第一部分 选择题 (80分)
( ) 1. What’s the boy’s favourite sport?
A. B. C.
( ) 2. What did Lee probably see during his holiday?
A. B. C.
( ) 3. What does Jack look like?
( ) 4. How did Sally go to the Palace Museum?
A. B. C.
( ) 5. What subject is Andy good at?
B. Chinese C. History ( ) 6. Why does the girl look tired today? A. Because she went to bed too late. B. Because she didn’t sleep last night. C. Because she did homework all night. A. Lily and Tom. B. Lily and her cousin. C. Tom and his cousin.
( ) 7. Who went to the Temple of Heaven yesterday?
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( ) 8. What’s the man going to do first?
A. Go out to dinner. B. Write a report. A. To travel around the world. B. To climb famous mountains. C. To be a singer.
( ) 10. What can we learn about Linda’s pencil box?
A. It’s bigger than Jim’s pencil box. B. It’s the same size as Jim’s pencil box. C. It’s smaller than Jim’s pencil box.
C. Go for a school trip.
( ) 9. What’s the girl’s dream?
B. 听下面3段对话或短文。每段对话或短文后各有几道小题，从题中所给的A、B、C三个选项中选出最佳选项。（每段对话或短文读两遍） 听一段对话，回答第11～12小题。
( ) 11. What time does the Science Museum open?
A. From 2:00 to 4:00 in the afternoon. B. From 2:00 to 5:00 in the afternoon. C. From 4:00 to 5:00 in the afternoon. A. Tuesday.
B. Wednesday. C. Thursday.
( ) 12. What day is it today?
B. November. B. news.
C. December. C. In the Time Hotel. C. radio
( ) 13. A. October. ( ) 15. A. birthday.
( ) 14. A. In the Time Cinema B. On the Time Square 听一篇短文，回答第16～20小题。 ( ) 16. What is the passage probably from?
A. A magazine.
B. A newspaper.
C. A TV program. C. 12
( ) 17. How many students were there in the car?
A. 10. B. 11
( ) 18. What caused(引起) the car accident according to the police?
A. The bad road. B. The bad weather. C. The careless car driver.
( ) 19. How many traffic accidents happened in the city this month?
A. 7. B. 9. C. 17.
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( ) 20. Why does the reporter go to the hospital?
A. Because he wants to know more about the students in hospital. B. Because he wants to get more information about the car driver.
C. Because he wants to know how the police deal with the accident.
在下列各题A、B、C、D四个选项中选择一个能填入题干空白处的最佳答案。 ( ) 21. People in the USA call it “truck” while people in the UK say “ ”.
B. lorry B. Takes
C. vacation C. Take
D. cookie D. To take
( ) 22. “ exercise every day and it’s good for your health.” Dad often said to him.
( ) 23. My little sister is generous ___her friends. She’d like to share toys ____ them. A. for, to A. sound
B. to, with
C. to, for C. noise
D. for, with D. shout
( ) 24. Finally, he won the Award for the Best Singer because of his nice _______.
( ) 25. The one-hour ________ speech made us feel very ________. A. bored, boring
B. bored, bored D. boring, bored B. much clever
C. boring, boring A. more clever
( ) 26. In the cartoon film Tom and Jerry, the little rat seems _______ than the big cat.
C. much cleverer
D. much morecleverer
( ) 27. --- It’s a bad time, isn’t it? --- Yes, but can you say ________ to cheer us up?
A. anything great B. great anything C. something great D. great something A. be willing to C. be patient to A. He is fine. Thank you. B. He is a doctor. C. He likes watching TV. D. He is polite and helpful.
( ) 30. ---Jack, you look so ________ today. What happened?
---Because my teacher says I am ________ honest boy.
A. happily; an A. more, fewer
B. happily; a B. fewer, less B. arrive
C. happy; a
D. happy; an D. less, fewer D. arrive in
B. be crazy about D. be angry with
( ) 28. As a teacher, you should _______ every child, and they will like you.
( ) 29. --- What’s your best friend like? --- ________
( ) 31. Don’t doubt that we should do things better with _______ people and ______ money.
C. more, more C. get to
( ) 32. Please give me a call as soon as you _______ the railway station, I will meet you there.
