1. -How old are you, Mrs Green?
-Oh, sorry. It's a ________.
2. He is good at singing. He will become a famous ________.
3. The boy is a good student and he is an ________ boy.
4. He often tells some humour and makes me ________.
5. He runs faster ________ I.
6. Nobody read the article in our school. I'm the first ________. I like the article.
7. There are some ________ in the zoo. They are jumping down and up.
8. Which one is your favourite ________, Maths or Chinese?
9. I like travelling to some places of ________.
10. The pens ________ me ten yuan.
1. ________ ________ ________ (使我高兴的是) he can answer the question.
2. I think ________ ________ ________ ________(没有别的东西了) in your room.
3. She has ________ ________ ________ ________ (一个最出色的朋友) named Wang Feifei.
4. The book is ________ ________ ________(有趣得多) than that one.
5. He is ________ ________ ________ (一样高) I.
6. He often watches TV ________ ________(放学后).
7. We ________ ________ ________ ________ ________ ________ (花费很多时间练习) writing.
8. You have ________ ________ ________ ________ (朋友比我多).
9. Your computer ________ ________ ________ ________ (和我的不同).
10. He has been to ________ ________ ________ ________ (名胜之地) in China.
The word "hello" is perhaps used more often than any other word in the English language. Everybody in the United States uses this word again and again every day and everywhere. You pick up the phone and the first word you hear is "Hello!" You meet a friend in the street and the first word you say is "Hello!"
Where did the word come from? The American inventor(发明家), Thomas Edison, was the first person to use "hello" in the late 18th century soon after the invention of the telephone.
At first people greeted each other on the phone with "Are you there?" They were not sure the new thing could really carry voices. But Tomas Edison never wasted time. The first time he picked up the phone, he did not ask if anyone was in. He was sure someone was there, and he simply said "Hello!" From then on, the word "hello" become widely used in American.
1. According to the passage, which of the following statements is true?
A. The word "hello" is seldom used in the English Language.
B. At first people greeted each other on the phone with "Hi!"
C. Thomas Edison is an American inventor.
D. Thomas Edison was the first person to use "hello" in the early 18th century.
2. This passage tells us ________.
A. a story of Thomas Edison B. the history of telephone C. it is polite to say "Hello!" D. how "Hello!" became widely used
3. Edison said "Hello!" because ________.
A. he was sure he was speaking to the person
B. he believed someone was listening to him
C. he wanted to save time and didn't ask so many questions
D. he didn't know the words "Are you there?"
4. The word "greeted" is closest in meaning to ________.
A. welcomed B. met C. kept D. understood
5. The word "simply" means ________.
A. often B. easily C. always D. only