柳州市 2014-2015 年度下学期期末抽测
（考试时间：120 分钟； 满分：150 分）
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第 I 卷（选择题）
第一部分：听力（共两节，满分 30 分）
做题时先将答案标在试卷上。 录音结束后， 你将有两分钟的时间将试卷上的答案转涂到 答题卡上。
第一节（共 5 小题，每小题 1.5 分，共 7.5 分）
听下面 5 段对话。每段对话后有一个小题，从题中所给的 A、B、C 三个选项中选出最 佳选项并标在试卷的相应位置。听完每段对话后，你将有 10 秒钟的时间来回答和阅读下一 小题。每段对话仅读一遍。 1.What does the man think of the film? A. Very bad. B. Very good. C. Nothing special. 2.Where does the conversation most probably take place? A. In a classroom. B. At a bookshop. C. At an airport. 3.What do you know about the woman’s daughter? A. She goes to Chinese restaurant every Sunday. B. She doesn’t like to eat in the Chinese restaurant. C. She goes to the Chinese market every Saturday. 4.How many tickets does the man want? A. 2 A. Doctor and patient. B. Teacher and student. C. Mother and son. B. 4 C. 6 5.What’s the relationship between the two speakers?
第二节（共 15 小题，每小题 1.5 分，共 22.5 分）
听下面 5 段对话或独白。每段对话或独白后有几个小题，从题中所给的 A、B、C 三个 选项中选出最佳选项并标在试卷的相应位置。 听完每段对话或独白前， 你将有时间阅读每个 小题，每小题 5 秒钟；听完后，各小题将给出 5 秒钟的作答时间。每段对话或独白读两遍。 听第 6 段材料，回答第 6 至 7 题。 6.What can we learn about the traffic after the concert? A. The traffic will be heavy. B. There will be no bus. C. The traffic will not be busy. 7.How will the woman return from the concert? A. The man will pick her up. B. She will go home by train. C. She will take a taxi. 听第 7 段材料，回答第 8 至 10 题。 8.What has been done for the party? A. A big cake has been ordered. B. The invitations have been made. C. The activities have been planned. 9.What will they serve at the party? A. Red wine. B. French dishes. C. Chicken and beef.
10.What has the woman done so that she can have fun? A. The woman has planned the menu. B. The woman has hired two people to help her. C. The woman has prepared some paper products. 听第 8 段材料，回答第 11 至 13 题。 11.What are the two speakers? A. Waiters. B. Workers . C. Students.
12.Which course is the man in？ A．The fourth course. B. The third course. C. The fifth course.
13.What does the man think of the classes? A. They are too large. B. They should be a little larger. C. They are a bit small.
听第 9 段材料，回答第 14 至 16 题。 14.When will the woman’s vacation begin? A. On August 4th. A. In the desert. 16.What do we know about the man ? A. He likes sports very much. B. He will enjoy himself at the beach. C. He will go with the woman. 听第 10 段材料，回答第 17 至 20 题。 17. How long does Mr. Hill have to work every day? A. For about 9 hours. A. Being bitten by dog. B. Delivering letters to people from abroad. C. Going to work late in the morning. 19. When will Mr. Hill retire? A. Next year. A. Hard. B. In three years. B. Boring. C. In twenty three years. C. Satisfactory. 20. What does Mr. Hill think of his work in general? B. For about 8 hours. C. For about 7 hours. 18. What may be dangerous to the postman? B. On August 5th. B. At the beach. C. On October 5th. C. In the countryside. 15.Where is the woman going to spend her vacation ?
第二部分：阅读理解（共两节，满分 40 分） 第一节（共 15 小题，每小题 2 分，共 30 分）
Many years ago my student asked me the question, "Mrs. Kindred, why do you teach?" Without taking time to reflect, I answered, "Because someday I might say something that might make a difference in someone's life." Even though I was sincere, that wasn't a very good answer and my student didn't let it slide. "Let me get this straight," he said, "You went to college for four years so you could come here every day because you have the hope that someday you might say something that will influence someone?" He shook his head as if I were crazy and walked away looking confused. I'm one of those people who look back and wish they had said something smart or witty, or swift（风趣的）. Even though that particular student might no longer wonder why I teach, there are days when I wonder. On those days, I remind myself of the real reasons I teach:
It's in my blood. My mother was my most influential teacher, and she was a 6th grade reading teacher until her death in 1990. She instilled (灌输) in me a love of reading and the knowledge that education opens doors. Teaching is a way to make a difference. If you throw a stone in a pond the ripples go on and on until they reach the shore. You can't have ripples without a "stone." Good teachers throw stones that make a positive difference, and that's what I try to do. I genuinely love teenagers. I want to share with others what I know and what I have learned through the years. Life is full of ups and downs, and if I can help students avoid some potholes on the road of life, I want to do so. If they'll allow me to celebrate their victories with them, I want to do too. Teaching isn't for everyone, but I know I made the right career choice. 21.The underline part“let it slide”in the first paragraph most probably means_________. A. continue it. C. question it. B. believe it. D. answer it.
