1. If you go to , maybe some people can understand you. 2. Egyptians speak . 3. If you go to , you must learn Russian well. 4. The capital of Singapore is . 5. From the form(表格), we can see that is the most important language.
I?ve got some information for everyone going to Britain next month. As you know, you?ll be staying with a family for two weeks. Now the most important thing is money. You should take about ￡30 in cash(现金) and about ￡200 in travelers cheques(支票). Then when you arrive at the airport you?ll be met by our host(主人) family. You must remember to wear a red shirt so the family will find you easily. I?ve told them to look out for the red shirts. You?ll also need to take with you 4 photos of yourself and, of course, it?s very important that you take the school letter. While you are there, if you have any problems, you can call our agent(代理人). I?ll give you her office phone number now: It?s 580-4436 and the person to ask for is Mrs. Belcher, that?s B-E-L-C-H-E-R. She?s in the office from 9-5 every day. OK! That?s everything. Have a good trip.
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Dear Mike, We got your letter yesterday. Yes, we can visit you at Christmas. We thought to spend(度) Christmas at home, but now we are going to be with you. Jack will not be in school then. The weather in Chicago is cold, but is doesn?t matter. Sometimes we like the snow. We got our plane tickets. We will get to your city on the 18th. We will stay with you for two weeks. Is that all right with you? We?ll take our favourite recipes(食谱), so we can have a nice Christmas dinner. See you soon. Love Mom and Dad 根据短文内容用适当的单词完成下面句子：
1. This letter is from Mike?s .
2. In Chicago, it is now.
3. Mike has a brother called
4. Mike?s parents will go to his city by .
5. His parents will come back on 31st.
6. Mike and his parents will a nice dinner on Christmas Day.
Mr. Mason is standing in front of a car. He is looking at it. It is a beautiful car and it is very big. Mr. Mason likes big cars. A policeman is standing behind Mr. Mason. He is looking at the car, too. He is writing in a notebook(笔记本). Now he is giving a piece of paper to Mr. Mason.
Policeman: Excuse me, sir.
Mr. Mason: Yes? Policeman: This is for you. Mr. Mason: What is it? Policeman: It?s a ticket. Mr. Mason: A ticket? Policeman: Can you see the notice(布告)? Mr. Mason: Yes. Policeman: It says “NO PARKING”. You can?t park your car here. Mr. Mason: This isn?t my car. 根据上面的内容完成下面的句子：
1. The policeman is standing Mr. Mason.
2. This policeman gives Mr. Mason a .
3. Mr. Mason says that car isn?t .
4. “No Parking” means you can?t your car here.
5. The car is on the .
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One day Jack comes to Mike?s house and says, “Mike, you have so many god books. Can you give me a book to read?” Mike doesn?t want to lend a book to is friend, and he says, “Why do you want to take my book home? You can read it here in my house.”
Jack sees that his friend is very selfish, but he says nothing.
Next day, Mike comes to Jack?s house and says, “Jack, you have a good garden-knife. I want to work in my garden tomorrow. Can I use it for two days?”
Jack answers, “Why do you want to take my garden-knife home? You can work with it in my garden.”
One day, in Mike?s home, Jack wants to borrow a book from him, but Mike doesn?t
a chance(机会) to retaliate(报复) him. Just the next day, Mike comes to Jack?s garden to borrow his Jack, of course,
. To Jack, it is called “An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth”. Now, do you know the meaning of the sentence “An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth”? What?s the Chinese for it? It?
nd On he morning of August 2, I was careless and lost my school bag in the
reading-room of our school. There were three English books and a pencil-case inside. Will the finder please send it either to the assistant or to myself? Many thanks to the finder. My bedroom is in Room 403, on the fourth floor of our school.
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11 （答案不超过4个单词。）Ten-year old Obama was one of the only three black students at his school in Honolulu, Hawaii. The young boy didn?t look the same as most other students. White girls wanted to touch his hair. A white boy asked him whether his father ate people. “I lied to them that my father was a Kenyan prince, but I kept asking myself who I was,” said Obama.
