I am Jackie Lee, an American Chinese.Let me tell you about my grandfather's life story.
My grandfather was __71__ in 1932 and grew up in a poor village in Fujian, China.At the age of 14, he first heard of America.It was said to be the land of gold and poor people could easily become __72__ there.
So, my grandfather came to America.“I had thought it was easy to __73__ money in America,” he told me.“But when I __74__ in Los Angeles, I realized it was not true.I couldn't find a good job because I spoke little English.I wanted to go to a language school to learn English, __75__ I couldn't afford it.Later, I worked in a small __76__,serving the guests, cleaning up the tables, washing the dishes and sweeping the floors.I was such__77__ helpful and honest worker that my boss was pleased with me.I was popular with my workmates, __78__.Life became easier and in the end I entered an evening school to learn English.”
My grandfather kept working hard, and finally made __79__ dream come true.Things do not come easily in life.That is what I have learnt __80__ my grandfather.
71.born由空后的年份及grew up可知此空表示“出生”,故应填born 。
72.rich根据上文poor people可推断填rich 。
73.make/earn根据be easy to do sth.结构,可知此处应填一个动词的原形;make/earn money (挣钱)是固定短语 。故此空填make/earn 。
74.arrived arrive in意为“到达”;且根据下文“I realized it was not true”可知应填过去式。
75.but根据“I couldn't afford it”可知后半句表示转折,故应填but 。
76.restaurant由“serving the guests, cleaning up the tables, washing the dishes and sweeping the floors”可知应填restaurant,即“饭店” 。
79.his my grandfather作主语,作为其代词应填his。
80.from learn from (从……学到)是固定短语。
be, talk, affect, say, go, have, lose, learn, stay, play Most of us have probably been angry with our friends, parents, or teachers.Perhaps they __1__ something you didn't like or you felt they __2__ unfair.Sometimes, people can __3__ angry for years about a small problem.Time __4__ by, and good friendships may __5__.
When we are angry, however, we are usually __6__.Perhaps we have seen young children__7__ together.Sometimes they __8__ disagreements and decide not __9__ to each other.However, this usually does not last for long.This is an important lesson for us.We can solve a problem by __10__ to forget.
2.were unfair是形容词,故此空应填一个系动词 。
3.stay由for years可知横线处表示一种持续的状态,故选stay 。情态动词后用动词原形,故填stay。
5.be lost结合语境可知,问题没有解决,随着时间的流逝,友谊会遗失。be lost遗失,丢失 。
7.playing由题意“也许我们看到过正在一起玩耍的孩子。”可知选play;又由see sb. doing sth.可知填playing。
8.have have disagreements有分歧,由sometimes可知用动词原形 。
9.to talk意见有分歧,于是互相不“说话”,故选talk 。又由decide (not) to do sth.结构可知填to talk。
It was Sunday morning.The (1)________ was fine.David and his friends didn't go to school.They went fishing in a river.His friends caught one fish after another, (2)________ David caught none.
Half (3)________ hour later, David had an idea.He went to a fish shop and (4)________ a big fish in it.
Then he went back to the river.He (5)________ the hook (鱼钩) into the fish's mouth, and then threw the fish into the river.His friends knew nothing about all this, because (6)________ of them had his own work to do.
(7)________ a few minutes, David shouted, “What a (8)________ fish I've caught at last!” His friends were all surprised when they saw David pulling a big fish up (9)________ the water.They asked him how he was able to catch (10)________ a big fish.David had nothing to say, and he only smiled instead.
Recently people in Guangzhou are trying hard to build the city into a civilized (文明的) one.Most people do very (1)________.They are always (2)________ to help others.Some help the blind and the old (3)________ the road; some pick up the (4)________ in the street. (5)________, there are still some people who are not so civilized.Some draw pictures (6)________ the wall; some spit in public.These are (7)________ manners and should be (8)________.I think people should have good habits, such (9)________ waiting in line, (10)________ in a low voice in public, and helping the disabled.
Then our city will become a civilized one.
Every morning John goes to work by train.He always buys a (1)________.It helps him make the (2)________ pass more quickly.One Thursday morning, he turned on the (3)________ page.He wanted to see the report about an important (4)________ match the night before.The report was so interesting that he (5)________ to get off at his station.He (6)________ know it until he saw the sea.He got off at the (7)________ station.He had to wait for a train to go (8)________.Of course, he arrived very late at his office.His boss was very angry when John told him (9)________ he was late.His boss told him that work is more (10)________ than football.
It was late last Monday, but Tom was still (1)________ TV in his room.There was a wonderful football match on TV. (2)________ excited (激动的) he was! That night he (3)________ go to bed until twelve o'clock.
The next (4)________,it was a quarter to eight.It was too late for Tom to get to school (5)________ time.But he was still in bed.
When Tom (6)________ school, it was eight.The teacher had already begun her lesson.As soon as Tom came into the classroom, she got (7)________ and said, “What time is it now, Tom?” Tom felt sorry and could say (8)________.
In English class, he (9)________ a test.As he didn't know the lessons at (10)________,Tom failed his English test.
(1)________ April 1st, Bob (2)________ to play a joke on his friend.At lunch time he said to Michael, “I think we are going to (3)________ a math test this afternoon.”
“A test?” said Michael.“Really?”
“Yes, it's quite (4)________,”said Bob.“When I was passing by Mr.Hill's room, he w as (5)________ with another teacher about the test.I think there will be a test this afternoon.Tell Jim and Ellen about it.”
Later, almost all the students in Mr.Hill's math class (6)________ about it.They quickly went to the classroom and began to study (7)________ Bob.He was laughing to himself at his classmates.“What fools!” He thought it was April 1st.
When class began, Mr.Hill said to the students, “Class, we are going to have a test today.”
Bob was (8)________.He could not believe his ears.When Mr.Hill handed out the papers, the students began to answer.But Bob had to think and think.As soon as class was over, the students said (9)________ to Bob.But he could only smile.“What a (10)________ I was!”
It really was April Fools' Day for Bob.