M：Well, I wonder why the office is still not open .
W：But it's not yet eight. In fact, it's only a quarter to eight.
1.At what time does the office open ?
A.7:45. B.8:15. C.8:00.
M：It's Alice's birthday tomorrow.
W：Are you sure ? I think it should be the day after tomorrow.
M：Well, let me see. Oh, I'm sorry. You're right. It is the day after tomorrow. Shall we buy her a present?
W：Yes, of course. Shall we give her some flowers?
M：Flowers are lovely. But I think it's better to buy her a nice box of chocolates.
W：Alice doesn't like sweet things. Didn't you know that?
M：You're right. Er…I know. We can give her a record. She loves music.
W：That's a good idea. Let's go to the music shop and choose one for her.
2.When is Alice's birthday?
A.The next day. B.The day after next. C.The day they had the talk.
3.What will the man and the woman buy for Alice ?
A.A record. B.Some flowers. C.A box of chocolates.
1.Paul doesn't have to be made_______.He always works hard.
A.study B.to study C.studied D.studying
2.I first met Lisa three years ago when we ______ at a radio station together.
A.have worked B.had been working C.were working D.had worked
3.She thought I was talking about her daughter,_________,in fact, I was talking about my daughter.
A.whom B.where C.which D.while
4.-When shall we meet again?
-Make it ________ day you like; it's all the same to me.
A.one B.any C.another D.some
We walked in so quietly that the nurse at the desk didn't even lift here eyes from the book. Mum pointed at a big chair by the door and I knew she wanted me to sit down. While I watched, mouth open in surprise, Mum took off her hat and coat and gave them to me to hold. She walked quietly to the small room by the lift and took out a wet mop(拖把). She pushed the mop past the desk and as the nurse looked up, Mum nodded and said, "Very dirty floors."
"Yes. I'm glad they've finally decided to clean them," the nurse answered. She looked at Mum strangely and said, "But aren't you working late?"
Mum just pushed harder, each swipe(拖) of the mop taking her farther and farther down the hall. I watched until she was out of sight and the nurse had turned back to writing in the big book.
After a long time Mum came back. Her eyes were shining. She quickly put the mop back and took my hand. As we turned to go out of the door, Mum nodded politely to the nurse and said, "Thank you."
Outside, Mum told me, "Dagmar is fine. No fever."
"You saw her, Mum?"
"Of course. I told her about the hospital rules, and she will not expect us until tomorrow. Dad will stop worrying as well. It's a fine hospital. But such floors! A mop is no good. You need a brush."
1.When she took a mop from the small room, what Mum really wanted to do was______.
A.to clean the floor B.to please the nurse
C.to see a patient D.to surprise the story-teller
2.When the nurse talked to Mum, she thought Mum was a_______.
A.nurse B.visitor C.patient D.cleaner
3.After reading the story what can we infer about the hospital?
A.It is a children's hospital. B.It has strict rules about visiting hours.
C.The nurses and doctors there don't work hard. D.A lot of patients come to this hospital every day.
4.Why did Mum go to see Dagmar in the hospital?
A.To give her some messages about Dad. B.To make sure her room was clean.
C.To check that she was still there. D.To find out how she was.
5.Which of the following words best describes Mum?
A.polite B.patient C.changeable D.clever
Washoe is a young chimpanzee(黑猩猩). She is no(1)chimpanzee, though. Scientists are doing research(2)her. They want to see how civilized (驯化) she can(3). Already she can do many things a human being does.
For example, she has been learning how to exchange(4)with people. The scientists are teaching her(5)language. When she wants to be picked(6), Washoe points up with one finger. She rubs her teeth with her finger(7)she wants to brush her teeth. This is done after every meal.
Washoe has also been(8)to find answers to problems. Once she was put in a(9)with food hanging from the ceiling. It was too high to(10). After she considered the(11), she got a tall box to(12). The food was still too high to be reached. Washoe found a(13)pole. Then she climbed onto the(14), grasped(抓取)the pole, and(15)down the food with the pole.
Washoe(16)like a human, too. The scientists keep her in a fully furnished house. After a hard(17)in the lab, she goes home.(18)she plays with her toys. She(19)enjoys watching television before going to bed.
Scientists hope to(20)more about people by studying our closest relative-the chimpanzee.
1.A.foolish B.simple C.special D.ordinary
2.A.for B.on C.to D.by
3.A.experience B.change C.develop D.become
4.A.actions B.views C.messages D.feelings
5.A.human B.sign C.spoken D.foreign
6.A.out B.at C.on D.up
7.A.when B.until C.since D.while
8.A.trained B.raised C.ordered D.led
9.A.hole B.zoo C.room D.museum
10.A.pull B.see C.eat D.reach
11.A.problem B.position C.food D.ceiling
12.A.stand by B.stand on C.stand up D.stand with
13.A.straight B.strong C.long D.heavy
14.A.wall B.box C.ceiling D.pole
15.A.knocked B.picked C.took D.pulled
16.A.lives B.works C.thinks D.plays
17.A.task B.lesson C.time D.day
18.A.But B.There C.So D.Besides
19.A.quite B.already C.even D.still
20.A.see B.answer C.learn D.gain
Man:…and lastly this week I have some information about a course at the Country College near Burnside, which might be of interest to someone wanting a late-season break, or to groups. They tell me they have spaces on their Country Sports courses the weekend after next. There are three courses that you might like to join: fishing, hill-walking, and rock-climbing. So, quite a lot of variety there. The fishing is open to anyone over the age of 12, and so is the hill-walking. For the rock-climbing you must be sixteen or older, for safety reasons. All these courses are really enjoyable.