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江苏泰州中学 18-19 学度高三第一学期年中考试试卷--英语 第一部分:听力〔共两节,总分值 20 分〕 第一节〔共 5 小题,每题 1 分,总分值 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 个选项中选出最正确选项,并标在试卷的相应位置。听完每段对话后, 你都有 10 秒钟的时间来回答有关小题和阅读下一小题。每段对话仅 读一遍。 ()1.HowdoesthemanfeelaboutYorkshire? A.Hedoesn’tenjoytheweather. B.Helikeseverythingaboutit. C.Helikestherainthere. ()2.Whatarethetwospeakersdoing? A.Complainingabouttheweather. B.Discussingwhichmonthisthehottest. D.Talkingabouttheirfavoritemonth. ()3.Wheredoestheconversationmostprobablytakeplace? A.Atahospital. B.Atalibrary. C.Atabookstore. ()4.Whatwillthewomandofirst? A.Sendthee-mail. B.Typethepaper.

C.Makeacall. ()5.Whatcanwelearnfromtheconversation? A.Theplanecrashedintothesea. B.Woodsurvivedtheair-crash. C.Woodhasjustbeenbackfromaholiday. 第二节〔共 15 小题:每题 1 分,总分值 15 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 三个选项中选出最正确选项,并标在试卷的相应位置。听 每段对话或独白前,你将有时间阅读各个小题,每题 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 8 题。 ()6.HowdoesthemanfindProfessorMartin’sclass? A.Exciting.B.Hard.C.Boring. ()7.Whydoesthewomanlikethestudygroup? A.Becauseeveryoneiskindandactive. B.Becauseeveryoneisseriousandhelpful. C.Becauseshelikesthegamesinthestudygroup. ()8.Whatcanwelearnfromtheconversation? A.Therearesixmembersinthestudygroup. B.Themanwilljointhestudygrouptonight. C.Theywillmeetattheschoolgatetonight. 听第 7 段材料,回答第 9 至 11 题。

()9.Whydoesthemanwanttogetacar? A.Becauseitisusefulforhiswork. B.Becausehehasgotalotofmoney. C.Becausethecarischeap. ()10.Whatdoesthemanconsiderwhenhechoosesthecar? A.Theprice.B.Thequality.C.Thewayofpayment. 11.Howmuchwillthemanpayfortheremainingpart? A.$2500.B.$13800.C.$30000. 听第 8 段材料,回答第 12 至 14 题。 ()12.Whatistheprobablerelationshipbetweenthetwospeakers? A.Teacherandstudent. B.Husbandandwife. C.Fatheranddoctor. ()13.Whatfooddoesthewomanhave? A.Abottleofbeer.B.Abasketoffruit.C.Acheesesandwich. ()14.Whichofthefollowingistrueaccordingtotheconversation? A.Theyhaven’tdriventhereforalongtime. B.Therearetrees,grassbutlittlewateraroundthepicnicsite. C.Thelunchbasketisinthebackofthecar. 听第 9 段材料,回答第 15 至 17 题。 ()15.Whydoesthewomanfeelsurprised? A.Becausethemanhasworkedforoversixyears.

B.Becausethemanhasworkedforthesamefirm. C.Becausethemanhasauniversitydegreebutworksasatrunkdriver. ()16.Whatistheprobablerelationshipbetweenthetwospeakers? A.Formerclassmates. B.Interviewerandinterviewee. C.Bossandsecretary. ()17.Whatisthemainadvantageofthemanworkingasatruckdriver? A.Hecanmakealotofmoney. B.Hecandowhathewantstodo. C.Hecanhavetimetobewithhisfamily. 听第 10 段材料,回答第 18 至 20 题。 ()18.WhobroughtupEric? A.Hisuncle.B.Hismother.C.Hisgrandparents. ()19.WhendidEricstartbakingdrugs? A.Afterhismusicgroupbrokeup. B.Afterhismarriagefailed. C.Afterhiswifedied. ()20.Whichofthefollowingistrue? A.Ericcouldalsowritegoodsongs. B.Erichadneverattendedanartcollege. C.Ericwasworldfamousasamoviestar. 第二部分英语知识运用〔共两节,总分值 35 分〕

第一节单项填空〔共 15 小题;每题 1 分,总分值 15 分〕从 A、B、C、

D 四个选项中,选出能够填入空白处的最正确选项,并在答题卡上将

该项涂黑。

()21.InmanystatesofAmerica,aneighbormay______youwithplaying

yourradiotooloudly.

A.chargeB.blameC.punishD.scold

()22.ItwasJuly24thwhenhearrivedinLondon,______the30thOlympi

cGameswouldbedeclaredopen3dayslater.

