it may affect much one's managerial career 68. The result of research carried out by social scientists show that______. A. people do not realize the importance of looking one's best B. women in pursuit of managerial jobs are not likely to be paid well C. good -looking women aspire to managerial positions D. attractive people generally have an advantage over those who are not 69. "Good looks cut both ways for women" (Para.5) means that______. A. attractive women have tremendous potential impact on public job B. good-looking women always get the best of everything C. being attractive is not always an advantage for women D. attractive women do not do as well as unattractive women in managerial positions 70. It can be inferred from the passage that in the business world______. A. handsome men are not affected as much by their looks as attractive women are B. physically attractive women who are in the public eye usually do quite well C. physically attractive men and women who are in the public eye usually get along quite well D. good looks are important for women as they are for men 四．任务型阅读 (共 10 小题；每小题 1 分，满分 10 分) 请认真阅读下列短文，并根据所读内容在文章后表格中的空格里填入一个最恰当的单词。 注意：每个空格只填 1 个单词。请将答案写在答题卡上相应题号的横线上。 Less is more. This is why we say: reduce things by half instead of doubling them, get rid of junk instead of piling it up, relax instead of stressing, and slow down instead of speeding up. The application of these principles in your everyday life in a conscious way will be beneficial. You will then find yourself well along on your journey to simplification. Separate Your actions When you concentrate on one task, you find you have energy that you didn't even know you had. Just imagine: you are at a fair and you have to carry two heavy pigs over 100 yards. If you keep grabbing one and then the other, it will take forever, because one of them will keep slipping out from under your arm and running off. But if you tie one pig in a place, pick up the other, gather all your strength and make a dash for the finish line, pause for a moment, run back and get the other one, and with great determination, carry the second pig to the finish line, then you can be sure of success. Relieve Pressure by Firmly Saying “No”
The pressure at work is on the increase in all occupations. In the modern nuclear family, the expectations that formerly would have been shared among all the relatives are now concentrated on the individual partner. If you have the feeling that 24 hours per day are not enough for all the things you need to do, then it's not because the day has too few hours, but because you have too many activities. A simple fact is that overloaded people often tend to forget. The solution is equally simple: refuse to accept so many work assignments in your private life or your working life. Allow Yourself to Be Weak "I can handle stress" is regarded as a positive statement in the world of work. People who can handle stress are given more and more to cope with -- until one day they break. Pay careful attention to the signs that tell you that you are under more stress than you can cope with. These signals can come from various areas of life. You become ill, or your work efficiency decreases. If you have any of these symptoms, change your life goals and decrease your tolerance of stress. Say quite openly, "I can't manage that.” Stop Expecting Everything to Be Perfect “If only I were slimmer, more beautiful, richer, more clever, then I would be happier.” This is a dream that makes a lot of people ill, depressed, and unhappy. Life has its flaws, defects, corners, and edges. Only those who accept this reality can lead a really full life. Of course there are activities in which errors are dangerous: driving a car; crossing the road. But life doesn't consist entirely of these things. In among them there is a lot of room for small and large mistakes. Escape Now and Then Successful people all have their own places where they can withdraw in order to work. Find out which places improve your creativity. For me it's the train. When I know that I'm going to be traveling for four hours without phone calls and people knocking on my door, I find my mind is free and I can read or write complex articles. There can be problems working on the train, of course: if the person sitting opposite you keeps talking away, or if train trips make you tired ( some people fall asleep after a few miles)
How to _____71_____ your life Introduct Less is more. _____72_____ some principles to make your ion life simpler. Concentrate on one task, and you will find you have more energy than you __73____. In the modern nuclear family, individual partners are ____74_____ on more responsibility than they used to be. Remember not to be _____75_____ with too many work Solutions assignments in your life. Don’t ___76_____ the signs that tell you that you are under more stress than you can _____77_____. _____78_____ the fact that life has its flaws, defects, comets, and edges, and allow some _____79_____ for mistakes. Find out the places where you can _____80_____ to improve your creativity. 五．书面表达 读写任务（满分 25 分）
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阅读下面的短文，然后按照要求写一篇 150 词左右的英语短文。 As more and more Chinese tourists travel abroad, some of their behavior is raising eyebrows. According to the latest 2012 LivingSocial survey, Chinese tourists were recently ranked second behind US citizens in a global poll of the worst travelers. Liu Deqian, researcher and deputy director of the Tourism Research Center at Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, said that Chinese visitors often lack an awareness of being polite or behaving appropriately. “On their first or second time abroad, Chinese visitors tend to forget that they are visiting other people’s homeland and overlook the manners of their hosts,” he said. Zhang Guanren, 28, who helped organize package tours to Australia, observed that on international flights, the first passengers to stand up and reach for luggage while the plane is still landing are often Chinese. “Our compatriots (同胞) seem to lack patience, and they’re forever in a rush to do things and fear lagging behind others.” Some disregard (漠视) rules in local wildlife parks: They disturb koalas in their natural habitats by touching them, even though the local guide has warned them against doing so. “This is far from being eco-friendly,” said Zhang. 【写作内容】 1、以约 30 个词概括短文的内容要点。 2、然后以约 120 个词谈谈你对“文明旅游”的看法，内容包括： （1）你在旅游时遇到过不文明的行为吗？请举例说明； （2）请你谈谈“文明旅游”的重要性； （3）呼吁大家积极践行“文明旅游”。 【写作要求】 作文中可用亲身经历或虚构的故事， 也可参照阅读材料的内容， 但不得直接引用原文中的 句子。
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听力录音材料 Text 1 M: How much are these bags? W: The red ones sell for $5.5 each and the green ones for $6.8 each. M: I’ll take two of the cheaper ones then. Text 2 M: Mr. Cheng’s briefing seems to go on forever. I was hardly able to stay awake. W: How could you sleep through that? I think it was very important for the work we are going to carry out. M: Sorry! I promise I’ll listen carefully. Text 3 W: What do you plan to do on your vocation? M: I’m just going to be lazy at home. I will probably do some gardening, watch TV and work on my stamp collection. However, I once volunteered to protect our plant in the west. Text 4 M: You can sit in my place if you like a window seat. W: Oh, it’s kind of you, but mine is right over a ring. I would be able to see anything. Thanks anyway. Text 5 M: What’s the matter with you, Mary? You looked tired. W: I didn’t sleep well last night. M: Maybe a stomachache or headache? W: Neither. The noise almost drove me mad. Text 6 M: I’d like to make an appointment with the doctor, please. W: OK. How about the day after tomorrow on Wednesday at 4:00 pm? M: Do you happen to have an opening in the morning? W: Um?How about tomorrow at 8:00 am or Thursday at 8:15 am? M: Uh, do you have anything earlier? W: No, I’m sorry. M: Well, in that case, tomorrow would be fine. W: What’s the purpose of your visit? M: Well, to tell you the truth, I fell from a ladder two days ago while painting my house, and my foot landed in a can and it was badly hurt. Text 7 W: Do you have anything particular on this evening? M: No, I’ve got a lot of time to kill. W: Well, then. Won’t you come over to dinner and have a game of Mahjong afterwards? M: With pleasure. W: You were not so eager about Mahjong before. M: That’s because I didn’t know the fun of playing it then. Why is Mahjong such a popular game, do you know?
