No matter where you travel in Asia, you’ll find yourself faced with a new culture. You can start your Asian exploration by visiting some of these attractive cities first.
Beijing is the second largest city in China and serves as the capital. The city is so old, in fact, that almost every building has some sort of cultural or historic features — no matter how small. Getting around the city you’ll find yourself faced with amazing temples, the largest palaces in the world, and many works of art that leave you breathless.
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Siem Reap is the capital city of Siem Reap Province in northwestern Cambodia. Siem Reap has a lot of French and Chinese-style architecture. In the city, there are traditional dance performances, silk farms, fishing villages and a bird sanctuary (保护区) near the Tonle Sap Lake. Siem Reap today, being a popular tourist attraction, has a large number of hotels and restaurants.
Situated in the heart of the Himalayans, Kathmandu, the largest city and capital of Nepal, is considered to be one of the most outstanding cities in the world today. The shopping districts are world famous and the hotels in Kathmandu are among the most comfortable in the world.
The city of Kyoto served as the capital of Japan from 794 to 1868. No longer the capital, it is known for being the seventh largest city in Japan. Kyoto was destroyed throughout history by fires and war. But now the city is home to more than 1.4 million people, and it presents a modern face to the rest of the world.
Every city throughout Asia has a story of its own. It’s up to you to explore them all and find out exactly what each one has to offer. Enjoy!
1.In Siem Reap you can see the following EXCEPT ________.
A.Chinese-style buildingsB.excellent art works
C.traditional dancesD.a protected bird area
2.If you want to visit the old palace, which city should you go
3.The writer’s purpose in writing the passage is ________.
A.to introduce several attractive cities in Asia
B.to compare some tourist cities in Asia
C.to tell readers not to visit European cities
D.to write an advertisement about a travel company
Girls can easily get sad. If your friend is feeling blue and calls you, what will you do Here are some tips on how you can make her smile again.
Listen to her. When people feel sad, they often have the feeling of needing to be heard. So, listen carefully to what she is saying and do nothing else. Your friend will surely thank you for being the shoulder she can cry on.
Once you are done with listening, you can offer some advice or remain silent and let her feel everything and let it all out by crying. As a friend, you might think you should give her some advice. But if you have no idea about what to say, just remain silent and be there for her.
In order to be able to help your friend in need, don’t be sad for yourself. How can you help your friend when you are also feeling down
A hug can make a difference in the word. It makes you feel warm and special. A hug makes you feel safe. So give your friend a hug when she needs it the most.
Spend more time with your friend who wants to be happy. Do things together like washing dishes, cleaning, or going out for fun. The more time you spend together, the stronger your friendship will become.
Sometimes, it is much better that you avoid a crying friend in your life. But by doing so, you are also keeping your friend at a distance and will make her wonder if you are her true friend. If you are there when she needs you, your friendship will be much stronger.
1.The writer wrote this passage mainly to tell us_______.
A.why girls can easily get sad.
B.what to do when we are sad.
C.how to make new friends with girls.
D.how to make a sad female friend happy again.
2.According to Paragraph 2, when a female friend is sad, what should we do
A.We should ask her why she feels sad.
B.We should say something nice to her.
C.We should spend time listening to her.
D.We should give her some good advice.
3.We can learn from the passage that______.
A.Hugging a sad friend can make you feel warm and special.
B.Your sad friend may feel much better if you also sad.
C.It’s not a good idea to be silent facing a sad friend.
D.Giving a hug to a sad friend is very helpful.
4.In paragraph 6, the writer mainly suggests that we_____.
A.spend more time with your friend.
B.help our friends with their housework
C.spend time with our friends everyday
D.ask our friends to take part in activities．
Mr. Harris used to work in Dover, but then he changed his work, and he and his wife moved to another town. They did not have many friends there, but they soon met a lot of interesting people, and after a few weeks, they often went to dinner or to parties at other people’s houses. Then Mrs. Harris said to her husband, “We’ve been to a lot of other people’s houses, and now we must invite them to our house, mustn’t we ”
“Yes, certainly,” answered her husband, “A big party will be the easiest thing, won’t it Then we can start to invite people to dinner in small numbers next month.”
So Mrs. Harris said, “Yes, I’ll invite all our friends here to a big party on 5th December.”
“How many will that be ” Mr. Harris asked. “Don’t invite too many.”
Mrs. Harris was beginning to write the invitations when her husband saw that she was writing, “Party: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.”
“That isn’t very nice, is it ” he said. “You’re telling our guests that they must go at 8:30.” So Mrs. Harris just wrote “Party: 6:30 p.m.”
A lot of guests came, and they all had a good time, so they did not go home at 8:30. In fact they were still there at mid-night when the door bell rang and a policeman arrived. He said, “You must stop making a noise, because someone has complained.”
Mr. Harris said he did not want to quarrel with the policeman, so everyone went home. They were sorry to have to go.
When Mr. and Mrs. Harris were alone again, she said to him. “That was a surprise, wasn’t it Who complained about the noise ”
“I did,” Mr. Harris answered in a tired voice.
1.Why did Mr. Harris and his wife move to another town
A.They wanted to make some new friends.
B.Mr Harris changed his work.
C.They wanted to meet a lot of interesting people.
D.They enjoyed going to parties and visiting other people houses.
