【增分专练】第二节 语法填空（共 10 个小题；每小题 1.5 分，满分 15 分）
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Passage 1 Simon: Linda, do you know when the visitors from China are coming? Linda: We offer them three 41 (choose): the end of March, the middle of April and the ,which is good actually with beginning of May, and they chose the earliest 42 exams 43 (come)up in May. Simon: Right. And how many are coming? Did you say about 8? Linda: Yes, they said 8 at first, but 44 ( change) to 6 this morning. Simon: Good, we have 5 weeks to prepare. Here are my suggestions. On the first day, a welcome party, then they can visit 45 third days. Linda: We’ve got to remember this group wants to look at how the Internet is being (use)in the classroom. That’s Simon: Exactly, 48 the third day. Linda: That will fit in very 49 (nice). have been there already, and Scotland will Simon: And on the last day, they would do some sightseeing. We could take them on the tour of London, but many of them 50 be too far away. Linda: Why not take them for a walk along the coast? It should be interesting. Simon: Good idea! Linda. I’m sure they’ll like it. Passage 2 Sean: What a fine day! Oh, I can spend all my free time this. I like it. Jean: The balcony is very beautiful, but I don’t like the fact that it Sean: Why? What’s wrong with its facing north? Jean: You don’t know that in the winter. Sean: You don’t have to worry about that. We have the we? Jean: Yes, we do. The best houses face south, anyway. In that case, we will enjoy the cool wind in the summer and the warm sunshine in the winter. Sean: Oh, darling, I’m sorry, Jean: Well, forger 46 45 we don’t have enough money for such a house. . I was just talking. The nice environment of this apartment is good for our 47 you to go to work and go shopping. 44 (center) heating system in winter, don’t 43 the balcony faces north, it will get cool in the summer, but too cold 42 (face) north. 41 (read) on this balcony on a fine day like 47 they are coming for. 46 schools in the district on the second and
I want to ask Mr. Tod to give them a talk on this on the afternoon of
children. I am satisfied with it. Sean: Thanks. And it’s convenient Jean: You’re right. To our children, it’s also close to their school. That’s really
___48 Sean: I’m most
(satisfy). 49 (attract) by the price. You know it costs the least in Beijing. 50 (cheap) building here.
Jean: The least? Are you sure? Do you know the developer? Sean: I know little about the developer but I am sure this is the Passage 3 My first football 41 ( compete) was in Nagoya, Japan several years ago. Last year our team went to (win) second place. 43 (personal), I think the team that got first 44 the match began. So we need to 46 47 possible moves she 45 (determine) to create an even Seattle, Washington in the USA. We 42
place cheated, because they had developed a new type of program just encourage our programmer to improve our intelligence too. We are has seen while 48
(good) system. In a way our programmer is like our coach. She programs us with all
(watch) human games. Then she prepares reliable moves to use if a new situation arises. In 49 the help of my electronic brain that
this way I can make up new moves using my “artificial intelligence”. I would really like to play against a human team, for I have been programmed to act just like them. After all, never forgets anything, using my intelligence is 50 I’m all about!
Passage 4 When I was a child in 1970s, my family was very poor, just like other average families in the countryside. The second-hand clothes, rain-leaking roof of old house became part of 42 41 memory. However, the worst 43 I regarded (impress) is that I was feeling hungry all the time. Sometimes hunger bit me so severely In the early years of 1980s, as the reform and opening-up policy came true. And then, 45 luckily success set 47 49 my poor and backward hometown. I worked 44
dried sweet potato slices as delicious snack. At that time, my dream was getting enough to fill my empty stomach. (carry) out, the children dream dream became clearer and clearer in my mind. I must try my best to escape out of 46 (hard) at my study than most of my classmates, and, after 48 the first college graduate out of a remote village, my 50
(succeed) in the national college entrance examination, I realized my dream again: after example for my folks. They came to realize that schooling is a good way to change one’s fate
graduation, I became a citizen working in a city.
（命运）. In the following years, there were fewer drop-outs and more college graduates in my village, of I am proud even today. Passage 5
With the 41____________ (develop) of industry, air pollution is getting more and more serious. In Beijing, many people suffer different kinds of illnesses because 42___________ air pollution. Air pollution is caused by the following 43_________: about half of the problem is caused by vehicles. There are more and more cars, buses on the roads, and they give off 44__________(poison) gases. 25% of air pollution is caused by factories. Another factor is the smokers. Smoking not only does harm to their health 45__________ to others. 46_________ these, about 10%of air pollution is caused by other reasons. We should take some measures to fight 47____________ pollution. New fuel can be used to take 48___________ place of gas. We can plant more trees. If everybody realizes the 49___________(important) of environment and does something to stop pollution, the problem will
50____________ (solve). Passage 6 Last Monday, my father would be on a __41__ (busy)trip for five days. Having gotten my promise of being great at home and taking care of my mother, he rest assured and put his luggage into the trunk of his car. ____42____(see) my father’s driving away, my mother and I waved our hands and said goodbye to him. For a moment, I began to miss my father, ____43_____(wish) that he would be safe and well the next days I thought everything would go well, as this was not the first time that my father _____44____(be)away for several days. Yet, —____45_____(fortunate), my mother caught a cold the next morning. Looking at her pale face, I ___46____(experience) high levels of anxiety. However, I told myself that I had to calm down and look after my mum, ____47_____I promised to my dad. The moment I got my mum to sleep, I put cold towel on her forehead, found pills in the medicine box, and made some noodles for her. Luckily, she woke up and felt ____48_____(good), after taking the pills and the noodles. _____49_____her fever was gone relieved and satisfied me a lot. In the next four days, I was taking her body temperature twice a day, ensuring that she was completely well. To our delight, my dad went back home safely and healthily on Saturday. On hearing _____50____I had done to my mum, he, as well as my mum, beamed at me and gave me a big thumb. Hearing their praises and seeing bright smiles on their faces, I really felt overjoyed and thrilled. Conceivably, taking care of my parents was, indeed and definitely, my mission and obligation.
Passage 7 Hi, Jim, there is an interesting picture conveying a message vividly that a difference the key to 42 (achieve)our accomplishment, 43 41 reality and
dream may as well be recognized in our life. Evidently, realizing this difference and trying to shorten this gap is nothing will be gotten in the end. In our daily 44 others ignore life, some people are aware of their ability, making great efforts to improve themselves, confused man in the picture is exactly the latter one. In this picture, a man waiting and waiting. 46 longing for. Now, there are two options in front of him: face the reality and keep trying fairly common in our society. We 48
the disparity between their earnest wish and poorest actuality, doing nothing but complaining. Conceivably, the 45 (fish) on a big stone, 47 get the dreamy (However), the small fish he has caught is totally different from the big one he is
fish, or drop his fishing rod and feel desperate. Apparently, he chooses the second one. Such a situation seems (face) with this kind of intriguing question all the time, and every 49 (succeed). Making an accurate estimate of our choice we make has great influence on our way to are in great want of achieving our goals. 50
realities and dreams, then sparing no efforts to approach the tip is the only option for us to make, provided that we (base) on the above statement, a conclusion will be arrived at that learning to accept the reality and adopting a positive attitude towards the dream is what we are supposed to do, when confronting our less-satisfying situation.
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