Have you ever tried shopping online? What about talking with strangers through the Internet? Of (1)________, yes.(2)________ the development of society, the Internet is playing a more and more important part in our daily life; more and more people, especially teenagers show great (3)________ in the Internet.If we teenagers are crazy about (4)________ games or chatting online, it will definitely have (5)________ influence on our study and health.
Things is getting even (6)________; it may make us get tired of everything (7)________ surfing the net.We should (8)________ more time reading good books, novels or news reports on the Internet.In (9)________ word, the Internet makes our life convenient and colorful, (10)________ we should still learn the way to make full use of it properly.
True friends are hard to find.Often you thought you could believe in someone, but later he or she may let you (1)________.
A true friend is sometimes a person who will always be there for you.Through good times or (2)________ times, they will stand by your side.They will not (3)________ you alone when things get difficult.They will accept you (4)________ trying to change you.A friend will bring new and exciting things into your life and make it richer.
True friends will keep your worst secrets as you will keep theirs.They will (5)________ honest and you can always believe in them.If you talk to someone who you believe in, you don't have to worry about what you may say.We can enjoy this freedom only with (6)________.
Friendship is a two¬way street.To find a true friend and keep the friendship between you, you must do the (7)________ thing as well.Be there for your friends when (8)________ are in need and share the good times with them.Offer them the same things they give to you.Friendship will break quickly if only one person is giving and putting effort into it.
You will find that there is nothing more valuable (有价值的) than having (9)________ true friend by your side to share life with, just (10)________ someone says, “There is nothing on this earth more to be prized (珍惜) than true friendship”.
When you're busy or stressed, don't forget your hobbies, such as listening to (1)________, reading and play¬ing ball games.If eating makes you (2)________ better, you can go to your favourite restaurant to (3)________ a delicious meal.
Parents may not think that it is (4)________ to watch TV.(5)________， if you are worried (6)________ your English and don't know how to improve (7)________, why not watch some English TV programmes?
If you're feeling bad about your weight and don't know (8)________ to do, why not go walking or jogging?
Finally, trying to keep your worries to y ourself can make them worse.I like to share my problems with my friends.They always give me useful (9)________.If you don't know who to talk to, you can always write (10)________ me.You're never alone.
Every day when Kathy came home from school, her cat Mimi would run to greet her.Then Kathy would pick up Mimi and gave her (1)_ _______ hug (拥抱).One day, Kathy came home (2)________ her cat wasn't there.Her mom told her that Mimi had died.Kathy felt so sad.
Most of people all over the world have (3)________. Maybe you have a pet, and maybe some of your friends do, too.A pet can be a special friend, and you might think of him or her (4)________ a member of the family.A pet can (5)________ with you or just be with you when you don't feel like talking.You are (6)________ when a pet dies.You may not feel anything at all.That's OK.Or you may feel like crying and that's OK, too.
Kathy decided to talk with (7)________ parents about how she was feeling.She wanted to (8)________ about some things she didn't understand, like where Mimi went (9)________ death.Kathy's parents answered her questions in the best way the y could.They told her (10)________ was OK to be sad when animals died and it was not silly at all.They told her to keep a new animal when she wanted to.
If you think of after¬school activities as a waste of time, you are wrong! After¬school activities help us grow up in many (1)________.Above all, they offer us chances to practice (2)________ we learn in class.(3)________ various activities, we can also learn more about today's society (社会) and a lot of new things that we can't learn from our books.What's more, they help to develop our abilities that we need (4)________ for our studies now and for our work and life in the future.
We are busy with our studies in school, so after school we all need to (5)________ ourselves.After¬school activities just make it possible (6)________ us to breathe (7)________ air and remove tiredness.Then, we can pay (8)________ to our studies and achieve good results.
Some after¬school activities will make us useful (9)________ helpful to others.Some can keep us strong and healthy, some may even change our life.So, all the students, get out and take (10)________ active part in various after¬school activities!
Our cities are crowded.Now cities are (1)________ of cars.Something will have to be done to change (2)________.What will the cars of tomorrow be (3)________?
Little cars may some day (4)________ the place of today's big cars.If everyone drives little cars in the future there will be less (5)________ in the air.We can breathe clean and fresh air.There will also be more space (6)________ parking cars in cities, and (7)________ streets will be less crowded.The space for a usual car (8)________ we use today is enough for three little cars.
The little cars will cost much less to own and be safer to (9)________.What is (10)________, these little cars can go about 65 kilometers per hour.
How much do you know about American schools? They are quite different from (1)________ in China.In America, (2)________ the beginning of the term, students must (3)________ their courses and teachers first.While in China, students usually have no chances to select their courses and teachers.
Selecting is very important for your grades in America.So at (4)________ first term, don't select too many cour ses, (5)________ you'll feel very nervous and it may infl uence your study.Then you have to (6)________ for help from teaching plans.There is some information about subjects, time arranging, marks and textbooks.At the same (7)________, you must choose the teachers.Different teacher s have (8)________ teaching methods.If the teacher is called “killer” by the last grade, many students will give (9)________ choosing him.(10)________ this kind of teacher will leave too much homework, too many exams and give too low grades.