A.that

B.how

C.where

D.Who

()23.Alicewassoexcited______shereceivedanticketfromherfrien

dtoattendtheconcert.

A.where

B.that

C.why

D.when

()24.Someofusfailtolearnthatpainisthebody



swayofinformingthemind______wearedoingsomethingwrong,notnec

essarily______somethingiswrong.

A.that,what B.that,that

C.what,that D.what,what

()25.ThenewCEOaskedthatallinter-officecommunications______i

nwritingratherthaninperson,______possible.

A.havebeenmade;whoever

B.wouldbemade;whichever

C.bemade;whenever

D.weremade;whatever

()26.---Rememberhowwemetforthefirsttime,Dick?

---OfcourseIdo.You_________totheteachers'officehurriedlyand

___________me.

A.hadwalked;weren'tnoticing

B.werewalking;didn'tnotice

C.hadbeenwalking;noticed

D.walked;hadnoticed

()27.Canyouimaginethatasmartmanlikehim___________makesuchas

tupidmistake?

A.might B.should C.would D.need

()28.Withthelittle__________money,thechildtoldmeina________

___voicethatonthewayhomemostofhismoneyhadbeenstolen.

A.remained;trembled B.remained;trembling

C.remaining;trembled D.remaining;trembling

()29.When_________differentcultures,weoftenfocusourattentio

nonthedifferenceswithoutnoticingmanysimilarities.

A.havingcomparedB.compared

C.beingcomparedD.comparing

()30.Thetimeisnotfaraway___moderncommunicationwillbecomewid

espreadinChina’svastcountryside.

A.whenB.asC.that D.which

()31.Pleaseremembertoremindthemthattheproductsinsideare____

____andmustbehandledwithgreatcare.

A.smooth B.heavy

C.flexible

D.fragile

()32.Isupportyourdecision,butIshouldalsomakeitclearthatIamn

otgoingtobe__________tocarryitout.

A.connectedB.fastenedC.bound D.stuck

()33.WhentalkingaboutChina,peopleoften_________itwiththeYel

lowRiver.

A.associateB.revealC.worshipD.respect

()34.TheExpo2017Shanghaihasnotonlyprovedtobeagreatsuccessbu

talsoprovidedafantasticmodelforMilan____________managingand

organizingeventsofthisscale.

A.inneedofB.intermsofC.insearchofD.infavorof

()35.Themanagerneedsanassistantthathecan_____totakecareofpr

oblemsinhisabsence.

A.counton

B.countin

C.countup D.countout

第二节完型填空〔共 20 小题;每题 1 分,总分值 20 分〕

阅读下面短文,从短文后各题所给的四个选项〔A、B、C 和 D〕中,

选出能够填入空白处的最正确选项,并在答题卡上将该项涂黑。

Mymotherisageneticist,andfromherIlearnedthatdespiteourd

ifferencesinsize,shapeandcolor,wehumansare99.9percentthesam

e.Itisinour36toseedifferences:skin,hairandeyecolor,height,l

anguage.Butalsoinournature,waydownintheDNAthat37ushuman,wea

realmostthe38.

Ibelievethereismorethatunitesusthan39us.

MymothercametotheUSfromIndia.Sheis40enoughthatshegother

service41inadinerin1960sDallas.MyfatherisawhiteboyfromIndia

nawhose42camefromGermanyinthemid-1800s.

Itseems43toadmitnow,butInever44thatmyparentswerediffere

ntcolors.Oneday,Iwatchedmyparentswalk45thestreetofourchurch

together.Theywere46intheservicethatday,andastheywalked,Isaw

theirhands47togetherinunison(





地 ).Inoticedforthefirsttimehowdarkmymotherwas,andhowwhitemy

fatherwas.Iknewthemasmyparents48Irealizedtheirskincolor.I'm

sorrytosaythatnowwhenIseeamixed-race49walkingdownthestreet,

Iseethe“mixedrace”firstandthe“couple”second.

Whenmyparentsmarriedin1966,therewere50placesinthiscount

rythathadlaws51mixedmarriage.52,mywhitegrandfather,53father

hadbeenatypicalracist,wasnotagainsttheirmarriage.

Someofusaremen,somearewomen.Someareyoung,someold.Someof

usareshortandothers54.Someright-handed,someleft-handed.Weha

velotsofdifferences;weareall55.Butdeepdowninsideus,downinou

rDNA,weare99.9percentthesame.AndIbelieveweneedtoremembertha

t.

