Unit9. When was it invented ?
1. A __________ to the weather report , there will be a heavy rain tomorrow evening .
2. The sun r________ in the east and sets in the west .
3. They have p_________ this kind of production for many years .
4. A c_________ isn’t allowed to be used during the math exam .
5. I’m sorry I took your umbrella by m_________ .
6. The teacher d_________ the whole into six groups .
7. In winter , the temperature often will fall b_______ zero .
8. We use b_________ to watch the far things .
9. All the e__________ in our factory has been prepared for producing .
10. These beautiful a_______ buildings show the intelligence of people .
11. Knives are used for _________ ( cut )
12. Air is a _________ of gases . ( mix )
13. I think you have put too much salt in the spoon . It tastes quite _______ ( salt )
14. The heated ice cream scoop is used for __________ really cold ice cream . ( scoop )
15. It’s a ________ disk . ( fly )
二、Translate the sentences according to the tips .
I think ________ ________ _________ ________ is the computer .
The abacus was invented ________ ________ ________ ________ by Chinese people .
When ________ these cameras _________ ?
He found the secret ________ __________ .
5. 那些日子， 他们被弄得不分昼夜地工作。
They ________ made _______ ________ day and night those days .
( )1. ——Do you have ______MP3 player ?
—— Yes , I have ________.
A, a ; it B, an ; that C, an ; one D, a ; it
( )2. About _____ of the workers in the factory were born in the ______ .
A, two-thirds ; 1970 B, two-thirds ; 1970s C, two-third ; 1970 D, two-third ; 1970s
( )3. I can still understand the article thought there are ______ new words in it .
A, few B, a little C, a few D, little
( )4. The number of rare red-crowned cranes (丹顶鹤）is getting ______ and there is _____ living space for
them . We should do something to protect them .
A, fewer ; smaller B, smaller ; less C, smaller ; fewer D, fewer ; less
( )5. As China becomes more and more develop[ed , Chinese _______ almost everywhere in the world . A, is been spoken B, is speaking C, are seen D, are been seen
( )6. Is microwave oven ______ heating food or drinks ?
A, used to B, used by C, used as D, used for
( )7. He got to Guangzhou _______ the morning of the 16th of April .
A, in B, at C, on D, for
( )8. An experienced man reads with two eyes , one seeing the words , ______ seeing through the back . A, other B， another C, the other D, the others
( )9. ——Paul invited us to go on a trip to Jiming Temple tomorrow .
——________ ? Have the Flowering Cherries (樱花）on each side of the roads come out ?
A. Why if B. What for C. What time D. Who else
( )10. To keep health y , one has to ______ good eating habits .
A, make B, take C, develop D, raise
( )11. If everything does well ______ the plan , I will be back before dark .
A, in order to B, instead of C, because of D, according to
( )12. ______ is believed that a new library will be built in the place .
A. This B. That C. It D. These
( )13. _________ , you can work out the problem easily .
A. On the way B. In this way C. By the way D. In a way
( )14. Columbus ______ America and Edison ______ lights .
A, discovered ; discovered B, invented ; invented
C, discovered ; invented D, invented ; discovered
( )15. The party won’t start ______ a very important person arrives . We have to wait for him to come . A, until B, since C, while D, although
( )16. I like the _____ of the pie . It’s delicious .
A, sound B, price C, look D, taste
( )17. Marcia was noticed ______ the library just now .
A, enter B, entered C, to enter D, was entering
( )18. I won’t come to the club unless my job ________ .
A, will be done B, can be done C, done D, has been done
( )19. ——Tina , I didn’t do very well in the test .
——_________ . I’m sure good progress will be made if you study harder nect time .
A. Not at all B. Don’t lose heart C. I hope so D. Take it easy .
( )20. Mary ______ the glass door because she thought there was no door there .
A, knocked at B, divided into C, knocked into D, fell into
A British student has a new invention . It can make children do more ______ and also reduce (减少）the number of hours of watching television every day . The technology is ______ “ square-eyes” . It is a little sensor (感应器）and it is put in children’s _____. It can store the number of steps taken by a child during the day and ______ the information to the family computer . Software (软件）then tells the ______ how many hours of TV he or she can watch that evening . If the child walks one hundred steps , then he or she can watch TV for one minute . ______ children use up all of their TV time , they have to do more walking .
