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Moshe Kai Cavalin is a half Chinese American boy. As one of the youngest students to graduate from a two-year college at the age of 11, Moshe Kai Cavalin has


But Cavalin said, “I feel proud, but not too proud, because it is the

enemy of learning.”

Cavalin graduated from the East Los Angeles Community College. What surprised is not only his young age, but his excellent performance: he is one of the three graduates from the college who had a high score.

When he first went to the college at the age of 8, professors treated him like a child. But later, and got along pretty well with the other students who were 18 years and older.

The 11-year-old college graduate is going to write a book about his secrets on how he going to primary school and high school. “I want to be a scientist like Albert Einstein,” said Cavalin.

Cavalin?s mother Sandy Chien comes from Taiwan, and his father is from Brazil. Chien said his talent (天赋) at the age of two. He learned very fast and liked to watch TV and read children?s books.

“I tried to send my son to the elementary school, but I found that he learned too fast and very to do during the lessons. So I decided to teach him at home.” said Chien. Like many Chinese parents, Chien sent her son to a private school to learn the piano at 4, and high school at home. Being born in America, English is his mother language. He can also speak French. He likes to play games with friends of the same age. However, he has a good relationship with the students who are 10 years older than him at college.

92 himself 93 many/most 94 class 95 without 96 showed 97 nothing 98 completed

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D. 92 easy 93 rest 94 quickly 95 two 96 correct 97because 98 useful

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When Chinese people find out that someone comes from London, they

often say, "London is a foggy city, isn't it?" British people who visit China

to be a foggy city, but it isn't any more.

In London, lots of its pollution came from factories, but a lot of it came

from coal (煤) because people burned it in their houses to keep

during the winter. By the 1950s, London's air pollution had become so bad that

the government decided to do something to clean up the air. A new rule was made. It said that was allowed to burn coal in any British city. Just a few years later, the air became much cleaner.

Now many Chinese cities meet the same kind of p 95 with air pollution that London for Chinese cities to solve it. First, more of the pollution comes from big factories than from coal that people use in their houses. If are quite expensive. However, the air in many cities is already cleaner, because the government and ordinary people are trying to make pollution less.

D) 92. used 93. warm 94. nobody 95. problem 96. difficult 97. closed 98. Slowly

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Shanghai, a beautiful city during the day, becomes

even more wonderful at night.

At the end of the day, both the older part of the city

around the Bund and the more buildings in

Pudong are full of colorful bright lights. The buildings, both

different and very exciting.

If you look across the Huangpu River, you can see the brilliant Oriental Pearl TV Tower and the river and you can see the amazing nightlife on the Bund. There are more than 30 tour boats, including ancient dragon boats in the Ming and Qing styles and boats made in the Shikumen style.

in the streets, try the famous Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street (步行街). There are busy shops and cafes and you will see thousands of local people enjoying themselves. Most of the shops close at 10 pm but at that time, teahouses are still open. In fact, some of them are open 24 hours a day. Karaoke bars and coffee houses are also popular nightlife .

If you are in Shanghai for the first time, make sure you also visit Xingtiandi, a very popular where you can see buildings in Western and Chinese style side by side. Xingtiandi is a for older visitors! A quieter place to visit is Park 97, near the west gate of Fuxing Park, Luwan District. Park 97 opened in 1997 and you can find clubs and international restaurants like Baci where you can get Italian food and Tokyo Joe?s, a Japanese restaurant.

92. modern 93. completely 94. along 95. walking 96. ones 97. area/attraction

98. noisy/noisier

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Eyes Can Speak

Much meaning can be carried clearly, with our eyes, so it is often said

that eyes can speak.

Do you have such kind of In a bus you may look at a

that he is being looked at,

he may feel uncomfortable. The same is in the daily life. If you are looked at

up and down, to see

if there is anything wrong with you. If nothing goes wrong, you will feel angry toward the person who is looking at you that way. Eyes do speak, right?

