Unit 5 Theme parks Period 4 Using Language
A very tired traveler came to the bank of a river. There was no 1 . It was winter, and
the surface of the river was covered with 2 . It was getting dark, and he 3 to reach the
other side while there was enough 4 . On the other hand, he worried a lot, not sure whether
the ice would 5 his weight.
Eventually, he got down on his knees and began very 6 to crawl()across the surface of
the ice 7 hesitating()for a long time. He hoped that by distributing()the 8 of his
body, the ice would be unlikely to 9 under the load. After he made his 10 and painful journey
about halfway across the river, he suddenly heard the sound of 11 behind him. Out of the dusk,
there came a 4-horse load of coal driven by a man singing happily 12 he went his happy way.
Here was the traveler, fearfully crawling his way on his hands and knees. And there, as if
whisked()along by the winter's wind, went the 13 , his horses, his sled, and the heavy
load of coal over the 14 river!
The story shows how many of us 15 life. Some people crawl through life for fear of thin
ice. Their 16 is not strong enough to 17 them up. Still there are those who sing as they
go. Their faith is 18 .
When we face the river of 19 , we don't have to fear, nor do we crawl through life. With
determination, courage and optimism, we can happily make our way to the other 20 successfully.
1. A. bridge
2. A. snow
B the ice B
3. A. agreed
C, agree ; want ; manage ; help
4. A. light
A, light ,
, power , ; strength ; time
5. A. admit
D: admit ; control ; lose
6. A. quickly
C, quickly ; happily ;
cautiously , ; freely ,
7. A. in
8. A. weight
A, weight ; shape ; height
9. A. shake
Cshake ; fall ; break ; move
10. A. brave
Dbrave ; strange ; joyful
11. A. laughing B. water
D there came a 4-horse load of coal driven by a man singing happily
12. A. before
13. A. manager
14. A. similar
15. A. go through
B. come across
C. fight against
D. talk about
Ago through ; come across ; fight
against ; talk about
16. A. dream
dream ; feeling ; talent ; faith ,
17. A. give
C, give up ; make up , ; hold up
; use up ,
18. A. unshakable
A, unshakable ;
simple ; true ; unavoidable
19. A. mistakes B. difficulties
B, mistake ; difficulty
; question ; change
20. A. state
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2. 10 , ( 11 ) Recently I have heard that you feel stressing as a student of Senior One. Here is some advices on how to study effective. First of all, learn in the relaxing way. This will remove our pressure, making study an easy job. Another way to keep up our spirits is to take a part in sports. Not only exercise build up the body, but also it provides time for us to relax and refresh our mind, helping us memorize things faster and long. Music, too, are another effective means of refreshing and helping them concentrate better. Last but not least, we should exchange ideas with our classmates. Through the communication we can find support, that will encourage us to overcome difficulties in our study. :
A Millions of people pass through the gates of Disney's entertainment parks in California, Florida and Japan each year. What makes these places an almost universal attraction? What makes foreign kings and queens and other important people want to visit these Disney parks? Well, one reason is the way they're treated once they get there. The people at Disney go out of their way to serve their"guests", as they prefer to call them, and to see that they enjoy themselves. All new employees, from vice presidents to part-time workers, begin their employment by attending Disney University and taking"Traditions 1". Here, they learn about the company's
history, how it is managed and why it is successful. They are shown how each department relates to the whole. All employees are shown how their part is important in making the park a success.
After passing"Traditions 1", the employees go on to more specialized training for their specific()jobs. No detail is missed. A simple job like taking tickets requires four eight-hour days of training. When one ticket taker was asked why it took so much training for such a simple, ordinary job, he replied, "What happens if someone wants to know where the restrooms are, when the parade starts or what bus to take back to the campgrounds? . . . We need to know the answers or where to get them quickly. Our constant aim is to help our guests enjoy the party. "
Even Disney's managers get involved in the daily management of the park. Every year, the managers leave their desks and business suits and put on special service clothes. For a full week, the bosses sell hot dogs or ice cream, take tickets or drive the monorail(), and take up any of the 100 jobs that make the entertainment park come alive. The managers agree that this week helps them to see the company's goals more clearly.
