－No, thanks. I’m just looking around. I’ll let you know if I want anything.
A.Could you help me?
B.What will you buy?
C.Can I help you?
D.Do you like to look around?
2.Let me introduce myself. I’m Steward．
A.What a pleasure.
B.Pleased to meet you.
C.I don’t know.
D.Thanks a lot.
3.- Do you mind my smoking here?
B.Yes, I do.
C.Yes. I’d rather not.
4.- Excuse me, could you show me the way to the nearest post office?
– ______Oh yes! Two blocks away from here at the Green Avenue. You can’t miss it.
A.I beg your pardon?
B.What do you mean?
D.Mm, let me think.
5.- Who’s speaking?
– This is Tom ________.
One Thursday evening Mr. Watson left his car in front of his house as usual, but when he came down next morning to go to his office, he found that his car was missing. He called the police and told them what had happened. He also asked them whether they help to find the car for him.
When Mr. Watson came back from his office that evening, the car was in the usual place outside the home. He examined it carefully to see whether it was broken and found two tickets on one of the seats, and a letter which said, “We are sorry we took your car because of something important. The two tickets are for you to enjoy yourselves at the weekend.”
Mr. and Mrs. Watson went to the theatre with the two tickets on Saturday night and they had a good time. When they got home, they found that thieves had taken almost everything they had in their home.
6.Mr. Watson usually went away from his car on Thursday night.
7.Mr. Watson called the police to ask them for the car.
8.The car was stolen in the morning.
9.The thieves sent back the car.
10.On Friday night Mr. and Mrs. Watson went to the theatre with the two tickets.
Once James Thornhill, a famous English painter, was asked to paint some pictures on the walls of the king’s palace in England.
Then workers were sent for and a big platform（台子）was made.
With the help of a worker, Thornhill started painting on the platform. They worked for a whole year and at last the pictures were ready.
Thornhill was happy when he looked at the pictures, for they were really beautiful. He looked at them for a long time, and then took one step back and looked again. Now the pictures were even more beautiful. He took another step, then another. Finally he was at the very edge of the platform, but he didn’t know it because he was thinking of his pictures.
The worker saw everything. “What should I do?” he thought. “Thornhill was at the very edge of the platform. If I cry out, he will take another step, fall off it and surely be killed. “So the worker quickly took some paint（漆）and threw it at the pictures.
“What are you doing?” cried the painter, running quickly forward to his pictures.
11.James Thornhill was an English ______.
12.He was ordered to ______.
A.paint the wall of the king’s palace in England
B.paint some pictures on the wall of the palace
C.build a big platform in front of the palace
D.put up some new pictures on the old wall
13.It took them ______ to finish the pictures.
D.half a month
14.James Thornhill felt that the ______ he was from the pictures, the ______ they were.
D.higher above…more good-looking
15.The worker threw some paint at the pictures in order to ______.
A.save James’ life
B.destroy the picture
C.make the picture more beautiful
D.make the king angry
16.He ______ a sum of money every month to help the two orphans.
17.A _______ boy was the only survivor in the plane crash.
A.two years old
18.While I was in the university, I learned taking photos, ____ is very useful now for me.
19.We came finally _________ the conclusion that she has been telling lies all the time.
20.Mike is better than Peter _______swimming．
Sometimes people are cheated by dress. Once，a great scholar went to a party. As he was very simply __21__，he could not go inside. So he returned home and put on his __22__ clothes. He went back to the party and was given a warm reception. In the time of the dinner he did not eat but was talking to his clothes．The host came and asked what was __23__. The scholar told him what happened. Since he was admitted only __24__ his dress，he was talking to his dress. The host regretted about it and asked for the pardon of the scholar. Though dress may be，to some extent(某种程度上)，__25__ to judge a person，that alone will not be sufficient.
26.That team withdrew from the match as a protest against the unfair referee.
27.I have no interest in what they say about me.
28.One can never succeed without enough confidence in himself.
29.The doctor had no choice but reach out to their colleagues across the nation.
30.Our textbooks are very different from theirs.
31.He didn’t need to attend the meeting.
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