22. According to the passage, which of the following is NOT the reasons why the author teaches? A. The author’s belief that teaching can make big money. B. The author’s love of the children. C. The author’s belief that teaching can make a difference. D. The author’s mother’s influence. 23. We can infer from the text that the author _________. A. has no choice but to be a teacher. B. devotes herself to teaching and her students. C. often plays with her students beside a pond. D. often accompanies the students on their way home. 24. What’s the main idea of the text? A. A student’s silly question. C. The reason why I teach. B. A good teacher. D. A confused student.
What will people die of 100 years from now? If you think that is a simple question, you have not been paying attention to the revolution that is taking place in bio-technology(生物技术). With the help of new medicine, the human body will last a very long time. Death will come mainly from accidents, murder and war. Today’s leading killers, such as heart diseases, cancer, and aging itself, will become distant memory.
In discussion of technological changes, the Internet gets most of the attention these days. But the change in medicine can be the real technological event of our times. How long can humans live? Human brains were known to decide the final death. Cells(细胞) are the basic units of all living things, and until recently, scientists were sure that the life of cells could not go much beyond 120 years because the basic materials of cells, such as those of brain cells, would not last forever. But the upper limits will be broken by new medicine. Sometime between 2050 and 2100, medicine will have advanced to the point at which every 10 years or so, people will be able to take medicine to repair their organs(器官). The medicine, made up of the basic building materials of life, will build new brain cells, heart cells, and so on---in much the same way our bodies make new skin cells to take the place of old ones. It is exciting to imagine that the advance in technology may be changing the most basic conditional human existence, but many technical problems still must be cleared up on the way to this wonderful future. 25. According to the passage, human death is now mainly caused by _______. A．diseases and aging C．accidents and aging B．accidents and war D．heart diseases and war
26. In the author’s opinion, today’s most important advance in technology lies in _____. A．medicine B．the internet C．brain cells D．human organs
27. Humans may live longer in the future because ______. A．human organs can be repaired by new medicine. B．human brains can decide the final death. C．the basic materials of cells will last forever. D．heart disease will be far away from us. 28. We can learn from the passage that _____. A．human life will not last more than 120 years in the future. B．human can have a much longer life now. C．we don’t have the technical problems in helping humans live longer at all. D．much needs to be done before humans can have a longer life .
Before you leave for the airport Ensure that you have your passports (and any necessary visas), tickets and money in your hand luggage. If packing medicines, ensure that they are in their original packaging as this will avoid delays or prevent them from being taken away at customs. Do not wrap presents as they may have to be unwrapped by security staff or customs. The Department of Health has devoted a section of their site to health advice for traveling abroad. Getting to the airport Always allow plenty of time to reach the airport. You should arrive there 2 hours before the take-off for international flights and one hour before the take-off for domestic flights. If you are driving to the airport, ensure that you have booked airport parking in advance. If you are being driven by a friend who wants to see you off, ensure that he / she knows where the short stay parking is located. If taking a taxi, ensure that the firm you intend to use has taxis available at the time you wish to travel. At the airport Be aware that increased security has considerably lengthened the time it takes to go through check in and security. Make sure you keep your baggage with you at all times and alert any member of airport staff to any unattended package. Never look after baggage belonging to other people or carry anything onto the aircraft for someone else. Keep a close eye on the display boards announcing which gate flights depart from. In the air If on a long flight, move your feet around, or get up and walk around regularly if you can. Avoid dehydration (脱水) by drinking plenty of water or other non-alcoholic drinks. Don’t eat too heavily before or during a long flight as this will help to avoid indigestion and hypertension (高血压).
To reduce jet lag (时差反应), have some extra sleep before the trip, get some sleep during the flight and try to make mealtimes the same as the time of meals at your destination. 29. The passage is an instruction to ______. A. take a train. B. ride a bicycle. C. take a plane. D. drive a car.
