假如你是李華,你校英文廣播站征集關于節日的稿件,請根據以下要點寫一篇文章。

內容要點:

1. 紀念祖先和名人。

2. 慶祝豐收,感恩農事結束、食物收獲。

3. 期盼冬天的結束和春天的到來。

4. 聚在一起,吃、喝、娛樂、享受生活。

注意:1.開頭已給出,不計入總詞數。

2. 可適當增加細節,以使行文連貫。

3. 字數80詞左右。

Festivals are meant to celebrate important times of year. Different countries have different festivals.

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讀下面的短文,文中共有10處語言錯誤,每句中最多有兩處。每處錯誤僅涉及一個單詞的增加、刪除或修改

增加:在缺詞處加一個漏字符號(∧),并在其下面寫出該加的詞。

刪除:把多余的詞用斜線(\)劃掉。

修改:在錯的詞下劃一橫線,并在該詞下面寫出修改后的詞。

注意:1.每處錯誤及其修改均僅限一詞。

2. 只允許修改10處,多者(從第11處起)不計分。

3. 必須按答題要求做題,否則不給分。

Canada is country located in the northern part of North America. The country expands from the Atlantic in the Pacific, covered 9.98 million square kilometers. Canada is the second large country by total area. Canada’s southern border with the United States are the world’s longest one. Most of it land is covered by forests. The capital is Ottawa, that is the center of politics and culture. Canada’s climate changes wide across its vast area. Though Canada is often connected with cold weather and snow, but in fact, there are different kind of climates.

 

“I saw rice plants as tall as sorghum, each ear of rice as big as an ear of corn and each grain of rice as huge as a peanut. I could hide in 1. shade of the rice crops with a friend.” That is the dream of the 2. (agriculture) scientist Yuan Longping.

Yuan Longping, born 3. September 7, 1930, is known for developing the first hybrid rice varieties in the 1970s. Since then, hybrid rice 4. (grow) in over 20 countries, 5. (attract) attention from the whole world, especially areas at risk of hunger.

This year 88-year-old Yuan Longping has 6. (successful) developed rice growing in saltwater and desert. Though his rice could reduce food shortage, the new strain has a long way to go 7. it can be widely spread.

Yuan Longping’s achievement has brought him many awards and 8.(honor) both at home and abroad. As Yuan Longping accepted his Lifetime Achievement Award, he said that 9. lifetime achievement means is to achieve your dream with all your life.10., fame and wealth mean much less to him than his research, and he says he will focus on developing better rice.

 

 

1.We must take __________(措施) to reduce crime in the area.

2.The foreigners were very __________(留下印象) by the beautiful scenery in South Lake.

3.The two little kids were __________(好奇的) about the people who lived upstairs.

4.You should receive a reply __________(在……之內) seven days.

5.Jenifer __________(欽佩) his talent and decided to work for him.

 

 

Results of not enough sleep

harm your problem-solving 1.

2. your heart

lead to 3. sleepiness

Ways to get better sleep

limit wine drinking 4. to bedtime

get 5. minutes of sunlight

 

 

 

This happened just a few minutes ago and I wanted to share. It was not a huge deal but put a smile on my face and made me feel very _______.

I headed to the local store, which was also _______ as a petrol station. As I entered, I noticed that all the pumps (油泵) didn’t work. I thought they had just run out of _______.

The local store was being _______ tonight, somewhat different from usual. I grabbed a few bits and pieces and headed to the checkout. After _______ chatting with the shop assistant, I _______ that earlier that day there was something wrong with the fuse (保險絲), which _______ the electric system in the entire store. Pumps and refrigeration out of action, no online payments.

I went to pay but the card reader didn’t even try. I tried again, same deal._______ I was holding up the line so I put aside the things I _______ and told the cashier (收銀員) I was heading outside to their ATM.

I headed out, but the ATM was also out of ________. I went back in and while dealing with the next customer, the cashier ________ and spotted me. I told him the ATM was out and suggested running home to ________ some cash. At that moment, a man after me insisted on ________ the cost of my things. It wasn’t a large amount, ________ £5, but made a great ________. It was a lovely thing for him to help others in ________. He said it was nice to ________ someone out and it ________ me having to run back home and back to the shop and back home again.