Looking too long at someone may seem to be But sometimes things are different. If a man looks at a woman for more than 10 seconds, it may mean that he wishes to two people are in a conversation, the speaker will only look at the listener from time to time, in order to make sure that the listener does pay attention to what he or she is speaking. Lovers will enjoy looking at each cannot express.

two people and the place where you stay.

D) 92. experience 93. finds 94. yourself

95. rude 96. When 97. words 98. Between

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Test scores make you either happy or sad and your parents pay high attention ability from just one day. It consists of some pieces including your health, your personality, your of your than you had hoped, try become the focus of your life. The purpose of a test is to check how much you have learned about a subject. It not only helps make your newly acquired knowledge forever, but also enables you to find out what needs to spend more time improving. If you?reyourself to work for a further aim. If disappointment has overcome you, ask your teacher and your parents to help you set a reasonable goal for improvement. Most exams are about to test your skill in certain subject areas such as math, language and arts. Some compare your skills to other students? skills from across the countryjust test whether or not you have mastered a specific skill. These scores can be very puzzling…even to adults. You should speak to both your teacher and your parents to find out what they mean in your educational journey. It is important to take a correct attitude towards test scores.

92. answer 93. never 94. idea 95. lower 96. confuses 97. pleased 98. others;

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Several years ago, a famous TV series named Struggle (奋斗) made a beautiful girl famous in China. She is Wang Luodan, who played the role(扮演) of Mi Lan in this TV series. Then she applause(掌声) and praise.

When Wang Luodan first went to Secondary Normal School (师范中专), she began to show her ability in art and literature(文学drums, besides playing the piano and dancing well. “I felt that I was very cool at that time.” Wang said.

In 2001, Wang Luodan entered the Beijing Film Academy(学院), learning performance. She worked hard as a student and had great patience. When her classmates became or disappointed.

Her first TV series was Butterfly in the Air. Because of her sweet appearance, she was chosen for the role of Shan Juan in the TV series Sun Shining like Blossom. In order to play the role well, Wang cut her long and missed the chance to appear in the movie Qinghong.

Last year, The TV series My youthfulnessXiaoyang, a confident, lovely and garrulous(喋喋不休的)country girl. Now many of Qian Xiaoyang?s classic(经典的) words are very popular on the Internet such as “The time is too slim as well as the slot of fingers is too broad. (时间太瘦,指缝太宽。)”

, she will achieve more in the future.

D) 92.received 93.only 94.college/common 95.worried 96.hair 97.popular 98.actress

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Small moments sometimes last a very long time. And a few words — though they mean little at the time to the people who say them — can have great power.

from Malcolm Davis, who has been a professional writer for the last twenty-four years, mostly in advertising.

As a boy, Davis was shy and helpless. He had friends and no self-confidence. Then one day, his high-school English teacher, Ruth White, asked the class to the last chapter of the novel since they had been reading To Kill a Mockingbird. Davis wrote his chapter and turned it in. Today he cannot recall a special about the chapter he wrote, or what grade Mrs. White gave him. However, what he does remember is the four words in the paper: “This is good writing.” Four words. They his life.

“Until I read those words, I had no idea of who I was or what I was or what I was going to be,” he said, “After reading her note, I went home and wrote a short story, something I had always dreamed of doing but never believed I could do.”

of that year in school, he wrote many short stories and always brought them to Mrs. White for instruction. “She was encouraging, helping and honest. She was just what I needed,” Davis said.

(D) 92. story 93. terribly 94. few 95. follow 96. anything 97. changed 98. Rest

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I was in New York and rode with a friend in a taxi. When we got out, my friend said to the driver, “Thank you. You did a good job of driving.”

The driver was surprised for a second.

“I admire the way you keep cool in traffic,” my friend said. “Thank you,” the driver said and drove off.

“What was that all about?” I asked.

“I am trback to New York,” he said. “I believe it can save the city.” “How can one man save New York?”

