One day, a boy had a fight with one of his classmates. Then he went to his and told him his story angrily. “He is really bad,” the boy said, “and I him.”
The grandfather said, “me tell you a story. When I was a boy, I too, sometimes hated others for what they did. …..” As the boy carefully, the grandfather went on, “There are always two tigers inside my heart. One is and kind. is bad and unfriendly. Even the smallest thing will make him angry. He fights with everyone all the time, and for no reason. He can’t think carefully he always hates others. It is difficult to live with these two tigers inside my heart. They both try to control(控制) me. ”
The boy looked into his grandfather’s and asked, “tiger always controls you, Grandfather?”
The old man said slowly and seriously, “The one that I feed. I always feed the good and kind tiger, so I never hate others and seldom(很少) get angry now. ”
1. A. mother B. father C. teacher D. grandfather
2. A. love B. hate C. know D. enjoy
3. A. Make B. Help C. Let D. Ask
4. A. saw B. felt C. talked D. listened
5. A. good B. bad C. lazy D. quiet
6. A. something B. anything C. everything D. nothing
7. A. other B. others C. another D. the other
8. A. because B. though C. before D. but
9. A. eyes B. ears C. nose D. mouth
10.A. Who B. Which C. Where D. When
A tourist from England found himself in Norway with only enough money in his pocket to buy the ticket for his back home. When he knew that it would take him only two days to reach England, he decided that he could easily do without food. So he bought a ticket and got on the ship.
He closed his ears to the sound of the lunch bell. When dinner time came, he refused(拒绝) to go to the dining hall, saying that he didn't feel well.
The next morning he didn't go to breakfast and he didn't have lunch , either. But at dinner time he was so hungry that he couldn't stand it any longer. So he went for dinner.
At dinner he ate everything the waiter served him and got ready for the coming row(吵架).
“Bring me the bill,”he said.
“The bill，sir？”said the waiter.
“Yes，”answered the traveler.
“There isn't any bill，”was the answer，“on the ship meals are included(包括) in the money for the ticket.”
1. The story happened _________.
A. in England B. on a ship from Norway to England
C. in Norway D. on a ship from England to Norway
2. The traveler didn’t go to the dinning room first because __________.
A. he had no money B. he didn’t feel very well
C. he didn’t want to eat anything D. he didn’t hear the sound of the bell
3. The traveler went to the dinning room to eat something because ______.
A. his friend had given him some money B. the waiter had asked him to change his mind
C. he learned that there was no bill on the ship D. he was too hungry
4. The traveler had _________ on the ship.
A. only one meal B. two meals C. three meals D. none
5. After the traveler finished eating, __________.
A. he had a quarrel with waiter over the bill B. he drank a lot
C. he asked the waiter to bring him the change (零钱) D. he came to know that travelers on the ship had free meals 1
1. Where does the cruise start?
A. Kowloon Public Pier. B. Near Star Company. C. On the ferry. D. We don’t know.
2. If Mr and Mrs Brown want to have dinner on the ferry, how much will they pay?
A. HK$300. B. HK$600. C. HK$420. D. HK$240.
3. Where can they buy the tickets?
A. A Kowloon Public Pier. B. Near Star Ferry Pier. C. Star Company. D. In an office.
4. What can they see on the ferry?
A. A film. B. The city lights. C. Playing sports. D. Beautiful fish.
5. If you are eleven years old and you don’t have dinner during the cruise, how much will you pay?
A. HK$300. B. HK$120. C. HK$84. D. HK$210.
It is Mother’s Day. A man stops his car at a flower shop to order some flowers. He wants the shopkeeper to send the flowers to his mother, who lives two hundred miles away.
As he gets out of his car, he finds a young girl sitting on the road crying.
He asks her what’s wrong and she says, “I want to buy a red rose for my mother, but I only have seventy-five cents. A rose costs two dollars.”
The man smiles and says, “Come into the shop with me, and I’ll buy you a rose.”
He buyst the little girl her rose and orders his own mother’s flowers. As they are leaving, he offeres to drive the girl home. She says, “Yes, please! You can take me to my mother.” She buyst him to a cemetery(墓地),where she places the rose on the grave.
The man is moved. He returns to the flower shop, picks up the flowers he orders, and drives two hundred miles to his mother’s house.
Today is the day for your mother. Send a flower to your kind and beautiful mother.
A. have a rest B. help the girl C. buy some food D. order some flowers
2.The man’s mother livedA. 2 kilometers B. 75 miles C. 200 miles D. 200 kilometers
3.The girl was crying on the road because A. she is hungry B. she gets hurt C. she couldn't afford a rose D. she couldn’t find her way home
4. After the man bought the girl a rose, they went to together.
A. the cemetery B. his shop C. the girl’s home D. his mother’s house
5. We can learn from the passage that A. the girl loves flowers very much B. the girl loves her mother very much
C. the shopkeeper sends the flowers to the man’s mother D. the man drives to his mother’s house to look after her
, but he didn’t know where to go. He sto his friend Robert, “I hate the hot weather here, but I can’t think of a cool place in Australmy holiday?”
“That’s easy,” said Robert, “You can go to Moscow. S and ice are covering the ground there now.”
in Moscow. He was having a good time him when he and wanted some food to eat. But Mr Evans had no food in his pockets. He tried to shoo (以嘘声吓走 to bark at him. Just at that moment, he saw a stone on the ground. He tried to p it up, but he couldn’t.
“How s these Russians are!” Mr Evans said to himself, “They do not tie up （栓住） their dogs, but firmly（牢牢地）tie down the stones!”