________ many twists and turns exist in the world, there will always be gifts in your life. Enjoy the gifts, and ________ the gifts.

1.A. excited??? B. disappointed??? C. regretful??? D. grateful

2.A. decorated??? B. regarded??? C. used??? D. preserved

3.A. fuel??? B. time??? C. money??? D. water

4.A. empty??? B. strange??? C. peaceful??? D. noisy

5.A. briefly??? B. secretly??? C. angrily??? D. happily

6.A. admitted??? B. learned??? C. explained??? D. worried

7.A. improved??? B. changed??? C. simplified??? D. destroyed

8.A. Personally??? B. Surprisingly??? C. Obviously??? D. Luckily

9.A. moved??? B. threw??? C. bought??? D. chose

10.A. order??? B. date??? C. place??? D. balance

11.A. looked down??? B. looked up??? C. turned down??? D. turned up

12.A. bring??? B. raise??? C. steal??? D. fetch

13.A. reducing??? B. increasing??? C. calculating??? D. covering

14.A. even??? B. only??? C. also??? D. still

15.A. difference??? B. impression??? C. decision??? D. mistake

16.A. relief??? B. debt??? C. need??? D. danger

17.A. pick??? B. figure??? C. keep??? D. help

18.A. suggested??? B. saved??? C. protected??? D. kept

19.A. Although??? B. Whether??? C. Until??? D. Unless

20.A. accept??? B. refuse??? C. share??? D. seek

 

Understanding body language can lead to closer relationships. Noticing the signals that people send out with their body language and being able to effectively read them is a very useful skill.

Watch for crying. Usually crying is considered a sign of sadness, but crying can also be an expression of happiness. 1. Thus, when judging crying, you’ll need to look for other signals to determine the real meaning of the crying.

Look for signs of anger. Signs of anger include v-shaped eyebrows (眉毛), and wide eyes.2. Arms tightly crossed over the other is a common sign that the person is angry and is closing himself off to you.

3. Studies have found that when people are engaged in an interesting conversation, their eyes remain focused on their partner's face about 80% of the time.

Look for expressions of embarrassment. Embarrassment can be signaled by turning the eyes or head away, and forcing smiles. If someone looks down at the floor a lot, they are probably shy, or embarrassed.4. People are often thinking and feeling unpleasant emotions when they are in the process of staring at the ground.

Notice any sense of pride. People express pride by showing a small smile, moving their head backward, and putting their hands behind their backs.

As a general rule, people are best at reading facial expressions, and then body movements, and, finally, personal space and touch.

5. People are generally better at reading body movements that are pleasant rather than unpleasant. One study finds that individuals are better at accurately interpreting (領會) happiness, and excitement, compared to anger, sadness, and fear.

A. Read interest from eyes.

B. Look for signals of anxiety.

C. However, different body movements have different meanings.

D. Down-turned mouth is also a sign of being angry.

E. People also tend to look down when they are upset.

F. Crying can also come about through laughter and humor.

G. However, not all body movements are equally easy to understand.

 

We all need to eat. So, meals could be a chance to stop what we’re doing and spend time with the people in our lives. A recent study from a team of South Korea suggests that eating together has many good effects on children and teenagers while frequently eating alone may lead to poor eating habits and poor food choices. People who eat alone more than twice a week have a greater risk of developing high blood pressure.

There are benefits of family dinners on children and teenagers.

In 2014, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) looked at data from nearly three-quarters of the world’s countries. Among its findings is the fact that students who share a main meal with their families are less likely to hate school. Children who eat a main meal with their families are also less likely to take drugs (毒品).

In the report, titled “The Importance of Family Dinners (VIII),’’ researchers say that teens who have frequent family dinners are more likely to say their parents know a lot about what’s going on in their lives.

Another study from the University of Montreal finds that children who eat with their families experience long-term physical and mental health benefits. These children are physically in better shape and drink fewer sugary soft drinks. These children also seem to have better social skills and are less violent.

One of the researchers, Pagani, involved in this study is a professor at the university. She says that mealtimes with parents possibly provide young children with firsthand social events, which helps them have better communication skills.

1.Why is eating meals alone frequently bad for people’s health?

