Sandwich was an Englishman. He lived in the 18th century(世纪). Sandwich was rich(有钱的), but he liked to play cards (纸牌) for money. He often played for 24 hours, and didn't even stop to have his meals. He ordered(命令) his servants (仆人) to bring him some meat and bread. He put the meat between (在两者之间) the two pieces of bread and held the food in his left hand while he played cards with his right hand. People liked Sandwich's idea, and from then on they ate bread and meat as Sandwich did.
From the name of the man, Sandwich, we have the word of the food "sandwich" today.
( ) 1. Sandwich was the .
A. name of a servant
B. name of a man with a lot of money
C. poor man who lived on playing cards
D. name of food which was liked by the rich
( ) 2. Sandwich .
A. was so interested (兴趣) in playing cards that he often
had no time to have his meals
B. often brought some bread with him to play cards
C. never ate anything when he played cards
D. had no money to play cards with at last
( ) 3. People liked Sandwich's idea because .
A. bread, together with meat was cheap
B. he always won when he played cards
C. they liked Sandwich himself
D. when they ate with one of their hands they could do
something with the other
( ) 4. Today, "sandwich" is .
A. also a name of a rich man
B. two pieces of bread with meat in between
C. not interested in playing cards
D. not liked by most of the people
( ) 5. As food, "sandwich" .
A. is usually made of(用...制做) bread and chicken
B. sometimes smells (闻) good, but sometimes not
C. is made of bread and meat
D. is easy for us to play.
Uncle Wang works in a book shop in the middle of the city. The shop is not far from his home. It is about one kilometre away. So Uncle Wang seldom(很少)goes to work by bus. He usually goes there by bike, sometimes on foot.It takes (花费) him twenty minutes to get there by bike and forty minutes on foot. Today his bike is broken. He wants to walk there. Now he is having breakfast. He leaves home at ten minutes to eight and he walks to work twenty minutes earlier. His work starts at half past eight in the morning and finishes at a quarter to five in the afternoon.
1. What does Uncle Wang do?
A. He sells books. B. He grows flowers.
C. He makes shoes. D. He works in a hospital.
2. Why does he seldom go to work by bus? Because .
A. there is no bus B. his shop is not far from his home
C. he likes riding a bike
D. his shop isn't in the middle of the city
3. How long does it take him to walk to his book shop?
A. Twenty minutes B. Forty minutes C. Ten minutes
D. Half an hour
4. What time does he usually leave home by bike?
A. At ten minutes to eight
B. At half past eight
C. At ten minutes past eight
D. At twenty minutes past eight
5. He usually gets back home from work at ( ) in the afternoon.
A. 4:45 B. 5:15 C. 4:55 D. 5:05
The Farmer, His Horse, and His son
Once there was an old farmer, with a horse which was almost as old as himself.
He set out one morning with his son to sell the horse before it died. Father
and son walked, because the farmer did not want the horse to be too tired.
They met two men on the road who said, "Why are you walking, farmer? You have
a horse, It's a long way to market(市场). "The farmer know that this was true,
so he rode on the horse, while his son walked.
Then they met two old women, "What are you doing up there, farmer? Can't you
see how tired boy is?" So the farmer got down, and his son rode instead.\$
Next, three old men stopped them, one said, "Why are you walking, farmer?
Get up, It's too hot for an old man like you to walk today," So the farmer got
up behind his son, and they rode on.
Some time later, a young woman passed them, "Why aren't you walking?" she
asked, "It isn't far to the market. Give your poor horse a rest."
So the farmer, and his son, got down once again. It is a fact that you cannot
please all the people all the time.
