2019-2020 1 2 1 1,(1 ) Sweet wormwood () is a common plant in China, it has the power to cure the deadly disease called malaria ( ). Tu Youyou (be) the woman who uses the plant's special power to save millions of lives. The Chinese scientist won a Nobel Prize because of her great contribution. On October 5, Tu was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. She shared the prize with two other scientists from the US and Japan. Tu is the first native Chinese person (receive) a Nobel Prize in natural sciences. Tu was modest about receiving the award:It's a success for the whole research team.She also thinks is scientists' duty to fight for the health of all humans. When Tu joined the national research team to find the medicine could fight against malaria in the 1960s and 1970s, things were hard. The team didn't have advanced equipment back then. Tu used to test (medicine) by eating them herself. Her teamsearched old Chinese medicine books hand and tested over 2,000 traditional recipes. Once Tu (return) home after traveling for six months.Her little daughter didn't recognize her and hid from the strange woman. To do research,Tu also had to move around a lot. Finally,Tu found () in sweet wormwood in1971. She spent the next decades ( try) to improve themedicine. According to World Health Organization, about 200 million people suffer malaria around the world, and about half a million die each year. Artemisinin is still the most effective treatment against malaria known today. Tu never complains about how hard she works. I feel more rewarded when I see so many cured patients, she said. 2, 1 Starting a new school term is always exciting .It is a chance (see) your friends again. But most exciting of all,the new term lets you take up new hobbies. In Britain it is common for students to take up new hobbies after the Christmas holidays. Promising to learn something new is a common New Year's resolution.Most schools offer different kinds hobby classes. Students (usual) take them in their free periods or after school. Some classes you have to pay for but some (be) free. For example, I once took a free Wednesday evening gymnastics class is offered by my school. But when I learnt how to play the drum, my parents had to pay for the lessons.The most popular extra classes at my school were piano lessons and drama club. Both classes offered exams students could take. Stude