TV is one of the most important things of the day.Many people like to (1)________ TV.TV brings (2)________ outside world closer to people's homes.Some people say the world is smaller (3)________ before because of TV.
What's going on in (4)________ countries? How do people live in places far away? Is (5)________ a good sports game somewhere? What's living in the deepest part of the sea?
If you want to answer these and other kinds of (6)________, just turn (7)________ the TV.You can see a lot and learn a lot.Of course, people can also learn if they read or (8)________ to the radio.But with TV they can learn better and more easily.Why? Because people can listen and watch (9)________ the same time.
TV helps to open our eyes.TV also helps (10)________ to open our mind.TV often gives us new ideas.We learn newer and better ways of doing something on TV.
Baby animals have lots of stories.These baby animals (1)________ up in different ways.
Some animals are born helpless but (2)________ mothers protect them.(3)________ newborn kangaroo stays in its mother's pouch.She closes her eyes (4)________ at least five months.A newborn monkey is (5)________ weak to walk.He is carrie d (6)________ his mother.
Other baby animals walk soon after they're born.They learn to run with their mother (7)________ danger is near.
Some baby animals are born in a (8)________ that is safe, while other baby animals may be born in (9)________ places.Baby wolves are born in large holes.A baby elephant is born on open, grassy land.
Animals that (10)________ their mothers' milk are called mammals (哺乳动物).They are interesting to study.
Mr.Ellis is very old.He has seen many changes in his hometown.
He knows that things are (1)________ now.But he never forgets (2)________ old days.He likes to talk about (3)________.He often talks about his favourite birds, the robins (知更鸟).“When I was a boy, these houses were not here.There were wide fields and tall trees.Every spring robins would come.Thousands of them would fly up to the north (4)________ the south.They (5)________ the winter in the south.Some would build their nests (巢) (6)________ the trees near our houses.(7)________ people started to cut down trees, and they (8)________ more houses.The robins stopped coming.They couldn't build their nests near our houses because there were no (9)________.”
“Now (10)________ are too many houses and too many roads.There are no places for the robins.They don't come any more.”
Last Sunday my father and I went fishing.We got up very (1)________ that day.When we (2)________ home, the moon could still be seen in the sky.The morning air was cool and I felt wind (3)________ my face.This made us very comfortable.We laughed and talked all the way while we were ri¬ding our (4)________.By about six we were already sitting (5)________ the river.Fishing is not (6)________.If you want to be successful, you must be very careful.That day we had another good catch.We caught a lot of fish and enjoyed (7)________ very much.It was late when we (8)________ home.We felt a little tired (9) ________ happy.Fishing is (10)________ very good sport.I like it very much.
Hi, everyone, I've been in Xuzhou for over a week now.I'm having a (1)________ time.(2)________ the first five days I visited some tourist attractions—Yunlong Lake, Yunlong Hill, Guishan Han Tomb (汉墓), etc.Most (3)________ were crowded with tourists, so yesterday I went shopping and (4)________ some souvenirs.Today I went to (5)________ interesting art gallery.I got lost on my way back to the hotel, but it didn't matter—I found a really good market (6)________ lots of small shops.I ate in the hotel the first night, but usually I went out and had dinner in a restaurant (7)________ the food was fantastic.I've (8)________ a lot of money, but it's certainly worth it.I like people in Xuzhou.(9)________ are such nice people! I've taken many (10)________ so you'll be able to see for yourself when I come back home next Wednesday.See you then!
Believe it or not: the more TV you watch, the less happiness you get.This is the result of (1)________ new study.It shows that unhappy people watch more TV than (2)________ people.
Well, you may say that you enjoy (3)________ TV.In fact, TV gives you (4)________ for a short time, but unhappiness for a long time.
Why? It is because, if you watch TV, you cannot take (5)________ in many other good activities.And sometimes, (6)________ you are unhappy, you usually prefer being a couch potato (整天坐在沙发上看电视的人), right? Watching TV is relaxing (7)________ you.
Then if you want to be happy, what should you do? You can (8)________ newspapers, visit (9)________ friends, go to parties...but don't watch television all the time.Now turn (10)________ the TV, and take a walk outside.It's the first step to being happy!
Most of us have probably heard of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and many other famous Disney characters.Perhaps we have even seen (1)________ in movies.But have you ever been to Disneyland? In fact, (2)________ are now several different Disneyland amusement parks (3)________ the world.
Disneyland is (4)________ amusement park, but we can (5)________ call it a theme park.It has all the normal attractions that you can find at an amusement park, but it also has a theme.The theme, of course, is Disney movies and Disney characters.For (6)________, you can find a roller coaster in (7)________ amusement parks, but in Disneyland, the theme of the roller coaster is Disney cha¬racters.This (8)________ that you can find Disney characters all over the roller coaster.You can also watch Disney movies, (9)________ in Disney restaurants, (10)________ buy Disney gifts.And you can see Disneycharacters walking around Disneyland all the time!
