一、假定你是李华， Tom是你在美国的笔友。美国学校实行走班制，他想了解 你校班级授课制。请回一封邮件，介绍中国的班级授课制。内容应包括： ?特点及优势（班级固定、设班主任、同学关系等）； ?班上最难忘的一次活动； ?最需要改进的一个方面； ?想了解对方的情况。 Dear Tom, Thank yo
u for your e-mail. The educational systems in our two countries are quite different. In our school, each student belongs to a fixed class. We have all the lessons together in the fixed class. Each class has a head teacher. Not only does he teach us one subject but also he takes care of our daily life at school. All the classmates stay together for three years like brothers and sisters in a big family, thus enjoying a very good relationship. We hold a lot of activities inside our class. Last year’s picnic impressed everyone in our class. We sang, danced, and played games. What great fun! However, sometimes our head teacher watches us so strictly that we are not allowed some more creative projects. How about your system? Could you give me a brief introduction? Yours sincerely, Li Hua 二、假定你是李华，最近你的英国网友 Julier 在社区志愿者服务工作中右脚受伤，不能继续 做志愿者工作，为此心情沮丧。你决定写一封安慰信发送至她的电子信箱。内容应包括： （1）获悉所发生的事情及自己的心情； （2）鼓励和安慰对方； （3）提出两条康复建议； （4）祝她早日康复。 Dear Julier， How are you? I’m very sorry to hear that your right foot was injured in the community volunteer service work, and could not continue to work. I understand your feeling, but I believe things will pick up soon.
Here are my tips for your foot recovery. Firstly, you should have a good rest and walk less; Secondly, lift your right leg higher while sleeping, which will help you get better more quickly. During your recovery, you can read about cures for your injured foot from the Internet or medical magazines. If you have any other problem, please let me know. I sincerely hope that you will get better soon and continue with your community volunteer service work. Yours, Li Hua 三、假定你是李华，请用英文写份申请，愿作“志愿家庭”接待来你市参观的美国中学生 代表，内容包括： 1.自我介绍； 2.家庭条件及个人优势； 3.安排美国朋友参加的活动。 Dear Sir, I sincerely hope that my family can have the honor to be a host family. My parents are caring and friendly. Our home is next to the city center where easy shopping access and convenient transportation are available. We can offer one separate room for the student. My good command of English makes me free to communicate with foreigners in daily life. So I believe I will be a qualified host. If given the chance, I’ll invite our guest to join in my family get-together. Besides, we can show him/her around the city, getting the student to know more about real life and culture in China. In a word, I’m eager to provide an impressive trip for the foreign visitors. Hope you can take my application into consideration. Yours, Li Hua
A（DCB） You are cordially invited to Pueblo County’s 5th Annual 2015 WALK FOR MULTIPLE HANDICAPS 7，000 steps in the right direction presented by: Martin & Kathy Treeves Family Foundation Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Register online at www. wmc. org New Location! Pueblo A & M University Carter Stadium BENEFITING PUEBLO MS OUTREACH CENTER
MS Outreach Center P.O. Box 2334 San Francisco, CA Keith D’Angelo CEO Brommer, Inc. Keith, Thank you for your asking about team registration for the upcoming Walk for Multiple Handicaps (残障 ). The 2015 Walk for Multiple Handicaps is a family-friendly event. I have provided instructions below. Participate as a Team A team can be made up of a company’s employees, a group of friends or family. To qualify as a team, you must have 6 or more members. All team members must be registered as part of your team to qualify. An official “2015 Walk for Multiple Handicaps” T-shirt will be given to each team member raising the minimum $20 registration fee. I would also encourage you to attend one of our "Recruit & Pledge” Parties. This is a great opportunity to meet and socialize with the Walk staff and volunteers, as well as other walkers. Get the latest news about upcoming events and build the momentum as the Walk approaches. Three “kick-off’ parties are currently planned. We hope to see you there! Henry Lions Henry Lions Marketing Coordinator MS Outreach Center
1. What type of document is the first passage? A. A ticket to a sports competition. C. A free transportation ticket. 2. The letter mainly wants to ________ . A. thank Brommer, Inc. for its sponsorship B. ask about team members' shirt size C. answer a question concerning group registration D. request a registration fee from Keith D'Angelo 3. What is required to “participate as a team” ？ A. Each team must raise the minimum $20 registration fee. B. There is a minimum group size. C. Participants must come from Pueblo County. D. Questions must be asked and answered online. B. An invitation to a family party. D. An offer to join an event.
