Text A / Comprehension A. Choose the best answer according to the text. Key: 1.A 2. B 3. C 4. A 5. B B. Complete the following sentences orally with your partner. 1.Key: it was already a heavy burden for his parents to support him 2.Key: check the candidates’ references 3.Key: the time slot was ideal; the restaurant wasn’t very far from his college 4.Key: Sir, I will do my best. I’m from the countryside and I’m good at hard work. And I can work two days for free as a trial 5.Key: excited and thankful. C. Make a dialogue with your partner according to the situation described below. W: Hello… B: You are too late. W: But sir, I’ll do my best. I’m from the countryside and I’m good at hard work. And I can work two days for free as a trial . B: I want a boy who not only works hard but also keeps clean . Remember it is a restaurant. But look at your hands and clothes ! W: Yes, I’m not very clean now. But you know, I have been hunting for a job for a whole day . B: Really? It is difficult to look for jobs nowadays. W: Oh, sir, I’ll keep myself clean and tidy . I promise I will work very hard, sir, if only you could give me this chance . B: All right, all right, I’ll give you a try . W: Thank you, sir! B: Leave me your telephone number and references . I need to have more personal information about you. W: Oh, no problem. Here is my resume . B: That’s good. Let’s see. You may come to work here the day after tomorrow . W: All right! I will be here on time . B: OK, you can go now. W: Thanks again. See you the day after tomorrow . Vocabulary Building / Exercises A. Match each word with their proper Chinese meaning.
B. Fill in each blank with a given word or expression in their right form. 1. The train would pull out soon. We ran like mad to catch it. 2. My old grandmother has / had difficulty in remembering things. 3. The company employs / employed / has employed about 100 men. 4. She checked the letter before sending it. 5. We are not prepared to accept the big change in the plan. 6. It’s too late to go to the basketball match now; besides , it’s beginning to rain. 7. We’ve been hunting for the lost boy all over the town. 8. It’s a good habit to go for a walk after supper. Grammar Tips / Exercises A. Complete each sentence with the given verb in its indefinite tense. 1. Tom plays (play) football with his friends after school. 2. They read (read) stories every night before going to bed. 3. The classroom has (have) eight big windows. 4. Did you visit (visit) your relatives last Spring Festival? 5. — Did he fly (fly) a kite on Sunday? — Yes, he did . 6. We went (go) strawberry picking in the spring break. 7. You will feel (feel) cold without an overcoat. 8. Her father is going to buy (buy) her a dress for her birthday. 9. You are to finish (finish) all the work by the end of today. 10. I will give (give) it to you as soon as he comes back. B. Choose the best answer.
1. Where does your pen pal live? A. No, she live in the country. C. She lives in the city. 2. When does she go to work? A. She go to work at 7. C. Yes, she does. 3. Does Peter go to school by subway? A. No, he does. C. Yes, on foot. 4. — Your city looks beautiful! — Yes. Lots of trees and grass ________ last year. A. are planted C. were planting 5. The PLA ________ in 1927. A. was found founded 6. — Did you win the basketball game? — Bad luck. Our team ________ in the final round. A. won beaten 7. — What did you do last Saturday? — I ________ my uncle. A. visit visiting 8. — Let’s go out to play football, shall we? — OK. I ________. B. will visit C. visited D. am B. beat C. were won D. were B. found C. was founded D. B. have planted D. were planted B. No, he doesn’t. D. Yes, he is. B. She goes to work at 7. D. She is goes at 7. B. She live in the city. D. She isn’t live near.
A. will coming C. come B. be going to come D. am coming 9. It ________ us a long time to learn English well. A. takes spend 10. The train ________ at 11. A. going to arrive arriving C. Complete the sentences according to the Chinese. 1. 父亲和孩子们每周日下午都去游泳。
The father as well as his children swims every Sunday afternoon. 2. 我乒乓球打得很好。
I play Ping-Pong quite well. 3. 他过去常在饭后散步。
He used to take a walk after dinner. 4. 爱迪生年少时只读了三个月的书。
In his boyhood Edison was in school for only three months. 5. 他回来我就告诉他这个消息。
When he comes back, I will tell him the news. Text B / Comprehension A. Choose the best answer according to the text. 1. College students begin to find summer jobs ________. A. after the school year is over B. long before the end of the school year C. when the school year comes to an end B. will be arrive C. is going to D. is B. costs C. spends D. will
D. when the school opens 2. Which of the following is NOT mentioned as a way they look for jobs? A. They write to companies. B. They talk to employers. C. They telephone businesses. D. They ask friends to help them get a job. 3. Which summer jobs are considered a little special according to the text? A. Lifeguard and climbing ranger. B. Construction worker and park guide. C. Ranch hand and climbing ranger. D. Salesclerk and waiter. 4. Dody has worked at Yellowstone National Park for ________. A. three years B. three summers C. three months D. three weeks 5. Steve worked ________. A. day and night B. six days a week C. on a sheep ranch D. in a desert Keys: 1. B 2. C 3. C 4. B 5. C B. Read the sentences below and decide if they are true or false according to the text. Write T for true or F for false. 1. Typist, construction worker, salesclerk, lifeguard and waiter are common summer jobs for students. 2. Not many students do summer jobs during the summer vacation.
3. Both Bob and Steve work seven days a week in their summer jobs. 4. Bob works as head of a ranger station three days a week. 5. Steve’s task is to herd sheep (放羊) on a sheep ranch. Keys: 1.F 2. F 3. T 4. T 5.F Comprehensive Exercises A. Choose the best answer. 1. The new student ________ well with other classmates. A. got away got down 2. She ________ his number in the phone book to make sure that she had got it right. A. out looked up B. D. picked up looked at C. picked B. got up C. got along D. 3. My friend Mary is becoming ________ in Chinese food. A. more and less interested C. more and less interesting interesting 4. — Waiter! — ________ — I can’t eat this. It’s too salty. A. Yes, sir? Pardon? 5. All the members in our group ________ football. A. likes like 6. The composition needs ________ before it is handed in. B. do likes C. does likes D. B. What? C. All right? D. B. more and more interested D. more and more