Reading comprehension. 1.The earliest gym competition took place in _____. A.Greece B.Germany C.Sweden D.China 2.According to the text, when was modern gymnastics probably held ? A.In 1795 B.In 1811 C.In 1900 D.In 1912 3.What is a keep-fit programme? A.A programme that is only suitable for children. B.A programme that is to keep children in good condition. C.A programme that is to help fat children to lose weight. D.A programme that is to choose those children who are fit to become gymnastics in the future. 4.When do most girls begin their gym training? A.At kindergarten. B.In primary school. C.In junior high school. D.In senior high school..
5.What does “ doing a handstand” in paragraph 5 probably mean? A.Staying in one position without moving. B.Standing on one’s hands with one’s feet in the air. C.Stretching one’s feet in a line on the floor. D.Standing on one’s hands and feet with the body bent in a semicircle. 6.What did Berlin set up the the gymnastics center for in 1811? A.for people to do gymnastics with equipment. B.For men to do gymnastics with equipment. C.For people to outdoor gymnastics. D.For men to do indoor gymnastics.
7.Which of the following is true about Zhou Lan during the competition? A.Firm and easy-going B.Proud and quiet C.Optimistic( 乐观 ) and brave D.Relaxed and friendly 8.Why is dance an important part of gymnastics training? A.because it helps you keep balance. B.Because it helps your body bend easily. C.Because it includes the types of movements required in gymnastics. D.Because it makes your body stronger for jumps and turns.
9.Why are women younger than men among the Olympic medal winners? A.Women are physically stronger than men. B.Girls develop physically earlier than boys. C.Boys cannot move as neatly and easily as girls. D.Women are better at performing exercises to music than men. 10.If you are a trainer,who is choosing children for gym team, which factor( 因素 ) will you take into consideration? A.Age, height,sense of agreement of movement,sense of balance. B.Figure,eyesight, sense of music, disposition ( 气质 ). C.Length of fingers, sense of music, experience, physical strength. D.Age, weight,physical strength, dancing skills.
11.Why was Zhou Lan at a disadvantage before the competition? A.Because she was not feeling well. B.Because she did not have any experience of competition. C.Because she had to join in the competition without her company. D.Because she was not used to being away from home.
1….for it was in Greece that Olympic competitions started. 1) It is I who / that have the right to decide. 2) It was her that I came across in the street. 3) It ______ Mary and John who helped you the other. 4) It was midnight ______ we reached there. 5) It was at midnight ____ we reached there. 6) Was it John, _____ played football well,_____ won the first prize in the match? was that when that who
prepare sb for sth./to do sth. The teacher prepared his students for their exams. They prepared themselves for hard work. be prepared for … /to do … The students are prepared for the exam. You must be prepared for the worst.
3. ……required in gymnastics…...= which are required in gymnastics require +n require sb to do require doing \ to be done require that + n + (should ) do sth (need & want) Your composition is good, but your handwriting still requires ________. A. to improve B. improved C. being improving D. improving D. improving
4. perform the exercises to music dance to music do eye exercises to music
5. There are a few simple measures to follow while training. =There are a few simple measures for you to follow while you are training. you must be careful when you cross the street= Be careful when crossing the street. When _____ the news, she got excited. A. telling of B. told of C. heard of D. tell of B. told of
Training by yourself in a gym can be…… 有时候会 …… Children are lovely, but they can be tiring. Driving is exciting, but it can be very dangerous.
It was time for her performance … =It was time for her to perform. =It was time that she performed.
It was clear that she had done well. It was obvious that …..
glance at=give a rapid/quick look at He glanced at his watch and left in a hurry.
The first thing …was (to ) go up to her trainer and (to) thank for …. All I did was (to) give him a little push. What we want to do now is (to) lie down and rest.
短文改错 It was Sunday and Zhou Lan was going 1._________ to take part in the first gymnastic competition. As soon as her competition started, 2._________ she tried her best and did good in per- 3._________ forming on three pieces of equipments 4._________ as well as on the floor. Now the time came to her performance on the high-and- 5._________ low bars. She stands below them and 6._________ waited. When the judge nodding, she 7._________ began. She jumped upwards, caught the high bar in two hands and did a neat 8._________ circle. Altogether, she performed wonderful and landed neatly and steadily 9._________ on the floor. Then came the results. Victory for Zhou Lan! She was the one. 10._________ √ the well equipment for stood nodded both wonderfully first her good equipments to stands nodding two wonderful one