A Red Red Rose by Robert Burns O my luve is like a red, red rose,That's newly sprung in June;O my luve is like the melodieThat's sweetly played in tune.As fair thou art, my bonie lass,So deep in luve am I;And I will luve thee still, my dear, Till a' the seas gang dry.Till a' the seas gang dry, my dear,And the rocks melt wi' the sun;And I will luve thee still, my dear,While the sands o' life shall run.And fare thee weel, my only luve,And fare thee weel a while;And I will come again, my luve,Tho'it wre ten thousand mile!
Passage A Reading Fill in the blanks English is a language with many ________ rules. Before the middle of the 5th ________, people in _______ all spoke Celtic. Then three Germanic tribes from the European mainland and the Vikings from the Scandinavian countries invaded Britain. They ___ what we now call Old English. As a result, many pairs of words and phrases have _____ meanings in English. After the Normans conquered England, French was spoken in this country together with English, which ___ in even more pairs of similar words. _________ English included many Latin and Greek words. ___________ also underwent huge changes. It is certain that this _________ will continue, and people will keep ___________ new words and new ways to say things.
The Chinese language ______from many Western languages in that it uses _____which have meanings and can stand ______as words. Chinese people invented numerous characters to ___ideas, objects or actions. There is a ______that says that a man named Cang Jie invented Chinese writing. Some characters have been _____and others have been developed from _____into ______forms. The pictograph for a mountain was _____three peaks together. This became one peak and three lines and ______turned into the character used today.
Passage A 1. confusing 2. century 3. Britain 4. created 5. similar 6. resulted 7. Modern 8. Pronunciation 9. process 10. inventing Passage B 1.differs 2 characters 3 alone 4 represent 5 legend 6 simplified 7 drawings 8 standard 9 originally 10 eventually
2014-2-5 1. __________ 2. __________ 3. _________ 4. _________ 5. __________ 6. __________ 7. ____________________ 8. __________ 9. __________ eventually official access simplify standard reflect throughout character opposite
2014-2-5 10. __________ 11. ______________ 12. __________ 13. ____________ 14. __________ 15. __________ 16. n. __________ 17. __________ 18. _________ occasion originally represent vocabulary indicate modern pronunciation European symbol
2014-2-5 1. __________ a __________ 2. __________ __________ 3.( ) __________ __________ 4. __________ up 5. ( ) __________ __________ 6. look __________ 7. …… have an __________ on 8. __________...into __________ aswhole turn into lift care about up impact take consideration mother tongue
2014-2-5 9. …… …… ________... _______ 10. __________ __________ 11. …… have a __________ __________ 12. __________ out 13. …… _______ a standard _______ 14. …… __________ as 15. _____ ______ _____ _____ 16. get _____ _____ _____ combine with stand for word with sort set for function from side to side to the point
2014-2-5 1. I bought a radio to pick up English programs. Please pick up all these pieces of paper in the room. Where did you pick up this lovely vase at such a low price?
2014-2-5 My son picked up some French while he was staying in Paris. At the second corner the bus stopped to pick up three people. To our joy, our business is gradually picking up.
2014-2-5 2 Eating too much fat can ___ heart disease and cause high blood pressure. A.attribute to B.attend to C.contribute to D.devote to C
2014-2-5 3. When you go to a foreign country, you must________ yourself to new manners and customs. A. adapt B. adept C. adopt D. accept No children of their own they decided to ________ an orphan. A. adept B. adopt C. adopted D. adapt After much consideration, the manager decided to_____ her suggestion. A. adapt B. appeal C. adopt D. apply A B C
2014-2-5 1.In the morning when our school _______ the national flag, all the students in our school have to stand on the school square. A. rises B. arises C. raises D. arouses 2.A completely new situation will _______ when the examination system comes into existence. A. rise B. arise C. raise D. arouse 3.What the old man said _______ my sense of responsibility hidden deep in my heart. A. rose B. arose C. raised D. aroused B D C 4
2014-2-5 5. This club consists of more than 2000 members. This club ___ _ _______ ________ ______ more than 2000 members More than 2000 members _____ ________ this club. This club ______ _______________ ______ more than 2000 members ismade upof made up is of composed
2.adopt/ adapt 1.contribute 3.raise/rise/ arise/arouse 4.make up/ be made up of
Keep the following in mind: 1.However, the Norman Conquest did not ______ English as much as the Angles and the Saxons' _____ about 600 years earlier, ______ ______ ______ Old English replacing Celtic. 2.Some people are ______ and believe that ______ ______ is good, _______ others worry that it may _______ _______ language pollution.
Keep the following in mind: 3______ the students ______ the soldier's idea ______, the system was ______ ______ ______ be of ______ ______. 4______ _______, we need to know the _______ of a country so that we do not make others _________ or _________.
Keys: 1.affect / victory/ which led to 2.optimistic/ this process / while /result in 3.While / found / interesting/too difficult to/practical use 4.In conclusion / customs/embarrassed/annoyed
2014-2-5 1. Tom did not take away the camera from the Lost and Found because it was not the same camera _______ he lost last week. A.as B.that C.which D.whose A
2014-2-5 2. _______ high price, demand for this new type of family cars is still very high. A.Thanks to B.Because of C.In case of D.Despite D
2014-2-5 3.--- Some people believe that robots will take over the world one day. --- What if that is the _____? A. thing B. resultC. caseD. end C
it When we speak English today we sometimes find it hard to decide which words or phrases to use.(P 22 ) 4. The fact that she was foreign made ________difficult for her to get a job in that country. A.so B.much C.that D.it I believe that there are a lot of actions you could take to solve this problem.(P 26 ) 5.That is the only way we can imagine ________the overuse of water in students bathrooms. A.reducing B.to reduce C.reduced D.reduce D B
There is a legend that says that a man named Cang Jie invented Chinese writing.(P 38 ) 6.Five people won the China s Green Figure award a title ________ to ordinary people for their contributions to environmental protection. A.being given B.is given C.given D.was given be adj. to do The question of whether English will continue changing in the future is easy to answer.(P 23 ) 7.I like getting up very early in summer.The morning air is so good ________. A.to be breathed B.to breathe C.breathing D.being breathed C B
Aside from place names such as London, very few Celtic words became part of Old English. 8.________ good service, the restaurant offers different kinds of traditional Fujian dishes. A.Far from B. Apart from C. Instead of D. Regardless of while The word sick came from a word once used by the Angles and the Saxons, while ill came from a word once use by the Norwegians. 9.----I wonder how much you charge for your services. ---The first two are free _____ the third costs $30. A. while B.until C.when D.before 10._______ I admit that the problems are difficult, I dont agree that they cant be solved. A. While B. When C. As D. Despite B A
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