1.- Could I speak to Don Watkins, please？
B.Oh, how are you？
2.- Would you please show me your bankbook?
A.Sorry, I have no idea.
B.Here you are.
C.Come with me.
D.Yes, I’d like to.
3.- Hello, I’m Harry Potter.
– Hello, my name is Charles Green, but ______.
A.call my Charles
B.call me at Charles
C.call me Charles
D.call Charles me
4.- Could you help me with my physics, please？
A.No, no way.
B.No, I couldn’t.
C.No, I can’t.
D.Sorry I can’t. I have to go to a meeting right now.
5.- Thanks for your help.
D.Don’t thank me.
Once there were two brothers who were twins. They looked exactly alike. They both have the same dark brown hair ,blue eyes and beautiful teeth. They were both 5 feet, 10 inches tall and both weighed 150 pounds.
They not only looked alike but also behaved alike on the telephone. Not even their family could tell the difference. They dressed alike, listened to the same music, and read the same books. They even laughed at the same jokes.
When they were twenty three, they both got married and a year later both had sons. The years went by and as they began to grow old , they both wore glasses and eventually (最后)they both became bald.
Then one day, one of the brothers got sick and died. A few days later, a man stopped the other twin on the street.
“Excuse me for asking,” he said, “but was it you or your brother who died ?”
6.It was not easy to tell the two men from each other because they were twins.
7.The twin brothers had different colored hair.
8.”They both became bald” means they got sick.
9.The only difference between the twins was one got sick and died.
10.The man stopped the other twin on the street because he didn’t know which of them died.
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.It has been ten years since the Labour Party came into ______ in that country.
17.I’m sorry that I’ve kept you _______ for so long.
C.to be waiting
18.Tom ________ more than twenty pounds on the novel.
19.- _______ is your girl friend like?
– She is very kind and good-looking.
20.The young lady coming over to us _____ our English teacher; the way she walks tells us that!
Mr. Clarke works in a middle school. He likes reading and often borrows some books from the library. He keeps ___21___ to the radio every morning and reading newspapers after supper. So he knows much and teaches well. His students worship（崇拜）him very much.
Mike, Mr. Clarke’s little son, is only nine. He ___22___ likes reading books. And he often asks his father some qusetions. Mr. Clarke always thinks he’s too ___23___ to understand him and chooses the easiest ones to answer. Of course the boy is not pleased with that.
One day Mike read ___24___ about the lights and was interested in it. When his father told him to do some housework, he went on thinking of it. He asked him ___25___ questions, and his father answered all. Then his father said proudly, “Fathers always know more than sons!”
The boy thought for a while and said, “I don’t think so!”
26.That team withdrew from the match as a protest against the unfair referee.
27.The reason why he failed is that he relies on others too much.
28.Every student has free access to all the sources in the library.
29.I slept soundly all night.
30.The doctor had no choice but reach out to their colleagues across the nation.
31.Most students feel satisfied with the progress they’ve made.
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