30. If you drive to the airport yourself ,you should_______. A. book the flight ticket in advance. B. arrvie at the airport 2 hours before the flight takes off. C. have your friend help you find a parking lot. D. ensure that you have booked the airport parking in advance. 31. When waiting for your flight at the airport, you should pay the most attention to _______. A. the display boards showing which gate the flight departs from B. looking after the baggage belonging to other people C. the time it takes to go through check in and safety D. unattended package brought by unknown people 32. During the flight you should follow the following advice EXCEPT _______. A. to make mealtimes the same as the time of meals at your destination B. to drink enough water to avoid dehydration C. always to sit on a long flight D. not to eat too much to avoid hypertension
For the last couple of weeks, I had been stuck in front of my computer working on a project that was very important to me. My every waking hour was consumed by the project and although I imagined that I would feel happy after completing parts of the project, I was confused to find that instead, I was feeling rather depressed. I tried a range of methods to help cheer myself up. I had a relaxing bath, cooked a delicious meal to enjoy with my family and even watched a lighthearted movie, but to no avail. It was only when I turned to meditation for a solution that the answer came to me: turn to nature! The very next day, I grabbed my camera and a bottle of water and set off to spend a few hours walking in a nature reserve, even though it was pouring with rain. Within a couple of minutes I felt alive again. To be honest, I felt like a young school girl again and had to stop myself from hopping along the path singing, "I'm singing in the rain", a song I used to sing when I was a
child. I think as adults we often try too hard to control our inner children and as a result we restrain our own spirits, which only leads to depression and stress. Interestingly, it has been shown that people who spend 40 minutes walking in a nature reserve have a drop in their blood pressure levels, but this does not happen when they spend a similar amount of time walking in a busy city center. If you feel a little low in spirit and know that you have spent too much time indoors, relax completely, remove your shoes and let your inner child come out and play. 33．What can we learn from the passage? A．The author gave up his work. B．The author had completed his work. C．The author had some difficulties in his work. D．The author was a young girl. 32．In the author's opinion, __________. A．it’s good for adults to wake up their inner children when they are in low sprit B．depression is usually caused by hard work C．walking in a busy city center harms people's health D．a bath can make people relaxed 34．The last paragraph mainly serves as a(n) __________. A．explanation C．suggestion B．introduction D．reminder
第二节（共 2 小题，每小题 2 分，满分 10 分）
根据短文内容， 从短文后的选项中选出能填入空白处的最佳选项。 选项中有两项为多余选项。 Swimming cycling, jogging, skiing, dancing, walking or any of dozens of other activities can help your heart. They all cause you to feel warm and breathe heavily without being out of breath. Whether it is a structured exercise program or just part of your daily routine, all exercise adds up to having a healthier heart. 36
☆ Choose activities that are fun and add variety. Develop several activities that you can enjoy. 37
☆ Wear comfortable, properly fitted shoes and comfortable, loose-fitting clothing appropriate for the weather and the activity. ☆ Find a convenient time and place to do activities. opportunity, work activity into your day another way. ☆ Use music to keep yourself entertained. ☆ 39 Decide what kind of support you need. Do you want them to remind you to 38 . If you miss an exercise
exercise? Exercise with you regularly or occasionally? Be understanding when you get up early to exercise? Spend time with the children while you exercise? Try not to ask you to change your exercise routine? Share your activity time with others. Ask your family members, friends or co-workers for help. ☆ Don't overdo it, especially at first. You can slowly increase the time and intensity (强度) of your activities as you become more fit. 40
☆ Keep a record of your activities. Reward yourself at times. Nothing will inspire you more than success! A. see your doctor for medical advice before exercising B. Gradually, exercise on most days of the week for 30-60 minutes. C. Surround yourself with supportive people. D. That way, exercise will never seem boring. E. Try to make it a habit, but be flexible（灵活的）. F. Be an active role model for your children. G. Here are some tips for exercise success. 第三部分：语音知识运用（共两节，满分 45 分） 第一节 完形填空（共 20 小题，每小题 1.5 分，共 30 分） Once upon a little boy who wanted to meet God. He knew it was a long trip to where God lived, so he packed __41__ suitcase with food and water and he__42__ his journey. When he had gone about three blocks, he __43__ an old woman. The boy sat down next to her and __44__ his suit. He was about to take a drink__45__ he noticed that the old lady looked thirsty , so he offered him a drink. The man __6__ it and smiled at the boy . His smile was so __47__ that the boy wanted to see it again, so he offered him another one. The man again smiled at him. They sat there all afternoon eating and smiling, __48__ they never said a word. As it grew dark, the boy __49__ it was time to leave, but before he had gone more than a few steps, he turn around, __50__ back to the old man and gave him a hug. The man __51__ him his the biggest smile ever. When the boy __52__ home a short time later, his mother was __53__by the look of joy on his face. She asked him what made him so happy?He replied, "I had lunch with God and
God’s got the most beautiful __54__I’ve never seen! Meanwhile, the elderly man returned __55__ his home. His son was amazed by the look of joy on his face and asked him the __56__question as the little boy’s mother. The elderly man replied, "I ate and drank in the park with God." However ,he __57__, before his son responded, "you know, he's much __58__than I expected." Too often we underestimate（低估）the __59__of a touch, a smile, and a kind of word, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. We should treat the people we meet __60__;they come into our lives for a reason .Embrace(拥抱)all equally!
