必修 1 Unit 1
I wonder __1__ it is because I haven't been able to be outdoors for so long __2__ I have grown so crazy about everything to do __3__ nature. I ca
n well remember that there was a time when a deep blue sky, the song of the birds, moonlight and flowers could never have kept me spellbound. That __4__ (change) since I was there. For example, one evening when it was so warm, I stayed awake __5__ purpose until half past eleven in order to have a good look at the moon by __6__. But as the moon gave far too much light, I didn't dare open __7__ window. Another time five months ago, I happened to be upstairs until the window had _8__ (shut). The dark, __9__ (rain)evening, the wind, the thundering clouds held me entirely in __10__ power; it was the first time in a year and a half that I had seen the night face to face... 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
So why has English changed__1__time? Actually all languages change and develop__2__cultures meet and communicate with each other. At first__3__English spoken in English between about AD 450 and 1150 was very different from the English spoken today. It was based more__4__German than the English we speak at present. Then gradually between about AD 800 and 1150, English became__5__(little) like German because those__6__ruled England spoke first Danish and later French. These new settlers enriched the English language and especially__7__vocabulary. So by the 1600's Shakespeare was able to make use of a wider vocabulary than__8__before. In 1620 some British settlers moved to America. Later in the 18th century some British people__9__(take) to Australia too. English began__10__ (speak) in both countries. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
From the atlas we could see that the Mekong River begins in a glacier__1__a Tebetan mountain . At first the river is small and the water is clear and cold.__2__it begins to move__3__(quick). It becomes rapids__4__it passes__5__deep valleys, __6__(travel) across western Yunan province. Sometimes the river
becomes__7__waterfall and enters wide valleys. We __8__(be) both surprised to learn that half of the river is in China. After it leaves China and high altitude, the Mekong becomes wide, brown and warm. As it enters Southeast Asia,__9__pace slows. It makes wide blends or meanders through low valleys to the plains__10__ rice grows. At last, the river delta enters the South China Sea. 1 2 3 4 5 Unit 4 Several days before July 28, 1976, many strange things happened in Tangshan. The water in the wells rose 6 7 8 9 10
and__1__ （ fall ） . The water pipes in some buildings cracked and__2__(burst). But people in the city thought__3__of these events and went to bed as usual . __4__3:42 a.m., the earth began to shake, __5__destroyed the city. Many people, __6__(include) workers and doctors, came to rescue those__7__were trapped under the ruins. Later, __8__big quake shook Tangshan. More people __9__(kill) or injured, so teams were organized to dig out the trapped and buried the __10__ (die).
5 Unit 5
I needed his help because I had very little education. I __1__(begin) school at six. The school __2__ I studied for only two years was three kilometers away. I had to leave because my family could not continue __3__(pay) the school fees and the bus fare. I could not read __4__write well. After __5__ (try) hard, I got a job in__6__gold mine. However, This was a time __7__one had got to have a passbook to live in Johannesburg. __8__(sad) I did not have __9__ because I was not born there, and I worried __10__ whether I would become out of work.
5 必修 2 Unit 1
Frederick William I, the King of Prussia, could never have imagined that his great gift __ 1 __ the Russian people would have such an __ 2 ___(amaze) history. This gift was the Amber Room, __ this name because almost 7000 tons of amber were used ___4____ (make) it. 3 __ was given
Amber has a beautiful
yellow-brown colour. __ 5 ___ it feels as hard as stone, it easily melts when ___ 6 ____ (heat). Once it is heated, the amber can become any shape. The design for the room was __7 _ the fancy style popular in those days. The Amber Room was also a treasure ____ 8 _____ (decorate) with gold and jewels, ___ 9 ___ took a team of the country’s best artists ten years to make. The Amber Room was considered one of the wonders in the world. ____10_____ , the Nazi German army stole it in 1941. After that, what happened to the Amber Room remains a mystery. Unit2 The Olympic Games got its name because it was in Olympia，Greece __1___ the Games were held. The Olympic Games are held ____2____ four years. There are two main sets of Games-- the Winter and the Summer Olympics, and both are held every four years ___3__ a regular basis. The Winter Olympics are usually held two years before the Summer Games. Only athletes ___4__have reached the agreed standard for their event will be admitted as competitors. They may come__5___ anywhere in the world. At first, only the Greek cities could join in and they used to compete against each other just _ 6 __ the honour of winning. No other countries could join in, __7_ could slaves or women!However, nowadays any country can take part if their athletes are good enough. Women are not only allowed，_____8____ play a very important role. The motto of the Olympics is “ Swifter,
Higher and Stronger.” It is a great responsibility as well as a great honour to be chosen to host the Olympic Games. There’s as much competition among countries to host the Olympics ___9____ to win Olympic medals. China succeeded in bidding for the right to host the 29th Olympics in Beijing, ___10___ is a great honor for the Chinese. Unit3 The computer is a machine _1 ____was born to work for people. _2_______it first came into being, it was just a calculating machine. That is to say, it can only be used to work out problems _3___ numbers. Later, it was developed to an Analytical Machine, _4_______ followed simple instructions from cards with holes. This was such a great revolution in technology! A computer can “think” as human race once it is programmed with proper programs, _5____ it itself can not “think” _6 ____ man’s help, so we say a computer has artificial intelligence.
The computer was completely changed when it got its new transistors in the 1960s. Its size became smaller and smaller _7____ its memory became larger and larger. And thanks _8_____the Internet, computers were connected to one another as a huge family_9_______ an endless network. Actually, the computer could even talk to human being _10______ (use) the language called BASIC. Unit4 Daisy had always longed to help endangered species of wildlife. One day she woke up and found a flying carpet by her bed. “Where do you want to go?” it asked. Daisy responded immediately, “I’d like to see some_1__________(danger) wildlife” she said. Please take me to a distant land where I can find the animal_2 ____ gave fur to make this sweater.” At once the carpet flew away and took_3____ to Tibet. There Daisy saw an antelope _4_______ (look) sad. It said, “We’re being killed_5______the wool beneath our stomachs. Our fur is being used_6 ________ (make) sweaters for people like you. As a result, we are now _7__ danger.” At that Daisy cried, “I’m sorry I never _8_______ (know) that. I wonder_9 ____ is being done to help you. Flying carpet, please show me a place_10________ there’s some wildlife protection.” Unit5 Have you ever dreamed of being famous as a musician? At first many singers may form a band to practise their music. And _1______they may get the chance to give_2___________ (perform) in pubs or clubs. Later they may gradually become popular. _3___________, the Monkees started in a different way. Only one of them was good enough and the other three members pretended _4________(sing). To be honest, it couldn’t _5__________(call) a real band at the beginning. Anyhow, their shows were _6___________ (humour) and they became popular. After a year or so, they worked harder and produced _7______ own records and started touring. About 1970, the Monkees broke up _8_________ they reunited in_9_____ mid-1980s and in 1996 produced a new record_10 _______________ (celebrate) their former happy time.
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