()36.A.feature B.character C.nature D.quality

()37.A.gets

B.lets

C.has

D.makes

()38.A.same

B.different C.familiar D.similar

()39.A.differsB.divides C.departs

D.splits

()40.A.yellowB.white

C.dark

D.brown

()41.A.turnedoutB.turneddown C.turnedover D.turnedback

()42.A.ancestors B.parents

C.family D.origin

()43.A.silly

B.wise

C.stupid D.foolish

()44.A.noticed B.looked C.watchedD.observed

()45.A.in

B.up

C.out

D.down

()46.A.entering B.running

C.attending

D.participating

()47.A.rocking B.shaking

C.swingingD.waving

()48.A.unless B.after C.before D.until

()49.A.marriage B.couple C.double D.twins

()50.A.always B.also

C.almost D.still

()51.A.allowing B.preventing

C.encouragingD.banning

()52.A.Therefore B.However

C.But

D.Otherwise

()53.A.which

B.whose

C.that D.what

()54.A.longB.highC.tallD.kind

()55.A.similar B.familiar C.unique D.same

第三部分阅读理解〔共 15 小题;每题 2 分,总分值 30 分〕阅读以下

短文,从每题所给的四个选项〔A、B、C 和 D〕中,选出最正确选项,

并在答题卡上将该项涂黑。

A

Londonhasbecomeacyclefriendlyzoneafterthelaunchofanewbi

kehirescheme.Ithasbeendesignedtoencouragemorepeopletocyclei

nandaroundcentralLondon.

Sohowdoesitwork



Firstyouhavetosignuptotheschemetobesentakey.Thekeywillunloc

koneofthebikes



whicharekeptatdockingstationsinandaroundcentralLondon.Youha

vetopayanaccessfeeforthekeyandthenyoupayasyougo



forthelengthoftimeyouusethebike.

TransportforLondon,whichrunsthescheme,arehopingtohave6,

000bikesand400dockingstationsinplacebytheendoftheyear.Thene

whiresystemishopingtoeasecongestioninLondonandisexpectedtog

enerateupto40



000extracycletripsadayintothecitycentre.LondonMayorBorisJoh

nstonlaunchedtheschemeandsaidLondonhadbeen

“ filledwiththousandsofgleamingmachinesthatwilltransformthe

lookandfeelofourstreetsandbecomeascommonplaceonourroadsasbl

ackcabsandredbuses”.

However



therehavebeenafewproblemssincetheschemewaslaunchedlastFrida

y.Onthefirstdaysomepeoplefoundtheycouldn



tdocktheirbikeproperlyandtheirusageofthebikehadnotregistere

d.TransportforLondondidadmittheyhadbeenexpectingafew

“ teethingproblems ” andhavesaidtheywouldn ’

tchargeforthefirstdayasa

“gestureofgoodwill”.Someotherpeoplehavecriticizedthelacko

fdockingstationsandlocksforthebikesaswellasthepriceitcostst

ohirethebicycles.

Despitethecomments



thegreen-thinkingLondonMayorstillseemsverypositiveaboutthin

gs



saying



“ Mycampaignforthecapitaltobecomethegreatestbigcyclingcityi

ntheworldhastakenagiganticpedal-poweredpushforwards.”

()56.Whichisthecorrectorderofabikehire?

a.payausagechargeaccordingtothetime

b.payforthekey

c.cycleinandaroundcentralLondon

d.signupasamembertogetakey

A.b-d-c-aB.b-c-a-dC.d-c-b-aD.d-b-c-a

()57.WhichofthefollowingisNOTthe “ teethingproblems ”

ofthescheme?

A.Peoplewereunabletolockproperly.

B.Peoplecouldnotdockthebikesproperly.

C.Peoplehadnoenthusiasmaboutthescheme.

D.It’stooexpensiveforsomepeopletohireabike.

()58.Fromthepassageweknow__________.

A.the‘cyclingrevolution’failedoncestarted

B.theschemewillbeputoffduetotheproblems

C.allthecitizensinLondonareinfavorofthescheme

D.theLondonMayorhasgreatconfidenceinthescheme

B

Transformers:DarkoftheMoon

TheatricalReleaseDate:July1,2017

Studio:ParamountPictures

Director:MichaelBay

Genre:Action︱Adventure︱Sequel︱Sci-Fi︱3D

TheAutobots,ledbyOptimusPrime,arebackinaction,takingont

heevilDeceptions.TheAutobotsandDeceptionsbecomeinvolvedinad

angerousspacerace.TheAutobotslearnofaCybertronianspacecraft

ontheMoonandmustraceagainsttheDeceptionstofinditssecrets,wh

ichcouldturnthetideintheTransformers



finalbattle.Shockwave,alongtime “ Transformers ”

character,rulesCybertronwhiletheAutobotsandDeceptionsbattle

itoutonEarth.