The inventor , Gillian Swan , says , “ This will _____ children to make exercise part of their daily lives from an early age .” She said that ten years ago , children were _____ because they often played outside _______ their friends , while today’s children _____ too much time in front of the TV and don’t take enough exercise . This means that today’s children become fatter and fatter .
( )1. A, games B, studies C, practice D, exercise
( )2. A, produced B, named C, replied D, made
( )3. A, shoes B, glasses C, hats D, coats
( )4. A, take B, encourage C, read D, send
( )5. A, child B, student C, teacher D, woman
( )6. A. Although B. So C. Unless D. When
( )7. A, agree B, allow C, help D, set
( )8. A, cheaper B, cleaner C, healthier D, clearer
( )9. A, for B, by C, with D, on
( )10. A, spend B, take C, cost D, use
五、Complete the conversation
A: Hello , Amy !
B: Yes ?
A: Long time no see . I’m Paula .
B: Paul ? You have changed a lot . I remember _____________________________________ .
A: Yes , I had my hair cut . It looks lovely , _________________________________________?
B: Yes , I like your new look .
A: Thanks . I’ll go to Larry’s party tonight . But I don’t know what to wear .
B: _______________________________________ , I’d wear a beautiful skirt .
A: What if everyone else wears jeans and a T-shirt ?
B: Don’t worry about what other people wear .
A: ______________________________________ ?
B: You can take a pen , a book or something else .
A: That’s a good idea . I’ll drive my father’s car to the Party .
B: _____________________________________ . Teenagers are not allowed to drive . It’s dangerous . A: Ok . I’ll take a bus . Thank you .
( A )
I’m eighteen years old this year . I w_____ a pupil before and now I’m a university student . My mother was my first teacher when I was very little . Then I had three o_________ teachers in different schools . Now , Miss Williams is one of my university teachers .
I have never expected that I will be a teacher one day . I am a shy girl and I am a_________ of standing before many people . I don’t know w________ to say . But I will be a teacher tomorrow . Tomorrow morning !
I made this d___________ just two weeks ago . Miss Williams , my English teacher , told me that there was a teacher job , just f_______ two weeks in this summer . She asked if I would be interested . I wanted to m__________ some money , so I said “ yes” to her . At once I regretted but it was too late to take my words back .
There are about twenty foreign boys and girls in the class . they know very little English . I have read the book that Williams gave me . Four of the lessons are very simple , in f________ , too simple . I don’t know what to do with these few simple words and sentences . I will read the lesson to them , and ask them to read a________ me , and then ask them to r__________ it themselves . That will be about ten minutes . What shall I do next ?
( B )
After seven year of marriages , a couple had boy . there were a loving couple and the boy was a gem of their eyes .
when the boy was around two yeas old , one morning the husband saw a medicine bottle open . He was late for work , so he asked his wife to cap the bottle and keep it in the cupboard . His wife who was busy in the kitchen forgot the matter .
The boy saw the bottle , playfully went to it , was fascinated by the color and drank it all . It happened to be a poisonous (有毒的) medicine . When the children fell to the ground , the mother took him to the hospital in a hurry , where he died . The mother was stunned (震惊) . She was terrified at how to face her husband . When the father came to the hospital and saw the dead child , he looked at his wife and just said , “ I’m with you , darling .”
The child is dead . He can never be brought back to life . There is no point finding fault with the mother . Besides , if only he had taken time to keep the bottle away , this would not have happened . No one is to blame (责备) . She had also lost her only child . What she needed at that moment was consolation (安慰) and sympathy (同情) from the husband . That is exactly he gave her .
( )1. Who open the medicine bottle ?
A. The husband B. The wife C. The boy D. The passage doesn’t tell us
( )2. How did the boy die ?
A. He fell downstairs by accident . B. He took some poisonous medicine by accident .
C. He had a heart disease . D. He ate too much candy .
( )3. When the father knew his son died , ______________ .
A. He was very sad and angry with his wife because she didn’t look after him well .
B. He was very sad , but he comforted (安慰) his wife .
C. He was very sad because he didn’t take good care of him at home .
D. He was very sad because the doctor didn’t try his best to save him .
( )4. In the last paragraph , the writer wants to tell us ______________ .
A. The father should cap the bottle .
B. The parents should keep the medicine away from the kids .
C. The husband should care more for his wife instead of the dead child .
D. He wife should try to look after her only son as well as possible .
( )5. What’s the best title for the passage ?
A. Keep the medicine away from your kid .
B. Candy or Medicine .
C. How to keep children safe .
D. I’m with you .