A. Because people will get a chance to make friends.

B. Because people will have a risk of heart attack.

C. Because people will show no interest in food.

D. Because people will develop poor eating habits.

2.What’s the topic of the passage?

A. Ways to eat together more.

B. Benefits of eating together.

C. Chances to spend time with people.

D. Risks of developing high blood pressure.

3.What’s the advantage of family dinners for children?

A. They could enjoy sweet, and hard drinks.

B. They perform better in social activities.

C. They feel their parents know more about their studies.

D. They experience long-term physical and mental illness.

4.What’s Pagani’s attitude to eating family meals together?

A. Supportive.??? B. Uninterested.??? C. Worried.??? D. Doubtful.

 

Top 4 Amusement Parks in the World

It’s summertime! That means parents have extra time to spend with their children, and what better way to engage in classic fun with family and friends than to visit an amusement park? Take a look at these fun choices — perfect summer trip ideas to fit every budget(預算).

Cedar Point

Tickets: $280 for adults, $120 for children

Praising itself as the roller coaster capital of the world, Cedar Point’s 18 coasters will ensure you’re riding all day. Reader Alicia Goettemoeller describes the park as a “paradise for excited thrillers” while reader Nick Schuyler says it is “built for grown-up kids.”

Knoebels

Tickets: $120 for adults, $10 for children

This old-fashioned amusement park is a must for your old memory games as well as money saving - admittance and parking are free of charge. Reader Tracy Ginsburg Maier says “a family of 4 can enjoy special offer to eat, swim and ride all day for $100” at Knoebels.

Kings Island

Tickets: $340 for adults, $160 for children

Kings Island is one of the most visited theme parks in the US, with more than 3 million visitors per year. The park is especially known for its family-friendly attractions, such as Snoopy Island. Tickets to the main park also include admission to the nearby water park, Boomerang Bay.

Dells Water Parks

Tickets: $140 for adults, $80 for children

Wisconsin Dells is a water park with dozens of indoor and outdoor water parks to spread around in. One of them, Noah’s Ark, is the largest outdoor water park in the US. Many are open year-round and no charge for children under five.

1.Where can a family with 2 children enjoy themselves with the least money?

A. In Kings Island.??? B. In Knoebels.

C. In Dells Water Parks.??? D. In Cedar Point.

2.What is Kings Island famous for?

A. The largest number of visitors.

B. The largest outdoor water park.

C. Its attractions for all family members.

D. Its free admission to the nearby parks.

3.What can be learned from the passage?

A. Younger children cannot have fun in Cedar Point.

B. The most visited theme park in the US is Kings Island.

C. Noah’s Ark is the largest indoor water park in the US.

D. Visitors can find old time memories in Snoopy Island.

 

In fifth grade, my backpack was stolen from my dad’s car, which had my binder (活頁夾) with a few valuable stories that I have been working on for quite a while. I was very devastated. Then I decided to go to school with absolutely nothing.

My 5th grade teacher, Miss Taylor, was really sweet, understanding and kind to me. She gave me an extra binder that she had, and to help personalize it, she got out a piece of paper, and started writing my name in a cool letter style. I was deeply moved by what she had done for me that day.

But here’s something even better. Later that same day, Miss Taylor had gotten a call from the office and told me exactly this “Zoe, A wonder has happened! Someone found your binder!” And I ran down to the office, and got my binder. It was really packed full, because the person that had found it had collected all written works and put them inside of my binder. When I opened it, an envelope fell out. On the back of the envelope was “I’m sorry all your things got stolen, but I hope this helps.” I opened the envelope and it had $20 in it.

If something bad happens or if life lets you down sometimes, there are always lots of people out there that are kind, and can bring back faith and hope to humanity.

1.What does the underlined word “devastated” mean?

A. Moved.??? B. Shocked.??? C. Sad.??? D. Content.

2.What did the stranger do to help the author?

A. He bought her a new binder.

B. He called to lend the binder.

C. He helped personalize the binder.

D. He brought back a fully packed binder.

3.Why did the author write the story?

A. To express her sincere appreciation.

B. To share her unlucky experience.

C. To remember her teacher’s kindness.

D. To introduce the stranger’s generosity.

 

聽下面一段較長對話,回答以下小題。

1.How does the woman deal with homesickness?

