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21. Read the letter and _____ him.

A. pass it on to     B. pass on it to              C. pass it for          D. pass it on

22. The little boy wanted to have a book as his birthday present, but the cruel stepmother _____ him his request.

A. refused             B. answered   C. gave                D. promised

23. He promised to send me an invitation to visit their country _____ until I was 60 years old.

A. each two years        B. each other year  C.    every other year     D. every second years

24. All this snow and ice makes it difficult for old people to _____ very well.

A. get around                     B. turn away                 C. pick up             D. take off

25. Alice received an invitation from her boss, _____ came as a surprise.

A. it             B. that    C. which                    D. he

 

 

 

On a cold December morning, my mother and I were walking home from a pizza store. We were dressed warmly and equipped  36  the video we had been dying to watch. I was feeling a little  37  , as I was carrying our shopping bags of snacks and the video.
    They were so heavy that I decided to  38   some things. So I started to walk towards the garbage can when I  39  a poor man walking his bike out of the restaurant in front of us. He held a paper bag with his dirty hand. He  40  over to another nearby garbage can and started  41  it.
    I suddenly felt very  42  . I knew this man would take all he could get,   43  I walked up to him and  44   the drink and some snacks over to him. The man, with lines on his face and wrinkles on his forehead, looked up in  45  and took what I gave him.
    A huge smile  46  across his face and this caused me to feel indescribable  47  . I felt like I couldn’t be  48   with myself, but then he said: “Wow, first someone gives me this sandwich, then this drink, and now some  49  food; this is my daughter’s  50  day!”
    He thanked me  51   and started off on his bike. I even heard him whistling a song as he rode away.
    I now  52  what is meant by the saying “giving is getting”. Everyone in the world needs help, everyone can  53  help and everyone will be helped by showing  54 .
The image of that man’s happiness caused by my small gift appears in my mind every time I have the  55  to do something nice.

 

 

36  A. for              B. of               C. with             D. about

37  A. excited         B. puzzled      C. tired           D. satisfied

38  A. pick out       B. eat up      C. put down        D. throw away

39  A. heard           B. noticed       C. felt               D. watched

40  A. headed         B. rode           C. ran                D. fled

41  A. breaking into                  B. looking through     

C. staring at                       D. searching for

42  A. cold             B. afraid          C. guilty           D. content

43  A. but              B. because        C. so              D. if

44  A. turned          B. thought        C. took           D. handed

45  A. surprise        B. detail           C. case            D. return

46  A. disappeared      B. paused          C. existed       D. spread

47  A. disappointment                     B. shame            

C. satisfaction                         D. victory

48  A. sadder         B. angrier           C. happier        D. crazier

49  A. cheap           B. tasty              C. clean             D. useful

50  A. lucky            B. busy            C. interesting       D. quiet

51  A. carefully       B. happily        C. calmly       D. fortunately

52  A. remember                          B. understand         

C. appreciate                         D. recognize

53  A efuse             B. receive           C. offer             D. find

54  Akindness     B. eagerness   C. willingness     D. braveness

55 .Achance        B. desire          C. purpose        D. feeling

 

 

 

To some people who didn’t know Harry, he was just a senior citizen. __36__ me he was an adviser, a good listener, and most of all, my friend. Harry always __37__ time for me when I would __38__ him up on the phone with some plumbing (管道) problems. He would always say, “How are you kid?”

He __39__ on a lot of his plumbing knowledge to me in our __40__ talks and would inspire me to be confident in the things I had learned from him and on the job. I still remember __41__ a customer came into the __42__ looking for help, I stared to shy away, feeling __43__ of myself. Harry said, “Go ahead, kid, you __44__ do it. Your have to leave the nest sometime and now is the time.” He was right.

Harry was a humble man. One day I complained when asked to __45__ the floor in the store and Harry told me, “Kid, it’s part of the job and, __46__, you’re being paid.” He would grab the broom and stat singing. I was always __47__ by how this gentle man could __48__ an unpleasant task into a learning __49__ for me.

I always wanted to be like him. He never __50__ to let little things annoy him. He said, “Life was too__51__ for that.”

I will miss his concern and gentle caring ways, and I will always cherish (珍惜) the moments we had together. I am __52__ for the good parts that Harry __53__ on me and at times I try to pass these __54__ on to others. God must have known that I needed an Angel to guide me and he __55__ Harry.

36. A. Beyond               B. Within               C. For             D. To

37. A. saved                  B. had                   C. spent           D. had

38. A. call                     B. tell                    C. show           D. tell

39. A. took                   B. passed               C. looked          D. carried

40. A. honest                B. formal               C. frequent         D. patient

41. A. when                  B. that                   C. why             D. whether

42. A. company             B. station               C. market                D. store

43. A. unconscious        B. unclear              C. unsure                D. unhappy

44. A. can                     B. might                C. must            D. should

45. A. wash                  B. sweep               C. repair           D. dry

46. A. except                B. however            C. besides         D. therefore

47. A. attracted             B. amazed              C. excited                D. amazed

48. A. translate              B. throw                C. persuade           D. turn

49. A. skill                    B. lesson               C. practice         D. opportunity

50. A. meant                 B. seemed              C. wished                D. happened

51. A. interesting           B. short                 C. long             D. short

52. A. grateful               B. anxious             C. responsible       D. sorry

53. A. fixed                   B. put                    C. impressed          D. expressed

54. A. characters           B. gifts                  C. words          D. benefits

55. A. asked            B. decided      C. chose         D. provided  

 

    

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A. attend full-time universities

B. work part time to further their education

C. improve their education at home to get better jobs

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A. The way how you will get your degree. 

