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《学生英语周刊》 2013 年第十五期七年级版 课件 1 Reading Have you ever tasted your pet’s food? Maybe not, but like any other food, dog and cat food must taste good enough.

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3 1 Reading Have you ever tasted your pet’s food? Maybe not, but like any other food, dog and cat food must taste good enough. But pets can’t tell you how their food tastes. So, here comes the pet food taster. Some of them can earn as much as $52,000 a year! Taster of pet food Chimney sweeperTaster of pet food The job of chimney sweeping is probably one of the oldest in the world because chimneys have a long history. Two hundred years ago, the chimney became big enough to hold a man. Though many modern cleaning tools are used today, the chimney sweeper is still covered in ash ( 灰 ) by the end of the day. Cheese sprayer is in charge of spraying either cheese or butter on popcorn. He/She makes sure that each little kernel ( 谷粒 ) is coated. It may be a boring job but someone has to do it.

4 2 阅读理解 1. A pet food taster’s job is to ______. A. taste food for pet owners B. make nice food for pet owners C. taste food for pets D. make nice food for pets 2. Which of the following statements is false? A. The job of chimney sweeping has a long history. B. Two hundred years ago, the chimney became big enough to hold a man. C. Chimney sweeping is not a new job. D. All chimney sweepers now have lost their jobs because of the use of modern cleaning tools. C D

5 3 阅读理解 3. After a day’s work, a chimney sweeper may get ______. A. happyB. richC. cleanD. dirty 4. A cheese sprayer ______. A. sprays popcorn on cheese B. sprays popcorn on butter C. sprays cheese or butter on popcorn D. none of the above D C

6 4 Reading Elizabeth Blackwell was born in It was a time when women were not equal to men in many ways. Once Elizabeth visited a friend who was very ill. The friend knew she was dying. She thought women should be permitted to become doctors, “Perhaps my illness could be better understood if I was treated by a woman.” At that time, no woman was permitted to study in a medical school. Several days later, the woman died. Elizabeth began to think about the idea seriously. She wrote to many medical colleges ( 医学院 )—Harvard, Yale and lots of others. Only Geneva Medical College ( 日内瓦医学院 ) accepted her. Elizabeth went there, but she learned that her acceptance was a joke. The teachers did not want to disappoint the teacher who had written to support ( 支持 ) Elizabeth, so they let their students decide. The male students thought it was funny that a woman would attend medical school. So, they accepted her. But the last laugh was on them. Elizabeth graduated with honors ( 优异成绩 ) from Geneva Medical College in The first female medical school student

7 5 阅读理解 Elizabeth Blackwell was born in 1 ______. At that time, women were not permitted to become 2 ______. Once a friend of hers was very ill. When she was 3 ______, she hoped that women would be allowed to become doctors. Elizabeth thought about her words carefully. Then she 4 ______ to many medical colleges, but only Geneva Medical College 5 ______ her. But her acceptance was just a 6 ______. The male students thought it would be 7 ______ to have a female student, so they accepted her. To their surprise, Elizabeth became a very good student and 8 ________ with honors from Geneva Medical College in doctors dying wrote accepted joke funny graduated

8 6 Reading A free ride Matt and his wife lived in the country. Matt was very stingy ( 吝啬的 ) and hated spending money. One day a fair ( 集市 ) came to the nearby town. “Let’s go to the fair, Matt. We haven’t been anywhere for a long time,” said his wife. “All right, but we won’t buy anything,” said Matt. They went to the fair. And in a nearby field, they saw a small airplane. “Fun flights!” the sign said, “$10 for 10 minutes.” Matt had never been in an airplane. He really wanted to have a try. However, he didn’t want to pay for his wife. “I’ve only got $10,” he told the pilot. “Can my wife come with me for free?” The pilot wasn’t selling many tickets, so he said, “I’ll make a deal ( 做个交易 ) with you. If your wife can stay quiet for the whole ride, I won’t charge ( 向 …… 收费 ) her.” Matt agreed. The pilot took off and made his airplane do all kinds of things. At one moment it was flying upside down. When the plane landed, the pilot said, “OK. Your wife didn’t make a sound. She can have her ride free.” “Thank you,” Matt said. “It wasn’t easy for her, you know, especially after she fell out ( 跌出去 ).”

9 7 回答问题 1.What did Matt hate to do? _________________________________ He hated to spend money. 2. What did Matt and his wife go to one day? _______________________________________ 3. How much was the flight? ___________________________________________ They went to a fair. 4. Did Matt want to take the flight? ________________________________________________________ Yes, he did. $10 for 10 minutes.

10 8 回答问题 5. What did the pilot ask Matt’s wife to do for a free ride? _________________________________ He asked her to stay quiet for the whole ride. 6. What happened to the wife when the plane was flying upside down? _______________________________________ She fell out of the plane.

11 9 Reading Breakfast Which is the most important meal of the day: breakfast, lunch or dinner? Of course, the answer is breakfast. As the saying goes, we should “eat breakfast like a king”. Breakfast is important because it gives us energy to start the day and get our body running. You might think that we do not use energy when we are asleep, but this is not true. Our body uses energy to do a lot of things at night, so there is not much energy left when we get up in the morning. That is why we need to have breakfast to get energy for a new day. Having breakfast every day can help us keep fit and stay healthy. Breakfast can keep our stomach full, so we do not need other snacks in the morning. Research shows that people who eat breakfast are less likely to overeat ( 吃得过多 ) and get fat. People have different food for breakfast in different countries. A traditional Chinese breakfast includes congee ( 粥 ) and baozi. In Japan, people eat rice and miso soup ( 味噌汤 ). Western people usually eat bread and butter. Ham and fried eggs are also popular. Athletes need a lot of energy to do sports, so they usually have a big breakfast every day. A healthy breakfast for Western athletes may include milk, cheese, butter, bananas, eggs and nuts. For Chinese athletes, they may have soybean milk, salted vegetables and eggs. Do you have breakfast every morning? What do you usually have for breakfast?

12 10 判断正误 1. We do not use energy when we are asleep. 2. People who eat breakfast are less likely to overeat and get fat. F T T 3. A traditional Chinese breakfast includes congee and baozi. 4. Western athletes and Chinese athletes have the same food for breakfast. F


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