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( ) 33. You can some sports posters on the wall of your bedroom to decorate.
A. put out B. put on
C. put in D. put up ( ) 34. The players spend 3 hours ___________ tennis in the tennis court every day. A. to practise playing C. practising to play B. practising playing D. to practise to play
( ) 35. ---Can you tell me how to make a vegetable sandwich?
A. No way B. No problem
C. Forget it D. Thank you 三、完形填空（共15小题，每小题1分，计15分） 阅读下列短文，从文后各题所给的A、B、C、D四个选项中选出一个最佳答案。
Professional sports are very popular in the United States and they are big business. The most popular sports are basketball and football. has its own season and millions of supporters. Professional teams are named for the cities they are located. When a team plays in a
championship game, most people in the city the game with and enthusiasm (热情). Basketball is famous around the world. Professional basketball games in the US are played indoors during winter months. From November to April can find a professional basketball game several nights a week in most large American cities. It is a national sport. There are basketball
matches every night of the week and weekends as well. The season begins in April and in the October.
Football another popular professional sport in the US. It is played on Sundays the fall. American football is different international football, which is called
Both games need strength and skills (体能和技巧). Many young people would
like professional players because a professional player can millions of dollars for their playing skill. American best players may be than the country’s president.
( ) 36. A. Every B. both C. Each D. All
D. elevator ( ) 37. A. when ( ) 38.A. follow ( ) 39.A. interest ( ) 41.A. nearly ( ) 42.A. for ( ) 43.A. finish ( ) 44.A. became ( ) 45.A. in ( ) 46. A. of ( ) 47. A. eraser B. where B. interesting C. who B. walk C. run C. anyone C. on C. interested D. interests ( ) 40. A. somebody B. one B. in B. close C. closely B. finishing C. finished B. is become C. is becoming B. while C. on B. from C. with B. soccer C. biscuit
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( ) 48. A. be ( ) 49.A. make
B. to be B. had
C. do D. to do D. receiving
( ) 50. A. happier B. poorer C. richer D. healthier 四、阅读理解（共15小题，每小题2分，计30分）
( A. Art B. English C. History D. Geography ( ) 52.The word“comments”in the passage means_______. A. 评语 B. 批评 C. 考核 D. 建议 ( ) 53.Which subject of the following is Tom best at? A. Geography B. Art C. Chinese D. Maths ( ) 54.From the table we know that Tom_________.
A. is bad at all his subjects B. is good at all his subjects C. is interested in Maths D. doesn’t do his best to study ( ) 55.Whose school report is it? A. Hope’s B. Tom’s C. Mrs Liu’s D. We don’t know.
Everyone dreams of changing the world. But can teenagers really make a difference? And how can they go about it?
Michael Norton's book 365 Ways to Change the World is a good starting point. The book gives an idea or task for every single day of the year. The tasks include offering to work at a local homeless shelter (庇护所) and planting a tree.
The book says that one simple act, no matter how small, can help someone in need. It may even influence (影响) other teens to do something.
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Nathan Anthony, a student at Maple High School in Modesto, Califomia, US, agrees. " It is
impossible to get anything in life without giving something to someone or working hard at school or workplace," Anthony said.
Another Maple student, Ariane Mota, has the same opinion." Giving is our way of repaying those who help us," she said." Whether it is a helping hand or a donation, we should help others to improve their day or life."
But how often do teens see peers (同龄人) helping a stranger or doing something nice for someone? According to Anthony, not a lot. He and Mota both believe this needs to be changed.
"I help my friends by telling them that their lives are better than those poorer people," Anthony said." Humor is also a great tool."
So whether you're helping to find a cure (疗法) for bad illness or simply smiling at a stranger, do something every day to help change the world for the better.
( ) 56.365 Ways of Changing the World is a book __________.
A. written about Michael Norton.
B. about what teenagers learn at school
C. that gives teenagers an idea or task for every single day of the year
D. about how to work in a shelter.
( ) 57.Which of the following does not change the world for the better?
A. Eating a delicious meal B. Telling friends that their lives are better
C. Helping find a cure for cancer (癌症) D. Smiling at a stranger
( ) 58.According to Nathan Anthony, how many teens can be seen helping a stranger or do something nice for someone?