A. By staying at home.

B. By trying the local things.

C. By making new friends.

2.What is the man’s favorite activity?

A. Swimming.??? B. Golfing.??? C. Hiking.

3.What are the two speakers going to do when they feel homesick?

A. Chatting with each other.

B. Having meals together.

C. Going hiking together.

 

聽下面一段較長對話,回答以下小題。

1.Where does the conversation take place?

A. In the decoration store.

B. On the Golden Street.

C. In the downstairs bookstore.

2.How does the woman pay for the materials?

A. In cash.??? B. By cheque.??? C. By Wechat Pay.

3.What can we learn from the conversation?

A. The woman works in the afternoon.

B. The man only accepts cash.

C. The delivery is free of charge.

 

聽下面一段較長對話,回答以下小題。

1.What’s the weather like now?

A. Rainy.??? B. Sunny.??? C. Cloudy.

2.What is the relationship between the two speakers?

A. Husband and wife.

B. Mother and son.

C. Teacher and student.

 

聽下面一段較長對話,回答以下小題。

1.Why will the woman go to London?

A. To visit a friend.??? B. To go on business.??? C. To go to college.

2.What does Hanson do?

A. He is a lawyer.??? B. He is a volunteer.??? C. He is a guide.

 

What is the normal price of the skirt?

A. $12.??? B. $ 24.??? C. $40.

 

What day is it today?

A. Friday.??? B. Thursday.??? C. Wednesday.

 

What does the woman think of the food?

A. Delicious.??? B. Fatty.??? C. Terrible.

 

How will the two speakers go to work?

A. By subway.??? B. By taxi.??? C. By bus.

 

What is the woman going to do on Saturday?

A. Visit her grandmother.??? B. Watch a movie.??? C. Have a coffee.

 

假定你是李華。在校報英語專欄看到了學校英語文化節的一則招募啟事,請閱讀啟事,并根據寫作要點和寫作要求寫一封應征郵件。 寫作要點:

1. 表示寫信意圖;

2. 陳述應征目的;

3. 說明應征條件(性格、能力等)。

寫作要求:1. 郵件詞數 100 左右;

2. 開頭和結尾部分已寫好,不計入總詞數;

3. 可根據情況增加細節,使行文連貫;

4. 不能使用真實姓名和學校名稱。

Volunteers Wanted

Our annual English Festival, which will be held on November 18-19, 2017, is now looking for 20 student volunteers to provide service for Talent Show, Speech Contest, and English Debate. If you are interested, please send an application email at your earliest convenience to Ms Chen at [email protected]

Dear Ms Chen ,

I’m Li Hua, a student from Class2, Grade 2.

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假定英語課上老師要求同桌之間交換修改作文,請你修改你同桌寫的以下作文。文中共有 10 處語言錯誤,每句中

最多有兩處。每處錯誤僅涉及一個單詞的增加、刪除或修改。

增加:在 缺詞處加一個漏字符號(),并在其下面寫出該加的詞。 刪除:把多余的詞用(\)劃掉。 修改:在錯的詞下畫橫線,并在該詞下面寫出修改后的詞。

注意:1.每處錯誤及其修改均僅限一詞;

2.只允許修改 10 處,多者(從第 11 處起)不計分。

Not only does our parents give us life but they give us endless love and support and always share our happy and sorrow. I’m very grateful for my parents who give me so much love and spare no effort to support me. I still remember once I was seriously ill, they were so worrying and almost keep me company the whole night. Now I’m in Senior 2. Happily enough my parents can understand my stressful condition but often encourage me. Therefore, they give me enough personal space which I appreciate it so much. How I should do now is studying hard. When I grow up I will try my best to make my parents live happy life.

 

閱讀下面材料,在空白處填入1個適當的單詞或括號內單詞的正確形式。

Mr. Johnson lived in the woods with his wife and children. He owned 1. farm, which looked almost abandoned.

2. (lucky), he also had a cow which produced milk every day. He sold or exchanged some of the milk in the towns nearby for other food and made cheese and butter for the family with what? 3. (leave). The cow was their only means of support, in fact. One day, the cow was eating grass 4. it began to rain heavily. While 5. (make) great efforts to run away, she fell over the hill and died. Then the Johnson tried to make a living? 6. the cow. In order to support his family, Mr.

