Unit 8 The Seasons and the Weather
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1.Kate 2.Mike 3.Bill 4.Jane 5.Kangkang
( )6.A.I’m going to school. B.very well. C.By bike. ( )7.A.Because it’s warm. B.Because I like swimming. C.Because we can skate. ( )8.A.I went to Yunnan. B.It was wonderful. C.It was warm. ( )9.A.It’s 20℃. B.It’s snowy. C.It’s a fine day. ( )10.A.Let’s play football together. B.Leaves are turning green.
C.Yes, leaves are falling off.
It’s in China. The weather is is having a good time. My friends are eating and drinking in restaurants(餐馆). In the park, some boys are playing football, and some girls are snowmen. Some men are taking of the snow. 11. _____ 12. _____ 13. _____ 14. _____ 15. _____ Ⅳ.听短文，回答下列问题。短文读两遍。(5分)
( )16.Who does Stacey Burt usually spend Christmas Day with?
A.Her parents. B.Her father.
C.Her grandparents. ( )17.Who cooks a turkey?
A.Burt’s grandparents. B.Burt’s father.
( )18.How is the turkey?
A.It’s delicious, but it’s too small. B.It’s delicious, but it’s too big. C.We don’t know.
( )19.What do they do after lunch?
A.Go to church. B.Play computer games.
C.Open their Christmas presents.
( )20.What will Burt’s parents buy for her this year?
A.A painting. B.A book.
( )1.Christmas Day is coming. Each of them _____ busy _____ for Christmas.
A.are; preparing B.is; preparing C.is; prepare D.are; prepare
( )2.On the night of Mid-autumn festival, people like to _____ the bright full moon.
A.watch B.see C.enjoy D.look
( )3.On Christmas Day, the whole family _____ to have a special dinner.
A.get together B.gets together C.get-together D.gets-together
( )4.Spring lasts from March to May. It is a good season _____ hiking.
A.at B.in C.to D.for
( )5.Don’t wrap gift money _____ white paper in _____.
A.with; Italy B.in; Canada C.in; China D.with; America ( )6.In Spain, people eat grapes _____ good luck in the new year.
A.for B.from C.of D.with ( )7.The weather was rainy, but the mountains _____ beautiful.
A.are B.is C.was D.were
( )8.Please _____ touch a child on the head in Thailand. It’s impolite.
A.can’t B.do C.don’t D.shouldn’t ( )9.Look! Sally and Jane are talking _____ their holiday plans.
A.with B.at C.about D.to
( )10.I’m interested in reading novels. I think Harry Potter is very ______.
A.interested B.crowd C.interesting D.quiet
( )11.The trees and flowers _____ in spring every year.
A.get warm B.come back to life C.begin to die D.have a good time
( )12.—Don’t stay _____ too late. Get up earlier, please.
—OK, I will. A.with B.up C.on D.for
( )13.The sky is getting dark. I think it will be _____.
A.rain B.rainy C.raining D.rains
( )14.—What do you think of the weather?
—It’s nice and warm. “Nice and” here means _____. A.very B.nice C.good D.a little
( )15.The eating habits(习惯) in China are different _____ those in America.
A.of B.for C.with D.from
(A)根据对话的情景，从方框中选择适当的句子，使对话完整通顺。其中有两项是多余的。 A: Hi, Kangkang! What a cold day!
B: Yes. It’s very cold. I know you are from Australia.
A: In Australia, summer is from December to February and winter is in June, July and August. B: Oh! When it is spring in China, it’s fall in Australia, right? A: Quite right. It’s very warm. Sometimes it’s too hot. B: A: No, it’s quite warm. B: A: Look at the clouds! It’s going to rain. Let’s go home.
(B)根据对话情景，在画线处填上适当的单词，使对话完整通顺。 A: Hi!
B: Hi, Mary!
A: Did you a good time last Sunday? B: Yes, we did. We out for a picnic. A: Great! Where did you have it? B: At the foot of the Great Wall. A: did you go with?
B: I went with Peter, Jim, Lucy, Lily and Jenny. A: What time did you start? B: At 8:30 in the morning. A: did you go there? B: We went there by bike.
A: What did you have lunch?
B: We had Beijing duck, chicken, eggs, bread and fruit.
21. _____ 22. _____ 23. _____ 24. _____ 25. _____ Ⅲ.完形填空。（10分）
Mother’s Day is celebrated(被庆祝) in the U.S.A. It’s also a holiday in some other countries. It is on the second
Sunday in May. It is a day to thank mothers. that day mothers usually
flowers and cards from their children. On the cards, children will write “Thanks, Mom”, “To the best mother ” , “Best for Mother’s Day” and so on.
Where does the idea for the holiday ? We should thank Miss Anna M. Jarris. She brought up the idea of having such a day. She lived in west Virginia. Her mother on May 9th, 1905.
