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Baseball is one of the favorite sports in the USA. Children play baseball in sports fields or in parks.
At summer picnics, there is often an informal baseball game. Boys and girls, young and old take turns to bat. Each team has 9 players.
The baseball season goes from April to September. During this time, baseball matches are shown on TV and members of the important baseball teams become America's heroes. At the end of season the two top teams play against each other. Many baseball fans go along to watch the game. Millions of others listen to the radio and watch television. People seem to talk only about the result and the players.
American football is perhaps the most popular sport in the USA. The football season begins when the baseball season ends. More people are interested in football than baseball when there is an important game, thousands of people sit beside the radio or in front of the television set to hear the result.
1. baseaball n.棒球
2. bat v.用棒击球
3. result n.结果
( )1According to the passage, _____may be the most popular sport in the USA.
A. baseball B. soccer
C. American football D. volleyball
( )2 There will be _____ players in a baseball game match.
A. 9 B. 18 C. 10 D. 16
( )3The football season begins _____.
A. in spring B. in summer C. in autumn D. in winter
( )4The baseball fans can enjoy the game by _____.
A. watching game B. listening to the radio
C. watching TV D. all above
()5Which of the following is true?
A. Americans always becomes heroes in September.
B. Some baseball players become famous during the match time.
C. Americans enjoy baseball the best.
D. It seems that people have no interest in sports.
Scientists are trying to make deserts into good land again. They want to bring water to the deserts, so people can grow crops and live there. They are learning a lot about the deserts. But more and more of the earth is becoming deserts all the time.
Why is this true? Scientists think that people are making deserts. People are doing bad things to the earth.
Some places on the earth don't have much rain, but they don't become deserts. This is because some green plants are growing there. Small green plants and grass are very important to dry places. Plants stop the sun from making the earth drier. Plants stop the wind from blowing the earth away. When a little bit of rain falls, the plants hold the water. Without plants, the land will soon become deserts.
1. desert n.沙漠
2. crop n.庄稼
( )1Deserts _____.
A. have no plants or animals on them
B. can all be turned into good land
C. get very little rain
D. are of no use
( )2Because _____, so more and more of the earth is becoming deserts.
A. people make deserts B. there is no river there
C. it hardly rains there D. people can't grow plants there
( )3Plants and grass are very important to dry places because _____.
A. they can stop the sun from making the earth drier
B. they can hold the water in them
C. they can stop the wind from blowing the earth away
D. A, B and C
( )4What does"people are making deserts" mean?
A. People didn't plant trees or grow grass there.
B. People didn't grow crops on the good land.
C. People cut down more and more trees and they did something bad to the earth.
D. People didn't bring water to those places.
( )5How can we prevent the good land from becoming deserts?
A. We should develop technologies(技术) to deal with(处理) deserts.
B. We should cover the land with plants.
C. We must prevent people from cutting down trees.
D. All of the above.
___1__ I finished my middle school I worked as a postman in my town. I was afraid of ___2__ and I had a lot of trouble. One day I tried to__3___a postcard to a big house by __4___. When I got off my bike, at __5___a large dog came at me with much __6___. I quickly threw the __7___through the gate. To my surprise(使我惊讶的是)，the dog didn't make any noise. It ran fast to the card and ___8__it up with its mouth, carried it into the house. I thought for a while and said to __9___ "The dog is a ___10__ postman than I am".
( )1A. When B. After C. While D. Before
( )2A. cats B. birds C. dogs D. horses
( )3A. take B. sell C. lend D. pass
( )4A. car B. bus C. truck D. bike
( )5A. first B. last C. once D. noon
( )6A. noise B. sound C. cry D. laugh
( )7A. present B. bag C. bike D. card
( )8A. came B. picked C. got D. put
( )9A. I B. me C. my D. myself
( )10A. good B. well C. better D. best
Soccer is a popular sport. Many games are held in different places every year. World Cup is the game that all the players want to play most. It is held every four years. Only the best team can win the last game.
Last year, the 2002 World Cup was held in South Korea and Japan. Hundreds of thousands of people went to the games or watched them on TV day and night. They all got very excited and hoped their favourite team become the world's best team.
Soccer is a team sport. There are eleven players in each team of a game. The earliest games of soccer in England were not like what we know today. Games were played between two teams. Each team had more than five hundred players, and each team had to try to carry the ball to the other team's town. Today some towns in England still play games like this.
( )1The last World Cup was held in 2002.
( )2When soccer was first played in England, there were about 500 players in each team.
( )3Hundreds of thousands of people go to the World Cup games because they are the players of the games.
( )4To soccer players, World Cup games are more important than any other game.
( )5Today no one plays soccer like the English people before.
3. Atake sth.to...表示"把某物带到……"。
5. Cat once表示"立刻，马上"。
9. Dsay to oneself意思是"自言自语"。
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