A few minutes before six oclock_ Mr Smith began to leave He was by lifemate


									    A few minutes before six o’clock, Mr. Smith began to leave. He was about to start the car

when a gunman (持枪者) 1 up from the back seat. He 2 a gun to Mr. Smith’s head,“Drive

me to Paris!” he shouted.

    “All right”Mr. Smith answered. He started the engine (发动机), pulled away from the side of

the street and 3 down. Being 81 years old, he knew he could not 4 the gunman. He knew

he needed help. Where were the police? As he drove 5 each crossing, he looked up and down

the side streets, hoping to meet a police car. But he could see 6 .“Just my luck,” he thought. “If

I was 7 too fast, there would be a police car on every corner.”

8 he pushed his foot down on the accelerator, and the car ran 9 faster. “What are you

doing?” shouted the gunman.“Keeping off the police.” Mr. Smith answered.“I thought I saw a

police car 10 there.”

He ran red lights, drove wrong on one-way streets. On the two-way streets, he drove on the

wrong 11 of the road. Not one of the policemen saw him. Again Mr. Smith’s plan was not

working. He had to try a 12 plan.

He 13 a corner and saw the police station in front. Then he drove his car as fast as he could

towards the police gate. The car hit a police motorbike down and stopped. Mr. Smith

shouted,“Help! Help!”Then he       14     back to grab the man’s gun. At the same time the

policemen heard the 15 and quickly caught the gunman.

    1. A. woke         B. sat         C. stood            D. jumped

    2. A. brought           B. pointed      C. held              D. carried

    3. A. drove       B. left        C. took            D. pushed

    4. A. fight       B. lift        C. keep            D. hit

    5. A. around       B. over        C. through          D. towards

    6. A. somebody      B. anybody       C. everybody             D. nobody

    7. A. driving     B. moving      C. getting         D. walking

    8. A. Slowly      B. Suddenly C. Quietly             D. Carefully

    9. A. more        B. much             C. very           D. quite

    10. A. front       B. near        C. below           D. back

    11. A. street      B. way        C. side            D. corner

    12. A. new        B. safe         C. hard            D. nice
     13. A. found      B. turned     C. stopped at       D. arrived at

     14. A. got        B. looked     C. turned         D. came

     15. A. sound      B. man        C. voice          D. noise


     本文介绍了八旬老人 Mr. Smith 智斗歹徒的故事,故事情节扣人心弦,开始大家都会为



     D。本题考查这四个词组的意思和用法,wake up 是“醒来”的意思,sit up 是“熬夜”的意

思,stand up 是“站起”的意思,jump up 是“跳出来”,“突然出现”的意思。根据句意,可知选

D 比较合适。

     B。从四个选项看,歹徒拿出枪显然是指着他, 故选 B。

     A。根据句意是叫他把车开走,四个词组只有 A 是这个意思。


     A。本题考查这四个介词的用法,根据词义选 A。

     D。根据上文可知,他没看见任何人,答案选 D。

     A。Mr. Smith 是开着车的,因此四个答案中 A 为正确答案。

     B。根据后文提示,他踩油门后车子开得更快了,显然他是突然加大了油门,选 B 。

     B。much 修饰比较级,其他几个词不可修饰比较级。

     B。 “在那附近”。

     C。街道的两边应用 side 这个词。

     A。根据句意,Mr. Smith 在一计不成后又生一计, 选 A。


     C。本题的难点在于 look back to 和 turn back to 的用法,两个词组的意思分别是“回头”

和“转身”的意思,再联系下文,他显然是转身想抓住歹徒, 故选 C。

     D。发生冲突后应产生打闹的噪音,故选 D 最恰当。

     Long ago there was a poor farmer called Fred. Fred and his wife, Doris lived 1 together in

their small old house. One winter night, the Luck Fairy (仙女) visited them .

“Fred, you’re a 2 farmer. I’d like to give you a wish,” said the Luck Fairy.

“A wish?” Said Fred.
Fred and Doris smiled at each other. Then Fred said, “ Thank you , Luck Fairy. We’re very 3 and


“ 4 we’re old, we still work in the field every day,” said Doris.

“You wok very hard but you 5 very little money. Would you like some gold coins ” asked the

Luck Fairy.

“Oh no , my dear Luck Fairy. We’re poor. But we have 6 food to eat.” Replied Fred.

“You can use the gold coin to buy some clothes. The winter here is very cold,” said Luck Fairy.

“Though we haven’t got 7 clothes, we’ve got enough,” said Doris.

“Well, what about a nice new house?” Asked Luck Fairy.

“Thank you, but I 8 my small old house very much. I’ve lived here since I was born. I

don’t 9 a new house,” said Fred.

“You’re quite different from other people. I like you very much,” said the Luck Fairy. “I wish you

happiness and Luck forever.” Then the Luck Fairy 10 and never came back.