She had a deep(深深的) love for her mother. She letters to some important persons. In her letters she asked them to decide a day for mothers. Then Mother’s Day was made(被创造) on the second Sunday in May by the U.S.A. in 1913.
On Mother’s Day, children give presents to their mothers, the whole family goes out and tries to do for their mothers. Children want to thank their mothers in this way. ( )26.A.On B.At C.In D.Of ( )27.A.buy B.get C.send D.borrow ( )28.A.in China B.in the family C.on earth D.in the world ( )29.A.presents B.dishes C.wishes D.cards ( )30.A.comes from B.is from C.come from D.came from ( )31.A.died B.dead C.is dead D.die ( )32.A.wrote B.writes C.sends D.received ( )33.A.both B.all C.every D.only her ( )34.A.or B.but C.than D.yet ( )35.A.nothing nice B.nice everything
C.something nice D.nice something
Here is a TV report of the weather in Britain.
Most of England and Wales will have a cold dry day. It will be sunny at times. There will be a little rain in the north only. The wind will be weak in the east, but quite strong in the west.
In most parts of Scotland, the temperature will be above zero in the day. But at night it will fall below zero again, and the roads will again be very dangerous because of ice. There will also be more snow in the night. The snow will be very heavy in some places in the hills. 根据短文内容，判断正(T)误(F)。
( )36.The south of England will be cold, and there will be a little rain. ( )37.In the east of England, the wind will be weak.
( )38.In the west of England, the wind will be quite strong.
( )39.The roads in England will be dangerous at night because of ice. ( )40.The snow will be light in the hills.
In America, Thanksgiving Day is another important traditional(传统的) festival. People walk or drive cars full of flowers on the streets and eat turkey and pumpkin pies at home. They hold different kinds of activities to celebrate it to remember the history and to show their thanks.
People usually come back home on that day. All the family members get together with some friends. Everyone is glad to see each other. At about four o’clock the family and their friends sit down to dinner. They give thanks for the blessing(祝福) they received, and then start to cut the turkey. People always have the traditional dinner of turkey, pumpkin pies, sweet potatoes and chestnuts (栗子). After dinner, no one can go away and they all sit around and talk,
play word games, or tell jokes until it is time to go to sleep. It is always difficult to leave because Thanksgiving Day is one of the few days of the year when the whole family gets together. 根据短文内容，回答问题。
41.What do people usually do on Thanksgiving Day?
42.What do people have for dinner on Thanksgiving Day?
43.What do people usually do before they cut the turkey?
44.What do people do after dinner?
45.Why is it so difficult to leave each other on that day?
Welcome to England!
The weather of England is very changeable(易变的). It can be rainy, sunny, cloudy, windy, warm, foggy or cold at any time of year. If it’s raining when you get up in the morning, it can be hot and dry in the afternoon.
In England, shops are usually open from 9:00 in the morning to 5:30 in the afternoon. On Sundays some shops are open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. But most shops are closed. Banks, museums or other places are open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You can go to the parks at any time.
All the cities have buses, trains and taxis. People wait in line(排队等候) for buses and they are unhappy if you push in at the front. Don’t forget that, traffic goes on the left.
Be careful and enjoy your time here.
____ until midnight to welcome the Chinese New Year’s Eve. 57.You shouldn’anything with your foot in Indonesia. 58.It’__ for us to study hard.
Thank you your Christmas card. I had a happy Christmas yesterday. Before Christmas, I sent many Christmas cards my friends. We prepared a beautiful Christmas tree colorful lights.
On Christmas Eve, I put up stockings by the fireplace. When I got up in the morning, I found there were many sweets and toys in them. They must be Santa Claus! Then we gave the to each other. We had a Christmas dinner in the evening.
61. _____ 62. _____ 63. _____ 64. _____ 65. _____ Ⅲ.书面表达。（A题5分，B题15分，共20分）
(A)根据句意及首字母提示，在空白处填入适当的单词。 __ of England.
dragon boat races to remember Qu Yuan. 53.Kangkang’54.—Oh, it’__ at home. —Don’t worry. We can share one together.
_ brightly today. You’d better wear your sunglasses.
听 力 材 料
Unit 8 单元检测
1.Kate hopes to climb Mount Tai with her classmates.
2.Mike’s parents plan to take him to see his grandparents in London this summer. 3.Bill’s sister is in the U.S.A. and he wants to visit her. 4.Jane would like to go to Yunnan this holiday.
5.Kangkang would like to visit Australia with his uncle during the holidays. Ⅱ.听句子，选择正确答语。每个句子读一遍。 6.Hello, Jane! How is it going? 7.Why do you like summer? 8.How was your trip?
9.What’s the high temperature today? 10.Fall is coming.