However, 37 years later, the boy made history. Barack Obama became the first black president in U.S. history. Obama was born on August 4, 1961. His father is an African（非洲人） and his mother is a white American. This unusual background made him want to know who he was. With the help of his friends, Obama finally went to college. His hard work made him a star at Harvard University, a famous university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Later, he became the third black senator（议员）in U.S. history.
During his competition for U.S. president, Obama talked about his background. He called for a United States of America, rather than a white America or a black America. Obama?s success is a historic victory(胜利). It made Martin Luther King?s dream come true. That is: A man should not be judged by the colour of his skin, but by the content of his character.
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In Canada and the United States，people enjoy entertaining(请客) at home．They often invite friends over for a meal，a party or just for coffee and conversation．
Here are the kinds of things people say when they invite someone to their homes： “Would you like to come over for dinner this Saturday night?” “Hey，we?re having a party on Friday．Can you come?”
To reply to an invitation，either say thank you and accept，or say you?re sorry and give an excuse．“Thanks，I?d love to．What time would you like me to come?” or “Oh，sorry．I?ve tickets for a movie．”
Sometimes，however，people say something like invitations but which are not real invitations．For example：“Please come over for a drink sometime.” “Why not get together for a party sometime？” “Why don?t you come over and see us sometime soon？”
They are really just polite ways of ending their talk．They are not real invitations because they don?t mention a certain time or date．They just show that the person is trying to be friendly．To reply to expressions like these，people just say “Sure，that would be great!” or “OK. Yes，thanks．”
So next time when you hear what sounds like an invitation，listen carefully．Is it a real invitation or is the person just being friendly?
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Every morning my father buys a newspaper on his way to work. Every day I open my books in class and start lessons. Every evening my mother looks through magazines at home. And every night, I look at the posters with photos of David Beckham and Yao Ming on my bedroom wall before I go to sleep. Can we imagine life without paper or print?
Paper was first created about 2,000 years ago, and has been made from silk, cotton, bamboo, and, since the 19th century, from wood. People learned to write words on paper to make a book. But in those days, books could only be produced one at a time by hand. As a result, they were expensive and rare. And because there weren?t many books, few people learned to read.
Then printing was invented in China. The first printed books were made by putting ink on a wooden block and holding the paper against it. When printing was developed greatly at the beginning of the 11th century, books could be produced more quickly and cheaply. As a result, more people learned to read. After that, knowledge and ideas spread(传播) quickly, in a way that can be compared with the introduction of the Internet in the 20th century.
But will books be needed in the future? Today information can be received online, downloaded from the Internet rather than found in books, and information can be kept on CD-ROMs or machines such as MP4 players. These machines are smaller and lighter than books so that they can be carried very easily.
Computers are already used in classrooms, and newspapers and magazines can already be read online. So will books be replaced by computers one day? No, I don?t think 任务型阅读 第 7 页 (共 9 页)
the Yao Ming poster on my bedroom wall will ever be replaced by a computer two metres high!
Just a few years ago, Mala was a typical middle class Indian housewife. She cooked, cleaned and looked after her two small children. Last year her husband died of AIDS. She was infected (感染) with HIV and her mother-in-law took her children away from her, saying they two would be infected, too. “When friends came for a visit, she would introduce me, saying ?She has AIDS?”, said Mala sadly.
UNAIDS says there were about 38.6 million grown-ups and 3.2 million children living with HIV at the end of 2002. The number of the people who are infected by HIV is becoming larger and larger. Only in 2006, 4.3 million people were infected with AIDS , about one person in only eight seconds.
December 1st, 2006 was the World AIDS Day, which first started in 1988. The theme for 任务型阅读 第 8 页 (共 9 页)
this year?s World AIDS Day is Accountability (责任). Each year there is a particular theme chosen for World AIDS Day, and for the last two years the themes have been as follows: 2005, Stop AIDS, Keep the Promise; 2004, Women and AIDS.
The red ribbon (红丝带) has been an international symbol of HIV for years. Wearing one means you are one of the members who take action to prevent AIDS and help those who are infected with HIV. Join us and download one today.
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