1. The farmer wanted to sell the horse ____.
A. before it was dead
B. before it become too tired
C. before it market was over
D. before it was as old as he was
2. The two men on the road ____.
A. asked how far it was to the market
B. said they thought the horse looked very tired
C. asked why the farmer was not riding on his horse
D. told the farmer's son to get off the horse and walk
3. The two old women said it was wrong for ____.
A. the farmer to ride such a tired horse
B. the farmer to ride while his young son walked
C. the boy to ride instead of his father
D. only one person to ride such a long way
4. The farmer got up behind his son because ____.
A. the old man said it was too hot for him to walk
B. the three old men stopped them on the road
C. he did not know why he was walking
D. his son could not ride the horse by himself
I am a girl.My English name is Linda.I am eleven years old.I have eight subjects at school.They are Chinese,math,English,P.E.,music,art,science and history.
My favorite subject is Chinese.I think it is interesting.I also like English.But it's a little difficult for me.I can speak only a little English.History is interesting ,too.I like it.Math is difficult.Mr Wang is our math teacher.He is very strict.I'm usually tired after his class.But I work hard.I think I can study it well.
⒈Linda is ______.(A)
A.11 B.12 C.13
⒉Linda has ______subjects at school.(C)
A.six B.seven C.eight
⒊Linda's favorite subject is ______.(A)
A.Chinese B.English C.math
⒋Linda thinks English is ______.(C)
A.difficult B.interesting C.a little difficult
⒌______ is NOT true.(B)
A.Linda can speak a little English.
B.Mr Wang is Linda's history teacher.
C.Linda thinks she can study math well. Fox(狐狸) and Grapes(葡萄)
A hungry fox came to a vineyard(葡萄园) where a lot of ripe grapes（熟透的葡萄） were hanging. They were on a trellis（葡萄架）,but so high that he jumped(跳,jump的过去式) until(直到……） he was tired,the fox could not reach them.At last he turned away, saying,“Anybody who wants the grapes can have them.They are only green sour （酸）things ,so I will leave them alone.”
1.Why did the fox come to the vineyard？（ ）
A.He wanted to eat some ripe grapes.
B.He was going to plant some trees under the trellis.
C.He wanted to water the ripe grapes.
D.He wanted to have a talk with another fox.
2.How were the grapes on the trellis? ( )
A.They were green ahd sour.
B.They were sweet and delicious.
C.They were small and green.
D.They didn't agree with the fox.
3.In order to get the frapes,the fox( )
A.climbed up the trellis
B.pushed down the trellis
C.did what he could
D.asked another fox to help him
4.This text minly tells us( )
A.not to wish for what you cannot have
B.not to sit on the backs of the people
C.not to till a lie
D.to know ourselves
1.Why didn't the fox get the grapes?
Key:一: A B C A
二:The trellis was so high that the fox could not reach them.
一、Hello everyone!My name is June,my best frend is Mike.We are English boys.My favorite color is green.Mike's favorite color is blue.One interesting thing:Mike is English,but he likes Biejing Opera!He often goes to see Biejing Opera on weekend.Mike's father likes it,too!
1.What color does June like?
2.what color does Mike like?
3.Does Mike like Biejing Opear?
4.Does Mike's fathe like it?
5.June and Mike are chinese?(true or wrong)
二、Man:Can I help you?
Father:Yes,please.I want a sweater.
Man:What color do you want?
Father:Yollew.How much is it?
Father:I'll take it.
Man:Here you are.
Man:__6__ I __7__ you?
Father:Yes,I want to ___8__a toy for mydaughter
Man:There__9___many kinds of toy horses._10___kind does your daughter want?
Father:The white one looks nice.How ___11___is it?
Man:It’s 50 yuan.
Man: What __13___the black horse? It’s only 30yuan.
Father:That's OK. I’ll __14___ it.
三、A:What can I do for you?
B:I want to buy a T-shirt .
A:What color do you want?
A:What size do you want?
A:What about this one?
B:OK, How much is it?
B:Hmm it’s a little expensive.
B:OK,I'll take it. Here is the money.
15.What he wanted to buy?
16.What color he wants?
17.How much did it to his T-shirt?
18."expensive"What this word mean?