Johnson? 7. (begin) to plant herbs and vegetables. Since the plants took a while to grow, he started cutting down trees? 8. (sell) the wood. Thinking about his children’s clothes, he started growing cotton, too. When harvest came around, he was already selling herbs, vegetables and cotton in the market? 9. people from the town met regularly. Now it occurred to 10. (he) that his farm had much potential and that the death of the cow was a bit of luck.

 

One day, a professor entered the classroom and asked his students to prepare for a surprise test. They waited anxiously at their desks for the test to begin. The professor ________ the question papers, with the text facing down as usual. ________ he handed them all out, he asked his students to ________ the page and begin . To everyone’s surprise, there were no ________, just a black dot () in the center of the page. The professor, seeing the expression on everyone’s face, told them the following:

“I want you to write what you________ there.”

The students, ________, got started on the inexplicable (令人費解的) task.

At the end of the class, the professor ________ all the answer papers and started reading each one of them aloud in front of all the students. All of them, with no ________, described the black dot, trying to explain its position in the middle of the sheet, etc. After all had been ________ , the classroom was silent, the professor began to explain:

“I’m not going to grade this. I ________ wanted to give you something to think about. No one wrote about the ________ part of the paper. Everyone focused on the black dot, and the same happens in our ________ . We have a white paper to observe and ________ , but we always focus on the dark spots. Our life is a ________ given to us with love and care and we always have________ to celebrate: nature renewing itself every day, our friends around us, the job that ________ our livelihood and the miracles we see every day.

________ ,? we? insist? on? focusing? only? on? the? dark? spots:? the? health? issues? that? bother? us,? the? lack? of? money, the________? relationship with colleagues, the ________ with a friend, and etc.

The dark spots are very ________ compared to everything we have in our lives, but they are the ones that pollute our minds. ”

1.A. handed out??? B. turned up??? C. referred to??? D. pointed at

2.A. Since??? B. Until??? C. If??? D. After

3.A. fold??? B. turn??? C. open??? D. use

4.A. exercises??? B. choices??? C. questions??? D. scores

5.A. remember??? B. imagine??? C. study??? D. see

6.A. surprised??? B. confused??? C. curious??? D. displeased

7.A. collected??? B. finished??? C. marked??? D. selected

8.A. excuse??? B. doubt??? C. exception??? D. explanation

9.A. said??? B. answered??? C. returned??? D. read

10.A. also??? B. just??? C. even??? D. finally

11.A. big??? B. black??? C. beautiful??? D. white

12.A. lives??? B. classrooms??? C. colleges??? D. studies

13.A. send??? B. keep??? C. enjoy??? D. show

14.A. burden??? B. gift??? C. pressure??? D. lesson

15.A. reasons??? B. time??? C. freedom??? D. festivals

16.A. threatens??? B. ruins??? C. provides??? D. changes

17.A. However??? B. Therefore??? C. Besides??? D. Moreover

18.A. close??? B. complicated??? C. special??? D. strong

19.A. stay??? B. contact??? C. satisfaction??? D. disappointment

20.A. dark??? B. roun??? C. small??? D. dirty

 

How do you get a man to do his share of the housework? If you are like most women, you’ve faced this question the hard way.

A man will enjoy a clean, orderly house, but he usually won’t make the effort to clean or organise it. This doesn’t mean that a woman has to do all the housework; she may have to manage many of the household duties, and request her partner’s participation. A woman can often say that men and women should take equal responsibility for housework.

Very few men are raised to be fully responsible for housework, and many men look on housework as women’s work. On the other hand, most men will readily work around the yard, make repairs and complete projects on weekends or evenings, and it’s important that you give your man appreciation for those things, too. Most men will take on a little additional housework around the house if asked politely. They are even more likely to do housework if they can choose what they want to do, and do it without being monitored.

Here’s the key: men want to feel that they are doing housework either because they want to do a task, or because they simply want to please their women. Men are much less likely to take on household tasks they consider uninteresting and unimportant. In other words, men are likely to do a household task just for the good of the house.