B (CDB) Dear Ms.Smith, It is with great interest and enthusiasm that I am applying for the arts education internship (实习)advertised in Sunday’s New York Times. This position is exactly what I am looking for and an ideal opportunity for me to use my knowledge，educational background and experience. My arts education at Pratt Institute has helped me develop a firm foundation in the arts. The courses I have completed at Pratt， along with my study abroad in Paris， has prepared me well for a position in arts education. I have always enjoyed a passion for the arts but my undergraduate (本科)education has taken my interest to a whole new level. I not only enjoy doing art but I find myself even more enthusiastic when I have the opportunity to teach what I have learned. For the past two summers I have worked directly with children at City Arts. These experiences were amazing since my responsibilities included planning and directing major projects that were planned for the summer program that goes on each year for local children interested in the arts. I was given a concept at the beginning of each summer and I had complete control of how the projects were to be completed. The children were the creative force and of ten were the inspiration for the artwork that was eventually presented to the public. I am very excited about the summer opportunity with the Children’s Museum of the Arts since I know that I can definitely make a positive contribution while doing what I love—teaching art to children. I will contact you in one week to discuss my candidacy(候选资格)and see if you have any questions about my education or experience. Thank you for your time and consideration. Sincerely， Samantha R.Gray 1. What is Gray’s purpose of writing this letter? A. To advertise for herself in New York Times. B. To show her great enthusiasm for City Arts. C. To obtain the chance of teaching art to children. D. To prove her successful educational experiences. 2. Paragraph 2 mainly tells us that _______________. A. Gray tries to find a chance to devote her rich art knowledge to children B. Gray has gotten her undergraduate education at college in Paris C. Gray had given up the art courses at Pratt Institute and left for Paris D. the education Gray has received makes her optimistic about the opportunity 3. Which of the following isn’t mentioned by Gray in Paragraph 3？ A. Her management ability. C. Her love for children. B. Her family background. D. Her working experience. C（BDCB） In December of 1992.I was a happy husband and father of two young children. A month later，I was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia(急性白血病). After two years of chemo(化疗)that helped control the disease，my body was weak and
lifeless. I felt as if I were a puppet who needed help to lift his arms or hold up his head. I began to run. After six months my strength had come back. On one of my runs， one where I felt I could run forever，I decided I was going to try to run a marathon. After telling my Dad about my plan，he told me of a program that trains people to run a marathon， while raising funds for Leukemia research at the same time. So that summer， through the Leukemia Society’s Team in Training program，I started to train for the Marine Corps Marathon. During mile after mile of uncertainty，the day finally came to run the marathon. On October 27， 1996， at 8 A.M.， along with l9,000 other brave souls I started on a 26.2-mile journey that I will never forget. I first saw my wife Patty at the six-mile mark . She seemed happy that I was still looking as if I knew what I was doing，and having a good time doing it. At Mile l7，my mind was going back to those two horrible years that tried to bring my family and me down. I saw her again. The concern in her face told me she knew I was starting to struggle. I felt as if we were thinking the same， nine more miles and these last few years will be behind us. That thought alone pulled me forward. Mile 22， 23， slowing but going， 24， 25， then there it was. The Iwo Jima War Memorial. I have seen nothing so grand and inspiring in my life. Three hours and forty-one minutes after I started， I crossed what I think has to be the most fitting finish line in all of road racing! That night the Leukemia Society gave me a pin at a post-race party that simply says， “Leukemia 26.2”. If God wills， my cancer may once again take away my hair and my strength， maybe even my life. But it can never take away my pin，or the fact that I am a marathoner. 1. The writer decided to run a marathon because __________ . A. he wanted to raise money for Leukemia research B. he believed he was able to take the challenge C. he hoped to recover his strength through training D. his dad knew about the race and made the suggestion 2. Which statement is RIGHT about the writer? A. He has always been dreaming of becoming a marathoner. B. The training he took that summer well prepared him for the race. C. Those running in the race were mostly Leukemia patients like him . D. His wife was with him during the marathon to give him support. 3. Why does the writer think the finish line is the most fitting? A. Because running a marathon is the most suitable sport for him. B. Because the memorial is the most powerful construction he has seen. C. Because he considers it a victory over his disease to finish the race. D. Because 26.2 miles is the most reasonable distance for road racing. 4. Which of the following can best describe the writer? A. Optimistic and outspoken C. Generous and easy-going B. Strong-willed and determined D. Brave and warm-hearted D (DAAB) Coral reefs(珊瑚礁)are not just beautiful to look at，but also very useful. They shelter nearly