“It?s not one man. the driver has 20 passengers. He?s going to be nice to those 20 people because someone was nice to him. Those people in turn will be kinder to their employees (雇员to at

least 1,000 people. If I can make three people happy, then finally I can change the attitudes (态度) of 3,000 people.”

“It sounds good,” I said, “but I?m not sure whether it would work in practice.”

“Nothing is lost if it doesn?t. It didn?t takeof my time or money to tell that man he was doing a good job. I have made a study of this. The thing that seems to be lacking (缺乏) for the postal employees is that no one tells the people who work for the post office what a good job they?re doing,” he said.

“ they?re not doing a good job,” I said.

“They?re not doing a good job because they feel nobody cares whether they do a good job or not. Why not say a kind word to them? When those people hear my words, they will feel better. . If more people join me, the city will become a better place,” he said.

D) 92. heavy 93. love 94. Suppose 95. spread 96. any 97. But 98. Happiness

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D) 92. especially 93. hobbies

94. how

95. learned 96. from 97. However 98. Army

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We love to be fashionable. So we buy clothes from time to time to make us look p___92___ or cooler. But a problem appears: how to deal with those old clothes? Don't just throw them out. You can do s___93___ different!

Donate your old clothes to charities. Some organizations c___94___ old clothes for those who need them in local areas or send them to foreign countries.

Keep them. Fashion is a thing that goes a___95___ in cycles. So an out-of-date coat may be the hottest thing on the market next year.

Do it yourself. It?s not too hard. But you have to think it over b___96___ you do. It?s easy to find some tips online. If you are good at fashion designing, you could even s___97___ your

creation to make some money.

Recycle them. Some clothes l___98___ those made of denim(牛仔布) can be recycled. Denim can be used again, for example, to build houses for people who are made homeless by natural disasters.

Keep clothes out of landfills (垃圾填埋场) ! You can do it!

92.prettier 93.something 94.collect 95.around 96.before 97.sell 98.like

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The Winter Olympics in Vancouver(温哥华) ended last month. It was a big success. Many people worked very hard to make it a big success: the sportsmen and the sportswomen, the Olympic organizers and, of course, of people who came to Vancouver to work as volunteers.

There were 18,5000 volunteers at this Olympics. Most came from countries far away, They also worked as ushers(引座员) at events to make sure ticket holders got to their proper seats. Many of the volunteers took time off from their jobs to come to Vancouver. They chose to ?t receive any money or get any and of being a part of something big.

One man said he volunteered because it was,“a chance to be part of one of the biggest events in the world. I didn?t want to miss out.”

It?event a success. At the Shanghai World Expo, you have a chance to know that feeling. Even if you can?will be a chance for you to be a part of something big and make Expo a big success.

D. 92. thousands 93. information 94. like 95. free 96.however 97.played 98. Still

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The government employs(雇佣) many people to help take care of

our society. However, they cannot help out every one just by themselves.

They need our help! Consider Volunteering!

What Is Volunteering?

Volunteering is when we regularly go and do nice things for other

people. There are many t__92__ of volunteers. Volunteers may help out in local retirement homes, or in hospitals. Some volunteers work with poor people and other volunteers help teach orphaned children to read.

Volunteering Teaches Mature(成熟) Thinking

Volunteering is something that really helps us. It gives us a chance to stop complaining about

our own lives, and realized e__93__ how lucky we are. We are able to see the people who really need help. Volunteering also teaches us more a__94__ responsibility, patience, empathy(同情心), and above all, compassion(爱心).

Ways to Start Volunteering

There are many places that you can go to try to start volunteering. Here are just a few places you can go and what you can do at each place.

Hospital-ask if you can go and visit people who are really s__95__. Sometimes all they need is just someone who will t___96___ with them, or someone to give them hope.

Orphanage(孤儿院) -the children living here really need someone to p__97__ with them. Whatever you decide to do, just do the b__98__you can.