HarryPotterandtheDeathlyHallows:PartII

TheatricalReleaseDate:July15,2017

Studio:WarnerBros.Pictures

Director:DavidYates

Genre:Action︱Adventure︱Sequel︱Fantasy︱3D

Inpart

Ⅱ ,thebattlebetweenthegoodandevilforcesoftheWizardingworlde

volvesintoanall-outwar.ThisfinaladventurecontinuesHarry,Ron

,andHermione ’ sattempttofindanddestroyVoldemort ’

sremainingHorcruxes.HarryPotteriscalledupontomaketheultimat

esacrificetobringanendtohisnemesis.

WinniethePooh

TheatricalReleaseDate:July15,2017

Studio:WaltDisneyPictures

Director:DonHall,StephenJ.Anderson

Genre:Sequel︱FamilyAnimation

WinniethePoohisa2017Americantraditionallyanimatedfeatur

efilmproducedbyWaltDisneyAnimationStudios.Baseduponthechara

ctersofthechildren



sbooksWinnie-the-Pooh,TheHouseatPoohCornerbyA.A.MilneandRet

urntotheHundredAcreWoodbyDavidBenedictus,thefilmfeaturestwo

previouslyunadaptedstoriesfromtheoriginalbooks.

Inthemovie,OwlsendsthewholegangtosaveChristopherRobinfroman

imaginarybadcharacter,anditturnsouttobeaverybusydayforWinni

ethePoohwhosimplysetouttofindsomehoney.

()59.WhichofthefollowingisnotthegenreofTransformers:Darkoft

heMoon?

A.Action.

B.Sequel.

C.3D.

D.Fantasy.

()60.AccordingtotheMovieExpressabove,HarryPotterandtheDeath

lyHallows:PartⅡismainlyabout______.

A.ajourneyofHarry,Ron,andHermione

B.highrisksofthefinaladventure

C.anall-outwarbetweengoodandevilforces

D.afearofLordVoldemort

()61.WhomightbemostinterestedintheMovieExpressofWinniethePo

oh?

A.Would-beparents.

B.Familieswithchildren.

C.Writersofchildren’sbooks.

D.Honeylovers.

C

Justastheworld



smostrespectedscientificbodieshaveconfirmedthattheworldisge

ttinghotter,theyhavealsostatedthatthereisstrongevidencethat

humansaredrivingthewarming.Countlessrecentreportsfromthewor

ld



sleadingscientificbodieshavesaidthesamething.Forexample,a20

17summaryofclimatesciencebytheRoyalSocietystatedthat:

“ ThereisstrongevidencethatthewarmingoftheEarthoverthelasth

alf-centuryhasbeencausedlargelybyhumanactivity.”

Theideathathumanscouldchangetheplanet



sclimatemaybecounter-intuitive,butthebasicscienceiswellunde

rstood.Eachyear,humanactivitycausesbillionsoftonsofgreenhou

segasestobereleasedintotheatmosphere.Asscientistshaveknownf

oryears,thesegasesholdheatthatwouldotherwiseescapetospace,w

rappingtheplanetinaninvisibleblanket.

Ofcourse,theplanet



sclimatehasalwaysbeenchangingthanksto “ natural ”

factorssuchaschangesinsolarorvolcanicactivity,orcyclesrelat

ingtheEarth



sgoingaroundthesun.Accordingtothescientificliterature,howev

er,thewarmingrecordedtodatematchesthepatternofwarmingwewoul

dexpectfromabuild-upofgreenhousegasintheatmosphere



notthewarmingwewouldexpectfromotherpossiblecauses.

Evenifscientistsdiddiscoveranotherreasonableexplanation

forthewarmingobservedsofar,thatwouldbegadifficultquestion.A

sRobertHensonputsitinTheRoughGuidetoClimateChange,

“ Ifsomenewlydiscoveredfactorcanaccountfortheclimatechange,

thenwhyaren



tcarbondioxideandtheothergreenhousegasesproducingthewarming

thatbasicphysicstellsustheyshouldbe?”

Theonlywaytoprovewith100%certaintythathumansareresponsi

bleforglobalwarmingwouldbetorunanexperimentwithtwoidentical

Earths-onewithhumaninfluenceandonewithout.Thatobviouslyisn’

tpossible,andsomostscientistsarecarefulnottostatehumaninflu

enceasanabsolutecertainty.

()62.Inmostscientists



opinion,theglobalwarmingismainlycausedby________.