I'm John Wood, a doctor at a famous Boston hospital.During the first two years of high school, I found biology very (1)________.My report cards always said things like “must study hard” or “John shouldn't choose science classes”.(2)________ was really terrible for someone who had always dreamed (3)________ becoming a doctor.I lost confidence, so I left high school at sixteen and (4)________ working at a supermarket.
One evening I saw a documentary about Albert Einstein.According to the documentary, Einstein had done really badly (5)________ school.I began to think that Einstein could succeed, then I may (6)________ a chan ce, too.I didn't want to leave my job, (7)________ I decided to go to night school to finish high school.Two years (8)________, I went to (9)________ medical university.
I've often thought I should contact the reporter of the Einstein's (10)________ and thank him.As for the biology teacher, I might contact her, too, one day—but not to thank her!
She i s Liu Hui, a middle school student in Anhui, one of the “stay¬at¬home children” in her town.Liu Hui is 12 years old and lives (1)________ her sister.Her parents left home to (2)________ money in big cities when she was only four.Liu Hui has to take (3)________ of her younger sister.They have to stay at home alone (4)________ they have to go to school in the town.
“I used to feel (5)________ without my parents at home，” she said, “but now I know (6)________ they do so.They have to go away to make money for us so that we can live (7)________ better life.”
Every day, Liu Hui gets up at 6：30 a.m.and cooks (8)________.Then the two girls go to school.They have supper at 6：00 p .m.Then Liu Hui does housework and (9)________ her sister with her homework.She usually goes to bed at 9：30 p.m.
Though busy, Liu Hui is still the best student in her class.She said, “My life is OK.But I still hope my parents will come back and live with (10)________.”
Born in the city, I regard the country life as something far away.I'm used to (1)________ in the city, even the noises and pollution.I have (2)________ been to the country.Nature is a strange word to me.This summer I had (3)________ opportunity to go with my parents on a visit to the countryside.
(4)________ the first time in my life I have the experience with the country life.This is a small village far from cities.The (5)________ here is simple.It is different from the city life.There are few cars or other traffic on the way.The air is (6)________.The people are friendly.They are not as busy as people in big cities.Everywhere you can find them bathing (7)________ the sun.They (8)________ clean water.They enjoy the quiet life very much.What's more, here you can (9)________ the sound of nature.You can see the children playing with water in the river and the dogs running after th e people.All these make a wonderful picture of countryside.(10)________ I love the country life!
School education is very important and useful.The students both learn know¬ledge and get (1)________ education.Yet, no one can learn everything from (2)________.The scientists, such as Edison, Newton, Galileo and Einstein, didn't learn everything from school.They learned a lot of knowledge (3)________ school or in practice by themselves.A teacher, even he knows a lot, can't (4)________ his students everything.
The teacher's (5)________ is to show his students how to learn, how to read and how to think.A good teacher (6)________ rich experience in teaching can teach his students the methods of study.Through these methods the students are (7)________ to learn and get a lot of things by themselves.
Usually (8)________ is very easy for the students to remember some knowledge, (9)________ it is very difficult to use it for problems.If a teacher really shows the students the ability of how to (10)________ knowledge, it means the teacher has learned lots of knowledge by himse lf (or herself).The success in learning shows he or she knows how to study.
China has the largest number of smokers in the world.Each year, about one million Chinese die (1)________ smoking¬related illnesses.Official statistics (统计) in 2012 showed that China (2)________ 300 million smokers, with another 540 million people forced to breathe in.
China began taking part in (3)________ World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (《世界烟草控制框架公约》) in 2006.Governments at different levels have paid more (4)________ to tobacco control in the last few years.Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou have tobacco control rules.Half of China's public health institutions have been non¬smoking spaces (5)________ 2011.Smoking in some indoor public spaces and special (6)________ work spaces has not been allowed since January, 2012.
Selling tobacco to (7)________ younger than 18 is not allowed.The seller should ask the buyer to (8)________ his or her ID card if he can not see (9)________ old the buyer is.
For others and for yourself, please give (10)________ smoking.
Tuesday, 4th May
Hurray! I've just met my all¬time hero—Wong Kam¬Po.I've seen him many times (1)________ television, but it was fantastic to meet him in person because (2)________ is my favourite sport.I'd love to be a professional cyclist (自行车手) one day.
I arrived at Shangri¬La Hotel on Sunday to meet my family for lunch, when I found out that Wong Kam¬Po was giving a talk there.I decided to (3)________ to the talk instead.Wong talked about winning the gold medal at (4)________ 2006 Asian Games.He said he felt very (5)________ of himself and his teammates.He explained how he and his team prepared themselves for races.
After the talk, I went up to him and introduced (6)________.I asked him for some (7)________ to improve my riding skills.I was a bit nervous (8)________ I couldn't express myself very well.Wong said that we needed to believe in ourselves and should never give (9)________.
It (10)________ a fantastic experience and I really enjoyed talking to my hero!
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