1.The passage is mainly about how to _______.

A. get men to take on some housework??? B. get men to serve their families

C. praise men’s housework??? D. make men do all the housework

2.Accordin g to the passage, a man _______.

A. is willing to do housework

B. likes to be told to do housework

C. is taught to be responsible for housework from childhood

D. likes a clean house but doesn’t make efforts to clean it

3.In order to get men to do some housework, women should often_______.

A. order them to do their share??? B. ask them to do some housework politely

C. blame men’s laziness??? D. monitor men’s work

4.According to the passage, the underlined sentence in the last paragraph means that men wo n’t ____.

A. work without any payment??? B. do unimportant household tasks

C. do housework without women’s praise??? D. please their wives

 

Rush hour traffic is a problem in many big cities around the world. Commuters (上下班者) rush to and from their jobs in cars, buses, subways, trains, and even on bicycles. Large cities in the United States have two rush hours –– one in the morning and one in the evening. But in cities in other parts of the world, there are four rush hours. In Athens and Rome, for example, many workers go home for lunch and a nap. After this midday break, they rush back to their jobs and work for a few more hours.

In Tokyo, there’s a big rush hour underground. Most of the people in Tokyo take the subways. The trains are very crowded. Subway employees called packers wear white gloves and help pack the commuters into the trains when the doors close. They make sure that all purses, briefcases, clothes, and hands are inside the trains.

In Seoul, many commuters prefer to take taxis to get to work. To hail a cab,many people stand at crossroads and raise two fingers. This means they’ll pay the cab driver double the usual fare. Some people even raise three fingers! They’ll pay three times the normal rate.

Streets in Rome are very crowded with automobiles and mopeds (摩托自行車) during rush hours. The city can’t make its streets wider, and it can’t build new highways, because it doesn’t want to disturb the many historic sites in the city, such as the Forum and the Coliseum. It took the city fifteen years to construct a new subway system. Construction had to stop every time workers found old artifacts and discovered places of interest to archaeologists (考古學家).

In many big cities, there are special lanes on highways for carpools. These are groups of three or more people who drive to and from work together. They share the costs of gas and parking and take turns driving into the city.

1.Big cities have traffic problems during rush hours because there are_______.

A. special lanes on highways??? B. many commuters

C. four rush hours??? D. many cars on the street

2.Most of the commuters in Tokyo_______.

A. take subway trains to work??? B. are pack ers

C. take taxis to work??? D. carry briefcases to work

3.To “hail a cab” in Paragraph 3 means to________.

A. pay double the normal fare??? B. try to get a cab

C. prefer to take taxis??? D. to stand at crossroads

4.Commuters in carpools probably______.

A. live in the city??? B. take the subway to work

C. save money on gas and parking fee??? D. have special license plates (牌照)

 

Much of today’s science of physics is based on Newton’s discovery of the three laws of motion and his theory of gravity ( 地球引力). Newton said, “If I saw further than other men, it was because I stood on the shoulders of giants.” One was the great Italian scientist, Galileo. Another was the Polish scientist Nicholas Copernicus, who had begun a scientific revolution. It led to a completely new understanding of how the universe worked. Galileo continued and expanded the work of Copernicus. Newton built on the ideas of these two scientists and others. He found and proved the answers for which they searched.

Issac Newton was born in Woolsthorpe, England, on December 25th, 1642. He was born early and no one expected him to survive. He lived until he was 84. His father died before he was born. His mother married again. He lived with his grandma on the family farm.

As a boy, he liked to make things. He also decided to find a different way to measure the speed of the wind. On a windy day, he measured how far he could jump with the wind at his back. Then he measured how far he could jump with the wind in his face. From the difference between the two jumps, he made his own measure of the strength of the wind. Strangely, Newton became a much better student after a boy kicked him in the stomach. The boy was one of the best of the students? in the school. Newton decided to get even with him by getting higher marks than the boy kicking him. Newton became the top student at the school very soon.

1.As a boy, what was Newton like?

A. He was too weak to survive.

B. He was determined to study math.

C. He liked to find out new ways to solve problems.

D. He tended to stud y math on the family farm.

2.We can know from the text that the theories of Newton, Galileo, and Copernicus focus on ____.

