一、七选五 A There are simple ways to organize and clean sports gear（设备）. It just takes a little extra effort, along with some tricks. Here are some tips. Organizing sports gear For children playing different sports, have gym bags in different colors for each sport－basketball gets green, soccer gets red, baseball gets blue. (1)_____ As for what to do with the soccer ball or baseball bat that comes home, keep items contained to one spot in the garage. Overhead shelves and nets work well for out-of-season items, too. They are out of the way but still in sight. Cleaning sports gear Most items can go in the washing machine. Use warm water, and always air-dry. For padded items with plastic, put them in a mesh laundry washing bag or a pillow case with a zipper. (2)_____ ●Gym bags (3)_____ It’s body odor. You played soccer, or basketball, or fencing, and you sweat. Prevent odor from building up by putting used fabric softener sheets in the bag, or spraying the inside of the bag with aerosol deodorant. This also works well for padded helmets, where sweat gathers. ●Water bottles Water bottles often get a moldy, damp smell after a sports season or two. If you have really cleaned it, if you’ve used a scrub brush, you may have scratched the plastic. (4)_____Try using vinegar, which is safe and environmentally friendly, to kill mold and mildew. ●Hats The easiest way to clean a baseball cap is to put it in the dishwasher. Then take it out and air-dry it. If you want to make sure the cap keeps a rounded shape, dry it over a coffee can. (5)_____ Another option is to use shampoo, which is designed to break down body oil. A. As we all know, they smell B. It’s necessary to clean a sport gear after every practice. C. You can also put it on a blown-up balloon. D. This protects the machine, and the equipment from getting scratched. E. Those tiny little scratches are where bacteria can get, and cause that smell. F. Don’t let children stuff clothing in their bags. G. So when they’re rushing from one activity to the next, it’s easy to grab the correct gear. B When you’re in the market to buy a cheap laptop, there are many factors to consider. Do you want to go with a refurbished （翻新的） laptop or a new one? Are you willing to give up some features for a cheap laptop? (6)_____ Decide what features you need. If you are only going to be using your new laptop for word processing, connecting to the Internet, and email, you can save much more than someone who will need a laptop capable of supporting gaming etc. (7) ______ Do you want a Netbook or a Notebook? Netbooks are the new option for smaller, cheaper laptops. (8)_____ However, they are limited in their functionality. If you know what you will be using your new laptop for, you can get the one that best suits your needs. Choose an appropriate processor. (9)______ If you go with a cheap laptop, you should make sure the processor is fast enough to support your everyday work. Check the memory. Just as with the processor, cheap laptops are generally going to have less memory. If you are using your new laptop in a limited way, this may be just fine for you. Be sure to check that the memory will be enough for your everyday uses. (10)_____ If you’re looking for a cheap laptop that will store a lot of information, definitely pay attention to the hard drive capacity. You may be able to get a great deal but may have to pay for it with limited storage space. A. Find a cheap laptop
B. Check the hard drive capacity. C. The processor will determine how fast your laptop will run. D. They usually start at around $ 300 and are much easier to transport. E. By knowing what features you need, you can significantly cut the cost. F. All of these can influence your decision when you buy a laptop. G. When in the market to buy a cheap laptop, looks aren’t always a major factor. 二．语法填空 Winston Churchill once observed that “We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.” Through selfless service, volunteers are the glue (1)______ holds a community together. Many activities (2)________(voluntary) aid the elderly, disabled and children. No one is (3)______ lonely island in the sunshine of joyful giving. Moreover, volunteering is a two-way street of giving and (4)______ (receive). It arouses our passion to explore new interests. Sometimes we get locked into the “rat race” of life and volunteering can be an escape (5)______ the routine of life. Given the significance of volunteerism, it’s time that we rolled up our sleeves and (6)______ (extend) a helping hand. For (7)______ part, I work as a volunteer at the local animal shelter, (8)______ I continue taking care of my furry friends. Besides, I am planning to deliver meals on wheels to housebound people who live in our community. I hope my efforts can inspire people around me (9)______ (engage) in voluntary activities and create a circle of virtue we need. Work together, and I believe (10)______ we do will make a difference to the world. 三．短文改错 A A healthy diet and regular exercise may help to prevent obesity among children. Took Mary for example. Mary used to being a healthy girl. But over a year ago, she got into the habit of eating a lot junk food and snacks. Besides, he spent a lot of time lying on the sofa, watching TV, and doing little exercise. As a result, she put up so much weight that she found it difficulty to climb the stairs. So Mary decided to change the unhealthy lifestyle. She began to have a balancing, healthy diet. She also took part in various sports activity such as swimming, skating, running and playing the basketball. Months later, Mary became as fit as before. B In modern times, people suffer from various health problem. So it is important to develop a healthy lifestyle to prevent from disease. Here is some tips for you: First of all, we should walk or ride a bike instead of drive cars so that we can take more physically exercise. Second, we’d better take part all kinds of outdoor activities rather than watch TV or play computer games for a long time, which does great harm to your health. Besides, we should reject junk food and soft drinks. Having a balanced diet provides us with enough nutrients or makes us energetic. More importantly, we should take positive attitude towards life, which can help us to face challenges bravely. In conclusion, whether you lived a healthy life depends mainly on your attitude.
