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IN SEARCH OF THE AMBER ROOM
Frederick William Ⅰ，the King of Prussia , could never have_______ that his greatest gift to the Russian peop
le would have such an _______ history . This gift was the Amber Room , which was given this name because several tons of _______ were used to make it . The amber which was _______ had a beautiful _______ colour like honey . The _______ of the room was in the _______ style _______ in those days . It was also a _______ _______ with gold and jewels , which took the country's best _______ about ten years to make . In fact , the room was not made to be a gift . It was designed for the palace of _______ Ⅰ. However, the next King of Prussia , Frederick William Ⅰ,to _______ the amber room_______, decided not to keep it. In 1716 he gave it to Peter the Great. In _______, the Czar sent him a troop of his best_______. So the Amber Room because part of the Czar's winter palace in St _______.About four_______ long, the room served as a small _______ hall for important _______. Later,Catherine Ⅱ had the Amber Room moved to a palace _______ St Petersburg where she spent her summers. She told her _______ to add more _______ to it .In 1770 the room was _______ the way she wanted . Almost six hundred _______ lit the room ,and its_______ and pictures shone like gold. Sadly , although the Amber Room was _______ one of the _______ of the world , it is now_______. In _______ 1941, the Nazi army was near St _______ . This was a time when the two _______ were at war . Before the Nazis could get to the summer _______, the _______ were able to remove some _______ and small art _______ from the Amber Room . However , some of the Nazis _______ stole the room _______. In less than two days 100,000_______ were put_______ twenty-seven_______ boxs . There is no doubt that the boxs were then put on a train for _______, which was at that time a _______ city on the _______ _______ . After that, what_______ to the Amber Room _______ a mystery . _______ , the _______ and_______ have _______ a new Amber Room at the summer palace . By _______ old photos of the_______ Amber Room , they have made the new one look like the old one .In 2003 it was ready for the people of St Petersburg when they _______ the 300th birthday of their city .
Pausanias, who was a Greek writer about 2,000 years ago, has_______ on a_______ journey on March 18th 2007 to find out about the _______ Olympic Games. He is now_______ Li Yan, a_______ for the 2008 Olympic Games. P: My name is Pausanias. I lived in what you call “Ancient Greece” and I used to write about the Olympic Games a long time ago. I’ve come to your time to find out about the present-day Olympic_______ because I know that in 2004 they were _______in my_______. May I ask you some _______about the modern Ol ympics? L: Good heavens! Have you really come from so long ago? But of _______you can ask any _______ you like. Wh at would you like to know? P: How often do you _______your Games? L: Every four years. There are two main_______of Games-the Winter and Summer Olympics, and both are held e very four years on a_______ basis. The Winter Olympics are usually _______two years before the Summer Game s. Only_______ who have _______ the agreed_______for their event will be _______as _______ They may come
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from anywhere in the world. P: Winter Games? How can the_______ enjoy_______in winter? And what about the_______? L: Oh no! There are no _______ races or horse_______vents. Instead there are _______like skiing and ice ______ _ 0 which need _______ and ice. That’s why they’re _______ the Winter Olympics. It’s in the Summer Olympics t _______you have the _______ races, together with _______ sailing and all the team _______ P: I see. Earlier you said that athletes are _______ from all over the world. Do you _______the Greek world? Our Greek cities used to _______ against each other just for the _______ of winning. _______other countries could _______ in, nor could _______ or women! L: Nowadays any _______ can take part if their _______ are good _______ There are over 250 _______and ea ch on _______ its own standard. _______ are not only _______, but play a very _______role in _______, athlet ics, team sports and … P: Please wait a minute! All those _______, all those _______ and even women _______ part! Where are all the athletes _______? L: For each Olympics, a special village is _______ for them to live in, a main _______ building, several ______ _ for _______, and a _______as well. P: That sounds very _______. Does _______ want to _______the Olympic Games? L: As a _______ of fact, every country _______ the _______. It’s a great _______ but also a great _______to b e _______. There’s as much _______ among _______to host the Olympics as to _______Olympic medals. The 2 008 Olympics will be _______in Beijing, China. _______you know that? P: Oh yes! You must _______very pro ud. L: Certainly. And after that the 2012 Olympics will be held in London. They have already _______ planning for it. A new village for the _______ and all the _______ will be built to the _______ of London. New medals will be _______of course and … P: Did you say medals? So even the _______ wreath has _______replaced! Oh dear! Do you compete for _____ __money too? L: No, we don’t. it’s still all about _______ able to run _______ jump higher and _______ further. That’s the mot to of the Olympics, you _______-“Swifter, Higher and Stronger.” P: Well, that’s good news. How _______! Thank you so much for your _______.