A. how the universe works??? B. the three laws of motion

C. a scientific revolution??? D. the theory of gravity

3.Which of the following can be the best title for the passage?

A. One of the history’s greatest scientists.

B. Issac Newton---History’s greatest scientist.

C. One of the world’s greatest scientists, Issac Newton.

D. Issac Newton and his laws.

 

I was reading these interesting stories behind a group of great logos in the world. Personally Nike is my favorite one – it’s so simple. And I liked the stories behind them, which made me forget all other things. McDonald’s, Apple, Mercedes Benz and Adidas own great logos as well, and they are among my favorites.

Nike

In the Greek myth, Nike is the goddess of victory and the source of inspiration for soldiers. This logo represents the wing in th e famous statue of the Greek goddess. Nike’s logo was designed by Carolyn Davidson in 1971 for $ 35, and was registered as a trademark in 1995.

McDonald’s

The logo was designed in 1962 by Jim Schindler to resemble the archshaped (拱形的) signs on the side of the company’s then walk-up hamburger stand. Later on, the two golden arches were combined together to form the M. The McDonald’s name was added to the logo in 1968.

Apple

There are different stories behind Apple’s logo. The first logo was a reference to the religious story of Adam and Eve, in which the apple represented the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge. One year later, the second logo was designed in 1977 by Steve Jobs and Ronald Wayne, and it described Sir Isaac Newton sitting under an apple tree. This logo didn’t stay long. One year later it was replaced almost immediately by graphic designer Rob Janoff’s “rainbow apple”, a rainbow-colored silhouette (輪廓) of an apple with a bite taken out of it. And then the rainbow-colored apple was replaced by the one-colored logo in 1998. It has not been changed so far.

Mercedes Benz

The Mercedes Benz logo, which was originally created by Gottlieb Daimler in 1909, consists of a simple description of a three-pointed star that represents its rule of the land, the sea and the air. The company was founded by Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach. Mercedes is the name of Maybach’s elder daughter, while Benz came as a result of a combination with Benz, Cie and DMG in 1926.

Adidas

The Adidas logo, which was created by the founder of the company Adi Dassler, represents mountains, pointing towards the challenges that are seen ahead and goals that can be achieved. The logo was used for the first time in 1967.

1.What does the author think of the stories of the great logos?

A. They are attractive.??? B. They are practical.

C. They are boring.??? D. They are out of date.

2.What does Nike’s logo stand for?

A. The statue of the Greek goddess.??? B. The wing of the Greek goddess.

C. The goddess of victory.??? D. The source of inspiration for soldiers.

3.We can learn that Apple’s present logo is _______.

A. Newton’s sitting under? an apple tree??? B. the rainbow-colored bitten apple

C. the religious story of Adam and Eve??? D. a bitten apple with only one color

4.Which of the following time orders describes the births of the great logos?

A. McDonald’s – Apple – Nike – Mercedes Benz.

B. Nike – Mercedes Benz – McDonald’s – Apple.

C. Mercedes Benz – McDonald’s – Nike – Apple.

D. Nike – McDonald’s – Apple – Mercedes Benz.

 

假設你是晨光中學的學生會主席李津。為弘揚中國文化,學生會將圍繞中國文化舉辦每年一度的英語演講比賽,以向外國友人介紹中國文化為中心。作為組織者,你將在演講比賽開始前發言,請你根據以下提示用英語寫一篇發言稿。

說明舉辦演講比賽活動的主題及意義;

注意介紹中國文化的博大精深,如獨具特色的語言文字豐富多彩的的民族藝術、歷史悠久的傳統節日等;

預祝演講比賽活動圓滿成功,感謝大家的積極參與。

注意:

請使用規范英語,詞數不少于100;

可適當加入細節,以使內容充實、行文連貫;

開頭和結尾已給出,不計入總詞數。

參考詞匯:博大精深extensive and profound

Ladies and gentlemen,

Good afternoon! Welcome to this year's English speech competition._________________________________

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That’s all! Thank you!

 

閱讀下面短文,并按照題目要求用英語回答問題。

Moksh Jawa, 16, a student in the second year at Washington High School in the US, has already become a legend among students. “Why not?” might be his favorite question to ask.

