People in other countries eat different food from us. In some places, for example, rice is an Important food. In others, such as Britain and America, bread made from wheat is the most important food. In many African countries a kind of corn called maize is the most Important food.
Most countries have dishes that were first created there. In China, sweet and sour pork and fried rice are very common. In Thailand and India, people eat many different curries. They like their food hot and spicy(辛辣的). In England, a favorite dish is roast beef. The Italians eat pasta, which is a kind of noodle made from wheat. French food is very famous, everywhere. It's often very rich.
In recent years, fast food-sometimes called junk food-has become very popular. It was invented in the US, and the first fast food was the hamburger. The interesting thing is that a hamburger doesn't actually contain ham. It's made of ground beef. There are restaurants selling hamburgers in most cities of the world.
- ( )1. The most important food in America is bread made from rice.
- ( )2. People like maize best in many African countries.
- ( )3. Italians like eating hot and spicy food.
- ( )4. French food is very rich, for example roast beef is their favorite
- ( )5. The first fast food was the hamburger and it was invented in America.
6.个人问题:Please introduce your favorite food of Chinese traditional foods.至少50个单词。
小组问题:Please introduce your favorite food of Chinese traditional foods.至少60个单词。
Robots are coming into people's lives these days. Robots help people a lot. Japanese housekeeping robots can move chairs, sweep the floor, take away dirty dishes and put dirty clothes in washing machines. Intel, the famous computer maker, has developed a self-controlled robot called Herb. Herb can do simple things that people tell it to do,such as cleaning up waste.
Recently a large robot named "Probo "has been helping children to feel less worried in hospital. Probo bas a touch screen on its stomach. The screen teaches children how to use Probo. The green robot's face can make expressions to show how medical operations will make the child feel. "The main aim of this project is to make emotional communication(情感交流) with children, " said Jelle Saldien, one of the researchers.
Probo was invented by Ivan Hermans, president of the Anty Foundation. He had the idea after seeing the film I,Robot. Probo's green head and short nose are fully automated（使自动化）． Its touch screen can show different emotions, such as pleasure and sadness, and can also "see "the expressions on human faces and make eye contact.
- ( ) 7. Herb that the famous computer maker developed is_______.
A. a man-controlled robot
B. a self-controlled robot
C. a Japanese baby
D. a very large robot
- ( )8. Probo was invented in order to_______.
A. look after children in hospital
B. teach children how to use it
C. show expressions to children
D. make emotional communication with children
- ( )9._____made Ivan Hermans have the idea about inventing "Probo".
B. Children in hospital
C. The film I Robot
D. Different emotions
- ( )10.The author implies（暗示）that______.
A. the Japanese robot can help children to do their homework
B. Herb can help people to do housework
C. robots will take the place of people in the future
D. Ivan is an inventor and the president of his country
- ( )11. It can be learned from the passage that__________.
A. people are not allowed to touch Probo's stomach
B. Probo has two kinds of feeling: happiness and sadness
C. when a boy is happy, Probo can know how he feels
D. Probo is one of the robots in the film I, Robot
12.个人问题:How do you think "emotional communication"(情感交流) is helpful to patients?至少50个单词。
小组问题:How do you think "emotional communication"(情感交流) is helpful to patients?至少60个单词。
My son, Owen, was angry with my dad on holiday. On the way back to the airport, they stopped at a hotel for the night. They didn't notice that Puppy, my sons pet dog, was lost until the next night when Owen was going to bed. Owen has autism(孤独症)and cannot sleep without Puppy.
My dad called the hotel to see if Puppy was there. In fact, someone there had found Puppy and the hotel mailed Puppy to my dad. They hoped that it would reach my son before the flight home. But Puppy didn't make it, and Owen had to go home with my dad alone. The flight home was filled with kind people. A lady saw Owen was upset about Puppy, so she went to buy another dog for him.
I can never thank the hotel enough for sending Puppy back when they did not have to, and the lady at the airport who made Owen feel a little safer.
Owen never forgot about Puppy's trip, so when he got two tickets to a basketball game, he decided to give them to two friends. They were basketball fans and they were going to watch the game outside. Owen told me that Puppy would have never come home if people had not been nice, so he wanted to be nice to others.
Owen opens doors for others, and he is always giving his old toys away to kids who don't have any. Every time he does that, his face lights up with pride.
- ( )13. What was lost on Owen's way home?
B. His toy.
C. His pet dog.
D. His grandpas pet.
- ( )14. Whom did the grandfather go home with?
B. Owen and another dog.
D. Another dog.
- ( )15. Who got two tickets to a basketball game and watched the game?
B. Owen's grandfather.
C. The lady.
D. Owen's two friends.
- ( )16. According to the passage, how many dogs does Owen have now?
- ( )17. According to the passage, what do you think of Owen now?
A.He still has autism.
B.He is kind and helpful.
C. I don't know.
D. He never helps others.
18.个人问题:Why does Owen want to be nice to people?至少50个单词。
小组问题:Why does Owen want to be nice to people?至少60个单词。
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