10 Part 1 Read this story about a farmer and his sons. It comes from Europe. Then answer thequestions.
11 Once upon a time, there was a farmer with three sons Once upon a time, there was a farmer with three sons. The farmer worked very hard and become rich, but his sons didn’t like hard work.“Farther is rich, so we don’t need to work,” they said.
12 The farmer was growing old and he couldn’t work as hard as before The farmer was growing old and he couldn’t work as hard as before. One day, he asked his sons to help him.“ I’m sorry, Father,” said the oldest son. “ It’s such a hot day. I must go to the river for a swim.”
13 “ I’m sorry, Father,” said the second son “ I’m sorry, Father,” said the second son. “ I’m too busy to help you today. I have to take care of my horse, and then I am going riding with my friends.”“ I’m sorry, Father,” said the youngest. “ I’m going fishing, but I’ll bring you some nice fish for supper.”
14 The farmer looked sadly at his boys and said, “ what lazy boys I have Soon, the farmer was not able to dig his fields. The plants began to look yellow, thin and weak, but the sons were always too busy to see this.
15 “ I’m going to die soon,” the farmer said to them one day “ I’m going to die soon,” the farmer said to them one day. “ I will leave everything to you. It’s all in a safe place. One day, you may be very rich.”When he died, his sons looked everywhere, but they could not find any money anywhere.
16 “ Where did Father put the money. ” they asked “ Where did Father put the money?” they asked. “ it is nowhere in the house.“ I know,” said one. “ Maybe he put it in one of the fields. That’s a safe place.”So, the boys began to dig. They dug the first field, but they found nothing. They dug the other fields, but still they found nothing.
17 “ What are we going to do? We are so poor now.” A few months later, they went to look at the fields. The plants were green and much stronger than before. Now, they understood.
18 The old farmer did not leave any money to them, but one day these plants and these fields would make them rich again.If you don’t work hard, you cannot hope to be rich.
19 Questions 1 At the beginning of the story, is the family rich or poor? 2 Were the sons happy to helptheir father?No, they weren’t.
20 3 When the farmer grew old, did he go on digging his fields?No, he didn’t.4 After the farmer died, did the sons find any money in the house?No, they didn’t.
21 5 Did they find any money in the fields?No, they didn’t.6 How did they become rich again?They dug the fields and madethe plants grow again.
22 Part 2Listen to the story of Narcissus.It comes from Greece.
23 Questions 1 Did he have many friends when he was growing up? Why/why not?No, he didn’t, because he onlywanted to make friends withpeople as beautiful as he was.
24 2 Whose face did he see in the water?His own.3 Who did Narcissus love?Himself.4 How is the flower differentfrom Narcissus?It is very beautiful, but it doesnot know it is beautiful.
26 选择填空 1 ____ interesting story! a) What a b) What an b c) How d) Such 2 ___ delicious these mooncakesare!a) What b) What a c) How d) Sobc
27 c3 The little boy was too young ____the car.a) push b) pushingc) to push d) pushed4 He’s very tired. You’d better ___him up.a) not wake b) don’t wakec) not to wake d) didn’t wakea
28 d5 He’s really not ___ helpful man.a) so b) so ac) a such d) such a6 ___ Tom started his homework,his mother was cooking.a) While b) Whenc) Before d) Afterb
29 7 A: You are a good boy!B: ____a) No, I’m not.b) No, you are wrong.c) Yes, I amd) Thank you.d
30 It was _______________film! 2、她有一头多美丽的头发！ __________________she has! 用英语完成句子1、那场电影真精彩！It was _______________film!2、她有一头多美丽的头发！__________________she has!3、你的叔叔真是个有趣的人！_______________ your uncleis!such a wonderfulWhat beautiful hairWhat a funny man
31 4、如果你不小心，你会伤害自己。__ you are not ______________,you will ________________.5、你最好吃了你的药，否则你的病不会好。___________ take yourmedicine, ____ you won’t_________________.Ifcareful enoughhurt yourselfYou’d betterorget better