92. types 93. exactly 94. about 95. sick 96. talk 97. play 98. Best

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My name is Lin Hui. I like to tell stories about people who work together. What is even better is when countries help each other and build a good friendship. An excellent of this happen when Britain and China worked together to bring the Milu deer back to China.

Milu deer, a kind of animal with large horns(角), used to be in China long ago. People could see Milu deer in most places at that time. Like other deer they lived together and ate grass and the soft parts of trees. But later, Milu deer were often killed for food or sport. The Ming and Qing dynasties(朝代 from China.

Luckily all of them were killed, some were taken to Britain to improve the environment of the beautiful park which belonged to the Duke of Bedford(贝德福特公爵). He liked them so much that he took them from China to Britain. Milu deer liked the cool, wet weather in England and their number increased year by year. As a result, when in 1985 the government of . The first deer came back to China to the Nanhaizi Milu Park 20 kilometers south of Beijing and the centre in Dafeng, Jiangsu Province.

to be back in China as their number has grown quickly. There are now so many of them that a new park has been opened for them in Hubei Province. At protected and cared for. It is told that one day there will be enough animals to let them live in the wild again.


Sleep is not the same every night. We experience some deep sleep and some active sleep(积极

睡眠), which is when dreams happen. You might think sleepwalking(梦游) would happen in active sleep. Sleepwalking usually happens in the first few hours of sleep in the stage called slow-wave(慢波)or deep sleep. Not all walk. Some simply sit up or stand in bed or act like they're awake when, in fact, they're asleep! Most, however, do get up and move around for a few seconds or for as long as half an hour.

are open, but they don't see the same way they do when they're awake and often think they're in different rooms of the house or different places altogether. Sleepwalkers tend(往往会it in the morning. Doctors say sleepwalking sometimes occurs when a person is sick, has a fever, is not sleep, or is stressed. If sleepwalking occurs frequently, every night or so, it's a good idea for your mom or dad to take you to see your doctor. But occasional(偶然的) " it may look funny or even scary (惊恐的) for the people who see a sleepwalker in action.

It's important, of course, that the person is kept safe. Precautions(预防措施 so the person is less likely to fall down, run into something, or walk out the front door while sleepwalking.

86. during 87. actually 88. eyes 89. remember 90. enough 91. although 92. taken


Everyone needs sleep. In fact, all living things need sleep. Having a sound and good rest m_____86_____ us healthy. It is believed that our brain develops best during sleep. It helps all our systems work well w_____87_____ we are awake. Sleep allows our brain to reorganize all events during the day and will improve our memory development.

For a student, eight to ten hours of sleep is required to give him or her e_____88_____ for the following day. A good sleep allows them to grow physically and mentally (心理上).

With e_____89_____ sleep at night, students would be able to wake up early and be ready for school activities. They will be able to listen carefully in class and would have the ability to memorize the things that they learn and r_____90_____ them in the future.

Eight hours of sleep makes students active t_____91_____ the whole day at school. They would be able to perform well in class, take down notes and finish their homework. When they have slept well, they can e_____92_____ understand their lessons. Good sleep prepares them well for the challenges (挑战) at school, from paperwork to sports. They will be ready to solve difficult tasks that require mental ability and skills.

86. makes 87. while/when 88. energy 89. enough 90. remember 91. through 92. easily


Anger (生气) is a kind of feeling. Many things can make you angry. When your teacher gives you too much homework, when your team loses an important game, when your friend b __86__ your favourite thing and then breaks it, you may get really angry.

Usually, your body will tell you when you are angry. For example, you breathe much f__87__, your face turns red and you may want to break something or hit someone, but sometimes, you hide your anger. For example, you may hide it in your h__88___ . The problem is that if you do this, you may get a headache or your stomach may hurt.

In fact, it's not good to hide your anger, and it's normal for you to get angry sometimes. But anger must be let out in the right way, without hurting o_ some advice.