A. a lot of teens B. Hundreds of teens C. Some teens D. Millions of teens
( ) 59.How often does the passage tell us to do something to help change the world for the better?
A. Once a year B. Every day C. Once a week D. Twice a day
( ) 60.From the article, we know _____________.
A. Michael Norton dreams of changing the world most
B. only great acts can influence other teens to do something
C. Nathan Anthony and Ariane Mota are both juniors at Maple High School
D. humor does not belong to things that teenagers should to change the world
It was the final exam for physics at a school. The exam was two hours long, and exam papers were given. The teacher was very two hours would be refused (拒绝) and the student would fail (不及格). A half hour into the exam, a student came rushing in and asked the teacher for an exam paper.
"You're not going to have time to finish this," the teacher said slowly as he gave the student a paper. "Yes, I will," answered the student. He then took a seat and began writing. After two hours, the teacher began to call for the exam papers, and the students stood up and put them on the teacher’s desk, all except the late student, who went on writing. A half hour later, the last student came up to the teacher who was sitting at his desk and busy writing something. He tried to put his exam paper on the stack (摞) of the other papers already there.
"No, you can't, I'm not going to take that in. It's late."
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The student became worried. He thought for a while, then he asked the teacher in a low voice," Do you know WHO I am?"
"No, surely I don't," answered the teacher.
"DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM?" The student asked again.
"No, and I don't care," said the teacher in a louder voice.
"Good," answered the student, who quickly put his paper in the middle of the stack of exam papers, and rushed out of the room.
( ) 61.What did the teacher do before the exam began?
A. He called the names of the students in the classroom.
B. He helped the students write the papers.
C. He told the students some rules about the exam.
D. He said he was very strict and no one can pass it.
( ) 62. The underlined word “strict” may mean ___________.
A. 严厉 B. 开心 C. 紧张 D. 沮丧
( ) 63. Why did the student ask “Do you know who I am?” twice?
A. He would play a joke on the teacher.
B. He wanted to tell the teacher he was angry.
C. He was afraid that he would fail the exam.
D. He already had a plan in his mind.
( ) 64.How would the teacher feel after the late student rushed out the room?
A. Happy. B. Tired. C. Angry. D. Relaxed.
( ) 65.What’s the best title of the story?
A. A strict teacher B. A late student C. A physics exam D. WHO AM I?
第二部分 非选择题 (60分)
66. You’d better not ______________(混合) cream and sauce together.
67. I trust him because he can keep any _____________(秘密) for me.
68. Her _________ (微笑) eyes make her look really pretty and kind.
69. At Halloween, children have fun __________(敲击) on each door.
70. The more careful you are, the fewer ___________(错误) you’ll make.
71. She felt__________ (help) and didn’t know what she could do.
72. Boys and girls, you should learn to look after __________(you) now.
73. We have a ________ (day) report at the beginning of the English class.
74. Why do many students go to foreign countries for _________(far) studies?
75. If you answer the question ___________(correct), you will lose the game.
Travelling is one of the most important activities and people have been interested in it for many years. Modern traffic develops fast, so travelling to different places has become much faster than before.
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Staying healthy while travelling can make your trip happier. But do you know how to keep healthy during a trip? The following information may be useful to you.
Wear comfortable shoes, a hat and sunglasses.
Take some necessary medicine with you. They can be used when you get sick or have other
Do some exercise for weeks or months before you leave if you plan to do lots of walking or
climbing during your trip.
Prepare proper food. Before you prepare the food, the first thing you need to think about is how long you will travel with the food. If you take a long trip, you should bring food such as bread, biscuits and some fruit. They don’t go bad quickly. The nearer people can bring meat, fish, eggs, milk and even salads and vegetables.
Be sure not to eat dirty food or bad fruit.
Have enough time to take a rest during your trip.
Tap water is not safe, so drink bottled water and always clean the cover of the bottle.
Keep food in good condition. If you take hot food, you should try to keep it hot. For example, you can put it in heavy towels. If you need to keep cold food cold, you can put cold food in a box with ice. When you arrive, put cold food in the fridge. Remember: If you travel with food, keep hot food hot and
It’s every teenager’s nightmare (恶梦two days of the term, we have six exams.
for me, because all the questions were from earlier exams. So is Chinese. , we could use our textbooks in it. So I guessed
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there was no problem.