41. A. his 42. A. delayed 43. A. missed 44. A. hid 45. A. when 46. A. refused 47. A. ugly 48. A. and 49. A. imagined 50. A. shouted 51. A. gave 52. A. left 53. A. knocked 54. A. drink 55. A. to 56. A. strange 57. A. replied 58. A. braver 59. A. power 60. A. differently
B. her B. destroyed B. met B. repaired B. if B. avoided B. pleasant B. or B. realized B. looked B. promised B. called B. surprised B. food B. on B. same B. reminded B. shorter B. quality B. kindly
C. its C. started C. caught C. examined C. although C. accepted C. angry C. as C. announced C. ran C. supplied C. worked C. pleased C. smile C. in C. unique C. added C. cleverer C. favour C. calmly
D. yours D. stopped D. left D. opened D. unless D. smell D. long D. but D. pretended D. threw D. begged D. returned D. wasted D. face D. from D. unusual D. thought D. younger D.difference D. younger
第 II 卷（非选择题）
注意：将答案写在答题卡上，写在本卷上无效。 第三部分 英语知识运用（共两节，满分 45 分） 第二节（共 10 小题，每小题 1.5 分，满分 15 分） 阅读下面材料，在空白处填入合适的内容（1 个单词）或括号内单词的正确形式。 Ladies and gentlemen, As we all know, life is full of dreams and having a good dream is_________( importance )in our daily life. Without a good dream, we__________(can) make progress. I hold the strong belief that everyone, whether he is old or young, poor________ rich, junior or senior, does have a good dream! After all, dreaming is certainly a positive part of our life, and _________(wish) for good things, however, costs nothing! What's more, it is important to fly our dreams, especially for high school_______( student). If one can't let his dream fly, the dream would not come true, but just _____ dream! Therefore, it is no wonder that so many people have a dream since ______(they) childhood. With a nice dream, Chinese players won the most gold medals ________the 2008 Olympic Games; with a nice dream, Michael Jordon becomes the most popular basketball star; with a nice dream, I’m confident enough _______ (stand ) on this stage and compete in the final English contest. So my good friends, ________ you want to realize your dream, please do not be afraid in face of difficulties or give up in face of failure nor lose your dream in face of pains. You must keep going forward bravely!
第四部分：写作（共两节，满分 35 分） 第一节：短文改错（共 10 小题，每小题 1 分，满分 10 分） 文中共有 10 处语言错误， 每句中最多两处。 没处错误仅涉及一个单词的增加、 删除或修改。 增加：在缺词处加一个漏字符号（∧），并在其下面写上该加的词。 删除：把多余的词用斜线（﹨）划掉。 修改：在错的词下划一横线，并在该词下面写上修改后的词。 注意：1.每处错误及其修改均仅限一词； 2. 只允许修改 10 处，多者（从第 11 处起）不计分。 Dear classmates, Everyone is thinking about his dream. Let me to tell you something about my future.
After thinking careful, I have decided to become a middle school teacher. Does they sound surprising ? I have this dream when I was a child. I love children. As we all can see, teacher are greatly needed in our country, especially in a countryside. Many parents want their children to be well-educated so they don't want them to be teachers. Perhaps one of the main reasons is which teachers work too hard but get too little. In spite this, I am determined to devote all my life to teach in my hometown.
第二节 书面表达 (满分 25 分) 假设你叫李华，你的美国笔友 Alice 写一封 E-mail 问及你期末考试以后外出旅游的安排，请 根据以下要点，写一封 100 词左右的 e-mail 回复她。 1.出游的时间、方式、同行的对象； 2.选择的旅游点及选点的原因； 3.旅游期间的活动安排。 注意： 1.不要逐字翻译，而要写成一篇意思连贯的短文，可适当增加细节； 2.词数 100 左右，开头和结尾已为你写好，不计入总词数 Dear Alice, Thank you for your letter! I’d like to tell you about my plan for the trip after the final exams.. ________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ If everything goes well, I’m sure we’ll have a good time .
Yours, Li Hua