2.What made Mr and Mrs Harris hold a party at their house
A.They had gone to other peoples parties many times.
B.They could ask people to dinner in small numbers.
C.They liked making friends with others
D.It was easy to hold a big party at home
3.How long would Mrs Harris like the party to last
A.From the morning till night.B.About fourteen hours.
C.About two hours.D.Till midnight.
4.When did the party end that evening
A.At about 8: 30.
B.When the policeman talked with Mr Harris on the phone.
C.About twelve o’clock at midnight.
D.When someone telephoned the police station.
To see the world is one thing. To have someone to share it with is another. Indeed the travel becomes more interesting when you have a travel partner. A travel partner can be a close friend, a family member, a pal you’ve met online, or a business
You can have someone to talk to
Traveling alone is fun，but wouldn’t you feel lonely Having a travel partner can remove the feeling of loneliness. This is especially true if you can get a travel companion who is very familiar with the place you, re traveling to. You don’ t have to ask any information from the locals, and you can increase the time you spend in the country.
One of the major headaches in traveling is the costs involved. You can’t simply ignore the rising price of hotels or plane tickets. You should also think about your daily needs, such as your food. Of course, you can’t simply go back without bringing any souvenirs (纪念品)to your friends and family. All these can ruin your budg- et(预算).However, when you have a travel friend, you can have someone to share the expenses with.
You can meet a good friend
Having a travel mate is a good way of meeting a new friend or even a lifelong partner. You can never count the number of couples who actually found their way into each other’s heart while traveling together in another country.
You can have someone to watch out for you
When you’re in a foreign land, you’ll never be really safe. You don’t know the rules as well as the culture of the people. A travel mate will be perfect to remind you of your duties in the country and to watch your back just in case you get lost. So why don’t you find a travel companion now
Let’s find out how ...
1.What’s the author’s purpose in writing this passage
A.To introduce a travel company.
B.To encourage us to have a travel partner.
C.To explain how to be a perfect travel partner.
D.To tell an interesting experience with a travel partner.
2.What’s the best title for the 3rd paragraph
A.You can have someone to share the expenses with.
B.You can know the local culture well.
C.You can enjoy food with your partner.
D.You can save money by bargaining together.
3.Which of the following statements agrees with the author’s opinion
A.Traveling alone is not fun.
B.Buying souvenirs isn’t necessary.
C.Many people fall in love when traveling.
D.It’s better to choose a stranger as a travel partner.
4.The following paragraph will probably talk about .
A.how to get along with a travel partner
B.how travel can benefit people
C.what we can learn from travel
D.how to find a travel partner
My father is a strong fisherman. He loved the sea and would stay out until he caught enough to ________ the family.
When we met ________ weather, he would drive me to school with his old truck. And after we ________, he would bend over and give me a ________ on the face and then tell me to be a good boy. I always felt very ________ in front of so many other ________. I was already a twelve-year–old young man, but my father still kissed me goodbye!
Then on a rainy day I ________ to tell him my feeling. When we stopped at the school gate, the ________ big smile appeared on my father’s face. I ________ what would happen next. I ________ put my hand up and for the first time said “No” to him. The smile on his face immediately changed into a ________ look. He looked at me for a long time and ________ began to appear in his eyes. I was shocked. I had never ________ him cry! Then he said, “You’re right. You are a big boy… a man. I won’t kiss you ________.”
Not long after that, my father went to sea on a bad day. ________ of the fishermen stayed at home, but not Dad, because he had a big family to feed. But after that day, he ________ came back. Later his boat was ________ with his nets half in and half out. He must have ________ a strong wind and was trying to save the nets.
How I wished I had not ________ my father’s kiss! And from this I have learned that we should take every chance with our family and friends as the last one in our lives. We can have ________ regrets by doing so.
1.The general ________ (命令) his soldiers to attack the city immediately at that time.
2.________ (事实上) all languages change and develop when cultures meet and communicate with each other.
3.After ________ (毕业) from college, we finally got the chance to take a bike trip.
4.The book is ________ (涉及) with the situation in Iran.
5.She ________ (遭受) from loneliness, but she had to learn to like it there.
6.He said that light ________ (travel) much faster than sound.
7.We made radios much smaller, cheaper and more ________ (可靠的).
8.It’s no pleasure ________ (look) through these any longer because nature is one thing that really must be experienced.
9.My sister insisted that she ________ (organize) the trip properly.
10.It was the first time in a year and a half that I ________ (see) the night face to face.
Today we had a chemistry test. I found the test difficulty, but I tried hardly to do it. Suddenly, my best friend Mary asking me to let her to copy my answers. After think for some time, I let her copy my answers. But after the test, all of us were called to the teacher’s office. The teacher was angry because we had same answers in the tests. We were warned not to cheat again so she would need to see our parents. I was very upset. I was just helping a friend. Why does she punish me
1. 积极参加班级活动；2. 了解同学们的兴趣爱好； 3. 乐于助人
注意：1. 词数100左右；2. 可适当增加细节，使行文连贯；3. 信的开头和结尾已经给出，不计入总词数。
Dear Li Hua,
I’m sorry you are having trouble in making friends. However, the situation is easy to change if you take my advice. Here are some tips to help you.
Yours, Ms Wang