     1. A. sadly       B. happily    C. worried        D. anxiously

     2. A. bad        B. lazy       C. good          D. unhelpful

     3. A. healthy     B. careful     C. difficult     D. important

     4. A. If         B. But        C. Because       D. Though

     5. A. cost        B. lose       C. make           D. borrow

     6. A. no         B. little      C. enough         D. expensive

     7. A. old            B. many             C. bad          D. clean

     8. A. hate        B. love       C. need           D. dislike

     9. A. need        B. see        C. buy           D. build

     10. A. smiled         B. nodded       C. laughed        D. disappeared




     1. B。根据下文我们知道,这对夫妇生活得很愉快。

     2. C。正因为 Fred 是一个好农夫,仙女才要奖励他。

     3. A。比较这四个词的意思不难发现与 happy 并列的是 healthy。

     4. D。根据 still 可知选 though。虽然他们年纪大了,但仍然能够在田里干活。
    5. C。make money 意思是“赚钱”。

    6. C。根据文意,他们对一切都感到知足,包括食物他们也觉得足够吃了。

    7. B。他们没有许多衣服,但对他们来说却已经够穿了。

    8. B。

    9. A。根据上文,他们喜欢自己的小屋,所以不需要新的。

    10. D。根据 never come back 可知仙女消失了

    A thousand years ago, Hong Kong was covered by a thick forest. As more and more people

came to 1 in Hong Kong, these trees were cut down and burnt. Now there is 2 forest left,

though there are still some small areas(地方) covered with trees. We call these woods.

Elephants, tigers and many 3 animals were living in the thick forest. When people came to live

in Hong Kong, the 4 began to die out. Early farmers grew rice and 5 pigs and chickens in

the valleys. They cut down the trees and burnt them. They needed 6 to keep themselves

warm in winter, to cook their food and to keep away the dangerous animals. Elephants quickly

disappeared(消失) because there was not enough food for them. 7 did most of the wolves

and tigers. Monkeys and many other animals soon 8 in the same way.

You might think that there are no longer any animals in Hong Kong 9 in the zoos. There are

still about 36 different animals 10 there. One of the most interesting of Hong Kong’s animals

is the barking deer. These are beautiful little animals 11 a rich brown coat and a white

patch(补丁) under the tail. They look like deer 12 but they are much like a dog 13 . In Hong

Kong the barking deer has only a real enemy(敌人)— 14 . People hunt these little animals

though it is illegal( 违 法 的 ). There are now not many barking deer left. So it is

important 15 people to protect (保护) wild animals.

    1. A. work       B. study        C. live           D. enjoy

    2. A. many       B. a few       C. no            D. not

    3. A. other       B. others       C. the other       D. another

    4. A. people      B. animals      C. plants         D. things

    5. A. grew       B. made        C. got           D. kept

    6. A. fire           B. hotness        C. heat            D. stoves(炉子)

    7. A. So        B. Such        C. As          D. Nor
   8. A. lived       B. died           C. came         D. left

   9. A. besides       B. except     C. and          D. or

   10. A. live       B. to live     C. lived       D. living

   11. A. have        B. without     C. with             D. get

   12. A. high        B. higher     C. short        D. shorter

   13. A. shouting      B. crying     C. barking      D. talking

   14. A. tigers      B. men         C. wolves       D. elephants

   15. A. to         B. for          C. like        D. of




   1. C。表示有了人的居住后,情况才发生了改变。


   3. A。many other animals 表示其余的许多种动物,但不代表世界上所有的动物,故不

选 the other 。

   4. B。由于人多了,动物就变少了。

   5. D。keep 这里表示“饲养”,而 grow 意思是“种植”。

   6. A。根据后面的取暖、烧饭、驱赶动物,可见这里他们需要的是火。

   7. A。“so+助动词+主语”表示“某人(某物)也这样”,这里表示狼和老虎也消失了。

   8. B。跟上一句表达同样的意思。

   9. B。besides 表示“除了……还有……”,而 except“除……之外”。故选 except 表示除了动物


   10. D。There be sb./sth.+ doing 为固定搭配。

   11. C。with 引导的介宾短语常常用来表示人或物的外貌特征。

   12. A。表示长得和鹿差不多高。

   13. C。狗叫声通常用 barking。

   14. B。根据整篇文章的观点就可得知人类才是动物真正的敌人。

   15. B。“It be + 形+for sb. + to do” 表示对某人来说做某事怎样(简单、困难、重要……)

而 of sb.表示人的性格或品质,如 kind, bad, nice 等。
    Many of you are studying English and you may be 1 why it is so difficult to learn. It’s

actually not too difficult to learn 2 you know some 3 about the language and culture that

it reflects (反映). Perhaps the first thing you need to know about English is that it is made up of

several other languages 4 French, German, Latin, Greek and AngloSaxon. In addition, there

are words 5 Spanish in English and many American Indian words and names, even some

Chinese and Japanese           6   can be found in the English language. This borrowing of

words 7 other languages is 8 of the key reasons 9 some of the difficulties that people

meet with (遇到) 10 they are learning English.

    1. A. knowing B. wondering C. earning                    D. hearing

    2. A. but      B. and           C. if          D. unless

    3. A. news     B. facts         C. truth        D. information

    4. A. such as B. the same as C. so as             D. for example

    5. A. in      B. off           C. of              D. from

    6. A. words    B. culture               C. language      D. letters

    7. A. for     B. to                C. from        D. out

    8. A. that     B. something C. one               D. this

    9. A. why          B. if           C. what            D. for

    10. A. when    B. before         C. after        D. while





    1. B。想知道原因。

    2. C。用 if 表示假设。

    3. D。some information 为“一些语言信息”。information 是不可数名词。

    4. A。对组成部分的列举用 such as。

    5. D。from 表示来“自于……”, “选自于……”。

    6. A。句意理解题.中文和日文是 English and Japanese words。

    7. C。同 5。

    8. C 。one of 表示……之一。
9. A。此句是定语从句,连接词是 why。

10. D。由于此句用的是进行时,故用 while。

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