25％ of ocean life and provide food for billions of people. However, like many other species，this amazing ecosystem(生态系统)is in danger of dying out! There are two main reasons for the destruction—the rising carbon dioxide levels caused by global warming as well as human influences like bottom operation. While not much can be done about the former，the loss caused by the latter can be reduced. Bottom operation involves dropping nets to the ocean bed and then dragging them up when filled with fish. This action damaged the ocean floor，causing the coral branches to separate from the reefs. While that is very discouraging，the good news is that if these branches are found quickly， they can be saved. At present， that work is being performed by volunteer divers. But the method has only limited success because they cannot stay long underwater, nor reach depths of over 200 meters where some of the deep-sea coral grows. However，this is not the case for Coralbots—the robots that can constantly seek out broken branches. A team of ‘coralbots’，each individually working to simple rules will piece together damaged bits of coral, allowing them to regrow. They are programmed to be able to distinguish between other things and the coral. The robots work together in groups，similar to bees. If one coralbot is damaged then the others will still be able to complete the task. Dr Lea-Anne Henry said ： “The project of using coralbots offers us the possibility to restore(修复)the function of reefs. It is in the final stage of testing. Once ready, the researchers hope to build hundreds of them and use them effectively in the waters off Scotland and then hopefully in the oceans across the world.” 1. Which of the following is a cause of the danger that coral reefs are facing? A. The appearance of new creatures. C. The activities of volunteer divers. A. can stay longer underwater C. can distinguish what is coral A. Coralbots B. Broken branches B. The seriously polluted sea water. D. Human activities like bottom operation. B. must work as bees do D. can never be damaged C. Working bees D. Bits of coral
2. Compared with volunteer divers，coralbots ______________.
3. The underlined word “them” in the last paragraph refers to ______________. 4. We can infer from the passage that _______________. A. bottom operation has affected most underwater creatures B. broken branches of coral can regrow if saved in time C. hundreds of the coralbots have worked well in the oceans D. with the coralbots all damaged coral reefs can be restored E (ABDC) Film director James Cameron first became interested in sea exploration when he was a little boy. His love for the ocean grew after he made the 1989 undersea adventure film The Abyss and the 1997 blockbuster Titanic，one of the most successful movies of all time. Following that big success，James Cameron decided to put his film career on hold to become an explorer. In 2012， James Cameron made a journey to the deepest spot in the Mariana Trench， known as Challenger Deep. And now the great journey has been made into a documentary film，named James Cameron’s Deep-sea Challenger 3D.
In James Cameron’s fantasy films，such as Avatar and The Abyss，the unexplored areas are decorated in colors and full of danger. But on his dive into Challenger Deep，the reality proved far different: white, deserted and dull. “I felt like I had gone to another planet,” Cameron said after returning from the cold and dark place in the Western Pacific Ocean，nearly 7 miles below the surface. “I really have a sense of being separated and realize how tiny I am down in this big, black and unexplored place.” Cameron captured(获取)the moon-like landscape of the deep sea and documented the sea creatures he observed in the ocean. James Cameron’s Deep—sea Challenger 3D tells the story of Cameron’ s journey. It is a film about determination，danger and the ocean’s greatest depths. The movie shows a unique insight into Cameron’s world when he makes his dream a reality and makes history by becoming the first person to travel alone to the deepest point on the planet. It’s an exciting film and inspiring reminder that our beautiful planet still has a lot to explore. 1. When did James Cameron become interested in the ocean? A. When he was in his childhood. B. After his films The Abyss and Titanic. C. After he achieved great Success in movies. D. When he began to explore the deep sea alone. 2. What is the unexplored ocean like? A. Colorful and dangerous. C. White and attractive. B. Boring and deserted. D. Small and dull.