All these efforts to serve the public well have made Walt Disney Productions famous. Disney is considered by many as the best mass service provider in America or the world. As one long-time business observer once said, "How Disney treats people, communicates with them, rewards them, is in my view the very reason for his fifty years of success. . . I have watched, very carefully and with great respect and admiration, the theory and practice of selling satisfaction and serving millions of people on a daily basis, successfully. It is what Disney does best. " ? ? ! 1. The first day they come to Disney parks, all new employees______. A. begin by receiving on-the-job training B. must learn several jobs C. begin as ticket takers D. have already attended Disney University A"All new employees, from vice presidents to part-time workers, begin their employment by attending Disney University and taking`Traditions 1'. " , on-the-job training ""
2. The main objective of the Disney employees is to______. A. learn all parts of the business B. see that their guests enjoy themselves C. be able to answer all kinds of questions D. keep their important guests happy B"Our constant aim is to help our guests enjoy the party. ", objective "" aim( ) 3. Each year, managers wear special service clothes and work in the park to______. A. set a good example for employees B. remind themselves of their beginnings at Disney C. gain a better view of the company's objectives D. replace employees on holiday C"Every year, the managers leave their desks and business suits and put on special service clothes. ""The managers agree that this week helps them to see the company's goals more clearly. ", goals "" objectives 4. Which of the following is NOT true according to the passage? A. Tourists learn the history of Disney in its entertainment parks. B. Disney attracts people almost from all over the world. C. Parades are regularly held in Disney's entertainment parks. D. Disney's managers are able to do almost all kinds of work in the Disney parks. A, A , 5. This passage is mainly about______. A. how Disney employees are trained B. the history and traditions of the Disney enterprises C. why Disney enterprises make a lot of money D. the importance Disney places on serving people well D
The State of Colorado has four of the best parks out of the 58 national parks in the United States. The parks have some of the best scenery of all the national parks.
Black Canyon()of Gunnison National Park This park offers the most breathtaking views from up in the mountains into the canyons below. While exploring the canyons, you will find that the walls drop nearly straight, down into the narrow valleys of the snake-like rivers below. Visitors are offered more than 100 camping sites, and a lot of bird species and many animals are native to the area. Rocky Mountain National Park It is the only national park in the north central region in the state of Colorado. Elevations in this park are anywhere from 8, 000 feet to 14, 259 feet at the top of Longs Peak. While traveling throughout this park you will notice there are two very different climates because of the difference the upper peaks of the Rocky Mountains make. You can enjoy 359 miles of hiking trails, a lot of places for camping, horse-back riding and beautiful scenery. Mesa Verde National Park This is probably the most interesting national park, offering a fascinating trip back in time to 600 AD up to 1300 AD. This park was declared a protected national park in 1906 because of the cliff dwellings()that were found throughout the area, which were once-home to American Indians. Many of these dwellings can be walked through, while you imagine what each room may have been used for so many years ago. Great Sand Dunes()National Park The Great Sand Dunes National Park lies in south central Colorado, about 127 miles from Pueblo. This park has the tallest sand dunes in all of North America and has trails for hiking. The natural sandy beaches around the small rivers and lakes are good for swimmers. 6. A person who enjoys mountains and rivers will visit______. A. Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park B. Rocky Mountain National Park
C. Mesa Verde National Park
D. Great Sand Dunes National Park
A Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park ,
7. Which of the following is TRUE about Rocky Mountain National Park?
A. It has the tallest mountains in the USA.
B. It has very different weather conditions.
C. It is the most interesting national park.
D. It is about 359 miles from Pueblo.
B Rocky Mountain National Park "there are two very different
8. If you are interested in history, you are advised to visit______.
A. Rocky Mountain National Park
B. Black Canyon of Gunnison National Park
C. Great Sand Dunes National Park
D. Mesa Verde National Park
D Mesa Verde National Park "This is probably the most
interesting national park, offering a fascinating trip back in time to 600 AD up to 1300 AD. "
9. The national park in south central Colorado is famous for its______.
A. beautiful canyons
B. Longs Peak
C. cliff dwellings
D. sand dunes
D south central Colorado Great Sand Dunes National Park,
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