When you get angry, you can talk about it with other people. It's helpful to talk about your anger with other people, such as p___90____, teachers, good friends etc. When you talk about anger, those b___91___feelings can start to go away. On the other hand, when you start to feel angry, you can do some other things: count from 1 to 100; go for a bike ride; think about good things, etc.

you. Remember that how you act when you are anger can

make everything better or worse.

86. borrows 87. faster 88. heart 89. others 90. parents 91. bad 92.



In the middle of the 1800s, France was considered the most important place in the world for art. One reason for that was the Academy, a government organization with some strict r__86____ about art. It decided what could and could not be art. In order to be accepted by the Academy, an artist had to be very talented. Artists also had to paint exactly the way the Academy wanted them to. A brave group of painters challenged(挑战)these ideas and changed art f_87___

Each year, the Academy had an exhibition of the art they had decided was the best. In 1864, a group of artists became a ___88____ because they didn?t get into the show. They felt that their paintings were not bad; the paintings were just different. After complaining to the government, these artists were given their own show.

The Academy thought all art should look realistic(逼真).But these artists were more interested in trying to show movement and the bright colors of daylight. In their opinion, it was more real to show these than it was to paint a scene(场景)which was as s_89___as a photo. It was also more interesting to show all of the different colours when light hits an object like water. By 1874, many different artists were painting in this new style, including Claude Monet. One of his paintings had the title, Impression: sunrise. A critic(评论家)h__90__these new artists. He used Monet?s title to make fun of these painters by calling them“Impressionists(印象派)”,meaning that they didn?t make real paintings. The critics who liked these artists thought the word was just right. They began to use it happily. They thought it was more important to paint h_91__they saw things instead of just what they saw. Other artists around the world felt that they could have this freedom as well. Because of the impressionists, the art w_92___was never the same.

86. rules 87. forever 88. angry 89. still 90. hated 91. how 92. world


Once my mother told me a story. In Africa, when an antelope (羚羊) wakes up every morning, the first thing it thinks about is, “ I must be able to run faster than the fastest lion, or I will be k_________. ” At the same time, a lion wakes from his dream. The first thing the lion thinks about is, “I must be able to catch the s__________ antelope, or I will die of hunger.” So, almost at the

same time, the antelope and the lion get up and start running toward the rising sun.

This is life: full of chances and challenge (挑战). Whether you are an antelope or a lion, you must go a_________ when the sun rises. For students, it is just the same. If we do not study hard, sooner or later, we will fall b_________ the other students. At first, I did not know what the word “exam” meant. Later I knew an exam was a kind of competition. In competitions, there are always w_________ and losers. As I grew up, I got to know competition well. In one?s life, there must be competitions, so people can improve.

Each time I saw children playing games and heard their laughter, I wished I were that age again. However, I remembered my parents? words: “You must work very hard in order to have a good f__________.” So I picked up my pen and began to study hard again.

I was still not sure what competition really meant. One day, I was taking part in an English-speaking competition. When I went to the stage, I saw other students looking at me kindly. I s__________ knew what competition was. It is not as cruel as my teacher and parents told me. In fact, competition is the opposite: it is kind and necessary.

I learned a lot from realizing this fact. Now I understand more about the world. Competition is important for us all.

86. killed 87. slowest/smallest 88. ahead* 89. behind 90. winners 91. future 92. suddenly


I recently heard a story about a famous scientist. Because of his great achievement, he was he was able to do with his mother when he was about two years old. "I was trying to get a bottle of milk from the fridge when I lost the bottle and it fell, said.

His mother heard the noise and got into the kitchen. “Ihow to explain all this to you ,mom." he said . Instead of punishing(惩罚)him, she said "Robert ,what a great mess you have made! I have never seen such a huge sea of milk before! Well, since the milk has

been spilled, would you like to play in the milk for a while ? We can it up after that. "

Indeed, he did so. After a few minutes, his mother said, “You know, Robert, whenever you make a mess like this, finally you have to clean it up." He used a sponge(海绵)and together they cleaned up the spilled milk .