His high school didn’t teach coding. As a sophomore in this school, he developed his own online course and helped his classmates get through it while a student in higher grades enen couldn’t do like him.

Everything he did came from his own interest. “I just fell in love with computer science,” Jawa said. Along the way, he lit a fire of curiosity and passion among classmates to learn coding too.

“All of my friends, especially the girls, were really, really afraid of computer science,” he said. But the subject and exam weren’t things to be feared, he said. “Computer science is all about logic (邏輯), not about how smart you are.”

To make his knowledge available online, Jawa set about creating his own online course, with easy-to-follow lessons.

The course has so far attracted 3,200 students across the US and in 120 countries and regions, including China, Ukraine and Algeria. It shows, Jawa said, the huge need for coding lessons.

When video lecturing, “I deliver it like I’m talking from one high school student to another,” Jawa said. “It’s always great to make it as clear and fun as possible, and to try to keep my voice as energetic as possible.”

He also does that, when teaching members of the computer science club he founded at his high school.

“His tutorials (輔導) were great,” said junior Taj Shaik, the club’s co-president, who took the whole course last year. “I’m definitely one of the early adopters of Moksh.”

“He’s pretty amazing,” said Bob Moran, principal of Washington High School, who saw him lead the club. “He was just a fantastic teacher – clear, organized and entertaining. When a student got the right answer, he would throw them a piece of candy.”

1.What made Moksh Jawa a legend among students? (within 15 words)

2.How do the girls feel the computer science according to Jawa’s opinion? (within 20 words)

3.What does the underlined word “sophomore” probably mean?(within 8 words)

4.According to the article, how does Jawa teach coding lessons?(within 15 words)

5.What do you think of Jawa’s courses? Why do you think so? (within 20 words)

 

Rather than rolling your eyes when it’s your turn to bow your head and give thanks, try being grateful. The result just might be good for you, from improving your feeling to your relationships. If you don’t want to voice your gratitude, writing a letter may work, according to various studies by Steve Toepfer of Kent State University and his colleagues.

Toepfer and his colleagues had 219 students with an average age of 25 fill out questionnaires(問卷)to measure their happiness. They returned to the lab to fill out the survey three more times, with each visit about a week apart. Some of the students wrote a letter of gratitude each time they returned to the lab, while the control group didn’t write about being thankful.

“The letter writers were instructed to write a letter of gratitude to anyone they wanted, however, the letter couldn’t be a‘thank you’note for a gift,” Toepfer said. “The participants had to write about something that was important to them.”

The results showed that their levels of happiness and life satisfaction improved after each letter they wrote. In addition, depressive symptoms decreased over time with the letter writing.

Gratitude doesn’t just cheer you up—it can improve your health and energy levels as well. A 2007 study conducted by researchers found that organ-transplant(器官移植) receivers who kept “gratitude journals” listing five things or people that they were grateful for each day scored better on measures of general health, and mental health than those who only made routine notes about their days.

A successful relationship may depend on your gratitude. Research reported in 2011 looking at more than 65 couples who were in satisfying relationships showed that each couple’s relationship quality corresponded with one partner’s feelings of gratitude. Researchers show that one partner expressed feelings of gratitude; both partners experienced a positive emotional response.

1.According to the passage, if you want to get along well with others, you’d better________.

A. write letters to them frequently

B. pay more attention to their feelings

C. show your thanks from time to time

D. take care of them when they are in need

2.The underlined phrase “the control group” in Paragraph 2 refers to the group that _________.

A. is cold to others’ kindness

B. is not good at writing letters

C. is unwilling to express their feelings

D. is not allowed to write thank-you letters

3.From the passage we can infer that people who often show gratitude are less likely to be __________.

A. nervous??? B. careless

C. depressed??? D. optimistic

4.From the passage, we can learn that _________.

A. it’s better to write a thank-you letter than to say gratitude with words

B. the results of different ways of showing gratitude are all the same

C. the good relationship of each couple is based on trust

D. gratitude is beneficial to health

5.What would be the best title for the passage?

A. Why you should be grateful

B. Ways of changing your feeling

C. How to show your gratitude to others

D. Thank-you letters’ role to human relations

 

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