A.solaractivity

B.volcanicactivity

C.theEarth’sgoingaroundthesun

D.humanactivity

()63.Thetextisdevelopedby________.

A.givingtypicalexamples

B.followingtheorderofspace

C.analyzingatheoryandarguingit

D.comparingandfindingdifferences

()64.Theunderlineword“identical”means________.

A.totallydifferent

B.exactlythesame

C.extremelyimportant

D.relativelyindependent

()65.Whichofthefollowingcanbethebesttitle?

A.AreAlltheScientistsReallyScientific?

B.WhereIsGlobalWarmingLeadingUsto?

C.AreHumansDefinitelyCausingGlobalWarming?

D.What’sRelationofGlobalWarmingandGreenhouseGases?

D

JohnSteinbeckoncesaid,

“ AllAmericansbelievetheyarebornfishermen.Foramantoadmittoa

distasteinfishingwouldbelikedenouncing( 公 开 指

责)mother-loveorhatingmoonlight.”

Ican



tsaythatI



mthebiggestJohnSteinbeckfan.Actually,theonlythingIcaneverre

memberreadingbyhimwas



Thepearl



whenIwasinmiddleschool,butIcouldn



tagreemorewiththemanwhenitcomestofishing.WhetherIamonaboati

nthemiddleoftheLayLake,fishingofftheshoresoftheFloridaKeysf

ortarponorcatchingrainbowtroutintheShoshoneRiverofWyoming,f

ishingismylife.

AccordingtotheAmericanSportsFishingAssociation,thefishi

ngindustrybringsinmorethan$116billionperyearfromfishermenac

rossthecountry.

Thoughabeautifulpicturetoimagine,fishingismuchmorethant

hat.Fishingisawayoflifeformanypeopleandawaytoescapeeveryday

stress.Beingafishermanmakesmeamemberofawonderfulgroupofpeop

leextendingtoallwalksoflife.EvenPresidentObamacanbefoundfis

hingonhisfarminTexaswithhisgoodfriendRolandMartinwhenthejob

getstoostressful.

IcanrememberfishingwithmygrandfatherwhenIwas5yearsoldon

hisboatatLakeMitchell.AlthoughIdidn



tunderstandwhatIwasdoing,Ididknowthatmygrandfatherwashappya

ndthatmademehappy.SincethenI



vespentthepast16yearsontheriversandlakesofAlabama.

Afterdaysofpractice,beforeandafterwork,Islowlydeveloped

anunderstandingoffishing.Myboss,RicHorst,tookmebacktotheSho

shone,andImanagedtobringina19



inchcutthroattrout.FishingwithRicwasalife



changingexperienceforme.Henotonlyshowedmehowtofishcorrectly

,butalsotoldmehowfishingcouldbeawaytoescapeyourproblems.

Sincethen,prime–timeseasonseemstotakeforevertoarrive.

Now,withtheendingofFebruaryandbeginningofMarchinsight,t

heexcitementofheadingoutLakeTuscaloosaorLakeLurleenbeforecl

assesandcatchingsomethinghasfinallyreturned. ()66.WhatJohnSteinbecksaidinthefirstparagraphimpliesthat___ ___. A.Americansarebelievedtobetheoffspringoffishermen B.itisunthinkableforanAmericantoadmithisdislikeoffishing C.allAmericansareexpertatfishing D.thosewhodislikefishingwouldnotlovetheirmother ()67.Thewritercametounderstandtherealmeaningoffishing______ ___. A.whenhewasreading“Thepearl”byJohnSteinbeck B.whenhewentfishingwithhisgrandfatheratLakeMitchell C.afterhehadspent16yearsontheriversandlakesofAlabama D.afterhewentfishingwithhisboss,RicHorstontheShoshone ()68.Whatcanbeinferredfromthetext? A.Theauthorisatmost21yearsold. B.Theauthorregardsfishingasaveryimportantpartinhislife. C.TheauthoragreedwithJohnSteinbeckthemostwhenhewasinmiddles chool. D.PresidentObamaoftengoesfishinginpublicinordertocollectide aforhisjob. ()69.Accordingtotheauthor,__________________. A.peoplecangettoknowVIPswhenfishing.

