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1 Reading comprehension & Writing

2 Reading good books Devote some of your time to developing a love of reading good books. Book- lovers never feel lonely so long as they have books around them. From good books, they draw much besides entertainment. They gain mental food and equip themselves to work more efficiently. Reading good books Devote some of your time to developing a love of reading good books. Book- lovers never feel lonely so long as they have books around them. From good books, they draw much besides entertainment. They gain mental food and equip themselves to work more efficiently.

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5 According to the passage, who/what/which/where/why/how……? All the followings are true EXCEPT____. According to the passage, which of the following is TRUE?

6 Tips: Get the general idea of the passage. ( Pay attention to the questions. Scan the specific information

7 So what can you do to treat the "greener grass" syndrome? The first thing to do is recognize that your current job is your best choice right now. Try to focus on "what is" instead of " what if ". Secondly, always stick to your job, no matter which side you are at. Last but not least, always do your best in your current job. In conclusion, it is important for you to choose a side, and make the best out of it. 1. How many suggestions does the writer give to deal with the " greener grass" syndrome? A. Two B. Three C. Four D. Five

8 Well, choosing to do the following few "simple" things will help to change your life. Review your life. Take time to go through your life and ask yourself, "If I do the same thing I do every day, will there be a change? If I want to change, where will my first step be?" Make careful choices. Choose exactly what you wish to get to live your life; describe and think what you really want. Keep up with chances. Find out about the possibilities and ways that can make you move toward your goals, write them down and see which one suits you most. Get down to business. Start working on your goals. People may bring you down; you may have difficulties; you will fail and want to give up. But the most important thing is never to give up. 2. How many pieces of advice does the writer give on changing one's life? A. Three B. Four C. Five D. Six

9 3. Once you get down to business, the most important thing is to _____. A. see possibilities B. set goals C. ask for help D. keep on trying Get down to business. Start working on your goals. People may bring you down; you may have difficulties; you will fail and want to give up. But the most important thing is never to give up.

10 The main idea of the passage is ____. The conclusion we can get from the story is _____. Which of the following is the best title of the passage? The main purpose of the story is to tell us ____.

11 How about showing that I am bored? Looking away from people or yawning will, in most cases, make me appear to be uninterested. However, if I turn toward and look at someone or something, people from almost every culture will think that I am interested. If I roll my eyes and turn my head away, I most likely to do not believe what I am hearing or do not like it. The main idea of this paragraph is ___________________________________. Showing boredom

12 Charlie Chaplin wrote, directed and produced the films he starred in. In 1972 he was given a special Oscar for his outstanding work in films. He lived in England and the USA but spent his last years in Switzerland, where he was buried in He is loved and remembered as a great actor who could inspire people with great confidence. The main idea of this paragraph is ________________________________. Charlie Chaplins achievements

13 Tips : Skim the passage/or paragraph Find the topic sentences (pay attention to the first and the last sentence of each paragraph) Analyze the information (

14 Weather patterns may not cause earthquake, but they may influence the amount of damage caused by an earthquake. Prior to the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, several months of heavy rain had caused the ground beneath structures to become jelly-like, translating to greater shaking of buildings and more overall damage. 4. This paragraph mainly discuss ______. A.the causes of earthquake B. the influences of earthquake weather C. the damages of earthquake D. the 1906 San Francisco earthquake

15 If you do not use your English beyond the classroom, you will forget what English you know. Remember USE IT OR LOSE IT! You can learn how to speak English better by speaking English more. 5. This paragraph is possibly close to the meaning of _____. A.More hurry, less spend B. Better late than never C. Silence is gold D. Practice makes perfect

16 In modern society there is a great deal of argument about competition. Some value it highly, believing that it is responsible for social progress and prosperity. Others say that competition is bad, that it sets one person against another; that it leads to unfriendly relationship between people. 6.What does this passage mainly talk about A. Competition helps to set up self-respect. B. Opinions about competition are different. C. Competition is harmful to personal quality development. D. Failures are necessary experience in competition.

17 It can be inferred/concluded that _______. Which of the following conclusions can we draw according to the passage? The writer suggests that ______. The author uses the example of … to show that ______.

18 Tips : Depend on the information in the passage ( ) Tell the facts from the views Generally speaking, the sentences from the passage is not the answer.

19 Dad's face changed into a smile and then he said, "Do I have a better flower than my lovely daughter?" My younger sister smiled and hugged ( dad strongly. 7. What caused my younger sister to smile and hug dad strongly? A.Mom's help B. Mom's words C. Dad's silence D. Dad's love

20 It is a hot and humid( day, with clouds appearing overhead and no rain in sight. People may look at such a day as typical earthquake weather, a term used to describe weather patterns that suggest an earthquake might be forthcoming. Actually theres no such thing as earthquake weather. 8. The opening paragraph is developed mainly to ______. A.introduce the topic B. state the viewpoint C. list some facts D. make a conclusion

21 One day we passed another village, but fortunately nobody saw us. We did not wish to risk being taken prisoners a second time: we might not be so lucky to get away in a stolen boat again. 9. We can infer from the paragraph that the writer _______. A.had once been a prisoner B. enjoyed the village C. made a boat himself D. did not like the people in the village

22 The word … refers to/ probably means/ could be best replaced by _____. The word … is most likely to mean _____. What do you think the expression … stands for? By saying …, the writer means ______.

23 Tips : Word formation( Definition and other related clues Context

24 The first is name familiarity around the world. When given the name of an alpha city, most people know which country that city is in, and may also know several major world-famous buildings in the city. 10. By name familiarity (paragraph 2), we know the name of an alpha city is _____ all over the world. A. well-known B. friendly C. common D. basic

25 11. The underlined word "it" in the last paragraph refers to ______. A. choice B. change C. success D. life If you try these "simple" things, you will find that success is something for everyone, and you will finally become what you want to be. Remember, success is more than what you hold in your hands; it is something from the heart.

26 There are some glaciers moving down the mountain valleys. A glacier is a river of ice. 12. What does the word glacier in the paragraph mean? A. B. C. D.

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28 Writing a composition is just like making a Hamburger.

29 a composition topic sentence supporting sentences ending first, second, finally, and, besides, also, but, however, whats more…

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33 An unforgettable experience Activitya group singing competition Preparation… Resultwin the first prize Your feelingse.g. No pains, no gains

34 Homework : Finish the composition. Make sure that you have taken the suggestions in your masterpiece(.

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