( )1. —______ progress he’s made since he joined the English Club!
— Yes. And I am sure he can do much better.
A. What great B. What a great C. How great D. How a great
( )2. Google’s Street View map service is really of great ______ to me. With its help, I can find places so easily.
A. experience B. effect C. cost D. value
( )3. The boy is crazy ______ computer games. He pays attention _______ nothing else.
A. about; to B. about; for C. with; to D. with; for
( )4. Speak louder, please. We can ______hear what you are saying.
A. nearly B. hardly C. almost D. easily
( )5. — What do you think we can do for the left-behind children?
— As students, we don’t have much money, but we can ______some stationery and our best wishes to them.
A. lend B. provide C. share D. offer
( )6. — What do you think of the book?
— I think it is very helpful, and it is worth______.
A. read B. reads C. reading D. to read
( )7. ______stress, maybe you can try sharing your worries with your parents and ask them for help.
A. Reducing B. Reduce C. To reducing D. To reduce
( )8. — I don’t know ______ I can pass the exam.
— Of course you can. You work hard all the time.
A. whether B. how C. why D. which
( )9. — It’s necessary to ask your father not to ______ too late. His health is falling because of it.
— OK. I will tell him to go to bed early.
A. look up B. stay up C. put away D. stay down
( )10. I am so grateful to my mother. With her help, I got a high mark in writing. Here ‘got’ can be replaced by ‘______’.
A. arrived B. received C. became D. achieved
( )11. — Lily, why didn’t you ______ your homework?
— I’m sorry I forgot to bring it here.
A. hand out B. give out C. give in D. hand in
( )12. Jeremy Shu-How Lin ______ by two NBA teams years ago, but now he has become a bright star in the Knicks.
A. is refused B. was refused C. refused D. has been refused
( )13. — I don’t think Kobe Bryant is a great basketball player, ______?
— But I don’t agree. Who else can be greater than him at present?
A. do I B. is he C. isn’t he D. don’t I
( )14. — Could you teach me ______to use the iPad?
— Sorry, I don’t know, ______.
A. how; either B. what; too C. how; too D. what; either
( )15. — Thanks for listening to me about my problems and giving me your advice, Amy.
A. With pleasure B. It doesn’t matter C. Me too D. It’s my pleasure
I remember when I was young, my parents used to disagree nearly on everything I did. I liked wearing bright red clothes, but they said the 16 was too sharp. I hated eating vegetables, but they said they were 17 my health.
As to my study, my parents were very 18 me in every subject I was learning. They always asked me to study hard. Every night before I fell 19 , I asked myself, ‘What’s wrong with me? Everything I do is always not right. I had to 20 many things I liked doing. I 21 had time for my hobbies. My life was not as colourful as my friends’ lives.’ I felt 22 .
When I was at college, I studied the science of human activities. I got very good marks, but I still did not understand 23 my parents were so strict.
Then I got married and had my own 24 . I heard myself telling him, ‘You should focus on your schoolwork 25 of your time. Read in your free time. Playing computer games 26 not good. That T-shirt is not 27 your age. Put on a jacket!’ It was at that time that I learnt a(n) 28 lesson in my life. I began to understand my parents. They told me what to do because they 29 , just like I told my son what to do because I cared. Young people, behind all the 30 your parents give you, what they are really saying is ‘We care about you and we love you’.
( )16. A. price B. colour C. size D. shape
( )17. A. good for B. good at C. bad for D. poor in
( )18. A. worried about B. pleased with C. strict with D. satisfied with
( )19. A. ill B. down C. sleepy D. asleep
( )20. A. give up B. put up C. set up D. take up
( )21. A. always B. almost C. hardly D. nearly