B.peoplecansmoothawayallthetroublesbyfishing C.Fishingisawayofcommunication D.FishingisawaytomakealivingformostAmericanpeople ()70.Whatisthepurposeofthewriting? A.Todescribethewriter’sexperienceandunderstandingoffishing. B.ToexplainthereasonwhysomanyAmericanslikefishing. C.Tomakeothersunderstandtheindustryoffishing. D.Toexpresshisopinionsaboutfishingindifferenttimeoftheyear.
非选择题〔共 35 分〕 第四部分任务型阅读〔共 10 小题;每题 1 分,总分值 10 分〕
MadeintheUSA:AnExportBoom InhisStateoftheUnionaddresstwoyearsago,PresidentObamaar guedthatinordertorecoverfromtheeconomicrecession,oneofthefe wthingstheU.S.neededtodowastoexportmoregoodsaroundtheworld. Thatnight,thepresidentunveiledanewgoal:todoubleU.S.exportso verthenextfiveyears.Itwouldbeanincreasethatthepresidentsaid would“supporttwomillionjobsinAmerica.” Mosteconomistsdismissedthepromiseatthetimeassomethingun realistic,buttwoyearslater,theU.S.isonpacetomeetthatgoal.Am ericanexportsareup34percentsincethepresidentgavethatspeech, andthenumbercontinuestorise. CompetitiveInAGlobalMarket

MarlinSteel,ametalworkingbusinessinBaltimore,makesparts

thatshipallacrosstheworld. “ Weexportto36countries , ”

ownerDrewGreenblatttellsAllThingsConsideredHostGuyRaz.

“We'reworkingaroundtheclock,andwe'regrowing.”

It'snotjustadvancedmanufacturingexportsontherise,butpor

k,cattleandallkindsofagriculturalexportsareupaswell.EvenAme

ricancraftbeerhasfoundanexportmarket.

FlyingDogCEOJimCarusosaysthatincreasingly,peopleallover

theworldaretryingthebeerfromtheMaryland-basedbrewery.Caruso

says



“ Eveninthosetopbeer-producingcountries,acompetitiveAmerica

nproductisfindingamarket.”

ServicesAreExports,Too

AnotherplaceexportsarecomingfromisNewYorkCity



inparticular,the30thfloorofaManhattanskyscraperon5thAvenueand

52ndStreet.That'swheretheconsultingfirmKurtSolomonlies.Itdoe

sn'tactuallyproduceaproductforexport;itprovidesmanagementad

viceandstrategy.

“ FouroutofeveryfiveAmericansisnowemployedintheservicei

ndustry , ” thenation'stoptradeofficial,RonKirksays,

“ Servicesareasignificantpartofourexports,andmakeupaboutaqu

arterofourexportedgoods.



Theseservicescanincludeeverythingfromlegalconsulting,financ

e,informationtechnologyandevenengineering.

AndThereAreOtherFactors

Sowhyhastherebeenanincreaseofmorethan30percentforexport

sinalmosteverything?Partoftheincrease,atleastforthemanufact

uringside,isduetobettertechnology,saysTylerCowen,aneconomis

t. “ Alotofitisbeingdrivenbysmartmachines ,” hetellsRaz ,

“ TheU.S.hashighwagerates,whichisadisadvantage,butifmachine

saredoingalotofthework,thatdoesn'tmatter.”

ChinafactorsalotinAmerica'sexporteconomy,too.

“ WagesinChinahavebeengoingupasthecountrybecomesmoreproduct

ive.ThusChinaislosingthecheaplaboradvantageithasheldforsome

time.”Cowensays.

WillJobsGrow,too?

“ Companieshavebecomemoreproductivebydismissingworkersa

ndloweringcosts.



Cowensays,

“ SoIdon'tviewexportingasawayofcreatingaverylargenumberofjo

bs,butitwillcreatemoreprofits.”

Sonoteverybusinessorworkerisnecessarilybenefitingfromth

eexportboomintheU.S.,andCowensaysthatcouldultimatelyleadtoa

polarization(两极)ofeconomicoutcomes.

MadeIntheUSA:AnExportBoom

Outline

Details

Thepurposeo *TohelpAmericamakea(71)______fromtheeconomicrec

fincreasing ession

exports *Tohelpraisethenation's(72)______rate

Thecurrents *Americanexportshaverisen(73)______thirty-fourp

ituation ercentuptonow

*Therehasbeenanincreaseinexportsineverything

*Theexportboomdoesnotnecessarily(74)______every

businessorworker

(76)___ Eveninthosetopbeer-producingcountries,

___prod peopletrycraftbeerfromFlyingDog,abrewe

ucts

ry(77)______inMaryland.