一、七选五 A We all know that we should use smart study strategies for learning. (1)_____ The tips below come from scientific studies. Reduce Your Cell Phone Use It should come as no surprise that spending too much time on the cell phone can affect your grades. (2)_____ Studies show that there is a relationship between cell phone use, anxiety, and student performance. Increased time on the phone seems to be linked to increased feelings of anxiety, and that leads to lower student performance. (3)______ Students who spend more time on phones, in other words, tend to be less active-which also causes a build-up of stress and anxiety. In fact, science also suggests that students who take part in aerobic exercise(有氧运动)benefit from better long-term memory. (4)_____ By reducing the anxiety in your life and getting in better physical shape, you’ll free up your brain to learn and retain! Use Music and Actions The more active you become when it comes to studying, the more you will be able to commit the information to memory. (5)_____ And singing new vocabulary helps you recall more readily, according to one study. It’s certainly worth a try! Another study shows that you can benefit by taking your class notes by hand instead of using a keyboard to type your notes. The act of writing words out by hand enhances the comprehension of concepts. A. But what is the science behind effective study strategies? B. But the relationship between phones and grades is not simple. C. If you’re studying foreign languages, it seems that singing is helpful. D. It’s just a good policy to limit time on cell phones and increase physical activity. E. Common sense tells us that students need to get enough sleep to perform well in school. F. Long-term memory is the goal for truly learning from the material that you cover in class. G. Another relationship has been noticed between increased time on cell phones and a decrease in physical activity. B The last school bell rings and your kids are off for the summer. For most kids, those thoughts of schoolwork and lessons are a distant memory that they won’t be thinking about again until fall. (6)_____ Have your kids hit the library. (7)_____ If they don’t have a library card, get them one. Many local libraries sponsor summer reading clubs that keep your kids wanting to read. Be sure to let your kids pick their own books out; summer is for fun reading. Have your kids read every day. Ask your kids to read outside in the sun. Join in with them, and read aloud their favorite books, no matter how many times you have read them. (8)_____ Nothing will stimulate a child to read more than to have adults reading with them. (9)_____ If you are planning a family trip, have them check out the map. Let your kids go online and research where you are going. Have your kids check the weather report in the newspaper or what big event is happening and then have them report back on them at dinnertime. Have your kids check out magazines or websites for recipes that can be prepared. Improve your kids’ writing skills. Learning to express your thoughts in writing in a logical manner is a skill that is often lost. To help your kids, have them write about things during the summer. If your kids love something such as animals, have them write reports about them to share with the family. (10)_____
A. Find other ways to encourage the kids. B. However, it’s important for them to continue some learning. C. Reading in the sun is bad for their eyes. D. If you are going on a trip, have your kids keep a travel journal. E. Improve your kid’s planning skills. F. Encourage your kids to read by taking them to the library during the summer. G. Pick a time every day when you all stop and read as a family together. 二．语法填空 I can still hear my teammate’s voice in my mind, “No. Do not press the buzzer(蜂鸣器)until you (1)_______ (discuss) the answers with us, okay?” I still pressed the buzzer anyway, (2)______ (stick) to my instinct(直觉). My team had no time to waste. Checking the answers would require too much time. Besides, I did (3)_______ quick answer check myself and it looked just fine. (4)______ I was doing was a brave move, of course. If what I was about to say were wrong, the (5)_______ (possible) of our team winning would be destroyed(6)_______ (complete). I had said a couple of wrong answers before, thus reducing my teammates’ faith in me. I told the teacher my answer. My heart (7)______ (beat ) very quickly while I waited for my teacher’s response. When at last I heard that my answer was indeed correct, I could feel relaxed. I knew my method was against what the team wanted, (8)______ I decided to stick to what I thought would benefit the team, instead of sitting and doing (9)______because of the feeling of deep regret I had about the previous wrong (10)_______ (answer). Trust your instinct. Do not be afraid to try something in your own way. 三．短文改错 A A good teacher-student relationship will make learning enjoyable and interested for the students. When I first learned English, I was extreme lucky to have a teacher who aroused my great interest in learning the new language. He was very patient and smiled a lot. She was such friendly that she never criticized us. As if someone made a mistake, she would say “Never mind” and then corrected it. All of us loved and respected her. Beside, we achieved high grades and gained great interest in the English. For a word, a good teacher-student relationship can be mentally beneficial. The students gain knowledge eagerly, the teacher gains satisfaction from the job. B Live a low-carbon life is getting popular as people are becoming concerning about the environment. In my daily life, I try to live a low-carbon life like follows. First of all, I go to school by a bike instead of bus or car. Secondly, I have formed the habit of turning off the lights and other electrical equipment after I go out. Beside, I try to reuse old thing. For example, I never throw away old newspapers. I use it to clean the window glass. Last but not least, I try to get people around me involved a low-carbon life. I believe as long as everyone does anything to live a low-carbon life, there will be great improvements in our environment.