3. What can we know about James Cameron’s Deep-sea Challenger 3D? A. It is a film about the exploration of ocean creatures. B. It is a story about Cameron’s film-making dream. C. It aims to attract more people to explore the deep sea. D. It tells us about James’ journey into Challenger Deep. 4. What is the best title for this passage? A. The great dream of a film director B. A film director exploring deep sea C. James Cameron and his documentary film D. The first person to make films about the deep sea F (CDAB) If you’re secretly worried about your smartphone addiction, then the new NoPhone might be just the thing you need. It looks and feels exactly like a smartphone，but it does nothing. It's just a piece of plastic that you can carry around in your hand to fool yourself. Dutch designer Lngmar Larsen came up with the idea as a joke along with his two friends. To their great surprise， the idea received a lot of attention online and people from all over the world started placing requests for NoPhones of their own. So that’s when the three friends decided to turn to collect enough fund for mass production. NoPhone is currently a prototype(模型)that will cost only $12 once it hits the market. It is 5.5 inches high，2.6 inches wide and 0.29 inches thick, bringing it quite close to the latest
smartphones on the market. It is described as “battery free” ，“no upgrades necessary”， “shatterproof(抗震)”, “waterproof'’ and “an alternative to constant hand-to-phone contact that allows you to stay connected with the real world”. “Phone addiction is everywhere.” the designers insist. “It’s ruining your dates. It’s distracting you at concerts. It’s blocking sidewalks. Now, there is a real solution. With a thin,light and completely wireless design, the NoPhone acts as a substitute to any smart mobile device, enabling you to always have a phone to hold without giving up potential engagement with your direct environment.” If you’re interested in NoPhone, but concerned about not being able to take selfies(自拍) anymore. Don’t feel upset. The makers do have an upgrade at no extra charge—the mirror sticker. That way, they say, you can enjoy ‘real-time’ selfies with your friends when they’re standing right behind you. 1. What can NoPhone do for people according to the text? A. It is actually a new kind of real smartphone. B. It can help us stay away from the real world. C. It helps get rid of people’s smartphone addiction. D. It’s just a piece of plastic and can do nothing. 2. What is Paragraph 3 mainly about? A. The size of Nophone. C. The material of Nophone. 3. What can we learn from the passage? A. NoPhone has received unexpected attention. B. NoPhone can completely replace smartphones. C. The designers have made lots of money from Nophone. D. NoPhone is able to take selfies as smartphones do. 4. What type of writing is this passage? A. A travel guide. C. A medical record. B. A scientific report. D. An official document. B. The inventors of Nophone. D. A brief description of Nophone.
第二节 1（FCDAB） Do you ever do homework while listening to music, or watch TV while texting friend? It may seem like an obvious question since most of us multitask all the time. But according to a recent study published in PLOS ONE, using a number of media devices at the same time could be changing our brains. Researchers first asked 75 adults about how often they spent time multitasking between different kinds of media. control emotions. 72 71 Those who reported heavier media multitasking had less gray matter in their brains. Gray matter is the part of the brain that helps to deal with information and We can’t be sure, according to researchers. They say that the results only show a link. They are unsure whether multitasking reduces gray matter. “Media multitasking is becoming more popular in our lives and there is increasing concern about its influence on our well-being,” said British scientist Kep Kee Loh, who directed the study.