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W: I’ve got no idea. I only know that foreigners are beginning to take an interest in it, besides their old card games. M: That’s right. Some of them are already experts. W: Indeed they are. But the trouble about Mahjong is once you’re interested in it, you can’t shed it off. M: Yes. Once I went crazy over other hobbies such as stamp collecting and reading, but I find them very boring now. W: I’m sure your former hobbies are more beneficial. M: I can’t deny that, and I can’t help it, either. W: The bell’s ringing. That must be our partners. Text 8 W: How’s your first day on the job going? M: Fine. W: I’m glad to hear that. Tell me, have you ever used a floor-polishing machine before? M: No, I haven’t. Could you show me how? W: Certainly. First, spray the wax on the floor. M: I see. W: Then, press here to turn the machine on ? Okay so far. M: I follow you. W: Then, polish the floor with a back-and-forth motion like this. Do you think you’ve got that? M: Yes, I’m sure I won’t have any trouble. W: Make sure and let me know if you have any questions. M: OK. Thanks. Text 9 M: Is this table on the corner Okay? W: Sure. We can sit here. M: Gee. You’ve hardly got anything on your plate. W: Yeah. I guess I’m just not that hungry. M: What’s the matter? Aren’t you feeling well? W: Well, I’ve been really worried. It’s my car. It’s in the shop again. M: Really? What’s wrong this time? W: I don’t know exactly. Something’s wrong with the brakes, I think. M: Well, at least that shouldn’t cost you much to fix. Parts are cheaper for all the American cars like yours. Did the mechanic say how much it would cost? W: He said he would call me later today about the cost. M: Watch out he doesn’t try to take advantage of you. W: What do you mean? M: Well, some car mechanics, if they think that someone doesn’t know much about cars, they might try to overcharge that person. W: Maybe so. But I trust this man. He has done some work for me in the past and his prices seemed to be fair. M: Oh, that’s good to know. Maybe I’ll try using him in the future. By the way, do you need a ride home after class today?
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Text 10 W: Mary, I usually miss very important dates and feel confused. Have you ever forgotten an appointment at the doctor’s or been late in getting to your part-time job? W: Occasionally, but I’d like to show you my tips. Sure that these difficulties happen to everybody. However, you can avoid such problems if you write out schedules. They will help you to find out how much time you have to do the things that are important as well as those that are fun. A master schedule can be used to find out how much time you really have for activities. This schedule lists all of the activities that must complete. A weekly schedule can also be used to help you plan time for the things that you really like to do. Your weekly schedule should include time for activities. It also should include activities that will help you to achieve lifetime, long-term and short-term goals. Finally, it should include your study time and free time. Free time is necessary so that you can make needed changes in your schedule. A daily schedule is a final suggestion to help you plan your time. 参考答案 听力 1-5CBAAC 6-10 ACBBC 11-15 BCABB 16-20 BACBA 单选 21—25 BCBCD 26—30 DBDCA 31—35ACBDA 完形36-40 CBAAB 41-45 DACAB 46-50 ABBDB 51-55 CACDB 阅读 56—57 DA 58-61CDAD 62—65 DCAB 66—70 BADCA 四、71. simplify 72. Apply/Use/Follow 73. Know 74. taking 75. overloaded/burdened 76. ignore/overlook 77. handle 78. Accept 79. room/space 80. withdraw/escape 五、参考范文： The passage mainly tells us that the Chinese tourists ranked the second in a global poll of worst travelers, as they behaved impolitely and improperly when travelling abroad. Actually, we can find some impolite and improper behavior when we travel at home. For example, some travelers drop litter anywhere at scenic spots, smoke in the wooded mountains or take photos when they are not supposed to. The behavior, on one hand, destroys the beauties of nature and affects other tourists’ moods, and on the other hand, it will produce a very bad national image. So it is necessary to be a civilized tourist. To do this, we should be aware of travel manners, such as speaking and behaving politely, especially in public places. In addition, we should familiarize ourselves with the local customs in advance, so as to avoid misunderstandings or troubles. Last but not least, do as the rules of scenic spots require us to do.
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