Various Avarietyofproductsareprovidedaroundthe

(75)______c product world,services(78)______for25%

ontributing s

totheexport

*(79)______taketheplaceoflabor,helping

boom

companiesreducewages

Lowerco *China,whousedtotake(80)______ofcheapl

sts abor,hasgivenwaytoAmericainexportstoso

meextentbecauseofitsincreasingproducti

on

第五部分书面表达:〔25 分〕

北京某家政服务公司推出了“高考保姆”服务。“高考保姆”一般要

有本科学历,他们既要辅导考生的薄弱学科,也要给考生做饭、洗衣

服等。此项服务在社会上引起了不同的反响。现在请你结合此事并依

照下面表格内容用英语写一篇短文。

人们的不

赞同〔60%〕

反对〔40%〕

同反应 A.高考关于孩子的以后 1. 如 此 会 造 成 孩 子过 分

特别关键,需要找专业 紧张。

人士来照料。

2. 高考是孩子成长的重

B. 许 多 家 长 工 作 特 别 要经历,家长应亲自陪同

忙,抽不出时间照顾孩 孩子体验。

子。

你的看法

〔至少两点〕

注意:

1.对所给要点逐一陈述,可适当发挥,不要逐句翻译。

2.词数 150 左右,开头差不多写好,不计入总词数。

AdomesticservicecompanyinBeijingprovided“Gaokaonannies”

forstudentswhowilltakepartinthecollegeentranceexamination.T

henanniescannotonlytutorthestudentsintheirweaksubjectsbutal

sowashclothesandcookmealsforthem.__________________

___________________________________________________________

___________________________________________________________

__________________________

参考答案

听力理解

1-5AABBB6-10BBBAB11-15CBCCC16-20BBCBA

单项填空

21-25ACDBC26-30BBDDA31-35DCABA

完型填空

36-40CDABC41-45BAAAD46-50DCCBD51-55DBBCC

阅读理解

56-58DCD59-61DCB62-65DCBC66-70BDBCA

任务型阅读

71.recovery72.employment73.by74.benefit75.Factors

76.Competitive77.located/based78.accounting79.Machines

80.advantage

书面表达

Onepossibleversion:

AdomesticservicecompanyinBeijingprovided“Gaokaonannies”

forstudentswhowilltakepartinthecollegeentranceexamination.T

henanniescannotonlytutorthestudentsintheirweaksubjectsbutal

sowashclothesandcookmealsforthestudents.Asforthematter,opin

ionsaredivided.

60%ofthepeopleareinfavorofit.Theythinkthecollegeentranc

eexaminationisveryimportanttothestudents,soit



snecessarytoemploypeoplewithspecializedknowledgetotakecareo

fthem.Meanwhile,manyparentsaretoobusytosparethetimetolookaf

tertheirchildren.However,therestofthepeopleareopposedtoit.I

ntheirview,employing



Gaokaonannies



islikelytomakethestudentsnervous,whichmayhavebadeffectsonth

em.Besides,thestudentsshouldgothroughthiskeyperiodoftimeacc

ompaniedbytheirparents.

Frommypointofview,Itotallydisagreewiththeformer.IfIwere

oneofthosewhohave

“Gaokaonannies”,Iwouldnotbeusedtobeingtakencareofbyanunfa

miliarpersonwhocannotpossiblyunderstandmeaswellasmyparents.

Furthermore,hiringa



Gaokaonanny



costsalot,whichmayburdentheparents.

听力材料
Text1

W:YouloveYorkshire,don’tyou?

M:Ilikeeverythingaboutitexcepttheweather.Itseemstorainevery

dayhere.

W:Youwillgetusedtoitsoon.

Text2

W:Whatterribleweatherwearehavingnow!

M:Itistoohotthesedays.JulyandAugustarebadenoughandIdon ’

tthinktheheatwillbe

relieveduntilSeptember.

Text3

W:HowlongmayIkeepthese?

M:Twoweeks.Ifyoucannotreturnthemontime,youwillbefined.

W:IthinkIhadbetterreadthemfast.

Text4

W:Well,sir,therearetwojobsathand.WhichoneshallIdofirst,typi

ngthepaperorsendingthe

e-mail?

M:Theformerone.Thesooner,thebetter.

Text5

W:It’ssurprisingthatWoodcameoutoftheair-crashalive.

M:That



strue.Theplanecrashedintothemountainandwascompletelydestroy

ed.

W:It’sterribletohavesuchacrash.

Text6

M:HaveyoufinishedyourassignmentforDr.Martin ’ sclass?I ’

mreallyhavingdifficultieswith

it.

W:No,Ihaven ’ t.Ithinkit ’ sreallyhard,too,soI ’

mmeetingwithmystudygrouptonighttotalk

itover.

M:Oh,Ididn’tknowyouhadjoinedastudygroup.Isitworkingwell?

W:Ithinkso.I



veonlybeenafewtimes,buteverybodyseemsseriousandhelpful.Last

timeit

reallyhelpedmetounderstandtheanalysishegaveinclass.