It’s winter in China. The weather is windy and cold. People are wearing warm clothes, but everyone is having a good time. My friends are eating and drinking in restaurants. In the park, some boys are playing football, and some girls are making snowmen. Some men are taking photos of the snow. Ⅳ.听短文，回答下列问题。短文读两遍。
Stacey Burt usually spends Christmas Day with her parents in London. In the morning, they go to church. Then Stacey’s father cooks a turkey for their big Christmas lunch. “It’s delicious.” Stacey says，“But it’s too big!” After lunch, they open their Christmas presents. “I love opening presents. ” Stacey says，“It’s exciting. ” Last Christmas，she gave her parents a painting, and they gave her a book. This year her parents will buy a computer for her.
Unit 8 单元检测 第一部分 听力
Ⅰ.1.E 2.A 3.D 4.C 5.B Ⅱ.6.B 7.B 8.B 9.A 10.C
Ⅲ.11.winter 12.windy 13.everyone 14.making 15.photos Ⅳ.16.A 17.B 18.B 19.C 20.C
Ⅰ.1.B Each of them表示“他们中的每一个人”，作主语时谓语动词用第三人称单数，be busy doing sth. 忙于
2.C 考查动词用法。watch TV看电视，see films/movies看电影，look at sth.看某物，enjoy享受、欣赏。此
处enjoy the moon意为“赏月”，故为C。
3.B the whole family作主语，看作一个整体为第三人称单数，谓语动词用单数，get-together是名词。 4.D for 在这里是介词，后接名词、代词或动词-ing 形式。
5.C wrap … in用??包裹，固定搭配，在中国不要用白纸包裹礼物。 6.A for good luck意为“求好运”。
7.D and 连接的前后两部分时态应保持一致。mountains为复数，故选D。 8.C 考查祈使句的否定式，故选C。
9.C talk about sth.是谈论某事，talk with/to sb.是和某人交谈，根据句意是谈论假期计划，应选C。
10.C 考查对句意的理解能力及interesting与 interested 的区别，interesting意为“有趣的”，interested是“感
11.B 本句的意思是每年春天花草树木都复苏了。come back to life意为“复活、复苏”。 12.B stay up熬夜，符合句意，其他则不可以。
13.B 考查对词性转换的理解能力。在系动词 be 的后面应接形容词，而选项A为动词原形，选项C为分词
14.A nice and+adj.相当于very，意为“很，挺”，用来加强语气。 15.D be different from … 与??不同，固定搭配。
Ⅱ.(A)16.G 17.B 18.F 19.A 20.D
(B)21.have 22.went 23.Who 24.How 25.for Ⅲ.26.A 表示在特定的哪一天，用介词on。 27.B 母亲节，母亲应该是收花，故选B。
28.D 此句的意思是“献给世界上最好的妈妈”，故选D。 29.C wish表示祝福时用复数形式wishes。
30.C 前面使用了第三人称单数does作助动词，后面使用动词原形。 31.A 她的妈妈去世是过去时，所以用die的过去式。
34.A 根据上下文分析，本句与上句为选择关系，而不是B、C中的转折和比较关系，故选A。 35.C 形容词修饰不定代词，形容词放在不定代词的后面。 Ⅳ.(A)
36.F 由第二段前三句可知，除了北部有小雨外，英格兰其他部分都会是晴天。 37.T 跟文中描述一致。
38.T 文中第二段最后一句提到，英格兰西部的风很猛烈。 39.F 是苏格兰而不是英格兰。
40.F 文中最后提到，在山区一些地方将有大雪。 (B)
41.They usually walk or drive cars full of flowers on the street and eat turkey and pumpkin pies at home.由第一段可知。
42.They have turkey, pumpkin pies, sweet potatoes and chestnuts for dinner.由第二段可知。 43.They usually give thanks for the blessing they received.他们通常在切火鸡之前做祷告。 44.After dinner, they all sit around and talk, play word games, or tell jokes.
45.Because Thanksgiving Day is one of the few days of the year when the whole family gets together.由最后一句可知。 (C)
46.weather由下面的it’s changeable可知，it指代前一句的天气，故此空填weather。 47.9:00 a.m.英国的商店平时上午9:00至下午5:30开门。 48.parks英国的公园全天开放。
49.wait in line在英国等车时要排队。
50.right在英国车辆靠左侧通行，所以靠右侧行车是危险的。 Ⅰ.(A)51.capital 52.hold 53.traveled 54.umbrella 55.shines
(B)56.stay up 57.point to 58.important 59.preparing for 60.believe Ⅱ.61.for 62.to 63.with 64.from 65.gifts/presents Ⅲ.参考范文：
I had a wonderful trip to Guilin.
I went to Guilin with my family last week. We went there by train. We stayed there for five days. We saw beautiful green hills, clear water and some strange caves. We went boating in Lijiang River. We had some delicious local food. Guilin rice noodles were really delicious. We all had a great time. I hope to go to Guilin again one day.