2－3 WHO AM I? Over time I have been _______quite a lot. I began as a _______ machine in France in 1642. Although I was young I could _______ difficult _______ I _______very slowly and it _______nearly two hundred years before I was built as an _______machine by Charles Babbage. After I was _______by an _______ who used cards with holes, I could “think” _______ and produce an _______quicker than any _______. At that time it was _______a technological _______ and the start of my “artificial intelligence”. In 1936 my real father, Alan Turing, _______ a book about how I could be _______ to work as a “universal machine” to _______ any difficult _______ problem. From then on, I _______ rapidly both in size and in _______. By the 1949s I had _______ as large as a room, and I _______if I would _______ any larger. However, this reality also _______my _______. As time went by, as was _______ smaller. First as a PC(personal computer) and then as a _______, I have been _______ in offices and _______ since the 1970s.
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These _______ only became _______ as my _______ improved. First it was _______in tubes, then on _______ and later on very small _______. As a _______I totally changed my _______ As I have grown older I have also grown _______. _______ time my memory has _______ so much that, like an elephant, I never forget anything I have been _______! And my memory _______ so large that even I couldn’t _______ it! But I was always so lonely _______ there by myself, until in early 1960s they gave me a family _______ by a network. I was able to _______ my _______ with others through the World Wide Web. Since the 1970s many new_______ have been found for my. I have become very important in _______ finance and trade. I have also been put into _______and used to make_______phones as well as help with medical _______ I have even been put into space _______ and sent to_______ the Moon and Mars. Anyhow, my goal is to _______ humans with a life of high _______. I am now truly _______ with _______that I am a _______ friend and helper of the human race!
2－4 HOW DAISY LEARNED TO HELP WILDLIFE Daisy had always_______ to help _______ species of_______ One day she woke up and found a flying _______ by her bed. “Where do you want to go?” it asked. Daisy _______ immediately. “I’d like to see some _______ wildlife,” she said. “Please take me to a _______land where I can find the_______ that gave_______to make this _______” At once the carpet_______ away and took her to Tibet There daisy saw and_______ looking sad. It said, “We’re being_______for the wool_______our _______. Our fur is being used to make _______for people like you. As a_______ we are now an _______species.” At that Daisy _______, “I’m sorry I didn’t know that. I wonder what is being_______to help you. _______ carpet, please show me a place where there’s some wildlife _______.” The flying carpet _______ so fast that next_______ they were in Zimbabwe. Daisy turned around and found that she was being_______ by and_______ “Have you come to take my photo?” it asked. In relief Daisy _______ into _______. “Don’t laugh,” said the elephant, “We used to be _______endangered species. Farmers_______us without_______. They said we _______ their farms, and money from _______only went to the large tour _______. So the _______ decided to help. They _______tourists to _______only a certain number of_______ if they paid the_______. Now the farmers are_______ and our numbers are_______. So good things are _______done here to save local _______.” Daisy smiled, “That’s good news. It shows the _______ of wildlife protection, but I’d like to help as the WWF _______.” The carpet _______ again and almost at once they were in a thick _______. A monkey_______ them as it _______itself. “What are you doing?” asked Daisy. “I’m_______ myself from_______,” it _______. When I find a _______ insect, I _______ it over my body. It _______ a powerful_______which affects_______ You should pay more attention to the_______ where I live the_______ how the _______ live together. No_______, no animals, no _______.” Daisy was_______ “Flying_______, please take me home so I can tell WWF and we can begin_______ this new drug. Monkey, please come and help.” The monkey_______. The _______ flew home. As they landed, things began to_______. Two minutes later everything had gone-the _______, too. So Daisy was not able to make her new drug. But what an_______! She had _______ so much! And there was always WWF…
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2－5 THE BAND THAT WASN’T Have you ever wanted to _______ part of a band as a famous singer or _______? Have you ever _______of playing in front of thousands of people at a _______ at which everyone is _______and _______ your music? Do you sing karaoke and _______you are a _______ singer like Song Zuying or Lin Huan? To be _______, a lot of people attach great _______ to _______ rich and famous. But just how do people _______ a band? Many musicians meet and form a band because they like to _______ and play their own music. They may start as a group of _______students, for _______ practicing their music in _______ hours is the first step to _______ Sometimes they may play to _______ in the street or _______ so that they can earn some _______ money for _______ or to pay for their _______. Later they may give _______ in pubs or clubs, for which they are _______ in cash. Of course they hope to make _______in a studio and sell millions of _______to become _______! However, there was one band hat _______ in a _______ way. It was _______the Monkees and _______as a TV show. The _______were to play _______ on each other as well as play music, most of which was _______loosely on the _______ The TV _______ had planned to find four musicians who could _______ as well as sing. They put an _______ in a newspaper _______ for rock musicians, but they could only find one who was good _______. They had to use _______ for the other three _______of the band. As some of these actors could not sing well enough, they had to _______ on other musicians to help them. So during the _______ they just _______ to sing. Anyhow their _______ were humorous enough to be _______by clubs in order to get more _______ with them. Each week on TV, the Mondees would play and sing songs _______by other musicians. However, after a year or so in _______they became more _______about their work, the Monkees _______ to play and sing their own _______like a real band. Then they _______their own records and started _______ and play their own music. In the USA they _______ even more _______than the Beatles and sold even more _______. The band _______up about 1970, but _______the _______ in the mid-1980s. they _______ a new record in 1996, with which they _______their former time as a real band.