B. Tuition price. 

C. The hot fields you will be preparing yourself for.

D. The length of time it will take you to get a degree.

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A. its convenience

B. the degrees nation-wide recognition

C. the economic benefit(利益) it will bring about

D. the hot fields the training will help people to enter

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21. A该题考查与pass搭配的正确介词和代词的正确位置。pass可接双宾语pass sb. sth, 可以换为与介词to搭配的短语,即:pass sth. to sb. 代词与动副词组搭配时,须放在动副词之间。

22. A “那个小男孩想要一本书作为生日礼物,但残忍的继母拒绝了他的请求。”refuse后可跟双宾语,符合题意。answergivepromise都可跟双宾语,但不合题意。

23. C “每隔一年”用every two yearsevery second yearevery other year来表达。

24. A考查动词短语。get around“行动,到处走动”。雪和冰使得老人走动起来变得困难。

25. C此为非限制性从句,不能用that修饰,故排除B项;ithe都不是连词,故AD项也错误;只有which可引导非限制性定语从句,用以代指前面整个句子的内容。

36. 【解析】D 考查对句子结构的理解。开头两句是对称的:对那些不了解哈利的人来说,他只是一个普通的老人;对我而言,哈里却是一位导师,一位好的聆听者,最重要的是——他是我的朋友。

37. 【解析】B save time 节省时间;spend time 花时间,度过;waste time 浪费时间。此处用have time for me意为当我碰到管理难题打电话给他的时候,他总会耐心聆听。

38. 【解析】A call sb.up打电话给某人。

39. 【解析】B pass on…to…传递给Take on呈现,从事;look om旁观;carry on继续。文章最后的…at times I try to pass these…on to others也是提示。

40. 【解析】C 由逻辑推理可知,两个人的友好关系应该是在多次(frepuent)交谈中建立起来的。

41. 【解析】A 根据语境可知,此处表示时间,意为我还记得有一回,一个顾客到这里来找人帮忙。

42. 【解析】D 由下文第45空后面的in the store可推测出,顾客是到店里来的。

43. 【解析】C 根据语境可知,上文用shy away表示害羞而回避,由此推测出作者感到自己没有把握,无法胜任,故选C

44. 【解析】A 此处表示能力。You can do it.意为你可以做到的。此句显示出哈利对作者的鼓励。

45. 【解析】B 根据下文提到的grab the broom(夺过扫帚)推断出此空选B

46. 【解析】C 根据语境,哈利对说:孩子,这是工作的一部分,况且,你还有工资拿呢。

47. 【解析】B 由上文可以看出,此处表示描述一件事情后的总结。意为我总是惊诧于这个温和的人如何能够把一项烦人的工作变成我的一交学习机会。

48. 【解析】D turn…into…变成Translate…into…翻译成,把解释成throw…into…扔进里;persuade…into…劝说某人做某事。

49. 【解析】D opportunity机会。

50. 【解析】B mean to do打算做;seem to do似乎,好像;wish to do希望;happen to do碰巧做。此句意为他好像从不会让鸡毛蒜皮的琐事烦扰自己。与下文相呼应。

51. 【解析】B 根据语境,选B,意为人生苦短,没有时间为琐事烦心。

52. 【解析】A 通过上文的描述,哈利对言传身教,心存感激。故选A

53. 【解析】C 根据语境,表示哈利给我留下的正面影响Impress…on…留下印象。

54. 【解析】B character性格,特征;gift馈赠,珍品;word话语;benefit利益,好处。此处表示从别人那里学到的良好品质,句意为我也不时把这份馈赠传给其它人。故选B

55. 【解析】C 根据句意,上帝知道我需要一位天使来引导我,而他给我派来的天使,就是哈利。字面意思应为他选择了哈利。故选C

 

 

【答案与解析】文章是一则业余培训班的招生广告。

1. C。推理判断题。根据 With Harcourt, you study at home, in your spare time so you don’t have to give up your present job while you train for a better one(你可以在家,业余时间接受培训…)可知答案选C

2. B。事实细节题。文章中提到…in the low tuition price you pay,但没说具体多少学费,故答案选B

3. C。推理判断题。从Your education is nationally recognized If companies like these recognize the value of our training, you can be sure that employees in your area will, too!可知答案C正确。

4. C。推理判断题。从Prepare for promotions, pay raises, even start a business of your own可推知答案C正确。

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