Brain is a school boy. He’s twelve. He lives in Shanghai now. He is from England. He studies in a middle school. He gets up at half past five every day. He has breakfast at seven after that, he goes to school with his friends. They have four classes in the morning and two in the afternoon. In the evening he does his homework at home, but he often watches TV on Saturday evening. Brain likes drawing. He joins an art club. He likes reading story books. Now he is reading an English book in his room.
1．Brain is a ____________.
A. student B. girl C. teacher
2．Brain gets up ____________every day.
A. at seven B. early C. at six
3．Brain does his homework ____________.
A. every evening B. at school C. at home
4．Brain likes ____________.
A. English and Chinese B. playing football C. drawing and reading
5．Brain has ____________ classes at school every day.
A. four B. six C. five
Key: A B C C B
The weather was fine last night. My friend named Steve and I decided to sleep in the open air. I found the sleeping bags under the bed in my room. I also packed some snacks（零食）. We could hardly wait for it to get dark. We opened our sleeping bags and put them on the grass in front of my house. Steve and I played some games, talked about something interesting and had a snack. In the end it got dark. We were just falling asleep when We heard something unusual.
“Maybe it is just a small animal,” I said. Steve said nothing, but I could feel he was frightened. After I looked around, I was sure it wasn’t an animal. It was my little brother, Tommy.
“What are you doing here?” I asked. “You know, Tommy, you frightened us.”
“Sorry, Bill,” he said. “It’s hot in the room. I want to sleep outside with you.”
“Well, OK,” I said. “Just come and lie down next to us.”
“Good night, Bill and Steve,” said Tommy. “And thanks.”
in the open air：露天
1. Where did Steve and Bill decide to sleep last night?
A. In Steve’s house. B. In Bill’s house.
C. Outside Steve’s house. D. Outside Bill’s house.
2. When did Bill find the sleeping bags?
A. Before it got dark. B. After it got dark.
C. At midnight. D. This morning.
3. How did Steve feel when he heard something strange?
A. Sad. B. Angry. C. Happy. D. Afraid.
4. What did Tommy come out of the house to do?
A. To drink with Bill.
B. To eat food with Steve.
C. To sleep with Bill and Steve.
D. To play games with Bill and Steve.
5. How many persons slept in the open air at last in the story?
A. Two. B. Three. C. Four. D. Five.
Key: D A D C B
Mary is an American schoolgirl. She is now in Beijing with her parents. She doesn't know Chinese, but she is trying (努力) to study and speak it. She often tries to speak Chinese to her Chinese friends. Sometimes they don't understand (理解) her, because she can't speak Chinese well.
It's Saturday morning. Mary goes out. She is on her way to the park. She is going there to see a flower show (展览). But she doesn't know how to get there. She asks a Chinese boy. The boy can't understand her. Then she takes out a pen and some paper. She draws flowers on it, gives the picture to the boy and says something about it. The boy smiles and then shows (指给) Mary the way to the park.
( ) 1. Where does Mary live now? She lives in ____.
A. America B. England C. China D. Canada
( ) 2. She can speak ____ Chinese.
A. much B. a little C. little D. a few
( ) 3. She likes ____ Chinese with her ____.
A. speak, parents B. speaking, friends C. speaks, girl-friends D. speaking, teachers
( ) 4. Where is she going?
A. To a new school. B. To see her friends.
C. To a farm. D. To see some flowers.
( ) 5. How does she ask the way to the flower show?
A. She asks the way in Chinese.
B. She asks the way with a sigh (标志).
C. She draws a picture to ask the way.
D. She doesn't ask any people.
Key: A C B D C
George is a young man. He has a very big dog and he has a very small car, too. He likes playing basketball best. Last Monday he played basketball for about an hour at his club(俱乐部), and then he ran out and jumped into a car, but his dog jumped into the next one.
“Come here, silly dog!” George shouted at it but the dog stayed in the other car. George put his key into the ignition（点火处）, but it did not turn. Then he looked at the car again. It was not his! he was in the wrong car! And the dog was in the right one! “He's sitting and laughing at me!” George said angrily. But then he smiled and got into his car.
1. What does George have? ________ .
A. A small car B. A big dog
C. A nice cat D. A and B
2. George's favorite sport is________ .
A. football B. basketball
C. swimming D. skating
3. George could not turn the key because ________ .
A. the key was not the wrong one
B. the lock was broken
C. the car was not his
D he had forgoten how to turn it
4. George finally smiled because he realised(意识到）________ .
A. his dog was very big
B. his dog was laughing at him
C. the key was his brother's
D. the dog was not silly at all
5. Which sentence is wrong? ________ .
A. George likes driving his big car
B. George often plays basketball
C. George got into the wrong car
D. The dog was very clever
key: 1-5 D B C D A