His mother then said ,"you know ,we failed in how to successfully carry a big milk bottle with two tiny hands just now .Let`s go out in the yard and fill the bottle with water to see if you a new way to carry it . "Then the little boy learned that if he grasped the bottle at the top near the lip with both hands, he could carry it What a wonderful lesson!

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In the Renaissance Period (文艺复兴时期) (1500-1650), people became interested in higher education. They wanted to learn the a___________ languages such as Greek and Latin- languages that were used in the old times, and study mathematics, science, and so on. Many universities were set up during the 16th century.

University education was a privilege (特权) of the rich. Girls were not allowed to attend and poor people could not a____________ to go. A member of a wealthy family could attend university at the age of ten. He might study in different universities and since the teaching was all d__________ in Latin, it didn?t matter which country he studied in. It was not unusual for a young boy study one year in Italy and another in France without speaking either French or Italian.

It was p_________ in the 16th century to complete university without learning how to read or write. Since books were handwritten, there was not enough to give o___________ to each student. Often, only the teacher had a book. He would read to the students who would memorize what he said. Tests were oral, not written, In fact, many students finished school without ever writing a word.

For the not so wealthy, grammar schools were built in towns. They learned basic grammar and mathematics, and took part in Bible study, At home, girls learned washing, cooking, dancing, and the basics of taking care of a household. Poor children r___________ attended school.

The Renaissance was a time when learners did not simply accept what they were old. They did scientific experiments themselves to search for a__________ to the mysteries (神秘) of the space. Copernicus calculated that the Earth turned around the sun but was afraid to publish his works for fear that the Church would punish (惩罚) him. Galileo later supported this. The watch, the telescope and some others were some inventions of this period.

86. ancient 87. afford 88. done 89. possible 90. one 91. rarely 92. answers


In the movie 2012, the volcano (火山) in Yellowstone National Park erupts (爆发) , smoke flies thousands of meters into the air, and car-sized pieces of stone and ash fly out.

Now, some scientists say, it's very possible that the Yellowstone volcano will soon erupt in r life for the fourth time in history, after about 640,000 years. According to the Daily Mail, the volcano in the Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, US, has been rising at a record rate since 2004. Its magma (岩浆 3 inches (7.6 centimeters) per year over the last that a volcano is about to erupt. However, scientists are not certain when the eruption will happen or what it will cause.

Unlike what happens in the movie 2012, a volcano eruption would not destroy the whole world, it could cause huge damage to people living nearby. For example, the 2010 eruption of the Iceland V their homes and many airports in European countries to shut down for a few days.

active if it has erupted at least once during the last 10, 000 years. In ancient times, more than 80 percent of the earth's surface was volcanic. Volcanic eruptions formed the sea floor and some mountains over many years. Gas from volcanoes formed the earth's atmosphere (大气) .

Volcanoes come from very hot liquid rock, that is magma, inside the earth. When magma comes upward and breaks through the earth's surface, it forms volcanoes.

The rising magma heats water, which leads to explosions of steam. This pushes rocks and different things erupt from a volcano; hot liquid rock, volcanic ash and gases.

86. real 87. up 88. signs 89. but 90. lose 91. considered/called 92. Three


According to experts, the word Hutong originated from Mongolian language meaning "Well" (井). In ancient times, people tended to gather and live around wells. So the original meaning of Hutong should be "a place where people gather and live." But Hutong first a___86___ in Beijing during the Yuan Dynasty. The old city was completely destroyed during the war. First, they had to find a center, and then built a r___87___ square city. At that time, there was a clear definition for “Avenue, Street and Hutong”. A 37-metre-wide road was called an avenue, an 18-metre-wide one was called a street, and a 9-metre-wide lane was called a Hutong. Most of today's Hutong were formed during the Ming and Qing Dynasties that followed. Nobody knows e___88__ how many Hutongs there are in nowadays Beijing. But if we connected all the Hutongs together, their total l___89___ would even be longer than the famous Great wall, which is about 4000 miles.

