For most people, the world “fashion” means “clothes”. But people may ask the question “What clothes are in fashion? ” and they use the adjective “fashionable” in the same way: “She was wearing a fashionable color.”But of course there are fashions in many things, not only in clothes. There are fashions in holidays, restaurants, films and books. There are even fashions in school subjects, Jobs and languages.Fashions change as time goes. If you look at pictures of people or things from the past, you will see that fashions have always changed. An English house of 1750 was different from his grandson’s in 1860.Today fashions change very quickly. Some of this is natural. We hear about things much more quickly than in the past. Newspapers, radios, telephones and televisions send information from one county to another in a few hours.New fashions mean that people will buy new things. So you can see there is money in fashion.
- ( )1. From this passage we know that “fashion” means_____.
B. many things
D. most of the popular things
- ( )2. The underlined word “fashionable” means_____.
- ( )3. Which of the following things is fashionable today?
A. Surfing on the Internet.
B. Doing morning exercises at school
C. Having a family dinner on New Years Day.
D. Learning to sing songs on the radio.
- ( )4. Today fashions change very quickly because______.
A. people read newspapers every day
B. radios send information from one country to another
C. new things that people like are often shown on TV
D. people quickly learn what is happening in the world
- ( )5. “There is money in fashion” means______.
A. clothes are expensive
B. money comes from fashion
C. people like new things
D. there are no fashions without money
6.个人问题:How do you see “fashion” evolving(发展) from society?至少50个单词。
小组问题:How do you see “fashion” evolving(发展) from society?至少60个单词。
I have been a news reporter for the past fifteen years. The Job, has taught me many unforgettable lessons. I have seen not only wars, poverty and death, but also courage(勇气), hope and happiness.In India, A saw many homeless children. Some were as young as four years old. They lived in the streets begging(乞讨) or stealing. But then a wonderful lady called Rosa opened a home for them. Within one year she was looking after two hundred children. She provided them with food and clothes. and taught them. She gave them hope.Another time, I was in Turkey alter a terrible earthquake, I found an old lady whose house had fallen down. Her son was missing and people said there was no chance that he was still alive. But the lady did not give up hope. For four days, she moved heavy stones one at a time. She did not stop until she found her son. He was alive.Here in China. I was surprised when I met a young boy who had had twenty operations and spent nearly his whole life in hospital. I thought he would be sad, but when I met him, his smile was so nice and warm.In life, we need models that we can learn from. When my life is difficult. I try to remember the courage and kindness of these three people.
- ( )7. How long has the writer been a news reporter?
A. Ten years.
B. Fifteen years.
C. Twenty years.
D. Twenty-five years.
- ( )8.What did Rosa provide for the homeless children?
C. Fool and clothes.
- ( )9. What does the underlined word “poverty” mean in the passage?
- ( )10. Which of the following is TRUE?
A. Rosa has looked after two hundred homeless children all over the world.
B. The old lady in India found and saved his son with the help of the police.
C. The young boy who had had twenty operations gave up hope for life.
D. The writer has an active attitude(态度)towards life.
- ( )11. What did the writer write the passage for?
A. To ask people to give a hand to those who are in trouble.
B. To ask people to work hard for better life.
C. To ask people to care for children who are homeless or with serous disease.
D. To ask people to live with love, hope and courage.
12.个人问题:What have you learning from the passage?至少50个单词。
小组问题:What have you learning from the passage?至少60个单词。
In developed countries in the world, some have a large population. For example, there are about 56 million people in the United Kingdom. This is a large population for such a small country. But there are few people in large parts of the country. Most of the population is crowded into the big cities and industrial areas. About 90% of the People live in cities and towns. Only about 10% live in the countryside. Today very few people-less than 2% are farmers and farm workers. England has the most people in the United King. About 46 million live in England. Of these, about 14 million people live in London and the southeast London is now a city of about 7 million people. Most of Scotland’s population live in the middle part. The mountains in the north and the south have a very small population. Less than 3 million people live in Wales. There are only about one and a half million people in Northern Ireland, and one third live around the big industrial city of Belfast.
- ( )13. What is the United Kingdom like?
A. It’s a big country with a large population.
B. It’s a small country with a large population.
C. It’s a big country with a small population
D. It’s a small country with a small population.
- ( )14. Where do most of the people in the United Kingdom live?
A. In cities and towns
B. In the countryside
C. In every part of the count
D. In the south of the country
- ( )15. London is a ____ city.
- ( )16. Most of the people live in the___ in Scotland.
B. middle part
- ( )17. What’s the population of Northern Ireland?
A. About 100,000.
B. About 500.000.
C. About 1,000,000.
D. About 1,500,000.
18.个人问题:Would you rather live in the city or in the countryside? why?至少50个单词。
小组问题:Would you rather live in the city or in the countryside? why?至少60个单词。
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