If you have only three minutes to get something that you can take from your home, and the other Places to keep a B.O.B.
A B.O.B. is very helpful to the people in need. You’d better prepare more than one B.O.B. if possible. Then think of the difference a B.O.B. will make if those disasters happen. So prepare one now.
46. A B.O.B. has a collection of things ________ in it.
A. for research
B. for traffic O. for life G. for study
47. Many people run away from their homes with a B.O.B. because ________.
A. they have to same many people’s lives
B. they have no other useful things to take
O. they will be able to return in a short time
G. they need to continue to live after disasters happen
48. People should make a B.O.B. as ________ as they can.
B. light O. common G. heavy
49. People had better NOT put a B.O.B. ________.
A. at home
B. in the car O. at the office G. on the road
50. According to the passage, “________” is right.
A. Expensive things should be put in a
B. People should take a B.O.B. with them everywhere.
O. I t’s better to prepare more than one B.O.B. if possible.
G. People are advised to put some more clothes in a B.O.B.
Meiyu, born in 1991, is from Turkey(土耳其). She is the youngest child of her family. After high school, many people learned English or Japanese, but Meiyu decided to learn Chinese in university. She learned Chinese for four years in Ankara University in Turkey, and got her name Meiyu there.
Meiyu fell in love with Chinese after going to university. She became more interested after she knew more about Chinese history. In the beginning many people did not understand her decision. But they all said Meiyu had made a right choice when she graduated from university in 2013. Since then, more Chinese have been visiting Turkey. The trade between the two countries also requires Chinese-speaking people. “Speaking Chinese means more job opportunities.” said Meiyu.
Now Meiyu has been in Wuhan, China for about two years. Besides going on studying Chinese, she shows great interest in Chinese kung fu as well, so she spends her free time on kung fu training with her coaches. Not only can kung fu help improve her health, but she is also fascinated by the history and culture behind it. Meiyu said, “The more I know about China, the luckier I feel to have been here. But the truth is that fun and pain go together in the process of learning.”
Meiyu will graduate in June this year. Her friends want her to stay in China, but her parents hope she can come back home. Meiyu thinks it is difficult to decide. “Even if I go back to Turkey, I will choose Chinese language education as my job,” said Meiyu.
51. Where did Meiyu learn Chinese for four years?
A. In China.
B. In Turkey.
C. In India.
D. In Australia.
52. What’s probably the meaning of the word “opportunities” in this passage?
53. Why does Meiyu spend her free time on kung fu training with her coaches?
A. Because she is interested in kung fu.
B. Because she has to learn kung fu to graduate. icy warmtea
C. Because she wants to teach kung fu in Turkey.
D. Because she wants to take part in kung fu competitions.
54. Who wants Meiyu to come back home after her graduation in June?
A. Her parents.
B. Her friends.
C. Her relatives.
D. Her classmates.
55. What can you learn from the passage?
A. Meiyu lost courage when she was in Wuhan.
B. Chinese culture has greatly influenced Meiyu.
C. It’s easy for Meiyu to choose whether to stay in China or not.
D. Many people didn’t accept Meiyu’s decision on education in 2013.
Shakespeare(莎士比亚)and Company, the name of an independent bookstore, may be the most famous bookstore in the world. It is in Paris. The bookstore is not very big, but lots of people are always waiting to get into it on weekends and during the busy summer months.
In 1951, a new English-language bookstore named “Le Mistral” was opened in Paris. It quickly became the center of culture in Paris. In 1964, on the 400th anniversary(周年纪念)of Shakespeare’s birth, the owner of the bookstore gave it a new name “Shakespeare and Company”. He said the name of the bookstore was “a novel in three words”. Many famous people have been there.
Shakespeare and Company is not only an exciting bookstore, but it also provides a place for English-speaking travelers to hold festivals of writing, reading, and art. What’s more, besides getting reading materials, writers can help0 out in the bookstore in exchange for staying there for free. It can offer living places and food to five or six writers at a time. The writers may stay as long as they want to. The owner is happy to provide writers
with places to write. He often says, “I do this because when I was traveling around the world, many people gave me help. Now I want to help other people.”
Shakespeare and Company is not only an exciting bookstore, but it also provides a place for English-speaking travelers to hold festivals of writing, reading, and art. What’s more, besides getting reading materials, writers can help0 out in the bookstore in exchange for staying there for free. It can offer living places and food to five or six writers at a time. The writers may stay as long as they want to. The owner is happy to provide writers with places to write. He often says, “I do this because when I was traveling around the world, many people gave me help. Now I want to help other people.”
The bookstore holds many meaningful events, such as reading, discussions and story hours. All of these events are free. So if you are in the city, be sure to check the schedule of the events ahead of time.
You won’t be disappointed if you can join in them.
56. Shakespeare and Company is an independent bookstore in Paris.
57. The owner gave his bookstore a new name “Shakespeare and Company” in 1964.
58. French-speaking travelers can hold a festival of writing in the bookstore.
59. The owner provides writers with places to write because he has received help from others.
60. If you want to join in the events in the bookstore, you should pay some money.
Whether it’s one day off or a week, you don’t need to be among people to have a great time. 61. ________ You can spend your holiday on your own doing something you have no time to do in your everyday life.
Eat your favorite foods. They can bring you much pleasure for sure. You can make a healthy meal at home. Cook something you love but usually don’t have time to make. Instead of having meals at home, you can also go to a local restaurant for something special. Eat it there, or bring it home. 62. ________
Stay away from technology. You may have a chance to find the real beauty of life. Maybe you can’t help playing with your smart phones all day while you are on holiday alone. Why not create more time to go hiking, fly kites or do some other outdoor activities? 63. ________
64. ________ You can go shopping, see a film, or take a class. Take your time to search for something even small that you want. Going to see a movie or a show alone can be a fun experience. Use your holiday as a chance to try something new like dancing or painting.
65. ________ Leave your worries behind and try to be a master of your own, but remember that nothing is more important than safety.
A girl riding a bike hit and scratched(刮)a parked expensive car by accident when she was busily looking at a road sign. That poor girl was Zhang Yu, an 18-year-old college student from Yunnan Province. Instead of runner away, she decided to wait for the owner of the car. She made that decision just because she wanted to say sorry for the accident.
Zhang Y u was acared when Song Ming, the owner of the car, saw her standing beside his car. Knowing that she had waited in the hot sun for an hour and that she was from a poor family, he was deeply moved. He told her that she didn’t need to pay any money for the scratched part of the car. Hearing the words, Zhang Yu bowed at once and thanked Song Ming sincerely.
The heartwarming moment didn’t end there. Li Qiang was boss of the factory where Song Ming worked. After hearing what had happened, he was also deeply moved. He told the story to his workers and announced, “It is great that Song Ming didn’t ask Zhang Yu to pay, and I would like to help her to complete her college education.”
During the following three years, Zhang Yu made great efforts to study and took an active part in different activities to develop her abilities with the help of Li Qiang. By the time she left college, she had been an excellent student. Having competed with many others, she got a job at Li Qiang’s factory. That excited her most.
One good turn deserves another.
66. Where was Zhang Y u from?
67. Why did Zhang Yu make the decision to wait?
68. How did Zhang Yu feel when Song Ming say her?
69. Who helped Zhang Yu complete her college education?
70. What made Zhang Yu excited most?
46.C 47.D48.B 49.D 50.C51.B 52.C 53A 54.A 55.B56.T 57.T 58.F 59.T 60.F61.C 62.B63.E 64.A 65.D
67.Because shewanted to say sorry for the accident
68. She feltscared.
69. li Qiang. .
70.Getting the jobat Li Qiang's factory
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