八年级英语外研社版（新标准）（三年级起点（2012教材））Module 5 Cartoon
微课程：重点单词（Module 5 Cartoon stories）同步练习
cartoon, mess, peach, hearts, against, story
The _______ of the Monkey King has just had its“40th birthday”and it has won the _______ of children in China. Called Havoc in Heaven, it tells a _______ of a monkey who leads a group of monkeys _______ the rule of the Emperor in Heaven. He flies into a ________ garden and eats as many peaches as he likes. He makes a ______ in each room.
Ivan Fletcher loves crazy inventions. He writes a weekly magazine column（专栏）called “Unbelievable Inventions”. “One of my favourite inventions is the Butter Stick. It looks like a glue, but it's butter. You spread it on the bread without using a knife.” He says. “Another cool invention is Duster Slippers for pets. You put these special shoes on your dog or cat. As the animal runs around your house, it collects dust from the floor. Very useful!”A lot of these inventions come from Japan—
Ivan says that the British also invent a lot of crazy things. “The other day I found an invention called a Cat Seat Saver,” he says. “The Cat Saver looks exactly like a sleeping cat—but it isn't real. You put it on your seat if you have to go to the restroom. No one will sit in your seat because they think there
However, does anyone buy these things? Yes. Lucy Wade from the shopping website crazygadgets.com says that their customers are young,
“They buy these small things mostly for fun.” She says. “They are usually looking for a present for a friend's birthday or a silly gift for someone they work with.” If you have an idea for an amazing invention, send it to Lucy at
Fish Radio——This useful radio is completely waterproof, so you can listen to it in the shower. Simply stick on the bathroom wall and sing along to your favourite songs as you shower!
Watch Your Back Mirror——Don't get caught surfing Internet of sending e-mails to your friends. Stick this mirror to your computer screen and you'll be able to see when the boss
1. One of the inventions that Ivan Fletcher likes best is_______.
A. the Fish Radio
B. the Butter Stick
C. the Watch Your Back Mirror
D. the Cat Seat Saver
2. You put the Duster Slippers_______.
A. on your pet's feet
B. on your feet
C. on your pet's head
D. on the floor
3. The Cat Seat Saver _______.
A. is a special mirror
B. is a chair for cats
C. looks like a real cat
D. collects dust from the floor
4. Why is the Fish Radio useful?
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A. It is shaped like a fish.
B. It sings your favourite songs. C. You can listen to it in the shower. D. It is small enough to put in the bathroom.
Late last night Jennifer Johnstone, a 19-year-old American student, had a quarrel（争吵） with her friend, so she left her house at 2:50 in the morning and drove off. She was driving in thick fog（大雾） along a road in Saint Pierce when she made a mistake at a corner and went off the road. ____1____ Jennifer was thrown out of her car, and landed 18m from the sea. When she came to
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微课程：重点句型（Module 5 Cartoon stories）同步练习
It took me three long and hard years to get a lovely little dog named Dion.
My family and I met it at a dog show. We drove for four hours to its owner’s house where she showed us three little dogs, two males and one female. They were so lovely with their little legs, long bodies and heads that looked too big for their bodies. It took me a long time to decide which 第3页 版权所有 不得复制
one I wanted, but I finally decided when the female came up to me and licked（舔）my face.
My mother and I took Dion to a kindergarten（幼稚园）for little dogs. She was very shy and hid from people. But she was very friendly with the other dogs.
If you want to get a dog, think about your time and the work you must do. I walk Dion four to six times a day. I feed her, spend time with her and watch her when she is out of her doghouse. Even if my favourite TV program is on, or a good part in a movie is coming up, I still have to take care of her. It is a lot of work to keep her clean. Sometimes when I brush her I end up with hair all over me.
But I think it is all worth it. Dion also gives her love to me in return. She is always there to lick me and lie on me. I like playing with her. I think she can tell when I am happy, sad, angry or troubled. Dion is not only my dog, but she is also my friend.
1. What does Dion look like?
2. The writer finally decided to take Dion because ________.
A. it was very clean B. it was the youngest one
C. it was very quiet D. it was friendly to him
3. Paragraph 4 tells us that keeping a dog is a _____________job.
A. hard B. funny C. popular D. dirty
Today is the Earth Day. Our reporter Nick Ford interviewed several people in the street. This is what they told him:
9:24 Miss Mayfield, a young teacher
I try to tell my students the importance of our relations with wild animals. I take them to zoos and forests, and I avoid using materials that come from wild animals, for example, ivory, which comes from elephants. I don’t wear things made of fur, and I even avoid buying leather shoes. Wool is okay, though－the sheep don’t get hurt!
10:03 Mr. Perdue, a businessman
I don’t use my car for short journeys. I walk or go by bike. It’s good for my health, and it doesn’t pollute the air.
10:30 Tom Pitt, a 14-year-old student
I only buy writing paper and notebooks made from recycled paper. And when I buy something made of wood, like a wooden table, I’ll make sure that the wood comes from a forest where they plant new trees.
11:01 Mr. White, an artist
I’m an artist, and I enjoy recycled art. They are things made out of rubbish－like this model plane made from old containers. In fact, I hate throwing things away. I even keep my old woolen clothes and cotton handkerchiefs and use them for cleaning.
11:35 Ms. Nelson, a policeman
I’m careful not to waste electricity. For example, I always turn the lights off when I leave a room. And I don’t have the TV on when I’m not watching it.
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12:00 Mr. Parks, a doctor
I take my empty bottles, jars, and anything else made of glass to the recycling center every week. I try not to buy plastic bottles because you can’t recycle most kinds of plastic.
1. Is Miss Mayfield a young teacher?
2. Who doesn’t use a car for short journeys?
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八年级英语外研社版（新标准）（三年级起点（2012教材））Module 5 Cartoon
微课程：重点单词（Module 5 Cartoon stories）同步练习参考答案
cartoon, hearts, story, against, peach, mess
微课程：重点短语（Module 5 Cartoon stories）同步练习参考答案
2. It is not safe/ It is dangerous
3. so lucky that
4. are busy writing
5. don’t think it is/it’s time for us to relax
微课程：重点句型（Module 5 Cartoon stories）同步练习参考答案
1. Yes. /Yes, she is.
3. The recycling center.
4. They are the things made out of rubbish.
5. They are trying to do something to protect the environment/ the earth.
My hobby and my future!
Different people have different hobbies.
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Of all the hobbies, I like drawing most. It does bring me happiness. When I was a little kid, I was interested in those lines and colors which gave me a beautiful world on paper. To begin with, I spent much time drawing simple animals. Then I took courses so that I could improve my skills. After several years, I could express my feelings with my beautiful pictures. Besides, I find it a good way to relax myself now. In the future, I believe drawing will play a more important role in my life because I want to be a fashion designer who always shows beauty of life to others. In order to realize my dream, I am going to learn more drawing skills.
So my friends, hold on to your hobbies. They will make your life richer and more colorful.
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