Today you can find v___90___ Hutongs with different shapes, lengths or directions. The shortest one is only 40 centimeters wide. And some Hutongs have more than 20 turns.

As we walk t___91___ the Hutongs, you may find most of them look almost the same with gray-colored walls and bricks. Actually inside those walls are the courtyard houses, where people live. In Chinese we call them "Siheyuan". "Si" literally means four, "he" means to surround, and "yuan" refers to the courtyard. So a rectangular wall enclosing four houses, one built on each side facing into the center, is called a Siheyuan. When they were first built, usually one Siheyuan was o___92___ by only one family, but nowadays, with the growth of the population, most Siheyuans are shared by 4 to 10 families.

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Wendy Martin is an ordinary university student who used to love surfing the Internet and chatting (聊天) with friends online. She often spent much of her free time talking with her family

and making new friends online. Then something happened. It completely changed Wendy's feelings about the Internet.

One of Wendy's favourite things to do online was to visit the chat rooms on music websites. were going to do next. It was here that Wendy first met Anne. The two women liked each other immediately. Soon they exchanged e-mail addresses and were communicating online every day.

talking to her new friend. They both liked the same music, the same clothes and the same films, but they also had the same worries about studying and the future. Anne had e-mailed her a picture of herself—— to Wendy. So, when Anne asked Wendy for her address and phone number, Wendy thought her new friend was a person she could trust.

It was only when Wendy got a letter from the bank that she realized something was wrong. Anne was not who she said she was. She was not a university student, she was not young and she was not even a woman. 'Anne' was really a 45-year-old man called Tim Histanon. He to like the same things as Wendy. He had used Wendy's personal information to spend all the money in her bank account.

This situation is actually quite common, and affects (影响) thousands of people every year. Fortunately for Wendy, Tim Histanon was finally caught by the police, so Wendy got most of her money back. Many people, h , have not been so lucky.

Everyone can learn from the mistakes that Wendy made. give out personal information while chatting online, and always make sure your user name is different from your real name. Nobody wants to make the same mistake as Wendy.

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India is a country rich in culture and tradition. And although India is changing, one thing remains the : the cow is sacred (神圣的). And men and women cover their heads and faces with cow urine (牛粪)

According to their tradition, the cow is not just a farm animal. These cows are like

motherhood, and their milk feeds them. But it's not the milk these men and women are waiting for——it's the urine. As a precious g (87) from the cow, the urine is often placed in the

house to protect their homeland. People think the urine can beautify their house and keep away b And this special form of worshipping (崇拜) has been around for centuries.

make sick people feel better. Believe it.

Some believers show their worshipping by making an offering of hair.

About 12,000 heads are shaved (剃头area. On average the temple's 1,600 barbers shave over 15 heads an hour. The temple then sells piles of hair to local wigmakers (假发店). The money is used to help the area's poor and make 86. same 87. gift 88. bad 89. medicine 90. full 91. finally 92. amazing


Have you ever noticed an advertisement which says "Learn a foreign language in six weeks, or your money back! From the first day your pronunciation will be excellent. Just send ..." and so happens quite like that. The only language that is easy to learn is the mother tongue. And think how much practice that gets! Before the Second World War people usually learned a foreign language in order to read the literature of the country. Now speaking the most people want.

Every year millions of people start learning one. How do they do it? Some people try at home, radio or television programs; others go to evening classes. a long time, like by studying for six or . However, most people cannot afford this, and for many it is not necessary. They need the . For example, scientists and doctors mainly need to

be able to read books and reports in the foreign language. Whether the language is learned quickly

or slowly, it is hard work. Machines and good books will help, but they cannot do the students'


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Today, the largest remaining area of hutongs(胡同) in Beijing is north of Forbidden City. This

is where many Chinese and foreign tourists come for a “hutong tour”. We asked several of these

tourists to tell us about their o__________.

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