However, I don’t think I did very w in the English exam. We had to write an essay (读后感) about the books we’ve read in class. But I didn’t study e 90 .
At our school, we can “Test out” of some classes. That students can study by themselves and then take a class exam. If they pass, they don’t have to take the class, I tested out of geography and history. Studying for those 2 exams was terrible. Those classes go for six months, but I everything in three weeks. I am so glad it’, and now it’s the summer holiday.
any studying tasks. But I’m a Chinese, and you know what Chinese parents do with their kids’八、书面表达（计30分）
3. 100词左右。 2013-2014学年度第一学期期中考试
1. W: My favourite sport is volleyball. What about you, Andy?
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M: Skiing. It’s exciting.
2. W: Lee, did you go to Washington last month?
M: No. I just went to Paris for a holiday instead of Washington. I visited some places of interest there.
3. M: Is that boy under the tree your brother?
W: No. That boy has long hair. My brother Jack has short hair and he always wears a pair of glasses.
4. M: Kitty went to the Great Wall by bus last Sunday. What about you, Sally? W: I went to the Palace Museum by underground.
5. W: What’s your favourite subject at school, Andy?
M: Well, I like Geography and History. But I usually score the most points in a Chinese exam.
6. M: You look tired today. What’s wrong?
W: I went to bed too late last night. I did my homework and forgot the time.
7. M: Hi, Lily. I went to the Temple of Heaven with my cousin yesterday. What about you?
W: Hi, Tom. I went to the Monument to the People’s Heroes.
8. W: Are you going to have dinner with us later?
M: I’d like to, but I have to finish my report on my school trip first.
9. M: I’d like to travel around the world when I grow up.
W: Sounds great. I want to be a climber and I will visit all the famous mountains around the world.
10. M: Is this your pencil box, Linda?
W: No, it isn’t. My pencil box is bigger than this one. This one looks the same size as Jim’s. I think it may be his.
W: Why not go to visit the Science Museum today, James?
M: I’m afraid we can’t. It opens only from 2:00 to 5:00 on Wednesday afternoon.
W: You mean we have to wait until tomorrow?
M: I’m afraid so!
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M: Hi, Zhang Hua!
W: Hi, Li Ming! Did you listen to the news on the radio this morning? M: No. What’s up?
W: The radio says Jay Chou will give a concert on the Time Square in Yangzhou next Saturday.
M: Next Saturday, on November 18th? What great news!
W: Yes, I will tell Li Hua the good news, you know he’s crazy about Jay Chou’s songs.
M: But I hear that it’s just Li Hua’s birthday next Saturday.
W: Really? Let’s invite him to go to the concert together, OK? And it will be our presents.
M: Oh, yes, a good idea.
Good evening, everyone. This is the Traffic News. I’m James. This afternoon, a car hit a school bus at 3:00 p.m. A student got out of the bus and the other ten students were badly hurt in the accident. The car driver was also hurt when the car turned over. The police said the accident happened because of the bad weather. The people who got hurt were sent to hospital at once. This is the seventh traffic accident in the city this month. The police told the drivers to be more careful while driving. Now our reporter is on the way to the hospital. He will try to get more information about the students. We will tell you more about that in the five o’clock news report.
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76. healthy 77. sunglasses 78. Take 79. before 80. long
81. travelling 82.Don’t/ Never 83. time 84. bottled 85. Remember
86. last 87. easiest 88. luckily 89. well 90. enough
91. means 92. myself 93. over 94. without 95. homework
96. I don’t think English is as hard/ difficult as maths.
97. Time seems to go faster when we are reading interesting books.
98. I advise you to pay someone to repair your computer instead of doing it yourself.
99. Foreign travelers like not only the sights in China but also Chinese culture.
100. Fill the glass with milk and leave it in the air for some time.
二档文13-16分：基本写出全部内容要点，层次清楚、语言流畅，有少量语法错误（3-4个错误）。 三档文 9-12分：写出大部分内容要点，语言基本通顺，有一些语法和拼写错误，基本不影响意思表达。
四档文 5-8 分：写出一半左右有关内容要点，语言不太通顺，语法结构单调、错误较多，只有少数句子可读，影响理解。
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