M:Hm.Cananyonejointhegroup?

W:Sure.Rightnowthereareonlyfourofus.Ifyouwanttojoin,I ’

msurethatnobodywould

object.Whydon’tyoucomeovertonight?We’remeetingatmyhouse.

M:OK,Iwill.I’lltryanythingatthispoint.

Text7

W:CanIhelpyou,sir?

M:Yes.I’mheretoseethecars.Whataworldofcars! W:Thankyou.Wehavemanybrands,includingdomesticandimportedone s.Doyouhaveany particularbrandinmind? M:Yes.IwanttohaveaFord.Ineeditbadlyformywork.Itmustbeveryex pensive,isn’tit? W:Yes.Look,thismodelisnewlydevelopedandbegantoappearinthema rketjustseveralweeks agoinAmerica.Itcosts43800dollars.Butconsideringthehighquali ty,it’sworthit. M:That ’ swhyIshallchooseit.ButI ’ mafraidthatIcan ’ taffordtopayincashnow.Canyousell itoninstallmentbasis? W:Oh,yes.Youcanpayin12monthlyinstallments.Forthefirsttime,1 3888dollars,andyou mustpaytheremainingpartin12months,2500dollarsforeachmonth. M:Thankyou.I’llcomebacktomorrow. W:Bye! Text8 W:Tony!Let ’ sstophere!It ’ sawonderfulplaceforapicnic — — agrassland,asmallriver,and thosepinetrees!

M:Good.Looksfine.Hereweare.Youknow,I ’ mhungry.Aren ’

tyouhungry?

W:Yes,Iam.Tony,isn



titdelightfulhere?We



vebeenlookingallsummerforaplacejustlike

this.

M:Yes,weshouldhavedrivenoutthiswayearlier.

W:Thisissuchalovelyplace.First,we



llgoforawalkbesidetheriver.

M:Uh,where’sthelunchbasket?Idon’tseeit.Itisn’there.

W:Whatisn ’ tthere?Oh,youmeanthelunchbasket.It ’

sinthebackofthecar.

M:Ah!

W:Wecouldn’thavefoundabetterplaceforawalk!

M:Ihopewedidn’tforgetthebeer.

W:ButTony,I’mthirstyandhungry,too!

M:Thatsoundssosad!Doyouwantasandwichnow?

W:Thatwouldbegreat!Mm,thischeesesandwich



sgood.Yououghttotryone.

M:Allright.Theydolookgood,don’tthey?

Text9

W:Howlonghaveyoubeenatruckdriver,Mr.Stuart?

M:Justoversixyears.

W:Andyouhaveneverhadanyotherjobs?

M:No.IhaveworkedforthesamefirmsinceIleftuniversity.

W:University?Youdidnottakeyourdegreethen?

M:Oh,Igotadegreeandquiteagoodone.

W:Thenwhydidyoubecomeatruckdriver?

M:Theanswerisquitesimple.IamdoingwhatIwanttodo.

W:Yes.Butyoudon’tmakeanyuseofyoureducationthatway.

M:Well,mostpeoplewhotakedegreesdon



t,either.Theyworktomakemoneyandtogetonintheworld.Well,Idon’

tespeciallywanttogeton.Besides,Imakeenoughmoneytoliveon.Inf

act,Imakeverygooduseofmyeducation.Yousee,whenIfinishworkint

heevenings,ImaybephysicallytiredbutIamstillmentallyfresh.Id

on



ttakeanyproblemshomewithmefromtheoffice.Ihavetimeformyfamil

y.Ialsohavetimetoread.

Text10

EricClaptonisoneofthemostsuccessfulrockstarsofalltime.Hehas

soldmillionsofcopiesofhisrecordsandhasappearedinconcertsall

overtheworld.

Claptonwasbornin1975inasmalltownnearLondon.Whenhewasonlytwo

yearsold,hismotherlefthim.Ericwasbroughtupbyhisgrandparents

.Untilhewasninehebelievedtheywerehisparentsanditwasaterribl

eshockwhenhefoundoutthattheyweren



t.Buthisgrandparentstreatedhimwell.TheypaidforhimtogotoArtC

ollege.ButErichadalreadybecomeinterestedinmusicandhestarted

playingtheguitarinbarsandclubs.

Claptonfirstbecamefamouswhenhestartedagroupcalled

“Cream”.Hecouldnotonlyplaytheguitarandsingbutalsocouldwri

teexcellentsongs.Butwhileonstagehewasthebrilliantguitar-pla

yingsuperstar,hisprivatelifewasfallingapart.Afterhismarriag

ewasbrokenoff,hestartedtakingdrugs.




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