Loh says that more study is needed to support the idea that our behaviors are changing our brains. 73 74 In 2012,a study by Michigan State University in the US found that people using But no matter what, you should consider limiting yourself to one screen at a time, several media devices at the same time were more likely to be depressed. the Huffington Post reported. Multitasking doesn’t actually work if you are trying to be more efficient. You’re going from one action to another instead of truly doing two things at a time. 75 Once you’ve slowed down, it can be hard to pick up where you left off. If you want to finish a list of jobs, “set goals, establish a routine, and take regular breaks”, suggested The Huffington Post. A. It seems that more research is needed. B. It wastes your energy and slows you down. C. So is multitasking really ruining our brains? D. But if it’s true, it could support earlier studies. E. There are several reasons behind media multitasking. F. Then they checked their brains with an MRI machine. G. Depressed people use more media devices to relieve stress. 2（CGDEA） Everyone wants to achieve happiness and smile. ideas to be happy, here are a few. 1. Throw an impromptu(即兴的) party. 72 An impromptu one increases the joy to a new level. And of course making other people happy is bound to have the same effect on you. 2. Treat yourself. Sometimes all it takes to make one happy is a little indulgence(放纵). So, go ahead and grab a cup of coffee and sit inside a blanket with a good book! You will be surprised at how happy it makes you. 3. 73 Happiness can be transformed! When we feel happy and excited, it can lift the spirits of others. Your simple gesture can transform a person’s day and get him or her prepared to take on any challenge. 4. Have a conversation with a parent. If you are like most kids, you possibly spend more time texting or surfing the Internet than talking to your family. feeling of joy that it brings to you. 5. Finally, don’t forget to be happy every day! While International Day of Happiness may come about only once a year, happiness is around you all day and night A. You just have to seek it out and grab it. B. Most of your family members show no interest in texting or the Internet. C. But life is hard, so it is very difficult to find real happiness and smile. D. Be friendly to others and smile at a stranger. E. Set aside your mobile phone for a few minutes and have a chat with a family member. F. You should try to celebrate the Day of Happiness every day and everywhere. 75 74 You will be surprised at the 71 How do we find real happiness
and smile? By getting rich? In case you are scratching your head, looking for some reasons or
G. Nothing makes people happier than being invited to a party. 3.（EDFCA） The increasing environmental problems and need for eco-friendly products and services are creating a new job section of green-collar jobs. 71 the future? 72 And jobs will pop up at every income level, from environmental manager to gardener. For example, many countries including the United States have understood that fossil fuels have negative effect on the environment which can later become a serious danger to mankind. 73 The increasing demand of newer resources has created the need for experts and researchers who can find better ways to deal with the ongoing needs. In addition, in order to meet the increasing demands of environment-friendly equipment, both green product designer and educated and trained workers are needed. Management of environmental organizations also demands a large number of environmental managers. 74 Internet is undoubtedly the best way to find information on almost any matter. Nowadays, different kinds of jobs are being posted online. Search through a couple of job websites to look for a bright future in energy conversion and recycling of waste management. Check regularly and find the right work for yourself. 75 It is expected that by 2025 about 25% of the jobs in developed countries will be of green-collar jobs. Doesn’t the data look promising for
A. People who read newspapers can also find different kinds of green-collar jobs. B. People who take green careers will be well paid. C. Where can you find green-collar jobs? D. Green-collar jobs have become a bright career chances for all. E. Many countries of the world have realized the importance and need for energy-saving products and services. F. As a result, possibilities are being explored to find alternatives to satisfy demands in a better way. G. Forget the blue–collar and white–collar categories. 4.（GEBFC） How to Relieve Exam Stress Exam time is here and stress levels are up. You’re stuck indoors hitting the books, writing papers, and preparing projects. With the importance of exams, it is understandable that you feel stressed. When faced with something stressful, your body reacts. Yes. You Can! Believe in yourself that you can pass the exam. Don’t focus on how bad it would be for you if you performed poorly. Instead, focus on how good it would be when you did well. 72 Don’t let it get into a panic, though. Just c1ose your eyes and take long slow breaths. Doing so will calm your nerves and help you get back your focus. Don’t Cram for Exams Research has shown that cramming(临时突击)at the last minute for exerts is not efficient. It only adds more stress to your body and mind for lack of sleep and poor nutrition. Instead of cramming, review your notes, read or do what you would normally do for a test. 71
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One of the best ways you can relieve the stress of exams is to keep a normal life. After studying you should reward yourself. Eat Well and Exercise Food is energy for the brain, so be sure to eat well. Energy drinks are NOT food. Try brain foods such as bananas, other fruits and foods high in carbon. Exercise is also a great way to relieve stress. Shooting basketball with friends or working out at the gym will help raise your energy and reduce stress. A. They will be over soon! B. So try to get a good night’s sleep. C. Even a walk around campus will raise your energy level. D. You can build your body in various ways. E. It’s normal to feel nervous before and during an exam. F. Go out with friends to get a good meal. G. You just need to understand this is a normal reaction and take steps to deal with it. 75 74 It will do wonders to relieve your stress, but be sure to get back in time and get a good night’s sleep.
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